Hot Holiday Toys on Better Connecticut

Want to know what the year’s hottest holiday toys will be? Toy Insider Senior Editor Marissa DiBartolo stopped by Better Connecticut in New Haven to talk about the toys and games sure to fly off retailers’… read more

Toy Insider’s 20 Hottest Toys on ABC News

Who better than Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht to talk about the hottest toys of the year? Laurie stopped by ABC News to talk about the 20 hottest toys of the holiday season. For more on the items… read more


Create your own customized gel stickers with special paints and templates. This kit lets kids make as many as 50 stickers. Simply paint, peel, and stick on mirrors, lockers, windows, and more.

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Kids can blow into the pens and create cool airbrush designs with this all-in-one art studio kit. The self-contained unit comes with an activity surface, marker holders, special markers, and stencils.

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This set includes all the ingredients kids need to make their own version of Nickelodeon’s iconic slime. Mix and make oooey, gooey fun. Comes in a variety of textures and colors, including neon and glow,… read more

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SoundMoovz are motion-activated musical bands that use Bluetooth technology to pair with a free app. Kids choose from more than 400 sounds, strap them to wrists or ankles, and move to make music. Multiple play… read more

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New School Year, New Toys on WGN Chicago

Looking for the best new toys to kick off your kids’ school year? Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht stopped by WGN in Chicago to talk about the best toys for the new semester. For more on… read more

Hot Summer Toys on CBS New York

Summer’s here and so are the hottest new toys for your kids’ summer vacation. Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht stopped by CBS in New York to show off the season’s best new toys. For more… read more