MIDDLETON, WI—The American Girl company is introducing a new historical character on August 25, 2016. Melody Ellison—civil rights believer, chorus leader and daughter of Detroit—hits the scene and inspires girls and their families to be a force for positive growth and change. More
FAIRFIELD, NJ--Alex Toys has voluntarily recalled its Alex Jr. Baby Builder, First Pops and First Snaps building sets. According to the CSPC, small parts of the plastic toy building sets can detach and pose a choking hazard to young children. More
NEW YORK—Source3, a platform for end-to-end management of intellectual property in user-generated content (UGC), has officially launched the first set of 3D printed South Park characters celebrating the 20 th season of the series. More
EL SEGUNDO, CA—Future of Play, Inc. has debuted MagicMeeMees , collectible figures, each with their own personalities. MagicMeeMees have built-in technology that brings each of them to life with motion and light, and allows kids to interact with other MagicMeeMees. More
CHICAGO, IL– Nominations are now open for the 2016 Toy & Game Inventor of the Year (TAGIE) Awards, an annual gala event during Chicago Toy & Game Week that celebrates the outstanding achievements of inventors, designers and industry leaders. Through September 1, 2016, toy and gaming industry professionals may submit nominations online at http://www.chitag.com/tagies. More
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is set to vote this week on a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking exempting four plastics from phthalates testing. More
Toy of the Week: Piggy Story Play
Sticker Activity Totes from The Piggy Story. Reusable static cling sticker and tri-fold play scents. Snap-close carry along tote. MSRP $8.99. The Piggy Story, Van Nuys, CA. 818-908-8838.
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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