I'm Nicole, mother of one and the face behind Wooden World.
I started Wooden World in 2016 as a family owned and operated business, passionate about offering quality educational toys that foster play, creativity and imagination.
Like every other parent I wanted to give my child the best start in life and I can't think of any better way to do this than through play. Today's society puts so much pressure on children to learn to read and write at an early age that the importance of learning through play and "just being a child" has been compromised for academic excellence. Children don’t play to learn, children learn because they play.
Wooden toys inspire creative and imaginative play in children which is important for cognitive brain development as well as social and emotional development. Studies have shown that play with educational toys and instruments in early childhood can have a significant impact on the areas of the brain that control language and cognition in teen and adult years.
Children who play with wooden toys between 0 to 4 years are more likely to be well balanced adults. Wooden toys encourage imagination, role play, social interaction, language development, communication, reasoning and problem solving skills, hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills. Young children are also sensory learners and wooden toys encourage multi-sensory learning on every level.
All toys in our range comply with European and/or Australian standards and use non-toxic colours and/or stains.
Our handmade Children's Sensory Necklaces (3 yrs+) as well as our teethers are made from BPA free, non toxic, silicone and/or natural, untreated timber. Teethers also comply with mandatory toy standards under 36 months AS/NZS 8124.
Dummy Chains are handmade using high quality silicone beads and wooden features. They have been independently tested and comply with mandatory Australian Safety Standards EN 12586.
Our milestone cards are designed by myself and professionally printed.
Have a browse and enjoy the wonderful world of wooden toys.