Category Archives: Toy News

Chow Crown Game

Chow Crown is a musical crown-spinning, chow-chompin’ game. Simply put on the crown, then load the dangling forks with various food. (Food Not Included, make sure you purchase via the store so that you don’t pretend with no food) Ok with food you are ready?

The crown will spin around and play music – so the challenge begins! Players try to bite off the food without using their hands and aim to eat them all before the music stops. Want more of a challenge? Switch from the short game mode to the longer game mode. The player who eats the most food wins. continue reading>>

Harry Potter Talking Sorting Hat

So if you or perhaps your child are a Harry Potter fan, and if your head will fit why not enjoy a Harry Potter Talking Sorting Hat they have been launched in late 2018 in time for the winter and Christmas season. Since the movies Harry Potter toys and merchandise are always popular at all times of the year, with this “toy” the hat moves and can talk a small number of phases, perfect for the young witch or wizard to enjoy.

This wise old Harry Potter Sorting Hat has 5 phrases to choose a house for the young witch or wizard who wears it. So, will it be Gryffindor, Slytherin, Ravenclaw or Hufflepuff? continue reading>>

Fingerlings Hugs Bella, Borris, and Kingsley

Fingerlings Hugs

These new Fingerlings Hugs came out in the summer of 2018 and are another toy tipped to be very popular this festive season. Three versions are available, Pink Bella, Blue Borris, Kingsley Sloth so one, two or all three perhaps depending on how many little ones you have. These are the cuddly versions of the previous popular Fingerling Monkeys which were a huge hit for Christmas 2017.

Fingerling Hugs

Bella

  • Perfect for big hugs
  • Swing her, pet her, and rock her to sleep
  • Give her a kiss and watch her kiss you back!!
  • Record what you say and watch her repeat in funny ways
  • Throw and twist her in the air for a silly remix
  • Contents: A Fingerlings Hugs Pink Bella
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    L.O.L. Surprise Under Wraps Doll

    The LOL Surprise Doll Range continues to be hugely popular and is predicted by many retailers to be one of the musthavetoys for 2018 and Christmas season, hope Santa got his order in early. This brand of Under Wraps Doll contains 15 surprises – Make sure you use the spy glass to find the clues.

    As with the others, you know the drill, if you can get one for a reasonable price get one as the prices to change widely for these. Your child or yourself of course then peel open the layers and follow the clues and unwrap the items for the doll, sorry many dolls, you need a few right. continue reading>>

    Fingerlings – Monkey, Dinosaurs, Unicorns and more

    Fingerlings are a very popular collective toy and came out in 2017 a number of different animals and characters are available and this includes Unicorns, Dinosaurs, Monkeys. Monkeys were the first and are still one of the most popular.

    This is going to be one toy that you’ll want to buy while you still can. Fingerlings quickly became the musthavetoy of 2017 and have continued to be popular into 2018 and the urgency to get your hands on one of these collectable, interactive, crazy cute toys. Newer cuddly versions called Fingerlings Hugs are available for 2018 and are already proving hard to find this season for 2018. continue reading>>

    The Pillow IQ Brick 1014 block Rubiks Cube

    The Pillow is a 13x13x13 brick which has been produced by a US gadget firm who may of just come up with the most mind hurting Rubiks cube ever. The six sided cube and 3D puzzle has a total of 1,014 colorful blocks, so of course the aim which has the same aim as the Rubik cube, mix it up good and then be able to match up the rows of blocks… simple.

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    The original Rubik cube was invented in 1974 by Erno Rubik an Hungarian sculptor and professor of architecture, I wonder if he would of thought the massive increase in blocks… continue reading>>

    $100 Toy Donation Total Reached

    This is a pretty cool news story that a major milestone of $100 million worth of toys and games have been given to children in need since 2003 when the Toy Industry Foundation began their Toy Bank Program – Of course it is sad that toys and games are not freely available to all like us in the west. But it is great to know that organisations and the big names can secure large donations, this year totalled $11 million in toys. – Still a pretty cool feat and big kudos and thumbs up to the 45 toy companies who have been involved 🙂 continue reading>>

    Lego topples Mattel in sales

    Lego the Danish brick builder has had a massive year so far helped by the recent box office smash of the The Lego Movie – The result is a massive increase in toy merchandise sales to both a new younger generation and to the big kids who may interact and opt for a grown up kit of the cult Lego bricks.

    Lego announced this week that sales for the first six months of 2014 jumped 11% to just over $2 billion which allowed Lego to overtake Mattel who own the cult cash cow of ‘Barbie’ continue reading>>

    Xeno Blue Toy similar to Furby

    Xeno Interactive Toy

    Xeno is an alternative to the ever-popular Furbys which have been dominating the last few Christmas toy seasons. So if Furbys freaked you out a little too much perhaps a Xeno may fit the bill. To me if it is a cross between a Furby/Doll and a huge Koosh Ball style as it has so many strands in just the same way that Koosh did from my Childhood.

    • Cute interactive Monster offering a play experience unlike any other.
    • Range of movements and emotions with LCD-based graphic eyes with over 40 different expressions.
    • Eight touch sensors and audio inputs.
    • Multiple Xeno’/Child minigames.
    • Xeno’ can communicate with his Xeno’ friends.

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    The Xenos are an interactive cheeky baby monster, the type of which that live under kids’ beds. And like Furby, it has digital eyes that offer over 40 different expressions based on the toy’s emotional state. continue reading>>