An educational addition to your play at home your kids will love learning about our unique Aussie animals. To be an Aussie kid you have to have the real Aussie stuff and not the fleecy polar bear or the African elephant - those animals just don’t exist here unless we see them in the Zoo. So we felt every Aussie kid should have a set of rare Aussie wood animals in their home to just simply play with, in honour of our unique flora and fauna.
For many modern families who may have a more natural and holistic view of life - healing from everyday boo-boo’s or sickness can entail a variety of different things. Adding some natural remedies to support the body in addition to traditional western medicine is how we like to roll. With our beautiful Natural Healers Kit now you can now combine some playful natural remedies to your expand your children’s role play.
In a digital age the iconic red post box is becoming ever more rare. But the big red box still sits down the end of the street, waiting for your postcards, love letters and, yes even your bills. For a generation that may see the end of the post as we know it, we have lovingly designed this bit of history for them to enjoy. Extend your posting play with our Post Box Letters Craft Kit by creating your own unique craft letters and postcards to send in your Iconic Post Box.
Our Iconic Doll Nurturing Kit provides a beautiful set of accessories for your little one’s imaginative play, with all the things a mini-parent needs to encourage their favourite doll to toilet train. Watch them grow their nurturing, empathetic traits as they take care of their bub and share play-time roles amongst siblings and friends!
Our iconic tea set extension kit sets you up perfectly to host a party of four and even introduce them to something new - fancy an organic Matcha Tea instead of your usual Earl Grey hon? Remember — a good host should always serve others first, and offer the best bickies to their guests. Making your friends feel loved is better than any jam-filled treat! Now pop on the kettle Darl, I think it’s the perfect time for some tea!
We all love Chocolate, but no one loves the chocolate hang over! To extend our Easter fun but with way less sugar we love to add little toys and surprises to our Egg Hunt. It’s easy to mix-and-match toys from any of our Iconic favourites.
The wooden Yo Yo is how simple “childhood play” all started. You will notice that a wooden Yo Yo is easy to throw, it spins well, and it returns to your hand with ease - that is with a bit of practice. But this unique toy is perfect for anyone trying to master the classic Yo Yo tricks.
With the summer slowly ending and the weather starting to get cooler we all naturally begin to slow down. Kids still love quiet outdoor play and we know you will love these simple outdoor play ideas from @styledbyjemma to help keep kids outside and off screens.
It's easy to bring your Make Me Iconic wooden toys outside now that the weather is getting better. Grab a basket and bring some of your favorite wooden toys simply head to the streets for some safe play. Enjoy the sunshine and enjoy the fresh air. Just remember to be safe and play where our wooden toys can be enjoyed in a safe space.
Its time to enjoy some outdoor play in the garden with our iconic natural healer’s kit. Take care of all your present play healing – in a natural way! Healing can entail different things in families that might have a more natural-minded, holistic view of life. Practice what you might preach at home with the wonderfully detailed kit.
Our Iconic Aussie Animals are heading out on an outback adventure with the gorgeous @throughthesemumseyes. Join us on this fund day out and learn all about these unique Aussie Animals. We have a complete set of Aussie Animals for all your outback play adventures!
We just love @dreaming_in_daisies and we know you will too! She is one of our favourite Instagram influencers and an inspirational mother. With lots of great play inspo and beautiful stylish photography you'll just love this dreamy Café adventure!
Our Iconic Doll Nurturing Kit provides a beautiful set of accessories for your little one’s imaginative play, with all the things a mini-parent needs to encourage their favourite doll to toilet train. Watch them grow their nurturing, empathetic traits as they take care of their bub and share play-time roles amongst siblings and friends.
School holidays have almost arrived and we have been busy thinking of fun play ideas for your little ones... It's a great time to get out and spend quality time together. Refresh and recharge and make the most of the Autumn weather before it starts to get too cold. Check out a few of our play ideas below...
We love play! But sometimes we just need a little inspiration to mix things up a bit and keep the kids play and imagination flowing for hours.This week we have put together some of our favourite play ideas to keep you inspired. If you have time this week, why not join in the fun and spend some extra time with your little ones immersed in their world of play.
Perfect for boys or girls. Skipping is uncomplicated and fun, both indoors and out. Simply made, this classic jump rope is perfect for playtime and is a great way to introduce a little bit of heart-rate activity into your play.
Most kids who love to help us out in the kitchen also really enjoy preparing a pretend meal or two in their play kitchens! And let's face it, we as parents love to see their creativity and really enjoy creative play that doesn't have to a great big mess to clean up afterwards!
With Australia finally opening up, now it's a great time to get away for the weekend. Spend time in the outdoors, catch up with family again, support local communities, and start planning gifts for under the Xmas tree! Or if you can't get away now, start planning a fun caravan or glamping adventure for you and your family to get away this Christmas. You can start to embrace the warmer weather by setting up for a day of play outside in the backyard with your kids - creating memories or new family traditions you'll all cherish. Check out all the fun and inspiration on our blog...
Our Iconic Doll Nurturing Kit provides a beautiful set of accessories for your little one’s imaginative play. With all the things a mini-parent needs to encourage their favourite doll to toilet train. Watch them grow their nurturing, empathetic traits as they take care of their bub and share play-time roles amongst siblings and friends. Made with gorgeous natural timber and soft, neutral-toned fabrics, this kit can be mixed and matched with our Iconic Doll Accessories Kit to extend their play even more. 13 Piece wooden accessories kit for imaginative play with your favourite dolls or toys.
Imaginative play with toys is such an important part of every child's learning and development. We are really loving the amazing play-kitchen inspiration for hours of school holiday fun. Kids always love getting creative in the kitchen. For some mess-free fun they can whip up all sorts of weird and wonderful meals or fancy drinks. We've got plenty of accessories you can add to your at-home kitchen play. Check out some ideas below for more inspiration...
With Father's Day coming up next weekend we wanted to make sure all Dad's are feeling extra special this year. Some of our fabulous Dad's might be stuck in lockdown but we still want to make it a special day for them. We will share with you some fun play ideas and inspiration for making Dad's day great for whoever you might be celebrating this year.
It's so important that children have fun playing with their toys as toys can also be such an important part of every child's learning and development. Here at Make Me Iconic we just love the open-ended nature of wooden toys. It's part of our passion to create a beautiful range of open-ended and gender neutral toys for all children to enjoy for years to come. There are so many benefits to wooden open-ended toys, we've highlighted a few of our favourite benefits below. Our aim is for kids to love the toys that we make (and also for us to have fun in the process of creating them)! You can head to the blog to find out more...
It’s finally lunch time with our iconic Aussie Munchies set, and what will your order be today? A sausage sandwich (tomato sauce of course) a serve of hot chips, or a good old fashioned burger with the lot? Finished off with your favourite Aussie treat, and you’ve just experienced a classic Australian feed. Made from beautiful wood and featuring soft fabric extras, this munchies set is all about celebrating the quirky treats that we love the most. It’s perfect for a long day of imaginative play at home, or as a gift for friends from afar..
Our Iconic Doctors Kit provides a beautiful set of accessories for your little one’s imaginative play... I got a bad case of lovin' you, as Robert Palmer would say. So next time you need a doctor in the house to save the day, make sure you have this wooden iconic Doctors Kit on hand. Set-up a hospital scene at home and let your child’s unfettered imagination go! This fantastic role play kit helps children to become familiar with medical care, making trips to the doctor less painful for everyone. It also promotes imaginative play and encourages nurturing behaviour and empathy — after all, Kitty-Kat needs some help with her broken leg! We made our kit gender-neutral to celebrate the fact that these days anyone can aspire to be a doctor or nurse.
Our Iconic Doll Nurturing Kit provides a beautiful set of accessories for your little one’s imaginative play. With all the things a mini-parent needs to encourage their favourite doll to toilet train. Watch them grow their nurturing, empathetic traits as they take care of their bub and share play-time roles amongst siblings and friends. Made with gorgeous natural timber and soft, neutral-toned fabrics, this kit can be mixed and matched with our Iconic Doll Accessories Kit to extend their play even more.
Looking after the little scrapes and bruises that come from a day’s adventuring can be simple as a trip to the garden or the kitchen cupboard if you have your favourite natural products well stocked.
Healing can entail many different things for families that are natural-minded, and who enjoy a holistic way of life. Sometimes those aching muscles, scraped shins and energetic little bodies need only the simple things. Now you can easily soothe Teddy’s bruises with Arnica Cream, and keep your Dolly healthy with Vitamin C or help Bunny’s cold with Bone Broth soup.
With the weather cooling down it's a great time to plan a fun caravan or glamping adventure. Embrace the cooler weather and set up for a day of play outside, in nature. With some warm clothing and some favourite toys, you can create hours of play with your kids, creating memories and family traditions you'll all cherish. Check out all the fun and inspiration pictures below...
The days of going to the Milk Bar and asking for a bag of mixed lollies for only $1 will always be ingrained in our minds! "I'll have 2 chocolate freckles please, 3 gummy bears, 2 musk sticks and don't forget my lollypop!" We never had pre-mixed bags of lollies; we always created our own mix of sweets no matter how long it took. We loved the feeling of the white paper bags in our hands and the delicious treats that were waiting inside to try. Those were the days... Now you can re-create these memories at home with our Iconic Candy Jar. Comes complete with all the yummiest lollies, paper bags and more...
School holiday's are perfect for getting outdoors with your family. There are so many great times to be had and memories to be made. Make the most of the last of the warm Autumn days before we head into Winter. Kids always love exploring for treasures, burning off some excess energy and you get to relax, unwind and recharge your batteries in the fresh air. We sure love these amazing images by @romydrew.She is a mama, a damm fine picture taker and her pictures just make our jaw drop. Scroll down below to read more about the fabulous Romy.
Our NEWEST additions to our Iconic wooden toys range have finally arrived. These unique toy kits are bound to add hours of fun to your play! Be the first to check them out below. We love to bring your new and unique toys that last the test of time. Our wooden toys are unique and so much better than the cheaper copy-cats version out there - because you simply just get more play our of toys. Our toys have lots of function, and are smooth to the touch as well as a beautiful design which kids are drawn too. If you end up buying a cheaper version of a wooden toys then it ends up stuck in the cupboard or corner and no one plays with it at all.
Easter is almost here so it's a great time to shop for your Easter gifts with is. Easter is just over a week away be sure to get in quick for your last minute gift shopping. We love giving toys as an alternative to chocolate at Easter. The fun of toys lasts so much longer and gives kids something fun and new to entertain them over the school holidays (and all our wooden toys don't contain any extra sugar!). Choose express shipping to ensure your order arrives in time. We have also got some great new Easter gift and crafting ideas for you. Head to the blog for the full details!
They are finally back in stock! Check out one of our most popular toys - The Iconic Australian Mini Vehicles...To be an Aussie Kid you have to have the real Aussie stuff. So we felt every Aussie Kid should have a set of rare Aussie wood vehicles in their home. We usually get stuck with the London Bus or New York Taxi versions of toy cars So dream of being an Aussie Fire Fighter, or a Aussie Police Officer, or the local happy-go-lucky Posty. Any profession that involves wheels and the need to get somewhere quick to save the day.
The annual family Christmas get-together might be a bit tricky to plan for this year, so we want to make at least one thing a tad easier for you: sending your gifts! We're offering free gift wrapping on all orders, so you can browse, save your wish-list, decide, purchase and send knowing that your friends and family will be getting some extra love when their parcel arrives.