There’s nothing like sharing your interests and passions with the next generation! These pint-sized retro-inspired and Mid Century Modern toys are perfect for making mini modernists out of the kids in your life.

Mid Century Modern and Retro-Style Toys

(Atomic Ranch curates the best of Mid Century Modern Design to share with our readers. Some of the products you’ll see featured in this story are affiliate links, which means that if you click through and make a purchase, AR will earn a small commission at no extra cost to you.)

  1. Bean Bag Chair

bean bag chair
Courtesy of ALLMODERN

Finding children’s furniture to match your own is sometimes like trying to find a needle in a haystack! However, these bean bag chairs come in all different colors and MCM patterns that go with all of your mod pieces.

Bean Bag Chair , $109.12

 

  1. Vintage Kitchen Set

toy kitchen set
Courtesy of Joss & Main

Get the mid century, turquoise kitchen you’ve always wanted, just on a slightly smaller scale.

Vintage Kitchen Set, $144.99

 

  1. Retro Monopoly

retro monopoly set
Courtesy of Amazon

We don’t want to live in a world without board games and this fan favorite has a retro look and all the classic qualities! It’s the perfect start to creating a collection of these nostalgic games.

Retro New Monopoly Game Edition, $22.99

 

  1. Deluxe Star Diner Restaurant

vintage diner toy
Courtesy of Melissa & Doug

This deluxe diner is equipped with a kitchen side and a restaurant side that’s great for siblings and play dates!

Melissa & Doug Deluxe Star Diner Restaurant, $159.99

 

  1. 12V Chevrolet Bel Air

vintage car toy
Courtesy of Kid Motorz

You don’t need a driver’s license for this set of wheels! Start their driving lessons early in a cool blue old school Chevy Bel Air.

 Kid Motorz 12V Chevrolet Bel Air – Blue, $199.99

 

  1. Classic Red Wagon

 

 

Radio Flyer Red Wagon
Courtesy of Radio Flyer

Your very own vintage-style wagon is not a purchase you’ll regret! Walk to the park with the kids in the back on a sunny afternoon or give your arms a rest and let the wagon carry the groceries.

Radio Flyer Town & Country Wagon, $124.99

 

  1. Palm Springs Playhouse

palm springs playhouse
Courtesy of Crate & Kids

We may not have our own retro Palm Springs vacation home, but we can dream! This one is practically worthy of a Modernism Week home tour. Keep the kiddos’ imaginations going in this desert playhouse.

Palm Springs Playhouse, $139.30

 

  1. Mini Dining Set

white table set
Courtesy of UrbanMod

Do you have an Eames-inspired dining set of your own? Give the kids a matching mini set and get them started on their own modernist furniture collection!

UrbanMod Kids Mid Century Style Modern Table + Chairs, $160.00

 

  1. Walnut + White Mid Century Bookcase

midcentury book case
Courtesy of Crate & Kids

Over the years, the children’s book collection can start to pile up. Display them neatly with a little MCM touch in this white and walnut bookcase!

Walnut and White Mid Century Bookcase, $299.00

 

  1. My First Chess Set

kids chess set
Courtesy of MoMA

Do you have a budding chess master in your house? Keep the game fun with these painted chess pieces.

 My First Chess Set, $28.80

 

  1. Retro Mobile

palm springs retro mobile
Courtesy of Atomic Mobiles

Get them falling in love with modernism at first sight with this retro mobile. Hang it over the crib or gift it to an expecting MCM fan.

Palm Springs Retro Mobile, $99.00

 

    1. Tiny Tea Set

tea set
Courtesy of Schylling

Gather the dolls and action figures because it’s time for a tea party! If you have a colorful Fiesta dish set of your own, this kids’ tea set would make a great pair.

Children’s Tea Set, $19.99

  1. Rocking Horse

rocking horse chair
Courtesy of 2Modern

Everyone remembers their first rocking horse and this mid century wood rocking horse is perfect for your little one and it won’t look terrible sitting in front of your TV

Offi Baltic Rocking Horse Chair, $149

 

    1. Orla Kiely Colors Book

Courtesy of Orla Kiely

 

“Simple enough for toddlers, yet sophisticated enough for fashionistas…” Orla Kiely’s iconic designs are paired with early-learning concepts that babies and parents can both appreciate. Find Numbers, Shapes and Creatures.

Orla Kiely Colors Book, Amazon.

 

    1. The Tiki Bird Dollhouse

Mid Century Modern Dollhouse
Courtesy of 3StarStudioArts

When searching for Mid Century Modern miniatures on Etsy, we recommend proceeding with caution! The site contains vintage and handmade pieces that are perfect for kids and collectors alike. The Tiki Bird Dollhouse comes ready to assemble and customize. Check out other dollhouse designs, like this butterfly abode and find some tiny furniture to fill it with!

Etsy.com/3StarStudioArts, $175