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Simple Snowflakes: A Timeless Craft

Tweet What role does snow play in your holiday fun? I grew up where “snow” was the one day every three years where white flakes fell from the sky and melted right before your eyes. (Or better yet, we would gather up the frost on the blades of grass to make a single snowball.) Now […]

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Twilight Sea Turtle Toy

Top 10 Deals for the Holidays!

Tweet Are you signed up for our Email Updates? It’s the best way for you to see our news, sales and special offers. Today we share with you a top ten list of great sale prices you can find on our site! See all of our deals anytime by visiting our Savings and Specials section. […]

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Strange Plants Collection

Top 10 Toys for Team Zissou

Tweet Welcome to the second installment of our Staff Holiday Pick, my list of top 10 toys for young members of the Zissou Society. If The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou was real life and you were shopping for a Ned Plimpton at age eleven and a half—I would suggest these. This unique list is […]

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The World’s Most Expensive Toy

Tweet An extra-special, Christmas-themed toy stole the headlines earlier this summer. At the James D. Julia Toy, Doll and Advertising auction in July, the “rarest and most important of all early American tin toys” was sold, and at $161,000, became the world’s most expensive toy. The Althof Bergmann Santa Sleigh features Kris Kringle himself and […]

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Green Block Set

Toy Stores Unite to Celebrate – and Share Their Top Toys!

Tweet “Who are the people in your neighborhood?” This classic question from the king of children’s television shows, Sesame Street, comes to life this weekend for your local toy store! Local, independently-owned toy stores across the country will celebrate National Neighborhood Toy Store Day on November 13th – and we are proud to say that […]

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Did You Notice the Specialty Toys in Babies?

Tweet The film Babies was released on Mother’s Day of this year in the US, but I didn’t see it until it was on my Netflix instant screen a few weekends ago. And it was everything I could have hoped for plus more—cute, thought provoking and fascinating. Babies is a documentary about four new humans […]

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