Tips on choosing the best toy vehicle for your truck loving kid

I get a zoo membership every year. If it was up to my kids, I’d be getting an agricultural warehouse membership instead. We’d use it on a daily basis. We are heading straight for the old tractor barn every time we go to a farm; we watch trucks on youtube every single time it is [...]

Exclusive Valentine’s Day coupon – BeMine15

Be My Valentine! You can say it to your very special Valentine – your child. Present him or her with a toy that would make them happy and remember that they are loved. Educational Toys Planet offers a special coupon for Child & Me visitors. Get 10% any toy order from now until 2/15/15 with [...]

The Magic School Bus theme birthday party. Preparation

This party probably was one of the most successful ones we ever made. We did it both this year for my dear smiley boy’s six birthday and when his big brother turned four years and years ago. It was just too good to pass the opportunity to do it again. We sent out the invitations [...]

10 unique art & craft kits for kids

Children love creating something with their own hands. Creative art & crafts kits from toy retailers offer great crafting ideas. Just one problem. There are so many various craft kits on the toy market, that it’s getting harder and harder for parents and gift givers to find the unique ones. We tried to compile a [...]

Home-made cold & flu remedy that actually works

My nose could compete with Rudolph’s for lighting up Santa’s way through the night; the scary barking sounds my throat produces would make any bloodhound envious. Stumbling downstairs to get kids ready for school: my older one is also getting ready for a Rudolph’s nose competition; my middle one is barking; only my dear little [...]

Sizzling hearts. Valentine’s Day art and science project.

What project could combine art, science and… Valentine’s Day? This one can. All three of my young artistic scientists (or scientific artists if you please) enjoyed every step of the way and surprised me how we’ll they understood the science behind it in the end. Supplies: baking soda Citric acid (we had quite a lot [...]