National Trick or Treat Day

I write this column every year, and this year won't be different. Halloween has always been one of my favorites holidays with respect to spending time with my kids. The choosing of Halloween costume (always a long hard decision),...

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LEGO MBA

We recently met with the LEGO team in their headquarters in which they filled us in on some exciting news. LEGO is launching a Master Building Academy (MBA) to teach children of all ages to become Master Builders. The...

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Think the toy shopping season is over?

The holiday season just passed, which means your kids have all their new toys, you have time to relax and not worry about what's new in the toy aisle, right? January is a time of the year where hundreds of...

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National Trick or Treat Day

I write this column every year, and this year won't be different. Halloween has always been one of my favorites holidays with respect to spending time with my kids. The choosing of the Halloween costumes (always a long hard...

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We’ve had a Fashion Makeover!

If TTPM.com looks a little different to you, it's because we just launched our new redesign. We've made our site friendlier, easier to use, and more content than ever before to make your time to play better! When looking at...

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TTPM Spring Showcase Blog

We recently held our TimetoPlay Spring Showcase on April 27th in NYC at the Altman. If you missed it you can see some pictures on our site as well as highlights in our Video Center. People think of new toys...

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Make Sure “Happy Birthday” is Happy for All

I don't know whether it's good, bad or just plain scary that my wife and I have thrown almost 50 birthday parties over the years for our kids. While you want to create memories that can last a lifetime,...

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Toy Fair Blog

Toy Fair is over. I saw over 1000 companies, and 10,000 new toys and my head is spinning! What were my favorites? Too many to mention in one short article. However, Kung Zhu looks awesome. Never heard of Kung...

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The holidays are over, but new toys still hit the shelves

The holidays have come and gone. In your mind, you're thinking that you have to wait until fall to see new toys make it to the retailers; In reality, new toys are hitting the shelves as you read this. New...

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Néih hóu (Hello) from Hong Kong!

As I am writing this, I am sitting in a hotel room in Hong Kong. For those who aren’t familiar with how the toy industry works, hundreds of toy companies gather in Hong Kong every January. They set up...

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