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July 24, 2006 2:23 AM   Subscribe

The Toymaker offers over 40 free paper toys and pretties you can print out (PDFs) and make yourself, as well as "Stories to be Told by Firelight" - online versions of author/illustrator Marilyn Scott Waters' children's stories and lots of other fun goodies. For people who have kids, people who know kids, people who are kids, and people who love papercraft, illustration, toys, and tales. [more...]
posted by taz (18 comments total) 33 users marked this as a favorite

 
For the curious among you, Marilyn Scott-Waters was an art director for Nike before she quit to do her own thing (which includes freelance design). If you want to learn more about her, you can read an interview with The Successful Soloist, or take a look at her LiveJournal. (There's also an older Blogger blog with a few entries.)
posted by taz at 2:25 AM on July 24, 2006


This is a great post! The free paper toys are beautiful.
posted by misozaki at 4:38 AM on July 24, 2006


Thank you for posting this! What a wonderful site. I love the Bunny Bowling toy.
posted by tastybrains at 5:01 AM on July 24, 2006


great link...thanks..

would someone please let me know how to explain why I'm cutting out paper toys at work?
posted by HuronBob at 5:13 AM on July 24, 2006


would someone please let me know how to explain why I'm cutting out paper toys at work?

"Helen in Accounts Receivable said that she needed these by the end of the day."
posted by Greg Nog at 5:20 AM on July 24, 2006


For other toys, try this site. Some of the designs are amazing.
posted by bradth27 at 5:23 AM on July 24, 2006


As a parent I love this site. Thanks, Taz!
posted by TedW at 6:21 AM on July 24, 2006


Delightful!
posted by Sprout the Vulgarian at 7:25 AM on July 24, 2006


these are awesome. i can't wait to get printing.
posted by thekilgore at 7:32 AM on July 24, 2006


Taz, this is magic! Thanks!
posted by jrossi4r at 7:35 AM on July 24, 2006


Wow, this is awesome. : ) I am so making that Anxiety Dream Theater.
posted by SisterHavana at 8:48 AM on July 24, 2006


What a great site! Thanks so much for posting this!
posted by annaramma at 12:07 PM on July 24, 2006


Bigger kids may also want to check out card modeling.
posted by cenoxo at 3:12 PM on July 24, 2006


Oh taz, this is just marvelous. Thank you so much!
posted by Lynsey at 4:55 PM on July 24, 2006


Awesome post, taz! Thanks!
posted by LeeJay at 8:02 PM on July 24, 2006


Now that it is 11 PM and my wife has kept me up past my bedtime taping up little paper baskets and boxes for our daughter I am not finding this website so entertaining. However, I am sure i will be back again, so my earlier compliment still stands.
posted by TedW at 8:04 PM on July 24, 2006


Great stuff.
posted by Gator at 8:14 PM on July 24, 2006


Stellar, taz! Thank you!
posted by madamjujujive at 12:16 AM on July 26, 2006


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