20% off all toys in the pretend play category! Excludes all outlet, furniture products, gift sets, PAW Patrol, Blue's Clues & YOU!, tax, shipping and surcharge costs. Code PRETEND20 must be entered at checkout for the discount to apply. Offer valid through 9/21/21 while supplies last. No rain checks. Only at MelissaAndDoug.com. Promo codes cannot be combined with other offers. One time use only. All offers are subject to change or cancellation without notice.
Everyone loves a great free shipping deal! Just fill your cart with at least $49 of fun (so easy!), make sure you’re not shipping your order to Alaska, Hawaii, or other non-contiguous U.S locations, and bask in the satisfaction of scoring free shipping! Please note, free shipping is applied to the order subtotal after discounts (and before oversized item fees, shipping fees and taxes). Please note that certain very large or very heavy items are subject to an oversized item fee of $10-$15, (or $20 for a handful of SUPER oversized items).
Power of Play
The American Academy of Pediatrics and Melissa & Doug have joined forces to champion the health benefits of open-ended play!
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has chosen Melissa & Doug, the toy company known for its 30-year commitment to open-ended play, to work together in a nationwide, multi-year undertaking. The alliance, called the “Power of Play,” will support parents and caregivers in helping children build important life skills through play, manage screen time, and connect with others on a deeper level.
#1 Parent-Recommended Brand for Creativity & Learning
Trusted by more than 60 million moms and dads around the world, our award-winning toys are designed to spark imagination and wonder!
Time to Play
Check out the eye-opening insights on children and play revealed by our study with Gallup!
At Melissa & Doug, we’re putting our creative
brains to work to give you activity ideas to keep your
children engaged and help reduce your own stress
during this time when many of us are homebound.
Below are our favorite ideas for hands-on,
screen-free play that will hopefully bring
a little joy to your life!
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Parents, How Are You?
Check out these ideas for managing your own emotional well-being.
Discover toys and activities to keep the learning going. Use the “refine” tool to look for toys to teach specific skills.
Play With Perks
“High-quality toys in each of these categories can facilitate caregiver-child interactions, peer play, and the growth of imagination.”
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