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MAY 7TH, 2011


Picking toys up off the living room floor is inevitable, but aesthetically pleasing toys make the job much more enjoyable.

P’Kolino started as a project between two dads who wanted to improve play at home. Their design philosophy is “playfully smart,” which means all of their children’s toys are fun and engaging—and look good, too.

Our favourite is the multi-solution shape puzzle ($20, pictured), which is both challenging and entertaining because there are a multitude of solutions, unlike a standard puzzle. Even smarter is that each piece is non-toxic and durable.

Just don't try to pronounce the name. —ASI

From $12 at Crocodile Baby,