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Creative Fun with Scribble Down

Keeping with the theme of “back to basics” toys that I found at Toy Fair recently, it was a blast from the past to discover Scribble Downs. Do you remember them? The activity pack features a background and a sheet of transfers that children scribble on cards to create their own scenes. Artist Clinton Banbury created incredible, whimsical designs like Enchanted Castle, Woodland Fairies, Pirate Adventure and Dinosaur Encounter. There are dozens of themes to choose from that will keep boys and girls busy during long car rides, snowy or rainy days and anywhere else. Take a look at this video from the booth, where I had so much fun rediscovering this creative toy from my own childhood that I had to drag myself out of the booth. For ages 4+, available at

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