Shops


Crafts and Weaves, Chennai
They are having a Children’s Special, with a whole range of colorful stuffed animals, dolls and animal-shaped cushions from Kodai; appliqué quilts, bed covers, curtains from Ahmedabad and Auroville; Marayana wooden toys; ethnic children’s furniture. They also have over 150 titles of children’s books. Children’s activities like book reading sessions from the Panchatantra, Jataka, and other Indian folk tales are also planned.

play school furniture : Offers a wide choice in Latest furniture for schools and preschools. Includes slides, gym equipment for kids, chairs and tables.

Goodbooks store and resource center, Chennai
Situated in the heart of Chennai, this new resource center has a vast range of fiction and non-fiction books in a variety of different languages. In addition many activities of interest to children from reading and story sessions to debating are held here. Prominent speakers are also invited on a weekly basis for talks. All in all, a must visit for the family.

National fancy paper decorator, Freeschool Street, Calcutta
Has a good collection of birthday party related stuff.

Devotions, Khan Market, Delhi
Keeps beautiful hand embroidered stuff. The frocks are irresistible. They also keep hand embroidered baby linen, bibs etc. For the winter months they sell hand-knitted woollens for children.

Me ‘n’ Moms, Vile Parle (W), Mumbai
Keeps all the stuff you need for infants. Especially good is their collection of travelling bags, which is a must for any mother stepping out of the house with a baby.

Premsons, near Breach Candy Hospital, Mumbai
Has an extensive collection of toys for all ages.

Satyam, Santacruz, Mumbai
This shop is a delight to any one interested in making things with hand. From threads for embroidery, to paints for stained glass, to carpet weaving kits – it has it all. It is a tiny shop but the good salesmanship makes sure that you find everything you are looking for – including that elusive shade of pink!

Corporate Gifts in Mumbai
Collection of Gifting solutions for corporates

Baby shop, Bangalore
Keeps every thing you need for younger children, including some imported stuff. They also stitch to order. The staff is very helpful.

Midland, Aurobindo Place, Delhi
Has a comprehensive collection of books, activity sets, CD Roms for children of all ages. I have often found a book I looked all over the town for, in this shop.

Shoe Shop, Aurobindo Place, Delhi
Has a lovely collection of shoes for children, especially for toddlers.

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TRIBES, Parliament street, Delhi
Yes, this is a govt run shop but it is still worth a visit. This quiet little outlet stocks a fine variety of tribal items from clothes to jewellery and from ornaments to colourful and decorative odds and ends. There is also a small room filled with unadulterated and organic foodstuffs that are normally not available in other shops. And the prices are amazing. If you need gifts for someone or just something different for your home, come here.

Jagjit Singh Kwatra Southend, Delhi
There is a good wholesale shop in Nehru Place for for children clothes, under linen, plastic panties, etc. Plastic panties that cost Rs 40 in a market like Aurobindo are at Rs 23 here. A set of clothes that would otherwise be for Rs 220 are available here at Rs 80.