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Growing up, toy stores were the most fun place to explore. The best was browsing all the incredible options and letting my imagination come to life. I’m so glad my children can do this too! These four highly-rated Portland toy stores are filled with high-quality and unique choices for kids. Let’s take a look at what they have to offer.
Hammer and Jacks is a family-owned toy store in Portland. They are located in the Foster-Powell neighborhood. This store carries thoughtful toys that allow for play and to grow and expand over time. Their toys include building sets of varying difficulty, indoor and outdoor fun and learning, and art supplies. This Portland toy store offers toys for all ages, from newborns and toddlers to kids eight and up! Not only do they sell toys, but they also have a variety of books and party supplies! Seasonal gift guides with the best and newest toys are also available. It can be a one-stop-shop for all of your child’s fun needs.
Hammer and Jacks hosts community events every Friday and Saturday during the summer! Their events include open mic nights, local author series, a Keep Reading series, and various workshops and classes for all ages. In addition, you can find 600 square feet of community space in the Hammer and Jacks rec room! It is the perfect space for music shows, story time, puppet shows, and hosting private events as well.
Hammer and Jacks offers in-store pickup, domestic shipping, and Portland porch delivery. You can visit Hammer and Jacks at 6406 SE Foster Rd. Portland, OR 97206. The store is closed on Tuesdays but opens at 10 AM Monday-Sunday.
SpielWerk Toys is a one-of-a-kind shop in the heart of North Portland. They believe that play is the work of childhood, and I agree! SpielWerk Toys strives to find the healthiest toys for kids to thrive on. The latest trends are not important to them. Instead, they want to supply toys that meet the dynamic of growing kids. The staff is friendly and happy to help find suitable toys for your family.
Not only does SpielWerk toys offer unique toys for kids, but they also have special events and services! There is a play area at the front of the store for children to play and explore. There are also classes, workshops, musical guests, and play days. This Portland toy store also offer a craft day where children can be inspired to build their own toys! SpielWerk works with schools, daycares, non-profits, teachers, and therapists. They offer support in guiding children and providing high-quality toys.
SpielWerk Toys is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays but is open the rest of the week at various times! You can visit them at 3808 N Williams Ave, Ste 121, Portland, OR 97227
Kids at Heart is a locally owned and operated toy and book store serving children for over 30 years. This store promotes growth and learning along the way of play! They also feature all the stuffed toys your children could ever dream of, and we all know how much they love those!
Kids at Heart hosts large events for children along with the Hawthorne Street Fair, which features performers of all types. If you want to keep up with everything at this Portland toy store, they have a newsletter that you can sign up for. They also have a loyalty program for families where you can receive discounts and special sales.
Kids at Heart is open daily from 10 AM – 6 PM. You can visit the store at 3445 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR 97214. Parking is on SE 35th Avenue.
Piccolo Mondo Toys is a family-owned business with three stores throughout Oregon. Stores can be found at Bethany Village Centre in NW Portland, Progress Ridge TownSquare in Beaverton, and Historic Downtown Hillsboro on East Main Street. In addition, the store encourages cultural awareness by highlighting different countries each month. This store carries a variety of toys, including:
Both in-store and online shopping is available. Registries and wish lists are also an option! In addition, owners Michelle and Kathleen keep parents up to date on all the best sales and exciting toys with videos called “Toy Talk”.
In addition to toys, this Portland toy store has events year-round. These include gardening, play-time, guest performers, and artists.
Your kids will never be bored with these four fantastic Portland toy stores! So, check them out and let us know what you find!
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