Homework can be a stressful affair for everyone involved. Juggling after-school activities, meal prep and housework, it often takes a village to get reading assignments, flashcards and worksheets completed at a decent hour. We've yet to find out how to make schoolwork magically disappear altogether, but we can tip parents off on how to make the situation more manageable. Here's how to create a quiet, supervised and streamlined area where kids can study at home.
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.
Let your kids unwrap our favorite tech toys for this holiday season. The tech-savvy kiddo in your life will be all smiles.
So, your baby wants a fur baby, but they're just not ready for the real deal? Don't fret — get them a FurReal Pet! These imaginative, interactive plush animals continue their reign as one of the top-selling Christmas toys for kids in 2018. These fuzzy favorites were tops last year, and with their superior range of options, sound-and-movement combinations and adorable features, we predict they'll charm you — and Santa too! The FurReal pack includes cuties like StarLily the Unicorn, Ricky the Trick-Lovin' Pet, Ivory the Playful Tiger and many more. Amazon and Walmart both have FurReal Pets in stock at the moment, but some of the best-sellers are getting shopped-and-adopted fast. We say maybe don't wait for Black Friday or Cyber Monday, especially since you can get such sweet deals on these FurReal Pets now.
Modern design is all about practicing the less-is-more approach. If you're able to resist the many cute toys, accessories and decorations available today, you'll reap the rewards of a long-lasting nursery that's comfortable, practical and beautiful. Prioritize the 10 essentials below to build a foundation for a modern sanctuary for your little one.
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.
Give them the best snow day ever with winter weather toys that spark their creativity, equip them for snow battles, and captivate their imaginations.
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.
Scratch "cuddly pets" off your Christmas toy list and snag one of these hilariously ferocious monsters instead. Grumblies are the fuming counterparts to Skyrocket Toys' sweet Pomsies. Each character has its own personality and design, plus over 40 fierce sounds and reactions. Tremor, Hydro, Bolt and Scorch will be your kid's best friend — until the fiery creature reaches full-on meltdown mode, of course. A Grumblies' short-fuse is something every parent and child knows a little bit about. These hot-headed and mischievous electronic plush toys are a major toy trend for kids this Christmas, so you might not want to wait for Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals. Buy one (or the whole group!) and get early savings from Amazon and Walmart now.
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.
Your child is always studying the world around them. Nurture that desire to learn by exposing them to toys that teach and encourage their rapid growth! Check out these 12 playroom essentials that prove having fun and learning go hand in hand.
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.
When school's out for summer and your kids are home during those long, hot days, sometimes a cool treat is just what you both need. But why not make an activity out of that afternoon snack and get your kiddos involved in the kitchen? From popsicles to hand pies, here's our top kitchen gadget picks for making summer treats with your kids.
Versatile picnic table can also serve as an activity or play table Includes two cup-holders & a multi-purpose condiment/crayon tra...y (Dishes/food not included) for playtime & snack time fun Center hole holds a Little Tikes Market Umbrella (not included)... read more
Get to work all around the construction zone with this sturdy, colorful construction site rug! Durably made to look great for coun...tless playtimes to come, the woven rug with a skid-proof backing comes with three wooden construction vehicles and features details like a crane, wheelbarrows, barriers, cones, and roads to accommodate all kinds of vehicles, play people, and more! With this rug, there are lots of ways to learn and play. Ages: 3+ Years read more
It comes to you in New and Fresh state The Night Zone light-up jump rope will provide hours of fun either lit or unlit. Now you ca...n jump rope day or night with the seven-foot Night Zone light-up jump rope. Super-bright LED lights illuminate the rope with the flick of a switch on the swivel handles. Illuminate your jump rope game with LED light band technology. The three required AAA batteries come included. This item is recommended for ages six years and up. What you see is what you will get read more
Product Description Enjoy hours of fun and learning with the Mini Black Light (Assorted Colors). Light up activities in the dark w...ith this 6-inch flashlight and black light. Handheld unit features an incandescent bulb flashlight and a tube black light. Change between flashlight and black light functions easily with the dual function switch. Power the unit with 4 AA batteries (not included). This toy is recommended for ages 3 years and up. From the Manufacturer This dual function Mini Black Light from is a 6" flashlight and also a black light. Hand held and requires 4 "AA" batteries-not included. Assorted colors. read more
Climb on board and go for a ride with the Thomas and Friends Speedy Steamers. This adorable play environment features large crawl-...through openings, an interactive side panel, peek-through windows and a fun ball toss roof. The Speedy Steamers Playland is great for your playroom and comes with 20 soft-flex balls. read more
Steam Team Steam Team Playland. This playland includes 20 soft-flex balls, an interactive side panel, and a fun ball-toss roof! It... also features cool Thomas 7 friends character graphics. Start your engine and enjoy tons of fun. read more
Thomas and Friends All Aboard Playland with 50 Balls: You'll have a blast playing in the All Aboard Playland with Thomas and his f...riendsToss the soft-flex balls on the top of the playland and watch them swirl around and down into the ball pitThomas and Friends playland includes 50 soft-flex balls read more
Thomas & Friends Take-n-Play Speedy Launching Thomas: Age Range: 3Y+ Thomas train engine is easy to load into launcher Easy-press ...handle for launching Thomas train engine Launcher is shaped like familiar shed facade from the Thomas & Friends TV show Assortment includes Speedy Launching Thomas at Tidmouth Sheds, Speedy Launching Bill at the Scrapyard and Speedy Launching Charlie at the Reptile Shed use individually or buy all three and race them (each sold separately) Thomas train engine clips onto the back of launcher shed for easy storage and on-the-go fun read more
Thomas fans get ready to race Percy, one of your favorite engines from Thomas and Friends, down the track! Lift the tray at the st...arting point of the race to watch Percy speed down the track! With two different lanes to choose from, use the switch gates to pick which route Percy can race down! As he travels down to the end of the track, he will break through a gate at the very end. Use one of your other Take-n-Play engines (sold separately) to race against Percy. Play set folds for easy portability. read more
Thomas & Friends Take-n-Play Speedy Launching Luke: Age Range: 3Y+Luke train engine is easy to load into launcherEasy-press handle... for launching Luke train engineLauncher is shaped like familiar Stone Crusher facade from the Thomas & Friends TV showAssortment includes Speedy Launching Thomas at Tidmouth Sheds, Speedy Launching Bill at the Scrapyard, Speedy Launching Luke at the Stone Crusher and Speedy Launching Charlie at the Reptile Shed â use individually or buy all four and race them (each solLuke clips onto the back of launcher for easy storage and on-the-go fun read more
Now you can have fun pretending to be everyone's favorite #1 engine with your very own Thomas & Friends train whistle! It looks an...d sounds just like Thomas! read more
Speedy Launching Bill is part of the Speedy Launching Engines assortment. Each item in the assortment features a Take-n-Play die-c...ast train engine with an exciting launching feature! The Bill train engine comes with its own shed facade. Press the handle down and watch him launch! The Take-n-Play line provides Thomas and Friends fans with "The Portable Way to Collect and Play" and the Speedy Launching assortment is no exception. The Bill train engine clips to the back of its launcher for easy sto read more
Thomas & Friends Wooden Railway Speedy Surprise Drop Set: Age Range: 3Y+ Includes James engine and tender James heads to the top o...f the set (three levels of elevations the highest Wooden Railway track set yet!) Lift the barrier to send James through the hidden tunnel in the mountain and out the bottom Turn the red dial to easily reset the bridge drop feature Lower the barrier to send James over the mountain Features Philip character art in colorful graphics on the side of the mountain Based upon the Thomas & Friends DVD, Start Your Engines (sold separately) read more
Nickelodeon Peppa Pig Ball Pit Playland with 120 BallsColorful character graphicsFun ball toss roofPeek-through windowsInteractive... side panel holes for ball placementEasy climb-through opening120 soft-flex ballsAge grade: 2+ yearsDimensions: 37"W X 37"L X 34"HAssembled weight: 5.59lbs read more
Featuring a working projector that allows kids to view their favorite Thomas & Friends characters, Project & Play Thomas from Fish...er-Price offers a fun, unique playtime experience! Roll Thomas in front of a wall or flat surface and use the dial to turn on his light and change the slides. Thomas will project images of his friends while he delivers fun sounds! With rolling action, projection power and six character images, Project & Play Thomas brings the world of Thomas & Friends to life! read more
Disney Princess Cherished Friends Playland Set
Your little engineer will enjoy hours of fun and imaginative play with this colorful Thomas and Friends Talking Thomas Engine. Thi...s train is blue with red, black and yellow accents and includes a cargo train car filled with grain. It features a motorized TrackMaster engine, complete with signature phrases and sounds that include chugging effects and train whistles. Your child can simply push the easy-to-access button on the top to hear familiar voices from the popular TV show. This Thomas and Fr read more
Have fun in the tub with your favorites from thomas and friends Includes a squirter, a scooper and a strainer Pretend like they ar...e chugging along in the tub Thomas the squirter can squirt water at the other engines when you squeeze him Fun, colorful characters make bath time an adventure read more
"Originally published in slightly different form ... in 1998."
Let everyone know when there's a train coming through with this colorful wooden whistle. Providing hours of imaginative play, this... wooden whistle sounds just like a real train whistle. Whistle features colorful Thomas and Friends artwork. read more
Learn all about colors with Thomas the Tank Engine as he rides the rails with his colorful friends around the colorful Island of S...odorISBN13: 9781101937235Publisher: Random House Books for Young ReadersPublication Year: 2017Format: PaperbackPages: 24 read more
Thomas is having wild, action-packed dreams about robots and your child can control the action in this thrilling accessory set tha...t allows children to imagine and play out Thomas' adventures! As Thomas travels across the track and through the tunnel, a robot launches out overhead! The robot can also be attached to the top of Thomas. The set can be attached to other Thomas & Friends Adventures sets (sold separately and subject to availability), or played with on its own. With Thomas & Friends Adventures, your child and Thomas can go wherever their imaginations take them! read more
The Schylling Thomas and Friends Whistles can bring a lot of fun and adventure to a child's playroom. With a realistic design, the... little one can enjoy their favorite character. The Thomas whistles have a realistic 4-chime sound. They are made from plastic, offering a durability you can count on. The whistle is made for ages 3 and up to enjoy. read more
Thomas is feeling festive! Made just for the youngest Thomas fans, now you can build a special edition clear Thomas! Use the big b...locks and rolling wheelbase to bring Thomas to life - complete with clear parts and colorful decoration! Then, chuff around the Island of Sodor and send Thomas out for the big occasion. Or connect him with other buildable engines for even more friendly fun on the railway! read more
Push Along Thomas from Fisher-Price is easy to grasp, so hes ideal for your childs small hands. Hes also the perfect introduction ...to the world of Fisher-Price Thomas & Friends , or a great addition to any toy train collection. Featuring fun rolling action, Push Along Thomas puts adventure right in your childs hands! Collect all the Push Along Friends to create a railway full of Really Useful engines! (Push Along Friends sold separately and subject to availability.) Toddlers ages 18M+. read more
Thomas & Friends Turbo Flip Thomas: Age Range: 3Y+ For the first time ever, Thomas does a backflip! Thomas looks cooler than ever ...with a sleek, high-velocity design Remote control lets kids make Thomas do wheelies, backflips, send him racing forward, or speeding backward Unique light-up track projector makes it look like Thomas is racing on the rails as he moves forward Features sounds and phrases to complement Thomas' full array of tricks Push the ‘1' on the side of Thomas to watch him do a preprogrammed sequence of stunts read more