Gnome Handcrafted Papoose Toys is a darling wool and cotton gnome that you will love. Gnomes are handcrafted so size varies from 5 to 7″ including the bright red pointed hat. Papoose toys are made from natural materials, including Fair Trade felt sourced from Nepal, and wood products that are handmade in Indonesia. With a Waldorf approach to open-ended play, Papoose prides itself on creating unique and educational toys for children.
Working with talented artisans, Papoose Toys® creates felt toys, decorations, and educational resources using only natural materials such as wool, cotton, and wood. The wool products are made under Fair Trade conditions. All this hard work and expertise allows us to bring you safe and wholesome products designed for a safe and happy play experience.
Renske Carbone, the founder of Papoose Toys®, draws on lifelong passions for textiles, craft, and travel to create these unique and original products.
The toys are from wonderful Nepalese families who make these functional and beautiful products. From role play with food and puppets to counting and reading, children of all ages will learn, grow, and imagine. From thousands of miles away, it is always comforting to discover that children may be of different and diverse cultures but all seem to play the same way.