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Night Buddies Light Up the Night with Comfort

Invented and designed in Napa Valley, Calif., handmade Night Buddies, from Napa Valley Toys USA, are special plush toys that light up with a hug. Kids can simply squeeze the belly and they eyes on… read more

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All The Kids are Rave-ing About It

Twister Rave Skip-It from Hasbro is a one-player game for kids, ages 6 and up. The longer kids go, the more they will glow with this game. Kids put the hoop on one leg and… read more

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Stocking Stuffers for Kids

I am almost done my Christmas shopping… almost. The only thing left on my list are some stocking stuffers for my children. Growing up, I had to wait for my older sister to get up… read more

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What’s Black, White, and REALLY Hard to Master? Penguins on Ice!

Santa and his elves get all of the attention this time of year, but what about those cute little black-and-white flightless birds that bring so much adorableness into Christmas? That’s right, penguins! These Christmas cuties… read more

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Prettie Girls Share a Positive Message

Prettie Girls, from The One World Doll Project, are a collection of five dolls from different cultural backgrounds: Lena (African-American), Valencia (Latina), Kimani (African), Dahlia (South Asian), and Alexie (Caucasian). Girls can go online and… read more

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Christmas Crafts for Family Time Fun

Play-Doh: Christmas Craft Fun, from Silver Dolphin, is a hardcover book-with-craft kit that will help you get into the Christmas spirit. Inside the cover is a 32-page activity book, four 1 ounce cans of Play-Doh,… read more

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Kids Can Get Crafty with Their New Owl Pal Pillow

With the Plush Craft Owl Pal Pillow, from The Orb Factory, kids ages 5 and up are able to quickly and easily create their own plush friend! Kids simply follow a numbered legend and use… read more

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Lottie Dolls Are Raising the Bar in Goal-Oriented Fashion

Lottie Dolls, new from Arklu, encourage girls to be less sugar-and-spice, and more smart-and-savvy-minded. This collection of dolls puts the power of girlhood into a 7.5-inch doll called Lottie, that is aimed at girls, ages… read more

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The Toy Insider’s #StockedStocking Giveaway!

Though the presents under the tree get all of the glory, the stuff hanging over the mantle can be just as good– if not better! We’ve collected some of the best toys to stuff your… read more

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Be Super, Be Creative, Be Digital

  Captain America has his shield, Tony Stark has his suit, Thor has his hammer, the Hulk has his…uh… temper, and now, your little creative superhero has his (oh her!) smart stylus. The Marvel Creativity… read more

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