Best Toys

TIE: Toy Joy; Terra Toys

Sure, you can take the kids, they'll be spellbound for hours, but sneak over to Terra Toys by yourself to stimulate your own cerebellum or to find a silicone likeness. For those near campus, check out the smiles behind the aprons at Toy Joy. It's overrun during the holidays for good reason, so we pace ourselves and go all year 'round for the best in Sanrio (Hello Kitty and beyond), Japanese candy, David Lynch-ian Chinese bird art, and plastic jewelry, followed by sweet vegan brain freeze in the back room.

Toy Joy
403 W. Second, 512/320-0090

Terra Toys
2438 W. Anderson Ste. 1-C, 512/445-4489

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