Celebrate National Scrabble Day

Happy National Scrabble Day! How did April 13 become this holiday? Well, it’s the birthday of Alfred Mosher Butts, creator of the game. It seems like as good a reason as any to create a special day for one...

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Monopoly’s Birthday—Passing Go for the Eighty-First Time

Today we’re celebrating an iconic American Real Estate Mogul, a man who has touched many lives and built a steady stream of successes, all featuring his internationally known name. Of course, we’re talking about Mr. Monopoly. And we thought it might...

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National Craft Month: Promoting Creative Play

Glitter. Glue. Paint. These are just some of the supplies you might have in your arts and crafts arsenal at home. And what better time to break them out and get creative than during National Craft Month? That’s right!...

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Top 5 Inside Out Movie Toys

TTPM received a sneak peek at the new Disney/Pixar movie Inside Out last week. We laughed. We cried. We wanted to come back to the office and play with our top five Inside Out movie toys! We sometimes agree with...

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Top Jurassic World Toys

Jurassic World is opening this week, and classic dino play is back in a big way as kids bring the creatures of Jurassic World home in a cast of great toys. Here are our favorites: 1. Jurassic World Velociraptor from Hasbro: Who...

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TTPM’s Top Travel Toys

“Are we there yet?” Avoid hearing that question on your summer vacation by keeping some of TTPM’s top travel toys for kids handy. Whether you’ve got a long plane trip or a short car ride or just want something...

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Life-Size Darth Vader Figure

Have an extra eight grand laying around? Then you should definitely consider the Life-Size Darth Vader Figure from Sideshow Collectibles. This extremely realistic Lord Vader figure is recreated in 1:1 scale, and over 7 feet tall. He comes with a cinematic...

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TODAY Show: Memorial Day Fun

Today’s the day! The unofficial start of the summer season. And it looks like there’s going to be some nice weather across our fair country, so let’s get outside and PLAY! This morning I paid a visit to the Today...

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Skylanders Trap Team Arrives This October

Yesterday at an event in New York City, Activision officially announced the new Skylanders game for 2014, and once again, they are redefining the category they created. The new game is titled Skylanders Trap Team. Where past Skylanders games brought...

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The Top Prank Toys for April Fools

April Fools is coming up! Here are some of our favorite toys for pranks, silliness, and downright weirdness. Click on any pic for more info like how much it costs or where to buy.

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