Category: toys

Finding owls on the web

Finding owls on the web

[ 0 ] September 16, 2008 |

After recently reading about real owls, I was reminded of one of my children’s favorite baby books, Owl Babies. I went online looking for more owls—here are some of my recent favorite finds—prints, toys and crafts: Owl Babies board book (left) by Martin Waddell, illustrated by Patrick Benson and owl mobile (right) inspired by Japanese […]

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Local Shops Run by Moms for Moms…

Local Shops Run by Moms for Moms…

[ 8 ] June 6, 2008 |

Rhode Island is home to a number of great shops geared towards moms-to-be, new moms, and moms with young children. Most of them have opened within the last few years by moms who had grown tired of the bland Babies-R-Us choices and the non-customer-service typical of the Big Box stores. These independently owned and operated […]

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Mattel Barbie Accessory Toy Recall

Mattel Barbie Accessory Toy Recall

[ 1 ] September 5, 2007 |

Reporting information about recalled toys made in China has become too common on Kidoinfo. I hope more toy companies start to scrutinize how and where their toys are made before they ever get to our kids. CNN reported today that Mattel announced a third toy recall (affects 675,00 Barbie Accessories). Details found on CPSC.gov and […]

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SpongeBob Address books and Schylling Spinning Top Toy Recall

SpongeBob Address books and Schylling Spinning Top Toy Recall

[ 0 ] August 23, 2007 |

Here is the latest recall for toys made in China. Thomas, Curious George Spinning Tops, Tin Pails and more by Schylling Why? Violation of Lead Paint Standard Description: The recalled tops and pails are primarily metal and have wooden handles. The tops are painted with Thomas and Friends, Curious George, or a circus scene. The […]

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Mattel Toy Recall – more toys

Mattel Toy Recall – more toys

[ 0 ] August 14, 2007 |

Recently we reported a Mattel Toy Recall of nearly a million toys and now additional toys made in China have been added to the recall. See our list below. Click on product name for complete information from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. – Various Polly Pocket dolls and accessories with magnets – Doggie Day […]

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Mattel Toy Recall

Mattel Toy Recall

[ 2 ] August 2, 2007 |

See more information on 8/14/07 about additional Matttel toy recalls. Mattel is recalling nearly one million toys in the United States today because the products are covered in lead paint. The recall covers 83 Fisher-Price products made in China from April 19 to July 6. Many of them feature Sesame Street and Nickelodeon characters – […]

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