Tweet Who would have thought that one of the most popular party games to come out in recent memory could also be used as a learning tool? As teachers and parents know, the most effective way to inspire children to learn is when they don’t know they’re doing it! Playing games, watching a movie, and [...]
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Tweet Between my two adorable nephews and a ton of cousins, I’ve learned that interfering with a kid and his or her toy car is downright dangerous! But, surrounded by car-loving kids, I’ve seen every car you can think of – pocket-sized, ride-ons, noise makers, and magic movers. Improving the awesome idea of a toy [...]
Tweet My daughter has always called her tiny toddler, Desi, her “little monkey.” And what do monkeys do? They imitate the actions of those around them, which is handy when little ones work on developing motor skills, hand-eye coordination and reasoning. Consequently, there’s no bigger incentive to tempt a toddler to learn these important skills [...]
Tweet Play rooms should always have certain items designed for function and fun – a toy chest, books, tons of toys, and a cozy place perfect for kids to sit, read, draw, and play. But, just because adults are used to traditional tables and chairs, doesn’t mean that the play room has to follow those [...]
Tweet Whether you’re going to visit the kids’ grandparents who live 3 hours away or trying to keep your kids focused on something other than cookies at the grocery store, there never seems to be a toy that can handle the challenge…until now! The Find It Glitz & Glamour Game from Find It Games is [...]
Tweet Let’s face it – kids are artsy. Whether they’re creating a colorful collage or designing fresh fashions, young artists will be begging for the latest and greatest art supplies for their needs. Let me introduce you to the Introductory Art Portfolio from Creativity for Kids – the self-contained, artist travel tote that will have [...]
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