If you are looking for more ways to keep your kids occupied while you are stuck at home, there are many online offerings you can access. Mattel has launched the Mattel Playroom, a new free online resource that offers play-from-home activities, games, content and expert advice. Mattel has made available a host of activities and content from its iconic brands, including Barbie, Fisher-Price, Hot Wheels, American Girl and Thomas & Friends.

Mattel PlayroomIn the coming weeks, the Mattel Playroom will be updated with additional content and experiences including designer tutorials, new ways to play with Mattel products and more.

“Our mission to inspire, entertain and develop children through play is more important than ever,” said Richard Dickson, President and COO, Mattel. “We believe in the power of play and how essential it is for child development, especially in these difficult times when so much is in flux for kids and families. We recognize the unique challenges that parents and caregivers are facing right now both working and playing from home and have designed the Mattel Playroom to be a valuable resource for them.”

The Mattel Playroom will be updated weekly. Currently the resource offers parents content from Mattel brands including printable coloring pages and activities, free and ready-to-play games, crafting and DIY projects, animated stop-motion and live-action videos and downloadable apps. This new hub also includes learning-at-home tips in partnership with The Toy Association and insights from Mattel’s play experts.

—Jennifer Swartvagher

Featured photo: Mattel

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