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Toys come in all shapes and sizes, and range from simple classics like dollhouses and toy trucks to complex products designed to engage, amuse, and distract. But when faced with a toystore full of options, how's a parent to choose? Take a look at these five toys that stand the test of time.
Pick up some green toys for Earth Day ... or any day you'd like play the eco-friendly way! Here are our top 14 educational, green toys.
Here's what you need to know about the best music for toddlers and why are songs more appealing than others.
Stow the beeping doo-dads and get out the open-ended toys! Here are the top five best types of toy for creative play.
It's time to drag your kindergartener to the grocery store, and you can already hear him whining.  Fear not! These ideas can make shopping educational and fun.
Weather outside too daunting to leave the house? No problem! Make these great indoor games without a trip to the store, and bring summertime fun to winter.
Looking for a good gift for a preschool aged child? These board games work on key skills that get kids ready for kindergarten, plus they're just plain fun!
Independent bookstores everywhere say they offer a true and meaningful customer experience.
Here's a quick review of some of the best rhyming games for toddlers, as well as the important skills your child will learn as she plays.
Do you know how to police your kid's video game choices? Do you know what's out there? What are the worst video games to buy for children?
Scary toys are all the rage these days, and it's not all family-friendly fright. Here are some tips for handling scary toys and the kids who play with them.
With this summer's hottest blockbusters coming out in 3-D, it's important get the facts straight three-dimensional viewing and its effects on your child's eyes.
Is your kid crazy for dinosaurs?  Is that driving you a little crazy?  Here are some fun dino-themed tunes for kids (and parents) to enjoy.
When you think about the holidays, you probably picture the hustle and bustle to parties and get-togethers, along with the stress of shopping and the treat overload that sends your child into a tailspin. By taking a couple of nights out of your busy holiday schedule to catch a movie, you guarantee some quiet family time away from all of the holiday craziness. Whether you're heading to the theater or enjoying a family night in, choosing the right holiday entertainment can help your child wind down—and give you some much-needed peace on Earth.
Playing games can be a great way to learn, and the middle years are no exception. Here are 8 cool games sure to kick learning into high gear.
What do kids learn from playing with Legos? Creativity and fine-motor skills are just the beginning.
Children love expressing themselves through the arts, and summer break provides a great opportunity for parents to add the arts into their daily routine.
When it comes to finding the perfect board games for the elementary school crowd, parents can find themselves in quite a pickle.  Here's our top choices!
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