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St. Patty’s Day Fun!

St. Patrick’s Day is one of those holidays that doesn’t get adults super excited. Let’s be honest – there are no presents, no candy and we don’t get work off! However, for kids in school it is a whole different story. Every holiday is a reason for crafts, special treats and other activities. Ask your … Continue reading

DVMS reviews Sprig Toys!

We get some amazing reviews from mommy bloggers (recent reviews include A Mom’s Take, Tifani’s Mom, and This Military Mama). However, I wanted to get some feedback straight from the horse’s mouth. To hear exactly what the kids have to say about Sprig Toys, I found a way to go right to the source. I … Continue reading

This Season Simplified

Someone recently sent me a nice article about the toys of yesteryear that made me reminisce. As the holiday season quickly approaches, it can seem as though the world around us is moving at lightyear speed. Popular gifts are more complicated, expensive and technologically advanced than ever – especially toys! Don’t get me wrong, technology … Continue reading

How to make this the BEST Thanksgiving ever!

Sprig Toys is back on the blog just in time for the Holidays! The Thanksgiving holiday, in theory, is supposed to invoke great appreciation for all the blessings in our lives. However, many of us forget this message and get caught up in a whirlwind of organizing, baking, cooking, decorating, and then of course cleaning … Continue reading

What does it take to make something fun?

This week our post comes from Toy Designer, Justin Discoe.  Thanks, Justin! What does it take to make something fun? Creativity. Contrary to popular belief, designing toys isn’t like Tom Hanks in the movie Big – except for the part where the main character is a 10-year old trapped in an adult’s body. Finding a … Continue reading

Looking forward…

It has just been one of those weeks here at Sprig.  We are currently between development cycles, getting Fall 2010 product introduced and completing our final selections for what we will develop for 2011.  Once we have those selections made, we will be going full guns once again! We have some fun things coming up … Continue reading

Low Cost Summer Activities – Sidewalk Chalk

This is part 3 in a multi-part series… tune in next week for more fun! Want a source of endless summer fun?  Look no further than Sidewalk Chalk, available for as little as $1.  Crayola has some neat Sidewalk Chalk, I am really interested in trying out the 3D version, but spending extra is optional if … Continue reading

Low cost outdoor activities – Everything Old is New Again

This is part 2 of a multi-part series. Sometimes when we think outdoor activities, we tend to forget those things we loved most as a child.  Remember Mother May I?  Freeze Tag?  Those games were not only fun, but great ways we kept active as a child and learned important lessons like turn-taking and sportsmanship.  … Continue reading

Low Cost Outdoor Activities – in the Garden

When we asked, a couple of weeks ago, for ideas for our blog, we were gratified to have so many responses.  (Keep ’em coming!) This week, we get a little lighter with suggestions for low cost activities for your kids, with the empasis on active.  This topic got a LOT bigger than I thought it … Continue reading

The Value of Play

Several years ago I was in a serious car accident with my three children and a friend’s daughter. We were travelling down a mountain road on our way home in the rain when a sports car lost control and hit us head on. I still remember the sounds of my kids’ screams like it was … Continue reading

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