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Plan Toys Pull-Along Snail

Plan Toys Pull-Along Snail

We’d like to share a wiggly tale About a friendly, playful pull-along snail His bright shell spins, he crawls up and down He shouts “love the earth!” as you drag him through town His paint is organic; his box’s ink made from soy He’s a recycled, recyclable, sustainable toy Made chemical free, with non-toxic paints & glue He’s a safe friend to bring EVERYWHERE with you! For kids one year and up, he helps build coordination, Gross motor skills, and HUGE imaginations! He’s a … Read entire article »

Filed under: 0-5 (By Age Group), Developmental Toys, Eco-Friendly, Featured, Gift Ideas, Hip Find, Organic, Play, Pre-schoolers, Push Toys, Socially Conscious, Toddlers, Toys (12-24 M), Toys (All Ages), Toys (Pre-School)

HABA Mini Vehicle: Squeaky Good Fun

HABA Mini Vehicle: Squeaky Good Fun

Wooden cars are a classic toy that continues to delight, no matter how many new electronic toys bombard our kids with flashing lights. HABA has a fresh new take on this toddler favorite: a mini vehicle, available as a police car or fire truck, made from beechwood, with a colorful cartoon animal driver and a button-plunger “squeak” to complete the fun. Our police car mini-vehicle from HABA has a grinning crocodile policeman at the wheel for a … Read entire article »

Filed under: 12-18 Months, Featured, Pre-schoolers, Push Toys, Toddlers, Toys (12-24 M), Toys (Pre-School)

Last-Minute Christmas Deal: Get 25% Off RosieHippo.com Toys

Last-Minute Christmas Deal: Get 25% Off RosieHippo.com Toys

There’s still time to shop at one of Mamanista’s favorite stores. Order from Rosie Hippo by Monday 12/20 for Christmas Delivery, and you can get a special Friends & Family Deal. Get 25% Off RosieHippo.com using coupon code 2010HOLIDAY25. Candace and I discovered Rosie Hippo a few years ago and fell in love with their selection of natural toys, wooden toys and educational toys. The owner is now a friend of ours, but we want you to … Read entire article »

Filed under: Coupons, Eco-Friendly, Featured, School Aged Children, Toddlers, Toys (Pre-School)

RosieHippo.com Wooden Highchair (12 Days of Giveaways)

RosieHippo.com Wooden Highchair (12 Days of Giveaways)

RosieHippo.com is one of our favorite toy stores, and we’re thrilled to include their exclusive Wooden Highchair in our 12 Days of Giveaways. This heirloom-quality doll furniture is made by hand of solid pine by Amish craftsmen. It fits dolls up to 18″– including American Girl Dolls. Rosie Hippo is the source for beautifully handcrafted wooden toys, toys made from organic fabrics and eco-friendly toys. All Rosie Hippo toys are produced under conditions that are fair … Read entire article »

Filed under: Chanukah, Christmas, Contests, Coupons, Dolls, Eco-Friendly, Fair Trade, Featured, Gift Ideas, Kids Gifts, Made in the USA, Organic, Play, Seasonal, Socially Conscious

Crazy for Cars

Crazy for Cars

If your little ones are crazy for cars, make their holiday dreams come true with this line of exclusive cars from RosieHippo.com. RosieHippo.com is a top source for organic toys, wooden toys and handcrafted quality toys. All of the toys have been carefully selected by owner Kim Bloom. Kim is a mom, and the line of exclusive cars and trucks came from her son Ethan’s requests. My son has the small Rosie Hippo Recycling Truck toy ($6). … Read entire article »

Filed under: Contests, Coupons, Featured, Gift Ideas, Hip Find, Play, Pre-schoolers, School Aged Children, Toys (All Ages)

Imagine That, ImagiPlay

Imagine That, ImagiPlay

Imagine a world where toys please the senses and stimulate the imagination. Now imagine a world where all of those toys are made in fair trade facilities from eco-friendly, sustainable materials. It is easy if you try… just visit ImagiPlay. They make beautiful, clever wooden toys for infants, toddlers, and children. My infant and preschooler tried out a few of their new imaginative playthings: EarthWorm Grasping Toy, Rolling Snail Shape Sorter Pull Toy, and Backyard Buddy … Read entire article »

Filed under: 06-12 Months, 12-18 Months, Building Toys, Contests, Developmental Toys, Eco-Friendly, Fair Trade, Featured, Pre-schoolers, Puzzles, Toddlers, Toys (06-12 M), Toys (12-24 M), Toys (Pre-School)

Nature’s Child Coupon Codes and Daily Deals

Nature’s Child Coupon Codes and Daily Deals

Every day, from December 1 through December 20, there will be a new hot item on Sale at Nature’s Child…click to see the latest! I’ve been checking out the deals and theses are great prices on truly desirable, natural, safe, and eco-friendly Holiday gifts.  She’s selected the top toys and other gifts of the season for these one-day price cuts. Plus, use these Nature’s Child Coupon Codes: Take $5 Off Orders of $50+ with code: MAMANISTA (ongoing) Take … Read entire article »

Filed under: Boutiques and Stores, Coupons, Toys (All Ages)

Baby Steps…Woodpeckers Peck

Baby Steps…Woodpeckers Peck

Pre-walkers, toddlers, and preschoolers will enjoy pushing around this WoodPecker Walker from Plan Toys (BabyEarth – $72).  Every step your tot takes will result in a rewarding clacking sound as the two woodpeckers “peck” at the wooden walker. According to the experts, this walker helps with gross motor development, physical development and postural control. I’m not an expert…but I do know that my son is delighted by the motion of the woodpeckers. And this toy doesn’t even require batteries!  Parents will … Read entire article »

Filed under: 12-18 Months, Contests, Developmental Toys, Eco-Friendly, Organic, Play, Pre-schoolers, Push Toys, Toddlers

Learning, Imagination and Play Fit Together

ImagiPLAY makes delightful, colorful, puzzles and toys from rubberwood and non-toxic paints under fair trade conditions. There is an ImagiPLAY Puzzle for every age: two piece puzzles for babies and toddlers, counting and alphabet puzzles for preschoolers, and more complex puzzles for school aged children. My little preschooler enjoys practicing her numbers with ImagiPLAY’s Count Octopus (BabyCenter – $16). Count Octopus is a winner on our Hottest Holiday Toys 2008 Guide. And because these puzzles are as attractive as they are durable, they make a perfect addition to any playroom or child’s bedroom and will be passed down from generation to generation. Another favorite toddler toy from ImagiPLAY is the Push Along Toy Hybrid Car (BabyCenter – $16).  Smooth edges, vivid colors, and large rubber wheels make these push toys easy to grip … Read entire article »

Filed under: 06-12 Months, 12-18 Months, Contests, Eco-Friendly, Fair Trade, Pre-schoolers, Toddlers

Eco-friendly Artistic Wooden Toys: Win A Set of Cheekeyes Animals

Eco-friendly Artistic Wooden Toys: Win A Set of Cheekeyes Animals

Toy trends may come and go, but wooden building blocks are a perennial favorite for the preschool set. Spark even more creative play with the Cheekeyes.  These artistic wooden animals won the 2009 Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Award.  Since the Cheekeyes are handmade from eco-friendly rubberwood, each set is unique. Adults will dig the sophisticated design and minimal use of non-toxic paint. Tots will have hours of fun building and destroying block cities Godzilla-style with the Dinosaur set or constructing barns … Read entire article »

Filed under: Contests, Developmental Toys, Eco-Friendly, Play, Pre-schoolers, School Aged Children, Toys (All Ages), Toys (Pre-School)