Stuck Inside? Watch Toy Videos!


These sure are strange times.  With most of us doing social distancing and spending way more time inside than we would like, how do you keep sane? Sure you could learn a language or watch videos on how to be a better parent...but that requires way too much brain power. Clearly a much better use click to continue...

Toy Fair 2020

When does it end?  I mean the endless sacrifices I make for you, are really nothing if not heroic. My latest saintly act?  I am heading to NYC to play with all the newest toys at Toy Fair 2020! You think I am going to write about all the hot new toys for 2020?  Come click to continue...

Nerf Ultra One

We have been reviewing Nerf blasters for the better part of the last decade.  It often feels like we have seen it all... Zombie blasters, Mega blasters, glow in the dark...all fun in their own right, but not really game changers. The Nerf Ultra One Motorized Blaster is different.  It uses a new Nerf Ultra click to continue...

Win The Upriser RC

  Black Friday is almost here and to celebrate we are giving away one of the hottest toys of 2019 - The Upriser Ducati RC Stunt Bike from SpinMaster ($149 Value) This is one of the coolest RC toys we have played with.  Self balancing, does stunts and jumps and well, let's just show you click to continue...

Nerf Summer Fun 2019

It's hot.  I mean crazy hot. It's summer, which means the kids are You need to get them outside, running, playing...and off their phones! The fine folks at Hasbro were kind enough to send us a giant box of Epic Nerf Summer Fun to try out. What's in the box? Did it actually get click to continue...


Add heads and body parts to the list of things kids can now find in slime. No, we are not talking about some new CSI toy set, we are playing with the WowWee UNTAMED Mad Lab Minis. No point in trying to describe all this with words, just watch the video -   Visit WowWee click to continue...

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...

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...


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...


The holidays are upon us.  You have no time to be reading this...but you 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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