The 15 Most Fun Chess Sets for Kids

The most fun chess sets for kids

You saw The Queen’s Gambit on Netflix and now you and your kids want play chess. Why not get them a chess set that’s as fun to play with as it is educational? There are officially licensed and branded chess sets that include many of today’s beloved pop-culture characters and they make playing the strategy game much more fun for kids who already have the hang of it. Read more

This Year’s Best Baby Yoda Toys For The Mandalorian Fans.

Best Baby Yoda Toys 2020

When you have enormous wealthy companies such as Disney behind the hottest new Star Wars TV series character for kids, there’s no dearth (double entendre intended) of officially licensed toys and games brought to market for the holidays. Running the gamut from interactive to cuddly, “The Child”  whose real name is Grogu but is better known as the adorable Baby Yoda from The Mandalorian streaming series available on Disney+, is the subject of this year’s hottest Holiday toys. Read more

Meet The 14 Year Old Who Built A LEGO Model of Manhattan

Freestyle LEGO build of Manhattan

This past week, as I was scrolling through my Twitter feed reading about Trump’s lies, police brutality, Covid-19 death tolls, heatwaves, wildfires and hurricanes – I was stopped by a video of a remarkable semblance of LEGO bricks built to emulate the entire island of Manhattan. I was blown away. Given that I’m familiar with most available LEGO products I knew it was – as the brick builders call them – a freestyle build. Meaning it’s not from a kit, there are no directions and it is built entirely from one’s imagination using LEGO bricks. Read more

Squeakee and Spotty Electronic Interactive Balloon Dogs Are Here!

Interactive balloon dog toys

Bound to be one of this holiday’s season’s hot toys, the interactive Balloon Dog named Squeakee, and his Dalmation pal Spotty, love to be pet, pumped up and played with. The new toys respond to your voice and come with their own own squeaker toys, a pump to inflate or feed them and a pin with which they can be “popped”. Read more

Crayola Finally Launches Flesh Colored Crayons For Everyone.

Crayola Colors of the World Crayons

It only took them 50 years too long, but Crayola has finally launched Colors of The World, Multicultural Crayons in a box of 24 and in a box of 32 (which includes 8 classic colors for eyes and details). Read more

IKEA Offers Kids Quarantine Fun Forts!

IKEA Kids Quarantine Forts

IKEA’s marketing regardless of country is consistently clever, as you may recall from some of our previous IKEA posts. Such is the case with this cute little campaign to help keep restless kids occupied at home during the quarantine, constructing forts and tents using IKEA products. Read more

Disney Launches Character Face Masks for Kids and Adults

disney launches face masks

Disney is launching a slew of new face masks featuring their most beloved characters designed in small, medium, and large sizes for children as well as adult sizes. With characters from Disney Classics, Star Wars, Pixar and Marvel, there are 24 to choose from and they are so cute, your kids will never want to take them off. Read more

Fisher-Price Special Edition Thank You Heroes Figures Give Back

fisher price thank you special edition heroes

Emergency Medical Techs, Delivery Drivers, Doctors and Nurses are the new superheroes and Fisher Price is saluting these brave souls who carry on doing their jobs despite the risks in order to keep the rest of us safe, secure and healthy with 6″ tall, male and female special edition figures. Read more