Toys

Playmobil Playland: ‘Back to the Future’

Playmobil's new 'Back to the Future' sets are far and away my favorite of their licensed sets they've made so…

July 20, 2020

Mondo Delivers Dinos From ‘Jurassic Park’ Into Your Home

Dinos dominate in the 'Jurassic Park' offerings from Mondo.

July 18, 2020

Review: GoCube

The GoCube is a wired Rubik's-cube puzzle that will teach you how to solve it and master it.

July 2, 2020

Happy 60th Anniversary to Etch A Sketch!

This year is Etch A Sketch's 60th birthday, and there are a number of special editions to celebrate.

July 1, 2020

Return to the Land of Ooo With the ‘Adventure Time’ Statue From Mondo

Whether you're a fan of 'Adventure Time' or not, this is a fantastic piece.

June 28, 2020

Celebrate the Return of ‘Adventure Time’ with a Jake and Finn Statue!

Mondo is releasing an 'Adventure Time' statue to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the show's debut.

June 25, 2020

Puzzling Out the Pandemic: ‘The Iron Giant’ Jigsaw Puzzle from Mondo

'The Iron Giant' is a jigsaw puzzle with gorgeous artwork that will put your puzzle-making skills to the test.

June 10, 2020

Mondo Father’s Day Gifts and a ‘Batman’ Vinyl Giveaway!

We recently featured Mondo and the many great pop culture items available from them in GeekMom's Father's Day Gift Guide.

June 8, 2020

Playmobil Playroom: EverDreamerz

Playmobil's EverDreamerz is a new line of Playmobil set around five friends who travel to a dream world full of…

May 31, 2020

Geek Links: RepliTronics Announces Mini Boombox Bluetooth Speaker

The folks over at New Wave Toys have a new product in the works for their RepliTronics line of premium…

May 28, 2020

Geek Links: Young Inventor Challenge

The CHITAG Young Inventor Challenge happens annually as part of Chicago Toy & Game Week, and this year it hopes…

May 24, 2020

‘LEGO Masters’ Season One Finale Coverage: Finalists Tyler & Amy

We wrap up our three day countdown to tonight's 'LEGO Masters' season finale on Fox with finalists Tyler and Amy.

April 15, 2020

‘LEGO Masters’ Season One Finale Coverage: Nathan Sawaya

Today kicks off Day One of our three-day coverage leading up to the LEGO Masters season one finale this Wednesday…

April 13, 2020

‘LEGO Masters’ Season One Finale Coverage: Amy Corbett

We're continuing our coverage heading into the LEGO Masters season one finale tomorrow night on Fox by talking with The…

April 13, 2020

Mondo Transforms Artist-Created Movie Posters Into Puzzles

Today, Mondo announced the new Puzzle Party collection: a series of 8 artist-created posters that have been transformed into 1,000-piece…

April 7, 2020

Playmobil Playroom: Scooby-Doo!

Playmobil's Scooby-Doo! sets are the perfect way to get excited about the upcoming 'Scoob!' film!

March 8, 2020

Giveaway and Endorsement: The Cat in the Hat for President

The political views of GeekFamily Network writer Mordechai Luchins do not constitute the opinions of GeekFamily Network. Dr. Seuss was…

March 6, 2020

The Canterbury Cathedral by MicroDesigns: Phenomenal Vaulted Style, Itty Bitty Footprint

Now you can build the famous Canterbury Cathedral on a tiny scale!

March 2, 2020

DC Reveals ‘Joker’ Statue Line at New York Toy Fair

Check out the new DC collectibles, at New York Toy Fair this weekend!

February 21, 2020

Looking Forward to Toy Fair

Toy Fair 2020 in NYC starts this weekend, there are a few items that we’re really excited to see.

February 20, 2020

Review—’Felt Menagerie,’ Off-the-Wall Animal Art

'Felt Menagerie,' the all-ages stitching of faux stuffed animal heads has a calming element to it that truly amazes me.

February 5, 2020

Where Does He Get Those Wonderful Toys? — LEGO 1989 Batmobile Review

To celebrate the 80th birthday of Batman and the 30th anniversary of Tim Burton's iconic 'Batman' movie, LEGO introduced an…

January 5, 2020

LEGO Hidden Side Uses AR to Hunt Ghosts

The LEGO Hidden Side set brings your set to life using AR gameplay to allow players to hunt ghosts or…

December 14, 2019

GeekDad Review: Zing HyperStrike Soft Bow & Arrows Shoots Screen Time Dead

I was looking for a toy to pry my son away from his screens. I found just the thing.

November 7, 2019

Playmobil Playroom: Christmas Bakery

Playmobil's Christmas Bakery is a great way to get into the holiday spirit and even make some Christmas cookies!

November 5, 2019

Ever Wanted a 7-Inch Tall LEGO Minifigure? Now’s Your Chance

Now made of gorgeous oak, the traditional LEGO Minifigure has grown up a bit.

November 1, 2019

‘Race Against Slime’ With This Awesome Ghostbusters Bogie!

This toy book and car have some fun spins.

October 18, 2019

How to Hack a LEGO Power Functions Cable for Direct 9V Power

Sick of eating through batteries to power LEGO Motors? A little bit of work and a few dollars of electronics…

October 7, 2019

Playmobil Playroom: Playmobil City Life: Furnished School

Playmobil's City Life School has actually made my kids happy about school!

October 4, 2019

Game Creation is Doodlematic Gameplay

Teaching the other side of game creation – Doodlematic can help teach game design and dynamics to complement coding skills…

October 3, 2019

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