Doll Hospital and Toy Soldier Shop in Berkley, Michigan is providing Oakland County Moms with their expert toy recommendations for kids.
The Doll Hospital and Toy Soldier Shop in Berkley has been in business since 1948. It is a family owned business that has evolved over the years, and is known for its quality toy selection. DHTSS takes pride in knowing what toys are quality made and will keep kids occupied and entertained.
Jack Zagrodzki of Doll Hospital and Toy Soldier Shop has agreed to recommend toys for Oakland County Moms with his expert recommendations for what toys to buy children. And, none of them are video game related! Just in time for holiday shopping!
TOY RECOMMENDATIONS FOR AGES BIRTH TO 3-YEARS:
Peek A Boo Bear by Gund
Little one will giggle with delight as they play peek-a-boo with this adorable bear. Holding a cream colored blanket, this beige soft plush bear will raise and lower his blanket and play a game of peek-a-boo when his foot is pressed. The bear’s mouth moves as he says, “Peek-a-boo, I see you” and other phrases. (Currently available in-store only)
Roll & Play by ThinkFun (Ages 18mos +)
Roll & Play for “early play” is the first game ever designed specifically for toddlers! To play, simply toss the big plush cube and identify which colored side faces up. Choose a matching color card and perform the simple activity shown. “Make a happy face,” “Moo like a cow” the activities supported by Roll & Play are designed to help your child shine, supporting healthy development and celebrating success! Roll & Play is the ideal way to gently introduce play patterns and rules through a loving, joyful play experience!
Brio Classic Figure 8 Train Set by Schylling (Ages 2yrs+)
A “classic play” starter set for the 2 year + child with all wooden details. Take the classic inspired engine out on an adventure along the tracks. Stop by at the all wooden station and continue along the tracks passing by trees and a crossing bridge. Lots of fun for the youngest drivers!
Calico Critter Caravan Family Camper
Calico Critter families can spend happy vacations together traveling in their very own Caravan Camper! When they take off on the road, they’ll take the comforts of home with them: A well-stocked large kitchen, a spacious bathroom, plenty of storage and room for 4 to sleep. Best of all, they can pull their camper with the Convertible Coupe car! (car sold separately) Over 35 accessories including round table, plates, cups, utensils, pots, pan, sleeping bags, maps, “board games”, iron, soap, towel & much more!
TOY RECOMMENDATIONS FOR AGES 3 YEARS +:
Lincoln Logs, Classic Edition in Tin by Knex
Go back in time with Lincoln Logs to create a Frontier cabin! The Classic Edition Frontier Cabin includes 85+ real wood logs. The original notched Lincoln Logs fit together, allowing kids to build a cabin or any kind of structure they can imagine. Comes in a Classic Edition collectable tin for easy storage and portability. (Currently available in-store only)
E-Rangers Headquarters by Playmobil (Ages 4+)
E-Rangers’ Headquarters is futuristic “pretend play” fun! The space station HQ includes a detachable roof, a personal transporter that converts to a helicopter and a jet, and even a real, working solar cell.
Hairstyling Head by Corolle
Girls love hairplay; it is fun and creative. The silky long hair on Corolle’s Hairstyling Head can be shampooed, brushed, set, styled and restyled countless ways. Corolle offers worlds of play with baby dolls that are adapted for every age and stage, created to look and feel as real as possible. Complete with hairbrush, 2 scrunchies and one barrette with a lock of braided pink hair.
Falcon Knights Castle by Playmobil
Activate traps and prepare the knights to guard the Falcon Knights’ Castle from intruders. The castle comes with a drawbridge, breakout wall, drop-down ladder, and a trap door. The set also includes four Falcon Knights, horse, functional cannon, and many other accessories to provide hours of entertainment.
Horse & Stable Sets by Playmobil
Another great series from Playmobil! Imaginations will gallop along with this equestrian series, providing hours of fun make believe play. Collect all 6 horses. Each comes with a horse, figure and stable. Write the horses name on the name tag.
Magic Moves Electric Wand by Educational Insights (Age Pre-K+)
Let the music move you! Shake it up! Work it out! Magic Moves is all about…MOVIN’! Stomp like an elephant! Soar like an eagle! 90 fun, physical commands, twinkling light show, and a lot of musical styles get little ones up and moving and exercising their bodies and listening skills! Promotes creative movement, gross motor skills, and physical activity. Develops listening skills and ability to follow directions. (Currently available in-store only)
TOY RECOMMENDATIONS FOR AGES 5 YEARS +:
Fashion Headbands by Creativity For Kids
Create 10 awesome accessories with this ultimate headband set. The Fashion Headbands craft kit includes a rainbow array of satin headbands, rhinestone, flowers, feathers a butterfly, yards of ribbon and more! This is a great craft for play days and small group activities. (Currently available in-store only).
Perplexus Puzzle Balls by Plasmart (Ages 6+)
PERPLEXUS is a maze game where players maneuver a small marble around challenging barriers inside a transparent sphere. Unlike traditional flat-surface mazes that are composed of one path, PERPLEXUS houses various challenging tracks with 100 barriers providing a frustrating three-dimensional experience. Players select the track they would like to attempt and must work with gravity to carefully shift, flip, and twist the sphere to guide the marble. Players can race each other or the clock. (Currently available in-store only)
Lego Star Wars Advent Calendar (Ages 6-14)
With 24 unique gifts, including iconic minifigures, vehicles and accessories from the Star Wars universe, the all-new LEGO Star Wars Advent Calendar is the perfect way to your Christmas countdown into hyper drive! Open a window every day to reveal 24 different LEGO Star Wars-themed gifts, 266 pieces in all. Features 8 minifigures including Yoda in Santa Claus outfit, and also includes the mini Millennium Falcon and X-wing Starfighter!
TOY RECOMMENDATIONS FOR AGES 8 YEARS +:
Big Bag Of Science by Be Amazing
This giant kit by Be Amazing whets the appetites of budding young scientists. With more than 70 hands-on science activities, it guarantees hours and hours of science fun. Make water disappear or flow uphill! Create a soda geyser or grow fake snow! Science is fun with activities using chemistry, physic, magnetism, weather, biology, geology, and flight.
Pathwords (Ages 12+)
PathWords is an exciting new game that combines the best of Tetris® and Word Search! Place the puzzle pieces onto the selected challenge so the letters under each piece spell a word. Words are read forward or backward – letters will not be scrambled. With 40 challenges from Beginner to Expert, PathWords appeals to both word game lovers and puzzle fanatics and will have you exercising your brain for hours!
To order any of these toys online, click the Doll Hospital and Toy Solider Shop in Berkley website or visit www.reallygreattoys.com.
Doll Hospital and Toy Soldier Shop Toy Store
3947 W. 12 Mile Rd.
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