At first glance, dinosaurs don’t seem to be the kind of creatures that young children would gravitate to. They’re big, scary, loud, and sometimes carnivorous. Their tough skin, spikes, and plates make them less than ideal cuddle buddies, and their no-nonsense lizard eyes don’t exactly say “Let’s play!” Yet somehow, dinosaurs have become one of the most-loved and popular characters in modern children’s literature and entertainment. In the new book Oddsockosaurus, author Zanib Mian and illustrator Bill Bolton capture a child’s many moods and faces through humorous prose and delightful images of dinosaurs.
Apparel industry veterans launch the only online, wholesale marketplace where brands and stores can sell and buy off-price goods
BELLAIRE, TEXAS (November 3, 2015)—Flutter Sales launches to provide clothing, gift and accessories stores and manufacturers with a platform to buy and sell in-stock merchandise at a discount. By selling on the site, Flutter Sales allows brands to create cashflow by liquidating aging stock. And, like consumer sites that allow shoppers to snap up fashions at a steal, the online marketplace gives retail buyers the opportunity to shop at a fraction of regular wholesale prices.
Whether the style is artisan homespun, futuristic, or something in-between, the new generation of green products has something to offer to just about any shopper. ecoBibi is one of the notable companies bringing fun, new products to environmentally responsible families. To give kids a safe, healthy start, ecoBibi has designed a line of natural, organic burp cloths, bath towels, changing mats, wash cloths, and stroller accessories made from a soft cotton/bamboo blend. Gifts sets include various pieces that are perfect for new and expecting parents.
Sometimes dreams come true which is what happened to the woman behind the classic action figures from Kaskey Kids. Christy Kaskey’s children were sports fiends. Wanting to keep them entertained and remembering the fun her brothers had with their action figures, Kaskey got her own offspring involved and also turned to other boys and girls in kindergarten and first grade who served as her focus groups when she developed the figures. The results are award-winning toys that engage kids and keep them entertained even in the face of all the high-tech options available.
The plethora of baby products available today can be overwhelming! That’s why going with a brand that combines function and design like ZoLi Inc. is the perfect solution. From sippy cups and dinnerware to teethers and changing mats, each item is meticulously crafted to perform exactly how it should, in an elegant fashion. These safe-to-use baby products are promised to make modern parenting a little bit easier and give parents some peace of mind. Tested regularly, every item in stock is made with the safest materials for baby as well as the environment.
No matter how neat and tidy a person is, or how squeamish they are about mess, they tend to get over it quite quickly once they become parents. While there’s nothing that can totally eliminate the messy nature of babies and young children, a parent usually appreciates any and all products that can help them keep the chaos at a manageable level. Oopsies & Uh-Ohs is a company dedicated to keeping baby messes to a minimum, and the best part is, it does it with style.
Be careful what you wish for… how many parents have said this to their kids? Usually such advice is instantly disregarded but in a new, fantasy adventure story the message comes through loud and clear. Writer Rachel McGrath has taken this old adage and crafted Mud on Your Face, a story that centers around Gus, a seven-year old boy who feels left out despite — or maybe because of — his very large family of eight brothers and sisters including a pair of twin girls. Of course, Gus wonders what his life would be like if he were he an only child. Then, on a family camping trip, Gus gets lost in the woods…
What if you could easily make a model of your dream home, recreate a smaller-scale version of your favorite iconic building or simply translate a design from your imagination into a physical reality? And what if you could do it just like a professional architect? With new ARCKIT, anyone – design fans, budding architects, hobbyists, even kids ages 12+ – can quickly turn their vision into something tangible to enjoy on their own or share with others. Designed originally by architects for professional use and based on modern building techniques, ARCKIT’s multi-award-winning system of reusable, scaled model building kits is unlike any other.
Shoppers go gaga over handcrafted wooden toys, remembering the hours of playtime pleasure they enjoyed way back when. A Summer Afternoon offers a host of natural wooden toys made from top quality hardwoods that are elegantly simple in design with oodles of play value. A Summer Afternoon is a family affair helmed by the Nuland family with “assistance” from five — count ‘em — sons as well as Erin’s Dad and a nephew who drop in to lend a hand when orders pile up.
Introducing DuneCraft’s newest edition to their glass terrarium line, the Double Bubble. The Double Bubble gives you more space and double the fun! Perfect for the office or home, these lush miniature landscapes are refreshing sights and make for relaxing scenery all year long.
While us adults are always telling kids how good they have it, little ones have a big world to learn their way around. Bombarded with scary and inexplicable events on television and online, intense emotions can be frightening and difficult to cope with. One way Andi Green dealt with those scary feelings was through art. Her drawings created a lifeline to express the complicated monsters in her head. And by personifying the emotions, she was empowered and began to share her creations. And so our world has been gifted with The WorryWoo Monsters, an award-winning series of books and plush dolls written and illustrated by Green.