A Guide to the 6 Best Toy Stores in Edmonton

Best Toy Stores in Edmonton

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If you are looking for a place to get toys for your little ones, then you clicked on the right article. Today, we’re going over the best toy stores in Edmonton!

We searched for toy stores that could cater to a variety of age groups and interests and examined their unique selling points. We also included the return and exchange policies of these Edmonton toy stores. That’s because we know that giving gifts to kids or shopping for children’s toys can be difficult and needs flexibility.

We answered the most common questions about toy stores and toy shopping as well! At any rate, you’ll see all of that as you go through our list below:

1.   The Village Toy Box

BEST FORToy rentals are also available
WEBSITEhttps://www.thevillagetoybox.ca/
ADDRESS2016 SHERWOOD DRIVE
SHERWOOD PARK, AB
OPERATING HOURSMonday: 10:00-16:00
Tuesday: 10:00-16:00
Wednesday: 10:00-16:00
Thursday: 10:00-16:00
Friday: 10:00-16:00
Saturday: 11:00-16:00
Sunday: Closed
CONTACT NUMBERS+1 (587) 545-4273
SHIPPING AND DELIVERYYes
Shipping to Edmonton and Nearby Areas
RETURN POLICYTheir policy lasts 30 days. If 30 days has passed since your purchase, they can’t accept this item as a return, refund, or exchange.

The Village Toy Box started out as a toy library renting toys to customers on a monthly basis.

As this business evolved, more of the families who supported their toy rental services asked us where they could find such unique toys that was offered by their business. This led them to widening their reach. Their toy selection is backed by their experience with renting toys to little ones who are anything but gentle.

From the owners’ family to yours, they put lots of love and careful attention in each of they curated items.

Aside from this, their website is easy to use as all the toys can be grouped by age, brand, and category. They even offer clearance and used (but not abused) products for those who want to save a bit more of their money.

Various people have even commended them from how fast the delivery process was. The customers said that the packages were delivered to their door safely and that they were given constant updates.

Pros

  • Gift cards are available
  • Offers free gift wrapping services
  • Easy-to-use website
  • Has clearance sales where products are much more afforable

Cons

  • Closed on Sundays

Customer Reviews

Here are some of their reviews:

“Excellent range of great quality toys grouped into age range. Fantastic service, I placed an order from the UK in the morning and my daughter received the items later that day! Great to have somewhere local to them that I can buy from.

Amazing selection of toys that are unique, durable, and inspire imagination! And your kids will actually want to play with them! Love the local delivery straight to your door for the greater Edmonton area.”

“Very fast and friendly delivery! I got my order delivered the next day to my door!

2.   Mastermind Toys

Mastermind Toys' Homepage
BEST FORWide variety of toys to choose from
WEBSITEhttps://www.mastermindtoys.com
ADDRESSTerra Losa 9752 170 Street Terra Losa Centre Edmonton, AB, Canada T6N 1L3  
South Edmonton 2004 99th Street NW Edmonton, AB, Canada T6N 1L3
OPERATING HOURSTerra Losa
Monday to Thursday 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Friday 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sunday 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM  

South Edmonton
Monday-Friday 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sunday 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
CONTACT NUMBERSTerra Losa 780-670-1492  
South Edmonton 780-670-5039
SHIPPING AND DELIVERYYes
Shipping to Canada and US via UPS
Free standard shipping within Canada for orders above $35 (Guidelines apply)
RETURN POLICYReturns are allowed within 30 days of the order shipment date provided the item is unopened and in as-new, resalable condition with the official receipt  

If you are looking for the best toy store in Edmonton with a wide selection of items to choose from, then go to Mastermind Toys. They have two branches across Edmonton.

Mastermind Toys carries a complete selection of toys for babies and toddlers up to kids age 11+. They also have eighteen toy categories to choose from, ranging from Arts & Crafts to Remote Control & Electronics.

Aside from toys, Mastermind Toys also offer a wide variety of books for babies and toddlers up to teens aged 13 and above. The toy store offers eleven categories of books, from Activity & Sticker books to Workbooks & Home Learning.

Their website also offers a “Gift Finder” feature. You just need to enter the age, category, budget and note if you’d prefer a gift that is popular with boys, with girls, or with all kids.

Mastermind Toys will then generate a list of ideas to choose from. This can help you find the perfect gift.

If you’re a frequent customer of toys for kids, Mastermind Toys also has a Perks Program for you. Among the benefits of being a member of this program are exclusive discounts, free shipping days, early access to items on sale, surprise birthday gifts for kids, special in-store events and free loot-bag assembly.

Aside from that, Mastermind Toys also offers free gift-wrapping services for in-store purchases. They also have a feature for corporate-gift giving and team events.

Pros

  • Free gift-wrapping for in-store purchases
  • Has a membership rewards program
  • Has a gift finder feature on the website

Cons

  • Online orders have a $2.99 gift wrapping charge
  • Orders cannot be placed over the phone
  • Items purchased via PayPal could only be refunded by sending them via mail

Customer Reviews

Customers gave Mastermind Toys a high rating as one of the best toy stores in Edmonton. They were particularly keen on the pleasant experience with the store’s staff and the wide variety of items the store carries.

Here are some of their reviews:

“I think it is very brave for this small toy store to be located across the street from Toys R Us. However, it carries items that are more educationally-oriented and harder to find. It’s very well-organized and higher-end in terms of prices but I really enjoyed browsing here even though they were out of the specific item I was looking for.”

-Paula

“My experience here recently while doing Christmas shopping was actually quite excellent. The staff member who helped me was great: he pointed out a free item I received for buying one of the other items I was purchasing. The staff at the checkout counter were excellent as well: they encouraged me to sign up for their loyalty program which was helpful also. I was pleased with my purchases and their prices and will likely return on occasion should the need arise to buy toys/books/etc. for the children in my life, including my own!”

-Ali

3.   Education Station

Education Station's Homepage
BEST FOREducational toys
WEBSITEhttps://www.educationstation.ca
ADDRESSNorth Edmonton 14511 156 Street Edmonton, Alberta  
South Edmonton 2812 Calgary Trail Edmonton, Alberta
OPERATING HOURSNorth Edmonton
Monday – Friday 10:00-6:00  (temporarily reduced hours)
Saturday – 10:00-6:00
Sundays / Holidays – 12:00-5:00  

South Edmonton
Monday – Friday 10:00-6:00  (temporarily reduced hours)
Saturday – 10:00-6:00
Sundays / Holidays – 12:00-5:00
CONTACT NUMBERSNorth Edmonton (780) 475-4680  
South Edmonton (780) 490-4681
SHIPPING AND DELIVERYYes
Shipping within Canada via Canada Post or Purolator Courier
No Free Shipping Rates apply depending on the size of the item
RETURN POLICYYou may return or exchange any item, except reproducible material & some custom furniture, as long as the item is in its original packaging, resalable condition, within 30 days of the shipment’s receipt.     

Education Station is a specialty toy store that carries items centered on kids’ learning and discovery.

Education Station began in 1998 with 20 products being sold out of the basement of current owners Diane Shaw and John Foo. From then on, the toy store grew to have two branches in Edmonton, a warehouse, and thousands of quality products from the educational industry.

Their selections span 14 different categories. These include Arts and Crafts, Early Learning, Puzzles, Pretend and Play, and Science.

They also have a special category dedicated to Canadian resources, and it features Canadian play money, Canadian trivia cards, and more. Education Station even features toys that are specially crafted for children with special needs, which is a big plus for us.

Aside from that, the toy store also carries an expansive selection of teacher resources such as daily plan books, storage pocket charts, stamp sets, lab sets and flashcards, among others.

Another unique feature of Education Station is their lowest price guarantee. According to their website, Education Station will match the lower price if you find an identical item from a competing store that has a lower price tag.

They also offer special furniture and carpets for kids’ toy areas such as activity mats, rest mats, round floor cushions, cots and chairs among others.

To make kids feel special, Education Station also has a Birthday Club program. Birthday Club membership perks include a $10 Gift Certificate and a 15% discount for birthday purchases.

Pros

  • Lowest Price guarantee
  • Offer toys for kids with special needs
  • Products are sorted on the website for easy navigation

Cons

  • No free shipping
  • No gift wrapping option

Customer Reviews

Here are some of the comments shared by their past customers to explain they believe Education Station is one of the top toy stores in Edmonton:

“5 stars!! An amazing way to get kids excited about learning from home again!! Online order was easy and curbside pickup friendly and awesome!!! Thanks for keeping kids engaged at this time!”

-Angela

“I was MOST impressed by the two young ladies working.  They noticed that I was struggling to get my shopping done while wrangling my toddler who really should have been napping (oops, Mom mistake).  They played with her and entertained her while I was able to pick up what I wanted. They were extremely enthusiastic and helpful.  I have to say that they made all the difference and they would be the primary reason I would go there versus another educational supply store.”

-Sara

4.   Princess & The Pea Inc.

Princess & The Pea Inc.'s Homepage
BEST FORClassics and unique finds
WEBSITEhttps://princesspea.ca/
ADDRESSWest Edmonton Commerce Park, 10059 166ST NW, Edmonton, AB T5P 4Y1
OPERATING HOURSInstore shopping was temporarily suspended. Curbside pick up only, call in advance
CONTACT NUMBERS 780-7103578
SHIPPING AND DELIVERYYes
Shipping within Canada
Free shipping for orders above $49, except for “remote and difficult to serve” locations
RETURN POLICYYes
Full refund within 14 days of purchase
Exchange or store credit only after 14 days, within 30 days of purchase
Must be in original condition with packaging

Princess and the Pea is a children’s boutique toy store that specializes in anything classic and unique. They only have one branch in Edmonton and have been serving the community since 2006.

Their main focus for their products is “classic and unique” items. They offer children’s products that are sourced both from North America and imported overseas.

Their toys are categorized into 10 different groups: arts and crafts, board games, books, building models, construction and railway, early learning toys, outdoor, puzzle, pretend play, and soft toys.

Aside from toys, Princess and the Pea also offers apparel, ranging from footwear and rain gear to nightwear and accessories. They also carry feeding items such as bibs, plates and utensils as well as bath toys and bath gear.

For parents looking for classy and unique decor for their children’s bedroom, Princess and the Pea also has decor items including frames, storage and lights as well as health and safety gears such as earmuffs, and humidifiers.

Princess and the Pea’s gift-wrapping services are also always free for both online, instore and curbside purchases.

As one of Edmonton’s best toy stores, Princess and the Pea also has a membership program called the “Sweet Peas”. Signing up is free and you earn 200 sweet peas upon sign up, 10 sweet peas for every dollar spent and 1000 sweet peas on your birthday.

Pros

  • Free gift-wrapping
  • Free shipping
  • Extensive rewards program
  • Unique and classic items

Cons

  • The refund policy only covers 14 days
  • Toy selection is limited
  • On the pricey side

Customer Reviews

Here are some of the comments shared by customers:

“I don’t have kids of my own but I do have a fair number of kids in my life. This fact frequently brings me to kids stores for gifts! The Princess and the Pea is one of my favorites for books and clothes. They have tons of selection for toddlers mostly, and some books and toys for kids up to 5 or 6 years old. They also have great stuff for newborns including soft blankets and clothing. They have a lot of wooden European made toys that I haven’t been able to find anywhere else. A particular favorite I have bought for some of the kids in my life is a set of dress-up animals. They are little wooded figurines that you can dress up to be zebras, cheetahs and other animals! Not only are they cute, but they also help develop tactile skills as kids learn to do up buttons to keep the animal clothes on. This is a great place to check out if you need a gift for a special kiddo in your life!”

-Jessica

“Such cute and unique products! Service was incredibly quick- I placed my order at 8am and it was on my doorstep by 6pm the same day. I definitely wasn’t expecting that!”

-Jillian

5.   Treehouse Toys

Treehouse Toys' Homepage
BEST FORTrendy toy selection
WEBSITEhttps://treehousetoys.ca
ADDRESSPremium Outlet Collection Mall 1 Outlet Collection Way #309, Leduc, AB T9E 1J5  
West Edmonton Mall 8882 170 St NW Unit 2361, Edmonton, AB T5T 3J7  
Kingsway Mall Unit 660, 1 Kingsway Garden Mall NW, Edmonton AB T5G 3A6  
Londonderry Mall Unit 113, 1 Londonderry Mall NW, Edmonton, AB T5C 3C8  
OPERATING HOURSPremium Outlet Collection Mall
Mon to Sat : 10am–7pm Sunday : 12pm–5pm  

West Edmonton Mall
Mon to Sat : 10am–9pm
Sunday : 11am–6pm  

Kingsway Mall
Mon to Fri : 11am–7pm
Saturday : 10am-6pm
Sunday : 11am–6pm  

Londonderry Mall
Mon to Fri : 10am–7pm
Saturday : 10am-5:30pm
Sunday : 12pm–5pm  
CONTACT NUMBERSPremium Outlet Collection Mall +1 587-695-0017  
West Edmonton Mall +1 587-462-0733  
Kingsway Mall  +1 587-642-0733  
Londonderry Mall +1 587-462-0733  
SHIPPING AND DELIVERYYes
Shipping in Canada only
Free standard shipping to orders above $55
RETURN POLICYAll items can be exchanged or returned within 10 days from when the item was received. The item must be in original condition and proof of payment is required.  

Treehouse Toys is a homegrown toy store in Edmonton. Their first store was opened in 2018 at the Premium Outlet Mall.

Three years after their first store opening, they became one of Edmonton’s best toy stores. They have expanded to five locations: four in Edmonton and one in the Calgary area.

This toy store in Edmonton specializes in a large selection of 3D Wooden Puzzles, DIY Houses, K-POP, Stationery, Plushies and Anime Action Figures. Their best seller is their DIY 3D wooden puzzle product series.

These 3D wooden puzzles come in a range of flavors, so to speak. They have classic, modern, mechanical, music boxes and miniature houses, which can take up to 30 hours to make.

It is also one of the few toy stores in Edmonton that offer Anime, Gacha and Funko Pop action figures, as well as Pokemon, Pusheen and Backpack Clip plush toys.

Pros

  • Many branches
  • Great selection of 3D puzzles
  • One of the few that have anime selection

Cons

  • Refund policy only covers 10 days
  • Not a lot of toy variety

Customer Reviews

Many customers gave Treehouse Toys a positive review of their quality and service. Here is what they have to say:

“Absolutely love this store! All their products are very cute and high quality. The staffs are always so friendly and kind as well. Definitely recommend this store!”

-Anna

“WOW such a beautiful store, so many selections. The staff are so friendly and the managers were helpful in picking out my DIY Houses. We will be back for Christmas shopping!”

-Ryan

6.   Imagine+

Imagine+'s Homepage
BEST FORShopping collectibles
WEBSITEhttps://imagine-plus-toys.business.site
ADDRESS882 170 Street Northwest unit 1003 West Edmonton Mall Main floor beside The bay. Edmonton, AB T5T 3J7 Canada  
OPERATING HOURSMonday to Thursday – 11:00 to 7:00 PM
Friday to Saturday 10:00 to 9:00 PM
Sunday 11:00 to 6:00 PM
CONTACT NUMBERS(780) 705-7587
SHIPPING AND DELIVERYNone
RETURN POLICYNot indicated on their website. May vary from product to product.

Imagine+ is not your usual toy store. For one, they only have one store in Edmonton and do not offer shipping services.

Aside from that, they are a specialty store that caters to the specific needs of the toy collecting community. According to its website, Imagine+ is a local startup that provides specialty toys, games, puzzles, accessories, furniture, and collectibles.

They also pride themselves on carrying items that are both for kids and “kidults” – or adults who choose to remain a kid at heart by collecting toys.

While they do not have an online shop, Imagine+ has a system for you to check whether or not stocks are available through their “Get Quote” system on their website. They also encourage customers to call them and get in touch about the prices and availability of their toys.

Pros

  • Has hard-to-find items
  • Caters to the young and young at heart

Cons

  • No online store and shipping service
  • The website is not very informative

Customer Reviews

Look through some of the comments to see what made Imagine+ hit the list of Edmonton’s best toy stores:

This store has a large selection of really good quality items and everytime I come in they seem to have new items. The person who works here is incredibly nice as well, letting me know that the box I bought is a full set. Telling me that new products that I’m interested in should be coming soon. Just all around a really great store to visit.”

-Dani

“Love this place. Helps fill the void when I need a toy fix and don’t want to wait for shipping on something. Great selection. Particularly for 3rd party transformers and Neca figures.”

Sean.

FAQs About Toy Stores


And with that, we end the list of the best toy stores in Edmonton.

Toy stores are an important part of a child’s life. That means it is important that you do proper research before going to any toy store to shop.

If your favorite toy store is on the list, or if you are planning to visit one of the best toy stores in Edmonton, tell us. We love hearing from our readers.

By the way, if you also need suggestions for great kids’ activities in Edmonton, we have an article on that too. Check it out here!