Why We Love It – Kidsonroof Toys are as Fun as They Sound!

At first mention, Kidsonroof might appear like a slightly dangerous name for a brand of children’s educational toys. But, when you actually sit and think about it, the name becomes oddly appropriate. Teaching kids to think outside the box, dream big, aim high, be super creative – that’s what Kidsonroof promotes through their small but [...]

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Shake and Search the Day Away – A Glitz & Glamour Staff Review

Whether you’re going to visit the kids’ grandparents who live 3 hours away or trying to keep your kids focused on something other than cookies at the grocery store, there never seems to be a toy that can handle the challenge…until now! The Find It Glitz & Glamour Game from Find It Games is the [...]

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Did you conquer the Cube (or fail miserably, like me)? – Take Me Back Tuesday remembers the Rubik’s Cube

My reign as a puzzle master ended the day my mom gave me the Rubik’s Cube. She saw it as a challenge for someone of my skill, while I saw it as an unsolvable, infuriating piece of plastic that I’d spend hours every day trying to master. I was intrigued, and annoyed, as I twisted [...]

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Why bake it when you can build it? – A birthday cake to remember

I’ve heard of cake as hard as brick, but have you heard of the cake made of bricks – LEGO bricks that is? LEGOLAND California celebrated its 10th birthday this past March with a big birthday bash and an even bigger birthday cake (the world’s largest in fact)! Made from 100,000 LEGO bricks, LEGOLAND’s 10-foot-tall, [...]

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Have the Wish you Wish Tonight – Mattel Partners with Make-A-Wish Foundation

For as long as I can remember, Mattel Inc. has been a leading toy manufacturer of high quality products and a classic company from which to buy toys. So, it was exciting to learn that they are joining with the Make-A-Wish Foundation International and the Make-A-Wish Foundation of America as a Global Signature partner. This [...]

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And the Winners are … 2009 Toys of the Year

While toy manufacturers dream that their products will win one of the prestigious toy awards; most industry professionals strive to hold one of the coveted Toy of the Year Awards! What’s so special about this award, you ask? The recipients of these awards are chosen strictly by industry professionals, or the people most intimately involved [...]

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