Bring the fun of camping with you anywhere with the Antsy Pants Play Camping Tee Pee! Build it up in a few mintues, play for hours!
LEGO DUPLO My First Emotions will teach kids all about those feels! Kids can piece together the blocks and begin to understand the different social cues that match each emotion.
Don't @ us: Hasbro Gaming's Scrabble never gets old and will never go out of style.
Have you watched the new Play-Doh series, 'The Play-Doh Show' yet? Click the 🔗 for deets!
Having a pool party sounds like a lot of work! But playing Pool Party, from Blue Orange, sounds like a lot of fun! This fast-paced party game challenges players to successfully land their team’s divers into a topsy-turvsy pool!
Magnaflex creative construction kits, from WowWee, feature colorful magnetic strips that are flexible, bendable, stackable, and connectible! 😲🌈
Forget waterparks, bring the fun to your own backyard! Senior Editor Marissa DiBartolo stopped by Better Connecticut to show off some cool water toys! Think: Bestway Zuru Toys Company and more!
Preschoolers can learn about animals in a fun a unique way with Learning Resources' 2-in-1 Headlamp Projector. This hands-free device allows kids to project images of animals onto flat surfaces and also learn facts about them!
They need your help! #SaveAScruff and raise your own plush pet with Scruff-a-Luvs from Moose Toys!
My Loopy, aka your weird new robot friend, is such a QT. Designed for kids ages 4-10, he's full of personality and loves to play games. What's unique about My Loopy is his artificial intelligence and high-tech sensors allow him to grow over time. He actually personalizes his responses to his human companion and reacts to the world around him in real time! Created by LocoRobo, he's presently a Kickstarter project! Love My Loopy and want to support him? Check out his campaign!
VTech USA's Wi-Fi Pan & Tilt HD Monitor looks like something straight out of the movie "Smart House," don't you think? 😲
American Idol is over for this year, but that doesn’t mean you still can’t drop a tune—and #sweetsuite18 is just the place to do it! Swing by VTech Toys USA booth to show off your best singing voice at VTech’s Kidi Star Karaoke Machine!
Tic-Tac-Toe may seem like child's play, but oh honey, you won't be saying that anymore after testing out Spin Master Global's Otrio. This game ups the ante on Tic-Tac-Toe and encourages players to REALLY think about their next move!
On July 11, we’re going to take a break from our adult lives and become kids again at #sweetsuite18! This year we have four amazing title sponsors! React with ❤️ to let VTech Toys USA, LeapFrog USA, Just Play, and Nintendo know that you’re very excited to see them! 😃
Our #SunsOutFunsOut giveaway has come to a close and it's time to announce our winners! We'd like to congratulate our three runner-ups, Becky D., Brittany T., and Melissa M., who will each be sent a box of toys valued at more than $200. And a big congrats to our grand prize winner, Michelle M., who will be sent a box of toys valued at $1500. Woo hoo! Thank you all for entering!
Although size definitely matters when it comes to what size cup of ice cream you're getting (a large scoop of cookies n' cream, please!), a Laser X Micro Blaster works perfectly for certain missions when the larger blasters won't cut it!
This is Loopy, a social robot that uses artificial intelligence and high-tech sensors to learn, grow, and react to the world around him! He needs your help to become fully funded ...*dramatic music plays*...because he's a Kickstarter baby. Click the 🔗 to support him!
What's the best thing to do when you get a new toy? Post about it, DUH 💁♀️. That's exactly what Moose Toys had Shopkins fans do with their new Shopkins Lil’ Secrets! Click the 🔗 to learn more!
This Blip Toys Puzoodle is named Chip-Pan-Zee! But before he became this adorable part chimpanzee/part cookie creature, he was just a puzzle kids had to build 😵 Click the 🔗 to see how Chip was born! http://ow.ly/jevw30kG9bj
Senior Editor Marissa DiBartolo swam by News 12 New Jersey to talk about some great pool toys that are making waves! 🏊🏻♀️
Other moms: I spent thousands of dollars to get baby a private tutor.
Me: While I went on Pinterest on my iPad, baby went on LeapFrog USA's My First Learning Tablet and she learned so much! 😁
Today while playing Sculptapalooza, from Educational Insights, we learned two things.
1) Sculpting with your eyes closed is really challenging
2) None of us will be attending art school, but, worry not, we will be playing this game again 😅
S.O.S. the Magic Bird needs your help! In HABA USA's game Magic Feathers two to five players must help the magic bird unite all the animal partners to restore order to the jungle. Can you handle this, bruh?
How proud of a parent would you be if your child stands up on stage years from now at the #GRAMMYS thanking you for buying them Jazwares First Act Discovery drum sets and inspiring them? 😂 🎶
Sometimes robots have to take it outside and fight 😕 and sometimes you're the one behind the joystick making them fight each other 😅! Balloon Bot Battle, from KD GAMES, is an interactive boxing game that encourages kids ages 8 and up to burst their opponent’s balloon with a series of left and right hooks!
Kids can have oodles of fun with Puzoodles from Blip Toys! #Puzoodles
Teacher: you can't do this assignment last minute!
Student: challenge accepted! 😂
We've all been that student before! Well guys, speaking about last minute...it's your last chance to submit to our Holiday Gift Guide!
Application closes at midnight! https://toyinsider.wufoo.com/forms/2018-toy-insider-holiday-product-submission/
Ever open up a blind bag surprise toy disappointed because you only get one collectible? ORB gets that, so they upped the ante on their squishy surprises. Soft'n Slo Squishies Peel 2 Reveal contains everything kids need to create a themed scene, including one mystery Soft’n Slo Squishy and two squishy accessories!
#HappyFirstDayofSummer! 🌞What toys are 🔥 this summer? Click the 🔗 to watch Toy Insider Mom reveal the answer on Fox 4 in Fort Myers!
Doctor: you need to exercise more
Me: *rolls eyes like a Fur Baby from Moose Toys* 🙄
🔴 EXCLUSIVE REVEAL ⚫️ The classic Connect 4 game just got a major upgrade and the folks at Hasbro Gaming let us be one of the first to play! What does the new #Connect4 look like? Click the 🔗 to find out! SPOILER: It's amazing! #exclusivereveal
If you haven't been watching the new Fingerlings series on YouTube, then you can't hang from the trees and eat bananas with us! 🐒 🍌 #sorrynotsorry
The Ring Racer, by HEXBUG Micro Robotic Creatures, lets your robot get moving and grooving while learning to do neat tricks. Kids can race cylindrical robots on a ramp of their own creation, and make it jump up, flip, and bounce all over the track! 🤖
Memory Matching Game, from Kahootz Toys Romper Room line, is just like you remember it as a kid. Remember where the pictures are in order to collect the most matching pairs. Oh, and the cards are beautifully illustrated! 🙌https://www.thetoyinsider.com/memory-matching-game-review/
Feeling stressed? As Queen Elsa would say, 🎶LET IT GO! 🎶 Squoosh-O’s DIY Stress Balls, from Horizon Group USA , are great for the kids AND for you to help alleviate stress! https://bit.ly/2yoDtYi
Hey toy companies! The bad news is it's Monday; the good news is you can still submit products for our Holiday Gift Guide up until Friday 6/22! https://toyinsider.wufoo.com/forms/2018-toy-insider-holiday-product-submission/ #giftguide #hottoys
Do you fancy building with playing cards? Well the tables have turned and the cards have changed! Instead of using a deck of 52, Verti-Go, from TCG Digital, has 32 sturdy cards with slits on each side, and a starter card that fastens into the based shaped like a soda can!
Dear The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York,
My kids and I drew these elaborate spiral art patterns with the Crayola Washable Sidewalk Chalk Spiral Art kit and we think these are modern art and should be displayed for all to see! Plz let us know! TYSM! 😅🎨 http://ow.ly/2Yvv30kwhuE
*rings bicycle bell, clears throat* 🚲 Dynacraft is introducing all-new bikes that feature kids’ favorite brands, so that they can ride in style! Kids can choose from Barbie, Hot Wheels, and more! OH, and always wear a helmet. That is all. *rides away into the sunset*
Are you sick and tired of flimsy beach toys? Do you have to buy your child a new shovel every summer? Make your beachin' experience better with Amloid: A Toy Tradition's Next Wave Jumbo Beach Baskets, which comes with 15 pieces like buckets, castle sculptors, a sand wheel, & more! ☀️
Make slime ✔️ Erupt volcanoes ✔️ Play with your favorite role model, Barbie ✔️ Do it all here with the The Barbie Fundamentals Chemistry Set, from Thames & Kosmos 👩🔬
Enjoy all the magic and fun with all of your friends on International Fairy Day with a whimsical Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom party theme! #BenandHollyParty
We're often on the road traveling in between segments, and through trial and error, we've learned which toys are best for travel. Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht stopped by Fox News Fort Myers to talk about some of these totally terrific travel toys (say that 5 times real fast, why don't you)!
Escape The Room isn't just what we wanna do during an awkward family dinner 😂 It's actually a game, from Identity Games USA, where 3-5 players will follow physical and digital clues, connected to VR gameplay, and try to find their way out of this digital environment! 😲
Life advice: Smashing a watermelon on your head is not the best idea.... unless you're playing Yulu Toys Watermelon Smash 🍉😃! Players will take turns tapping the watermelon on their head, and fingers crossed the watermelon doesn't smash open on your turn 😂 https://www.thetoyinsider.com/watermelon-smash-review/https://bit.ly/2JI9HPj
Did someone say dessert-themed markers? 😲 GIMME. The Crayola Color Wonder Mess-Free Scented Stampers includes five scented markers, a scented inkpad, and five stamps featuring designs of cookies, cupcakes, ice cream cones, lollipops, and donuts. So yeah, if you didn't think dessert was already art, now it is 😅 🍪 https://www.thetoyinsider.com/crayola-color-wonder-mess-free-scented-stampers-toy-review/
PRO TIP: Keep 👏 ya 👏 action 👏 figures 👏 in 👏 their 👏 original 👏 packaging. It matters and here's why:
Make the most of summer with these 🔥 toys! Associate editor Maddie Michalik stopped by Your Morning to talk hot toys, including retro toys, rainy day goodies, and more!
Muahaha, watch out friends—you might get splashed 😈! With the Kaos Splash Tank, from Imperial Toy, kids will feel like they have their very own splash tank! https://www.thetoyinsider.com/review-kaos-splash-tank/