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Spilling the Beans

  • Thinking inside the box
    February 20, 2007 Sheri

    Thinking inside the box

    One of my most memorable finds at Toy Fair isn’t going to be available for sale any time soon. It’s barely more than a fascinating prototype right now, but wow – it’s got potential. Isaac Bowman is a carpenter from...

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  • February 14, 2007 Sheri

    Squid Soap for cleaner hands

    One of my favorite finds on Day 3 of Toy Fair was Squid Soap. It’s not really a toy, but it’s fun and clever all the same. Basically, it’s a pump of liquid handsoap with a little ink pad on...

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  • Uglydolls on the loose.
    February 13, 2007 Sheri

    Uglydolls on the loose.

    Day two at Toy Fair proved eventful, as I learned firsthand why children are wise to be frightened of jumbo costumed characters. Giant Uglydolls have become a fixture at Toy Fair, but they are getting mischievous. Today, I found myself...

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  • February 13, 2007 Eli

    K’nekting with K’nex

    There are some toy brands that have always been at the forefront of my consciousness. As a kid I really enjoyed Lego, Brio, and Lincoln Logs and Erector sets, and I get a kick out of seeing these products in...

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  • Brick by Brickadoo
    February 12, 2007 Eli

    Brick by Brickadoo

    This is my 4th toy fair, and one of the categories that I have been seeking out are great, new building and construction toys. There seemed to be a plethora of items that match that description, many of them wooden,...

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