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Children’s Gift Guide Part II: JAPAN

In all aspects of Japanese culture (art, cuisine, etc.) there is a special emphasis on the material that is used. That is why many of the pictures I’m about to post consist of products made from durable, child-friendly materials, and is one of the reasons that I absolutly LOVE these products from Japan.

Wood Artisan Set available at Rakuten
For all those future handymen!

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“Maze” Bookshlef available from Rakuten
I would have loved to have such a fun bookshelf!

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Carota furniture available at boo-hoo-woo
What can I say…. so so so cute!

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Cob Stool available at Kagiroi
Set of wooden stools that can be arranged according to your needs. Toddlers can use them as a chair and desk or they can even be arranged as a display.

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Take Furniture series available at Rakuten
Adorable chairs and desks made from bamboo!

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1 Sasaki Kogei wooden toys | Spoon & Tamago { 10.09.09 at 11:10 am }

[...] And their products are gorgeous. I love this wood-worker set, which I featured 2 years ago in my gift guide from Japan. A recent favorite is this wooden measuring stick that helps you track the growth of [...]