The Best Builder Toys for Children: The best toys for little builders are open ended, allowing the child’s imagination to be exercised through interacting with the toy.

15+ ways to transform a Melissa & Doug Grocery Store for Pretend Play *How cool is this cookie shop idea for kids?

15+ ways to transform a Melissa & Doug Grocery Store for Pretend Play *This Farmer's Market idea for kids is so fun!

Kid's Pretend Play: Try some play food, printable menus, and voila! A little (healthy) chef in the making... *So much fun!

We need to provide our kids with opportunities to learn and accomplish life skills, like tying their shoes or telling time. Building confidence is another one of those social skills and high tea is the perfect place.

15+ ways to transform a Melissa & Doug Grocery Store for Pretend Play *Add some fake flowers and let kids' imaginations run wild. So fun!

15+ ways to transform a Melissa & Doug Grocery Store for Pretend Play *Perfect for kids for summer!

15+ ways to transform a Melissa & Doug Grocery Store for Pretend Play *So many creative ideas!

Create a Sunflower House for Kids - Creative Gardening with Children *We are so making this sunflower fort in the yard this summer. How cool!

The Best Builder Toys for Children: The best toys for little builders are open ended, allowing the child’s imagination to be exercised through interacting with the toy.

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5 Tips on Indoor Camping with Kids *Great family-fun for cold spring nights!

What’s better than breakfast in bed? Pretend breakfast in bed! All the pampering, none of the mess. With the Melissa & Doug tea, waffle, and Chef sets, a lavish breakfast can be made to order. A great way to spend Mother's Day morning.

How to make flower chain crowns for imaginative play! - Fireflies and Mud Pies

The Best Builder Toys for Children: The best toys for little builders are open ended, allowing the child’s imagination to be exercised through interacting with the toy.

Service Station Parking Garage: This all-in-one service station is truly full serve! Park the two included wooden cars in the parking garage with movable elevator or pull them through the car wash. Don't forget to fill up at the gas pump before getting the cars serviced at the garage with sliding doors. This play set for ages 3+ encourages fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination, problem solving, and imaginative play. The built-in handle makes it the perfect take-along toy!

Deluxe Wooden Tool Belt Set: Give little builders all the tools they need to for truly constructive play! Five child-safe wooden tools--hammer, screwdriver, wrench, ruler, and painted saw--fit snuggly in the adjustable tool belt and a child's hand. Saw apart the self-sticking blocks and use the nuts and bolts or safety nail (no sharp points) to connect them again! A name tag on the sturdy tool belt can be personalized with a pencil or washable marker.

Let's Play House! Baking Play Set for Children: Promote creative play and imaginative thinking with these food-grade baking tools made of premium materials like stainless steel and solid wood, sized just right for little hands and play kitchens. Featuring an oven mitt, measuring cups, mixing bowl, and so much more, this is truly the ultimate play kitchen accessory set for kids! *How cute is this?

Ninja Role Play Costume Set: No one will see your little ninja coming! The costume set includes a long-sleeved tunic with dragon detail, silver-accented pants, soft hood, and soft sword! This role-play set, sized for children ages 3-6, will inspire limitless imagination and stealthy pretend-play fun.

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Encouraging Engineering: The best toys for little builders are open ended, allowing the child’s imagination to be exercised through interacting with the toy. It’s also great when toys can be shared, combined, or if project instructions are included for kids to get a jump start. But really, all kids require are a bunch of pieces and a few tools to get their building juices flowing!