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Win Toys for the Holidays!

Thursday, October 11th, 2012

It’s that time of year again! You know, when Halloween hasn’t happened yet, but you’re already spotting Christmas stuff in stores. To help swing you into the holiday spirit a few months early, we’re giving away a plaything a day from our Best Toys of 2012 guide all month long! That’s right! You’ve got a chance to win a great gift every day to put under your tree! Click here to enter the sweepstakes and see what you can score today, tomorrow, or even next week. Goody luck!


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Toy Tuesday: eBeanstalk’s Plaything Picks

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

For the first selection of toys, eBeanstalk is going medieval! Let your kids imaginations travel to a faraway land that’s full of knights, princesses, and dragons. Check out this week’s plaything picks:

Book Best Bet:

Mirror, mirror, on the wall…this Random House box set has them all. Start a princess library today with six Disney classics, including Sleeping Beauty and Aladdin. If your kids love the movies, they’ll really dig these beautifully written and illustrated timeless tales. (3 years+, $20; click here for details)

Great Game:

That little pea is really bothering me! Princess and the Pea from Winning Moves is a fun, competitive game based on the classic fairy tale–but with a twist!  The point of the game is to stack up your beds, get to the crown, and find the pea–all while boosting color recognition, language and social skills, and imagination. (5 years+, $17; click here for details)

Puzzle Pick:
It’s off to the castle to slay the dragon! This high-quality, 54-piece kids’ jigsaw puzzle from Djeco features an impressive illustration of a majestic dragon and castle. (7 years+, $17; click here for details)

Smart Building Set:

Bloco’s soft foam building set really sparks imagination and creativity: Kids can follow instructions or create their own dragon to amaze their friends. (6 years+, $29.50; click here for details)

Don’t forget to check back next week for more great toy picks!




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