The 15 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. (more…)

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

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. (more…)

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

The not yet completed freestyle build of Dubai

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. (more…)

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