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Xmas gift for 1-year-old little girl - any shop in Zurich?

Hi EFers good afternoon!

This is my first year living in Zurich and I'll be back to my home country for Christmas. I would like to bring a gift to my niece who is about 1 year old.

I tried to search in the internet and roamed around the city center and can only find shops like zero-7.

I'm wondering if there are other options that I can get a rather high quality gift for my little niece.

The previous gift I bought is a bunny from jellycat.com. I am pretty satisfied with their quality.

Thank you for helping!
Wish you all the best.
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Old 07.10.2020, 18:36
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Re: Xmas gift for 1-year-old little girl - any shop in Zurich?

You could try Franz Carl Weber, they sell toys for children of all ages and there is a branch listed on their website at Bahnhofplatz 9, 8001 Zurich. They sell a lot of traditional toys too, I sometimes go into the one in Basel.
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Re: Xmas gift for 1-year-old little girl - any shop in Zurich?

It's also worth looking here, Schweizer Heimatwerk Uraniastrasse 1 for some unique Swiss gifts.
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Re: Xmas gift for 1-year-old little girl - any shop in Zurich?

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It's also worth looking here, Schweizer Heimatwerk Uraniastrasse 1 for some unique Swiss gifts.
Heimatwerk also has an online shop:
https://www.heimatwerk.ch/de/E-Shop-51531.html

They are usually my first stop when I want a particularly 'Swiss' gift. The products they carry are made or designed in Switzerland, so yes, a tad pricey. But for a special gift worth it IMO.

The wooden toys are quite robust and so IME ship well.
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Re: Xmas gift for 1-year-old little girl - any shop in Zurich?

I prefer either Pastorini Spielzeug, Amsler Spielwaren (which is at Sihlcity), or Spielkiste, which is in Löwenstrasse.



https://pastorini.ch/de/home
http://shop.spielkiste.ch/

https://2020.spielkiste.ch/


If you want some advice for 12 months old, It depends if you want something really 'swiss' , a classic age-appropriate toy, or a 'plastic fantastic' commercial toy.



I'm an early childhood educator, I prefer wooden toys and educational items. For me, I would either use pastorini online (you can filter by recommended age) or shop in-person at either Amsler or Spielkiste.
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Re: Xmas gift for 1-year-old little girl - any shop in Zurich?

Personally, you can't get more Swiss than Trauffer wooden toys and they're perfect for a toddler. Marc Trauffer's taken a break from his successful music career to concentrate on the family toy business

https://www.trauffer.ch/

https://www.stadtlandkind.ch/en/kind...n/306/trauffer
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