Great Gifts for Nephews, Nieces and Kids of All Ages

December 18, 2012

We are asked, “I have no idea what to buy for my one year old nephew, can you please recommend a good, reasonably priced gift?”

The one-year old’s we know best tell us that the toys they like the most are the most simple, straightforward and brightly colored toys.  From simple building blocks, to basic animal shape puzzles and simple geometric shapes most one-year olds are quick to show appreciation for almost any colorful toy you decide to give them as a gift.

TAG Toys Geo Form Board

Geo Form Board from TAG Toys

A simple toy like the TAG Toys Geo Form Boards make a great stocking stuffer or a good basic gift for any one-year old boy or girl.  This toy helps very young kids develop physical motor skills and introduces the concept of matching and fitting shapes together.

Other simple puzzles like Animal Shape Puzzles or the TAG Toys First Building Blocks also make great gifts for one-year olds.

TAG Toys is an environmentally friendly family-run business making wood Toys in the USA. If you are looking for a gift for a girl or a boy TAG Toys has great toys for Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and Birthdays. Please visit www.TAGToys.com

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Stocking Stuffer Gift Ideas for Toddlers

December 17, 2012

A Reporter asks, “What do you have for last minute stocking stuffers for a two year old?”

We think puzzles are a great toy for any youngster and one of our favorite educational puzzles for two-year olds is our Giant Circle Puzzle. This 11-inch round puzzle has 8 jumbo interlocking pieces with eight bold colors. The big pieces are easy for youngsters to grasp and fit together, and the puzzle can provide an everyday activity for a child to work on independently or with the help of a parent.

TAG Toys Giant Circle Puzzle

Giant Circle Puzzle from TAG Toys

Working with puzzles, children develop fine motor coordination skills and learn how to tell apart shapes and sizes in the context of working towards a goal.  This stocking stuffer gift recommendation is available online from TAG Toys and overnight shipping options are available.

TAG Toys is an environmentally friendly family-run business making high quality educational Toys in the USA. If you are looking for a gift for a girl or a boy TAG Toys has great toys for Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and Birthdays. Please visit www.TAGToys.com

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Games for The Family During the Holidays

November 30, 2012

We are asked, “What games do you have that the whole family can play together during a holiday gathering?”

The holidays are definitely more fun when the games are brought out of the closet and everyone can let loose a little bit and have some fun.

Ring Toss Word Game from TAG Toys

Word Ring Toss Game from TAG Toys

One of our favorite Games in our TOY Collection is the Ring Word Toss Game.  In this game, each person tries to toss the ring onto a peg to win a letter and build a word.  Players alternate turns, and keep track of words they are building on the included hand-held score boards, with paper or on a chalkboard. The game can be played in teams or as individuals, and difficulty increases as words get longer, and also as the distance between the base, and the throwing line is increased.

Other games in the TAG Toys collection include the Word Discovery Game, Picture Completion Game, and the Number Ring Toss.

TAG Toys is an environmentally friendly, family company that proudly hand crafts hundreds of educational toys in the USA, including puzzles for kids, games for families and activity sets for children of all ages. Please visit http://www.TAGToys.com

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Best Green Toys Selected for Holiday Gift Guide

November 29, 2012

TAG Toys is proud to have its Math Skills Number Puzzle included in the Poughkeepsie Journal’s Green Gift Guide for the Holidays.  See the full article at “Try These Green Gift Ideas

Poughkeepsie Journal Selects TAG Toys Math Puzzle as Green Toy

TAG Toys Math Skills Puzzle Selected as Top Toy in Green Gifts for Holiday

What Makes This Toy So Green?  In addition to the nice shade of chalkboard green (see product above) applied to this product, the entire TAG Toys collection of educational toys are environmentally friendly in many ways. Our raw materials are sourced from local suppliers whenever possible (including wood and paint) and our paints are all non-toxic, water based finishes. Every product is proudly hand-crafted by local workers in the USA (Compton California).

Our Math Skills Number Puzzle is one of our most popular math skills activity sets. This educational toy helps girls and boys practice basic math skills like addition and subtraction. Very young children gain familiarity with numbers and learn how to count in sequence.

The Math Skills Activity Set is available at TAGToys.com, through high-quality toy catalogs and in boutique toy stores nationwide.

TAG Toys is an environmentally friendly, family company that proudly hand crafts hundreds of educational toys in the USA, including puzzles for kids, writing games and activity sets for children of all ages. Please visit http://www.TAGToys.com

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Christmas Toys that Inspire the Imagination of a Child

November 25, 2012

A reporter writes, “I am putting together an Inspirational Gift Guide for Christmas and I’m interested in what toys you have that can inspire a child?”

Helping a child become inspired is a gift that can last a lifetime. Children can find inspiration through individual imaginative play, through social role-playing, by working on arts/crafts, and when learning about history, science or religion.

TAG Toys Ark Toy

Noah’s Ark Toy from TAG Toys

A parent (or any adult) who wants to make a good faith effort to provide an inspirational and meaningful gift to a child, might be interested to learn that simple, basic childhood toys are far better than high-tech apps when it comes to promoting creativity and fostering imagination, which are the cornerstones of inspiration.

We see inspiration take off when children are provided with an opportunity to play with activity centers like the Toy Noah’s Ark, Doll Houses, Automotive Play Set, Puppet Theaters, and Castle Play Sets.

TAG Toys is a family business proudly handcrafting wooden toys in the USA. Whether you are shopping for a girl or a boy, TAG Toys makes perfect gifts for Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and Birthdays for kids of all ages. Shop online at www.TAGToys.com

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Special Weekend Sale: In addition to special discounts on select items like the Arc Pictured Above, also take an additional 10% off any order at www.TAGToys.com by entering “Holiday10” into your shopping cart Today (11/25/2012) only. Check back this Monday, Tomorrow for a One-Day Treasure Box Special!!


Great Online Deals on Toys for the Holidays

November 24, 2012

A reporter writes, “I’m writing a Frugal Holiday Story, and I’d love to know what Toys you have for thirty-five dollars or less.”

Well to start off, TAG Toys is having a Sale this weekend, and customers who are shopping on our website can use the coupon code “HOLIDAY10” to save 10% on any purchase made today (Saturday) and tomorrow (Sunday).  In addition, we have special items on sale and there will be a special Treasure Box Sale on Monday! Check back on Monday for details.

TAG Toys Animal Shapes Puzzle

Animal Shapes Puzzle from TAG Toys

TAG Toys always has great deals for families that are looking for high-quality toys at a great value.  For example, the TAG Toys Animal Shapes Puzzles ($26.50) is a set of five colorful animal shape puzzles (bunny, cat, pig, dinosaur, and fox) that help youngsters develop basic hand-eye coordination skills. It also makes a perfect travel toy for family vacations and upcoming holiday trips.

Another high-quality product for youngsters in this price range is the TAG Toys First Building Blocks Collection ($32.95). This set of 15 hardwood blocks are easy for kids to handle and stack, and the set comes with a storage and carrying case. These blocks help toddlers learn to develop fine motor skills with both their right and left hands.

Whether you are shopping for girls or boys, TAG Toys has great gifts for Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and Birthdays. TAG Toys is a family business making eco-friendly, hand-crafted wood Toys in the USA.  Shop online at www.TAGToys.com

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Family Toys that Double as Furniture

November 15, 2012

A journalist writes, “For a Christmas decorating story we wonder if you have any household items or furniture that double as toys.”

We are often told that our toys are good looking enough to be displayed as decorations, and we also make high quality storage solutions like a rolling toy box, toy storage shelf, and dressing bench to help keep toys organized and up off the floor.  But what we think you might be looking for is more along the lines of our Personalized Clothing Rack.

TAG Toys Personalized Clothes Rack

Personalized Clothes Rack from TAG Toys

Personalized items are an extremely hot item for home decor and personal toys are always popular as holiday gifts. In addition to the clothes rack, we have other personalized furnishings like the Toddler Step Stool, and personalized toys like the Make Your Own Name Puzzle, and the Name Train.

Personalized items make great holiday gifts because they help teach youngsters how to read and spell their own name, and they become important childhood artifacts that increase in sentimental value as children grow older.

TAG Toys is a family business that hand-crafts toys from sustainable sources in the USA like developmental baby toys, toddler wood toys, and kids memory toys. Visit www.TAGToys.com


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