Family Fun Night on Better Connecticut

Looking for ways to spend more time together as a family? Toy Insider Senior Editor Marissa DiBartolo stopped by Better Connecticut in New Haven to talk about some toys and games that will bring the… read more

JUNGLE PARTY

A playful new take on classic memory games, Jungle Party challenges kids to remember which animals are swimming in a river and which ones are hiding under bridges. Whichever player correctly slides the right animal… read more

Motor Skills
Social Interaction
School Readiness

WORD SLAM

In Word Slam, two teams each have a storyteller who is trying to get their team to guess the same answer term. They must quickly give clues using only word cards so their team can… read more

Social Interaction
Emotional and Social Intelligence
School Readiness

EXIT: THE GAME

This party game brings home the fun of the escape the room trend. Players must solve a series of riddles and puzzles that are unique to the different versions of the game, including Abandoned Cabin,… read more

Motor Skills
Social Interaction
Emotional and Social Intelligence
School Readiness

MAGIC HAT

Kids can learn and perform 35 different magic tricks with the Magic Hat set. There are more than 40 props and instructions to learn tricks, such as making the magic wand float, bend, and grow.

Motor Skills
Social Interaction
Emotional and Social Intelligence

LAGOONIES

Lagoonies is a unique game that helps kids practice their skills in visual perception and visual discrimination. Players use the magical bubble magnifying lens to find sea sprite friends before the octopus stirs things up.

Motor Skills
Social Interaction
Emotional and Social Intelligence
School Readiness

BARBIE FUNDAMENTAL CHEMISTRY SET

This colorful carrying case is a portable science lab with the tools and materials kids need to learn chemistry and physical science. There are six safe potions and concoctions to experiment with, each demonstrating important… read more

Motor Skills
Emotional and Social Intelligence
School Readiness

REMOTE-CONTROL MACHINES: CONSTRUCTION VEHICLES

Kids can build eight models of realistic, heavy-duty construction vehicles and control them with the R/C unit. The models can drive around the floor and move tools, such as buckets, shovels, forks, and cranes.

Motor Skills
Emotional and Social Intelligence
School Readiness
Smart Tech

Video Games that Teach on Western Mass News

As kids head back to school this fall, the learning does not have to stop when they leave the classroom. Toy Insider Senior Editor Marissa DiBartolo stopped by Better Western Mass News to talk about video… read more

Best Back-to-School Toys on CBS Philadelphia

Looking for the coolest back-to-school toys for your young scholars? Toy Insider Senior Editor Ali Mierzejewski stopped by CBS in Philadelphia to talk about the best toys for the new semester. For more on the… read more