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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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Hia! Anna from Citizen Kid here!

I’m SO exited about the new Finger Puppets that arrived that I just HAD to take over the blog to tell you about them!  All the little critters (and there are sooo many different ones) are hand knit, fair trade, in Peru by the artisans of “Lucama”.  Being a knitter myself I’m fascinated by all the different little stitches used to make the varied textures, patterns and little tiny expressions on the animals and people. I’ve become particularly fond of the CONDOR — the largest flying land bird in the western hemisphere!

He’s hanging out (in miniature of course) with me at Citizen Kid so, if your popping in, you can pop one or two of his pals on your fingers and make puppet show small enough to fit in your pocket!

Bye for now!  I think I’ll go make a tropical sea scape on the block table for the crab finger puppets to hang out in….

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