Games and Toys

Playmobil for Easter- Fill the Easter Basket with Bunnies & Eggs that Last!

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Playmobil 4450 Bunny Spring Workshop When filling Easter Baskets for kids, it’s nice to include something that they can enjoy playing with for a long time. Why not add a set from Playmobil for Easter? I’ve written before about my love for the high quality Playmobil toys that encourage children to use their imagination–>Playmobil Toys. Not only […]

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What is Playmobil ? Find New and Vintage Toys for the Imagination!

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Playmobil 6099 – Martin Luther – Special Edition – 500 Years of Reformation This year a little Playmobil  Martin Luther, complete with quill and German Bible became the fastest selling Playmobil toy in the history of Brandstätter Toys. 34,000 of these “little Luthers” sold in under 72 hours! Created to honor the 500th Anniversary of the […]

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German Fairy Tale Wall Art -Wandfiguren from Mertens Kunst

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  See what I found while clearing out the closet? Like many German kids in the 1970s, my room was decorated with colorful wooden Fairy Tail wall art, Wandfigur, that depicted some of my favorite Fairy Tales. Made by companies like Mertens Kunst and Ravi Kunst, these bright and cheery wall hangings have become collectible […]

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What is Indiaca? A backyard sport that’s fun for the Whole Family!

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Hudora Hand Shuttlecock Several years ago in Germany, we were introduced to a fun game called Indiaca. But what is Indiaca? This hybrid of Volleyball and Badminton is played with a giant shuttlecock (sort of a ball with feathers on it ) goes by many names. In Brazil, it is known as Peteca, in China, where it is […]

Playmobil for Easter- Fill the Easter Basket with Bunnies & Eggs that Last!

What is a Strickliesel? Their History and Where You Can Buy One.

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  If you didn’t grow up in Germany, you may wonder “What is a Strickliesel?”Many German Girls were given their introduction to the all-important (and not always loved) concept of Handarbeit (literally hand work or handi craft, but in this instance it means needlework/sewing or embroidery) with a Strickliesel. These sweet little spool looms taught […]

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