snap circuits

Want to build a flying saucer? How about a burglar alarm? Snap Circuits make learning about electronics easy and fun!

count your chickens co-operative game

We love cooperative games by Peaceable Kingdom. With sweet and fun illustrations and...

Cedella Marley books

Inspired by classic songs by her father Bob Marley, Cedella Marley has captured their sweetness and optimism...

Rosie Revere, Engineer book

Everyone at Dilly Dally was excited to see that “Rosie Revere, Engineer” has finally arrived! The book...

Jon Klassen is the best!

We are always on the lookout for new authors and illustrators to add to our book collection...

loop your own friendship bracelets

Friendship Bracelets are back in a big way, and...

make your own masks

We’re big fans of Lisa Cinar and her super cute line of artsy goods for kids...

super shoe wings

Oh my goodness, Shwings are FUN!...

q ba marble maze

Part art, part science! Q ba Maze has quickly become one of our new favourites...

cubebot wooden puzzle

Cubebot rules! Pose and balance him any which way and then...

the best scooters EVER!

Have you seen these kick scooters zipping through your neighborhood yet?

fun and eco decor - hooray!


We’ve totally fallen for these
beautiful eco garlands! A small...

make your own snow globe

Bring the snow inside with these adorable home-made snow globes...

Roy Toy building logs

We love building with these logs. We imagine...

Spooner boards

A super fun, multi-use outdoor toy has...

Papertoy Monsters book

With Halloween just around the corner, we’ve got monsters, ghouls...

beautiful wooden rainbows

We. Love. This. Toy! Made in Germany...

awesome eco sandwich bags

For those kiddos going back to school this month, we think we have found the coolest sandwich bags ever...

magnetic dress up dolls

We are having a bit too much fun with these magnetic dress up dolls!...

handmade Latvian wood toys

Out of this little country in the Baltics of lovely rolling hills and fairly tale castles comes...

in my ocean book

Some of the cutest board books we have in the store are the brainchild of...

Summer sticker books

Summer vacation often means travel. We’ve got a few delightful sticker...

set sail for adventure

These wooden boats are the best! They are made in Germany...

Schleich realistic animal figures

Schleich makes the most incredible animal figures around...

a fun board game for Spring

Our board game, Gathering a Garden is great for kiddos five and up...

flower press fun

With flowers popping up everywhere, you can really feel spring in the air...

Spring finger puppets

If you’ve been by Dilly Dally lately, you’ve seen our window chock full of monarch butterflies...

Golden Egg Book

We’re big fans of Margaret Wise Brown, and “The Golden Egg Book...

Spring picture books

We’re very smitten with spring at Dilly Dally these days...

A Seed is Sleepy Book

With the start of spring coming closer and closer, one of the picture book...

a book for your little valentine

Sara Gillingham’s lovely board books are consistent favourites around...

create flashcard fun

Flashcards are a classic educational toy, but they’ve long since

the most beautiful spinning tops

When was the last time you played with tops? Some of the best tops we have found...

keepsake growth charts

These adorable growth charts are definitely a step up from...

paper doll delight

We are quite smitten with artist Emily Winfield Martin, AKA The Black Apple...

super adorable lunch notes


Alice in Wonderland

Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is one...

European tin vehicle beauties

These tin vehicles traveled to Dilly Dally all the way from the Czech Republic...

a day at the seashore book

Visiting the beach is one of the best things about summer in...

Yucky Worms book

Squiggly, wriggly worms are the focus of this great book...

why puppets are awesome

Hand puppets are a great way to explore imaginative play...

Happy Canada Book Day!

Canada Book Day is celebrated on April 23rd...

it's gardening time

Spring is just getting going here in Vancouver...

make math fun with Sumoku

The games section at Dilly-Dally has been expanding slowly but surely...

we love Margaret Wise Brown!

Arguably the best children’s picture book author...

Northwest coast books

These board books rock! Gorgeous colours and striking art...

stickers!

I'm so excited people are loving the stickers on the roll...

two great outdoor exploration toys

Something about summertime makes it the perfect time for...

Frog Belly Rat Bone book

There’s a lot we love about this book. It’s a great story about a little boy...

gardening tools for little hands

The sun is shining, the birds are chirping and the ground...

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