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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.

Get Kids involved in Learning about Family History

by on Monday, May 16, 2016 8:56:00 AM

Most adults are curious about their family history, where their grandparents or great grandparents came from, and what happened in their lives. Your children may actually be more interested in your family history than you imagine as well. Kids long for a sense of belonging and learning about shared family history can contribute to that. Whether you know a lot or very little about your family history, here are some activities that you and your child can do together to learn more. Interviewing...


What to do When Your Kids are Bored this Summer

by on Friday, May 13, 2016 9:43:00 AM

School is almost out which means your children’s schedules will completely change. Where there were once fully scheduled and regimented days, there are now stretches of unstructured time. This will at first be a novelty for kids, but as with everything, the novelty soon wears off. A common refrain from kids, that all parents will recognize is, “Moooom or Daaaad, I’m bored.” You may even remember saying it yourself as a kid. If you do, you remember the feeling. There is nothing to do. Of...

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The Best Riding Toys for Toddlers

by on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 9:28:00 AM

A ride-on toy is certainly a playtime staple for toddlers throughout the United States. Indeed, riding toys can be fun for children, they can be extremely soothing, and they can even help little ones develop balance and stability skills, two traits that are absolutely necessary when they start walking and running for the very first time. Of course, while there are a variety of riding toys available for toddlers today, there are a specific few that will provide ample benefits for your little...


How to Teach Kids to Be Patient

by on Friday, May 06, 2016 8:49:00 AM

Virtually everyone has heard the timeless adage: “patience is a virtue.” Indeed, this age-old saying holds more than a modicum of truth, as the ability to remain patient is a powerful characteristic, and one that can certainly help anyone throughout all stages of life. Of course, patience is learned, not an innate trait. It is something that most of us have to work on throughout our entire lives. Obviously, if it is hard for us, it is much harder for a child who has not had a lot of practice....

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Teaching Kids about Memorial Day

by on Wednesday, May 04, 2016 2:49:00 PM

For many Americans Memorial Day brings to mind barbecue, spending time on the beach or by the pool, and a day off of work or school. It is the unofficial start to summer and it is a great time for camping, spending time with family and relaxing. Memorial Day is also a day to remember those who have served and died in service to our country. It can be a difficult topic to bring up to children. Today we are sharing some ideas about how you can talk to your kids about Memorial Day and fun...


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....


4 Activities with Kids for When You Are Exhausted

by on Friday, April 29, 2016 9:24:00 AM

Kids have seemingly unending energy that amazes parents. Although we may long for that kind of energy, it isn't always possible. Of course you may want to spend time with them and play, but need some low key activities for when you just can't play another round of horsey. Try these activities with kids that will let you relax for a while until it's time to play tag. Draw Pictures Together Do your children love to play with arts and crafts supplies? If so, one of the best ways to keep them...


Must-have toys for every kid

by on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 9:49:00 AM

You know the scene, I’m sure many of you have seen it in your very own home. A playroom (or more) strewn with toys. More toys than a child could possibly play with. More toys than any child should probably have. You may beg friends and family, please, no more toys. But they keep coming, shiny new toys replace the old, each one played with for a while, then forgotten when new toys arrive. There are some toys that children will pick up and return to over and over again. It is hard for parents to...


What to Do When Your Child Wants a Pet

by on Monday, April 25, 2016 8:37:00 AM

Family pets are a nearly ubiquitous sight in households throughout the United States. Many families have bought or adopted an animal and have taken it in as one of their own, whether it be a dog or a cat, or even something more exotic, like a lizard, a snake, or a pet turtle. Very often, each member of the family plays an integral role in taking care of the animal, with some taking it for walks, others keeping it fed and watered, and others still taking it to veterinarian appointments whenever...

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Teaching Kids to Ride a Bike

by on Friday, April 22, 2016 8:56:00 AM

Learning how to ride a bike is a gift that will last our entire lives. Riding a bicycle is an excellent mode of transportation, and biking is a great form of low-impact exercise that is both fun and invigorating. Best of all, riding a bike is an activity that is accessible to people of all ages, from little children to grandparents Of course, before your children will be ready to hop on and ride around the neighborhood or the town with the family, they will first need to learn how to stay...

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