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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 The teddy bear has been replaced by the talking teddy bear.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 – Disney Princess Brave Meridia Princess Doll

  From Brave, this doll captures the fiery spirit of Merida, Disney Pixar’s first princess. She is wearing a beautiful sparkling fashion and tiara inspired by the movie with her iconic wavy wild red locks. This toy is perfect for girls to re-enact their favourite scenes from the film. General information: One supplied; Size H5.5, W32, D12cm; Weight 190g; For ages 3 years and

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Argos – Disney Princess Cinderella and Prince Dolls Gift Set

  One of Disney’s most captivating romances comes to life with this wedding-themed gift set. The Disney Princess Cinderella and Prince Dolls Gift Set features bridal Cinderella wearing a long veil and carrying a bouquet of white flowers and the dashing Prince Charming in his elegant wedding attire. They are ready for their happily ever after! Girls will love joining in the celebration for

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Argos – Winx Club Concert Stage Playset and Doll

  The Winx Club fairies love music so join in the fun with the Winx Club Concert Stage Playset and Doll. Spin and glide the Concert Bloom doll down centre stage to the music beat. She’s exclusively dressed and comes with a cool guitar, headset, microphone and travel tote. Its time to put on a magical performance for Bloom’s fairy friends! Cool sound effects.

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Argos – DesignaFriend Doll Lily

  Your little girl will love her adorable DesignaFriend doll that she can dress up however she desires! She’ll play for hours styling her new best friend in all the fabulous and fashionable outfits and accessories available. DesignaFriend dolls are beautiful and full of personality, which makes them the perfect gift for your little one! DesignaFriend Doll Lily has a nautical blue striped t-shirt

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