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#31 of 37 Old 11-25-2007, 01:55 PM
 
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I think it's SIKU, but maybe it says SKU? HTH.
Those are the ones I saw! Thank you so much!!! It's SIKU. They looked super nice...and are of course cheaper online than at FAO in Manhattan (but what isn't LOL).

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Pearler Beads are made in USA. This is the gift I buy in bulk to give as birthday gifts to my boys classmates, so I was happy to notice this after the Aquadots recall (Pearler Beads are similar in concept, except you iron them together instead of spraying them with water so I assume the chemical makeup differs).

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all our matchbox cars are like $1 a piece though. He has a ton and loves them. I never set out to get him a million but he was given some and then they kind of became an inexpensive treat for him at the store or something. : I have been buying the wooden plan toy cars- they're great but pricier. Standard American here! Too many toys and I am used to them cheap. :

Anyway I thought pvc was just in plastic? I liked the matchbox cuz they were metal. I guess I should google that and check out the brand you mention.
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Does anyone know of a wooden alphabet puzzle not MIC? Lots of M&D out there, but that's not what I want!

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Does anyone know of a wooden alphabet puzzle not MIC? Lots of M&D out there, but that's not what I want!
I think Ravensburger has letter puzzles. They are more of a heavy cardboard, but they are well made, not flimsy.

This Ravensburger site also has SIKU products:

http://www.ravensburger.com/US/Child...6-2437327.html
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I've enjoyed this website: www.thewoodenwagon.com Their toys are all European made. And also www.palumba.com has lots of US made toys.

so many roads to ease my soul...

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www.tenthousandvillages.com

All fair trade items, not MIC

Their gifts for kids section:

http://www.tenthousandvillages.com/c...ift_idea_id=38

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