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Exploring the Future of Fun at the Sandbox Summit!

I am thrilled to be attending the upcoming Sandbox Summit next week at MIT!  Now in its third year, this conference brings together innovators in children’s media, books, toys, virtual worlds, and education to explore the impact that emerging media platforms  have on how children play!

Below is a great [...]

5 Rules For Evaluating So-Called Educational Toys

The following post is by Wendy Smolen.  Wendy is a regular guest blogger at Toy Whimsy and co-founder of Sandbox Summit®, a series of conferences that explore the synergy between play and technology.

The ABC’s of Educational Toys

It’s almost unavoidable. Every toy in your toddler’s playroom, from cell phone-shaped rattles to push toys to stacking blocks [...]