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Taracea is an interactive urban sculpture designed to be reconfigured by kids

Taracea is an interactive urban sculpture designed to be reconfigured by kids

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The Shoe That Grows expands five sizes to protect impoverished children’s feet for at least five years

The Shoe That Grows expands five sizes to protect impoverished children’s feet for at least five years

Children in impoverished countries may never go barefoot again, thanks to The Shoe That Grows. Created by inventor Kenton Lee, the incredible sandal shoe can be adjusted every time a child’s foot grows,

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Help bring back the bees by growing a rainbow of wildflowers with Seedles’ seedballs

Help bring back the bees by growing a rainbow of wildflowers with Seedles’ seedballs

Did you know that bees pollinate one out of every three bites that we eat? Honeybee populations are troubled, which could spell disaster for the food supply. One Bay Area social entrepreneur,

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Love Mae’s biodegradable, bamboo dinnerware sets feature charming animals from farm to forest

Love Mae’s biodegradable, bamboo dinnerware sets feature charming animals from farm to forest

Biodegradable, bamboo serving sets that feature adorable hand-drawn creatures with stylish and sweet details? We (and our little eaters) are in green design heaven! Etsy store Love Mae, known for

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Parent & child can enjoy a swing ride face to face with the Expression Swing

Parent & child can enjoy a swing ride face to face with the Expression Swing

Raise your hand if you’ve taken a swing ride with your baby or kiddo on your lap? The Expression Swing makes it possible to now see your little one’s face light up while you enjoy a tandem

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6 flower-inspired arts and crafts projects to welcome spring

6 flower-inspired arts and crafts projects to welcome spring

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“We Don’t Eat Animals” is a kid-friendly book series that supports and explains humane, plant-based living

“We Don’t Eat Animals” is a kid-friendly book series that supports and explains humane, plant-based living

Before she became an author and an illustrator, Ruby Roth was an elementary school art teacher. Her previous experience, combined with her passion for veganism, make her the ideal creator of an

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HOW TO: Decorate Easter eggs using flowers and foliage

HOW TO: Decorate Easter eggs using flowers and foliage

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VIDEO: 6 year-old inventors charm President Obama with their LEGO robot at the White House science fair

VIDEO: 6 year-old inventors charm President Obama with their LEGO robot at the White House science fair

While making his rounds at the annual White House Science Fair, President Obama ran into just about the cutest group of young inventors ever, and luckily, it was caught on tape. Five adorable

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Wearable rope vest turns parents into the most popular and portable jungle gym in town

Wearable rope vest turns parents into the most popular and portable jungle gym in town

Our kids climb all over us all day long: while waiting to pick up big brother at school, in line at the grocery store, even at the park despite there being loads of available play equipment. The moral of

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The Children’s Woodshop Bus has been traveling around San Diego since 1974 to teach kids woodworking skills

The Children’s Woodshop Bus has been traveling around San Diego since 1974 to teach kids woodworking skills

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Father photographs daughter dressed-up as heroic black women after they study their lives and stories

Father photographs daughter dressed-up as heroic black women after they study their lives and stories

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TOTEMS stackable blocks make mix-and-match fun for all ages

TOTEMS stackable blocks make mix-and-match fun for all ages

Artist and industrial designer Dino Sanchez’s work features clean lines, minimalist style, and a zen vibe. He brings this same sensibility to his first kid-friendly product, TOTEMS, a set of blocks

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Captivating children’s book “Curious Critters Marine” showcases stunning photography and fascinating facts about ocean dwellers

Captivating children’s book “Curious Critters Marine” showcases stunning photography and fascinating facts about ocean dwellers

David FitzSimmons is a photographer, writer, and professor, and his Curious Critters books combine his expertise in all these areas to make for a stunning, award-winning, and kid-friendly learning

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7 green St. Patrick’s Day crafts for kids

7 green St. Patrick’s Day crafts for kids

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8 year-old girl forms friendship with crows, and they bestow gifts upon her

8 year-old girl forms friendship with crows, and they bestow gifts upon her

Some people think crows are a bad omen, associating the dark birds with their long-held reputation of thievery. But an 8 year-old girl in Seattle has been cultivating a relationship with local crows for

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Silispoons are textured silicone spoons designed to make independent feeding easier

Silispoons are textured silicone spoons designed to make independent feeding easier

Some tots show interest in independent eating from an early age: they balk when parents try to feed them even the messiest of foods, grab at their parents’ utensils, and love mastering scooping

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The Beachbot is a cute robot that creates impressive large scale sand drawings

The Beachbot is a cute robot that creates impressive large scale sand drawings

What looks a little like a robot, a lot like a turtle, and can create amazing, detailed, and impressively-sized sand art in the shape of animals and designs? It’s the Beachbot, a newly unveiled

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