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

MARBELOCITY SETS

The Marbelocity line features laser-cut, wooden STEM kits that are made in the U.S. Kids can build skate parks and roller coasters that incorporate physics and engineering concepts. Once finished, each set is a working… read more

Motor Skills
School Readiness

QWITCH

This fast-paced game challenges kids to place their matching cards on top of the game pile. The letters and numbers on the cards can go up, down, or stay the same. The combination of letters… read more

Motor Skills
Social Interaction
Emotional and Social Intelligence

MY FAIRY GARDEN—BEAN BLOSSOM

A new addition to the My Fairy Garden Line, the Bean Blossom is a brightly colored watering can that comes with soil and beans to grow plants. The beans have words on them that appear… read more

Motor Skills
Emotional and Social Intelligence

ULTRA DASH

Kids race to match the color of the flashing light on the tagger to the color of the targets. Colors flash randomly and players can change their target course to make a different game each… read more

Motor Skills
Social Interaction

WONDER CREW BUDDIES

These superhero dolls combine the adventure of action figures with the emotional connection of stuffed animals, inspiring kids to build empathy though friendship and adventure. There are four culturally diverse buddies: Will, Marco, James, and… read more

Social Interaction
Emotional and Social Intelligence

7 ATE 9

Players have to think fast as they add or subtract 1, 2, or 3 to match the numbers on the cards in their hands in order to discard them. The first to play all of… read more

Social Interaction
School Readiness

The Best Back-to-School Toys on City Pulse 24

Looking for the best new toys to keep kids’ brains sharp before they head back to the classroom? Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht stopped by City Pulse 24 in Toronto to show off the best new… read more