Kid Toys

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.

2016 FamilyFun Toys of the Year

Introducing the 2016 Toys of the Year! These 20 kid-approved picks are squeal-inducing, happy-dance-launching hits that left our testers begging for more. Talk about holiday must-haves!

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.

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.

Holiday Gifts That Celebrate Latino Culture

Still digging around for the perfect present for your little one? We've got you covered with toys that connect them to your culture.

Hot Toys for 2016

Toy Fair has spoken: These are the toys your kids will be asking for come the holidays!

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!

Make Your Own Developmental Baby Toys

Homemade toys, as seen on the American Baby TV Show.

Top 10 Toys For Creativity

Which playthings best help your child unleash his imagination? Parents went to child-development experts to find out.

FamilyFun Best Toys of 2016

Check out the FamilyFun picks for best toys of 2016! All tested by real kids, see this year's top toy list.

The Return of the Rubik's Cube

This classic toy is an awesome way to practice the logic and problem-solving skills that are crucial to STEM education. Here's how to harness the fun.

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.

Best Toys of 2016

From babies to big kids, check out Parents picks for the best toys of 2016.

8 High-Tech Toys for STEM-Savvy Kids

There's so much more to digital toys than your typical video games and computer programs. These eight innovative picks bring STEAM education to life through coding, robotics, animation, and more--plus they're a lot of fun.

Best Beach and Sand Toys for Kids This Summer

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.

Interactive Toys for Toddlers

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!

Best Outdoor Toys and Gear for Kids

Get outside with these great products for families.

America's Most Popular Toys

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.

The Top 10 Classic Toys

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!

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.

4 Things You Should Know About Gender Stereotypes in Kids' Toys

The importance of gender-neutral toys for boys and girls goes beyond just being politically correct.

Toy Trivia Quiz

How much do you really know about Silly Putty, Lincoln Logs, and Barbie? Take our test and find out!

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.

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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