Why Playing Together Makes a Difference

I am a toy guy. That is probably pretty obvious to you because you are reading The Toy Insider and probably went, “well, duh!” when I made that statement. The thing is, not every parent… read more

Hot Holiday Toys ABC Dallas’ Daybreak

Looking for a sneak peak at the hottest toys of the holidays? Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht stopped by ABC Dallas’ Daybreak on Facebook Live to show off a huge batch of the season’s best toys… read more

Top Tech Toys on ABC News Digital

Looking for the most innovative new toys of the holiday season? Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht stopped by ABC News to talk about the best high-tech toys that kids will love. For more on the items featured… 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 on Better Western Mass

Looking for the hottest toys of the holiday season? Toy Insider Senior Editor Marissa DiBartolo stopped by Better Western Mass to talk about the year’s most in-demand toys and games. For more on the items… read more

Rainy Day Toys on Better Western Mass

Just because there’s no sun doesn’t mean there’s no fun. Toy Insider Senior Editor Ali Mierzejewski stopped by Better Western Massachusetts to talk about the best toys and games for rainy days. For more on the items… read more

KYLO REN’S TIE FIGHTER

Star Wars fans can build the newest adventure in the Star Wars saga with Kylo Ren’s TIE Fighter and re-create scenes from Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Once built, place the Kylo Ren minifigure in… read more

Motor Skills
Emotional and Social Intelligence
School Readiness

BB-8

Star Wars fans can use more than 1,100 pieces to build their own BB-8. Turn the wheel to spin its head and turn another to open the hatch and see the welding torch pop out.… read more

Motor Skills
Emotional and Social Intelligence
School Readiness

LEGO CITY COAST GUARD HEADQUARTERS

Kids can imagine they are members of the coast guard with this two-level, 792-piece buildable set. Includes a ship with an opening bridge and a deck, a helicopter, a speedboat, seven minifigures, and shark and… read more

Motor Skills
Emotional and Social Intelligence
School Readiness