Welcome to Reach and Teach

Inside Reach and Teach Books, Toys, Gifts

Discover Reach and Teach - Books, Toys, and Gifts, an immersive hands-on indie bookstore in downtown San Carlos, San Mateo County, offering books, STEM/STEAM toys, brain teasing puzzles, cooperative board games, green/eco-friendly products, and handcrafted fair trade gifts from around the world. You will find lots of unique and fun items to delight all ages.

Everything in our shop is focused on peacemaking, gender equality, diversity, and sustainable living. From engaging, fun, and thought-provoking books on social justice issues for children and adults alike to educational toys and puzzles that foster empathy, curiosity and logical reasoning, Reach and Teach offers a treasure trove of products that align with your values and beliefs. Explore our collection of socially conscious merchandise today and help create a more equitable and compassionate world through education and play.

We also offer a Bring Your Own Container (BYOC) Soap Refilling Service so you can have your laundry, dish, and hand soap, shampoo, and conditioner refilled while you shop!


LGBTQ+ and Gender Diversity

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Green Living/Lifestyle Products

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