Besides Christmas, Halloween is without a doubt the most looked-forward to holiday for kids and the young at heart. And who wouldn’t love it? There’s candy, the ability to play dress up as whatever you choose, a night away from school work, plus some classic horror movies and TV show episodes to watch to give you a creepy chill up your spine.
If you have kids, grandchildren, nieces, nephews or friends with kids, chances are you’ve shopped for a birthday gift or two. Depending on how well you know the child, choosing a gift he or she will love isn’t always easy. And it’s also important to keep the parents and their living situation in mind, too.
Our Helicopter and Power Block Laser Pegs were among the Tillywig winners.
Every day, we here at Laser Pegs get to hear from wonderful parents and children about how Laser Pegs have made a big impact in their lives. Whether our light up Laser Pegs kits allow them to come together for family play time after school, they have improved a child’s motor and sensory skills, or they are helping a child to do better in school, we are so happy that many families around the world have made our Laser Pegs toys some of their favorites!
Once you hit the age of oh, say, 25 years old, people start expecting you to be mature, sophisticated, and mellowed out from your previous wild and crazy youthful years. Let’s be real- that doesn’t always happen! Plenty of adults, parents included, still feel young at heart. To reach that childlike nature still living inside all you adults out there, here’s a list of toys that kids and adults alike will love.
To some, seeing children play, be it alone or in groups, is just that- playing. But as it turns out, there are actually physical, emotional, as well as social benefits that kids get just from playing. Playing is one of, if not the best ways for children to learn all manner of things that they might not figure out from simply talking to parents or loved ones. Play is actually essential to children’s development because it’s able to contribute to children’s well-being in so many different ways. Read along as we distinguish between play’s varied ways to help further development in children.
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Jon Capriola’s creation, Laser Pegs, a toy now sold in 1,100 stores in every state in the U.S. and in several other countries, has been heralded as one of the top new toys in the country this year by ABC News, Long Island Newsday andThe Sacramento Bee. AOL’s ParentDish website says it’s the sixth-best toy for grade school kids, and Woot.com calls it “the world’s coolest nightlight.” All this in the last two months—and Laser Pegs is just getting started.
With back to school looming just around the corner, there’s a lot of pressure on parents as well as kids. Parents are having to start buying supplies for the school year, not to mention clothes, shoes, backpacks and lunchboxes. Kids are probably a mix of nerves and excitement when it comes to starting a new grade and making new friends. Making the right impression is most likely a significant thought in their minds right now. How can you help?
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Seek out a fun way to enjoy Laser Pegs and support your local specialty toy shops.
It is no secret that, when it comes to choosing a new toy for your child, you have an overwhelming amount of options. Whether your child likes to play with action figures and dolls, puzzles and board games, or even building toys like Laser Pegs or Legos, the fact that they have all of these different options for play is a great thing for parents, toy manufactures and toy shops. In the end, more options for play means more options for learning, which is what everyone wants!
We were happy to donate $229,000 in toys to the children of BGCA.
While we here at Laser Pegs love to create inspiring, engaging toys to entertain children all around the world, it has also always been an important goal of ours to create toys that are just as educational and stimulating as they are fun! After all, educational toys not only keep your kids inspired and engaged, but they also promote development, teach problem solving skills and prepare your child for elementary learning.
Summer is a special time of year for children. They have the privilege of staying up as well as sleeping in later than usual, having and going to sleepovers, going camping, swimming, eating tons of ice cream, seeing those action-packed summer movies, and not to mention the best part of all-no school! With so many different things bringing them joy and excitement, it can be easy to see why it’s a struggle for most parents to get their kids ready for school once summer starts coming to an end. If you’re just not sure how to ease your kids back into school mode without lots of whining and hassle, read our simple tips below!