Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Rollercoaster Bead Mazes: Fun and Educational Manipulative Play Toys

Rollercoaster Bead Mazes
Rollercoaster Bead Mazes

Rollercoaster bead mazes are a proven classic among kids in a range of ages. With bright and colorful beads that swoop and slide over looping mazes of equally colorful wires, it's no wonder these toys provide little ones with hours of fun. These toys are full of educational benefits such as the development of fine motor skills, manipulative experience, and hand-eye-coordination to name a few. Rollercoaster bead mazes are a favorite of waiting rooms, doctor's offices and daycares, having been played with by children through the years. How wonderful that these toys are still as interesting and exciting for your own children as they were for you when you were a kid.

We have amassed a collection of eye-catching, colorful bead mazes that are sure to thrill and captivate any toddler. Read on to discover the maze that best suits your home or business:

A winner of both the Parent's Choice Classic Award and of the Dr. Toy Best Classic Toys, The Original Rollercoaster by Anatex is a proven toy designed for education. Children will have fun practicing their fine and gross motor skills while gaining color and shape recognition with this wooden maze toy. This rollercoaster bead maze "challenges" a child's developmental skills and stimulates their imagination and is also portable enough to fit on tabletops for eye-level playing. Made in the U.S.A, you can't go wrong with this fan favorite of pediatricians, teachers, and parents alike!

This sea-themed maze features all kinds of aquatic artwork and fun adventures perfectly proportioned for little hands. Bright and colorful, this wire maze toy helps kids develop visual stimulation and the concept of cause and effect. Race cheery sea creatures and mermaid pieces along a labyrinth of wire tracks, under, over, up and around in four fun activities featured on the top, sides and bottom of this cute and fascinating toy bead game. The fun and lively sustainable table top design provides a sturdy surface and the wooden construction makes it sturdy and durable.  

Children’s fine motor skills will grow while busy at play with this Hape Funny Face Bead Maze. Colorful wires create a looping, twisting funny face that beads race and slide along. Just looking at the toy you can see the outline of the springy-sprongy hairline, bright yellow nose, loopy eyes and a big, cheerful ever-present smile. The wooden base also features an engraved smiling face, making this rollercoaster bead maze the most delightedly joyful learning toy around! Match beads and practice dexterity while enjoying an engaging play design. With no removable parts and durable wood base, this wire bead toy is one to last the long haul.

This toy offers endless choices for engaging manipulative play. All sides of this cube maze feature a fun and different activity that targets the development of color and shape recognition as well as hand-eye coordination. There are five total sides to the cube, including rotating gears, number tiles and colorful shapes in a charming farmhouse theme. The top of the cube is brightly colored with wires that twist and weave, with complementing animal shaped beads that slide and glide along. Boys and girls alike will enjoy the range of activities designed to engage and delight. 

A Kid Place is your one-stop shop where you'll discover unique, classic, educational and endlessly interesting gifts for kids of all ages. We stock a large supply of office and waiting room toys, children’s furniture, daycare activities and so much more. Check us out and see for yourself what the buzz is all about!

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Wall Panel Toys Under $100.00

Wall Panel Toys
Wall Panel Toys

Wall panel toys are a classic fun-for-all entertainment for businesses and homes alike. They hang up attractively to create a safe and fun environment for kids where there might not otherwise be space for larger toys. Fun and educational, wall toys are an interactive entertainment that keeps little hands busy for hours, making them the ideal room decor for children’s playrooms at home, classrooms, offices, waiting rooms, daycares and more. Compact and with all accessories attached, there's no need to worry about pieces getting lost and there's no mess to clean up at the end of the day! They are great for high traffic areas. 

If you've ever shopped for wall panel toys, you know most can run pretty pricey, but we've gathered a list of inexpensive wall toys, each for under $100. This is great news for everyone, but especially for newer businesses that want to carve out a space for younger clientele or to offer some respite for their mature clients who might bring young children along with them. This price range allows for you to design a fun waiting room or a daycare without spending a lot of money. So whether shopping for your business or for home use, check out the following wall panel toys, all of which are under $100 and ship for free! Each of these wall panel toys come with the necessary hardware to install them quick and efficiently.

Liven up any play area or classroom with this bright and colorful parrot wall panel toy which provides a fun and safe way for kids to play and learn their ABC's. With rows of individually embossed wooden blocks featuring corresponding pictures, this activity wall panel makes learning entertaining and exciting. This self contained design is great for little hands twelve months and up. Proudly made in America, this wooden wall panel toy is set to charm little hearts and broaden little minds!

The Anatex Frog Wall Panel is comprised of a bright and cheery frog featuring a fun and challenging caterpillar pathfinder game centered at his tummy. As kids guide the beads along the track they can make patterns and match colors as they connect the caterpillar's head with his feet. As they play, children will be working on developing hand-eye-coordination and color recognition. This colorful amphibian is ideal for small spaces as it doesn't take up a lot of room. This wooden toy is made in the U.S.A.

Wilbur's endlessly happy smiling face is the fun and whimsical way to cheer up any office space or classroom. This fun wall maze features squiggly, wiggly, twisty, turny, loopy wires that create a fun obstacle along which to move a range of colorful beads. This wall panel toy introduces logic, spatial relationships and cause and effect. The Wilbur Wall Panel is secure with no removable parts. The many colorful activity wires are locked in place in a durable wood base for safe play for boys and girls of all ages. 

At A Kid Place we have all the supplies you need to design an entertaining and educational waiting room, class room, or play room. We stock the perfect gifts and toys for kids of all ages and educational levels. Check us out! Our aim is to make your online toy search fun, easy and full of exciting and quality finds. 

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Firefighter Themed Furniture Ideas to Inspire Your Little Hero

Firefighter Themed Furniture
Firefighter Themed Furniture
What little kid doesn't dream about being a hero? Now is your chance to make his dream come true by creating a unique firefighter decor in his very own bedroom or playroom. Imagine the fun he'll have and all the places your aspiring firefighter's imagination will take him when you present him with his own special space.

Whether you are adding one key element or plan to go all out creating your child's own themed fire station, your little hero will be one happy firefighter. Let us help you pin down some of the most fun and colorful furnishings to get the job done. Read on and discover all the ways to make your child's dreams come true. 

This bright red fire station is decked out with great authentic details that make this storage accessory come to life. This piece has great versatility as not only a shelf for toys, books and other items, but also as a playhouse that offers a dual function use. The sturdy wood construction is built to last, even against rough and tumble kids eager to save the day. Enjoy six spacious compartments including a garage door that provides a secret compartment for treasured possessions. This Kidkraft firehouse bookshelf is made complete with cutout windows along the side, yellow bell and firefighter's pole.

Fun and function blend harmoniously in this charming wooden firefighter themed storage bench by Levels of Discovery. An abundance of details create a pleasing motif, from the black and red color scheme of the bench, to the ladder inspired arms, the real working bell, the fire hydrant finials and on to the Dalmatian and firefighters who slide up and down the poles, ready for action. Sliding garage doors invite children to drive their fire engines up the included ramp. The slow closing metal hinges on the lid mean little fingers won't get pinched during use.

This delightful toddler bed is the perfect complement for any little fireman’s room. Hand-crafted from imported laminated Baltic birch and other solid woods and proudly made in the U.S.A., this bed has been carefully crafted with safety in mind. Your little one will sleep safe and sound in a bed that boasts safety sides that keep him securely in bed. Just the right size for children ages 18 months - 4 years of age, your little one will feel like a big boy in this perfectly proportioned bed made just for him.

Making a welcome addition to your toddler's playroom or bedroom, this firefighter table and stool set is the perfect work and play station for your creative little hero. The quality craftsmanship shows through in the durable wood construction of the table and two accompanying stools. It is colorfully decorated in a bold blend of red and black colors. This play table comes equipped with two wooden fire trucks, two 3D buildings and a firehouse storage box with working bell located at the center of the table. A road runs around the firehouse to drive your trucks along. 

Don't let your imagination stop here. When you visit A Kid Place, you'll find we also carry fire truck pedal cars, rocking toys, and fire station playsets among others. Our toy emporium is stocked with everything your child could ever dream of, from themed bedroom furniture and playsets, to educational toys, and so much more. 

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Children’s Art Tables and Desks

Art Tables & Desks
Art Tables and Desks

Does your child love arts and crafts time? Is he a pro at doodling? Does she love to get creative with paints? If you've said yes to any of these questions, we bet your child would love a craft station dedicated solely to their talents. Imagine a contained area where the next showpiece for your fridge is crafted. Now imagine your budding artist in an adorable smock hard at work honing their passions and talent for art. Quite an adorable picture we've painted there, right? (And yes, that pun was intended.)

Children’s Art Tables and Desks create a unified area for kids to play and create. Whether you are looking for a furniture set that comes with all the trimmings, a small desk for the bedroom or playroom, or even a portable table top, we've compiled a range of options for your consideration:

A Guidecraft art table and chair set is the perfect crafting station for your budding Picasso! The quality solid wood construction of this desk is durable enough to withstand even the messiest and biggest art projects. The smooth flat surface of the tabletop makes for a great activity area for all endeavors, and the paper roll caddy and child-safe cutter allow kids to create and craft to their heart's content. The chair features nested seating for comfort and the matching table has a drawer to store art supplies. The pink and white finish is a charming way to accent the decor of any little girl's room, or opt to go neutral with the red and natural wood color option of the same set.

If your little artist is ready for a space of his/her very own, this bright and colorful wooden desk and chair set makes the perfect place to color, draw, paint or doodle. The adjustable tilt-top table adjusts for ease of use. The chalkboard surface and 75' paper roll that fits securely under the desk that rolls out as you go offers multiple ways to show off their creative side. Storage cups along the top sides of the desk and shelf beneath the chair offer plenty of ways to stay organized and store your supplies. This adorably fun desk is perfectly kid-sized for your child and fits in great in any bedroom or playroom.

This self-contained art center creates endless hours of creative fun. Everything you need is right at your fingertips with organized storage for all your supplies such as four paint cups, side shelves with fabric storage cubes, and stool with fabric storage bin. Enjoy many ways to draw and doodle with a write-on/wipe-off easel that folds down to reveal a chalkboard surface and additional storage cubbies, as well as an 18" replicable roll of art paper with child-safe cutter. Composed entirely of wood, this fun art equipment collection gives you everything you need to get started on your next masterpiece. This activity art set is ready to assist your little artist in making dreams come true.

The Alex super art table with paper roll features a high quality wood construction and includes a 100' paper roll that hangs underneath and feeds through a slot on the tabletop. This three-piece wooden table and bench set has a chalkboard surface that holds three storage cups along with a hanging canvas bag that organizes all your child's art supplies and materials. The cute polka-dot motif accentuates the playful design. Two benches invite siblings or friends to roll out some paper and get creative. Foster your child's creativity with this great furniture art set that is easy to assemble and fun to play with. Kids will love all the ways they can paint and draw and they will adore that it's all featured in a set designed just for them.

Let your kids draw and color with ease when you present them with Guidecraft’s deluxe art center. Solid wood legs, a rugged birch plywood surface and a UV-coated tabletop ensure this art station is durable enough for the long haul. This table boasts storage sides, two stools, canvas storage bins, along with one 18" x 50' starter roll of paper. Indulge in all your child's creative endeavors with this deluxe crafts and creative activity art desk that makes a great gift for any occasion. Ideal for children ages three and above. Create the perfect setting for drawing, crafts and creative activities for your little artist and watch his/her talent bloom with confidence.

Your creative youngster can take his/her artwork wherever they go with this portable drawing desk from Beka. Boasting a wooden composition made in the U.S.A., parents and children alike will love how this desk easily adjusts to accommodate kids of all sizes. Making the perfect surface for drawing and coloring as well as school assignments, this desk is great for kids to use at home, a grandparents house or anywhere they travel. Includes a paper roller and cutter above a dry erase board. Safe and non-toxic for worry-free creativity. Take this desk outdoors and let your artist paint the trees and clouds, pack it up and take in on vacation, or tote it to a friend's house for craft time. Wherever you go with this compact art desk, the fun comes too.

At A Kid Place you will find everything your boy or girl could need for decorating or furnishing their bedroom or playroom, along with toys for imagination and education for all ages. Expect quality and durability with each item you purchase. We handpick only the best so you never have to worry about inferior products.