The Toy Association has announced that nominations are now open for the 2018 Toy of the Year (TOTY) Awards. More
The American Specialty Toy Retailing Association (ASTRA) has unveiled its 2017 Best Toys for Kids award winners. More
[LISTICLE] As boutiques are expanding their inventory to fill gaps in their customers’ needs, we scouted out five “awww” worthy gifts for little girls. More
Last week, more than 300 Chicago-area children living in foster care received brand-new toys and enjoyed a fun afternoon of play at a special “Play Your Part – Chicago” event hosted by the Toy Industry Foundation and the National Court Appointed Special Advocate Association (National CASA). More
Sutikki, the kids and family division of Bento Box Entertainment, has named its first group of U.K.-focused licensing partners for Moon and Me, the new preschool series from Andrew Davenport (Teletubbies, In the Night Garden). More
Women in Toys, Licensing & Entertainment (WIT) has announced that it will host its annual WIT Empowerment Day on Monday, October 2 at the Dallas Market Center, the day before Fall Toy Preview opens. More
Fans of Eloise can experience the playful side of this beloved children’s book character, thanks to a new exhibition at The New York Historical Society. More
Representatives of national toy trade associations from around the world convened in Sydney, Australia last month for the International Council of Toy Industries (ICTI) 43rd Annual General Meeting. More
Toy of the Week: We Ain't Afraid of No Ghosts
Ever wondered what ghosts do in a haunted mansion? Light up all of the ghosts in each challenge by placing all the flashlight puzzle pieces correctly. Featuring 60 challenges, Ghost Hunters is designed for all ages. Includes one game board which can be used as a storage case, 6 transparent puzzle pieces, 30 challenge cards with 60 challenges and 1 booklet with game rules and solutions. $14.99. Smart Toys & Games. 800.542.6375. San Francisco.
Star Wars in Scotland
Stuart Robertson, a father of two from Scotland, recreated scenes from Star Wars using action figures and a wee bit of imagination.
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