Toys

Best Toy Garages for Toddlers

Best Toy Garages for Toddlers

This group of the best toy garages for toddlers make playing with cars extra fun, particularly for little boys, who in my experience are always fascinated with them. When my son Benjamin was very little, he loved toy cars and trucks more than anything else. […]

The Best Minnie Mouse Toys for 2 Year Old Girls

The Best Minnie Mouse Toys for 2 Year Old Girls

My younger daughter, Rebecca, has always been a particularly huge fan of Minnie Mouse. When Rebecca was 2 years old, she had a red and white polka dot Minnie Mouse costume that she wore almost every day for about three months. The only time she […]

Pink Dinosaur Toys for Girls

Pink Dinosaur Toys for Girls

  Through no particular prodding or encouragement on our part, our kids always followed gender roles in their choice of toys when they were little. While my son Benjamin was crazy about toy cars and garages, (and little else), my two daughters loved princesses, dolls, […]

Dinosaur Skeleton Bone and Fossil Toys

Dinosaur Skeleton Bone and Fossil Toys

  Dinosaur skeleton bones and fossil kits make a great educational toy for kids. Hands-on learners (like my middle child, who has always loved to touch everything) will especially love digging around making unique discoveries with them. They can be equally enjoyed for both girls […]

Fisher Price Imaginext Ultra T-Rex Dinosaur Toy Review

Fisher Price Imaginext Ultra T-Rex Dinosaur Toy Review

It’s no secret that kids, especially boys, are often fascinated by dinosaurs. Dinosaurs are real, but also fantasy in a sense, because none of us have actually seen them in real life. They are frightening enough to be exciting, but not frightening enough to be […]

Wooden Ride On Toys

Wooden Ride On Toys

Ride-on toys are a great way for kids to have fun and get some fresh air and exercise, either by themselves or with other kids. We’re lucky that our driveway is long and relatively flat. When the kids were little, they loved having races up […]

Dinosaur Toys for Kids

Dinosaur Toys for Kids

I thought that dinosaur toys for kids would be a popular item to write about, since most kids go through a phase where they’re crazy about dinosaurs. It’s not hard to see why they do. They seem like something from a long tale or a […]

Mickey Mouse Toys for Toddler Boys

Mickey Mouse Toys for Toddler Boys

If you’re looking for a toy for your favorite toddler, you probably can’t go wrong with Mickey Mouse. Everyone knows Mickey, and he’s been a friendly face to both boys and girls of all ages for generations. We’re big Mickey (and Minnie) fans in our […]

The Best Glow in the Dark Toys for Toddlers (and Older Kids too!)

The Best Glow in the Dark Toys for Toddlers (and Older Kids too!)

When my kids were really little, we used to play hide and the seek in the house after dark using glow sticks. One of my girls found it scary, so we renamed the game “Hide and Hug” and everybody would hug the person when they […]

Dinosaur Toys for Toddlers

Dinosaur Toys for Toddlers

These five dinosaur toys for babies and toddlers are well-made, colorful, and just plain cute. Kids seem to have a unique fascination with dinosaurs, which isn’t surprising. After all, dinosaurs are legends and real both at the same time. They’re huge and powerful, yet can […]