Sand & Sun Toys

Fun in the sun toys encourage new ways to play outdoors.

View our selection of pails, bucket, shovels, diggers, molds and more at http://www.cowandlizard.com/category/sand-water-toys

Early Explorer Toys

These first toys for toddlers encourage coordination, dexterity, imagination and simple problem solving.

Balance Boat by Hape

Balance Boat by Hape

 

View other toys by Hape at http://www.cowandlizard.com/brand/hape

 

The Kreechers Klub

Walker Kreecher

Walker Kreecher

 

The Kreechers Klub is an out of thei world experiment that went horribly right! Each poitively crazy Kreecher has its own story to tell.  With so many wacky, yet lovable characters to choose from – you can’t help but collect them all!

View the entore collection at http://www.cowandlizard.com/category/kreechers

Coyote Hand Puppet by Folkmanis

coyote Folkmanis puppet

Folkmanis coyote hand puppet

 

available at http://www.cowandlizard.com/product/coyote-hand-puppet

FACTS OF INTEREST

  • coyotes used to live in the western US and northern MExico – now their range has spread to all of North America and south to Costa Rica.
  • coyotes live in deserts, mountains, on farm and ranch land, and even in the suburbs – they are intelligent and curious
  • coyotes often mate for life – the parents are very devoted to their litter of cubs
  • although ranchers believe that coyotes are pests, in fact they rarely kill livestock – efforts to get rid of them have failed – they are just too smart and adaptable

Mammas & Babies – new collection from NA Bear

Mammas cuddle their babies.

Mamma & Baby Bunny

Mamma & Baby Bunny

Check out these favorite nursery friends – bunny, duck and  frog – at http://www.cowandlizard.com/

NEW baby cozies from North American Bear Company

Bonding between babies and transitional objects typically occurs between 6 and 10 months.  While it is the child who attaches special meaning to his/her toy or lovey or cozy, there are many from which parents can choose from.  The baby cozies made by North American Bear Company are made of silky soft plush with carefully embroidered features.  They are machine washable, tested for safety and designed with extra care for your child to treasure for a lifetime.

 

blue flatjack baby cozy

blue flatjack baby cozy

View other baby cozies by North American Bear Company at http://www.cowandlizard.com/category/baby-blankets-cozies

 

Big Fat Chick Collection by North American Bear

North American Bear Company has been making comforting infant gifts to be treasured for a lifetime.  Touch is the earliest of the 5 senses to develop and many young children become attached to the feel of a soft toy, blanket or lovey.  These transitional objects ease separation anxiety and comfort young children during stessful situations such as in the absence of a parent, learning to sleep alone or visiting unfamiliar places.

The new Big Fat Collection is the sweetest of peeps in shaggy, cohair with embroiderd eyes and satin bows.

Big Fat Chick stuffed animal

Big Fat Chick stuffed animalBig Fat Chick Baby Cozy

 

http://www.cowandlizard.com/brand/north-american-bear-co-

View all the collections by North American Bear Company at

Artterro – art of the earth – eco art kits

Wake up your creativity with these eco-art kits from Artterro.  Made in the USA.

Arttero Eco Art Kits

Arttero Eco Art Kits

Timber Wolf Hand Puppet by Folkmanis

Timber Wolf Folkmanis Puppet

Timber Wolf Hand Puppet by Folkmanis

 

available at http://www.cowandlizard.com/product/timber-wolf-hand-puppet

FACTS OF INTEREST:

  • timber wolves are the largest members of the dog family
  • they once roamed much of the North Hemisphere – today only small numbers remain
  • wolves live and hunt in family groups called packs that are led by an experienced male and female called the alpha wolves
  • why do wolves howl? to call the pack together, to locate each other, to warn other wolves to stay away and just for the fun of it
  • wolves have been misunderstood and hunted for centuries – their fate depends on our willingness to share the earth with them

 

Sand & Sun Toys

Sand Play Set by Green Toys

Sand Play Set by Green Toys

Sea Creatures Sand Molds by Hape

Sea Creatures Sand Molds by Hape

Alligator Beach Tote by Stephen Joseph

Alligator Beach Tote by Stephen Joseph

 

These fun in the sun toys encourage new ways to play outdoors.  Shop for sand & water toys at http://www.cowandlizard.com/category/sand-water-toys