Tweet This year, as always, I filled up two Easter baskets for my nephews with a ton of toys from Growing Tree Toys! I typically grab a few small items and then one special gift. Brady is in love with his Automoblox minis collection, so I knew what to get him. But I struggled for [...]
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Tweet Ever since, well, the beginning, humans have looked at the world around them and contemplated how it could be innovated. Better yet, people have always looked for new ways to have fun! One the great toy puzzles we carry, the Ball of Whacks, is a product of just that kind of forward thinking. The [...]
Tweet I checked into the “I Love Horses Coloring and ARTivity Book” from Creativity for Kids this weekend. It’s recommended for ages 3 to 93. I’m sure lots of girls my age like to color and some probably even spend 5 hours on a Sunday morning alone in the kitchen, coloring horses, and drinking pots [...]
Tweet One company has constantly stuck out to me as having fun and interesting toys: Scientific Explorer. With a range of science kits spanning from perfume to magic, the series has experiments for nearly every child ages 6 and up. I’ve heard a few horror stories about projects similar to the Bubble Gum Factory, sometimes [...]
Tweet The last four years of my life are invested in playing The Settlers of Catan. Sure, I did other things like eat and sleep. I guess I went to college. It’s really all a blur with pockets of clarity representing the hours I spent trading sheep cards for wheat cards on Catan. This simply [...]
Tweet A few years back, my hometown grocery store, Albertsons, made some strong efforts to make the often-mundane shopping experience just a little more “fun,” in the broadest sense of the term. One element of this was strictly for the kids: metal shopping carts in just their size. The store probably only had two dozen [...]
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