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Sleuth & Strategize with Monopoly’s New Editions

Upgrade family game night with these new Monopoly editions.

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This New Show From Apple TV+ Teaches Kids (And Parents!) About Mindfulness

This animated series exclusively on Apple TV+ is about the beautiful friendship formed between siblings Karl, Addy, Michael, and their next-door neighbor, a wise panda named Stillwater. 

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Let’s Play! Small & Local Toy Stores to Support This Christmas

Show locally owned (& perfectly small) toy stores some love this holiday season!

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Clixo Gives a Modern Makeover to the Classic Building Toy

It combines the magic of origami with the ease of classic block building.

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10 Playtime Activities for Babies & Older Siblings

Fun activities that will have your kids playing nicely together and giving you a much-needed break? Double win!

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What It’s Like to Have a Mama’s Boy

The daily, emotional toll may be overwhelming but then I consider what kind of young man he is going to become, with all the love and sweetness he possesses and I know it’ll be a beautiful thing.

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LEGO Is Debuting a New Float in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade & It’s Going to Be Incredible

Your mini master builders will not want to miss this inspiring float.

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3 Reasons Why The Block Set by Lovevery Is the Only One You’ll Need

Expertly crafted for infinite play potential, The Block Set is both comprehensive and flexible in its design.

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This Company Sold $30 Million In Fake LEGO Sets

Everything isn’t awesome with these knock-off LEGO bricks.

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Grammy-Nominated Kids’ Albums to Add to Your Playlist

For when you just can’t listen to “How Far I’ll Go” or “Shake It Off” one more time.

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13 Cute Menorahs You Can Actually Prime

Prime-friendly hanukkiahs for the upcoming holiday.

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A Parent’s Guide to the Chicago Flower & Garden Show

Flowers in March? Yep! Read our insider’s guide to this family event, which has craft projects, insect encounters, book-inspired gardens and more.

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Check Out This Pop-Up Bar Built Entirely From LEGOs

This bar promises to be an adult playground for LEGO fans.

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Here’s How to Buy LEGO at 1958 Vintage Pricing This Weekend

LEGO is celebrating their 60th anniversary in all the best ways possible (including amazing prices!)

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LEGO Is Releasing Its Biggest Set Ever and of Course It’s “Star Wars”

Your mini builder is going to go nuts for this epic LEGO set.

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10 Protein-Packed Lunches That Don’t Include Meat

We’ve rounded up the best meat-free lunchtime alternatives that pack a punch.

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This Toy Box Makes Driving in the Car With Kids a Dream (No Tablet Needed!)

This new travel tote will keep tykes entertained the entire trip.

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9 Building Ideas That Aren’t LEGO Bricks

We all love LEGO bricks but sometimes builders need to think outside the blocks. Here are 9 at-home ideas you can try today.

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Pi Day: A Never-Ending Celebration for a Never-Ending Number

From eating pie to running in the name of pi, we’re throwing ideas at you for celebrating Pi Day on March 14.

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11 Ways To Raise an Early Learner

Toddlers years are full of exciting milestones. With the ability to do things independently comes increased self-awareness and curiosity. Children learn from listening and observing the world around them. Each child’s development is different. Recognizing and tailoring the activities according…

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Goo Goo-g: A New Art Class for Kids at the Guggenheim

Don’t know your Cezanne from your Seurat but think maybe your child should? This museum has you covered!

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Ice, Ice Baby: Awesome Ways to Keep Playtime Chill

Keep your kids busy with any number of awesome and icy adventures. Here are 10 great activities and projects to do now.

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Stick with the Plan: 10 Magnetic Toys for Travel

Take the stress out of getting your tiny traveler’s gear from Point A to Point B with a cool new magnetic toy that wont get lost in the seat cushions.

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Hail to the Chief! 15 Impressive Presidential Re-Creations

You haven’t seen it all until you’ve seen the POTUS crafted out of jelly beans. Check out 15 truly unique tributes to the big cheese in D.C.

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Where to Celebrate Neighborhood Toy Store Day

Neighborhood Toy Store Day is Saturday, November 14! Get the scoop on where to find the fun here.

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Super Scientists Guide to the Children’s Science Center Lab

Budding brainiacs, super scientists, and mini mathematicians will burst with delight when they visit the latest D.C. museum dedicated to tiny lab coats and big fun.

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10 Games to Encourage Baby’s First Words

Ever wish your baby could tell what he needs? Get him talking with these fun language games.

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Just Opened!: Tech-y Toy Store littleBits Now in NYC!

Calling all engineers! (Not the Thomas kind.) Get to this pop-up spot—where kids make the toys—before it’s gone!

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See How They Stack Up: 8 Spots for Building Block Play

Here’s the exclusive scoop on eight spots that are stocked with everything little builders dream of from LEGOs to giant foam blocks.

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Where to Play With Train Tables (Some are Well-Kept Secrets!)

Push, toot and choo-choo-choo at these spots. (Psst … they’re not just toy stores and play spaces!)

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11 Signs That the Holidays Have Arrived in Chicago

They’re here. And here’s the not-so-scientific proof.

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Build It: Make a Building Block Coat Rack

Building blocks are one of the most popular toys available and if you’ve got kids you probably have more than one set of blocks. Instead of storing or giving away your extra set of blocks, you can use them to…

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Win a Magnetic Wooden Art Easel from Building Blocks

We all have those toy stores where we know we can always find awesome toys, gifts, games, and everything in between no matter the season or day of the week. For many Chicago families this always reliable, always impressive store…

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House of Air Debuts a New Drop-In for the Tots

While San Francisco’s House of Air has always been a favorite of the older kids and adults (even Red Tricycle participated in House of Air’s awesome trampoline dodgeball league), the Presidio trampoline park has been missing one thing since its…

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