PRESCHOOLERS: THREES & FOURS

March 24, 2020

(Creativity for Kids $9.99)

For travel or quiet time activity, sticker sets with pre-made scenes are often good for pretend play, storytelling and using fine motor skills. These new sets from Creativity for Kids feature three play scenes with fifty sensory stickers. Som...

March 24, 2020

(Mudpuppy $14.99)

You’ll find six thick and sturdy puzzle boards with one shaped puzzle piece—the baby animal—that must be fitted into the big scene. Kids match the babies to the parent on each board. Introduce one board at a time and talk about the scene. A good chance...

March 24, 2020

(Mudpuppy $9.99)

First games for preschoolers are often about matching and these dominoes that feature colorful dinosaurs are sure to please. Young dino lovers will like matching the colors, shapes and images of these teethy meat and plant eaters. The set of 28 sturdy d...

March 24, 2020

(eeBoo $18.99)

Super-size silvery holographic foil dominoes give a classic game a shiny new look. Bigger than standard dominoes with traditional dots to match up, these are chunky enough for little hands to pick up and easy to see at a glance. Twenty-eight jumbo dominoe...

November 29, 2019

(Goliath $24.05)

We gave this a test run with our 4 year old Thanksgiving player. We have to say, this was a blast...with requests to play again! It was a late arrival but we're upgrading the award to Platinum. A good way to win over reluctant game players. This one is...

November 24, 2019

(Wonder Forge $24.99)

This is a bit like battleship for the very young. One player acts as Nancy and chooses a card with a picture of a piece of clothing. She alone knows the color, design and type of clothing the other players must guess. This is not a dress up game; i...

November 24, 2019

(Dial $11.99)

A colorful board book by Sophie Beer, that celebrates something we could all use a lot of these days—kindness. We’re not sure you can teach that with a book and declarative sentences. That said, it is a way to talk with kids one on one about the simple act...

November 24, 2019

(Goliath $24.05)

Our testers say they had a blast with this funny game of chance. First you load the little bananas in the base of the tree and put the monkey in the middle. Players take turns rolling the die and taking one, two or someone else’s bananas. But watch out!...

October 24, 2019

(Corolle $63.99)

Who wouldn’t love this doll carriage that collapses so it can easily go along on trips out of town or to the park. It has a bag for bottles, change of clothes and all the typical stuff a doll might need. The hood goes up and down, just like any real bab...

October 24, 2019

(Fisher-Price $67.99)

For kids in the transformer zone, this RC Batmobile is going to be THE toy of the season. It's a really big novelty toy with all the bells and whistles that make it a wow-wee kind of holiday gift. Kids can send Batman forward, back, right, left or...

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