Just in time for the holidays, we wanted to offer a sneak peak into the Toydle production facilities in Boise, Idaho. Check out some of the videos below to see just how the Toydle forts are produced by our hard working staff in the USA!
See Some of Our New Equipment
Watch Quality Craftsmanship in Action
Proof that Everything is Made in the USA – Including our Bags!
Even the Kids Get Involved in Toydle Production!
Each month, we’ll be bringing you a small tip on how to have more FUN with your children. It’s such an important part of parenting that oftentimes gets lost. And it doesn’t get lost because you mean to avoid it, but our lives have become so busy. So it’s important to take a step back and just have fun with your children. Here’s our first, Tip of the Month! Enjoy!
Play with your kids through the lens of imagination!
This past Sunday night my 10 year old boy suggested that we shoot army men with “bb guns”. My first inclination was to say “no”. Why ruin his toys? Then I realized the army men were only a dollar for the whole bag. Then I realized something deeper…
To him, shooting the army men was a great adventure. We were not simply shooting targets, we were heroes in a great war against evil forces. In his mind every army man shot down was a victory for good, not just a target.
It may take some serious effort, but try as best as you can to rekindle some of your childhood imagination. It will not only help you understand where your children are coming from, but it will also help you unwind a bit and have a little fun!
Check out how much fun you can have with a $2 bar of soap.
Been stuck inside this winter with your kids? Don’t pull all of your hair out just yet! Get the hottest new indoor toy – the Toydle fort! Toydle makes indoor play time fun. Build a huge Toydle fort and watch your children’s imagination run wild. Toydle forts are unmatched in strength, size and durability. All forts are made in the USA, come with a lifetime guarantee, and are the biggest indoor forts you’ll ever find!
But wait, Toydle forts aren’t just for the boys. Decorated with colorful sheets, your little princesses can build their own castles and invite their friends over for an indoor slumber party. And to help you beat the winter blues, we’re giving away one free Toydle Huge Fort, worth $149. Shipping to your address will be included, so you can sit back, relax, and let your kids start building. You have until Sunday to enter for a chance to win. Enter Now!
Building a children’s fort has many benefits:
- Rainy-Day Distractions
- Build Creative Skills
- Build Analytic Skills
When children build forts they use blankets, comforters, boxes and channel their inner hunter-gatherers. While building a children’s fort is a wonderful indoor activity during those rainy days, it is also a way to engage your children in learning creativity. Decorating their favorite children’s forts in blankets, with their favorite stuffed animals, and maybe even the family dog, encourages individual creative design and allows the children to have unstructured fun for hours upon hours.
Children’s fort design comes in all shapes and sizes. Whether making a small fort, or building a much larger fort, there are several options for your children. Our children like to build their forts in the playroom and pretend they are police officers. One of my son’s friends’, who also happens to be a girl, enjoyed decorating the fort in pink and purples, using sticky letters to put her name on the fort. We served cupcakes, and chocolate covered marshmallows and had a camp out party.
Our children’s fort has been used in many ways. Whether the kids build the fort over the table, or on their bed, they are always having fun using their imagination and seeing what they can come up with next. Building a children’s fort is fun, is creative and don’t tell the kids, but adults like to play in them too. Kind of reminds us of childhood and brings back memories of when we had unstructured, uninhibited fun!
Want to live out that childhood fantasy with your children? Building a Living Room Fort is both creative and fun!
I loved building forts as a kid. When it was raining outside I would grab my blankets, pillows, and some chairs and let my creative juices flow. A living room fort was part of being a child. I remember pretending to be a princess with my friends inside our living room fort. My sister and I would scrounge through the house looking for any and everything that we could use to build a larger fort.
Are your kids watching too much TV?
In the age of increased television watching, our children are not engaging in as many creative and physical activities. When it’s cold outside, they run for the covers and a movie. I have found that building forts again with my children has encouraged them to get off the couch and use their imagination. They love to build their forts in the living room.
Why Build a Living Room Fort with your kids?
This is a great way to engage your children in imaginative play, especially on extremely hot or rainy days. Build your living room fort with your children. After you build with them, stand back and enjoy what you have created. Then, Get inside! Playing with your children is such a great experience. Play is important for your child’s social, physical, and cognitive growth.
Childcare professionals have said that there are many benefits of buying building toys for children. Building toys are considered to be the most beneficial, educational toys that enhance “gross” and “fine” motor skills. Building toys allow children to be imaginative and toydle is the best fort building toy around.
Toydle is the Best Fort Building Toy
Not only do toydle forts encourage imaginative play, but they are also stronger and more versatile than other forts on the market. We tested many competitors’ forts and the Toydle forts withstood them all. They didn’t bend, they didn’t break and there are an infinite number of building options.
Why Build a Toydle?
Toydle’s can be built individually, or within a group. We have heard from many clients that are hosting toydle parties. When children design structures with other individuals, parents and their peers, they often have better social skills than children who do not engage in this process.
We guarantee that you will have a wonderful experience with our forts. What makes toydle the Best fort building toy? We are American made, strong and safe. There are endless opportunities, and all toydle purchases come with a Life-time guarantee.
When you buy a Toydle, you will help foster creativity, social skills and imaginations within your children. You might have a hard time not crawling into the Toydle with your children and grandchildren. It’s our secret if you decide to build one for yourself….We won’t tell!
Toydle has taken the notion of tinker toys to the next level – turning playtime into Giant Tinker Toys and giant sized fun. The Toydle wooden blocks are very similar to tinker toys and the Toydle pvc pipes used as rods are very similar to the sticks used for tinker toy playtime fun. The only difference comes in the form of their size. The Toydle can be used to build a life size fort that your children can play with, sleep in, and generally have the best fun of their young lives.
The concept of the Giant Tinker Toys came about when Toydle’s founder, Robert Brownfield, got tired of cheap Chinese made toys that he bought for his children. And the straw broke the proverbial camel’s back when a toy that he bought his children for Christmas broke within hours. Toydle toy forts are made in America with high quality components – so they’ll last. And that is guaranteed or your money back.
And especially during Christmas, conjuring up some good old fashioned tinker time fun can bring smiles from ear to ear. But now that Santa can deliver the Toydle toy fort to your children for Christmas, Giant Tinker Toys can become a reality for your little ones. Order your child a Toydle toy fort and we promise they’ll have the time of their life – and it won’t be a toy that breaks or that gets stuffed under their bed never to be used again.
This is as important of a year as ever to be thinking of purchasing an American Made Toy for your children for the holidays. With as difficult as the economy has been for most businesses the last couple of years, it’s detrimental for small to mid sized American companies to garner sales during this important holiday season.
For Toydle, we’ve made it a point to manufacture and purchase all of our supplies from American companies, so that we can contribute, albeit in a small way, to the furthering of the companies of our country. From the PVC pipes to the Wooden Blocks and, of course, the manufacturing done at our facility in Boise, ID, everything Toydle is American.
We want to congratulate all of those companies that have taken a similar difficult stand. It’s very easy sometimes to choose other routes, because costs can be significantly better. But taking a stand helps to not only set an example but also contribute to others in the small business community within our country.