For those who yearn for a time when children played with actual, physical objects called “toys” instead of mindlessly hurling avian malcontents at pigs or catching Pokemon by swiping their fingers on a screen—breathe easy. Toys are still an important part of childhood, and Magic Mouse Toys is here is to offer parents and children an alternative to video entertainment. The Pioneer Square shop offers a plethora of puzzles, art projects, games, science toys, stuffed animals, dolls, and costumes sure to get the attention of your inner kid as well as that of any outer kids in your life. 603 First Ave., 682-8097
First runner-up: Top Ten Toys
Second runner-up: Dragon’s Toy Box
Honorable mention: Snapdoodle
Read about the rest of the Best of Seattle Reader Poll winners here. If you didn’t get a chance to vote this go-round, make sure your voice is heard next year. Email us at email@example.com and we will let you know when nominations open for BoS 2017.