When we think of gifts for kids, our mind often goes to the most common and popular toys that children usually receive on their birthdays or on Christmas: Barbie dolls, cars, action figures, etc.
Wouldn’t it be great to give your kids or other people’s kids gifts that are a little different? If your answer is yes, pay a visit to the following stores, to find the perfect gift for the child in your life:
Rock Paper Scissor is the English translation for the name of this nice little store in Poblenou. Pedra Paper Tisora sells specialized toys to help children exercise their creativity and imagination. A lot of the products sold in the store are created using non-toxic, natural materials. Pedra Paper Tisora sells toys like marbles, felt swords, wooden assembly toys, tricycles, skates and much more.
Pedra Paper Tisora is located at Carrer de Marià Aguilló, 118.
Fantastik is a really quirky store where you will find a variety of items that will make you nostalgic. In the toy department you have items like Wolly Willy, metal windup robots, magic gardens, and Roly Poly toys.
Fantastik is located at Calle Joaquín Costa, 62.
Mr. Wonderful is a brand of delightful creations that have become a trend in Barcelona. They sell a variety of items with cute, funny and inspiring messages that can make any little girl smile, like mugs that say “Today is a good to smile” and notebooks that say “What are your fantastic plans for today?”. You can purchase Mr. Wonderful items online, or in one of the following stores: Fnac, Natura, Abacus, Conesa, OMG Barcelona.
Palau is a store that specializes in miniature vehicles and other boy-oriented toys. Dads will have a great time visiting the store with their sons, where they can find an array of model trains, racing tracks and radio-controlled helicopters, cars, boats and even drones! There is also a section with wooden boats that can be bought already assembled or to assemble at home. And for those who love old-school toys, there is a special selection of Playmobil and Lego to choose from.
There are three Palau toy stores in Barcelona: one at Carrer de Balmes, 72; one at Ronda de Sant Antoni, 61; and one at Travessera de Gràcia, 84.
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Almacen Marabi is a wonderful store in Born that sells handmade rag dolls and patchwork. At Almacén Marabi you can find a quirky and colorful selection of toys for children and adults, as well as pieces like fabric key rings, brooches, wallets and rings.
Almacén Marabi is located at Carrer de Cicera, 6.