Once all the holiday parties have died down and parents are back to work, the winter doldrums start to set in. Just because it's cold outside, that doesn't mean outdoor activities are out of the question. On the contrary, playing in the snow is one of the best ways to burn off (or chill out) all that pent-up energy. Plus, besides skating and sledding, there are all sorts of creative toys, games and even productive — snow chores, anyone? — things to do in the great, winter outdoors for kids and they're all available on Amazon now.
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The hills are alive with the sound of music! Looking to scale back a little on electronic toys? Then it's time to make some noise with cool musical instruments designed to bring harmony to the home without driving Mom and Dad completely crazy. Music plays a significant role in stimulating brain development, coordination and creativity in babies and kids. In celebration of the 33rd annual Music in Our Schools Month, we've taken note of the best instruments guaranteed to bring music to your ears. Whether you have a pint-sized percussionist or a budding Beethoven, get ready to rock!
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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.
Whether your kid is trying to master the art of comedy or just needs a break from the electronics, a joke book can be a great way to get them reading. Reading jokes books can help your kids build vocabulary, improve social skills and develop problem-solving skills by figuring out silly riddles. Check out these cool, clean and kid-approved joke books from retailers like Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Walmart.
There's nothing more fun than family game night. Gathering around the living room table with your brood for a board game that's competitive and exciting is such a great way to spend time as a family. But after awhile, many of those classic games can get boring. Plus, kids these days need just a bit more excitement to captivate them. That's why these special-edition games are wonderful additions to your game closet. Your kids will be so more invested as they clamor to play as their favorite character or show off their movie knowledge. From classic video game characters to modern favorites, these 10 board games will bring the laughs and create some great memories in the process.
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!
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.
Disney•Pixar's Incredibles 2 brings back everyone's favorite family of superheroes in an exciting, hilarious, and heartfelt super-...sequel. Drive into battle with this full-function RC Incredibile. read more
Top Race Remote Control Road Racer, RC Monster Truck 4WD, High Speed Car, 2.4Ghz (TR-140)
Remote control off road car includes 1 vehicle boat, 1 remote controller, 1 charger and 1 rechargeable battery. The car toy is als...o an educational gift for kids to exercise their practical ability and cultivate their interests in cars.2 buttons on the... read more
cartoon r/c police car this r/c police car is bright, colorful and perfect for young children learning to play with remote control... toys for the first time. it is lightning fast and can drive forward and reverse/left. press a button and the police... read more
It's time to race full steam ahead with Wheelie James from Fisher-Price! Pull this Thomas & Friends toy train back, then release h...im to see him speed along. While he races forward, he'll pop a wheelie as a steam cloud puffs out behind him! That's right... read more
Fisher-Price Thomas & Friends engines just got a MINIS makeover! With over 80 MINIS engines to collect, Fisher-Price Thomas & Frie...nds MINIS from Fisher-Price completely reimagine the Island of Sodor with never-before-seen themes! From animal and... read more
Thomas & Friends engines just got a MINIS makeover! With over 80 MINIS engines to collect, Thomas & Friends MINIS from Fisher-Pric...e completely reimagine the Island of Sodor with never-before-seen themes! From animal and construction designs to even... read more
Brand New! Blister card has a price sticker. Plastic has a dent.Officially licensed by Toy Headquarters! Train measures 3.25 inche...s long. read more
Thomas and Friends MINIS Storage Case: INCLUDES:1 Case that holds over 50 MINI's*Thomas and Friends MINI's not included.
Bachmann Trains Thomas & Friends BEN Locomotive w/Moving Eyes. Build your Thomas and friends collection one friend at a time. Comp...atible with Bachmann HO Scale E-Z Track and other popular brands of HO Scale Track. Metal wheels. International style hook and loop couplers. read more
Brand New! Back of blister card has a crease.Officially licensed by Learning Curve! Easy connect smart magnets. Durable die-cast v...ehicle. read more
Collect and store your Thomas Mini vehicles in the Thomas Mini Case! Holds over 50 Thomas Minis and has a removable storage stacki...ng tray. The handle makes it easy to take your collection on the go! read more
Brand New! Blister card has wear.Officially licensed by Toy Headquarters! Train measures 2 inches long.
Officially licensed by Learning Curve! Easy connect smart magnets. Durable die-cast vehicle.
Brand New! Plastic is cracked on the side.Officially licensed by Ertl! Made of Die-Cast metal. Ages 3+
Brand New! Blister card has minor shelf wear.Officially licensed by Ertl! Made of Die-Cast metal. Ages 3+
Bachmann Trains Thomas & Friends TOBY THE TRAM ENGINE Locomotive w/Moving Eyes. Build your Thomas and friends collection one frien...d at a time. Compatible with Bachmann HO Scale E-Z Track and other popular brands of HO Scale Track. Metal wheels. International style hook and loop couplers. read more
Build your Thomas and friends collection one friend at a time. This piece is compatible with Bachmann HO scale E-Z Track and other... popular brands of HO scale track. It features metal wheels and international-style hook-and-loop couplers. read more
Brand New! Blister card has light crease in bottom right corner.Officially licensed by Ertl! Made of Die-Cast metal. Ages 3+
Look who's back from their adventure! Thomas comes decorated with deluxe premium printed travel stickers from the various exotic c...ountries he's visited. This globe trotting Thomas also comes with connecting pieces to make longer and longer train... read more
Sir Topham Hatt is missing five cargo crates that came in a recent shipment, and only Thomas, Percy, and the really useful engines... can help him find them! Join your favorite friends as they search Sodor for the missing crates. Learn as you read with over fifty flaps to lift and early learning concepts like colors, opposites, counting, and more. read more
Your little one will enter sleep station in no time with this Thomas the Tank Engine cuddle pillow. Any fan of Thomas and Friends ...will love this plush character pillow shaped like their favorite cartoon train. This Thomas the Tank Engine character pillow is the perfect plush toy for your little one to enjoy while they sleep and play. The durable microfiber material is extra-soft and snuggly. The polyester filling provides plenty of cushioning for them to rest their head on. Full of special character details, this Thomas pillow looks just like the cartoon with fun features like plush three-dimensional wheels, an embroidered face and colorful blue body. When your little conductor isn’t using their Thomas the Tank Engine pillow to sleep or play, it will make a fun and colorful addition to their bedroom décor. read more
Thomas is going on a special trip to the circus, and there are lots of wonderful things to discover along the way--a beautiful hot... air balloon, a playful dolphin, and a barrel of monkeys, just to name a few! Lift and peek behind the many flaps and see the hidden surprises. Preschoolers will want to climb on board with this fun transportation shaped flap book, bursting with treasures on every page! read more
Your little engine driver will have lots of brave and bold adventures with the buildable Thomas by Mega Bloks Thomas & Friends. Co...nstruct the Number One Engine and chug along past the railway signal, which has a real working arm! Use the included sticker sheet to add detail to the set, so your little one can set the scene for a busy, bustling day on the Island of Sodor! Ideal for ages 2 to 5. read more
James features a free-wheeling plastic base, with plush engine top. Soft and cuddly, the engine rolls and moves for real train pla...y and action. read more
Children will love playing with these uniquely soft and squeezable versions of their favorite Thomas & Friends characters. Just pu...ll their steam clouds and watch these adorable engines rumble and shake. With engines numbered one through six in a variety of different colors, Rail Rumblers can put little engineers on track to recognizing colors and numbers. read more