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Best Dollhouses for Kids   When it comes to just about any family household with young girls, a dollhouse is practically a staple in a young lady’s “toy wardrobe” – and is something that will likely be played with for years to come. So – durability and “funability” both play important parts when searching for …

Best Children’s Reading Games   In my humble opinion, anything that makes reading – and even the idea of reading – more fun is a good thing! When reading is approached as something that is enjoyable, a child’s chances for a higher literacy level are greatly increased. With that said, reading games can give a …

Best Children’s Educational Games   More and more parents these days are home-schooling – and for those parents (and other parents who follow the line of reasoning that learning can be fun), it is always helpful to find resources where kids can “kill two birds with one stone,” that is, having fun and learning at …

Best Kids’ Games – For the Road!   Most (if not all) parents are well aware of this: kids need something fun to keep them occupied while traveling! 🙂 While hand-held tablets, MP3 players, etc. might have their place in traveling with children, many parents may also look for alternative sources of entertainment – hands-on, …

Best Children’s Math Games   Math games are a wonderful way to help kids along in their education – considering the fact that mathematics can be fun, these games reinforce that idea that math is a game – along with the fact that it plays an integral part of education and life. (These games are …

Best Kids’ Floor Puzzles   When it comes to puzzles for kids, floor puzzles might just be the best around. There is just something about a nice BIG puzzle laid out on the floor with vivid colors and images springing to life. Pretty nifty, right? The top 10 best kids’ floor puzzles is an eclectic …

Best Kids’ Jigsaw Puzzles   Jigsaw puzzles will never go out of style–they are just too darn fun! For kids, they offer a great way to “flex some mind muscles,” and help with hand-eye coordination at a young age. The top 10 best jigsaw puzzles for kids is therefore an ah-mazing resource ideal for curious …

Best Puzzles for Toddlers   Puzzles for toddlers play an important role in the world of child development toys – they give little ones a great start in hand-eye coordination, control and also tend to play a part in basic learning skills. One need only watch a little one “negotiating” a puzzle for a few …

Best Fashion Toys for Kids   Over the past few years, it seems that fashion toys have come into play as a way to get young ladies’ creative juices flowing, no matter what age. And – it seems that more and more top-notch toy companies are providing some wonderfully creative picks for kids to help …

Best Toddler Educational Toys   With a child’s introduction into the world of learning, there comes a certain sense of adventure. And with the right educational toys, you can really see toddler-aged children come to life, which is where the list on this page comes into play. The top 10 educational toys for toddlers is …

Best Kids’ Arts & Crafts Toys and Kits   There may be nothing like arts and crafts toys to allow kids to unleash their creativity and imagination. Again, this year has brought along a wonderful variety of picks that encourage boys and girls of all ages to do just that — unleash! Enjoy picking and …

Best Teddy Bears for Kids   A teddy bear is practically a “must have” for just about any child — and many adults (ahem) are rather fond of them as well. 🙂 Some of these soft and cuddly plush bears can be considered better than others, with varying levels of craftsmanship and detail giving them …

Best Stuffed Animals for Kids   Stuffed (or plush) animals have been a staple in practically every child’s toy “wardrobe” for many a year. Today there is still no lack of love for them – for many children these toys provide comfort, love and can come in quite handy in creative and even educational activities. …

Best Educational Toys for 10 Year Olds   For adventurers, creative builders, thinkers and for artistic minds, the educational toys available to 10 year-old boys and girls for this year are extremely cool – and in some cases downright amazing! Here you will find a wide range of fantastic options to choose from, including kits …

Best Educational Toys for 9 Year Old Boys and Girls   For children at or around 9 years of age, there is an excellent selection of toys for young creative minds. For both boys and girls, these toys help to demonstrate just how incredibly fun learning can be! Our top 10 best educational toys for …

Best Educational Toys for 8 Year Old Boys and Girls   For both 8 year old girls and boys, there are some pretty amazing educational toys available this year. Whether delving into subjects such as electronics, physics, paleontology or other subjects, these toys are not only great for learning – they’re also just plain fun! …

Best Educational Toys for 7 Year Old Boys and Girls   For those 7 year old “yunguns” who enjoy exercising their mental and creative skills, love adventure or simply having fun, the list of learning toys on this page should fit the bill. Some of the toys here are also great for adding to or …

Best Educational Toys for 6 Year Old Boys and Girls   When we arrive at the level of educational toys for 6 year olds, we start moving out of the realm of “little kids” playthings and into a lineup of choices with a bit more challenge and creativity. A nice selection this year, with multiple …

Best Educational Toys for 5 Year Old Boys and Girls   For those creative, imaginative and curious, eager young minds – the top 10 educational toys for 5 year old girls and boys are some phenomenal picks this year! Creating this exceptional list was easy, as there are plenty of super-fabulous educational toys for kiddos …

Best Educational Toys for 4 Year Old Boys and Girls   The list of the 10 “best of” learning toys for kids 4 years of age has the perfect combination of picks that are not only educational, but get kids’ minds really whirring with hands-on fun and challenges. Enjoy browsing the top 10 educational toys …

Best Educational Toys for 3 Year Old Boys and Girls   Yes times they are a-changin’ – ! Learning toys for 3 year old boys and girls have evolved into many, many choices – everything from electronics to popular themes, to simple and classic toys. The trick seems to be – where to start looking?! …

Contents 1. Fisher-Price Dance & Move 2. Fisher-Price Little People 3. VTech Sit-to-Stand Learning Walker 4. Baby Einstein Take Along Tunes 5. VTech Musical Rhymes Book 6. Brilliant Basics Baby’s First Blocks 7. VTech Drop and Go Dump Truck 8. Sassy Developmental Bumpy Ball 9. Mega Bloks Big Building Bag 10. Grow-with-Me Activity Gym We …

Best Kids’ Spy Gadget Toys   The top 10 spy gadget toys for kids include a list of imaginative “super sleuth” activities that many children love. (What could be more fun than gathering evidence from a scene, or secretly taking pictures and videos from a watch or even a pair of sunglasses?!) What’s here: On …

Best LEGO Books for Kids and “Big Kids”   The word “LEGO” has joined the collective consciousness since the toy’s launch in the early ’80s. Endless variations have emerged since then, as well as LEGO-themed movies! Whether your child is a LEGO nut or new to the plastic brick-building experience, the top 10 LEGO books …

Best Kids’ Toys from Melissa and Doug   The “best of” picks among toys from Melissa & Doug® is, in my humble opinion, the pinnacle of children’s toys – period. “M & D” makes some of the most well-thought-out, creative, entertaining and educational toys for children – and they are famous for it. When searching …

Best Wooden Toy Kitchens   There are quite a number of kids’ wooden toy kitchens that are excellent choices for durability and fun features – and this year’s best of ’em are here and better than ever. What’s here: On this page is a list of the ten best kids’ wooden toy kitchens for the …

Best Kids’ Toys for $20 or Less   When browsing for gifts in toy or department stores these days – perhaps especially at Christmas time – it might be easy to get the impression that “prices for toys are outrageous!” However, that is not necessarily the case. In fact, some absolutely wonderful toys that kids …

Best Transformers Books for Kids   When it comes to the subject of which books to pick for children, reading just for fun can be quite successful. For those young fans of the movies, toys, et al, the top 10 Transformers books are great picks. What’s here:  On this page are the ten best books …

Best Pokemon Books for Kids and Fans   The Pokemon craze from the late ’90s begets a wide variety of children’s products, including fun books starring Pikachu and company. The top 10 best Pokemon books for kids is a comprehensive assortment ideal for any fan of the Japanese game/TV series/whatever. This list provides serious guides …

Best Sticker Books for Kids   For many young children, one of their “favoritest things” is immersing themselves in a good sticker activity book. 🙂 According to levels of parent popularity and ratings, some are better than others in terms of entertainment and other value — which is where the “best of” sticker books list …

2017 Best Children’s Fairy Tale Books   These top 10 fairy best children’s fairy tale books allow your little ones to step into a dream-like world populated by princes and princesses, talking animals and gingerbread men, hulking beasts and wicked queens, elves and goblins, mermaids, and other fantastical creatures. Seemingly-endless fairy tales are out there, …

Best Children’s Christmas Books   One of the best parts of Christmas for children is reading holiday stories. Whether you read Christmas books the night before Santa arrives or keep them out all season long for the kids to look at and enjoy, there is something magical about classic holiday tales. The top 10 best …

Best Children’s Disney Books   The top 10 Disney books for kids 2017 is a fun and eclectic combination featuring old favorites as well as new stories. Enjoy reading the classic Jungle Book story to your children to introduce them to Mowgli, Baloo, King Louie, Shere Khan, Bagheera, and Akela. Help you kiddies learn how …

Best Books for 10 Year Old Children   The top 10 books for 10 year olds offer an impressive lineup! Nourish your 10-year-old’s love of literature with this impressive list of books. They provide your young one with the opportunity to stretch his or her growing imagination and escape to a world of adventure, wonder, …

Best Books for 7 Year Old Children   Provide your child with a treasure trove of wonder when you purchase the top 10 books for 7 year olds. This fantastic list makes it easy to encourage your child’s love of reading, whether the youngling has been reading since kindergarten or recently developed an interest in …

Best Books for 6 Year Old Children   Ensure exploring new worlds and learning new concepts is a fun treat with the top 10 books for 6 year olds. Nourish young brains with a comprehensive list of books that make them laugh, helps them realize the importance of compassion and understanding, unearth new galaxies, and …

Best Books for 5-Year-Old Children   Take time to introduce your children to worlds beyond their own with the top 10 books for 5 year olds. Books provide a place for children to escape into fantastical places, learn about basics such as shapes, colors, and animals, and otherwise obtain the knowledge they need to not …

Best Books for 3 Year Old Children The list of the top 10 books for 3 year olds introduces your child to a colorful world of wonder with plenty of animal friends to spare. Whether teaching your child about self-love via a frog who just does not want to be a frog, introducing the young …

Best Children’s Picture Books On Kindle   The Kindle e-reader from Amazon changed the way people read, as it no longer became necessary to carry around heavy, cumbersome volumes when you wanted to read a few pages. There’s even a special Kindle e-reader just for younglings, which brings us to the Top 10 best picture …

Best Children’s Chapter Books   Chapter books are the next step in keeping young minds interested in reading. The top 10 best children’s chapter books make this task easy for you, as it features a rich and varied variety of options your kids will love…and find hard to put down. The 2017 best children’s chapter …

Best Children’s Pop Up Books   One of the more entertaining types of books for little ones are pop-ups – possibly more than any other type of reading they can make stories animated and interactive, bringing them to life. This page contains the best children’s pop-up books to help your little ‘uns discover whole new …

Best Children’s Board Books Board books make reading fun for little ‘uns for many reasons. They are easy to handle and do not risk the ripping of pages by small hands. Such books also feature bright colors, interesting shapes, and fun themes. The Top 10 Best Children’s Board Books offers everything you could possibly want …

Best Children’s Picture Books   The best way to instill a love of reading in your little ‘uns is to read to them…and give them picture books to read on their own! The top 10 best children’s picture books for 2017 provide your youngling with fun stories told through dazzling illustrations. Enjoy supplying your kiddos …

Best Bicycles for Kids   Whether searching for a great bike for a very young beginning cycler or a more experienced “sportster,” the list of bikes on this page can help point you in the right direction. Enjoy browsing the top 10 best bicycles for kids and giving your youngling the perfect first bike. Here …

Best Toddler Ride On Toys   The list of the top 10 ride-on toys for toddlers of 2017 are some of the hottest toys for kids, possibly ever! Ride-ons give toddler-aged children a chance to improve coordination, increase strength, sense of balance and achieve a fun feeling of independence. Plus – well, they’re just plain …

Best Skateboards   Over the past years, skateboarding has gone from a fun activity to what could be considered a cultural movement – and along has come an improved technology and selection in skateboards. The list of the top 10 skateboards are the epitome of what people are searching out and buying the most. And …

Best Toys for Girls Age 10   When it comes to girls ten years of age, my experience is that young ladies start becoming quite a bit more particular about their toys – I would even say that “toys” might be the wrong word starting at about this age! While no ten year old is …

Best Toys for Girls Age 9   When it comes to 9 year old girls’ toys, the “best of the best” toys consist of a fun combination of picks for the super-active, some choices perfect for those ladies with a creative bent – plus some other fun stuff. 🙂 What’s here: On this page is …

Best Toys for Girls 8 Years of Age   If you’re searching out the best toys for 8 year old girls this year, you might share my opinion on this: There are some awesome choices for girls in this age group! 🙂 What’s here: On this page is a “top 10” list of the best …

Best Toys for Girls 6 Years of Age   It seems when we enter the realm of toys for 6 year old girls, the selection moves a step forward from “little kid” toys into a lineup of choices involving a bit more challenge, creativity and some delightful toys in general. What’s here: On this page …