But then I am faced with the fun task of what to get her friends when she is invited to birthday parties. Or for Christmas when we go and see cousins we have not see in a long time…what do you get them?
Didi’s Playpen is a wonderful site where you can find reviews, Toy Fact of the Day and other bits of expert advice all about the best toys on the market. You can subscribe to their site via email and stay up to date on the best toys and know that when you purchase them the child will be excited and so will the mom.
The expert behind Didis Play Pen is Didi. She is a mother just like you and has learned through raising her little ones that fun is the beginning of learning. On her site Didi handpicks the most classic, well-loved toys that will not only inspire educational discovery but this all starts with the child engaging in a fun way with the toys. To quote her directly:
I personally select toys that are designed to broaden the child’s mind and engage the senses. And since I believe that play is the grandest voyage of childhood, I choose only those toys that first bring a smile, and then encourage curiosity and stimulate intellectual development.
She sent Lizzie and David each their own toys handpicked from her. She also picked out a fun toy for me to give away to one of my readers!
She sent Lizzie a fun bear that came with a little book she can read to it. Now Lizzie loves books but to be quite honest she has much more fun playing make believe with the teddy bear with her tiny Disney dolls and baby doll stroller than reading the book to it.
But she also sent this wonderful little horse that was supposed to be for David but Lizzie has taken it over for her own! Lizzie plays make believe with it, she pulls it around, calls it her pet and talks to it. Didi was right – the simple toys are the ones that really open the imagination!
Go to Didi’s Playpen and follow her reviews and tips!
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I was given those 2 toys for my review and all opinions are totally mine!