Best of Toy Fair 2017: Soaring to New Heights

Drones are everywhere. From delivering our packages to being wrapped up underneath the Christmas tree, they’re taking over—but in a much less “robots-taking-over-the-world” sense than we all thought. This year at the North American International… read more

Best of Toy Fair 2017: Building Differently

The construction toy aisle has been full of bricks for decades, and that’s not changing anytime soon. What is changing is that in addition to all those classic bricks, kids are being offered new ways… read more

Best of Toy Fair 2017: Collectibles

Little is still big this year. Collectibles are everywhere, and while they were a major trend in 2016, this year may just outdo the last. The Toy Insider team and I came across hundreds of… read more

Best of Toy Fair 2017: Toys to Help De-Stress

Take it from a team of professional toy experts, there’s no greater cure for stress than playing with toys. When we hit the North American International Toy Fair, we were so consumed by play, that… read more

Battle with HEXBUG Twitter Party: March 10!

The Toy Insider will host a Twitter party with HEXBUG on Friday, March 10 from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. EST. Join us for an hour full of fun, trivia, and BattleBots fun using #BattleWithHEXBUG! The HEXBUG BattleBots Rivals Pack… read more

Best of Toy Fair 2017: STEM Toys for Little Kids

These days, STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) toys are the new black, and if your kid doesn’t have tools that promote these core foundations, he or she may be missing out. And it’s not just the… read more

TIA Announces 2017 TOTY Award Winners

Last night, the Toy Industry Association (TIA) announced the 2017 Toy of the Year award winners at the 17th annual Toy of the Year Awards and Toy Industry Hall of Fame induction ceremony, hosted at… read more