Wooden Toys

Toys made of wood

Wooden toys are sturdy and last for a long time. It's important that the wooden toys your child plays with are safe. Lead paint has been a concern in recent years, so they are probably not the best toys for young children, unless you know for a fact that they do not contain lead paint. Wooden kitchen toys include wooden spoons and bowls that are sturdy and allow children to feel like they are a part of the cooking process.

Wooden toys bring back the feeling of nostalgia among most parents. Wooden toys are far removed from the noisy technologically advanced toys out on the market. Yet, their undeniable charm and appeal makes wooden toys a treasured addition in your child’s toy collection. The simplicity and effectiveness of wooden toys make them a sure winner among kids.

Wooden Vehicles

Although they may seem a bit old fashioned to some, wooden toys can offer superior quality options to plastic toys. Wooden toy trains have always been classics, for children – and adults – to play with, or as decorative display items.

Wooden toy cars are great toys. They can be made the perfect size for little hands to hold, and to help the wheels go around. Often they come with little wooden people as drivers and passengers. This sturdy wooden toy will grow with your child and can be kept as a keepsake. It is perfect for babies and toddlers one year and up. As your child begins to walk, they may even tie a string to the front of the car and take it for a spin.

Vintage wooden toys are often found at wood shows, but are also quite a popular item to buy online. When people think of antique wooden toys, the quintessential would be the wooden rocking horse. It is not only a toy, but is also seen as a piece of art. The steady rocking is preferable to the squeaking of springs that often accompanies the metal rocking horse toy. Other vintage wooden toys include wooden wagons, spinning tops, chess and checker sets, puzzles, and model ships. Some of these go for quite a good price on line.