Selecting an educational toy for children that keeps them engaged can be challenging. With the right tools, you can make the toy shopping experience a lot less stressful.
Acquiring all the products needed to care for your children can be expensive and overwhelming. But you can make the experience a lot less stressful for yourself and your family with quality tools and toys that can be used for all your children.
Originally touted as a tool to help kids stay calm and focused, the fidget spinner quickly took off as one of the most sought-after toys of the year. While your kids are probably very familiar with the standard spinners, these unique fidget spinners will catch their attention and make the perfect gift.
Walmart recently released its top contenders for best Christmas toys of 2018, just in time for Black Friday deals and Cyber Monday sales. Brands like Power Rangers, Jurassic World, Transformers and Play-Doh are perennial favorites on our must-have kids toy list. But this year, we're equally excited about the comeback of Polly Pocket, as well as some newer trendy toys from Little Live Pets, Pomsie and Grumblies. Hold onto your pocketbooks and ready your wallets, because Walmart is stocked up with the most in-demand toy brands and products this year. Peruse our top kids toy choices below.
Target was a go-to for the trendiest Christmas toys last year, and you can expect even more of the same great Black Friday deals and Cyber Monday sales on kids' favorite brands in 2018. From Air Hogs to Peppa Pig and PAW Patrol playsets, it won't be hard to fulfill your child's wish list with a shopping trip to Target. Last year, Nintendo and LEGO were favorite toymakers for Target shoppers, and this year the virtual toy chest is loaded with options from Baby Alive, KumiKreator, Crate Creatures and more. Have a look through our favorite Christmas toys from Target below.
Inspire creativity this holiday season with eight craft kits the kiddos will love. From customizable musical instruments to hands-on science experiments, we'll help you gift the perfect kid's kit.
Have an L.O.L. Surprise! superfan in your life? We bet you do! The tiny big-eyed dolls have become one of the hottest toys of the holiday season. In fact, the range of merchandise featuring the mini figures goes far beyond the basic ball. From the new L.O.L. Surprise! Big Surprise set to L.O.L. Surprise! Pets to sparkly accessories and trendy fashions, we've uncovered the coolest items any L.O.L.-loving kid will totally flip for. Many of our picks are available from favorite retailers like Amazon, Walmart and Target — but you better act quick because these toys are flying off the shelves. It's no mystery who will win Christmas this year by wrapping up these fun surprises for the kiddos!
Declutter the playroom or living room with our favorite modern toy boxes that can store it all.
It's about that time: Ice, ice baby! There's a chill in the air, the winter months are upon us and ice skating rinks across the country are opening their gates. This, of course, keeps kids busy outside with friends while parents are bustling around buying holiday gifts, readying the house for guests and more. Ice skating is not only a great sport but also one of the best outdoor activities and winter weather pastimes for families. Whether your kid is a beginner or a star athlete, a boy or a girl, a figure skater or a hockey player, or just having fun with friends at the local frozen pond, here are the coolest ice skate styles from Amazon, Target, L.L. Bean and Urban Outfitters that any kid will covet.
Your kids will love this wearable tech, and you'll love that they're able to build healthier habits with these fun fitness and activity trackers.
Selecting the coolest (and most durable) kids' shoes for fall and beyond can be quite the ordeal — no pressure, Mom and Dad! Thankfully, Pediped has an incredible inventory of shoes and sandals that will have your little one stepping out in style at school, the playground and beyond. Plus, now until September 30, 2018, you can enjoy 20 percent off your Pediped purchase by using code PARENTING20!
From fun food sets and building blocks to unique playhouses and play kitchens, here's our top toys that promote pretend play and inspire your child's imagination.
Simple mix-and-match crafting kit for creating a beautiful, custom nightlightEncourages fine motor skills, visual-spatial skills, ...creativity, confidenceFosters a healthy sleeping routine, helps develop pre-reading skillsMix and match 4 backgrounds, 5 fascinating landscapes, and over 50 transparent punch-outsSwitch it on for the perfect amount of light read more
Beyond The Page MDF Table Numbers 4pk, 6" x 4" x 6.5":Give this beautifully designed table numbers your own unique lookFour 4" x 6..." x 6-1/2" table numbers made of MDF craftwoodAssembly requiredImported read more
Light up room decor: add instant ambiance to your room with lovely lights light up tea light globes. (makes two globes).Make with ...a friend: this kit is great for crafting together! Make your tea light globes completely unique to you. Match your room or use your favorite colors.Complete kit: comes with everything you need! Kit includes two plastic tea light globes, battery operated tea lights (batteries included), translucent paper shapes, decoupage glaze, glitter and micro pompoms.Learn decoupage techniques: learn the classic technique of decoupage with frosted paper patterns and decoupage glaze (included).Teen crafts: craftivity is designed especially for teens and tweens! Learn trendy craft techniques that expand artistic abilities specifically for ages 12-16. read more
Make and display one of a kind designs with this amazing FAO Schwarz Jewelry Kit! Showcase all the mazing styles on your special F...AO jewelry holder or wear them out 56 unique styles of beads 8.5''H x 4.75''W x 3.5''D For 1 - 2 players Age: 6 years & up... read more
The BBC micro: craft pack is an all-in-one project pack to get kids coding! kids learn about technology, electronics, and coding u...sing the included micro: bit and 20 electronic components. With the micro: craft pack, the opportunities for making, creating, and exploring are endless. Designed for kids 11+ by the BBC and Tech Will Save Us, it's the perfect introduction to coding and making. And with our free online make platform, kids have dozens of more projects to choose from!. read more
Code Hopper introduces preschoolers to computer coding in a hop, skip and a jump. This active game keeps bodies busy while young b...rains gain valuable practice in sequencing, decision making, and following commands just like a computer. Bright foam mats that link together create a flowchart of fun and simulate the logic of computer code. Simple actions include "Touch your nose" and "Kick your leg" while decisions like "Do you see a circle?" lead children down different paths. The enclosed parent guide defines the coding concepts to further build a foundation for STEM success. read more
Coded Critters Color Book: All 60 Coded Critters
ALEX Toys Craft Yarn Craft teaches you how to knit and crochet! Illustrated instructions makes these skills easy to learn; and onc...e learned they will last a lifetime. Make a scarf, a bag, pompoms, and more. Start a project then store it, with all of your supplies, in the beautifully printed keepsake box. Includes 6 colors of yarn (300yds.), 2 wooden knitting needles, crochet hook, plastic needle, keepsake case and instructions. Recommended for children 8 years of age and older. read more
ALEX Toys Craft Eco Crafts lets you create 20 easy crafts with recycled stickers, papers and pencils. Just layer and stick to make... puppets, animals and jewelry. Includes 428 stickers and shapes, 6 recycled colored pencils, 42 craft sticks, wooden spoons, fork and spatula, wooden buttons, 4 small wooden spoons, spools and beads, string, ribbon, glue stick, tissue papers and easy instructions. Made of recycled paperboard and soy ink. Recommended for children 6 years of age and older. read more
This classic hobby set is fun for everyone, ages 8 to 88! Wood construction set is complete for two boxes with lids, four God's ey...es, and four planes. This 8x8x2 inch package contains two beads, four jumbo craft sticks, 136 basic craft sticks, 6 yards of plastic lacing, 8 yards of yarn and instructions. Meets CPSA Requirements. Conforms to ASTM D4236 and EN71. WARNING: Choking Hazard. Not suitable for children under 3 years. Imported. read more
Walking around New York City was what Mitty Blake did best. He loved the city, and even after 9/11, he always felt safe. Mitty was... a carefree guy-he didn't worry about terrorists or blackouts or grades or anything, which is why he was late getting started on his Advanced Bio report.Mitty does feel a little pressure to hand something in-if he doesn't, he'll be switched out of Advanced Bio, which would be unfortunate since Olivia's in Advanced Bio. So he considers it good luck when he finds some old medical books in his family's weekend house that focus on something he could write about. But when he discovers an old envelope with two scabs in one of the books, the report is no longer about the grade-it's about life and death. His own.This edge-of-your-seat thriller will leave you breathless. From the Hardcover edition. read more
ALEX Toys Craft Eco Crafts lets you create 20 easy crafts with recycled stickers, papers and pencils. Just layer and stick to make... puppets, animals and jewelry. Includes 428 stickers and shapes, 6 recycled colored pencils, 42 craft sticks, wooden... read more
Throughout history, army generals, spies, and even scientists have guarded information through secret codes. Find out how they did... it and learn how to create your own secret codes. You and your friends can share secrets that will leave everyone else scratching their heads. read more
Mitty Blake loves New York City, and even after 9/11 he's always felt safe. He's a carefree guy, which is why he's late getting st...arted on his advanced bio report. He'd much rather watch the game or hang out than do research on infectious diseases just to get a good grade. So he considers it good luck when he finds some old medical books in his family's weekend house that focus on something he could write about. But when he discovers an envelope containing two scabs in one of the books, the report is no longer about the grade--it's about life and death. His own.From the author of The Face on the Milk Carton, Caroline B. Cooney has crafted a bioterrorism thriller that is hard to put down. read more
From SmartGames, the worldwide leader in single-player puzzle games, comes Color Code, a unique game where players layer see-throu...gh tiles to create different multi-colored shapes shown in the included challenge booklet. With simple challenges for beginners to complex puzzles that will challenge experienced graphic designers, Color Code is a fun way to develop logical thinking and pattern recognition skills. read more
Theres a great sense of pride in carrying a colorful, distinctive tote bag or hanging a one-of-a-kind print in your living room. U...sing paints, homemade stencils, and some other simple materials, readers will be able to make funky decorations, clothes, and even wrapping paper. Photographs accompany each step of the crafts so readers can easily follow along. Some crafts require a bit of help from an adult, but most are simple, fun ways for readers to use their creativity to make unique pieces all their own. read more
ALEX Toys Craft Yarn Craft teaches you how to knit and crochet! Illustrated instructions makes these skills easy to learn; and onc...e learned they will last a lifetime. Make a scarf, a bag, pompoms, and more. Start a project then store it, with all of... read more
The old saying that one persons trash is another persons treasure rings true to craft lovers. Using step-by-step instructions, rea...ders will reuse paper towel tubes, plastic bottles, and other recyclables found around the house to make bracelets, pencil cases, and colorful decorations. Full-color photographs of the crafts steps help readers complete them as they follow along with clear, easy-to-understand directions. While some crafts require help from an adult, most can be finished with a few supplies, a little creativity, and a whole lot of fun! read more
Step-by-step instructions show how to reuse paper towel tubes, plastic bottles, and other recyclables found around the house to ma...ke bracelets, pencil cases, and colorful decorations. read more
Knowing how to use a needle and thread well can be a big help when mending clothes and other things around the house. One great wa...y to learn basic sewing technique is through making simple crafts out of fabric, felt, and other textiles. From unique gifts and accessories to room decorations, the many textile crafts will spark readers creativity as they practice basic stitches and are introduced to knitting. Colorful photographs accompany step-by-step instructions to guide readers through simple, fun projects, such as knitted phone cases, decorative ribbon accessories, and even a mushroom doorstop. read more
Provides instructions on creating crafts from paper, including such items as paper pulp monsters, quilling cards, and a paper bouq...uet. read more
Provides clear and simple Thanksgiving projects usingcolorful illustrations and easy instructions.Additional features to aid compr...ehension include a table of contents,detailed step-by-step illustrations, a clear and thorough list of required materials, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and introductions to the author and illustrator. read more
ALEX Toys Craft Eco Crafts Scrapbook supplies everything you need to make a memory book from earth friendly materials that will la...st a lifetime. Create a colorful scrapbook – With 380 pieces of scrapbooking supplies, all you need to add are the... read more
Provides clear and simple Christmas projects using colorfulillustrations and easy instructions.Additional features to aid comprehe...nsion include a table of contents,detailed step-by-step illustrations, a clear and thorough list of required materials, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and introductions to the author and illustrator. read more
So many great craft materials can be found in nature. Twigs, pebbles, pinecones, and even sand can be part of simple, fun projects.... Readers will not only like trying out new crafts, but also enjoy exploring nature to find what they need for each! Colorful photographs and clear instructions guide readers through twig birdhouses, pressed-flower coasters, and more. Readers will paint, glue, and snip their way to lovely crafts that can add a little natural wonder to any room! read more
this punch creates two beautiful seahorses. use them to decorate cards, photo frames, gift packages, and scrapbook pages. the tool... stands upright for easy access and storage.tip: tool can be sharpened by punching through aluminum foil or lubricated by... read more