Toys

It’s Good to Be a Geek With This Year’s Holiday Offerings From Mondo

Mondo is back with fresh geeky offerings for the holidays.

November 18, 2021

Make Room in the Batcave This Holiday Season for These Three Batmobiles

Each of these Batmobiles is very different, but fun in their own ways.

November 17, 2021

Review: HEYKUBE Is the Smartest Smart Cube

HEYKUBE offers a programmable computer inside a Rubik’s Cube type of puzzle that lets eager coders do new projects.

November 11, 2021

Playmobil Playland: ‘Back to the Future Part III’ Advent Calendar

Our kids love getting a small gift every day leading up to Christmas, and this year we get to continue…

November 11, 2021

Prepare to Conquer Eternia With the Hordak Sixth-Scale Figure From Mondo

The Mondo Hordak sixth-scale figure is a gorgeous modern update of the classic 'Masters of the Universe' look.

November 7, 2021

GeekMom: Barbie Meets the World of Building Blocks

We have a lot of building blocks in our house. We have a whole box of Duplo that we still…

November 6, 2021

Puzzling Out the Pandemic: Wooden Jigsaw Puzzles From Bewilderness

If you're looking for high quality wooden jigsaw puzzles that will give your mind and fingers a workout, you should…

November 5, 2021

GeekMom: Tabletop Review: ‘Super Mario Labyrinth’

My first introduction to Labyrinth came a few years ago when I picked up a copy of a Swiss edition…

November 5, 2021

GeekMom: Gather Your Family for a Traditional Wooden Puzzle This Holiday Season

Note: Before gathering any family, please make sure those who are able to be vaccinated are fully vaccinated, and use…

November 4, 2021

Playmobil Playland: Dino Rise

Dinosaurs, drones, and mechs, oh my! Playmobil has introduced a new original line of toys that combine together dinosaurs, armor,…

October 31, 2021

GeekMom: Hiking in a Pandemic With ‘Mountains’ by Haba

It’s a beautiful day and we have decided to go on a hiking adventure. In the foothills of the mountains,…

October 30, 2021

GeekMom: Green Toys vs. Greener Toys

We are a things family. We buy things, lots of things. We each collect something. We each have a favorite…

October 28, 2021

GeekMom: Roar Through Halloween With The Disguise Store ‘Jurassic World’ Official T-Rex Inflatable Costume

This year I’m doing a double cosplay for Halloween: Dopey from Fun.com and the fearsome inflatable t-rex from Jurassic World…

October 21, 2021

Gravity Bugs Free-Climbing MicroBot Lets Children Learn Through Experimentation

The Gravity Bugs Free-Climbing MicroBot teaches children STEM as they build and experiment with a robot that can climb up…

September 30, 2021

Puzzling Pursuits: 4 Fun Jigsaw Puzzles

My family brushed up on our jigsaw puzzle skills with these four excellent puzzles.

September 1, 2021

Getting Started with the Die-Cast Club

Here's a look at the Die-Cast Club from Eaglemoss, a subscription-based model kit service.

August 16, 2021

GeekMom: Join us for a Mad Tea Party With Funko Games

Walt Disney’s Alice in Wonderland is one of the few animated classics from it’s era to remain unscathed when re-watching…

July 29, 2021

GeekMom: Surprise Box Round-Up: Who Will Reign Supreme?

You see them in every toy section. Surprise box toys/collectibles. I’ve wondered just how worth the cost some of these…

July 27, 2021

Playmobil Playland: Stunt Show

Sunday! Sunday! Sunday! Playmobil brings the excitement of monster trucks, crash derby, and motocross with their latest offering---Stunt Show!

July 9, 2021

GeekMom: An Interview With LEGO Brickmaster and Artist Nathan Sawaya

As we start rolling towards the end of the second season of LEGO Masters, we supplement our first interview with…

July 7, 2021

Build Your Own (Mini) Fire Lookout Tower

If you enjoy the aesthetics of the iconic fire lookout tower, then Houha Designs has a model designed just for…

June 26, 2021

Playmobil Playland: Back to ‘Back to the Future’

Playmobil has added two new sets to their 'Back to the Future' line-up, further cementing its place in my mind…

June 14, 2021

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

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