Articles for tag: Evanston, Playskool, Toy Fair

Tinker Toys – Where It All Began

Few toys have had the level of success and longevity that Tinkertoys have enjoyed throughout the years. In fact, when — according to Hasbro.com — The Toy Tinkers of Evanston, Illinois, wrote in a 1935 catalogue, “1914 – Good then, 1935 – Good now, 2000 – Good always,” they were perhaps being prophetic — the ...

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Review of Hasbro’s Playskool Charlie Coal the Talking Grill

The Playskool Charlie Coal The Talking Grill by Hasbro is a great seasonal gift for the spring. Even better news for you parents out there though, it’s an indoor toy so it will get used all year long. Hasbro’s Playskool Charlie Coal The Talking Grill allows kids from ages six months to six years the ...

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Product Review: Playskool Weebalot Castle

You may have seen the Weebalot Castle from Playskool on the shelves of your local toy store. Maybe you were intrigued by the looks of it or thought that it would make a great gift for your toddler. I purchased the Playskool Weebalot Castle for my youngest daughter as a Christmas gift from Santa. It ...

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Product Review: Playskool Peek-N-Play Discovery Dome

The Playskool Peek-N-Play Discovery Dome is a wonderful toy that is designed to grow with your child and provide for plenty of parent-child interaction. The $49.99 price tag may seem a bit scary at first, but it is well worth the investment for this well-designed developmental toy. Product overview The Peek-N-Play Discovery Dome is easy ...

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Product Review: Playskool Spin ‘N Pop Arcade

Last Christmas I purchased the Playskool Spin ‘N Pop Arcade for my youngest daughter, who was 11 months old when Christmas finally rolled around. I’ll tell you right now that this was, and still is, the best Christmas gift I could have ever purchased for her. I wish that Playskool had already come up with ...

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Review: Playskool Wheel Pals Triple Track Tower Toy-Car Racetrack

If you’ve read Product Review: Playskool Toy Car, you know I’m not a big fan of the Playskool Step Start Walk n’ Ride activity walker/ride-on toy. But I have found some other Playskool toys, including a Playskool toy-car racetrack called the Wheel Pals™ Triple Track Tower™, that are toddler-friendly and lots of fun. In fact, ...

Top Playskool Toys

Christmas is just around the corner, have you finished your shopping yet? If you still need gift ideas, then you can add top Playskool toys to the list! This brand takes playing to a whole new level. Children can explore by turning gears or watching colorful balls pop out of a tube. A friendly robot ...

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Replacing Lost Toys and Pieces

Every home comes equipped with its own miniature black hole. Into this void disappear socks, remote control battery covers, and the tiny pieces to toys and board games. More often than not, the most important pieces, the ones without which the toy will not function, are the very pieces that vanish. Rather than putting those ...

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10 Safe Toys for Babies and Toddlers

Finding safe toys for babies and toddlers has gotten harder in the wake of the discovery of lead in children’s products. However, there are still many toys that are safe for children. Below are 10 toys for babies and toddlers that have been tested for safety. The toys listed below come from companies who have ...

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Top Ten Dollar Toys for Kids 3 to 7

If you are on a tight budget and want to be able to buy some fun toys that your kids will enjoy, you can try the list below. You will find plenty of toys that cost you under $10 that your kids will be very happy with. Don’t forget to look for end of the ...