Blinks Bridges the Gap Between Video and Tabletop Games

When it comes to gaming today, you pretty much have two choices: video games or tabletop games. Blinks is a…

June 11, 2021

GeekMom: Hope: 2021 Freedom Series Horse of the Year

Breyer, the maker of figurine horses, has partnered up with Covenant House, a non-profit that supports homeless teens, to send…

June 4, 2021

Re-engage Children in Learning With Sphero BOLT

As distance learning has become the norm for much of the country during the current pandemic, students need to be…

May 28, 2021

Review: Bat-Tech by Spin Master Shows Off Batman’s Wonderful Toys

New Batman toys by Spin Master come in all shapes and sizes.

May 20, 2021

‘He-Man: Revelation’ Air Date Revealed PLUS Advanced Look at Toys

New 'He-Man' toys, a new cartoon, and finally a release date. Oh, it's a good year to be an '80s…

May 13, 2021

Take a Dive Into Universal Monsters Collectibles With the Mondo ‘Creature From the Black Lagoon’ Sixth-Scale Figure

Mondo has knocked this Creature From the Black Lagoon sixth-scale figure out of the park.

May 12, 2021

GeekMom: Clixo: A Fun Magnetic Toy in a Small Package

As my kids have grown up, we’ve encountered a lot of different types of toys, activities, and play systems. Some…

May 7, 2021

GeekMom: Geekmom Review: BRIO’s Battery-Operated Steaming Train

BRIO is a well known brand in our family. Before my son could speak words, he spoke train. Two years…

May 6, 2021

Celebrate May the Fourth With New LEGO Star Wars Collection

Celebrate Star Wars Day, tell your friends "May the 4th be with you," and maybe check out the new haul…

May 4, 2021

Kickstarter Alert: Mountain Chamomile Tea Dragon Plushie

Oni Press has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund their newest plushie from the 'Tea Dragon Society' graphic novels.

April 29, 2021

GeekMom: ‘We Just Click’ Is a Sweet Collection of LEGO-Themed Love Notes

New this year, We Just Click: Little LEGO Love Stories by Aled Lewis is a cute, funny, and positively creative…

April 9, 2021

Kickstarter Alert: Explore Engineering with Crowbits

Here's a kit for kids who love building and engineering: Crowbits!

April 7, 2021

GeekMom: Preview of LEGO Products for the First Half of 2021

The first half of 2021 promises to be filled with a lot of fun, interesting, and engaging new LEGO sets…

April 6, 2021

Playmobil Playland: Officially Licensed Nostalgia Courtesy of Volkswagen

Playmobil's latest officially licensed line-up is definitely going to be a hit with most adults of a certain age as…

March 26, 2021

GeekMom: GraviTrax PRO Adds Height and Bonus Physics to Your GraviTrax Experience

One of my favorite toys as a kid was a wooden marble game (as I call it) that my parents…

March 22, 2021

GeekMom: Building Puzzle Skills With ‘Dinosaurs in Space’ from Ravensburger

I am a big fan of puzzles as an activity. I am fairly good at them, my husband is fairly…

March 19, 2021

This Is the Way: ‘The Mandalorian’ Mystery Minis From Funko

'The Mandalorian' Mystery Minis from Funko bring you 'Star Wars' in an adorable little package.

February 28, 2021

Games From ‘Pixicade’ Are as Unlimited as Your Imagination

With a rebrand and a bunch of new features, the new Pixicade expands on teaching game design and dynamics to…

February 22, 2021

Kickstarter Alert: Fidget and Focus with Loopy Loopers

Blue Orange Toys has just launched a Kickstarter for Loopy Loopers, a new line of fidget toys.

February 9, 2021

Snap Ships Adds to Its Fleet With Drones and Fusion Builds

Snap Ships Drones are the latest addition to the Snap Ships building system. The six new drones are divided into…

February 3, 2021

Squanch This! The ‘Rick and Morty’ Statue From Mondo

If you're a fan of Rick and Morty, you're going to want this statue on your shelf.

January 20, 2021

Cuddle up With the Child From ‘Star Wars: The Mandalorian’ by Yogibo

Yogibo, known for their comfortable bean bag furniture, now offers the Child from the 'Star Wars' series 'The Mandalorian' as…

December 25, 2020

A Life-Size Prop From ‘The Iron Giant?!?’ The Iron Giant Bolt from Mondo

Yes, you CAN get a life-size prop replica from 'The Iron Giant.'

December 24, 2020

How Nintendo Saved My Housebound Holiday

Here is a look at our current favorites---some brand new and a few perennial picks---that continue to keep our spirits…

December 23, 2020

GeekMom: On the Third Day of Christmas We Played Three New Games

As we begin the final countdown to Christmas Day, and the elf looks for ever more unusual places to hide,…

December 20, 2020

GeekMom: Puzzle Culture’s Subscription Box Is Perfect for Puzzle Fans

Puzzles are something that my family has enjoyed even before the pandemic made them all the rage again, so I…

December 18, 2020

Hasbro Pulse Brings Drizzt Do’Urden to (Toy) Life!

I just got my hands on the Dungeons & Dragons Forgotten Realms Drizzt & Guenhwyvar action figure set (exclusively available…

December 17, 2020

GeekDad Review: He-Man Origins Toys – Not Just Nostalgia

He-Man and The Masters of the Universe ruled the '80s, but never really mastered the 21st century. Mattel aims to…

December 16, 2020

Review: ‘Pokémon Battle Academy’ Is for Beginners Young and Old

Silly question - how does one actually *play* Pokémon?

December 16, 2020

GeekMom: Hornby Brings Traditional Toy Trains Into the Modern Age With Eurostar

If there’s one word that is definitely NOT synonymous with 2020, it’s travel. With most of stuck in lockdowns and…

December 12, 2020

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