Happy birthday Miffy

by Miffy on 21/06/2017

On 21st June, Miffy is celebrating her 62nd birthday! Hip, hip, hooray!If it's your birthday soon or you're organising a party for someone special, Miffy has rounded up the best products for you, from party wear to gifts for the birthday boy or girl:1.Miffy party range, from £4, Miffy ShopMiffy has just launched a new range of bright and colourful party wear, perfect for celebrating those...

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How to get a little one to sleep

by Miffy on 09/06/2017

Miffy loves a good night's sleep. She has lots of adventures in her dreams; from flying with Uncle Pilot to baking with Aunt Alice.It can take her a little while to nod off to dreamland though, so Mother Bun follows the same routine each night to soothe Miffy to sleep.To help get your little one to sleep, follow these simple steps.1. Have a consistent bedtime routine: Irregular sleep times can...

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Personalised Miffy gifts

by Miffy on 24/05/2017

Miffy has just launched a range of personalised gifts including school bags, mugs, wall art, clocks, aprons ad decorations.Now available from Go Find A Gift, the products offer a fun way to personalise your favourite items; they're ideal for giving to a friend for their birthday or even to take to school – they'll never get lost!Below are some of Miffy's favourite products:1.Framed Miffy...

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Stay in the Miffy room

by Miffy on 11/05/2017

A new four-person room – decorated in the iconic minimalist Miffy style – has now opened at Stayokay Utrecht-Centrum.The room has Miffy lamps, a Miffy beanbag and, of course, Miffy bedding and towels. At night, little ones can literally fall asleep under Miffy stars.The hostel is located on the Neude in the centre of Utrecht which is within walking distance of the Miffy Museum. Other popular...

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Miffy gets a makeover

by Miffy on 24/04/2017

Miffy has been given a makeover to celebrate the 83rd edition of Pitti Bimbo, the International Fair of Children's-Wear which takes place in Italy.The design project – called Miffy Fashion Comics - was created by designer Alessandro Enriquez and developed in collaboration with some of the most iconic kids' fashion houses including MONNALISA, ICE ICEBERG, TWINSET Simona Barbieri, and N°21.Each...

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Games to play on a rainy day

by Miffy on 11/04/2017

Miffy loves rainy days as she gets to play some of her favourite indoor games. She loves being all cosy inside while the rain pitter patters on the window. If you want to play along with Miffy, here are her top 5 games to play.1) Hide & SeekYou only need two people to play Hide & Seek but if the whole family want to play the more the merrier! It doesn't matter how much space you have,...

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Easter Gifts from Miffy

by Miffy on 22/03/2017

Miffy has rounded up the best gift ideas for her loved ones at Easter – from some adorable clothing in H&M, to fun toys and accessories from Debenhams and the Miffy Shop – these presents will make even the biggest chocoholics put down their Easter eggs.1. Sensory MiffyThis adorable big soft Miffy toy, inspired by the TV series Miffy's Adventures Big and Small on Tiny Pop, has nine...

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Miffy launches new app for pre-schoolers

by Miffy on 03/03/2017

Miffy is very excited to launch a brand-new app for iOS based on her popular TV series Miffy's Adventures: Big and Small currently on kids' channel Tiny Pop.Now available to buy from the App Store (and soon from Google Play) , priced £3.99, the app offers a safe and fun way for young children to share and explore Miffy's World.Miffy fans will be able to immerse themselves in 'Miffy's World' and...

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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas from Miffy

by Miffy on 24/02/2017

Miffy loves her mother very much, so every year when Mother's Day comes around, Miffy searches around for a special, thoughtful gift that will show Mother Bun just how much she cherishes her.If you're looking for the perfect gift for your mother, take a look at these brilliant ideas from the Miffy Shop and Truffle Shuffle:1.Miffy handmade crochet dollsAn ideal present if your mum loves crafty home...

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Miffy Toys in Debenhams

by Miffy on 14/02/2017

Fans of Miffy's Adventures on Tiny Pop, listen up! Toys representing the characters from the show – such as Miffy, Snuffy, Uncle Pilot and Grunty – are here at last!Head to Debenhams* now to pick up a Sensory Miffy – a big soft toy that talks when you squeeze her hand – plus character figurines and miniature talking toys. Prices start from £7 and the range can also be found online,...

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Perfect Pancakes

by Miffy on 03/02/2017

Miffy can't wait for Pancake Day, on February 28th. Miffy loves tucking into a pancake covered with her favourite toppings, but she also has lots of fun actually making the pancakes with her friend Barbara. The best part for Miffy is flipping the pancakes high into the air – once, twice… three times…. and over it goes!If you fancy making a stack of pancakes this year, why not follow Miffy's...

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Tips for Reading

by Miffy on 23/01/2017

Story time is one of Miffy's favourite activities. She loves choosing one of her books and snuggling up with Mother Bun to listen to the story while looking at the pictures as Mother Bun reads. It's the best time of day for Miffy!To get the most out of reading with your child, here are some top tips:1.It helps to have a regular slot for story time so it becomes part of your child's daily routine....

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Miffy’s Adventures on Tiny Pop

by Miffy on 06/01/2017

Throughout January, you can watch Miffy's Adventures: Big and Small from 12pm every weekend on Tiny Pop – available on the following: Freeview (126), Sky (617) Virgin Media (737) and Freesat (605).From growing her first sunflower to making real magic, Miffy has all sorts of fun adventures in the latest episodes. Here's a guide for this weekend:7th January 2017Miffy and the Puddles, 12pmMiffy...

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Miffy 2017 Calendar

by Miffy on 21/12/2016

With just over a week to go until the New Year, get yourself organised with the new 2017 Miffy calendars! There are two designs to choose from – both feature various delightful Miffy illustrations, guaranteed to make you smile all year long! You can buy the Miffy 2017 calendar HERE for £9.99 or the mini Miffy wall calendar HERE for £4.99. The Miffy calendars both have plenty...

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Christmas Gifts for Grown Ups

by Miffy on 25/11/2016

There are less than 45 days until Christmas so Miffy has rounded up the best gifts to give an adult this year. From presents for crafters to bakers and fashionistas, there's something for every Miffy fan to enjoy. Christmas isn't complete if you don't have a Miffy Christmas jumper in your wardrobe – Gail Porter has one and you should too! There are two wintery designs to choose...

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Growing Tulips

by Miffy on 18/11/2016

Miffy loves planting flowers in her garden, especially her favourite tulips. Autumn is the perfect time to plant tulip bulbs so that they flower in the Spring. Do you want to come and help Miffy plant some tulips? What you will need to grow tulips: A pack of tulip bulbs A spade/trowel A watering can Compost A frost-proof outdoor pot, or patch of sunny soil in your...

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Christmas Presents Miffy Recommends

by Michele on 15/11/2016

Miffy Stacking Blocks These stacking blocks are ideal for a young child at Christmas and are the perfect blend of fun and learning! Their bold, colourful pictures mean they make a great addition to the décor of a nursery or bedroom of a little Miffy fan. Get Them Here Miffy Key ring What about this adorable Miffy key ring? The perfect Christmas present for...

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Christmas Gifts for Children

by Miffy on 11/11/2016

Miffy has rounded up the best products to keep little ones busy over the Christmas holidays – from colouring books in Waterstones, to keeping snug over the festive months with a new clothing range from H&M, there's something for every little Miffy fan to enjoy this winter. Introduce Miffy to a loved one with the new Miffy Slipcase which includes 10 of Dick Bruna's classic stories in...

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Pumpkin Pie

by Miffy on 28/10/2016

It's nearly Halloween which means only one thing… pumpkin pie! Miffy loves making spooky pumpkin lanterns and then baking yummy treats with the pumpkin leftovers. Shall we get started? What you need to make pumpkin pie: 750g pumpkin, peeled, deseeded and cut into small chunks 350g premade shortcrust pastry Plain flour, for dusting 140g caster...

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Dress up as Miffy for Halloween!

by Michele on 18/10/2016

Why doesn't anybody like Dracula? He has a bat temper! Dress up as your favourite bunny this Halloween and spook all your neighbours with how scarily good your bunny ears look! What you'll need: Some white felt scraps (at least about 7″ x 8″) A spare white headband A Hot Glue Gun & scissors (Get an adult to help when you use...

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Tips for having a Halloween party

by Miffy on 14/10/2016

Miffy loves getting dressed up and celebrating Halloween with her friends. If you're throwing a Halloween party for your friends to come to, here are some handy tips to get you started:InvitationsFirst things first, you need to invite all your friends! Why not make your own Halloween pumpkin stamp to decorate your invitations with? Just carefully cut an apple in half, cover it in orange paint and...

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Back to School With Miffy

by Michele on 07/10/2016

It's time to go back to school and Miffy is so excited to learn new things and see all her friends! Miffy has her bag packed all ready for the new school year, take a look at what she's got inside it! Miffy Note Pad Miffy can't remember everything the teacher says! So she's brought her notepad with her - perfect for writing down her notes. These Miffy notepads come in...

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Miffy-wear

by Miffy on 06/10/2016

Now the little ones have gone back to school, surely it's time for busy mums to update their wardrobes with some lovely new Miffy clothing? Perfect for all occasions, whether on the school run or a fun day out at the weekend, these items will keep you warm and stylish. Ideal for chilly autumn days, this cosy un-brushed fleece sweater will keep you toasty warm all day long. Let Miffy do...

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Baby Shower Games

by Miffy on 26/09/2016

Miffy loves going to baby showers to celebrate the birth of a new little one. Here are some of her favourite games to play: Don't Say Baby As your guests are arriving, give them each a nappy or baby pin to wear on their top. Once everyone has arrived, the rule is that no one can say the word 'baby' for the rest of the shower. If you hear someone say the word, you can take their pin...

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Miffy goes Back to School

by Miffy on 02/09/2016

'miffy at school' book, £5, miffyshop.co.uk Settle down and read miffy at school to see where Miffy learns to draw, write, read and sing. Her favourite thing is listening to the teacher reading the class a story as she gets to hear about adventures and experiences! Miffy cards, various prices, moonpig.com Moonpig have created a range of really lovely Miffy cards...

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How To Make Miffy Sun Catchers

by Michele on 30/08/2016

Summer's here! And the sun is shining. What better way to celebrate it than make your own Miffy sun catcher to soak up those rays! Miffy loves rainbows, and these sun catchers are perfect for creating your own little rainbows to shine about your room Here's what you'll need to make Miffy sun catchers Some images of Miffy off of the internet, or your own special drawings Sticky...

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Have Fun Camping!

by Miffy on 26/08/2016

Miffy loves going on holiday with her family and exploring the world around her!Do you like camping? If you haven't been camping before, here are some tips to make it as fun as possible:What to bringEven during the summer months, it can sometimes get chilly at night, so make sure to pack your fluffiest blankets to keep you warm and snuggly in your tent.There's nothing better than relaxing outside...

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8 Products that Miffy Loves

by Miffy on 16/08/2016

Here are eight of Miffy's favourite products from the Miffy ShopEnamel Miffy MugFeaturing different illustrations from the classic Miffy books, these cute enamel mugs are perfect for use in the kitchen or for taking camping! Some of the designs also feature text from the Miffy stories.You can buy your own Enamel Miffy Mug for £10 HERE. Ceramic Miffy Coasters Perfect for setting your enamel mug...

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Miffy the Movie on Tiny Pop

by Miffy on 10/08/2016

Toddler Miffy fans are in for a treat this summer! Miffy the Movie, the award-winning full length feature film starring Dick Bruna's little white bunny, will be broadcast on UK TV for the first time.Miffy the Movie airs on kids' channel, Tiny Pop on Saturday 13th August at 4pm and Sunday 14th August at 9am.Packed full of catchy songs and colourful characters, Miffy the Movie follows Miffy and her...

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Miffy Butter Cookies

by Miffy on 05/08/2016

Miffy loves baking with Aunt Alice – she bakes everything from bread to cookies! Melanie is coming over to play later this week so Miffy has made her some tasty treats to enjoy.What you need to make Miffy butter biscuits:250g softened butter140g caster sugar1 egg yolk2 tsp vanilla extract300g plain flourMiffy cookie cuttersHow to make the dough:Make sure you've washed your hands and have your...

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Tips for Going to the Seaside

by Miffy on 22/07/2016

Miffy loves going to the seaside with her mother and father – it's her favourite place to go at the weekend.Have you been to the seaside? It's such good fun. If you haven't been to the beach before, then here are some tips to help make it a lovely day out:What to packAlways be prepared when you go to the beach – take a nice big bag with you to fit in all the things you need.Make sure to bring...

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Learn To Ride a Bike With Miffy

by Michele on 19/07/2016

Miffy has learnt how to ride a bike! Hooray! She loves cycling every weekend on her little bike to visit her grandma and grandpa bunny. Now, Miffy wants to teach you so you can enjoy cycling too! You'll need an adult to help you at first! Get Started Lots of bunnies start off with a bike with stabilisers but Miffy's first bike was a tricycle as it was...

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Miffy Meets Chinti and Parker

by Miffy on 14/07/2016

Miffy has partnered with luxury fashion brand Chinti and Parker and is very excited to announce a new range of Miffy-wear, launching on Selfridges and the Chinti and Parker website at the beginning of August.The collection includes luxurious 100% cashmere jumpers and soft cotton t-shirts, complete with Miffy illustrations like you've never seen before. From a gorgeous sunflower-yellow giraffe...

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Swimming with Water Babies

by Miffy on 13/07/2016

Miffy has paired up with Water Babies to giveaway a free term of Water Babies lessons for one lucky winner! Water Babies had been teaching babies and toddlers to swim since 2002. Focusing on fun, and adapting to the pace of the child, its skillful intuitive teachers are trained to focus on the needs of both you and your little one. Splashing around with your baby in warm water is one of...

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Miffy Sun Catchers

by Miffy on 24/06/2016

Miffy loves it when the sun is shining in summer! Look what blogger The Gingerbread House has made for Miffy to hang up in her garden, ready for when the sun puts his hat on; Miffy sun catchers!A sun catcher can be put up in your window and, when the sunlight shines on it, the colours will reflect all around the room. Miffy loves bright colours!What you need to make Miffy sun catchers:Printed...

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Miffy Parfaits

by Michele on 16/06/2016

Yummy! What has Miffy been baking? This recipe is for Miffy-inspired ice cream parfaits, a perfect treat to cool down with this summer! Makes: 2 Ingredients: Squirty cream White chocolate Dark chocolate Vanilla ice cream Mandarin orange, strawberries, or your favourite fruit! Sprinkles to Decorate!...

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Miffy’s Birthday Gifts

by Miffy on 15/06/2016

On 21st June, Miffy is celebrating her 61st birthday! If you need ideas for birthday gifts for friends or family, here's a selection from Miffy:This beautiful crochet Miffy, £18, comes complete with a party crown and pretty yellow dress – this summer's key fashion colour. In addition, there are different dresses to buy (£8 each) – so you can change Miffy's outfit when you like. Stylish yet...

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Growing Sunflowers

by Miffy on 23/05/2016

Miffy loves planting seeds in the garden during half-term. Do you want to come and help Miffy sow her first sunflower seed?Miffy's sunflower will take about 8 weeks to grow and flower which is just enough time for it to get big and strong.What you will need to grow a sunflower:a plastic cupcompostgarden sunflower seedsa watering cana flowerpotSTEP 1Because seeds start off as tiny little things,...

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Spot Miffy in Holland!

by Miffy on 13/05/2016

Did you know that Miffy's 'home town' is Utrecht, in Holland? There are lots of Miffy sights dotted around the city which are easy and fun to spot! Utrecht is easy to get to – just a short train ride from Schipol airport, so it is a perfect destination to include during a visit to the Netherlands this summer. START: Tour de Miffy Utrecht Train Station As soon as you hop off of...

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Growing Carrots With Miffy

by Michele on 09/05/2016

Oh no! No carrots in the house! But that's okay, Father Bun taught Miffy how to grow them and she's got a bumper crop! Learn how to grow carrots with Miffy in this post and you can have them for tea too! Miffy loves getting mucky in the garden, especially when she has big juicy carrots to show for it! First, you need somewhere to grow them! Miffy is lucky enough to have a...

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About Matisse and Mondrian

by Miffy on 29/04/2016

Miffy's creator Dick Bruna often cites the 20 th century artists Matisse and Mondrian as key inspirations behind his work. The paintings featured in his 1997 storybook miffy at the gallery look very similar to well-known works by these two famous artists. In the last years of his life, Matisse used 2-D paper cut-outs to create bold, simple shapes in bright colours. Dick Bruna adapted...

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Strawberry Filled Miffy Cookies

by Michele on 26/04/2016

Miffy loves to bake! Look what she's made! Miffy Cookies! Miffy filled them with strawberry icing because that's her favourite flavour, but you can make chocolate or even banana filling by replacing the strawberries in the ingredients. (You'll need an adult to help you with this recipe!) Prep time: 30 min Cook time: 10 min Produces 40 double sandwich cookies Our Miffy...

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The Miffy Cafe

by Miffy on 15/04/2016

If you're visiting Japan this month, why not visit the Miffy Café – the first Miffy-themed pop-up event space of its kind. It is located at the Sibuya Parco's The Guest Café & Diner, in Tokyo. But hurry, it is only open until 8 May 2016! Ideal for families with young children, the Miffy Café serves curry rice (shaped like Miffy!), sandwiches, hamburgers, desserts, and...

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Origami Miffy

by Miffy on 01/04/2016

STEP 1Start with a square piece of paper – we used 15cm X 15cm. Fold the paper in half (1). Then unfold the piece of paper and fold the top half and the bottom half to the creased centre line (2 & 3).STEP 2Turn your paper 90 degrees and fold in half (4). Then unfold it and fold the bottom half to the creased centre line (5).STEP 3Unfold the piece of paper. Gently slot your thumb in between...

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Easter Gifts

by Miffy on 18/03/2016

Miffy looks forward to Easter because it means that spring is just around the corner. She loves to visit the farm with Aunt Alice to see the baby animals being born, such as lambs, chicks and bunnies. They're all so tiny and cuddly.Miffy loves bringing home Easter gifts for her family so she has rounded up her top five non-chocolate Easter treats:This Miffy coaster with lots of little ducklings...

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Mother’s Day Gifts from Miffy

by Miffy on 04/03/2016

Miffy loves spending time with Mother Bunny – particularly if she can surprise her with a special gift! With Mother's Day fast approaching, here's a selection of presents Miffy thinks your mummy would like this year:Miffy top, Miffy Shop, £17.99This lovely tee is perfect for a Miffy Mum! Featuring winter colours but summery enough for when the sun peeks out.Miffy at the Gallery Cushion, Miffy...

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Handmade Miffy!

by Miffy on 03/03/2016

'Just Dutch' has released a range of hand-crocheted Miffy dolls, available to buy in the UK from www.MiffyShop.com, priced £18. There are seven dolls in the range, each showing Miffy – Dick Bruna's classic storybook character - in a different outfit. Featuring Bruna's signature primary colour palette, fans can choose from: Miffy in her favourite red dress, green overall for gardening,...

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Miffy collaboration with UNIQLO

by Miffy on 29/02/2016

Following last year's successful Miffy X UNIQLO collaboration, a new range of colourful girls' T-shirts featuring Dick Bruna's iconic bunny character has launched for spring/summer 2016 throughout UNIQLO branches nationwide and online via www.uniqlo.com/uk.As with the first collection, this new range combines Dick Bruna's signature black outlines and contrasting primary colours with UNIQLO's...

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Grow Carrots

by Miffy on 19/02/2016

Miffy loves gardening – she plants all sorts of things but carrots are her favourite. Daddy let her have her own garden to plant all sorts of scrumptious things so she puts her dungarees on and checks that everything is healthy each day! Here are some easy steps for growing your own carrots: STEP 1 Plant your seeds anytime between the first and second week of March, just before...

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The Miffy Museum

by Miffy on 05/02/2016

On 6th February 2016, Miffy will open an immersive museum – created just for children - in the city of Utrecht, birthplace of her Dutch creator, Dick Bruna.The first of its kind in the Netherlands, the Miffy Museum's interior, toys and play materials allow young children to discover the world around them while they play.Visitors will start their adventure at Miffy's house and continue through...

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Miffy’s Adventures: Big and Small

by Miffy on 29/01/2016

Watch Miffy's new TV show, Miffy's Adventures: Big and Small from 7pm every day on Tiny Pop – available to watch on Freeview (126), Sky (617) Virgin Media (737) and Freesat (605) If you happen to miss #Miffytime at 7pm, don't worry! The same episodes will play at 7.30am the next morning #MiffyMornings From playing the recorder to looking after a goldfish, Miffy has all sorts of fun...

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Miffy’s Adventures: Big and Small

by Miffy on 25/01/2016

Watch Miffy's new TV show, Miffy's Adventures: Big and Small from 7pm every day on Tiny Pop – available on the following: Freeview (126), Sky (617) Virgin Media (737) and Freesat (605) If you happen to miss #Miffytime at 7pm, don't worry! The same episodes will play at 7.30am the next morning #MiffyMornings From helping Grunty overcome her fear of thunderstorms to making friends with...

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How to learn to ride a bike

by Miffy on 01/01/2016

Miffy learnt to ride her bike when she was very little – Father Bunny taught her well! Now she goes on bike rides every weekend, mostly to Aunt Alice's but also to Grandma and Grandpa Bunny's. Here are some useful tips from Father Bunny about teaching your little one to ride a bike.Getting startedLet your child start off with a trike, as it is easier to use than a bike with stabilisers. Or you...

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10 Facts about Miffy

by Miffy on 25/12/2015

Did you know that Miffy celebrated her 60th birthday this year?Here are a few facts about this classic little bunny to celebrate her anniversary:1. Dick Bruna, Miffy's creator, first drew sketches of a little bunny to entertain his young son whilst on a rainy seaside holiday in Holland. Each night he made up stories about the bunny and Miffy was born.2. Miffy's official birthday is 21 June. She...

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Miffy Cookies

by Miffy on 11/12/2015

Mmmm, Miffy has been baking Miffy cookies! Don't they smell yummy?Do you want Miffy to show you how to make your own?What you need to make Miffy cookies:225g of unsalted butter at room temperature225g of white sugar1 large egg1 teaspoon of vanilla extract375g of plain flour (sifted)Miffy cookie cuttersSTEP 1Ask an adult to pre-heat the oven to 160 degrees (Centrigrade). Add the butter and caster...

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Miffy Ears

by Miffy on 04/12/2015

Grunty loves dressing-up for parties! Sometimes she dresses-up so that she looks just like Miffy. Do you want to look like Miffy too?What you need to make your Miffy ears:Miffy ears template (below)Scissors1 X A4 sheet of white cardboardSellotapeWhat you need to decorate your bunny ears:FeltCotton woolColoured pencils, crayons or paintsSequinsFeathersPatterned fabricHow to make your bunny...

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Hamleys Christmas Parade

by Miffy on 25/11/2015

Miffy is so excited about Christmas… particularly as this weekend she will be joining other iconic characters in London in the famous Hamleys Christmas Parade! Why not go along and wave to her? The free event takes place throughout Saturday 28 November.Head to the Glasshouse Street junction at 10.30am if you want to catch the start of the parade. From there, it is set to travel up Regent Street,...

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Merry Miffymas – gifts for adults

by Miffy on 20/11/2015

Miffy Christmas Jumper, truffleshuffle.co.uk, RRP £39.99Calling all snow bunnies! To get you in the Christmas spirit, retro clothing company 'Truffle Shuffle' has released an exclusive Miffy 'Snow Bunny' Christmas Jumper (£39.99).Miffy Cushion, miffyshop.co.uk, RRP £40There's no better way to wake up on Christmas day than with your head on a snuggly Miffy Cushion (£40)! There is a selection of...

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Merry Miffymas - gifts for children

by Miffy on 06/11/2015

'miffy in the snow' book, Waterstones, RRP £4.99 Miffy loves Christmas! She likes to wrap up warm in her snug woolly hat and wellies and go outside to make snowmen. Did you see the snowman that she made in miffy in the snow (£4.99)?Miffy Stacking Blocks, Argos, RRP £19.99 When it gets too chilly, Miffy comes inside and sits with Aunt Alice next to the fire – not too close, though! She plays...

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Holiday competition

by Miffy on 28/10/2015

To celebrate the launch of Miffy's Adventures: Big and Small on Tiny Pop, Miffy is giving away a holiday to Utrecht in Holland, the hometown of her creator Dick Bruna!The holiday includes a two night stay in the Miffy suite at Grand Hotel Karel V in Utrecht. Miffy's Adventures sees Miffy and her friends exploring the exciting world around her, from jumping in a puddle to going on a camping trip!...

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4 products that Miffy loves

by Miffy on 22/10/2015

Here are 4 of Miffy's favourite products from the Miffy Shop:1) The Miffy Lamp Sweet and serene, the Miffy lamp works as a nightlight for kids and adults alike. Giving off a reassuring soft, warm glow; it's ideal for storytelling with the young ones at bedtime, or even as chic décor for your beautiful home.You can buy your own Miffy lamp for £115 HERE.2) Miffy Face Tote Shopper Bag Celebrate...

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‘Tis the season to wear Miffy

by Miffy on 19/10/2015

Celebrate #Miffymas with a Christmas jumperCalling all snow bunnies, to get you in the Christmas spirit retro clothing purveyor Truffle Shuffle has released an exclusive Miffy 'Snow Bunny' Christmas Jumper, available from www.Truffleshuffle.co.uk for just £39.99.Starring Dick Bruna's iconic creation skiing through her very own winter wonderland, it's available in X Small, Small, Medium, Large and...

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Give something unique this ‘Miffymas’

by Miffy on 16/10/2015

Crafter Jane Foster is releasing a limited edition set of Miffy cushionsAcclaimed crafter Jane Foster is making a limited edition set of handmade Miffy cushions using vintage and retro fabrics, just in time for Christmas.Set to be released on the 1st November at 9am, there will only be 20 of these £35 cushions available from Jane's website: http://janefoster.co.uk/.Handmade in Britain using...

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Miffy's Adventures: Big and Small

by Miffy on 09/10/2015

Watch Miffy's new TV show, Miffy's Adventures: Big and Small from 7pm every day on Tiny Pop - Freeview (126), Sky (617) Virgin Media (737) and Freesat (605)If you miss #Miffytime at 7pm, don't fret as the same episodes will play at 7.30am the next morning #MiffyMorningsHere are the episodes on this week -Friday 9th OctoberMiffy goes BowlingWhen Grunty shows an unexpected knack for bowling, Melanie...

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Miffy's Adventures: Big and Small

by Miffy on 02/10/2015

Today is the launch of Miffy's new TV show, Miffy's Adventures: Big and Small. Join Miffy on her adventures from 7pm every day on Tiny Pop - Freeview (126), Sky (617) Virgin Media (737) and Freesat (605)Join the launch party today, Friday 2nd October, at 1pm on the @Miffy_UK Twitter.If you miss #Miffytime at 7pm, don't fret as the same episodes will play at 7.30am the next morning...

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Miffy’s Adventures: Big and Small launches on Tiny Pop

by Gemma on 02/10/2015

From today (2nd October) onwards, Miffy fans can watch Miffy's new TV show, Miffy's Adventures: Big and Small, on Tiny Pop at 7pm!Miffy's Adventures sees Miffy and her friends exploring the exciting world around her, from jumping in a puddle to going on a camping trip! Each adventure is seven minutes long – just long enough for you and your little Miffy to enjoy 'cuddle time' together before...

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Miffy TV Comes to Tiny Pop!

by Miffy on 22/09/2015

From Friday 2nd October, Miffy fans can watch Miffy's new TV show, Miffy's Adventures: Big and Small, on Tiny Pop at 7pm!Miffy's Adventures sees Miffy and her friends exploring the exciting world around her, from jumping in a puddle to going on a camping trip! Each adventure is seven minutes long – just long enough for you and your little Miffy to enjoy 'cuddle time' together before hopping off...

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New Miff-tee from Miffy

by Miffy on 08/09/2015

Celebrate Miffy's 60th birthday with this new Miffy-wear, available from miffyshop.co.uk, priced at £11.99 for kids and ranging from £12.99 - £19.99 for adults!The top showcases the iconic features of Dick Bruna's classic children's character, Miffy. The simple white and black colourway celebrates 60 years of one of the most identifiable – and sweetest -bunnies ever created.The ladies Miffy...

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Miffy Goes Down the Rabbit Hole

by Miffy on 28/08/2015

Miffy's recent 60th birthday celebrations in her home country of the Netherlands included a special appearance at the Down the Rabbit Hole Festival, a three day event in the southern province of Gelderland, from 26-28 June.Aimed at teens and young adults, Down the Rabbit Hole won Best New European Festival in its first year in 2014. With its distinctive arty feel, the festival was the perfect...

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Make a Miffy

by Miffy on 14/08/2015

It's the summer holidays and Aunt Alice is busy making all different things at the craft table with Miffy. Today, she's making something extra special to give Miffy – a mini Miffy!What you need to make Miffy: Fluffy fabric Polyester stuffing Thread Felt Glu1. Cut out 2 circles of fluffy fur fabric – 1 should be 11cm diameter (for the body) and one should be 9cm diameter (for the head)2....

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Miffy goes on holiday!

by Gemma on 11/08/2015

Miffy goes on some great adventures and now you can enjoy them with her too!Our Miffy stickerbooks are great for keeping the Little Miffys entertained all summer long. Join Miffy on her fabulous adventures, whether she's having a play date with Grunty or going through her bedtime routine- our Miffy sticker storybooks give your little one the perfect opportunity to play along with Miffy and her...

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Plushes for your newborn!

by Gemma on 06/08/2015

It's a certain fact in our eyes that Miffy is just so adorable! That's why we couldn't help but fall in love with this gorgeous plush!Our "Miffy Cute as a Button, My First Miffy" is the perfect way to introduce your Little Miffy to the wonderful, magical world that we see here every day at Miffy HQ.Is doesn't matter how big or small you are, everyone will love this soft plush toy. It will make a...

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Tips for Going to the Zoo with a Toddler

by Miffy on 31/07/2015

Aunt Alice took Miffy to the zoo yesterday – and they saw all sorts of exciting animals together. If you're thinking of going to the zoo this summer with your little Miffy, here are some handy tips from Aunt Alice on making your trip as much fun as possible.Get in the mood beforehandMiffy was very excited when she realised what sort of animals would be at the zoo. She knew exactly what she...

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Doodles and dreams with Miffy notepads!

by Gemma on 27/07/2015

Whenever you've got a magical idea be sure to jot it down in one of these lovely Miffy notepads!Both stylish and practical, they're perfect for those busy bees on the go all the time! But they're also equally perfect for those creative Miffys who like to doodle and dream.Miffy sure looks like she's having fun sitting on the moon! Maybe you'd like to write a story about her trip to the moon, or...

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Miffy Exhibition

by Miffy on 17/07/2015

If you're holidaying in the Netherlands this summer, make sure you visit the city of Utrecht – Miffy's birthplace – where the exhibition '60 Years of Miffy' is currently on display at the Centraal Museum. Packed full of interactive activities to keep families with young children engaged in creative fun, it is a stunning show celebrating Miffy's birthday.The exhibition has been specifically...

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Getting Comfy!

by Gemma on 13/07/2015

Get comfy with our range of feather filled cushions which are sure to brighten up your home! Although we don't recommend using a tortoise as a method of transportation, it ure does look cute when Miffy does it!Check out our cushion selection to see our entire range of faux suede feather filled cushions. Your home won't be complete until you've got a few of these scattered around. "But there's so...

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Miffy Parfaits

by Miffy on 10/07/2015

Yum! Miffy's been baking with her friend again and this time they've made Miffy ice cream and fruit parfaits, perfect to cool you down in summer.Ingredients:Vanilla ice creamMandarin orange, strawberries or any fruit you likeSprinklesWhipped creamWhite chocolateDark chocolateInstructions:1. Miffy loves strawberries so she put these at the bottom of her parfait – but you can use your favourite...

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Welcome to the brand new Miffy Shop!

by Miffy Shop on 25/06/2015

Miffy's got a huge year ahead of her, because as well as celebrating her milestone 60 th birthday, she is the mascot for the 2015 Tour de France! Miffy's working really hard this year, and deserves a brand new shop, crammed with beautiful Miffy gift products available to buy with ease. We wanted to make sure there is something for every one of you, which is why we have a variety...

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Happy Birthday to Miffy!

by Miffy on 19/06/2015

Happy Birthday to you! Happy Birthday to you! Happy Birthday to Miffy! Happy Birthday to you!Miffy turns 60 on Sunday 21st June, and she's doing all sorts of things to celebrate!New Miffy Online ShopMiffy will be launching a new UK online shop on 21st June 2015. The shop will house all sorts of wonderful goodies, and you can see it from Sunday onwards here:...

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Play Party Games

by Miffy on 12/06/2015

On 21st June, Miffy is celebrating her 60th birthday and would love for you to join in with the party games! Here are some rules to make sure everybody plays fairly.Pin the Tail on the MiffyThis is a great way to practice drawing your best Miffy – maybe she could be wearing a party dress! Don't forget to make a fluffy tail because this is what you need to stick (with bluetak) onto your bunny....

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Miffy Mums

by Miffy on 05/06/2015

We're excited to announce the launch of the 'Miffy Mums'! We've chosen a selection of mums who blog about parenting, craft and design to help celebrate Miffy's birthday. As well as letting people know about all of the exciting new things Miffy is doing to mark her 60th, the bloggers will also get exclusive access to events and news! From craft tutorials showing you how to bake your...

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Create Your Own Wall Art

by Miffy on 05/06/2015

Have you ever wanted to create your own unique, wall art? Well, now you can with a little help from Miffy!Miffy has teamed up with IXXI Design to create stylish wall tiles for the home, featuring Dick Bruna's colourful illustrations.There is a whole range of themed designs to suit a baby's nursery, child's bedroom or family playroom. You can make each design unique by choosing which tiles you...

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Bread and Bunny Pudding

by Miffy on 27/05/2015

Miffy loves baking and wanted to try something new. Aunt Alice thought she might like Bread and Butter Pudding but her friend Eimear suggested that she might prefer Bread and Bunny Pudding so Miffy chose that instead!Here's what you'll need to make your bread and bunny pudding:Miffy cutter1 egg5 slices of breadButter1/2 cup cream1 cup milk3 tbsp caster sugar1 tsp vanilla extract1/4 cup...

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Miffy The Movie

by Miffy on 18/05/2015

Parents and toddlers can attend the UK charity premiere of miffy the movie at 11am on Sunday 21 June 2015 – the date of Miffy's official 60th birthday - at VUE West End cinema, Leicester Square, London.Proceeds from the sale of tickets will be donated to Bliss, the special baby charity, for which Miffy has been fundraising all year round.400 tickets for this exclusive event are available from...

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Miffy Art Parade

by Miffy on 07/05/2015

An art parade celebrating 60 years of Miffy the bunny goes on display in Miffy's home country of the Netherlands, and also in Japan, from 1 May 2015. 60 statues measuring 1.8 metres have been decorated by a variety of artists from those countries. In contrast to the usual tight control kept over reproductions of Dick Bruna's global icon, the artists were given free reign to create their own...

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Miffy Bento

by Miffy on 29/04/2015

When Miffygoes to school, she loves having a packed lunch!Jenny, from The Gingerbread House, loves making packed lunches so she made her very own Miffy bento snacks.Here's what you'll need to make your Miffy treats:Miffy cutterMiffy egg mouldLunch boxHere's what you'll need to fill your Miffy bento box:Miffy fairy breadCarrot flowersMiffy eggMini sausagesCucumber sticksMiffy biscuitsEdible...

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Buggy Push at London’s Hyde Park

by Miffy on 27/04/2015

Miffy just loves summer, especially when the beautiful flowers bloom.This summer will be especially wonderful as Bliss will hold a buggy push in Hyde Park, London on 13th June.Mummies and buggies from all over will join Bliss for the London Buggy Push in order to raise money for the special care baby charity. Parents and children will be walking one of two designated routes, 3km or 7km, within the...

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Miffy Milestone Cards

by Miffy on 23/04/2015

Miffy loves growing up – each time she does something more grown up, it makes her feel really proud!Launching this month, a new range of Miffy photocards now lets you remember all those special moments as your child grows up.Milestone™ Cards, Miffy edition are easy to use. Whether taking a pregnancy selfie, photographing your new born, or recording your child's first steps, just pick the...

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Decorate with Vintage Miffy!

by Miffy on 21/04/2015

When the Miffy stories first appeared in the UK in the early Sixties, colourful modernist interiors were en vogue - meaning Dick Bruna's striking hardback books were sold in furniture design shops such as Heals and Habitat, as well as traditional book stores. By the 1970s, the books were popular worldwide, and other Miffy products started to appear, including brightly-coloured cotton...

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Easter Goody Bags

by Miffy on 01/04/2015

What could be better than Easter with Miffy?Miffy just loves Easter and eating delicious goodies. And here is someone who loves the occasion just as much as her – Sarah Yewman who made this gorgeous little Miffy bag, perfect for carrying around your Easter eggs.Here's how you can make your own:Step 1Draw Miffy's face very carefully on to some white fabric. Then get a ruler to measure 1cm around...

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New Miffy Books

by Miffy on 01/04/2015

Did you know that the classic Miffy books, queen miffy and miffy at the playground, have been republished and are now available in all good bookshops? Miffy is also releasing two brand new lift-the-flap books, just in time for Easter.queen miffyIn this royal tale, Miffy dreams she is the Queen - such a lovely thought! She would be a very kind and special queen, loved by all her subjects. What a...

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Miffy and the Royal Baby

by Miffy on 13/03/2015

Doesn't the arrival of a second royal baby sound exciting? Miffy has been working really hard on a special gift to give Kate & Wills' new-born and she's finished it just in time!Miffy and the Royal Baby is a new lift-the-flap book available to purchase from Waterstones and all good book stores in the UK from 26th March 2015, priced at £5.99.From tasty sweets to extravagant elephants, there's...

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How to Grow Carrots

by Miffy on 06/03/2015

Miffy was taught to grow carrots by Father Bun and now she wants to teach you!Miffy loves to get her hands muddy outside in the garden. After all, what could be better than juicy orange carrots with beautiful luscious green stems?First, you need a place to grow your carrots - Miffy has a lovely sunny garden with lots of space - but not everyone is so lucky. If you're growing short-rooted carrots...

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Miffy's Easter Extravaganza

by Miffy on 02/03/2015

Miffy thought that your local nursery or preschool might like to help celebrate Easter with her. How can they celebrate? With a Miffy Easter Extravaganza of course!A Miffy Easter Extravaganza is a fun event for under fives that any Early Years setting in the UK can organise in the run up to Easter 2015. It involves children's craft activities – for example decorating Miffy ears for an Easter...

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Miffy Potato Stamp

by Miffy on 20/02/2015

Miffy loves arts and crafts, especially painting. Every day, she can't wait to get home from school and try making something new. Aunt Alice taught Miffy to make a potato stamp, to use to print pretty patterns on a card. If you like the sound of doing this, here is how to make a Miffy Potato Stamp:What you'll need to get started:A potatoA knife ScissorsWhite paperA penA paintbrushBlack paintAn...

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60 Seconds of Miffy

by Miffy on 09/02/2015

To celebrate Miffy's 60th birthday, we have created a one minute film to showcase the most iconic Miffy illustrations from the last six decades. The project involved sifting through thousands of images to find and distil the very essence of Dick Bruna's much loved icon. You can watch the video below: '60 Seconds of Miffy' shows how Miffy has developed over time; at the beginning...

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Miffy Bakes for Bliss

by Miffy on 23/01/2015

Miffy loves to bake! What could be better than spending time in the kitchen with Aunt Alice making lovely things to eat? And now, you can bake with Miffy too, with Miffy baking products.To mark her 60th birthday, classic character Miffy is helping raise money for the UK's special care baby charity Bliss, with the sale of children's aprons and baking products from www.miffybliss.com. So you can now...

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60 Years of Miffy

by Miffy on 09/01/2015

Miffy turns 60 this year!Miffy was “born" on 21 June 1955 when Dick Bruna first drew her to entertain his young son whilst on a rainy seaside holiday in Holland. She shares her birthday with Prince William, and was born in the same year as Rowan Atkinson, Kevin Costner, Bruce Willis, Olga Corbet and Bill Gates.The Miffy books are now published in more than 50 languages and have sold more than 85...

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Christmas Traditions

by Miffy on 16/12/2014

Miffy loves her family's Christmas traditions, and she wouldn't have her Christmas any other way!It all starts on Christmas Eve when the Christmas tree is put up in the living room. Miffy and Mr Bun & Mrs Bun then get out the boxes of decorations from the attic and they all decorate the tree together. Father Bun always lifts Miffy up so that she can put the angel on the top of the tree, and...

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Merry Miffymas

by Miffy on 05/12/2014

Miffy loves Christmas! She likes to wrap up warm in her snug woolly hat and wellies and go outside to play. She especially loves making snowmen. Did you see the snowman that she made in miffy in the snow (£4.99)?miffy in the snow, £4.99, Waterstones and all good bookshopsIt's Christmas soon and Miffy has been getting very excited; she spent last night baking mince pies with Mrs Bun in her new...

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Discover the latest new Miffy Books – out now

by Miffy on 21/11/2014

Did you know that the classic Miffy books: miffy in the snow, miffy's dream, and miffy the fairy have been republished and are now available in all good bookshops? How exciting!Award-winning UK poet, Tony Mitton, worked together with Dick Bruna's Dutch publisher to create updated versions of the classic Miffy stories. The new versions have the beautiful warmth and friendliness of the originals...

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Miffy's New Comfort Blanket

by Miffy on 14/11/2014

Miffy is excited to announce that she has made friends with the national premature baby charity Bliss, to help raise funds for the one in nine babies and their families who need its vital support.The partnership kicks off on 2014 World Prematurity Day on Monday 17th November, when a special Miffy Bliss Comfort Blanket launches. You can buy it from www.miffybliss.com for only £14.99 (£3.50 will...

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Miffy's Guide to Hosting a Baby Shower

by Miffy on 10/11/2014

Organising a baby shower? Use Miffy's step-by-step guide to help you plan a fun, memorable, and stylish baby shower complete with goodies, games, and food ideas galore!InvitationsFirst of all, you'll need to select the time and date for the all-important event. Baby showers are usually held about six weeks before your baby's due date.On such an important day, you'll want to make sure that your...

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Carrot Cake

by Miffy on 31/10/2014

Miffy loves the smell of carrot cake fresh from the oven, and she loves the taste too!Aunt Alice taught Miffy to make carrot cake, and now Miffy is going to teach you!What you'll need to make the cake:250g of self-raising flower500g of caster sugar350ml of vegetable oil4 eggs130g of walnuts2 teaspoons of cinnamon350g of grated carrotsWhat you'll need to make the icing: 225g cream cheese100g...

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Meet Dick Bruna

by Miffy on 17/10/2014

Miffy's creator Dick Bruna, full name “Hendrikus Magdalenus Bruna", was born in 1927 (the year of the rabbit) in Utrecht in the Netherlands, where he still lives today with his wife Irene.Whilst on a rainy seaside holiday in 1955, Dick Bruna entertained his young son by sketching a little bunny in the garden of his holiday home. Every night he made up stories about the bunny for his son, and...

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The Miffy Book Club

by Miffy on 03/10/2014

Miffy loves to read! She's straight out of a book herself, having first appeared in 1955 in Dick Bruna's picture book miffyIn the run up to Miffy's 60th anniversary in 2015, the classic hardback Miffy stories have been updated for a modern British audience with brand new translations by award-winning poet Tony Mitton. To celebrate this, and to get you talking about your favourite Miffy books, the...

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World Peace is Possible

by Miffy on 21/09/2014

Miffy believes that World Peace is Possible! Do you? Did you know that today (21st September) is World Peace Day? Celebrated since 1982, this is a day where peace is promoted all around the world. The day sometimes even creates a temporary ceasefire in areas of conflict, allowing humanitarian aid workers an opportunity to provide much needed first aid and supplies. World Peace is...

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Hello!

by Miffy on 12/09/2014

Guess who?Miffy of course!Welcome to Miffy's new blog!Have you met Miffy before? First created in 1955, Miffy is a little white bunny from the storybooks by Dutch artist Dick Bruna.Recognised worldwide for her simple silhouette and bold primary colours, Miffy is a classic character who enjoys typical childhood experiences, such as going to the zoo, playing in the playground and starting school....

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