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  • The ONE Thing Kids Need Most From Their Toys
    September 5, 2021 Stacey Bannor

    The ONE Thing Kids Need Most From Their Toys

    We all know that learning is important, but did you know that play is important too?   Kids learn so much from play in the first few years of life, building the strong foundations in the brain to excel in school. ...

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  • Bannor Limited #26- The Star Stacker
    June 4, 2018 Kim Breier

    Bannor Limited #26- The Star Stacker

    A Toy So Beautiful, You'll Want To Pass It Down! Can you believe we are at our 26th limited toy already?!   This stunning star stacker has been in our toy dreams for a while and we think its the perfect addition for any...

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  • New Toy Wagon
    August 23, 2016 Jesse and Stacey Bannor

    New Toy Wagon

    We are on a mission at Bannor Toys to introduce toys that are well crafted and not just thrown together.  Toys that have true craftsmanship and durability, while also encouraging imagination.  Our new toy wagon is just that, put together...

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  • Animal ABC Blocks
    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 22, 2016 Jesse and Stacey Bannor

    Top Baby Names of 2016... so far

    I know we are only half way through the year but we do a lot of names around here!  Personalized blocks, personalized rattles, shipping labels, gift notes... I'm constantly learning your names :) So I decided to take a peak into...

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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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