Toys

Discover what kids of all ages want to play with. Our best-bet guides will steer you through the thousands of choices and help you choose what's best for your child.

Best Toys of 2015

Watch a behind-the-scenes look at the big day of testing for the very best toys of 2015. Our tiny testers played with everything from Frozen "ice skates" to LEGO kits to find out which new products are the most fun.

The Year's Best Baby Toys

These toys are more than just a good time. They help your baby reach important developmental milestones. Shop this list of our new favorites!

FamilyFun Picks: Top 10 Board Games

Our tester families played dozens of entries, evaluating them on clarity of rules, design, value, and, of course, fun. And the winners are ...

Toys for Kids With Special Needs

The writer of the Parents.com blog To the Max asked parents which toys most benefited their kids with special needs this past year. These toys have encouraged children to move, communicate, manipulate their hands, be social -- and have lots of fun too.

Best Pool and Water Toys for Kids This Summer

Dive into summer fun with beach and water toys that are guaranteed to make a splash with your kids.

Best Toys of the Year 2014

We tested new toys with kids (they're so picky!) and parents (even pickier!) to find the ones we're sure are winners. (You're welcome!) Find this year's best toys for every age, starting with baby and ending with big kids! We've got 58 winners in all, so we know you'll find ones just right for the special children on your list.

Best Toddler Toys for 2015

Here at Parents, we get the year's new toys sent to us months before the holidays (lucky us!) and invite kids of all ages to come in and give them a whirl (lucky them!). See which toys came out on top!

The Best Toys of 2015

Check out Parents' picks for the Best Toys of 2015!

Best Toys for Preschoolers in 2015

Here at Parents, we get the year's new toys sent to us months before the holidays (lucky us!) and invite kids of all ages to come in and give them a whirl (lucky them!). See which toys came out on top!

8-Year-Old Blasts Monopoly's Star Wars Edition for Being Sexist

A young girl was angered to learn the new Monopoly game didn't equally represent female and male characters from the new Star Wars movie.

Best Toys That Get Kids Moving

Looking for something to help your child burn off some energy? Our kid testers show you how much fun they had playing with their favorite toys that kept them moving.

Babyproofing Your Home: Toys

Chances are that whatever you give your little one to play with will end up in her mouth, so be careful of choking hazards. Theres a quick test to know if a new toy is safe for your child. Follow these child safety tips to help keep your child safe with her toys.

Your Guide to Age-Appropriate Toys

Toy shopping is serious business. Toys that are too easy will bore your babe. Those that are too advanced will aggravate him. But pick one that's just right for his skill level, and you'll be giving him hours of education, exploration, and enjoyment "Toys are an investment in a child's development," says Marianne Szymanski, founder and president of Toy Tips, Inc. and co-author of Toy Tips: A Parent's Essential Guide to Smart Toy Choices. Ready to shop? We've compiled a list of age-appropriate toys -- as well as ones to avoid -- for each developmental level.

Best Toddler Toy Gifts for the Holidays

Still don't know what presents to buy your toddler for the holidays? Check out these fun, affordable toys.

Best Toys of 2015: Ages 5 and Up

Here at Parents, we get the year's new toys sent to us months before the holidays (lucky us!) and invite kids of all ages to come in and give them a whirl (lucky them!). See which toys came out on top!

Best Baby Toys of 2015: Birth to 12 Months

Here at Parents, we get the year's new toys sent to us months before the holidays (lucky us!) and invite kids of all ages to come in and give them a whirl (lucky them!). See which toys came out on top!

American Baby 2015 Best Toy Awards

What's new for children less than a year old to play with? These hot finds! They'll stimulate curiosity and bring on the fun.

FamilyFun Toy of the Year Awards

What's the formula for finding this year's most fabulous toys? Start with 50 discerning families, then give them 425 of the newest playthings to evaluate. The results? Our Top Ten Award Winners and 15 additional picks -- 25 holiday worthy toys, each for under $100!

2015 FamilyFun Tech Toy Awards

Fair warning: Your kid's wish list is about to get a lot longer.

2015 FamilyFun Toys of the Year

Each year, we test more than 300 toys to find the very best. With the help of families and 1,000+ hours of play, we narrowed the list down to our 20 favorites.

Age-by-Age Guide to Toys!

What's the best toy for an infant vs. a toddler? Before you go holiday shopping, check out our list that matches developmental stages of play with toys that work well for kids at each age.

22 Toys to Take Off Your Holiday Shopping List

Nearly two dozen toys have been deemed potentially hazardous by an independent consumer group in its annual toy safety report.

Best Toys for Babies and Toddlers

There are so many options for baby and toddler toys out there. We'll show you our top choices so you can be confident that your little one will be entertained.

Home Organization: Getting Rid of Toys

Is it time to get rid of some of your child's playthings? This system will ensure that the right toys are tossed.

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