Hot Holiday Toys: Parent Panel Picks 2017

Between the Hot 20, STEM 10, and Top Tech 12 top toy lists, The Toy Insider has selected amazing toys that will delight kids of all ages this year. From tigers to teddy bears, babies… read more

Fun Play-Doh Toys for National Play-Doh Day!

Play-Doh is almost a rite of childhood. From the first moment you get to experience its moldable goodness to the day you learn how to make it yourself, it’s an integral part of our youth.… read more

5 Tips for the Perfect Pool Party

Having a pool party is the essence of summer. If you are lucky enough to have a backyard pool or belong to a club with a pool, you know that water fun is an essential… read more

Picasso to Monet: Teaching Art to Your Kids

My daughter just went through an art segment at school, in which she learned about famous artists. Her class read a kid-friendly book about the artist, studied a painting by the artist, and then attempted to recreate… read more

Best of Toy Fair: Autism Pick Aura

One of the more challenging toys for most children on the Autism spectrum are traditional RC (remote control) toys. The remote control device can be hard for kids to navigate because many controllers have two… read more

Activities and Ideas for School Vacation Week

School vacation week can, let’s face it, be a dreadful time for parents and kids alike. When school vacation is also in the cold, dark winter, kids can be bouncing off the walls. As parents,… read more

Autism Pick: Rubiks Race

This month I picked a game I discovered during a TV segment last month. Traditional Rubik’s Cubes are often considered great for kids on the spectrum, because of their strategy and figdet-friendly aspects. But this new… read more