Toys

‘Sproutword’: Where Horse Beats Equestrian in a Game of Words

If you love word games, you will love 'Sproutword,' a small batch game sustainably made in Devon, England. Bring your…

July 28, 2020

Mars Month: Build Your Own Cardboard Telescope Kit

Build Your Own Telescope is an eco-friendly kit that will allow you and your kids to put together your very…

July 20, 2020

Mars Month: Build a Rover with Remote Control Machines: Space Explorers

Remote Control Machines: Space Explorers is an engineering, robotics, & science kit that allows kids to build and control their…

July 15, 2020

Mars Month: Pepper Mint in The Magnificent Mars Expedition

The Magnificent Mars Expedition is a STEM kit that includes a story linking to experiments and activities you can do…

July 8, 2020

‘Kill Merlin’: Now With 100% More Orc Boogers

You have to love any game that includes the warning “Game involves treachery” and cautions about the quantity of Orc…

July 5, 2020

Young Builders Will Enjoy the Learn to Build Sports Set From Plus Plus

GeekMom Elizabeth reviews the Plus Plus Learn to Build Sports Building Set.

June 28, 2020

COBI: Could This Be My New Favorite Construction Toy Company?

My son and I have spent some time building model kits from COBI and I might just have a new…

May 30, 2020

Yet More Gravitrax Expansions – Are These the Best So Far?

Gravitrax remains one of our favorite toy systems, this time, we're taking a look at the Jumper and the Tunnels…

May 16, 2020

NERF’s ‘Fortnite’ Rippley Line Is Kid-Approved Fun

GeekMom Elizabeth reviews Hasbro's new NERF Rippley 'Fortnite' line including the SR-Rippley, RL-Rippley, and AR-Rippley blasters.

May 3, 2020

Little Home Schools Everywhere: Meet Little Medical School

“Classroom in a box” from Little Medical School is a great way to kick start or rejuvenate science class at…

April 22, 2020

The BRIO Builder Line Is Great for Young STEM Builders

GeekMom Elizabeth reviews new sets from the BRIO Builders line including the Brio Builders Motor Set and the BRIO Builders…

April 5, 2020

LEGO MiniMasters 4: Area Arena

Kids love LEGO. Why not inspire their creativity with it while they're home with nothing to do?

March 19, 2020

Code Master: The Programming Logic Game from ThinkFun

Code Master is a single-player logic game from ThinkFun that aims to teach basic coding skills to kids aged from…

March 4, 2020

Ravensburger Puzzles Make a Great Indoor Activity

GeekMom Elizabeth reviews some of the Ravensburger 2020 puzzle releases including Dinosaur Land, Mystical Dragons, Escape Puzzle: Forbidden Basement, and…

February 11, 2020

Walking in a Frozen Wonderland

Sarah can't get over the wide variety of 'Frozen II'-themed merchandise there is this holiday season. Overwhelmed? She covers the…

December 16, 2019

An Evolution in Building From LeapFrog

We recently got to check out the Leap Builders Food Fun Family Farm set, and had lots of family fun…

December 12, 2019

GraviTrax Expansions: Which Ones Are Worth Your Money?

We have been taking a look at six of the latest GraviTrax expansions now available to see which are the…

December 6, 2019

Look Out For Fun: The Paw Patrol Mighty Lookout Tower

It is the question that parents have asked since the dawn of plastic toys. Do you let the kids unwrap…

November 28, 2019

Essential ‘Toy Story’ Play Time

One of the things that all three of my children agree on, at ages four, seven, and ten, is that…

November 3, 2019

Sphero Rolls Out Mini Soccer and Mini Activity Kits

Sphero rolls out its latest and greatest with the Mini Soccer and Mini Activity Kit, bringing creative fun and adventurous…

October 23, 2019