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Gentle Giraffe

Gentle Giraffe Toy Review

Tweet Now that this has been one of our every day items for over a year, I thought it was a good time for the M Reviews to tackle the Gentle Giraffe Toy! From Cloud B, makers of the favorite Twilight Turtle toys, comes the plush Gentle Giraffe, a cute animal and sound machine in [...]

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Lil Shopper Play Set

Lil Shopper Play Set Review

Tweet For the past year I’ve gained a new perspective on the fun toys we carry – I have a little one who is often anxious to play! So today is the first installment of “M Reviews” – a closer look at a tested toy that my child enjoys. First up, the Lil Shopper Play [...]

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Ellen

Soap Making… Made Easy

Tweet I had a lot of fun making these little candy soaps. The Creativity for Kids Petite Sweet Soaps Kit is unique, because it comes with six different colors of soap clay. The soap clay is softer and easier to manipulate than Sculpey clay and it washed off my hands very nicely—because it’s soap! I’d [...]

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Fantacolor

Fantacolor Junior Color Sorting Set

Tweet After reviewing the Automoblox Mini Cars Three Pack with her older son, Shannon of Potamus Prefers and her toddler son play with the Fantacolor Junior Color Sorting Set. When we received the Fantacolor Junior Color Sorting Set to test out, I immediately opened it and was glad to see that it was super easy [...]

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Try The Toy: Automoblox Mini Cars Three Pack

Tweet Today’s Try the Toy guest post is by Shannon of Potamus Prefers! Shannon and her son take a closer look at the Automoblox Mini Cars Three Pack. We received the Automoblox Mini Cars Three Pack for my three year old to test out. I was eager to test these since I had seen them [...]

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Mini Hockey Goal Stick and Set

Try the Toy: Mini Hockey Goal, Stick and Ball Set

Tweet Today, Susan Heim returns for another Try the Toy guest post. For more from Susan, check out her review of the Monster Trucks Custom Shop Kit, her blogger of the week interview with us, or see this post on her blog. Thanks to the wonderful people at Growing Tree Toys, my twin boys were [...]

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