Looking for the right kid toy? Learn what toys kids love most, which have the greatest educational value, why some get tossed aside after a few minutes of play, and how to use toys to foster intelligence and creativity.
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!
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.
What makes a toy a classic? Sure signs: you see it in nearly every home with kids, and it's rarely put away. The following new versions of classics are destined for that same much-loved status. Each combines a proven pedigree with irresistible newness. Let's play!
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.
Interactive toys can be great learning tools. But there are so many on the market, it's often hard to decide which toy is best. Check out our top picks that will encourage your child to learn, move, and just have fun!
Which playthings best help your child unleash his imagination? Parents went to child-development experts to find out.
Homemade toys, as seen on the American Baby TV Show.
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.
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.
How much do you really know about Silly Putty, Lincoln Logs, and Barbie? Take our test and find out!
Is it time to get rid of some of your child's playthings? This system will ensure that the right toys are tossed.
FamilyFun's top picks for toys, books, and apps that help kids discover the fun of science, technology, engineering, and math.
Americans are serious about their toys. The more popular the toy, the more passion, anger, and general strangeness it's capable of generating. Here's a look at the most intriguing and outrageous stories behind America's favorite playthings.
Kids are sure to have some fun in the sun with these sand and sea toys. We've got 10 all-new beach toys, plus some favorites that we recently shared in our June magazine.
Teaching your child to count is important, but it can be hard work. Here are a few of our favorite counting toys to make the process a little more fun.
Dive into summer fun with beach and water toys that are guaranteed to make a splash with your kids.
Check out some of our favorite kid-friendly items from etsy.com for quality, handmade gift ideas you'll love.
Bug out with critter catchers that let your child get up close and personal with ants, fireflies, and other creatures.
Everything in your child's space should have a place! Here is the best way to keep toys organized in your playroom, living room, or child's bedroom, while making sure they are still easily accessible.
Get a behind-the-scenes look at a big day of testing for our best toys of 2014. Our little critics played with everything from robots to hair chalk to see which new products are the most fun and exciting this year.
Our kid testers played with all kinds of toys to help us find our top picks of 2014. Watch as they interact with some of the coolest playthings on the market.
Cure the nothing-to-do, summertime blues with these 10 family-tested playthings.