Kids and Parenting

DealDash Family: Spend Time Together in January

The new year has barely started, have you and your family developed cabin fever yet? Let DealDash help you think of ways to get outside with the fam!

January is a time when many people feel the winter blues. It’s cold, dark and there may even be snow on the ground. This can lead to cabin fever or feeling isolated with your family in the house all day long. The best way to combat this is by getting outside and having fun together as a family! DealDash has compiled this list of 10 fun family activities that you can do  — Read full post

Kids and Parenting

DealDash Toy History – Lite Brite

Today we are here with another classic toy! Meet the toy, learn some history, and get ready to play!

You might be surprised to know that some of the toys that you played with as a kid are still being enjoyed by kids today. One of these classic toys is the Lite Brite. I remember playing with this toy as a kid in the 80’s, but it was actually invented many years before that. Read on for the interesting history of the Lite Brite, from DealDash.

Lite Brite Lights Up the Night

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Kids and Parenting

DealDash History of the Rubik’s Cube

It’s time for another DealDash toy history article. Today we will discuss the Rubik’s Cube in detailyou’re sure to learn a few new facts!

The Rubik’s cube has been around for more than 40 years, but what is the story behind this puzzle? Who invented it? Why did they invent it? What made it so popular in the 1980s and 1990s that stores couldn’t keep them on their shelves? And how does this 3D puzzle toy compare to other puzzles like the tangram or children’s jigsaw puzzles? Let us take a look at these questions and more as  — Read full post

Kids and Parenting

DealDash Kids: The Slinky History and Facts

Today’s classic toy spotlight is on the Slinky! Who has had a Slinky? Raise your hand!

The Slinky is an iconic toy that has been around for more than 70 years and continues to be a popular item even in this day and age. It’s hard to believe that this simple spring-based toy was created by accident! Join me as we explore the history of the Slinky, from its humble beginnings to what it means today. Read on for some fun facts and interesting history of the Slinky, from DealDash.

The Slinky – Background

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Kids and Parenting

DealDash Kids: Teddy Bear Facts & History

Teddy bears are cute, cuddly, and everyone has had one at some point. What is it about these adorable bears that make us love them?

Teddy bears are loved by kids and adults alike. They’re adorable, soft, and cuddly! But how did they become such a huge part of our culture? This post will cover the history of teddy bears as well as the different types of teddy bears that exist today. We’ll go through what made them so appealing, as well as why we enjoy them so much and how the name arose. Read on for some fun and  — Read full post