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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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Barbie doll loves to express herself through personal style. Explore your own style and help her dress for any occasion you can im...agine! These fashion packs include a versatile outfit - a dress or top and bottom - inspired by real fashion trends, along... read more
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The New York Doll Desk Set – fits 18″ and American Girl DollsEvery little girl loves to play school! Our School Teacher set sized ...for 18" dolls will provide hours of imaginative play! This is a very well Design Doll School Set that Shows your dolls the... read more
T.S. Shure Sweetheart Dolls Magnetic Dress-Ups Mini Tin:24 illustrated magnetsBobby doll and Suzy doll on a background sheetStores... in a convenient tin play caseAge Range: 3 years and upWARNING: Choking Hazard â Small parts; not for children under 3 years read more
T.S. Shure Sweetheart Dolls Magnetic Dress-Ups Tin Playset: Set includes: 4 dolls on the background sheets, 44 illustrated clothin...g pieces and fun accessoriesIncludes tin carrying case for easy clean-up and designing on-the-goAge Range: 3 years and upWARNING: Choking Hazard â Small parts; not for children under 3 years read more
The adorable Sweet Hearts Wooden Magnetic Dress-up provides hours of pretend play fun. Have fun dressing little Bobby and Suzie in... their old fashioned outfits. Each doll and outfit piece is beautifully illustrated with detailed watercolor artwork. The Sweet Hearts Doll Set comes in sturdy tin storage box for playtime fun on-the-go! The Sweet Hearts dress- up set has 24 illustrated magnets, a Bobby doll and a Suzy doll on a background sheet all stored in a convenient tin play case. Age - 3 and up. WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD -- Small parts. Not for children under 3 yrs. Gender: unisex. Age Group: adult. read more
T.S. Shure Mini Pocket Friends Wooden Magnetic Dress-Up Dolls: Have fun dressing these adorable, pocket-sized magnetic wooden doll...s with 32 magnetic wooden outfitsWooden magnetic dolls set includes 4 dolls, 2 pets, 32 outfit pieces and vinyl carrying bagIdeal toy for teaching preschoolers about clothing choicesAge range: 3 years and upSize: 15" x 5.5" x 18"Warning: Choking Hazard: Small parts - not for children under 3 years read more
T.S. Shure - Fashion-A-Belles Mini Wooden Magnetic Dress-Up Dolls
The Stable Pals Magnetic Tin Play Set is great for travel or at home play. The tin includes 42 illustrated magnets and two double-...sided background sheets all in a sturdy magnetic case for travel and storage. Change the stable scene with a new... read more
T.S. Shure Tangrams Magnet Set Mini Tin: Includes 7 brightly-colored magnetic tangram pieces, an illustrated idea sheet and a magn...etic tinEncourages hands-on problem solving skills, spatial reasoning, critical thinking and creative designTravel chess set magnetic mini tin suitable for on-the- go or quiet at home activityConvenient and easy to storeUnique gift idea read more
The adorable Sweet Hearts wooden magnetic dress-up dolls with doll stands provide hours of pretend play fun. Have fun dressing lit...tle Bobby and Suzie in their old fashioned outfits. Each doll and outfit piece is beautifully illustrated with detailed watercolor artwork. The Sweet Hearts doll set comes in sturdy wooden box with compartments to organize each set of clothing. The Sweet Hearts dress-up set has 38 wooden magnetic outfit pieces, a Bobby doll and a Suzy doll with wooden stands and a stu read more
T.S. Shure Bear Cubs Wooden Magnetic Dress-Up bears provide hours of imaginative pretend play. These two wooden bear cub dolls lov...e to dress up in different outfits. This extensive wooden magnetic doll set includes 41 beautifully-illustrated magnetic clothing pieces for hours of fun. The wooden magnet pieces allow for creative play options on a range of surfaces. This set includes a clear carrying bag with a snap closure pocket that is perfect for travel and storage at home. read more
T.S. Shure Pocket Dolls Best Friends Wooden Magnetic Dress-Up Dolls: Dress these pocket-sized, magnetic wooden dolls again and aga...in, with 35 magnetic wooden tops, skirts, pants, hats, shoes and morePocket Dolls Set includes 35 magnetic pieces, 2 dolls and vinyl carrying bagAge Range: 3 years and upWARNING: CHOKING HAZARD: Small parts â not for children under 3 years read more
Magnetic wooden outfits & dolls Beautifully illustrated watercolor artwork Clear carrying case with faux-feather trim & snap pocke...t Encourages imaginative play Set includes: 2 Daisy Girls dolls, 40 magnetic clothing pieces & storage case Ages 3 years &... read more
Provide hours of imaginative pretend play. Have fun creating many different outfits for these two magnetic fashion dolls to wear! ...Every Fashion-a-Belles Doll and clothing piece is beautifully illustrated with detailed watercolor artwork. The Fashion-a-Belles Dress-Up Doll set comes in a clear, convenient carrying case with a snap pocket and feather trim for stylish playtime fun â on-the-go and at home. Collect all of your favorite Fashion-a-Belles friends for hours of dress-up fun! Dress-up set read more
T.S. Shure Teeny Tiny Quadruplets Wooden Magnetic Dress-Up Dolls: Dress Itsy, Bitsy, Teeny and Tiny in their adorable outfitsWoode...n magnetic doll set includes 64 magnetic outfit piecePieces are beautifully illustrated and feature an array of mix-and-match wardrobe piecesOutfit-themes include daytime, naptime and moreMagnetized pieces allow for creative play options on a range of surfacesClear carrying bag with snap closure pockets is perfect for travel and storage at home read more
T.S. Shure Babysitter Play Time Wooden Magnetic Dress-Up Dolls: Join Emma and Chloe on their babysitting adventure with Arin and A...nnabelleProvides hours of imaginative pretend playIncludes 40 beautifully illustrated wooden magnetic piecesMagnetized pieces allow for creative play options on a range of magnetic surfacesSet also includes a sturdy clear carrying bag with 2 snap closure pockets, perfect for travel and storage at homeAges 3 and upWarning â Choking Hazard; Small PartsNot for children under 3 years read more
T.S. Shure Daisy Girls Princesses Wooden Magnetic Dress-Up Dolls: Provides hours of pretend play funMix and match 40 different mag...netic wooden clothing piecesEach wooden magnetic Daisy Girl doll and clothing piece is beautifully illustrated with detailed watercolor artworkComes in a convenient clear carrying case with a feather trim and a snap pocketAges 3 and upWarning â Choking Hazard; Small PartsNot for children under 3 years read more
Provide hours of imaginative pretend play. Have fun creating many different outfits for these four wooden magnetic doll friends! C...aroline, Bella, Amanda and Jimmy come with a pet and several outfit options. Every magnetic clothing and pet piece is beautifully illustrated with detailed watercolor artwork. The T.S. Shure Heritage Hearts Wooden magnetic Dress-Up Friends set comes in a clear, convenient carrying case with a snap pocket for playtime fun â on-the-go and at home. This expansive set als read more
It does contain small pieces so it is not recommended for kids under 3. The T.S. Shure Princess and Ballerina Magnetic Dress-Up Do...lls will give your little one an easy way to keep busy while learning and growing.T.S. Shure Princess and Ballerina Wooden Magnetic Dress-Up Dolls: Mix and match 40 beautifully-illustrated magnetic wooden clothing piecesConvenient and fun clear carrying caseWooden dress up dolls have a snap closure pocket and colorful feather trimEncourages storytelling and hands-on interactive playMade for ages 3 years old and up read more
T.S. Shure - Babysitter Play Time Wooden Magnetic Dress-Up Dolls - Join Emma and Chloe on their babysitting adventure with Arin an...d Annabelle! The T.S. Shure Babysitter Play Time Wooden Magnetic Dress-Up Dolls set provides hours of imaginative pretend play. This set includes 40 beautifully illustrated wooden magnetic pieces. The magnetized pieces allow for creative play options on a range of magnetic surfaces. This set also includes a sturdy clear carrying bag with 2 snap closure pockets, perfect for travel and storage at home. Age - 3 and up. WARNING - Choking Hazard. Small Parts. Not for children under 3 years. read more
T.S. Shure - Daisy Girls Princesses Wooden Magnetic Dress-Up Dolls - The T.S. Shure Daisy Girls Princess wooden magnetic dress-up ...dolls provide hours of pretend play fun. Mix and match 40 different magnetic wooden clothing pieces to create a variety of colorful and fun princess outfits for the two Daisy Girls. Each wooden magnetic Daisy Girl doll and clothing piece is beautifully illustrated with detailed watercolor artwork. The Daisy Girl Dress-Up Doll set comes in a convenient clear carrying case with a feather trim and a snap pocket for easy travel and storage. Collect all of your favorite Daisy Girls friends for hours of fun! Age - 3 and up. WARNING - Choking Hazard. Small Parts. Not for children under 3 years. read more
T.S. Shure Emoji Magnets Magnetic Tin Playset: Have hours of fun with 189 super-cool, super-colorful, emoji magnetsPerfect for pla...ytime at home or on the goPlay with a friend and send "texts" and messages using the illustrated tinGreat for imaginative creative playSet includes 189 emoji-themed magnets and illustrated magnetic tin playsetSuitable for ages 3 years old and upWarning: choking hazard; small partsNot for children under 3 years read more
The T.S. Shure Teeny Tiny Quadruplets Preschool Wooden Magnetic Dress-Up Dolls provide hours of imaginative pretend play. Dress It...sy, Bitsy, Teeny, and Tiny in their adorable preschool themed outfits. This wooden magnetic doll set includes 64 magnetic outfit pieces are beautifully illustrated and feature an array of mix-and-match wardrobe pieces. Outfit are preschool themed! Magnetized pieces allow for creative play options on a range of surfaces. Clear carrying bag with snap closure pockets is perfect for travel and storage at home! Dress-up set includes four wooden magnetic quadruplets with over 64 beautifully illustrated wooden magnetic clothing pieces. This magnetic dress-up set includes different magnetic pieces with a preschool theme - mix and match their outfit pieces for hours of play. Clear carrying bag with snap closure pockets is perfect for travel and storage at home! Ages 3 and up. read more
Provide hours of imaginative pretend play. Annie, Betsy and Carrie are three adorable triplets that love to dress-up in their ador...able outfits and celebrate their birthday. This wooden magnetic doll set includes 51 magnetic outfit pieces, are... read more