As tempting as it is to jump on Amazon and surf the web for toys, it's just as easy to pop on here instead and support a local Canadian maker, neighbour, friend, creative. These creators take pride in their made in Canada toys, by bringing you the best of their best. No need to worry about toxic chemicals and cheap products - these Canadian makers have your best interests at heart.
Made In Canada Toys
Business: Wool Food
No more plastic food for your kids to suck on - check out this deliciously fun, handmade felt option from Delta, British Columbia. Natural, strong, high-quality and resistant to pilling, this sustainable option is safe for children and is absolutely adorable.
Business: Sweet Peas Baby
This subscription and gift box company from Burlington, Ontario is the perfect way to relax and enjoy Canadian products as a family. Not only do they offer boxes designed to grow with your little ones throughout their first few years, they also have a boutique where you can purchase individual items like this made in Canada wooden doll set.
Business: Crochetty Rose
Hats, backpacks, bags, decor and accessories, this Calgary, Alberta business provides solutions for men, women, kids and even your pets! Each item is handcrafted with care, the perfect addition to your wardrobe, kids' playroom or pet toybox.
Business: Finn's Creation
This Edmonton, Alberta maker specializes in open-ended wooden toys, allowing your child to explore the world of creativity and imagination. These hand painted wooden toys are non-toxic, lead-free and made with zero VOC material paint, making them your new favourite at-home addition!
Business: Aviro Baby Boutique
This baby boutique's reliable and relevant products will suit your little one's needs and your design style simultaneously. Check out their handcrafted in Vancouver wooden blocks. These wooden blocks are made from Canadian maple and Canadian walnut wood and best for kids 24 months and up.
Made in Canada Toys
Adorable handmade toys to the rescue! Made carefully in Burlington, Ontario, these knit and crocheted toys, blankets and kids' room decor are simply to die for. Choose your favourite animal and give the gift of adorably handmade to your little one - just because you can.
Business: Littles Corner
Inspired by her own three little munchkins, this online children's store located in Oakville, Ontario curates educational and fun toys and crafts that are built to last. Building blocks, puzzles, shapes and the alphabet - your kids will be geniuses in no time!
Business: Little Blue Canoe
This Lake Paul, Nova Scotia based online boutique is the destination for all things Canadian made. They have an amazing selection of quality gifts for all ages including kids toys like wooden memory games and wooden map puzzles.
Business: Wooly Knits & Crochet
Born out of the need for a hobby, this local Greenwood, Nova Scotia creator decided to make knitting and crocheting her full-time job after she became completely obsessed with the activity. She creates these adorable knit and crochet toys using 100% cotton.
Business: Aksana One Of A Kind
This Ottawa, Ontario maker creates unique handcrafted decor pieces from recycled wood, perfect for both cute decor and unique kid's toys. Their toy house wooden blocks are great for open-ended play. They're even finished with chalkboard paint to further your children's creativity. When they're not being played with, these handmade houses make a great accent piece for your child's room.
Business: Audrey + Margo Handmade
This Hamilton, Ontario maker creates handmade crochet gifts with love for little people. With a life long passion for art, you can find adorable handmade one-of-a-kind blankets, mobiles, wall hangings and animal toys for your special little guy or gal here.
So, let's fill those toy boxes with made in Canada toys and support Canadian makers and business owners.
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*The pictures used in this blog post are from the websites of the businesses we featured.