There’s something charming about classic wooden toys. They’re eco-friendly, they look great in any living room without being an eye sore, and they encourage kids to use their imaginations without distractions of technology.
Goki is a German company that is bringing its toys to the U.S. this holiday season, including wooden vehicles, animals, puzzles, baby toys, and more. The artisan wooden toys are made with sustainable European forestry to replace plastic with environmentally friendly alternatives. Here’s a look at some of Goki’s fan-favorites.
The Goki Plug Farm VI Puzzle is a 9-piece plug puzzle with oversized wood buttons and simple designs suitable for babies. Look for it at specialty retailers for $10.49. Some other baby toys include the Touch Ring Elastic Rainbow Ball for $12.59 and the Soother Chain Heart for $9.99.
Preschoolers can assemble colorful cogwheels on a slate with the Cogwheel Game, then crank the big blue wheel to see if they put it together correctly to observe how the wheels turn and which direction they rotate in. The Cogwheel Game is available at speialty retailers for $11.99. The Pagoda Marble Game is also ideal for preschoolers. This stylish game of marbles creates pleasant clacking sounds as the marbles roll from top to bottom. It is available for $29.79.
There are more in-depth building block sets as well, like the Four Seasons set for $94.50 or Rainbow Building Blocks for $75.
Look for Goki toys on Amazon or at specialty toy shops for an even wider selection.