26 Feb '12, 2pm

Finally! An eco-friendly, non-toxic Mancala game board! Love it...

Finally! An eco-friendly, non-toxic Mancala game board! Love it...

It’s hard sometimes to find engaging board games when you have an only child, like I do. Many of the board games my son and I like best are made for 4 players, so if we don’t have friends over we’re sunk – there’s only so many games of Go Fish or Battleship you can play. That said, we play a lot of Mancala. Not only is Mancala a great game for teaching counting, strategy and patience, but also it’s fun, yet calm and perfect for just two players. Also, a bonus, Mancala isn’t flashy or loud, just good old fashioned kid-powered fun. My son and I highly suggest this game, but sadly our Mancala board is nowhere near as awesome as this one. This beautiful set is the first eco-friendly, and maybe the best Mancala game I’ve seen, handmade by a small family business, Heartwood Natural Toys . The set is made with gorgeous solid wood, non-toxic glue and a simple finish of linseed oil...

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New from Green Toys- Build-a-Bouquet Lets Kids Design a Sustainable Garden

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inhabitots.com 25 Feb '12, 3pm

Spring is on the way (really!) and appropriately, so is the bright new Green Toys Build-A-Bouquet. Full of fun flower powe...