Toys

A 6-foot inflatable remote controlled T. Rex…where was this thing when I was a kid?!

NEWS – When I was a kid, I loved dinosaurs. Heck, I’m 54, and I still love them. But, back then, we didn’t have the type of toys kids have today. And we certainly didn’t have anything like the JAKKS Pacific AirTitans Jurassic World Massive Attack T. Rex. The Attack T. Rex is a constant air inflatable …

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This Tic Tac gun is the bad idea that your 12 yr old self must have

NEWS – Check out this 3D printed gun that uses Tic Tac breath mints as ammunition. It can shoot the tiny candy pellets up to 15 feet. Just snap in a container of mints and have fun blasting… at least until someone loses an eye or something. If you want a Tic Tac Gun ready …

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DEERC DE60 Large 1:8 Scale Upgraded Remote Control Truck review

REVIEW – My kids are now at the age where they are into their tablets and all sorts of electronics. They love remote-controlled robots, cars, etc. Over the years I have bought them a few smaller remote control cars and trucks with the promise that when they get older I will buy them a bigger …

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Creative Double Star remote control car review – channel your inner Jeff Gordon or Danica Patrick

REVIEW – Drivers, start your engines!  Ahh, those words that lead to high-speed excitement, the occasional crash, and a lot of left turns.  If you fancy yourself an armchair racer, let’s check out the officially licensed Audi R8 LMS GT3 2019 from Creative Double Star and see if it has you saying, “Boogity, boogity”. What …

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Feel Flux – a fidget toy that uses frickin magnets!

NEWS – Fidget toy enthusiasts will want to check out the Feel Flux. This is like no other fidget toy that you have seen. It is made from a leather wrapped solid copper or aluminum CNC’d tube. When you drop the included neodymium magnet ball into the tube, magnetic fields create an awesome anti-gravity effect …

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Blue Orange Games Loopy Looper marble spinner fidget toy review

REVIEW – Fidget spinners and similar toys refuse to go away and I’m happy about that because they are fun! The Blue Orange Games Loopy Looper is a marble spinning toy that can keep your kids (and you) occupied for hours as you learn to spin and do tricks with them. Let’s take them for …

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Fidget spinners + mechanical keyboard keycaps = geeky fun

NEWS – Contrary to what you might have thought, the fidget spinner craze is not over! Now you can add a fidget spinner to your favorite mechanical keyboard. That’s right, Hammer Fidget Spinner Keycaps are the perfect swap for Cherry MX switches and their clones. Available in a variety of color combos, the Hammer Fidget …

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Mindful Fidgets wearable star fidget spinner review

REVIEW – Are you one of those people that always have your hands occupied?  Rubbing a stone, spinning a pencil, fiddling with a paperclip – it is an issue that affects more people than some might realize. The need to constantly have some sort of active stimulation brought about the rise of fidget spinners – …

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Zing Go Go Bird review – R/C meets drone

REVIEW – My kids are very fascinated with robots and scooters and planes, etc. They both have a couple of small dromes, but they are still getting used to flying them. They also love kites and just about anything colorful that flies. Let’s see if they like this flying Zing Go-Go Bird. What is it? …

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Bring Baby Yoda to your home with LEGO’s new set

NEWS – I haven’t even watched Star Wars: The Mandalorian (don’t judge me!) but I still want this Baby Yoda LEGO set. With 1073 bricks, this set should keep you busy for a few hours building a 7.5 inch tall Baby Yoda figurine that you can display. The really cool feature of this model is …

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UGears Differential Educational Mechanical Model Kit review

REVIEW – There are many types of STEM experiences available for kids that support curiosity, creativity, imagination, fine motor skills, etc. I have reviewed a few in the past, and now I get to test and review the UGears Differential Educational Mechanical Model Kit. What is it? The UGears Differential Educational Mechanical Model Kit is …

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