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 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

Kids and Parenting Seasonal and Holiday

DealDash Guide to a No Candy Halloween

Halloween is upon us, and for many people that means C-A-N-D-Y! However, not everyone agrees.

There are lots of reasons that you might want to avoid (giving or eating) candy on Halloween. For example, you might have a food allergy, gluten intolerance, or diabetes. Alternatively, you might disagree with a holiday that encourages eating so much sugar. No matter what your reasoning, DealDash can help with some fun alternatives for a no candy Halloween. Read on for some suggestions.

No Candy Alternatives for Trick or Treaters

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Kids and Parenting

DealDash Kids: How’s School Going?

School has been back in session for about a month, now. How are your kids doing and how’s school going so far??

As the school bus drives by your house every morning picking up children for another day of academics, this article will provide some tips on how to successfully get your child used to school again. In many places, this past month has been the first time that kids have been back to “in-person” school in over a year. It can be difficult to make the transition from homeschooling to in-person and might be taking longer than usual to  — Read full post