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Encouraging kids playful imaginations and love of learning through fun games and educational toys.
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.

Getting kids Emotionally, Socially, and Physically Ready for Kindergarten

by on Wednesday, July 27, 2016 9:38:00 AM

The start of the school year is coming up in just a few weeks and you may have a kindergartner who is getting ready to go to school for the first time, or to an all-day school for the first time. Your little one is probably excited to go to kindergarten, but you might be feeling a little nervous. Talking to parents, we heard that many parents are more worried about social and emotional readiness than academic readiness. Because of this, we have decided not to focus on academic readiness in this...


Boost Kids’ Imaginations with Play Pretend Toys

by on Friday, July 22, 2016 1:04:00 PM

Many parents are well aware of the joy that children derive from using their imagination to play with pretend play toys. Offer a child an imaginative toy to use during playtime, and you may quickly watch them get lost in a world of their own creation, one in which they can craft whole story lines and characters in their heads. Playing pretend certainly has benefits, as well. Letting your children engage in pretend play allows them to expand the boundaries of their imagination, which can aid in...


Toys That Are Good for Your Children and for the Environment

by on Friday, July 08, 2016 12:09:00 PM

In the modern world, it is virtually impossible to read the news or to turn on the television without hearing mention of the perils currently facing the environment. Indeed, individuals and organizations worldwide are taking great efforts to increase public awareness about this issue, and to encourage everyone to do their part to help preserve the natural world we all share. This week, we are encouraging parents to bring home toys that are great for both children and for the environment. So...

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Gender Specific Toys – Does it Really Matter?

by on Monday, May 02, 2016 11:21:00 AM

At Imagine Toys®, we believe in the incredible power of well-crafted toys. When designed correctly toys can be educational, informative, inspire little ones to use their imaginations, and even encourage kids to get up and live a healthy and active lifestyle. Overall, we strive to offer toys that help your children grow and develop each and every day. There are occasional controversies about toys and they end up in the news. Recently more and more stores have stopped labeling toys by gender....


What Are the Hottest Toys of the Year?

by on Wednesday, December 30, 2015 7:00:00 AM

It is fairly easy to spot a toy that your little ones truly love. While some toys may see a few hours of use at first, only to be relegated to the toy basket for the foreseeable future, some others become a staple of playtime fun, those your children simply cannot seem to live without. Of course, when bringing home a new toy for your little ones, it is difficult to say whether or not it will be a hit. How then, can you ensure that the toys you select will be popular with your little ones for...

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Safe Pregnancy Exercises During Your First Trimester

by on Friday, September 11, 2015 12:17:00 PM

Being pregnant is often one of the most wonderful times in the life of any woman. During this time, the woman is growing and nurturing inside of her a young life that will one day be her very own beloved child, representing the beginning stages of the miracle of life. Of course, because pregnancy entails caring for a future child within a woman’s womb, most expecting mothers do virtually everything in their power to help provide for the child’s safety throughout all three trimesters. And, as...

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What to Do with Old Toys

by on Friday, September 04, 2015 12:40:00 PM

As loving parents, we often try to provide our children with as many toys as they could possibly need. We offer learning toys to help develop their minds, active toys to improve their hand-eye coordination and motor skills, and even different abstract toys to allow our kids to use the full power of their imaginations to determine their own fun. Of course, because many of us supply our kids with so many toys and games, we may find, years (or even months) later, that the playroom is filled with...

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Kids Bored at Home? 5 Summer Boredom-Busting Toys

by on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 12:22:00 PM

Very often, kids are able to entertain themselves using nothing but the power of their imaginations. Of course, if you are a parent, you may have witnessed this in action on numerous occasions; you watch your child in the backyard, and it seems as if he or she is lost in another world having an adventure with pretend characters. It is truly strange, then, to hear cries from our little ones that they are bored, especially during the summer months when the great outdoors provide a beckoning...

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How Have Toys Changed Over the Years?

by on Friday, July 17, 2015 12:39:00 PM

Most of us have had the privilege of listening to our grandparents regale us with stories of their youth, informing us of how lucky we are nowadays to have the toys and technology we use on a daily basis. To be sure, the type, material, and even purpose of toys have all changed significantly over the past years. In fact, this is easily visible if you look at your children’s toys; most likely many of the things your little ones have today were unimaginable only decades ago. How far, then, have...

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Use Fun Recipes to Include Kids in the Kitchen

by on Wednesday, July 01, 2015 12:30:00 PM

For children, the kitchen is perhaps one of the most exciting rooms in the entire house. Of course, the playroom, and not the kitchen, is generally where most of the fun kids’ toys are kept throughout the day. But, in fact, the kitchen is filled so many wondrous things, such as bizarre cooking utensils, incredible smells, and, of course, delicious flavors once the meal is finally finished. And, not surprisingly, time spent in the kitchen can be used for education, sensory development, and even...

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