No matter how old we are, I think almost all of us can appreciate wonderful toys. Whether they’re old fashioned wood toys, or something new-fangled and cool – toys spark our interest. We imagine playing with them ourselves (I admit, I still love Barbie vehicles); or we imagine our children and/or grandchildren playing with them. We wonder, “Is this toy going to be their new favorite toy? Is this the toy they’re going to remember when they’re an adult?” We’ve put together 10 Award Winning Toy Websites for Younger Children and we hope you enjoy it.
Some of the award winning toy websites for younger children listed below carry a variety of toys while some only carry their own products. Several focus on green products, because quite simply, that’s something that’s important to us.
These award winning sites provide products that are parent tested and kid approved. In order to be a Parents’ Picks Award Winner, these products and websites go through a rigorous approval process with over 50 criteria, including thinking skills, character building, engagement, ease of use, innovativeness, quality, durability, and creative thinking. These products come highly recommended and we hope you will love these award winning products as much as we do.
Our 2017 list of Award Winning Toy Websites for Younger Children.
**listed in alphabetical order**
4knowledge-4fun.com is an online educational toy store. They offer arts and crafts materials, books, building toys, dolls, outdoor activities, plush toys, science experiments, puzzles, games and much more. You can browse by type of toy or by age group.
ALEX Brand Toys
ALEX offers very attractive products, including arts and crafts materials, building and construction toys, games, toys for pretend play, and more. This site has it all – and you can shop by category and/or by age. This is one of the all-around great toy websites for younger kids.
BeginAgain offers a variety of cute toys and play sets for all kinds of children – with varying interests. Their products are made of hard wood, plantation grown rubber wood, 100% recycled plastic, natural rubber, and natural cotton. Their toys are environment-friendly – and even their packaging materials are “green”.
Discovery Toys is a learning toy company dedicated to helping children learn and grow through play. They specialize in premium quality products for newborns through school aged children that encourage hands-on and child-directed play and education. You can shop by category and by age. Plus, if interested, you can become a Discovery Toys associate.
100% recycled toys! All products from Green Toys are made of recycled materials – specifically, their toys are made from recycled plastic milk jugs. They also use natural ingredients in their packaging and in their labels. No batteries are required for these toys! Plus, did we mention these Green Toys are really cute?!
More Award Winning Toy Websites for Younger Kids!
Hape uses renewable materials in their toys, plus, they utilize energy-efficient production methods, water purification systems to recycle water, etc. Plus, these are darling toys! You can shop by category and/or by age.
This website offers eco-friendly (organic, or made from sustainable sources or recycled materials) toys and games, dolls, arts and crafts, books and more. You can shop by category and by age group. I bet you’re going to want quite a few items!
The company offers toys by category and by age – infant and toddler toys, as well as toys for all ages. For their wooden toys, the company uses wood from sustainable forests. And guess what? These toys are darling!
Melissa & Doug
This company is committed to making products that encourage free play, creativity, imagination, learning and discovery. Chances are, you already have a few Melissa & Doug toys in your home!
This company has a strict sustainability code – at least 80% of their paper products are made from recycled or recyclable substrates and they choose renewable materials such as bamboo when possible. In addition, they used vegetable based inks and water-based paints. You can shop by age and by category. They have a lot of unique and cute toys.
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