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LEGO toys are becoming more violent and featuring more weapons, according to new study

LEGO toys are becoming more violent and featuring more weapons, according to new study

LEGO is among our kids’ absolute favorite toys, and we’re pretty fond of them too since they encourage creativity and imaginative play and build motor and spatial skills. But a new study

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Misty Copeland Barbie doll inspires young dancers to break the mold

Misty Copeland Barbie doll inspires young dancers to break the mold

Misty Copeland made history when she was named the first African American principal dancer in the American Ballet Theatre last year, and now Barbie is getting her own Misty makeover. Barbie has of late

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Danish designed luxury Moover wooden toys get kids moving

Danish designed luxury Moover wooden toys get kids moving

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New LEGO minifigures of iconic Disney characters will enchant kids

New LEGO minifigures of iconic Disney characters will enchant kids

Two things our kids can never get enough of: LEGO and Disney movies. A collaboration between the toy giant and the multimedia entertainment force seems like a happily-ever-after match for both companies,

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Olliewood’s custom fairy houses are a welcoming handcrafted home for enchanted creatures

Olliewood's custom fairy houses are a welcoming handcrafted home for enchanted creatures

The fairy houses we created as kids, using found wood pieces and complete with acorn “bowls”, are getting an upgrade thanks to British woodworker Ollie from Olliewood. A second generation

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Petit Collage’s Modern Bunny wooden stacking toy hops into the playroom

Petit Collage's Modern Bunny wooden stacking toy hops into the playroom

Petit Collage has hit it out of the park again with their adorable new Modern Bunny wooden stacking toy. Babies ages 6 months and up will hop to this colorful and contemporary take on the classic

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New LEGO minifigures: hipster stay-at-home dad and working mom clad in professional attire

New LEGO minifigures: hipster stay-at-home dad and working mom clad in professional attire

Last month we reported that LEGO unveiled its first disabled minifigure. The young man in a wheelchair wasn’t the only groundbreaking character in their ‘Fun at the Park’ set:

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It’s 2016 and the Toy Industry Association still awards toys of the year segregated by gender

It's 2016 and the Toy Industry Association still awards toys of the year segregated by gender

The Toy Industry Association just held its massive yearly convention with a dazzling array of new products including 3D printers for kids and robotic arms. The industry also handed out its annual awards

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Turn learning math into a game kids will love with this squirrel-themed Montessori math kit

Turn learning math into a game kids will love with this squirrel-themed Montessori math kit

MontessoriReStore, a super sweet Etsy shop, specializes in beautiful Montessori and Waldorf inspired toy bundles that focus on building sensory, language and fine motor coordination, education, and most

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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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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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Candy Kirby Designs’ adorable boy and girl dolls make the sweetest companions for kids

Candy Kirby Designs' adorable boy and girl dolls make the sweetest companions for kids

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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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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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Traditional toys & books may trump gadgets at promoting early language development in kids

Traditional toys & books may trump gadgets at promoting early language development in kids

There are growing numbers of tech toys for young kids in the form of iPads and iPhones, baby computers, talking animals or dolls, and other electronics that promise they are boosting language development

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Sweet, cuddly mitten decor paired with bear and mouse finger puppets your kids can play with

Sweet, cuddly mitten decor paired with bear and mouse finger puppets your kids can play with

Children love to have a special place to put things, thus these sweet decorative mittens are sure to please little ones. Made by the lovely Kata Golda company, each mitten is hand-stitched with either

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Stylish workbench toy set helps kids manage all their pretend home improvement projects

Stylish workbench toy set helps kids manage all their pretend home improvement projects

This exclusive Land of Nod workbench toy set includes everything your child needs for awesome make-believe home improvement projects of all sizes. The set, which includes a wooden play hammer, saw,

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Snowman rattle shakes up holiday gift-giving with an environmental message

Snowman rattle shakes up holiday gift-giving with an environmental message

Give the newest member of your family a thoughtful and eco-friendly holiday gift with this sweet snowman rattle. Handmade in Peru and crafted from 100% GOTS-certified organic cotton, this rattle will

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