Looking for gifts for your little one or their friends. With so many options and trends, it’s hard to know what to buy for the little rascals nowadays. Little Steps has shopped till they dropped to give you the low-down on where to go. Enjoy this fun-packed guide to the best toy stores in Hong Kong. Who knew toy shopping could be this much fun!
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Ever since a French mom set up Petit Bazaar in 2010, parents and kids in Hong Kong have been blessed with chic and modern gifts for babies and kids. They've got stores on Gough Street and Queen's Road East, as well as an online store, all stocking a gorgeous range of premium toys and designer furniture from European labels.
Petit Bazaar, Wan Chai: 80 Queen's Road East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, Central: 9 Gough Street, Central, Hong Kong, www.petit-bazaar.com
Opened in 2018, Simply Toys is a kids’ concept store that offers a full range of popular branded toys and games, as well as products by brands from Europe that are not commonly seen around town and all kids would love to own. They want to provide a one-stop, hassle-free location for parents to get quality toys, games and party supplies for their family and friends. They believe it is important to go niche and select the right products for their shoppers while offering the best customer service.
Simply Toys, Central: Shop 3022B, Podium Level 3, ifc mall, 1 Harbour View Street, Central, Hong Kong, Level 1, On Lan Centre, 11-15 On Lan Street, Central, Hong Kong Causeway Bay: Shop 207, Lee Garden Two, 28 Yun Ping Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, www.simplytoys.com.hk
More than just books, Bookazine carries a wide range of toys, including an awesome selection of board games, wooden toys, puzzles, Play-Doh, brain games and more! Browse all the items the shop has to offer! They also have trending items such as Hatchimals, Shopkins, and plenty of Peppa Pig too. With convenient locations all over Hong Kong, it's a great place to pick up gifts.
Bookazine, locations all over the island, www.bookazine.com.hk
Tinkerer designs STEAM activity boxes are designed for kiddos between the ages of 3-12, as a subscription where a completely new box is delivered to your doorstep every month! The boxes include everything needed for your child to explore a new STEAM topic, including a learning magazine, craft materials, and graphical instructions designed to be child-friendly. All boxes are created with a variety of natural materials such as wood, paper, and fabric to encourage multi-sensory learning and playing experience. Thinkerer subscriptions are sold in three lines aimed at different age-groups. The boxes focus on inspiring creativity while showing children about a variety of facts and knowledge related to science, engineering, and technology to encourage further exploration into STEAM.
A boutique online toy store in Hong Kong, Little Bean’s Toy Chest sells old-time classics we all grew up with, like books and wooden toys. Some of our favorite items include hand-crafted wooden binoculars and the little carpenter toolset. Brands include little miss workbench and QToys.
Little Bean’s Toy Chest, +852 6310 6329, www.littlebeanstoychest.com
Toys Club is brimming with all the toys a child could ever dream of, from dollhouses to model cars, from outdoor tents to scooters and bikes. The two stores in Central and Ap Lei Chau are loaded with school essentials, great birthday gifts, cards, and partyware in all brands and characters. There is also a comprehensive online store delivering the same range of goodies right to your door with just a click.
Toys Club, Ap Lei Chau: Room 1913, 19/F, Horizon Plaza, 2 Lee Wing Street, Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong, Central: 5/F, On Hing Building, 1 On Hing Terrace, Central, Hong Kong, www.castorhk.vendecommerce.com
Wise-Kids retail stores are something to gawk at, with their overwhelming assortment of educational toys and games filling every rack, decked out in an iconic decor of orange, blue and green. Goodies are selected with safety, play value, quality, and design in mind, and famous brands include Playmobil, Steiff, TOLO, Siku, Manhattan Toys, Vilac, and BRIO.
Wise-Kids, Admiralty: Shop 134, Pacific Place, Admiralty, Hong Kong, Central: Shop 315, Prince’s Building, Central, Hong Kong, Causeway Bay: Shop 303-305, 3/F, Lee Garden Two, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, Wong Chuk Hang: 20/F, Genesis, 33-35 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Hong Kong, www.wisekidstoys.com
Launched by a group of moms, Tree Children's Lodge offers both new and classic playthings that can inspire imagination and creativity. The natural, beautiful, safe, and durable toys and crafts include wooden toys, handmade Waldorf dolls, art and crafts supplies, Chinese and English books, etc.
Tree Children's Lodge, Basement (Inside 28 Discovery Cafe), China United Centre, 28 Marble Road, North Point, Hong Kong, www.treechildren.com.hk
Select shop Little Whale is a treasure trove packed with childcare & eco products and toys of all shapes and sizes. They've got everything-- baby toys for 0-3 years; classic wooden and rubber toys for tasteful little ones; water sports, scooters, and bikes for active ones; and art & crafts, music and science kits for the artistic and brainy kiddos.
Little Whale, Shop G-10, G/F, 92 Siena Avenue, Discovery Bay, Lantau, Hong Kong, little-whale.com
Australia's favorite funky stationery store offers some awesome toys too. This bright store sucks in kids of all ages. Browse their unique designs, modern twists on old-school toys, loads of coloring pack options, clocks, watches and more! There are also lots of small items - perfect for stocking stuffers.
Smiggle, locations all over Hong Kong
You name it, Fishpond has it! The oh-so-wonderful online store stocks an awe-inspiring 12 million toys. Collectibles, dolls, trains, puzzles, figurines... the variety Fishpond has in store goes on and on. What's more, the goodies are budget-friendly, and you can get free shipping on every order - score! Be sure to check out their daily deals!
For stunning wooden and natural toys, head to this e-shop designed by mama entrepreneur, Chika! All the toys are made from 100% natural materials with non-toxic paints - catering to parents looking for chic and safe products. Wooden cooking sets, building blocks, and adorable tea sets make this boutique shop worth a solid peek. Enjoy!
Little Door, www.thelittledoor-hk.com
Are you a board game lover? If so, then Jolly Thinkers is the place for you, offering a huge collection of games for sale in their online store, as well as spots for you to play to your heart's content. The online selection includes family-friendly games, options for kids, party play, educational products and advanced gaming for the connoisseur – there really is something for everyone. They even have Cards Against Humanity for adults... go get 'em!
Jolly Thinkers, Prince Edward: 14/F, Capricorn Centre, 155 Sai Yeung Choi Street North, Prince Edward, Hong Kong, +852 3107 1160, Wan Chai: 11/F Bayfield Building, 99 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, +852 2527 2882, email@example.com, www.jollythinkers.com
Little Beetles is a toy store, showroom, and playroom all in one. Hong Kong's exclusive distributor of HABA and Santoys products, the games, toys, and puzzles they have in store are of the highest quality-- cute and chic, with children-friendly designs.
In's Point is located in a two-floor mall in Yau Ma Tei, and is home to hoards of Lego stores selling everything: from limited edition Star Wars sets to your ordinary colored Lego bricks, with some stores specializing in collectible bricks only. Many of the stores sell the same items, but prices can vary considerably. For those seeking deals - this is a great option!
In's Point, 530-538 Nathan Road, Yau Ma Tei, Hong Kong, +852 2264 8378, Facebook Page
Ta-Da! is dedicated to sourcing quality and unique toys, clothes, decor and more from around the world. From soft toys and Tegu magnetic wooden blocks to DIY gamer sets, they have an extensive range of cute, educational, and fun toys for kids of all ages. You'll definitely find something here for your little ones! Shop online and enjoy free shopping for orders over HK$500, or visit their store in Central and Kwun Tong.
Ta-Da!, Tai Koo: L111A, 1/F, Eslite Spectrum, Cityplaza, Taikoo Shing Road 18, Taikoo, Hong Kong, Kwun Tong: U02, Level 7, Block 3, Camel Paint Building, Kwun Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong, +852 3568 9492, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.ta-da.com.hk
For generations, Toys"R"Us has been the go-to chain toy store for parents and kids in Hong Kong and worldwide. This international giant offers a massive selection of toys and baby products, from time-honored favorites to modern trends and characters for boys and girls, babies and teenagers, artists and scientists. With stores across Hong Kong and online shopping options, Toys"R"Us is a favorite for families in HK.
Not technically a toy store, but we had to include Typo due to its popularity for gifts. This is a perfect option if you are looking for unique toys, playthings, and more for your pre-teen or teen. From cool stationery to mermaid tail throws and beyond - it's a blast shopping here. Note, they are online too!
Cotton: On, stores all over Hong Kong, www.cottonon.com
Serious LEGO collectors will be spoiled for choice at AA Place's infinite array of rare and imported LEGO products, souvenirs, mini-figures, and sets - available both in-store and online. The LEGO paradise also offers unique services like free play, build and buy, rental, and fun workshops and courses that will keep the kids busy and entertained for hours.
AA Place, www.aaplace.hk
Monster Kid has one of the largest collections of wooden toys in Hong Kong, housing a wide range of doll houses, wooden musical instruments, puzzles, and more. Imported from France, Italy, and Germany, their wooden toys are best for imaginative play to ignite your kid's creativity.
Monster Kid, Shop 324, 3/F, Landmark Prince's, Central, Hong Kong, www.monsterkid.com.hk
Prepare to bliss out at this gorgeously curated e-store for families. Not only do they have home decor and groovy books, but they also have an excellent selection of unique toys for kids. Puzzles, frisbees, vintage tea sets, inflatable globes, and games await shoppers big and small. You can visit them at one of their stores or shop online.
ucked away in Wan Chai, Tai Yuen Street is where adults can find old-fashioned toys with local color and modern toys that kids will go wild over. Offering a mix of old and new, the toy shops on the two sides of the street stock everything, from limited edition figurines to bottles of bubbles. During the holidays, the street transforms into an amazing place for festive decorations.
Tai Yuen Street, Wan Chai, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong, Take the MTR Wan Chai A3 Exit and walk for around two minutes
For toys and party goodies galore, head to Fuk Wing Street in Sham Shui Po. Whether you are looking for decorations, birthday gifts, Christmas presents or just want to relive childhood days, this is the place to shop till you drop with loot bag goodies galore, confetti, pencil cases, glow pens, skipping ropes, and unexpected gems. Click here for the Little Steps' guide to Fuk Wing Street!
Fuk Wing Street, Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong. Take the MTR D2 exit at Sham Shui Po MTR station and turn right on the second street.