R/C Minion Just Arrived!


Castle Toys is Your Neighborhood Specialty Toy Store. Come see us today! FAQ: Do you have others? Yes. We have Bob and Kevin. And we also have a great R2D2! See below.

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What did you like to do for fun…

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What did you like to do for fun when you were a kid? Is a generation of kids missing out on a childhood of exploration and outdoor fun because of technology? The granola bar company Nature Valley has released this ad that asks three generations of people in several different families the same question: When you were a kid, what …

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The Swurfer

Swurfer Swing

Swinging from an old tree branch is a quintessential pastime. The Swurfer, a handcrafted, American-Made, Hard-Rock Maple swing is designed for swinging through the air like a surfer on the waves. The Swurfer’s simplicity masks it’s functionality. It’s great for exercising or just relaxing in the trees in either a sitting or standing position. The adjustable handles allow for any …

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Loopdedoo Bracelet Making Machine


Design your own friendship bracelets then make them in minutes with the Loopdedoo™ spinning loom. It’s fast, easy and fun. Just wrap your threads around the Loopdedoo device, turn the knob, guide the thread and minutes later you’re done! You can even make necklaces, anklets, belts and more. There’s no pattern to follow so each accessory is completely different and unique, just …

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SmartMax Magnetics

SmartMax at Castle Toys and Games

SmartMax magnetics is one of our favorite building and construction lines. It’s safe and appropriate for the smallest kids because of the chunky pieces and textured feel. It’s also great for older kids because there’s almost nothing you can’t build with them! Add clip-on pieces to convert these magnets to cars, trucks, planes and more. See them all in our …

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Lovin’ on the Babies!


We love those babies! And we have some exceptional things that will not only express your love and devotion, but also help in the development of the areas most important to newborns. Come into our stores in Wexford and Beaver and check them out.  Directions to the Store

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Grandparents who Babysit Are Less Likely to Develop Alzheimer’s


          Beyond adding joy to grandparent’s lives babysitting grandchildren has now been shown to increase cognitive functions and reduce the risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s according to a new study published by the journal of the North American Menopause Society (Source). The study which followed 120 grandparents in Australia found grandmothers who babysat one day per …

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Personalized Attention


The Castle Toys Experience  – Always Fun, Always Something New You hear the term tossed around all the time: personalized attention. Businesses are always claiming to offer it. But how many of them actually do, and what does it really mean? At Castle Toys & Games, we take great pride in offering real personalized attention to each and every one …

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A Tale of Two Shopping Experiences – Local vs. Big Box

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A Tale of Two Shopping Experiences – Local vs. Big Box Two friends, Jan and Jen, both have birthday parties coming up. Jan decides to head out to the “big box” toy store at the mall. Jen chooses instead to head to independently owned Castle Toys & Games. Jan gets stuck in traffic and becomes annoyed. Jen finds a parking …

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Less Screen Time, More Play!

Mother helping her daughter with puzzle

Less Screen Time, More Play! by The American Specialty Toy Retailing Association We all know how important physical activity is — and play is an excellent way to get your child’s body and brain moving! Health experts suggest no more than two hours of computer or television time per day unless it’s related to work or homework. With the average …

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