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.
Here are some fun facts about one of our newest 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 new people onto our team all the time who are truly passionate and enthusiastic about our one-of-a-kind products.
Here is a Laser Pegs Employee Profile on one of our new 3D Generalists, Jorge Ernesto.
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!
I’m a big fan of toys that can be used in more than one way and inspire children to think outside the box. Promoting imagination is one of the most important duties of being a parent, as imagination is the one thing that can really take you anywhere in this world. Continue reading →
How to ensure that your child gets a healthy mix of work and play this year.
It seems as though kids these days have more and more priorities each and every year that they have to balance. Between soccer practice, homework, participating in clubs, playing with friends and spending time with family, it can seem nearly impossible some days to try and fit it all in. Sooner or later, you may even feel as though you need to start sacrificing some activities over others in order to have a more manageable schedule. But is it fair to your child to start cutting the fun activities out of their life in favor of more time for school work?