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Eight Kids Crafts for Halloween

Tweet With about a month till Halloween, we wanted to share some fun craft ideas to extend the fun of this spooky holiday! Spooky Eyeball Bucket Ages: 5 and up Materials: Plastic bucket, sandpaper, yellow construction paper, black marker, white craft glue, black craft paint, scissors This bucket, adorned with construction paper-made eyeballs, is perfect [...]

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What Toys are New for 2010? Our Toy Fair Review!

Tweet What can I say – sorry for the delay on the highlights of the 2010 Toy Fair! Sometimes – who am I kidding, ALL the time – sifting through the notes, catalogs, handouts, and the other material we get at Toy Fair is a laborious, time-consuming process. But, we are definitely not complaining over [...]

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Customer Questions: Impress with the Best Gift at the Baby Shower!

We field many questions from parents, grandparents and others looking for fun, educational toys, and we enjoy providing insightful, personalized answers. In an effort to help more of you who may have similar inquiries, we will now feature your popular and interesting questions!

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A Sea Shore Showcase – Magnificent Sand Sculptures

Tweet The fact is – sand gets everywhere! Whether you’re playing in a sandbox or lounging on the beach, sand will cling to every piece of cloth, it will fill every visible and unknown crevice, and it will provide hours of building amusement for youngsters and adults … who could ask for more? I loved [...]

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Pumped About Pipe Cleaners – A New Twist on a Craft Classic

Tweet I’ll never forget the scraggly pre-school pipe cleaners that plagued my beautiful art projects! Sure, pipe cleaners were perfect to use as the arms and legs of paper projects, or to make cute animals, but when they touched a glob of glue their soft fuzz would shrivel and all but disappear. These less-than-fuzzy pipe [...]

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The Luck of the Draw – Take Me Back Tuesday remembers the Uno Game

Tweet To this day I am the reigning Uno champion among my family and my friends. While most of them say that my luck is too good to be true (ahem… that I cheated), I say that I’m merely lucky – lucky enough to attract most “Draw Four” and “Wild” cards in the pile. I [...]

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