Second Grade Green Gifts Roundup 2012

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Yo-yo, Earth

Forget plastic toys that last a month and are made of parts from around the world. This yo-yo is made of native hardwood and assembled in the Green Mountains of Vermont. The print of the Earth that decorates one side will spin like crazy as your child practices barrel rolls and walk the dog. Yo-yos work hand-eye coordination and teach the age-old motto: practice makes perfect! Maple Landmark maintains a Yankee tradition of recycling and conservation, from maximizing lumber use to ensuring by-products go to farmers and families. (Maple Landmark, $4.20) Where to Buy