Evan's, Jesse's & Jordie's Toy Shoppes
Hamden, Orange, and Guilford,CT
Recently voted "Best Toy Store" by Kid Haven Readers and winner of "Connecticut's Best Toy Stores" by Child Magazine!
We are in full swing of unpacking for the holidays and will continue to be until December 24th...It is hard to believe another year has gone by..This is our 25th Christmas season and we love the rush of it all...We had hundreds of boxes come in this week already and the merchandise is on the shelf and ready to be wrapped for your convenience...UPS and Fed Ex are glad to empty their trucks at our front door...less for them to do for the rest of the day... we have the best selection for toys and games on the market and we are happy to help you choose the right gift at the price...
The Toy Shop
Voted "Best Toy Store" by RI MonthlyOnce upon a time, Wayne Kneeland had been in the entertainment business, performing puppet shows for children and acting in Chicago theatre, movies and television. As a teenager he traveled to birthday parties to perform his one-man puppet show. In college he studied acting at Goodman School of Drama and landed speaking roles in movies like Risky Business, Uncle Buck, Under the Biltmore Clock and The Roommate. He also starred in a pretty campy America's Most Wanted episode. He acted for many years.
But with his first child on the way, Wayne knew he had to get a real job, so he thought long and hard about his life-long desire to play, entertain and have fun. He began work on his biggest show yet… And in 1995 his first child and The Toy Shop were born!
Magic Beans was founded in 2004 by husband and wife team Eli and Sheri Gurock. The Gurocks conceived the idea while Sheri was pregnant with her second child. They envisioned a retail experience designed for kids and optimized for parents, a place that would balance the fresh and new with the tried and true.
The shop has a reputation for carrying everything you could need for the outdoor sports enthusiast and the staff is experienced, knowledgeable and willing to help you find what you need.
What will you find at Magic Beans? Good question. We sell a handpicked selection of toys for all ages, from a wide range of manufacturers. We believe that good toys come in all shapes, sizes and materials. Our customers represent a wide spectrum of parenting philosophies, and so do our products. We love that imagination doesn't run on batteries, but we also know that sometimes a couple of batteries can elevate a toy to a whole new level of fun. When we are evaluating toys, we look for things that inspire creative interactions - between kids and the toy, between kids and kids, between kids and adults. Or all of the above.