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by Wikki Stix   |   November 12   |   0 Comments
Want an activity kids can create this Holiday that is both fun and useful? Try making these colorful Turkey napkin rings. All you need are Wikki Stix One-of-a-Kind Creatables, construction paper and scissors.

This is a fun craft for almost any age, and a great way to include kids in the dinner preparations. The best part is how clean and mess-free this activity is with Wikki Stix. No glue, no paste, no tape —they stick with just fingertip pressure.

by Jamie Seeley Kriesman, Beka, Inc.   |   November 5   |   0 Comments
There are many reasons why blocks and block play are thought to be a fun - fun - fundamental part of a child’s successful learning experience. It’s no surprise that you’ll find large wooden unit block sets in pre-schools and kindergartens across the country. When asked, educators often say “if I had to choose just one toy for a child, I’d choose a nice set of unit blocks …. because it takes a child’s imagination to bring them to life”. The key is to focus on the “child’s imagination”, not on the toy!

by Michelle Sahr, My Little Red Wagon   |   October 22   |   1 Comment
As the big stores stock up on aisles and aisles of candy, I've been thinking of some alternative ideas that are sure to keep kids' teeth in good health. Found at your neighborhood toy store, here are a few inexpensive yet super fun ideas that are sure to WOW the kids.

by Lynne Milot, Grandrabbit's Toy Shoppe   |   October 15   |   0 Comments
Do you remember running down the stairs as a kid with a towel draped around your shoulders as a cape or putting on your mother or father’s shoes tromping out the door like you were on your way to work? In those moments children are able to reinvent themselves. Dressing up promotes imagination and creativity, problem solving, and when done in groups, social skills.

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