Giant Microbes

Cuddly toys in the shape of a virus! Each one comes with a detailed scientific description and photograph of what he looks like under the microscope, along with medical tips on how to avoid picking up these ‘bugs’ in daily life.

Giant Microbes are now travelling the World with the Science Matters Worldwide Flu Experiment. Click here to find out more…

Giant Microbes Packs

Giant Microbes Packs

Cuddly toys in the shape of a microbe! Is it a virus, bacteria or maybe a cell? Now available in discount packs ideal for schools, labs and hospitals.

Acne Pimple Toy

Acne Pimple Toy
£5.99

A cuddly toy in the shape of an Acne Pimple (Proprionibacterium acnes). Comes with its own factsheet.

Black Death aka The Plague

Black Death
£5.99

A cuddly toy in the shape of the Black Death aka The Plague (Yersinia pestis). Comes with its own factsheet.

Bookworm

Bookworm
£5.99

A cuddly toy in the shape of a Bookworm (Anobium punctatum). Comes with its own factsheet.

Common Cold Toy

Common Cold Toy
£5.99

A cuddly toy in the shape of the Common Cold (Rhinovirus). Comes with its own factsheet. Approx. 11 cm

Earache

Earache
£5.99

A cuddly toy in the shape of Earache (Streptococcus pneumoniae). Comes with its own factsheet.

Egg Cell

Egg Cell
£5.99

The mother of all microbes. Egg cell (human ovum). Comes with its own factsheet.

Flu Toy

Flu Toy
£5.99

A cuddly toy in the shape of the Flu virus (Orthomyoxvirus). Comes with its own factsheet. Approx. 11 cm

Gonorrhoea Toy

Gonorrhoea Toy
£5.99

The Clap aka gonorrhea (neisseria gonorrhoeae) is one of the most common STDs. Comes with its own factsheet.

Kissing Disease Toy

Kissing Disease Toy
£5.99

A cuddly toy in the shape of the Kissing Disease virus (Epstein-Barr). Comes with its own factsheet.

Mad Cow Toy

Mad Cow Toy
£5.99

A cuddly toy in the shape of the Mad Cow Disease (Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy). Comes with its own factsheet.

Penicillin

Penicillin
£5.99

The latest soft toy craze sweeping the UK! A cuddly toy in the shape of Penicillin (penicillin chrysogenum). Comes with its own factsheet.

Red Blood Cell

Red Blood Cell
£5.99

A cuddly toy in the shape of a Red Blood Cell (erythrocyte). Comes with its own factsheet.

Sore Throat Toy

Sore Throat Toy
£5.99

A cuddly toy in the shape of a Sore Throat bacteria (Streptococcus). Comes with its own factsheet. Approx. 11 cm

Stomach Ache Toy

Stomach Ache Toy
£5.99

A cuddly toy in the shape of the Stomach Ache virus (Shigella). Comes with its own factsheet. Approx. 15 cm

White Blood Cell

White Blood Cell
£5.99

A cuddly toy in the shape of a White Blood Cell (leukocyte). Comes with its own factsheet.

Yeast Toy

Yeast Toy
£5.99

A cuddly toy in the shape of Yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) that helps us to make beer and bread. Comes with its own factsheet.