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“Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns. ~ George Eliot


Welcome to The Toymaker’s Fanciful Fall Newsletter!


When black cats prowl and pumpkins gleam,
May luck be yours on Halloween.
~ Author Unknown

Halloween Memory Cards

Test your memory skills with these little cards. They also make cute stickers for gift bags.

(Computer Tip – If the new toys are not showing up on your screen, try hitting the refresh button on the browser bar. If that doesn’t work try emptying your cache.)


Click here to a PDF file that shows all the toys in my new book!


My new paper toy book, The Toymaker's Workshop is out! It contains a Flying Machine, the Singing Show, a Tooth Fairy Palace with a tiny Tooth Box, Unicorn Forest, Kitty Music Adventure, Wind Boats, Pirate Treasure Chest, Nature Trunk, a miniature Toymaker’s Workshop and Delivery Van, Bunny Garden and Piggy See-Saw.



We learn by doing. ~ Aristotle


Hello and hello!

I'm back! I loved traveling and meeting so many wonderful folks. Thank you to everyone who came to meet me and for buying my new paper toy books. I do appreciate it!

The best part of these last two months was getting to make toys with kids. I learned so much from their fearlessness and can-do spirit. A child's "less than perfect" creative efforts are a hundred times better then something that a grownup did for them. Offer help as needed, but stand back, sit on your hands if necessary and let them figure things out on their own.

Experiment, fail, try again, play.

Best thoughts,

"O terque quaterque beatum”
We are three or four times blessed.




"Friendship is born at the moment when one person says to another, 'What?! You too! Thought I was the only one.’ ~ C. S. Lewis


A Fall Comfit Box

Thanksgiving is right around the corner.

Make a little comfit box and fill with autumn treats to give to a friend.



How to make a snowflake, speaking in public, a historical makeover, read it here...


And do say hello on facebook! I’d love to hear from you!




To travel is to take a journey into yourself. ~ Dena Kaye





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