Category Archives: Toys

Ten Best Children’s Stocking Stuffers

Children are usually not too shy about telling you the big stuff they want: Xboxes, scooters, skateboards … or you just know that it’s time for a bigger bicycle (they do grow right before your eyes). Great little stuff for … Continue reading

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Do You Need An Electric Train Around The Christmas Tree?

Toy electric trains have long been connected with the Christmas holidays. Trains symbolize people traveling to get together with family and friends, and miniature electric trains are reminders of that. They are an attractive, animated decoration. Continue reading

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Ten Wooden Toys That Children Will Love to Get

Wooden toys are the best kind: long-lasting and durable, with the handmade look of real elf quality. Here are ten classics, for children of all ages. Continue reading

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LEGO Is the Toy for All Occasions

As I ¬†write a post about Lego (not Legos), I start to hear the long-ago voice of my seventh grade English teacher, Miss White, warning me not to pick such a broad topic. I would always think it would be … Continue reading

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Automoblox Toy Cars

Automoblox toy cars combine car toys with construction blocks to create a high quality toy with a lot of play value. They look good, too. Continue reading

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Air Hogs Havoc Heli

For better or worse, we are living in the Golden Age of inexpensive imported toys – so we might as well enjoy it. These very lightweight, tiny little foam R/C helicopters are just fun to play with, especially for adults. … Continue reading

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Darda Toy Pullback Cars

When there are small children around, or recently around, toy cars seem to multiply like magic: Matchbox, Hot Wheels and Johnny Lightning are all the same size and kids love them. They are all a lot of fun, but not … Continue reading

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Kikkerland Wind-Up Toys

The Kikkerland windup toys, designed by Brazilian artist Chico Bicalho, are inexpensive works of art and playthings that appeal to everyone, children and adults alike. You will love watching and they’re hard to break. Continue reading

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