Lush Handmade Cosmetics

Several weeks ago I finally took a trip into Boston and learned all about Lush handmade cosmetics. I am a no frills type of person. The question, “What skin care products do you use?” scares the heck out of me. I pretty much use what ever body wash is left over from our last hotel […]

A Game to Teach Kids About Colors, Shapes, Numbers and Taking Turns! (Giveaway)

Many parents are often on the lookout for games for their kids that can be fun and include educational concepts. Crocodile Hop from Learning Resources, is one of those games that will teach kids about colors, shapes, numbers and taking turns. The game includes a very large, plastic game mat (30″ wide x 100″ long), […]

Great Cars for 1-3 Year Olds!

You see children all over town, clutching their favorite hand held toys, one in each hand, and they often include any variety of  trains, Elmo’s, cars, and Disney Princesses. These little Tiny n’ Tuff cars by Mega Bloks, have been my “go to” toy to keep Gavin entertained in places like his car seat, doctor’s […]

Rory Story Cubes Game Inventor interviews Rory Story Cubes game inventor at Toy Fair 2011 Video Transcription: Keri: Hi, this is Keri Wilmot from We’re here at the Gamewright booth for Toy Fair 2011, and last year we were here and we took some video of Rory’s Story Cubes and its original debut. But now, this year we’re […]

Lets Rock Elmo by Hasbro

Let’s Rock Elmo comes with drums, tambourine, and a mic. Plays six songs and will retail for around $69.99. Additional instruments that can be purchase separately are Keyboard, Mic, and Guitar. Retail price for additional instruments range between $14.99 to $19.99. Video Transcription: Man: Without further adieu, let’s rock, Elmo. Elmo: Let’s rock. Man: You […]

Hasbro Scrabble Alphabet Scoop

Hasbro Scrabble Alphabet Scoop for ages 6 and up. 2-4 players. Tweet

Toy Fair 2011, right around the corner!

These snowy days in Boston have been filled with researching and planning our Toy Fair 2011 plan in New York City, starting February 12th through the 16th, 2011. Last year attending Toy Fair for the first time was such an exciting and overwhelming experience, as we were honored amongst the first to preview some of […]

ToyQueen Talks Toys That Promote Health and Wellness on Fitarella TV

Keri Wilmot from appears with Fitarella on Fitarella TV, talking about toys and products that promote health and wellness. General development tips for all ages are discussed, as well as toys and family games that enhance movement, strengthening, balance, coordination and fitness. Toys and games are featured from companies such as Hasbro, Sassy, Infantino, […]

Infantino Twist and Fold Activity Gym

Infantino Twist and Fold Activity Gym The Infantino Twist and Fold Activity Gym is a great infant play mat. With the quick twist of the top, the gym folds up, umbrella style to be easily stored, moved and travelled with. Play mats are excellent for young infants to develop their visual skills for focusing on […]

Squinkies Blip Toys

These little guys are flying off the shelves in stores this holiday season! Squinkies are tiny squishable toys that live inside small plastic bubbles. Once these bubbles are opened they can be squished, used in dramatic play, attached to the top of the pencil, hidden in a pocket, played with using one of the adorable […]

MegaBloks Play N Go Table Review

Everywhere I bring this MegaBloks Play N Go Table, there isn’t a child who doesn’t love it and a parent who doesn’t ask where did you find that! We brought this toy with us on our 12 hour trip up north on our family vacation to Toronto, it goes with my son to his grandparents […]

Ecotronics speaks with ToyQueen – Toy Fair 2010 NY

Tisha from International Playthings demonstrates toys from the Ecotronic Brand. Kids love toys with electronic features, but batteries contribute a ton of toxic waste into the environment so Ecotronic brand includes the lights and sounds without batteries! It uses the power of kids play to power the toys. The monkey flashlight is activated by squeezing […]

Fabulous Infant Fun!

I apologize ahead of time that many of my posts over the next few weeks will most likely be infant related. When I return back to work after my maternity leave in two weeks, my mind should think in a broader perspective, but for now this cute little man is my reality! In an effort […]

Fun Song for Moms

This song is dedicated to the hardest working people on the planet – moms! By Go Fish Guys Tweet

Interview with Dr. Michael Shore from Mattel by ToyQueen

Dr. Michael Shore from Mattel is interviewed by ToyQueen, Keri Wilmot regarding some of the developmental aspects that have been included in Mattel’s process of toy creation and development to promote emotional benefits, imagination, empowerment, and the sense of discovery in the design process. Toys featured include the Fisher-Price Trio Building Set, Preschool game Uno […]

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