Lanka Kade Fair Trade ToysLanka Kade toys are hand-made under Fair Trade conditions in Sri-Lanka. They are renowned for their brightly coloured animal puzzles as well as a large range of other wooden toys for children.
Their ethical and environmental approach makes them one of our favourite brands. Lanka Kade have been members of BAFTS (British Association of Fair Trade Shops) since 2001.
Lanka Kade or ‘the Sri Lankan shop’ as this name translates is a UK based company dealing with hand crafted items sourced from small outlets in Sri Lanka. As a company they adhere strictly to the internationally accepted ‘10 Principles of Fair Trade’ and even supersede this with their own additional policies such as providing interest free loans to help develop these small companies.
As a company, Lanka Kade work mainly with independent retailers and insist their products are not sold on third-party websites. Their beautiful wooden and textile toys employ an educational aspect so children can learn through play and unlike their plastic counterparts, these beautiful toys are made to last.
An iconic stalwart on the roads of our great capital, the Natural Wood London Bus is crafted from sustainable rubberwood and hand painted in vibrant, non-toxic paints. The set comes complete with 15 removable passengers and a bus driver and access to the top deck is possible by a clever lift-off lid on the top of the bus.
What more fun way to learn your alphabet than with this stunning Dragon A-Z Jigsaw Puzzle? Each piece is individually painted in bright child-safe colours and features a letter of the alphabet, meaning the easiest way to complete the puzzle is to learn your A-Z! Made from sustainable rubberwood, this mighty beast makes an awesome playroom addition.
The animals went in 2 x 2....they certainly do in this superb Fair Trade Noah's Ark. Made from sustainable wood, this excellent piece features 11 pairs of animals and Mr & Mrs Noah. With its ladder, removable roof, drop down platform and lift-off deck, this heirloom quality piece is sure to provide endless hours of fun for a lucky child.
With their impeccable Fair Trade ethos and beautifully made toys, Lanka Kade have proven not only their credentials as far as their suppliers are concerned but also with the care and thoughtfulness that is put into every one of their wonderful designs.
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