Rocking Monsters Shark

Rocking Monsters Shark Sample received. All opinions are my own. Ever since I can remember, I have always imagined my kids owning a rocking horse... but I could never find one that I really liked. My son is a toddler, so I wanted to find something that didn’t feel like it would fall apart after some rough play. The Rocking Monsters Shark that I received is definitely a piece that will last for years to come! The Rocking Monsters creators … [Read more...]

Seven of the Best Toys for Getting Kids Playing Outdoors

Seven of the Best Toys for Getting Kids Playing Outdoors With so many screens vying for kids’ attention, it’s no surprise that outdoor activity is on the decline among children. It’s reached the point that kids spend less time outdoors than prisoners. A survey from Unilever asked 12,000 parents about their children’s outdoor play. The survey revealed that children only spend about an hour a day outside. The health concerns over children’s … [Read more...]

American Girl Dolls Wellie Wishers Teach Girls How to Be Good Friends

Sample received. All opinions are my own. Little girls just love their dolls! When my daughter got her first American Girl doll she was in LOVE! Having a doll that looked like her and that she could wear the same outfit as her doll was just too good. She could even take her doll to the store to have her hair and nails done and pick from a wide variety of clothes and accessories to let her imagination come to life! I mean how could it get any … [Read more...]

Play-Doh Letters & Language

Sample received. All opinions are my own. I grew up playing with Play-Doh, so naturally I was very excited when I received the Play-Doh Letters & Language kit from Hasbro to review. Upon opening it, I was thrilled to see that this set is not only fun, but it’s educational too! This set comes with 2 double-sided activity mats, 26 capital letter stampers, a stylus, roller, 6 different colored Play-Doh compounds, and activity guide. … [Read more...]

American Plastic Toys Gigantic Loader and Gigantic Dump Truck

Sample received. All opinions are my own. My 3 year old son is obsessed with trucks, car, tractors, trains, really anything with wheels. He is a true little boy through and through so when I was sent the Gigantic Loader and Gigantic Dump Truck from American Plastic toys I knew these were going to be a big hit. Taking them out of the box I really didn't realize exactly how big they really were, they are gigantic! Both the loader and the … [Read more...]

Is Your Rapunzel Doll … TANGLED? How to Detangle Doll Hair

How to Detangle Doll Hair...I'm pulling this one up from the archives in hopes of helping a few more "hair challenged" dolls in your little girl's life. Just remember to have patience with the procedure and start from the bottom and work your way up! Emma’s Rapunzel Doll was a tangled mess within hours of her taking her from the box. Despite the repeated (attempted) brushings Emma gave her, the rats nest got bigger and bigger. After a little … [Read more...]

eiTech Metal Construction Sets | Combine and Tractor Trailer Set

eiTech Metal Construction Sets | Combine and Tractor Trailer Set Sample received. All opinions are my own. Karson is almost 7 now and absolutely LOVES his building sets. He has such a building imagination that when I was asked to do a review on eiTech I thought absolutely as it has Karson's name written all over it. The construction sets are mostly all metal and look fun to jump into. From eiTech I was sent the Combine/Tractor Trailer set. … [Read more...]

Magformers Magnetic Construction Set

Mastermind toys has a great line of educational toys out called Megformers. The more I looked into these magnetic building blocks the more I was intrigued and curious. Mastermind Toys sent me the Magformers Rainbow Set 62 Pieces. I was super excited when I received the mail and opened up to find a fun and exciting new toy for the kids. The moment I showed the kids the box they were hooked, they couldn't get into the box fast … [Read more...]

Combat Summer Brain Drain with Vtech Innotab 2S

Combat Summer Brain Drain with Vtech Innotab 2S VTech product, information, and additional gift pack for giveaway have all been provided by VTech. September of 2012 Emma and Ethan reviewed the Vtech Innotab. Since then, the Innotab has been Ethan’s “go-to” toy when it’s time to grab something to keep him occupied outside of the home. When we were offered the opportunity to review the Innotab 2S I was intrigued. One of my frustrations with any … [Read more...]

Plan Toys Melody Xylophone

Plan Toys Melody Xylophone The more I learn about PlanToys and their products the more I'm falling in love with this company.  "PlanToys® is not only well-known for the first company in the world to manufacture wooden toys from preservative-free rubberwood, it is one of the leading company to create new material and process to minimize waste up to zero." I personally LOVE the look of wooden toys, they look well built and are built to last. … [Read more...]