Looking for beautiful unique toys and activities to help build your child’s imagination? Sarah, of Imagine Childhood can help us out!

Sarah writes……

A year ago, my family and I started talking about how hard it was to find good quality gifts for kids, which quickly turned into a conversation about each of our favorite toys and memories from childhood. After a while we realized that our fondest memories, whether from growing up in the 60s or twenty years later in the 80s, were of time spent exploring and imagining. That’s why we started imaginechildhood.com, a website that offers high quality durable toys, tools, and activities that encourage outdoor exploration, creativity, and imagination.

2giveawayToday we are giving away a $35 gift certificate to our store!  All you have to do to enter is take a trip over to the shop and tell us what your favorite item is in the comments for this post.

We would also like to offer a 15% discount for all Skip to my Lou readers for the duration of the Giveaway.  You have until this coming Sunday night at midnight to leave a comment.  The winner will be chosen by random number and will be announced a couple of days later!


To redeem your discount Just enter the code  SKIP at the time of checkout.  Discount expires 03/23/09.

Good Luck!

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  1. Beautiful shop, I know my daughter would love to curl up and listen to the audio book of Stuart Little!

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  2. Wow! What an awesome site. I’ve bookmarked it. I liked so many items, but I suppose the Flights of Fancy About Trees Nature Kit tops my list.

    Thanks for the chance!

  3. Oh and the fairy garden kit looks like a lot of fun. My daughter and I are into fairies.

  4. I loved this website! I want so much but I really loved the easel and the silks. I teach kindergarten and have a 3 year old who would love these! I also love the garden kits! My child love to plant things and I think we are going to try a tomato this year!

  5. Flights of Fancy About Trees Nature Kit is my favorite. I’m a 32 year old, and last fall, I was walking on trails collecting leaves with the 4-year-olds!
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  6. What an amazing store! I love everything. These are the kinds of things my nieces love. I think my favorite is the trebuchet. We’ve played with a larger one and she loved it. I think she’d love to have one of her own. I also think the fairy garden kit is adorable and did you see those lifelike stuffed animals!

  7. I love it all.. the silkscapes, the skytails, the puppets.. I could go on and on.. Thanks for discovering this site!

  8. I don’t know what I like better, the Artemis Plant Dyed Color Pencils or the Crayon Rocks. There are just so many wonderful things.

    Thank you.

  9. I’ve been looking at your store for a while now…. so many beautiful and fun things! I think the fairies and their homes are just amazing. The wooden blocks and the natural wooden houses, the books… so many great things.

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