toys

[Video] 8 of the Hottest Toys for Tweens According to Chris Byrne’s, Author of “Toy Time”

Whether delivered in traditional toys or products driven by advanced technology, toys that keep kids and their imaginations at the center of the play experience. With increasing emphasis on value and play value, how do parents pick toys that will create outstanding play experiences for their kids? That’s one of the big questions heading into […]

Girl Super Hero Action Figures Gift Sets Inspire Imaginative Play

As the holidays approach, IAmElemental, the toy company that pioneered strong, healthy female action figures, has issued limited-edition gift sets of its award-winning superheroes.  The gift sets feature female action figures from the company’s Series 1/Courage (Bravery, Energy, Honesty, Industry, Enthusiasm, Persistence and Fear) and Series 2/Wisdom (Creativity, Ingenuity, Curiosity, Logic, Exploration, Mastery and Oblivion). Available […]

[Video] Frika Kahlo and Amelia Earhart are Among the 17 Global Role Models Honored by Barbie

According to a online study conducted by Mattel to 8000 mothers of girls 0-10, 81 percent* of moms globally worried about the type of role models their daughters are exposed to. Barbie decided to do something about this and ignited a conversation around the importance of positive role models. Sparking a global conversation leading up to […]

[VIDEO] These are the Top 6 Trends Seen at the 2017 New York Toy Fair

Kids’ obsession with “unboxing” and collecting toys, a revival of nostalgic brands, and toys that teach children to be better global citizens are just a few of 2018’s biggest toy trends announced today by The Toy Association at its 115th North American International Toy Fair. The Toy Association’s team of trend experts predicts that 2018 will see […]

9 Tips to Give Holiday Donations to Older Kids

Are you donating toys for holiday toy drives this season? If your answer was a “sure yes,!” then remember older kids in your holiday donations, as it’s usually easier to find cute toys to donate for kids under 7 and the older ones tend to be forgotten. In reality when thinking about ‘toys’ our minds […]

[Gift Guide] The Techie Boy: 24 of the Coolest Toys to Explore, Play & Learn

In our [Gift Guide] posts we specially curate a collection of gift items we absolutely L O V E, where you can’t only drool over the pictures, but actually SHOP online them by just clicking in the images. How cool is that? This [Gift Guide] is perfect for that tween boy that loves high-tech toys to […]

Game Night Ideas & New Toys for Tweens

Los Tweens was provided with Hasbro toys for review.  All opinions expressed are our own.  As the saying goes, “What’s old is new again.”  And, that applies to games and toys as well. When the box of Hasbro toys and games came, it was an instant flashback to my childhood.   I remember all of My Little […]

Tween Marvel Fans will Enjoy New Hasbro Toys

This is part of a product review campaign with Latina Mom Bloggers and Hasbro; complimentary products were provided.  However, all opinions expressed are my own Are your tweens Marvel fanatics?  Ours are! Whether boys or girls, the Marvel movies are loved by many a tween (and parent).   Our older tween girls (Maddy, Sophia and […]

[Gift Guide] What to Buy for your Special Tween Girl

I hear it over and over again: “What gift should I buy my tween daughter/granddaughter/friend’s daughter?” When girls hit the tween years, they seem to become more and more difficult to purchase for.  Their requests come with higher price tags and what is popular today may no longer be popular tomorrow. To help, I’ve compiled […]