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Best Wooden Toys for Babies, Toddlers and Beyond

Wooden Toys for Babies, Toddlers & Preschoolers

Finding the best gifts for toddlers can be a lot of fun. Unlike babies, they actually play with their toys, and you can play right along side them! The thing about toddlers is they grow FAST. In the blink of an eye they’ll lose that baby-look and become “big kids”!

That’s why we think it’s so important to choose toys that will grow with them into their preschool years. We’ve selected one-of-a-kind and educational wooden toys for kiddos in the toddler to preschool range, approximately ages 2-6. We love these durable, creativity-inducing toys that they can play with for years to come. 

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Goldilocks Effect

Wooden Petilou Forest Stacker

The Forest Friends include a brown bear, fox, deer, red squirrel, hedgehog, tortoise, mouse, bird and rabbit.

Wooden Rainbow Stackers

An open-ended colorful stacking game for hours of creative fun.

Painted Wood Blocks

This colorful 100-piece shaped block set helps your little one learn building and balancing.

Wooden Rainbow Set

Colorful, arched building blocks can be used as tunnels, little houses, hills, rocking chairs or beds for little dolls… let your imagination lead!   

Wonderful Wooden Toys for Babies, Toddlers and Up

Whether you’re looking for building blocks, creative play, wooden toys, or toys that inspire the imagination, here are the best gifts for toddlers for 2020. We’ve also got the best gifts for babies and kids who are a little older, too! Check out all of our Gift Guides to make gifting a breeze this year!

Fox Ride-On Toy

Carved from solid wood with durable rubber wheels, this fox ride offers smooth, fun-filled rides. Great for learning balance and staying active.

HAPE Scoot Around Wood Bike

Award Winning Four Wheeled Wooden Push Balance Bike Toy for Toddlers with Rubberized Wheels, Bright Green


Wooden Stacking Fox Toy

Rings and fox topper are made with real wood and coated with non-toxic varnish and waterborne paint.

Wooden Stacking Stones

Great for motor skills, these wooden stacking blocks have a variety of different shapes & colors, so they can be stacked up in endless different ways! 

Noah's Ark

Spark your youngster’s imagination while developing hand-eye coordination and problem-solving skills with this colorful ark and cutout animal shapes.

Shape-Sorting Dump Truck

Help your little one develop fine motor skills, color and shape recognition with 9 colored blocks in different shapes and 2 play figures.

Wooden Town Play Set

The Melissa & Doug Wooden Town Play Set is a 32-piece set of wooden streetscape blocks that includes 12 buildings, 9 traffic signs, 8 trees, and a brick wall, picket fence, and park benches with fountain.

Latches Barn

Help your little one develop fine motor skills, color and animal recognition with a bright red barn with assorted locks and latches that open to reveal barnyard friends.

Portable Wooden Dollhouse Set

Complete with happy occupants, furnishings and a carrying handle, you can consider this portable dollhouse your little one’s take-on-vacation home.

Foldable Barn Play Set

Encourage imaginative play with a colorful barn play set that includes 17 wooden figurines that all pack up for portable convenience.

Wooden Toys that are Built to Last

These are gifts that your child will not only want to play with, but will also stand the test of time. We have a passion for wooden toys, not only for the planet but for the child’s sensory development. Non-plastic toys last longer as well, and won’t end up in our oceans or landfills.

We aim to find the best unique gifts that are fun, educational and durable. These thoughtful gifts will last, and provide hours of creative and imaginary play.

wooden toys babies toddlers

Janod Scooter Balance Bike

Before your toddler gets on the saddle of a big kid bike, they will need to learn to maintain their balance on a durable wooden bike.

Modeled after a retro motor scooter, your kiddo will be cruising the pathways in no time without the use of training wheels. It has an adjustable seat so tots big and small can remain comfortable as they ride with confidence.


Little Vet Set

Playing doctor is even more adorable when the patient’s a pup and your kiddo has this fun veterinarian toy set.

Little Dentist Set

Teach kids oral hygiene basics, while diminishing dental visit fear, with this clever toy set.

Wooden Work Bench

Every tough toddler needs a cool children’s workbench. This wooden children’s workbench comes with a variety of tools, bolts and nuts so they can get creative with construction.

Mars Colony Play Set

Kids can play “house” on Mars with this inventive space station set. Vroom around in rovers, blast off in rockets, tend a martian garden, and explore the red planet (with space kitties!)

Green Market
Play Set

Encourage imaginative play with this fun set featuring market essentials, including colorful wooden fruit and currency. 

Pop-Up Toaster
Breakfast Toy Set

This Pop-Up Toaster toy kitchen set contains premium wooden Toaster with an exclusive designed chopping board, 3 slices of butter and 2 slices of bread, knife, poached egg and a bottle of honey bear.

Slice and Share
Picnic Play Set

Pack up your bread, meats, fruits, veggies, desserts and drinks. There’s plenty of food to share, just slice it in half! It kickstarts social skills through role-play and sharing, and jumpstarts fine motor skills through slicing and assembling.

Scoop & Serve Ice Cream

Scoop up some cool treats with this all-inclusive, 28-piece pretend play ice cream counter. Take orders on the reusable menu card, pay with play money, and serve up delicious fun!

Slice & Stack Sandwich Counter

Kids’ imaginations can cook up lots of fun with this play set that includes everything to create piled-high, deli-fresh pretend play sandwiches with this 52-piece sandwich counter.

Farm to Table Play Kitchen

Inspire delicious fun for little foodies with the trendsetting Kid Kraft farm to table play kitchen.

Wooden Coffee Maker

Realistic looking coffee maker is a wonderful addition to any toy kitchen.

Wooden Building Blocks Set

 Mix and match the various sizes and shapes to build and re-build city of every design!

Wooden Medieval Castle

FAO Schwarz Medieval Knights & Princesses Wooden Castle Building Blocks, 75 Piece Set

Sweet Dreams
Night Light

Ease into bedtime with the aid of this soothing light that fades gently as your child falls asleep.

Deluxe Teepee Play Tent

The ultimate teepee playhouse, compler with window, twinkle lights, bunting (flags) & non-slip floor. Big enough for two to play, this teepee is perfect for indoor or outdoor use. 

International Wooden Music Set

Explore Different Cultures with 9 wooden instruments from across the globe, our set takes kids on a trip around the world! By experiencing different cultures, they become open-minded thinkers, boosting their tolerance and compassion toward others.

Featuring 1 tambourine, 1 castanet, 1 hand drum, 2 hand bells, 1 maracas, 1 flute, 1 wooden block with stick, 1 wood sounder with stick and 1 chime bar with stick, our toy instruments are a fun, hands-on way to introduce kids to music.

Wooden Toys make the best gifts!​

We hope you were able to find the perfect wooden toy for the growing baby or toddler in your life. Our goal is to source wooden toy gifts that have great reviews, are built with solid materials, and for the most part, are plastic-free!

What we love about wooden toys is that they are sustainably made, can be passed down from child to child and don’t use plastic that will break and end up our landfills and oceans.

For more “just right” gift ideas check out our collection of Gift Guides here

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