Terra Toys Top Ten Toys 2013 Edition!

Friday, November 29th, 2013

Each year the staff at Terra Toys is asked to make a list of their top 10 favorite toys for the year. We compile all the lists into a hand-picked Terra Toys top ten toys list. 


Terra Toys Top Ten Toy List 2013 Edition

Air Hunter & Air Huntress Crossbow set- Shoot whistling soft-tipped arrows fast and far over 55 feet. Easy to aim, easy to use, foam arrowheads. Very fun!  Ages 8 and up. 

SkootCase Travelling scooter and suitcase in one- Scoot around the airport on your suitcase! Comes with shoulder or pull-along strap. Fits carry-on standards, lightweight sturdy plastic. Fits ages 3 to 5.

Ferry Boat w/ Cars- Made by GreenToys, 100% recycled plastic, USA made, incredibly durable and made for all kinds of terrain: water, sand, indoor, outdoor. Perfect for ages 1 to 6!



Calico Critters Discovery Forest – The cutest little discovery forest ever! This versatile dollhouse can be a school, home, playground or anything your imagination can create! Ages 3 and up. Made for the adorable Calico Critters dolls, which are fuzzy-bodied, pose-able, dress-able tiny animals.



Giant Floor Piano- Best floor piano ever!! Play 9 different instrument tones, record and play-back your own musical creations, and plug in your mp3 or iPod to play any music you wish, and accompany it with piano fun! Jump or roll all over this giant piano to make amazing music! Durable, vinyl and super Big! Ages 3 and up.


Loop De Doo Jewelry Making kit- This unique spinning loom allows you to create one-of-a-kind bracelets, necklaces and accessories with bright colorful thread and charms. Create any thickness or color combination and trade with your friends. Ages 8 and up. 

CyberCycle Remote Control motorcycle-This is an awesome remote control motorcycle that does not fall over and can do crazy tricks and slides. Sharp turns and drifting action, can ride most types of terrain. Ages 5 and up.



Magformers rainbow magnet set- Use these colorful magnetic triangles and squares to make unlimited geometric shapes and structures. Fun to touch and hold, stackable for easy travel. Play with the power of magnetism in your hands! Ages 6 and up.


Spirograph- The original classic is brought back to life in this spectacular compact and complete set. This geometric drawing toy produces millions of different circular and beautiful patterns that make for an excellent art activity! Ages 8 and up. 

Rock ‘N Crock- Made in the USA, this sturdy see-saw crocodile rocks back and forth with one, two or three children! Lightweight and easy to share. 18 months to 5 years. 



Terra Toys is seeking bag artists!

Friday, November 1st, 2013

 Do you like to draw, color or paint?

If so, get paid to color Terra Toys paper bags! Terra Toys pays up to .10 cents per colored bag!

Take blank bags home, (we give them to you) color them and bring them back and we will buy your hand drawn art!

Bag art is what exempted Terra Toys from the Austin bag ordinance, and we have been buying colored bags from artists in Austin for over 30 years!

Bring in your art and show off your artistic talent and make money doing it! 

Celebrate Diwali with Terra Toys!

Friday, November 1st, 2013

 Terra Toys has sparklers, confetti blasters, smoke bees and more to celebrate Diwali, the festival of lights!


The 10th Annual Fairy Tea Party at Terra Toys!

Thursday, May 16th, 2013

 Terra Toys announces its 10th annual
Thursday June 6th and Wednesday June 12th!

Design and create your own magical fairy!
Supplies and refreshments provided

Tickets are Free but limited!

You MUST have a ticket to attend!
FREE Tickets are now available
at Terra Toys
Located at 2438 West Anderson Lane

Get your free tickets before they are gone!
Tickets available starting now 

*Everyone needs a ticket to attend the party
*Get your free tickets at Terra toys or kidOshoe
*Each attending adult may bring up to three children

Make a Valentine at Terra Toys! Feb 10th!

Saturday, January 12th, 2013

Terra Toys invites you to make a Valentine on Sunday, February 10th!

Decorate to your heart’s content with paper, glitter, stickers and all other supplies provided by Terra Toys! Including our signature hand cut wooden heart!

Like all Terra Toys events, this is a FREE event!

(We kindly ask that all children are accompanied by an adult; each adult may bring a maximum of three children.)

For any questions, call Terra Toys at (512) 445-4489 or email us at info@terratoys.com!


Make A Valentine at Terra Toys:

Sunday, February 10th, 2013

1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

We hope to see you there!


Terra Toys Top Ten Toys!! **2012**

Saturday, November 24th, 2012

Terra Toys announces the TOP TEN TOYS OF 2012!!!

Every year, our Toy Experts at Terra Toys come together to make a list of our favorite toys from the year! We pick the best, most classic, fun and beautiful toys and present them in the Top Ten List! Visit us at www.facebook.com/terratoys for daily posts and toy news! Come in to the store for toy demonstrations, candy samples, games and more!

Without further ado,

Drum roll please…….

The 2012 Terra Toys Top Ten!


1. Nuchi Figure 8 Wooden Train Set - This beautiful and simple set is very durable and comes with plenty of wooden track to make different layouts.  Each figure 8 set comes with four colorful trains, and 16 wooden tracks, compatible with other wooden train sets. Nuchi uses cute and classic themes and can expand to any size.


2. Green Toy Trucks - Made from 100% recycled materials, even down to their packaging (made with recycled milk cartons).  USA made, these trucks are sturdy, playful and eco-friendly! Styles include a School Bus, Recycling Truck, Fire engine and Dump Truck.

3. Folkmanis Nature Puppets- Cute and cuddly creatures from forests to fantasy! Folkmanis is the undefeated puppet maker for realistic, easy-to-use puppets, with bright colors and unique textures. They use incredible materials and fabrics, making for the highest quality puppets available. Make them talk, sing and play, these characters come alive in your hands!


4. Papo Dragons and Dinosaurs- So real looking! Beautiful, detailed and high quality. Made in France with durable plastic. Imagination is the limit with these life-like figures! Papo makes a variety of figures from beautiful enchantresses, to dragons and knights in shining armor!


5. Corolle Les Cheries 13’ Fashion Doll-These dolls have lovely realistic faces, smell sweet, feel soft, and are very high quality. You can brush their hair, accessorize them,  change their clothes, take them as your companion everywhere you want to go!

6. Make-Do Kits!- Takes the cardboard box to new heights! Make-do kits provide simple and easy to use tools that a child can use to make anything out of anything! Take a cardboard box and make it into a dollhouse, or a robot, or a fun creature of your imagination! Make-do has won many toy awards! Check out other cool Make-do creations at http://makedo.com.au/creations.


7. Djeco Art Kits- Sturdy and engaging sets for the artist in everyone. With varying difficulty levels for all types of ages, anyone can draw, color, paint, and create. Djeco art sets come in a variety of beautiful designs and activities; from sand to glitter, paint to stamps, these kits are sure to amaze!

8. NanoBlocks- Adorable!! Tiny little interlocking bricks that you assemble to build amazing structures or something from your own imagination! From animals to iconic buildings and ancient sites! Nanoblocks are easy to use, and fun for kids and adults! 

9. Vintage Robots- Visually stunning tin wind-up classics make a great addition to any collection! Each figure comes with its own key used to wind it up! Watch as they walk, spark or shoot! Oh, and they are collectible! 


10. Creative Cosmetics and Perfume Science Kits- Have fun while learning about the fascinating science behind color and smell. Learn how cosmetics and perfumes are made, and customize your own favorite! Create something new; create something you!

Come into Terra Toys to see demonstrations of all of out Top Ten Toys and more!

We also have amazing stocking stuffers, glass ornaments and Christmas candy!

Visit us at www.facebook.com/terratoys for daily updates and toy news!!!



Terra Toys Announces Holiday Hours! 9AM-9PM!

Friday, November 23rd, 2012

 Play even later! 

Terra Toys is now open daily from 9AM to 9P!  (12-6 on Sundays)

Come and see all the new toys and fun games!

Playmobil 2012 FUN!

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

Fun new Playmobil sets are in!

From beautiful fairy princess castles to crazy alien spy adventures!

Come check it out!



Terra Toys has Awesome Spaklers Year-Round!

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012


Come check out our amazing selection of City Legal Firweworks!

Great for BBQ’s, weddings, and outdoor fun!

Prices range from .25 cents to $6.00 for a 12 pack of 20 inch Sparklers!

Make a Happy New Year with Fireworks and Sparklers!

Thursday, December 29th, 2011

Terra Toys just got a new shipment of all sorts of amazing City Legal fireworks and Sparklers! From huge confetti blasters to snappers  and morning glory sparklers! We have all the supplies for a festive New Year celebration!

If you have never heard of a Slider before, come in and ask for a Demonstration of any of our fireworks! Sliders are a cool new sparkling stick that you slide with your shoes, and they sparkle and zip and zazz around! SO FUN!

We also have wedding-appropriate sparklers! Highly Photogenic, long lasting and beautiful.