Category Archives: Toy Reviews

“What’s In The Cat’s Hat?” by I Can Do That Games

Wait a minute, The cat  just left his hat behind with a little surprise inside. It’s our job to guess what it is. Kids love being the Hat Master who selects a household item, hides it in the hat and … Continue reading

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“The Pirate Ship” Super Sized Floor Puzzle by Ravensburger

24 large puzzle pieces link together to reveal a cut-away view of three floors and a deck of pirate activity. Preparing fish in the kitchen, writing in  the captain’s log, bathing in a bubble bath, operating the engines, or playing … Continue reading

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“Pirate Play Set” by Yookidoo

Ahoy mateys! The pirates have invaded the crib with Yookidoo’s newest addition to baby’s fun. Little one’s hands fit easily around the circular base of the teether rattle making it accessible for exploration. Multiple rings, a crinkle scarf, shiney tie, … Continue reading

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Playmobil’s Furnished School

Going to school has never been so much fun. As one mom said, “This is nicer than most real schools!” As we assembled Playmobil’s new Furnished School, kids marveled at the science lab, complete with test tubes, a spinning globe, … Continue reading

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“Rory’s Story Cubes” by Gamewright

Kids love to roll dice–now they can toss nine picture cubes with clever images on each of the six sides and tell a story using the face up images. Set a theme ahead of time–“On our vacation we…” or just … Continue reading

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“Order’s Up” for Fast Food Fun

Things are hopping at the Ring-A-Ding Diner as players compete to quickly fill their orders before their opponents do. A game of fast reactions, “Order’s Up”  builds excitement as players race to ding the bell, winning the right to add … Continue reading

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“Big Bubbles Friend Cow” by Little Kids

Kids and bubbles have always connected, so to speak. Summer fun includes chasing after the undulating spheres before they pop. Want a break from blowing and entertaining? Hand over this “Big Bubbles Friend Cow,” teach your child to tip his … Continue reading

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Playmobil Coast Guard Boat

Every kid loves to play law enforcer so let’s set sail with the Coast Guard. This limited edition boat commands attention as it guards the seas. Kids loved to let down the anchor and hook from their cable winches to … Continue reading

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“Henrietta The Pull Along Hen” by I Play

It’s hard to find toys for one to one and a half year-olds that keep their interest and teach them something too!  Your chicks will find this hen and her babies a fascinating delight as they pull mama, “Henrietta,” along … Continue reading

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“My First Baby Doll” by I-Play

Toddlers can scoop up all the essentials, including the baby doll, put them in the soft, cloth bag and be ready for take-along play. A great introduction to pretend play that follows a child’s experience, this first baby doll comes … Continue reading

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