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Top Trumps by Top Trumps USA Inc.

Top Trumps’ themed decks of cards are loaded with fun facts on different subjects–The United States, Harry Potter, Baby Animals and Peppa Pig to name a few. Each themed deck has picture cards within that category such as states within … Continue reading

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Dog Stage Puppet by Folkmanis

This Dog is ideal for stage and puppet theatre but “all the world’s a stage” to a child with this puppy on his hand! Kids often don’t wait for the stage but slip on Folkmanis puppets and start the chat … Continue reading

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Monkey Around by Peaceable Kingdom

I’m often asked for suggestions for appropriate toys for toddlers as well as “how” to play with them. Somehow babies and preschoolers are easier to figure out but Peaceable Kingdom sure knows what they are doing in creating a new collection … Continue reading

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Trio by Hape

Trio is a member of Hape’s new family of “Home Education” games designed to build some core language skills, naming and categorization, through fun game play. My friend dove into the pile of wooden cards and started sorting them according to … Continue reading

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Sea-Quarium by DuneCraft

Kids couldn’t wait to open the box and start setting up their aquarium. We attached our sea scape decal to the background and placed our washed gravel in the Sea-Quarium. Next we added distilled water and dropped in our lily … Continue reading

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Treasure Temple with Guards by Playmobil

Grab your weapons of choice–a rope, gun, or sword as you make your way into the treasure temple to steal the shiny,  crystal treasures. The trick is to get past the evil guards in removable disguise, avoid the stake barrier … Continue reading

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Rain Brings Frogs: A Little Book of Hope by Maryann Cocca-Leffler

Want a little sunshine on a cloudy day? Pick up Maryann Cocca-Leffler’s “Rain Brings Frogs: A Little Book of Hope” to leave a smile on your face. In a story of contrasts,  Mom hates rain, but Nate declares it brings … Continue reading

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