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Posts Tagged ‘Toy’

Transform Ordinary Spaces to Inspire Play

| February 19, 2014

Sometimes playing with our kids is hard. It can be monotonous or boring; we may feel too distracted to meet the play demands of our children. And yet it’s important and necessary to give them the attention they desperately crave […]

Video: FirstBIKE Balance Bike

| September 3, 2013

Today Pam and Melisa (and Melisa’s three-year-old son!) are reviewing the popular balance bike FirstBIKE on Project Nursery’s YouTube Channel. […]

DIY: Map of the US Fabric Puzzle Playmat

| April 16, 2013

This week’s DIY was inspired by our most recent inspiration board at the shop—a giant map of the United States all in fabric. Here are the steps to make your own Map of the US Fabric Puzzle Playmat using some felt, fabric scraps, glue, velcro and some basic sewing supplies. […]

DIY: Make Your Own “Taggies” Blanket

| January 8, 2013

Recently, a client of Pins & Needles, who is also a new mom, stopped by the shop and showed me a special “Taggies” blanket her mom had stitched up using some fabrics that she had purchased from us. I had heard of “Taggies” blankets before and how much babies enjoy playing with them, but I […]

London is Calling

| August 21, 2012

London has been calling. The Olympics have just wrapped up, and I’m about to embark on a little trip to see dear friends that live in London. I took my first trip to London when I was in my early 20s with my fabulous mother. We did the typical round of touristy things that most […]

DIY: Scalloped Chalkboard Easel Tutorial

| January 11, 2012

How often has this happened to you…you spot something you love, but it’s just more than you want to spend or it has one feature that you just don’t think will work in your decor. Project Nursery reader Holly had just such a moment, but she and her husband actually recreated the item themselves to […]

Gerri’s Favorite Holiday Gift: Giant Stuffed Animals

| December 21, 2011

My favorite childhood Christmas gift was actually the result of a moment of intense fear: There I was, seconds away from my turn to sit on Santa’s lap, with absolutely no clue what I was going to ask for. When the moment came, I blurted out the very first thing that came to mind—a pink […]

Giveaway: Fast Track from Land of Nod

| November 29, 2011

Land of Nod is offering one Project Nursery reader the opportunity to win the Fast Track, a wooden raceway perfect for the holidays. One of the things I love about the Fast Track is that it really looks like it could be straight out of Santa’s Workshop. Its simple and clean design makes it easy […]

Dear Santa, I Would Like a Pony, Please

| November 23, 2011

To get us in the mood for the holidays, over the next few weeks, our Project Nursery experts and contributors will be sharing favorite holiday gifts that either they received as a child or their children received. Join in on the conversation. What was your favorite gift?   Just like almost every little girl, I […]


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