GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. -- At a time when most kids can't wait to get their hands on the latest high tech electronic toy or game, a St. Paul company is going back to basics.

Here is their mission: "Play from Scratch™ is a recyclable toy companydedicated to raising creative kids through open-ended play: We are creative: Everything we do is focused on raising creative kids.

We are sustainable and recyclable: our products are based in sustainably harvested and recycled wood pulp - a natural and renewable resource. When you are done with our products, recycle them.

No mess, no clutter and no more toys in the landfill. We are local: We source all our products in the United States, and the majority of them from within 50 miles of our headquarters in St. Paul, Minnesota.

We are fun: We are a toy company after all!"

You can join the fun atPlay From Scratchlaunch event at the Minnesota Children's Museum on Saturday, December 8th from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

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