Hot Holiday Toys on The Today Show

Looking to grab this year’s hottest holiday toys before they fly off retailers’ shelves? Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht stopped by NBC’s TODAY show to show off the hottest new toys of the holiday season.… read more

Super Spring Toys on CityLine Canada

Looking for the best toys of the season? Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht stopped by CityLine in Toronto to show off the hottest new toys and toy trends this spring. For more on the products… read more


Hatchimals CollEGGtibles are collectibles that come inside small, speckled eggs. Kids rub the heart on the egg, and watch as it changes from purple to pink, signaling that it is ready to hatch. Once they… read more

Best of Toy Fair 2017: Collectibles

Little is still big this year. Collectibles are everywhere, and while they were a major trend in 2016, this year may just outdo the last. The Toy Insider team and I came across hundreds of… read more

The Hottest New Toys on Better Connecticut

      Toy Insider Senior Editor Marissa DiBartolo stopped by Better Connecticut in New Haven to talk about the best new toys that made their debuts at the 2017 North American International Toy Fair.… read more

Toy Fair’s Top Toys on PIX 11 New York

      The toys that will be at the top of kids’ wish lists this December have been making their debuts at the North American International Toy Fair. Toy Insider Senior Editor Marissa DiBartolo stopped… read more

The Hatching Continues with Hatchimals Colleggtibles

Something new is hatching. Spin Master’s interactive Hatchimals were the hottest toy of the year in 2016, selling out at all retailers before Christmas. The magical hybrid animals garnered the attention of millions of kids,… read more