Rainbow Wooden Clothespins. Made in Germany. $9.95

Wooden Toy Sewing Machine, Made in #children toy #baby product #kid toy #baby toy| http://babyproductestelle.blogspot.com

Child's Mop. $19.95

Wooden Toy Rolling Pin. Perfect size for little bakers!

Kid's Dustpan and Brush Set. $15.95

Real straw broom, sized for kids, with wood handle. Made in Germany. From Bella Luna Toys.

Kid's Wooden Clothes Drying Rack. Made in Germany. $34.95

This company will craft a real toy from a child's drawing.

Mouse Wooden Cutting Board for Kids. Adorable!

Fair Trade DIY Wooden Peg Doll Kit // Kids by goosegreaseundone, $26.00

oliver + s school days coat lined with echino

Cuteness.

Handwoven Kids Apron of 100% cotton. Fits most children 3-8. $16.95 at Bella Luna Toys

ten books every kids should own

The ability to comprehend far exceeds a young child's ability to read. Don't just read picture books to young children; expose them to great literature! Some of these are already favorites here - others are eagerly waiting in the wings.

Brave Books for Girls (Not Princesses) -- would be great gift for girl of ANY age (especially awesome baby gift)

Degas and the Little Dancer by Laurence Anholt: The life and art of Degas are seen through the eyes of a child. Not a dry biographical sketch, but a short tale which entertains and informs. #Book #Kids #Art #Degas

Teepee

Use this idea as a math game....cut index cards in half, write multiplication or whatever answers, and laminate the cards. Use clothespins to put the numbers for the answer. For ex., clothespin says 7 another says eight, put them on the card that says 56. Make it a game and have the other partner grade the answers with a table.