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

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DealDash Prepares Kids for Back to School

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In most communities, “Back to school” will probably look different this year. Here are some tips from DealDash to help prepare for anything.

We might still have about a month before school starts, but it’s important to be prepared, especially this year. Most places don’t actually know what “back to school” is going to look like, yet. This year might include in-person, online, or a hybrid learning model. However, parents want to be sure to help their kids make the transition back to school as successful as possible, no matter which way they end up going. Here are some tips  — Read full post