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Akar Design: Art, Architecture and Design.
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Our earth friendly organic muslin swaddles make baby, mom, and planet happy! Generously sized to be versatile enough as a swaddle, stroller cover or in the car seat, crib or changing table. Made in India using organic fabric and sustainable practices. Each blanket measures 48×48 inches. Sure to become the go-to baby gift because of its adorable...
Take a journey back through time! Place your character on the friendly Dino, and prepare to be transported by the realistic sounds of a prehistoric forest. Exotic bird calls, stomping feet, and dinosaur sounds engage the senses and stimulate the imagination. Children discover that the character is the on/off switch, while the Dino movements con...
Pluï is a charming new water toy that's guaranteed to add plenty of fun in the bath tub or at the swimming pool. Immerse it in water to fill up and then let it rain. The key is how you control the flow of water simply by sealing or opening the top nozzle with the tip of your finger. Kids will have a ball and playfully learn about basic physical...
Meet Hudson, our adorable motion-activated rattle that responds to the way your baby shakes it. Lean the 4″ puppy’s green legs down to see him glow green; lean his red legs down and watch the spots glow red! Hudson’s textured legs are just right for teething babies, and the soft rattling sound will both entertain and stimulate the senses.
Push, pull or grab these colorful wobbling forest animals and their rounded, weighted bottoms will always spin them back upright for more play. The repetitive action will improve hand-eye coordination in young children, as well as delight them for hours.
Size: 2" x 2" x 4"
To the rescue! Kid O's friendly firefighter turns on the siren lights when placed in the driver’s seat, while the black and white dog activates playful sound effects. Children discover that by color matching the characters with their seats, the firefighter and dog transform into on/off switches that control the truck’s actions. A movable ladde...
Children discover the comforting sounds of a gentle horse ride in the countryside while being introduced to early STEM concepts. Soothing horse sounds and singing birds are triggered by different play patterns. Children discover that the character is the on/off switch, while the horse movements control the sounds.
Pluï is a charming bath toy that playfully teaches children some basic physical principles. Immerse it in water to fill up and then let it rain. The magic lies in the way you can stop the rain simply by closing the hole on top with a finger. Pluï gently introduces babies and toddlers to water while stimulating their imagination and senses.
Part of the new Candycar line, a cute 3 inches long. A spin-off of our most classic Woodie, but this time, tiny and avocado-colored!
Ages: 3 & Up
Materials: Solid Beech Wood, water-based paint and clear urethane coat. ABS plastic wheels. Safety tested according to US CPSIA and European, Australian and New Zealand regulations.
Maura Grace Ambrose is a quilter and natural dye artist in Bastrop, Texas and the creative force behind Folk Fibers. Her distinctive use of color and appreciation for traditional design, results in timeless works of art.
This 1000 piece, 25" (63.5 cm) square puzzle features Maura's New York Quilt from 2018. This quilt is entirely hand-dyed usin...
This Dots puzzle was designed as a nod to the Washington Color School, a visual art movement that took shape in Washington D.C. from the 1950's to the 1970's.
This 1000 piece, 26.5" (67cm) circular puzzle contains 34 colored dots, many of which are arranged sequentially as gradients from light to dark and all of which are placed to compliment ad...
April 22nd, 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, the world's largest environmental movement that aims to bring awareness to the critical issues facing our planet. We believe that protecting our environment is vital and we will be donating 10% of our Earth puzzle sales to wildlife and habitat conservation. Not only on Earth Day, but ever...
July 16, 2019 marked the 50 year anniversary of the Apollo 11 launch - the historic mission to the Moon where Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first of humankind to set foot on the Moon. This Moon puzzle celebrates this momentous achievement and will challenge and delight puzzle solvers everywhere.
This 1000 piece, 26.5" (67cm) circular...
Earth friendly organic muslin swaddles make baby, mom, and planet happy! Generously sized to be versatile enough as a swaddle, stroller cover or in the car seat, crib or changing table. Baby will love looking at the hand illustrated high contrast animal pattern, and snuggling in the soft organic cotton.
Made in India using organic fabric and s...
Babies love black and white.
Pet art cards for baby. Babies are fascinated with black-and-white designs. The six adorable animals in this set include fox, hedgehog, raccoon, deer, rat, and woodpecker. Each 5" x 7" card is beautifully finished with matte lamination and child-friendly rounded corners.
This adorable Nesting Bear is made from sustainable eco-friendly bamboo. Nestable, stackable, sturdy pieces make for lots of fun opportunities for creative play. Comes with its own printed cotton bag for easy storage and gifting perfection.
Dimensions: 8" x 1" x 6"H