I go a little crazy for beautiful wooden toys. There is always that discussion in my mind about cost versus quality. This year we received the Grimm's wooden rainbow which I had always admired and I instantly regretted not getting it earlier. We have quit
Chalkboard painted base for creative play. Japanese Kiko + makes wooden toys , like this mini-city with famous buildings from London. The black tiles are painted with chalkboard paint so That You can paint your own roads.