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Tree Change Dolls gives Bratz down-to-earth “makeunders”

Tree Change Dolls gives Bratz down-to-earth "makeunders"

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Wearable rope vest turns parents into the most popular and portable jungle gym in town

Wearable rope vest turns parents into the most popular and portable jungle gym in town

Our kids climb all over us all day long: while waiting to pick up big brother at school, in line at the grocery store, even at the park despite there being loads of available play equipment. The moral of

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10 gorgeous indoor play spaces that will delight kids

10 gorgeous indoor play spaces that will delight kids

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Sumblox building blocks stack up to teach kids math

Sumblox building blocks stack up to teach kids math

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British experts rally together to protect youth from the “toxic nature” of modern childhood

British experts rally together to protect youth from the "toxic nature" of modern childhood

Forty British experts, ranging from neuroscientists to educators to writers, have written a public letter urging the government to step in and save today’s children from their commercialized,

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Toy companies are creating dolls and toys with disabilities to represent & include differently-abled children

Toy companies are creating dolls and toys with disabilities to represent & include differently-abled children

Diversity among dolls and toys has been a burgeoning focus in recent years, and, with the help of popular campaigns such as #ToyLikeMe, this movement now includes multiple successful efforts to include

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Liliane Dolls Villa is a luxurious modern dollhouse built at a child’s height

Liliane Dolls Villa is a luxurious modern dollhouse built at a child's height

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Sky Villages interactive installation teaches kids lofty concepts about architecture & population growth

Sky Villages interactive installation teaches kids lofty concepts about architecture & population growth

Kids’ imaginations run wild, and they are just so open to the idea of EVERYTHING being real: even villages floating in the sky doesn’t seem out of the realm of possibility. At Brooklyn

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Two young brothers created safer, more kid-friendly bows and arrows, resulting in a million-dollar business!

Two young brothers created safer, more kid-friendly bows and arrows, resulting in a million-dollar business!

Archery hones kids’ precision and focus, develops their fine motor skills, and it’s also a lot of fun. The downside, of course, is that putting a sharp arrow and a heavy bow into the hands of

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Anglerfish toy teaches kids about anatomy as it turns inside out to reveal its innards

Anglerfish toy teaches kids about anatomy as it turns inside out to reveal its innards

Curiosity and an active imagination are among out favorite kid qualities, and we adore toys that encourage new ways of thinking. Morris, a stuffed anglerfish toy is a perfect example: this reversible

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HOW TO: Make natural candy cane play dough

HOW TO: Make natural candy cane play dough

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10 DIY indoor forts & play spaces

10 DIY indoor forts & play spaces

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New-York Historical Society’s Holiday Express exhibit is a magical wonderland of model trains and old-fashioned toys

New-York Historical Society's Holiday Express exhibit is a magical wonderland of model trains and old-fashioned toys

Train fever among our kids goes into overdrive during the holiday season: we watch Polar Express, pull out our old model train sets and lay track around the house, and love visiting train-themed holiday

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Kids can fashion handmade gifts and donate them to people in need via Little Loving Hands craft kits

Kids can fashion handmade gifts and donate them to people in need via Little Loving Hands craft kits

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6 incredible stocking stuffers that run on imagination and brainpower

6 incredible stocking stuffers that run on imagination and brainpower

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Jumbo wooden cat stacking game balances family fun and building skills

Jumbo wooden cat stacking game balances family fun and building skills

And now for a family activity to partake in over the holidays that doesn’t include shopping, eating, or arguing: stacking cats. This new, larger version of the popular balance game features six

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Infinite Galaxy Puzzle can be continuously assembled in any direction in thousands of different ways

Infinite Galaxy Puzzle can be continuously assembled in any direction in thousands of different ways

Puzzles are one of our go-to rainy and snow day activities since they keeps kids’ hands busy for big chunks of time while they polish their motor and problem solving skills. This new galaxy-themed

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Celebrate the Festival of Lights with a Hanukkah menorah featuring customized dolls wearing flame hats

Celebrate the Festival of Lights with a Hanukkah menorah featuring customized dolls wearing flame hats

Kiddos love to partake in the Hanukkah tradition of candle-lighting, an integral part of the Festival of Lights, but with little ones it’s tricky because, you know, FIRE! This menorah of little

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