Ontario is home to so many amazing creators including people making incredible toys. We love that there are so many alternatives to plastic toys like wooden toys and soft-sided crochet or felt toys. We’ve rounded up the top Ontario toy stores in this blog post. All products are made right here in Canada. Happy Shopping!
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TOY STORES IN ONTARIO
Wooden Toys Made In Ontario
My Gifted Education
My Gitfed Education is a wonderful made in Canada wooden toy store in Ontario. Their toy collection includes Montessori-inspired toys like geometric blocks, alphabet games, balancing stacks and sensory kits for kids. These toys are not only educational but they’d make a thoughtful and practical gift idea.
arbour and anchor
Arbour and Anchor is a local Toronto shop that has a great collection of handmade wooden toys and puzzles made by a husband-wife team. From wood dinosaurs to rainbow stackers to name puzzles, if you’re looking for a great wooden toy for your little one, you’ll be sure to find it here.
Plywood Eh is a local Toronto business that offers Montessori kids’ wooden furniture and more. Inspired by Scandinavian and mid-century modern designs, their toys, play structures and shelves make a trendy, fun, and practical addition to any playroom.
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.
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.
SOFT SIDED TOYS ONTARIO
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.
the handwork home
The Handwork Home based in Toronto, ON is your place to find Waldorf education toys. These handmade felt toys encourage imaginative and creative play and are perfect for story time or circle time props.
RETAIL TOY SHOPS ONTARIO
Cheeky Monkey has both an online shop and retail shop in London, ON (Wonderland Rd South 1061). They have a great collection of products for kids including clothing, shoes, toys and must-haves for mom & baby during those first few years.
You can visit Hey Baby in person in Vineland, ON (4227 Victoria Ave). They carry an extensive collection of handmade and ethically made products for babies and kids. They help make it easy to find the perfect gift for the kids in your life!
Hopefully this helped you find some new Ontario toy stores to check out and support. We’ll continue to update this list as we discover more toy stores in Ontario.