Toys

Mr. Potato Head gets new, gender-neutral name

Hasbro announced that Mr. Potato Head will now be known as “Potato Head.” The toy, played with by countless children across the world, will have a more gender neutral name.
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Mom invents toy company that teaches kids about Black leadership, not oppression

A mom from Virginia has created a toy company to teach children about Black history after she was unable to find toys that inspired young minds. Bevy and Dave celebrates Black inventors and leaders through leadership, rather than oppression.
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PHOTO: Mom has warning for parents after spending 20 hours untangling toy from daughter's hair

Mom Lisa Hoelzle from Pennsylvania is warning other parents about a dangerous kid’s toy that was stuck in her daughter’s hair for 20 hours. See photos of how the popular sticky balls “Bunchems” can quickly turn into a nightmare for your family.
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American Girl’s 2021 ‘Girl of the Year’ makes her debut

G’day, mate. American Girl’s 2021 Girl of the Year doll is Kira Bailey. Find out the latest details on RADIO.COM about the new American Girl doll.
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Prepare for a toy shortage due to coronavirus pandemic

So far in 2020 there have been shortages of hand sanitizer, toilet paper, cleaning supplies, and now with Christmas less than a month away, get ready for a toy shortage.
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Toy safety group releases annual list of top 10 'worst' toys to avoid this holiday season

Cute plastic animals with tiny accessories that pose a choking hazard, Black Panther-inspired claws with the potential to cause facial or eye injuries, and more toys on the list. Read the full story.
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McDonald's teams up with Disney World for limited-edition Happy Meal toys

McDonald’s is teaming up with Disney for some magical Happy Meal toys! There are 10 toys in the collection inspired by Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway ride at the theme park. Read more now.
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Sidewalk chalk, Baby Nancy, and Jenga all inducted into National Toy Hall of Fame

Hall of Fame curator Chris Bensch, said, “It may seem frivolous, but this year has really been a fine example of how toys contribute to joy, laughter and imagination.”
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Dr. Fauci is getting his own action figure

Coronavirus is nothing to play around with. But how about a Fauci toy? Fans of the nation’s leading infectious disease expert are in luck, as new Dr. Anthony Fauci action figures will be available soon.
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Meet Courtney, the New '80s-Inspired American Girl Doll

Party hardy, American Girl is bringing back the ’80s. American Girl Doll just revealed its new ‘80s-inspired historic doll named Courtney.
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