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TickiT products are exclusively developed or sourced by Commotions UK. We work constantly with educational advisors to produce a range of high quality, engaging and open-ended learning resources which will inspire children’s natural curiosity, broadening their knowledge and aiding their educational development as they learn through play.
Our aim is to ensure that each product delivers the objectives of motivating interest and developing core skills in specific subject areas.
Started in Melbourne, Australia by Victoria Reading who could not find the right sort of toys for her boys Harry and Jock, which led her to create The Happy Architect, our very first product in 2009.
The Freckled frog today has created over 100 products that are designed to be open-ended gender neutral toys promoting inclusiveness and cultural diversity which ensures the end result has everyone smiling. We want to bring back simple, yet innovative and fun toys for children today, to learn through their own creative explorations and a journey of self-discovery to support your little ones realise their potential.
GOKI (Gollnest & Kiesel) is one of Europe's leading innovative wooden toy manufacturers and the largest toy company in Northern Germany. Goki toys are designed in Germany to strict quality standards. All wooden toys are made from a variety of trees but most importantly, they are only sourced from places where they can grow back again. The paints and the varnishes come from small, but highly specialised vendors.
Goki has a long history of being engaged in social and ecological projects. Major initiatives include gifting a tree for every new-born child in the northern German federal state, a unique German initiative! That's 25,000 trees every year and 314,000 trees in total. Goki have also built 10 schools for children in developing countries with a view that the cycle of child labour and the subsequent life of poverty can only be broken through education.
The wide range of beautiful award winning Goki toys have a contemporary European feel and are made for children's hands, heads and souls.
GRAPAT provides material without instructions, Open-ended, favour free and autonomous play. Our only premise is to let children play, slowly, without time limits. We suggest material that encourages, invites and stimulates the creation of several fantastic, realistic and invented little worlds. It is made following traditional processes, in the old way, with thick soft raw materials, natural dyes which let the wood veins be seen and vibrant coloured waxes and oils that slightly shine. The products are painted by hand, homemade, surrounded by land, fire, rivers and many children nearby, who inspire us daily.
- Grimm’s Spiel & Holz have been making unique and distinctive natural wooden toys since 1978.
- Grimm's natural toys are well renowned in Europe and used extensively in kindergartens and by speech and occupational therapists.
- Specially developed to promote sensory perception, Spiel & Holz toys are known for their wonderful textures and exceptional colour finishes.
- Inspired by the educational philosophy of Rudolf Steiner, Spiel & Holz toys leave room for independent and open-ended play, allowing for the child’s own imaginative and creative life to be developed.
- Grimm's natural wooden toys are created with the very best of care using European woods – alder, lime, maple and cherry.
- Spiel & Holz toys have no sharp edges or corners as all the toys are individually sanded by hand. Each toy is hand-finished with special non-toxic and water-based dyes providing distinctive colours and shades, and then treated with pure vegetable oil.
- Grimm's have a strong environmental policy – using green electricity sources, and minimal packaging.
- Grimm's toys are highly recommended as the basis for all good play – building and discovering spatial relationships through creativity and sensory experiences.
HABA - Lighting up children's eyes whilst breathing environmental protection and sustainability. With a company philosophy based on the principle that children are the most important things in life, HABA have been inventing well thought out, multi-award winning toys for over 70 years.
All toys are designed in Germany and wooden toys are made in Germany. All of the beech and birch wood used in the wooden toys are made from locally sourced sustainable forests and all carry the PEFC seal. HABA, creating toys that foster your child's skills, imaginative play and fun.
Hape Toys is one of the world’s largest producers of toys made from sustainable materials. Hape toys are both creatively designed and eco-friendly. Neither culture, nor language, nor gender inhibits the intuitive process of play. All of the products meet, and more often, exceed the strictest international standards for quality and safety. But behind the innovative designs and meticulous quality lies the even stronger ethos of Hape.
From the beginning of the design process, through production and delivery, to the final unwrapping of the consumer packaging, Hape toys are a collaboration of global thinking and responsible ecology.
In addition to using particular materials and methods, Hape seeks out people who bring a new sensibility to the process. A collaboration of international and local employees creates a global corporate culture with a particular understanding and respect for the world in which we live. Sustainability, education, innovation and fun. Hape Toys represents the next generation of play.
Heimess is the original German baby toy manufacturer that has been making beautiful wooden toys for over 60 years. All Heimess toys are 100% hand made in Germany and manufactured to an extremely high standard, exceeding rigorous safety standards for both Europe and Australia.
The Heimess range includes rattles and pram toys made from solid woods such as beech, maple and walnut from the surrounding region.
I’m Toy believes in creating an enduring foundation for a healthy and sustainable lifestyle. In support of this goal it specialises in multi-functional toy design; seeking clever ways to extend a toy's active lifespan. As children master one feature there are always more to discover. It's equally committed to creating toys that are safe, educational, fun and value for money. All of its toys are tested and certified to EN71 or ASTM standards by reputable, internationally recognised laboratories.
Many of its products use environmentally friendly materials like locally grown rubberwood timber; sustainably cultivated on established plantations.
Designed in the heart of the French Jura mountains and with over 40 years experience, the Janod range of beautifully designed toys are created to inspire children to dream, play and awaken their senses. Janod toys offer a different way to play!
Janod strictly observe the most stringent of safety standards, to ensure that those who touch, handle and play with them do so in complete safety. The Janod range includes educational learning toys, puzzles, construction sets, instruments, games and outdoor toys.
Kaper Kidz is a well known brand owned exclusively by Eleganter Australia.
With over 20 years of experience in the industry, Eleganter Australia strives to provide the best products and services to its customers. When choosing the toys, our main priorities are the children's development and safety. With that in mind, all toys sold are educational and designed to add values into the children's lives in terms of physical and mental skills. To ensure the child's safety, all designs and materials for the products go through stringent procedures and tests before they are sold to the customers.
Eleganter Australia deals exclusively with reputable suppliers who only use regulated timbers and non-toxic paints in their production processes.
Inspired by traditional Dutch bikes, Kinderfeets is a play on words for the Dutch word “kinderfiets” which translates to “child’s bike.” Kinderfeets is a small training bike with a low step-through frame without pedals that allow children’s feet to touch the ground— it’s the best way to prepare them for learning to ride a full-sized bike. The collection has now grown to several different children’s bikes, all with unique features to help them learn balance and become comfortable with pedals and riding. The award-winning quality push-bike models are eco-friendly and feature a whimsical, patented design.
Newer products include the Kinderfeets Tiny Tot Plus, a slightly larger version of the immensely popular Tiny Tot®, the Kinderfeets Pram/Walker and Kinderboard®. All wooden toys are eco-friendly, handmade, and available in multiple colors.
We started Tiger Tribe in 2007 (in the garage of our family home) - parents of two little tigers. Our vision was to design children’s gifts and toys that were creative, engaging and affordable. We wanted to create products that our own kids would play with, that tapped into a child’s imagination and sense of fun. As parents leading busy lives, physical portability to extend product use outside of the home was important too.
Opening Fairy Doors is a family owned and operated company in Melbourne, Australia specialising in handcrafted, timber fairy doors that OPEN. But more than that we are about providing children with beautiful, safe and unique products that encourage hands-on play and inspire little imaginations. In an age when children can spend hours in front of electronic devices, computers & TVs, we instead offer “good old-fashioned quality products that inspire hands-on, interactive play and encourage story-telling and creative make-believe.
We create premium, handcrafted fairy doors for children to treasure. Our brand is not about a toy that is here today and discarded tomorrow – we are about providing a quality product that will be treasured for years to come, and become part of childhood memories.
Our mission is to design and manufacture products that are instrumental to physical and mental development of children from birth to seven years old.
Our vision is that a child's skills of self learning are critical for the child's future success in this information age.
Our key values are:
- Develop self-learning attitude in children
- Teach children reasoning and critical thinking skills
- Foster self-learning through fun and educational play
Wonderworld is a strong advocate of protecting the environment. We insist on using rubber-wood, an environmentally friendly, renewable resource. Rubber wood is harvested as by-product from the culling of rubber trees that are in excess of 25 years of age. These trees no longer produce latex for commercial applications are cut down in order for new rubber trees to be planted. Not only is there no deforestation but every part of the tree is employed to its maximum use.