All posts tagged "Toys"
Toy sellers and makers offer more options for autistic kids
For parents, finding toys that match their kids' skill sets and will hold their attention can be a process of trial and error
- Posted December 23, 2016
Toy Companies Break Down Barriers to be More Inclusive
NEW YORK — Toy companies are working harder to think outside their usual box, offering more-inclusive items like dolls with disabilities, female superhero figures and characters with a range of skin tones. Many of the products breaking...
- Posted October 21, 2016
Tech Toys Abound at New York Toy Fair
NEW YORK – From a preschool toy designed to teach pre-coding skills to a hands-on molecule-building set for older kids that works with an app, technology abounded at this year’s Toy Fair. The annual showcase of upcoming...
- Posted February 19, 2016
Something New to Worry About: Connected Toy Security
NEW YORK – Your smartphone or tablet is most likely pretty secure – not perfect, maybe, but generally unlikely to be hacked or to store, say, your email where other people could read it. The same can’t...
- Posted February 2, 2016
Toys R Us Closes Flagship Store: Ferris Wheel, T-Rex And All
NEW YORK – For decades, children visiting New York City savored one stop above all: a trip to the kind of toy store that existed only in their imagination. Now they’ll have to keep dreaming. The massive...
- Posted December 31, 2015