beautifully handcrafted wooden figures with timeless appeal
Holztiger’sWaldorf-inspired figures are handcrafted in Europe from sustainably-harvested maple and beech wood. The forms and decoration are deliberately simplified to better stimulate children's imaginations. After each figure is carefully cut and sanded, it is coloured with water-based stains and finishes that allow the beauty of the wood grain to show through.
Holztigerwooden toys have long been a favorite with European parents and Waldorf educators. But now, as more parents search for safe and natural alternatives to plastic toys, Holztiger figures are gaining even greater international recognition and broader appeal. Compare the feel and look of a plastic animal to aHolztigerfigure, and you'll be converted.Holztigerhighlights the natural beauty, feel and warmth of wood.
In 2012, more than a whopping 100 Holztiger figures were awarded with the coveted “Spiel Gut” seal. A “Spiel Gut” (Good Toy) is awarded by a team consisting of parents, educationalists, psychologists, doctors, technicians, and experts in design, chemistry and electronics. When reviewing toys, the team looks at a toy’s: play value, materials, workmanship, construction, durability, safety and so on. The reviewers for “Spiel Gut” work on a honorary basis and, are independent of the toy industry and retailers.