Kiwi Crate July 2012

A week ago I received my first Kiwi Crate. A little slow, but I finally went through the kit and discovered all that was included. Over the weekend I am going to put my first project together and post what was involved, how the process worked, opinion for the kiddos and just the fun I ...

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Kiwi Crates

Source: pinerly.com via Kiwi on Pinterest   I cannot wait to get started with my Kiwi Crate subscription. I will be creating a video diary of my expericnces with the crates and what each has to offer. Arts and crafts are fun for the whole family and I can't wait to give them a try. I am ...

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The votes have been counted and the toy of the year has been awarded and announced. The top toys is LeapPad Explorer The coveted toy of the year award for each category is: Activity Toy of the Year LEGO® NINJAGO Fire Temple by LEGO Systems, Inc. Boy Toy of the Year Hot Wheels® Wall Tracks™ by Mattel, Inc. Educational Toy ...

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Baby Toys What to Choose?

When choosing a baby toy what is it you look for? There are so many options of toys for babies it can get confusing. A toy for an infant is different from a toy for a 6 month old. The educational purpose is different as well. When you start to give an infant a toy you ...

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Looking for a simple to play online game for the kids? Check out the angry birds online game here. I haven’t played a lot of this game, but it seems addictive. I tried to get through the levels but finally gave up around level 5. These games on this site are free and there are a ...

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Educational Games in Amazon’s Toy Outlet

Did you know that Amazon has a toy outlet? There are plenty of toys but I went looking for Educational Games for my classroom. I found several that I will add to my wish list. If you child got a VTECH reader for Christmas you might want to pick up a VReader Download Gift Card. They are ...

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Today I was wondering through Amazon to see what I might find to interest my students, especially the girls. I found Doggie Doo before Christmas and it is a hit with the boys, the girls like it too they just can’t show that around boys. When I did a search for girls toys older than 12 ...

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11 Best Selling Amazon Toys and Games

Finding Great toys and games for kids is often a challenge. Take a cue from the masses and take notes of these games and toys have been on Amazons Best Selling Toys 100 for more than 300 days and are still rising. Let's start with a classic a must for every child and my Honorable Mention: ...

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Often we see our kids playing and think they are doing just that playing with toys. But, researchers know that play helps kids develop skills in math, science, cooperation and socialization. In the article How toys can benefit children's mental health  Researchers at  Temple University's Infant Lab  found  that when youngsters played with construction blocks with ...

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Toy Safety Report 2011

Looking for information on toy safety, then look no further than the Trouble in Toyland: The 26th Annual Survey of Toy Safety article is the place to start. This report is has been created over the past 25 years in order to guide parents in better understanding on what toys are safe, and what toys ...

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