Who Needs Toys-R-Us When There's Etsy for Kids?

Ditch the middleman—and the mall—with these handmade toys from Etsy.com.
Who Needs Toys-R-Us When There's Etsy for Kids?

Hipster moms: Put down the alphabet blocks shipped from Sweden and back away slowly. Etsy.com, a utopian bazaar for frugal artists and craftivists alike, sells more than just upcycled T-shirts with a good backstory. Forthwith, a parent's selection of handmade, eco-friendly Etsy toys from the US that your kids might even play with in 2011.

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