brisbane's best kids shops

Here are some great shops around Brisbane that young ones will love to visit, from bookstores to toy shops, recycled junk outlets and Queensland's first Harry Potter Store:

Store of Requirement

Shopping at The Store of Requirement is the complete Harry Potter immersion experience. Decorated with relaxing lounges and a ceiling filled with floating candles, this is the place for all Hogwarts fans to browse and enjoy...more

Bim Bam Boom

Graceville is the home of this treasure trove for children and families. The shop is filled with educational toys, thought provoking books and stunning art and craft equipment. Check their website for ongoing art classes and school holiday workshops...more

Presents of Mind

Any visitors to Presents of Mind will surely find a unique gift or unusual toy for young and old. They stock educational board games, a wide range of jigsaws and interesting scientific-themed merchandise...more

K & K Creative Toys

K & K Creative Toys has shelves of quality children's toys. From dolls houses to dress up costumes, wooden toys to creative puzzles, this northside shop is bound to inspire...more

Mad Hatters Bookshop

Bookworms can easily escape into a reading wonderland at the Mad Hatters Bookshop in Manly. The selection of books available cover everything from new releases to old favorites such as Alice in Wonderland...more

Little Gnome

Little Gnome is an inspirational book store, meeting place, coffee venue and board game supplier. This is a great place for little ones to visit to set their imaginations free - look out for regular local author events...more


The Edsco superstore is bursting with colorful resources to keep educators on their toes. The range of books, posters and creative materials here is also guaranteed to keep parents shopping for hours...more

Reverse Garbage

Head to Reverse Garbage to find recycled materials of all shapes and sizes. The Woolloongabba based warehouse also runs regular craft workshops to assist with recycled themed activities...more

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