Building a Bookshelf Gallery Wall: Inspire your little reader with an interactive floating library!

Building a Bookshelf Gallery Wall: Inspire your little reader with an interactive floating library!

by Guest Collaborator

When creating my sons' nursery, I knew that I wanted the room to epitomize three things: curiosity, tranquility, and joy. So, I thought to myself, what is the ONE thing I want to utilize through his childhood that can produce such feelings? The answer: books.

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Who's with us for the National Day of Unplugging?!

Who's with us for the National Day of Unplugging?!

by Brittany Ryan Mathiowetz

This Friday, March 1 is the National Day of Unplugging. So join me in turning your phone off, hiding the iPad from the kiddos, and instead of watching a movie for family fun night, enjoy a board game, charades, or a new book with your popcorn. 

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NEW | Photography Prop Baby Age Blocks

NEW | Photography Prop Baby Age Blocks

by Brittany Ryan Mathiowetz

One of my favorite things as a mother is to look back on how my babies changed their first year of life. For my youngest child, I used Smiling Tree Toy's Photography Prop Age Blocks to take photos each month and I absolutely love them!

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Preparing for Back to School

Preparing for Back to School

by Brittany Ryan Mathiowetz

It's hard to believe that summer is nearing an end and it's time to go back to school. This year, I'm making it my mission to ensure our new school-year routine goes smoothly and I send the kids off to school with smiles on their faces! Consider it my "New School Year Resolution" :)

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wooden animal alphabet blocks made in the usa

Turn Story Time into a Party

by Guest Collaborator

In our house, we love to read, so we often take story time to the next level by incorporating something that relates to the book we're reading. This can mean baking a special treat, creating a piece of art, or, in today's case, introducing a special toy while we're paging through a book!

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Birthday Gifts for 1 Year Olds

Birthday Gifts for 1 Year Olds

by Brittany Ryan Mathiowetz

A child's first birthday is such an important milestone. I wanted to mark the occasion with meaningful gifts that my son would treasure for many years to come. Here's my list of the best gifts for one year olds.

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NEW | HeartFELT™ Push Toys

NEW | HeartFELT™ Push Toys

by Brittany Ryan Mathiowetz

New HeartFELT™ Push Toys featuring 100% real wool felt inlays on our wood toys, handmade and personalized by Smiling Tree Toys!

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Family Business Love | A Small Brand Collab

Family Business Love | A Small Brand Collab

by Brittany Ryan Mathiowetz

Being a small family-owned business ourselves, we actively seek out other similarly based businesses whenever we're shopping for something new. I have found the most adorable things for my kids crafted by parents just like us.

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NEW ITEM | animal alphabet blocks

by Brittany Ryan Mathiowetz

Animal Alphabet Blocks Handcrafted by Smiling Tree Toys

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NEW | Personalized Zipper Pulls

by Justin and Kathleen Smith

Smiling Tree Toys Personalized Zipper Pulls

A is for aardvark.....and Alex!
Z is for zebra......and Zoey!
 
Introducing  PERSONALIZED WOODEN ZIPPER PULLS ! The latest addition to our  decor and accessories line , our A-Z children's zipper pulls are ideal for clipping onto coats, sweatshirts, lunch boxes, luggage, and all those other things that are so easily left behind at school, daycare, and birthday parties.

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NEW | Wooden Xylophone

by Kathleen Smith

 personalized wooden xylophone
Get ready for singing, dancing, and all around musical fun! We're proud to introduce our handcrafted, heirloom quality WOODEN XYLOPHONE - sure to delight young and old alike. Expertly made from American hardwoods, assembled without glue, and finished with our organic oil blend, this is a meaningful and lasting gift for any little one.

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