Tag: toys

  • How to make an Ewok

    Step 1: Get very furry cat. Step 2: Make it reach for toy in the air. Step 3: Success!

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    The kindness of Swedes

    One thing that's nice about Stockholm is that when you lose something, about 95% of the people will put it somewhere in the hopes that you will find it.

  • Batteries

    When did they change remote control batteries to “AAA”? How am I supposed to steal batteries for toys if the remotes don’t have “AA”? What is this world coming to?

  • Nerf

    I saw a commercial for a “new” Nerf gun.  You know, the kind that shoots the foam darts?  You had that around when you were a kid, right?  Well they […]

  • Cuddle up with a disease

    My kids didn’t want these stuffed animals I found.  I don’t know why.

  • Slip-N-Slide

    When I was growing up, there was a new water toy called the Slip-N-Slide that you could set up in your own backyard for hours of fun during the summer.  […]

  • Solar powered toys not for northern kids

    While looking for a birthday gift for my sun last week, I noticed that half of the science toys were solar powered.  All I could think of were all the […]

  • McDonald’s in Stockholm

    What is the fascination with McDonald’s for children?  Growing up in the states, I always assumed it was because they had playgrounds and funny characters.  However, in Stockholm, it is […]