toys

  1. Toys

    Best toys for encouraging imagination

    Letting your child explore her imagination is not only a cute way to see what’s going on in her psyche, but some researchers suggest...
  2. School & Education

    Top 5 educational gadgets for kids

    You’re not the only one who likes high-tech toys! Your kiddos probably have a few techie gadgets on their lists, and they’re not...
  3. Preschoolers

    Best toys to donate to your preschool

    After cleaning out old toys, your first inclination might be to haul off your donations to a local charity or consignment store. But...
  4. Preschoolers

    6 Great toys for preschool boys

    Stumped for ideas on what toys to get for your own preschool-age boy or a friend? We've rounded up the best toys for three- and...
  5. Toys and Play

    Beat the heat with active water toys

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    From sprinklers and water blasters to pool toys galore, there are tons of ways for kids and families to stay cool — and fit — during...
  6. Dog gear & accessories

    Top interactive dog toys for the bored dog

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    Does your dog stare at you and sigh with nothing better to do? Well, a bored dog is not a happy dog. To keep your pup from getting...
  7. Parenting

    6 Ways to teach during play

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    Children are naturally interested in the world around them. Learn how to encourage their natural curiosity and instill a love of...
  8. Preschoolers

    Building brains with building blocks: The importance of kinesthetic play

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    Look, touch, skip, jump! Little kids need toys that are as active as they are. Discover the importance of hands-on learning and find...
  9. Toys and Play

    Hottest summer toys for 2012

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    As soon as the mercury rises, your kids head outside for some warm weather fun with the latest summer toys. But, will the toys in...
  10. Parenting

    Never step on another stray LEGO again

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    Nothing, and we mean nothing, hurts more than stepping barefoot on a tiny little LEGO. Same goes for Barbie shoes, trains and Hot...
  11. Toys and Play

    5 Fun water toys for outside play

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    Going stir crazy with the kids out of school? Try one of these five fun toys to get your kids outside. Water toys are perfect for...
  12. Kids toys

    How to save money on toys

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    Toys can be expensive, especially these days when almost everything is electronic. Follow these tips to save money when toy shopping...
  13. Kids toys

    Top toy trends: There's an app for that

    The hottest trend in toys for 2012 is the melding of physical toys with apps for your smartphone or tablet. Let's take a look at...
  14. Celebrity Style

    Barbie kicks off her presidential run in a Chris Benz-designed dress

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    Mitt Romney has all but shored up the GOP nomination for president in 2012, but a new entrant has just declared her candidacy:...
  15. Child Development & Health

    Sexist kids' toys

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    When you talk to your child about the future, you hold out the world. “You can be anything you want to be,” you say. But are your...
  16. Preschoolers

    Educational alternatives to annoying toys

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    Do you have too many battery operated noisy toys in your house? Maybe it's time for a change. These educational and fun toys hold...
  17. Toys and Play

    Toy Fair 2012: New technology and old favorites

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    Toy Fair 2012 is taking place in New York from Feb. 12 through Feb. 15. This annual event, owned and operated by the Toy Industry...
  18. Toys and Play

    Best toys of 2011

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    We have checked out dozens of toys this year and here are some of our favorites for little boys and girls. Read on to find out our...
  19. Mom & Dad

    How to save money on holiday toy shopping

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    If you haven't finished Christmas shopping for the kids, don't worry -- you still have a little bit of time left. Follow these...
  20. Bargains, Savings & Shopping Tips

    Walmart online Christmas sale

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    If you still have some Christmas shopping left to do, you don't have to leave your house to get it done. Right now, Walmart.com is...