Best of Philly

Best Toy Store

2017 Best Awesome Kids' Toys

Tildie’s Toy Box

Satisfy brainy tots—and their helicopter parents—at this Penn-grad-owned toy shop, which skips Disney and Marvel paraphernalia in favor of a clever, gender-neutral assortment of games, toys and puzzles.

1829 East Passyunk Avenue, Philadelphia, PA | 215-334-9831 | Website

2016 Best PucciManuli

PucciManuli

35 Cricket Avenue, Ardmore, PA Website

This shop feels like the set of The Nutcracker, where items like heirloom rocking horses, model boats and life-size stuffed animals (some of which cost […] Read more »

2015 Best Momo’s Tree House

Momo’s Tree House

205 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA Website

Every lawn game, art kit and ride-on the kids unearth here is handpicked, totally wholesome and — most importantly — fun. Plus, parents and babes […] Read more »

2014 Best Kids Shop at Please Touch Museum

Kids Shop at Please Touch Museum

4231 Avenue of the Republic, Philadelphia, PA Website

End the frustration of the one-and-done plaything by scooping up the remarkable toys at the Kids Shop at Please Touch Museum. The same experts who […] Read more »

2013 Best Duck Duck Goose

Duck Duck Goose

702 Haddon Avenue, Collingswood, NJ Website

Theres a smart collection of owner-approved playthings the kind of well-designed, safe, decidedly non-obnoxious games, trikes, dolls and art kits that kids and parents love. […] Read more »

2012 Best Happily Ever After

Happily Ever After

230 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA Website

This is the type of charming throwback place that makes shopping for toys fun again. The helpful shopkeep knows everything about every book and toy, […] Read more »

2011 Best Village Toy and Doll Shoppe

Village Toy and Doll Shoppe

60 Peddlers Village, Lahaska, PA Website

A jam-packed funhouse that makes even avowed kid-haters revisit that whole procreating thing, if only so they’ll have a reason to shop here. Read more »