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Holiday Giveaway

Holiday Giveaway The mompreneurs at Fun-In-The-Box have come up with a special holiday package for one lucky family. Both parents and children are going to love these prizes, carefully selected from unique brands in Windsor-Essex County that feature kid-friendly products that make playtime easy for mom and dad too. How to enter Visit www.fun-in-the-box.com Sign up for giveaway with email address  Draw Date: December 7, 2018 via Facebook Live No purchase necessary  The full gift package includes six products: Kristy's Custom Cakes ($40 Gift Certificate) These aren’t just your ordinary deserts. Kristy can sculpt a cake into whatever image you want. Need a fuzzy looking ball for your tennis fan? How about a cake that looks like a pair of running shoes? She can do it all. Ani & Fabi Baking Box (Value $55) We’ve partnered with our new friends over at Ani and Fabi, another subscription box that is a blast for children. Ani and Fabi send children monthly boxes that come with ready-to-mix ingredients…

Award nomination showcases Windsor e-commerce company’s innovation

Award nomination showcases Windsor e-commerce company’s innovation The owners of Fun-In-The-Box recently made headlines after being nominated for an e-commerce award from Canada Post.   The award recognizes some of the most innovative small, online businesses in the country. The attention garnered plenty of interest from Windsor region news media, including a full feature in the Windsor Star, a sit-down interview with Tony Doucette of Windsor Morning and an appearance on AM 800

Catering to children and parents proving successful for Windsor businesses

Catering to children and parents proving successful for Windsor businesses One of the entrepreneurial mothers who helped found Fun-In-The-Box was recently featured in Biz X Magazine (pg. 40)   Danielle Moldovan made her guest column appearance in September discussing some of the kid-friendly businesses in the Windsor region that are making life a little easier for parents.   From the healthy, locally sourced meals provided from Green Heart Catering to the board games and other activities offered to children while eating at The Fort, there are a few delicious options for families.   You can read the full article in Biz X. Be sure to let us know what you think on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Summer Box Review

Summer Box Review Fun-In-The-Box is a subscription box for kids zero to eight.  A subscription with us means your child will receive a package every three months of four-to-six cool toys and products that are kid-tested and mom-approved. Our goal is to make gift giving easy for grandparents, relatives, friends and parents. If you missed our Summer Box, not to worry, we’re still going to tell you where you can purchase these awesome products. Just look at the pictures below and, if you like what you see, click the product.  To learn why we chose Melissa & Doug for some of our toy selections, read our recent blog why we love Melissa & Doug. Fun-In-The-Box does not currently sell individual items featured in our past boxes. Next Box: The Fall Box: Ships September FEATURED ITEMS Summer Box 2018 * select items available through subscription only Fun-In-The-Box  Bath Bomb * Retail: $6.00 Girl/Boy: Age 2-8 Melissa &Doug Giddy Buggy Bug House Retail: $13.79 Bag of Bugs $9.65 Girl/Boy: Age 2-6 Rock the…

Why we love Melissa & Doug Toys

Why we love Melissa & Doug Toys There are few toy producers out there who inspire childhood creativity through thoughtful designs, which is why it’s important to give the right gifts for your loved ones. That’s why Melissa and Doug are top of our list when it comes to creating the best gift box for you and your family. This husband and wife duo have been designing games, toys and other educational products for decades. Their ingenuity shows in everything they do. From stuffed toys and puppets to games and musical instruments, every toy provokes a child’s imagination in ways not seen in many other items on the market. This logic is a founding principle for the company in its ongoing campaign to Take Back Childhood. The founders of Fun-In-The-Box share this passion for creating quality moments between parents and children. That’s why we featured the Melissa and Doug Giddy Buggy Bug House, Giddy Buggy Good Gardening Gloves and a Bag of Bugs in our summer subscription box. “The toys remind me of the ones I used…

Top 5 Idea's How to Play With Your Child

Top 5 Idea's How to Play With Your Child How do you play with your child? It may seem like a silly question. But before you had kids you likely didn’t spend a lot of time playing on the floor or using your imagination to escape to a faraway place.  Registered social worker Sabrina LaTona, a child behaviour specialist, says parents should avoid “teaching or instructing” during playtime. Just be present in the moment and have fun. The amount of time spent on a single activity will depend on your child’s age and attention span. If your child is getting frustrated or is having trouble listening, this may be a sign it’s time to do something else. Most of all, remember it’s about quality time. Put away your phone or other distractions and let the fun begin. Here are Sabrina’s playtime tips for children ages 3 and up:   Tactile Activities    These activities are fun and stimulating. Use play dough, set up a water activity or take out the fingerpaints.  Music can also stimulate the brain and help with later problem-solving.…

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