Posts Tagged ‘ Top Toys ’

Sneak a Peek at 375,000 Square Feet of Toys

February 17, 2014    |    By +
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No, that is not a typo. There really is a place in New York City where you can peruse 375,000 square feet of fun all at one go, if you can handle it. Unfortunately, not just anyone is allowed in to the Jacob Javits Center for the biggest toy fair in the country. The... Read more »


Dr. Toy’s Top Eco-Friendly Toys

July 18, 2013    |    By +
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When it comes to our children, nothing is ever good enough, right? This parental ideology extends to the toy box as well and as gift givers, we need to listen up. When it comes to the toys and games kids are playing with (and often times chewing on) parents are more conscious than ever... Read more »


NYIGF Inside Scoop: Apple Park

January 31, 2013    |    By +
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GIFT NAME: Apple Park Woodland Pal Plush Toys & Picnic Pal Backpacks We’re posting about the most unique, exciting and sure-to-be-popular gift ideas that we’re seeing while walking the New York International Gift Fair.  It is one of the biggest events of its kind in the world and it’s right here in our own... Read more »


2012 Toys“R”Us Hot Holiday Toy List!

December 3, 2012    |    By +
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I am always on the lookout for the most popular and unique toys available, and I have a few secret sources that I return to again and again for inspiration. One of those sources is The Toys”R”Us Hot Holiday Toy List that showcases what they predict to be the most-wanted toys of the season.... Read more »


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The Original Big Wheel: Time to Play Inside Scoop

September 28, 2012    |    By +
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The Original Big Wheel: Time to Play Inside Scoop

The Time to Play event happens twice a year and is THE best event for spotting the hottest toys for the upcoming season. Only the biggest and best will have tables at this exclusive industry event and we have the inside scoop! We’ll be reporting on our favorite discoveries at the event so that... Read more »


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Time To Play: An Inside Scoop

September 28, 2012    |    By +
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Time To Play: An Inside Scoop

  The Time to Play event happens twice a year and is THE best event for spotting the hottest toys for the upcoming season. Only the biggest and best will have tables at this exclusive industry event and we have the inside scoop! We’ll be reporting on our favorite discoveries at the event so... Read more »


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The New LeapPad 2

July 18, 2012    |    By +
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The #1 kid’s learning tablet just got better. The original LeapPad was introduced in 2011 and over the last year has won prestigious awards from the Toy Industry Association including “Toy of the Year”. As the industry leader in educational toys, LeapFrog naturally saw a great opportunity to bring educational content, personal creativity and... Read more »


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Happy Birthday Ken!

March 13, 2012    |    By +
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Happy Birthday Ken!

On March 13, 1961 Barbie landed the ultimate blue-eyed hottie boyfriend Ken. After a brief split in 2004, Barbie and Ken have now reconciled and are living happily ever after in Malibu. It’s hard to believe Ken is 51 years old today; he doesn’t look a day over 27! I guess he’s had some... Read more »


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Most Wanted Toys for the Holidays

October 5, 2011    |    By +
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Most Wanted Toys for the Holidays

Last week, the Gift Guru team attended the Time to Play 2011 Holiday Showcase which showcases all the hottest toys for holiday. Besides announcing the “Most Wanted” toy list a.k.a all the toys your kids will be demanding in the coming months, we also got to play with all the toys first-hand to see... Read more »


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Sneak Peek: LEGO Life of George

September 29, 2011    |    By +
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Sneak Peek: LEGO Life of George

The Gift: LEGO Life of George (available October 1st for around $30) The Scoop: LEGO’s Life of George is a brand new game that combines both physical and digital game play. So how do you play? First you download the free Life of George app. to an Apple/iOS device (iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad…although... Read more »


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Kathryn Drury Wagner is the senior manager of content at Gifts.com. She was formerly the executive editor at Honolulu Magazine, and is the author of The Ultimate Guide to Shopping on Oahu. Her career has included staff positions at Country Living Gardener and Power & Motoryacht. Her latest book is "Hawaii's Strangest, Ickiest, Wildest Book Ever!"

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