Here’s “What’s Hot” in the Toy Aisles This Coming Season…

New York, NY (April 24th, 2012) – The Toy Insider, the preeminent consumer publication for toys, has released its Spring Edition online at Featuring five categories for both spring and summer toys, the Toy Insider assists gift givers in selecting the “hottest” toys for the outdoor and travel season.

Entering its seventh year, the Toy Insider is made up of a panel of industry experts that review hundreds of products each and every year. As parents first and toy experts second, the team reviews each product to evaluate product features and overall value, narrowing their selections to the best of the best.

“After reviewing hundreds of products, we created a list that is jam-packed with play value and includes something for everyone,” says Laurie Schacht, Toy Insider Mom. “Whether you’re shopping for a 5-year-old boy or 13-year-old girl, we’ve got you covered.”

The five categories listed below offer a variety of products for boys and girls of all ages at varying price points:

OUTDOOR TOYS– Kids are ready to get outside and break a sweat with these fun toys!
WATER TOYS– A little H2O can go a long way with these toys. It’s amazing to see what the addition of water can do for a game of tag!
TRAVEL TOYS & GAMES- Whether you’re taking a ride across the country or just visiting grandparents a few towns over, these toys will help pass the time.
PHYSICAL/ACTIVE TOYS- Keep kids off the couch with these hands-on toys for great indoor or outdoor fun!
NATURE & EDUCATIONAL TOYS- Discover, learn, and explore with these unique products.

Log on to to view the complete list of toys, including product descriptions and photos. Visit regularly throughout the season for updated blogs about all things of interest to gift givers and children.

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