Tween Top Stories

10 Tips to Promote Healthy Video Gaming

By Scott Steinberg | Kids & Technology

Video games are a fact of life. Here's how to make the best of them.

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AppGear's Foam Fighters

By Laurie Schacht | Age 9+

These collectible foam airplanes fly on their own in the real world and unlock missions int the digital world when attached to an smart device. When viewed through one, the attached plan flies, fig…

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LCR Left Center Right Dice Game

By The Editors | Age 9+

LCR is a fun, fast-paced dice game that you won't be able to put down! 3 specialty marked cubes are rolled to determine where players distribute their chips as they compete to keep as many of t…

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Etch-A-Tag Engraver

By The Editors | Age 9+

Engrave your design, or name, onto the metal tag or charm. Paint it and bake in the oven to preserve the design. Set includes battery-operated engraver, 6 metal tags, 6 chains, 8 special paint pots…

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Wii U GamePad

By The Editors | Age 9+

Billed by many as "The Electronic Toy of the Season," this is the newest generation of the ever-popular Wii games. The console allows kids to watch television, movies, and play games on t…

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Thrill Rides: Atomic Coaster

By The Editors | Age 9+

With over 1,255 pieces, this huge coaster features 37 feet of track, allowing kids to build their Atomic Coaster from the ground up to four feet high! Once the frame is completed, kids can connect…

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Gift Idea: 5 Best Video Game Consoles

By Damon Brown | Toys, Books & Entertainment

Looking for a gift for your tech-loving grandkids? Our tech expert offers his top five picks for gaming systems.

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Laurie Schacht Q&A: "Shopping for holiday gifts for my grandkids is so overwhelming. Do you have any advice?"

By Laurie Schacht | Toys, Books & Entertainment

Laurie Schacht, aka The Toy Insider, shares her best advice for maneuvering through the stores and snagging holiday gifts kids will love.

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Tap Your Tween's Intellect

By Lambeth Hochwald | Education & School

How to harness kids' curiosity and enthusiasm.

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Are Your Grandkids Ready to Stay Home Alone?

By Lori Marshall | Caring For Children

When can kids look after themselves? Lori Marshall seeks an answer.

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Compatibility Horoscope

How well do you get along with your grandchild and other family members? Want to know if your personalities mesh?

Find out here.