Finding great educational toys for toddlers and babies is important because they can help spark creativity and brain development while boosting coordination and motor skills. An added bonus? They could also keep your children entertained long enough for a little quiet time.
If you’re looking for unique and enriching toys, beyond those sold at stores like Toys “R” Us, buckle up because this post is for you. We know you’re busy, so to save you some time we did the leg-work and found three of the best independent and unique toy stores in Pennsylvania!
Stepping into S.W. Randall is like stepping back in time. S.W. Randall is Pittsburgh’s oldest and largest toy store, providing fun and entertainment to generations of kids since 1970.
630 Smithfield St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Squirrel Hill Location
5856 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
806 Ivy St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Room to Grow specializes in fun, educational toys and books. Items sold at this store include science toys, music toys, puzzles, wooden toys, games, baby toys, arts and crafts as well as old fashioned toys from bygone eras.
146 Main Street
Zelienople, PA 16063
What started as a store where you could build with Legos™ and then later buy your masterpiece by the pound, has since turned into so much more. Fun Buy The Pound offers kids a playroom where they can play with popular toys as well as a wide variety of toys to purchase.
406 Beaver Street
Sewickley, PA 15143
Something that has to be considered before giving anything to your baby is the potential for a choking hazard. Babies will stick anything in their mouths, heightening the risk of choking. When buying toys for a baby only buy age-appropriate toys and thoroughly check each item for tags, price stickers or other packaging materials that could pose a choking hazard. Want more tips for keeping your children safe? Check out our post: How to Baby-Proof Your Home.
If you are planning on having another baby in the future, or want to save your gently used baby toys for a family member or friend, consider utilizing a storage unit to store your toys. A storage unit is a smart way to get the clutter out of your house while hanging on to items you might want in the future.
If you have additional storage questions, remember that our on-site experts can help. From offering storage organization ideas or the best packing supplies to suggestions for where to place those awkwardly shaped toys, the staff at STORExpress is here to help. Find a location close to you and request a unit today!