German brand Glückskäfer is a small, ethical, family-run company that has been producing high-quality traditional handmade wooden toys for over 60 years.
Designed following Waldorf and Montessori principles and in collaboration with pedagogues, parents, doctors and midwives, these beautiful handmade toys aim to promote a child’s development through creative and independent play.
Renowned for their stunning wooden nesting sets from the colourful shapes range, Glückskäfer toys are to be treasured for generations and are perfect for stacking and sorting as well as open-ended and small world play to create houses, dens, fences, tunnels, bridges and sculptures. The range of realistic pretend play toys, children’s furniture and Waldorf crafting tools are a delightful addition to any play space or prepared environment!
Only certified, sustainable European wood that meets FSC / PEFC standards is used, mainly beech and maple, along with only safety-tested, certified, non-toxic and mainly water-based paints and inks. Production is also sustainable, with all wood waste collected and energetically recycled within the company. Each Glückskäfer toy is CE certified and complies with the European standard for toy safety (EN 71).