Wednesday, 23 April 2014

Goldie Blox: Toys for Future Innovators

The idea behind creating GOLDIE BLOX is to shake off the motion that girls are only good for certain type of jobs. The company is doing this "disrupting the pink aisle" through doing construction toys for girls the right way by combining stories with building skills and keeping the color pink down to reasonable level.

According to the founder and CEO Debbie Sterling, there are only 13% of female engineer and 87% of male engineer worldwide.

There are 3 different types of books targeting different aspects of promoting Toys for Future Innovators.


The first one is GoldieBlox and the Spinning Machine $29.99. It is a book series plus construction set starring Goldie, the girl inventor. The book will help to builds spatial skills, engineering principles, and confidence in problem-solving. Also comes equipped with 16 design ideas and unlimited building possibilities.






The second book is GoldieBlox and the Parade Float $19.99 series plus construction set introducing Ruby, Goldie's best friend and princess-turned-engineer. This books helps to builds spatial skills, engineering principles, and confidence in problem-solving. Also comes equipped with 9 design ideas, a DIY project, and unlimited building possibilities. It is compatible with all other GoldieBlox toys.






The third one is GoldieBlox and the Dunk Tank $19.99 series book series plus construction set where Goldie and friends devise a plan to get Nacho clean in time for the carnival. This book helps to builds spatial skills, engineering principles (hinges and levers) and confidence in problem-solving. Also comes equipped with 3 design ideas and unlimited building possibilities. It is compatible with all other GoldieBlox toys.   



For The Playful Boys And Girls : NOTABLE MOUSTACHE KIT





If you are looking for ways to keep the kids entertain during the holidays or you are simply looking for ways to add some creativity into their plays, you could consider this mini moustache kit featuring six funny stick-on styles, from handlebars to muttonchops. It is suitable for adults and children alike.

If you are having a dinner parties, it could make a good conversation starter that doubles as the perfect disguise.

Lawnmower Push Toy By Brimful




If you are regular reader of this blog, you would already know that I love wooden toys. Apart from being sturdy and long lasting, it has this old fashion look about it that I truly enjoy. I have just discovered this wooden lawnmower push toy which I truly love and I can it becoming a starting point for conversations each time you have a guest or family visiting.

The handmade wooden toy measures 24 inches long and comes with  six brightly coloured balls that tumble as the wooden cage rolls.

Custom Made Rugs At Pottery Barn Kids

I came across these loving selections of custom made rugs for kids bedroom made by expert craftsmen at Capel. As the rugs are custom made they can not be return. There are so many colours to chose from all of which are available in four different sizes 3 by 5, 5 by 7, 7 by 9 and 9 by 12.

I have featured two types of custom rugs suitable for either boys and girls. There are so many styles and colours with variations in pattern that it is worth checking out - custom rugs for kids

Boys' Capel Oval Rug From $199







Capel Spiral Oval Rug From $199



Tuesday, 22 April 2014

Step2wo: Statement Gladitator Sandals For Girls




This mini me fashion trend doesn't look like it is not going end, when something fashionable is created for the adult, there's little boy or girl out there wanting the same or similar item to be made for them too. Take for example this gladiator sandals, few season back it was all the rage as every single fashion conscious celebrity were seen in them either out and about or on their way to Coachella.

Right now Step2wo a footwear brand for kids and adult alike has now made a mini me version of the gladiator sandals in three different colours in gold, pink and silver called the Nefertiti leather sandals.

It feature adjustable Velcro straps to ensure a perfectly snug fit. They have been designed with a zip fastening at the back so feet can be effortlessly slipped in.  If you also happens to be up to UK adult size 5 you can also enjoy buying a pair for yourself too.