Tender Leaf Toys - Spotlight on wooden toys
Spotlight on Tender Leaf Toys
Once in a while we come across a company with some truly wonderful products and Tender Leaf Toys are one of our favourite brands. Cottage Toys first featured this amazing line back in 2019, but due to their popularity and success we are now investing in even more of their wonderful range of wooden Toys and Interiors products. Following popular demand we’re really happy to be able to bring you an even wider selection of the exciting and colourful range of Tender Leaf wooden toys which will delight and educate you and your children for years to come.
One of the important aspects of Tender Leaf wooden toys is their ethical policies in manufacturing and employment which are entirely in line with ours here at Cottage Toys. Designed in Britain, all Tender Leaf wooden toys are made in Indonesia, from real rubber wood trees which have been felled, dried, cut and sanded, then painted with special non-toxic water based paints by one of their skilled craftsmen, making each one unique. Tender Leaf toys also practice a high level of fair employment and employ hundreds of local workers who they train into skilled craftworkers.
With the long summer days ahead, the Tender Leaf range offers the perfect opportunity for children to let their imaginations soar!
As we have all been stuck at home for such a long time, how are we feeling today? The What's Up? feelings board is a wonderful and imaginative wooden toy to learn all about emotions. Help your little one to express their feelings through play with this clever and fun educational wooden toy. What's Up? consists of a wooden face shaped board and 28 magnetic wooden facial parts to put together, conveying all the different emotions. Included in this set is a netted bag to keep all the pieces safe. Age: 3+ yrs.
If we are going outside today, let’s look at our Weather Watch board. Designed to teach children all about the seasons, astronomy and weather, Tender Leaf Toys Weather Watch board features a temperature gauge, lunar display and weather gauge. There is also a set of wooden picture boards to reflect different seasons and weather types, along with a rainbow, sunshine, rain cloud, storm cloud, lightening, sunshine and wind, for children to set the weather each morning - these come in a handy cotton canvas bag for safe storage.
Everyone loves a tea party and a picnic, and summer is the perfect time to indulge in some outdoor fun with toys from Tender Leaf fun food range. First, let’s get baking in the kitchen.
The Tender Leaf Home kitchen, is a stylish traditional wooden toy kitchen for both boys and girls. When it comes to children's play kitchens we are well aware there are a wealth of different ones available, depending on your style and budget. Which is why we have been waiting for something a little different from your normal high street or scandi design. Enter the Home Kitchen. A traditional yet contemporary style featuring everything you could possible need for imaginative culinary-themed play. Finished in a chic shade for grey/blue with elegant wooden detailing, the Home kitchen has two gas-style hobs and two separate ovens with removable trays, butler sink and elegant taps. It also comes with wooden cutlery and accessories, including two plates, two mugs, a traditional white kettle, gingham tea towel, cooking utensils and pot. Size: 52 x 23.5 x 65 cm
Kitchen Range by Tender Leaf Toys is our most luxurious wooden play kitchen yet! This range style wooden play kitchen is not only of the finest quality, it's also designed with play value to the max! The largest of our play kitchens, it combines many unique and interactive features including a fully functioning oven, built in microwave and a set of four cooker hobs. Other features includes two woven wicker basket trays for storage, butler sink with two taps, two wooden storage jars, three racks of herbs, a printed gingham fabric pot holder, three wooden plates, three wooden cooking utensils and pot holder, two part fish dish with garnish in an oval baking tray, a chalkboard side panel for writing notes and a tea towel. Pretty much everything has been thought of with this design, to provide hours of fun and imaginative play for children of all ages. Size: 67 x 33 x 92 cm
Every young chef will love this Mini Chef Chopping Board from Tender Leaf Toys. This adorable wooden chopping board set comes complete with knife, carrot, tomato, beetroot, onion and leek. The vegetables are all choppable for imaginative play. This set is the perfect accessory for your little cook, to go with their wooden play kitchen or shop. It's also a great way of teaching them counting skills as well as healthy eating habits and learning the basics of following a recipe. Size: 17 x 20 x 5 cm
The Tender Leaf Home Baking Set is a must for all those little ones who love to bake cakes and cookies. This stylish wooden mixer set, perfect for pretend play, contains a wooden bowl and mixer with metal swivel whisk, operated from the side with a clacking on and off button. Other items in this set include a modern, digital weighing scale, a wooden egg that can be cracked open, a pack of butter, a box of flour containing ten white felt discs and a wooden cake in a tin. Measure out your ingredients and whisk it all up for the perfect mix! A wonderful and inspiring gift idea for children of all ages and the perfect accessory for their play kitchen. Size: 28 x 21.5 x 27.5 cm
For the early risers this adorable wooden Breakfast Tray by Tender Leaf Toys would make a wonderful gift for little ones who are up with the larks and love imaginative play. Featuring a sturdy plywood breakfast tray designed with different shape sorting elements for children's to match the correct items to their correct space on the tray. Contained on the tray is a plate with bacon and cut-apart toast, knife, fork, salt and pepper, ketchup pot and yogurt, all made from solid and sustainable rubber wood. There is also a red gingham napkin with birdie napkin ring, egg cup and cut apart boiled egg. size: 30 x 24 x 8 cm
If you need more eggs, then look no further than the Wooden Egg Set: An authentic egg box containing 6 gorgeous solid rubber wood eggs. Consisting of 3 natural wood plus 3 painted in realistic egg colours. One of the eggs comes apart to reveal a felt egg and another has a small feather painted on the side. Made from sustainable rubber wood, coloured with non toxic colours for a contemporary style. Age: 3 yrs +. Size: 15.5 * 11.5 * 8.5cm H
To round off the perfect picnic this lovely wooden Market Fruit Basket offers a great selection of your favourite fruits from around the world, all contained in a green gingham fabric crate. The set includes a bunch of grapes, half a kiwi, slice of watermelon, pear, plum and a tangerine. Presented in a pretty illustrated colour box. Made from sustainable rubber wood and responsibly sourced plywood, coloured with non toxic colours for a contemporary style .Age: 3 + yrs. Size: 14.2 * 12 * 4cm H
The Citrus Fractions Puzzle from Tender Leaf Toys is another fun and educational wooden toy for children, designed to teach them all about fractions. Help your child to understand about halves, thirds, quarters and fifths with this fruity wooden puzzle. A great way to develop numerical skill, as well as encourage healthy eating. Made from sustainable rubber wood and coloured with non-toxic water stain paints. Size: 22.5 x 22.5 x 2.1
The Counting Carrots game is another winner from Tender Leaf Toys, and is a fun and innovative educational wooden toy for pre-schoolers learning to count. This cute wooden counting game is a rabbit on a wooden board with ten numbered wooden rings to stack on each peg. Top each one off with a cute carrot! Bunny will be very happy with the yummy reward. Made from sustainable rubber wood and finished with nontoxic paints. What's not to love? Size: 32 x 5.4 x 10.5 cm
OK, so now we get to some seriously yummy eating….
Wooden Biscuits by Tender Leaf toys. Perhaps one of our favourite imaginative play food toys, after all who doesn't love biscuits? The biscuits come attractively packed in its own special little bears biscuit tin and contain 6 different traditional wooden biscuit shapes…. the perfect addition to your child's play kitchen or shop, or picnic. Size: Biscuit tin 15.4 x 9 x 9 cm.
Everyone loves rainbows! The Rainbow Birthday Cake by Tender Leaf toys is ideal for party themed play. Made from solid and sustainable rubber wood this adorable rainbow birthday cake is not just unique, it's also super fun. Painted in bright rainbow colours this wooden birthday cake can be 'cut' into six slices using the wooden knife provided. Each section can be 'cut' and then rejoined with the little velcro patches. Who will get the strawberry on the top? Each of the 6 coloured candles can also be removed. Size: 15 x 15 x 9 xm
Alternatively, who could resist a Chocolate Birthday Cake? The perfect birthday gift idea for little ones who love chocolate! Made from solid rubber wood, by sustainable brand Tender Leaf toys, this adorable chocolate birthday cake can be 'cut' into six different portions for friends and family to enjoy. Each piece is joined with velcro and each of the six candles can be removed.
So where can we get our tea? The Birds Nest Café is an adorable wooden table top café by Tender Leaf toys which is sure to keep children entertained for hours. Ideal for play inside or outside on a warm summers day, the Bird’s Nest Cafe features a Panini toaster, 5 different colours coffee pods. 2 clacking dials, 2 cups, plates and spoons, milk jug with steamer spout, knife, fork and spoon, sugar cubes and chocolate shaker, 3 coffee disks and three different toppings, three flavoured tea bags in fabric packs, 1 sandwich, 2 paninis, 3 pastries and 2 cupcakes and a sheet of menu sticks! Size: 20 x 18 x 27 cm
Anyone for high tea? Tender Leaf toys Birdie Tea Set is our adorable new afternoon tea set which lets children serve up the most impressive sandwiches, cakes and pastries to their friends! (Or teddies!). Find ham and cucumber sandwiches, lemon meringue pie, chocolate roll, Victoria sponge, apple fancy and cupcakes, all part of this delicious collection, displayed on an elegant wooden cake stand topped with a pretty blue bird. Each Birdie afternoon tea set includes a wooden cake stand and 8 different cakes and sandwiches. Size: 20 x 18 x 27 cm
If it extra guests turn up, they will need some more settings, so this wooden Afternoon Tea Set is the perfect accessory for those surprise guests. Children will adore serving up tea with this traditional wooden tea set by Tender Leaf Toys. Made from solid and sustainable rubber wood and finished in non-toxic coloured paints this would make a wonderful gift for children, especially those that adore imaginative play. There is a wooden tray with carry handles, two cups and saucers, a tea pot with lid, milk jug, spoon, tea bag and two yummy biscuits. (Everyone's favourite - jammy dodgers and pink wafers!)
If it’s a hot day everyone will love this Wooden Ice Cream Cart by Tender Leaf toys. Come over to look at a selection of popsicles, ice creams and lollies, all ready to be served, which will you choose!? There is a clever ice cream scoop, perfect for creating your favourite flavours. This is a wonderful, engaging and fun wooden toy for children to play with their friends. Watch as they develop both socially and creatively. It is quite an art scooping ice cream into the perfect cone!
The Ice Lolly Shop from Tender Leaf toys is another adorable set of wooden ice lollies and is the perfect addition to a child's play picnic, shop or kitchen. A set of six wooden ice lollies mounted in a stand, each lolly can be removed to reveal a sweet message on the lolly stick. Children will delight in discovering which message is revealed with each different lolly. A wonderful gift idea for children of all ages.
As is the Penguin Gelato - isn't this so cute? A quirky wooden toy ice cream van with an adorable Mr Penguin driver and friend. Inside you will find three different wooden ice creams that you can bring outside and place on the lid, ready for customers to make their selection. Mr Penguin driver can also be removed for added play value. A really sweet and unique wooden ice cream toy for children that enjoy imaginative play. Made from sustainable rubber wood and finished with non-toxic water based paints.
This super-cute wooden Fruity Blender set by Tender Leaf toys is sure to be a hit with children of all ages. A wonderful role play toy for children to mix up their favourite smoothies, it's also a great way of teaching children the importance of healthy eating and daily vitamin intake. This blender set contains a wooden blender, wooden fruit pieces that can be sectioned, wooden knife, smoothie cup and straw, spoon and ice block. Which is an essential ingredient for bulking out any smoothie or ice cream.
If it’s too hot to cook or bake, then why not just have your favourite Fish and Chip Supper Tender from Leaf Toys. How adorable is this?! Everyone loves fish and chips and this charming wooden play set is the traditional British supper with all the trimmings! Each wooden fish and chip supper set contains a piece of wooden fish which can be cut into sections, a fish fork, wooden chips and a pot of flexible mushy peas, all wrapped in “newspaper” which has been carefully designed with lots of fun articles. Size: 20 x 26 x 7.5 cm
While we are all out in the garden sunshine, we think these wooden toys would make the most beautiful and unique gift ideas and the perfect toys for children that love to explore and discover nature. The following are just a selection of many gardening toys from Cottage Toys. Made from sustainable rubber wood and painted in non-toxic see the Strawberry Flowerpot: Isn't this just the cutest wooden toy you ever did see? Our strawberry flower pot by Tender Leaf toys is the perfect pretend play flower toy, to inspire and nurture little green fingers. Now little ones can grow their very own strawberry plant! The petals, leaves and cute buzzing honey bee can all be removed for added, imaginative, play value. This adorable wooden flower pot is a lovely gift for children to understand the concept of gardening and grow-you-own. Which will hopefully inspire them to carry this on into adulthood! After all, you can't beat organic, homegrown strawberries! Made from sustainable rubber wood and painted in non-toxic paints these toys are designed and manufactured with our planet in mind. Size: 19.5 x 14 x 16 cm
The Blossom Flowers Pot Set is another great deal for those little green fingers. Not just a wonderful and inspiring flower-themed toy, this adorable wooden toy blossom flower pot has removable leaves and flowers, and there is also a pretty removable butterfly and some pretend wooden scissors for pruning. Our new Blossom Flower Pot would also make the cutest bedroom or playroom décor. Image this on a shelf! .Size: 10.5 x 10 x 17.5 cm. Age: 3+yrs.
The Garden Wheelbarrow Set by Tender Leaf Toys. Inspire those little green fingers with this wooden toy garden wheelbarrow set. A sturdy and strong wooden wheelbarrow with three seed packets, three flower pots, with a sunflower, carrot and tomato plant. Little ones will really enjoy to water their plants with the little blue watering can, also included. There is also a trowel and secateurs to ensure healthy plant life and maintenance.
The Chicken Coop from Tender Leaf toys is another endearing wooden dolls house accessory designed for imaginative play alongside one of our wooden dolls house, but it can also be used on its own. This chicken coop set contains a wooden hen house with cut out hearts on the door, a cockerel, 2 hens and a chick, two nests and a collection of eggs. There is also a little ramp to attach to the chicken coop. Size: 7.5 x 10 x 13 cm
Children will love Amy Goodwood and her Rabbit set which is part of our new range of wooden dolls house dolls and accessories by Tender Leaf toys. Isn't she just wonderful?! Made from sustainable wood, suitable for all types of wooden dolls house. Size: 9 x 4 x 11.5 cm
For the perfect end to a fun filled day, everyone will love this Wooden Rainbow Tunnel by Tender Leaf toys. This adorable wooden rainbow tunnel is not just a cute stacking puzzle, it's also the perfect rainbow-themed bedroom décor. We love to display ours on a shelf when not in use! Made up of seven different coloured rainbow pieces that stack together to make a rainbow. We adore the unique sunshine block that sits on top. Made from sustainable rubber wood and finished in non toxic paints. Size: 21. 3 x 13.3 cm
From CT: TENDER LEAF TOYS
Tender leaf toys are here at cottage-toys.co.uk and Interiors. We have the full range of dolls houses, dolls house furniture, educational toys, market stall and foods. Tender Leaf toys are one of our favourite brands and we feel that their design is far superior than any other toy manufactures. The beautiful range is unique and totally design led. Contemporary designs which stand out from the rest of the toys on the market are a unique selling point.
Tender Leaf toys are also one of the most earth friendly manufacturers that we know of. They have been manufacturing wooden toys for more than 30 years and only use Indonesian rubber wood which is an economic and eco friendly wood that the Indonesian government is committed to replanting. As the production of latex that the rubber tree is planted for decreases after 25 years, traditionally the trees were felled and burned. However under Indonesian law they take that timber and turn them into some of the best wooden toys on the market. For every tree that is cut down another is planted in its place.
We at Cottage Toys are proud of our eco-friendly credentials and are always striving to find ways to use more sustainably sourced materials in our supply chain!