HubMob Weekly Topic : Toys

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  1. Princessa profile image81
    Princessaposted 14 years ago

    HubMob Weekly Topic : Toys

  2. Shirley Anderson profile image69
    Shirley Andersonposted 14 years ago

    Looking for the best toys for the little ones on your gift giving list? Start here. This week's HubMob is full of reviews, suggestions and other helpful information for finding and buying all the best toys for girls and boys. read more

  3. wrenfrost56 profile image54
    wrenfrost56posted 14 years ago

    There are always the very special presents that you remember receiving at Christmas, weather it was from your childhood or in your adult years, that leave a lasting impression and a happy memory. The feeling of anticipation and excitement that comes... read more

  4. earner profile image83
    earnerposted 14 years ago

    Roboraptor Robot Dinosaur.  It must have been 4-5 years now since I first saw a RoboRaptor ... probably the world's most fascinating toy - and I am a fully grown adult. Best kids toy ever! read more

  5. spease profile image59
    speaseposted 14 years ago

    Many of us flew model rockets when we were kids, check it out, it's still one of the most fun things to do with your kids. read more

  6. Money Glitch profile image65
    Money Glitchposted 14 years ago

    "Hey Santa, Women Love Toys Too," was written to give some much needed attention to some factors that are unconsciously overlooked during the holiday seasons. Christmas is a time that we are taught that it is better to
    give than receive. Most women... read more

  7. soni2006 profile image75
    soni2006posted 14 years ago

    Until not long ago, a vast majority of RC model aircrafts was sold in RC kit form. These kits were available in a cardboard box with the key components detached. These kits included the RC plane building guide and plans, an RC manual, and some... read more

  8. ethel smith profile image81
    ethel smithposted 14 years ago

    You know you are getting old when........ There are so many things that make you realise your age. Doctors, wanting to examine you, who look as if they should still be wearing a school uniform. Police officers who look as if they should still be active members of a school gang. Memories of toys, that children today have either never heard of or think belong in the Ark.

    Well I now fall into this category and can relate to all of the above. I may have no children but, with a barrel load of niec read more

  9. Patty Inglish, MS profile image88
    Patty Inglish, MSposted 14 years ago

    We thought Ohio Art Company would close down and take our favorite toys with it, but it was all saved! read more

  10. RNMSN profile image60
    RNMSNposted 14 years ago

    A bicycle is still the best Christmas gift I have ever received. It brought me freedom of motion as well as freedom of imagination. On my bicycle, in my mind, I have traveled throughout this world and into many others!
    When one is living in a... read more

  11. NaomiR profile image74
    NaomiRposted 14 years ago

    Christmas nesting dolls make great decorations or stocking stuffers. Russian dolls are beautiful and fun to arrange, and come in plenty of colors and sizes. read more

  12. lobrien30 profile image61
    lobrien30posted 14 years ago

    Although I teeter between Gen X and Gen Y, I remember back to Christmas mornings where I would wake up with an uncontrollable excitement for what might be under the tree. Did Santa bring me my Magic Moves Barbie? My Care Bear, Cabbage Patch doll or Glo Worm?

  13. RedElf profile image88
    RedElfposted 14 years ago

    Looking for a thoughtful gift for the budding artist in your life? Consider a versatile and useful artist's easel. read more

  14. rmcrayne profile image88
    rmcrayneposted 14 years ago

    These are some of my favorite board games for 3 to 8 year old children, from my years as a Pediatric Occupational Therapist. read more

  15. Eileen Hughes profile image63
    Eileen Hughesposted 14 years ago

    write for hobmob  Like caring for our children pet owners need to take responsibility for the safety of their dogs.  Accidents can and often do happen. Being prepared can prevent your pet from some potential injuries.  
    Making your yard safe is... read more

  16. Paradise7 profile image69
    Paradise7posted 14 years ago

    Electronic Toys for Teenagers--Don't know what to get your teenage child for a gift?  Get an electronic guitar!!  It's sure to be a hit, the best gift given for your music loving teen. read more

  17. rmcrayne profile image88
    rmcrayneposted 14 years ago

    Classic games for children 3 to 8 years old.  I used most of these games in providing Occupational Therapy in the schools. Boggle Jr, My First Uno, Picture Bingo, Yahtzee Jr, Memory, Picture Dominos. read more

  18. dlb55 profile image60
    dlb55posted 14 years ago

    Today's kids have just about everything, and as they get older and use to getting whatever they wanted growing up they tend to want more expensive "toys".  The burden falls on their parents and loved ones.  Many, do not think about where the money is coming from to get their toys and objects.  In today's economy, parents need to sit down and talk to their kids about reality and explain they may not get all they ask for.  Instead of toys, I think the parents should give their children a bank account (joint type) and teach them how to save and budget. An excellent program I found recently that is easy to use and understand to help anyone budgeting is the software called YNAB (You Need A Budget) software. YNAB Pro is only $50.91 including tax and well worth it price.

  19. Lazur profile image70
    Lazurposted 14 years ago

    Toys, something boys can’t live without. Something to stimulate their imagination and to keep them busy. But what toys are the best to buy for your boy? There is a lot to choose from. From electronic boys toys, to nerf guns, to educational... read more

  20. Patty Inglish, MS profile image88
    Patty Inglish, MSposted 14 years ago

    Writing about the Ohio Art Company and their toys of past and present caused me to wonder about toy museums and realted halls of fame in America. read more

  21. rmcrayne profile image88
    rmcrayneposted 14 years ago

    Favorite board games for children 8 & older, and ideal for families. Included:  Guess Who, Battleship, Hangman, Monopoly, Clue, Twenty Questions. read more

  22. Lily Rose profile image85
    Lily Roseposted 14 years ago

    A live butterfly garden is a great way to teach kids about the world around them and how a caterpillar turns into a butterfly.  A butterfly habitat or house allows you to see the transformation... read more

  23. rmcrayne profile image88
    rmcrayneposted 14 years ago

    These are classic dice and card games.  They are perfect for families.  Games are suitable for children 8 and older. Uno, Yahtzee, Boggle, Dominos, Connect Four, Scrabble Slam. read more

  24. Veronica Allen profile image68
    Veronica Allenposted 14 years ago
  25. Veronica Allen profile image68
    Veronica Allenposted 14 years ago

    One governmental guide described the importance of play and toys this way: 
    “Play is a natural activity for every young child. Play provides many opportunities for children to learn and grow—physically, mentally and socially. If play is the... read more

  26. thranax profile image70
    thranaxposted 14 years ago

    Anime Figures are models often made from PVC. They are high quality gifts any anime fan would like. There are a lot to them once you get into it. Thousands of different characters from the show and mangas come to live in 3D. Collecting anime figures is a great hobby and really give you a happy sensation when you look at your collection of them. They make great gifts for Christams, Birthdays, and graduations! Come check the starting general...A lot are also adult oriented, but there are kids... read more

  27. Ivorwen profile image64
    Ivorwenposted 14 years ago

    The UPS truck showed up with several large packages that need to be signed for. We waited eagerly for dad to open them, since they were addressed to him . What could they be? No one was having a birthday.
    Soon dad came in from the field and... read more

  28. Veronica Allen profile image68
    Veronica Allenposted 14 years ago

    According to the online dictionary Wikipedia - "In 1798,Witold Rybczynski found that the earliest mention of building bricks (also called building blocks) for children appeared in Maria and R.L Edgeworth's Practical Education (1798)."
    "Called... read more

  29. Eileen Hughes profile image63
    Eileen Hughesposted 14 years ago

    SafeToys and tips for your cats 
     Cats are so much easier to keep safe and amused with toys than dogs.
    When looking to buy toys for your cat examine it thoroughly. Look for things that may cause a problem further down the track. Loose parts... read more

  30. Lily Rose profile image85
    Lily Roseposted 14 years ago

    Do your kids love I Spy games and toys as much as mine, or are you ready to introduce I Spy to your kids?  Check out all the great I Spy books, puzzles, games, movies and more that would make great gift ideas for kids... read more

  31. Lily Rose profile image85
    Lily Roseposted 14 years ago

    ...list of all Barbie movies DVDs, including upcoming new releases...great movies for kids! read more

  32. Veronica Allen profile image68
    Veronica Allenposted 14 years ago

    It's a wish of practically every little girl - to own their own personal dollhouse.
    With the ability to provide endless hours of play, and inspiring creativity and a vivid imagination, it's no wonder that dollhouses are a parent's first pick for... read more

  33. Money Glitch profile image65
    Money Glitchposted 14 years ago

    Raggedy Ann & Andy  Gumby & Pokey  Old Model T  The Little Engine  Spinning Top  Wooden Toys  Mr Smarty Pants  The pictures above are of vintage toy replicas and memories of yester years. If you were born in the baby boomer years you may... read more

  34. frogdropping profile image75
    frogdroppingposted 14 years ago

    Steiff bears are not only a beautiful example of a vintage teddybear but a highly collectible item. Owning one is now as easy as an onlince click away - more so if you know which one to buy. read more

  35. frogdropping profile image75
    frogdroppingposted 14 years ago

    Steiff animals are the sister collection to the Steiff Bears range. Equally beautiful, collectible and desired, there's simply dozens and dozens of different animals now on the market. read more

  36. hublim profile image67
    hublimposted 14 years ago

    One of my favourite toys as a child was my brio train sets.
    I was fascinated by trains and loved watching Thomas the Tank engine on TV and
    then playing with my wooden train sets.

    I loved connecting the train lines together; running the
    trains... read more

  37. hublim profile image67
    hublimposted 14 years ago

    You may be asking what is the UNICEF Brio train set? 

    I recently published a hub about one of my favourite
    childhood toys, Brio train sets, and while researching the article came across
    the UNICEF train set and feel it receives some special... read more

  38. rmcrayne profile image88
    rmcrayneposted 14 years ago

    Games of dexterity & coordination for 3 & 4 year old children. Cootie, Lucky Ducks, Bean Bag Toss, Hungry Hungry Hippos, What’s in Ned’s Head, Poppa’s Pizza PileUp, Mr. Potato Head, Fishin Fun & more. read more

  39. Veronica Allen profile image68
    Veronica Allenposted 14 years ago

    Realistically, if getting your child to clean up behind him or herself is like pulling teeth, how much more so then, is the difficult task of teaching them how to clean their surroundings.
    So what's a parent to do?
    * The Game Plan.
    Besides... read more

  40. KCC Big Country profile image85
    KCC Big Countryposted 14 years ago

    The little wagon has been a part of childhood fantasies and adventures for over 90 years.
    Sitting inside a little wagon, children have gone to exotic faraway places, sailed the seven seas fighting off pirates, blazed the Chisholm trail fighting... read more

  41. rmcrayne profile image88
    rmcrayneposted 14 years ago

    Dexterity & coordination games for children 5 & up. Barrel of Monkeys, Ants in the Pants, Please Don’t Spill the Beans, Don’t Break the Ice, Hot Potato, Toss Across, Monkeying Around, Let’s Go Fishin. read more

  42. emievil profile image66
    emievilposted 14 years ago

    Thinking of buying toys for your gifts to children this Christmas? Featured in this hub are the top 10 Children's Toys in the writer's list. read more

  43. Jane@CM profile image60
    Jane@CMposted 14 years ago

    Looking for a great gift idea for your teen, this article was written with the help of my 13 year old son, who gave me the top toys he and his peers enjoy.

  44. Laura du Toit profile image75
    Laura du Toitposted 14 years ago

    Their ease-of-use and low level of puppetry skill required in using them makes hand- and finger- puppets the most popular puppets on the market. This includes sock- and glove- puppets which are merely variations of hand puppets. read more

  45. Laura du Toit profile image75
    Laura du Toitposted 14 years ago

    Puppets are an invaluable medium for teaching your child life skills. To help you get started I have written two scripts for parents who wish to make use of puppets as a platform for providing their child with basic life skills. As children love rhyming sounds I have written both scripts in this form. read more

  46. Laura du Toit profile image75
    Laura du Toitposted 14 years ago

    Hand and finger puppets can open up a whole new world for children who love performing. If your child shows any interest in story telling or acting then a good medium to start with are hand and finger puppets. These are the easiest puppets to master and they do not cost a fortune. If you can sew or knit then you can make the puppets for your child. read more

  47. Shirley Anderson profile image69
    Shirley Andersonposted 14 years ago

    All the best toys for girls and boys is such a popular HubMob topic that the hubs won't all fit on one page. This is the second part, showcasing more of the great hubs about toys. read more

  48. retellect profile image70
    retellectposted 14 years ago

    If you've already picked up your Zhu Zhu pet hamster for Christmas, you might be missing out on loads fun toys and accessories for it to play with. You can build and connect the whole collection giving your little buddy a wonderful world of fun and... read more

  49. emievil profile image66
    emievilposted 14 years ago

    This hub explores the reasons why Barbie dolls, a doll that has withstood the test of time, still hold magic even after 50 years. read more

  50. Veronica Allen profile image68
    Veronica Allenposted 14 years ago

    Being a homeschooling mother of two, forces me to stretch my brain muscles and find ways to keep learning interesting and fun; for both myself and my toddlers as well!
    Such was the case when it came time to teach my four year old the states and... read more


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