Toy stores are magical places, and with the holiday season in full swing, it makes the magic shine even more brightly. If you’re looking for unique gift ideas, shop local at some of the coolest independent toy stores around the Atlanta area.
From toy train sets and Funko Pops to comic books, collectibles and so much more, these local toy shops have plenty to offer. Whether it’s for your kids or your nieces and nephews, impress the little ones in your life with treasures from these one-of-a-kind spots.
Clubhouse Kid and Craft
Unleash your inner child when you step inside Clubhouse Kid and Craft, the cutest little toy shop in Decatur. They have incredible gifts, like art kits, a vast selection of books (for all reading levels), toys, accessories, baby items, wall art, candy and much more. This sister-owned shop is full of kindly-made products from around the world that promote imaginative play, critical thinking and problem-solving. Catch some of their in-person arts and crafts workshops for children between the ages of 3 and 12.
Location: Decatur - 533 W. Howard Ave.; Website: clubhousekidandcraft.com; Contact: 470-355-8305
The eco-friendly pregnancy, baby and children’s store, Happy Mango, has all kinds of products that will make you happy that you’re “going green.” They have the cutest clothes, decor, toys and books for little ones. Consider one of their pregnancy subscription boxes as a gift if someone you know is expecting a baby.
Location: Northeast - 200 Chattahoochee Row NW; Website: shophappymango.com; Contact: 400-600-8387
Legacy Station Toys and Trains
If you know a youngster who enjoys model trains, you should certainly check out Legacy Toys and Trains in Lilburn. They have an extensive assortment of model train cars, tracks, special Christmas locomotives and classic toys that are perfect for this holiday season. Browse all of their sets and accessories that will be sure to delight any little train enthusiast.
Location: Lilburn - 4153 Lawrenceville Hwy.; Website: legacystation.com; Contact: 770-339-7780
Oxford Comics and Games
There are many treasures among the vintage comic books, novels, memorabilia and toys at Oxford Comics and Games in Buckhead. Give the Return of Superman action figure or a special Quidditch vinyl statue to fans of Harry Potter. Additionally, they offer an unrivaled collection of rare and signed comics that are sure to impress.
Location: Buckhead - 2855 Piedmont Rd. NE; Website: oxfordcomicsandgames.com; Contact: 404-233-8682
In Buckhead, Kazoo Toys is a fantastic local independent toy shop that has been operating since 2012. They offer a variety of toys for kids of all ages. Whether you’re looking for toys for infants and toddlers, preschoolers, special needs toys, elementary-aged toys, middle schoolers and beyond, Kazoo can help you find exactly what you’re looking for.
Location: Buckhead - 3718 Roswell Rd. NE; Website: kazootoysatlanta.com; Contact: 404-500-1027
Rhen’s Nest Toy Shop
Located on the second floor of Ponce City Market, Rhen’s Nest Toy Shop is a sweet little toy shop that offers a variety of unique toys and games for young children. It’s an excellent spot to buy gifts if you’re looking for pretend play, active play, puzzles, fidgets, dolls or science toys, among other things.
Location: East Atlanta - 675 Ponce De Leon Ave. NE; Website: rhensnesttoyshop.com; Contact: 404-883-3306
A charming place to find simple and unique gifts for infants and young children is the Seed Factory over on the west side. Kids will be sure to love anything from their vast selection of items, whether you want to give puzzles, wooden toys, pretty rompers and jumpsuits, wall art or baby gift bundles.
Location: Northeast - 763 Trabert Ave. NW; Website: seedfactoryatlanta.com; Contact: 404-355-2043
Stop by Stukntyme Collectibles in Norcross if you know a little one who collects Funko Pops or comic books. They offer a wide variety of Funkos at great prices. When you gift the Freddie Freeman Pop!, you’ll hit the ball out of the park because everyone still misses Freddie Freeman as an Atlanta Brave. To find the perfect one, browse through their entire catalog and new arrivals.
Location: Norcross - 4181 Steve Reynolds Blvd.; Website: stukntyme.com; Contact: 470-375-5649
Symphony of Toys
A hidden gem in Marietta, Symphony of Toys will transport you back to your childhood thanks to the abundance of toys inside. This place will remind you of a true, classic toy store, and as a result, it provides a much more unique experience. They offer great prices for the large selection of toys that you’ll find here, including Playmobil, wooden toys, LEGO sets, plush toys and everything else in between.
Location: Marietta - 627 Cherokee St. NE; Website: symphonyoftoys.biz; Contact: 770-499-7939
Wee Bee Baby Boutique
The cutest baby essentials can be found at Wee Bee Baby Boutique in Chamblee. You’ll find a little bit of everything here, including baby gear, clothes, toys, decor and more. They even offer cute Atlanta-themed baby items that would make wonderful presents.
Location: Chamblee - 3728 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd.; Website: weebeebabyatl.com; Contact: 404-869-3200