for 5 Year olds 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!




Saving money is fun with this appealing little piggy.- Kit includes a ceramic piggy bank, glitter glue, stickers, 4 pots of paint and a brush. - A rubber stopper on its belly means you never have to...
Age: 48 month - 5 years
$7.68 $4.61
3.0
Sir it. Fry it!- The Wooden Stir Fry Slicing Playset helps teach basic color recognition, beginning math skills, and encourages creative expression. - This toy also promotes fine motor and hand/eye ...
Age: 57 month - 7 years
$21.98 $13.19
4.5
Calling all style experts, it 's time to bring your fashions to life! The Deluxe Style Scratch Art Fashion Set by Scratch Art is a craft set sure to engage creative kids of all ages. This unique set f...
Age: 5 years - 6 years
$10.98 $6.59
3.0
Oh, Canada in all its glory! In English and French, from Mountie to moose, colorful images for each province and territory will find your child enjoying learning! On the back of this 31 piece puzzle,...
Age: 5 years - 6 years
$16.48 $9.89
4.0
Place a Light Catcher sheet on the design surface, flip the switch and bring your designs to life! - This sturdy take-along design desk makes your stained glass masterpieces glow, even on gloomy da...
Age: 48 month - 5 years
$21.98 $13.19
2.0
Your little crafter can make this wooden flower mirror bloom with beauty! - A glorious flower stays fresh in an elegant vase in this decorate-your-own kit. - Craft glue, stickers, jewels and golden ...
Age: 51 month - 5 years
$10.98 $6.59
3.0
Here is a parcel of the food your little chef needs to keep chilled for delicious food play.- Eight wooden pieces include orange juice, waffles, milk, ice cream, cheese, yogurt, frozen vegetables and...
Age: 48 month - 5 years
$21.98 $13.19
4.5
With rosy colors and charming decorations, this 17-piece butterfly-themed set sweetens tea-party play.- The durable, food-safe plastic components are usable at snacktime, too!- 4 tea cups.- 4 spoons.-...
Age: 48 month - 5 years
$21.98 $13.19
4.0