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5 Clever Ways to Ease Back-to-School Anxiety

You can help reduce your kid’s stress about returning to school with these creative ideas—one of which may involve performing some epic dance moves.

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The 8 Best Destination Playgrounds in Portland

Bust out of the doldrums and explore a new Portland park with your kids.

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The Best Apps to Learn a Language (for Kids)

Embrace National Digital Learning Day without a bit of guilt thanks to these apps that teach your children new languages.

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6 Great Tips to Help Your Child Navigate Clashes at School

Instead of rushing in to immediately fix the problem, there are ways you can help empower your child to navigate complicated relationships on their own.

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Have You Seen Peek-A-Roo? This Year’s Must-Have Toy

Surprise toys are all the rage, and interactive cuddly creatures are always a favorite among kids. From the geniuses behind Hatchimals, in hops Peek-A-Roo—a part panda, part kangaroo interactive plush with a surprise baby reveal! This loveable cutie responds to…

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Designer Foam Play Mats for Every Decor

No garish colors or ABCs here!

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15 Cool Coloring Pages & Worksheets for Kids

We’ve rounded up super fun printable coloring pages and activity worksheets for kids!

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5 Reasons Kids (and Parents!) Love this New Smartwatch

Does it feel like you’re always sharing your phone, tablet or smartwatch with your kids? (“What’s the weather?” “Can I play a game?” “Ooh, pictures!”) With tech at every turn, it’s no surprise that kids love gadgets and gear just…

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9 Great Storage Solutions for ALL the LEGO Bricks

Here’s how you get all those bricks from out under your feet.

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Easy Play Projects That Get Kids to Play All Day

Setting up an immersive experience in your own space will encourage kids to play independently, stoke their imagination and drive a love of discovery.

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Why Imaginative Play Is So Important

In addition to being downright fun, imaginative play allows kids the opportunity to practice their social, language and creative thinking skills.

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We’ve Found the Perfect Birthday Gift for Your Preschooler

VTech toys help boost important developmental skills through play and are soon to be your little one’s favorites!

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Jumbo Lawn Games That’ll Get Everyone Outside

We gathered up a bunch of our favorite games for kids, and they are larger than life.

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The Simple Truth to Happy + Healthy Kids

Photo: Jordan Manfredi
Who do you think gets to spend more time outside? Free-range chickens, prisoners or kids? 
The answer is free range chickens get to spend the most time outside, followed by prisoners who are mandated to have 2…

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Why You’ll Love Imaginology Kids

Looking for a place to play, learn, explore and so much more? LA families love heading to Imaginology Kids to tap into their kiddos’ creativity and critical thinking skills. Located in the heart of Silverlake, this joyful, nurturing 3,600 square…

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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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Cool Off at These Bay Area Splash Pads

Want to get wet? Splash pads are the place to be when the heat is on!

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7 Reasons Why More Outdoor Time Will Make Your Kids Better People

American kids see more screen than green these days. Here’s what to do about it.

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Seattle’s Newest Indoor Playspace Brings the World to Kids

Here’s a sneak peek at a new playspace that lets kids explore real-world diversity and is opening soon.

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Summertime Essentials: Top 10 Outdoor Baby Toys

What will be your baby’s favorite? Water table or bubble machine?

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Beat the Summer Heat at the City’s Best Splash Spots

Summer’s hottest days call for cool spots to splash and play.

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Games & Toys Perfect for Your Next RV Road Trip

Hitting the road? Before you do, stock up on new and brain-bending ways to entertain.

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5 Ways to Build Your Preschooler’s Confidence

“Knowing that we can be loved exactly as we are gives us all the best opportunity for growing into the healthiest of people.”

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9 Reasons Learning a Musical Instrument Benefits Kids

From improving math skills to providing stress relief—learning a musical instrument has a host of unexpected advantages.

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Epic Inflatables to Transform Your Yard into a Child’s Paradise

Sun’s out, fun’s out! These backyard inflatables are here to save your summer.

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Meet Christine Lai, Red Tricycle’s Bay Area Editor

She’s got so much fun intel to share with you!

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The Best Miniature Golf Courses for Your Next Game

Enjoy the warm weather and long summer nights with a round (or two) of miniature golf at these cool courses in the Portland metro.

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9 Fun & Easy Typing Games for Kids

Your kids are probably really good at tapping away on a phone or iPad. But how are their old-fashioned typing skills?

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