Posts Tagged ‘blabla’

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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Putting out our latest order of Folkmanis puppets and Blabla dolls today!

Folkmanis puppets are incredibly fun and expressive. We love their quality materials and the huge range of characters.

Blabla dolls also have a huge variety of cute characters. They are hand-knit in Peru using traditional methods and soft cotton fibre.

Come check them out!

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New Blabla…

Next time you check out our selection of Blabla dolls you might see some new faces! If you don’t already know, Blabla dolls are hand-knit using traditional methods by craftspeople in Peru. They are beautiful and oh so cuddly!

So? Who are the new kids?

Lucky The Cat       Bernice The Bear    Berlioz The Bear

Perchance The Cat    Hercule The Elephant   Josephine The Elephant

Otto The Rocker   Lola The Rocker   Suzette The Fox

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It was another beautiful spring day today.  At Citizen Kid, spring means Easter eggs, bunnies, chicks, duckies, and other great toys, decorations, and books for Easter.

If you’re looking for some unique items for an Easter basket or just a perfect little spring themed gift, look no further!

• Basil the Bunny by blabla
• wooden carrots by Haba
• felted mini Easter basket by En Gry & Sif

HOP! board book by Phyllis Root/Holly Meade

• bunny plush finger puppet by Folkmanis

• felted Easter bunny hanging decorations by En Gry & Sif

• hand-knit fair trade baby bunny finger puppets

• polished wooden eggs (beautiful!) from Haba

We hope you have a chance to see these items and plenty of other new stuff in the store.  Also, the next issue of The Citizen Squid (it’s the official e-newsletter of Citizen Kid!) is in the works.  Look for it in your inbox next week!   Feel free to sign up all of your friends and relatives at the top right corner of our website – www.citizenkid.ca.

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Leopold and Anemone

We told Leopold and Anemone that some people might think that a Lion and a Mermaid falling in love would be “wrong.”

He replied by saying, “If this is wrong, then I don’t want to be right.”  Anemone just sighed dreamily.


They look so happy together…

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We’ve been invaded by blabla dolls — strange and beautiful creatures hand-made in Peru.  These are so great we may be tempted to keep them all at home!


This is Leopold.


sandwichThis is Sandwich.


sniffyThis is Licorice.


From the blabla website:

“Blabla’s collection is designed by Florence Wetterwald and knitted by Peruvian artisans.

Everything is made from natural fibers of exceptional quality grown in Peru, making the line irresistibly soft and cuddly.

Florence’s poetic, simple, and vibrant style combined with the ancestral knowledge of the knitters has created products which look contemporary, yet feel like old friends.”


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