Category Archives: Toy Reviews

“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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Calico Critters Country Tree House Invites Hours of Fun

Gather your furry friends for an afternoon in the tree house. Don’t worry, there is plenty of room for everyone, big and small. With multiple play vignettes–a deck, hot tub, lake, pagoda, water slide or rooms with a view–several kids … Continue reading

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“Large Zoo by Playmobil 123”

The toddler-preschool set is delighted to be able to participate in pretend play with Playmobil, just like their big brothers and sisters. Thanks to playmobil 123, the little ones have their own vehicles, people and animals to ride, feed and … Continue reading

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“Animal Den” Play Ball by HABA

Grab on to this ball of fun and discover the animals nestled in their dens. Each of the six animals–crinkle pig, squeaky chick or smiling lion–can be pulled out of hiding on their stretchy strings, only to snap back inside … Continue reading

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“Hug-a-Puzzle” by Alex Jr. Toys

Alex toys is pretty new at baby toddler toys, introducing Alex Jr. in 2008, but they have positioned themselves as a leader in launching innovative infant toys, in a market that seems flooded with just one more stacking toy. “Hug-a-Puzzle” … Continue reading

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“Bon Voyage” by Alex Jr. Toys

I never thought packing the car was particularly fun until I watched a one-year-old happily stuff the picnic basket, hat, ball, umbrella and suitcases into the trunk of this squishy, plump car. Eight soft, crinkly pictures to pack delighted toddlers … Continue reading

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“Pixie Clutching Toy” by Haba

Babies loved this dynamic little toy on a ring, made with Haba’s signature bright colors and natural wood.  A six-month-old stared with fascination as he twisted the house, tree, mushroom and little person, as they bounced back into position. After … Continue reading

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