Archive for October, 2006

Mayan Temple

Tuesday, October 31st, 2006

Mayan Temple

Kids will love building their own mini Mayan temple with this 80 piece construction set. Ages 3+

starUS $38.49 from Amazon

starAUD $79 from Kido


Tuesday, October 31st, 2006


These little glazed ceramic characters are handmade in Japan and are filled with soil and rye grass seeds. They are ready and waiting to be watered with the promise that they will germinate in less than two weeks – after all, Nyokki means “grow, grow, grow” in Japanese. They would look incredibly cute on a sunny window sill.

Size: 1.75″ high and are 1.875″ in diameter

starUS $9.95 each from Sprout Home

Shipping to the US and Interntational destinations (email for quote, though be aware of restrictions on importing soil into your home country)

Sushi Bento Box

Monday, October 30th, 2006

Sushi Bento Box

Let your little one discover their inner sushi chef with this fun wooden sushi making kit. Contains assorted pieces of sushi, cleaver, condiments, and chopsticks. Ages 3+

starUS $19.99 from Kazoo Toys

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Doodles – A Really Giant Coloring and Doodling Book

Sunday, October 29th, 2006


AJ has been dipping into this enormous 400 page book recently with much vim and vigour. Children’s book illustrator Taro Gomi’s lovely loose illustrations are accompanied by short promts which encourage kids to not only colour but to draw, create and imagine.

starUS $12.89 from Amazon

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Fisher Price Digital Cameras

Saturday, October 28th, 2006

Fisher Price Digital Camera

These sturdy digital cameras have dual handgrips and large buttons that are perfect for kids. They take photos at 640×480 resolution and have 8Mb of built in memory, about enough for 60 photos. Ages 3+

starUS $79.99 at Amazon

Shipping within the US only

Funktified Red African Sundress medium

Friday, October 27th, 2006

african dress

Made from bright fabric direct from Ghana, Africa, this tiered sun dress has elastic in the bodice for a better fit and eyelet trim at the hem.

Size: Medium (4-6 years) – maybe available in other sizes.

starUS $35 from ragamufyn.etsy.com

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Spooky Halloween Paper Pack

Thursday, October 26th, 2006

Halloween paper

Kids who are into scrapbooking might be interested in snapping up this Halloween themed paper pack ready for their spooky layout. It includes 12″ x 12″ paper in 2 each of 4 Halloween patterns, plus 2 each of 4 solid colors.

starUS $4.95 from Oriental Trading Company Inc.

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