Archive for September, 2011

Scratch & Dent Sale !

This has been a big event in the past. We invite you to check out the deals on some select merchandise. Some is nicked up a little bit, some just needs to be cleared out. There are great deals to be had!


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We’re hiring..!

Citizen Kid is an independent family owned boutique toy store on Locke Street in beautiful Hamilton, Ontario.

We are looking for a part-time employee to join our team. We can offer approximately 20-25 hours per week of regularly scheduled shifts. Responsibilities would include assisting customers in a pressure free and pleasant shopping experience, stocking shelves, and light cleaning.

An ideal candidate would have experience in a retail environment as well as professional or personal experience with children. Furthermore, they would understand the values we hold at Citizen Kid and that we pride ourselves on our selection of toys, games, and other products for children as well as a commitment to personalized customer service. We are proud of Citizen Kid and we are looking for somebody that can represent our little shop with a similar sense of pride.

Please send a simple resume as well as a very brief cover letter to introduce yourself. You can send it to info@citizenkid.ca or drop it off in person here at the store.


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It’s almost time for Locke Street’s 12th annual festival and Citizen Kid is all geared up! There’s going to be all sorts of great things, from food to music, so be sure to check out our table right outside our store! We’ll have blocks and  colouring activities for the kids while the parents check out our great selection of Back-to-School stuff.

Just in is a great tool for kids and parents: My Lunch Box. 50 simple and fun school lunch recipes that everyone can agree on! In addition to recipes the box also includes: tips on keeping food hot (or cold), stickers, and 15 blank recipe cards to encourage kids to put their own mark on lunch time.


Need storage that doesn’t look like storage? Check out the great selection of fabric Storage Containers from 3 Sprouts. We just got the newest 3 Sprouts Storage Boxes, designed to fit in IKEA Expedit Units! All 3 Sprouts bins suit any kids room, from newborns to teens, are durable and easy to clean. The storage containers from 3 Sprouts are a great way to keep your kid’s room clean!


And for all you Blabla lovers, not only do we have more of the hand knitted stuffed dolls, but we also have the brand new Hand-Knitted Bird Rattles! These birds are one the cutest things we’ve ever had and come in six different styles. A great first rattle for baby!


All this and more, so come by on Saturday September 10th.

See you at the Locke Street Festival!

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