by The American Specialty Toy Retailing Association | September 15 | 0 Comments
What's a comic book? The official definition from Merriam-Webster is "a magazine that is made up of a series of comic strips." But kids love them because they rely on words and illustrations to tell a story. And while you're pint-sized cutie might know infamous comics like Batman and Superman, they may be surprised to know that there are different kids of comics all over the world.
by The American Specialty Toy Retailing Association | September 9 | 0 Comments
School has started. You swung by your favorite neighborhood toy store to grab new backpacks for all the kids. They've got new notebooks and crayons. You and the kids have somewhat mastered the new school routine tango.
by The American Specialty Toy Retailing Association | August 5 | 0 Comments
Who says you can't play with your food? Let kids get creative and make animal art with vegetables. See who can make the most terrifying tiger, or rambunctious rabbit with all kinds of different veggies. The best part? If you have a picky eater, there are tons of different veggies and hummus flavors to choose from just as there are tons of animals on the planet!
by The American Specialty Toy Retailing Association | July 21 | 0 Comments
Nothing is more quintessential during the summer than ice cream! Here's a great way to double the fun and bring in the play: ice cream goes 'undercover' as watermelon. Kids will love it this delicious way to "play with food" -- and it will be a hit at any summer gathering.