Family owned Polish toy brand Wooden Story has a rich history spanning three generations. It started back in 1969 in the Beskidy Mountains where Grandpa Borowy (Borowy is male woodland spirit in Slavic mythology who protects wild and forests) crafted toys from the woods of the forest. Nearly fifty years later, the family brand still make and create heirloom toys in the beautiful natural surroundings of the Beskidy Mountains. Inspired by nature each piece provides an incredible tactile experience for your child. The whole ethos of this toy company is to create playthings for children that are both natural and, in turn, inspired by nature. “We say that the toys came to us from the forest, they smell of wood and you can still hear in them the sound of wind,” so the company’s story goes.
Wooden Story toys and blocks improve the senses and although wood they are incredibly soft to touch. They catch your eye with natural and rainbow colours and delight your senses with the smell of real wood. The blocks are carefully handcrafted and sanded perfectly smooth. They are made of the best, carefully selected wood and they are not “poisoned” with toxic paints or varnish. Beeswax and botanical oils give them a soft polished finish and they use all natural eco-certified paints to colour them. That gives you the certainty that your child will play with toys free of any harmful substances. To make this joy and happiness complete the toys are made of wood that comes from FSC® certified suppliers. Lastly, packaging is not made to be thrown away, Wooden Story eco-friendly canvas bags, creative cardboard boxes and chic wooden crates are designed to be reused or easily recycled.
Joy and happiness of kids – it’s so easy, so important
While playing with Wooden Story toys, children integrate with this world in a very natural way. Ideas like recycling, environmental protection, the beauty of nature and colours will be with them throughout their entire life. Time spent with the Peace & Love Blocks® wooden blocks is a simple way to inspire a child with values like love, friendship, consciousness, joy and freedom. The little cars are perfect for tiny hands, stacking toys teach patience and creative problem solving and comforting baby teethers are all crafted to ensure they are good for children, parents and the planet alike. In their own words: “We created Wooden Story from our love of nature, for the happiness of children”.
Freedom in creation stimulates inventiveness, awakes imagination
The Peace and Love blocks are the showpiece, handcrafted they are imprinted with messages – life values, if you like – that every parent wants for their child. Messages of freedom, of friendship, of truth and acceptance, of love and peace. High ideals, yes, but ideals and values worth striving for and worth passing to your children. The natural and rainbow round stackers are beautiful gifts for adults and children alike. But it’s the kids who really love them, young children love to stack, post, roll, count, sort and line up these chunky shapes. With their timeless appeal these beautiful stackers help your child to develop important skills such as hand/eye co-ordination, balance and fine motor skills. Bright colours and textures engage young children
Blocks are kind of a staple in most households because they are perfect for toddlers and pre-schoolers. You can’t go past a wooden block set for great constructive play for little people who spend hours creating, constructing and deconstructing their masterpieces. The addition of a set of fabulous architecturally inspired shaped blocks continues to challenge older children to create the visions from their imagination. Wooden Story blocks conjure the most amazing creations because they are an inspiration in themselves
These pieces are truly heirloom toys that can be loved and passed from generation to generation. We hope that your grandchildren will discover their own Wooden Story in the toys of your children. If so, the forest, water, air and our whole planet will benefit from their story.