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Magnetic Play Garden

Thursday, December 21st, 2006

Play Garden
These magnetic plants and bugs will cultivate little green thumbs. Set includes 11 shapes that can be stacked, and the base doubles as a carrying case. Size: 16″ x 5.5″ x 3.5″. Ages 1.5+

starUS $74 from Sparkability

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Dress Up Dolls

Wednesday, December 20th, 2006

dress up dolls

These beautiful, handmade dolls are dressed in three layers of one-of-a-kind clothing which encourage kids to tackle basics such as buttons and ties. Choose between Imma with dark skin and Louise with light skin.
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17″ x 15″

star US $56.00 from ModernTots

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Dancing Ladybugs

Tuesday, December 19th, 2006

Dancing Ladybugs

When you wind up this adorable music box, magnets make the ladybugs dance and spin. Music box is about 4″ x 4″. Ages 3+

star US $14.95 from Rosie Hippos

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Feed the Kitty

Saturday, December 16th, 2006

Feed the Kitty

Feed the Kitty is a fun game for 2 to 5 players. It’s great for quick games and the rules are simple enough to keep preschoolers with short attention spans interested. Ages 4+

starUS $11.99 from Gamewright

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Sparkling Night-Light

Friday, December 15th, 2006

Sparkly Night Lights

Tiny little lava lamps plug directly into an outlet and create a gentle, sparkling light to help keep the night time nerves at bay. They come in aqua, red or purple. Ages 3+ (not intended for play)

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Size: 7″ high

star US $10 from Garnet Hill

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Leggies

Friday, December 15th, 2006

Oeuf Leggies

Keep little legs snuggly warm even when they refuse to put on sensible winter clothing. Oeuf NYC uses alpaca wool which is light, comfortable, tough and is lanolin free (great for allergy sufferers). Leggies come in five different stripe combos. (via)

star US $33 from Oeuf NYC

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Make Your Own Puppets Kit

Thursday, December 14th, 2006

Make Your Own Puppets Kit

This make your own puppet kit contains everything your child needs for hours of imaginative play. Includes 12 puppet sticks, 12 stands, a glue stick and over 600 pop-out shapes.

star US $18.99 from Kazoo Toys

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A Day on Mars Finger Puppets

Thursday, December 14th, 2006

A day on mars finger puppets

Perfect for kids who love robots, martians and astro-dogs. The boxed set of four finger puppets will inspired hours of space scenario fun. Ages 3+

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starUS $22.00 from MoMAstore

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Smencils

Wednesday, December 13th, 2006

Smencils

These gourmet scented pencils are made from recycled material and environmentally friendly fragrance liquids. They’re guaranteed to retain their scent for two years.

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starUS $10 from See Jane Work
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IlluStory: Write and illustrate your own book!

Wednesday, December 13th, 2006

Illustorty

For the budding author-illustrator, IlluStory is a multi-award winning kit that lets you write and illustrate your very own professionally typeset, 12 page, hardbound book. This kit includes markers and special book pages for creating an original story that is mailed to the publisher in the postpaid envelope provided – and a beautifully bound and typeset is returned to you.

starUS $19.99 from Amazon

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Flippity Flops

Tuesday, December 12th, 2006

Flippity Flops

93 colourful wooden pieces make up this set of racing dominoes with a new twist. Set the blocks tumbling and watch as the line of dominoes travel up, down and around obstacles finally ringing a bell. Includes storage bag. Ages 3+

star US $39.99 from Back to Basics Toys

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Chopstick Kids

Monday, December 11th, 2006

Chopstick Kids

A great way to get your kids using chopsticks is to pop a handy chopstick kid on the ends. The soft, washable hinges come in pink girls and red boys and are an essential for your gourmet kiddlet. (via)
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star US $6.00 from ModernTots

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