2021: Manhattan Voted Kidding Around Best Toy Store!
107 East 42nd Street Grand Central Terminal
(212) 972-8697 – www.kiddingaroundtoys.com
You’re never too old for a toy store! Kidding Around has provided the children of New York City with toys for almost thirty years. Boasting a variety of toys, dolls and games from top international brands, the family-owned toy store carefully curates its inventory to reflect a wide range of ages and interests. The focus at Kidding Around has always been inspiring creativity and engaging the children that come in ready to play. With the help of the friendly staff, customers can find unconventional gifts for the extraordinary kids and adults in their lives. Anyone who values an open heart and a sense of humor is sure to find something they love at Kidding Around!
2020: Manhattan Voted Dinosaur Hill Best Toy Store!
306 E 9th St
(212) 473-5850 – www.dinosaurhill.com
Ever since 1983, Dinosaur Hill has been a reliable place to shop for the best toys in the city. But their items aren’t just your run-of-the-mill toys. Customers tend to describe the store as a magical hidden gem in the city with items that are incomparable to those that you’ll find anywhere else. Their selection of carefully crafted products include handmade toys, musical instruments and clothing. The award-winning shop, opened by Pamela Pier, is committed to presenting variation of classic toys like blocks, rattles, globes, books and other trinkets that are sure to challenge the kids who play with them.