Finding The Perfect Gift or Toy For A Child With Autism

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Tips for finding a toy that will be fun and useful for a child with autism.

Choosing the perfect present for a child, no matter what age, gender or interests, can be extremely difficult. When you walk into a toy store, it is easy to become overwhelmed with the aisles upon aisles of toys that are staring back to you―some electronic, some bright pink, some themed with popular television characters, and others that are classic toys from years gone by. However, when you add something like autism to the mix, finding the perfect gift become immensely more difficult.
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Laughter and Learning: Using Laser Pegs In The Classroom

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This fun and creative building toy can also encourage learning at school!

It is no secret why kids love playing with toys―whether they are building or creating something completely new from their imagination, acting out a lively scene with stuffed animals and action figures, or opening up their minds to something new, such as science experiments or puppet show, toys provide children with a creative, stimulating outlet that they cannot get anywhere else. Plus, there is just nothing better than watching a child’s imagination run wild as they create and build things all on their own.

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Why Doesn’t Laser Pegs Include Manuals With Their Toy Kits?

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Laser Pegs is taking big steps towards becoming more eco-friendly, even in our packaging!

Many children and parents around the country love playing with our large line of Laser Pegs light-up toys. From each unique kit, not only are you able to build our signature creations such as the Dragon, the Helicopter, the Butterfly and the Spaceship, but you are also able to create an endless amount of custom creations that come straight from your own imagination!

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Challenge Your Kids with a Little Halloween Trivia

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According to the National Retail Federation (NRF), 158 million people in the U.S. plan to celebrate Halloween in some way, shape or form this year. Americans will also spend a lot of money during the holiday – about $6.9 billon on costumes, candy, parties, decorations and more – the second highest amount after Christmas.

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Helping Children with Autism Learn Social Skills through Play

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Most parents know that they need to help their kids learn how to walk, talk, read books and master the fine art of potty training. If you’re a parent of a child with autism, you have probably discovered that your child also needs to learn how to play, unlike other children who learn how to play naturally.

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Fun, Inventive Halloween Costumes For Boys and Girls

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As kids get a little older and develop their own unique personalities, they sometimes want less parental involvement in playtime, advice, or even school work. The same can be said for Halloween costumes. However, sometimes mom or dad can be full of cool surprises and ideas. If your little one seems stumped on what to wear for Halloween, toss a few ideas from our list their way. With our creative suggestions, they’ll be sure to love at least one!

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Laser Pegs Employee Profile: Ken – Head Designer

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Here are some fun facts about one of our amazing Laser Pegs employees!

We have an amazing team of people here at Laser Pegs who are constantly working hard to create the best possible products for your family to enjoy. We are also lucky enough to bring people onto our team all the time who are truly passionate and enthusiastic about our one-of-a-kind products.

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5 Important Tips For Having A Safe Halloween

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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.

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How to Choose Great Kid Birthday Gifts for Every Age

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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.

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