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Baby Steps…Woodpeckers Peck

Baby Steps…Woodpeckers Peck

Pre-walkers, toddlers, and preschoolers will enjoy pushing around this WoodPecker Walker from Plan Toys (BabyEarth – $72).  Every step your tot takes will result in a rewarding clacking sound as the two woodpeckers “peck” at the wooden walker. According to the experts, this walker helps with gross motor development, physical development and postural control. I’m not an expert…but I do know that my son is delighted by the motion of the woodpeckers. And this toy doesn’t even require batteries!  Parents will … Read entire article »

Filed under: 12-18 Months, Contests, Developmental Toys, Eco-Friendly, Organic, Play, Pre-schoolers, Push Toys, Toddlers

Eco-friendly Artistic Wooden Toys: Win A Set of Cheekeyes Animals

Eco-friendly Artistic Wooden Toys: Win A Set of Cheekeyes Animals

Toy trends may come and go, but wooden building blocks are a perennial favorite for the preschool set. Spark even more creative play with the Cheekeyes.  These artistic wooden animals won the 2009 Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Award.  Since the Cheekeyes are handmade from eco-friendly rubberwood, each set is unique. Adults will dig the sophisticated design and minimal use of non-toxic paint. Tots will have hours of fun building and destroying block cities Godzilla-style with the Dinosaur set or constructing barns … Read entire article »

Filed under: Contests, Developmental Toys, Eco-Friendly, Play, Pre-schoolers, School Aged Children, Toys (All Ages), Toys (Pre-School)