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SUMMER BRAKES: Do kids really want educational toys over summer?

Summer vacation for kids always centers on the notion that school is out, and books and studying become virtually obsolete for the next three months. So when talk during the summer turns to toys or games when it comes to kids, rarely does the rhetoric touch on products that would be deemed as educational. Perhaps that notion is quickly vanquished by parents and kids

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TOY THEFT: Should you make it a point to hang on to your childhood toys?

Who didn’t love every, single toy they had as a kid? Forget about the enjoyment you had when you opened up that G.I. Joe on Christmas morning or feasted your eyes on an entire set of My Little Pony dolls or ripped into that birthday gift to find the pristine and perfect Millennium Falcon packaged nicely with the Hans Solo. At the time, those

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TALKING TOYS: Are smart toys good or bad for your kids?

Kid’s toys hardly can be described as simple. The teddy bear has been replaced by the talking teddy bear. Your child’s first potty chair is more than just mere pieces of plastic snapped together; today’s version cheers every time your child uses it. And smart phones and tablets aren’t just for adults, anymore. A majority of the heavy hitters in the toy making industry

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FUN IN THE SUN: Summer typically lends itself to outdoor toys

With the exception of movie blockbusters that tend to produce action figures and toys galore, summer sees a rise in popularity of toys that promote kids getting off the couch and into the pool or simply enjoying the exceptional outdoor weather. Granted, most moms and dads probably spend countless hours in the aisles of toys stores, fleeing up and down them in search of

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CHILDISH TENDENCIES: How old is too old to play with toys?

You’ve undoubtedly heard the expression that “you’re never too old to play with toys” might be a sentiment that some would argue. Of course that phrase is viewed as quite ubiquitous in nature, and often refers more to adults who play with “toys” such as cars, boats, jet skis or anything else that gives the older demographic pleasure in lieu of working, paying bills

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Popular Children’s Toys in 2012

Popular Children’s Toys in 2012 Anyone that has had children knows that their favorite toys–and popular toys–change pretty much every year. A toy that is popular during one Christmas season, may be completely out of style during the next Christmas season. This means that you are always constantly purchasing new choice for your little one, and have to stimulate their mind with new toys

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Argos – Polly Pocket Tricked Out Concert Playset

  Polly and her friends are expected on stage to perform their hit song, ‘All Good Day’. First Crissy and Lea race down the tracks to warm up the audience. As soon as they hit the stage, the song starts to play. Then Polly makes a grand entrance launching through a 360 loop and a double spin before hitting the stage to start the

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Argos – Lalaloopsy Silly Hair Doll Assortment

  The Lalaloopsy Silly Hair Dolls have silly hair that bends every which way! You can create sew many bendy styles, just loop, twist or straighten their crazy hair for endless silly styles! Her pet even has matching silly bendable features. Create a new look everyday! Includes fun hair styling brush, 4 clips and 6 hair beads. General information: One supplied; Colours and styles

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Argos – Graco Expedition Doll’s Jogger Stroller

  For a more stylish way to transport your doll, look no further than the Graco Expedition Doll’s Jogger Stroller. This lightweight jogger-style stroller boasts large, sturdy wheels, cushioned handlebar and large under-seat storage basket. Get a move on! Lightweight jogger-style stroller boasts large, sturdy wheels, cushioned handlebar and large under-seat storage basket. Compact fold for storage and travel; For dolls up to 18in/46cm;

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Argos – Chou Chou Doll Baby Monitor

  Your Chou Chou doll can now tell you what she needs through her Electronic Baby Monitor. It displays pictures to let you know why she’s crying and if she needs her bottle or dummy, or if she’s tired and wants to play. Includes monitor bottle and dummy; Doll not included. General information: One supplied; Colours may vary; Styles may vary; Batteries required: 3

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