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Category: Kids

Weird but True from National Geographic celebrates its 10th Anniversary!

National Geographic Kids is my son’s favourite.  Once he learned how to read and whenever we hit a bookstore he always leaves with one of their books.  I enjoy them too and it’s something my son and I will do together.  Just the two of us.  Last night he asked if we could read together and I think my heart grew 100…

Game night with HABA- fun games for the kids this Christmas

I love HABA toys.  So much so that I  bought almost all exclusively for my kids.  I love wooden toys from Germany and HABA being a German brand, when I saw that they made board games, I had to check it out!   What a great gift to add to your Friday night game collection. Whether you’re looking for stocking stuffers or party entertainment…

Holiday gift ideas for Tweens and Kids from Hexbug

HEXBUG is a well-known and well-loved toy brand that teaches Canadian kids and tweens about science, tech, engineering and math (STEM) concepts.   We first discovered Hexbug years ago and it really is one of our most favourite brands to play with and promote.   I have two new cool toys to tell you about.  Right now the twins are all over the Hexbug Ring…

Toy Feature 4: Get ready for slime and cars with Ready2Robot & AirChargers

Are you looking for some old school fun? Toys that don’t require batteries but gathering friends together to really play?  I have two brands I want to tell you about MGA Entertainment. 1- Ready2Robot Big Slime Battle The premise is to build your battle.  There are 10 hidden chambers in the game and you have to unlock over 40 battle accessories.  You blast your…

Toy Feature 3: The Elf on the Shelf and Treasure X

Oh, the good ‘ol Elf on the Shelf!  It’s a fun way to get creative during the countdown to Christmas and truth be told you can do whatever you’d like it when it comes to being creative so check out more below. You can find all the classics and new items from the cult-favourite line will be available for this holiday season…

Toy Feature 2: Squawk- The egg-splosive game

” One egg? One rubber chicken? One exploding hen house? What is this game? It’s giggling fun for kids age four and up! Roll the dice and then press on the chicken’s chest the number of times shown on the dice, and you’ll hear a funny “SQUAWK!” If she doesn’t lay an egg, then it’s the next player’s turn. But if the hen house…

KiiPix for printing your pics! #KiiPix

There’s a sweet little portable printer I’d like to tell you about, called KiiPix by TOMY.  It’s relatively easy to use, costs about $50 and you can find it at Toys R Us, I think this is the perfect gift for the tween or soon to be a tween in your life. KiiPix™ is a portable instant picture printer that produces retro-stylized…