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Grade School (5-7)

Scrabble Junior Turns Little Ones into Wordsmiths

Ever since I was a kid, I was always the first one to offer up Scrabble to play when someone suggested we play a game. I loved my Scrabble Junior game—and it definitely sparked an… read more

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Cup-a-Cup Leaves Victory Cup for Grabs

R&R Games is taking the board—and bored—out of games this year. Cup-a-Cup, a brand new tactile game, challenges two to eight players to think quickly and act fast. The game includes nine plastic cups, each… read more

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Light Up the Sky with Laser Pegs’ Cargo Plane

Laser Pegs is a company known for revamping the way kids build—letting them add super cool LED lights to their creations. They have sets ranging from animals to iconic buildings to vehicles and more. Each… read more

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Fight Back Against the Zombie Apocalypse with Nerf’s New FlipFury Blaster

I’m going to be completely honest with you: There’s no way of knowing when a zombie apocalypse will strike. Sorry to ruin your Monday, but it’s the truth. You just always have to be prepared.… read more

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Laugh A LOT with Olaf

We all know Disney Frozen‘s Olaf is a pretty standup guy—or, well, Snowman—and Jakks Pacific’s Olaf-A-Lot contains a whole lot of Olaf’s ridiculously contagious personality packed into one great toy. He’s random, quirky, and totally kooky, and… read more

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I Don’t Want to Be a Frog Delivers Kids an Important Message About Self Acceptance

Whether you’re born a boy, a girl, or maybe even a frog, the question “why am I me?” almost always comes up. I can’t even count how many times I’ve stared longingly into my dog’s… read more

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Crush-It Hits It Out of the Park

Wiffle ball, schmiffle ball. The days of a simple yellow piece of plastic have come and gone. Now, kids can hit homer after homer with ease, thanks to the Crush-It! bat, from Tucker Toys. This… read more

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Kosmos Takes Puzzle Games to a Whole New Dimension

German company Kosmos proves that not all puzzle games have to be relatively flat with its addicting, yet challenging, game Dimension. Dimension is a fast-paced puzzle game that is extra cool because it takes place… read more

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The Nerf Rebelle Secret Shot is Stealthy and Chic!

When I was younger, I was obsessed with the Cartoon Network show, Totally Spies. It was about three girls just trying to get high school – on top of being undercover super agents solving crises… read more

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Suit Up and Blast Off Like Iron Man with the New Arc FX Armor

With the upcoming release of Marvel Avengers: Age of Ultron—mark your calendars for May 1!—Hasbro launched a pretty sick line of superhero toys for kids and Marvel fans of all ages. There’s figures, vehicles, Play-Doh, and, of… read more

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