This handcrafted set is made of slices of wood that are stamped on both sides with the letters of the alphabet. They would make a beautiful display.
You can lounge and rest while the kids unpack their very own pocket kites. They're affordable enough to get one for everyone!
This pirate ship makes a nice decor statement on a shelf, and it can also be taken down for play time.
Le Toy Van Ghost Ship
Somehow I see this Octopus becoming the perfect friend to help keep away the bad guys after lights out.
Really take time to enjoy your surroundings; help the kiddos find birds, bunnies and squirrels, or maybe just spy on the neighbors.
We've read Jack and the Beanstalk a zillion times, and I know my kiddos would love having their own magic beans. Each bean has a sentiment stamped on it, and after being planted and watered for a few days, the bean will sprout and display its special message.
I can't wait until my daughter is old enough to play with wacky science kits like this glowing putty and slime set.
This fantastic lille city includes four extra small houses and a play map. The walls of the houses are reversible and patterned, so they can easily be customized.
Collect globes? What a fun conversation starter and way to get kids excited about geography and science! This kid-friendly globe disguises itself really well as a unique addition to a grownup home.
Artists specializing in block-print textiles first carve intricate motifs into wood blocks such as these to create their beautifully patterned textiles. We found the wooden blocks themselves so captivating we fashioned them to serve as handy yet artful hooks for towels or coats. 2.25"W x 1.5"D x 8"H
Plant a tiny forest of 10 soft, multicolored trees on the little one's bed, and grow some rainbow-colored dreams.
When my family and I checked into a local resort for a weekend "staycation" this summer, the front desk person handed the kids these knobby balls. They had a blast playing with them in the pool.
What child doesn't love stories about mice and their creative use of everyday items? Now they can act out - or better yet - create the stories themselves.
These gorgeous hand-stamped, hand-colored wooden discs would not only be adorable on display, but help your little one with memory and recognizing his colors.
This handmade molecular model would be perfect pop of color in your child's space. A unique statement piece, it's sure to inspire little thinkers.
I tell you, breaking down a chicken would have gone so much more smoothly if I had had one of these plush pull-apart chickens to play with as a kid.
I love it when my children play with puzzles; they're so wonderful for building problem-solving skills. These mushrooms are totally cool.
Decorate your nursery shelves with enchanting, homemade keepsakes like these spring rabbits handcrafted from vintage Pendleton wool.
Vintage toy iron and ironing board.Scaled replica of the real thing to fit a child. Iron measures: 3" Wide x 3" Deep x 5.5" High. Ironing Board has pink painted metal board surface.
This hand-knitted plush creature is a great way to add traditional pink to a girl's room without losing the eclectic individuality you're going for. Soft and fun to play with, this cutie even has knit eyes--so no small pieces. And she has the best smile.
A really cool vintage rubber printing set by The Superior Type Company, Chicago IL. It has the mini rubber letters, but missing is the original ink pad. I believe this is circa late 1930s. The box itself is a wonderful display in a child's room or library in its red and yellow colors and graphics.
This Gretel is a funky take on the classic fairy tale girl. Soft and hand-knitted, she will provide a soft cuddle for your child as well as color and whim for the space itself.
Let the kid in you howl with this cute plush dog. Long tendrils of salvaged newspaper create a great coat for this Hungarian herder. The most memorable guest room I ever entered had classic pristine accommodations and an extremely unexpected and slightly strange bed fellow. Give it to a loved one...
Newsy Puli Dog
I think adding in some unusual, international food play sets is essential. This dim sum felt set is so fun and could be a great way to get a child ready for a night out.
This guy is a wonderful way to add whimsy to a crib or child's bed. As soft as he is strange, Watson will become a great bedfellow as well as tag-along.
I’d place this on top of a pile of books, laying flat with the spines facing up, in a viking-themed nursery. When baby grows old enough to play dress-up, this helmet will be ready and waiting for imaginary adventures!
Child Viking Helmet
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