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BARBIE STEM KIT

This project kit includes a Barbie or Nikki doll, plastic building pieces, and science experiment materials to create seven models. Each model is built to “Barbie-scale” and is compatible with the original Barbie Dreamhouse.

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STEM Skills Are on Trend with Barbie STEM Kit

We know two things about Barbie: She’s fashionable and she can literally do anything she wants. Thames & Kosmos reinforces what we know to be true with the Barbie STEM kit, a kit that uses… read more

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Head Back to School with These Hot Toys on Fox Chicago

What better way to show off on the first day of school than with some awesome new toys? Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht dropped by Fox 32 Chicago to show off some of the hottest… read more

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Rule Ancient Egypt with Imhotep

The real Imhotep was a powerful mastermind behind many Egyptian structures that we know and recognize today—and now, Thames & Kosmos is channeling his eye for strategy, advancement, and design in its new game with the same title. Imhotep… read more

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Get Ready for Back to School with Educational Toys on The Today Show

  Summer may be in full swing, but back-to-school is just around the corner. Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht stopped by the TODAY Show to show off some of the best educational toys to get… read more

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Happy Atoms Puts Excitement Back in Chemistry

Goal: $50,000 Creator: Schell Games and Thames & Kosmos Happy Atoms is a teaching tool that lets kids explore molecules in a hands-on way. The kit lets kids create molecules from atom models, discover the identities of… read more

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Toys to Keep Kids Sharp This Summer on BNN Canada

Just because school is out for summer doesn’t mean that kids can’t stay intellectually stimulated while having fun. To prove this point, Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht showed off some fun STEM toys on Business… read more

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Learning Can Be Fun with Educational Toys on NBC Chicago

Our Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht stopped by NBC Chicago to play with toys that are as much educational as they are fun. For more on these great learning toys, check out the product information… read more

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ROBOTICS: SMART MACHINES

This kit gives kids a simple, fun, and customizable introduction to robotics that lets them build eight motorized machines controlled by programs and an ultrasound sensor. With the visual programming app, kids code the programs… read more

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TUMULT ROYALE

This game offers kids a chance to become royals. To win, players must collect taxes from their subjects to build statues of themselves across the country. But, if players get too greedy, they are punished.

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