It’s no secret, I love wooden toys. They just have a certain feel to them that makes playtime seem so much more satisfying. What is a secret, however, is that IKEA has some classic wooden toys at their typical unbelievable prices. Their MULA stacking rings are probably my favorite. The colors are deep and bright […]
Entries Tagged as 'Kids'
September 29th, 2010 · 1 Comment
September 27th, 2010 · No Comments
I’ve been scouring the internets for the perfect alphabet art to hang in our child’s room and this piece from Bookhou might be a winner. Laser cut in 1/4 inch birch plywood, it’s perfect for hanging on the wall or just leaning against it. While the company normally uses wood to produce furniture, their take […]
November 5th, 2009 · No Comments
The old Electric Company films are wonderfully smart and whimsical, and this just might be my favorite. Thanks swissmiss for the link!
October 17th, 2009 · No Comments
It should come as no surprise that I love LEGO. Anything that combines Danish design, toys and architecture is pretty sweet. This new set called “Town Plan” contains three buildings central to any fictitious 1950′s town: a cinema, service station and town hall. It’s complete with a few cars and even some newlyweds! Get yours […]
September 20th, 2009 · No Comments
Oh, The Temptation from Steve V on Vimeo. An adorable take on a famous experiment of deferred gratification.
August 10th, 2009 · 1 Comment
I don’t have any children (yet), but I’m nevertheless fascinated by high quality products for kids. The Stokke Tripp Trapp highchair is a classic example of a piece of furniture that is both ubiquitous and iconic. It’s simple design might hide the fact that it is superbly ergonomic, adjustable and sturdy. One can only wish […]
April 29th, 2009 · 1 Comment
ShapeMaker is a set of 25 blocks constructed out of rubber wood by UK firm Miller Goodman. They are printed with wonderfully colorful geometric designs and every permutation yields fantastic designs, shapes and creatures. These are exactly the kind of toys I want my children playing with, as not only do they stimulate the mind […]