Gifts for Preschoolers

Best building toys for a 5-7 year old. My kids’ favorites.

Every time my 6 year old is done playing with one of his building sets, he places it last on a toy shelf. Looking at his shelf I can clearly see which ones get the most use, which ones are his top favorites.  Initially all of the toys create a tsunami wave of excitement, but [...]

Bubble with fun in the tub! Best bath toys for kids

Bath time is fun for both parents and kids, when…. kids are busy! Give your child some engaging bath playthings, and you can wash their hair, face, body as long as you like! Our reviewing moms picked up the following bath toys as their recommendations for the parents: 1. Water Flutes Bathtub Toy Alex Toys’ award [...]

Alex Toys = Creative Toys

Educational Toys Planet loves Alex Toys products. And so do kids of all ages! Find a creative gift that you child will love from Alex’ products offered in our store. Since Alex Toys has started in 1986 with a line of quality arts and crafts products for children, the company recommended itself as the manufacturers [...]

A Puzzling World of Fun

Who doesn’t love a puzzle? Whether you’re young or old, puzzles can provide a fun and relaxing form of entertainment and even learning! As a child, puzzles are an educational toy that can be enjoyed alone on a rainy day indoors or together when “there’s nothing to do.” Puzzles help children develop fine motor skills, thinking [...]

Science Kits for Kids: from Childrens Play to Rocketships

A science kit may seem like an idea from days gone by; a curiosity you might buy at a general store or a Woolworths, but that idea could not be further from reality. As a parent (or teacher) you are looking for ways to give your child a head start on learning. A box of [...]

Pretend Play – Transporting your Imagination!

Let’s strap on our thinking caps, get our creative juices flowing, imagine, and PLAY! “Pretend play” is a wonderful combination of these exhilarating activities – and an engaging favorite of all children! One of the most wonderful things about children is their amazing wonder and uninhabited creativity. You can give a child one empty cardboard [...]