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At Child's Play, We Believe:

In a child-centered approach to learning and play, in nurturing a child’s natural curiosity and imagination, and in embracing each unique and wonderful child.

Our Philosophy
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A Balanced Toy Diet

The right toys help children develop their brains, their muscles and their gifts. Our incredible staff can recommend thoughtful toys & books that are right for your child.

Staff Favorites

Celebrating Black History Month

  • Antiracist Baby Picture Book
    Antiracist Baby Picture Book
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  • Don't Touch My Hair!
    Don't Touch My Hair!
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  • Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You
    Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You
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  • Ablaze with Color: A Story of Painter Alma Thomas
    Ablaze with Color: A Story of Painter Alma Thomas
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  • National Geographic Readers: Kamala Harris (Level 2)
    National Geographic Readers: Kamala Harris (Level 2)
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  • The Year We Learned to Fly
    The Year We Learned to Fly
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  • Change Sings
    Change Sings
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  • What Is Juneteenth?
    What Is Juneteenth?
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  • The Black Friend: On Being a Better White Person
    The Black Friend: On Being a Better White Person
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  • Sam's Super Seats
    Sam's Super Seats
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New Products

Check back often to see our newest toys, games, books and more - each tried and tested and specifically chosen with your child in mind.

  • Swedish Fish Packaging Fleece Plush
    Swedish Fish Packaging Fleece Plush
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    $34.99
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  • Bashful Petal Bunny
    Bashful Petal Bunny
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    $23.99
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  • Chicky Cheepers
    Chicky Cheepers
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  • STMT D.I.Y Personalized Jewelry
    STMT D.I.Y Personalized Jewelry
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    $25.99
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  • 6-in-1 Spy Watch
    6-in-1 Spy Watch
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    $20.99
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  • 14" Floral Baby Doll Carrier
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    $29.99
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  • 11" Luna Unicorn Set
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  • Unicorn Carriage with Fairy
    Unicorn Carriage with Fairy
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    $9.99
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  • Trolls World Tour Color & Activity Book
    Trolls World Tour Color & Activity Book
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  • Art with Edge Spider-Verse Coloring Book
    Art with Edge Spider-Verse Coloring Book
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  • Crayola Model Magic Craft Pack - 7oz
    Crayola Model Magic Craft Pack - 7oz
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  • Squish The Frog
    Squish The Frog
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  • Tiny Tin Tops
    Tiny Tin Tops
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  • Tiny T-Rex Arms
    Tiny T-Rex Arms
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  • Shark VS Dino Chompers
    Shark VS Dino Chompers
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Our Stores

Child's Play DC Location

Washington, DC

5536 Connecticut Ave, NW
Washington D.C. 20015
(202) 244-3602

Store Information
Arlington Child's Play Location

Arlington, VA

4510 Cherry Hill Rd
Arlington, VA 22207
(703) 522-1022

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McLean Child's Play Location

McLean, VA

6645 Old Dominion Dr.
McLean, VA 22101
(703) 448-3444

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Our New McLean Location Is Now Open!

Our new store is located up the street at 6645 Old Dominion Drive. We've been working hard to get everything ready and we are so excited to share it with you!

Click here for more information about our new location.