discovery toys blog of billie elias
Tips for parents who play with their children or who want stay-at-home income.
Toys for special need, autism, gifted and typical kids.

June 30, 2008

Why start a Discovery Toys business?

Would you like to play for a living?

Whether you’re in search of a new career, looking for additional income, a stay at home mom (or dad) in need of a creative outlet, teacher, therapist or grandparent re-entering the job market after your children have grown, Discovery Toys offers a unique home-based business opportunity that suits your lifestyle - providing a tremendous income opportunity, career satisfaction, fabulous trips and lots of additional rewards.

  • Make a difference in other's lives
  • Earn money as a stay-at-home parent
  • Free training, including one-on-one coaching
  • Flexible schedule -- plan your days around family, another career, hobbies
  • Minimal investment; no risk
  • Free website for 3 months
  • Obtain the lifestyle you want, including jewelry and free incentive trips for 2
  • Be part of a fast-growing successful team
  • Parties are easy to book because of the generous Hostess plan
  • Unlimited earning potential - you promote yourself through your own efforts

Are you the parent of a child with AUTISM? Home schooler? Occupational therapist? Parent of a child with developmental delays or sensory issues?

We have toys that cater to your specific needs. While you play with your child, we’ll help you earn money from home.

Why not join us and buy at wholesale?

You earn money right away -- 20% on each order. Plus, as a direct seller, all products ship directly to your customers. The starter kit ($99 + shipping + tax; a $300 value) is filled with award-winning toys and comes with all the tools you need for success. It also includes a free ecommerce website for 3 months. A deposit of $25, along with a signed application, gets your kit on its way to you. See the website for the current kit.

I have helped hundreds of people achieve their goals! Are you ready to join us? It's easy. Downoad a Discovery Toys application, print out, fill in, and fax to 270.447.2656, or email for snail mail instructions or any questions you may have.

June 27, 2008

"Conceptual Age"

One of Oprah's favorite authors is Daniel Pink. He describes the "Conceptual Age" in his book A Whole New Mind, saying it's no longer just logical, linear, rules-based thinking that matters. It's also empathy, joyfulness, purpose....inner traits that have transcendent worth. Oprah believes these qualities bloom when we're doing something we love.

June 12, 2008

Character Education

Are you teaching your child to have good values? Times have changed since the "Leave it to Beaver" style of pure, wholesome innocence. Nevertheless, can we accept people not holding the door for the next person, or not helping a blind person to cross a busy street? Since families are often splintered, we can no longer rely on families to teach their children well. Schools, however, can do a great deal to further morals and ideals. Passing out condoms may not be the solution; character education could be.

"The need for quality character education in America’s schools has never been more important than it is today," said Joseph W. Mazzola, Executive Director, The Character Education Partnership."

"Schools today are struggling to find ways to promote both academic learning and social and moral development," said Dr. Marvin Berkowitz, Sanford N. McDonnell Professor of Character Education, the University of Missouri-St Louis and co-director of the Center for Character and Citizenship. "Effective character education produces both."

June 03, 2008

Best Sellers

In recent months, these toys have been our top sellers:
(Most months, you'll also find Marbleworks, our classic marble raceway construction toy, on this list).

June 01, 2008

Toy Gift Baskets

Besides creating customized toy gift baskets for any age child under 10, I am now delivering toy baskets to all the hospitals in Manhattan. Next-day delivery available. I will help you select age-appropriate toys for a baby shower, newborn gift, special gift from Grandma, camp care-package, all with selections from the Discovery Toys line. Prices start at $50. Sample Toy Baskets
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