Preschool Toys & Products
Katie Carlin Fashion retailer Zara has pulled a striped shirt for children featuring a yellow star from sale after complaints that the shirt resembled the prison uniform worn by concentration camps during the Second World War.
Are you living in brick landmine madness? Here are some creative and useful Lego storage solutions that you could use in your home.
We have collected the best of the best animal movies for parents of kids who just can't get enough of our furry, feathered, slimy, creepy-crawly, ocean-dwelling friends.
Alison Bradshaw Craftholic Cuddle Buddies are a series of large as life cuddly characters which are not only being played with and loved by children across the world, but are also being used to soothe children with transition issues, anxiety and autism.
Margarida Fantini There is a range of 'Giggle and Hoot' products available for little fans of the show and this one is about to help us transition our firstborn into a big boys bed.
We love the range of Giggle and Hoot products at the ABC Shop - here are four of our favourites.
Catherine Rodie When Mark Chenery, father to four year-old Sophia, first set eyes on the Winx Club dolls at his local Myer he was horrified.
Rachel Clun Four-year-old Ryker Wixom has become an Instagram sensation in just five months, with almost 100,000 people following his mum’s Ministylehacker account to check out his latest threads.
4-year-old Ryker Wixom models versions of model outfits, at a fraction of the price. You can find out what brands he wears on his mother Collette's blog, www.ministylehacker.com.
Artist Hoang Tran creates beautiful carvings of popular characters from cartoons and television shows out of crayons, and posts his creations on his blog Wax Nostalgic.
Catherine Rodie Has your child brought home the class 'mascot'? The pressure of showing this mascot the time of its life is reducing some parents to tears.
Did you miss the Twitter hashtag that ruined children's books? Here are 20 of the funniest.
Kathleen Lee Joe The eight-piece capsule collection is themed around Disney’s Maleficent, starring Angelina Jolie, the movie about the iconic villainess from Sleeping Beauty that’s due out later this year.
Karen Tay The marketing of gender-specific children's books must be stopped because it's so insidious, argues this writer.
Katie Carlin When American Rick Skalski decided it was time to propose to his childhood pen pal he knew he had to include one other very special person in the proposal – his stepson Evan – and the idea for a superhero proposal storybook was born.
When American Rick Skalski decided it was time to propose to his childhood pen pal he knew he had to include one other very special person in the proposal - his stepson Evan - and the idea for a superhero proposal storybook was born. Here is a look inside the book by talented illustrator Yoni Limor.
Katie Carlin Four-year-old Aila Wang, the adorable niece of fashion designer Alexander Wang, stole the show when she arrived at New York Fashion Week last weekend dressed in a miniature version of her uncle’s latest designer tee.
This four-year-old child is better dressed than most adults in the fashion industry and her name is Aila Wang - the niece of fashion designer Alexander Wang.
If you are after adorable, affordable and durable clothes for kids aged between 6 months to 4 years look no further than the brand new junior range from Jeanswest - Jeanswest Jnr. Priced from only $14.99 to $39.99. Available in selected stores, throughout Australia and New Zealand and online from 10th September. For your first look at the range, visit www.jeanswest.com.au.
Amber Robinson From dates to catalogues and the best picks on offer: all the info on Australia's biggest toy sales.
Emma Charlton With firefighter kits for girls and baby dolls for boys, toys are breaking out of the gender ghetto this Christmas thanks to retailers willing to brush aside some hard-to-shift stereotypes.
The count down for Christmas has bugun, so here is a list of gift ideas for kids aged four and five to help out with any last minute shopping.
As the tablet wars heat up, Toys R Us has announced it is launching its rival to the market-leading iPad, with "kid safe" content.
Staff writers Toilet training? Why not enlist the help of this farting doll from South Korea?
Gap Kids and DVF (Diane von Furstenberg) have joined creative forces to create a stunning line of kids clothes this season. Essential Kids has a sneak peek at the exclusive and limited range only available in Gap Sydney Westfield & Melbourne Chadstone Stores as of 15th March 2012.
Sick of age-inappropriate outfits for their youngsters, many parents are turning to vintage-style labels and classic designs, writes Emily Dunn.
Have fun choosing gifts for the pre-schooler in your life. Choose gifts which will satisfy their growing curiosity about the world around them and get them outside to enjoy it.
Make sure your little one stands out from the crowd with funky accessories when starting daycare or pre-school.
Kylie Orr It's time to put an end to offensive slogans, tacky labels and just plain inappropriate clothing for kids.