A little too steep price-wise? Head to Amazon for a nice looking tic-tac-toe table set in wood for 9. The company makes construction vehicles for ages 3-6 that a child must stack together themselves before playing. Look no further than Melissa & Doug, the mass producer with a wide variety.Table gamesFrom tic-tac-toe to backgammon, lots of table games come in wood.Some ideas:Wood on wheelsCars, trucks, construction vehicles, emergency vehicles: Wooden toys that move are everywhere. If you don’t, know that such toys can make great gifts.99, or a plywood 4 in a row game for 22. Best to check with a parent first before taking on the big ticket. Check out the world of Brio.99. If you’re not confident about gifting a full-size kitchen, go for a miniature set.05 and comes in white, yellow or green. Tender Leaf makes lots of other cool kitchen toys, too, including a color

ful espresso machine complete with coffee pods that drop and a milk jug.

Tender Leaf Toys, which makes a beautiful array of wooden toys, has a kitchen set intended for a dollhouse but perfectly suitable as a stand-alone gift. 64. 2,750.99. 44. (Photo: AP) New York: Why buy wooden toys for children? Chances are good you know at least one parent who sings their praises for durability, sustainability or magical powers to boost creativity. Pottery Barn Kids carries a wooden pet set complete with a rabbit and its hutch, a dog and its doghouse, and a cat and its cat bed.. Aerin makes a fancy Jenga, the classic balancing game, with blocks made of beech, stored in a cream or brown shagreen box with brass detailing.

How about a throwback? A company called Novanatural.MiscellaneousCircle stackers for infants and plastic injection molding machine toddlers are also plentiful, but one Etsy seller, SouthBendWorks, makes a lovely version in multicolored hardwood. 19. It also sells a French Solitaire Set that includes a circular board crafted in Italy from ashwood, with 33 brass balls. There are also food bowls and food, including a carrot for the bunny. On the handmade emporium Etsy.com, the shop TwentySevenUK sells a small wooden racing car that can be engraved with a child’s name and a special date.Kitchen toysLots of wooden play kitchens and toy appliances are out there, but they’ve got a lot of plastic competition. The brand is available everywhere