Category Archives: Desi Handicraft

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The Ultimate Guide to Choosing the Best Pen Pot 2024: A Comprehensive Review

Handcrafted Wooden Pen Holder with Warli Art, ideal for organizing pens and adding cultural charm to your workspace.

Introduction Welcome to this comprehensive review of the Pen Pot! If you’re looking for an efficient and stylish way to organize your writing instruments, then this product is a perfect fit for you. In this review, we’ll delve into the features, design, functionality, and overall value that the Pen Pot brings to your workspace. So, […]

The Fascinating History of the Spinning Toy

Channapatna Toy Spindle Top

Introduction The spinning top is a timeless toy that has captivated children and adults alike for centuries. Its simple design and mesmerizing motion have made it a beloved plaything across cultures and generations. But have you ever wondered about the origins of the spinning top? How did it evolve over time, and what role has […]

What is special about Channapatna toys?

The Importance of Toys: How Channapatna Toys Are Changing the Game As children, toys are often our first introduction to the world outside of ourselves. They help us to develop our imagination, creativity, and cognitive skills. However, toys are not just for children. Adults can also benefit from playing with toys, and there are many […]

The Indian government raises import taxes to 70% on Foreign toys.

Channapatna toys, a symbol of India’s rich cultural heritage, are getting a boost from the government. Recently, the government of India announced an increase in the import duty on toys to 70%. This move is aimed at boosting the domestic toy industry and promoting self-reliance in the toy sector. As a proud Indian, I couldn’t […]

The Environmental Benefits of Choosing Channapatna Toys

Eco-Friendly Wooden Toys: Channapatna – Better for Child & Planet Channapatna is a small town located in the Indian state of Karnataka, where the tradition of wooden toy making dates back to centuries. The toys made here are not only beautiful and unique but also eco-friendly and sustainable. One of the most significant environmental benefits […]

Safety of Channapatna Wooden Toys

Infographics about benefits of Wooden toys

This table provides a clear comparison of the materials and manufacturing processes used in traditional Channapatna toy making and mass-produced toys. The key differences such as the use of high-quality wood and non-toxic dyes in traditional Channapatna toy making, versus the use of cheaper materials in mass-produced toys, are highlighted. Additionally, the manufacturing process, quality […]

What are considered Montessori toys?

Our wooden ring stacking toy is a classic Channapatna toy that is perfect for little ones. It is made from high-quality wood and features colorful rings that children can stack onto the base in the correct order. This toy helps develop fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination, and problem-solving skills, making it a great educational tool for children.

Do you want to buy your child educational toys that will support their natural growth and promote active, self-directed learning? Take a look at Montessori toys! The Montessori educational approach, created by Maria Montessori in the early 1900s, is predicated on the notion that children learn most effectively via experiential, self-directed learning. The purpose of […]

History Of Channapatna Toys

18th century Channapatna in state of Mysore, India

Origins of Channapatna Toys Channapatna toys are a timeless craftsmanship that originated in Channapatna. Popularly known as “Gombegala Ooru” or Toys Town located 60km from Bengaluru in the state of Karnataka, India. Wooden 6 Pin Bowling Set, a toy by Channapatna Toy Artisans. Meticulously handcrafted using the finest quality wood, smooth finish and vibrant color. With […]

FAQs About Channapatna Toys

Channapatna toys are traditional handmade wooden toys that have been made in the Channapatna region of India for centuries. Channapatna is a town located in the Ramanagara district of Karnataka, India. It is situated about 60 kilometers from Bangalore, the capital of Karnataka, and is home to many traditional artisans who craft Channapatna toys. Channapatna is also […]

Why Are Channapatna Toys Popular?

Handmade Wooden Peppy Five Toy - Colorful and creative wooden toy with five different shapes and vibrant colors.

Channapatna toys, also known as “Channapatna lacquer ware,” are traditional handcrafted wooden toys that have gained popularity both in India and abroad for their unique beauty and craftsmanship. These toys are made in the town of Channapatna, located in the state of Karnataka in India, and have been an important part of the region’s cultural […]

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