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Toy Making Made Easy a Phoenix Landing Class

Wow! it’s hard to believe that the year is almost over. Life has been so busy, time has really flown by. Here’s a slide show from a Toy Making class that Debbie Russell and I taught earlier this month, and … Continue reading

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Peat Pot Foraging Shreddding Toy

This toy combines many textures for chewing and shredding, and treats or pellets can be hidden inside the peat pot, in the loofah slice, and in the finger traps for foraging. Although it may look like a complex toy, the … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts from the Workshop

First I want to start by saying that although I will be using the word “toy”, I feel the common meaning of the word to be insufficient to convey the importance of giving captive parrots objects, items, activities, and opportunities, … Continue reading

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Spherical Swing

Have you noticed that parrots can’t sit? And that they rarely lie down? That means they spend most of their lives standing on their feet. Imagine then how sore and tired a parrot’s feet would get if she only had … Continue reading

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