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Barbie moves beyond blue-eyed and blond with new body types, hair, and skin color options

Barbie moves beyond blue-eyed and blond with new body types, hair, and skin color options

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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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Traditional toys & books may trump gadgets at promoting early language development in kids

Traditional toys & books may trump gadgets at promoting early language development in kids

There are growing numbers of tech toys for young kids in the form of iPads and iPhones, baby computers, talking animals or dolls, and other electronics that promise they are boosting language development

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Sweet, cuddly mitten decor paired with bear and mouse finger puppets your kids can play with

Sweet, cuddly mitten decor paired with bear and mouse finger puppets your kids can play with

Children love to have a special place to put things, thus these sweet decorative mittens are sure to please little ones. Made by the lovely Kata Golda company, each mitten is hand-stitched with either

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Stylish workbench toy set helps kids manage all their pretend home improvement projects

Stylish workbench toy set helps kids manage all their pretend home improvement projects

This exclusive Land of Nod workbench toy set includes everything your child needs for awesome make-believe home improvement projects of all sizes. The set, which includes a wooden play hammer, saw,

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Snowman rattle shakes up holiday gift-giving with an environmental message

Snowman rattle shakes up holiday gift-giving with an environmental message

Give the newest member of your family a thoughtful and eco-friendly holiday gift with this sweet snowman rattle. Handmade in Peru and crafted from 100% GOTS-certified organic cotton, this rattle will

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Tegu myBLOCKHEAD blocks can be customized in 40,000 different combinations

Tegu myBLOCKHEAD blocks can be customized in 40,000 different combinations

Clearly, Tegu is a popular company on Inhabitots and for good reason: these magnetic wooden blocks encourage creativity, come in an array of styles, and help support a Honduran community by providing job

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Butterfly block puzzle doubles as playful, hands-on decor

Butterfly block puzzle doubles as playful, hands-on decor

Puzzles are great for kids for a variety of reasons including improving motor skills and learning about spatial awareness, and we love how visually appealing and stimulating they can be. This butterfly

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State themed flash cards are the cutest baby souvenir this side of the Mississippi

State themed flash cards are the cutest baby souvenir this side of the Mississippi

Like many of us, Bright Eyed Baby founder Ashley loved to travel in her pre-baby days. Now that she has a young son, she found a way to pass on her wanderlust with a line of flash cards that celebrates

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Green Toys’ Safe Seas toy and book sets support ocean conservation

Green Toys’ Safe Seas toy and book sets support ocean conservation

In conjunction with Sustainable Surf, Green Toys Inc. and All the Way to the Ocean have teamed up to one, celebrate Earth Day 2015 and two, to help support one of the planet’s most vital resources –

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Disney’s 3D printer prototype creates soft, cuddly creations out of layered fabric

Disney’s 3D printer prototype creates soft, cuddly creations out of layered fabric

3D printers are all the rage, creating everything from prosthetic arms to 3D versions of your child’s drawings. Leave it to Disney (and their collaborators at Cornell and Carnegie Mellon) to put a

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Tom’s of Maine and Terracycle team up to help you upcycle your old toys for FREE

Tom’s of Maine and Terracycle team up to help you upcycle your old toys for FREE

Spring cleaning is calling loudly to many of us; it feels so good to purge all the old and unusable things from our lives, including toys. According to a recent Tom’s of Maine study, in attempts to

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10 ways to entertain your toddler at home without toys

10 ways to entertain your toddler at home without toys

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Hello Barbie: The world’s first talking Barbie boasts memory recognition and the ability to have two-way conversations

Hello Barbie: The world’s first talking Barbie boasts memory recognition and the ability to have two-way conversations

She’s had a reputation for decades for being a little plastic and fake, but Barbie may finally have a chance to show some personality, even if it’s artificially engineered. After years of not

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Kata Golda finger puppets are a classic, inspiring toy for toddlers

Kata Golda finger puppets are a classic, inspiring toy for toddlers

Kata Golda is a pro at designing simple, yet sweet toys that encourage children to use their imagination. Case in point: these unique finger puppets, waiting to come magically to life on tiny hands. Each

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Kids will ‘love’ these vibrant wooden heart-shaped blocks from Grimm’s Spiel and Holz Design

Kids will ‘love’ these vibrant wooden heart-shaped blocks from Grimm’s Spiel and Holz Design

These colorful wooden heart blocks are such a sweet offering for a child on Valentine’s Day. Made by the always amazing Grimm’s Spiel and Holz Design, each set is really a set of blocks and

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Watch the world’s largest Rubik’s Cube get solved!

Watch the world’s largest Rubik’s Cube get solved!

If you grew up struggling with the classic 3x3x3 Rubik’s cube, this video may give you a headache. Brilliant YouTuber Kenneth Brandon spent 7.5 hours over the course of five days working on the

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Noli Noli handmade wooden toys bring sustainable charm to playtime

Noli Noli handmade wooden toys bring sustainable charm to playtime

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