What's not to love about local toys?
Who knows toys better than the owner of a toy store? In the spirit of adding some magic to the season, we chatted with the owners of six local toy and game shops. They told us which toys and games are selling fast for the holidays.
Here are the top picks for holiday gifts for kids, courtesy of Rob Pickering of Snapdoodle Toys & Games in Greenwood, Kenmore and Redmond; Pamela Powers of Magic Mouse Toys in Pioneer Square; Laura Schneider of Meeples Games, a local gaming café and game store in West Seattle; Scott Cooper of Blue Highway Games on Queen Anne; and Brittney Geleynse of Clover Toys in Ballard.
Editor’s note: This article was originally published in December 2018, and updated in December 2020. All prices are subject to change.