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- Zoo toy creator puts on a puppet show for his neighborhood with no strings attached
At a time when so many are starving for entertainment, a Chicago man is captivating his neighborhood with a lockdown puppet show from his own balcony. Adriana Diaz reports.
CBS News. Thursday, 9 Jul 2020.
- Children with a harmonious relationship with their parents are better at maths
UK psychologists found that parent-child cooperation - assessed through a drawing session on the retro Etch-A-Sketch toy
- was associated with good maths skills at age 11.
Daily Mail. Wednesday, 8 Jul 2020.
- Toy Association releases list of top toys for summer
Summer is in full swing, and now more than ever parents are looking for ways to keep kids entertained.
ABC News. Monday, 6 Jul 2020.
- Hasbro Boosts Transformer Lineup With New Character Gigawatt
Hasbro (HAS) reveals new toy
and comic book based on the TRANSFORMERS and Back to the Future movie.
Zacks. Friday, 3 Jul 2020.
- Prince George's godmother buys him 'impossible' noisy toys
Julia Samuels, 60, from London, who was close friends with Princess Diana, called godson Prince George, six, 'funny, feisty and cheeky' while on the How to Fail with Elizabeth Day podcast.
Daily Mail. Thursday, 2 Jul 2020.
- Lego pulls ads on Facebook over 'hate speech'
company says social-media platforms must end hate speech, discrimination and misinformation.
BBC News. Wednesday, 1 Jul 2020.
- Maker of toys for Mulan movie got $6 million PPP loan
company Jakks Pacific is one of 57 public companies awarded a total $102 million in aid from U.S. in recent weeks.
CBS News. Wednesday, 1 Jul 2020.
- Can Mattel Survive The Covid-19 Recession?
Mattel Stock (NASDAQ: MAT) has declined by 24% since the beginning of the year. While the toy
industry has experienced a 7.6% growth in the first quarter of the year (as per NPD group data), Mattel reported a decline of 14% in net ...
Forbes. Friday, 26 Jun 2020.
- Coronavirus: 'The sheer amount of beach rubbish is colossal'
Great Yarmouth's seafront was covered in plastic, toys, and broken glass long after the crowds left.
BBC News. Friday, 26 Jun 2020.
- 8 Backyard Toys and Games for Adults and Kids
Whether you want to play some competitive cornhole or stress over a collaborative game of 'Jenga,' there's a game here for any age.
Mental Floss. Friday, 26 Jun 2020.
- While Discussing Hate, The Internet Falls In Love With A Little Doll Named Zoe
Yelitsa Jean-Charles wanted to create a toy
that better resembled herself and other black people. It has become a sensation amid a time of widespread conversation around race in America.
Forbes. Tuesday, 9 Jun 2020.
- The best coding toys 2020: From robots to iPad games, these toys will help teach your kids to code
It's increasingly clear that there are few, if any downsides to getting your kids into coding sooner rather than later. Being able to navigate the world
Pocket Lint. Friday, 5 Jun 2020.
- Zynga's (ZNGA) Peak Buyout to Enrich Mobile Game Portfolio
Zynga (ZNGA) is enhancing its mobile gaming portfolio with the purchase of Istanbul-based Peak. The addition of Toon Blast and Toy
Blast will expand Zynga's "Forever Franchises" to eight.
Zacks. Tuesday, 2 Jun 2020.
- A Florida toy importer braces for retail upheaval
Most U.S. states have begun to reopen their economies, but Jay Foreman, chief executive of Basic Fun, said he's more worried than ever.
Reuters. Tuesday, 26 May 2020.
- What the CDC guidelines for reopening schools recommend, including mask wearing and closing playgrounds
The CDC encourages school leaders, teachers, and parents to consider taking precautions like staggering drop-offs and disinfecting any shared toys
Yahoo. Thursday, 21 May 2020.
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