Where can I find the best toy shops in Singapore? Where can I get educational toys for kids in Singapore? I’m looking for a particular brand of toy, where can I find it?
Toy Shops in Singapore
If you are out shopping for toys, here are 15+ toy shops in Singapore that you should know about.
Location: Forum The Shopping Mall
Playhao stocks a wide range of interesting toys that you can’t find elsewhere. These include wooden toys, puzzles and educational toys for kids of all ages. Brands available at Playhao include Anker, Kaleidograph, Crazy Forts and more.
2. The Better Toy Store
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Locations: Tanglin Mall, Paragon and The Centrepoint
If you are looking for non-run-of-the-mill toys, make your way to The Better Toy Store. Around since 1987 when it was known as T.O.T.S: The Original Toy Store, this toy shop in Singapore stocks educational and beautiful toys. In addition to wooden toys and puzzles, you can also find craft supplies for young children here. They sell pretty mobiles too.
3. Growing Fun
Locations: Paragon, Marina Square and United Square
Growing Fun specialises in quality educational toys brought in from Europe, the US and Asia. Among the toys you can find there are construction toys, craft sets and Science-related toys. Brands available include Magformers, LaQ and Hama.
4. Toy Station
Locations: Thomson Plaza and Serene Centre
Toy Station has outlets at Serene Centre and Thomson Plaza. We particularly like the Thomson Plaza outlet because of its range of family-friendly board games, and they have a good stash of Pokemon cards too.
5. Toys R Us
Locations: Forum the Shopping Mall, Waterway Point, Tampines Mall, Parkway Parade, Westgate, United Square, Paragon, Suntec City, Great World City, VivoCity
Megachain Toys R Us (in Asia at least) is a go-to place when you need a toy store in Singapore with a wide variety of products to choose from. You can find brand name toys for both boys and girls, as well games, soft toys and more at the Toys R Us outlets around Singapore.
6. Hamleys Singapore
Locations: Plaza Singapura and Marina Bay Sands
Known as the oldest toy store in the world, Hamleys of London is a big British toy store. With two outlets in Singapore, Hamleys stocks a range of toy from the traditional to the tech-infused variety.
7. Bricks World
Locations: ION Orchard, Ngee Ann City, Plaza Singapura, Jem, Suntec City, Resorts World Sentosa, VivoCity
Bricks World operates the LEGO Certified Stores in Singapore. Each stores has been designed by the LEGO Group and stocks a wide variety of LEGO sets. There are also interactive features such as the Pick-a-Brick Wall where kids can play with the bricks.
8. Secret Chamber
Locations: Thomason Plaza, Holland Road Shopping Centre, Parkway Parade and Causeway Point
If you are looking for hard-to-find LEGO items, head to Secret Chamber. This toy store in Singapore has multiple outlets and offers third-party LEGO-compatible items in addition to regular LEGO box sets.
9. Kidz Story / Playstore by Kidz Story
Locations: Tanglin Mall and Great World City
If you are looking for Playmobil toys, look no further than Kidz Story. This toy store in Singapore stocks a wide range of Playmobil playsets. At the Tanglin Mall outlet, you can also find brands such as Razor and Bontempi.
10. The Children’s Showcase
Locations: Tanglin Mall and Pasar Bella, Grandstand
The Children’s Showcase carries high-end and high-quality items including toys, children’s clothes and partyware. Among the toys at The Children’s Showcase are DIY kits, wooden toys and educational toys.
This toy store at HarbourFront carries a range of toys for all ages, for babies to adults. Brands available at Toytag include Big Potato party games, Chllerfish balance bikes, and tech toys such as littleBits and Makey-makey.
12. The Tinkercademy Store – Get Hacking
If you are looking for tech toys for kids, check out Tinkercademy’s online store, Get Hacking. You will find tech toys such as littleBits, Arduino kits, Bee-bots and more. After ordering them online, you can either have it shipped to you or head to their Tai Seng office to collect it up.
Location: 178 Paya Lebar Road
If you are looking for toy shops in Singapore that sell plastic model kits or RC cars from Japanese brand Tamiya, head down to Stargek at Paya Lebar. The retail shop also has a racing circuit for mini 4WD cars.
Locations: IMM, Plaza Singapura and Junction 8
Seimon-Cho sells Japanese anime plush toys and character goods including Hello Kitty, Gudetama, Pokemon and Doraemon, brought in directly from Japan, at its outlets. It is an official San-x store. San-x is one of the largest character manufacturing companies in Japan.
15. Build-A-Bear Workshop
Locations: Plaza Singapura, Westgate and United Square
Make your own stuffed toy at Build-A-Bear Workshop. Customise the toy animals with different accessories, name it and bring it home.
Locations: Joo Koon, City Square Mall and Chai Chee
Sporting goods retail giant Decathlon is a good place to shop if you are looking for sports-related equipment for kids. There are kid-friendly beginner kits in sports as varied as archery, badminton and football, plus a range of kick scooters available too.