Wooden Yo-Yos, Deer Portraits, And Solar Motorbikes

Fawn and Forest has some cool yet environmentally sensitive products for kids and adults alike.

All of these items are available from Fawn & Forest, a site that carries many baby, child and youth items I’ve seen before, but that is itself new to me. The site design is really nice, which does a ton for the items themselves.

I’ll leave you to hunt and peck for items of interest, but the following jumped out at me.

e. soule Little Deer framed photograph.
Suddenly it’s real natural wood yo-yo.
Twinkle living deer antlers rug.
naef motosolino solar-powered toy motorcycle and sidecar.

When I Grow Up I’m Going To Be A Taxidermist

Taxidermy in the bedroom? Weird. Taxidermy in the children's room? Yeah. Very weird.

I’ve as yet been unable to kick my interest in taxidermy, in particular antler mounts. I continue to scour eBay for the perfect set that a) can be shipped to Canada and b) doesn’t look too much like a real animal and more like a carved or somehow man-made piece. Yeah, I know… good luck to me.

Anyway, I got to wondering how a piece like that would go over in Jr.’s room… and if there were any shops on the internet that offered ‘taxidermy for kids.’

You’re probably thinking, no way. Well, you’re half right :)

Dr. Seuss Taxidermy Art
Of particular interest the Goo-Goo-Eyed Tasmanian Wolghast, the Two Horned Drouberhannis and the Blue Green Abelard. Don’t be fooled though, at a minimum price of $1,995 these are no toys.

Hansa Toys
The site’s looking kind of jacked up right now, but they have them at a shop around the corner and between the size and accuracy they’d be quite an addition.

German “Stuffed” Deer Heads
Found this one via Thingamababy… patterned, stuffed and mounted. Are they deer, goats or cows? Who cares. They’re less creepy in this scenario than some other options and maybe a good transition to the real thing. Oh, there’s a rhino too, but they’re endangered so I suggest you avoid this one.