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!




Who-who-who's ready for stacking fun? - Colorful details and vibrant patterns add lots of character to a classic wooden toy. When the seven wooden pieces slot over the central dowel, the wide-eyed ow...
Age: 18 month
$12.99
4.5
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This sweet smelling, soft-bodied baby doll is just waiting for a little mommy to love her! With her open and close eyes, and shiny brunette hair, Brianna comes in a removable two-piece outfit with a c...
Age: 18 month
$19.99
4.0
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Hammer on!- One of our most popular toddler toys.- The Pound A Peg features a hammer and eight brightly colored pegs that can be pounded into the bench. - When the pegs are hammered through, the be...
Age: 24 month
$9.99
4.0
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This 40-piece set takes the blah out of blocks.- Especially for kids who create best with lots of pieces, lots of color, and lots of space. - A staple item in many preschools, this set can spark end...
Age: 24 month - 36 month
$39.99
4.5
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How high can you build your tower?- This set of ten sturdy cardboard blocks will keep your little one engaged for hours. - Each colorful, bold block has beautifully illustrated letters and images on...
Age: 24 month - 36 month
$11.99
4.0
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Count, mold and nest...three great activities with four pails! Count the critters molded on the bottom of each pail. Fill each pail with sand and decorate the beach with starfish, turtles, crabs and...
Age: 24 month - 36 month
$9.99
5.0
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An assortment of paint brushes for your little artist!- Young painters will appreciate this set of brushes with their oversized handles for an easy grasp. The set includes:- Four natural bristle bru...
Age: 24 month - 6 years
$6.99
4.5
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Animal rescue rangers to the rescue! With this rugged safari truck, two cheerful people are ready to zoom across the savannah to help their animal friends. - The alligator, zebra, rhinoceros, elephan...
Age: 24 month
$19.99
4.0
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A unique spin on magnetic toys, Switch and Spin Magnetic Gear Board lets kids build their own toy! - Simply choose a picture template from 10 unique designs and place it in the wooden frame. -Then ad...
Age: 24 month
$19.99
5.0
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When your youngster needs a little break from outdoor activities, he or she will love to nestle into Flex Octopus’ tentacle-decorated seat. Convenient cup holder keeps a drink at y...
Age: 24 month - 48 month
$19.99
5.0
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Fill the mold with sand, level it off with the trowel, and create sand bricks in the sandbox or at the beach.-Kids will love setting up their very own brick-making workshop or building site with mold...
Age: 24 month
$9.99
3.0
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Fifty of the fastest, coolest cars and trucks are printed in outline in this oversize drawing pad. Young artists can add colors, racing numbers or even flames or 'sponsors' with crayons markers paint...
Age: 24 month
$4.49
5.0
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