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  1. HOW OUR CLOTHING IS MADE

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    January 4, 2017 by Polarn O. Pyret

    How is a piece of clothing actually created? What is the process beforehand? Designer Susan has the answers to these questions as well as a few more! Everything begins with a discussion regarding which print the garment is to have. Our print designers then draw it. Together the designers consider different color schemes and then decide which ones will be on the prints for the garments. When this has been done, an original is sent to the supplier for a print trial on fabric. Testing is the next step. The supplier sends garments in accordance with the instructions on the garment sketch and measurement list, and we test them at the head office. The design assistant and pattern maker check the fit and make sure …
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  2. It’s a Party!

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    November 7, 2016 by Polarn O. Pyret

    We are having a party at Polarn O. Pyret to celebrate turning 40 years old! To help celebrate, we want to share two simple and fun crafts that are perfect for parties. Get your children involved and make party planning a ton of fun! Rabbit Hats Good to have on hand: Glue gun or double-sided tape Sheets of colored card stock Scissors Pen Thin elastic cord Needle Do This: Begin by tracing the hat pattern (see PDF below). Place a piece of thin paper (such as parchment paper) over the pattern and trace the lines. Cut out your pattern, place it on a piece of coloured card stock and trace along the edges. Draw the ears as well. Remember to cut the ears at an …
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  3. Simply Desserts!

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    November 3, 2016 by Polarn O. Pyret

    We are having a party at Polarn O. Pyret to celebrate turning 40 years old! To help celebrate, we want to share three simple and fun sweets that are perfect for parties. Get your children involved and make party planning a ton of fun! Crispy gunk with Glow Worms What You’ll Need: Chocolate Pudding Milk One package of Oreos Gummy worms Do This: Begin by following the instructions on the back of the chocolate pudding box. Leave the pudding in the refrigerator while you make the “soil”. Hint: mix whipped cream into the chocolate pudding to make the soil a lighter color. Crush the Oreos in a food processor or with a rolling pin. Layer the chocolate pudding and the crushed cookies in a serving …
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  4. Rainbow Project

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    June 17, 2016 by Polarn O. Pyret

    The love a parent has for their children is unconditional, it surpasses color, preference, capabilities, and disease. In support of Childhood, Polarn O. Pyret is dedicated to giving $1 for each item bought from our display of unconditional love – the Rainbow Collection. Some of our fans have been kind enough to share their stories of unconditional love, feel free to share yours as well! ALYSE SCHOLL (@flicks_on_fleek) MELISSA KVITKO (@mmkvitko) DANNY (@Danny120378) CHRISTINA (@FIFIANDMO)


  5. Look how our fans recycle & get $$$

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    April 25, 2016 by Polarn O. Pyret

    Our Thredup campaign is already underway! We teamed up with Thredup to provide our customer’s a way to recycle their old clothes for cash to use at our stores and online! Some PO.P lovers below have already started their spring cleanup. Start your cleanup by getting your free bag from thredup! Picture by @allisonpants Allison and family spend Earth Day recycling old clothes the fun way! Picture by @stylefitfatty “Noah thought he was opening a present until I told him what we were gonna do. What better for Earth Day?” Picture by @littlekidnyc “Earth Day Clean Up! Spring has sprung – and so has the clutter in our house, the clean up has begun! “ Picture by @jessiejonzen An activity for the whole family!  Picture …
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  6. Our Interview with Secret Forest Playschool

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    April 15, 2016 by PO.P Press

    The Secret Forest Playschool is part of The Duluth Nature Play Collaborative. Together we aim to educate, inspire, connect, and advocate for nature play for young children in Duluth, MN. Background: In 2010 when Meghan’s son was born she realized there was a need for a nature-play program in Duluth area. As an advocate for play and nature she made it her mission to courageously and creatively offer a rich experience for children to learn and grow. After researching what programs in other parts of the world were doing to meet the need of their youngest generation and with the support of her family and friends she opened Duluth’s first nature-play program, Secret Forest Playschool in the fall of 2012. Since opening Playschool, Meghan has been able …
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  7. Traveling with Children

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    February 17, 2016 by Polarn O. Pyret

    Polarn O. Pyret marketing director, Petra, describes her family’s Christmas trip to Malaysian Borneo. She shares some tips and tricks on what to think about before, during and after a trip.   Our adventure is getting closer – we are going to go to Malaysian Borneo with all our family over Christmas and New Year. I now feel the children are old enough, 7 and 9, for such a long journey. We grown-ups are looking forward to lazy days on the beach and exciting excursions into the rain forest. The children are thinking about what will happen on Christmas Eve. Will they get any presents? What kind of Christmas sweets will there be? And how will Granny and Granddad fare back home? And who is …
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  8. DIY HOLIDAY DECOR!

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    December 15, 2015 by Polarn O. Pyret

    Now the countdown to the holidays has begun. Why not make your own decorations? A Polarn O. Pyret-striped decoration for the tree or Poppy´s Lucia procession. Tree decoration This is how you do it (click on the picture to make it bigger and to print it): You need: Template – print it here Glue Scissors Stapler Lace  Poppy´s Lucia procession This is how you do it (click on the picture to make it bigger and to print it): You need: Templates – print it here Scissors Tape (to tape in the back of the figure)  Do you want some more inspiration? Look here for tips on how you can fold saffron buns into many different shapes.


  9. December 13th is Santa Lucia

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    December 13, 2015 by Polarn O. Pyret

    December 13th is St Lucia Day, a time for singing, mulled spiced wine, and saffron buns. Originally a Catholic feast day, Lucia is a special day that is celebrated all around Sweden, especially in schools and nurseries. The day starts with a Lucia procession early in the morning when it is still dark outside. Lucia herself enters the room wearing a long white Lucia dress with a red silk ribbon around her waist and a crown of candles on her head. She is followed by singing flower girls with glitter in their hair, star boys wearing cone hats, and last but not least, mischievous gingerbread men and elves. It is a delightful and much loved tradition with candles and holiday songs that for many people …
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  10. How to Build a Rocket

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    October 9, 2015 by Polarn O. Pyret

    Come out and play. Three, two, one, lift off… noone can stop our autumn galaxy astronauts. Join in the fun. What you need to make a rocket: Drawing paper Coloring pens/chalk Scissors Tape Glue Drinking straw 1. Draw your rocket on one half of the paper. 2. Fold the paper in half with your rocket on the outside. 3. Cut out the rocket from the folded paper so you now have two identical rockets. 4. Cut out a strip of paper (approx 6 x 1 inches) from the center fold. 5. Tape both sides of the strip but leave one end open. 6. Insert a pen into the opening of the strip to hold its shape for the next step. 7. Apply glue to the …
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