Design Toys by Toytoise

Design Toys by Toytoise

Design Toys by Toytoise

If you are ever looking for a cute car that will last the toddler race track this is it! I picked one up the other day for my son and he loves it! I never heard of this company until one day I saw them stationed in a booth at Grand Central terminal. The prices are reasonable and they toys are durable.

Toytoise.com presents to you a selection of fine design toys from renowned brands: Playsam, PlayforeverPapa Foxtrot and Early Rider are leaders in their class and create innovative and timeless toys for the young and young–at–heart. Toys that are classic and contemporary, fanciful and functional, simple and sophisticated. Toys that appeal to both hemispheres of the brain by combining design and engineering. These seemingly contradictory characteristics are made to work together in the context of design.  These products appeal to the sophisticated customer with an understanding and appreciation for the unique and well made.

The Streamliner Rally Red from Playsam is featured in New York’s Museum of Modern Art as part of an ambitious survey of 20th century design for children. It is the first large-scale overview of the modernist preoccupation with children and childhood as a paradigm for progressive design thinking.

School Supplies for Preschool and Kindergarten

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What’s the smart way to shop for school supplies? Eliminate the guesswork by getting a list from your child’s teacher ahead of time or waiting until school starts to find out what’s actually required. The teacher may recommend specific brands, sizes, or quantities, but even if the list isn’t available, you can still take advantage of back-to-school sales.

Sample School Supplies for Preschool and Kindergarten

Backpack
Lunchbag
#2 Pencils
Pencil Box
Hand Held Pencil Sharpener with 2 Sizes of Holes
Eraser
5 inch Blunt Tip Scissors
Glue Stick
4 oz. Glue
Tape
Crayons
Crayon Sharpener
Markers
Colored Pencils
Watercolor Paint
Folders
Tissue
Antibacterial Soap Hand Sanitizer

25 Words All Toddlers Should Know By Age 2

Below are words by that most children include in their early vocabularies.  If a parent is too busy to do this physically, you can also turn to technology for help. For example, touch based devices such as the iPad are let toddlers know new words on their own. The apps are typically designed to be engaging so your child actually enjoys the learning process.  Happy Learning!!!

  1. all gone
  2. baby
  3. ball
  4. banana
  5. bath
  6. bye bye
  7. book
  8. car
  9. cat
  10. cookie
  11. daddy
  12. dog
  13. eye
  14. hat
  15. hello/hi
  16. hot
  17. juice
  18. milk
  19. mommy
  20. more
  21. no
  22. nose
  23. shoe
  24. thank you
  25. yes

Father’s Day fun for kids and dad!

 

 

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Battroborg, the award-winning motion-controlled battling robots game from TOMY that paved the way for a new generation of battling is on SALE NOW! With Father’s Day just a just over a week away and graduations happening as we speak, I was hoping you would consider Battroborg as a great gift idea for an upcoming post. The first robotics toy of its kind, Battroborg uses advanced motion-control technology to bring you the rush and grit of true in-your-face combat action. Whether you’re a brawler, a glass jaw or a southpaw, Battroborg promises pure excitement, ultimate battling action and knock-out fun!

 

Toddlers’ Daily Meal Guide

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Confused about your toddlers diet? the following guide shows you how many servings of different food groups your toddler needs along with snacking suggestions. Remember this is just a guide – some kids will eat more or less depending on their individual needs.

Age: 2-3 years
Calories: 1000
Milk/dairy (cups) 2
Lean meat/beans (oz) 2
Fruits (cups) 1
Veggies (cups) 1
Grains 3
Oils (g) 14
Discretionary Calories: 154

Adapted from American Dietetic Association Position – 2-11 years old

Balanced, Snack Ideas:
-Whole wheat crackers with cheese
-Whole wheat pita with hummus
-Yogurt and fruit
-Veggies dipped in dip (ranch dressing or hummus)
-1/2 sandwich
-Cookies and milk
-Apple slices with peanut butter
-Dry roasted almonds with yogurt
-Fruit and yogurt smoothies
-Frozen yogurt topped with berries
-Whole grain cereal and milk
-Whole grain bar with milk
-Banana with peanut butter