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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!

Nickelodeon Game Shows and BrainSurge

Tweet We haven’t seen a lot of green slime on Nickelodeon in the last 10 years. And that use to be kind of… their thing. I’m hoping for a return of the slime content and I think BrainSurge has the potential to start the revolution. As of June 21, BrainSurge began its second season on [...]

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Support Kids Who Give

Tweet We just wanted to share a neat promotion sponsored by Farm Rich, makers of tasty mozzarella sticks and other frozen foods. Kids Who Give was launched by Farm Rich in March of this year to find amazing kids around the U.S. “with a strong understanding of the meaning and purpose behind giving to others.” [...]

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Two Amazing Cardboard Play Houses (And One Apartment)

Tweet My favorite toy at Growing Tree Toys is the Casa Cabana House, a plain-white cardboard playhouse. It’s a space that kids can use in any way they choose. It can be painted or wallpapered like a dream house. You could glue toys, jewels, fur and feathers all over it to complete a more abstract [...]

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Wild Humboldt Zoo Baby

Summer Fun at the Zoo Thanks to “ZooBorns”!

Tweet I’ve already illustrated my fondness for the zoo, and one of the neatest things is that zoos are constantly changing! There is always something new to see, from the Buffalo Zoo’s Heritage Farm to the Polar Frontier at the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium. But another, more literally “new” addition to any zoo is an [...]

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Kids Break the Record

Jump Rope for Heart and Your Health!

Tweet One of my shining moments to this day is when I was asked to be part of the fifth grade jump rope club as a mere first grader. It wasn’t just any club though; we echoed the era with high energy, choreographed “dances” that we presented while our fellow classmates enjoyed their lunches. A [...]

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World’s Largest Rubber Chicken Toss

Tweet A barrage of rubber chickens filled the air Sunday at the 28th Annual Run of the Charles Canoe and Kayak Race in Boston. It was the World’s Largest (and as far as I can gather, the world’s only) Rubber Chicken Toss. The Haywire Group, makers of the Flickin’ Chickens Game, Dicecapades and the 59 [...]

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