Toys


January 3, 2023

LEGO Kit Lets People Make Their Own Version of Hokusai’s ‘The Great Wave’

Few artworks are as recognizable as Hokusai's The Great Wave. Created nearly 200 years ago in the early 1800s, this piece is a hallmark of the ukiyo-e art form or Japanese woodblock prints. Now, fans of this recognizable piece can build it from scratch with a new kit by LEGO. Comprising 1,810 pieces, people can either complete the artwork with the included booklet, or with the help of the LEGO Builder app.

Read Article


December 8, 2022

40 Gifts for Kids That Playfully Promote Their Creative Minds

For a child, few things are more exciting than unwrapping a shiny new toy on Christmas morning. While tried-and-true classic playthings like baby dolls and toy trucks are sure to satisfy, why not experiment with some more imaginative gift ideas this year that boost creativity? In this selection of creative gifts for kids of all ages, you're sure to find the perfect present for your favorite little ones.

Read Article


November 8, 2022

Creative Crafter Transforms Kid’s Drawings Into Crochet Dolls They Can Cuddle

Kids have the best imaginations, and one artisan is helping to make their visions a reality. For nearly two decades, Violeta Vasilevičiūtė-Pocienė of VioletaOwl has been creating amigurumi crochet dolls based on children’s drawings. The results are adorable and highlight how these tiny artists are delightfully unencumbered by things like real-life scale and proportion to make sketches that are totally unique. No two projects are alike.

Read Article