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Our favorite books (new and old), fun new products, upcoming store events, Waupaca activities, author visits, Waupaca school district events and more. Comments, share, and visit often!

Xmas Books on Front Table

Books for December

Another Kind of Christmas Calendar: Open Up and Read a New Holiday Book Every Day     A few years ago we started wrapping up 24 old and new holiday books for our granddaughters. The wrapped books were stacked up, giving the girls a clear, visual Christmas countdown. “When is it going to be Christmas?” [...]

Read More » | November 20, 2018 | Category: Activities, Blog, Great Gifts, News | Comments: none

Snowy Nap & Construction Site Displays

Two New Holiday Books from Favorite Authors

Hedgie is mixed up in more misadventures in Jan Brett’s new snowbound story, The Snowy Nap. Winter has never looked more appealing outside and more cozy inside, than in Jan Brett’s holiday books. We have a big selection on hand for you to enjoy with your hot chocolate this winter. Construction Site on Christmas Night [...]

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Fairy Garden and Terrarium Kits

FAIRY GARDEN KIT – turn any tree, bush or plants in your yard into a magical fairy garden with this DIY kit. Guaranteed to inspire imagination, creativity and fun! A great summer gift. Available now at Dragonwings. Also, check out our Fairy Garden Workshop.   PAINT A TERRARIUM KIT – Wood and Plexiglas terrarium with [...]

Read More » | May 23, 2017 | Category: Blog, Great Gifts, News, Toy Picks | Comments: none

Easter display

EASTER BASKET TREATS!

  EASTER BASKET TREATS AND BOOKS! Every Easter we look for little basket treats, which we think that kids will enjoy as much as candy. Really, for most kids, a little candy goes a long way, and activities are a great addition to chocolate and jellybeans. (We do have Jelly Bellies in Star Wars and [...]

Read More » | March 30, 2017 | Category: Blog, Great Gifts, News, Toy Picks, Uncategorized | Comments: none | Tags:

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Gift Ideas

The Holidays are here, and we have lots of great gift ideas! Spot It! is one of our favorite games at Dragonwings. Spot the matching image on each card, and you win the round! It’s simple, fun, and there we have many different versions, including Basic English, Alphabet, and Frozen. Makes a perfect stocking stuffer! [...]

Read More » | November 21, 2014 | Category: Blog, Fun Photos, Great Gifts, News, Staff Picks, Toy Picks, toys, Uncategorized | Comments: none

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Lulu’s Favorites

Lulu came to Dragonwings and picked out some of her favorite games and puzzles. The Hello Kitty Pop Up Game is like the game Trouble, but with Hello Kitty!                     Lulu really enjoys playing Pengoloo with her sister! This adorable wooden memory game requires players to [...]

Read More » | November 20, 2014 | Category: Blog, Fun Photos, Great Gifts, News, Toy Picks, toys, Uncategorized | Comments: none

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Easter Treats

For parents who are looking for something other than candy to put in your kids’ Easter Baskets, Dragonwings has lots of great Easter treats!

Read More » | April 11, 2014 | Category: Blog, Fun Photos, Great Gifts, News, Toy Picks, toys, Uncategorized | Comments: none

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NADA!

Roll the dice, be the first to spot a matching picture on an orange and white dice, then keep all the dice with that picture. If there isn’t a match, be the first to shout “Nada!” and you get to keep all the dice. A simple, fun game, similar to Spot It.

Read More » | October 26, 2013 | Category: Great Gifts, News, Toy Picks, toys, Uncategorized | Comments: none

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Pengoloo

These adorable wooden penguins are sitting on colorful eggs. Roll the dice and use your memory to find the matching color eggs. If you want to try it out, come into Dragonwings and play our extra large sample version of the game. For ages 4+

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Ecuador pants

Colorful Clothing from Ecuador

Jackets and Pants for Little Kids ~ We visited Jackson and Caye in Ecuador in March and brought back these super cute, colorful, cotton pants and jackets. We have sizes for newborns through toddlers. We have given them as baby gifts in the past, and the moms gave us great feedback like: “My boys lived [...]

Read More » | May 8, 2013 | Category: Blog, Great Gifts, News, Staff Picks | Comments: none | Tags: ,



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