Best toys this holiday season

Posted by on Oct 1, 2018 in Featured Posts, Store News, Toy News

Best toys this holiday season

We’re so excited to share our new collections of the Best 2018 Holiday toys with you! Below is a sampling of the toys in our holiday collection. Stop be either store in Eugene to see these (and so many more) great toys! 🙂 Rock N’ Roll It! Rainbow Piano. This flexible keyboard spans 31″ across 49 keys, with simple play by color songbook, built-in speaker, headphone jack, record-and-playback and lots of tones, from violin to clarinet. Breyer Luna Magical...

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Why Play Board Games?

Posted by on Mar 15, 2017 in Toy News

Why Play Board Games?

by Sherr Artemenko, Play on Words  The holidays say family time and as the snow falls and forces us inside by the fire, we have a perfect time to pull out a favorite board game to name each other’s doodles, race for some treasure or spin a story from picture cubes. What can kids learn from playing board games? 1. Social language: Kids learn the language of social skills as they take turns,respond to a player’s last move and are good sports win or lose. Preschoolers have a...

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Best Toys for Kids

Posted by on Feb 25, 2017 in Toy News

Best Toys for Kids

Searching for quality and value – find the best toys for kids right around the corner at Elephant’s Trunk. You can see the best of years past from The American Specialty Toy Retailing Association (ASTRA) at the Best Toys for Kids Award Winners website Drawing upon their expertise, experience, and commitment to fulfilling play, ASTRA retail members hand-picked the most engaging, unique, open-ended, fun, and safe toys for your children. The Best Toys for Kids...

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