Toddlers Love The Melissa and Doug Cutting Food Box

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Looking for a great gift for a toddler without the noise, flashy lights, or batteries? Something educational and fun under $20? Then you have got to try the Melissa and Doug Cutting Food Box. This box is simple but smart- there are wooden food items, a wooden chopping board, and a wooden knife (completely safe, […]

A Remote Controlled Thomas with Real Steam!

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I have previously mentioned that my daughter is a huge Thomas the Tank Engine fan and so our home has several variations of the little blue train. Last week I gave birth to a son, and in a bid to help the two bond, we bought a gift for our daughter “from her baby brother.” […]

Your Builder Will Love the Fisher Price Drillin Action Tool Set!

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I’m just going to be honest. Blunt. Here goes- This toy is AWESOME. Bravo Fisher Price, bravo. Do you have a little guy or girl who just loves imitating adults as they hammer or drill? Then they will absolutely love the Fisher Price Drillin Action Tool Set. A great deal of thought went into this […]

Running Around with Shake n Go Thomas !

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  I’m not quite sure what it is about Thomas the Tank Engine that makes him so endearing to children, but my 19 month old certainly loves him. The happiness on her face when she sees any picture of “choo choo!!” makes him a hit in our home. So when I saw the Shake n […]

Learn the Alphabet with the VTech Touch and Teach Turtle

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Forget your regular old cutesy turtle who walks slowly and hides in his shell, this is a turtle that can sing, read, teach the alphabet and dance. Okay, he can’t dance, but he can do the rest. We recently received the V-Tech Touch and Teach Turtle as a gift, and although my daughter isn’t the […]

The Voila Wooden Stacking Colorful Clown

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It is my belief that mailmen/women look at pregnant women and think “Any day now before her package load increases.” I’m sure they just know that mothers love to order things online or that babies get gifts sent to them. My mailman is no different. There is always some package arriving, whether it’s toys, shoes, […]

Learning About Animals With Our Wooden Nesting Blocks

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Melissa and Doug are well known for their entertaining and educational wooden toys, and our recent purchase of their Wooden Animal Nesting Blocks are just that. Colorful and bright, and with four different animal themes on each side of the block, you can help your child learn the names and sounds, while watching them stack […]

Pound! Pound! Roll…

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If you’re looking for a toy that’s sure to be a hit (pun intended) look no further! The Melissa and Doug Pound and Roll Tower is a small and colorful tower that comes with four brightly colored wooden balls and a wooden hammer. You place the balls in the holes at the top so they […]

We love the Playskool Sesame Street Hide ‘n Seek Pals Playset!

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I noticed that whenever we visited the grandparents, my 16 month old daughter was obsessed with opening and shutting their glasses cases. Open shut open shut open shut. It seemed so fascinating that I told my mom that I wanted to get her some kind of open and shut toy. On a trip to Toys […]