Five Ways You Can Save on Toys This Holiday Season

by Charlene DeLoach, Toy Insider Parent Advisory Board member This time of year there is a lot of chatter about gift giving and gift buying—including buying and giving toys! However, if you have a lot of kids to buy for, or if you don’t have a lot of money for which to buy, making every… Read More »

Crayola Has an All-in-One Marker Maker Kit

We’ve all been there: You need a magic marker in a particular color. You overturn the huge Tupperware from under the bed, in which you find dozens of markers in every shade this side of the rainbow, but not the one you’re looking for. Or here’s another terrifying scenario: You, along with your fellow grade… Read More »

Educational Toys That Make Learning Fun

Toy Insider Mom, Laurie Schacht shares educational toys for fun learning with ABC News. The Creativity Play Station from Crayola, the Billy Beats Dancing Piano from Mega Bloks, Roll and Learn Activity Suitcase from VTech, Read With Me Scout and Violet from LeapFrog, the Fisher-Price I-Jig Interactive Puzzle from TCG, and The Vikings Brainstorm from… Read More »

Hot, New Toys for Babies on ABC News

Toy Insider Mom, Laurie Schacht, shares the hottest new toys for babies on ABC News. The Nighty Night Owl from Cloud B, the Lullaby Gloworm from Playskool, stuffed animals from The Original World’s Softest, the Silver Lining Gliding Bassinet from Delta Children, the First Year Car Seat by First Years, the Bumbo Floor Seat from… Read More »

Retro Toys on the Today Show

This morning, Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht shared retro toys that make you feel like a kid again on the Today Show. Check out the video below! Visit for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Do you remember these toys and characters? (Click on the product link to go to the… Read More »