Toy Insider Senior Editor Maddie Michalik joined Philadelphia’s My PHL 17 to show off some great new toys to keep kids entertained during the cold winter months. For more on the items featured in this segment, check out the product notes below.
Learn about the science of water “wicking” as kids design and create up to 12 colorful paper flowers that can “re-wick” color over and over for a new look. This easy-to-use set teaches about physics and capillary action.
Unlike any other Chess teacher, No Stress Chess teaches kids how to play using illustrated cards and an illustrated 2-sided board. Just flip the board to play regular chess. Contains a 2-sided chess board, a set of 32 chess pieces (ivory & black), 56 action cards, a card tray, and instructions.
Kids can use the stylus tool, the deluxe non-slip ring, and glittery gears to scratch beautiful spiral designs on special coated paper. The included sparkly and rainbow scratch stickers can add even more artistic flair.
The legend of the Bluffaneer was thought to be lost at the bottom of the deep, dark sea. It was a tale of a rowdy pirate crew who plundered gold far and wide. With treasure in short supply, they devised a game of chance to rob your riches and grab your gold, and the Bluffaneer was born! Kids roll the bone dice and bluff their way through each round on their quest to steal the most treasure. Yarrrrr!
This new line of puzzles is designed to help teens and adults de-stress and solve boredom through colorful, strategic, and repeat puzzle play. The puzzles range from 500-1,000 pieces and there are four different puzzles available featuring modern, trendy designs and bold color palettes.
Gloomy crypts lie under the city of Paris. The catacombs swallow city light, riddles, and, apparently, also people. After the mysterious disappearance of a friend in the catacombs, you and your team embark on a search party, making your way through the puzzling underground labyrinth. Will you be able to find your friend in time and escape this cavernous world of darkness? This double-sized EXIT game is presented in two separate parts.