402 Contemporary Kids Toys
When thinking about what kind of toy to buy for a child, it's important to consider the age and personality of the child. When children play, they're learning how to interact with others, define themselves, and learn new skills. It's important to put materials in front of them that encourage this process. More
If your little right-seat driver can't wait for the thrill of rush-hour traffic, this automobile set is a go! Made from recycled cardboard, this savvy illustrated collection includes everything you need to recreate the chaos of a busy commute, including a taxi, bus, tow truck, motorcycle, policemen...
Kids love playing house. Why not give them a house they can literally build and design themselves. Let them set up this recycled cardboard house for a family of four and see where their imagination takes them. It's a great gift for any creative child.
Why give a plain old teddy bear when you can give this groovy little guy? Your little one will love cuddling with this playful stuffed bear and you'll appreciate being able to wash him at the end of a long day.
Live on the edge of the universe with these recycled cardboard space station toys. See what life would be like as an astronaut with a rocket ship. Motion sickness and zero gravity are not included.
Train lovers, young and old, will adore this recycled cardboard train set. Use the pre-printed side or spark your own imagination and style up the blank canvas on the reverse with your own designs. The set makes a great gift for anyone with a creative side.
This modern monkey will have your toddler feeling prepped and ready for that first day of play school. Your little one will love packing up his or her own lunchbox and lovey, while giggling at the monkey's silly face. It's the perfect addition to your little's school wardrobe.
Pieke Red Backpack
It may come in pieces but when it’s put together, this majestic butterfly is a sight to behold. It’s the perfect craft for a lazy weekend afternoon. Made from colorful recycled cardboard.
You don't have to wait until Easter to gift a soft little bunny to the little one in your life. This adorable rabbit is the perfect lovey for a baby or toddler. Parents will love her too, because she can be washed after a trip to the sandbox.
Lola Rabbit Stuffed Toy
Your kids will have so much fun, they won't want to stop at just one. With Totem City, they can make four different sturdy cardboard models from one kit, including a ship, a church and two types of aircraft.
A dress up doll might just be the perfect gift for the little girl in your life. "Betty" comes with a zippered dress and cozy hood, as well a fashionable purse. She'll surely provide years of entertainment and comfort to your own little lady.
Betty Stuffed Toy
Instead of your children dreaming of their next vacation, why not give toys that lets them live their dream? These Archiville Cardboard Toys are sturdy recycled cardboard pieces that lets their imagination design the city of they dream of visiting one day.
It’s the perfect, no-mess project. Simply piece together the beautifully textured cardboard pieces to create a cute dragonfly. Kids will have fun creating it and you’ll love the clean up!
When Mr. Morris heard “smart as a fox,” he knew everyone was referring to how nicely he dresses. This well-groomed gentleman wouldn’t dare leave the forest without his bowtie, houndstooth trousers and famous music box. Ask him nicely and he’ll play your little one a sweet bedtime tune. He’s as...
Mr. Morris Fox Music Box
Though designed to look like a man from the future and an insect from the past, your little ones can interpret these 3D cardboard creatures any way they like. You can create these two unusual beings according to the instructions, or use the pieces to make unique toys entirely from your own...
Create a new family holiday tradition assembling this handsome cardboard Christmas tree, complete with reindeer and other decorations. It's a fun project you and your children can enjoy together with minimal cleanup involved.
Bah, bah black sheep never looked so cute and cuddly. Treat your little one with a soft lovey that will be sure to last a lifetime. It's even washable so you might be sending Junior off to college with this little guy.
Blixem Sheep Stuffed Toy
A deck of playing cards is the ultimate travel game. Kids will love decorating this set with their own characters and then get to building houses and towers with the slotted edges. It's a gift with endless opportunities for fun and creativity.
Set sail for fun. Your child will love pretending to navigate the Seven Seas after assembling this recycled cardboard sailboat toy.
No hidden agenda here. This sturdy Trojan horse, constructed of layers of recycled cardboard, is perfect as a stool and as a companion. When you move it, a delightful noise chimes from inside. And just to add another layer of whimsy, the horse comes with a tiny Trojan baby.
Cats come with their own personalities, and this endearing toy is — literally — stuffed with individuality. Crafted of repurposed fabric, every little popje-cat is distinct. The perfect traveling companion for your little dreamer, popje-cat comes with a delightful flowery box for sleeping when...
Your little angel deserves this delightful sweet doll. Her bright red wings and crown, dotted dress and plush legs make Rose Angel a truly irresistible cuddly companion. After a long day of fluttering about, she'll be more than ready to retreat to her very own cardboard bed made from her original...
Let the imagination soar when you play with these 25 colorful, mini wooden blocks. The red, white and black shapes form faces that are interesting and whimsical. Designed by Zoe Miller and David Goodman, this FaceMaker block set is fun for kids and adults alike.
Who (hoo-hoo) can resist the impeccably dapper Hendrick Owl? Soft, fluffy and a little ruffly, this starry-eyed doll is a faithful nighttime friend for your little one. While the forest owls sing their midnight song outside, Hendrik plays a gentle lullaby to encourage sweet dreams inside. And, he...
Ignite your child's imagination while sparking an interest in space travel. This sturdy recycled cardboard rocket is the perfect toy for your little budding astronaut.
Who (hoo-hoo) can resist the fluffy ruffles of Henny Owl? Sweet as strawberries and cream, this starry-eyed doll is a comforting nighttime friend for your little one. While the forest owls sing their midnight song outside, Henny plays a gentle lullaby to encourage sweet dreams inside. And, she is...
Henny Owl Pink Music Box
With delicate buns balancing on her head, Anna Ballerina is always ready to pirouette without a worry of flyways. After a long day of twirling with your little one, she'll be more than ready to be tucked into her cardboard bed made from her very own original packaging.
Anna Ballerina Jr.
Give a young imagination the chance to try a variety of industries. Made from recycled cardboard and crafted in 2D illustrations, this captivating collector's set includes everything a kid needs to oversee an airport, a shipyard, traffic control and a space station. Sky's the limit — seriously!
This duck's long striped legs will quack you up and provide a much-loved child with a whimsical stuffed friend. At the end of a long day his human friend can tuck this charming duck into his own very own cardboard bed made from his original packaging.
Sam Duck Jr. Stuffed Toy
Take a magical journey around the world with these 12 delightful, pop-up characters. Made from recycled cardboard, each unique person is dressed in a traditional costume. Now kids can explore different cultures without ever leaving home.
Calling ballerinas of all ages! Twirl, whirl and fly alongside Anna Ballerina to the gentle tune of her hidden music box. This starry-eyed cotton doll is sweet and soft enough for bedtime cuddles, but your little one won’t be able to resist bringing her everywhere. Best of all, she’s as washable as...
Anna Ballerina Music Box
Eventually, all children outgrow naptime. For those who are old enough to enjoy book full of pop-out animals, and young enough to appreciate playtime instead of T.V., there are toys. These colorful cardboard animals are easy to put together and even easier to have fun with. It's up to you whether...
This caped crusader is the coolest superhero on the block. He makes a great baby gift because his soft construction keeps him cuddly and washable. Whether you gift him or take him home to your own little one, you're sure to share his superhero status.
Surprise your toddler with an adorable soft doll that's sure to become a favorite lovey. "Sofie" is super stylish with a hat a striped tights, but it's her cozy construction that'll win over your little one. She'll also make a great gift for any favorite friends in your playgroup.
Sofie Stuffed Toy
Let your imagination be your inspiration as you create animals, images and creatures with these 25 colorful, mini wooden blocks. Designed by Zoe Miller and David Goodman, this whimsical bunch of geometric shapes keep adults and kids engaged for hours.
Inspire creative play! Your children can build and create to their heart’s desire with these miniature houses, crafted of smooth, clear-grained wood. Easy-to-grip, they fit neatly in your children’s hands. One side of each roof is a different color for a rainbow effect. A great gift idea.
Wooden House Block Set
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Let your budding Picasso use the wall as a canvas. These 288 colorful, magnetic cardboard shapes can be configured to create anything, from farm animals to flowering landscapes. All you need is an active imagination to create a masterpiece!
Encourage your child's interest in the culinary arts with this sturdy recycled cardboard stove. It's small enough to be set on a table, but large enough to inspire creativity in a big way. Best of all, it's whimsically decorated with a plant, a fishbowl and a clock in the background above the...
Skip the big box store and pick up a doll with real personality for your little one. "Naomie" and her soft hat and striped leggings will surely become a family heirloom. Mom and dad will love her, too, because she can be washed after all those years of love and play.
Naomie Stuffed Toy
Cleared for take off: Give wings to your child’s imagination. This wonderfully creative toy plane can be created, and recreated anew, using 42 different building pieces.
Get those creative juices flowing with a whimsical cardboard butterfly coin bank. Complete with glue, stencils and colorful paper, this set will have you designing like a pro. It's a fun project for the whole family to get in on.
We hope you’re not in a rush — once you meet slow-paced Simon Snail, you might not be able to stop cuddling him. Festooned with a jaunty scarf and gingham antennae, Simon ambles along to the gentle tune of his hidden music box. He’s made of cotton and entirely washable so you can feel good about...
Simon Snail Music Box
Do you believe in magic? You might, after watching how easily these wonderfully fun figures can come to life. Once your kids pop them out of the book, they can set them up for storytelling, color in the backs or use them as templates for tracing.
Your little one already knows how to roar like a lion so why not give them a softy to match the personality? Your baby or toddler will love their cuddly lion and his cool jeans and vest, no less! And you'll love that it can be washed after a long season of play.
Lex Lion Stuffed Toy
Sometimes kids need a project to keep them busy. And sometimes they need a project that will play on the deepest fears of their siblings while at the same time providing a creative outlet. This cardboard spider is meant to be built to your little one's imagined specification with sturdy recycled...
Finally, a kid's play table that doesn't take itself too seriously. Crafted of sturdy recycled cardboard, this structure is a table, a desk and a boardroom all rolled into one. Includes two stools and practical built-in shelf space for books, snacks or treasures. Daydream and doodle away with this...
Bo Buro Cardboard Toy
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It’s the quintessential rag doll with a whimsical twist. The delicate face, rabbit ears and soft texture make this is adorable rabbit a favorite. Popje comes packed in a sweet, blue-flowered box that can double as a doll bed.
Spark your children's creativity and keep them entertained for hours with the Totem Nature kit. One hundred and thirty durable cardboard pieces with fun prints on both sides can be used to create four different models, including a lizard, a deer, a church and a charming little structure (aka the...
You're cleared for take-off with this clever cardboard set. Made from recycled cardboard and utilizing 2D illustrations, this set provides almost everything required to oversee your own airport. Imagination and flying lessons not included, but still a satisfying gift for anyone with an affinity for...