Top Kids Toys for Christmas 2022

Finding the best Christmas Toys for toddlers and kids can be an impossible task. After all, those little elves refuse to stop churning out new winter wonders to delight children across the world. So, why not ditch the plastic this year and bring traditional delights down the chimney. Join the world’s oldest toys and games makers, as we look at ten wooden toys for kids, that are sure to sparkle brighter than the tinsel on the tree.


The Best Wooden Toys for Christmas

Noah’s Ark

“A beautiful and educational toy. Brilliantly crafted. Arrived in packaging that was more environmentally friendly and ready to be gifted, with a handwritten note - fabulous touch.” – Awakefield
Noahs Ark Toy

This Noah’s Ark set is the perfect stimulus for story time. Children can listen to the traditional tale of Noah’s Ark whilst using their beautiful toy as a visual stimulus, playing along with the story. Wooden toys for toddlers, such as this, are perfect for imaginative play and allow your kid’s creativity to be unleashed. There are endless ways to play and hours of fun to be had.


London Bus

“Great product and beautifully designed. Really good for key learning skills and has many hours of fun! And great value for your money.” - Sarah
Wooden London Bus Toy

Take to the big city in style, with a timeless Jaques classic, the Award Winning traditional wooden London Bus. Painted in a bold and bright red that would make Santa blush, each set comes complete with 8 happy passengers, all ready to tick off the famous snow sprinkled landmarks.

Toddlers Shape Sorter

“Lovely item, ideal size and beautiful bright colours. There are also a good range of shapes. Much better than generic plastic shape sorters!” – S & N Bell
Wooden Shape Sorter toy for toddlers

Santa isn’t the only one who will be busy sorting the presents this Christmas. With the Jaques of London Toddler’s Shape Sorter, there is a happy home for every beautifully crafted wooden shape. Develop dexterity, master problem solving, and learn shapes with the sensory satisfaction of craftsmanship that even the elves would be proud of... as with all wooden toys for babies at Jaques of London.


Let’s Learn Calendar Clock

“This is such a bargain, I still can’t quite believe the price for the quality of product. We use this calendar every day and have hung so my toddler has full access. Brilliant!” – Marianne Hayes
Calendar Clock for Kids

Add a sprinkle of learning power to the seasonal cheer, and make sure that every minute counts in the countdown to Christmas, with the Jaques of London Let’s Learn Calendar Clock. Specially made for small hands, and with the design input of British teachers, this is sure to be a timeless treat for every little learner.

Kids Construction Set

“This has given us endless of hours of fun both indoors and out in the garden. High quality wood. Definitely great value for money” - Anon
Kids Wooden Tool Bench Construction Set

The elves workshop has never been busier, so why not follow suit with the Christmas construction and turn your kids into dinky DIYers, with the Jaques of London Kids Construction Set. Hammer with happiness, drill with delight and measure with merriment, and make this festive period one of self-build satisfaction.

Kids Xylophone

“Excellent instrument to learn and make music which encourages further musical discoveries beginning at a young age.” – Brian KToddler Xylophone Toy

Add an extra tune to the seasonal singing and give Jingle Bells an extra sparkle, with the Jaques of London Toddler’s Xylophone. A perfect introduction to musical magic, each xylophone comes complete with merry mallets and a complimentary music sheet for adding some pa-rum-pa-pum-pum percussion to the Christmas cheer.

Stacking Monkeys

“Love love love these. The adults have played with these as much as the children. A good quality, robust, colourful toy for hand eye coordination and dexterity.  Always a first out of the toy box now.” – Mrs C Aylward
Wooden Stacking Toy for Kids

Our Monkey Madness game is a modern twist on our classic Tumble Tower. Perfect for independent and collaborative play, kids will have endless fun stacking the monkeys in different ways and competing to build the tallest stack. Concentration and hand eye coordination are essential for this stacking game. An ideal game for all the family!

Kids Art Easel

“The easel was simple to put together and is absolutely perfect for a little budding artist. The easel will grow with her and I'm sure will provide years of enjoyment.” – Prue Bray
Art Easel for Kids

Bring creativity to Christmas this year, with the ultimate blank slate of expression. Our double-sided Easel board is perfect for any dinky drawers looking to bring their artistic endeavours to life, with both chalk board and white board proving perfect to turn a hobby into a future profession.


 Bouncing Bunnies

“Both my son and daughter love this toy. Great for learning and fun to play with. I recommend buying it.” – James McCann
Jack in the Box Bouncing Bunnies Game

Keep seasonal cheer jumping with the hoppy happiness of the Jaques of London Wooden Bouncing Bunnies. Not only are our rabbit rascals an amazing way to develop fine motor skills and precision in youngsters, they also function perfectly as a Montessori toy, bringing sensory satisfaction to solo learning through play.


So, with a bevvy of sensational stocking fillers and wooden wonders to sit snuggly beneath the tree, here at Jaques we would like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas.

Kate Luke
Head Of Brand
After graduating with a 2.1 Music degree, Kate pursued a career in the Music Industry, becoming a professional West End vocalist and a fully qualified Music Teacher, School Choir Leader and Songwriter. As one of Jaques of London’s Creative Editors, her specialism surrounds building confidence and expression through music & play—drawing upon her qualifications in Music Psychology & Child Development. As well as this, she is an accomplished blog writer and published journalist who enjoys promoting the importance of Montessori learning for all ages.
Ben Williamson
Creative Writer
Ben is passionate about Montessori learning for children and has written for many parenting publications to bring the magic of real play to families in the UK. After graduating in 2009, his career has enabled him to work in areas such as Child Development and Psychology. As a great believer that learning starts at home, he combines his experience with his own parenting style to help bring other families together.
Jess Casson
Marketing Assistant
Jess graduated from the University of York in 2022 with a degree in Sociology and Criminology; kickstarting her career in the creative marketing industry through content creation and social media management. One of these roles involved creating content for a children's holiday camp, which alongside a knowledge of Montessori Teaching, formed an interest in childhood development. Utilising her expertise in both these fields has allowed her to promote and share her passions with the online community while exploring her talent for writing and establishing collaborations.
Laura Henderson
Interior Designer
Interior Designer, Laura Henderson, lives in Surrey with her husband and two daughters. Taking a timeless approach to her designs and drawing on her love of colour, antiques, art, modernist furniture and photography she delivers luxurious compositions and peaceful sanctuaries within every space. Her previous experience in furniture design plays an integral role in the development of each of her projects, as does the time she spends getting to know her clients. She uses this to achieve beautiful, practical, reimagined layouts, resulting in projects that enhance a client’s lifestyle, reflecting their individual passions. To learn more see her website