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Christine Duhaime

Christine Duhaime is an associate editor at Adventure Publishing Group. She contributes to leading trade magazines The Toy Book and The Licensing Book and manages all editorial content for thelicensingbook.com. She also contributes to seasonal publication The Halloween Insider and blogger reference site thebigtoybook.com Christine is a nostalgia junkie and a plush enthusiast. She enjoys exploring and photography, and is always up for an impromtu adventure. You can follow her on Instagram @christineduhaime.

Toy Fair Brings Science Kits to Little Kids

  Science kits are typically geared toward kids ages 8 and up. There have been plenty of logical reasons for this—for one thing, kids need to be able to read the manual to do the experiments;… read more

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Creative Plush Takes Toy Fair by Storm

  Plush is not just about stuffed teddies anymore. At North American International Toy Fair, there were dozens of companies with plush on display—ranging from traditional bears, to robotic plush, to artistic plush. Creative plush… read more

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Ideal Makes the Most of Sno-Days

With all the snowstorms clobbering the Northeast this winter, kids along the eastern seaboard have had their share of snow days this year. As a kid, there were few more exciting things than waking up… read more

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eeBoo Has Slick Art Supplies

eeBoo encourages kids to let their creativity soar with the 24-piece Striped Biggies Color Pencils set and Great Illustrator Sketchbook. The pencils, suitable for kids ages 5 and up, come in a long tray that… read more

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Leontyne Price: Voice of a Century Comes at Just the Right Time

Leontyne Price: Voice of a Century, written by Carole Boston Weatherford and illustrated by Raul Colón, is the biographical story of a young black girl from Mississippi, growing up in the 1930s. As a child,… read more

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Lexigo Rush! Provides Twisty Word Fun

Lexigo Rush!, from Wiggles 3D, is a game of speed, spelling, and searching. Players start by arranging 13 tiles in a grid and setting the timer for 60 seconds. Each player must find words hidden… read more

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Melody Mates Help Kids Drift Off to Dreamland

Melody Mates, from Juzt 4 Kidz, are a soft and comforting way for kids to get some much-needed rest after a day of learning and play. These adorable plush cushions feature a 3-D animal friend with… read more

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Measure Up! Pots & Spoons Teach Kids Patterns, Matching, and More

Kids love to play with pots. I don’t really know what it is about a pot that is so entertaining for little ones, but pretty much every kid I know, and myself included when I… read more

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myPhone Gives Kids a Phone Just Like Mom’s

myPhone, from Patch Products, is a play phone modeled after Apple’s iPhone for kids ages 6 months and up. I think it’s cool that Patch made the myPhone’s dimensions almost the same as the new… read more

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The Magical Tale of Santa Dust Adds Enchantment to Christmas

I’ve always been a fan of Christmas traditions, especially year-after-year viewings of favorite movies, decorating the tree with favorite ornaments, and pulling out well-worn copies of favorite stories. When it comes to Christmas stories, enchanting… read more

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