Holiday Toy Lists for 2014!

I’ve been a busy little elf this holiday season helping create some lists of my favorite holiday toys, many of which appeared on Toys. In case you are ready to do some last minute shopping, here are links to some of my favorites articles! Links to these posts will take you to content I wrote for […]

LEGO Batman Batcave Adventure (Giveaway)

Guess what!?! DC Super Hero character Batman is now featured in LEGO Duplo sets like this one, the LEGO Batman Batcave Adventure! LEGO Duplo sets are recommended for kids ages 2-5, given that they include larger pieces with more simplified directions. After children build the Batcave, Batman, complete with his blue cape and mask, can […]

Ever Wanted To Fly Like Iron Man or Challenge Captain America?

Disclosure: I was provided with free passes to the Discovery Times Square museum to participate in the Marvel’s Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. exhibit. Any and all opinions are my own. Don’t try to tell me when you are watching anyone of the AVENGERS for the first time that you haven’t ever wondered what would it be like […]

Hexbug Nano V2 Toy Party

It’s been amazing over the last few years to watch Hexbugs evolve. If you aren’t familiar with them, these are tiny robotic bugs recommended for kids ages 3 and up that can travel through their habitat, which is a track system that children can put together. If the bugs flip over, they can right themselves […]

Angry Birds Star Wars Toys (Giveaway)

Spend 10 minutes with boys in the 5-10 year-old age range, if they aren’t wearing an Angry Birds t-shirt, within that timeframe it won’t be hard to engage any of them in detailed conversation about their obsession with the Angry Birds apps, toys and the latest addition to the flighty destructive bunch, Angry Birds Star […]

Teaching Kids to Write With Kids Writing Apps

Everyday as an occupational therapist I’m teaching kids to write letters, numbers and draw pictures.  For most of the children I work with who are challenged by how they hold a pencil, or the ability to pay attention, it’s a daunting task, often met with refusal, especially when I hand over the dreaded pencil and […]

New Beyblade Beywheelz (Video)

Beyblade’s spinning tops have been very popular amongst little boys for several years. Children “Let it Rip!” by pulling the rip cord and battle against their friends in an arena, with the last top standing being crowned the winner. This year Hasbro introduced a new Beyblade line at Toy Fair, Beyblade Beywheelz. Beywheelz will spin […]

Looking for a new family game to add to your game night?

Knock Your Blocks Off is one of the latest game releases from one of my favorite companies, Gamewright, which is a great family game to add to your game night! I have used this educational game over the last few weeks with several different boys and girls between the ages of 8 and 13 as part […]

BigFoot the Monster by Fisher Price

Fisher-Price, BigFoot the Monster will be a sought after remote controlled dinosaur toy for preschoolers this holiday season. He has multiple emotions that include sad and angry. He exercises, flips, and walks forward. Recommended for kids 3-10. Tweet provides personalized holiday gift adventures!

After talking with my friend in Florida who is visiting relatives in New York with her children this holiday season, we happened upon the discussion of how Santa would be delivering her children’s presents in New York. With toting two children, her husband, the family dog and her mother-in-law in the mini-van, there was simply […]

How to use with ToyQueen

Review of with Toyqueen Interview with Steve Mock CEO and founder of Giftventure. Giftventure is a personalized treasure hunt that arrives in the mail. Parents will hide a gift in the house. They will go online and order an adventure that will give their children clues and eventually tell them where the gift was […]

Spinmaster Interview on Chixos Toy by ToyQueen

Ben from Spinmaster gives an overview of some of their great toys including ChixOs, Aquadoodle, Moon Sand and Glodoodle. Tweet

Interview with Disney at Time to Play Holiday Preview by ToyQueen

Disney Consumer Products has developed the Flix Jr. which is a video camera accessible to children with the use of just one hand. After the child records, they push the same button to stop the action and it will repeat what has just been taped. The video can also be uploaded to the computer and […]

Play Doh Burger Builder Review by Toy Queen

Play-Doh Burger Builder Review by ToyQueen. Your child is developing their hand strength, coordination and imagination to create hamburger combinations complete with toppings using Play-Doh! Tweet

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