Scratch Art Crafts: Cards, Envelopes, Gift Bags and More!

This holiday craft tutorial comes from special guest blogger Dena Ann Adams. We’re going to make some fun and casual holiday place setting decorations – whether you’re a crowd with complicated seating arrangements or just a few wanting color and creativity at your table, you’ll love these cards, treat bags, and name cards, color-coded for […]

Indoor Fun Activities!

Indoor fun activities, from special needs consultant Dr. Melissa Liguori, Ed. D. As winter quickly approaches, soon the kids will be spending more and more time indoors. One way to avoid the winter blues is to be prepared and have lots of indoor fun activities on hand. In our family we have a special “Indoor […]

Crafting in Clay: Handmade Christmas Ornaments

This handmade Christmas ornaments craft is shared by our guest blogger Julie Kieras of HappyStrongHome! My boys love the tactile experience of play dough, and since this was our get-the-tree weekend, I asked if they’d like to create some handmade Christmas ornaments out of clay to decorate our tree! My oldest son especially was enthused […]

Gift Ideas for Your Holiday Wishlist!

Great Gifts for Your Holiday Wishlist Are you putting the finishing touches on your holiday wishlist? There are so many wonderful gift options for kids, like stuffed animals, toy trucks, trains, pretend play sets, arts & crafts kits and more. We’d like to share a few more gift ideas with you…and hope you will help […]

Holiday Crafts and Homemade Gifts

Special needs consultant Dr. Melissa Liguori, Ed. D. shares some holiday crafts for kids! It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The holiday season is upon us and kids of all ages can feel the excitement in the air. Having your children involved in making super fun Holiday Crafts can come in handy for […]

A Glittery Hanukkah Craft for Kids

Our Blog Ambassador Valerie of Inner Child Fun shares a beautiful Hanukkah craft that’s perfect for kids! Click here to check out Valerie’s full post and Mess-Free Glitter video! Click here to learn about more this Menorah & Dreidel craft kit. .

Classic Toys and Timeless Favorites

From babies to toddlers, to preschoolers and beyond, Melissa & Doug classic toys are timeless favorites for kids. These classic playtime activities feature engaging themes, innovative designs and heirloom quality craftsmanship, for play time experiences that never go out of style! In fact, many of our toys become cherished playthings that are passed down from child to […]

6 Family Travel Tips in time for the Holidays

Family travel tips, from Cindy Utzinger, pediatric Occupational Therapist. The holiday season is officially here! And, by now you are probably deep in the throws of all of the things that it involves. Shopping, decorating, baking, wrapping, entertaining, etc., etc. One of my family’s favorite things about the holidays is traveling to see our family and […]

Great Toys for Little Builders

Check out these creative play options for your little builders, from our guest blogger Julie Kieras of HappyStrongHome! If you give a baby or a toddler two items, guaranteed it won’t take long before they try to stack them on top of each other. Figuring out how things fit together is one of those innate […]