There are more beautiful games than wooden toys for children? In my opinion no. In fact, this type of games are really beautiful not only for the natural material with which they are made, but also for the accurate workmanship, for the essential style, for the cheerful colors that characterize them.
But if in recent years i wooden toys for children they are enjoying great success because they are more than just nice toys and the parents have understood this.
The wooden games in fact respect the environment, as wood is a natural and renewable material and they are also a great stimulation for the senses of children: the touch and smell of wood is incomparable to that of any other material used for the manufacture of toys.
Plus they are sturdy and timeless toys and they are destined to last a lifetime. They can therefore be kept and passed on to brothers and sisters without going out of style.
How to choose children’s wooden toys
There are various types of wooden toys on the market. You can choose between educational wooden toys, who are those who, in addition to having fun, teach children something; traditional wooden toys that they are the ones that never fade as a type of game; tow toys to stimulate motor skills, the interlocking ones, the creative ones, the stackable ones and so on.
But how to choose the right one? It is important to pay attention to safety tips for toys. It is therefore good to make sure that there are no dangerous parts and above all that the paint with which they are painted is up to standard. It is therefore worth investing and buying quality toys that are as natural as possible.
Another important thing to consider when buying a wooden toy is the reference age. It is good to opt for toys that are in line with the age of the child, because only in this way will the little one derive the maximum benefit from them.
Wooden toys for children, from 2 years onwards
Having already taken care of the wooden games for small children HERE, today I thought about making a collection of wooden games for older children (say from 2 years onwards) can be purchased online.
It will be useful if you need inspiration in case you need to give a Christmas present, for a birthday or for any other occasion.
Here is a classic among wooden toys that never goes out of style: the abacus!
It is an educational game for learning to count, learning numbers and approaching mathematics.
Made by Hape, one of the best brands in wooden toys, this abacus is solid, made of fine wood in a modern and captivating style.
The Hape abacus → Buy it on Amazon
Educational wooden puzzle
The puzzle is one of the most popular games among wooden toys. This puzzle in particular is specially designed as a learning game with wooden numbers from 1 to 10. The tiles are inserted together by matching the right number to the corresponding tile. A special toy for learning numbers in a playful way and promoting understanding of quantities.
Ecological materials, free of harmful substances and suitable for children. Beautiful packaging with a Kindsgut design.
Kindsgut Puzzle → Buy it on Amazon
Game of the clock
Here is a beautiful wooden didactic clock! Suitable for clock and time learning, it can also be used for color recognition. Designed and built by Jaques of London this toy is solid and sturdy and colored with water based bright vibrant paint.
Jaques London Educational Clock → Buy it on Amazon
A wooden toy that will make your children go crazy with joy is the puppet theater.
It is a structure in wood and fabric, 120 cm high, 66 cm wide, 39 cm deep
with wooden box (with clock), with colored prints. It is light to move, simple enough to assemble. Ideal for stimulating the imagination of children from 3 years onwards.
Roba wooden theater → Buy it on Amazon
Here’s a nice one Work station with which children can have fun building, combining and screwing the various pieces such as screws, bolts, nuts and strips of wood. The game, made with sustainable resources and according to safety regulations, stimulates ingenuity, imagination and manual skills.
Hape Workbench → Buy it on Amazon
Do your children have a passion for cooking and imitating moms and dads in the kitchen? The wooden kitchen is a toy they will love! This model is nice and solid and as a height it is perfect for children. The kitchen does not take up much space, it is all made of wood except for the pan and the knobs of the oven / stove (when they turn they make noise).
However, there are also other models of kitchens on the market (We dealt with them here → wooden kitchens and kitchen toys).
Hape small space-saving kitchen → Buy it on Amazon
The doll’s house
Among the wooden products Hape could not miss the dollhouse. This model in particular offers both the empty house, which you can furnish with what you have, and the house with coordinated furniture. Beautiful to look at, great fun to play all together!
Hape Dollhouse → Buy it on Amazon
Among the wooden toys that children like best could be missing fire station? It is a wooden structure with very realistic finishes that make the game a truly immersive adventure with three levels of fun: the ramp floor, the roof with the helicopter, the garage with the tank truck. All animated by alarms, slides and flashing lights and many other accessories that give many possibilities to the imitation game and making the children feel like real firefighters.
Fire Station → Buy it on Amazon
Train track with table
With this beautiful wooden toy children can build an entire city complete with tracks that pass in between. Children will be able to animate this grand scenario by driving the train, flying a helicopter, maneuvering a crane, visiting the fire station, landing at the airport or docking the ship at the dock. The pieces that make up this set are made of wood, made to last over time, with attention to detail and in the colors and rounded corners of the table to ensure safety.
KidKraft Train Set City Table → Buy On Amazon
Finally, a wooden toy that will never go out of fashion and that always fascinates children and parents too: the domino.
Quality guaranteed by the Jaques brand of London, this beautiful set contains EVERYTHING you need to build a spectacular domino race. Each domino tile is hand painted and perfectly balanced for optimal game play. The set includes bridges, station with bell and windmill for creative rallies.
Domino Jaques of London → Buy it on Amazon
This is my personal selection of wooden toys for children over 2/3 years. You like it? As you can imagine on the market and online you can also find many other games made with wonderful material.
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