Wooden toys have stood the test of time, captivating generations with their simplicity and charm. Unlike their plastic counterparts, wooden toys exude a nostalgic quality that harks back to a simpler era. Their natural textures and warm hues evoke a sense of connection to nature, creating a unique play experience.
Wooden toys are renowned for their durability, making them long-lasting and suitable for passing down through generations. Here at Pinocchio’s, we stock trusted wooden toy brands such as Janod, Vilac, Heimess, and Djeco; all of which are free from harmful chemicals, making them a safer choice for children. Your little ones will enjoy the open-ended play, stimulating creativity and problem-solving skills that these unique wooden toys offer, which is why we are the leading stockist of wooden toys.
Pinocchio’s Irish toy shop has been preserving and promoting the tradition of wooden toys since its opening in 1983. We have spent over 40 years curating a wide selection of high-quality wooden toys, sourced from toymakers from across the globe. When you choose to support us, you are directly contributing to the preservation of traditional craftsmanship and are helping to sustain local jobs and our local economy.
Pinocchio’s Irish toy shop stocks a wide variety of wooden toys for all ages, spanning over a wide range of categories, including:
How can I clean and maintain wooden toys?
Wooden toys can be cleaned with a mild soap and water solution. Avoid immersing them in water and apply a natural wood finish periodically to keep the wood nourished.
Are wooden toys safe for young children?
Wooden toys are safe for children, but it's important to ensure they are free from any potential hazards such as sharp edges or small parts that could pose a choking hazard, particularly in babies and toddlers.
Are wooden toys more expensive than plastic toys?
While some artisan-crafted wooden toys may command a higher price, there are budget-friendly options available as well. Pinocchio’s Irish toy shop offers a range of wooden toys at various price points.