toy fair 2011 coverage

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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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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Monopoly Live

We saw a great deal of innovation and impressive technology, used to make games more fun at Toy Fair 2011 and then there was Monopoly Live.  As this NY Times piece describes, Monopoly Live has eliminated the money, dice and rule book for Monopoly.  A large computer tower, complete with infrared eyes to watch everything,  click to continue...

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