If you’re a classic toy lover like me, you may already be familiar with the iconic Ambi® brand, the manufacturer of infant and toddler toys with a fabulously retro design and feel. In years past, only a few items were available in the US for purchase. Now, the ENTIRE 44 piece Ambi collection is available in the US, […]
Ok. It’s no secret that I’m OBSESSED with doll’s houses, Lundby doll’s houses in particular. I received my first Smaland house over a year ago and it continues to bring my family and I great joy, laughter, and enough creative brainstorming to outlast any other toy in our house. Here’s a bit of background info […]
With my kids home during the day and on the weekends during the summer, it’s hard for me to come up with fun activities and outings to keep them entertained while staying on budget. Parents, does this sound familiar? This summer the Philadelphia Museum of Art is kicking-off Art Splash, a new series of exhibitions, festivals, […]
I’ve been impressed recently by the toy market’s commitment to reversing typical child gender roles. Last year, for example, Corolle released a green and blue toy baby stroller for little boys to push around. I’m a firm believer that children should be able and encouraged to play with whichever toys they’re drawn to; whether it’s […]
The Sportos™ Build-a-Sport blocks from Rosie Hippo owner Kimberly Bloom seek to engage kids’ minds and bodies by building designs of their favorite sports as well as those that will be seen in the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London.
Music and play are good for the brain and the soul! Groupon has a great deal to help you save on a one-month membership for any Gymboree Play & Music location in the United States. Consumers will typically save 60% off a one-month membership.
Deal: Save on a one-month membership to Gymboree Play & Music! (Deal lasts: 12:01a EST, August 17 through 11:59p EST, August 18)
What’s the most indispensable tool in our kitchen? The Guidecraft Kitchen Helper.
We love to involve the kids in our cooking and let them perform experiments in the sink.
Rainy, sleety, snowy days got you stuck inside? Plan Toys has a new table top soccer (foosball) game that’s fun for ages 3 and up.
We’ve been having a lot of fun with this game, which I think would also be a hit with teens and adults, too…
The name “Radio Flyer” evokes memories of flying down the driveaway on my tricycle and, of course, hauling freshly picked apples in a classic red wagon. A beautiful thing about parenthood is the opportunity to relive those memories with my children.
Just in time for apple-picking season, Radio Flyer sent me their Ultimate Comfort Wagon, a fresh take on a classic toy…
I’m not sure who loves the new Harumika Fashion Design mannequin more, me or my daughter. Anyone who has an interest in fashion would have fun with this toy. Harumika sets make a great present for a kid or a fun desktop creativity toy for an adult harboring a secret dream to become a fashion designer.