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

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Going Rogue with Star Wars… Again

Last year around this same time, I was out in Los Angeles, more than 1,500 miles from my Illinois home, living a dream that I never knew could be a reality. As Disney/Lucasfilm prepared to… read more

13 Best Tech Toys at CES

Today’s generation of kids is evolving. They can download apps before they know how to ride a bike, and can text before they know how to walk. Technology is a tremendous part of a kid’s play while growing… read more

The Perfect Toys for Last Minute Gifts

It’s never too late to pick up one more big-ticket item before the holidays! Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht dropped by MSNBC to show off some great toys that are still available this holiday season.… read more

Awaken the Force with Hot Star Wars Toys!

The wait is finally coming to an end! Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens arrives in theaters tomorrow, December 18. To celebrate the release of the highly-anticipated film, Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht brought… read more

Best Holiday Gifts for Star Wars Fans

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is set to open in theaters December 18, making franchise toys an obvious hit with kids this holiday season. Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht stopped by Business News Network in Canada to… read more