Authorities issue a warning for toys with small disc batteries

As kids get to enjoy a lot of presents during this time of the year, their parents should also be extra vigilant. Especially about toys with batteries. The New Jersey Poison Control Center says it knows about 30 children going … Continued

Things to consider when buying electronic toys

These days digital technology is everywhere. It’s also gaining a lot of ground in the world of toys. This brings some new challenges for parents. Electronic toys bring in a lot of new functionalities and possibilities. But also quite a … Continued

Are your kids addicted to toys? Here’s how to make sure they aren’t.

Toys are great. They really are. Thanks to them kids develop many skills, learn a lot of information and have plenty of joy. But they can also be a bit bad. Toys can lead to spoiled kids and kids who … Continued

KD Toys introduces new collectible plush line Shimmer Stars

KD Toys claims it’s going to take “collectable plush to the next level”. It’s going to do that with its new Shimmer Stars toy line of stuffed animals. Shimmer Stars will feature four plushies from the start. They are a … Continued

Disney recalls the plush Forky toy due to choking hazard

Disney is recalling one of its new Toy Story 4 toys due to a choking hazard. The toy in question is the plush Forky 11 over its plastic googly eyes. The recall comes from the US Consumer Product Safety Commission. … Continued

Toymaster joins BTHA’s toy safety campaign for online platforms

UK toy group Toymaster is joining BTHA’s safety campaign ‘Don’t Toy with Children’s Safety’. It aims to promote better safety on toys sold online. Recently BTHA found out that 58% of toys sold online don’t comply with UK’s toy safety … Continued

Robotic teddy bears try to bring joy to kids in hospitals

Staying in a hospital can be very traumatic and unpleasant for kids. This is why often stuffed animals come to help out and bring some joy. So, now there’s a new experiment in development which features robotic teddy bears in … Continued

BTHA calls for greater caution when buying toys online as many are unsafe

The British Toy and Hobby Association (BTHA) called for greater attention when buying toys online. Their report shows that many online toys are unsafe. The BTHA conducted a survey in which it found that 58% of the toys it bought … Continued

Should you disinfect your stuffed animals?

Stuffed animals are cute, cozy, funny, nice and a whole lot more. But they can also harbor quite a few germs. So much you may want to disinfect them from time to time. According to Real Simple, stuffed animals have … Continued

A Teddy bear clinic in Ogden helps kids ease doctor anxiety

Visiting a doctor or a hospital is never easy. Still, it’s also important that kids don’t feel anxiety about doctor visits. This is why Teddy bear clinic events are very popular. They help kids see first hand what’s like to … Continued