Toys

Toy Fair 2019 NYC

Yep, it is that time of year again. No not Valentine's Day...we are talking about Toy Fair in New York City! Oddly enough, Toy Fair is one of the few places in NYC where you will not find kids.  Yep, it is 18 and up and really meant as a place that toy makers and click to continue...

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Toy Blasters and Aggression?

There is no question we have an issue with gun violence, especially here in the USA. We are not looking to get into a debate on what the 2nd amendment protects, but we are looking to debate the effect that toy guns and blasters have on our kids. Please watch this quick video... Then leave click to continue...

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Laser X Fusion

As parents sometimes we need to make tough decisions.  We need to balance the pros and cons. So maybe we don't totally love the idea of our kids running around with blasters and trying to "kill" each other.  However, there is a key phrase in there that carries a lot of weight for me..."running around." click to continue...

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Vector by Anki

Hello future, I've been waiting for you to show up. Since I was a kid I was told robots were coming that would respond to our commands, play with us, educate us and just be ready to serve us...until they take over the world. We were big fans of the Cozmo Robot from Anki.  However click to continue...

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TF18-Dan

Not much time to talk - too busy playing! We are at the International Toy Fair in NYC - checking out all the new toys that will be coming out for Holiday 2018.  That's right, it is only February but already they have new toys that will make everything you bought the kids for Christmas click to continue...

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Win The RECOIL

The holidays are upon us.  You have no time to be reading this...but you are...so I'll keep it very quick... Giving away the awesome RECOIL FPS Laser Tag Starter Set is a fine idea, but this is Dad Does, we like to push the envelope, take things up a notch, bump the volume to 11.  click to continue...

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Neighborhood Toy Store Day

Pop quiz time.  Which would you prefer... A. Walking like a zombie down identical aisles of a big box store, searching for the best toy for your child by reading the mindless marketing hype that is on every toy box? B. Visiting your unique and whimsically laid out local toy store, letting the kids play click to continue...

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BatMobile2

File this under, "Where in the world was this toy when I was a kid!" The Ultimate Justice League Remote Control Batmobile is a 1/10 replica of the batmobile from the new movie.  The level of detail and technology in this Batmobile will make any Batman fan scream Holy Smokes.  Speaking of smoke, did we click to continue...

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Drone N Base

Flying a drone...that is so 2016. Battling drones using augmented reality...this is where it is at for the 2017 holiday season! I know, it is just the start of September but before you know it, it will be the holiday season.  Because we care for you twice as much as any other blog, we've got click to continue...

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Teddy2

If you were a child of the 80's you knew Teddy Ruxpin - the animatronic, story telling bear that seemed all so magical back in 1985.  Well, technology has come a long way since the 80's and a bear that reads stories from an audio cassette, while moving its eyes back and forth is just click to continue...

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