Toy Shops: Specialty & Locally Owned


Apple Blossom Baby; Chico. Offers popular & hard-to-find new items, unique locally crafted treasures, & high-quality resale products. 1372 Longfellow Ave. (530) 345-1617.

Bird In Hand; Chico. A store filled with toys, art kits & more. 320 Broadway St. (530) 893-0545.

Kat’s Meow; Chico. Find just the right outfit or decor for your little ones right in Downtown Chico. 138 W. 3rd St. (530) 899-8811.

Made In Chico. Offers locally made baby clothing, specialty toys & party favors. 127 W. 3rd St., Chico. (530) 894-7009.

The Creative Apple; Chico. Offers a wide array of educational toys & materials to help young minds grow. 2210 Pillsbury Rd. Ste. 182. (530) 345-0122.

SISKIYOU COUNTY Toy Store. Located in the heart of downtown Mt. Shasta, feature a wide selection of puppets, marionettes, dolls & dollhouses, dinosaurs, robots, Electric Trains, remote controlled toys, games, stuffed animals, travel toys, and much, much more. 306 N. Mt. Shasta Blvd.(1-800) 722-9163.

McCloud River Mercantile; McCloud. Specialty toys, puzzles & collectables plus adorable clothing, hats & blankets. 241 Main St. (530) 964-2846.


Sugarplum Kids; Redding. Wonderful old-fashioned children’s boutique, with toys & candy too. 1734 Churn Creek Rd. (530) 221-5573.


Discover Earth Eco-Mercantile; Red Bluff. Offers old-fashioned goodness, including organic & handmade items & American-made games & toys. 635 Main St. (530) 529-3856.


Michael Olaf Company. Respected source of Montessori toys & educational materials. Shop online or visit store in Arcata, CA.

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North State Parent is a free monthly publication that circulates within five California counties: Butte, Glenn, Shasta, Southern Siskiyou and Tehama. Our pages are filled with family-oriented places to go, services and products geared for women and things to do; a focus on parenting, community, health, education, teens, youth, and much more.