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.
Having trouble picking out toys that your kids will love and you can feel good about buying? Let us help you with this guide to our favorite natural, sustainable, environmentally friendly toys.
Your little baby isn't a baby anymore! Make sure you're prepared for the toddler years with gear and toys you didn't realize you needed for children aged one to three.
As you anxiously await the arrival of your little one, satisfy your nesting need by designing a warm and welcoming nursery for your baby to call home. Boasting with soft colors and modern designs, you're sure to have a room cozy enough for some sweet cuddle time.
After an exhausting month of shopping and planning winter break activities, is there anything more rewarding than the look of wonderment and pure joy on your child's face on Christmas morning? Bright eyes and wide smiles will make all the holiday hustle and bustle worthwhile! In the meantime, here are a few more things to tack onto your to-do list to make Christmas morning a little more magical for you and your family.
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.
Pregnancy can make it difficult to find trendy and stylish swimsuits, but it's not impossible. We've rounded up some of our favorite belly-friendly suits that you'll actually want to wear.
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.
From tubs and toys to soaps and shampoos, here's what your baby needs for a fun and soothing bathtime routine.
Turn the organized chaos that is your child's playroom into a serene spot of tidiness with systematic shelving to ease your days. Though we may not be able to control how the play area will look post-nap time, we can ensure we have a toy organizer (or two!) to hold the goods once bedtime rolls around.
Pleasing teenage girls can often be a challenge, especially when it comes to helping them pick out clothes or room decor. If you have a teenager who loves boho style and is in need of a little bedroom revamp, look no further. Your teen will be shocked at how well you know the boho trend when she sees these gypsy-inspired bedroom picks.
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.
What's better than combining bath time and playtime? How about adding these bath toys in the mix. They make bath time a breeze!
Explore chemisty in a safe and fun way with this kitchen chemistry kit. Kids can use common household substances to make things li...ke rock candy, super bubbles, and molding clay. Explore the science behind the food we eat and the substances we use every day. From POOF-Slinky, Inc. WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD. Small parts. Not for children under 3 years. read more
Objects in this handheld telescope are further than they appear. The Polaris magnifies objects 30 times larger than the naked eye,... bringing the world a little closer and adventure within reach of your aspiring scientist. From Alex Brands. WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD. Small parts. Not for children under 3 years. read more
Rock on. Kids can restock their supplies and continue to turn rough rocks into precious stones with this rock tumbler refill kit. ...From NSI. read more
The sky's the limit! Your budding astronomer will get lost among the stars with this super-cool planetarium. Simply flip a switch ...and transform any ceiling into a vast night sky. Choose different settings to view seasonal formations and even specific hemispheres. From Poof-Slinky, Inc. WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD. Small parts. Not for children under 3 years. read more
The Wrecking Ball is a master of destruction! Turn cranks, a winding drum, a removable boom and hoist rope provide huge impact and... a smashing lesson on pendulums and the effects of energy and motion. Everything you need to build the Wrecking Ball is in the box, no tools required! read more
Learning takes on a whole new trajectory with the KEVA Catapult! Kids can build their own medieval siege engine with pre-drilled K...EVA planks, a little glue and the help of easy, step-by-step blueprint instructions. Then let the fun and experimentation begin! The Catapult allows you to test launch distance by adjusting the arm recoil or the height of the flight deck. Everything you need to build the Catapult is in the box, no tools required! Finished size measures over 14 tall! read more
Hands-on learning gains leverage with the KEVA Trebuchet! Using the wood glue and the architecturally-inspired blueprints, turn th...e two-dimensional plan into a three-dimensional working siege engine. Once built, test the principles of physics by adjusting the angle of the Sling Pouch and increasing the counterweight before launching the colorful KEVA balls and bombarding the target planks. Everything is included, no tools are required! read more
Build and experiment with your own medieval siege engine with this Keva Catapult set by MindWare. Pre-drilled Keva planks & "bluep...rint" instructions make assembly easy Test launch distance by adjusting the arm recoil or the flight deck No tools required What's Included 32 basic planks 8 pre-drilled pine planks Rubber washers Foam pad Barrel Rubber bands & wood glue 3 bamboo shafts Target pad Ruler Torque rope & 3 bean-bag projectiles 8.2" L X 8.2" W X 3" H Age: 5 years & up Imported Model no. MW48143 Size: One Size. Color: Multicolor. Gender: Unisex. Age Group: Kids. Material: Rubber/Foam/Pine. read more
Featuring architecturally-inspired blueprints, turn a 2-dimensional plan into a 3-dimensional working siege engine with this effor...tlessly-cool Keva Trebuchet set by MindWare. Launch colorful Keva balls & bombard the target planks Adjust the angle of the sling pouch & test the principles of physics What's Included 54 basic planks 12 pre-drilled planks Trigger cord Sling pouch with trigger ring 2 Keva balls Wood glue & rubber washers 2 release pegs 2 wooden dowels Instructions Age: 5 years & up Imported Model no. MW52131 Size: One Size. Color: Multicolor. Gender: Unisex. Age Group: Kids. Material: Rubber/Wood. read more
Price is for EA.Manufacturer Part Number: MW68541DescriptionConstruct colorful and creative works of art with KEVA Color Pops. Bui...lding with these precision-cut, quality-stained planks is an ideal way to experiment with balance and proportion, gain an... read more
MindWare KEVA Maple - 200 Plank Set
Young thinkers can build unbelievable ball track structures with this simple stacking plank system. Create ramps, funnels, chutes ...and crazy contraptions like the Black Hole and Bounce Plate. Then find out if the ball rolls as expected. Fostering unlimited creativity and experimentation, KEVA planks build an early understanding of proportion and balance, while teaching basic principles of physics and engineering. No glue, no connectors-just loads of constructive fun! Contraptions planks are made from pine. read more
The Keva Maker Bot Maze from MindWare lets you experiment, innovate and create with precision-engineered Keva planks and a variety... of doodads and gizmos. Customize a pair of motorized bots using crafty items What's Included 30 Keva planks & 8 half planks 24 Keva connectors 2 customizable bots 6 tumble blocks 3 bumper balls 6 googly eyes 3 pipe cleaners 3 feathers 5 pom pomsBottle of glue Craft foam StringFelt 2.5"H x 10.5"W x 11.5"D Age: 7 years & up Imported Model no. MW68409 Size: One Size. Color: Multicolor. Gender: Unisex. Age Group: Kids. read more
Price is for EA.Manufacturer Part Number: MW68542DescriptionConstruct colorful and creative works of art with KEVA Color Pops. Bui...lding with these precision-cut, quality-stained planks is an ideal way to experiment with balance and proportion, gain an... read more
Calling all creative thinkers and curious minds - it's time to tinker! The KEVA Maker Bot Maze lets you experiment, innovate, and ...create with precision-engineered KEVA planks and a variety of doodads and gizmos! Customize a pair of motorized bots using crafty items found within this one-of-a-kind kit. The more unique looking, the better! Then construct your maze's tunnels, doorways, passages, and obstacles from the planks and connectors, or by gathering things you have around the house. KEVA Maker Bot Maze is the ultimate engineering tool-watch in awe as your personalized bot zooms through your hand-crafted maze! Creativity is the key to becoming a master maker. What will you create? read more
Your little one will discover hours of entertainment with the MindWare Keva Connect Builder Set. This fun and colorful set combine...s creative thinking and critical thinking which makes it a great way for children to boost their problem solving. read more
MindWare KEVA Structures - 200 Plank Set
Creating structures and ball run contraptions with KEVA Maple planks is not only fun, but educational. Builders gain first-hand ex...perience with balance, leverage, geometry and the principles of physics every time they design, stack, adjust and construct. Build an entire city or an enormous sky scraper, create castles complete with stairs and turrets. or construct a ball run with slides, black holes, bounce plates and more. Your imagination is the only limit to what can be created with KEVA Maple planks. Proudly made and assembled in the USA, our richly grained durable maple planks are not only beautiful, but designed to provide years of monumental building fun. The Benefits of KEVA Maple: More durable and last longer; Made from a higher quality wood; Made in the USA; Includes full instructions from KEVA Contraptions and Structures sets. read more