Tot 10 Gift List: Wooden Toys
Nothing sparks a child’s imagination more than playtime. We’ve curated 10 of our favorite sustainable wooden toys that not only stimulate young minds, but also happen to be non-toxic, beautiful and will withstand the test of time.
Playing with toys stimulates young minds, unfolding a world filled with fun where there are no limits to their imagination. As mamas, we want to give them a happy childhood and a promising future ahead – that’s why consciously choosing toys that are earth-friendly and non-toxic is always a great option. Here are our top 10 favorite high-quality, eco-friendly and sustainable wooden toys that will surely delight you little tot, while putting a smile on Mother Earth’s face!
- Brio Classix Train Engine: This Train Engine is a classic toy with a timeless design. Watch your animated little tot transform into the cutest train engineer as she moves this durable and wooden toy back and forth, calling out “toot, toot”! This train has magnetic coupling to connect with other Brio trains and can also fit snugly into the Brio railway tracks. Perfect for kids ages 3+ and up.
- Bannor Toys SUV Rattle: A multi-functional wooden toy that can be rolled rattled and used as a teether! Your little munchkin will enjoy playing with his Bannor Toys SUV Rattle made of light maple wood and finished with Bannor Toy’s signature organic beeswax and flaxseed oil. This durable and simple design is the perfect size for pint-sized hands.
- Woody Puddy Frying Pan Set: Created with interactive play in mind, the Woody Puddy Frying Pan Set will encourage your little one to imitate what mama does in the kitchen. With each edge rounded and hand polished, this frying pan set is made of natural wood and is very durable. A timeless classic that can be a true heirloom toy to pass on to tiny tots for many generations. Perfect for ages 3 and up.
- Plan Toys Mini Excavator: The Plan Toys Excavator is designed to enhance your child’s motor skills and hand-eye coordination. Watch her be fascinated as she observes the realistic movement of shoveling, the ability to rotate and the captivating click-clack sound as it moves. This toy is made from high-quality sustainable materials such natural rubber wood and is chemical-free. Great for ages 19 months and up.
- Little Miss Workbench Say Cheese Camera: In a world filled with camera phones and selfies, in comes Little Miss Workbench Say Cheese Camera. Through thoughtful play, your little tot can take imaginary snaps of herself and the world around her. This eco-friendly wooden toy is coated with plant-based dyes, finished with natural beeswax sealant and includes a leather wrist strap. Recommended for ages 3 and up.
- Camden Rose Good Wood Eggs: How do you like your eggs cooked, mama? Your tiny chef will surely love to play with her Good Wood Eggs! Handcrafted with natural wood and non-toxic materials, these hen-sized eggs are a fun addition to her collection of play food. Comes in a recyclable egg carton from the “Camden Rose Farms”, adding a touch of imaginary play.
- Areaware Balancing Blocks: As your little tot’s brain develops, shapes and sizes become more and more interesting. He will be fascinated with stacking toys together and admiring them – right before slamming them down! Watch him balance these ten stone-size shapes of Areaware Balancing Blocks and create a sculpture. These wooden blocks are coated in water-based paint and is recommended for children ages 2 and up.
- Manhattan Toy Co. Skwish Natural: Stimulate your child’s senses and encourage the development of her gross motor skills with the Manhattan Toy Co. Skwish Natural wooden toy. Made of renewable rubberwood, she can grasp, rattle the beads and “skwish” it right before it returns to its original shape.
- Tegu Prism Pocket Pouch: There is something magical about the Tegu Prism Pocket Pouch. This set of assorted magnetic wooden blocks unlocks a world of learning and play in new and exciting ways. Naturally safe and sustainably sourced, these multi-colored blocks are made with FSC-certified Honduran hardwoods and non-toxic materials. A perfect portable toy to carry around in mama’s purse to keep little tot entertained. For ages 12months and up.