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Deck Out Your Playroom with These Wooden Toys from Etsy

These wooden toys will last forever and they look cool in your home. Best of all, there are no tiny plastic parts for you to step on!

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Baby Toys Inspired by Beloved Children’s Books

You’re sure to find your favorite book from childhood (and your baby’s new favorite!) on this list.

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Beloved Children’s Author Eric Carle Passes Away at Age 91

Carle’s family announces his death was May 23.

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The MORI & Eric Carle Collab Is Cute Caterpillar Coziness at Its Best

The two brands are teaming up for a cute kids’ clothing collab.

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10 Best Educational Gifts for Toddlers & Preschoolers

Educational toys and books for toddlers and preschoolers!

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Special Guests Announced for “Mondays with Michelle Obama”

The video series will feature Obama reading aloud from beloved children’s books.

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Check Out These Free Educational Resources from Plus-Plus & World of Eric Carle

These resources will help parents teach their kids while encouraging imaginative play and exploration.

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New Eric Carle Magnatile Story Sets Encourage STEAM Education

These sets help build your child’s story telling skills and encourage creative thought.

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25 Random Snacks We Ate In the 1970s & 1980s

From Ding Dongs to Hawaiian Punch, here are throwback snacks that’ll remind you of your own childhood.

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This LEGO Train Is So Much More Than Just a Toy for Preschoolers

Your junior master builder can now get their first lessons in engineering and coding with this new LEGO Coding Express train set.

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11 First Party Themes to Celebrate the Birthday Boy

He’s turning 1! Plan the perfect party featuring his favorite things, from choo choos and trucks to storybook characters.

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This Mind-Blowing LEGO Exhibit Brings out the Inner Child in All of Us

Master builders (big and small) are going nuts over this latest exhibit.

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Imagination Rules in This Whimsical Wonderland of a Playroom

Original article by Mary Jo Bowling on Houzz

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When Mollie Openshaw was a little girl growing up in Washington and Utah, she dreamed about being a fairy, and imagined what the world would be like…

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The Best Apps for Your Little Brainiacs

Say goodbye to mindless swiping. Instead, download these apps to keep little brains engaged.

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Blake Lively Hilariously Exposes Husband Ryan Reynolds’ Dad Jokes As Total Lies

Blake Lively just admitted that her husband’s silly tweets about their daughters are almost always pure baloney.

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Get Cooking at Culinary Artistas

The brand new Culinary Artistas in San Francisco starts kids as young as 24 months on the path to making their own healthy, homemade meals.

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Congrats, Graduates! 10 Terrific Parties to Host Today

For every milestone, there’s a party. And for graduation, we’ve rounded up 10 terrific ways to tell them we’re proud.

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All Lit Up: Live Like a Story

Take these stories off the page using the world around you.

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Artful Displays: Brilliant Ways to Show Off Their Masterpieces

We’ve found 12 brilliant ways to artfully display your kid’s massive pile of finished masterpieces. You and your fridge door will be thanking us in no time.

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6 New & Cool Things We’re Digging Right Now

There’s a lot to be thankful for this year. For starters, the parenting world is brimming with new and cool products, toys and books that make playtime even more fun. Scroll down for our 6 picks that recently caught our…

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Social Butterfly: Where to Hang Out with Monarchs, Swallowtails and More!

Add a little “abracadabra” to your day at these exhibits and events, where you can walk among as many as millions (yes, millions!) of fluttering insects.

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8 Storybook Bears We Want to Hug

Here are 8 lovable storybook bears that have warmed our hearts for decades.

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Nature Calls With 5 Spring Outdoor Adventures

Gardens and farms, bees and butterflies – see what’s blooming and growing this spring break with these local adventures in the great outdoors.

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Why “Tumble Leaf” Will Be Your Kid’s New Obsession

Discover why we’re enamored with Amazon’s award-winning Tumble Leaf series and how the show will win over you and your kids the moment you hit play.

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8 New Board Books for Story Time Fun

Build your library with cool new board books, from an homage to dancing to a myth for minis.

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New Openings: Gelato Lounge Bonaventura

If you like your salted caramel with a side of salted ocean breeze, do we have the new sinfully delicious kid-friendly gelato spot for you!

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Book It! Essential Read Aloud Books for Kids

This summer make reading time a family affair with these books that are perfect to read aloud with your kids.

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Behind Bonaventura Gelato Lounge with Stephanie Bonaventura

When Bonaventura Gelato Lounge opened in Marina del Rey last year, it was welcomed into the community with open arms. And why not? This treats at this gelateria are about as tasty as they come and its clear owners Alessandro…

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TouchThinkLearn Books: Your New Favorite Bedtime Story

We’ve all got go-to books that both us and our kids enjoy, but reading Goodnight Moon every night can get a little repetitive. To add some excitement to your family’s reading routine, check out these adorable TouchThinkLearn board books from…

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Tyler’s Caterpillar Birthday Party Turns A New Leaf

First birthdays are a really big deal. Sure, the birthday boy or girl just sort of “shows up” to the party, but parents and friends have a real reason to celebrate. That’s exactly why Tyler’s parents decided that they wanted…

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Discover SoCal’s Newest Gelato Lounge

How do you make ice cream even better? How about a low-fat option that’s equally delicious that you can savor in a fun and kid-friendly space? That’s just what you’ll find at Los Angeles’ newest gelateria Bonaventura Gelato Lounge. Much…

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Theater and Shows for Kids in Seattle

Looking for a little more drama in your life?  Share the magic and excitement of theater with your children.  This season boasts a fantastic array of musicals, puppet shows, books brought to life, fables and new original works.  You’ll find…

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Country Village Bothell

A Little Bit Country
Crowded malls got you down? Take a step back in time to the charm and comfort that is Bothell’s Country Village.  Shop for the littles at Bella and Max (haircuts too!) and Toys That Teach. Check…

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