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    World’s First Baby Lego Minifig is Too Adorable

    Lego is looking to get everyone involved in the fun this year — even the ones who are yet too young to enjoy the joys of the brick. Fresh off the introduction of their first wheelchair piece, Lego is showing off their first mini minifig. Yes, babies finally have a part to play in the […]

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    Barbie Is Running For President

    Finally, a candidate we can endorse! Barbie was at the 2016 New York Toy Fair to formally announce that she’s throwing her tiny hat into the ring to become the leader of the free world. We unironically could do worse. Presidential candidate Barbie is coming in a two-doll set, which includes the candidate herself in […]

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    Barbie Hello Dreamhouse is Barbie’s First Smart House

    You’ll probably remember Hello Barbie from last year, if for no other reason than she seemed to make a bunch of people really mad. Well, the quasi-cyborg Barbie of last year wasn’t at the 2016 New York Toy Fair last weekend, but Mattel hasn’t given up on the Hello thing. This year, they brought along […]

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    RC Hoverboard Barbie Flies on a Real Hoverboard

    Ugh, of course Barbie would get a real, honest hoverboard before the rest of us. Here at the New York Toy Fair, Mattel is demonstrating the Barbie Star Light Adventure RC Hoverboard, and no, there are absolutely no wheels involved. You can see from the video what the deal is — Barbie’s basically hitching a […]

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    The 14 Hottest Toys at Toy Fair 2015

    It’s that time of year when we get to be jealous of the kids of today. The North American International Toy Fair wrapped up in New York earlier this week, letting us in on the toys that will be under trees come this holiday season—hey, there’s a reason so many of these toys are coming […]

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    Furbacca is Chewbacca in Furby Form!

    If you thought there was a ton of Star Wars merch before, just you wait. Not only does Disney now own Star Wars, there’s also a new Star Wars movie coming out this year. It’s a perfect storm, and we’re just starting to get a glimpse of the weather forecast. If Furbacca is any indication, […]

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    Monopoly Coach Edition Costs $2k and It’s Fabulous

    Is it the most expensive Monopoly board ever? Haha, no. Still, the price of landing on a Boardwalk hotel is awfully steep for a game of Monopoly. I guess it wouldn’t be Coach if everyone could afford it, right? Monopoly is getting a $2,000 Coach makeover, and I’d say it’s also the the 2,000th different […]

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    Demi Lovato’s Twister Moves line Features a Hula Hoop

    Old Twister will never go out of fashion. Young people will always revel in falling on top of each other suggestively, while older people will always seek the thrill of coming within a razor’s edge of permanently damaging any or all their joints. But, just about everyone who wants to own Old Twister probably already […]

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    This Purse Doubles as a Weapon

    Any kids want to be like those totally rad women in movies that pack heat in their handbags? Well, here’s the kid-friendly version of that. The latest in Nerf’s probably unnecessary but whatever line of dart guns for girls is the Rebelle Secret Shot, a blaster that folds up into a purse. Or, a purse-looking […]

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    Moff is a Smart Slap Bracelet with Sound Effects

    Every year, we see something at the North American International Toy Fair that we want just as badly as the kids do. Alright, alright, that actually describes just about everything at the Toy Fair. But this year, we have to give a special mention to the Moff smart bracelet, a simple toy that really does […]

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    It’s a Miracle – Barbie Can Finally Wear Flat Shoes!

    At long last, in the year 2015, Barbie can finally get a little more comfortable. Barbie’s career this year is film director, and she’s heading onto the set in a pair of black flats instead of her heels. Sounds like she won’t be sitting in that director’s chair much. Of course, she’ll still come with […]

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    Fisher-Price Just Gave the Baby Bouncer a Smart Makeover

    The connected world is truly one for all ages. With the new stuff Fisher-Price unveiled over the weekend at the North American International Toy Fair in New York, babies and parents alike can have fun with new ways to keep babies happy and entertained, even when parents are stuck at work. Their 4-in-1 Smart Connect […]

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    Rainbow Dazzle Minnie Sings Cyndi Lauper’s True Colors

    Minnie Mouse is showing off her singing chops along with her unmatched fashion sense this year. Rainbow Dazzle Minnie rocks a light-up outfit that can change colors, and she sings a Cyndi Lauper song. They went with the obvious choice. While I guess there’s never a bad time to go with “Girls Just Want to […]

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    Hands-on with Oregon Scientific’s MEEP! Tablet for Kids

    Amongst the slew of new tablets for kids that is being shown off at Toy Fair this week, Oregon Scientific has announced the MEEP! tablet for kids. This 7″ tablet packs in Wi-Fi and a tough design. In particular, it comes with an enhanced rubber silicon sleeve, and it’s prepared to handles drops and basic […]

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    Might as Well Jump on the iBounce Trampoline

    As Rompy Roo always says, “I get up, and nothing gets me down.” Alright, that was Van Halen, but you have to figure if a kangaroo gets down to any kind of music, it’s Halen. Kids can now get up with Rompy on the iBounce Trampoline from JumpSport.

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    Nanodots Get Hulk-like in Size with Mega Nanodots

    Nanodots are dangerously similar to the ever-popular Buckyballs, the rare earth magnetized balls. Dangerously similar perhaps, but equally as fun. Nanodots takes it to the next level by including puzzles with each set of dots. There are even a few accessories to complement these magnetized fun-dots as well as Mega Nanodots, which are marble-sized. If […]