For Californiacs by Californiacs
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Simple, modern, chunky premium hardwood blocks — OKGOPLAY is my favorite California toy company! I’m a real sucker for mixed wood toys — where one toy set includes multiple wood types — and that’s where OKGOPLAY hits a home run! In a bold spectrum of maple, walnut, and cherry — building blocks just don’t get more beautiful than this.
How about a toy that helps your toddler learn how to walk? Playful Nature’s inventive Willa Walker is a responsibly sourced hardwood and cotton toddler walking tool — empowering parents to guide their little one’s first independent steps.
Straight out of San Diego — Woodily Toys has made a name for themselves for their Cali-made custom wooden name puzzles! As proponents of learning through playing, Woodily makes health-focused products for kids with big imaginations!
Who said everything in California is new? The self-proclaimed “Puzzle Man” has been making heirloom quality wooden puzzles since 1981 — the same year IBM’s 5150 personal computer was introduced. The Puzzle Man sources sustainably grown wood — so that even after four decades of toy making, the forests are just as green as when he started.
Recommended for ages 12 and up (or with adult help), STEM Inventions’s laser cut wooden DIY robot sets are part of an at home curriculum for K-8 kids — developing your child’s STEM skills for a bright future. Incredibly inventive!
A local maker for fine wood finger labyrinths for meditation and spirituality. Glide your finger a thoughtfully carved and perfectly smoothed finger path to calm and center yourself. Mindful finger labyrinths are a wooden toy for adults and kids alike — guiding perpetual movement towards positivity. Highly recommended!
Russian nesting dolls are usually considered an old-fashioned keepsake. Treasure L.A. is adds a pinch of California pizazz with a line of brightly colored wooden nesting dolls — suitable for kids and toddlers hand-on play!
California’s authority on educational wooden toys — Everett’s makes chunky and easily-graspable open-ended kids’ play sets. With so many beautiful colors for kids to match, it’s no wonder Everett’s and homeschooling are a perfect match.
As creative, innovative, and educational toddler toy, “Animagnets” let your little one mix-and-match their favorite animals — an elephant, giraffe, and zebra. Designed by child development experts, “Animagnets” include magnets embedded in the wood, for infinite imaginative animal combinations — like an ele-bra, gira-phant, or zeb-raffe.
A lover of whimsy colors and simple shapes — The Curated Set offers gorgeous wooden sensory play sets, mandala play mats, and other loose parts for exploratory playtime with every color in the rainbow.
For a natural excursion into the world of wooden toys — Reeco makes a beautifully organic that celebrates wood the way Mother Earth intended. With fine selected cuts ranging from oak to jackfruit — if you love the look of wood grains, Reeco’s the right choice!
Handcrafted wooden toys and home goods with a special eye towards the sky. With their unique sets of space-themed wooden toys — in fine-selected purpleheart, lyptus, walnut, maple, and cherry wood — Timber & Ore might be the first wooden toy company to plant a tree on the moon!
From a former preschool teacher and self-taught puzzler maker comes a line of wooden puzzles and stacking sets. The Puzzled One knows both kids and adults love to play with puzzles — so they’ve handcrafted a little extra love and personality into each piece.
A party supplies store with a knack for all things crafty. Don’t miss out on their outstanding selection of 3D wooden painting craft kids — in full-bodied shapes of animals, plants, vehicles, letters, and more. Your craft painting adventures shouldn’t end with 2D cutouts — Party Spin’s here to show you the way.
A stay at home mom with a passion for peg doll customization. If you’ve never imagined what your family would look like in peg doll form — now you have. For a cherished one-of-a-kind family keepsake, The Liz Art Work will make your loved ones look peg-tastic!
The perfect intersection of pastels, pegs, and a passion for sustainability. Earth Friendly Toy Co. creates fantastic nature-themed Waldorf wood and felt playscapes that children, moms, and Mother Earth can all agree on.
Where standard Thomas and Brio track sets fall flat, Mountain Spiral Railway rises up. Like a train toy trapeze act full of twists and turns — these wooden railway toys spiral up to a mountain top, and let your (standard sized) toy trains coast down the slope. Made from Baltic birch, here’s a series of gravity-defying wooden toy train tracks for your little engineer!
Organic wooden baby teether grasping toys with that extra little something! Blossom Farm Studio selects all-natural hardwoods — cherry, maple, and walnut — for the highest quality wooden baby shower gifts in the baby department.
From fantasy and imagination to cartoons and pop culture — there’s no peg KrisTeenyTinys shies away from. Beloved for her simple solid color artistic style, these pegs are made with 100% love.
A local boutique for modern wooden children’s furniture. With simplicity in mind, Little Rebel Woodworks’ offers a collection of practical wood racks and shelves you might find in Marie Kondo’s own home.
A husband and wife duo out to prove wooden toys raise young people up to become thinkers, makers, and doers. Handcrafting wooden Waldorf play figurines in all kids of wood — from rich mahogany to hardy white oak.
Inventor of the incredibly handy, unusually innovative wooden kids’ knife. Available with or without personalized engraving, your child will not only learn the practical skill of food preparation, but also spend more quality time in the kitchen with mommy and daddy.