Here are some of my
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Toy & Block Blogs:
http://www.thetoysnob.blogspot.com - The Toy Snob reviews some great toys and offers general advice on children's toys that are kid tested.
http://www.ihatemymessageboard.com - I Hate My Message Board Good stuff on toys. Tracy O'Conner & friends.
Architects & Buildings:
http://www.geocities.com/SoHo/1469/ An all Frank Lloyd Wright site. Lots of links to pictures.
http://www.geocities.com/SoHo/1469/sullivan.html a great site for Louis Sullivan. Great for anticipating a Chicago tour.
Younger Architects and Their Parent's Web Sites
http: www.nasoni.org The Nasonis & future blockhead.
http://www.kindergartenworksheets.net Kindergarten Worksheets - A pretty useful website if you have a kindergartner or pre-K child. A collection of free worksheets that you can use for tutoring, extra work, or whatever intervention is needed for your youngster.
http://www.froebelweb.org The Froebel Gallery - Our favorite. Lots and lots of information about early childhood development, kindergarten history, and educational toys of proven effect and historical provenance. If you are interested in kindergarten, be sure and visit here.
http://www.kconnect.com the Kindergarten Connection - A network of educational resources and materials for kindergarten teachers.
http://www.bnkst.edu the Bank Street School - a wonderful resource for teachers interested in integrating blocks into their curriculum.
http://www.naeyc.org the National Association for the Education of Young Children, an educational organization publishing a variety of materials useful for kindergarten and pre-school teachers. Also sells the best available book on using classic unit blocks.
http://www.myseniorportal.com My Senior Portal, a very useful site for information on a wide variety of senior interests. Includes a monthly newsletter of information for seniors.
http://www.familyfunsoftware.com - Family Fun Software - The name says it all. Fun and educational software for kids.
http://www.galvinandfils.com - Galvin and Fils, Inc. - Wholesale Blocks to the trade. A site for retailers and e-tailers to arrange drop-shipping at wholesale prices.
http://www.allcrossstitch.co.uk - All Cross Stitch Co. - Cross stitch Patterns and Supply. Explore huge variety of beautifully designed Cross stitch patterns. Also enjoy fast Cross stitch supplies and deliveries. Go for it!
http://blindwoodturner.com/index.html Dennis DeVendra - The Blind Woodturner. How cool is this! Dennis turns beautiful wooden objects in his shop in Columbus, Ohio for those who treasure unique, hand-made gifts.
http://www.gotobaby.com Go To Baby - manufactures lots of merchandise like beautiful burp cloths, ultra soft blankets, thick 100% terry cotton robes, baby wicker baskets, gorgeous roll neck sweaters and more.
http://www.quiltsbycindy.com Quilts by Cindy - Hand made quilts baby quilts and hangings from Colorado.
http://www.purplealex.com - Purple Alex makes unique fabric hats for the best dressed girls you'll see.
http://www.organicstyleforkids.com - Organic style for Kids. Great selection of organic cotton baby and kid products such as organic baby clothes, organic kids clothes, baby gifts, baby slings, nursingcovers, baby bedding and bath. As well as, eco-friendly toys, eco-friendly jewelry and diaper bags.
Antique Toys and Parts:
http://www.classictintoy.com - classic Tin Toys. The first in toy restoration and parts. Trains, robots, tread, tires, parts, and winding motors.
http://www.continentalhobby.com - Continental Hobby House (serving collectors since 1964) Toys, trains, coins, antiques & collectibles.
Gifts For Grown Ups:
http://rusticelementart.com-Rustic Elements. Here you will find many examples of artistic expression in both functional and decorative art.
http://www.seafoamwoodturning.com - Seafoam Woodworking Studio Artisan Crafted Gifts and One-of-a-Kind Art of turned wood. Beautiful turned bowls, candle holders and other items.
Toys and Kids:
http://www.craftsburykids.com - Craftsbury Kids Let your senses revel in the smooth feel of real wood toys, the fine hand of natural fiber baby knits, the beauty of a hand-embroidered piece. Clothing, wooden toys, and other items for the parent seeking fine, handmade toys.
http://www.ruggedgis.com - Ruggedgis Toys Ruggedgis Toys is a leading provider of children's entertainment products with 47 stores throughout the UK and Ireland. The company's goal is to provide consumers with an extensive range of high quality products at competitive prices.
http://www.organicstyleforkids - Organic style for Kids. Great selection of organic cotton baby and kid products such as organic baby clothes, organic kids clothes, baby gifts, baby slings, nursingcovers, baby bedding and bath. As well as, eco-friendly toys, eco-friendly jewelry and diaper bags.
http://woodtoyshop.com - Wood Toy Shop. finely crafted wooden heirloom toys. We have wooden trains, rubber band race cars, puzzles and pull toys.
http://www.blocksand3dpuzzles.com - All I Can Imagine. Giant, lightweight ImagiBRICKS cardboard building blocks.
Little Reader Blocks for teaching 100 sight words.
http://www.mainetoys.com - Maine Toys. Traditional wooden toys, cars trucks, boats, doll furniture, rocking horses all handcrafted in Maine.
http://www.wildapples.com - Gunther Keil's workshop specializing in animals and arks. An astonishing array of carved wooden animals.
http://www.sueswoodtoys.com Sue's Wooden Toys - Hand painted Wooden Toys and Fretwork Ornaments.
http://www.ogunquitwoodentoy.com Ogunquit Wood Toys - William Woods terrific site for handmade wooden toys.
http://www.sanderstoys.com Sanders Wooden Toys - Hand made trucks, trains, and push-pull toys to stimulate the imagination.
http://www.the-ride-on-toys-source.com Ride On Toys - A wide variety of scooters, pedal cars, bicycles, go-carts, pocket bikes and battery operated ride-ons.
Kruger Street Toy & Train Museum
Wheeling, West Virginia - check this site for times and schedules.
http://www.toytreasuresforever.com Toy Treasures Forever: A great selection of Ty Beanie Babies, Beanie Buddies, Attic Treasures, classics as well as Puffkins and more.
Woodworking Machinery & Supplies:
www.exfactory.com Ex-Factory.com: A wide range of factory surplus woodworking , sawmill, and handling equipment at bargain prices.