Play Fair New York is just around the corner, and we can’t wait for a weekend full of play! Join in the fun on November 4 and 5 at the Javit’s Center in New York City. Play Fair is full of awesome experiences for kids, including playing with the hottest toys, meeting exciting characters, and watching some of your favorite YouTubers do live unboxing videos!
The Toy Insider will be at booth #138. Swing by to pick up a copy of our annual
Holiday Gift Guide, featuring more than 330 toys for kids of all ages! You’ll even get a sticker sheet to help make your holiday wish lists!
Plus, kids AND adults can enter into one of two contests to win some of the hottest toys of the year! Kids can test their speed by assembling a special Toy Insider puzzle. The fastest puzzler wins a prize! Adults can put their gift-wrapping skills to the test. The first grownup to perfectly wrap a present and top it with a bow is the winner! Each session has an exclusive giveaway partner, including KD Interactive, K’NEX, LEGO, and Crayola! Read more about what you can win:
Saturday, November 4, AM Session: K’NEX Thrill Rides: Web Weaver Roller Coaster
Kids can use the more than 430 K’NEX parts and pieces to send the air-propelled coaster car through horizontal and vertical thrills. Once the coaster is built, kids can turn off the lights to see the coaster glow in the dark. The coaster can be used horizontally or vertically and can be turned mid-movement. Ages: 9+, $69.99 Read our full review!
Saturday, November 4, PM Session: Kurio Watch 2.0+
Kurio Watch 2.0 is a real working smartwatch that features interchangeable wrist bands (including color-changing bands), the ability to customize the watch screen with photos, an expanded selection of fun photo filters and frames, an included screen protector, and more. Kurio Watch 2.0 comes loaded with games to play alone or with a friend, like Tic Tac Toe and Pirates Battle. Watches can be connected for play on two screens, or kids can play together on one device. Motion games like Snake and Ninja Roll use precise wrist movements for play. Watch-to-watch messaging via Bluetooth makes it possible for kids to share texts, emojis, drawings, voice recordings, and photos. Friends and family can also download the Kurio Watch Messenger app on any Android device to get in on the fun. The front-facing camera is perfect for selfies, making videos, and using fun photo filters. When connected to a parent’s smartphone (Android or iOS), Kurio Watch 2.0 also becomes a hands-free way for kids to take phone calls (No additional phone plan required). All of the features you’d expect from a smartwatch – like a calculator, calendar and reminders – are included too. Kurio Watch also has an “In Case of Emergency” (I.C.E.) app that allows parents to enter emergency medical and contact information. Age 6+, $59.99 Read our full review!
Sunday, November 5, AM Session: Assorted LEGO Sets
LEGO bricks are all part of the LEGO system, which means that they can easily be combined in innumerable ways, and just as easily be dismantled. The more LEGO bricks you have, the more creative they can get. The combination of a structured system, logic, and unlimited creativity encourages the child to learn through play in a wholly unique LEGO fashion.
Sunday, November 5, PM Session: Crayola Color Wonder Magic Lightbrush
Crayola’s Color Wonder Magic Light Brush lets kids create colorful art without the mess. Color Wonder paints are clear and only work on Color Wonder special paper— it won’t color on skin, carpet, or furniture. The Magic Light Brush lights up to match whatever paint color kids are using. The set comes with six classic colors and 18 sheets of Color Wonder paper. Ages: 3+, $19.99 Read our full review!