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Think big

Think big

Sometimes, you buy something just to make you giggle. We’re not sure why oversized, everyday items are so amusing, but these too-big trinkets at GreatBigStuff.com will definitely put a smile on your face.

March 2013
Your funny valentine

Your funny valentine

This Valentine's Day, find something cute and clever like silly mustache valentines or scratch & sniff cards for your kid to share with friends and family.

February 2013
Girls rule!

Girls rule!

This line of dolls is meant to promote high self-esteem and healthy life choices such as exercise and healthy eating among girls age 3-12.

January 2013
MetroKids parents' picks for play: the best toys of 2012

MetroKids parents' picks for play: the best toys of 2012

The results of our 22nd annual toy test are in!

December 2012
MetroKids parents' picks for play photo gallery

MetroKids parents' picks for play photo gallery

Check out our 2012 toy testers in action!

December 2012
Great gifts for children

Great gifts for children

Check out these 2012 NAPPA award-winning books, DVDs, games, music, toys and virtual products.

November 2012
Tiny tape

Tiny tape

Decorate pens, iPods, lockers, lunch boxes and craft projects with miniature tape Try a tinier version of tape that comes in all sorts of colors and patterns.

November 2012
Toy drives meet widespread need

Toy drives meet widespread need

Toys for Tots, Salvation Army drives, the Ronald McDonald Houses and many local drives help bring kids holiday happiness.

November 2012
Animated hoodies

Animated hoodies

Mouth Man hoodies feature a graphic of an animal, and when arms are folded across the chest, the image transforms into the animal’s roaring mouth.

October 2012
Sleepy time tactic

Sleepy time tactic

When it's time to sleep, this powerful little reptile projects blue wages against the ceiling and plays relaxing ocean sounds.

September 2012

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Book Reviews

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What it takes to help talented kids pursue their dream of becoming child actors, singers, dancers or models

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Education Features

School Trends

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The latest on school trends, including using technology in the classroom, the flipped classroom, outdoor learning and TWI dual language immersion

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Mom Matters

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Party Features

Prom Savings

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Party Themes: 5 Parties That Give Back

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The charitable birthday bash is a party theme that gives back.

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