The Ballad of Buster Scruggs: The Coen Brothers’ Six Black Fables of the West

If I had to choose one of the most literary American directors of our time, I'd give my top vote to the Coen brothers.

(Left: Joel Coen; Right: Ethan Coen)

Since their debut film Blood Simple, the Coen brothers' films have been strongly postmodern and darkly humorous, with interlocking plots and a "snowballing" story of coincidence that reminds people of these sharp-edged filmmakers.

The Ballads of Buster Scruggs, the film presented at the Venice Film Festival and produced by Netflix, combines six separate short stories into one feature film, winning the Venice Best Original Screenplay. All six stories are set in the 18th-19th century American West, the mysterious and lawless Western world is the perfect stage for the Coen brothers' stories to unfold.

The six stories are distinctive in tone, showing the western world from all levels and perspectives. The distinctive acting style, precise editing rhythm, and the familiar abrupt turn of events in the world. Each story is full of the Coen brothers' whimsy, and each story is a fable full of dark humor.

One: The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

Synopsis: Wearing a white suit, the wanted cowboy Buster Scruggs is a famous marksman, although he is an outlaw but carry out their own principles, never trouble, but also never tolerate. He wandered alone and on horseback, and along the way there was inevitably some bloodshed. Finally he met another marksman and died at the muzzle of his gun.

Buster believes in "willingness to gamble," and it is unnecessary to get angry over something you can't change. After he was in a bar, he sat on a virtual poker game, but the cards laid down were really bad, and after looking at them, Buster regretted. It was a game he "did not want to bet on". But the rest of the group told him, "If you read the cards, you have to play." One man even threatened him with a gun (a violation of the store's rules about keeping weapons). Without the certainty of winning, Buster preferred to quit.

This story is an ironic use of "card games" and "duels": people often lose when they think they have a chance to win, just as Joe, armed with a weapon, and Buster, who is very self-confident, walk to the dueling place. In many cases, this "game of cards" is not the right to choose, you can only do is to choose to be open-minded, as in the beginning of Buster's monologue. At the time of embarking on this road, Buster has already made a good realization.

Two: Near Algodones

Synopsis: A desperate cowboy decides to rob a bank, but fails and is arrested. When he is about to be hanged, a group of Native Americans intercept and kill the enforcers; the cowboy is saved by a passing cattle rancher, but the cattle rancher is actually a cattle rustler, and the cowboy is framed and sent to the town to be executed.

The structure of this story is very simple, is the typical "Seinfeld" mode, with a sudden turn to show the fate of the day, the fate of man.

Before his death, the cowboy also and a girl under the bleachers on the eyes. This is a very cruel thing, after you are ready to accept the fate of death, you have a thirst for life, it is really the death of the torture. But at least, the executioner used a sack to help you close the eyes.

Three: Meal Ticket

Synopsis: A man relies on a handicapped orator with no limbs to make a living. But his increasingly meager income makes him no longer trust the young man, especially after he sees a "chicken that counts" attracting a large crowd, and he decides to replace his "actor".

This is one of the most literary concentrations in the entire film, especially in the lines of the disabled orator, quoting Shelley's "Osmundis", the story of Cain and Job in the Bible - Genesis, Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, interspersed with Shakespeare's commercial poetry and lines from "The Tempest". Such speeches are destined to be baffling pastiches of text, but the orator's vivid Russian rendition still leaves many listeners in awe.

The story develops in increasingly cool blue shades, as the relationship between the man and the teenager undergoes a subtle transformation. In the end, he abandons the boy and gains a "genius castrati".

Four: All Gold Canyon

Synopsis: The old man who was looking for gold came to a land with great scenery, hoping to find a gold mine of his own. Just when he finally found the vein after countless days and nights of hard work, he was attacked from behind with a gun ......

The story is not original to the Coen brothers, but is adapted from the famous American short story writer Jack London's work of the same name, and the sentences appearing in the film are also quotations from the original work.

In this story, the attacker is a person who tries to get something for nothing, but is eventually killed by the old man who panned for gold; and when the old man left the place, the nature that generously gave him the gold mine just returned to peace but did not retaliate against him. Looking at the devastated cave, we need to wake up: not to retaliate, the time has not come.

In terms of technique, the fight between the old man and the raiders is both part of the story and a reflection of the whole story: the old man is weak and plundered, similar to nature; the raiders are strong and violent, similar to the destroyer of nature. Therefore, the story seems to be just a slogan of "green water and green mountain is the silver mountain", but its inner layers are still very rich, which is the charm of the Coen brothers' story.

Five: The Gal Who Got Rattled

Synopsis: Miss Longaberger is about to move to Oregon with a caravan for a potential marriage partner. When her brother dies of cholera on the way, Miss Longaber decides to move on, and wagon leader Billy Napp takes the opportunity to express his intention to marry her. But Miss Longaberger gets separated from the group for the sake of her dog, and drinks a bullet in an Indian attack.

In this short story, Miss Longaberger is in a state of "fright", a state of momentary "fright", such as when she drops her hands over her ears after she thinks her dog has been shot, and then is startled by two gunshots in quick succession.

It's a kind of uncertainty, such as the fact that her brother was supposed to arrange her marriage with her fiancé, but after his death there was no one to introduce her, and she had no family, so she didn't know whether to go to the unknown Oregon or to return to her hometown without any support.

The textual technique of this short story is the "displacement of the beginning and the end", where the opening quotation is actually the end of the story, and the end of the story suggests the beginning of numerous plots: how Mr. Arthur will phrase it, how Billy Knipe will react to it, and so on. The main line of the story is the frightened suicide of Miss Longobard, and the branch line is Billy Knipe's proposal to her, after the main line ends, the branch line is left as the ending to form a "polyphonic" story style, which greatly broadens the reading space of the text.

Six: The Mortal Remains

Synopsis: Five strangers with different identities: a French man, a fur hunter, a noblewoman, a fat and a thin bounty hunter (they want to transport the remains of a wanted man to the police station in town); travel together in a horse-drawn carriage to a common destination. During the noblewoman had a sudden attack of asthma, the French man asked the coachman to stop, but he did not listen. The coachman kept going until he stopped in front of a hotel.

The structure of this story is very simple, but it is very exciting. It shows the Coen brothers' great literary skills, and there are only two scenes throughout: inside the carriage and at the destination, but there is plenty of dramatic tension. The dialogue in the story is very lengthy and rich in meaning, and it is worth reading carefully. Here I would like to focus on two interpretations of the story: (1) The story is a real reference, that is, the five people travel together to a common destination, their identity is clear, and the destination is also clear (the film says it is Fort Morgan), and the coachman's reluctance to stop may only be out of some kind of will. They ended up staying at the same hotel. (2) This story is a false reference, symbolizing the whole process of people going to death. The two bounty hunters are equivalent to the ferryman, and the carriage that never slows down is the "time" that never stops. The end of the final stay is "death".

Let's look at the title of the story: the mortal remains, the original English name is the mortal remains, that is, the remains of mortal man. When the characters in the film realize that their situation is not right, we should also realize that the "remains" refers to the natural not the two bounty hunters to transport the remains, but the three passengers -

To expand a little more, it is everyone: no one will be immortal, all are temporarily active "remains".

This time I would like to focus on where the allegorical nature of the film comes from and where this allegorical nature is directed.

In this film, the Coen brothers use a lot of direct shots of the audience, that is, "breaking the fourth wall" shots, such as cowboy Buster's monologue, bounty hunters tell the "night man" story. The latter has a counterpoint, which we can also see as speaking to the opposite passenger, and is interpreted in both real and imaginary terms. The "fourth wall" is originally a theatrical term, in the three-way drama there is an imaginary wall between the audience and the stage actors, this mode of viewing emphasizes the authenticity of the theatrical performance, so that the audience can believe everything that happens on stage and thus enter the story. In cinema, it is to allow the audience to enter the screen story. "Breaking the fourth wall" is to let the characters on the screen interact with the audience, out of their own story world, so that the audience completely understand that this is fictional and not real, so as to achieve a "strangeness" effect of separation.

With their cold and profound gaze, the Coen brothers see through the absurd nature of the world and express it in their films. Only when we see this can we truly see the Coen brothers' films.

So, when you have been cheated by life again, you may sing "The Ballad of Buster Scruggs" to console yourself.

Premium DIY TOYs: Mississauga’s Innovative Gift to Kids’ Success

Premium Kids DIY Toys for Enhanced Engagement in Mississauga

Exhausted from competing with electronic devices in exchange for attention from your kids? Then search no further, PSB Toys has the right gift for your children this holiday season! Introducing a new line of premium artisan DIY Toys, handcrafted and designed locally for kids in Mississauga.

Not Just Any Premium Children’s Toy!

Above all, PSB Toys pride themselves on their attention to quality. Each locally crafted toy is of a premium high-quality build. The DIY Toy line is designed to be is engaging and mentally stimulating. A toy that your child can enjoy but also learn from? Might sound too good to be true? However, PSB Toys is the leading innovator in creating such high-quality toys for its local community! Our goal: encourage the use of cognitive skills and precious bonding time between you and your loved ones. Choose your favorite from an extensive line of toys. For instance, check out our new best-seller for the holiday season! A build-your-own ornament kit to decorate and personalize ornaments. Therefore, DIY model kits of this premium build and creativity can only be found at PSB TOYS since each toy is crafted locally and built one of one, for exclusivity to you!

 

 

Toys Made Premium in Mississauga, for Kids in Mississauga!

Located in the heart of Mississauga at Confederation Pkwy. PSB Toys is a staple of the community. In addition to, being in the same neighborhood as the YMCA, PSB Toys focuses on bringing innovation and growth into the city and its youth. Premium DIY kids’ toys are crafted by local Mississauga artists. Their vision for the community is to equip kids with the necessary skills they’ll need as they grow. Grown-up in Mississauga, our talented artists understand the need for parents to have fun educational alternatives. All effort has been focused on crafting DIY Toys that are appealing to kids to decrease screen time and create new interests for kids to pursue in the future.

 

Buy Once, Play Forever!

Yes, you read that right! PSB Toys are not just premium in their quality, but also in their durability. Similarly, with our DIY Toys line, the primary focus has been on making sure that toys are long-lasting and durable for use. We understand fun has no limits. And with kids, accidents are going to happen. Moreover, each product is protected and constructed with materials that are resilient for any play style. Covered with a 6-month warranty. It is part of our brand to ensure that our bond with you lasts forever!

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Become a Member, Reap Rewards!

Get free exclusive access as a PSB Member on our Website! And unlock the best rewards system! Through our increased involvement in the community, we’ll be hosting pop-up events regularly at The Mississauga Celebration Square. After becoming a member, you’ll be invited to these events to interact with our new toy concepts. Lastly, don’t forget to bring your kids! In addition, the more engaged a member is on our website (posting on blogs, product reviews, etc.) the more discounts there are to unlock! Besides that, PSB Toys’ priority is making you and yours happy!

Visit us!

Bring home the gift that will have you and your kids bonding, and engaged! Not able to visit us in-store? Alternatively, browse our online product selection on our website to see what DIY toy is best suitable for you! Lastly, for more information on deals, product reviews and upcoming inventions visit our social media handles on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram!

 

 

 

Knit Designer Dolls

PSB Toys is a small toy business located in prime Mississauga, that offers a unique spin on classic loveable toys. Now offering new premium knit dolls handmade by our local artisans and designers. Each doll is uniquely different from each other, so every girl can have their own personalized collection. Each toy is unique with a limited supply to offer an incredible rare experience to growing girls. With the best quality material used, these dolls are sustainable to endure the daily adventures with you. Now compatible with a QR code to register your doll on our website, to keep up to date with new features, tools, and accessories offered. Buy now! These dolls keep you interconnected with the world of PSB toys. 

Unique knit designer dolls with trendy appearances.

Knit Dolls Style 

Each doll comes with a selected outfit, a blouse, a variation of pants/shorts and a matching shoes and accessory option. There are over 25+ style options offered individually, to customize each doll’s outfits to owners’ preference. There are various pieces that coordinate the following season and fashion trends seen in the media. More styles will continue to be released to keep collectors engaged and enhance the appearance of dolls overtime. Many outfits are comparable to those in your closet to give you a chance to coordinate with your dolls while staying in style. Each style is compatible with every type of girl, from sporty, chic, quirky, and much more. Allowing girls to change their dolls appearance and personality based on preference will give them the opportunity to challenge and learn more about themselves.  

Teach  

Designing each doll gives girls the option to challenge their fashion sense while also developing characteristics for their toys that are reflective to themselves. Each doll gives the opportunity to young girls to learn more about themselves than regular toys. Giving a creative outlook to help guide and develop those skills that can be useful as they mature. PSB catalogs are accessible online offering modern style, toys, and discussion to engage and instruct young girls. Using an interactive method of products will adopt new features seamlessly to the community, keeping the content fresh and useful. Many skills can be obtained and targeted using our PSB online platform, by allowing kids to specialize in their own interest.  

Customized  

Each doll is given a suggested name, outfit and set of characteristics to personalize each customer experience. Although these can be altered in store to preference and will reflect when interacting online and with other dolls. In an age of social distance PSB dolls support the bond of toys over an online platform, creating a safe community to connect.  

Compatible handmade dolls to teach and style.

PSB dolls are sold exclusively with a limited supply for each collection. Each doll is handmade by a local artisan who has perfected their skills to offer the best experience and quality. By paying close attention to detail and using sustainable ethical practices for our manufacturers. PSB offers a safe experience for both consumers and employees, to maintain honorable standards in the workplace. For this reason, dolls are sold in small batches and will be mentioned prior to release on our catalogue. This gives each customer the opportunity to buy and join the PSB community. These dolls and accessories offered are now only available at PSB store in Mississauga and website. 

PSB toys are sold in our Mississauga location, and on our online website. Each doll is handmade by a local designer and is linked to a QR code to register on our site. Many styles and dolls will continue to be sold in batches that will be mentioned on our seasonal catalogue, offering fresh new takes on fashion that seasonEach doll has a unique set of characteristics and teaches young girls’ ideas that will create comfort in these growing times. We would love for every girl to get their hand on PSB dolls however to keep up to ethical practices and authenticity dolls are sold in small batches. However, we have multiple releases to give everyone the chance of being a proud owner of a PSB doll.

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Want good grades for your kids? Try us!

Good grades for your kids? 

We can help your kids get good grades at school. In a Forbes article, “The Pew Research Center found, nearly 90% of 2,462 teachers said that digital technologies were creating “an easily distracted generation with short attention spans.” (Barret, 2012). Existing in a constantly changing technological world, Generation Z  faced technology as soon as they stepped into the world. The issue is not technology but the usage.

Trouble scoring good grades
Person fighting the distractions

That being said, PSB toys designed a toy by conducting thorough research about the connection between concentration levels and academic performance. A toy built using latest technology for your kids to help build concentration and focus helping them to score good grades.

During the pandemic times, while being stuck at homes kids could not help but stay on devices all day. Because of this, kids were inviting more distraction and so drifting away from their academics. Because of online learning, kids would spend more time on devices than before.

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Kid trying to concentrate

As a former Monk, “Dhandapani” says: “If you’re practicing distraction for 12, 13 out of that 16 hours, seven days a week, then you’re going to become really, really good at it” (Dhandapani, 2017). Distracted kids tend to score lower grades than undistracted kids.

Kids face troubles in concentrating in school and distract themselves at home to run away from doing homework. As a result,  fall back on their academics.

Concentration apart from good grades

Benefits of higher concentration levels are not restricted to just scoring good grades.

Concentration and good grades
Benefits of building concentration

Concentration toy specifically designed to build concentration and focus in kids while doing any task, may it be studying to achieve good grades. Learning a new skill like playing the piano, learning to skateboard, ice-skate, karate, basketball, tennis etc. Concentration is the cornerstone to all areas of a kid’s life. Benefits for higher concentration levels in kids just not come into use in these areas. But also learning and achieving good grades helps kids build self-esteem, enables quick comprehension, improves memory. And also giving them the skill to think for themselves. This also benefits the kids in the long-run and helps them survive confidently in their future. It also helps the kids excel in the professional world.

Sequence and good grades

Moreover, the concentration toy by PSB toys for your kids is different from a traditional way to help kids build concentration. Because it becomes boring and less fun for the kids. With working parents, it gets harder to sit with the kids and spend time with them teaching them to practice concentration. This is one of the reasons why PSB toys developed the concentration toy to be a fun toy. So, kids are attracted to the toy on their own and do not have to be pushed. As a result, kids would have fun and at the same time build concentration levels.

Sequence toy refers to arranging things or alphabets in order and do activities which involves following instructions step by step. This sequence toy uses technology to keep track of the kid’s progress. It catches when the kid misses a step during the couple of activities for sequencing.

Our research team at PSB toys did a great job researching about the toy and getting it developed by professional IT personnel. Most importantly, PSB team got the toy rolling for a year with parents who volunteered to use the toy for their kids and shared results later which showed improved grades for their kids.

Want your kids to score good grades, try us.

Order for your kids future now from PSB Toys

“The powers of the mind are like the rays of the sun. When they are concentrated, they illumine.”
Swami Vivekananda

To read more about concentration, visit the following links:

https://eight.psbdigital.ca/concentration-educational-toys-in-mississauga/

https://www.mvorganizing.org/why-is-focus-important-for-learning/ 

References

Barret, V. (2012, November 01). A New Label for Kids Today: The Distracted Generation. Retrieved from https://www.forbes.com/sites/victoriabarret/2012/11/01/a-new-label-for-kids-today-the-distracted-generation/?sh=6fb31dbf58ec

Dandapani. (2017, July 12). How to Overcome Distraction. Retrieved from https://dandapani.org/blog/how-to-overcome-distraction/

Eamesbot. (2021, March 22). Download Distraction, social media or environment that disturb. Retrieved from https://www.vecteezy.com/vector-art/2167661-distraction-social-media-or-environment-that-disturb-and-cannot-focus-on-work-unproductive-lifestyle-concept-human-head-with-himself-losing-focus-and-distracted-by-bugs-flying-around

Mahomed, Z. (2018, July 09). 8 Ways to Develop Concentration and Stay Focused. Retrieved from https://productivemuslim.com/8-ways-to-develop-concentration-and-stay-focused/

Rosemary Tannock, P. (2021, June 07). “Not Another Type of ADHD!” Retrieved from https://www.additudemag.com/concentration-deficit-disorder/

Sasson, R. (2021, July 05). The Power of Concentration and Focused Attention. Retrieved from https://www.successconsciousness.com/blog/concentration-mind-power/the-power-of-concentration/

 

 

Anxiety-Relieving Fidget Toys in Mississauga

effective fidget toys that help relieve anxiety and stress

Looking for effective and unique fidget toys?

First, a little history…

Back in 2017, fidget spinners became the most popular and sought-after toy in the market. A lot of people in different age groups find it very satisfying and enjoyable to use. The global craze about this specific kind of toy opened the door for more fidget toys in the market especially since it claimed to help relieve anxiety, stress, and other mental conditions.

The fidget toys offered in PSB Toys’ are not just about the famous fidget spinners. We offer handcrafted and customizable toys. Customers will have the chance to create their personalized and unique fidget toy by picking which sensory attachments they wish to have.

 

How do fidget toys help relieve anxiety?

anxiety-releaving1. Elevated Focus and Productivity

A toy like a fidget spinner is very easy to use and using it does not require much attention. Because of this, users can still do their work/schoolwork with more focus and concentration because the satisfying movement and sensory of the toy can help calm users down.

2. Mind Stimulating

Having control of how a specific thing works is not only satisfying but also helps stimulate the brain. Some ways that can help stimulate the brain is by completing puzzles or by having a puzzle-like feeling for a toy (e.g., fidget cube)

3. Portability

Having something you can bring anywhere and can fit in ones’ pocket is of the best quality of fidget toys. Consequently, these types of toys are especially helpful for people who have anxiety or any other mental condition because they could get triggered anytime anywhere and they need something easy to use and very accessible.

 

Fidget toys available in PSB Toys

Fidget Spinnersanxiety-relieving fidget toy

This type of fidget toy is usually made out of metal or plastic and has a ball bearing in the centre that promotes the effortless spinning movement of its multiple lobes. This type of toy claims to help promote calmness among people who experience anxiety, ADHD, and autism.

Chewable Straws

chewable straw anxiety-relieving fidget toyFlexible straws that are not only reusable but also chewable! This type of straw is safe for use for both kids and adults who have challenges when it comes to oral motor and sensory. Overall, these fidget straws can help strengthen oral muscles and stimulation.

Six-Sided Fidget Cubescube anxiety-relieving fidget toy

Customized and unique sensory attachments are used on each of the six sides that personally satisfy customers. Some of the famous sensory and motion sides of a fidget cube include – breathe, flip/switch, glide, spin, roll, and click.

 

What do experts think?

In an article, Dr. Pilar Trelles, a psychiatrist at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City, says that fidget spinners/toys do help improve focus and calm a person down. In addition, these types of toys offer a better and less harmful way of exerting nervous energy. However, it should be noted that these toys are just a temporary and short-term solution for anxiety and that it is best to seek help and treatments from professionals.

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PSB DIY crafts for kids in Mississauga

PSB DIY crafts for kids in Mississauga

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Children visiting PSB toy shop

Are you looking for a toy that is both cheap and durable and can help your child to grow mentally and help them to become creative? If you want your children’s toys to have such features then you have come to the right place at the PSB toy shop. Our PSB toy shop includes a variety of products and we are now starting a new line of products known as DIY craft toys. Our products are made by experienced local designers and artisans and during the manufacturing time, our DIY craft for kids are tested many times.

These local artists are keeping our art of making the old toys alive in the present where children are spending more time on computers and phones. Our product focuses on things like durability, safety, and quality of the product so that the customer does not have any complaints and it ensures the safety of the children as well.  Our shop is located on Confederation Parkway in Mississauga which is near celebration square which means that there is a chance that individuals who are there to explore something might come to our shop to buy some toys for their children

Student playing with PSB toys
Students playing with PSB toys.

“PSB toy shop has the best quality product in the very best price and my child really like these products “PSB customer

Why Choose Us?

The benefits of buying our product are that it is very durable and can last long as it is made by the best local artisans and it will also have good quality as compared to the toys produced in factories. Furthermore, to ensure the safety of the children we won`t be putting anything that can harm a kid. For example, things like sharp tools or hazardous material like glue will not be included in the box for children between the age of 4 to 10 and proper instruction would be given behind DIY craft toys that will mention the safety issue if handed over to children below 10. Apart from that this new line of products will include toys like anime character blocks, craft planes or trains, Beyblade top which can be modified depending upon which part you use to make a Beyblade.

PSB discount offer

Secondly, we will be offering discounts to customers who are buying our craft toys in bulk like a buy one gets one scheme. The customers can order our DIY toys online from our website or can come directly to the stores. Also, Christmas is about to come and people don’t want their children to spend without new gifts so we would be offering several discounts on our product.

PSB anime figure collection
PSB anime figure collection

Our toys are affordable and provide quality?

Our toys are handcrafted which means that they are affordable as compared to the toys being made at the factories. Also, we ensure that proper quality measures are taken while producing these crafted toys. Also, the material used to make these toys are natural which means that it can be recycled again, and hence, it is good for the environment as well. Also, our low prices will help our customers to buy in bulk for their children during Christmas. We want that learning continues side to side with playtime for this new generation.

Conclusion

In conclusion, PSB DIY craft toys provide a beneficial and fantastic experience to children and help them to grow mentally. Also, our product is the best a toy store could offer to its customer at such a cheap price and good quality.  We would love to see you at our store and wishes to have a good chat with you. For more information, you can visit our social media websites on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter for our latest information and news. Also, to buy our product either you can visit online or you can directly visit our store at Confederation Parkway in Mississauga. Subscribe to our page for more deals and discounts. Hope to see you!

 

 

 

PSB Toys: 100% natural and Handmade toys

Do you want your kid to have the best toy possible?

 

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PSB Toys is the only store in Mississauga that sells handmade Toys. The location is at Confederation Parkway in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. We provide handmade, environmentally friendly, toxic free and unique toys for children under 12 years of age. In particular, most of our toys are crafted by experienced local artists and are supported and trusted by the local community. All our toys have been tested many times throughout the production process, so they are safe and durable. Our toys can cultivate children’s creativity, improve attention and problem-solving ability, etc., and are the best choice to accompany children in their beautiful childhood.

If you want your children to have wonderful childhood memories, then you’ve come to the right place here at PSB Toys. We will provide you many choices, For example, plush toys, Action figures and Dolls.

 

Why PSB handmade natural Toys?

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First of all, our products are customizable and cover all races, body shapes, skin colors and genders. We have dolls and toys of various shapes, sizes, and colors, which are not available in other toy stores. We can help children customize dolls that are exactly the same as themselves, so they don’t have to compare themselves with unrealistic standards.

Secondly, we attach great importance to the brand image. The toys on the PSB toy shelf do not contain any plastic or chemically generated elements. Certainly, all handmade toys come from local designers and craftsmen. The product structure is also one of our advantages. It is environmentally friendly, safe, and uses high-quality environmentally friendly materials. It is very durable and suitable for collection by young children or young people. The production is in line with sustainable development policies, pollution-free, easy to recycle, and in line with international standards.

Thirdly, as Canadians, we must support each other. This is the message we want to convey to our customers. Make them feel that they are supporting the local community. Likewise, we are proud of our craftsmen and community, and maintain the vitality of Canadian handmade toy art through toys and technology.

Fourth, we have a strong after-sales service. All toys have a two-year warranty, which is much longer than the usual three months in the market. Customers can buy with confidence. Fifth, we provide Braille instructions on some toys so that blind or visually impaired children can use them.
The last one, also the most important point is that our handmade natural toys can enhance creativity and imagination. In addition, DIY toys can also help children increase their parent-child time with their parents. Moreover, by choosing sustainable handmade toys, children can develop awareness and sense of responsibility from an early age.

 

Our top selling handmade natural toys

Montessori book

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Children between the ages of one and six are better suited to Montessori Books, all of which are available in stores and online. These books not only help improve children’s quality and creativity, but also help parents to spend time with their children and strengthen their bond. Handmade Montessori Books uses materials that are environmentally friendly, toxic free and easily dissoluble, and have been approved by child development experts. It effectively minimizes the risk when a child puts a book in his/her mouth. The book pages are brightly colored and add a lot of natural elements, which are easier to attract children’s attention and interest. Good interests are good for children to think and keep quiet, they may keep learning and seeing different things in books. And beyond that, the Montessori Books can be customized on request.

The natural action figures toys

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Our original intention in creating this line of toys was to provide warmth to health care workers and patients on the front lines during the pandemic. (For instance, Free Pack, the dolls characters are doctors, nurses, child patients, etc.) As Canadians, we must support each other, especially during the pandemic. We can bring warmth and strength to health care workers and patients on the front lines. Let them know that they are always cared for. Above all, we still support the local community.

The customizable toys in Activities

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We always set up some on-site activities or preferential activities regularly in Mississauga to consolidate old customers and attract new followers. During the event, we will invite experienced local artists or shop staff to guide you on how to make handmade natural toys. As a result, there are 2 mainly benefits, one is we design our products to be unique and inclusive of all races, body shapes, skin tones and genders, rather than the stereotypical aesthetic of the marketplace, we also want our products to keep up with the changes in the world.  The other one is that our products can help your child develop creativity and accept his or her uniqueness.  Moreover, we hope this will help stop children from comparing themselves to unrealistic standards.  

 

 

 

 

Where to Buy PSB Handmade Toys?

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Just come and say hi to your kid’s new favorite toy. We are open from 9 am- 7 pm. Our location is Here!

We also offer online purchases! If you decide to purchase PSB toys online, we offer free shipping and returns.

You can also download the app for free on all platforms.

 

 

PSB Toys: Unique Mississauga Handmade Toy Store

Handmade Rag Dolls for Young Girls

Had a doll as a kid and have fond memories that you cherish with that doll? Dating back to the 1830’s rag dolls have been a part of young girls’ childhoods. At PSB Mississauga handmade toys, we strive to keep the nostalgia of handmade dolls in the GTA with our Canadian-made high-quality dolls. We are a small business in Mississauga that wants to focus on quality rather than mass production. That is why we are in the heart of the GTA and showcasing artisans from all over Canada. Our store near Square One can serve the GTA with a beautiful selection of toys ranging from ages 7-13, focusing on our handmade dolls. 

PSB Mississauga Handmade Toys Opportunities 

In addition, PSB Toys offers an exclusive opportunity is each month we feature a new local craftsman at PSB. All the craftsman’s products can be purchased and will be on display at the store. On the 1st of every month, the featured craftsmen will be at PSB Toys for Meet & Greet, where you will be able to ask questions about the products and win fun and exclusive prizes only at PSB Toys!

 

Premium Quality Handmade Toys

Above all, our mission is to allow children to have handmade dolls made with love and care. While supporting a local small business & Canadian-made. High quality is our number one priority, and our dolls are made from makers around Canada. This makes no doll being the exact same. The attention to detail is always at the forefront, with continual checks by our PSB employees.

When choosing products to go into our store;  we conduct in-depth research to find the best quality and craftsmen to make unique products that can stand out from the rest. That is why no product looks the same and is different from any products you will see in big chain stores.

PSB Products

At PSB Toys, we believe our products to be of the best quality, so we give every customer a lifetime warranty on all products. This includes rips and tears because we believe that a children’s toy should last a lifetime. All you need to do is bring in your PSB Toy, and we will be able to fix it in-house.

Dolls sold at PSB Toys
Each doll is unique and hand crafted.
Boy playing with building Blocks
Boy playing with building Blocks
Boy playing with building Blocks.

“The PSB staff were very knowledgeable with all the toys in the store. They were able to help me find the best toy for my daughter.” – PSB Toys Customer.

Perks of being a PSB Member

With all that said, PSB Mississauga handmade toys have a FREE, exclusive membership! By becoming a member, you will get early access to deals, store insights on how each toy is made, connect easily with the store chat feature, and in-depth knowledge on this history of the toy spotlighted each week with a coupon. For instance, members can also contact the featured craftsman of the month directly with any questions you may have once you have purchased one of their products. Furthermore, members can receive a 4-payment plan which allows customers to pay in 4 equal no interest payments on every product in-store. To receive these fantastic offers, you can subscribe HERE!

Mom and son playing with toy
Mom and son playing with toy
PSB Toys for the family to enjoy.

What’s Next?

Before purchasing toys from chain toy stores, think about supporting local and Canadian Made, think PSB Toys!

We would love to see you and chat with us in Mississauga near Square One shopping mall. Our knowledgeable employees can give you all the information you will need.

We always want to hear from our customers; leave us a comment below on what toys you want to see come into our store.

PSB Toys Social Media 

For more information online about what PSB Toys offers, check us out on Facebook, Instagram, & Twitter for all the latest news. To receive exclusive deals and membership perks, subscribe to PSB Toys weekly newsletter.

DIY TOYS in Mississauga

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Introducing Do-it-Yourself at PSB Toys

PSB Toys is excited to introduce to our loyal customers a few exciting additions to the PSB Toys company. Our variety has expanded, we have chosen to take a hands-on approach to our toys. We have Combined crafts and toys for children. We are proud to announce the launch of DIY Toys in Mississauga. These toys will range from inexpensive items which are perfect for stocking stuffers! Or more reasonably priced DIY toys. Many parents are seeking products that will stimulate their children’s brains. It is our mission to provide parent’s toys that can assist with brain development and nourishing their child’s growth. These DIY toys are intricate and interesting, while unconsciously developing their problem-solving, critical, and creative skills. Children are being consumed by digital screens. Amidst this pandemic, these DIY or Do-it-Yourself Toys act as a refreshing distraction. 

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Come Check Us Out Locally

Do you appreciate classics and tradition? Local Mississauga artists handcraft these artisanal toys. Similarily, these toys demonstrate their meticulous craft. Now, customers have the chance to share their feedback on these local treasures by posting on their social media with the @PSBToys mention. Check us out on FacebookInstagram and Twitter. Also, after a few weeks a lucky winner will be chosen and featured on our webpage, which you can subscribe to here

Do-it-Yourself Toys

                                                                                      Our  specific model kit is the only one like it on the market. As a result, it cannot be mass-produced and sold at bigger stores. These products cannot be found in other big retail stores. We are now offering a 6-month limited warranty for the new line of DIY products. As well as a discount of 20% to orders over $50 which include a handcrafted toy.

Do-it-Yourself

Take a sneak peek into our new collection! All D0-it-Yourself Toys are labelled according to age and has a safety manual inside. Advisements on parental assistance are on these safety manuals depending on level of complexity. For example, take a look at our metal hanger Christmas Tree craft! Firstly, you begin with 6 metal hangers, electrical tape, tinsel, small-wired lights, and small ornaments. You will need a glue gun for this Do-it-Yourself craft. Found inside are instructions and all materials necessary. The recommended age for this  type of DIY Toy is 9–12-year-olds. This craft classifies as one of our longer lasting products. This seasonal decoration is perfect for the holidays to come!

Handcrafted 100% Canadian Made Do-it-Yourself Toys

Our toys are proudly Canadian. You can count on quality and durability with our product. We want to share the news with the community! Check us out in the community by our presence at the central library, YMCA and the senior living home near our store on Confederation Pkwy. As we are a proud company, we enjoy proudly representing the community. Next time you are at the YMCA on Burnhamthorpe take a look at the new claw machine. Partnering with the YMCA we are showing some of our DIY toys in the machine for customers to get a little glimpse of the magic!

Do-it-Yourself Gift Ideas? Shop Online!

Are you never able to find a proper gift for your kids or grandkids? Look no further, the PSB Toys company is soon be opening our very own online store through Shopify. Online you can find all our products including Do-it-Yourself Toys in stock as well as a description. No need to hop from store-to-store in the mall when you are able to browse and select from the comfort of your own home. Simply select the items to your cart, and one of our staff will put together your order and happily fulfill it upon your arrival.

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Handmade quality toys in Mississauga

Handmade quality toys in Mississauga

Are you looking for the best handmade quality toys in Mississauga?. Do you want your kid to have the best toy possible?. Are your searching for an affordable toy?. Well if you are then you’ve come to the right place here at PSB toys. Here at PSB toys we understand the importance that toys have on your kids lives. Kids fall in love with their plush toys, action figures and dolls so it’s important to ensure that your kids are getting the best toys that the industry has to offer. We know what it takes to provide the best toys possible and it is our mission to provide them to anyone that wants them. Now you may ask why PSB toys over everyone else?. Well at PSB toys we focus on three main things.

  1. Handmade toys providing the best quality possible.
  2. Being eco-friendly.
  3. Saving the consumer money. 

At PSB toys we pride ourselves on maintaining these three key attributes.  As a result PSB toys is the best place to find handmade quality toys in Mississauga. Lets check them out in more depth. 

Fully handmade toys bringing fun and quality

Here at PSB toys all of our products are handmade and bring forth the best quality possible. We understand that these toys might take some wear and tear from all the incredible journey’s you child will take them on so it’s important to us to insure that our toys will be of the best quality and long lasting. There’s just a different feeling on a toy when you realize that it’s a handmade quality toy. Due to the fact that our toys are fully handmade it not only ensures the best quality of products. It also allows us to make custom toys that will be inclusive to all body types, races and gender. Which is something PSB prides itself upon

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A potential handmade toy from PSB Toys

This ensures that everyone that walks or looks up PSB toys will have something that fits their needs. This also allows for your child will stand out from the bunch by having a unique toy that no other kid will have as other stores don’t offer these toys. Meanwhile because our toys are handmade it provides an opportunity for us to shine the light on local artists and designers who are responsible for making our products. This is one of the ways we give back to the community of Mississauga.

Being Eco-Friendly and saving money

Here at PSB toys all our products are handcrafted. This means that we can pick the materials that make the toys with. At PSB we pride ourselves on being eco-friendly. So when deciding upon which material to use we make sure that we use only products that will be eco-friendly and won’t harm the environment. On top of this we provide affordable pricing along with a 2 year warranty on all our products just in case something goes wrong. 

Another Example of a potential PSB Toy
Another potential PSB Toy

Conclusion

In conclusion here at PSB toys we want your child to have fun with their toys and it’s on us to make sure that this happens. By providing toys that are handmade, quality, eco-friendly, affordable and durable we will make sure that your child has the best toys possible that will make them stand out and provide them with the best experience possible for them.

If you’re looking for more PSB toys you can check us out on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for all the latest updates, news and deals that PSB has to offer. If you’re interested in stopping by our store we are located on Confederation Parkway in Mississauga near Square One shopping mall. Come check us out if you’re looking for the best handmade quality toys that Mississauga has to offer.

If you looking for more content about PSB Toys check out other blogs from my teammates for more information. Or other PSB content here. Certainly your child will see the fun in PSB toys. We look forward to seeing you soon.