Enter our Coolest Crafts Contest and win an iPad mini!
Who's Mini got the coolest craft skills?? Starting May 20th, we'll be hosting a Facebook contest to find out - and the winner gets an iPad Mini!! But, we need contestants like you! All you have to do is send us a photo of your Mini's coolest craft along with a brief description, their first name, last initial and age. Then, once you are entered, share our contest on Facebook and and if your Mini gets the most votes, you WIN! So, who's in for a chance to win an iPad mini?? Deadline to enter is May 10th. Email us to enter and to learn more!.
Update on our Give Back to Schools Program
We've listened to your feedback and have made it easier to Give Back to Schools! Now, 10% of ALL toy purchases will be donated to a participating local school - all year long! Isn't that easier? Don't have a kid in a local school? Choose "Splitsies" and we'll divide that donation evenly among all participating schools. Click here for more information and to find out how to get your school involved. Stay updated on our program on Twitter using hashtag #minimax4schools.
We just got a little prettier!
Have you recently stopped by Mini Max? We have a fresh new paint job, super-cool new shelves and so many new awesome toys, crafts, gifts, gadgets, games and more!
Mini Max wants to give more money to your kids' schools!
We do it during the holidays! We do it during back-to-school time! Now here's one more way we can work together to get funds to some of the schools' most needed programs. So, you know how you get 10% off toy purchases when your kid gets a hair cut? Well, now you can opt to give those 10% savings to the school of your choice. Don't have a kid in a local school? Choose "Splitsies" and we'll divide that donation evenly among all participating schools. Click here for more information and to find out how to get your school involved.
Freaky Friday Crafts
Starting in March, your Fridays are about to get Freaky! Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter #FreakyFridayCrafts to find out each week's craft. Fridays at 4pm, Ages 5+. Click here for or our full weekly event schedule.
Our Give Back to Schools Prgram is back on for the Holidays!
Mini Max Toys and Cuts is a proud supporter of education in our community which is why we are excited to relaunch our Give Back To Schools program for the holiday season! Our program allows us and local families to raise money for schools together! From now until December 31st, we will donate 15% of ALL purchases and haircuts in store and online to participating local schools when parents mention their child's school. Click here to learn more about our participating schools.
Event schedule update for Winter
French storytime will be cancelled from 11/15 till 11/29 and will resume on Fridays at 10am until February. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for updates.
Support for families in need after Hurricane Sandy
As a Brooklyn-based business we strive to support our neighbors and community. The aftermath of Hurricane Sandy has left so many neighbors and friends in shambles - adults and minis alike. From November 5th - November 11th, 10% of all our sales will be donated to the Red Hook, one of the hardest areas hit. The proceeds will go directly to the Red Hook Initiative.
It's Give-Back-To-School time again!
Mini Max Toys and Cuts is a proud supporter of education in our community which is why we are excited to relaunch our Give Back To Schools program! Our program allows us and local families to raise money for schools together! From August 15th till September 30th, Mini Max Toys and Cuts will donate 15% of back-to-school purchases in store and online to participating local schools when parents mention their child's school. Contact us or stop by our store to find out more about our program and how to get your school involved in our fundraising efforts!
The Summer Scoop is here!
Check out The Scoop this summer at Mini Max including summer toys and new ways to shop on our online store! Also, we got a new activity sheet for your minis as well as hairclips by stylist, Stephanie! We also have our Pin of the Month and Toy of the Month for your enjoyment. And don't forget our event schedule has changed for the summer!
Au revoir to French Storytime for the Summer!
French story time will be taking a short break but do not worry, Mini Max will still be reading stories every Thursday at 10am. Come by and enjoy a mix of stories in English and Spanish. Our regularly scheduled Music on Tuesdays, and Stories on Wednesdays continues, and French will be back in September. Merci beaucoup!
Check us out on CBS New York!
We're so proud that we've been included on a list of The 10 Best Spots For Family Fun In Brooklyn according to CBS New York! Check out the list here and see for yourself when you come by for our FREE weekly events!
Celebrate Earth Month in April with FREE readings by author of The Adventures of George Global!
We're getting ready for a special storytime event from the author of The Adventures of George Global series on Friday, April 20th at 5pm and also appearances during our weekly free storytime on Wednesdays at 10am! Really looking forward to Earth Month this year!
Join us for a President's Week Craft event!
From Monday, Feb 20th till Friday, Feb 24th we'll be hosting a special FREE President's themed craft event each day from 12pm - 1pm! Hope to see you there!
We've partnered with the Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts!
We are so proud and excited to be partnering with such a great organization that supports the arts in Brooklyn! We'll be doing pre-show events throughout Spring 2012. Check out the Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts site for information about their shows.
Online Store Coming For the Holidays!
Wanna shop local but also in your slippers? Well, then get ready for our NEW online store, set to go LIVE on December 1st! Shop when you want and get your gifts delivered to your door or pick up in store!
Mini Max Toys and Cuts Storytime is named one of the best Storytimes around by Daily Candy Kids!
Daily Candy Kids named us on a list of top storytimes in NYC. Click here to check out the article.
Costume workshop with local author and illustrator, Selina Alko
Selina Alko joins us for a special storytime and costume making workshop for kids of all ages. Costumes will be inspired by famous people featured in her latest book, Every Day Dress-up. Click here for more info on these fun events!
Urban Parent Expo was a great success!
We had a great time sponsoring and exhibiting at the Urban Parent Expo presented by Urban Parent. We got to cut hair and meet some new friends from the neighborhood! We look forward to participating again next year!