educational toys

In a Pickle: The WINNER

November 15, 2011

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Random Integer Generator Here are your random numbers: 9 Timestamp: 2011-11-15 16:53:42 UTC Congratulations Ellie # 9 Ellie November 9, 2011 at 3:23 am I’m a stickler for following the rules but flexible rules and rules modified for beginners are totally okay – just no cheating! Does that count as being argumentative? I also enjoy […]

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Christmas Toy Review GIVEAWAY of the Week: The Scrambled States of America Package Including Game and Books! Why we love this Christmas gift: Oh my gosh, MacGyver is in love with this game. I never thought such a simple game could be so much fun and teach children so many basic facts about the 50 […]


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Random Integer Generator Here are your random numbers: 12 Timestamp: 2011-11-08 22:01:40 UTC Congratulations Mary Anne # 12 maryanne November 2, 2011 at 7:55 am I bought my kids calendars and I bought a gift for my sister (my family draws names and shops for one sibling’s family), so we’ve started shopping. We keep Christmas […]


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We’re GIVING AWAY: In a Pickle by Gamewright Shhhh! Don’t tell your children. They will be using their reading and thinking skills when playing this game. Shhhh! They might even learn something. Shhhh! Don’t let them in on our little secret. Shhhh! They’ll think this game is a fun Christmas present. Why our family likes […]


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We are GIVING AWAY one Rivers, Roads & Rails Game Now that Halloween is over and the children are coming down from their sugar-high, it is unbelievably time to start shopping for Christmas gifts. This week we are starting our annual Christmas Toy Recommendations and GIVEAWAYS. Our goal is to share FUN educational toys that […]


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Perfect Dollhouse for Under the Tree this Christmas! Miss Enigma celebrated her fourth birthday in November. When birthdays and Christmas roll around we have a really hard time selecting gifts for her. Why? Well, because she is an “enigma” in many ways. But we’ve been noticing that she’s showing an interest in all of those  […]


I Dare You Not to Sing-Along

December 1, 2010

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Great Little Christmas Stocking Stuffer! We first highlighted Readeez back in April. We highly recommend this for all of the little “Readeezers” on your Christmas list. . . Our children do not own very many DVD’s.  Every few weeks we head down to the local library and the kids pick out a combination of “fluff” […]


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We’re GIVING AWAY Crayola Model Magic Deluxe Variety Pack and Crayola Air Dry Clay 5 lb Bucket, White Why we love Model Magic: 1. Our kids love Model Magic. 2. It allows children to explore and create freely. 3. It is a great Christmas gift for both boys and girls, ages 5 and up. 4. […]


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GIVEAWAY of the week: Snap Circuits Jr. SC 100 and The Magic School Bus and the Electric Field Trip by Joanna Cole Do you have a budding scientist? (Or would you like to encourage “someone” to show a little interest in science?) Snap Circuits are just the Christmas gift you’re looking for. Again, last Christmas […]


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GIVEAWAY of the WEEK: A Set of Wikki Stix Big Count Box! We are beginning a series of posts on Christmas gifts for Children. Our kids love junkie toys as much as yours. However, the educator in us hates giving all of those plastic junkie toys to children. So we tend to lean towards books, […]