|WoZu Ltd |
Established in 2004 by two former teachers, WoZu Limited is a privately owned company which supplies educational toys, games, puzzles and puppets to local authorities, schools, nurseries, childminders, playgroups and the general public via a website, a mail order catalogue and a retail outlet. In addition to their portfolio of innovative products from around the world, WoZu also produce a range of exclusive resources, attend many conferences throughout the UK and provide bespoke training packages to the educational sector. WoZu Limited are based at Blakemere Craft Centre, Sandiway, Cheshire.
The company is owned and run by Steve Egersdorff and Ian Walton, who have each been involved in education for over 25 years. Both worked for Cheshire County Council, Ian as a primary Headteacher, Steve as a secondary Head of Science.
WoZu stock baby toys from Haba, Manhattan Toy and Tolo, traditional wooden toys from Pintoy, BigJigs and House of Marbles, jigsaws from George Luck, puppets from The Puppet Company, puzzles such as Tantrix, Pucks and Rubik's Cube, a wide range of childrens books and also 'fiddle' toys such as Tangles. Other products include Uglydolls, Beddy Bears and MoodBeams, games from Thinkfun, Haba and Ravensburger plus outdoor toys such as Wheelybugs, Kiddimoto, Bilibo, Didicar, Scuttlebugs and Trunki. The company is the UK distibutor for wooden educational furniture manufactured in Germany by Calimero.