If your child had the chance to give you any, ahem, additional facial features, what would she choose? I'm guessing you might end up with some kind of old-timey mustache, maybe a nose piercing, or perhaps some villainous eyebrows. With this DIY crazy family book, you'll be able to find out... and your child can indulge his creativity and sense of humor.
Any of these look familiar? Of course they do. These were the toy newsmakers of their day, the juggernauts of fun, and part of every kid's Christmas list in the 1980s. Had the Internet existed, they would have gone viral. If you grew up then, do you get a gut reaction when you see any of these toys?
The Mad Hatter is always ready for tea time, so maybe you and your kids should be, too. If you stock up—or DIY it!—on these cute tea party essentials, your kids will certainly not echo Alice's sentiment: "It's the stupidest tea-party I ever was at in all my life!"
Will ran across this 1960s Columbia Manufacturing, Inc. tricycle via Craigslist. (Don't all good stories start like that?) Looks like it was left out in the rain. For decades. Well, I bet you can't guess what this little bike becomes.
There was something so beautifully simple about the design of Fisher-Price's Little People in their prime: that circle face and peg shaped body that has allowed for so much imaginative play for so many children across the last 60 years. But Little People haven't always looked the way I remember them, or how my kids know them now. So...just what happened to the Little People?
It's that time again — when parents wish their kids would just go outside and play already! When I was a kid, building forts was a major part of my outdoor life. Living on the East Coast with plenty of wooded areas helped. Often, we didn't even need to build anything, and just found an overgrown nook somewhere.