Summer vacation means one thing: Your yard is about to become a sea of kids' toys that have found a new home in the outdoors. If you're struggling to keep up with the chaos, shop this list of genius finds from Houzz that make staying organized a breeze.
It's never too early to teach your little one to be a good sport on and off the field, and these adorable athletic toys train children to understand basic game rules while encouraging exercise. No doubt, your kid will get a kick out of these fun indoor and outdoor activities. With soccer, softball, baseball, basketball, bowling and so much more, there's something for every future all-star in this round-up. Your kiddo can develop motor skills and sportsmanship while making some smooth moves. Get ready to have a ball with these fun picks!
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.
Sometimes it's best to think outside of the box. Unfortunately, cleanup time is not one of them. As all parents know, kiddos believe the perfect spot for storing their toys is on the floor. While this might be convenient for all of those dolls and dinosaurs to swiftly spring into action when it's time to play, the massive mess probably isn't a good look for mom. Luckily, for everyone's sake, there are super cool storage solutions that are not only functional, they're also fun and perfect for bedrooms and playrooms. Parents can even turn tidying up into a teachable moment. "Introducing kids early on to organizing will set them up for success later in life," says Tracy McCubbin, decluttering expert and author of This Book Will Set You Free: The 7 Emotional Clutter Blocks and How to Finally Conquer Them. "Organizing their toys when they are little will teach kids how to keep their future homes neat and even manage their schedules." Time to round up the best storage solutions for keeping your kid's play space looking spick-and-span! Check out our these awesome picks to give those games and gadgets a stylish home while making mom and dad happy. Toys in the bin or bust!
Turn playtime into a fun teaching moment with classic, colorful Montessori toys for your tot designed to stimulate, promote creativity and develop fine motor skills. Parents will love the PVC-free materials, and kids will enjoy a hands-on learning experience playing and mastering new skills by building, sorting, counting and learning to tie, button and snap. Check out our roundup of the best Montessori toys (all under $35!) that are guaranteed to have imaginations running wild without all the bells and whistles of electronics.
Fingerlings were one of the hottest toys last holiday season. In fact, they were so popular that Fingerlings Minis and even Fingerlings keychains soon followed. But this year, Fingerlings HUGS are at the top of every kid's wish list and one of the best Christmas toys of 2018. The adorable interactive plushies feature long arms that can wrap around your kid for a cuddle, and they also give kisses, giggle, repeat after your child and — whoops! — pass gas. The collection includes animals such as a unicorn and sloth, but we have to say that Fingerlings monkeys Boris and Bella might just be the cutest toys ever. While you'll likely find sweet Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals on these cute critters on toy store shelves across the country, there are even better deals — and exclusive animals! — available online at Amazon, Walmart and Target now. So, stop arguing with your little one about whether they're getting a real puppy or kitten, and tell them Santa might just deliver a monkey, sloth or unicorn pal instead! Shop the Fingerlings collection below.
Subscription boxes are the perfect gift for the fun-loving kiddos in your life. With options including everything from science to cooking, kids will love receiving their very own monthly packages filled with fun activities and toys. Don't know which subscription to choose? Read on to discover 12 of our favorites.
Pass the time on those long summer days—and keep your kiddos learning during their time off from school—by cracking open a great book. From hilarious stories to heartfelt coming-of-age tales, these are some of the best children's books out there right now for elementary and middle school kids.
Who says that unicorns aren't real? Certainly not young fans fascinated with these beautiful, mythological creatures. This fabled horned horse has the power to put a huge smile on your kiddo's face with adorable pieces inspired by the colorful legend. In honor of National Unicorn Day on April 9, we've rounded up a collection of delightful picks from dreamy stuffed animals to sparkly clothing and accessories sure to spark imaginations. Check out this enchanting selection specifically designed to charm wide-eyed little ones who still believe in magic.
Adults are due for some much-needed peace and quiet as the Christmas craze fizzles out. To carve out some precious alone time this winter, design a space that will hold your kids' attention for hours a day. It should be a room that bursts with color and piques curiosity with a strategic variety of learning and play toys. To help you create this space we rounded up 10 playroom staples to help kids battle cabin fever while they're holed up inside on snow days.
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This kit is guaranteed to show that real science is really cool by assembling some of the best experiments into one giant kit. Fro...m creating "Instant Hot Ice", egg shell geodes and other crystal forming activities to color changing liquids, stained glass.Lots of science in a big box.Pack of 15.For ages 6+ years.Bring excitement to the learning about science read more
This kit is guaranteed to show that real science is really cool by assembling some of the best experiments into one giant kit. Fro...m creating "Instant Hot Ice", egg shell geodes and other crystal forming activities to color changing liquids, stained glass sugar, convection currents and more. This kit is guaranteed to show that real science is really cool by assembling some of the best experiments into one giant kit. From creating "Instant Hot Ice", egg shell geodes and other crystal forming activities to color changing liquids, stained glass sugar, convection currents and more. These activities will not disappoint the budding scientist! Details:Bring excitement to the learning about scienceLots of science in a big box43 activitiesFor ages 5+Contents:Insta-snowCrystalsSodium tri-hydrateBaking sodaCitric acid powder2 clear plastic bottlesBeaker3 plastic snowball moldsJumbo test tube with lidSafety gogglesPetri dishCrystal growing treeMixing trayPipettesTest tubes and lidsTest tube rack12 fizzing color tabletsBlue baseDual lighted test tube rackRequires 3 AAA size 1.5v batteries (not included)Instructions | Real Science, Real Fun Science Kit, 43 Activities By Be Amazing Toys | Michaels® read more
Explanatory text and experiments present information about the Earth, its seasons, crust, hydrosphere, atmosphere, and life on the... planet. read more
An introduction to animals that have a hard exoskeleton and jointed legs with instructions for activities
Your little one will have lots of fun playing in the Step2 Crabbie Sandbox. This brightly colored sandbox holds 300 pounds of sand.... It's the perfect size for playtime in the backyard. read more
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The best of the best jokes from the BadScienceJokes blog now in a book! This book has jokes for the new to science all the way to ...professional scientists! Large print! read more
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Teach you pet bird new tricks using this activity set. It includes bird toys and rewards. Train your bird to walk onto your finger..., move on a teeter totter, and climb stairs.Full-color learning guide teaches you the steps to training birdTeach your... read more
The Little Tikes Cozy Coupe Sandbox is nothing like a traditional sandbox. With the iconic Cozy Coupe look, the Cozy Coupe Sandbox... holds up to 350 pounds of sand! That's more sand moving, sand building and sandbox fun than ever before! This fun-loving... read more
Demonstrates the science of building and architecture through such projects as building a bridge, building a pyramid, and creating... a tower out of spaghetti. read more
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Shows how to create tessellations, designs with repeating patterns, using paper craft.
Come sit or stand in your very own Little Tikes Turtle Sandbox! This sandbox continues to carry its friendly smile as children dev...elop that natural tactile and intellectual curiosity about what could be and what lies beneath. The ability to sculpt worlds in sand for their toys gives children a very real sense of creation and control over their play that allows them to develop confidence and social understanding. And with plenty of room and extra accessories for more than one child to play at a time, they'll have fun learning to work alongside their friends and siblings. Parents will also love that the turtle shell lid for when it's not in use. read more
Your wish has come true. This unique 10-inch x 10-inch colorful sandbox is full of colorful sand and dreamy fun. You'll find the p...rince and princess, horse drawn carriage, magic castle, hope chest with jewels, swan, glass slipper, wish bucket, grooming... read more
The Little Tikes Big Digger Sandbox includes two characters, a sand cup, a sand sifter and much more. The sand area features molde...d-in ramps and roadways, and the working excavator digs in the sand and helps you load your dump truck. The truck ramp... read more
The My Little Sandbox Big Builder will help little ones build a foundation for expanding their creativity and imagination. It is a... toy that allows hands-on play in the sand without having to go outside or worrying about the weather. Thanks to this... read more
Kids Scientist Notebook Journal Microscope Graphic. Lined notebook 6x9.
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Provide an aspiring little hostess with hours of creative and imaginative play with this My Little Sandbox, Kitty Tea Party. It in...cludes five adorable kittens and a colorful table and china hutch and accessories for the party. In addition, this pink... read more
Product Description Young Scientists will learn about animal tracking through exciting hands-on science experiments and activities.... Identify animal tracks, learn about the animals that make the tracks, cast animal tracks, play the tracking game, create... read more