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Kids get autographs after a Lansing Lugnuts game.

Affordable, Hometown Family Fun: Minor League Baseball!

Tweet One of the greatest things about Minor League Baseball is that cities and towns that may not be large enough for a professional team still have a chance to exhibit hometown pride! As I originally hail from San Jose, Calif., though we had pro teams nearby (and eventually our own NHL team) the always [...]

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Growing Tree Toys at the 2010 ASTRA Marketplace

Tweet It’s a busy week at Growing Tree Toys. Why, you may ask? Because our buyers are at the ASTRA Marketplace in Providence, RI, searching out great new toys and preparing for the upcoming holiday season. For those of you who don’t know what ASTRA is, it is the American Specialty Toy Retailing Association, of [...]

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Ecology

Growing Tree Toys – Going Green and More!

Tweet As the month of April draws to a close, we hope you have enjoyed our Earth Day posts and other eco-friendly related information. We are happy to finally supply our customers with an Eco-Friendly Toys department that serves to help them find toys that are recycled, natural or made in the United States, among [...]

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It’s Spring, But Are You Ready for Some Football?

Tweet As noted earlier this week, baseball and Spring go hand in hand. But, football sure joins the party this weekend! The annual college football scrimmage games seem to get more popular each and every year, and definitely here in Happy Valley! To mark the end of spring practice, Penn State takes on, well, Penn [...]

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Recycled Materials

Toy Shopping Just Got a Little “Greener”!

Tweet After a month of celebrating – it’s here! Happy Earth Day! Today we acknowledge 40 years of this occasion, while recognizing new and improved ways that we can help the planet. It’s inspiring to think of the role of today’s children and how they can be inspired to think “green” through play! So, it’s [...]

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Earth Day 2010: Gardening Fun for Kids

Tweet This second post of our Earth Day 2010 series highlights one of easiest ways to not only help the Earth, but enjoy the great outdoors. Nothing says “green” like gardening, and what better way is there to teach your kids about sustainability and healthy eating? Here we showcase a few of our favorites from [...]

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