We have come across some local open-ended toy brands which have fine craftsmanship and are doing really new and innovative things for children’s toys. Here is the list of Indian brands that manufacture and promote open-ended wooden toys that encourage the child’s ever-growing imagination and creativity.
1. CHAYA NISARGA
A Bangalore based art and crafts brand that is focused on using entirely organic materials attempt to promote the ‘think out of the box’ concept through their very unique and innovative range of wooden puzzles, board games, educational toys, and artifacts for interior décor. These products are sustainable and a real work of art while also being mentally stimulating and friendly for the environment.
2. GIFT EQUALS LOVE (GEL)
Gel toys are the vision of a mother. She understood the challenges involved in the nuclear set-up, and with the growing technological advances, she saw how the beauty of childhood was fading away. Hence, she came up with the world celebrated toys at affordable prices.
Check out their wonderful range of magnetic tiles!
3. PLAY BUG TOYS
Inspired by the Waldorf approach, they provide a wide range of open-ended toys, thoughtfully designed to unleash creativity and imagination in children. They use high-quality natural wood, and the toys are non-toxic, eco-friendly, and child safe.
4. BLOON TOYS
Bloon toys design and makes toys that invite self-directed play and open up creative possibilities. Bloon toys are purposefully minimal, designed to leave more room for growth and exploration.
The toys are made from all-natural materials like- wood, beeswax, wool, and natural dyes. Their curvy board, zen blocks, and beeswax clay are worth checking out!
5. SENSORY PLAY CO.
Mumbai based company; Sensory play co. provides open-ended educational resources all over India.
They also provide multi-sensory birthday parties and events for children of age 6 months to 6 years.
They have unique and educational products like wooden mirror blocks, which help in physical development through self-reflection.
6. MY LITTLE BOOKSHOP
Run by Divya B.A., a passionate early educator who promotes slow parenting, My Little Bookshop is an online store for books, toys, and educational resources. Their collection supports the Waldorf philosophy of education, which recognizes the child as a ‘whole sense organ’ and celebrates childhood.
Their product range is truly unique and creative.
7. THE NESTERY
Started by a mother, Nestery.in has an amazing collection of eco-friendly toys and children’s books from Indian publishers. They have wonderful Indian brands all under one roof.
8. CHITRANI WOODEN TOYS
Chitrani is a sustainably managed families run wooden toys brand based in The Thar Desert of India. They have an affordable and creative collection of safe wooden made of sustainably managed woods that complement development for children.
9.WOODEN TOYS ZILPA
Zilpa collections is a small business promoting open-ended toys and imaginative play. They have all kinds of open-ended wooden toys. They provide good quality with super-fast delivery. You can DM them on Instagram to order.
10. HI5 WOODEN TOYS
Hi5 wooden toys is a small business brand as well. The collection is absolutely unique and innovative. Its economical and toys are available for all ages. They also provide DIY materials. They have a lot to explore.