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The new View-Master from Mattel, announced right before Toy Fair, works with Google Cardboard's VR technology: it can show a 360-degree panorama and pop up magical 3D images. It's coming this fall for $30.
"Avengers: Age of Ultron" is coming, and so is this Hulkbuster Lego set.
Scooby-Doo and The Mystery Machine: this Lego set is nearly as cool as last year's Simpsons one.
Curious about this year's Lego Minifigures? Here's Series 13.
Lego is ready with just about all the "Jurassic World" merchandise you can handle. Here's a peek at the movie's new genetic-mix dinosaur.
Lego Minecraft and the Endermen. Creepy.
The Imperial shuttle makes its triumphant return to Lego.
ThinkFun makes a lot of great, smart puzzles and learning games. Maker Studio is a construction kit: the pieces look like wood, but they're durable plastic. Convert a cracker box into a vehicle.
Hexbug's clever, glowing, swimming toys already come in shark and fish forms, but coming soon are seahorse and jellyfish ones, too.
These modular, fully programmable robot kits from Hexbug cost $300 and aim to do similar things to Lego's Mindstorm kits. It has its own controller-style remote and educational programming instructions.
Hexbug's separate Vex line of education-focused robots has expanded to these mechanical kits incorporating STEM learning. Gear-driven machines can be built from the included sets, including this motion-picture zoetrope.
We have no idea why, but this little cheap bubble-blowing robot toy hypnotized us.
Meet WowWee's MiPosaur: it's a robotic velociraptor with wheels. It chases a ball in packs. It follows you, if you want it to. Coming this summer, for $120.
IO Hawk is like a Segway without a big set of handlebars. Hop on, and it starts moving with the slightest bend of your legs. It costs around $1,800, but maybe you can find a sale.
R.E.V. by WowWee is a remote-controlled car that can also do stunts robotically on its own: here, it's hopping up a ramp without anyone telling it to. Other games modes pit enemy AI-controlled patrol cars against yours in a little toy death rally. Coming in August for $99.
Moff Band: it's a little slap-on band that makes noises when you shake your wrist. It's good for fake swordfights, air guitar, and whatever the heart may fancy.
A charming man with a mysterious rolling wheel, who temporarily tried hitching it to an IO Hawk. This is Toy Fair in a single photo.
Behold, a banana piano: Makey Makey makes anything into a keyboard, provided you stick contacts in the top. Musical fruit, for real.
Robotis by Kidslab is a fully programmable humanoid robot. Here, they were dancing to music in a most adorable fashion.
Ozobot, already available, is a teeny-tiny robot that can follow colored lines you draw on paper or on an iPad. A software update coming this summer will allow even more programming functions using optical codes.
It's a flaming wallet! Shown off by Fantasma Toys and Magic at Toy Fair. Is this for kids? Who knows, but it felt like real flame!
Remote-controlled pterodactyls from PaulG toys. Remote-controlled freakin' pterodactyls.
The Nebula Cruiser by Odyssey Toys is a 2-foot-long foam drone that looks like a little aircraft carrier of the skies.
Anki Overdrive is an evolution of last year's Anki AI-controlled robotic racers: instead of a flat race track, now you can build crazy Mario Kart-like courses like this and have the cars race and make jumps. Older Anki cars can get firmware upgrades. Coming in September, a basic kit will cost $150 with each car costing $50.