The Ultimate List Of Places You Can Go To Buy Soft Toys In Singapore
Soft toys can be found in all kinds of shops in Singapore – toy stores, florists, department stores, and even in arcades! Here, we provide you with a list of possible places you could buy your plush toys from. The stores below are listed in no particular order.
1. Online Stores
Rather than travelling to various shops to find that one specific toy, why not order from the comfort of your home and have it delivered to you within a few days? You could also deliver gifts to a friend’s house through online services.
Our very own store (shameless promotion alert) offers a wide range of soft toys from various brands – GUND, Hansa and WWF to name a few. We boast a fast delivery system, with your products reaching your doorstep within 2 days for local delivery. Also, we are currently offering free gift wrapping services from now until 30th April 2019^! Click on https://www.natures-collection.com/shop/ to look at our products now! Alternatively, you could come down to our warehouse at 16 Kallang Place to view our vast collection and take your pick.
^note: only for items 17 inches and smaller
Carousell, Lazada, Qoo10, Redmart, Shoppee, Amazon
The above online marketplaces have a great variety of plush toys of different prices. However, the authenticity and quality of the soft toys should be checked before the purchase is made.
A lifestyle and novelty online store, they sell products from accessories to hair dye and of course, soft toys. Fun fact, they offer free delivery for local orders above $35! For their plush toys, you will be able to find Pusheen, GUND, babyGund and Boo The Dog in their collection.
A locally-based online baby products store, Pupsik Studio offers a large range of brands – over 200 of them! They have even more products, with more than 5000, a collection that grows every single day. As for the brands of soft toys they sell, they are namely Jellycat, Mary Meyer, GUND and Apple Park.
As their name suggests, they specialise in baby products as well. The soft toy brands they carry include Moulin Roty, Flatout and Cloud B. Under their plush toys section, you can even find diaper cakes with plush toys included in them. For more on diaper cakes, you can refer to the next store mentioned below.
Diaper Cakes Singapore*
Mentioned above, diaper cakes are a great gift for babies, and you can get them topped with soft toys of your choice. What are diaper cakes you may ask? They are not actual cakes, but more like hampers modelled to look like cakes. They consist of diapers assembled with blankets, rompers, shoes, socks and bibs for babies. http://diapercakes.sg is part of our network, and many of their cake designs include our very own GUND, Pusheen and Boo plushies. Get a thoughtful, cute and practical gift all in one today!
2. Toy Stores
These retailers sell mainly toys for children, from figurines to plushies to educational toys. They usually on several outlets scattered across the island. Some of our products can be found in these stores!
The most obvious toy store that comes to mind, Toys“R”Us outlets are ubiquitous in Singapore. They bring in many different brands, such as the popular My Little Pony and National Geographic. There are also some soft toys that can only be found at Toys“R”Us, such as the TY Teeny and Animal Alley collections.
Hamleys is the world’s oldest and largest toy store. You can expect to see their own Hamleys collection of animal plushies, and also other brands including those that we distribute – Hansa, WWF and GUND to name a few. They also have a Build-A-Bear Workshop in their Marina Bay Sands store, where you can customise your own bear, from its clothes to its sound!
Made obvious by the name, KidzTime! is a children’s toy and apparel store. KidzTime! can be found in the Changi Airport, and they host many international brands of toys, including but not limited to Barbie, Barney, Pusheen and Spiderman.
Located in the public as well as transit areas, they can be found in all terminals of the Changi Airport. This shop is filled with toys from all over the world to ensure that your child is kept entertained on long flights and waiting times. Their products include books, puzzles, soft toys and more.
3. Gift Stores/Bookstores
With many branches in different shopping malls, Gifts Greetings is a gift store that does not just sell toys, but also gift wrapping, boxes, ribbons, cards and balloons to go along with your gift. Some of the soft toy brands we help to distribute, such as GUND, Pusheen and Boo The Dog can be found in their stores!
An established British company since 1792, WHSmith sells travel essentials, including toys which would make sure your children have an enjoyable travelling journey. They have 10 shops within the Changi Airport, with 3 in the public areas and 7 in the transit areas of the various terminals. You will be able to find our soft toys among their midst.
NBC Stationery & Gifts*
After it launched its first outlet as a part of Kinokuniya bookstore in the Liang Court Shopping Centre in 1983, NBC opened 6 more outlets in Singapore. They have collaborated not just with Kinokuniya, but with Isetan as well. Their stationery, gifts and crafts are specially imported from Japan, and they also house some of the soft toys from us!
Started from Singapore more than 40 years ago, Times bookstores is part of the larger Times Publishing Group. They are primarily a books retailer for books written in English. Beyond just a bookstore, Times also sells stationery, gifts and other lifestyle products. Some of the gifts they offer include soft toys from our collection!
Mainly selling Precious Moments figurines and plush toys, Precious Thots also offers cards and other merchandise from Hallmark, Forever Friends, tokidoki, and more brands.
As a gifts and lifestyle store, Mini Toons has come a long way from a pull cart stall to a chain with numerous outlets. Here, you can find bags, neck pillows, balloons and gigantic soft toys! Be sure to head down to one of their 6 outlets to find what you need.
A relatively new brand, Naiise was founded in 2013 but quickly expanded from an online store to having 6 stores within Singapore. They have also established their name in other countries such as Australia and Malaysia. Naiise offers a diverse product range – technological accessories, stationery, cosmetics, plushies, and even food.
4. Baby Stores
Selling specifically for babies, baby stores guarantee safe products for your child to play with.
With many stores in various shopping centres, Kiddy Palace lives up to its name, as it is a go-to place to find all things kids – from educational toys to soft toys, baby clothes to strollers. Customers would be spoilt for choice at the amount of brands they offer.
In Singapore since 1998, Motherworks has strong values which they adhere to while choosing the international brands to distribute. Their products are wide-ranging, with anything from blankets to breastfeeding accessories. For their soft toys range, they have Jellycat, Kaloo and Elegant Baby to name a few.
1010 Mother & Child Essentials*
Though they have only 4 different branches, they boast over 90 brands for the products they sell. Out of the huge variety they offer, you can find our babyGund and GUND collections among their soft toys.
Similar smaller independent baby stores are as below:
- My Kiddos*
- The Elly Store
5. Departmental Stores
Departmental stores have various branches situated all over the country. Each outlet is generally huge, with a section (or even an entire storey!) dedicated to children’s toys alone.
A Japanese department store chain company, their store is located in Ngee Ann City at Orchard Road. You can find their children’s section at level 4, where they sell babies apparel, children’s wear, toys, and other sundries. The brands they offer include the popular Disney, Marvel and Sanrio. In fact, they also sell GUND, Boo The Dog, and WWF Plush from the brands that we distribute! Do look out for their mega Christmas toy fairs that they hold annually!
OG’s department store business began in 1971 when they opened their first store in Chinatown. Since then, they have expanded and set up 2 more outlets, one in Albert Complex and another at Orchard Point. Out of the plush toys which they sell, they have the babyGUND, GUND and Boo The Dog brands! You can find them in all OG outlets.
Established in 1994, BHG has 6 outlets across the island. Of these 6 locations, you can find our GUND soft toys in their Bugis Junction and Jurong Point outlets – be it GUND, babyGund, Boo The Dog or Pusheen plushies.
Also a Japanese department store, Isetan started the first Japanese departmental shop in Singapore, and now have 5 different branches here. The soft toys that they sell include the brands TY, and our own Pusheen, GUND and Boo The Dog products can be found in their NEX and Scotts Shaw House stores.
Founded by CK Tang in 1932, TANGS has been said to have led the transformation of Orchard Road into the shopping district it is known as today. The soft toy brands they offer both in their physical and online stores include Jellycat, Liv Heart, TY, Kaloo and Zazu.
More departmental stores:
- Marks & Spencer
6. Chain Lifestyle Stores
The larger retail chains will be listed here. You will probably be able to find an outlet near where you live, as they have multiple branches all over the island. Some of these companies offer online shopping services as well.
Famous for their furniture and tasty meatballs, IKEA is the go-to place for families to hang out. They own one branch located at Alexandra and another at Tampines. Having huge stores, IKEA is a place you have to spend the whole day in, if you want to go through the whole journey. As for the soft toys which they sell, they have conventional animals, and soft vegetables and fruits sets. Other than these, they also have an interesting series, “Sagoskatt”, where they turn children’s drawings into actual plush toys.
A Chinese retailer focused on household items and consumer products, Miniso has been gaining popularity for their affordable items. Their soft toys in particular are not just of an affordable price, but are also made of soft, huggable material. The designs you can expect include We Bare Bears, The Pink Panther and other animals.
Hako / Toy Outpost
Renting out lockers to various merchandisers, each Toy Outpost outlet is unique with different merchants selling their own products. You can find all kinds of products, from slime, to Kpop merchandise, fashion accessories, and phone cases. Depending on the store, the brands of soft toys available would also be different.
Klosh / Artbox*
With 5 stores opened since 2016, Klosh is a gift store that sells stationery, home decor and lifestyle products. They offer our Pusheen products in their The Pusheen Shop online section of their website, and the plush toys and cushions can be found in their outlets as well. Other plushies include the Boo The Dog and GUND collections.
An official San-X store in Singapore, Seimon-Cho sells authentic Japanese anime goods, boasting popular characters such as Gudetama, Sumikko Gurashi, and Doraemon. Besides soft toys, they also sell socks, keychains, figurines, mugs, pencil cases and other products related to these characters.
Below is a list of even more chain stores that you can find soft toys of varying prices in:
- Cards n Such
- Don Don Donki
- Sanrio Gift Gate
7. Independent Lifestyle Stores
Smaller lifestyle shops fall under this category. Mostly found in shopping centres, these stores sell a range of items, with a few shelves displaying soft toys.
- Luca & Vic*
- Zayle & Elly*
Besides flowers (of course), some floral shops also sell soft toys that go along with their flowers! This would be a perfect gift for your loved one on a special occasion.
Found in various locations in Singapore, our GUND Bunnies can be found with their bouquets specifically at their SingPost outlet in Eunos, as well as on their online store!
Far East Flora.Com*
Also one of the floral shops you can find our soft toys sold in, Far East Flora.Com offers more types of animal stuffed toys – dogs (including Boo), cats (including Pusheen) and the more general teddy bears.
Their slogan simply states “more than just flowers”. Indeed, they offer hampers, chocolates, cookies and plushie arrangements. Some of the plush toys they include in their designs are Mickey and Minnie Mouse, teddy bears and rabbits.
The Bloom Room*
The Bloom Room takes pride in its creative bouquets. Located at Joo Chiat, they now meet by appointment only. Of the soft toys that they sell, they have our babyGund and GUND teddy bears, dogs and other animal designs.
9. Tourist Attractions
Tourist spots are a good place to look for specific soft toys. Animal plushies for example, can definitely be found at the Singapore Zoo or Night Safari’s gift shops.
Singapore Zoological Gardens, Night Safari, River Safari, Jurong Bird Park*
Operated by Wildlife Reserves Singapore, these parks and safaris are a great place to see all kinds of animals. In fact, our Night Safari was the world’s first nocturnal wildlife park, and the River Safari is the first and only river-themed wildlife park in Asia. Head down to their gift shops to find adorable animal soft toys and related merchandise (backpacks, keychains, t-shirts, and more). Our brands, Hansa and WWF Plush, can also be found there! As of 2019, the Zoo, Night Safari and River Safari are located at 80 Mandai Lake Road; but in 2020, Jurong Bird Park would be relocated to join the others at Mandai as well.
The second tallest ferris wheel in the world, the Singapore Flyer is a popular tourist site as people can get a unique bird’s eye view of the island. Their gift store spans two levels, and visitors would be able to pick souvenirs and merchandise from a diverse range of products available. Spot Pusheen, Boo, and other GUND soft toys in their store!
Resorts World Sentosa
The integrated resort found at Sentosa, RWS has attractions such as Southeast Asia’s only Universal Studios theme park and the S.E.A. Aquarium which houses over 100,000 marine animals. After enjoying a day’s of activity, purchase soft toys and merchandise of your favourite movie characters or animals at their gift stores respectively!
Instead of just purchasing a soft toy, have some fun in the process of acquiring it! Head down to any Timezone* arcade or pasar malam to win games and earn points to redeem a plushie. Some Timezone outlets offer some of our attractive soft toy brands, such as GUND, Pusheen and Boo The Dog, too! Otherwise, soft toy claw machines and toy capsule machines are also available to try your luck at!
An alternative way is to find Kalm’s vending machines that can be found in Changi Airport, or in shopping malls such as Raffles City. It is easy to use, and what you see is what you get. One caveat is that your choice depends on what stocks the vending machine has available.
NUS Co-op*, a social enterprise with 4 different branches within the NUS campus, also holds some of our soft toys (babyGund, Boo, GUND, Pusheen and WWF Plush!). Not just a bookstore, the NUS Co-op has helped NUS to manage a number of major projects. They also make important contributions to campus life through their support and participation in various student activities.
* (asterisk) indicates stores which sell the soft toy brands we distribute here at Natures Collection – babyGund, Boo The Dog, GUND, Hansa, Pusheen and WWF Plush.
All pictures included in this post were taken by our staff members, and store displays may have been changed since the pictures were taken.
This list is non-exhaustive, and if we missed out any stores you would like to see included, do let us know in a comment below so that we can add on! Thank you!