I am always on the hunt for toys that my kids can get creative with, having boys and a girl makes shopping for toys even more fun! Here are 5 toys that are perfect for creative play!


Alexa and Siri aren’t kid-friendly, but thankfully there’s the CogniToys Dino! This cute little green dinosaur smart toy will quickly become your child’s best friend. The award-winning, interactive next-gen toy learns and grows alongside your child, playing fun learning games, telling jokes and stories and more! Dino is Internet-connected and uses IBM’s Watson to provide intelligent responses to questions in real time, and the developer’s own Friendgine technology ensures that all content is 100% kid-safe and friendly. CogniToys can explore a wide variety of topics during playtime and can participate in activities like storytelling, questions and answers, games, jokes, meditation and more. New Toddler Mode features different non-speech learning games and activities, allowing Dino to understand “little kid speak” and interact with the youngsters. Look out for Dino’s new friend CogniSaur coming to market in the fall. CogniToys Dino is recommended for kids ages 3 to 10 years old and is available at Toys ‘R’ Us, Amazon and BuyBuy Baby for $99.99.

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Thames & Kosmos Flying Ornithopters

Build mechanical birds, butterflies and dragonflies that really fly! An ornithopter is a mechanical aircraft that flies by flapping its wings. It imitates the flapping wing flight of birds, insects and bats. With this Geek & Co. Science kit, build four ornithopter models, including a bird, bat, butterfly and dragonfly. The wings work like propellers to generate lift and thrust, powered by a wind-up rubber band engine. A streamlined and durable bamboo and plastic building system enables the models to be light enough to fly gracefully through the air like winged creatures. Ages 8 and up. MSRP $19.95. Available at major retail stores, including Toys ‘R’ Us and Amazon.com.

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Green Toys™ Airplane & Board Book Gift Set

Fly through the pages of playtime! This set includes the Green Toys Airplane and A is for Airplane board book. The colorful airplane features a spinning propeller and a tapered, easy-to-grasp body shape. A is for Airplane is an adventure through air, land, and sea that brings the alphabet to life throughout the journey from A to Z. Made and printed in the USA from 100% recycled materials. Color combinations may vary. Packaged with recycled and recyclable materials printed with soy inks. For ages 1 and up. Available Spring 2017. Click Here to pick up this product on Amazon and Click Here to learn more!

School Zone Telling Time Learning Set – Clock hours of fun!

School Zone Publishing is proud to bring you these boxed bundles of fun! These packages come complete with School Zone’s award-winning workbooks and flash card sets, as well as coloring pads, stickers, crayons, lotto boards and more for endless hours of educational entertainment for the entire family! With the Telling Time set, play multiple games with 4 Lotto boards and 72 cards. Use bold, bright, press-out clocks on 28 double-sided quiz cards for telling time. Get pencil-and-paper learning with 48-page workbook. A+ learning for 1 to 4 players! MSRP $12.99. Available exclusively at Toys ‘R’ Us.

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