Next time you’re in Halifax looking for the perfect children’s gift, forget purchasing online, or shopping at a big box or chain store. Instead, visit one of these Halifax toy and game stores to find fun, durable and unique toys for kids (of all ages!).
1 – Woozles
1533 Birmingham Street – Downtown Halifax
Woozles proudly owns the title of Canada’s oldest children’s bookstore, turning 39 years old this past October.
Still situated in its original location on Birmingham Street, just off Spring Garden Road, Woozles carries fun, fantastic toys, however its main attraction is its vast and extraordinary collection of children’s books!
2 – Halikids
1445 South Park Street – Downtown Halifax
For upscale children’s toys and apparel, visit Halikids, just off of Spring Garden Road
Their window display alone shows that this is one well-curated kids shop. Halikids is a must-shop destination if you’re searching for unique, stylish and high-quality children’s treasures.
3 – Nurtured
2543 Agricola Street – North End Halifax
Looking for the perfect environmentally conscious gift for a tiny tike or soon-to-be mommy?
Nurtured offers natural, organic and eco-friendly products for babies, kids, and moms. The store’s mission is to reduce the impact that we as consumers, are having on our environment while encouraging curiosity and fun.
With two locations, one in Dartmouth and the other in Bedford, Fiddleheads Kids Shops feature a carefully chosen selection of parenting products and baby gifts with specific criteria.
They carry health-conscious items, like skincare products with plant-based ingredients and plastics without harmful toxins. Their products are high-quality and long-lasting and include stylish and modern items, from fashionable diaper bags and fabulous furniture. To top it off, they emphasize local products – because why import when the best items are being made just down the road?
5 – Brain Candy Toys
1595 Bedford Highway – Bedford
Located in Sunnyside Mall in Bedford, Brain Candy Toys is a one-stop kid’s toy shop specializing in fun, educational toys on every kid’s wish list!
6 – Tattletales
569 Portland Street – Dartmouth
On the hunt for the perfect children’s gift that will last a lifetime? Give them a book or two… or 10!
Tattletales in Dartmouth has been in the book selling business for over 20 years and their passion for helping new generations to fall in love with reading is contagious.
Each February, this book and toy store holds their annual “Coins for Books” fundraiser, with funds raised going towards purchasing books for local schools!
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