Kavade Hive

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About The Studio

‘Kavade’ in kannada means “Cowrie Shells”. KAVADE is a niche Toy Hive which strives to promote traditional, value enriched learning through games without moving too far away from nature. The Toy Hive has aligned with self-help groups working with natural materials for a sustainable livelihood. A game with a set of 4 or 6 cowrie shells has so much to teach us. Several emotions are stirred up when the shells fall with their openings upwards; the sound that reigns when they fall in this manner is an unparalleled joy…some simple pleasures that go on to make a HAPPY CHILD who will carry sweet memories of ‘growing up’. In an age when our children (and we!) are bombarded with television, videogames & plastic toys, it is imperative that we re-open our treasure chest of traditional games. Kavade has a repertoire of fun-filled Traditional Games which are on the verge of extinction, Games & Learning aids made using eco-friendly materials and a wonderful range of Brainteasers along with science & toys related books. Various raw materials like Palm leaves, Grass, Shells, Fabric, Wood, Canvas & Elephant dung have been used for making these products. It doesn’t stop at being a toy store. Kavade welcomes like minded game enthusiasts to come together on a regular basis to play a game or two & relive our good old days. Periodical workshops, conferences are some of the activities at the toy hive."

About The Artist

Nature lover, hoping to reach the dream of sustainable living

Products From The Artist

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  • Pagade (Red and Yellow)

    Pagade (Red and Yellow)
    Kavadehive Bangalore, India
  • Gift Set 1 - Bugari (Spinning top) + Stick Bugari (Long Spinning top) + Whizzer

    Gift Set 1 - Bugari (Spinning top) + Stick Bugari (Long Spinning top)  + Whizzer
    Kavadehive Bangalore, India
  • Gift Set 2 - Bugari + Stick Bugari

    Gift Set 2 - Bugari + Stick Bugari
    Kavadehive Bangalore, India
  • Chowka Bara Embroidered

    Chowka Bara Embroidered
    Kavadehive Bangalore, India