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Top 10 Calico Critters

Tweet That first holiday season that I worked at Growing Tree Toys, I was enthralled by the Calico Critters section. What I knew as Sylvanian Families in my youth had grown into quite a village of characters! For the first installment of our Staff Holiday Picks, it was a no-brainer for me to countdown my [...]

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Top Specialty and Learning Toys of 2010

Tweet After a whole year spent searching near and far for the most wondrous wonders and marvelous marvels, it’s finally here—the holiday season! We’re ready with a list of unique toys that make perfect gifts for kids of all ages. These are the best of the best and meet the 3 crucial requirements of a [...]

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Top Ten Bath Toys

Tweet As the weather turns chilly, playtime often shifts indoors. Looking for new ways to incorporate fun inside? How about some fun for the tub? Following is a list of our Top Ten Bath Toys. 1. Water Symphony Bath Toy Ages: 18 months to 4 years This set of 8 colorful, floating dolphins each play [...]

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Soccer Fun for World Cup Fans!

Tweet From 32 teams down to 2: the World Cup Final is set for Sunday and either the Netherlands or Brazil will remain as the 2010 FIFA World Cup Champion. Every four years soccer takes the spotlight internationally, but it is a popular and growing sport among youth here in North America! Are your kids [...]

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Kids Travel Photography

Tweet Destinations Are you planning a family vacation to a place that isn’t completely kid-centric? Great idea! Families so often end up at a theme park or a children’s museum (which are great). But kids are also capable of enjoying trips to places that are fun for adults. There are many authentic experiences to be [...]

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I Scream, You Scream…

Tweet I’ll go out on a limb and say not many universities have a creamery on their campuses. We have just that here at Penn State, and even with Beaver Stadium and other features, the Berkey Creamery may be the number one attraction here! The Creamery is busy year round, with not only ice cream [...]

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