Your kiddo’s screen-time adoration isn’t exactly imagination-inspiring. While some tech-friendly activities are perfectly okay (and educational too!), toys that encourage pretend play and foster creativity are where it’s at. Open-ended toys that have almost infinite uses, STEAM selections, and anything that inspires drama, drama, and more drama can make a major difference when it comes to how your child plays. Before your little one’s eyes glaze over as they put their fave YouTube clip on repeat, check out the play-things that can break the screen cycle right now.
Personalised Christening Music Box
This sweet, little hand-cranked personalised christening music box is a magical and unique keepsake for babies and children alike. Made from lovely, light Norweigian pine and engraved with a message of your choice, this hand-cranked music box will delight the recipient for years to come. Simply wind the crank and a perfect quality melody will play You Are My Sunshine whilst you wind. Its petite size makes it ideal for little hands to easily wind. Find it at Modo Creative.
Personalised Christening Baby Wooden Rabbit Toy
Gift this beautiful wooden rabbit toy to celebrate their Christening day! Featuring your choice of name and date engraved. Ideal for a new Baby, Naming Ceremony and Christening gift! This white wooden rabbit also hops up and down as it is rolled across the floor. This toy will be treasured forever and makes a lovely keepsake. Find it at Twenty-Seven.
Personalised Toy Crate
This children’s personalised wooden storage toy box crate is a stylish solution to the problem of organising your kid’s toys and books. This personalised kids storage crate comes with a smooth finish and rounded corners for a child friendly finish. Ideal for the living room or bedroom, this personalised wooden toy crate is a perfect gift for children of all ages. Find it at Plantabox.
Dog Wood Toy
Let your children create their own story with the Dog Wood Toy, a wonderful educational wooden toy that is fun to use. It will help to inspire language development and imaginative play. This handmade children’s wood toy is sturdy, chunky and robust and, when not in use, will look lovely displayed on a bookshelf or windowsill. Find it at A Matter Of Style Gifts.
Personalised Ride On Fire Engine
Bring our your little one’s heroic side with this fantastic ride-on fire engine toy, a perfect treat for both inside and out. Toddlers will feel like a real Fireman Sam with this delightful miniature fire engine, featuring a working tinkling bell and removable mini ladders. Find it at My 1st Years.
Personalised Rocking Mammoth
This soft and furry Mammoth rocker is sure to be your child’s favourite toy. With a sturdy wood base for a smooth ride, this rocker will be a welcome playtime friend. Find it at Simply Colours.
Personalised Wooden Pull Along Toy
This is a fun, brightly coloured wooden toy with string. Perfect for little hands and ideal for little ones who are just starting to walk. This high quality toy will help to develop hand to eye co-ordination and fine motor skills. hand painted in a funky, bright yellow giraffe style, it has a string to pull the toy along on its wheels. Find it at Snuggle Feet.
Personalised Safari Animal Shape Sorter Toy Lorry
These lovely wooden baby toys come complete with a variety of brightly coloured chunky animal shapes that are the perfect size for little hands to grip. Little ones will love playing with this shape sorter toy, working out how to post the safari animals toys through the matching shape slots in the roof and side panels of the lorry and identifying the names and colours of each animal. Find it at British and Bespoke.