Japan Home Center Finds

I was in the Panay Avenue neighborhood last week, and these days I seldom find myself outside at all, so I couldnโ€™t resist taking advantage of the opportunity to check out the big Japan Home Center branch located there.

Iโ€™ve always found it amusing to check out Daiso/Saizen and Japan Home stores because they always have such nifty little things. Some make me go “Wow, thatโ€™ll really come in handy,” while others make me go “Wow, they invented a device for that? Really?” Either way, a Japan Home Center visit makes for an amusing and potentially productive half hour or so.

The Panay Avenue branch was big and had two levels, so I think I spent more than an hour checking things out. ย I was particularly tempted by the collection of big glass storage jars that they had, but eventually what ended up in my basket are these:

paints; paint containers; tongs and spray bottles for fine motor practice;  sensory play materials, chalk, big masking tape

paints; paint containers; tongs and spray bottles for fine motor practice; sensory play materials, chalk, big masking tape

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