Activities & Fun

Benefits of Wooden Toys for Babies, Toddlers, & Kids of All Ages

Given the popularity of wooden toys, we decided to really dig into the benefits of wooden toys for babies, toddlers, & kids of all ages!

Wooden toys have been popular forever, but over the last several years they have definitely seen a spike in popularity.  I never used to have much of a preference between wood vs. plastic – after all, there is plenty of plastic stuff that is high quality, and plastic allows you to do more from a toy design perspective.  So what …

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Best Play Kitchen Accessories for Kids (these make it much more fun)

Best Play Kitchen Accessories: Here are our picks for your kids to have the most fun with their play kitchen. Check them out!

We’ve already written quite a bit about the best wooden play kitchen for kids, but once you have a good play kitchen, the fun has just begun.  Imaginary play is MUCH more fun when you have the right accessories.  So what are the best play kitchen accessories? We’re not going to lie, there is a LOT out there. Some of …

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Best Wooden Play Kitchen for Kids (they LOVE this one)

Best Wooden Play Kitchen for Kids: We took a look through some of the best wooden play kitchens - check out what we found!

Kids love imaginary play.  Whether it’s playing “house”, driving a racecar, or building a fort, they love anything that seemingly connects them to what they see from adult, in books, or on TV.  Our kids absolutely love their play kitchen, which prompted us to do a little bit of research on the best wooden play kitchen for kids. Why wooden? Wooden …

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Nugget Couch Review: Should you get one?

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The Nugget is currently one of the hottest kids’ products on the market.  It appeals to all ages – babies, toddlers, younger and older kids, and even adults.  It became so popular, that it spent most of 2020 sold out.  Every time it would come back in stock it would sell out in seconds (which prompted us to write an …

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7 Super Cute and Easy Valentine’s Day Crafts for Preschoolers in 2021

It’s that time of year again.  You’ve spent years dealing with Valentine’s Day with your significant other – some people love it, some people feel it’s just a Hallmark holiday excuse for buying cards and flowers. And then, eventually, your kids enter this world. And they have to do Valentine’s Day too.   I may be a little cynical at times …

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Custom Nugget Covers for your Nugget Couch: Where to Find Them

If you're looking beyond standard colors for your Nugget couch, we've tracked down some custom Nugget covers; check out these cool designs!

If you’ve been lucky enough to snag a Nugget couch, you might find yourself wondering about what you can do to enhance your Nugget play experience. We’ve written at length about various Nugget accessories, but what if you want to make some changes to the way your Nugget looks? The company that makes the Nugget does sell extra cover sets, and …

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20+ Quiet Activities for Preschoolers (a must have list for parents)

Peace and quiet…something all parents can appreciate. When you have a preschool-aged child running around, however, those moments are few and far between. Some kids are non-stop until bedtime. While it’s tempting to sit them down to watch TV or a movie – and don’t get me wrong, that’s a good idea sometimes – it’s nice to find something a …

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The 7 Best Toys for 18 Month Old Toddlers (to REALLY Keep Them Busy)

At 18 months old, your baby isn’t such a baby anymore. Suddenly, you look across the room and your little guy isn’t toddling anymore… he is running! He is getting curious and into everything. It’s getting harder and harder to keep him entertained for long periods of time with his baby toys. Finding the best toys for 18 month old …

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The Top 10 Best Dinosaur Toys for Kids in 2018

Tired of searching the internet for the best dinosaur toys for kids?!? We've done the legwork for you! Here are our top ten favorite dinosaur toys for kids of all ages...

Many kids go through a dinosaur phase. My son is 2, and he loves to read his favorite dinosaur book and scare the snot out of me by running around the corner roaring! If you search the internet for the best dinosaur toys, there will be pages and pages of results. For several years there wasn’t much happening on the …

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12 Incredibly Fun Construction Activities for Preschoolers

Now that we are in the middle of winter and snow days where I live, I am always looking for something to do with my little guy to keep him entertained. One can only take so many cartoons! One thing we’ve really been into lately are construction activities – you know, trucks, construction, building things, etc. If you are looking …

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