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Xploderz Blasters

Summer has arrived!  The sun is shinning, birds are singing and it is the perfect time for kids to get outside and shoot each other!  No you sickos - not with real guns, with Xploderz Blaster Guns of course.  The Xploderz are a new line of guns from the Maya Group that shoot small gel click to continue...

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Folkmanis Puppet Kit

Technology and Toys amaze us on two different levels.  On one hand, we are greatly impressed with a toy like the Hot Wheels Video racer - a normal sized hot wheels car that has a video camera, mic, LCD screen, battery and USB jack somehow shoved into it.  On the other hand, it is equally 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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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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We previewed the Wild! Science Fantasy Island kit in our article on the Top Science Kits from Toy Fair 2011.  There were no shortage of science kits at Toy Fair, but a science kit that combined Betta fighting fish with ants - this was something Dad Does just had to see to believe! UPDATE April click to continue...

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Snack Attack from Thinkfun

As we wandered the Toy Fair 2011 in NYC searching for new toys, we often forget to eat.  It was for this reason, that we found the demo of Snack Attack! from ThinkFun such a tease.  To be honest, during Toy Fair I was less interested in learning about a game that had ice cream click to continue...

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