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2017 Best Girls’ Bicycles   There is perhaps nothing better for any of the young ladies among us than having and riding their very own bike – especially when it is “the perfect one.” For toddlers to teens, I have found some wonderful choices in bikes for girls – no matter where tastes may lie, …

2017 Best Boys’ Bicycles   If it is one thing that gives kids a sense of independence, it is having their very own bike. But when it comes to buying the right bike, it can be a bit tricky unless you already know what sort of bike to look for, and which size. This year, …

Children are the assets of future. And if they are restricted in the bars of house from childhood they will never learn how to change the world. The first step of changing the world has to be taught in childhood. To expose your children to the world and to make them fearless balance bikes are …

Best Boys’ Backpacks for School   School backpacks have become not only a must-have for toting around books and other personal items, but they have entered a realm of personal expression for kids. With so many different themes and designs, it can be difficult to determine which ones are not only fun and cool, but …

Best Girls’ Backpacks for School Young school-bound ladies of all ages know this: There is possibly nothing more practical and handy than a good backpack. With the variety of brands and styles available, there is sure to be something to strike the fancy of any girl – making their school packs not only handy but …

Best Kids’ STEM Toys   In the past few years, there has been a massive surge in popularity in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) toys for kids – and I couldn’t be happier about it. The best way for children to learn is to work in subjects hands-on, and when it’s fun to do it …

Best Kids’ Inflatable Pool Toys   In the summertime, a trip to the pool without having at least some kind of floating device is practically an atrocity! (Or – well – at least it’s not nearly as fun to go swimming 🙂 ) Nowadays floating toys are much more than just an inner-tube to float …

Best Kids’ Go-Karts What could possibly be more fun than whizzing down the road or racing around a track in a go kart? Hmmmm – I can’t think of a thing. 🙂 In the last several years, the “best of” go karts for kids have evolved into some pretty nifty ways to get around and …

Best LEGO® Sets for 10 Year Old Boys and Girls LEGO sets for kids 10 years of age and older took a rather significant turn a couple of years back. Enter new worlds  based on movie and TV classics! Take those concepts, mix and stir in a few amazing additions to those collections, and you …

Best Kids’ Board Games   Board games are a wonderful way for kiddos to move out of their “digital world,” have a great time, and are even used more and more as learning tools for home-schoolers and in classrooms as a fun way to educate kids. Also – they are a fabulous idea when it …

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 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 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 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 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 Magazines for Kids   Magazines provide another reading avenue for kids to help them learn new things and expand their imaginations. The top 10 magazines for kids for 2017 is an eclectic collection designed to give children the chance to learn all kinds of fun and interesting stuff. This fantastic list includes Sports Illustrated …

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 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 Kids’ Science Toys   When it comes to toys that are interesting and fun, it would be hard to beat the list of the top 10 science toys this year. These are some of the best choices for young ones to stretch their imaginations and combine having a bunch of fun with learning. What’s …

Best Kick and Electric Scooters for Kids (All Ages)   Scooters have become not only a pastime for kids, but are practically a “must have” for children to get around and enjoy some fresh air by themselves or with friends. The top 10 scooters for kids this year are a great mix of the best …

Best Pool Toys for Kids   Are your kids looking for some “serious” swimming pool fun this year? This year’s list of the 10 best swimming pool toys are a great lineup to inject some additional entertainment to a day at the pool. All help promote creative play and the importance of an active imagination. …

Best Outdoor Kids’ Water Toys Do your kids want to have some “serious” cool-down, water-blasting fun this summer? The 10 best water toys for kids might be just the ticket. They make keeping cool extra fun, especially on hot days when driving to the beach or visiting the local pool is not a possibility. We’ve …

Best Toys for Boys 10 Years of Age   The list of the top 10 toys for 10 year-old boys for this year has a definite “bent” toward those young lads who have a taste for technology and speed – as well as for those extra-imaginative and active young gents. 🙂 There’s hot wheels, LEGOs …

Best Kids’ Toys (Boys and Girls)   Of all the toys available for kids of all ages, which ones could actually be called the “best?” Which toys are girls and boys (and their parents) choosing over the rest? The list of the top 10 toys for kids this year includes exactly that lineup of playthings …

Best NERF Blasters   Over the past several years, since the release of the first “backyard battles” blasters, the best picks in NERF guns have evolved into something pretty incredible! Coming in a number of different forms and price ranges, these toys provide some of the best outdoor fun for young adventurers. The top 10 …

Best Kids’ Remote Control Cars   What stands out to me the most about the “best of” remote control (RC) cars for kids this year is the sheer variety of vehicles for toddlers, kids, “big kids” – and they’re a blast! Also there are remote control vehicles for kids that have entered the “high tech” …