Play Blog

If you're a parent or caregiver looking for high-quality stuffed animals for the little ones in your life, you've probably come across the Jellycat brand. Known for their soft, cuddly, and oh-so-adorable stuffed animals, Jellycat has become a go-to choice for parents and gift-givers around the world. But what makes Jellycat stuffed animals so special, and how did the brand come to be? Here's a closer look at the history and appeal of Jellycat stuffed animals.

Need a gift for that friend who tells the best jokes?

How about something for your cousin who is always ready for a good laugh? We have picked out five of the best gag gifts for this holiday season and they are sure to bring a smile to someone’s face!

If your loved ones made the NICE list this year, you'll need stocking stuffers.
Although these gifts tend to be small, if it is cool enough, it can still get the title of “Best toy I got this year!” So let's un-stuff these Stocking Stuffers and check out our top picks for the holiday season!
Children grow so fast! Because it’s so hard to shop for toys for them, we must think age-specifically when shopping most of the time. Read here to learn more.
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While play helps a child grow, the right toys secure this development. Read about what educational toys suit your child to help them develop!
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Play develops in six different stages as your child grows, each crucial in helping to prepare them for what we think of when talking about play!
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Change up playtime by regularly switching out toys! Why is rotating your child’s toys important? It keeps playtime fun, imaginative, and more!
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Family game night isn’t just fun—it’s healthy! Start adding family time to your schedule, and you’ll begin to understand why it’s vital to child development!
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With Spring here and Earth Day right around the corner, we wanted to provide some great ideas for donating your used toys so they can be reused and loved by other children. Toy donation is not just about getting rid of “stuff.” As our children get older, they outgrow toys, and some things might not be as engaging or stimulating as they once were a year ago. Teaching our children to donate gently used items shows our kids they are a part of a larger community around them, as well as compassion. 
Children learn as they play, especially when they play pretend. Learn why you need to encourage your kids to keep playing pretend and tips on how!
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