Go! Go! Smart Friends Enchanted Princess Palace by VTech

Go! Go! Smart Friends Enchanted Princess Palace by VTech

Go! Go! Smart Friends is a great name for VTech’s series of interactive play sets. Last year’s Go! Go! Smart Friends’ Busy Sounds Discovery Home was so popular with my 3 year-old twin grandchildren that one of them just told mom, “Nora needs...
Kathe Kruse Monkey Carlo Towel Doll

Kathe Kruse Monkey Carlo Towel Doll

Monkey Carlo captured my heart as I opened the box to find him clutching his blankie with the beautiful Kathe Kruse details we know and love–a circular stitching that loops into hearts around the edge or his little turned out feet with red checked soles, Their...
ALEX Toys My First House Activity Cube

ALEX Toys My First House Activity Cube

“My First House Activity Center” was one of my favorite new toys at the NY Toy Fair this year. It’s loaded with potential language learning with the spinning cube hosting a different room of the house on each side and a  playground on top! Toddlers...
Jungle Train Journey Set by Hape

Jungle Train Journey Set by Hape

Hape’s Jungle Train Journey Set was clearly one of my favorite new toys at the New York Toy Fair this year! I  took a video of playing with this unique new train for our little toddlers and preschoolers. The monkey engine connects magnetically to the lion and...
Bluebee Pals by Kayle Concepts

Bluebee Pals by Kayle Concepts

Want to soften technology with a cuddle and chat? Bring on one of the Bluebee Pals to oversee the learning! As a speech language pathologist, over the last 35  years working with kids, one of the biggest challenges was keeping them focused, attending and listening to...
Wonderhood Grand Hotel Creative Building Set

Wonderhood Grand Hotel Creative Building Set

Pack your suitcases and get on the road for a visit to Chelsea who lives at the Wonderhood Hotel. But YOU get to design the hotel just the way you like it! My friend got right to work, experimenting with design and changing up the configuration of 24 illustrated...