CONTENTS Overview 1 Educational 2 Puppets/Marionettes 3 Wooden Toys 3.1 Log sets, Building blocks 4 Dolls, Dollhouses, Doll house bed 5 Child size structures 6 Activity Projects 6.1 Musical 6.2 Puzzles 6.3 Tool Belt and Tools 6.4 Games 7. Recycled Plastic
American Made Toys provide peace of mind because American made toys are reliably finished. This is true for American made tricycles, ride on toys, wagons, American Made Wooden Toys, American Made Toy Trucks and Train Sets and important for toddlers, Teddy Bears as well as American made educational products such as American Made Wooden Building Blocks. For older children, we found American Made Sticker Doodles for a rainy day and then for creative youngsters, there's several listed below which produce interesting products like Channel Craft which does a kit for recycling a soda bottle into a bird feeder, Green Toys which recycles milk carton into seed starter kits, Craft Making Kits. A perennial favorite is and never going out of style, Yo-yos, Coloring Sets. For summer fun for toddlers, there is California based Green Toys, all made from recycled milk containers. And when winter comes, great looking sleds, SAFE and sturdy American Made ROYAL FLYER SLEDS. Finally, remembering family values, there are family oriented events that generate quality time together as a family. We list selected ones from across the country.
1 American Made Educational Toys
From Robbins Toy in Maine
This American made game from Robbins Toy in Maine, has a total of 12 games in one. It provides fun for the whole family and is very useful in teaching children to learn the alphabet, numbers, basic math equations, and how to tell time. If your child finds certain games and activities too challenging, try using the "Considering Tender Hearts" rules in the instructions. Have fun playing!
Sturdy Building Blocks From Smart Monkey Toys
Smart Monkey Toys from Wisconsin, are the makers of award winning Imagi Bricks and the educational Little Reader bricks. All require adult assembly.
Little Reader Blocks From Smart Monkey Toys
Dado Cubes are manufactured by the Fat Brain Toy Company in the USA. The cubes allow children to explore
architectural principles including proportion, balance,
structure, composition, and color. The slits
on each cube are interlocked to create an unlimited
number of three-dimensional structures. The cubes can be assembled
horizontally, vertically or nested together. Only a few of the company's products are manufactured in the state. Current products are Dado Cubes and Dado Squares. The Math Busters and Learning Calendars are printed in the USA.
brothers and their father developed this toy that is sold world wide
but is made in Maine.Their Block-N-Roll Maze Toy works for building
mazes or as a construction toy.
K'nex from Pennsylvania, makers of educational toys for ages 2 through 9+
For wonderfully imaginative American made marionettes try Merrynettes.
American made puppets: hand puppets made in the USA by Montanos in California. Sure to delight any child and adults as well, the puppets are irresistible and well made. See their webiste.
Pat Brymer Creation, made in California. Don't miss this taking a look at P.Brymer's website.
3 American Made Wooden Toys
From Oregon, Sanders Toys makes hardwood toys of Maple, Ash, and Black Walnut. Trains and trucks, and even book ends are finished with a non toxic oil and include a zoo train and a freight train. There are also push pull toys for toddlers.plus the introduction to the evolution of the animal kingdom with the dinosaur crayon holder. All the toys are handmade using natural woods such as
maple, black walnut and ash. They are designed to be simple, safe,
durable, and are finished with a non-toxic mineral oil. With their
durability, these toys will continue to give fond memories to many
From Forever Redwood, Kid's Building Block Sets
have blocks in a mix of Old-Growth, Mature, and Young Redwood. Each
block is carefully and finely sanded by hand for hours of fun. Includes
a box with a lid for storing them. Building Block Sets come in three
different sizes: 36, 72, or 82 blocks in different sizes that are at
least 1 1/2" square. Personalize a building block set for a special
child in your life by adding an engraving to the storage box lid.
Keva Planks make maple planks (all the same size) which provide a challenge for the entire family. The planks can be made into bridges, and sculpture, and animals. It's great fun. Keva are proud to make their product in the USA.
COLORING SETS CRAYOLA Also from crayola, all time favorite SILLY PUTTY
CRAFTLACE in Massachusetts craft making kits and supplies
American Made flutes come from Rick Heller. Rick uses wood from local forests and works with American sawmills to cut the lumbers he uses. Rick offers affordable flutes as well as fine collectors items. The flutes are a way to introduce a child to the wonderful world of music. And the collectors items make wonderful gifts.
Click to see these beautiful flutes by Rick Heller
6.2American Made Puzzles
Please check out the website to see the detail, the colors, and the artistry for this special puzzle and don't miss their website for the other really beautiful and educational in the series such as the "Bustling Wharf"..
Wonderful American made puzzles from Rhode Island. These are great to look at, historic, educational and really beautiful, artist created. It's a newly created jigsaw puzzle company, Mill Street Puzzle Co., based in historic Newport, RI. Their puzzles celebrate American heritage by depicting images and themes important in our country's past.
From a small town in New Hampshire come these special one of a kind puzzles, hand made die cut and signed by Rose Stevens, the family matriarch.
The company, Piece Time Puzzles. also offers custom photo puzzles made from your favorite snapshots. All manufacturing is done in-house at Northwood, NH with American Made materials; they also sell puzzles made from licensed images of regional artists and photographers. You can stop in and visit the store and see the puzzle making process. Some of their American made wooden puzzles are cut with a laser in Colorado by a company called Liberty Puzzles.
Channel Craft, Pennsylvania, make puzzles, games, card games, model planes. Their products can be bought at retail stores listed on their website. See Channel Craft.
6.3 American Made Children's Tool Belts-Tools
Leather tool belt
makes this leather tool belt for children, an educational and creative gift for any child.
K VALE Board Games
KVALE, Oregon, make family games for ages 3 and up. Head1Liners is for ages 12 and up.
Board Game from Buckaroo
makes its special board game out in Colorado, sure to delight any children and other members of the family. And you can proudly point to the made in USA label.
Here's an American Company, (California) using recycled
milk containers to make their toys. They offer an indoor gardening set,
including 3 little pots, a trowel, and seeds, all packed in a recyclable
corrugated box. The Green Toy Company website also tells where to buy and interesting information on their manufacturing guidelines, keeping our country green. They have wonderful shapes and sizes, building blocks, games for toddlers, trucks, tea sets, and all are safe and from recycled material. Don't miss looking at their website.
(c)2012 all rights reserved Please be sure to check labels since some companies have more than one source for their manufactured products and also be aware that some parts of the product may be manufactured or sourced from outside the USA.