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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.

5 Lively Toys for Outdoorsy Environmentalist Kids

by on Monday, October 19, 2015 12:29:00 PM

Some children seem to feel a special bond with the natural world around them. They feel more at home climbing trees or playing in the dirt than they do in their own playroom, and they are always looking for a way to spot birds in the sky, or protect bugs in their natural habitat. Children who display this type of behavior are wonderful, as they demonstrate sensitivity and a desire to protect our beautiful planet. However, it may be difficult to entertain them with regular toys, as they may...

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What Exciting Toys Would Thrill a Future Archaeologist?

by on Wednesday, August 12, 2015 12:16:00 PM

At a young age, many little ones dream of what they may want to be when they are older. Some are inspired by astronauts and want to soar through space in a rocket ship. Others, of course, are dazzled by police officers and firefighters, and would rather become civil servants, protecting the community they love. And not surprisingly, a host of children see the work of archaeologists, and fall in love with the idea of digging up old bones and fossils that one day belonged to dinosaurs and other...

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Tips on How to Encourage Outdoor and Nature Play

by on Monday, July 27, 2015 12:07:00 PM

For many individuals across generations, outdoor play was a staple of summertime as a youth. To be sure, many of us didn’t have access to a wide array of screens and electronic toys, and didn’t find ourselves overbooked with extracurricular activities outside of school; instead, much of our free time during the summer, which may have been in abundance, was spent wandering around outside with a few of our closest friends, exploring the world, playing sports, or simply learning more about the...

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Go Out and Play! And Give Back with KaBOOM!

by on Wednesday, July 8, 2015 12:09:00 PM

Now that the summer is here, it is time to turn off the TV, put down the tablets and smartphones, and help encourage your children to get outside and enjoy the great outdoors. Spending time outside of the house and in the fresh air helps give your child an appreciation for nature and helps ensure he or she will live a healthier lifestyle full of physical activity. Sadly, however, not all children across the country have the same ability to enjoy these simple pleasures of childhood; in...

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Popular Toys for the Athlete in Your Family

by on Monday, July 6, 2015 12:20:00 PM

There is no doubt that summer is one of the most popular seasons for aspiring athletes. Whereas in winter young athletes were forced to push aside outdoor games and activities until the snow stopped falling, now kids can head outside whenever they have a free minute and practice or play one of their favorite outdoor sports with friends. Of course, we believe that one of the best ways to encourage your little athletes to play sports, as well as a great way to develop their abilities on the...

Free (or Cheap) and Interesting Ways to Celebrate 4th of July

by on Monday, June 29, 2015 12:40:00 PM

The 4th of July is one of the most wonderful holidays to experience as a child. To be sure, this patriotic holiday already falls during one of the most exciting season of the year, summer, a time free from responsibilities and the confines of the classroom. During summer, children are able to spend countless hours outdoors, enjoying time together with family and friends. And, in addition to falling during the summer months, the 4 th of July usually has a surprise at the end: fireworks! These...

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5 Cool Outdoor Toys Kids will Love This Summer

by on Friday, June 26, 2015 12:38:00 PM

As a child, there are few things more exciting than long summer days spent away from the classroom, and outdoors with friends and family members. The summer is a season of non-stop fun, excitement, and adventure, and often leads to some of the best memories that children retain throughout the entirety of their lives. Of course, you can always send your little ones out of the house and into the backyard to find some fun on their own. Or, you can help inspire activity by providing them with some...

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New and Unusual Games and Activities for Beach Time

by on Wednesday, June 24, 2015 12:34:00 PM

If you live next to a beach or within driving distance, consider yourself extremely lucky, especially now that summer has arrived. While the hinterland of the United States must find other ways to cool off and enjoy the beauty of the summer months, coastal residents can instead head down to the beach and have fun in the water. The beach and the ocean, in general, provide so many outlets for fun for the entire family and offer an excellent spot for swimming, walking together, surfing,...

Create a Fun Family Geocaching Adventure

by on Monday, June 1, 2015 12:19:00 PM

Are you looking for a fun, family-friendly activity to test out this summer with the little ones? Do you want something that will keep everyone busy from sunrise to sunset? And do you want to find a way to entertain the family outside of the house, away from the pull of the glowing screens of the television and tablets? If so, consider going on a geocaching adventure with the whole family this summer. Geocaching is a great way to go outdoors and explore the world with modern technology. So...

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5 Ways Children (and You) Can Enjoy National Bike Month

by on Friday, May 22, 2015 12:10:00 PM

Riding a bike is a skill that all children should eventually learn. Not only is riding a bike exciting for children of all ages, it also provides an incredibly healthy and eco-conscious method of transportation. And when performed safely, it is a wonderful activity to enjoy together as a family. This month, at Imagine Toys®, we are celebrating May as National Bike Month, a time during which we are trying to help showcase the benefits of riding a bicycle wherever you can. And, if you have...

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