Posts made in November, 2013

Posted on Nov 20, 2013 in Blog | Comments Off

Five DIY Gifts Kids Can Make

Five DIY Gifts Kids Can Make

Homemade gifts are my favorite for the holidays! Our family has made all sorts of items together over the years as gifts for family and friends, from knitted winter caps to jewelry. One year, using clay, we created an entire chess set for my husband featuring our family members! He loved it! The best part is getting the kids involved. While they may not have the funds to go purchase gifts for the important people in their lives, they will always have the energy and the love to create their own. Homemade gifts don’t have to be perfect, in fact it’s the imperfections that make them valued in... Read Post

Posted on Nov 18, 2013 in Holiday Crafts | Comments Off

Fall Crafts For Kids: How To Make Indian Corn

Fall Crafts For Kids: How To Make Indian Corn

Fall is my favorite time of year! The changing leaves serve as a vibrant inspiration for crafts to make with the kids and then use as decorations around the house. The kids and I Iove to decorate our home for fall with various seasonal décor that we create ourselves, and there are so many fun and creative fall crafts for kids, such as painting colorful fall trees, or making scarecrow families to hang in our school room. One of our all time favorites is making Indian corn. It’s an easy craft project for the little ones to make and is a natural hit since toddlers and preschoolers love... Read Post

Posted on Nov 14, 2013 in Press | Comments Off

American Baby Magazine Nov 2013

American Baby Magazine Nov 2013

American Baby 2013 Best Baby Toys of 2013: Busy Bead Maze

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Posted on Nov 14, 2013 in Press | Comments Off

Family Fun Magazine Nov 2013

Family Fun Magazine Nov 2013

Family Fun Magazine’s 2013 Top Ten Toys features My Tape Town

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Posted on Nov 14, 2013 in Press | Comments Off

Parent & Child Oct 2013

Parent & Child Oct 2013

Parent & Child recommends ALEX Toys Silly Photo Booth Kit.

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Posted on Nov 14, 2013 in Press | Comments Off

Parents Nov 2013

Parents Nov 2013

Parents Magazine recommends ALEX Toys Tots Collage by Color and Musical Owl

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Parent & Child Oct 2013

Parent & Child Oct 2013

Parent Child recommends ALEX Toys Silly Photo Booth Kit

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Posted on Nov 14, 2013 in Press | Comments Off

Today’s Parent Nov 2013

Today’s Parent Nov 2013

Today’s Parent recommends ALEX Toys including Duct Tape Party, My Sewing Kit, Window Sticker Art, Silly Me Photo Booth an My Busy Ball.

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Posted on Nov 12, 2013 in Printables | Comments Off

Printable Craft for Toddlers: Make a Thanksgiving Turkey

Printable Craft for Toddlers: Make a Thanksgiving Turkey

Creativity is one of the most important skills a person can have. Giving kids an early creative start will help build their self-esteem and confidence for a lifetime of increased productivity. And the holidays are a perfect time for kids crafts! Print out several of our Thanksgiving turkeys for your preschooler to make and then decorate the house for a festive holiday look, or use as dinner table place settings. Your guests will be amazed by the personal touch and their oohs and aaahs will go a long way to making the kiddos feel proud as well as enthusiastic for future craft projects! What... Read Post

Posted on Nov 5, 2013 in Printables | 1 comment

Printable: Paper Bag Owl

Printable: Paper Bag Owl

Hoot! Hoot! Turn a paper bag into an owl with only a few basic supplies that you’re sure to have around the house, plus our two printable pages, which you can download and print using the links below. After the kids are done crafting, they can use their owls as puppets and put on a show.   What You Need: Safety Scissors Glue  Paper Bag 2 Page Printable – (Click each image to download) How To Make It: If the kids enjoy making paper bag owls then we have great gift ideas for the holidays! Look for the ALEX Paper Bag Puppets and Paper Bag Monsters craft kits. There are new ALEX Printables... Read Post