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Photo courtesy Island Treasure Toys (Bath)


The Cute Potato kids are growing up fast, and with each passing year, MP finds it more challenging to find a toy or game they’ll use again and again. For ideas, MP enlisted the help of toy expert Anita Demetropoulos, the owner of Island Treasure Toys. Her toy store, which began as a home business in 2001, has expanded to three locations over the years. Anita’s warm and welcoming shops in Yarmouth, Freeport, and Bath are favorites among parents for quality toys and games. With nearly 16 years of experience, Anita has valuable advice to offer when it comes to gift-giving.


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A Child's Day by Ida Pearle

A Child’s Day by Ida Pearle

We were fans of Rock, Paper, Scissors in Wiscasset (aka Maine’s prettiest village) before the Cute Potatoes arrived. Now, we love RPS even more for the unique toys, books, games and gift ideas the store offers. On a recent trip, we spotted brightly colored Tubtrugs bins—perfect for playroom storage or in the garage. And we picked up a beautifully illustrated alphabet book by Ida Pearle for our friend’s new baby. You’ll also find Cute Potato favorites like Red Cap cotton onesies, Crocodile Creek bibs, games from Eeboo, plus well-designed toys from Kid o and Flen Sted paper mobiles.

Rock, Paper, Scissors
78 Main Street

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