At the Wooden Toy Shack we aim to offer UK families the best possible selection of handpicked, beautifully crafted, traditional wooden toys. As parents of young children, we passionately believe that wood presents a natural, durable and sustainable alternative to other plastic and electronic offerings. Not only are wooden toys kinder to the environment but won't leave your house resembling the local landfill site or the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.
Traditional wooden toys also have a timeless and broad appeal, which we believe encourages imaginative play and social interaction between children and their family members. Their inherent durability means they are often adopted as family heirlooms, offering parents the experience of passing on their own memories and enjoyment to successive generations.
When choosing toys we pay particular attention to the environmental impact involved in their production. Our suppliers all demonstrate a commitment to sourcing their wood from renewables (such as rubber or bamboo plantations), or from forests that are FSC Certified and responsibly managed. This ethical approach also extends to the entire manufacturing processes, including workforce conditions and standards. Rest assured however, that all our wooden toys are completely safe as they all adhere to the strict EN71 guidelines and all paints used are free from lead and toxic metals.
We carefully select all our toys from award-winning brands such as Janod, Pintoy, Le Toy Van, Orange Tree, Hape and Tidlo. Our wide range features classics such as trains, castles, kitchens, garages, and dolls' houses for kids 3 and over, plus lots of early play toys for those slightly younger.
You can find our listing on the Toy Shop UK directory which helps to promote a wide range of independent toy stores in the UK.