Category: Toys & Games

Interactive Kids Yard Activities

Interactive Kids Yard Activities

My kids can’t wait to go outside as soon as the weather gets warmer. Playing with water beads, blowing bubbles, and making cloud dough entertains my kids, helps them burn off energy and encourages their motor skill development!

Toy Organization Tips & Tricks

Toy Organization Tips & Tricks

Do you have mountains of toys at your house? I often feel like my kids have more toys than they can possibly play with. These ideas will help streamline your playroom and organize your kids’ toys.

Fun Toys for Busy Boys

Fun Toys for Busy Boys

As soon as my little guy started crawling, his enthusiasm for going on adventures took off. My two little girls keep me on my toes, but my little boy wants to constantly climb, scamper and explore. Keeping him out of the street was a full time job before we moved to a house with a fully fenced yard. Boys also play differently than girls — they like to crash things together, throw their cars, and figure out how their toys work. Here are some of our favorite toys and activities that are especially interesting for little boys.

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5 Activities for Little Mermaids

5 Activities for Little Mermaids

Design your own interactive mermaid game with cute game pieces, enjoy mermaid sea-inspired snacks, and host a mermaid themed play date.

Meet American Girl Gabriela McBride

Meet American Girl Gabriela McBride

We are excited to introduce Gabriela McBride, the 2017 American Girl of the Year. We had the opportunity to check out this new American Girl doll’s gorgeous details and fun story that celebrates overcoming obstacles with creativity. Don’t miss our unboxing video!

Meet the American Girl WellieWishers

Meet the American Girl WellieWishers

The WellieWishers are American Girl’s newest collection of dolls, designed for girls ages 5 years old and older. These 5 friends each love dressing up, putting on shows, stomping in mud puddles, and being a good friend. We had the chance to check out the WellieWishers dolls Ashlyn and Camille. Each WellieWishers doll comes in a darling outfit that coordinates with their whimsical Wellie boots. I love each doll’s beautiful detailing and these dolls are just as well made as the classic American Girl dolls, with similar hair, faces, and features.
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6 Summer Treats, Crafts & Sensory Activities

6 Summer Treats, Crafts & Sensory Activities

Summer with kids can be super fun if you keep the kids active and engaged with sensory activities. Here are some fun preschool activities for keeping kids busy during the summer.

DIY Princess Tower from Recycled Containers

DIY Princess Tower from Recycled Containers

Make a darling DIY Pincess Tower out of recycled food containers for small princess dolls. Kids can customize it with jewels, pretty trim, and our printable rock texture!

Fun with American Girl Maryellen Larkin

Fun with American Girl Maryellen Larkin

We’ve been having so much fun with our American Girl doll Maryellen Larkin! My young daughter is already enchanted by her beautiful details, silky hair, and darling clothes and accessories. I was excited to give her my Truly Me doll this year, and Maryellen Larkin is the perfect friend to join the two of them!

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Meet American Girl Maryellen Larkin

Meet American Girl Maryellen Larkin

We were excited to hear about American Girl’s Maryellen Larkin, a charming doll inspired by the 1950’s. This true-to-era doll comes complete with a darling striped dress and aqua shrug, Mary Jane shoes, and an award-winning Beforever storybook.

5 Summer Activities for Kids

5 Summer Activities for Kids

Play backyard scrabble and make liquid sidewalk chalk. Here are some budget-friendly ideas for afternoon play that kids will love too!

Perks of Being a Mermaid

Perks of Being a Mermaid

My two-year-old woke up one morning, found her first and third Halloween costumes, and wanted to take mermaid sister pictures. As a mom who loves taking adorable pictures of my girls, she didn’t have to ask twice! “Mermaid sisters” can have a lot of fun together! They always have a buddy to play with, never have to swim alone, and make the perfect pair for going on adventures. We came up with a whole days’ worth of fun mermaid activities to do!

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