Find the 5 Best Vancouver Toy Stores for Your Child’s Playtime

When you’re a parent, curating a good toy selection can feel like an impossible task. Between birthday parties, treasure box prizes, holiday gifts, and well-meaning relatives, it doesn’t take much to wind up with a mountain of items. And while that’s not exactly a bad problem, it can still be overwhelming for both you and your child. If you’re looking for a way to create a stash of thoughtful toys that will actually last, I would love to give you my list of the top Vancouver toy stores. With all these spots, you can work with knowledgeable employees who will help you find the best items. 

Your Family Will Love An Adventure To These Great Vancouver Toy Stores

Dilly Dally Kids

1161 Commercial Dr, Vancouver, BC V5L 3X3

Dilly Dally Kids has created a selection of toys in their store you won’t mind having on around your Vancouver home. The shop carries goods from brands like Jellycat, Maileg, Djeco, and Sarah’s Silks. Not only are these toys positively gorgeous, but they were also designed to engage your child’s mind so they can get the most out of each playtime. 

Kaboodles Toy Store

2901 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC V6K 2G6

Kaboodles Toy Store is one of the top Vancouver shops around, thanks to its selection of beloved brands. You can stop in and stock up on LEGO, Playmobil, Jellycat, Brio, Bruder, and Calico Critters. The shop has three locations in the city, so chances are, you’re never too far away from some fabulous products. 

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The Granville Island Toy Company

3298 Main Street. Vancouver, BC V5V 3M5

The Granville Island Toy Company strives to deliver legendary toys that your child can play with for years. The shop is currently owned by someone who used to hang out all the time when she was a kid herself. She still works hard to make sure every customer feels the same sense of glee the store has always brought her. You’ll find modern, beloved toys as well as vintage-inspired selections. 

Knotty Toys

#14-1496 Cartwright Street, Vancouver, BC V6H 3Y5

Knotty Toys has a store stocked with wooden toys that are guaranteed to kick your Vancouver child’s imagination into overdrive! This shop has educational toys, 3D puzzles, stack and sort towers, language blocks, and engaging books. While they have toys for all ages, this shop is especially a delight for children under the age of 5. 

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Camelot Kids

1496 Cartwright Street, Vancouver, BC Vi6H 3Y5

Camelot Kids is nestled right next to Knotty Toys and features a wonderful selection of imaginative toys. The center is constantly trying to find new toys that will help your child build some key developmental skills. You can find Magnatiles, Sophie the Giraffe, Fat Brain Toys, and Djeco music boxes. Plus, they have outdoor activities that will get your child out in the fresh air. 

I Hope Your Family Finds The Perfect Toys At These Vancouver Toy Stores

With these Vancouver toy stores, you’ll always have what you need for a thoughtful gift. Stop by today so you can find your child’s next favorite toy! 

If you’re looking for more local recommendations, you’ve come to the right place! As a family photographer, I adore working with parents, whether I’m telling them about the best places in the area or helping them plan a photo session. If you have been considering booking some portraits, I would love to have a conversation so you can decide if I’m the photographer for you. Let’s chat soon!

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