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Magic Leap’s mixed reality technology will blow your mind

Magic Leap’s mixed reality technology will blow your mind

You’re probably going to watch the videos above and below a few times… and then try to contain your excitement and anticipation for Magic Leap, a somewhat mysterious technology company that is

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Red Paper Plane’s (free!) downloadable activity kits present missions to play and learn as a family

Red Paper Plane’s (free!) downloadable activity kits present missions to play and learn as a family

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Soccer legend Abby Wambach unveils Barbie doll made in her likeness

Soccer legend Abby Wambach unveils Barbie doll made in her likeness

Recently retired soccer superstar and the world’s all time leading goal scorer, Abby Wambach was an avowed “Barbie kid” growing up — despite saying that she didn’t

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Heart-shaped jigsaw puzzle is a sweet and thoughtful Valentine’s Day gift for kids

Heart-shaped jigsaw puzzle is a sweet and thoughtful Valentine’s Day gift for kids

Forget the Valentine’s Day candy: the way to your kid’s heart is through a lovable, handcrafted jigsaw puzzle (or maybe it’s just the way to boosting your child’s problem-solving

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You can ride the real life Falkor and meet other creatures from The NeverEnding Story at this German theme park

You can ride the real life Falkor and meet other creatures from The NeverEnding Story at this German theme park

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Ken gets an unauthorized “DadBod” update in response to Barbie’s new body types

Ken gets an unauthorized “DadBod” update in response to Barbie’s new body types

The original Barbie’s ridiculously unrealistic proportions have distorted the reality of what a woman’s body looks like, and endless commentary has been made about the famous doll’s

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Forest preschool teaches rescued baby orangutans how to live in the wild

Forest preschool teaches rescued baby orangutans how to live in the wild

In Indonesia, 102 orphaned orangutans currently live at an International Animal Rescue facility that functions as a different type of forest school than the ones we usually discuss. The stakes are high

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LEGO unveils its first disabled minifigure

LEGO unveils its first disabled minifigure

Everything is even more awesome in the world of toys with the summer release of a new LEGO City set that includes a LEGO first: a young man in a wheelchair. Unveiled at the International Toy Fair in

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London’s West End production of Wicked is planning its first autism-friendly performance

London’s West End production of Wicked is planning its first autism-friendly performance

Taking any child to a play or musical on Broadway or (its British equivalent) the West End can be tricky, especially considering the expensive ticket prices and the certainty that he or she will want to

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LEGOLAND is hiring model builders — the dream job for the kid in all of us

LEGOLAND is hiring model builders — the dream job for the kid in all of us

Ask most kids what their dream job would be and they’ll likely scratch their heads and wonder, “Does playing with LEGOs count?” Why yes, it does, for the lucky LEGO builders hired to

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Minimalist recycled cardboard chess set introduces modern kids to a centuries old classic

Minimalist recycled cardboard chess set introduces modern kids to a centuries old classic

Londji’s elegant black and white chess set, made from recycled cardboard and paper, is really two activities in one. The Noir & Blanc set comes unassembled for easier storage and shipping, so

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Dutch children build their own village in 4 days at an ingenious, industrious summer camp

Dutch children build their own village in 4 days at an ingenious, industrious summer camp

Between the overnight camping trips taken by preschoolers in Germany and the Welsh outdoor adventure playground that looks like the aftermath of an apocalypse, we’re inclined to agree with the

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Mom helps her kids learn the elements by making periodic table Battleship

Mom helps her kids learn the elements by making periodic table Battleship

If playing games together is a beloved activity in your family, we’ve got a suggestion that will put a little chemistry into the mix: periodic table Battleship! Former school teacher and current

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Playing house in retro style wih Eco and You’s recyclable cardboard play kitchen appliances

Playing house in retro style wih Eco and You’s recyclable cardboard play kitchen appliances

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Ulysses is a superhero that kids can build and pose in countless postures

Ulysses is a superhero that kids can build and pose in countless postures

You know what’s even more fun that DIY? DIT or “do it together,” and that’s exactly what we suggest with Londji’s Ulysses puppet. This posable superhero comes unassembled, so

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Beautiful reclaimed wood desk for kids is also a playhouse & easel

Beautiful reclaimed wood desk for kids is also a playhouse & easel

Whether you live in a tiny house, a mansion, or somewhere in between, whether you have toddlers or elementary-schoolers, you will thank the folks at Loaf for their ingenious children’s desk design.

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Kids can rock the day away on the gorgeous and minimalist Paloma Teeter Totter

Kids can rock the day away on the gorgeous and minimalist Paloma Teeter Totter

We often hear inspiring stories of how entrepreneurs were inspired by the birth of their child to create and innovate eco-friendly products. In the case of prolific designer Derek Kistner, it was his

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Get a 3D printed LEGO head of yourself or your kid to become the ultimate bespoke toy

Get a 3D printed LEGO head of yourself or your kid to become the ultimate bespoke toy

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