Lionel Polar Express Train

Lionel Polar Express Train

Start a family tradition with a Lionel Polar Express Train. Lionel trains have been a long family tradition in our family. And, that tradition is now three generations deep. Every year as my dad was stringing the lights on the Christmas Tree my brothers and I would run to the attic to pull out the Lionel …

The Crayola Paint Maker

The Crayola Paint Maker

The Crayola Paint Maker Crayola does it again with the Crayola Paint Maker for ages 8+. This one is Bobby’s, and he has so much fun with it. Bobby is so into creating and experimenting, I think that’s why he likes this one so much. With the Crayola Paint maker, you get to mix and shake …

Play-Doh Dentist Playset

Play Doh Dentist Playset

It’s amazing what grandparents keep in their house for when the grandchildren visit. Our Play-Doh Dentist Playset is now on our fourth grandchild. Kids just love paly-doh and this Doctor Drill-N-Fill Play-Doh Dentist Playset fits the bill. This is so much fun for more than one child at a time. When our two granddaughters visit this …

Clue Junior

Clue Junior

Clue Junior is a spinoff of the classic Clue Board Game for adults. Clue Junior is not only fun for the kids. this classic spinoff makes a fun family night. Someone ate the last piece of cake. You will have to figure out who ate the cake? What time they did it? and, what they …

Melissa and Doug Brain Building Card Sets

Melissa and Doug Smarty Pants Brain Building Card Sets

Parents and grandparents, these Melissa and Doug Brain Building Card Sets are a must add to your children’s learning experience. The Smarty Pants sets are loaded with 120 brain-building cards with questions, puzzles, games, and activities. Tyler’s current set is Grade 1. Last year Jamie had the Kindergarten set for him and just loved them. The cards …

Secret Decoder Activity Sets

Secret decoder activity sets

Girls and boys alike will have so much fun playing super sleuth with these secret decoder activity sets from Melissa & Doug. Melissa & Doug is a well-known name for educational and learning toys. These secret decoder activity sets are certainly no exception. Our grandson Tyler spends hours cracking the codes and solving the mysteries with …

Beat the Parents Fun Family Trivia Board Game

Beat the Parents fun family trivia board game

Beat the Parents fun family trivia board game is one the whole family will enjoy. This game is a Kids Vs. Grown-Up fun trivia challenge. I can tell you that we’ve had so much family fun playing this game. The fun begins as adults answer questions about kids stuff, and kids answer questions that adults …

Fun Learning with Puzzles

Fun learning with puzzles

 Kids will have so much Fun Learning with Puzzles. We have several puzzles that we keep at our house for our grandchildren’s visits. We’ve had our 25 piece foam puzzle of Jake and the Neverland Pirates for years. It’s perfect and so much fun for our younger grandchildren.   Fun Learning with Puzzles: What can children learn from puzzles? From an …

Cool Sandbox Toys

Cool sandbox toys

Summer is on the way and nothing says outdoor fun for the kids like a sandbox. And, for your sandbox, you’ll want to have some of these cool sandbox toys. We kept our grandson’s sandbox at our house and every summer we would set it out on our deck. Every year we would always buy …

Disney Bedtime Story Books

Disney Bedtime Story Books

Any parent or grandparent will want to have Disney Bedtime Story Books handy and by the bedside for bedtime. Over the years we have read many of these stories to our kids. Now we get to read these same stories and many new ones to our grandchildren. How special is that?     Our oldest …

Mega Bloks Food Truck Kitchen Fisher-Price

Mega Bloks Food Truck Kitchen by Fisher Price

With the Mega Bloks Food Truck Kitchen Fisher-Price, our children can now take their cooking fun and skills on the road. Wheeling this neat food truck around the house and stopping to cook and serve in any room. Everything is neatly packed away inside the truck. Then, open up the truck begin assembling, and get ready for …

Super Smash Bros Wii Game

super smash bros Wii U characters

Super Smash Bros Wii game came out in 2014 and I can’t believe we didn’t have this one until this year. This is a game the whole family can play and have loads of fun. You can play as a single player or with up to eight people. We have the Wii U version featuring …

Kids Kitchen Play Sets

Kids kitchen play sets

Anyone of these Kids Kitchen Play Sets will be a perfect addition to your children’s playroom. We all know that children want to do whatever we’re doing. Cooking in the kitchen is no exception. There are a wide variety of kids kitchen play sets in many different styles and price ranges. Our granddaughters have the Step 2 …

Kids Outdoor Riding Toys

Kids outdoor riding toys

When the sun finally begins to shine and the weather warms up it’s time for the kids outdoor riding toys. In this post, we’ve assembled all of our favorites for you to consider. These are all tired, tested and kid approved by Bobby, Tyler, Giada, and Guiliana. Let’s start off with the amazing Razor Scooters. Bobby, …

Tonka Steel Dump Trucks

Tonka Steel Dump Trucks

Tonka Steel Dump Trucks: Fun for Boys and Girls Bobby’s Tonka Steel Dump Trucks was just one his many favorite toys. He pushed his truck all over the house loading the bed with anything he could find. When winter finally became summer that year I dumped a pile of dirt next to a tree in the …

Lincoln Logs Building Sets

Lincoln Logs Building Sets

I just love a classic toy that I played with as a kid and now play with the same toy with my grandchildren. Lincoln logs building sets are just another classic toy to stand the test of time. We got Tyler a set of Lincoln Logs for Christmas. This classic toy is just the way …

Crayola Crayon Carver Fun Kids Crafting

Crayola Crayon Carver was something Bobby just had to have. When My daughter bought it for him he jumped right in and got to work on making gifts for all of his friends. Of course, the very first crayons that he carved were “Grandma” and “Grandpa”. Now I not only have a crayon that says, …

Fun Family Board Games

Monopoly Gamer

Who can remember family game night? When everyone sits around laughing and playing fun family board games. Does anyone still do that? Well, we play board games as much as we can with our grandchildren. This Monopoly Gamer board game is new to our family this year.  This game is a fun twist on the …

Lego Duplo Building Block Sets

lego duplo building block sets

Lego Duplo Building Block Sets are created specifically for children 2-5 years old. The sets are designed to provide hours of entertainment and enjoyment for our children. The blocks are a bit larger than your normal lego building sets that are for older children, making it easier for young children to build and create. And, these larger …