Visit parents.megabloks.com for gift ideas, building activities to explore throughout the holidays
MONTREAL, Dec. 23, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - MEGA Brands, home of the
award-winning Mega Bloks First Builders preschool construction range
and a strong portfolio of licensed construction toys, has unveiled a
brand new microsite for parents.
The site brings to life the company's over 25 years of expertise in
child development and construction play patterns. Now live at parents.megabloks.com, the microsite contains three key areas:
Growing up with Mega Bloks: Playing and building are great ways for children to discover, learn and
grow. Mega Bloks First Builders toys provide the building blocks of
learning for your developing child. The Growing Up with Mega Bloks
section features a toy guide split by age which highlights the key
developmental benefits of Mega Bloks toys as well as the milestones
that these products help children attain throughout the years.
Articles: Developmental psychologist and child play expert Dr. Maureen O'Brien
helps parents uncover the hidden benefits of learning through play.
Activities: This section features fun, simple, educational games and building
activities that tick developmental boxes to help children get the most
out of playtime. Parents can take advantage of their time off this holiday season to
explore these great activities with their children for some important
bonding and family [building!] time. Click through to the Activities section for instructions on how to
build a gift, a reindeer, a candy cane and more, all out of your
child's favourite Mega Bloks!
"Our new Parents microsite is the perfect tool to help teach parents
about the different benefits of building with Mega Bloks along with
lots of fun activities for them to enjoy with their children", says
Andrew Sparkes, VP of Preschool & Girls products for MEGA Brands.
"Parents with children from ages 1 to 8 will really appreciate the
expert insight offered within our "articles" section as well as the
diversity in our product offering while shopping for their child's next
Visit parents.megabloks.com to discover more!
About MEGA Brands
MEGA Brands (TSX: MB) is a trusted family of leading global brands in
construction toys, games & puzzles, arts & crafts and stationery. They
offer engaging creative experiences for children, families and
collectors through innovative, well-designed, affordable and
The MEGA Brands headquarters is in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, where the
company was originally founded by Rita & Victor Bertrand over 40 years
ago. The Montreal facility houses an International Design Center and
North America's Biggest Toy Factory, where hundreds of people make
millions of MEGA BLOKS products every year.
For more information, please visit www.megabrands.com and www.megabloks.com
The MEGA logo, Mega Bloks, Rose Art, Mega Puzzles, Mega Games and Board
Dudes are trademarks of MEGA Brands Inc. or its affiliates.
SOURCE: MEGA Brands Inc.
For further information:
PR & Communications Specialist, MEGA Brands
Tel: (514) 333-5555 ext. 2507
Cell: (514) 238-7089