Fat Brain Toys was recently featured in Modestics - American Made Modern Design Blog. We were so impressed with this beautiful blog. They have some quality writing, great design and of course great taste in toys. Check out this article on focusing on Little Kids Gifts and make sure to visit their site here!
REPUBLISHED FROM MODESTICS
As a parent, I’m constantly on the prowl for no batteries required and made in the USA. I know I’m not the only one that thinks this way. Recently I saw on an expecting parents baby shower invitation; “Nothing Made in China, Please” – Knowing that little kiddos are constantly putting stuff in their mouths, you kind of want to make sure its non-toxic.
What once seemed like a complicated task to find “not made in China,” not anymore! More and more American made companies are catering to parents and making fun toys that will keep junior engaged for hours. Okay, maybe just minutes – but sometimes that’s all you need.
A little side note; my favorite online resource for kids toys is Fat Brain Toys. Smack dab in the center of their home page you can select “Country of Origin” and slide the selction from USA Made to Not Made in China. They also have a HUGE selection of toys for all ages!
1. Sprig Mobile by Schmitt Design - This sculptural mobile features a playful interplay of geometric and organic forms. Fluid movement has a calming influence and horizontal orientation makes for optimal viewing from below. Made in California.
2. Butterfly Wall Decor by Wallter - These three-dimensional wall applications are tactile to touch and bold graphics for young eyes. Paint what ever color matches your decor for an all around fun choice for parents and kids alike. Made in California.
3. Sticks and Stone Game by Larsen Toy Lab - Sticks and Stones block set and matching children’s book aims to add another educational layer to the vital learning experience that block play offers. Made in Connecticut.
4. Duck by Caitlin Wicker - Ducks are lovingly handmade in the US from recycled sweaters, vintage-inspired cotton accent fabric, and wool felt. Cailtin also makes many other adorable animals. Made in New York.
5. Labyrinth Balance Board available through Fat Brain Toys - How well can you think on your feet? Get on board and give it a go! Yes you. The weight capacity is 275 pounds. Because Mom and Dad need to have fun too! Made in America.
6. Tractor by Green Toys - This Tractor puts a whole new spin on farm-to-table. With chunky, go-anywhere tires and a detachable rear trailer, little farmers can harvest and haul the freshest organic produce their imaginations can grow. Made in California.
7. Orange Giraffe Bank by Alex Marshall Studios - Because its never too early to start saving for their future! This cute bank is made from white earthenware ceramics and is lead and cadmium free. Made in California.
8. Match Stacks by Tree Hopper Toys - Even toddlers who are too young to play the memory game will love matching and stacking the shapes and vibrant colors while exploring and enriching their vocabulary. Made in Illinois.