by Pam Duveneck, The Read Apple | January 17 | 32 Comments
Need an excuse to exercise your brain? Celebrate International Puzzle Day on January 29th! Created in 1995 by game companies in the United States, International Puzzle Day
honors puzzles of all size, shape, and forms -- whether they are of the crossword, jigsaw, rubiks cube or any other variety!
by The American Specialty Toy Retailing Association | January 6 | 0 Comments
We all know how important physical activity is -- and play is an excellent way to get your childs body and brain moving! Health experts suggest no more than two hours of computer or television time per day
unless its related to work or homework. With the average American child spending 1460 hours in front of the television each year (that doesnt include computer time), getting kids up and moving seems more important than ever...
by The American Specialty Toy Retailing Association | December 16 | 0 Comments
Play involves interaction. Whether your child is doting on a doll in a round of lets play doctor, chasing a friend around the playground in a game of tag, or performing a scene from a movie at the dinner table for their parents, play is a process of engaging.
by Sherry Artemenko, Play on Words | October 30 | 0 Comments
When baby arrives, its time to play. Since newborn babies prefer a variety of shapes, curves, angles and contrasts in light and dark, your face is his first favorite toy! He reacts as you talk to him and smile, watching your mouth, eyes and face move, casting shadows and changing expressions.