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We all love to “try before we buy,” that’s why we’re bringing you an insider’s perspective on toys, toys, toys from the people who know them best – our staff members, real parents and kids, and teachers. Let us show you the “in’s” and “out’s” of our educational toys because we care about what you care about when it comes to choosing the right toys for your kids.

Kick It High and Score a Goal – “Try the Toy” Football Goal Post Review

Tweet Who knows toys better than the young ones who play with them? We couldn’t think of anyone! After a few weeks of in-depth, tough toy testing, here’s what one little boy and his family had to say about the Youth Football Goal Post Set from Franklin Sports. Ease of Use (Rank 1-10): 9      The [...]

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Experimental Plush Pillow Misfits – A Kreecher Staff Review

Tweet When I was little, a pillow was just a pillow – a soft rectangle shoved inside your favorite princess or cartoon pillow cover, but not anymore! A colorful and kooky collection of experimental pillow creations, The Kreechers are the plush misfits with personality that will win the hearts and imaginations of any child (or [...]

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Runway Ready – A Fashion Angels Design Studio Staff Review

Tweet Anyone that knows me knows that I LOVE everything having to do with fashion! I have enough outfits to last me months and a shoe closet every girl would want. A few years ago, I took my love of fashion to the next level and decided to start designing and making my own garments. [...]

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Baking Bonanza – A Cupcake Decorating Staff Review

Tweet Anyone who knows me knows that I love everything having to do with baking! From whipping up a batch of butter cream frosting to filling homemade puff pastry shells with French cream, I live to dazzle and delight with my tasty creations. When I was younger, I’d spend hours waiting patiently for my Easy [...]

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How to Make Sure Kids are on the “Nice List” – An Elf on the Shelf Staff Review

Tweet “He sees you when you’re sleeping. He knows when you’re awake. He knows if you’ve been bad or good, so be good for goodness sake!” Ahhh, the words of this famous Christmas carol are certainly ones that resonate with every child; but as parents know, inquisitive children want answers to the questions that they [...]

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They’re Magically Magnetic! – A Magformers Staff Review

Tweet Let’s face it – most kids have a very short attention span, even when they are interested in an engaging activity. They dash absentmindedly from coloring to playing games to crafts and more, but few toys or activities seem to hold their attention for very long … until now! The Magformers Magnetic Building Toys [...]

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