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Step aside rubber ducky… here comes the Retro XL Rubber Beetle Car

Step aside rubber ducky… here comes the Retro XL Rubber Beetle Car

We’ll always have a place in the tub for a rubber ducky, but when it’s time to really rev up bath time fun, we’re reaching for the Retro XL Rubber Beetle Car from Oli and Carol. This

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‘My Baby’s Name Is’ organic sleeping bags come in a rainbow of hues for your little sunshine

‘My Baby’s Name Is’ organic sleeping bags come in a rainbow of hues for your little sunshine

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DADA blocks encourage creativity with ‘think outside the box’ shapes

DADA blocks encourage creativity with ‘think outside the box’ shapes

The DADA wooden block has no limits, allowing little hands to make up shapes from their wildest imaginations — beyond the standard square and rectangle. Using bands, holes and pegs, the angular

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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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7 DIY Valentines that are easy to make in bulk for your child’s classmates

7 DIY Valentines that are easy to make in bulk for your child’s classmates

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Globe Totters City Blocks put a small piece of the world in the palm of baby’s hand

Globe Totters City Blocks put a small piece of the world in the palm of baby’s hand

Blocks are a vital mainstay of childhood play, and parents Angela and Justin Clair have put a refreshing spin on the square staple with their Globe Totters City Blocks. Designed to educate even the

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WHO says that childhood obesity is an ‘exploding nightmare’ in developing countries

WHO says that childhood obesity is an ‘exploding nightmare’ in developing countries

Is it the phthalates? The early antibiotic exposure? The low levels of physical activity? Parental tolerance (or ignorance) of how much junk food kids are eating? Each has been attributed in some way to

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Banking baby teeth is now an alternative to storing umbilical cord blood stem cells

Banking baby teeth is now an alternative to storing umbilical cord blood stem cells

Many parents stash away their kids’ baby teeth as sentimental keepsakes of early childhood, but it turns out there is an even more compelling reason to hang on to those pearly whites. Baby teeth contain

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Barbie moves beyond blue-eyed and blond with new body types, hair, and skin color options

Barbie moves beyond blue-eyed and blond with new body types, hair, and skin color options

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POLL: First graders are using cycle desks to stay focused at school – Sad sign of the times or great idea?

POLL: First graders are using cycle desks to stay focused at school – Sad sign of the times or great idea?

We’ve written and written about the unfortunate effects of not allowing kids plenty of time to get their wiggles out during school hours. We are also extremely enthusiastic about forest

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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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Patagonia’s Baby Nano Puff Jacket is colorful, cruelty-free, sustainable outerwear for kids

Patagonia’s Baby Nano Puff Jacket is colorful, cruelty-free, sustainable outerwear for kids

Winter is upon us and, for eco-savvy parents, the frigid weather can bring a host of nightmares when it comes to outfitting your kids for the cold. Finding sustainably made, cruelty-free children’s

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Hazardous chemicals found in fur-trimmed children’s clothing

Hazardous chemicals found in fur-trimmed children’s clothing

Recent testing of fur-trimmed infant and children’s clothing revealed unsafe levels of harmful chemicals that could lead to allergies, cancer, and hormonal imbalances. Dutch animal rights organization

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Father creates app to help parents detect eye cancer in children after his son was diagnosed with retinoblastoma

Father creates app to help parents detect eye cancer in children after his son was diagnosed with retinoblastoma

Noah Shaw was just a little more than three months-old when he was diagnosed with rare tumors in both eyes. He endured a lengthy treatment and had to have his right eye removed, and his father Bryan Shaw

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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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Handmade Falkor plush toy from The NeverEnding Story becomes an internet sensation

Handmade Falkor plush toy from The NeverEnding Story becomes an internet sensation

The world received a welcome dose of nostalgia when this incredibly lifelike Falkor plush toy hit the airwaves. The Etsy Shop GameGuardians began producing The NeverEnding Story recreation back in the

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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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