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Personalized name puzzles are Bloom Owl’s bread and butter, but over the years they’ve added all sorts of beautiful, simple, and educational wooden toys for the youngsters. Founded by a professional mom with a keen eye for eclectic design, Bloom Owl’s toy collection is absolute eye candy!
One of America’s best brands for contemporary and historic puzzles and mind games — and it just so happens they offer some beautifully designed & curiously puzzling wooden kids’ toys to spark your toddler’s problem-solving skills — and those are what I’ll list below.
For premium quality hardwood barn toys for kids made in New York USA, look no further — The Square Nail hit the nail on the head! Made of birch board that opens up for easy-access inside the structure and fine crafted farm figurines in each set, these are the pinnacle of quality farm play.
A local wooden toy brand of biblical proportions. From folksy Christian nativity sets and Noah’s ark sets to common puzzles and push toys — Wild Apple’s traditional story of a trade passed down through generations — this is the stuff woodworking is all about!
A play on the word “Lumberjack” — Lumberjill Toys adds a femenine touch to each of their tasteful wooden toys. From soft-colored peg dolls to wooden baby toys for girls, this brand proves woodworking ain’t just for men!
Designer wooden toys made to order by one artist, father, and husband in Long Island City, New York. Using locally-sourced and recycled wood — Noli Noli blurs the lines between art and toy.
War has never been my cup of tea — but to each his or her own, I suppose — and I have deep respect for American veterans. Out On A Limb specialized in wooden military vehicle toys to (pretend) strike the enemy by land, sea, and air.
Founded by an NYC university professor, second-generation Haitian immigrant, and father — Wordy Toys makes quality hands-on bilingual toys to boost your little one’s language immersion through the power of play.
Founded by an education expert in New York, Little Miss Workbench invites children to be curious, think deeply, work together, and solve problems — through modern minimal wooden toys.
Personalized piggy banks and name puzzles — is the name of the game at Last Piece Of The Puzzle. They offer all sorts of customization for your wooden creation, so that it’ll make the most memorable gift for your special little guy or girl.