Archive for December, 2006

Honey Bee Tree

Sunday, December 10th, 2006

honey bee tree
Gently pull the leaves out of the tree and try not to let any of the cute little bees fall. The winner is the player with the least bees in the tray when none are left in the hive. For 2 to 4 players. Ages 3+

star US $14.99 from Amazon

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Knockman Family

Saturday, December 9th, 2006

Knockman Family

Maywa Denki’s cheerful, smiling Knockman family of wind-up toys strum, drum, ring and clash. One on its own is lots of fun but a whole band is a riot.
Stocking Stuffer

starFrom US $15 per figurine from MCA Store

Nightime Owl Cushion

Friday, December 8th, 2006

Nightime owl

Whooo! A lovely owl cushion to sit on a pillow and keep watch. The little pocket on its front is perfect for slipping in a tooth for the tooth fairy. Made from 100% colorfast brushed cotton flannel. 100% polyfil and washable.

7″ x 11.5″/ 18 x 29cm

star US $39.99 from Sprout Home

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My Little Sweeties Stamp Set

Friday, December 8th, 2006

My Little Sweeties

Four little sweeties make up this rubber stamp set from The Small Object. Perfect for adorning correspondence, school work, chore charts and gift tags. Each stamp is mounted on a 1″ wooden block.

Stocking Stuffer

Edition Size: 200

star US $24 from The Small Object

Cuboro Marble Run

Thursday, December 7th, 2006


54 beechwood cubes are all drilled and carved in a variety of different curves.
Cuboro blockx

When you stack them together you create a marvelous 3 dimensional marble maze. Ages 5+.

star US $164.95 from Oh! Toys

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(thanks Alison!)


Wednesday, December 6th, 2006


With the 40 plastic Dinomorph pieces you can create such classic prehistoric creatures as the T-Rex, Mosasaur, Pterandon and the Duckbill. Take them apart and mix the pieces to come up with your own unique species. Combine them with any of the other Zoomorphs range to expand the possibilities.

Stocking Stuffer

star US $15.99 from Kazoo Toys

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Wooden Toaster Set

Tuesday, December 5th, 2006

Wooden Toaster Set

This adorable wooden toaster set would make a great accessory in any toy kitchen. The set comes with a pop-up toaster, two slices of bread, a sliced bagel, a plate, knife and stick of butter. Ages 3+

star US $34.95 from Amazon

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Rose & Lisa Greifling

Tuesday, December 5th, 2006

Rose and Lisa

These little flowery faces wiggle causing much delight when babes clutch on to the wooden handle and shake. From Haba. Ages 6 Months+

Stocking Stuffer

6.5″ wide

star US $16.99 from Oompa Toys

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“Ari” Cat Wall Doll

Monday, December 4th, 2006

Mia Wall Doll

Mia’s cat wall dolls are hand screen printed onto linen and come in 3 colours: red, orange, and blue. They are perfect for hanging on a child’s bedroom wall.

7.5″ tall

star US $30 from Mia Hansen

Animal Puzzle

Sunday, December 3rd, 2006

Animal Puzzle

This beautiful animal puzzle was designed by Aoi Huber Kono in 1975 for Naef Toys, Switzerland . Make an elephant, monkey, lion, owl, hare and bear with 25 maple wood cubes. Along the way, you also might discover such bizzare creatures as a bear-owl or an lion-monkey. It comes in a white gift box, with three guide cards illustrating the basic six animals.

Each piece is 1.38″ x 1.38″ x 1.38″.

star US $98 from Nova68

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Multicultural Colours Washable Markers

Saturday, December 2nd, 2006

Crayola Multicultural markers
The perfect set of markers for kids who like to draw people and who know that not everyone is a pale pink colour. There are eight colors per pack: tan, mahogany, tawny, golden beige, terra cotta, beige, bronze and sienna. Multicultural pencils and crayons are also available.

Stocking Stuffer

star US $4.99 from The Crayola Store

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Sonny Angel Animal Series

Friday, December 1st, 2006

Sonny Angel
This modern take on the original Kewpie doll comes with one of an assorted number of cute animal hoods. Each doll is made of PVC and is 3 inches high.

star US $6.95 from Kidrobot

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