Board Games for Busy Families

Board games are so much fun, and they provide families with a great way to connect. Some of my favorites when I was a kid were Risk, Stratego, and Monopoly. I’ve been wanting to teach… read more

Why Playing Together Makes a Difference

I am a toy guy. That is probably pretty obvious to you because you are reading The Toy Insider and probably went, “well, duh!” when I made that statement. The thing is, not every parent… read more

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

Coding for Kids: Top Toys, Games, and Apps

It was 1984 and I was in my bedroom surrounded by my favorite toys: Optimus Prime and his noble Autobots, Starscream and the evil decepticons. I never owned a Megatron because he turned into a… read more