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Wooden Toys That Are Way Cooler Than Their Plastic Alternatives

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From BPA and phalate exposure to the long-term effects on the environment, you've probably already read why plastic isn't good for us. While we know we want to avoid plastics with our foods, it can be easy to overlook the toys our kids put in their mouths on a regular basis.

While it may not be realistic to swap out all toys for wooden alternatives, they do make great options for families hoping to lessen exposure to harmful chemicals. Moreover, wooden toys are celebrated in Waldorf and Montessori philosophies for their imagination-inspiring qualities.

Whether you're intrigued or still not convinced, there are some undeniably cool wooden toys out there. Ready to take a peek?