Favorite Characters of Play on FamilyCircle.com

Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht joined Family Circle magazine for another installment of their “25 Days of Toys.” In today’s segment, Laurie talks about the best new toys from kids’ favorite TV shows. For more… read more

Hot Holiday Toys on Fox 2 San Francisco

Looking for the hottest toys of the holiday season? Toy Insider Senior Editor Marissa DiBartolo stopped by Fox 2 in San Francisco to show off the year’s most in-demand toys. For more on the items featured in… 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

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

Hot 20 Toy


Kids can nurture their baby dolls alongside Doc McStuffins. This role-play center features accessories such as a patient laptop, a light and sound stethoscope, a scale, a mobile, and other nursery tools.

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