“Junior Foodie” Activity: Lunchbox Creations

This Junior Foodie Lunchbox Creations blog post is written by our special guest contributor, Sarah from Zoe’s Lunchbox! You know the old saying, “Don’t play with your food”? Well, there’s a reason it’s an old saying. Getting kids involved with what they eat can make mealtimes more exciting, educational, fun, and perhaps, even, adventurous. Fortunately, there are […]

Nutrition for Kids – What Makes a Balanced Meal?

When it comes to nutrition for kids, what makes a balanced meal? Have you heard of “My Plate”? It’s the newest tool from the USDA to help families plan balanced, nutritious meals. We think it’s a great tool for playtime, too! Use the graphic (attached) to guide sorting, tracking, and meal-planning activities with your family. […]

Why Classic Toys Are More Important Than Ever

(By special guest blogger Julia Goodell) We live in a fast paced world, one in which we race to make things better and generally more complex than they ever were before. The toy industry, brimming with classic products, was quickly caught up in this process of kicking out the old and bringing in the new. […]

Creative Play Quick Tip: Play Food Is Good for You!

Want a fun after-school activity? Get your kids involved in meal planning by using play food to act out healthy habits! Here are three of our favorite ways to play with food toys—with a lunchbox spin for back to school! Pack it up: Encourage your kids to have fun with nutrition by letting them pack […]

Save 20% on Food Play: Get Your Kids Excited About Food & Nutrition

TEXT VERSION: Food Groups $19.99 ($15.99 when you use *promo code NFOOD20 at checkout) Planning a well-balanced meal is child’s play with this wooden set. Items from the five food groups–including watermelon, milk, cheese, fish, eggs, and much more–are crafted of solid wood and come with four wooden baskets for sorting and storage. Extension Activities: […]

Happy Chocolate Cupcake Day!

Bake & Decorate Cupcake Set : Wooden Play Food : Toy Cupcakes Set by Melissa & Doug Giveaway: 10/18/11 only! TO ENTER:  Like Us on Facebook, find the Bake & Decorate Cupcakes giveaway post, and follow the instructions to enter! Ends midnight 10/18/11. (MSRP $19.99) Be sure your little baker uses the oven mitt to […]

Trunki Suitcase Review

Want To WIN This Prize Pack? To ENTER this Giveaway CLICK HERE Trunki Kids Suitcase   To ENTER this Giveaway with MakingTheWorldCuter CLICK HERE ends 2/2/2011 Shop Trunki here Shop Play Food Toys Food Groups Play Food Set $19.99 Cutting Food Set $19.99

Giveaway: Melissa & Doug Grocery Shopping Cart toy (ends 2/7/2011)

Enter the Melissa & Doug Grocery Cart Giveaway at NewAgeMama More Information: Melissa & Doug Grocery Shopping Cart Toy To market, to market Take your shopping list and your teddy bear and get ready to shop! Our durable metal shopping cart looks just like those in real stores! Sturdy metal construction includes pivoting front wheels […]

Two of Our Play Food Toys Were on TV with A Frugal Friend!

Debra Muccio, also known as A Frugal Friend from her blog of the same name, was recently featured on CBS-11 promoting two of our play food toys: Make & Serve Apple Pie Set and Tiered Special Occasion Cake. Watch the video here if you can’t see it above More about the featured products: Slice & […]