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1960s Space Age Toy Rocket Shoes Simulate Walking On The Moon

1960s Space Age Toy Rocket Shoes Simulate Walking On The Moon

In the 1960s, toy manufacturers made a lot of space type toys as part of the Cold War rocket craze....
Don't Get Too Excited About the First Baby Yoda Merch

Don't Get Too Excited About the First Baby Yoda Merch

The best way to ensure that the secrets of a popular project remain secrets is not to have any merchandise. Many times, merch leaks are how fans find out specific characters or plot points. So, in the

Lola The Llama Knit Toy

Available in two sizes (20 or 13 inches), Lola the Llama is an ultra-soft toy that aims to provide comfort and company for its owner, but whose good deeds stretch beyond that. The purchase of each toy
AT-AT to BB-8: The 6 greatest Star Wars toys ever

AT-AT to BB-8: The 6 greatest Star Wars toys ever

1p>In just under a month, the Skywalker Saga will come to an end in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. But for toy collectors and kids of all ages, Star Wars will never die! For over four decades,
Disney’s cringe-worthy Baby Yoda merch goes on sale

Disney’s cringe-worthy Baby Yoda merch goes on sale

Who could have guessed an adorable, big-eyed baby Star Wars alien would have generated a ton of demand for toys? Apparently not Disney, which today started to sell merchandise based on The Child from
LEGO acquires BrickLink, promises friendly future

LEGO acquires BrickLink, promises friendly future

The LEGO Group announced today that they’d acquired BrickLink, the biggest LEGO fan marketplace and community on the internet. They’ve announced that the 1.1 million members in 70 countries will
LEGO acquires BrickLink, promises friendly future

LEGO acquires BrickLink, promises friendly future

The LEGO Group announced today that they’d acquired BrickLink, the biggest LEGO fan marketplace and community on the internet. They’ve announced that the 1.1 million members in 70 countries will
Gifts for kids on sale: Barbie, Fire HD Kids Tablets, and STEM toys

Gifts for kids on sale: Barbie, Fire HD Kids Tablets, and STEM toys

TL;DR: Toys are on sale before Black Friday — save up to 48% on Fire HD Kids Edition Tablets, coding toys, L.O.L. Surprise!, Barbie, and more. Everyone has seen Jingle All the Way, right?
Dumb and Ridiculous Design Failures with Room for Improvement

Dumb and Ridiculous Design Failures with Room for Improvement

People seem to have an aversion to proofreading, and that can lead to a lot of really not good signs and designs. Whether it's a sign attempt that reads as accidentally filthy and sinister, or just a
If Your Kid Loves Star Wars, They'll Flip Over These Plush Toys That Turn Into Hoodies

If Your Kid Loves Star Wars, They'll Flip Over These Plush Toys That Turn Into Hoodies

We love a good deal, whether it's BOGO Build-a-Bears or half-off wine (preferably the latter), so we could hardly contain our excitement when we heard about Cubcoats. The genius company makes huggable
Monopoly has officially gone off the deep end

Monopoly has officially gone off the deep end

There have been a lot of Monopoly variants throughout the years, but this newest one definitely takes the cake. Hasbro has taken to heart all of the complaints about Monopoly being too long and turned
Monopoly has officially gone off the deep end

Monopoly has officially gone off the deep end

There have been a lot of Monopoly variants throughout the years, but this newest one definitely takes the cake. Hasbro has taken to heart all of the complaints about Monopoly being too long and turned
From Games to Art Kits and Clothes, 52 Frozen 2 Disney Gifts For Kids

From Games to Art Kits and Clothes, 52 Frozen 2 Disney Gifts For Kids

Frozen fans, rejoice! The long-awaited Frozen 2 sequel hit the big screens today. Let it go, let it go, we can't hold back our excitement anymore! To celebrate the newly released Disney movie and set
You Can Adopt Elf Babies for Your Elf on the Shelf

You Can Adopt Elf Babies for Your Elf on the Shelf

Each one comes with a whole mini nursery setup. READ MORE...
55 Trendy Toddler Toys Perfect For the 2-Year-Olds in Your Life

55 Trendy Toddler Toys Perfect For the 2-Year-Olds in Your Life

Shopping for a toddler is tough, and whether you're looking for a gift for a boy or a girl, a 2-year-old's interests can vary so much depending on what they've been exposed to. Whether they love

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Architecture from Manhattan to Svalbard, protest art, artificial intelligence, cannabis laws and more from around the web Yaara Nusboim’s “Alma” Therapy Toys Israeli designer Yaara Nusboim created
An Astounding Achievement in Action Figure '80s Hair and More of the Most Stylish Toys of the Week

An Astounding Achievement in Action Figure '80s Hair and More of the Most Stylish Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's weekly roundup of the best toys and collectibles you might have missed. This week we’ve got the return of Gordon Freeman and his much-missed gravity gun, the best
The Best Toys of 2019

The Best Toys of 2019

The best toys of 2019 can hatch, tumble, light up, battle, and more. Some of the toys, such as Kano’s coding kits or Lego’s Hidden Side play sets, let users create or discover new worlds. Others, like
These DIY space-fighter drones may be the coolest gift of the season

These DIY space-fighter drones may be the coolest gift of the season

TL;DR: Get any of the four Space Fighter Building Block Drones for $39.99, a 33% savings. Remember when gifts were fun? You'd open presents and then spend the entire day building LEGOs or playing a
A Set of Six Uniquely Textured Toys Engages Children in Processing Their Emotions

A Set of Six Uniquely Textured Toys Engages Children in Processing Their Emotions

A set of six figurines made from wood and silicone are designed to help children process difficult memories and emotions. Created Israeli designer Yaara Nusboim, the “Alma” dolls correlate to