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Kids love to learn through play. We want to help facilitate and foster a life long love of learning through fun games, educational toys and hands-on activities.

What is STEM and 5 Ways to Learn at Home

by on Friday, February 05, 2016 7:00:00 AM

An emphasis on learning STEM-related topics is incredibly important for your child’s early years to ensure he or she is prepared for the future. To be sure, focusing on topics related to STEM, which stands for science, technology, engineering, and math, helps children understand basic concepts at an early age, allowing them to excel in the classroom, both now and in the future. But is STEM-based learning really that important for your child? And is there any way to incorporate this type of...

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Five Creative Ways to Help Beat the Winter Blues

by on Wednesday, February 03, 2016 8:30:00 AM

As parents, the months of winter often present us with somewhat of a quandary: how to keep our children entertained on days when it’s just too cold or wet outside to play. To be sure, some days may present weather warm enough to head outside and have fun with the little ones; however, it is likely that a majority of the winter will be spent indoors, waiting until spring. Of course, all this time spent inside can lead to the ‘winter blues,’ emotions of melancholy and boredom that creep in over...

5 Jammin’ Toys for America’s Future Rock Stars

by on Monday, February 01, 2016 10:07:00 AM

It is certainly not uncommon for children to break out into singing or dancing whenever they hear a song come on over the radio or another set of speakers. To be sure, there is something so natural about listening to a catchy tune, and letting yourself move to the beat. This is not lost on kids of all ages, many of whom love music of all varieties. But while some kids may enjoy listening and dancing, others truly love to create music of their own, and may do so with anything they can find. In...

Not Just Toys: 7 Ways Kids Can Enjoy Family Time

by on Friday, January 29, 2016 7:00:00 AM

In the aftermath of the holiday season, many parents find themselves virtually unable to get the attention of their little ones whose lines of attention are strictly honed in on their new toys. Many little ones nationwide are often gifted more toys during this time of year than any other, and thus spend the following months playing with these new gifts as much as possible. Of course, it is always wonderful to see our little ones enjoying the toys we got them for the holiday season, and it is...

5 Toys for Your Little Princess’ Wild Imagination

by on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 12:45:00 PM

After hearing about tales of mythical adventures, many little girls dream of one day being the princess in the castle who eventually meets her knight in shining armor. Of course, while this may be a relatively unrealistic ideal, playing pretend and utilizing the full capabilities of the imagination are healthy and help children both manage their reality and explore their creative nature. To be sure, your little girl’s dreams of one day becoming royalty may be far off in the future, or entirely...

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10 Hi-Tech Toys for Technophile Kids

by on Monday, January 25, 2016 12:20:00 PM

For children in the modern era, there is certainly a large emphasis on developing skills involving science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). To be sure, there have been nationwide efforts to help encourage STEM-based learning in classrooms for children of all ages, and children have more opportunities than ever before to learn all about these interesting concepts. And, in fact, there are a number of hi-tech toys that have been developed in the recent years solely for the benefit of...

Arrr! Have Little Swashbucklers at Home? 5 Gifts They’ll Love

by on Friday, January 22, 2016 7:00:00 AM

There is something truly special about the lives of pirates and their adventures at sea. These fearless folk travel the world in their ships with their crew at their sides, looking for new, unchartered territories to conquer, and battling with anything that comes into their wake. Of course, it makes sense that many children would love the tales of pirates and dream of one day being able to don a pirate cap and be the captain of their own ship. But while you likely can’t help your child to...

Helpful Indoor Activities to Keep Kids Active this Winter

by on Wednesday, January 20, 2016 12:37:00 PM

When we were young, we were forced to create our own fun; instead of relying on tablets or smartphones for entertainment, we were required to head outside and seek excitement all on our own. This, in turn, helped most of us in earlier generations stay fairly active throughout our youth. Now, children are able to rely on these devices and other pieces of technology for simple, passive entertainment that is always available. Of course, while technology can be great for learning activities, it...

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5 Aeronautical Toys for Your Little Aviator

by on Monday, January 18, 2016 11:57:00 AM

The wonder of flight is a truly incredible concept. The idea that with the correct amount of propulsion, as well as a body structure specifically designed in an aerodynamic manner, an aircraft can take off and soar through the air shows just how fascinating the scientific world truly is. And, of course, if the power of flight is miraculous to us as adults, it is certainly doubly so for children who may see birds and airplanes above and believe they are witnessing a miracle. To be sure, many...

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Looking for Indoor Fun with Arts and Crafts Activities?

by on Friday, January 15, 2016 7:00:00 AM

Although the winter may bring with it the snow and chillier temperatures, it still provides us with plenty of opportunities to take our children outside and have fun. To be sure, while winter picnics may not be possible, we can still head out the front door with our kids and build snowmen and snow forts, go skiing, and even go skating on frozen lakes in the wilderness. However, there are certainly days throughout the winter when the snow is falling too hard, or when it is simply too cold to...

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I am a foster parent with two special needs foster children. One is 23 months with cerebral palsy and the other is 7 and has significant developmental delays and is blind, etc. It is so exciting to get a catalog filled such great material for them. Kudos to you. I cant wait for it to come!
by: Alisa S.

Thank you for making shopping easy by selling so many wonderful toys to choose from!
by: Andrew A.

It's truly rare these days that a company not only stands behind its products, but also its customers. I have ordered a number of times from Imagine Toys, and will continue to do so for a long time to come. Everyone I have dealt with, whether through email, chat box, or on the phone, has been so pleasant and accommodating. It truly means a lot. Many thanks,
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