Crafted from locally sourced, sustainably harvested pine with hardwood wheels, this adorable taxi—featuring a parrot driving—is simple, durable, and perfectly sized for toddler hands and playmats. Made in the US!
Want to pair this with a book? Try Twenty Big Trucks in the Middle of the Street by Mark Lee, illustrated by Kurt Cyrus (2013).
Materials: Pine with hardwood wheels
Care: Wipe with warm, soapy water and allow to air dry; do not submerge in water or put in the dishwasher
Size: 2 5/8 x 4 x 2 1/8 inches
Recommended Age: 2+ years
For more than thirty years, Maple Landmark has been producing wooden toys in rural Middlebury, Vermont. Using wood that comes from native species—primarily rock maple, as well as some pine and cherry—the company supports responsible forestry practices and purchases the majority of its lumber from one local source. Maple Landmark is a family-run business that employs more than forty people, who are paid and treated fairly and work in a safe facility, according to US labor and safety standards.