Top Toy Trend: All the Feels

Tactile play is back in a big way—you feel us? Kids will love these toys full of slime, squishy, and sequin fun so much that they won’t want to put them down. And they don’t… read more

KANOODLE HEAD-TO-HEAD

Players can go head-to-head for the first time with this puzzle challenge game. Includes a two-player puzzle board with a lid, 16 puzzle pieces, and 40 double-sided challenge cards. Launch your opponent’s pieces with the… read more

Motor Skills
Social Interaction
Emotional and Social Intelligence
School Readiness

PLAYFOAM PALS 2-PACK

Kids will find a wild animal friend hidden within each pod. The pods are filled with Playfoam for kids to sculpt nests, beds, perches, and more. Collect all 12 Pals to find the rare golden… read more

Motor Skills
Social Interaction
Emotional and Social Intelligence

SCULPTAPALOOZA

Players take turns drawing cards and using Playfoam to sculpt what they see, but may have to sculpt with their eyes closed, tag team with another player, or use the sculpture as a charades prop.

Motor Skills
Social Interaction
Emotional and Social Intelligence

GEOSAFARI JR. TALKING GLOBE

This globe provides a hands-on, interactive introduction to geography and works with a smart stylus. Featuring the voice of Wildlife Warrior Bindi Irwin, the globe has three learning modes and offers more than 10 hours… read more

Motor Skills
School Readiness
Smart Tech

DESIGN & DRILL MY FIRST WORKBENCH

Little builders will stay busy with a workbench and tool set designed just for them. Safely hammer nails and drill bolts directly into the bench to create colorful patterns for hours of unplugged play.

Motor Skills
Emotional and Social Intelligence
School Readiness

The Fall’s Hottest Toys on Cityline

Looking for the hottest new toys of the fall? Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht stopped by Cityline to show off some great new toys that teach, just in time for the back-to-school season. For more on… read more

Toy Trends for Fall on WCIU’s The Jam

Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht stopped by The Jam on WCIU in Chicago to talk about the biggest toy trends for fall for kids of all ages. For more on the items featured in this segment,… read more

Best Back to School Toys on Better Connecticut

Looking for some great toys for kids to help beat the brain drain ahead of back-to-school season? Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht stopped by Better Connecticut in New Haven to talk about some great toys to… read more