Top Toy Stores For Kids

Although we’re in the digital age were iPads and television have pretty much taken over most of our entertainment needs, a little old school toy here and there for the kids is not a bad idea. Get your kids interacting and have a look at some of the toy options at these stores.


Toy Zone

With zones for girls, boys, family, and cyber – there is a range of toys and gadgets are available for most ages. Toy Zone also stocks toys exclusive to just their store. So if you’re looking for something unique to make your kid stand out on the playground, visit Toy Zone.

The Toy Factory Shop

The Toy Factory Shop not only offers and range of toys and goods for retail but if you are interested in wholesale buying for either a shop or a school, this should be your first stop. Situated in Johannesburg and Durban, deliveries are also available nationwide.

Polly Potter’s

With their toys divided into age/ gender, pretend play, arts & crafts, educational, puzzles, wooden toys, wheels and other – you are given a range that caters to your kids’ specific toy needs at this family run business. Polly Potter’s also offer online shopping for your convenience.


Toys R Us

Probably one of the more popular toy stores in the country, Toys R Us is a well known and trusted retailer available nationwide. Offering a wide range of toy options in their different categories and hot deals on their site, your kids might not even want to leave the store once inside.

Babies R Us

Babies R Us is a division from the above mentioned, Toys R Us. Babies R Us specialises in merchandise and toys for babies and toddlers. You get everything from walkers, strollers to soft rattle toys and wooden building blocks, incase you have a little architect in your hands.


Founded by William Hamley in 1760, Hamleys has been making children’s dreams come true in their toy stores. The store is well known internationally and its branches in South Africa can be found in Johannesburg and Cape Town. Splurge on your kids in this wonderland.

By Cleopatra Shava

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