from Melissa and Doug

Melissa and Doug: We have been working with the fine folks at Melissa and Doug since we started ebeanstalk (and yes, Melissa and Doug are real people. They are actually husband and wife). Primarily because we are both dedicated to childhood development.

While we love their toys for the quality, play value and overall value, we also love them for their commitment to safety and course childhood development. After Melissa and Doug get the safety testing complete, then it is all about how to improve their toys, games and puzzles. They do this systematically - discontinuing the toys that do not sell, and always adding new exciting items to their line. Melissa and Doug design and create with learning and development in mind, and it shows. There is a reason they are the number one specialty toy company in the country. We love their products and are behind them 100%.

As far as we're concerned, there are 3 things we do to all Melissa and Doug toys:

First we age match them. Actually, our experts do this. Perfect for childhood development.

Second, we really put the toys through the ringer for durability. No one likes a broken toy, and least of all a kid. Again, to help childhood development.

Finally, we test and test for PLAY VALUE. Meaning, the child has to engage with the toy for a while and foster childhood development. And not find-the-end-of-the-toy within 5 minutes.

ENJOY!




What's hidden behind that yellow door?- The Latches Board is a beautifully-crafted board with polished brass locks, latches, hooks and clasps and features colorful hide-and-seek pictures behind each ...
Age: 42 month - 54 month
$24.99
4.5
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BFF'4-EVER!- Dress these pocket-sized friends again and again with 36 magnetic wooden pieces. - This set comes in a clear vinyl carrying case. - Includes 2 magnetic wooden dolls - And 36 magnetic ...
Age: 42 month - 7 years
$19.95 $14.99
4.5
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Throw a shrimp on the bar-b. Wooden two-piece grill with:* Shrimp- Mushrooms- Meat- Onions- Tomatoes- Pepper- Two skewers- Tongs- Knife 24 pieces! DIMENSIONS: 10 X 9 X 2 PACKAGED Click her...
Age: 42 month - 54 month
$19.99
4.0
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Crank the elevator to raise the two wooden cars up all four levels, then watch them roll down the ramps. - There'plenty of parking for the rest of your toy-car collection.- A parking booth and attend...
Age: 42 month - 5 years
$79.98
5.0
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Watch out Rachel Ray! We have a new chef in town!With a machine-washable chef jacket and hat, get ready for some yummy treats when your little chef is in the kitchen. Incluedes:- Measuring spoons- T...
Age: 42 month - 8 years
$39.99
5.0
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Whatever role he's playing, Joey can be suitably attired!- Whether it's a police officer, a super hero, a knight, fireman, a construction worker or a pirate, he is ready for adventure at a moment's ...
Age: 42 month
$12.99
4.5
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Everything needed for a solo performance or to form a marching band. This musical set includes:- A tambourine- Cymbals- Maracas- Clacker- Tone blocks- A triangle Ideal for involving preschoolers...
Age: 42 month
$24.99
4.0
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Recognizing color, shape and size, and sorting objects into groups are the _building blocks_ of beginning math skills. What better way to explore these important concepts than with boldly colored wood...
Age: 42 month - 54 month
$14.99
4.0
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Get children moving with these ready-for-fun play tunnels. - Made of durable materials and bursting with colorful character art, these tunnels set up quickly for play time and fold up easily for conv...
Age: 45 month - 57 month
$29.99
4.5
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Yummmyyy!- Be sure your little baker uses the oven mitt to remove these 4 delectable-looking wooden cupcakes from their cupcake baking tray. This special set has 4 dry erase markers shaped like icin...
Age: 45 month - 57 month
$19.99
4.0
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SMILE!- Create works of art worthy of being shown off with the Melissa and Doug Picture Frame Pad! - Each sheet in this pad is printed with a fancy frame that is waiting to be filled. - Draw beauti...
Age: 45 month - 57 month
$4.99
5.0
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This wooden bear is always smiling, but he'happiest when fully dressed! - Getting dressed won't be such a puzzle once zipping, buckling, snapping, lacing and tying, and other dressing skills are mast...
Age: 45 month - 57 month
$20.00
4.0
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