Fidget spinners have small metal parts that pose choking hazards to children. What do experts say about the benefits of these toys to kids with ADHD and anxiety?
Public Health June 19, 2017
Target recalled more than half a million Easter toys that, once ingested, can expand in a child's stomach and may not even show up on X-ray. Here are the products affected by the recall.
Public Health April 13, 2017
Lego is planning to come up with a figurine set composed of pioneering women who have made contributions to NASA’s space program. The idea behind the set comes from Maia Weinstock, who won the Lego Ideas competition.
Geek March 3, 2017
Security researcher Troy Hunt discovered that the internet-connected CloudPets presented a major security threat to parents and children. What can parents do to keep themselves and their children safe?
Security February 28, 2017
The Wi-Fi-connected My Friend Cayla doll could be used by hackers to spy on children, so has been banned in Germany with parents advised to destroy the to
Security February 17, 2017
American Girl is releasing its first-ever boy doll, a character named Logan who is a drummer.
Life & Style February 15, 2017
Hatchimal is one of the best-selling toys this Christmas. Some customers have reported that the Hatchimal toys they bought are saying cuss words, and videos of the owners' experience have become viral.
Viral December 29, 2016
A consumer watchdog group warned that some toys that have already been recalled are still for sale online. What should shoppers do to ensure they are buying safe toys this holiday season?
Public Health November 23, 2016
Toys for the upcoming 'Power Rangers' reboot are giving fans a better look at the film's Zords...for better or for worse.
Movies/TV Shows November 15, 2016
Fidget Cube is the desk toy that is the better alternative to clicking a pen that has already raised more than $2 million in its crowdfunding campaign.
Gadgets September 9, 2016
An upcoming drone set from Spin Master tasks owners with piloting an X-Wing and shooting down a hovering Death Star.
Geek September 7, 2016
Walmart revealed the list of top 25 toys this season chosen by kids. Num Noms Lip Gloss Truck, Star Wars Electronic R2D2 and Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice Batcave are some of the games appearing in the list.
Business Tech September 1, 2016
Consumers can buy select American Girl dolls at Toys 'R' Us starting this fall.
Geek August 31, 2016
Eevee joins Pikachu at Build-A-Bear Workshops next month.
Geek August 29, 2016
Hasbro announced the upcoming release of the Furby Connect, which features LCD eyes and Bluetooth connectivity to make the toy pet more interactive.
Geek June 30, 2016
One teen shares her mom's shock when her mom thinks she has found drugs in her daughter's room -- but it was actually these toys.
Viral June 9, 2016
Second Life Toys is a campaign where people can donate limbs to help give stuffed animals a second chance at life to teach about child organ transplants.
Viral May 12, 2016
Not fit for kids. A famous line of DIY jewelry kits for kids sold in New York was found with exceedingly high levels of lead. Officials are reviewing the safety of Cra-Z-Art products and considering a possible recall.
Public Health April 23, 2016
This 1/6th scale Hawkeye figure from Hot Toys comes with a micro-sized surprise.
Movies/TV Shows March 16, 2016
In a new patent, Disney combined magnetic toys with smart devices to create a new kind of toy that uses magnetic fields to allow kids to guide it over a touchscreen display.
February 29, 2016
Bungie's popular shooter will be getting the 'blok' treatment when 'Destiny' Mega Bloks arrive later this year.
Geek February 15, 2016
In addition to upcoming statues, figures and busts from Dark Horse, Jinx has just unveiled a new vinyl figure of everybody's favorite witcher.
Geek February 15, 2016
Considering how successful Mattel and Microsoft's other Halo toys have been, a series of action figures was all but inevitable — and as an added bonus, they look fantastic.
Geek February 12, 2016
Fans of 'The Witcher 3' will want to check out these collectibles coming to stores later this year.
Geek February 12, 2016
Including a 'Batman Beyond' set!
Movies/TV Shows February 11, 2016
McFarlane Toys is producing 'Five Nights at Freddy's' toy sets complete with the nightmarish characters from the franchise.
Geek February 9, 2016
LeapFrog has announced that it will be purchased by rival toymaker VTech, with the acquisition set to cost $7.2 million. The acquisition comes after a huge decline in LeapFrog's stock of late.
Money February 8, 2016
'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' will take fans back to the time of the original trilogy, and it might include everybody's favorite bounty hunter.
Movies/TV Shows February 1, 2016
Hasbro revealed two new blasters that will join Nerf's Zombie Strike and Doomlands lines, including one that features a spinning foam chainsaw.
Geek January 26, 2016
What a time to be alive.
Gadgets January 13, 2016
You can buy this piece of 'Star Wars' history for the low, low price of $150,000.
Movies/TV Shows January 8, 2016
This is for those moments when you need to lift your X-Wing out of the swamp, but can't find the power to do so.
Movies/TV Shows December 24, 2015
Trading Standards officials seized counterfeit Disney toys that contained high amounts of toxic chemicals such as phthalates. Exposure to phthalates may lead to an increased risk of cancer, asthma and fertility problems.
LIFE December 18, 2015
We round up some ideas on the niftiest tech gifts you can give children this holiday season. Choose from the Star Wars-inspired Sphero BB-8 droid to the PowerUp 3.0 smartphone-controlled paper airplane and more.
Gadgets December 17, 2015
In an attempt to repeat the success from the 'Transformers' and 'GI Joe' film franchise, Hasbro and Paramount are planning on churning out more movie adaptations from toy brands like Micronauts, Visionaries and ROM.
Movies/TV Shows December 15, 2015
This project's not for the faint of heart or classic 'Star Wars' toy collectors.
Geek December 11, 2015
Instead of a smartphone or remote control, this remote control toy car can use a live cricket to steer itself around.
Gadgets December 9, 2015
IBM launched a new app using Watson's supercomputer technology that identifies and predicts trends to make holiday shopping a bit easier.
Apps/Software November 18, 2015
LEGO and its French advertising agency Brand Station will give away 1,500 pairs of slippers that will protect feet from the pain caused by stepping on the bricks.
Internet Culture November 16, 2015
Two years ago, the team behind a 13-foot replica of the U.S.S. Kitty Hawk was able to launch a remote-controlled plane from the aircraft carrier, but they weren't able to land it — until now, that is.
Gadgets November 12, 2015
Slave Leia no more? Say it isn't so, Mickey. Reports online are saying exactly that: Disney wants to retire the Slave Leia costume from all merchandise.
Movies/TV Shows November 4, 2015
Exposure to fast food TV ads influences the number of times a family visits fast food restaurants. The trend holds true for families with children who specifically request collecting toy freebies, a new study shows.
LIFE October 31, 2015
Wendy Bryan is not your average mother of three. By her own description, she's a gut wrangler. Her company, I Heart Guts, makes plush toy internal organs.
Arts & Culture October 29, 2015
Here are the first details on LEGO's plans for 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.' Four sets have been revealed so far, with models that include the Batmobile, Batwing and more.
Movies/TV Shows October 16, 2015
Spatoon's Squid-kids will be available as huggable plushies this December. The dolls based on Nintendo's paintball shooter game will be sold in Japan just in time for Christmas.
Internet Culture October 16, 2015