The perfect place to buy a gift for a toddler or young child. Acorn has unique, hand-made toys (many wooden) that return to the days of using one's imagination instead of playing with computerized robots, or whatever kids have these days. But that's not to say they are boring. The great thing about this place is that kids can see how they work and manipulate them directlyano batteries. For example, a four year old will flip for a wooden car that winds up with a rubber band and then zooms across the floor.