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LEGO Legacy

How does LEGO thrive in the age of video games? Storytelling. LEGO reported Tuesday that it saw flat sales in North America, but mainly because it couldn’t keep up with demand for its multicolored blocks. Some experts say the dip more »

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Girls R Us

Mattel’s American Girl dolls to be sold at Toys R Us stores American Girl dolls will soon besold at Toys R Us, the dollmaker said. (Antonio Perez / Chicago Tribune) Reposted from the Chicago Tribune Tribune news services Contact Reporter more »

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Blast-Off to Sand Land!

Are You as Jealous of This Kid’s DIY Spaceship Bed as We Are? A Brooklyn dad built a spaceship loft bed for his son that will blow your mind. By Hollee Actman Becker  Reposted from: http://www.parents.com BrooklynEWD/Imgur A Brooklyn dad more »

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Explore, Create, Play

Why Melissa & Doug Toy Line Makers Say Boredom Is Important By ABC NEWS July 6, 2016 9:02 AM Good Morning America Reposted from Yahoo News Melissa and Doug Bernstein, the married creators of the Melissa & Doug toy line, more »

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From A Scent Far, Far Away

New Star Wars Perfumes Finally Tell Us What Jedi Are Meant to Smell Like James Whitbrook Reposted from: http://io9.gizmodo.com Peppercorns, patchouli, and oranges, apparently. Yes, Star Wars merchandising truly knows no bound, and after The Force Awakens took over women’s cosmetics more »

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Check This, Mate!

This Giant Chessboard Is Made Of Refugees And Migrants’ Life Jackets “It’s a metaphor for the human struggle for survival, for better life and prosperous future.” 06/09/2016 06:31 pm ET Elyse Wanshel Associate Editor, Good News, Reposted from: The Huffington more »

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Guys and Dolls

Mom’s Awesome Toy Line Proves Boys Can Play With Dolls, Too “Why can’t a superhero, builder or dino explorer also be a nurturer? Taylor Pittman Voices Staff Writer, Reposted from: The Huffington Post When Laurel Wider’s son came home from more »

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Board Games Win On Kickstarter

Old-fashioned board games, not tech, are attracting the most money on Kickstarter Resting those weary, screen-crazed eyes. (Gamesforchange on Flickr/CC-BY-2.0) Written by Joon Ian Wong Reposted from Quartz: Old-fashioned board games, not tech, are attracting the most money on Kickstarter more »

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Just Another Brick in the Wall

German Artist Jan Vormann Uses Lego to Put Colorful Twist on Urban Design by Andy Eckardt May 1 2016, 3:37 am  Source: http: www.nbcnews.com MAINZ, Germany — An artist is repairing buildings and structures around the world, but he’s using more »

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Toys in Space

#Findsam: UK kids launch search for plush dog sent to space By Serenitie Wang, Reposted from: CNN Fri April 8, 2016  http://www.cnn.com/2016/04/08/world/findsam-plush-dog-space/index.html?sr=twCNN040916findsam-plush-dog-space0105AMStoryLink&linkId=23265148 A GoPro attached to Sam the space dog’s balloon sent home documentation of Sam’s flight. Sam the stuffed more »

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The Fun Inside

Artist Dissects Toys to Reveal Their Skeletons and Guts Posted by Michael Walsh on April 2, 2016 Reposted from Nerdist: http://nerdist.com/artist-dissects-toys-to-reveal-their-skeletons-and-guts/?gallery=386790#gallery My bet is that you have never once asked yourself, “Hey, what does Mickey Mouse look like on the inside? more »

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Nutty Toys

Toy inventor creates mind-blowing pop culture portraits using peanuts. Reposted from Facebook/BuzzFeed: https://www.facebook.com/BuzzFeed/videos/10154423595065329/?fref=nf Toy inventor Steve Casino sifts through hundreds of peanuts until he finds the perfect nut. Why, you ask? To create unique, one-of-a-kind designer toys. Toys…out of a more »

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