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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!

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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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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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e-books and e-readers at Dragonwings!

We now have Kobo e-readers for sale (special price below) at Dragonwings Bookstore and you can purchase e-books right here on our website. Shortly, we will be linking our reviewed books on this site to their e-book counterparts, too. Kobo offers lots of great deals and discounts. They have the largest e-book selection in the world (bigger [...]

Read More » | November 16, 2012 | Category: Blog, Great Gifts, News | Comments: none | Tags: ,

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Tiny Treats for Easter Eggs and Baskets

Our early, warm spring has melted the snow away, and is turning brown lawns into green grass ringed with borders of crocus and daffodils.  Children will be outside for this year’s Easter egg hunts, finding eggs under leafy bushes or hidden among the clover and violets. Dragonwings is decorated for the season with egg trees, [...]

Read More » | March 22, 2012 | Category: Blog, Great Gifts, News, Toy Picks, toys | Comments: none | Tags: , , , ,

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Autographed Books from American Girl Make Great Christmas Gifts!

Dragonwings has a few signed copies of  the five mysteries by American Girl author Kathleen Ernst. They come with bookmarks from the author and would definitely make your American girl very happy this holiday. Clues in the Shadows Molly Molly is trying to help the war effort, but she has a lot to worry about [...]

Read More » | November 23, 2011 | Category: Authors at Dragonwings, Blog, book-reviews, Great Gifts, News, Staff Picks | Comments: none



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