Toy News

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Astolat Dollhouse Castle Goes on Display for the First Time (August 24, 2015): The Astolat Dollhouse Castle, the world's most expensive dollhouse, is going on display for the first time.

FAO Schwarz Fifth Avenue Flagship Closes (July 18, 2015): FAO Schwarz has closed its Fifth Avenue flagship store. The Fifth Avenue store had been open for nearly thirty years.

Disney Opens Largest Disney Store Yet in Shanghai (June 1, 2015): Disney has opened its biggest store in the world in Shanghai, China. The store is 9,257 square feet.

Barbie Gets Super Powers in New Animated Movie (March 25, 2015): Barbie becomes a super hero in a new animated film, Barbie in Princess Power.

Mattel and Google Collaborate on New View-Master Toy (February 15, 2015): Mattel and Google have collaborated on a new version of the classic View-Master toy. The toy arrives in fall 2015.

Furbacca Furby Unveiled at 2015 New York Toy Fair (February 14, 2015): Hasbro unveiled a Furbacca Furby at the 2015 New York Toy Fair.

Vermont Teddy Bear Launches Fifty Shades of Grey Bear (February 9, 2015): Vermont Teddy Bear has launched a Fifty Shades of Grey bear. The bear ties in with the book and upcoming film.

Lego Birds Set Coming in January (December 13, 2014): A Lego bird set designed by Tom Poulsom is coming in January 2015.

Lego Frozen Set Could Have Been a Hot Christmas Toy (December 2, 2014): Lego Frozen set features Elsa's Ice Palace won't arrive in stores until January.

McDonald's Recalls Hello Kitty Whistles (November 11, 2014): McDonald's has recalled its Hello Kitty whistles due to a choking and aspiration hazard.

Lego, Frozen and TMNT Toys Cover 2014 Holiday Toy Catalogs (November 9, 2014): The 2014 holiday toy catalogs have arrived. Lego, Target, Toys R Us and Walmart are among manufacturers and retailers with holiday catalogs.

Shakira and Fisher-Price Launch Baby Toy Line (November 6, 2014): Shakira has partnered with Fisher-Price to launch a toy line that will benefit the Barefoot Foundation

Disney Launches Big Hero 6 Toys (November 5, 2014): Disney has launched its Big Hero 6 toy line. The film arrives in theaters this weekend.

Breaking Bad Action Figures Pulled From Toys R Us' Shelves (October 22, 2014): Toys R Us has pulled Breaking Bad action figures from its store shelves and from its online store.

Snow Glow Elsa Doll is a Hot Holiday Toy (October 13, 2014): The Disney Frozen Snow Glow Elsa Doll is a hot holiday toy for the upcoming holiday shopping season.