Have You Seen Peek-A-Roo? This Year’s Must-Have Toy

Surprise toys are all the rage, and interactive cuddly creatures are always a favorite among kids. From the geniuses behind Hatchimals, in hops Peek-A-Roo—a part panda, part kangaroo interactive plush with a surprise baby reveal! This loveable cutie responds to…

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5 Surprisingly Fun Ways to Get Your Kids Reading This Summer

Reading over the summer can be even more fun thanks to pool party book swaps, a bag full of books at the beach and DIY cozy reading nooks even the adults will enjoy.

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10 Super Comic Creation Apps for Kids

These apps are easy to use, interactive and perfect for personalizing your family photos or giving school projects a fun twist.

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13 Ride-On Toys That Will Top Your Elf’s Holiday List

Rev those engines, these ride-on toys will make all the neighbors jealous. From recycling trucks to your own Frozen sleigh, there is a ride-on toy that every kid will love on this list.

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3 Innovative New Toys That Prove PAW Patrol Rules

PAW Patrol does it again with three new toys your kid will crave, including their first-ever motorized vehicle, spinning helicopter and dual-lane racetrack!

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Review: Dino Tracker 4×4

For dinosaur fans, this ride-on toy is the stuff Jurassic dreams are made of. Toy Insider has the inside scoop!

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Operation: Pet Scan

Hasbro Gaming Introduces Operation Pet Scan

Press and hold Rex-Ray’s nose to hear an instant bark and fart sounds. 

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Yoto Player

Interactive, Screen-Free Audio Platform, Yoto Launches in the United States

It provides families the opportunity to balance play time, learning and creativity without screens.

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Disney Brings More Magic Home with Free Text Stickers & Alexa Stories

Download tons of your fave Disney characters for iMessage!

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Mall Madness

It’s Time to Introduce a New Generation of Shoppers to Mall Madness

Let’s go shopping! The nostalgic game is coming back this fall.

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A Talking Plush Baby Yoda Is Coming & Here’s Where You Can Pre-Order Yours

This adorable alien is coming to a store near you in 2020!

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Star Wars Kids Will Be Your Little Jedi’s New YouTube Obsession

This one’s for all the young Padawans out there.

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These Fantasy Strollers Spaceship Strollers Are Out of This World

Your little Jedi can ride in some serious sci-fi style in these new strollers.

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You’ve Gotta Catch This Adorable New Pokémon at Build-A-Bear

There’s a new Pokemon coming to Build-A-Bear.

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An Adventurous Date Night Awaits at Quest Factor Escape Rooms

Move over dinner and a movie. Quest Factor Escape Rooms just opened two new live-action, interactive adventures in Redmond where you and your significant other can put your mystery solving skills to the test.

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The Best Movies & TV for Kids That Shatter Gender Stereotypes

If you’re concerned about how gender stereotypes affect kids, you’re not alone.

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10 Tracking Gadgets That Are Perfect for Families

Keep a firm (literally or digitally) grip on your kids no matter where life takes you.

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How to Morph Into a Power Ranger (& Then See Them on the Silver Screen)

The Power Rangers are back! Find out why the new film, debuting March 24, is a must-see for families.

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Dive into The Little Mermaid Jr: Live Musical

Take a little trip under the sea to join Ariel, Prince Eric and all of your favorite characters in this mini version of your favorite mermaid’s “tail.”

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The runDisney Phenomenon

Photo: Cam Bowman
Let’s be perfectly clear here… I am not in shape. I don’t exercise regularly even though I want to with all my being. I let every excuse in the book prevent me from going to the gym…

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Stop, Click & Roll! Amazing Animation Kits for Kids

Help your mini-movie mogul get animated with seven simple stop-motion kits. All that’s left to do is call “Action!”

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How to Become a Robot for a Day

Who knew being a robot could be so much beeping fun!

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Sneak Peek: 8 Places to Catch a Show This Fall

From kids-only venues like Glen Echo’s Adventure Theater and Arts on the Horizon in Alexandria, to the venerable Kennedy Center for Performing Arts, this season’s family-friendly fare is kicking it up a notch.

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How to Make Your Baby an Internet Celebrity

Want your baby’s video to go viral? While having your little cutie be in the public eye isn’t for everyone, a hilarious new book by Rick Chillot definitely is.

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Essential Potty Training Apps for Bathroom Beginners

We’ve uncovered five of our favorite smart phone apps that help make potty training more rewarding for everyone involved.

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The Big Buzz: An Xtreme BUGS Exhibit Opens in Berkeley

With giant animatronic displays and insect fossils, your kids will surely be buggin’ out at this new cool exhibit.

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Baby DJ School: Brooklyn’s Newest Music Class for Babies & Toddlers

From Music Together to the Suzuki Method, NYC has no shortage of music classes for babies and toddlers, and now you can add Baby DJ School to the lineup. Say what? All of a sudden, the whole city is buzzing…

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Dazzle the Kids at San Francisco’s Cirque du Soleil

Storytelling, art, beauty, magic, and unbelievable feats of balance and strength. That’s the circus for you, but this is obviously more than your ordinary circus. Cirque du Soleil’s “Totem” is in town, so gather the kids under the Grand Chapiteau…

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Explore: Bellevue Square

Been to Bellevue Square lately? After the gorgeous remodel of 2008, you’ll find the addition of lots of new stores and the return of the good old reliable tug boat play area for the little ones. Kids’ Cove at the…

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10 Great iPad Apps for Kids!

Jamie Pearson is the co-publisher of Best Kids Apps, a review blog for parents looking for the best children’s iPhone, iPad, and (very soon!) Android apps for kids.

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So you’ve got a brand new iPad…

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