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Best Toys for Skill Development in Children 6 to 12 Months

Best Toys for Skill Development in Children 6 to 12 Months

  Who doesn’t enjoy picking out thrilling new toys for babies?  Perhaps you’ve just had a baby or are crazy about your newest grandbaby, niece, nephew, or a best friend’s child. It’s always heartwarming to see a young baby’s eyes fill with delight after you’ve presented him or her with a gifted toy. That said, if you’ve recently had your first child or have no children of your own--the toy selection process isn’t as easy as you might think. It takes time and research to pick perfect and age-appropriate toys--ones that are both safe and help little ones develop the...

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4 Fun Halloween Alternatives for Kids with Food Allergies

4 Fun Halloween Alternatives for Kids with Food Allergies

 

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The Ultimate Guide for Princess Dress-Up Halloween Party

The Ultimate Guide for Princess Dress-Up Halloween Party

    Princess dress-up parties have been a beloved occasion for little girls through the generations. Who doesn’t love an excuse to get fancy and pretend for a bit of time that you’re a member of a royal family? With Halloween just around the corner, there’s no better time to organize a princess dress-up party for your little one and friends. Here’s your guide to hosting the best gathering of princesses (and a few princes) in all the land--from engaging fun activities to healthy snacks. Healthy Princess Snacks Since it’s Halloween, your children will most likely consume their fair share...

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Noah's Ark Face Paint Tutorials for Halloween

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Noah's Ark Face Paint Tutorials for Halloween

Halloween is right around the corner, and if your child hasn’t already firmly decided that she’ll be a witch, vampire, or Elsa from Frozen--we’ve got a few great ideas for her! Noah’s Ark is a timeless story that not only helps children learn biblical history but also teaches them about a variety of lovable animals in the animal kingdom. Use the following face paint tutorials to transform your son or daughter into one of three adorable animals featured in the age-old story. Face Paint Tutorial #1: The Zebra First up, we have the Zebra... Use the video tutorial above to...

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5 Benefits of Imaginative Play

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5 Benefits of Imaginative Play

The late and great Albert Einstein once said “Logic will get you from A to Z; imagination will get you everywhere.” As a toy company that sees the power and impact of imaginative play--we totally agree! While logic and knowledge have their own important roles to play in the development of children, without imagination, our society wouldn’t be where it is today. Imagination plays a key role in the creative process for musicians, actors, artists, scientists, inventors, and authors, all of whom contribute a great deal to society and culture. Imaginative play is a key way to help children develop...

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