Are you ready for the holidays, or looking for some ideas? And here are some of the some of the pieces that were new to our family, or that the kids were particularly drawn to this year
Kid-At-Heart: Gift Ideas
It’s easy to fall into the trap of good socks, a new travel mug or a book (actually, I love getting books) but adults love toys too! A beautiful desk toy is a delightful gift (but may not even make it to the office if the kids get a chance first). Here are a few Adult favorites + a few slightly more sensible things. Because Grimms and Grapat are Geofenced, these items are not directly linked on this page, but instead have buttons below.
The Grimms Leonardo stick s are a lot of fun independently to build the classic Leonardo bridge or a tower that collapses most satisfyingly at the touch of a finger, or to make a marble run more complex
We got our subpod worm bin this year, and absolutely LOVE what quick work the worms are making of our kitchen scraps. You can get the bin alone to insert in your garden, with a raised bed. Rainbow10 will get you a 10% discount
Ideas by Age
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At first glance, the Bauspiel Giant Rainbow looks familiar and perhaps similar to other sets, but on closer inspection, the size and proportions reveal that really it plays more like a remarkable set of blocks than the typical rainbow stacker.
Each year as earth day rolls around the kids and I talk about changes we can make to live more responsibly. Sometimes it means using less of things, sometimes using different things, sometimes it means looking for ways to use things longer, and other times it means making new choices next time you shop. Here are a few of our favorites.