North Texas has lots of local toy stores waiting for your support. Instead of buying from larger chain suppliers, consider purchasing from a local business. Let’s support our community! And you don’t have to give up online shopping just because you’re sourcing toys locally. Most have toy stores in Fort Worth offer online shopping options — even delivery in some cases!
Listed in alphabetical order, y’all . . . here are local toy stores you need to know about.
b Kids (Fort Worth) :: Although this retailer is more clothing boutique than toy store, you can find some fun in its “cool stuff” section.
Griff’s Gifts (Keller) :: From hard-to-find toys to unique gifts and yummy candy, this north Tarrant County local spot is a gem, especially if you have a Harry Potter or Star Wars fan at your house.
Holocron (Fort Worth) :: Speaking of Star Wars . . . this is the MUST VISIT for any and all Star Wars lovers. From vintage collectibles to toys of all shapes and sizes, the Star Wars options are out of this world (sorry, we couldn’t resist the pun).
Leo + June (online) :: Choose from thoughtfully curated sensory and play boxes you can have shipped right to your door!
Monkey and Dog Books (Fort Worth) :: If you are looking for the perfect gift for your book lover or literary-themed accessories to go with a new page turner, this Fort Worth treasure is for you.
Play Studio (Fort Worth) :: We’ve loved the Play Studio as a great indoor/outdoor play spot, but now it has an online shop filled with great Montessori-inspired toys and gifts for toddlers and preschoolers.
Rogue Brick Builder’s Lounge (Fort Worth) :: Calling all LEGO fans! From individual figurines to boxed sets of alllll varieties, the Rogue Brick is a favorite stop. Not only can you purchase blocks to take home, but you can also stay and play thanks to the all-ages-welcome building space.
Ruby Mae Toy & Clothing (Weatherford) :: Head west to find unique gifts for the darlings in your life. You can grab some cute outfits while you’re there, too!
The Happy Lark (Fort Worth) :: If unplugged play is your goal, THL is the your go-to. Many coveted brands are in stock, like Grimm’s, Maileg, Ostheimer, Tonnies, and more.
The Mastin Project (online) :: You have options for monthly subscription or single purchase sensory bin options. For every three bins sold, the Mastin Project donates a bin to SafeHaven, an organization supporting victims of domestic abuse.
Toy Maven (Southlake) :: Three cheers for a neighborhood local toy store with variety for all ages and interests.
Toy Works (Fort Worth) :: This location is a Cowtown landmark! Be sure to follow its Facebook page as coupons and discounts often appear.
Shop Gift Shops!
In addition to traditional toy stores, many local museums have interesting toy options in their gift shops:
- Amon Carter Museum
- Fort Worth Botanic Gardens
- Fort Worth Museum of Science and History
- Fort Worth Zoo
- Kimbell Art Museum
- Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
- National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame
- River Legacy Living Science Center
- U. S. Bureau of Engraving and Imprinting