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  • 'Toy Story 3' is a great animated film
    'Toy Story 3' is a great animated film
    December is the month of Christmas, a holiday where the acquisition of toys is a paramount concern for the children who covet them, and the parents (with assistance from Santa in some circumstances) who must provide them. Indeed, many adults find...
  • 'Big' is very good
    'Big' is very good
    Although not a Christmas movie per se, “Big,” from 1988, is a great choice for the holiday season. The Christmas season is a great time to revisit movies that focus on toys. Toy designers spend a lot of time and effort trying to...
  • Reporter holding toy wand
    What disturbing picture did a mom discover inside her daughter's new toy?
    Never judge a toy by its packaging. This is a lessonNicole Allen learned the hard way when she bought a toy magic wand for her young daughter at a dollar store in the town of Kettering, Ohio, where the family lives.SF Globe Newsnotes, the toy was ...
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    DVD Spotlight: The Lego Movie
    When making a film based on famous toys, it takes a lot of imagination. Imagining what it would be like if these toys came to life. As kids we all give them voices or see a cartoon that embodies the voice of the toy we already have. In films like...
  • Go-Go Dog Pal
    Techno a Go-Go: This innovative electronic dog toy promotes fitness and fun
    Imagine a future where your dog can use technology for entertainment just like you do. Now stop imagining because that future is taking place right now at a dog park or backyard near you. Just like many people own gaming consoles or handheld...
  • The Rubik's Cube is 40 years old
    Rubik's Cube: One of the world's best selling toys is 40 years old
    Over 350 million Rubik's Cubes have been sold since it was first designed. On Monday, the addictive puzzle marked its 40th anniversary. Ernő Rubik, a Hungarian professor of design, invented his 3-D combination cube in the spring of 1974. He...
  • 'The Lego Movie'  official movie poster
    ‘The Lego Movie’ doesn’t follow the rules
    Directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller have finally found the illusive piece to the movie making building blocks. It is the Lego® building toy that fuels many young imaginations.In the past, movies based on toys (action figures) have not...
  • The "Pet Vet Center" is a great way to promote children's interest in becoming vets.
    Review: Lakeshore Learning “Pet Vet Center”
    Lakeshore Learning is a company that is renowned for the unique and educational toys it offers. One of the most popular items that Lakeshore has to offer is the “Pet Vet Center,” a 20 piece toy set that includes everything a child...
  • A boy is surrounded by rubber ducks at a charity event that raised money for “April Pools Day” which helps educate children about pool safety.
    Rubber Ducky makes the hall of fame
    Most people remember their most beloved childhood toys and, to many, the rubber ducky was an essential part of growing up. Rubber duckies made bath time fun for kids and were, by default, also godsends for many parents who needed to find a way to...
  • 40 years Prince Celebration
    Prince Celebration at Expo in Vegas
    In October Prince Lionheart will be unveiling several new products and celebrating their 40th anniversary at the ABC Kids Expo in Las Vegas. For the past 40 years, Prince Lionheart has specialized in products for babies and toddlers with a...
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    Best toys of 2013: Christmas shopping headsup
    Christmas in June? Hardly. But here’s a list of the top new toys recently recognized for 2013. Don’t get caught off guard or out in the cold, shopping for “IT” gifts for your grandkids. This list will help you get started...
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    Grumpy Jenkins artifacts to be auctioned
    Philadelphia-area native Bill “Grumpy” Jenkins was one of the more admired drag racers in a sport where there’s many to admire. His talents didn’t just lie in racing, however - he was an engine builder extraordinaire, no...
  • Gundam Wing Zero on Display
    Gunpla and Gundam Models continue to be a hit at Sakura-Con
    As long as there has been a “Gundam” anime or manga series, there has always been Gundam plastic model kits for fans of the series and fans of building toy plastic robots to buy. During the March 29-31 weekend of Sakura-Con in...
  • Heli Replay
    Heli Replay - Hecka fun
    Sensor driven devices serve expanding to all areas of everyday life. Toys are no exception. Quite ordinary toys down come complete with elaborate systems of census that enables them to not only undergo series of motion through all three dimensions...
  • The Gardner Law Group Holiday Celebration and Toy Drive will be on December 18, 2012
    The Gardner Law Group Holiday Celebration & Toy Drive is on December 18, 2012
    This is the season for giving. Many Baltimore businesses and organizations will give you an opportunity to give back. The Gardner Law Group will be holding their 7th annual Holiday Celebration and Toy Drive. This celebration and toy drive will be...