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Reprint of a vintage “How to make shadow puppets” print, restored with care while maintaining the old-fashioned vintage look and feel of the original.
This print shows how to make an array of birds and beasts are formed by hand shadows in this illustration from a Victorian children’s activity book. Available from missquitecontrary on Etsy.
How hilariously adorable is this? Downloadable knitting pattern for Sleepy Snake & Mischievous Mouse. Predator and prey both wear a toupee! Knitting in the round on double-pointed needles, I-cord, mattress stitch. Pattern available from Mochimochi Land.
• Measures about 5″ (12.7cm) tall and 7″ (17.7cm) long from the head to body.
• The tail is about 6″ (15cm) long and 2.5″ (6.3cm) at it’s widest.
• Made of acrylic yarn in orange, white, and black.
• Stuffed with non-allergenic polyfil.
Mon-stors are one-of-a-kind storage solutions in the form of monsters, made by Lu and Ed, an eco-friendly indie biz. What do Mon-stors do? Hang Mon-stors & use them to hold toys, laundry, or even in the car over a headrest for storage on road trips – whatever you can think of!
Posker was pleasantly surprised the first time he ate a teddy bear – they quickly became his new favorite snack! Posker would love to be adopted into a home with a kid that has lots and lots of teddy bears to ‘eat’!
This is a full grown Mon-stor, measuring almost 2 feet tall and 18 inches wide! He can hold an entire load of laundry and lots of toys! Feed Mon-stors laundry, toys and more – they love to help clean up the floor!
*please do not pin Lu & Ed products to Pinterest. Thank you!*
Monster plush toys, like the one pictured below, are also available:
Aren’t these canvas bins ridiculously cute? Made from 100% cotton canvas with grosgrain ribbon trim and Ecospun felt appliqué, with your choice from four adorable animal patters (Owl, Racoon, Elephant, Monkey), and featuring integrated handles and reinforced stitching along the bottom for a durable and stylish baby shower gift idea.
Available at The Container Store.
What a fun idea! Perfect for a baby portrait gift, a graduation gift, or just about anytime! Photo printed onto canvas in the iconic style made famous by Andy Warhol from AllPopArt.com.
What a clever idea – putting magnets inside each piece of an attractively-designed toy block set. This allows for the child (ah hem, or parent) to enjoy all manner of new possibilities, such as the nifty helicopter pictured above.
Made by Tegu, where you will find a great little selection of fun toys and more. They’re committed, according to their website, “to two things: helping Honduras and developing great innovative educational toys.”
Check out these super-cuties from See Kai Run! Great gift ideas for baby showers. They have larger sizes for toddlers too, so these can be birthday and Christmas gifts as well! From their website:
See Kai Run® is the idea of Seattle mom, Cause Haun. In 2004, she was on a quest for the perfect first shoe for her son, Kai. Unable to find shoes in fun, sophisticated styles that were suitable for outdoor play and still promoted the healthy development of little feet, she created her own line of shoes that satisfied all these needs.