In 2019 the main subject that everyone from all age groups were talking about was global warming. Now that we are in 2020, the quest to become more eco-friendly and sustainable in our everyday lives is more important than ever. Yet many struggle to think of ways to help cut down on plastic and our consumption without giving up those essentials that bring so much joy. One of these key essentials that many seem to forget about but typically uses a lot of plastic is children’s toys. We don’t want to deprive our little ones of fun or key learning experiences, so what is the eco-friendly alternative? The answer may lie in wooden toys. 

Made from sustainable wood, wooden toys are fast becoming very sort after across the world. Once seen as quite old fashioned, new wooden toys are educational, made to an excellent quality and look great. From games to play sets and instruments, wooden toys are starting to replace plastic varieties allowing your little one to learn and play whilst being more eco-friendly. 

At Birdkids we offer a great range of wooden toys that your child will love. We have selected our top 5 wooden toys below.

Djeco Wood Flower Jewellery Set

Allow your child to create their own range of stunning jewellery with this Djeco jewellery set. Displayed in its own box, this set is decorated with woodland birds and stylised flowers that are the perfect addition to a dress up outfit.

Djeco Animambo Hand Drum

With a neck strap, solid wooden base and two drum sticks, this hand drum is beautifully made and can be played on the floor, table or hung around the neck. Perfect for little ones who love music.

Tender Leaf Toys Construction Vehicle Set

Ignite your child’s imagination with this wooden construction vehicle toy set. Made from sustainable rubberwood and responsibly sourced plywood, this set is better for the environment and will provide hours of fun.

Tender Leaf Toys Penguin Ice Cream Van

This little wooden penguin ice cream van toy set from Tender Leaf Toys will provide endless fun. Your little one can imagine selling ice creams at the sea side with removable parts and a sliding roof.

Abby Pull Along Toy - Cat Rose

A simple pull along toy made by Danish design company Liewood, this cat is made using beech wood. Painted in a soft rose pink with a cotton cord, your child will have lots of fun pulling this toy along wherever they go. 

We hope that this blog has inspired you to switch to sustainable wooden toys in 2020. To view our entire range of beautifully made wooden toys, click here.


Post By Kelly Trethewey