Toys

October 6, 2021

30 Gifts for Board Game Lovers To Have Hours of Wholesome Fun

As the cold weather sets in, there’s nothing better than a good old-fashioned game night. Most of us know at least one person who’s a pro at Trivial Pursuit, gets stirred up over Scrabble or unleashes a friendly fury over Monopoly. If you have a board game lover in your life, why not give them a gift that will get their competitive juices flowing?

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July 14, 2021

Mattel Honors Tennis Champion Naomi Osaka With a Barbie Doll in Her Likeness

Barbie continues to make strides as it widens its array of dolls that represent the diversity and strength of womanhood. Releasing several new models every year, the company now has a wide selection to choose from—including dolls in the likenesses of inspiring women such as Rosa Parks, Maya Angelou, and Susan B. Anthony. As part of its Barbie Signature collection, Mattel has just released a new doll in honor of Japanese tennis champion Naomi Osaka.

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June 30, 2021

LEGO Unveils New Sustainable Toy Bricks Made From Recycled Plastic Bottles

Danish toy manufacturer LEGO is world renowned for producing colorful, plastic bricks, but the brand has recently become more eco-friendly. In 2018, the company developed its first-ever sustainable collection made from sugarcane; and now, LEGO has come even further in its mission to reduce plastic waste. The brand recently released a prototype brick made from recycled plastic bottles—the first of LEGO’s products made from a recycled material.

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May 22, 2021

15 Architectural Model Kits Perfect for People Who Love Building Things

Did you build a lot of LEGO sets growing up? Or, maybe you preferred creating your own designs with Lincoln Logs or other fun building blocks. From them, you may have developed a love for building things and coming up with unique creations. My Modern Met has collected a list of 15 great architecture model kits that will awaken your inner child and help you to unlock your creativity.

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