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For us, toys and the people who love them are all about having fun. After all, we’re a bunch of goofs! Let us show you what makes us say, “Wow” when it comes to kids, toys, and “way back when!” Because while we are about selling fun toys, we all known people need more “fun” in their lives!


Going Bananas!

Tweet September 21st is a special day – it marks the day of the International Banana Festival! Bananas are great for so many reasons – they are healthy (of course), full of potassium, ready to eat, and they even come in their own handy “case”! Probably the best way to celebrate the banana, other than […]

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A Nutritious Sneak Preview

Tweet Check your email tomorrow we send our last Email Updates message, highlighting the, well, highlight of many schoolage kids’ days: school lunch! (Not signed up for our Email Updates? Please do so, here!) In tomorrow’s email, one of the things we do is “take a trip around the Web” to find some fun websites […]

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Playmobil Zoo

Exploring the Animal Kingdom at the Zoo!

Tweet As we all know it is back to school time, but we also know that learning can truly happen anytime and anywhere! With zoos all over the world open year-round, it’s a great place to experience the variety of the animal kingdom, their habitats, and more. My family and I just returned from a […]

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Tetron Zibit

Worthy of the Robot Hall of Fame?

Tweet Have you seen our newest robot toys, the Zibits? They come to Growing Tree Toys straight from the planet Z-7. What’s so cool about Tetron (pictured), Cozmo, Torrant, and the rest of the Zibit crew? They all are just over 2″ tall! All controlled by a small joystick, they can drive forward, turn 360 […]

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Loving Arts and Crafts – in March and Beyond

Tweet Today marks my 100th post on this blog! For me, there’s no better way to celebrate than with my favorite pastime: Arts & Crafts. And even better, March is Arts & Crafts Month! Crafty related posts have been popular since we started this blog, so here’s a brief look back at some of our […]

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Cute Kids Enjoy a Day with Thomas

Tweet With our Day Out With Thomas™ post yesterday, we wanted to see more with the train in action! What better perspective than that of a family? Here is a well-done video from YouTube user “saltybagel,” starring two very cute (and as noted in the comments, well-behaved!) children. Listen closely and the baby even says, […]

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