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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.

Make Back to School Easier on you and Your Family

by on Monday, August 15, 2016 3:47:00 PM

Back to school time is a time that brings on strong mixed emotions. Kids both regret the loss of summer and look forward to going back to their friends and routine. Parents look forward to less daycare costs and can be sad about how fast kids grow up. During this bittersweet time, instead of having time to grow used to the big changes, all tarnation breaks loose. Soon, homework, early mornings, after school activities, last minute dinners, and a lot of chaos. This is the moment that you can set...


Ideas for a Memorable Family Game Night

by on Wednesday, August 3, 2016 12:36:00 PM

Family game night is a time honored tradition for many families because it is great fun and a chance to spend time together. If your family has a family game night, or wants to start one, we have the best ideas for games to play that the whole family will enjoy. August is National Family Fun Month, celebrate with a game night that will be fun for everyone in your family. Board Games Board games are a staple for family game nights, if you think your kiddos are too little for board games,...


How to Teach Your Kids to Love Reading

by on Monday, August 1, 2016 9:59:00 AM

August 9th is National Book Lovers Day and Imagine Toys believes that every kid can love to read. Reading will help your child perform better academically in all subject areas and improve vocabulary. If your child is hesitant about reading or really hates it, it is not too late to foster a love of reading. It is not terribly difficult to get kids to love to read, it is mostly a matter of offering a selection of books so that your child can try out different genres until she finds one she...

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How to Make Moving Easier on Your Kids

by on Friday, July 29, 2016 1:14:00 PM

People move for many reasons, jobs, to be closer to family, when families start outgrowing houses, and for thousands of other reasons. When it is time for your family to move, you may be feeling stressed and excited, but of course there is always sadness of leaving behind your old house and memories, friends, coworkers, and many things that you are familiar with. Moving is also stressful for kids, even if they are not in school yet. When you decide to move, of course you think of your children...

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How to be the best Auntie or Uncle Ever

by on Monday, July 25, 2016 8:35:00 AM

National Aunt and Uncle’s Day is coming up on July 26 and in honor of that, we are going to discuss how to be the greatest auntie or uncle you can be. Being an auntie or uncle is the best because you have an excuse to play with someone who adores you! It’s all the joy of kids, without having to do the less-fun stuff like changing diapers or losing sleep. If you are new to being an auntie or uncle and want to do the best job you possibly can, just follow our tips. It won’t be long before kids...


Teaching Kids How to Sew

by on Wednesday, July 20, 2016 8:37:00 AM

Sewing is a fun way to express creativity and also has a lot of more practical uses like sewing on buttons that have fallen off or fixing ripped seams on clothes. If your little one has expressed an interest in sewing, it is the perfect time to start teaching him about sewing. Whether or not you know how to sew, we have many fun ways to teach your little one, and you may even learn something yourself. If you are wondering how old a child should be before learning how to sew, your judgement is...


Have a Family Field Day!

by on Monday, July 18, 2016 7:31:00 AM

August is National Family Fun month, but Imagine Toys sees no reason to wait until August to start having family fun! Start the fun this week with a family field day. Invite your family and friends over to have a great day for everyone, young and old. We have gathered our favorite field day games for you. Soda Bottle Race This game is perfect for hot days. Break everyone up into two person teams. Cut a hole just bigger than a golf ball into the front of two liter bottles. Put different colored...

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Save money by making these fun toys at home!

by on Wednesday, July 13, 2016 8:08:00 AM

If you are like most people, you would love to make sure your child has access to all of the fun things in life, and you would love to save some money. A child’s job is to play and every kid needs toys, but what if you can save money by making some toys and activities yourself? Sounds like a great deal! We would love to share some of our favorite DIY toys so that you can save some money and have a happy kid. Kinetic Sand and Moon Sand Kinetic sand is a lot of fun, it is sand that you can play...

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Family Time Activity: Color Changing Milk

by on Monday, July 11, 2016 2:27:00 PM

Are you looking for a fun science activity to help your kids start to get back in school-mode? Do your kids love crazy science experiments that let them engage in hands-on and interactive play, all while learning something new? If so, then we have the perfect new science experiment for you and your family. Read on below to learn the recipe and the procedure to create your own color changing milk at home. What You Will Need In order to begin this project, you will need a shallow dish, a small...


Expand Your Horizons with These Family Mini-Trip Ideas

by on Wednesday, July 6, 2016 1:52:00 PM

For many families nationwide, a family trip is only possible once or twice per year. Of course, for many this is due to having jam-packed schedules filled with work obligations, playdates with kids, and after-school activities, all of which take up nearly all the spare time that families have. That doesn’t necessarily mean, however, that you can enjoy your time with your family and get away from the grind more often. In fact, by scheduling in mini-trips for families throughout the year you can...


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