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.
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.
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!
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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If it's time to purchase your child a phone, you need to know your options. Whether you're getting a beginner phone for your elementary-aged kid or upgrading to a more high-tech phone for your teen or tween, here are the best options.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Create the Ultimate Gaming Experience with These Walmart Deals on TVs, Video Game Consoles, Headsets and More
Whether you're setting up an entire game room or just a small part of a bedroom, splurging on the finer details can make game play that much more exciting. From the best video game consoles to the top bundles and accessories, we found exactly what you need for the ultimate gaming experience. Snatch up these amazing early Black Friday deals from Walmart.
The only thing that comes close to competing with grandma's kisses or big bear hugs from grandpa is still being small enough to climb into their laps for a cuddle and a story. This selection of sweet picture books available on Amazon celebrates the special bond between grandparents and their grandchildren by teaching little ones just how much they are loved. Below, our favorite books for grandparents to read to their grandchildren.
Pokémon video games are a classic favorite for kids and parents alike. The games center around fictional creatures that can be trained for battle and evolve into bigger, better versions. Pokémon games feature only mild cartoon violence, are rated E for everyone and are compatible with Nintendo gaming consoles and Android or iOS devices.
If you're on the hunt for the perfect ugly Christmas sweater for kids, have we got a gift for you! From dinosaurs to reindeers to the beloved Grinch, we've rounded up the weirdest, funniest holiday sweaters for babies, toddlers and big kids. Shop some of our favorite ugly finds for your little cutie below.
Rowlinson Little Lodge 4.1' x 3.9' Playhouse Fun and stylish, the Rowlinson Little Lodge 4.1' Playhouse is all that your children ...and yourself require from a play house. Designed and built to the highest standards, it will look superb in your garden... read more
Backyard Discovery Victorian Inn 6.17' x 5.42' Playhouse Let your little ladies and gentlemen transport back to the elegant Victor...ian times within all the comforts of the modern day. With its large bay window, English garden bench, airy half door,... read more
Backyard Discovery Cascade 4.4' x 5.96' Playhouse All All Cedar Cascade 4.4' Playhouse has plenty of natural style, shade and spac...e. The two benches in front make for the perfect resting area for the kids. A plastic knife, cutting board, and basket of... read more
Little Cottage Company Stratford 8' Playhouse 8x8 SSH-WPNK Size: 8' x 10', Chimney: No, Deck and Painted Rail: 8' x 10', Loft: 8' ...x 10', Floor Kit: Yes read more
Features: Color: -Beige. Primary Material: -Solid Wood. Secondary Material: -Wood. Dimensions: -Interior Cubic Feet: 120 Cubic Fee...t. -Interior Height: 70". -Interior Width: 70". -Interior Depth: 67". Overall Height - Top to Bottom: -129". Overall Width... read more
The Outdoor Living Today Partnership Little Squirt Play set provides little ones with a playhouse and sandbox combo sure to bring ...hours of enjoyment. This play set is constructed using quality cedar for natural appeal that children will love. The sandbox includes a ladder, 3.5 in. x 3.5 in. post with 1.5 in. x 5.5 in. girders for the sandbox. The playhouse cabin features 3 aluminum windows and 1 half dutch door. The roof comes with cedar shingles already attached. The slide is not included. The manufacturer will call to offer site preparation information and discuss delivery before shipping. read more
Crafted from safe and durable Western Red Cedar. Arrives panelized for quick assembly. Includes 3 windows and 2 flower boxes. Avai...lable with an optional sandbox under raised platform. Measures 6L x 6W feet. Additional FeaturesBeautiful 1/2 Dutch... read more
Smaller children, especially preschooler's, love imaginary play. Who knows, our 6 ft. x 6 ft. Little Squirt Playhouse might be all... they need to escape from the big bad wolf, become queen of the forest critters and bake 13 delicious pies, all in one afternoon. Sounds exhausting, but it's fun. Panelised wall design with 3 functional windows with screens and a half dutch door make for an easy assembly. Western red cedar is insect and decay resistant and stands up to most weather conditions. The manufacturer will call to offer site preparation information and discuss delivery before shipping. read more
Your child will climb up the ladder, step onto the porch and enjoy the adventures playing in this Sunflower Playhouse with sandbox... manufactured from western red cedar. Its ample 6 ft. x 9 ft. size and 3 ft. cedar porch deck provide plenty of space for your child to enjoy his or her own simulated living space. The sandbox includes a ladder, 3.5 in. x 3.5 in. post with 1.5 in. x 5.5 in. girders for the sandbox. The playhouse cabin features 3 aluminum windows and a functional Dutch door. The roof comes with cedar shingles already attached. The slide is not included. read more
Cedar wood is lightweight and resistant to both cracking and moisture rot. The oils of this resilient wood guard against insect at...tack and decay, and their distinctive aroma acts as a mild insect repellant. Cedar is a dependable choice for outdoor furniture, either as a finished or unfinished wood. Over time, unfinished cedar left outdoors will weather to a silvery gray patina. This natural process does not compromise the strength or integrity of the wood.Another great aspect of cedar is its environmental effect - which is minimal. A renewable resource, cedar wood emits low greenhouse gases. So rest assured knowing that your beautiful cedar furniture is a green choice, too!About Outdoor Living TodayOutdoor Living Today has a simple goal. That goal is to provide the best wood products to the marketplace at the best value. Established in 1974, Outdoor Living Today has a well-earned reputation for making products that are functional, durable, attractive, and affordable. Products are designed so that the average person with limited building skills can assemble them. Gazebos, sheds, playhouses, and pergolas are all uniquely designed and constructed from beautiful Western red cedar. read more
Additional FeaturesBeautiful 1/2 Dutch doorScrews and nails for assembly includedSandbox stays well shaded underneath the playhous...eLadder is included with the sandbox optionYour children will enjoy hours of play, lost in their imaginations, in the 6 x... read more
Crafted from safe and durable Western Red Cedar. Arrives panelized for quick assembly. Includes 3 windows and 2 flower boxes. Avai...lable with an optional sandbox under raised platform. Measures 6L x 6W feet. Additional FeaturesBeautiful 1/2 Dutch doorScrews and nails for assembly includedSandbox stays well shaded underneath the playhouseLadder is included with the sandbox optionYour children will enjoy hours of play lost in their imaginations in the 6 x 6 Little Squirt Playhouse. Crafted from safe and durable Western Red Cedar this playhouse includes three window openings as well as two flower boxes so your child can add curtains or flowers to make this house truly their own. The Little Squirt Playhouse has an optional sandbox which is built underneath the playhouse adding to the fun for your kids. A ladder is included with the optional sandbox. The playhouse arrives at your home panelized for quick assembly with the needed hardware so your children will be off and away on their own adventure in no time.About Cedar WoodCedar wood is lightweight and resistant to both cracking and moisture rot. The oils of this resilient wood guard against insect attack and decay and their distinctive aroma acts as a mild insect repellant. Cedar is a dependable choice for outdoor furniture either as a finished or unfinished wood. Over time unfinished cedar left outdoors will weather to a silvery gray patina. This natural process does not compromise the strength or integrity of the wood.Another great aspect of cedar is its environmental effect - which is minimal. A renewable resource cedar wood emits low greenhouse gases. So rest assured knowing that your beautiful cedar furniture is a green choice too!About Outdoor Living TodayOutdoor Living Today has a simple goal. That goal is to provide the best wood products to the marketplace at the best value. Established in 1974 Outdoor Living Today has a well-earned reputation for making products that are functional durable attractive and affordable. Products are designed so that the average person with limited building skills can assemble them. Gazebos sheds playhouses and pergolas are all uniquely designed and constructed from beautiful Western red cedar. read more
Your child will step through the Dutch door of this Outdoor Living Today Partnership Sunflower Playhouse and into a world of outdo...or fun. Its ample 6 ft. x 9 ft. size and 3 ft. cedar porch deck provide plenty of space for your child to enjoy his or her own simulated living space. The playhouse's western red cedar construction resists rot and insects to provide durability for extended play periods. Manufacturer will call to offer site preparation and confirm delivery before shipping. read more
Outdoor Living Today 8' x 10' Playhouse Features: Overall assembled dimension including roof overhang and sandbox: 88.5 in. W x 11...7 in. D x 133 in. H Actual floor footprint size 75 in. W x 105 in. D Interior Cabin dimension 70 in. W x 65 D in. x 76 in... read more
Outdoor Living Today Laurens Cottage 9.17' x 8.75' Playhouse Features: Material: Wood Material details: Western red cedar Mildew r...esistant Rot resistant Insect screen Floored: Yes Floor material: Wood Floor material details: 5/8" plywood and 2 x 4... read more
Outdoor Living Today Sunflower 7.38' x 9.75' Playhouse Features: Hardware included (screws and nails) No dangerous and time consum...ing cutting required Western red cedar shingles already attached to shed roof panels Made entirely with renewable... read more
The 9 ft. x 9 ft. Laurens Cottage western red cedar playhouse by Outdoor Living Today is the coziest little cottage playhouse with... dormer roof and loft for dreamy sleepovers. Panelized walls with 4 functional windows with screens, 1 dormer window and flower boxes. Kids will enter through the Dutch door and let their imagination go wild. Our Laurens Cottage Playhouse, a fairy tale in the making. Western red cedar is insect and decay resistant and stands up to most weather conditions. The manufacturer will call to offer site preparation information and discuss delivery before shipping. read more
The western red cedar Cozy Cabin playhouse is 7 ft. W x 9 ft. D with a beautiful for porch for all kinds of adventure. Children wi...ll have a hard time outgrowing it and enjoying many years of creative play. The playhouse is western red cedar construction which resists rot and insects to provide durability for extended play periods. Manufacturer will call to offer site preparation and confirm delivery before shipping. read more
This Little Alexandra is well accessorized with 3 windows with cedar shutters. The side window can be set to either end of the pla...yhouse. The windows are made from clear cedar. They will always stay nice. The lattes on the shutters are fixed for durability. They are doing a great job at keeping the rain out and let the fresh air flowing through. The taller 54 in. Dutch Door will allow grown-ups to enter to join the fun. The ceiling height is 6 ft. so it's fine for most people. With 36 sq. ft. of play area, this playhouse is large enough to set a few play furniture like a table or a small kitchen set or any other toys. The floor is framed with plywood sheeting. The floor will be in 2-piece and you need to join them together. You can always add a vinyl flooring to give it a nice finish. The playhouse will also come with 2 flower boxes. Made from cedar they give a nice finishing touch. The roof is made from cedar shingles and will last for many years. It also keeps the house cooler because they don't get as hot as tar based shingles. Completely waterproof the 1-piece roof will keep the little ones dry even on rainy days. A playhouse reasonably priced that will last for many years and will provide a lifetime of memories. read more
The larger 8 ft. x 6 ft. Little Alexandra Cottage Deluxe is the perfect size for any backyard. Spacious, with 48 sq. ft. of play a...rea, enough room to set up small furniture, it will be used by kids for many years to come. Easy to assemble, (3-4 hours) this playhouse is built to last. The covered front porch is very good at providing shade to the front wall, keeping the house very comfortable even in the hot sun. Completely water tight, the cedar shingles will keep the interior of the playhouse nice and dry. The deck is made from cedar boards, free of knots, so it will always look great. Three cedar windows with shutters, a 54 in. Dutch door with shelf in the middle, 2 cedar flower boxes and the cedar trims are all included with your Little Alexandra Cottage. We use only clear, premium knot free cedar. No compromises on quality and you receive exactly what's on the picture. Only the posts may have small knots. The interior walls are painted white and the studs rounded to make them smooth to touch and splinter free. The walls are made from exterior grade plywood. They can be left natural or you can paint them to suit your needs. The beautiful playhouse is made in Canada, by qualified tradesmen, with top quality materials. Built to last, our Little Alexandra Cottage will provide years of fun and a lifetime of memories. read more