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.
Much like the still-hot onesie trend favored by bump-free fashionistas for the past few years, maternity rompers and jumpsuits are all the rage with the mother-to-be set as well. Casual, elegant, sporty and most importantly — comfortable! — these all-in-one outfits are nothing but versatile and especially easy to wear. Check out this collection of maternity one-piece jumpsuits; there's something chic for every mama at every phase of her pregnancy.
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.
Holiday toy trends for kids come and go, but there are a bunch of products on Amazon this year that we predict will remain popular for years to come. And with Black Friday deals around the corner and Cyber Monday sales hot on their heels, we expect shopping to reach peak levels earlier than ever. So get ready to stock up on the best Christmas toys now! Iconic brands like Nerf and LEGO were at the top of the list last year, but save room in your shopping cart for the latest and best new kids toys, from Fingerlings to Hatchimals to L.O.L. Surprise and more. Check out our favorite toys to buy from Amazon below.
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.
Winter can feel long and boring for kids and parents alike when the weather prevents outside play. But with these fun board games, there's no need for the winter blues—get the whole family laughing and learning with family game night.
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!
You may not be looking forward to the ridiculously low temps this year, but don't let that keep your kids from enjoying the winter weather. Bundle them up in style with cold-weather gear from Abercrombie Kids. The selection of coats, sweaters, scarves and more — including a velvet puffer, sequined unicorn sweater and Star Wars hoodie — will keep them looking cool and feeling comfy and warm all winter long. Shop our favorite looks below, and don't forget to check out Abercrombie Kids' $15 & Under Comfy-Cozy Styles.
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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.
Most kids love video games — and most parents wish their kids would spend more time learning. Why not the best of both worlds? These educational video games for kids of all ages will help your little ones build usable skills like math, history, language, problem-solving and more!
Does wearing a matching family pajama set for the holidays just sound like something your home crew would so do? Whether it's for the holiday card, the grandparents or Instagram, this is a Christmas trend the whole clan can get behind — and then get into bed! While some families have been wearing their comfy group onesies since Halloween (think: superhero pajama sets or a family of dreamy dragons), others are just getting into the flannel pajamas mode now. We've scoured through all the family pajama set reviews out there on every site from Target to Amazon to Nordstrom and can say with confidence that these cozy Disney, Harry Potter, Rudolph and Christmas-themed sets are, well, the cat's pajamas. Shop this cozy sleepwear now.
Favorite teachers deserve a little something special this time of year. It could be a gift for their desk or classroom that adds a bit of flair, or even just a relaxing item they can enjoy at home. Planners, calendars and journals are always useful, as are cute and funny gifts that make them giggle. Teachers' gifts are a thoughtful way to show your appreciation for someone — including a coach, babysitter, day care staff member or nanny — who goes out of their way to care for and brighten your child's day. Check out some of top choices for teacher Christmas gifts from Amazon, Anthropologie, Uncommon Goods and more.
The fur is flying again this holiday season! Pomsies, the fluffy interactive toys that were a huge hit last year, are once again topping the lists of the best Christmas toys for kids in 2018 and selling out fast. Pomsies—as most parents already know—are petite, supercute fluff balls that wrap around kids' wrists, hair, clothing or backpacks, and have eyes that light up and change color, depending on their mood. The collection of in-demand virtual pets (move over, Fingerlings!) is mostly made up of kitties such as Pomsies Sherbert, but the pom-pom pack also includes Pomsies unicorn Luna, Pomsies dragon Zoey and Pomsies koala Sydney. Both Amazon and Walmart currently have Pomsies in stock, but they're going quickly (so maybe don't wait for those Black Friday or Cyber Monday deals). Here are some of the most popular Pomsies to shop right now, plus where to buy them.
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.
Finish: Aluminum Mercury Row Tic Tac Toe 9 Piece Decorative Puzzles Set Toy around with your coffee table display and use this tic...-tac-toe set as an on-trend complement to your seating group aesthetic. Featuring metallic numerals embellished on wooden... read more
This Educa 1000-pc. Ketto Blue Lady Jigsaw Puzzle features a blue girl design that was sketched by hand. Pieces produce minimal du...st & provide a perfect fit What's Included 1,000 pieces FixPuzzle glue Assembled size: 18.89” x 26.77” Age: 11 years & up... read more
Enjoy a refreshing night at home with this wonderful Buffalo Games 1000-Piece Coca-Cola: The Real Thing Puzzle. Precision cutting ...technique guarantees that every piece will fit soundly with the company's signature Perfect Snap Bonus puzzle poster Made... read more
Explore the world with this Educa puzzle. The beautiful antique map design features detailed illustrations of each country around ...the globe. Thick, high-quality paperboard pieces Virtually no puzzle dust Includes: 4,000 pieces, puzzle glue Assembled... read more
Encourage problem-solving in a fun way with this Melissa & Doug Alphabet Express Floor Puzzle. It has vibrant colors that kids can... enjoy working with. The Melissa & Doug floor puzzle has 27 pieces, making it easy for little ones to put together. It is... read more
Encourage problem-solving in a fun way with this Melissa & Doug Alphabet Express Floor Puzzle. It has vibrant colors that kids can... enjoy working with. The Melissa & Doug floor puzzle has 27 pieces, making it easy for little ones to put together. It is made for children ages 2 years old and up to use. It has an easy-clean surface to keep it looking new for longer. It is made with thick cardboard pieces that are made to last. read more
All aboard the Alphabet Train! The beautifully detailed blue engine is ready to roll with familiar objects from A to Z. Ten feet l...ong when assembled, this sturdy, colorful puzzle will stay looking like new, thanks to its "Easy-Clean" surface and extra-thick pieces. read more
Illustration of garden full of insects.24 piece floor puzzle.Helps develop matching skills.Recommended Age Range 3 Years and up.Ea...sy-Clean surface keeps puzzle looking new.About Melissa & Doug Melissa & Doug toys are designed to nurture childhood wonder. From classic wooden toys to inventive crafts, pretend play, and games, Melissa & Doug products inspire creativity and imagination in children throughout the world. The thoughtfully designed toys spark free play that’s full of joy and rich with learning. Since the company’s founding more than 25 years ago, Melissa & Doug has consistently delivered innovative products with a commitment to uncompromising quality, safety, service, and value. Because high-quality playthings should be accessible to all, Melissa & Doug strives to share its passion for play with kids everywhere.Countless Ways to Play We make toys and other products that offer #CountlessWaysToPlay. We believe the best playthings are often simple concepts that inspire children to come up with their own twists. With everything we create, we hope to encourage: • FREE PLAY • CREATIVITY • IMAGINATION • LEARNING • DISCOVERY read more
Help your little one learn how to count while having fun with this Melissa and Doug Train Jigsaw Puzzle. There are a total of 21 p...ieces in this 9' puzzle that can help to keep your child entertained until they finish it. The colorful Melissa and Doug... read more
Explore the ocean depths with this 200-piece cardboard jig-saw puzzle. Complete the more than four-foot-tall rectangular puzzle an...d use the included picture key to identify the 24 different kinds of sea creatures featured in the brightly-colored ocean oasis. The "Easy Clean" surface keeps the puzzle looking like new. read more
Explore the outer reaches of space with this 200-piece cardboard jig-saw puzzle. Complete the more than four-foot-tall rectangular... puzzle and use the included picture key to identify the 23 different space objects featured in the exquisitely detailed space scene. The "Easy Clean" surface keeps the puzzle looking like new. read more
Get a glimpse into prehistoric times with this 200-piece cardboard jig-saw puzzle. Complete the more than four-foot-long rectangul...ar puzzle and use the included picture key to identify all 10 dinosaurs featured in the dramatic and colorful scene. The "Easy Clean" surface keeps the puzzle looking like new. read more
Get a glimpse into prehistoric times with this 200-piece cardboard jig-saw puzzle. Complete the more than four-foot-long rectangul...ar puzzle and use the included picture key to identify all 10 dinosaurs featured in the dramatic and colorful scene. The... read more
The circle of life is represented at the watering hole on the savannah. As this 100-piece extra-thick cardboard floor puzzle is be...ing assembled, a dramatic African scene is revealed. Over four feet long, this extra-thick puzzle features an easy-clean surface to keep it looking like new. read more
The circle of life is represented at the watering hole on the Savannah. As this 100-piece extra-thick cardboard floor puzzle is be...ing assembled, a dramatic African scene is revealed. Over four feet long, this extra-thick puzzle features an easy-clean surface to keep it looking like new. read more
Melissa & Doug Traffic Jam Jumbo Jigsaw Floor Puzzle (24 pcs, 2 x 3 feet long):Each puzzle piece is several inches in sizes and wi...th great imagery they're sure to be a hit with the whole familyThis package contains 1 puzzleAvailable in several different designs: each sold separatelyNumber of pieces and finished dimensions varies by designRecommended for ages 3 and upImported read more
Follow the ribbon through this rosy-colored puzzle to piece together five sweet ballerinas, each in her own special dance costume.... The original watercolor artwork looks delicate, but this tough puzzle is anything but — the 48 pieces are made of extra-thick cardboard and an Easy-Clean surface keeps them looking like new! read more
Melissa & Doug Horse Corral Jumbo Jigsaw Floor Puzzle (48 pcs, over 4 feet long):Adorable horse-farm artwork48 extra-thick cardboa...rd piecesEasy-Clean surface keeps puzzle looking newPromotes hand-eye coordination and problem-solving skills18" x 50" assembled read more
Explore the ocean depths with this 200-piece cardboard jig-saw puzzle. Complete the more than four-foot-tall rectangular puzzle an...d use the included picture key to identify the 24 different kinds of sea creatures featured in the brightly-colored ocean... read more
Melissa & Doug Building Site Jumbo Jigsaw Floor Puzzle (48 pcs, 2 x 3 feet long):48-piece jigsaw puzzleExciting illustration of co...nstruction vehicles on siteEasy-clean surface keeps puzzle looking newPromotes hand-eye coordination and problem-solving skills2' x 3' when assembled read more
This beautifully illustrated 24-piece cardboard puzzle offers children an enlightening view of a bountiful garden full of insects!... This extra-large (nearly four feet long!) puzzle features an Easy-Clean surface to keep it looking like new. read more
Explore the outer reaches of space with this 200-piece cardboard jig-saw puzzle. Complete the more than four-foot-tall rectangular... puzzle and use the included picture key to identify the 23 different space objects featured in the exquisitely detailed... read more
Sound the alarm! This fire truck is ready to roll. This impressive 4-foot-long puzzle features just 24 extra-thick cardboard piece...s, so it's easy to complete. "Easy-Clean" surface keeps this tough puzzle looking new. read more
Melissa & Doug Number Train Jumbo Jigsaw Floor Puzzle (21 pcs, 9 feet long):21 extra-thick cardboard piecesEasy-clean surface keep...s puzzle looking newHelps develop number skillsOver 9' long when assembled read more
Melissa & Doug Ocean Wonders Jumbo Jigsaw Floor Puzzle (48 pcs, over 4 feet long):48 extra-thick cardboard piecesEasy-Clean surfac...e keeps puzzle looking newThrilling original artworkPromotes hand-eye coordination and problem-solving skillsFor ages 3+ years read more
Follow the ribbon through this rosy-colored puzzle to piece together five sweet ballerinas, each in her own special dance costume.... The original watercolor artwork looks delicate, but this tough puzzle is anything but — the 48 pieces are made of... read more