Archive for November, 2006

Remote Control Mini Forklift

Thursday, November 30th, 2006

RC Mini Lifter

This Mini Forklift is remote controlled and comes with a pallet, two boxes and a barrel. It’s 5 inches long and 3.5 inches high.

star US $15.97 from HobbyTron

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Playmobil Children’s Bunk Beds

Thursday, November 30th, 2006

Playmobil bunk beds

This set of playmobil includes two kids, their toys and their beds, which can either sit side by side or stack as a set of bunks.

Stocking Stuffer

star US $7.95 from Amazon

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Folk Face Cushion

Wednesday, November 29th, 2006

Folk Face cushion

This lovely serene face cushion will smile up from a bed or favourite reading chair.

starUS $65 from Busy Being

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Singing Cubees

Wednesday, November 29th, 2006

Singing Cubes

Each of these cute animal cubees opens and closes its front flap while singing a song when you press the button on the top. If you stack them into a pyramid you can enjoy one animal singing while the other two provide backup. They come in sets of three, either farm animals or pets. Ages 6+
Stocking Stuffer

Size: 1.5″ h x 1.5″ w x 2″ d

starUS $18.00 from MoMAstore

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Wednesday, November 29th, 2006


Super strong magnets to hold up all that important kids’ art. One mighty is strong enough to hold 10 sheets of 8 1/2 x 11 paper.

starUS $10.00 for a pack of 8 at Plastica

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Chronicle Books offers 40% off through December 10

Tuesday, November 28th, 2006

Books to check out for kids

Our friends at Chronicle Books wrote in to let us know that they’re offering 40% off of all titles through December 10th. If you’ve had your eye on any of the lovely books that Chronicle offers, now is the time to buy! A couple of good seasonal picks might be 52 Christmas Activities, I Made It Myself! Christmas: 38 Festive Crafts and Recipes, and our all-time favorite, Olive, the other Reindeer.

Animal Bags

Tuesday, November 28th, 2006

Animal bags

What to do with all those soft toys which keep piling up in huge mounds in corners, on and under beds and across the floor? I bought my kids a couple of wicker baskets today but these wonderful Animal Bags would be the perfect answer. Big soft zip up bags which act as storage and a soft squooshy seat. (via) 2+ years

starUS $59.99 from Amazon

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Basket of food

Monday, November 27th, 2006

Food basket

As you can see from the photo above, Haba’s wonderful basket of fruit comes with essential wooden food stuffs such as an egg, a chocolate bar, cheese, bananas, salami, fruit and a bottle of milk. 3+ years

starUS $18.99 for a pack of at Oompa Toys

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Sunday, November 26th, 2006


These friendly little Lullaboos are constructed from the finest materials, including wool/cashmere blends, wool felt, and polyfill stuffing. Every aspect of the dolls has been given close attention to make sure that they are safe for children of all ages.

Size: approximately 9″ tall x 4″ wide

starUS $55 from lullaboos.etsy.com

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ISAK 123 Counting Poster

Saturday, November 25th, 2006

Couting poster

What a great way to practice counting. Colourful birds from 1 to 20 fly in formation, roost, teeter in towers and sit on power lines.

Size A2. Full poster:

Counting poster full

starUK £20.00 from ISAK

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Rhythm Sticks

Friday, November 24th, 2006

Rhythm Sticks

Now you don’t need a drum kit to play the drums; all you need is this set of sticks that respond to movement. Featuring drum, crash and snare sounds, as well as lights on the tip that light up with each beat, these rhythm sticks are perfect for budding drummers. Ages 3-12.

starUS $17.98 from Amazon

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Playmobil Nativity Set

Friday, November 24th, 2006

Playmobile Nativity scene

This Playmobil Nativity scene comes with 28 pieces including a backdrop. Ages 4+

starUS $15.99 from Amazon

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