Taking a Family Timeout: Family Night

This Connecting with your Kids post is brought to us by guest blogger Sara Zenner from Bitz & Giggles. Life sure has been busy lately. Running the kids here and there, rushing in the morning to get to work on time, preparing meals, doing the laundry – life just never seems to slow down. And I’ve come […]

Melissa & Doug Receives a Parents Magazine 2012 “Best Toys” Award for Suspend!

We are so pleased to announce that the Melissa & Doug family game Suspend has received a 2012 “Best Toys” Award from Parents magazine! The awards were chosen by a group of kid testers and are included in the November 2012 issue of Parents. The list of winning toys has also been unveiled on Parents magazine’s […]

Melissa & Doug Earns 2 FamilyFun 2012 Toy of the Year (T.O.Y.) Awards!

Great news! Two Melissa & Doug products–our pink Super Hero Role Play Set and Whittle World Plane & Luggage Carrier Set–were recently named as winners of a FamilyFun 2012 Toy of the Year (T.O.Y.) Award! The awards were chosen by a group of family testers who played with more than 300 toys last summer, ultimately […]

Suspend Game Wins Award for Best Games 2012: Video Review

We are proud to announce that our brand-new family game SUSPEND just won Best Toys Guide: Best Games of 2012! What is SUSPEND? A family game of tricky hangs and steady hands! Suspend comes with 24 notched, rubber-tipped wire pieces to hang from a tabletop stand. Sound easy? Try adding another piece! Each time a bar […]

Our Sandwich Stacking Games Wins Prestigious Award!

Here are ten good reasons to play with your food! These unique activities use 4 bread-shaped gloves, which can self-stick to 14 sandwich filling layers, and 20 sandwich cards. Race to match the sandwich on the picture card in Fast Food or try to toss a sandwich filling onto a bread glove in Service on […]

Car Carrier Wins Disney Family Fun Toy of the Year Award!

Family Fun says, “The simplicity of the foot-long Wood Car Carrier was a big plus for parents: no batteries, no noise, no excessive packaging. Young testers flipped the loading ramp up and down (over and over and over) to move the four cars on and off the notched beds.” This fantastic truck is ready to […]

We Won! We Won!

Great news — Our Bake & Decorate Cupcake Set has won an “All Stars” Award for the 2010 Holiday issue of FunFare magazine! Bake & Decorate Cupcake Set Be sure your little baker uses the oven mitt to remove these 4 delectable-looking wooden cupcakes from their cupcake baking tray. This special set has 3 dry […]