• After more than 40 years, it's still the place children run to.

    The importance of play, on display at the Gingerbread House. Come say hi, and see what's new.

  • The more you play,
    the more you grow.

    Visit us at the Gingerbread House to find hundreds of toys that help
    children develop and to explore the importance of play.

The Purpose of Play

Toys are the tools of learning for kids; they are a way to help develop creativity.
Toys and play help children become the person they are going to be.

- Tami Jarecki, original owner of the Gingerbread House

Address603 South Hannah St
Bloomington, IL 61701

Phone(309) 827-8811
(309) 827-0355