Find The Perfect Wooden Toy for Your Child
With our wide variety of wooden toy sets, there is something here for every child - whether they're just starting out with their first toy or looking for a new challenge. You can shop online or visit us in-store today! We know how important it is to fill a child's box with educational and developmental award winning toys or toys to help with fine motor skills, hand eye coordination or even problem solving skills. Baby & toddler toys should not only provide hours of fun but learning and enrichment in all of a child's key skill areas. Wooden toys for kids all help with development of these necessary skills.
Our wonderfully wide variety of traditional toys (that you can find here in our wooden toy shops) aim to do just that, whilst encouraging different styles of play. This then ensures a well-rounded play and learning experience. From baby to toddler and beyond, we are here to support you and your children, whatever their age or skill, every step of the way. We list the skills each toy helps with, so if you need help with communication or emotions, it is easier to find the perfect toy.
Search by Age: Find Age-Appropriate Toys
Looking for wooden toys for a 1 year old? Easy we can help you find toys for all ages!
You can now search our toy section by age as well as the type (and even brands). We have all kinds of children's wooden toys and developmental toys making it even easier to look for gifts or plan ahead for the next developmental stages, such as activity cubes for younger children and you can find products that fit your price from relatively cheap wooden toys to stuff which make for excellent gifts. Plus we have a whole category dedicated to wooden baby wooden and teethers, and an early learning category with lots of classic toys for toddlers.
We know gift-giving can be hard, or even just looking for inspiration for age-appropriate toys, then browsing by age will really help. We also list by type, so if you know you want that play kitchen or train set, then you can jump right in!
Choose by Brand
Our top brands are now listed so you can, if you know the brand you want, just drill down directly to them. We source from the best wooden toy companies, so if you're looking for Grimms, then jump straight onto their brand page to find they wooden toys for children. We know many of our customers have their favourite brand and just want to see their range together. If you are new to natural toys, you might be better either searching by age or type first.
We are passionate about looking after the planet that our children will grow up in. After all, we are safeguarding it for our future generations to enjoy. Therefore we have aimed to sell a wide variety of modern and traditional toys that are a mixture of organic, natural, fair trade, and handmade from sustainable materials such as beech wood, maple wood, and rubber wood amongst others.
Many of our toys have been lovingly handcrafted. Each item is decorated with non-toxic water-based paints or stains that are bright and vivid enough to pique young imaginations. We can guarantee they are BPA-free and there is no lead paint used in their production. Our toys are just as wholesome and beautiful as original homemade toys. Wooden toy companies such as Holztiger and Grimms have been manufacturing traditional toys for years and creating products made to last. Each beautiful piece could easily be passed down to generations as heirlooms, and many of them are beautiful enough to become a well-loved part of your room decoration as well as being fantastic toys.
You can be assured that these are not some cheap wooden toys that will break on the first drop with your child.
We have gone out of our way to bring together a great collection of the best toys for open ended play.. However, we do stock some carefully selected plastic and silicone toys, as well as soft toys and dolls. Most are open-ended, perfect if you are following the Steiner education model. Our toy selection encourages pretend play, creative play, and imaginative play. Each has a purpose and a place in a child's development, helping them reach developmental milestones.
Encourage different types of play with beautiful toys
- Pretend play - with our wooden toy set, dolls houses, baby dolls, dinosaurs, animals, cars trucks and trailers, train tracks, trains, and boats, children's wooden furniture, tool sets & workbenches, so your child can create different places for their many characters to visit and play in. Wooden Shop Toys is another thing you can have a look at for your kids.
- Creative play - building blocks, jigsaw puzzles, musical instruments, easels, and craft supplies. Spark your child's creative side as they serenade you with their own compositions, draw you a variety of masterpieces and build houses, towers, and palaces.
- Imaginative play - Watch as your child uses their open-ended toys along with construction pieces and the Way to Play snap circuits to create all manner of different games and situations, the possibilities are endless and your child's imagination will stretch to find different lands and adventures.
Of course, there are more such toys in the market. Children's Wooden furniture is one of the most popular in the market if you want to give your children a playhouse.
Educational Toys and Games
Encourage all these types of play and will help with a variety of key skill areas of development including, emotional development, speech and language skills, cognitive and brain development, social skills, gross motor development, creative thinking, and physical development. These key skills are essential in helping to shape a child's future mental and physical health.
Learning begins at birth and we hope that our beautiful selection of discovery toys, sensory toys, and teethers will help to set babies on the right path as they start to take in the world and their surroundings. As they play they will learn how to make toys create different sounds and what happens when they put them down. This, in turn, teaches object permanence, cause and effect, and basic fine motor development.
Stuffed animals and plush dolls will always provide a baby with comfort as well as fun, many of ours have added extras to aid development. Our stroller accessories, such as the wooden pram chains, mean that you can turn any of your baby's bits into stroller ones so they can play and learn on the go. We have activity toys to encourage tummy time, rolling, crawling, and walking, these areas of gross motor development are key to a baby's further range of movement and physical health.
Wooden Toys for Toddlers
Our toddler section includes basic educational toys and science kits such as our magnetic sets and abacuses to teach basic math skills. These STEM toys form a vital part of preschool learning and become increasingly important as your child grows. As kids partake in learning activities they are constantly developing their learning capabilities and carefully considered toys aim to make these activities fun whilst learning to count, they actually can make counting great fun.
Children love to play with their parents and friends and we have many games and jigsaw puzzles to encourage this. Children will learn the importance of teamwork and how to share as they interact with other people. Wooden blocks and tradition train sets are perfect for group play. Encourage children to work together to draw a plan for their wooden railway and then build the different outlays they have designed.
Next, they can use their different shaped blocks to make the buildings that surround their railways or castles. Once built children can use a train or truck to transport their figurines to their bedroom or playroom around the world they've created. The fine details in many of our toys make every girl and boy love to discover new games.
These developmental wooden toys for children are brilliant and will help them thrive as they grow including those with a developmental delay or autism. You'll watch as your baby becomes a prime mover with our range of pull objects and different sets of wheels to push along or ride on. These wooden toys are available from bigjigs wooden. Note we no longer sell le toy van toys or melissa doug due to quality concerns, we only sell high quality durable toys.
How do you clean these toys?
Not sure how to clean toys? It's actually really simple. Don't soak them and don't use any harsh cleaning products. A simple solution of water with either an organic soap or white vinegar is perfect. Spray the solution on, wipe with a clean damp cloth, and air dry.
Need help and advice in choosing the best toys for you?
If you can't decide what to buy let us put together a mystery wooden toy box for you. This makes gift giving easy as we use our training and experience to choose the perfect gifts for you. Alternatively, read one of our advice blog posts or reach out to other customers in our very active facebook group, where they all love their toys.