There has been a big move towards better quality toys with the recent
concerns about certain paints and plastics around our children.
of keeping the number of toys down, whilst ensuring the ones your
children have are multifunctional and open-ended can be seen
when they remain appealing over time, and last through several
Boikido’s beautiful handcrafted wooden toys take the natural and
more tactile approach to toymaking. Wooden toys sound different, feel different, and enable softer play experiences.
A friend of mine was given the Pyramid Stacking Cubes for her newborn
daughter, and they are just so sturdy and beautiful. At the moment,
the baby just eyes the pretty colours and patterns, but when she’s
older, they can be used to teach about numbers, French words,
colours, animals and letters, as well as helping to develop those motor
skills in stacking and nesting. Both my children love to play a game
of knocking the stack of blocks over – many giggling sessions have been
started this way and it’s a game that’s achievable for both baby
and toddler alike.
Alex’s Push Plane is a version of another favourite children’s toy that features a removable magnetised Boikido character as the
driver. Those not yet walking can push the plane along the floor
listening to the click clack sounds. Later, an optional guiding
stick can be added for new walkers who are fascinated with pushing and
The Magnetic Numbers and Letters Case is a neat little kit for
those crucial first steps into literacy and numeracy. It includes 52 numbers, 10 letters and a magnetic whiteboard with case.
What begins with simple tile play ends with piecing together
word and number combinations!
All Boikido toys are painted in non-toxic cheery paints. The company is
dedicated to child safety and their products conform to the
highest of safety standards You can even contact them about their
the Push Plane, through to $56.95 for the stacking cubes.