Spielwarenmesse: Wooden Toys, Toys made from natural materials

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Wooden Toys, Toys made from natural materials

By using design, stable and sustainable materials as well as educational concepts, not only startups but also brands such as Djeco, HaPe, Janod, PlanToys are showing that natural materials are in vogue. Wooden toys are considered some of the most important elements for early childhood development. The Spielwarenmesse® not only showcases classic wooden toys but also offers the perfect platform to craftwork exhibitors.

“As an SME, we‘re not in a position to be on the lookout for new products everywhere and at all times. Because of this, events such as the Spielwarenmesse present a special opportunity for us as they allow us to meet new vendors and get ideas for our range in a short space of time.”
Jean-François Vezia, President, Le Bonhomme de Bois, visitor from France
“We love meeting old and new customers from all over the world. And they are the best customers. The quality is very consistent, here are both retailers big and small.”
Brandon Straub, Co-Founder, Tegu, exhibitor from the USA

You can discover

In this product group you will find

  • Wooden Toys and Articles

Baby and toddler articles of wood; Toy shops and accessories ; Games and accessories; Wooden decorations; Wood construction kits; Wooden vehicles; Wooden and rocking horses; Pedagogical wooden toys; Therapeutic toys ; Wooden mobiles ; Musical instruments of wood; Children's room articles; Nursery school and school articles; Spinning Top

  • Toys made from natural materials

Toys made from card and cardboard; Toys made from cork; Toys made from other natural materials; Toys made from other natural materials

  • Craftworks

Artistic handicraft toys; Erzgebirge folk art; China and pottery articles; Glass and crystal articles; Metal articles; Carvings; Toy clocks; Art & craft accessories; Miniatures

License articles, sustainable toys and toys for people with special needs complete the product portfolio. See all licenses of the product group Wooden Toys, Toys made from natural materials in the LicenseGuide.

The Wooden Toys, Toys made from natural materials product group is located in hall 3 and 3A.

Hall plan Spielwarenmesse 2019

With more than 1 million products, including around 120,000 new toys, the Spielwarenmesse® offers a unique product variety. Read in the Toy Magazine which trends and innovations are emerging in this product group.

Wooden toys are among the oldest established in the industry. With wood being a renewable raw material and given the many versatile ways in which it can be processed and combined (lignin, fasal, bambus), toys made of wood are generally considered highly sustainable and are perceived to have high educational value. These aspects are of particular importance to parents in western countries. Compared with toys made of other materials, such as plastic and cloth, toys made of wood only account for a low (production) share of the overall market. But customers are increasingly interested in natural materials and processing, with wooden toys having a notable advantage in the purchase decision.

The toy industry boasts many small craft operations as well as big players when it comes to wood. Manufacturers from Thailand, China, Australia and the US are as well represented in this market as traditional European companies.

Gallery: Wooden Toys, Toys made from natural materials

 

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