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  • Old McDonald Had A Farm | Bannor Toys
    August 30, 2016 Jesse and Stacey Bannor

    Old McDonald Had A Farm

    Old McDonald had a farm, E-I-E-I-O!  We are thrilled to be adding some farm animal teethers to our collection.  While some of you may remember the little piggy(he's been gone for almost 2 years), the cow and the chicken are...

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  • Animal ABC Blocks | Bannor Toys
    August 2, 2016 Jesse and Stacey Bannor

    Animal ABC Blocks

    Its been a while since we have introduced new toys, so August is full of them!  We have always struggled with introducing new toys just to introduce something; we want to sell quality toys with heirloom characteristics.  The past few months...

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  • June 1, 2015 Bold Apps

    Why Wooden Toys?

    This is an older article from The New Yorker in 2013 about wooden toys that we found interested and accurate.  “Among the educated middle and upper-middle classes, wood became the material symbol of timelessness, authenticity and refinement in the modern...

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  • May 26, 2015 Jesse and Stacey Bannor

    Out of The Classroom and Into The Woods

    Emily Hanford has written an interesting article for NPR about a Vermont kindergarten teacher who takes her students outside for the entire school day every Monday -- rain or shine.  

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  • March 3, 2015 Jesse and Stacey Bannor

    Behold The Humble Block! Tools Of The Trade

    We have long understood the value of wooden toys, open-ended toys, and blocks especially; it was nice to hear our philosophy be validated on NPR this morning.  Here is a great article about wooden blocks and why they matter in learning...

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