Toys are great to have on hand for playtime, but they've also got endless potential as motivators, prizes, cheer-up items, trade bait and more. Every organisation from schools to doctors' offices to religious organisations uses toys. When toys are needed at high quantities, it is economical to buy them in bulk. It is possible to buy toys wholesale without memberships or fees; many manufacturers sell toys in large quantities.
Oriental Trading Company
Oriental Trading Company provides a catalogue and online warehouse full of party supplies, holiday decor, goody bag items and wearables at low, bulk prices. The company even offers custom printing on items such as cups and pencils. Specialising in holiday accessories such as Christmas Ornaments, Valentine's Day Cards and Halloween candy, Oriental Trading Company has toys ranging from penny items for bubblegum machines to large stuffed animals and giveaway prizes. Orders often include free shipping and you can join their mailing list for specials and discounts. There is no minimum order, but free shipping often applies when you spend a specific amount (varies by special).
P.O. Box 2308 Omaha, NE 68103-2308 800-348-6483
The online retailer Toy Connection has toys of every kind to suit carnival prizes, doctors' offices and birthday parties. Small toys include items such as planes and cars, bendies and superballs. Their collection of inflatables and kids' jewellery will thrill party goers. They also supply stationery (pens, pencils and stickers). Check out their selection of closeouts (previous holiday and seasonal merchandise). Toy Connection opened in 1995 and has no minimum order.
22 Lawrence Lane Lawrence NY, 11559 877-TOY-TOY1 (869-8691)
Joissu sells a wide variety of toys, including bubbles, plush, play make-up, candy, childrens' electronics and bounce balls. Founded in 1984, they have over 3,000 items. They have sections separated out by boys' toys and girls' toys and even sell childrens' vehicles such as skate boards, scooters and starter bikes. Minimum order from the website is £32.
4627 L.B. McLeod Road
Orlando, FL 32811 800-233-1681
Wholesalemart sells a whole lot of everything. Find them online at their corporate website where you can buy play toy musical instruments (bongos, guitars, chimes), state and national league footballs, racing cars, stuffed animals and more. Operating since 1998, Wholesalemart provides toys to shops, gift stores and fundraisers.
3923 139th Ave NE Lake Stevens, WA 98258 866-311-5796
The Dollar Days website's promise is to sell "everything under the sun." It sells toys and games by the crate (each item is a minimum order of one crate); items are separated by closeout, new listings and sale items. Offerings include hula hoops, feather boas, card games, sand moulds, ninja swords and more. Shipping costs are 15 per cent of the product price over £65, and £12.90 for anything under £65. You must create a profile on the website, then log in to see pricing.
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