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While kids always want their toys to be fun, parents will be happy to know that we sell toys that are not only fun, but that are multi-faceted and educational – and most times kids don’t even know it! In addition to the great play value that these toys provide, they can also serve as important educational aids for children learning the “in’s and out’s” of life.

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Grocery Shop in Style with Melissa & Doug: A Staff Review

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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A Nine Year Old’s Amazing Golden Goal

Tweet The highly entertaining 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia came to a close with a thrilling gold medal game in men’s hockey between the United States and host Canada. In what was the most publicized and popular hockey game since the 1980 “Miracle on Ice” U.S. victory over the then-U.S.S.R., the commentators acknowledged [...]

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Math and Money – A Real World Toy Experience

Tweet Clipping coupons, searching out sales, saving before spending – this economic recession has adults evaluating their spending habits and looking for ways to make sure they are economically sound. And, while kids do not necessarily understand all of the ins and outs of making, spending, and saving money, one thing they do know is [...]

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Cash, Coupons and Credit – A Real World Toy Experience with the Teaching Cash Register

Tweet The grocery store, the coffee shop, the toy store. Kids, from an early age, start visiting these places and watching their parents shop, and ultimately, buy from an associate at the checkout register. And once they get to that magical early pre-school age, they want to start imitating mom and dad’s daily tasks, including [...]

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