These Atlanta toy stores are the stuff of kid dreams. Stocked from floor to ceiling with the best gifts around, no matter what the occasion

Looking to get a jumpstart on your holiday shopping? Stop in to one of these local toy stores Atlanta kids and families can count on. Maybe it’s because they offer curated gifts with customer service that goes the extra mile. Or because no matter who you’re shopping for (or for what occasion) they’ve got STEM toys, puzzles, games, outdoor toys, and all the arts and crafts supplies you could dream of, plus a few more. The next time you need to find that just-right gift, these spots can take out the guess work.

Rhen's Nest Toy Shop


This small but mighty shop with a location in Ponce City Market is filled with engaging toys, books, puzzles, and more to provide unplugged play for all ages. We particularly love the books with book character dolls and stuffed animals—the perfect partnership. Parents will love the fact this cute store always stocks the hottest gifts—the ones your kids can't wait to unwrap, no matter what the occasion. No matter what you're looking for—from ride-ons to fidgets to puzzles—you can find it here. Don't forget to browse the novelties section filled with the oddest gifts in town.

Good to Know: Rhen's Nest offers free shipping on orders over $100.

Ponce City Market
675 Ponce De Leon Ave. N.E.

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Seed Factory

This boutique Atlanta toy store opened in 2002 and has grown from "Sprout" to a complete Seed Factory over the years. It's your go-to spot for a curated selection of smart and sustainable children's gifts. In the toy area (they sell amazing kids' clothing too), shelves are lined with books, wooden toys, puzzles, and the softest stuffed animals around. Everything here has a vintage feel—no bells, whistles, or blinking lights in sight. What you will find are trusted brands like Begin Again, Elm + Otter, and Jellycat that engage kids' imaginations while they play.   

763 Trabert Ave. N.W., Suite D

Kazoo Toys

Kazoo Toys is a full-service toy store in Buckhead with a full selection of high-quality toys, games, puzzles, and creative playthings. Excellent, friendly customer service means that you will walk away with thoughtful gifts for everyone on your list, from the athletes to the scientists—and everyone in between.

3718 Roswell Rd.

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Learning Express

Though there are multiple Learning Express stores, this locally owned operation has kept a focus on filling its shelves with well-thought-out toys, crafts, construction sets, and more. Organized by age and interest, shopping is a breeze—especially with informed associates and inventory that's been tried and approved before making its way to the shelves. 

Good to Know: Learning Express offers a gift registry, which takes the guesswork out of holiday shopping for grandparents and extended family.

4407 Roswell Rd. N.E.

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Treehouse Kid & Craft

At Treehouse Kid & Craft, you'll find shelves stuffed with unique, kindly-made products from all around the world that encourage critical thinking, problem solving, and imaginative play. Treehouse is fueled by a love of design and a focus on quality. It's our go-to spot to find art supplies and gift options with endless creativity. Splurge-worthy Art Pantry packs include everything kids need to set up an complete art station (from ages 1-12), and the Box of Happy makes a great small, custom gift for any kid on your list. 

533 W. Howard Ave., Suite A
Decatur, GA 

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Blabla Kids

Everyone's favorite cozy doll once had its own storefront in Atlanta, and it was filled with hand-knit dolls, decor, and baby clothes. These days, Atlanta families can find Blabla products at these local toy stores in Atlanta. Each is made with natural fibers, the softest cloth, and fair trade always. Blabla kids plants a tree for every doll sold.


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