Search...

Expert Reviews
Tweens (8+)

An App that Helps Kids Make Healthy Choices

September may be best known for the beginning of a new school year, the reintroduction of pumpkin-flavored/scented everything into our diets and homes, and the start of our holiday countdowns—but what you may not have… read more

Read more

Say the What?

Say the Word, a repeat-after-me memory game by Peaceable Kingdom will have friends and family members saying tons of silly sentences. This cooperative game—meaning players must work together instead of against each other in order… read more

Read more

Bend Your Brain with Puzzles from the Minds Behind Marbles

With the back-to-school season upon us, you can help your kids (and yourself!) stay sharp with Bend Your Brain: 151 Puzzles, Tips, and Tricks to Blow (and Grow) Your Mind, a brand new puzzle book… read more

Read more

Drive, Climb, and Fly the Odyssey Sky Runner NX!

I’m always all about awesome R/C toys, so when I saw the Odyssey Sky Runner NX come across the office, it was calling my name. The quad helicopter from Odyssey Toys is part of the… read more

Read more

Selfie Morphs a Solo Activity into a Hilarious Party Game

Whether you are 12, 21—or, well, a bit older than that—snapping selfies is now a part of daily life. You know how it goes—hold out your smartphone, get your duck lips on, and click that… read more

Read more

Guardians Breathes New Life into the Superhero World

Spidey, Iron Man, and Captain America are household names we’ve known for decades, and any child above the age of 3 can easily give you a description of these well-known protectors of civilization. However, the… read more

Read more

Fashion Angels Teaches Girls to Become She-E-Os

The It’s My Biz line of activity products, from Fashion Angels, is intended to build tween girls’ confidence and inspire them to consider careers in business and entrepreneurship. The line is based off of the… read more

Read more

Recreate Epic Battles from How to Train Your Dragon 2 with Ionix

If you need to know how much love I have for DreamWorks’ How to Train Your Dragon 2 all you need to do is read my review of the insanely amazing film here. With that said,… read more

Read more

Jot ‘Til Ya Drop with Boogie Board

Organization is everything to me, and my desk is constantly littered with at least 10 Post-it notes at a time. But now, I’ve seen the digital-age light, thanks to Improv Electronics. With the Boogie Board… read more

Read more

Nerf Blasts to a New Level with an Innovative N-Strike Elite Blaster

My obsession for Nerf blasters is apparently showing no signs of wavering, especially as even more impressive ones come across my desk from Hasbro. The Nerf N-Strike Elite line is getting pretty amped up this… read more

Read more