Toys

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

Dino Smashers: Smashing Blind Box Collectible Fun

Dino Smashers is a dinosaur-themed blind box collectibles range and comes in a range of pack size options to suit…

October 5, 2019

‘Invasion of the Cow Snatchers: Mooove the Magnets Logic Game’ Is Out of This World!

Fire up your tractor beam and let's abduct some cows! Logic game style...

September 29, 2019

There’s an Escape Room Inside My Puzzle!

Assemble a puzzle, solve the mysteries, and escape from the room in this line of escape room jigsaw puzzles!

September 13, 2019

LEGO Hidden Side: The Next-Level LEGO

With LEGO Hidden Side, children can keep one hand in the physical world and one in the digital world while…

September 12, 2019

Toy Review: ‘BRIO World’s’ Trains Are a Classic for a Reason

GeekMom Elizabeth reviews a selection of 'BRIO World' toys including the Lift and Load Warehouse, Smart Tech Engine with Action…

September 9, 2019

Hornby’s Hogwarts Express Electric Train Set Hits the Tracks

The Hogwarts Express electric train set is a model railway starter set designed for older collectors and model railway enthusiasts.

September 1, 2019