Category Archives: Creative Play

Toymaker Spotlight – Haba Toys: A Pretty Awesome Brand for Imaginative Toys

Since its origins in Germany more than 72 years ago by the Klaus Habermaass family, HABA Toys has prided itself on setting the gold standard in the classic, high quality European toy market.  HABA is committed to bringing families the highest quality crafted wooden toys that inspire inventive and imaginative play. The beautiful, classic designs Continue Reading

Kids Nature Exploration Adventures

The Pacific Northwest abounds in natural beauty and amazing places for kids nature exploration.  Very little equipment is needed other than containers for collecting treasures, a magnifying glass, and a nature journal.  Helpful books to identify birds and tide pool life can add to the experience. For those who love equipment and tools and want Continue Reading

Toys & Games for Great Outdoor Play

Active play in the great outdoors is essential to your child’s health – both physically and socially. Even in the winter – but especially when the weather is this nice – outdoor play is even scientifically proven to be important for your little one’s immune health, exercise, imagination, problem-solving skills, and Vitamin D levels. If Continue Reading

Spring Gardening with Kids

It’s the season for new life, growth, and getting outside and into the garden! Springtime is optimal for planting the flowers that will add color to your landscape for the months to come, and getting a start on your family vegetable patch. As you get together your gardening gloves, tools, seeds, bulbs, and other materials, Continue Reading

Creating Worlds: Why Imaginative Play is Important

At Clover Toys, we LOVE imaginative play. Watching the process of a child’s imagination unfolding right before your eyes—and theirs—is nothing short of magical. Imaginative play is equally about discovery & creation and it plays a key role in childhood development. Allowing children to engage in imaginative play on their own can help them develop Continue Reading

3 Specialty Toy Brands at Clover Toys

There’s a seemingly endless supply of toys out there these days. Toys are easy to come by, quality, lasting & engaging toys, however, are fewer and farther between. At Clover, we focus on toys that will last a lifetime and change a life by fostering creative play & learning through play. We love toy brands Continue Reading