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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 15, 2016 Jesse and Stacey Bannor

    Toy Tuesday is back!

    The first half of 2016 has been crazy, both with the company and in our personal lives, which are one and the same any more.  Here are a few highlights to catch you up on all the happenings here at...

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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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  • October 17, 2013 Jesse and Stacey Bannor

    Bannor Toys at Nordstroms!

    We are so excited to share with you all that Bannor Toys will be offered at Nordstrom this holiday season!  We took 8 large boxes of these beautiful state rattles to UPS yesterday.  They will be in 16 states, over...

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