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Anomia Card Game

The Real ASTRA Report – Can’t Wait for our New Toys!

Tweet It’s been a week since the conclusion of the ASTRA Marketplace in Providence, RI, and while all the ordering is done, there is still much to do! Here’s the good news though – old and new favorites are trickling into our warehouse, which means we will have plenty of new product appearing on the […]

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Weather Camp

The Forecast Calls for Fun

Tweet School’s winding down for most, while temperatures and the chance for thunderstorms is heating up! It’s easier than ever for your meteorologist-in-training to show their desire to predict the next weather system. Immerse your kid in forecasting with a Weather Camp! Here at Penn State, two camps are held each summer for high school […]

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Searching High and Low to Bring You the Best Product Videos

Tweet I’ve been a visual learner all of my life. Whether learning calculus, putting together a complicated piece of furniture or deciding to buy a product, seeing a demonstration has always been beneficial to me. Part of my job here at Growing Tree Toys is to obtain and publish images of the toys we put […]

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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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Rainy Day Activities

Tweet Question: I can never seem to get any work done on rainy days because I get so wrapped up in having to entertain my kids. What are some great products I could buy for those rainy days that don’t require me to constantly be next to my children? Answer: Growing up, my mom always […]

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Melissa & Doug Victorian Dollhouse

Who Will Fit in the Dollhouse or Castle? Sizes & Compatibility Decoded

Tweet I get a ton of customers asking questions regarding the size and compatibility of some of the different play worlds we have. Below I tackle two of the most popular. Question: What are the scales to the dollhouse products you carry and which ones are compatible with each other? Answer: Only one of the […]

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