Glow in the Dark Hexbugs

Hooray for Hexbugs!

We knew that kids loved Hexbug Nanos, the tiny robots that swarm, flip and act like real bugs. They’re so cool that it’s been next to impossible to keep them in stock. And now the genius of Hexbug Nanos has been recognized by the proper toy authorities! At a Toy Industry Association Banquet in New [...]

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Toy Fair 2011 is Here!

On top of the candy hearts, red and white, and lots of love, Valentine’s Day carries special meaning in the toy industry. It means it’s time for the American International Toy Fair, or simply, Toy Fair, held annually at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York, NY. Our buyers are there looking at [...]

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Playful Plans for Your Young Valentines

Yesterday, Phil did not see his shadow, and we’re be happy with the news that brings! This means we can focus our attention to the next fun February occasion – Valentine’s Day! Take a tour with us around the web for some new ideas for celebrating. Being featured on our blog previously, you already know [...]

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Cute Kids Enjoy a Day with Thomas

With our Day Out With Thomas™ post yesterday, we wanted to see more with the train in action! What better perspective than that of a family? Here is a well-done video from YouTube user “saltybagel,” starring two very cute (and as noted in the comments, well-behaved!) children. Listen closely and the baby even says, “Thomas!” [...]

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Thomas: Leader of the Track!

Thomas the Tank Engine and all his friends are characters that have stayed popular (if not become more popular!) with girls and boys today. So, how amazing would a bigger-than-life Thomas, Sir Topham Hatt and a full slate of Thomas-related activities be to a child? For the 16th year in 2011, Day Out With Thomas™ [...]

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Indoor Fun: Cooking with Kids

Stuck inside because of less-than-ideal weather? Or just looking for new ways to play? Check out some ideas to get kids to love cooking and hanging out in the kitchen. We obviously love food and fun around here – having talked about the benefits of pretend play food, and highlighting seasonal cuisine like summer barbecues [...]

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