Wooden Kids Tool Sets for Young DIY Lovers

DIY for kids is the perfect opportunity to help your child learn important life skills – and have fun while doing so. In particular, a kids tool set is a fantastic asset during playtime. What better way to let their imaginations run wild while learning a thing or two at the same time?

There’s also the fantastic environmentally friendly quality that wooden toys have. If you’re looking for a long-lasting addition to playtime that will delight and inspire your little one, here are some great options for aspiring DIY enthusiasts.

Bigjigs Junior Carpenter Tool Set 

Despite the name, this bestselling kids tool set is great for more than just carpentry games. It comes fully kitted with a host of everyday tools that have been blunted for safety. There’s an impressive variety on offer here: a hammer and chisel, mallet, screwdrivers, plyers and much more are all included in a safe, child-friendly shape. Fill your house with the sounds of childhood joy as your little ones scamper around, ‘fixing’ all the jobs on your to-do list!


This tool set is recommended for children 8 and up as there are some metal bits; spanners, clamps and other tools inspired by their adult counterparts are very much present. This adds a layer of authenticity to the set without the safety concerns that might crop up when using real tools.

Thanks to the gentle but robust quality of this set, it’s sure to last a long time and provide years of play. Your child won’t feel like they’re missing out on the real thing and will be able to learn how each of the important tools within functions – all with the quality and safety that wooden toys offer.

Bigjigs First Carpenters Tool Box


For younger kids who aren’t quite ready for the Junior set, this First Carpenters Tool Box is a brilliant starting point. This kids tool set is a kit of wooden toys that come in shapes that are designed to be gentle to little hands. Kids aged 3 and up are sure to adore this kit thanks to the colour-coded tool handles that promote early learning.


This set might not have the deep variety of the Junior Carpenters tools, but it nevertheless has an impressive variety that will encourage imaginative play without being overwhelming. Unlike the Junior set, it also includes a mock wooden drill – great for distracting and engaging little ones who are overly fascinated with the real thing!

Developing imagination and dexterity is vital with young preschoolers, and the Bigjigs First Carpenters kids tool set promotes the growth of these important skills. Overall, this is an ideal option for introducing young ones to the everyday tools they’ll need in later life.

Melissa and Doug Wooden Project Workbench

For the ultimate kids DIY experience, this wooden workbench is the perfect solution for avid little handymen and handywomen. With some fantastic wooden tools, as well as a project book filled with loads of epic activity ideas, this is an excellent kids tool set that will both entertain and educate your youngster. 

It’s suitable for ages 3+, with tools that function well without any hazards. Encourage construction, fine motor and problem-solving skills with this great kit, as well as boost your child’s hand-eye coordination. A truly all-inclusive tool set for kids!

Find the Perfect Kids Wooden Tool Set with BrightMinds

Whether you’re looking for an educational kids tool set for younger kids or older, BrightMinds has the right product for you. Discover our DIY-inspired toys that are designed to teach your child important skills and keep them engaged during playtime. Or, if your child is a little more interested in medical pursuits, why not try this cute little Wooden Doctor’s Kit?

Whatever you’re looking for in our wooden toys range, our friendly team would love to help. Contact us today if you’d like to speak to us or visit our blog for more news and handy tips.

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