Sometimes it can be challenging to find toys for boys who are always on the move and seem to value spending time in the garden more than sitting down and playing.
Posts tagged toys
Why My Son Says “I Wish I Lived In The 80s” And Why He Should Be Glad He Doesn’t
Charlie was born in 2010 which makes him part of the iGeneration (kids of millennials usually) but he’s an old soul and has long lamented that he didn’t grow up in the 80s.
The Zacharie Show: Reviewing Furby Connect to #PowerImagination
Duracell is back with another campaign to raise money for Children’s Miracle Network to help #powerimagination of the kids in hospital. Zacharie reviews Furby Connect in the latest The Zacharie Show episode.
My Favourite Toy Of All Time
Electronic Quarterback blows the doors off any Hatchimal or Pokemon. It is my favourite toy of all time, and I still have one! 🙂
Make Rice Krispies Treats For Toys To Give Back This Season
Rice Krispies Treats For Toys are back this year. Have some fun playing with Rice Krispies Treats and turn them into toys for kids who need this Christmas. It’s all at #TreatsForToys
Hatchimals, Shopkins, And Drones! Oh My!! Welcome To Christmas 2016
So .. Hatchimals are a thing, eh? It’s Tamagotchi meets Furby meets ZOMG so hard to find. Everyone’s saying they’re the toy of the holidays this year, but thankfully my boys aren’t on board with it. Phew….
And Then A Day Out With Thomas The Tank Engine Didn’t Matter Anymore
Day Out With Thomas at Heritage Park is back for 2016. Over two weekends in May the big blue engine will be there, now if I can just convince my kids it’s still cool.
5 Pre-Christmas Morning Hacks You Need To Do Before December 25
Here are 5 Christmas morning hacks you need to employ before December 25 to make sure everything goes off without a hitch.
The Joy of Hoarding
If you’re judicious about what you save, the stuff that means the most, you’ll experience the joy of hoarding. From hockey cars to halloween costumes, here’s how we do:
What Is The Switch Witch?
The Switch Witch is yet another modern pinteresty addition to our seasonal celebrations. This one, unlike many others, is not annoying.. it’s genius!
This Is How They Do
I like to take videos every now and again of the boys as they play. Simple secret footage of them goofing along and brothers playing nicely. It doesn’t happen often, but when it does, it’s perfect.
Kids’ Toys are Causing More Injuries Than Ever; 6 Safety Tips For The Holidays
Kids are getting hurt by toys at a higher rate than ever before and the biggest culprit? Parents not paying attention. Here are toy safety tips for the holidays
Yes, Those Awesome LEGO Instructions From 1974 Are Real
The LEGO instructions from 1974 are real. They’re authentic. They’re awesome. They’re a throwback to when LEGO was built in your imagination instead of a booklet of instructions. LEGO is not a girls’ toy or a boys’ toy, it’s a toy for your imagination becoming whatever you want.
Where Do You Donate Toys At Christmas?
My family’s favorite way to donate toys at Christmas is via the Calgary Firefighters Toy Association. Drop a toy at a firehall, climb on a firetruck. Give and receive. It’s the best. Here’s what I hope the boys are learning about charity at Christmas.
The 40 Year Old Beach Toys
My parents saved the best of our toys from when we were kids. The Fisher Price gear waited nearly 25 years to be loved again. Now the beach toys are back.
How Do You Teach Your Kids About Charity At Christmas?
How do you do charity at Christmas? We drop off toys to the Calgary Fire Department’s toy drive. The boys pick toys they love and share them with other kids. Oh, and then they get a private tour of the firehall.