Water & Beach Toys 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!




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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The turtle mold has lots of friends hiding under its shell...a fish, a crab, a starfish and a seahorse!This set provides hours of sand molding fun in the sandbox or at the beach and quick clean up, as...
Age: 24 month - 39 month
$9.99
4.5
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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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Make fabulous mudpies and sandcakes with this sea-creature inspired baking set.- Young chefs will love using the shell shaped measuring cups, octopus whisk and crab mixing spoon to cook up some g...
Age: 36 month - 48 month
$12.99
4.5
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Tuck this collapsing bucket into your beach bag or luggage and be prepared to find treasure wherever you go!- Durable polyester fabric bag with sturdy handles expands to hold shells and other excitin...
Age: 39 month - 51 month
$8.49
2.0
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This pool game has bite! Float the shark target in the pool and toss the beanbag 'fish' as close as you can. Can you land yours in Spark Shark's mouth?   -With four colorful beanbags as 'sharkbai...
Age: 6 years - 8 years
$24.99
2.5
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