Toys

Trypticon – Great For Collectors. Not So Great For Kids.

Trypticon the largest of the Titans Return 2017 class and a must for Transformer collectors.

November 20, 2017

Purple Cow Crazy Scientist Lab – Science at the Ready

Quick and easy science experiments for ages 6 to 99.

October 9, 2017

Goodbye, Thomas: Train Geeks Growing Up

True train geeks don't really outgrow their early childhood obsessions. They just change the focus to more grown up styles…

September 1, 2017

School May Be Starting But We Can Still ‘Get Outside’

Fall doesn't mean an end to outdoor fun. We have a few months left before the deep freeze, and Toysmith…

August 29, 2017

Get Behind the Wheel of Sphero’s Ultimate Lightning McQueen

The Ultimate Lightning McQueen from Sphero is a 'Cars' fan's dream come true.

August 9, 2017

LEGO Friends Snow Resort Ice Rink: Gender Equal Set

With the LEGO Friends Snow Resort Ice Rink, everyone's favorite building toy brings a great gender neutral product that promotes…

August 7, 2017

‘Gimme Gimme Guinea Pigs’: A Game for Your Littlest

'Gimme Gimme Guinea Pigs' is a perfect introduction to gaming for pre-readers that is fun for older siblings and parents…

August 4, 2017

Kickstarter for the Rocketbook Color Notebook: The Internet of Crayons

The Rocketbook Color Notebook, now on Kickstarter, addresses the two-fold problem: how do we give compulsive young artists a surface…

July 23, 2017

‘LEGO Dimensions’ Wonder Woman Giveaway: Win a Princess Warrior Goddess

The 'LEGO Dimensions' Wonder Woman fun pack brings all the fun of your favorite princess warrior goddess right to your…

July 7, 2017

Get in the Patriotic Spirit With This Time Lapse of a LEGO Statue of Liberty

Everyone loves a time lapse video, and a LEGO Statue of Liberty time lapse is just what Independence Day was…

July 2, 2017

Need to Fidget? Try Thumb Chucks

Need To Fidget? Try Thumb Chucks.

May 23, 2017

Petsies Will Delight Your Kids and Alarm Your Pets

Make a custom version of your pet for National Pet Week!

May 13, 2017

The Dynamic Duo Reviews K’Nex ‘Might Makers Inventor’s Clubhouse’

The Dynamic Duo reviews K'Nex 'Might Makers Inventor's Clubhouse' as much for their own entertainment as for yours.

May 1, 2017

ICYMI: GeekMom Goes Toy Fair Live at 23 Booths

GeekMom Karen takes you through a categorized listing, complete with Facebook Live videos, of 23 cool booths from Toy Fair…

February 26, 2017

Toy Fair Video: Playmobil, ‘Ghostbusters,’ History, and ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ Sets

GeekMom Karen gets a look behind the scenes at Playmobil during Toy Fair 2017 and brings it right into your…

February 21, 2017

Toy Fair 2017: LEGO Away! All the Non-embargoed LEGO for the Upcoming Year

GeekMoms Karen and Jackie get a look behind the scenes at LEGO during Toy Fair 2017 and bring it right…

February 21, 2017

New ‘Roblox’ Toys Inspire Creativity Online and Offline

If YouTube Let's Play videos are any indication, 'Roblox' is currently giving 'Minecraft' a run for its money with kids…

February 4, 2017

bionicTOYS Flex-Bricks: Because Nature Is Flexible

Nature is flexible which is why you should check out these LEGO compatible flex bricks now on Kickstarter. bionicTOYS are…

December 7, 2016

Turn Your Kids’ Drawings into Plush Dolls with Budsies

Want to give your young artists something awesome? Let them design their own plush doll with Budsies.

December 5, 2016

‘PJ Masks’ Toys Are Here to Save the Day

'PJ Masks' toys are (finally) here, and they're awesome. Give the gift of pajama superheroes this holiday season.

December 4, 2016

GeekMom Holiday Gift Guide #1: Toys

Welcome to the start of this year's holiday gift guides! The GeekMom guides will run each week on Tuesday mornings.…

November 8, 2016

SBrick Plus: Programmable Interlocking Bricks You Want

When educators asked for better programmable interlocking bricks that were compatible with LEGO, SBrick Plus answered the call. Check out…

November 3, 2016

LEGO and ‘DC Super Hero Girls’ Team Up for Super New Sets This January

This morning LEGO and DC Super Hero Girls announced even more sets coming this January to a toy store near…

October 5, 2016

6 Things Parents Should Know About the Sphero Force Band

The Force has never felt more real, thanks to the new Force Band coming September 30 from Sphero.

September 16, 2016

The 10 Most Annoying Toys of All Time

These are the toys that, as parents, we wish we could make disappear forever into the black hole of nothingness--the…

September 2, 2016

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: ‘DragonStone Mine’

An engaging game for people of all ages; comes with three game modes for prereaders up through adults. Mine some…

July 16, 2016

Edo Blocks: These Are the Blocks You Were Looking For

Edo blocks are the toy that will cause your kid to ignore Phineas & Ferb. 'Nuff said.

June 28, 2016

Stikbot: Engaging the Creative, Willful Child

Stikbots little poseable bots engage kids in creative storytelling and digital media making, even for the most recalcitrant little people.

April 9, 2016

K’nex Builds Interest In STEM

K'nex sets presented at Toy Fair have some issues, but earn a thumbs up from both mom and kids.

March 11, 2016

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