CUDDLERZ

Kids can hug their favorite Nick ’90s retro characters with Cuddlerz. These plush are available in 9- and 12-inch sizes, and feature characters including SpongeBob, Ren and Stimpy, and Rugrats.

Emotional and Social Intelligence

CUPCAKE SURPRISE DOLLS

Decadent desserts transform into princesses with a quick flip. Each scented doll comes with her own styling hairbrush. Cupcake Surprise is available in six scents: strawberry, vanilla, grape, chocolate, lemon, and peanut butter.

Motor Skills
Emotional and Social Intelligence

DISNEY CHARACTER PUPPETS

These puppets feature the original Disney gang with retro styling. Kids can animate the mouths and hands of Mickey, Minnie, Goofy, and Donald Duck, and Pluto has an expressive face, a moveable mouth, and perky… read more

Motor Skills
Social Interaction
Emotional and Social Intelligence

Spirograph Shapes Up with New Spirograph Shapes

Kahootz Toys is putting a new spin on Spirograph—and it’s shaping up to be a hit. The company has a great line of reinvented Spirograph sets, including a My Little Pony kit and a kit designed specifically… read more

Build Up Family Fun with Classic Lincoln Logs

There are some toys that will just always be timeless. Lincoln Logs celebrates its 100th anniversary this year, and K’NEX is doing it big with the Lincoln Logs 100th Anniversary Tin, bringing all the nostalgia… read more

Kick Creativity into Gear with Spirograph Jr.

Calling all little aspiring artists with big imaginations! Parents will remember Spirograph from their own childhood, and with Kahootz Toys’ revamped line of Spirograph sets, adults can share all the gear spinning fun with their… read more

FASHION PLATES SUPERSTAR DELUXE DESIGN SET

This activity set features new superstar edge, such as guitars, microphones, and rock star apparel for kids to mix and match and create different looks. Everything packs neatly into the trendy portfolio case.

Motor Skills
Emotional and Social Intelligence
School Readiness

The Best Toys from the ’80s Are Back

As a child of the ’80s, I am way older than most of the Toy Insider review team. When I make references to ’80s pop culture in our office, I’m usually on the receiving end… read more

FISHER-PRICE CLASSICS FERRIS WHEEL

Modeled after the classic toy from 1966, kids can wind the knob and hear a little tune as the Ferris wheel revolves. The four passengers are removable for even more play value.

Motor Skills
Social Interaction
Emotional and Social Intelligence