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New Grapat Mis&Match: Unleashing Creativity for All

Grapat loose parts have always been a fantastic canvas for open-ended play. If you’re new to them, you might wonder, “What exactly do you do with these?” Allow me to shed some light by sharing the myriad ways we’ve enjoyed playing with them over the years. The Grapat Mis&Match set, with its vibrant collection of […]

New Grapat 2024 - Dear Universe

New Grapat 2024: from Dear Universe to Mis & Match! 

Early this month, I had the incredible privilege of attending the Spielwarenmesse, the world’s foremost toy fair, held annually in Nuremberg at the end of January and the beginning of February. For me, it was a much-anticipated journey into the heart of the toy industry. And a particular highlight was visiting the Grapat stand. As

Grimms Large Stepped Pyramid

Great Ways to Play with the Grimms Large Stepped Pyramid

Do you ever wonder what else you can do with your Grimms Large Stepped Pyramid? Looking for ideas for how to use it at home? Or asking yourself if it should be added to your playroom? I must confess that we love it and we play a lot with it at home! For this reason,

Grimms Rainbows

The Magic of Grimms Rainbows: A Fantastic Investment for Families

Rainbows are beautiful in the sky, but have you ever seen a rainbow toy? Grimm’s rainbows are a popular toy among parents and educators alike due to their versatility and ability to inspire creativity. But did you know that there are different types of Grimms rainbows?  We love the Grimm’s rainbows at home. It has

Open-Ended Toys

Wonderful Open-Ended Toys To Encourage Creativity and Imagination!

When it comes to choosing toys for our children, there are endless options available in the market. However, what I love most about open-ended toys is that they are an invitation to creativity. Unlike toys with a specific purpose or outcome, open-ended toys allow children to use their imagination and explore endless possibilities. The less

Gifts for a 3 year old he'll love

50 Best Gifts for a 3 year old that he’ll love!

My son is turning four this week. What a year it has been! And I thought that, now that I still have his third year very present, I would put together a list of everything he has enjoyed the most as a three-year-old. It might be helpful for those researching ideas for gifts for a

Grimms Rainbow Large Animal Ideas

+40 Epic Grimms Rainbow Large Animal Ideas -Wonderful

Have you ever made animal figures with a Grimm’s Rainbow? We love it! The Grimms Rainbow large version is just so versatile, and you can do so much with it! You can create fish, insects, mammals, and reptiles; you name it! I’ve put together this post with ideas of animals you can make with the

Peg Doll Ideas - Dress Up

Easy Peg Doll Ideas – Dress them & make playtime more fun!

There’s something extraordinary about peg dolls – they can become whoever you want them to be. Our first peg dolls were the 12 Friends from Grimm’s, and my son loved them. But after a while, my children did not play with them as much, and I thought we had to spruce them up a bit

Easter activities for toddlers - Feature

8 Fun & Easy Easter Activities for Toddlers and Children

Easter is here, and with it, there are many ideas or things to do with the little ones. I rounded up our favorite activities to do during this festive season. So if you are looking for easy and fun Easter activities for toddlers that older children can also enjoy, I hope you’ll enjoy our suggestions.

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Grapat Toys – Wonderful Open-ended Treasures to Fall in Love

Grapat toys came into our lives three years ago, and I am so happy they did. We were living in London, my son had just been born, and my daughter was three years old when we had been gifted the Grimms Rainbow. So I started researching open-ended wooden toys, and I saw Grapat coins, rings,

Grimms Medium Wooden Rainbow

Wonderful Grimms Medium Wooden Rainbow Ideas You’ll Love

Have you played with Grimms rainbow? I highly recommend it because it is a magical invitation to creativity and so much more. Of course, we are big fans of the Grimms large rainbow at home (we’ve had it over three years, and we are still playing with it). But the Grimms medium wooden rainbow one

New Grapat Mandala 2022

New Grapat Mandala 2022 – Ready to fall in love?

This week the new Grapat collection of 2022 is hitting the stores worldwide. The collection is called WildWild, and I can assure you it is so much lovelier in real life. I’m lucky to be from the land of Grapat, and it reached my local toy shop early, and I was able to get our

Grimms Houses - Houses

Ways To Play Grimms Houses – Uncovering Their Magic

I feel these are not one of the most famous Grimms toys, but they have been around in our house for almost four years, and they are lovely. The Grimms houses have a lot to offer during your playtime at home. If you have them and they’ve been sitting around on the shelf for some

Grapat Stacking Challenge

Grapat Stacking Challenge – Up for 66 challenges?

Hello fellow stackers! Are you looking for a stacking challenge? Get together your Grapat wooden toys and join in the fun. Be warned; this can be addictive. But it is loads of fun as well! I would like to share how this all started, introduce you to extraordinary creative minds that have gone above and

Wooden Stacking Toys

The best wooden stacking toys and 100 stacking ideas

Stacking has been a favorite activity in our household for some years now. I believe it truly started with the Grimm’s Rainbow. Of course, we had stacked some cubes before that, but we hadn’t discovered or tapped the potential of open-ended and wooden toys. So, I’ve put together a list of our wooden stacking toys,

Flockmen Feature

45+ Inspiring Flockmen Ideas – How We Love to Play!

Have you heard of Flockmen? They are the latest addition to our playroom, and they have surpassed our expectations. I had been seeing it on Instagram lately, and they had caught my attention because of their simplicity and versatility. This open-ended natural wooden toy is fantastic. The possibilities with it are so broad that you

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