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About Le Toy Van

Discover the Toy Van

Founded in 1995, Le Toy Van Limited is a small family business with a big heart. It specializes in luxury children's toys, based in Surrey, England.
It was while trying to help his neighbors model a construction of their house that Georges Le Van, a Norman living in London, made the realization that at that time there were few affordable dollhouses. So he began handcrafting his first wooden dollhouse in his garden shed and soon after, Le Toy Van was born.
All of their toys are designed in-house in the UK and ethically produced in Indonesia.


At Le Toy Van, fun is taken seriously and, as they like to say, they seriously have fun doing it! They are big kids at heart. All toys are developed by in-house creatives with a large dose of French flair provided by the Le Van family.
The company loves the idea that children have small hands but big imaginations.

Innovative and ethical toys

Le Toy Van is passionate and proud to design innovative toys that encourage early learning through imagination and role play. They bring multiple dimensions of learning toddlers have a Montessori style learning experience, excellent for their cognitive development.


"Replant, reuse, recycle" is Le Toy Van's maxim.


Ethically made from sustainable rubberwood, the company ensures that the wood for the toys comes from sustainable forests. The wooden toys are handcrafted only in certified ethical factories, providing career opportunities and services to local families.


The toys are finished by hand and take special care to create environments that children can relate to and immerse themselves in, respecting traditional play values.

Safety

The Toy Van toys are developed in the UK by the highly experienced in-house creative team. All toys are designed to comply with rigorous EN-71 and ASTM safety standards. The in-house and on-site quality team ensures the delivery of a consistently high quality product for which Le Toy Van is acclaimed.


Le Toy Van toys are ethically manufactured by our trusted partners and validated by the ICTI and ISO 9001 seal of approval. With a reputation to uphold, there are rigorous and comprehensive programs and certification for quality, safety and durability. Using natural materials, including quality smooth rubber wood, legal traceable and a range of techniques from hand screen printing to water coloring, these detailed hand finished toys are unique and loved by little hands.


Your child's safety is the number one priority for The Toy Van. Rigorous testing is done and regularly exceeds toy safety standards. The paint used is safe and non-toxic and the edges are guaranteed safe for children, for safe play every day.


Tested by kids big and small!


If little kids don't like it, it's back to the drawing board!

Our available collections

Honeybake Collection / Playfood and Role Play

This adorable collection is designed to build a child's confidence, creativity, and social skills through fun and imaginative role play. These toys encourage children to get into character and act out real-life scenarios, while learning through their play.
The style is traditional with a modern twist. These toys will be play favorites for generations to come.


This is Le Toy Van's most award-winning collection, covering all aspects of Honeybake design, quality, safety, play and educational value.

Check out the collection

Petilou / Baby & Toddler Collection

Very cute collection designed for curious little hands (and mouths) - non-toxic water-based paints, rounded edges and no small parts - guarantee safe play every day, while sturdy wooden construction means they'll remain favorites for years to come. The colors, sounds, and textures are all there to stimulate curiosity and encourage the child.

The traditional Petilou wooden toys are quickly becoming family favorites for generations to come.

Discover the collection