• Danny Joyce | Editor

ALDI’s Big Toy Event is back and it's bigger than ever!

Brace yourself! The Big Toy Event is back, and ALDI is not playing around when it comes to offering big value across toys, games, puzzles and more.


From October 20th, a massive selection of toys will arrive in 153 ALDI stores nationwide, including everything from timeless wooden toys and boredom-busting puzzles to cuddly bears and on-trend collectibles - ideal for parents eager to get a head start on their festive shopping!


With toys catering to kids of all ages and prices starting from as low as just €2.49, ALDI is your one stop shop for all things playtime.


ALDI’s traditional wooden toys have proved hugely popular in recent years so little surprise that this bestselling range makes a return this year. Perfect for nurturing children’s imaginations, these wooden toys make great stocking fillers.


Watch your little one enjoy endless hours of fun with Stacking Rainbow/Wooden Characters €8.99. Be transported to new and exotic worlds with Wooden Building Blocks €11.99, available in Safari Set, Space or Dino Set, or Plain Set. Explore coffee shops, garden centres or farms with the Wooden Play Set €14.99, designed to reflect everyday life. Take extra good care of beloved dolls with an all-in-one Wooden Doll Care Set €16.99.


Hitting the road? No walk is complete without one of the adorable Wooden Pull Along Animals €9.99.

Help little ones find their balance with the Wooden Baby Walker €24.99, which comes with the added bonus of 30 wooden blocks.


Calling all mini foodies! Host a pizza party, whip up a stir fry or prepare a roast with Wooden Meal Sets €11.99. Tuck into sweet treats thanks to the Wooden Doughnut/ Biscuit/Cookie Set €11.99. Take your tea party to the next level with the Wooden Tableware Set €14.99.

Embrace the power of make believe with the Kids’ Tool Belt €11.99 and allow your child to channel their inner pirate, dentist, hairdresser, or tradesperson.

Vroom vroom! The time will fly when playing with the miniature Wooden Vehicles €4.99. Little ones will never grow tired of the Wooden Hammer/Ramp Racer Set €11.99 while the Wooden Boat Assortment €12.99 is sure to float everyone’s boat.

Sick of Baby Shark? Expand your children’s musical horizons with the Wooden Percussion Set €9.99 and give them a taster of everything from the maracas to the xylophone.

Practice reading and spelling with the Double-Sided Easel €29.99. This innovative toy doubles up as a magnetic whiteboard and chalkboard and comes with a selection of magnetic letters as well as paint pots and chalk.


Elsewhere, ALDI has a wide range of puzzles arriving in stores - perfect for combating boredom on rainy days!

Tackle a 1,000-piece jigsaw with the Panorama Puzzle €6.99. Teach little ones all about the time, days and months with the help of the Puzzle Clock/Sound Puzzle €9.99.

Ensure it’s never a dull day with whopper Board Games €14.99 featuring beloved children’s book characters like Horrid Henry and Gangsta Granny.

Put little minds to work with the Alphabet & Number Puzzle Foam Play Mat €16.99 consisting of interlocking foam tiles with pop-out numbers, letters, and shapes.

Watch as budding artists create their own masterpieces using the Licensed Creation Station €22.99.


Plus, you can get your hands on plush toys, teddies, games and collectibles. Pick up a pack of Match Attax €2.49 and start collecting trading cards featuring the world’s biggest footballing superstars. Surprise!

Get a selection of mystery toys with Micro Toybox Collectibles €5.99. Each pack contains five and with 50 to collect, you’re sure to find something new and exciting in each one! Finally, cosy up with one of ALDI’s Plush Dolls €8.99 or Peter Rabbit/Paddington Soft Toy €19.99.

Have an adventurous child at home? Keep them protected at all times with Licensed Kids’ Helmets €12.99. Featuring characters from shows like Paw Patrol or Peppa Pig, they’ll be the coolest kid on the block with this helmet.

Brighten up the school commute with the Zinc Stunt Scooter €49.99. Lightweight and robust, it’s ideal for everyday use and suitable for children aged 8+.


The Big Toy Event kicks off on October 20th. As always, stock is limited and when products are gone, they’re gone! See below for a full list of toys arriving to 153 stores nationwide.


Arriving October 20th:

Wooden Vehicles €4.99

Great for imaginative play and featuring bright colours. Choose from 12 Vehicles. Suitable for ages 18+ months.

Wooden Rail/Road Extension Set €7.99

Perfect extensions to your railway or road set to create new play areas. Choose from 14-piece Aldi Delivery Set or 19-piece Airport Set. Suitable for ages 3+ years.

Stacking Rainbow/Wooden Characters €8.99

Choose from 7-piece Stacking Rainbow, 8-piece Professional Set or 8-piece Family Set. Suitable for ages 18+ months.

Wooden Birthday Cake €9.99

Wooden cake with pretend candles, cake board and slice. Choose from Party Cake, Lemon Cake or two-tier Birthday Cake. Approx. 19 x 19 x 7.3cm. Suitable for ages 3+ years.

Wooden Percussion Set €9.99

Choose from 2 sets, both suitable for ages 3+ years. Musical Instrument Set Includes 1 Triangle with Stick, 2 Egg Shakers, 1 Tambourine, 1 handheld Sleigh Bells and 2 Claves Percussion Set Includes 2 Maracas, 1 Xylophone, 2 Wooden Sticks, 1 Bell Ringer and 2 Castanets.

Wooden Pet Sets €9.99

Choose from 6-piece Dog Kennel, 5-piece Cat Scratching Post or 7-piece Fish Tank. Suitable for ages 3+ years.

Wooden Pull Along Animals €9.99

Choose from Elephant with Baby, Unicorn, Crocodile, Bunny with Baby or Dog. Suitable for ages 18+ months.

Kids’ Tool Belt €11.99

Choose from Pirate Set Belt, Hairdresser Set Belt, Dental Set Belt or DIY Belt. Approx. 14 x 33cm. Suitable for ages 3+ years.

Wooden Building Blocks €11.99

Choose from Safari Set with 74 blocks and 6 animal characters, Space or Dino Sets with 74 blocks and 6 characters or Plain Set with 80 blocks. Suitable for ages 18+ months.

Wooden Doughnut/Biscuit/Cookie Set €11.99

Choose from 6-piece Doughnut Set, 14-piece Biscuit Box or 14-piece Square or Round Biscuit Barrel. Suitable for ages 3+ years.

Wooden Hammer/Ramp Racer Set €11.99

Choose from Hammer Set with 6 pegs and hammer or Ramp Racer Set with 4 cars. Suitable for ages 18+ months.

Wooden Meal Sets €11.99

Choose from 19-piece Pizza Meal Set, 15-piece Roast Dinner Set or 17-piece Stir Fry Set. Suitable for ages 3+ years.

Flower Garden/Vegetable Patch/Fishing Game €12.99

Choose from 32-piece Flower Garden, 25-piece Vegetable Patch or 28-piece Fishing Game. Suitable for ages 3+ years.

Wooden Boat Assortment €12.99

Choose from Fishing Boat, Sail Boat, Ferry or Cargo Ship. Suitable for ages 3+ years.

Large Wooden Vehicles €13.99

Each vehicle comes with various accessories. Choose from 9 Vehicles. Suitable for ages 3+ years.

Wooden Play Set €14.99

Delightful playsets reflecting everyday life. Each set includes Carry-Along Play House that holds all the pieces. Choose from Coffee Shop, Farm or Garden Centre. Suitable for ages 3+ years.

Wooden Tableware Set €14.99

Choose from 15-piece Coffee Set, 12-piece Tableware Set or 16-piece Kettle and Mug Set. Suitable for ages 3+ years.

Wooden Doll Care Sets €16.99

Choose from 12-piece Changing Bag, 9-piece Care Set or 12-piece Feeding Set. Suitable for ages 3+ years. Plush doll not included.

Wooden Baby Walker €24.99

Choose from Monochrome or white/ mint. Includes 30 Wooden Blocks. Suitable for ages 18+ months.

Double Sided Easel €29.99

Magnetic Whiteboard on one side and chalkboard on the other. Includes Easel with Tray, Alphabet Letters, Numbers, 2 Giant Magnets, 3 Paint Pots and Chalk. Available in green/ grey or pink/cream. Suitable for ages 3+ years.


Arriving October 23rd:


Match Attax €2.49

Football Trading Cards featuring the world’s biggest superstars. 12 cards per packet. Suitable for ages 8+ years.

Giant Jiggly Balls €4.99

Sensory, stress reliever toy. Choose from Pig, Chick or Lion, or pink, blue or rainbow. Suitable for ages 3+ years.

Micro Toybox Collectibles €5.99

5 micro toys and games in every pack. There are 50 miniature toys and games to collect. Suitable for ages 8+ years.

My First Puzzle Book €5.99

10-page padded board books with 5 jigsaw puzzles per book. Choose from PAW Patrol, Disney Encanto, Peter Rabbit, Disney Baby, Disney Lightyear or Disney Frozen 2. Suitable for ages 3+ years.

Wooden Construction Kit €5.99 Includes Kit and Paint Set. Choose from Dinosaur, Plane or Car.

Panorama Puzzle €6.99

1000-piece puzzle. Choose from Harry Potter, Marvel, Disney Pixar or Squid Game.

Wind Up and Go! €6.99

Includes 2 Wind-Up Cars, 6 Jigsaw Track pieces and Book. Choose from Race Cars, Trains, Unicorn or Dino. Suitable for ages 3+ years.

Plush Dolls €8.99

Plush Dolls in 12 different designs. Approx. 35 x 11 x 7.5cm. Suitable from birth.

Puzzle Clock/Sound Puzzle €9.99

Puzzle Clock/Calendar helps teach the time and recognize. days/months, Sound Puzzle matches puzzle pieces to characters. Choose from Hey Duggee, PAW Patrol or Jurassic designs. Suitable for ages 2+ years.

Licensed Kids’ Helmets €12.99

Removable foam padding for comfort and fit. Adjustable straps. Quick-release buckle. Ventilated shell. Choose from PAW Patrol or Peppa Pig. Size 48-52cm.

Licensed Radio Control Car €12.99

Choose from Batman, Superman or Joker. Requires AA batteries (not included). Suitable for ages 3+ years.

Board Games €14.99

Choose from Horrid Henry, Tom Gates Compendium or Gangsta Granny. Suitable for ages 6+ years.

Alphabet & Number Puzzle Foam Play Mat €16.99

Interlocking foam tiles with pop-out numbers, letters and shapes. Choose from Numbers, Alphabet, Greys or Neutrals. Suitable for ages 18+ months. Suitable for indoor or outdoor use.

Licensed Flow Lamp €19.99

Includes Batteries. Choose from PlayStation, Xbox or Minecraft Designs.

Peter Rabbit/Paddington Soft Toy €19.99

Choose from Peter Rabbit or Paddington. Peter Rabbit approx. 220 x 210 x 415mm. Paddington approx. 210 x 420 x 550mm. Suitable from birth.

Licensed Creation Station €22.99

Includes Tray with folding legs, Magnetic Wipe Board, Magnets, Activity Sheets, Pen and Eraser. Choose from Barbie, PAW Patrol or Hey Duggee. Suitable for ages 3+ years.

Wooden Toy Kitchen Bundle €29.99

7-piece accessories set. Includes Microwave, Kettle with separate base and lid, and Toaster with 2 pieces of toast. Microwave approx. 26 x 17 x 17.5cm, Kettle approx. 14 x 11 x 13cm, Toaster approx. 18 x 9.5 x 15cm.

Zinc Stunt Scooter €49.99

Robust and lightweight aluminium deck. Pro-style seagull handlebars. Triple clamp • Cut-out front fork. Anti-slip footplate. Rear footbrake. PU alloy core wheels. Available in orange or green. Suitable for ages 8+ years.


This selection of toys will arrive in 153 ALDI stores nationwide from October 20th.


Slán go fóill.