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Le FabShop’s DIY 3D-Printable Accessories Transform Fruit and Vegetables into Fun Toys

Le FabShop’s DIY 3D-Printable Accessories Transform Fruit and Vegetables into Fun Toys

French company Le FabShop has come up with a great way to make fruit and vegetables fun for kids. They have just released 14 3D-printable components that transform potatoes, carrots, eggplants and

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Let Your Dog Take a Bite Out of Boredom With This Eco-Friendly Puzzle Toy

Let Your Dog Take a Bite Out of Boredom With This Eco-Friendly Puzzle Toy

Elegance and a balance of form and function aren't normally the attributes one would normally associate with a dog toy, but this little gem isn't your average ball. The Odin, named after the inventor's

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Feast Your Eyes On Mike Doyle’s Intricate Victorian LEGO Houses

Feast Your Eyes On Mike Doyle’s Intricate Victorian LEGO Houses

I know, I know, Halloween is over, but these awesome LEGO houses by Mike Doyle are too good to pass up! If you squint your eyes, you might think you're looking at old architectural photos, but in reality,

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Tinplate Girl Upcycles Old Tin Cans into Airships, Toys, and Sculptures

Tinplate Girl Upcycles Old Tin Cans into Airships, Toys, and Sculptures

The creative team has made a wide array of artistic projects ranging from miniature steam boats to children's pinwheels. Marc (aka 'Tinplate Dad") began working in this medium about 15 years ago, while

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LEGO’s Partnership with Shell Pollutes Kids’ Imaginations Along with the Planet

LEGO’s Partnership with Shell Pollutes Kids’ Imaginations Along with the Planet

Picture a group of children playing with their favorite LEGO set. Their imaginations will be running wild as they pop those little blocks together, building all kinds of structures and making the smiling

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Little Architect’s Magnetic Blocks Inspires Budding Architects to Build Amazing Structures

Little Architect’s Magnetic Blocks Inspires Budding Architects to Build Amazing Structures

Carlos Ng is a New York City designer at the Parsons The New School for Design. His Little Architect's Toolset was created as part of a third-year product design studio called Small Things Matter, which

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Anatomical Barbie Offers a Fascinatingly Grotesque Study of the Doll’s Impossible Body

Anatomical Barbie Offers a Fascinatingly Grotesque Study of the Doll’s Impossible Body

Sculptor and designer Jason Freeny has a knack for dissecting cute and iconic childhood figures into grotesque but thought-provoking artwork. Although the Anatomical Barbies may be Freeny's most

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Now You Can Rule Your Own “Eastern Block” with These Pop-Up Paper Buildings

Now You Can Rule Your Own “Eastern Block” with These Pop-Up Paper Buildings

  Blok Wschodni / Eastern Block is a collection of paper cut-out models representing various modernist buildings in Warsaw, Poland. Made and distributed by Zupagrafika, the series features

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Build Your Own Origami City with Paper Punk’s New URBAN FOLD Box Set

Build Your Own Origami City with Paper Punk’s New URBAN FOLD Box Set

We've featured Paper Punk's awesome 3D paper building blocks in the past - and they just launched a new set on Kickstarter that lets you build your own origami city! URBAN FOLD contains over 700 pieces

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LEGO Introduces Female Scientist in Their Minifigures Series 11 Collection

LEGO Introduces Female Scientist in Their Minifigures Series 11 Collection

Image via Maia Weinstock. There are some new Minifigures on the LEGO block, and they love to study science. While this may not seem like an unusual departure from the toy's regular line of explorers,

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Adorable Dinosaur Nightlight Uses Algae To Glow In The Dark!

Adorable Dinosaur Nightlight Uses Algae To Glow In The Dark!

Is your little one afraid of the dark? Or are they just crazy about anything dinosaur-related? This adorable dinosaur-shaped nightlight from California-based company Yonder Biology might be the perfect

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LEGO’s New Architecture Studio Design Toolkit Brings Out Your Inner Builder—and Inner Child

LEGO’s New Architecture Studio Design Toolkit Brings Out Your Inner Builder—and Inner Child

LEGO just unveiled its new LEGO Architecture Studio design toolkit which could help bring out the Le Corbusier or Frank Lloyd Wright in you. The kit—which is designed for adults—includes more than

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Petition Calls for More Gender Equality in LEGOs

Petition Calls for More Gender Equality in LEGOs

Young boys and girls across the world grow up playing with Legos, but for some reason, most of the Lego people -- known as "minifigs" -- are male. But a growing movement to add more female minifigs is

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Thomas Poulsom Makes Wonderful North American Birds Using LEGO Bricks

Thomas Poulsom Makes Wonderful North American Birds Using LEGO Bricks

Among Poulsom’s amazing creations made from the famous Danish blocks is Arnie, a flying American robin. Benny is the LEGO image of the black-crested titmouse standing still on a “wooden” branch. A

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Barbie Gets a High-Tech Makeover with an Interactive LED Dress and Stylus

Barbie Gets a High-Tech Makeover with an Interactive LED Dress and Stylus

It can't be said that Barbie doesn’t have an eye for emerging trends. After dipping her toe into everything from aeronautics to zookeeping, America’s favorite plastic dilettante is poised to tackle

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Mind-Blowing LEGO Temple Folds Together Like a Pop-Up Book!

Mind-Blowing LEGO Temple Folds Together Like a Pop-Up Book!

LEGO bricks were some of our favorite toys as children - hidden in those brightly-colored blocks was the potential to build practically anything, so long as that something involved a lot of right angles.

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The Original Tree Swing’s Latest Pied Piper Craft DIY Treasures for Kids

The Original Tree Swing’s Latest Pied Piper Craft DIY Treasures for Kids

The Original Tree Swing’s Pied Piper Crafts brings parents several new Waldorf-inspired DIY kits for kids (mostly six and up). With the Pied Piper kits, kids and parents have all the basic ingredients

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GIVEAWAY: Win a 40-Piece Tegu Magnetic Wooden Building Block Explorer Set Worth $125!

GIVEAWAY: Win a 40-Piece Tegu Magnetic Wooden Building Block Explorer Set Worth $125!

Tegu blocks are some of the coolest toys around. The gorgeous, eco-friendly building blocks are magnetic, making them snap together as if by magic, expanding the range of shapes you can make with

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Colors Tokyo’s Earth Blocks are an Eco-friendly LEGO Alternative

Colors Tokyo’s Earth Blocks are an Eco-friendly LEGO Alternative

LEGO blocks are one of the most enduringly popular toys around. With endless possibilities for reinvention, they challenge minds and cultivate creativity. But as much as we love these colorful little

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Watch as LEGO Superman Flies Across an Animated LEGO TV!

Watch as LEGO Superman Flies Across an Animated LEGO TV!

Whether or not you're a LEGO geek, you have to admit that this is pretty incredible. LEGO pro Rod Gillies took the new Superman mini figure by LEGO and constructed a vintage TV set with big rabbit ears

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Are the New LEGO Friends for Girls Sexist?

Are the New LEGO Friends for Girls Sexist?

LEGO rang in 2012 by launching a new line of toys, LEGO Friends, which are aimed at girls 5 and up. No big deal, right? Actually, to some it is a big deal. A petition was launched at Change.org is

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Miniio Modern Dollhouses are Sustainably Crafted Homes for Barbie

Miniio Modern Dollhouses are Sustainably Crafted Homes for Barbie

Think Barbie is all bubble gum pink plastic and tacky accessories? Welcome to the 21st century with the Miniio designer dollhouses, a new set of modern, sustainably-crafted dollhouses that are made by

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Martine Camillieri Makes Toy Cars from Recycled Bottles!

Martine Camillieri Makes Toy Cars from Recycled Bottles!

Got an empty bottle of laundry detergent kicking around? When artist Martine Camillieri looks at it, he sees an ice cream truck. A bottle of motor oil? That looks sort of like a sports car. Camillieri

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Kris Kuksi’s Recycled Toy Sculptures Will Scare the Kids

Kris Kuksi’s Recycled Toy Sculptures Will Scare the Kids

The beautiful thing about upcycled materials is that the end results often bear no resemblance to the original items. Such is the case with sculptor Kris Kuksi's toy sculptures, which are constructed out

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