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LEGO minifigures handcrafted out of oak wood are elevated to art form

LEGO minifigures handcrafted out of oak wood are elevated to art form

LEGO aficionados will appreciate the skill and craftsmanship behind French designer Baptiste Tavitian‘s handcrafted LEGO minifigures, made from oak wood. The smooth, meticulously shaped

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Ken gets an unauthorized “DadBod” update in response to Barbie’s new body types

Ken gets an unauthorized “DadBod” update in response to Barbie’s new body types

The original Barbie’s ridiculously unrealistic proportions have distorted the reality of what a woman’s body looks like, and endless commentary has been made about the famous doll’s

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HOW TO: Make vegan red velvet cupcakes for a green Valentine’s Day treat

HOW TO: Make vegan red velvet cupcakes for a green Valentine’s Day treat

Looking for a nifty Valentine’s Day gift, and tired of the same old same old flowers and chocolate malarkey? How about showing your special someone how much you care with a delicious batch of

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Forest preschool teaches rescued baby orangutans how to live in the wild

Forest preschool teaches rescued baby orangutans how to live in the wild

In Indonesia, 102 orphaned orangutans currently live at an International Animal Rescue facility that functions as a different type of forest school than the ones we usually discuss. The stakes are high

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Banking baby teeth is now an alternative to storing umbilical cord blood stem cells

Banking baby teeth is now an alternative to storing umbilical cord blood stem cells

Many parents stash away their kids’ baby teeth as sentimental keepsakes of early childhood, but it turns out there is an even more compelling reason to hang on to those pearly whites. Baby teeth contain

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LEGO unveils its first disabled minifigure

LEGO unveils its first disabled minifigure

Everything is even more awesome in the world of toys with the summer release of a new LEGO City set that includes a LEGO first: a young man in a wheelchair. Unveiled at the International Toy Fair in

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London’s West End production of Wicked is planning its first autism-friendly performance

London’s West End production of Wicked is planning its first autism-friendly performance

Taking any child to a play or musical on Broadway or (its British equivalent) the West End can be tricky, especially considering the expensive ticket prices and the certainty that he or she will want to

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LEGOLAND is hiring model builders — the dream job for the kid in all of us

LEGOLAND is hiring model builders — the dream job for the kid in all of us

Ask most kids what their dream job would be and they’ll likely scratch their heads and wonder, “Does playing with LEGOs count?” Why yes, it does, for the lucky LEGO builders hired to

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Minimalist recycled cardboard chess set introduces modern kids to a centuries old classic

Minimalist recycled cardboard chess set introduces modern kids to a centuries old classic

Londji’s elegant black and white chess set, made from recycled cardboard and paper, is really two activities in one. The Noir & Blanc set comes unassembled for easier storage and shipping, so

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Oeuf’s adjustable Brooklyn Desk brings streamlined, urban style to your kid’s workspace

Oeuf’s adjustable Brooklyn Desk brings streamlined, urban style to your kid’s workspace

Whether being used by kids or adults, desks tend to become dumping grounds for papers, art projects, trinkets, and other tchotchkes that don’t have designated homes. Oeuf, one of our go-to brands

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Hazardous chemicals found in fur-trimmed children’s clothing

Hazardous chemicals found in fur-trimmed children’s clothing

Recent testing of fur-trimmed infant and children’s clothing revealed unsafe levels of harmful chemicals that could lead to allergies, cancer, and hormonal imbalances. Dutch animal rights organization

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Dutch children build their own village in 4 days at an ingenious, industrious summer camp

Dutch children build their own village in 4 days at an ingenious, industrious summer camp

Between the overnight camping trips taken by preschoolers in Germany and the Welsh outdoor adventure playground that looks like the aftermath of an apocalypse, we’re inclined to agree with the

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Playing house in retro style wih Eco and You’s recyclable cardboard play kitchen appliances

Playing house in retro style wih Eco and You’s recyclable cardboard play kitchen appliances

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Ulysses is a superhero that kids can build and pose in countless postures

Ulysses is a superhero that kids can build and pose in countless postures

You know what’s even more fun that DIY? DIT or “do it together,” and that’s exactly what we suggest with Londji’s Ulysses puppet. This posable superhero comes unassembled, so

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Somali teen earns a free education after wowing his small town by making electronic toys out of trash

Somali teen earns a free education after wowing his small town by making electronic toys out of trash

On paper, it would be easy to write off Guled Adan Abdi’s future and miss the latent potential: he’s a thirteen-year-old living in war-torn Somalia and currently learning at the grade level of

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Beautiful reclaimed wood desk for kids is also a playhouse & easel

Beautiful reclaimed wood desk for kids is also a playhouse & easel

Whether you live in a tiny house, a mansion, or somewhere in between, whether you have toddlers or elementary-schoolers, you will thank the folks at Loaf for their ingenious children’s desk design.

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Kids can rock the day away on the gorgeous and minimalist Paloma Teeter Totter

Kids can rock the day away on the gorgeous and minimalist Paloma Teeter Totter

We often hear inspiring stories of how entrepreneurs were inspired by the birth of their child to create and innovate eco-friendly products. In the case of prolific designer Derek Kistner, it was his

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Get a 3D printed LEGO head of yourself or your kid to become the ultimate bespoke toy

Get a 3D printed LEGO head of yourself or your kid to become the ultimate bespoke toy

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