Corporate toy emporiums might have a lot of stock to choose from, but they can be so crowded and overwhelming that they actually take the fun out of shopping … for fun stuff. Not so at Miracle Mile Toys and Games, where the well-curated selection is so invitingly arranged, even adults will fantasize about tearing open the packages like a kid on Christmas morning. They stock puzzles, blocks, plastic animals, building kits, dollhouses, dolls and doll accessories, playground toys, beach and sand toys, novelties and so much more, from big brands like Lego and Tonka and lesser-known companies from around the globe. Though they've got all the new stuff any kid might want, there's also a nice selection of old-timey faves, especially classic and vintage games, which the owner will open so you can try before you buy.

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