Spring Carnival Planning Tips

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Planning a carnival can be a daunting task, but US Toy is here to help! Our business began by selling directly to carnivals in the 1950’s.  With our decades of experience in supplying carnivals we’ve learned a thing or two about setting one up.  Here are a few tips that might help in the planning […]

Nature Inspired Learning

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Sometimes, children just don’t want to learn. Simply hearing the word ‘learning’ can turn many youngsters off to an otherwise fun opportunity. Kids would much rather play than learn, right? But what if there is a way they could do both? One of the most fun things a child can do is explore the outdoors! […]

Creating a Classroom Garden

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Are you and your students wanting to create a classroom garden? The wonderful people over at Growing Minds have created the following easy-to-follow process. Check it out, then give their website a visit! – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – […]

Spring Outdoor Fun

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As the old adage goes, nothing beats the good ole outdoors! Spring is in full force, and that means it’s time we all get our shorts on start heading outside. We spend all year long looking forward to the beauty of spring, and it’d be a shame to just let it slip through our fingers. […]

Spring Bucket List

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Depending on where you live, winter can get old. My friends in San Diego probably won’t understand, so if that is you, feel free to skip on to the next paragraph. We are located in the Midwest, which means we get some weather. Our summers are hot and our winters are cold. By the time […]

April Fools!

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  It’s ok to admit it—we’ve all been there. Your favorite actor just announced they are doing a sequel to a movie that you never thought would happen. Or maybe your best friend just told you they are having quadruplets. Or, my personal favorite, your 35-year-old sister just gave you the good news that she […]

Julie’s Favorites

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Here in our offices, we have a variety of professionals that are working to improve our products to make them more fun, safe, and educational. One of those people is Julie! Julie is one of our merchants, but she also use to be an early childhood educator. We have many products to choose from, which […]