Dec 062016

There are dozens of great toys for holiday gift-giving this year so if you have a little on your list you’ll have plenty to choose from! To help you narrow down your choices, I’ve selected my top 11 big kid toys for kids 4-6 years old.

11 Hot Big Kid Toys for 4-6 Year-olds - includes STEAM and STEM, playsets, books & more

I’m big on balance – a good mix of fun, education, reading, and creativity. You’ll find all those categories on my list in the form of STEM toys, action figures, entertainment-inspired options, and crafting sets.
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Aug 212015

I really love to watch Bubbles build.  It’s interesting to me how much pure creativity she has without any outside guidance.  One minute she’s building a city for her My Little Ponies, the next it’s a castle for her Disney princesses, and after that she’s building the tallest tower she can.

Enhance STEM skills through fun play with the magnetic construction kits from Build & Imagine. This one is Malia's Beach House.

Recently I was asked if we would like to receive one of the Build & Imagine construction sets to review.  Once I took a look at them I knew that Bubbles would love them.  So I showed her the different sets available and she chose Malia’s Beach House. Continue reading »

Mar 312014

I love to watch Bubbles’ creativeness grow as she does.  Her playtime has gotten more complex, as have her building skills.  It’s fun to see the structures she puts together, and then to see the stories she creates around them.

Mega Bloks American Builders Jeep Off-Road Adventures Set #AmericanBuilders

Blocks are some of her favorite, and we spend a lot of time building with them.  So when we recently had the opportunity to review the new Mega Bloks American Builders Jeep Off-Road Adventure set, I was excited to see what she would think about it.  Blocks plus trucks would equal lots of fun for her, I was sure. Continue reading »