The Best of Made-in-the-USA at Toy Fair 2015

Shopping consciously is a lot easier when there are toy companies out there dedicated to manufacturing products in the U.S. While made-in-the-U.S. toys was not one the biggest trends at Toy Fair this year, we… read more

Toy Fair Brings Science Kits to Little Kids

  Science kits are typically geared toward kids ages 8 and up. There have been plenty of logical reasons for this—for one thing, kids need to be able to read the manual to do the experiments;… read more

Toy Fair 2015: Innovative Toys to Get Kids in Motion

Fresh air, sunlight, and exercise are all wonderful things. Unfortunately, many kids just aren’t getting enough of them. At the recent North American International Toy Fair, I encountered numerous toy makers who are trying to… read more

Creative Plush Takes Toy Fair by Storm

  Plush is not just about stuffed teddies anymore. At North American International Toy Fair, there were dozens of companies with plush on display—ranging from traditional bears, to robotic plush, to artistic plush. Creative plush… read more

Bath Toys Make a Splash at Toy Fair 2015

This year, bathtime and playtime will become one and the same. Kids will no longer take pride in going days without bathing or purposely “forgetting” to wash behind their ears. In fact, judging from all… read more

Toy Insider Mom Kicks Off Toy Fair on PIX 11

The 2015 North American Toy Fair finally came to a close on February 17, after four full days of straight-up play. Before the show even began our Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht visited PIX 11,… read more

The Best Tech Toys of Toy Fair 2015

We all know that our kids are more tech-savvy at the age of 2 than most of us will ever be. Living in the digital age comes instinctively for kids, and the fact that they have the ability… read more