Toy and Book Stores Offering Curbside Pickup and Delivery for NYC Kids
For parents struggling to work and care for children at home during the pandemic, a couple of new toys or books may just encourage a little independent play and provide some precious quiet time. We've rounded up 17 toy stores and bookstores in NYC that are offering contactless curbside pickup and delivery of their goods. So, whether you're trying to celebrate a birthday during the quarantine, marking another of these 30 daily celebrations, sending a package to a loved one, or just sprucing up your collection at home, these shops are delivering some serious fun. The curbside pickup and free local delivery keep wait times to a minimum, too.
For more fun ideas to pass the time in quarantine, be sure to visit our Stay-at-Home guide, where you'll find tons of boredom busters, plus 64 mind-blowing science experiments, and 100 craft ideas using materials you likely have at home.
Places featured in this article:
Kidding Around (map ) 60 W 15th St New York, NY 10011
Boomerang Toys (call) 212-226-7650 (map ) 119 West Broadway New York, NY 10013
Mary Arnold Toys (call) (212) 744-8510 (map ) 1178 Lexington Ave New York, NY 10028
McNally Jackson Bookstore (map ) 52 Prince Street New York, NY
Little Things Toy Store (call) (917) 909-0987 (map ) 159 7th Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11215
Lulu's Cuts and Toys (map ) 48 5th Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11217
Community Book Store (call) (718) 783-3075 (map ) 143 7th Avenue Park Slope, NY 11215
Greenlight Bookstore (call) (718) 246-0200 (map ) 686 Fulton Street Brooklyn, NY 11217
WORD Bookstore (call) (201) 763-6611 (map ) 123 Newark Avenue Jersey City, NJ 07302
Astoria Bookshop (call) 718-278-2665 (map ) 31-29 31st Street Queens, NY 11102
Kaleidoscope Gallery (call) 718-885-3090 (map ) 280 City Island Avenue Bronx, NY 10464
Steph's Creativity Corner (map ) 7305 Amboy Road Staten Island, NY 10307