Toy Fair 2011

Nerf Super Soaker Thunderstorm

I remember way back in the day - back when you used to pull a trigger on a water gun and little squirts of water came out.  Then along came the Super Soaker, and water guns became water cannons - blasting enough water to put out a forest fire.  The only catch was instead of click to continue...

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You've Been Sentenced! review

When was the last time your kids talked about verbs, grammar and sentence structure - while laughing hysterically and having a great time?  If you happen to own You've Been Sentenced! by McNeil Designs for Brighter Minds, this is probably a regular occurrence in your house.  For the rest of our readers, you must be click to continue...

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Hydrodynamic Building Kit

If you ask your son or daughter what they want to do for fun, building a Vinegar Production Facility is probably not at the top of the list.  However, with the Hydrodynamic Deluxe Building Set from Bridge Street Toys, making a model of a Vinegar Production Facility is almost as much fun as making a click to continue...

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Djubi Set

April showers bring May Flowers, but what do May Flowers bring? Outdoor toys for us to review of course!  Yeah, I know "Pilgrims" is the more traditional answer to that riddle, but with the long hard winter we have had in the Northeast, we are excited to finally get outside and have some fun...even if click to continue...

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Animal Mastermind Towers

Dads and Moms, here is quick test to determine if you had a proper childhood... #1. Did You Play Mastermind? If you answered No - you are probably in expensive therapy trying to figure out why your parents didn't love you.   Well, don't make the same mistake with your kids, Mastermind is back and it click to continue...

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Do you know what salt looks like?  I mean what it really looks like?  What about sugar, think you have a firm grasp on what sugar looks like?  After spending a few days playing with the Magic School Bus Microscope Lab Science Kit,  you will find yourself asking people these questions as well.  For the record, as experiment #15 click to continue...

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Bug Trails by Thinkfun JR

I think it might be time to rebrand this site, how does this tag line sound  - "Dad Does, The Place Where Dads Play With  Games That Don't Require Batteries and Come in Bags."  Pretty catchy, would work great on a T-Shirt.  Yesterday we reviewed Boccini - a no battery required game that comes in click to continue...

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skippity2

After walking the endless aisles of Toy Fair 2011 in NYC in February we came away with two observations.  First, with over 100,000 products on display - there is clearly no shortage of toys.  Second, with over 100,000 products on display - there is clearly no shortage of copycat toys!  I love Uno and Monopoly click to continue...

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Tandar Interactive Pet

I feel like Tandars Interactive Pets have been stalking us.  We first saw this big eyed animatronic pet at the Consumer Electronics Show 2011 (CES) and featured him in our article on Top Toys for Kids from CES 2011.  We had just about stopped dreaming about Tandars when he popped his head up and scared click to continue...

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Magic School Bus Chemistry Lab

I admit it, that headline shows off that I am a Magic School Bus geek.   But come on, doesn't every parent of young kids know about the amazing Ms. Frizzle - the coolest teacher/bus driver in the world?  This year is actually the 25th Anniversary of The Magic School Bus books and to help celebrate click to continue...

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