Take your Fun on the Road this Holiday Season! (Traveling with Kids)

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Does your family do a lot of traveling around the holidays? This week on the Melissa & Doug blog, we’ll be talking all about the ways families play when they’re traveling (or just pretending to travel). We’ll share our top picks for travel games, best packing strategies (start with a great kids’ suitcase!), and special posts all [...]

Last Day! Free Personalization and Free Shipping Over $30 at MelissaAndDoug.com!

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Did you hear the news? There are two exciting specials happening right now on the Melissa & Doug website (ending 11/12/12 at 10:00pm EST!) 1) FREE PERSONALIZATION! Today is the last day to get free personalization on select Melissa & Doug gifts! Give a truly one-of-a-kind gift for a special child in your life this holiday season from [...]

Melissa & Doug Weekly Blog Roundup: “Junior Foodie Week”

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This week was “Junior Foodie Week” on the Melissa & Doug blog, and we hope you had as much fun playing with your food as we did! In case you missed any posts or activities, here’s a quick overview of what we shared this week. (To add to these ideas, or share your food play [...]

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

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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 [...]

Flip. Click. Shop. The Melissa & Doug Interactive Gift Guide is Here!

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Looking for inspiration for that “perfect” holiday gift? Check out our new Holiday Gift Guide, an interactive catalog that features the top holiday gifts for kids for 2012. Our Holiday Gift Guide contains a terrific selection toys for kids such as: classic toys, educational games, vehicle sets, and more. Using our Holiday Gift Guide is easy. Simply [...]

Melissa & Doug: Weekly Deals Roundup – 5 Specials for Holiday Shoppers

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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 roundup so you never miss an opportunity to save! Here’s a quick overview of what we’re featuring this weekend, including some very special offers for holiday gifts! [...]

Holiday Baking with Kids: How to Keep it Fun (Without Destroying Your Kitchen!)

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Written for Melissa & Doug by special Guest Blogger Tiffany from Peanut Blossom! The holidays are looming, your to-do list is growing by the day. Now is the perfect time to gather your kids for some holiday memory making ’round the kitchen mixer! Of course, baking with children naturally takes a bit longer and makes quite a [...]

NOW CLOSED (but affiliate opportunity open) Melissa & Doug’s Terrific Twenty: Giveaway Opportunity for Bloggers

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Hi everyone! Thank you SO much for this overwhelmingly amazing response! This opportunity is now closed, however we WILL have another opportunity for bloggers coming soon! In the meantime, if you’d like to be added to our affiliate network and share our holiday catalog, you can sign-up here.  http://www.google.com/affiliatenetwork/ntn.html?advid=223808. Thank you again! You are all [...]

20 Days of “Terrific Twenty”- Giveaway from Melissa & Doug!

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Have you seen our new “Terrific Twenty” Holiday Gift list? This list, posted on the Melissa & Doug website, gathers the top toys of 2012, with items for every child in every age range. Including arts and crafts, wooden favorites, educational toys, classic toys for toddlers, and gifts for big kids, too, this is a great place [...]