Fun Field Day Activities

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In elementary schools, field day feels more like an award than a day on the calendar. After a long winter of indoor recess and a slew of standardized testing, young students are ready to let off a little steam. In reality, to have a successful field day, the most important thing is ensuring all kids […]

Spring Carnival Planning Tips

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Planning a carnival can be a daunting task, but US Toy is here to help! Our business began by selling directly to carnivals in the 1950’s.  With our decades of experience in supplying carnivals we’ve learned a thing or two about setting one up.  Here are a few tips that might help in the planning […]

Spring Outdoor Fun

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As the old adage goes, nothing beats the good ole outdoors! Spring is in full force, and that means it’s time we all get our shorts on start heading outside. We spend all year long looking forward to the beauty of spring, and it’d be a shame to just let it slip through our fingers. […]

Spring Bucket List

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Depending on where you live, winter can get old. My friends in San Diego probably won’t understand, so if that is you, feel free to skip on to the next paragraph. We are located in the Midwest, which means we get some weather. Our summers are hot and our winters are cold. By the time […]

April Fools!

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  It’s ok to admit it—we’ve all been there. Your favorite actor just announced they are doing a sequel to a movie that you never thought would happen. Or maybe your best friend just told you they are having quadruplets. Or, my personal favorite, your 35-year-old sister just gave you the good news that she […]

Spring Break Road Trip Games

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Next week is spring break, which everyone knows is the 3rd best time of the year for kids (following summer break and Christmas break, of course). While there is nothing wrong with deciding to kick it at home and take it easy over spring break, many opt for taking a family road trip. Whether you […]