Round versus Ribbit – Take Me Back Tuesday Remembers Mr. Mouth

I remember playing Mr. Mouth in my basement with my sister, who wasn’t known for her hand-eye coordination, so I was usually victorious. I used to shoot multiple pieces at once (some of which would actually go in the mouth) and make up my own rules to keep the game interesting. But, those who played [...]

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Hog Wild for Halloween Part 2 – Getting Ready for Both Tricks and Treats

      [Lucy] A person should always choose a costume which is a direct contrast to her own personality.         When it comes to Halloween classics, you can’t go wrong with Charles M. Schulz’s It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown – a cute, colorful comedy about traditional Halloween “protocol” as I [...]

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All Good Things Must End – Rest in Peace Lego House

“James May is on a mission to celebrate Britain’s best loved toys, and celebrate them on a massive scale” – James May’s Toy Stories   “Massive scale” takes on a new meaning with James May at the helm because in August 2009, James, along with 1,000 volunteers, built the world’s first and largest fully-functioning, two-story [...]

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Crafty Cards, Crazy Characters, and Rampaging Randomness – A Quelf Staff Review

“Using household items, construct a mask worthy of a Halloween party. Wear the mask until you land on a green space” – sound like something you could handle doing? Ok, what about putting 5 ice cubes down your pants until you can roll a 6? These are just two of the crazy “Stuntz” you may [...]

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Why We Love It – Uncle Goose Gives Kids the Building Blocks of Play

Sure, building blocks have been around for ages, and they are available in every size, shape, form and design. So, why do we love the blocks from Uncle Goose Toys that are distributed from Lindenwood, Inc.? You can almost count the ways by stacking their cute and classic blocks! Building blocks are the quintessential childhood [...]

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A Hop, Skip and a Jump – Take Me Back Tuesday remembers the Skip It

I remember the catchiest jingle I had ever heard as a child with this unforgettable first line: “Hey now kids come gather round, see what just skipped into town” – so of course I had to see it, had to play with it and had to master it! I’m talking about the perfectly plastic, classic [...]

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