Our Top 15 Wooden Toys: The Tot Gift Guide

Not only are wooden toys beautiful to behold, they come with a long list of benefits for children and the planet. Here are 10 of our bestsellers…

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Searching for the perfect gift for a special child in your life? Toys made from natural wood have amazing benefits. They’re:

  • Aesthetically pleasing
  • Durable
  • Timeless
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Safer than toys made from breakable plastic or harmful chemicals
  • Versatile for children of different ages and abilities
  • Useful tools for developing creativity, imaginative play, fine motor skills, reasoning and problem-solving in children

Here are our top 15 wooden toys that have passed the rigorous Tot test for health, safety, innovation and style:

 

Lovevery Play Gym

Designed to help babies reach important developmental milestones, the wooden Lovevery Play Gym comes with 12 months of activities that will keep your baby engaged, happy and having fun while growing big and strong. From 0 months +

Lovevery Play Gym

Lovevery Play Gym

 

$140

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Grapat Nest Bowls

Made from sustainably sourced wood with vegetable-based finishes, the Grapat Nest Bowls is just the thing tots need for honing hand-eye coordination, learning how to count and understanding the concept of shapes and sizes. Ages 18 months and up.

 

Grapat Nest Bowl

 

Grapat Nest Bowls

 

$83.60

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BabyNoise Double Maraca

Crafted from beech and birch wood and hand-painted with non-toxic paints, BabyNoise’s Double Maraca encourages hand-eye coordination. From 8 months.

BabyNoise Wooden Double Maraca in Natural & White

 

BabyNoise Double Maraca

 

$19

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Milton & Goose Essential Play Kitchen

Made of sustainable Baltic birch and solid North American maple, this beautiful play kitchen inspires pretend play. Ages 3 and up.

 

 

Milton & Goose Essential Play Kitchen – White

 

$649

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Loog Guitars Mini Guitar

Loog guitars are fashioned from sustainably sourced wood and feature an award-winning three-string design. With the accompanying app, kids can play songs right away. Ages 3 and up.

Loog Guitars Mini Guitar in Yellow

 

Loog Guitars Mini Guitar

 

$79

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Wiwiurka Rocker Balance Board

What better way to instigate a love of music than with this eye-catching mini grand piano? Tiny fingers will love to tickle the ivories. Ages 3 and up.

 

 

 

Wiwiurka Rocker Balance Board XXL

 

$415

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Guidecraft Jumbo Sensory River Stones

Made from sturdy beechwood, sensory play has never been more fun with the Guidecraft Jumbo Sensory River Stones. From ages 2 years and up.

 

 

Guidecraft Jumbo Sensory River Stones 

 

Guidecraft Jumbo Sensory River Stones

 

$89.95

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Let Them Play Starter Set

Designed and handmade in Australia, the Let Them Play Starter Set includes everything you need to enhance a play dough or sensory play set up, and your little one will love learning how to build, stamp, roll, and thread. From age 3 and up.

 

Let Them Play Starter Set

 

Let Them Play Starter Set

 

$44.50

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Pretty in Pine The Wall DollHouse + Furniture & Family 

Simple and sweet, the Pretty in Pine DollHouse is a fun way for tots to use their imaginations while honing fine motor skills. Ages 3 and up.

 

Pretty in Pine The Wall House + Furniture & Family

 

Pretty In Pine Wooden DollHouse + Furniture & Family

 

$225

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Wishbone Wagon

Your child will love collecting their favorite treasures in the non-toxic Wishbone Wooden Wagon! Featuring a foldable handle, kids can push, pull and even ride! Ages 1 to 10 years.

Wishbone Wagon

 

Wishbone Wagon

 

$399.99

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Tender Leaf Wild Pines Train Set

A train set is always a guaranteed winner in the toy department, particularly when it’s as interactive as this set! Great for creative play and developing problem solving and fine motor skills. Age 3+.

 

Tender Leaf Toys Wild Pines Train Set

Tender Leaf Toys Wild Pines Train Set

 

$109.99

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Wonder & Wise Activity Table

Keep little hands busy with this wooden activity table that features three removable stacking toy animals, a xylophone, puzzle train set and more. Table legs are easily screwed off for easy storage. Age 12 months+.

 

 

Wonder & Wise by Asweets Activity Table

 

Wonder & Wise Activity Table

 

$189

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Zephyr’s Nest Nature Block Set

A hand-crafted set of 20 blocks that encourages open-ended play along with firing up their imaginations and honing fine motor skills. Made of sustainably sourced wood and sealant free. Age 3+.

 

Zephyr's Nest Nature Block Set

 

Zephyr’s Nest Nature Block Set

 

$45

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Stuka Puka Wooden Malbork Castle Build & Play Set

Introduce your child to the magical world of dragons, knights, princesses and dragons with this wooden castle set. You can fold, unfold, build, paint with this set making for hours of open ended play opportunities, along with encouraging critical thinking and hand-eye coordination. Age 3+.

 

Stuka Puka Wooden Malbork Castle Build & Play Set

Stuka Puka Wooden Malbork Castle Build & Play Set

 

$75

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PlanToys Motor Mechanic

The ideal toy for any budding motoring enthusiast to drive their own vehicle and discover the inner workings of a car! This toy encourages role playing and imaginative play and helps develop fine motor skills. Age 3+.

 

A child playing with the plantoys motor mechanic toy

PlanToys Motor Mechanic

 

$300

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