Blue Orange Games has earned a reputation for award-winning products with remarkable quality and high play value. Their games are born from many sources, but they develop, design, and promote their games all in-house. They want their games to be enjoyed by the whole family for years to come, so every Blue Orange game meets the criteria of being easy to learn, skill building, and fun for all ages. Respect for the environment is a priority and Blue Orange is committed to planting two trees for each one used to create their wooden games.
BRIO was founded in 1884 in Osby, a small town located in southern Sweden. In 130 years, times have changed, but the way kids learn and develop remains the same. That’s why Brio’s toys come with clean, simple designs that spark children’s creativity and imagination. All while encouraging and supporting each stage of their development.
Crazy Aaron’s Thinking Putty
What Makes Thinking Putty unique? It comes in over 30 exciting colors, never dries out, and is all 100% Made in the USA! This product is made in vocational facilities in the Philadelphia area by exceptional individuals with intellectual and physical disabilities. Thinking Putty is loved by everyone! Adults have loved it for years as their favorite desk toy and stress reliever. Children have been stealing it from their parents for just as long.
Folkmanis believes imagination is the key to a healthy childhood, encouraging play and discovery to develop the skills necessary in life. The company has been making the most innovative and engaging specialty puppets in the world since 1976, delighting imaginations and winning nearly every industry, child development, and kid-tested award – many repeatedly.
Funko is a purveyor of pop culture and licensed-focused collectibles company located in Everett, WA. Funko currently holds hundreds of licenses and the rights to create tens of thousands of characters, more than any other company in the licensing industry. Funko’s Pop! Vinyl is the number one stylized vinyl collectible on the market, selling millions of figures to collectors around the world.
For 75 years, Haba has produced beautiful play toys and games that become family heirlooms and treasured objects for children and parents alike. Their philosophy is simple: create products that encourage children to play and imagine. Their wooden toys are crafted in Germany from birch and beech wood and colored with water-based stains.
Janod is a leading wooden toy brand with a long tradition of designing award-winning building sets, as well as role play and educational toys. Recognized for having a distinguished and ageless look with innovative yet traditional products, Janod invents new features and develops creativity to craft enduring toys and games with a graphic edge, which is the core of their culture and collections.
Relevant Play has created Mad Mattr, the cousin of Kinetic Sand. It’s an amazingly moldable, stretchable, dough-like compound exclusively from Sweden. It stays fresh and never dries out. It is also gluten and casein free, supporting children who may have allergies. See how far your imagination will take you!
Melissa & Doug
Melissa & Doug has been manufacturing Award Winning, quality toys for 25 years. They are committed to making products that inspire open-ended thinking and encourage kids to see new possibilities. They believe kids should be kids and with every toy they make, they hope to inspire free play, imagination, and curiosity.
Petit Collage is all about good design. Lovingly designed in California, they strive to make their products as beautiful as they are fun to use. Their products are designed with the health of our children, and the planet, in mind. They choose the materials they use carefully, from recycled cardboard to FSC-certified wood and soy-based inks, and they avoid plastic.
Squishables are super-soft, amazingly-squishy, and tremendously adorable pillow/ ball/ friends. Designed with reckless creativity and a carefree jeux de vie, these are not your typical “stuffed animals”! The team at Squishable won’t take all of the credit for their creative line of squishy pals, as more than half of the designs are created by fans in a program called “Project Open Squish”, where everyday people submit artwork for new pieces and the internet community votes to see which ones will get made.
You will find Usborne books the most exciting, engaging, and educational books on the market today. They are high quality, innovative, lavishly-illustrated and best of all, they are the books kids love to read! You’ll enjoy browsing through the bright colorful and fun titles covering a wide variety of subjects.