When my older son was little, my husband and I would buy him toys after toys only to see him get bored soon after. These toys were not only expensive but also a pain to store. It would break my heart to see perfectly good toys lie in a corner, unused. That’s when we stumbled upon the idea of joining a toy library.
Now, both our kids enjoy a variety of toys every week without us having to worry about storage. If you too want your kids to experiment with an entire range of toys the smart way, here are some toy some toy libraries across Mumbai for you to choose from.
School Of Etiquette believes in quality learning and extends the concept of etiquette education through books and toys as well. They have an absolutely cute toy and book rental library that comprises of the best brands. Their toys and books focus on enhancing a child’s 7 skills to their fullest.
Bizzi Bees aims to create a world where a child can surround himself with books and toys for hours on end. Their collection boasts of high quality, clean toys and books that you can rent out based on various membership plans. They also have a play house in their premises so that kids can play while you look through the toys. On Saturdays, Bizzi Bees organizes events and workshops for kids of different ages to make learning fun.
Kyddoz World Toy Library offers a wide range of toys and books on rent for children between the ages 1 to 9 years of age. Renting out books starts at a price of Rs. 250/- per month while the toy subscription starts at Rs. 350/- per month. What adds to the fun is that the library also provides slides, SeeSaw, trampoline, Magic Car for kids as well. They even have a store that sells return gifts and other unique birthday party gifts. Their store offers wares at discounted rates, so visit them soon!
While the adults sip on some coffee, the kids can go wild choosing books and toys! Neighborhood Book Café has educational toys on rent for kids aged 6 months to 7 years and books for everyone. The concept is great as it involves both kids and parents. The book collection is extensive and includes Enid Blyton and Indian mythological stories as well.
Learning Ladder is the only toy library in Bhayander, and they offer a wide range of branded toys on rent to kids aged 10 months to 8 years. They stock up on branded toys from well-known names like Fisher Price, Chicco, Playskool, Funskool, Little tikes, Tomy, Skillofun, Disney, and Simba. They also have battery operated scooters on rent in their toy collection.
Khilonewala is an online toy library with affiliated centers that cater to children between the ages 1 to 12. They offer thousands of toys, books and CDs on rent at affordable rates. Khilonewala started in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, but now delivers toys on rent to Pune, Mumbai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Nagpur and Bangalore as well. They have great plans that you could choose from; there’s even a party plan for a toy-filled birthday! You could call them for a demo or walk into the nearest center.
Colours Library also has a great online collection of toys and books clubbed according to the age of a child. All you need to do is register on the website, select a membership plan, add toys to your wishlist and wait for delivery at your doorstep. Colours Library also helps you select an age-appropriate toy bundle if you are confused about which toys to choose.
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