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A tiny Transformers toys gift guide: Robust is best in 2019

A tiny Transformers toys gift guide: Robust is best in 2019

Transformers is a toy line that’s never really dull. I remember getting Transformers toys for gifts for Christmas and birthdays when I was a kid, and even when (90% of the time) I did not know the
A tiny Transformers toys gift guide: Robust is best in 2019

A tiny Transformers toys gift guide: Robust is best in 2019

Transformers is a toy line that’s never really dull. I remember getting Transformers toys for gifts for Christmas and birthdays when I was a kid, and even when (90% of the time) I did not know the
Shopping For a Curious 5-Year-Old? We Have 24 of the Top Toys!

Shopping For a Curious 5-Year-Old? We Have 24 of the Top Toys!

Your 5-year-old feels like a toddler no more. He's continuing to develop a sense of independence, and a personality you can't help but smile at. Whether he loves exploring in the backyard, tinkering
Toys Aren't Gendered, So Why Do We Keep Pushing the Narrative?

Toys Aren't Gendered, So Why Do We Keep Pushing the Narrative?

More than ever, parents are considering the limitations of gender stereotypes and how they affect children. Some are opting to raise their kids without a gender, others are trying to figure out how to
The Smartphone Wasn't Inducted Into the National Toy Hall of Fame This Year

The Smartphone Wasn't Inducted Into the National Toy Hall of Fame This Year

Every year The Strong, the National Museum of Play, inducts a handful of classic toys and playthings into the National Toy Hall of Fame. Back in September, the 2019 finalists were revealed and they
15 wooden children's toys that can double as home decor

15 wooden children's toys that can double as home decor

Toys are made for your children to have fun and be entertained, but if we're being totally honest, some toys are just downright eyesores. As soon as your kid is done playing with them, they go
The Latest Magnolia Drop at Target Features the Absolute Cutest Wooden Toys

The Latest Magnolia Drop at Target Features the Absolute Cutest Wooden Toys

Leave it to Joanna Gaines's Magnolia line to release some of the most stunning wooden toys you've ever seen in your life (seriously, who would ever thing the words "stunning" and "toys" could fit in
An Even Smaller Lego 1989 Batmobile Races Into the Best Toys of the Week

An Even Smaller Lego 1989 Batmobile Races Into the Best Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular roundup of the best new toys we’re salivating over on the internet. This week, we’ve got a very neat take on one of Netflix’s Ultraman stars, and Batman gets

If you lose this gigantic AirPod there is no hope for you

The internet is loaded with tips and accessories for people prone to losing their AirPods. This solution is far from portable and guaranteed not to fit your ear. But the giant left-eared AirPod is
Find the Best Sensory Play Items at the Dollar Store

Find the Best Sensory Play Items at the Dollar Store

Sensory activities are a great way for young kids to explore and learn, and I’m a big fan of looking for ways to create these activities with items you already have around the home. But sometimes, you
Important Toy News: McDonald's revives Happy Meals toys and Hello Kitty is terrifying

Important Toy News: McDonald's revives Happy Meals toys and Hello Kitty is terrifying

1p>Welcome back to Important Toy News, the SYFY WIRE column that shows you a week's worth of amazing new playthings, collectibles, and shelf candy and gives you soothing words of why impulse buying
The New 3,300-Piece Tim Burton Batmobile Might Be the Best Lego Model I've Ever Built

The New 3,300-Piece Tim Burton Batmobile Might Be the Best Lego Model I've Ever Built

Ask any Star Wars collector and they’ll tell you that Lego’s $800, 7,500+ piece Ultimate Collectors Millennium Falcon set was an absolute showstopper and the pinnacle of plastic brick model making.
The New 3,300-Piece Tim Burton Batmobile Might Be the Best Lego Model I've Ever Built

The New 3,300-Piece Tim Burton Batmobile Might Be the Best Lego Model I've Ever Built

Ask any Star Wars collector and they’ll tell you that Lego’s $800, 7,500+ piece Ultimate Collectors Millennium Falcon set was an absolute showstopper and the pinnacle of plastic brick model making.
The New 3,300-Piece Tim Burton Batmobile Might Be the Best Lego Model I've Ever Built

The New 3,300-Piece Tim Burton Batmobile Might Be the Best Lego Model I've Ever Built

Ask any Star Wars collector and they’ll tell you that Lego’s $800, 7,500+ piece Ultimate Collectors Millennium Falcon set was an absolute showstopper and the pinnacle of plastic brick model making.
LEGO Announces Limited Edition Minifigure in Retro Wooden Design

LEGO Announces Limited Edition Minifigure in Retro Wooden Design

Nostalgic toy-lovers will jump for joy when they see LEGO’s latest release. In honor of the company’s original wooden minifigure design from 1978, LEGO has partnered with Room Copenhagen to launch a

Bandai Namco takes a cue from Nintendo in its new DIY kit for kids

Kids today are growing up with a lot of screens in their lives, despite the advice of pediatricians. One of the things they get a lot less of in playing with devices is the development of more tactile

Bandai takes a cue from Nintendo in its new DIY kit for kids

Kids today are growing up with a lot of screens in their lives, despite the advice of pediatricians. One of the things they get a lot less of in playing with devices is the development of more tactile
Hand-Carved Wood Sculptures by Jui-Lin Yen Capture Cartoonish Facial Expressions

Hand-Carved Wood Sculptures by Jui-Lin Yen Capture Cartoonish Facial Expressions

Taiwanese woodworker Jui-Lin Yen (previously) creates charming sculptural characters using traditional techniques. Silky-smooth finishes, expert inlay, and careful joinery are used to create
Make the Toy You Hate the Most the ‘Potty Toy’

Make the Toy You Hate the Most the ‘Potty Toy’

It’s pretty inevitable that the toy you hate the most will also be your toddler’s favorite toy. All the reasons why you hate it—it’s plastic and plays some kind of music repetitively and only at
A Negative Spider-Man Is One of the Most Positive Toys of the Week

A Negative Spider-Man Is One of the Most Positive Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular roundup of the coolest toys of the week. This time, we’ve got wooden Lego, cool Spider-Man and Masters of the Universe figures, and a very nifty take on retro