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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

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Innovative Toys That Are Totally Low-Tech

  Tech toys that make you feel cooler than Marty McFly were in abundance at the North American International Toy Fair this week, such as robots that imitate your movements and a Segway-like device that… read more

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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

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Eight Ways Your Kids Can Play with Poop This Year

There was an explosion of poop at North American International Toy Fair this weekend—and I’m thankfully not talking about the “I missed” kind from Daddy Day Care. All of these new products, which humor kids and… read more

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North American International Toy Fair 2015

The Toy Industry Association‘s North American International Toy Fair took place February 14 through 17, and The Toy Insider’s editorial team scoured the show floor for all of our favorite toys. Here is the inside scoop… read more

A Day at Toy Fair with the Toy Insider Mom

Last week at Toy Fair, our Toy Insider Mom, Laurie Schacht, took ABC World News Now around the Expo floor showing them some of the cool new toys coming out this year. Unfortunately your browser… read more

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Just Playing Around

With Barbie’s Dream House on the market for $25 million dollars, she needed a little help moving all those boxes. Luckily, our Toy Insider Mom was at Mattel to help! Any takers on the house?… read more