5 Fun Ways to Teach Children the Letters of the Alphabet

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Name Rubbings: From cardboard cut out the letters of your child’s name and glue onto construction paper. Have your child put a piece of paper over his name and use an unwrapped crayon (on its side) to create a name rubbing! Tracing Letters: Use hard plastic (the kind that will crack if bent) paper plates [...]

Suspend Game Wins Award for Best Games 2012: Video Review

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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 [...]

Join Melissa & Doug on Pinterest

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We are having a great time exploring all the fascinating  and often beautiful visual content pinned on the boards of Pinterest! Are you on Pinterest too?  Please check out our pins and boards – visit Melissa & Doug on Pinterest today! Some of our boards include: Parenting Articles You’ll Love (including 3 from Melissa!) Melissa [...]

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

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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 & [...]

Trunki Suitcases for Kids are Here!

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The greatest travel innovation since the wheelie bag! Trunki allows children to scoot along on their luggage through the airport or train station. This lightweight, sturdy, carry-on sized suitcase serves as luggage, riding toy, and transport for kids on the go! At home, Trunki may be used as a convenient kid-friendly storage bin too! Features [...]

Melissa & Doug Shopping Cart and Play Food Toys in Video by TIA (Toy Industry Association)

Play Food Toys in Video: Grocery Cart (Melissa and Doug) Ages: 3 and up MSRP: $49.99 Play-Time Product Farm Fresh (Melissa and Doug) Ages: 3 and up MSRP: 19.99 Food Groups (Melissa and Doug) Ages: 3 and up MSRP: 19.99 Cutting Fruit (Melissa and Doug) Ages: 3 and up MSRP: 19.99 Sushi Slicing Play Set [...]