Trick or Treat – Alternatives for Kids

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Halloween is traditionally a time for sweets, sweets, and more sweets, but who says kids must eat candy from dawn till dusk just because that’s how it’s always been done? This year, though my kids will certainly have their fair share of sweets (we are a sweet-tooth family after all), I’m really trying hard to [...]

3 Not-So-Tricky Halloween Night Tips

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Halloween is quickly approaching! Got your costumes? Your treats? Your travel route scoped out for Halloween night? Parents are constantly looking for ways to make this enchanting time of year unique for a child. Arts and crafts projects, cooking, and Halloween-themed activities are fantastic ways to bond with your child while sneaking in a little [...]

Melissa & Doug: Weekly Deals Round-Up

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As a valued member of our community, we want to be sure you’re “in-the-know” whenever we have special deals happening on our website. So, we created this weekly round-up so you never miss an opportunity to save! You can also make sure you receive all our exclusive deals and promotions right in your inbox by [...]

It’s time for…the SPOOKtacular Melissa & Doug Halloween Mania Photo Contest!

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What’s YOUR child’s favorite part about Halloween? Costumes? Crafts? Spooky treats? Get ready to strut those scary snaps…because the Melissa & Doug Halloween Photo Contest is happening NOW on our Facebook Halloween Mania tab! And, the photo that receives the most votes will receive $250 in Melissa & Doug toys! (2nd and 3rd place prizes [...]

Pretend Play for “Talk Like a Pirate” Day!

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(by special guest blogger Crystal) Hello, my name is Crystal, and I am the writer of  Growing A Jeweled Rose, a children’s site where I share fun and educational play activities. I am so excited to be sharing this fun playtime with you here today! My little girl Rosie’s imagination has really taken off, and [...]

Halloween-themed Twitter Party 10.3.11 9pm ET (RSVP required)

Join Us For a Halloween-themed Twitter Party on Monday 10.3.11 at 9pm ET RSVP HERE: http://bit.ly/qWTpEw You must RSVP and attend the Twitter Party to be eligible for giveaways and to claim prizes! Twitter Party Tips: ___ Follow MelissaAndDoug on Twitter ___ LIKE Melissa & Doug on Facebook ___ Know your hashtag: #mdparty ___ Think of a kids’ joke to share ___ [...]

Closed: GIVEAWAY Role Play Costume

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CONGRATULATIONS! The winner is: 777. Alison D.  |  October 4, 2010 at 12:46 pm She Wrote: “Now Following Blog #1″ One Lucky Person is Going to Win The Melissa & Doug Costume of their choice! Melissa & Doug Role Play Costumes are made to last for much longer than just Halloween. Each quality costume is [...]

Role Play Costumes For Year Round Fun!

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Our quality role play outfits are perfect for Halloween – and for the whole year! These high quality costumes were created for long term pretend play fun! All shown accessories are included for added play value! Each costume fits children from age 3 – 6. Available Now: Hair Stylist Role Play Costume Knight Role Play [...]