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Our Top Ten Favorite Sustainable Toys from Grimm's Spiel & Holz

“As a sustainable manufacturer, we have an entrepreneurial responsibility based on respectful interaction with the environment and the people living in it.“ -Sven Grimm

“We want to bring children closer to nature, the world and our lives in a playful and imaginative way." -Elke Grimm

In the world of toy craftsmanship, few names evoke the same level of reverence and admiration as Grimm's Spiel and Holz. Founded in Germany over four decades ago, Grimm's has become synonymous with quality, creativity, and sustainability. At the heart of their philosophy lies a deep respect for nature and a commitment to crafting toys that inspire imaginative play while honoring the environment.

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Sustainably Sourced Wood

Grimm's Spiel and Holz toys are handcrafted using sustainably sourced wood from European forests, ensuring that each piece is not only beautiful but also eco-friendly. By carefully selecting materials and employing traditional woodworking techniques, Grimm's creates toys that are as durable as they are timeless. It is this timelessness that creates sustainable design, meaning toys that will endure and are untouched by short-lived trends. From their signature rainbow stackers to intricate block sets, every Grimm's toy is designed to spark curiosity and creativity in children while standing the test of time.

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Ethically Manufactured Toys

But sustainability goes beyond just materials for Grimm's. They also prioritize ethical manufacturing practices, ensuring fair wages and safe working conditions for their artisans. They routinely audit their suppliers themselves to ensure quality and commitment to quality practices. They actively support reforestation projects in order to create a direct and sustainable compensation for the solid wood taken from nature for our purposes. Grimm’s toys are packaged in resource saving and recyclable packaging. By fostering a culture of respect and collaboration, Grimm's creates a positive impact not only on the environment but also on the lives of those who bring their toys to life.

As we celebrate Earth Month and reflect on the importance of sustainability, Grimm's Spiel and Holz stand out as a shining example of what it means to be stewards of the planet. With their dedication to craftsmanship, creativity, and environmental responsibility, Grimm's continues to inspire generations of children to play, learn, and grow in harmony with nature.

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Here Are Our Top Ten Favorite Sustainable Grimm's Spiel & Holz Toys:

Grimm's Wooden Rainbow

12 Piece Wooden Rainbow Stacking Tunnel

This is perhaps the most well-known of Grimm’s classic toys and for good reason. With twelve colorful wooden arcs, this versatile and open-ended toy can be used to stack, nest, and build anything your child can imagine! This larger version will grow with your child and add beauty and open-ended play for years to come.

Large stepped pyramid

Large Stepped Pyramid Wooden Math Blocks

This building set is not only striking with its rich and vibrant colorways, but it allows for the creation of colorful cityscapes, towering buildings, and landscapes. These cubes of varying lengths encourage early math concepts and the exploration of patterns in size and color. This stepped pyramid is a staple in any collection of Grimm’s toys.

1001 Grimms Wooden Nights

1001 Nights Wooden Building Blocks Set

This beautifully designed and bold wooden building set will encourage wonder and mystery as children create their own magical worlds. Younger children will delight in the bright and vivid colors and beautifully formed shapes, while older children will create more elaborate buildings and palaces.

Forest Rainbow

Forest Green Rainbow Tunnel

Welcome to Greenopia -- a variegated green stacking tunnel which boasts rich colors reminiscent of a verdant forest. These green hued arches will delightfully transform into nature-based play set ups, such as the lush rolling green hills where forest fairies live and play.

Semicircle set

Wooden Semicircle Building Set

New possibilities await budding architects with these versatile semi circle platforms that can be stacked to create sweeping staircases, or used as semicircular floors for doll houses. Kids will delight in dreaming up creative ways to add circular shapes into their building play.

Four elements building set

Four Elements Puzzle Blocks

Explore the four elements of Earth, Air, Fire and Water in this oversized and colorful wooden puzzle set. The organic shaped cave, rainbow, flames and wave will allow kids to create rolling oceans, mountains and valleys, blazing bonfires, and creative sculptures. A beautiful heirloom toy, this wooden puzzle block set will grow with children’s play.

Wooden Peg dolls in bowls

7 Rainbow Wooden Peg Dolls in Bowls

So many ways to play with this sweet and open-ended peg doll play set, from color matching games to puppet shows, and so much more. Each of the seven Rainbow Wooden Peg Dolls comes nestled in a matching cup of the same color, and all fit on the included wooden tray for easy transport and storage.

River Pebbles

River Pebbles

You can practically hear the gurgling stream as you hold these smooth wooden river pebbles in your hand. This set of four stones comes in 4 beautiful colorways that are perfect for balancing and stacking challenges, decorating scenic play, making a stony puppet show landscape, and building cairns.

Rainbow Nesting Bowls

Rainbow Nesting Bowls

Another quintessential Grimm’s toy, this set of five brightly colored wooden rainbow nesting bowls will provide hours of fun for babies and toddlers as they nest, stack, and fill each bowl. As children grow, they can practice pouring and transferring work with small items, such as beans or gemstones.

Birthday Ring

Birthday Ring + Waldorf Wooden Numbers

The birthday ring is a beautiful and simple ritual which originated in Europe but has been incorporated by many Waldorf schools and families around the world. Each candle represents a year of a child's life, and as families light them they remember the milestones of each trip around the sun. The wooden birthday numbers fit perfectly in the birthday ring to celebrate each birthday from 1 to 101!

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From all of us at the Bella Luna Toys Team, we hope you have many days filled with crafts, love, and fun games! Tag us in your play adventures @bellalunatoys for a chance to be featured!

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