Specialty Toy Stores

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Toys

Some experts consider play time to be work for children, a critical part of their development. As work, kids need the right tools to get the job done well: good toys. We've selected some helpful Web sites that can teach you the importance of "child's play" and how to equip your kids with safe toys that will keep them happy, engaged, and active.

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Specialty Toy Stores

The value of toy stores that specialize in a certain item is that their selection and pricing options are often better than more mainstream stores. This section highlights some of the more specialized genres of toys available online, and the best places to get them.

Dulcinea's Insight

  • It's easy to get overwhelmed by the abundance of toy sites on the Internet. If you’re looking for something specific, use a specific search term: for example, "antique toy cars" or "handmade wooden toys." Remember that using quotation marks around your search term tells the search engine to find a site that contains that exact phrase. Otherwise, you may get sites with any arrangement of words from the phrase you type in.
  • If you’re looking for video games, music and movie stores like Amazon.com often have the best prices for new games, but you can do even better buying used games from video game specialists like the ones mentioned below.

Dulcinea's Picks

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