At first glance, Acorn is just another Brooklyn toy store but open the door and walk inside and you will find something unusual and magical about this local store, it is almost entirely inspired by Waldorf play.
For those who are not familiar with the Waldorf (Steiner) education, it is the largest independent alternative education movement in the world. Waldorf encourages play and believes it is the very core of how children learn. During a child’s early developmental stages, children primarily learn through imitating their environment, and Waldorf pre-schools and kindergartens are encouraged to learn through creative, imaginative play while utilizing toys made form natural materials.
Upon entering Acorn, one can find all manners of natural toys that inspire creative play. This carefully curated store is a small wonderland of wooden dollhouses, soft dolls made from wool, and natural art supplies that inspire creative play. A wooden play kitchen awaits little ones as well as dress up clothing made from natural silk and a quiet environment where parents can shop for imaginative toys and gifts. If you are looking for a truly inspiring store that will open your child up to a creative form of play then check out Acorn and be inspired.
- Find Acorn323 Atlantic AveBrooklyn NY 11201