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.

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.

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.

Make Your Own Developmental Baby Toys

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

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!

Recall Alert: Target Magnetic Tic-Tac-Toe Game Poses Choking Hazard

If you purchased this game set for your toddler, you're going to want to return it for a full refund ASAP.

Best Outdoor Toys and Gear for Kids

Get outside with these great products for families.

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.

Toy Trivia Quiz

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

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.

Best Toys of 2016

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

Home Organization: Organizing Toys

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.

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.

This 11-Year-Old Got Major Burns on Her Hands From Making Homemade Slime

The scary incident has parents wondering whether the popular DIY trend is actually safe.

Special Dolls for Special Kids

Nearly 3 million school-age kids in the U.S. have a disability and might appreciate playing with a doll that has one too. These toys make that possible--some even at no cost to you.xcvbxcvbv

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!

13 Classic Toys Upgraded for Today's Kids to Enjoy

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!

Top 10 Toys For Creativity

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

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.

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.

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 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.

How to Make Old Toys New Again

You don't need to buy new toys. Instead, show your child how fun it can be to find new ways to play with the toys she already has.

Best Toys That Feature Favorite Characters

We brought the toughest little critics to our testing room so they could tell us their favorite toys that feature characters. Learn what they picked as the best of the best and why.