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Feb 19, 2017, 16:15 ET Top Toy Trends of 2017 Announced at New York Toy Fair

From "dual-use" collectibles and adrenaline-pumping active toys, to awe-inspiring robotics and "movie mania" playthings, the top toy trends of 2017...


Feb 19, 2017, 12:21 ET ZURU Wins Coveted Outdoor Toy of the Year Award For Global Kick-Starter Sensation, Bunch O Balloons

ZURU™, the fastest growing international toy company in the U.S., received the prestigious Toy of the Year (TOTY) award in the Active/Outdoor Toy...


Feb 19, 2017, 12:00 ET LeapFrog® Expands Range of Award-Winning Infant and Preschool Toys

Today LeapFrog® Enterprises, Inc., the leader in innovative learning toys for children, announced the expansion of its successful infant and...


Feb 19, 2017, 09:00 ET VTech® Expands Expert-Supported Baby, Infant, Toddler and Preschool Collections with Engaging New Lines

Today VTech® announces the expansion of its successful Baby, Infant, Toddler and Preschool lines, featuring exciting new products that enrich...


Feb 19, 2017, 07:11 ET Wild Republic Has Hugs for Everyone

International toy company, Wild Republic, today announced that it has hugs for everyone this year. The world will be embraced by Wild Republic's...


Feb 18, 2017, 17:50 ET Parents Education Network (PEN) Receives Award for SAFE Program

Parents Education Network's SAFE (Student Advisors For Education) program has been chosen by the Northern California Branch of The International...


Feb 18, 2017, 12:00 ET LeapFrog® Unveils Next Generation LeapPad™ and LeapStart™ Enhancements at the 2017 North American International Toy Fair®

Today LeapFrog® Enterprises, Inc., the leader in innovative learning toys for children, unveiled the newest addition to the award-winning line of...


Feb 18, 2017, 12:00 ET Buzz Bee Toys®, a Division of Alex Brands®, Unveils 2017 Line-Up

Today Alex Brands® unveiled a new collection of blasters from Buzz Bee Toys®, the company behind the popular Air Warriors® and The Walking Dead™...


Feb 18, 2017, 11:57 ET KD Kids Puts the "Fun" Back in Play with New Infinifun Line of Infant and Preschool Toys Unveiled at the 2017 American International Toy Fair

KD Group, maker of fun and innovative toys for kids including the best-selling Kurio line of kid-safe tablets and smartwatches, today announces a...


Feb 18, 2017, 09:00 ET Alex Brands® Unveils More Than 200 Exciting New Products At Toy Fair 2017

Alex Brands®, a family of brands comprised of some of the most iconic, recognizable and award winning products in the toy industry, today revealed...


Feb 18, 2017, 08:55 ET Yvolution™ Rolls Out New Products and Line Expansions at the 2017 North American International Toy Fair®

Yvolution™, the active lifestyle company dedicated to making fun, innovative, high-quality and safe wheeled products, today revealed new...


Feb 18, 2017, 07:58 ET Snaptoys Heads to New York Toy Fair with Their Biggest Lineup Yet

Snaptoys, Inc., the up and coming sister company to Snap Global Solutions, a leader in toy manufacturing and design, is showing their most...


Feb 17, 2017, 17:56 ET La aplicación educativa de HITN ganó el Premio Kidscreen a la mejor aplicación de aprendizaje para niños preescolares

HITN, la red mediática en español sin fines de lucro que provee programación educativa y de entretenimiento a más de 44 millones de hogares...


Feb 17, 2017, 15:14 ET HITN Educational App Wins Kidscreen Award For Best Preschool Children's Learning App

HITN, the non-profit, Spanish-language media network that provides educational and entertainment programming to more than 44 million American...


Feb 17, 2017, 15:00 ET BanBao starts producing environment-friendly toy blocks

BanBao is committed to build a better tomorrow, and for this reason starts producing sustainable and environment-friendly building blocks made of...


Feb 17, 2017, 13:57 ET Rice Krispies Treats® Celebrates Random Acts Of Kindness Day By Surprising An Inspiring 4th Grader

In honor of Random Acts of Kindness Day today, Kellogg's® Rice Krispies Treats® surprised 10-year-old Lillian Upchurch, who's committed to putting...


Feb 17, 2017, 13:39 ET Protecting Our Kids from Bullying and the Escalation of Negative Social Media

On Friday, February 17th, Kids in the House will address the nation's bullying epidemic. CEO and Founder of Kids in the House, Leana Greene will...


Feb 17, 2017, 12:37 ET JLLA To Promote Literacy To Over 300 Kids

The Junior League of Los Angeles (JLLA) will read books, teach crafts and develop-literacy focused activities for over 300 children ages 3-6 and...


Feb 17, 2017, 12:00 ET VTech® Inspires Endless Imagination with Innovative Additions to Go! Go! Smart Lines

Today VTech® announces the introduction of exciting new themes and playsets to the award-winning Go! Go! Smart Wheels® and Go! Go! Smart Friends®...


Feb 17, 2017, 11:46 ET University View Academy chooses Lincoln Empowered courses

Pennsylvania-based nonprofit Lincoln Learning Solutions today announced it will provide elementary school students in Louisiana with state...


Feb 17, 2017, 11:34 ET Rockin' Jump to Bounce into Gilroy

Rockin' Jump, the leader in, "Fitness and competition disguised as Fun," trampoline parks, announced that it will open its newest location at 8787...


Feb 17, 2017, 11:00 ET WowWee® to Debut Imaginative New Line at Toy Fair New York

Toy Fair New York 2017, Booth #3035 -- Beginning Saturday, February 18th through the 21st at Toy Fair New York, WowWee, the award-winning makers of...


Feb 17, 2017, 10:52 ET LEGO Systems, Inc. Unveils Hundreds of Building Sets and Complimentary Digital Experiences to Champion Imaginative Play in 2017

NORTH AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL TOY FAIR, LEGO Systems, Inc. celebrates the intersection of classic construction play with digital experiences to...


Feb 17, 2017, 10:27 ET Study shows biocompatible 3D tracking system has potential to improve manual and robot-assisted surgery and interventions

The cutting-edge biocompatible near-infrared 3D tracking system used to guide the suturing in the first smart tissue autonomous robot (STAR)...


Feb 17, 2017, 09:08 ET Amazon And Reading Is Fundamental Join Forces

Amazon and Reading Is Fundamental (RIF), the nation's largest literacy organization, have joined forces to empower Amazon customers to help ignite...