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Mudpuppy Toys and Activities Make Great Gifts Holiday Guide 2016


While in my search for something unique for my friends’ children this holiday season I came across Mudpuppy. Mudpuppy offers unique, imaginative play products for kids of many ages. I received a few Mudpuppy products and excited to share them with you.



The Magical Unicorn Color-In Puzzle is a fun puzzle geared for kids ages 3+. With 24 puzzle pieces, your child will have loads of fun putting this together and once completed they can use their imagination to color their puzzle in any way they like. There are many different kinds of puzzles to color in, such as an Owl, Cat, Ice cream truck and more. Read more


Whatnot Toys Kitty Club and Zomlings Make Great Holiday Gifts


Whatnot Toys is a unique cool toy store where you can find the best new toys and collectibles. The first to hit the shelf is the scary creepy Zomlings and the cute Kitty Club. With the holiday creeping up fast we want to make sure we get a chance to scoop up some cool toys for our little ones. Read more


Dreamworks Dinotrux Rock and Load Skate Park Holiday Guide 2016


If you are familiar with Dinotrux you would know that this series is based on an illustrated children’s book series by Chris Gall. This series features a fictional prehistoric world inhabited by characters that are part dinosaur and part construction vehicle. The television series debuted August 14, 2015 on Netflix and continues to produce series to keep your little ones entertained. If your kids love the Dinotrux series they may also love the Dinotrux toys that are out this holiday season. There is many different cute play sets and toys that are fun and will keep them entertained for hours.



With the Dinotrux Rock & Load Skate Park you can bash into boulders, load rocks, grind down the half-pipes with Ton-Ton. Ton-Ton can knock the rocks into his dumptruck by wheeling over a secret button. In addition, you can connect other sets together to amplify the excitement and fun.




Both these sets will provide hours of dinomite fun. D-Structs, the half-dinosaur, half-construction creatures features pull back motor action and rotating saw blade to show off his destructive side.




Time to have some dinner fun with with RC Ty Rux and Revvit. Ty Rux features five different play modes which will allow you to point the Revvit remote control at Ty Rux and he will follow you. In addition, in finding Revvit mode if you place the remote control within an eight-foot radius of Ty Rux he will scan the area to find his buddy Revvit. Boogie down with Ty Rux as you press the dance button. In standard RC mode Ty Rux can go forward, backward, or make a direction change by pressing the dance button. Ty Rux likes to wreck and smash at times so hold down the dance button and Ty Rux will swing his wrecking ball. Featuring over 40 sounds and phrases this Ty Rux will sure bring hours of enjoyment and entertainment for any Dinotrux fan.

You can purchase Dinotrux on amazon or ToysRUs



Flipazoo the Toy that Flips into Two!

Has your child ever had a stuffed animal and wished it was a different animal? Or wanted you to go out and buy them another because they get tired of the same one? I know I have experienced that a time or two myself with mine. My children are stuffed animal lovers and often want me to continually buy them more to switch them up.  Let me introduce you to Flipazoo that will not only give you one animal, but two! Read more


Train Your Jedi with Uncle Milton’s Jedi Force Levitator

*Holiday guide 2015*

star wars levitator

Training to defeat the Sith Lord is no small feat, but learning how to control the force will be one of the largest skills for a young Jedi. The force will be strong with your children when they use the Star Wars Science Jedi Force Levitator kit from Uncle Milton, Using the power of static electricity or the force, they will push and force pull one of the eight training deflectors with three distinct shapes. The training rod is actually a static electricity generator that helps your young apprentice channel the force. Using the rod itself, it pushes the deflector for away from the rod. When the young Jedi Knight uses their hand, they can force push and pull the deflector using their own natural electrical charge. The included science poster explains the force pull and push to the young Jedi. It also provides experiments that the young apprentices can try. Read more


Shopkins Season 3 Theme Packs are the Perfect Holiday Gift

*Holiday Guide 2015*

With the holiday just around the corner, it is time to pick up the latest fun toys for your kids. Shopkins season 3 Theme Packs have a variety of fun items for your kids to enjoy. If you are familiar with Shopkins, then you can add these cute theme packs to your existing collection.


This Fast Food Theme Pack has everything you need to serve up some tasty treats to your Shopkin friends. With the sweet serve ice cream machine and grill, you can cook hamburgers, fries, salty pretzels and ice cream. In addition, this pack includes 8 Shopkinfun goodies. Read more


Fall 2015 Springfield Boutique Dolls

*Holiday Gift Guide 2015*

Christmas will be here before you know it and now is time to start thinking what to get that special girl in your life. My daughter is 9 and thankfully still loves dolls. Dolls can be so fun to play with especially when they are easy to dress and have hair you can brush and do different things with. If you remember last year we showcased the Springfield Dolls around the same time last year and while those dolls are available, we want to show you the new fall collection of Springfield dolls by Fibre-Craft. Read more


Bears for Humanity Giveaway


Can a bear really change the world? Yes, it most certainly can! Bears for Humanity is changing the world one bear at a time. When you purchase a bear from Bears for Humanity you are not only buying one for yourself, but you are giving to a child that is in a difficult situation. You can feel good knowing that you are making a difference in a child’s life. Bears for Humanity is committed to improving the world around us. In fact, they have partnered up with CalWorks in which they work with individuals that have been affected by the loss of a family member, traumatic life-event, or are a foster family. They are working to help thousands of children by improving their lives and creating jobs for hard working people.

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Ozobot Bit the Creative Robot


There are many robot type toys on the market today, however, nothing like the one I am going to show and explain to you. Ozobot is a robot that follows a path by reading different colors on a piece of paper or colored coded lines on pre-printed sheets that you fill in. This creative robot not only teaches STEM and programmable coding, but it empowers children’s minds to discover and explore complex coding concepts.

Ozobot takes learning to a whole new level. If you do not have a tablet, you can still have fun with markers, paper and game boards. You can control Ozobot’s behavior through a block based editor Blockly. Through the many applications such as hopscotch, scratch, inventor, tynker and others, Ozobot encourages creative thinking and empowers your mind to think logically while providing hours of fun.  Read more


Fibre-Craft Creative Hands Fun with Crafts Review and Giveaway


Creative Hands knows how important it is for children today to be engaged in creative learning. Kids that are exposed to engaged learning stand a better than average chance of becoming higher-functioning, more successful, and better adjusted than peers not exposed to arts and crafts. There are a lot of sm’ARt benefits that Fibre-Craft Creative Hands has outlined below. Read more