Every mom knows that a series of activities is the key to a fun & successful day with a pre-schooler. Playgrounds, play dates, trips to the Children's Museum, toy time, and other random activities are all a part of our weekends. When it rains… we need to improvise. That's why having a BabbaBox around is… read more »
Favorite Toys for 2+ years.
These are our favorite toys for the 2+ years.
In the race to win the best toy on Christmas Day, my mom (Mimi) came in a surprising close second* with the Small World Living Toys Peel 'N' Play set. He loves it. All of the veggies are held together by Velcro, and a faux knife and cutting board are provided to split the veggies… read more »
My son is extremely agile and shows great athletic promise, and I can confirm this based on positive comments from trained professionals (friends, people at the playground, grandparents and teachers). It was no surprise that he hopped right on this little scooter and took off like he had taken a semester of Scooter 101.… read more »
Do your kids love to dress up? This is a new favorite activity for our almost 3 year old. This Fireman costume would be great for Halloween – but our son loves to dress up days other than October 31, too! The Melissa & Doug Fire Chief Role Play Costume Set is high quality… read more »
Our new favorite activity is flipping through toy catalogues with our son and he points to toys and says “like it” and “play with it” which is just adorable. Maybe we are encouraging consumerism … But it's so much fun! And great to get ideas for Christmas. This “mechanic's car” is one item that got… read more »
We are already thinking about Christmas morning – and why not? It is going to be so much fun this year! Last year, we got a train set, and our son loved it. This year, I am researching toy workbenches. I've narrowed it down to these: American Plastic Toy 37 Piece Deluxe Workbench Step2… read more »
We have recently become humongous fans of the Curious George movie and watch it on the couch while clutching a new Gund Curious George Plush Toy, a recent purchase made at Barnes & Noble after going to the Curious George Story Time to meet the Big Monkey. This is the only movie our 2 year old… read more »
Our 2 year old’s other favorite toy (besides the pirate ship) is the WOW Ernie Fire Engine. I’d never heard of WOW toys prior to visit to a cute toy store that had a display with the fire truck, that had my son playing for a long time. Sold! The toys are actually really… read more »
Fisher-Price Disney's Jake and The Neverland Pirates – Jake's Musical Pirate Ship Bucky is a HUGE hit with our 2 year old. And why wouldn't it be? It's an authentic replica of the pirate ship on one of his fave TV shows, it has a parrot, a pirate, says “YO HO LET'S GO!”, plays music,… read more »
Puddle Jumper BUY: Amazon Price: $25.08-$34.75 A must-have if you’re heading to the swimming pool with a 2 year old. Here’s why: It’s a lifejacket with water wings: so it’s comfortable for the child and it keeps their head above water. It’s Coast Guard Approved, so it’s actually a life jacket. That makes… read more »