Search...

Expert Reviews

Thrill Your Little Ones with These Great Holiday Gifts

We’re already well into November, and the holidays are approaching fast! To help us all avoid any stressful last minute shopping, Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht brought some of this year’s top toys to CBS… read more

Read more

Spend Christmas Cuddling with a Build-A-Bear Reindeer

You’re never too old to experience the magic of building your own personal plush. Build-A-Bear gives me kids the opportunity to bring a new friend to life, making each plush pal so more than just another a stuffed animal. Instead,… read more

Read more

Toy Insider Mom Talks Toys and Retailers on Bloomberg TV

While the holiday season may seem far away, it’s actually closer than you think! Here at The Toy Insider, we’ve been testing toys to assemble our annual holiday gift guide for months, and retailers need just… read more

Read more

Valentines Day Ideas

Valentine’s Day is a day that kids love, too. Whether it is the parties or the cards, it can make an ordinary day extra special for kids young and old. Here are some easy ideas… read more

Read more

Stocking Stuffers for Kids

I am almost done my Christmas shopping… almost. The only thing left on my list are some stocking stuffers for my children. Growing up, I had to wait for my older sister to get up… read more

Read more

The Toy Insider’s #StockedStocking Giveaway!

Though the presents under the tree get all of the glory, the stuff hanging over the mantle can be just as good– if not better! We’ve collected some of the best toys to stuff your… read more

Read more

The Toy Insider Kids Talk Santa

Christmas is approaching fast. We here at the Toy Insider are getting excited, but no one is more excited than our Toy Insider Kids! Check out all the adorable things they have to say about… read more

Read more

Keep the Holiday Spirit Alive with the Christmas Designer TOOB

The Christmas Designer TOOB, from Safari Ltd., is an imaginative way for your kids to start celebrating the most wonderful time of the year. The TOOB is full of Christmas-themed figurines that have a small… read more

Read more

Kids Get Creatively Ghoulish with Monster High Activities

Activity toys are great for keeping kids busy for a few hours, but the best part about toys in this category is that they yield a physical object that kids can call their own. Incorporating… read more

Read more

Holiday Toy Ideas for Teens: Go Retro!

Once kids get to middle school and high school, they start realizing that holiday toys get more pricey, and the piles of less expensive presents shrink to a few more valuable gifts… along with the… read more

Read more