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Roller Coaster of Love: LEGO Reveals New Creator Package at TTPM 2018 Spring Event

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Just announced LEGO (10261) Creator Expert Level Roller Coaster Kit.


Andy and I are on our way the TTPM Spring Event (Toys, Tots, Pets and More) and we’ll be reporting on our favorites from the multitude of goodies we encounter.

Here’s a first look at one toy we’re really excited to experience up close today. This marvelous, just announced, LEGO Creator Expert level Roller Coaster (10261) is loaded with amazing details. There’s a ticket booth, boarding station with height marker, vendor stands, money, cotton candy and more. The two coaster trains will give the 11 included figures a day of thrills at the fairground. This fully functioning chain lift action can even be upgraded with LEGO Boost and motorized power functions for added movement sensor and sound effects. Available starting June 1, 2018.
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In the Brick of it: First LEGO Live NYC Event

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Those who can’t wait for LEGOLAND New York to open in 2020 can get a massive bricks fix at the very first Lego Live NYC event.The family oriented weekend will take place at Manhattan’s Pier 36 on February 16-18, 2018 and will offer a range of activities sure to please LEGO neophytes and diehard “Brickheads” alike.
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The Toy Association Reveals 2018 Toy of the Year Finalists

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Toys to the World: Toy Insider’s Holiday of Play 2017!


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UN-ADULT-erated Fun: Toy Insider’s Sweet Suite 2017

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Orders of the day at Sweet Suite 2017, were fun and easy to follow.


If you’ve watched a television news or talk show segment about toy trends in the last couple of year’s it’s almost certain you’ve seen “Toy Insider Mom” Laurie Schacht doing the demonstrations. Laurie and the Toy Insider team have built a reputation as the go-to mavens for broadcast and online information about what’s hot on the horizon of play. Toy Insider’s pre-gifting season lists point to the best of what’s on the market. Their hashtag, #WeKnowPlay, is not a boast – it’s a fact.
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