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  • Family Box - Handmade Wooden Little People Playset

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    Family Box - Handmade Wooden Little People Playset

    $24.00

    Family Box Handmade Wooden Little People Playset reinforces beginner color concepts, size relations, fine motor skills, and open-ended play. This is a great preschooler toy and big kid toy ages 3 and up. 

     

    Our Maker's Description:

    A whole little world inside a box*…like your little one’s imagination, you will find a world of play, a world of fun, a world of learning. The Family Box will inspire creative play and enchant young story-makers. Each family has six members (one for all the colors of the rainbow) and six coordinated sleep sacks. Entice imaginative thinking while reinforcing beginner color concepts, size relations, fine motor skills, and open-ended play. 

    Each family member is made of natural wood and has one of six colors marked on their bottoms. There are six coordinating sleep sacks made of comfy, cotton fabric. Encourage cognitive problem solving while your little one practices matching sizes or colors and enhances fine motor skills. 

    With a dash of imagination, the play and learning possibilities are endless….

    Stand the little people Shortest to Tallest or Smallest to Biggest.
    Match the colored bottoms to their sleep sacks.
    Tuck the little people into a sleep sack they fit into.
    Count the people in the family.
    Group the "kids" and "grown-ups" or "boys" and "girls"
    Play. 
    Pretend. 
    Learn.

    The tallest peg doll measures a little less than 2.5" tall. Mom measures a little more than 2" tall. and the sister measures a little less than 2" tall. The twins measure almost 1.75" tall each. The smallest wee one measures only a little more than 1" tall.

    - The Family Box contains small parts and is not suitable for children under 3. 
    As with all toys, little ones should be supervised while at play. -

    *NOTE : The box you receive may vary in shape from the one pictured.

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  • Wooden Toy - Classic Ball And Cup Dexterity Game

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    Classic Ball and Cup Dexterity Game

    $9.00

    This old fashioned game will never go out of style. You will find that little ones and adults alike will want to try their hand-eye-coordination and skill at this classic game. “Just one more try…” won’t be enough when it comes to playing with this traditional gem. Enjoy the simplicity of building fine motor skills, understanding physics, and fostering hand-eye coordination with this hours-of-fun, old-fashioned toy.

    *This listing is for ONE of the games, you choose the color from those shown in the picture.

    Each Ball and Cup Game is painted to order. You can choose from one of six colors: Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue Purple. The ball and the cup are painted with a non-toxic plant based paint and then lightly sealed with a beeswax finish. Because they are painted to order, please allow an extra 3 business days.

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  • Color Sorting Bowls

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    Color Sorting Bowls

    $26.00

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    Color Sorting Bowls

    $26.00

    These are the perfect little bowls for color sorting. Sort a rainbow of handheld items like marbles, gemstones, rainbow o's, beads, flowers, wooden acorns...the possibilities are endless. Help your little one learn the colors of the rainbow while enhancing fine motor skills and sharpening color recognition. Use your imagination to explore your own colorful ideas. 

    Each set comes with 6 bowls : Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Purple

    These bowls have been hand painted with a nontoxic soy based pigment. They have been lightly sealed with a combination of organic beeswax and jojoba oil to keep the colors vibrant.

    Each bowl measures approximately 2.5" in diameter.

    *These bowls are great paired with any of the goodies in the Counting Series - Count and Sort the Seasons throughout the year.

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  • Colored Cups and Balls Playset

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    Colored Cups and Balls Playset

    $24.00

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    Colored Cups and Balls Playset

    $24.00

    A Rainbow fun and educational way to play and learn – colors! Your little one will enjoy picking and placing colored balls into their corresponding cups. This little set is great in enhancing fine motor skills and balance while discussing colors, numbers, and simple volume concepts. My little explorer loves to “scoop” and “pour” these cups over and over again. She is especially proud when she matches the colors together appropriately. This open-ended toy provides many different ways to play – tea party, kitchen accessory, rainbow stacker…with these “tools” and a dash of imagination the play possibilities are endless.

    The 6 balls each measure ¾ inch in diameter - The cups measure almost 2 inches ---All have been colored (Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Violet) with certified non-toxic watercolors and lightly sealed with beeswax and jojaba oil.

    The bowl measure 2 ½ inches – The Scoop measures 3 ½ inches --- Both pieces are in their natural wood state

    -All come in a convenient muslin drawstring pouch

    * All of my creations were made with your little one in mind. Each piece was designed to nurture child development through open-ended play. These pieces can be used to broaden your little one's understanding and knowledge of our world and were created as early educational toys. I am inspired by the teachings of Montessori; the natural beauty of Waldorf; and incorporate a myriad of other learning-through-play philosophies when I design. It makes me smile to see my made-with-love pieces being toted for use as preschool toys and in natural play settings. Thank you for helping me support little minds, bodies, and imaginations through engaging, hands-on play and discovery.

    *Note: This toy is not intended for children who still mouth things. The balls measure ¾ inch in diameter. I use this as a “monitored” or “guided” toy with my little one. As with any toy, children should be supervised while at play. *

    *Note: Color Varies from batch to batch depending on the watercolor wash and how the wood accepts it. * 

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  • Pretend Play - Fairy Friends

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    Fairy Friends

    $35.00

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    Fairy Friends

    $35.00

    Let these open-ended wooden pieces delight and inspire your little one to play and dream with a Fairy Friend. This whimsical set includes just enough wood, fabric, and fiber to enchant the imagination and tickle your little fairy's outdoor senses. This set was created with my own, real-life, fairy-loving friend. She doodles and journals and creates and fiddles with these little pieces inside on shivery days...and we bring them with us outside on sunny ones. Find a hollow, a tree trunk, a sitting stump, a mossy green bank, leafy field, or pasture of posies to let these newfound friends dance in the light of creative thinking. Reminiscent of cloud-watching days, let your little one get entwined in the beautiful simplicity and dream-coaxing play of this lovingly packaged Fairy Friend. Each home includes enough pieces to set the stage for a daytime, playtime, mealtime, or nighttime adventure -- whatever your little one and Fairy Friend can dream of together.

    Each Fairy Friend includes one of each item in a coordinating color scheme:

    - A Fairy House made of felt, cotton fabric, and ribbon measuring approximately 7.5" tall and 5.5" wide.... with enough ribbon to hang from the wrist on walks through the forest or playtimes in the park.
    - One Fairy Friend - each measuring approximately 2" tall painted in nontoxic, soy based paint.
    - One crinkly leaf in coordinating cotton fabric, felt, and ribbon
    - One felt pillow
    - 10 pieces painted in the same color as your Fairy Friend and house
    - 5 unpainted pieces

    Let your little one delight in a dream walk; an investigation of imagination and pretend play; and a get-to-know-you with a new-found friend. You will be amazed and inspired by the conversations you will overhear and the imaginative ways your little one and Fairy Friend play and learn together.

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  • Wooden Toy - Gumdrop Top

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    Gumdrop Top

    $6.00

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    Gumdrop Top

    $6.00

    This item was featured on MSN Glo !!

    These little Gumdrop Tops are a treasure to keep in your pocket. Don't be fooled by the size of these little sweeties! Though they are small, they offer a great bit of fun and are completely portable, as they fit easily in the palm of your hand. Fun as one, or as a colorful group, these bright drops distract and entertain both little ones and grown-ups alike. They allow little spinners to explore physics while working fine motor skills and dexterity. Watch curious eyes light up with intrigue as the Gumdrop Top flips from ball to stem as it quickly spins!!!

    Available colors: Red, Yellow, Green, Blue, Purple, Orange.

    Each top measures approximately 2" from stem to top.

    ---This listing is for ONE Gumdrop Top. Please be sure to choose a color. If you don't I will roll a Rainbow Roller and let the color gods choose one for you!

    *NOTE – This toy is not intended for children who still mouth things as they would be a choking hazard.

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  • Little People Rainbow World

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    Little People Rainbow World

    $29.00

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    Little People Rainbow World

    $29.00

    More Rainbow Play - This time for toddlers! A great addition to the color series, this little rainbow set is sure to intrigue and delight your little explorer. Placing the people in the coordinating cup houses is not only a great fine-motor skill builder, it also sharpens color recognition, and fosters imaginative play. This colorful set comes in a drawstring pouch and is the perfect size for toting to the doctor’s office, a restaurant, or grandma’s house.

    Each little person measures about 2.5” tall. 
    Each little cup house is about 1.5” tall.

    Each piece has been hand painted with a nontoxic, water based wash. They have been lightly sealed with a combination of organic beeswax and jojoba oil to keep the colors vibrant and the pieces durable.

    *Note: Though these pieces are intended for toddler use, if used incorrectly they could pose a choking hazard. They ARE NOT intended for children who still Mouth things. As with ALL toys, children should ALWAYS be supervised while at play. 

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  • Baby - Tiny Tickler

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    Tiny Tickler

    $15.00

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    Tiny Tickler

    $15.00

    Play a Giggle Game…So important is one-on-one interaction with your baby. With the Tiny Tickler you can play a simple giggle game with even the youngest of explorers. The Tiny Tickler will help your little one begin to understand where her body begins and ends through sensory stimulation and interaction with her favorite person: You! A great way to introduce parts-of-the-body vocabulary and directions like top, bottom, left, and right all while building a healthy sense of ego and engaging her desire to play. 

    The wooden ring is softly coated in organic, all-natural beeswax and jojoba oil for durability. Gently knotted to the ring are whimsically soft, colorful strands of 100% , bias cut, Habotai silk. Each strand has been hand-dyed.

    *Though this is not meant as a teething ring, it provides a great changing table, after bath time or, on-the-go parent-child game partnership that will tickle your little one’s senses time and time again.

    Because the silk is hand-dyed, colors may vary from the picture. Each Tiny Tickler, however, will have 6 different colors - red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple. Thank you!

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  • Sensory Box - Explore With Me Sensory Bin Starter Set

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    Sensory Box - Explore With Me Sensory Bin Starter Set

    $45.00

    This Handmade Wooden Sensory Bin or Sensory Box is full of developmental manipulatives. Our wooden box kit is an excellent starter toy for hands-on learning and imaginative play. This is a preschooler toy or toddler toy ages 3 and up, with open-ended exploration opportunities to develop an understanding of physics, gravity, volume, shape, size, sound, how things fit together, similar and different, size relation. Add tactile manipulatives to make it a homemade surprise or seasonally appropriate toy.

     

    Our Maker's Description:

    Introducing the Explore With Me Sensory Box tool kit – an invaluable addition to hands-on learning. Oh how I love the open-endedness of a sensory bin. I love how many different skills can be practiced with a little bit of imagination and a box of "stuff". I always enjoy creating these seasonal boxes, it's a lot of fun for me to make - and how I love watching my little one’s excitement when she sits down to play – it’s like opening a present. It’s therapeutic and just plain fun.

    My little explorer really enjoys playing with different nick-knacks in a tub filled with something tactile - I mean, who wouldn't? It's a great way to add texture to play while exploring a subject through excavation and discovery. Sometimes she mulls through the bin on her own and sometimes we work on it together, incorporating more conversation as she explores. Either way she is learning some very important lessons: physics, gravity, volume, shape, size, sound, how things fit together, similar and different, size relation...the list goes on.

    There are so many ways to use, play, and explore with the contents in this kit. A wooden box is the window to sensorial play and imaginative excavation. Let your little one’s creativity go wild with the pouring, scooping, pinching, placing, picking, poking, and playing opportunities this learning box inspires. Add a smidgen of playful thought and create a unique and magical Explore With Me experience at each and every sit-down. This kit contains the basics and can be used over and over again – just change the ingredients and you can create a whole new learning adventure.

    Some ideas for something tactile:
    Rice
    Uncooked Pasta
    Sand
    Rocks
    Beans
    Beads
    Lentils
    Un-popped Popcorn


    What’s You Get:
    - 1 wooden box measuring ( 8.5" x 8" x almost 2" deep ) to hold all your tools & can be used as the actual “Sensory Bin”
    - 2 different wooden bowls
    - 2 different wooden scoops
    - 2 different wooden canisters with lids
    - 1 pair of wooden tongs
    - 1 muslin pouch to fit inside the box & put your main ingredient in

    The Color Sorting Bowls and Sorting Hearts shown in the last picture are NOT included in this kit. If you are interested in these items they can be found by following these links:

    Color Sorting Bowls - http://www.mamamayishop.com/products/color-sorting-bowls

    Sorting Hearts - http://www.mamamayishop.com/products/counting-hearts

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