Die-cast toys – Rio World http://rioworld.org/ Wed, 23 Nov 2022 13:37:25 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://rioworld.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/icon-8-120x120.png Die-cast toys – Rio World http://rioworld.org/ 32 32 Here are the 45 hottest holiday toys of 2022 on kids’ wishlists https://rioworld.org/here-are-the-45-hottest-holiday-toys-of-2022-on-kids-wishlists/ Tue, 22 Nov 2022 20:13:02 +0000 https://rioworld.org/here-are-the-45-hottest-holiday-toys-of-2022-on-kids-wishlists/ With nearly 1,000 Christmas wish letters submitted, here are the 45 most requested items kids are obsessing over this holiday season. Now is the best time to get the best deals in town if you plan on shopping this weekend. Always wanted to help Christmas Wish and didn’t know how? It’s been a very difficult […]]]>

With nearly 1,000 Christmas wish letters submitted, here are the 45 most requested items kids are obsessing over this holiday season. Now is the best time to get the best deals in town if you plan on shopping this weekend.

Always wanted to help Christmas Wish and didn’t know how?

It’s been a very difficult year for many of our neighbors, and that’s why we want to help bring the Christmas spirit into their homes. There are so many ways to help out with the Christmas Wish mission. We have nearly 1,000 wish letters in the system (11/2/2022), so we have a good idea of ​​the hottest toys. If you’re shopping during Black Friday, keep an eye out for sales on the items kids want the most this holiday season.

Below are the best toys that have been requested so far. Because we know what we’ve bought throughout the year, I’ve added a note to let you know which items we’re missing and need the most. Last year we gave away over 30,000 toys, hundreds of winter coats, gloves/mittens and hundreds of diapers to put it all into perspective.

NEARLY 1,000 CHRISTMAS LETTERS RECEIVED TO DATE

Before we get to the hottest toys, this year’s letter trend is alarming. 70% of letter submissions ask for clothing. 25% ask for simple things like socks and underwear. Many simply ask for personal hygiene products. In my seven years as director of Christmas Wish, this is the most requests I have seen. We provide new winter coats to any child who needs them, but only provide clothing if we have it on hand. We focus more on toys for the kids and a Christmas meal for the family. If you can donate socks, underwear or pajamas, that would be greatly appreciated.

THE MOST POPULAR TOYS ON KIDS’ WISHLISTS THIS SEASON

ARTS AND CRAFTS
AX SETS/ADIDAS SETS FOR TEENS
BIGGER BABIES
BARBIES
BASKETBALLS
BIKES
COVERS
BLUE
BOARD GAMES
COCOMELON
DINOSAURS
LISTENERS
FOOTBALLS
FORTNITE
HEADSETS & GAMING HEADSETS
HOT WHEELS
LEARNING TOYS
LEGOS
LOL
MICKEY
MINECRAFT
MINNIE
MY LIFE DOLLS
NERF GUNS
NINTENDO GAMES
PAW PATROL
PJ MASK
POKEMON
PS4 GAMES
REMOTE CONTROL VEHICLES
ROBLOX
TEEN BEDROOM DECOR
SCOOTERS
SENSORY TOYS
SKATEBOARDS
SONIC
SPIDER MAN
SPORTS BACKPACKS
SQUISHMELLOWS
THE TRAINS
UNICORNS
XBOX GAMES

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SignPros Owensboro

THE 2022 CHRISTMAS WISHES OFFICE IS OPEN

Once again we will be back at Towne Square North here in Owensboro. We will be located next to Plato’s Closet and Mega Replay in the mall. Thank you to the owners and stores of Towne Square North for their incredible generosity and commitment to supporting our mission. If you would like to drop off a letter or donations, you can do so Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. or Saturday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Christmas Wish office.

**Note – for any questions relating to Christmas Wish, please inquire ONLY via email at Christmaswish@wbkr.com.

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Evansville Dream Center needs toys for an affordable Christmas https://rioworld.org/evansville-dream-center-needs-toys-for-an-affordable-christmas/ Wed, 16 Nov 2022 17:33:30 +0000 https://rioworld.org/evansville-dream-center-needs-toys-for-an-affordable-christmas/ Believe it or not, Christmas will be here soon, which means it’s time to start making a list of family members and friends you want to buy gifts for and visiting stores or websites for find the perfect gift for everyone on this list. Unfortunately, not everyone can do the same. Many tri-state families, especially […]]]>

Believe it or not, Christmas will be here soon, which means it’s time to start making a list of family members and friends you want to buy gifts for and visiting stores or websites for find the perfect gift for everyone on this list. Unfortunately, not everyone can do the same. Many tri-state families, especially in the Jacobsville area, are still feeling the effects of the pandemic-caused shutdown a few years ago, and inflation has forced everyone to be more selective about where to go. their money, which usually leads to Christmas. gifts being cut from the budget. Luckily, the Evansville Dream Center allows these families to skip this discount, but they need your help to make it happen.

Dream Center is collecting toys for the 2022 Affordable Christmas Event

The organization, which works with children and families in need to “help them connect to resources, solve problems and overcome obstacles on their path to careers, college and life readiness “, will host their annual “Affordable Christmas” in December at their location across from Bosse Field. The goal of the event is to “empower underprivileged families and promote dignity by allowing them a unique shopping experience”. The Center is asking for toys between $15 and $20 each which it will in turn sell to families for $2.00 each.

Of course, for families to buy toys, there must be toys to buy. It’s there that you intervene. The Dream Center is currently accepting toy donations through December 5 at its office located at 1516 North Main Street during regular business hours.

If you’re not sure what kids like these days, the Dream Center has created an Amazon Wish List featuring a huge number of toys for kids of all ages, giving you the chance to pick something and to have it shipped directly from the comfort of your home.

If shopping isn’t your thing, the Dream Center also accepts monetary donations through their website if you’d rather have them do the shopping for you.

The affordable Christmas event is only open to families in the Jacobsville area. If you have any questions or want more information, contact Kristin Comer at comer@dreamcenterevansville.org.

[Source: Dream Center Evansville on Facebook]

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44 Days Until Christmas – Walmart’s Top Toys List Will Help You Save Money https://rioworld.org/44-days-until-christmas-walmarts-top-toys-list-will-help-you-save-money/ Sat, 12 Nov 2022 05:50:14 +0000 https://rioworld.org/44-days-until-christmas-walmarts-top-toys-list-will-help-you-save-money/ With just 44 days to go until Christmas, retail giant Walmart has released a list of the best toys for 2022. Walmart executives say this year they want to “help families plan ahead and save on their wish lists this holiday season”. Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty ImagesPhoto by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images There is no doubt […]]]>

With just 44 days to go until Christmas, retail giant Walmart has released a list of the best toys for 2022. Walmart executives say this year they want to “help families plan ahead and save on their wish lists this holiday season”.

Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images

Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images

There is no doubt that Santa Claus may not bring as many presents down your chimney this year as inflation has cut Santa and elves. Santa’s goodie bag can consist of a few expensive gifts or less expensive gifts. Whichever direction Santa goes, Walmart’s list of the best toys will help him decide.

List of Walmart’s Best Toys (Low to High)

Hot Wheels fingerboard and skate shoes, $2.97

LOL Surprise! Love Mini Candy, $9.94

Mini Brands Gold Rush 24 units, $9.97

Pokémon Mew and Mewtwo Figure Pack, $15.97

Minn ARK foam ax throwing set, $14.97

12″ Squishmallows Fuzzmallows, $16.94

Imaginex Jurassic World Dominion Deluxe Growlin Giga XL Dinosaur, $16.88

Burst it! Game Pro, $19.82

Connect 4 Spin Game, $21.92

Popular! Comic book cover: Star Was, $1988

Purse Pets, Glami-cone with lights and sounds, $19.97

Disney “Encanto” We’re Not Talking About Bruno Set, $24.97

LeapFrog My Pal Scout Smarty Paws Puppy, $24.97

Kinetic Sand, Swirl N’ Surprise playset with 2 pounds of sand, $24.97

Marvel Studios Black Panther Legacy Collection Warrior Pack, $28.97

Hot Wheels Skate Amusement Park Skate Set, $29.97

School bus Spark, Create, Imagin, Cocomelon, $34.98

Cocomelon Boo Boo JJ Doll, $34.97

Rainbow High Costume Dolls, $37.44

Star Wars Galactic Action Darth Vader Interactive Electronic Figure, $37.97

Bakugan Genesis Collection Set, $39.97

Nerf Elite 2.0 Motoblitz Motorized Nerf Blaster, $41.88

LEGO Pyroraptor and Dilophosaurus Transport, $44.97

POP Marvel: Holiday Gingerbread Four Pack, $47.88

Hot Wheels Monster Trucks RC Unstoppable Tiger Shark, $49.97

Barbie Little DreamHouse by Little People, $49.97

LEGO Disney “Encanto” The Madrigal House Building Kit, $50.00

Jurassic World 6V T-Res Quad, $59.00

Play Day 3-in-1 Sports Set, $59.00

LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga PlayStation, $59.88

Nintendo Switch Pokemon Scarlet, $59.88

Nintendo Switch Pokemon Purple, $59.88

XBX Sonic Frontiers, $59.88

Little Live Pets Mama Surprise, $64.00

Xbox Daystrike Camouflage Wireless Controller, $64.00

Gabby’s Dollhouse, Perfect Dollhouse, $68.00

Nintendo Switch Pro Controller, $69.00

Jurassic Park RealFX Baby Blue, $69.00

Sony PlayStation DuelSense wireless controller, white, $69.99

Nerf Blaster 2.0 scooter, $69.00

Magic Mixies Rainbow Crystal Ball, $76.00

furReal Cinnamom My Stylin Pony, $84.00

Barbie DreamCamper Vehicle Playset, $89.00

Bluey Ultimate Lights & Sounds Playhouse, $89.00

Frozen 2 Bike, 12″ and 16″, $94.00 – $98.00

Red Spiderman EZ Bike, 12″ & 16″, $94.00-$98.00

Paw Patrol Big Truck Pups Playset, $99.00

LOL Surprise! Extreme Surprise, $129.00

6V bumper cars, $129.99

Segway C9 Folding Electric Scooter, $198.00

European Style Razor Pocket Mod Petite 12V Miniature Electric Scooter, $249.00

Razor MX350 Motorcross Dirt Rocket Electric, $298.00

Nintendo Switch with neon blue and red Joy-Con controllers, $299.00

Xbox Series S 512GB console, $299.00

Jetson Bolt folding electric ride-on, $398.00

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Over $47.4 million sold via HiBid.com last week, with toys, surplus merchandise and more open for auction https://rioworld.org/over-47-4-million-sold-via-hibid-com-last-week-with-toys-surplus-merchandise-and-more-open-for-auction/ Thu, 03 Nov 2022 17:25:00 +0000 https://rioworld.org/over-47-4-million-sold-via-hibid-com-last-week-with-toys-surplus-merchandise-and-more-open-for-auction/ OCALA, Florida., November 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Nearly 600,000 lots were sold last week through HiBid.com in 1,543 online-only and webcast auctions. In total, the site facilitated the sale of more than $47.4 million (gross auction proceeds) in assets of October 24-30. Thousands of lots are currently open for auction on HiBid, with auctions including […]]]>

OCALA, Florida., November 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Nearly 600,000 lots were sold last week through HiBid.com in 1,543 online-only and webcast auctions. In total, the site facilitated the sale of more than $47.4 million (gross auction proceeds) in assets of October 24-30. Thousands of lots are currently open for auction on HiBid, with auctions including huge toy sets, die-cast cars and trucks, rare coins, baseball cards, electronics, household items, appliances and an incredible array of returned merchandise, government surplus items, and unclaimed property.

HiBid.com brings buyers and sellers together every day with a wide selection of items in hundreds of categories that attract bidders from around the world. HiBid is fully integrated with Auction Flex 360, providing auctioneers with a complete auction management solution that supports internet-only auctions, webcast auctions and mail order auctions.

October 3-9, 2022HiBid.com Highlights

DIFFERENCE: $47,435,513
Lots sold: 596,633
Online auctions only: 1,417
Webcast Auctions: 126
Average bidders per day: 997,635
Average bids per day: 1.6 million

Current auctions

The following list includes a small sample of the hundreds of auctions currently open for auction on HiBid.com. Site visitors can click the Search Auctions menu at the top of the HiBid.com homepage for links to featured and hot auctions, such as those listed below, or use the search to find nearby auctions.

Unclaimed property, police seizures and government surplus

Auction type: online only
Appointment: October 20-November 6
Seller: Washington Surplus Inc.
View Auction Items

General Merchandise Sales

Auction type: online only
Appointment: October 27-November 10
Seller: ATX Auction Houston
View Auction Items

Local Pickup Customer Returns Auctions

Auction type: online only
Appointment: October 31-November 3
Seller: The NR Group, Inc.
View Auction Items

5th Annual Edward “Duane” Hertz Toy Auction

Auction type: Live webcast (open pre-auction)
Appointment: November 6
Seller: Rowley’s Auction Service
View Auction Items

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About HiBid and Auction Flex 360

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The best Christmas gadget gifts and tech toys for kids https://rioworld.org/the-best-christmas-gadget-gifts-and-tech-toys-for-kids/ Wed, 26 Oct 2022 11:49:28 +0000 https://rioworld.org/the-best-christmas-gadget-gifts-and-tech-toys-for-kids/ There’s nothing like the excitement of Christmas morning. Gobbling up the last Advent chocolate. Draw the curtains to check for snow. Hurry downstairs to see what tech toys Santa has brought. And all this before sunrise. But even though you might be the biggest kid in the house, at some point the sprogs can come […]]]>

There’s nothing like the excitement of Christmas morning. Gobbling up the last Advent chocolate. Draw the curtains to check for snow. Hurry downstairs to see what tech toys Santa has brought. And all this before sunrise.

But even though you might be the biggest kid in the house, at some point the sprogs can come first. At that point, your Yuletide duty is limited to yelling “he was, he was, he was”, before demolishing an entire chocolate orange while jealously watching your offspring tear up their presents.

You don’t know what to hide in their stockings? From fitness bands to childproof tablets, these Christmas tech toys should make your role as Santa’s helper a whole lot easier – and keep the little ones busy while you whip up a consoling Buck’s Fizz.


Our pick of the best Christmas tech toys for kids

Belkin Soundform Nano

If you know all the words for baby shark then you probably should have bought your headphone clip a long time ago – and with these Bluetooth headphones you can save your own ears from sonic torture while knowing that the little ones are protected. They have an 85 Db volume limiter, offer five hours of playback with another 19 stored in the charging case. They’re also water and sweat resistant, so hopefully they won’t need replacing by January.


Toniebox

Technological Christmas toys for children: Toniebox

The kids might love your big stories, but telling the one about the pineapple talking for the tenth time might make you as sleepy as they do. Give your vocal cords a rest with Toniebox. Place a Tonie figurine on top of the box and the story will begin. There’s a whole cast of characters available, from Simba to Lightning McQueen, each with a thread to spin. You can also record your own stories, so they can hear your Pineapple Pete spiel over and over.


Christmas tech toys for kids: Lego table football

Lego has listed its new foosball set as suitable for ages 18 and up, but we think that just means you have a great excuse to help the kids put it together. The 2339-piece set is both buildable and playable, with each minifigure team having a goalkeeper, two defenders and two forwards. 12 more fill the separate stand, because what’s the point of scoring a last-minute Worlds if there aren’t plastic people to see it?


Amazon Fire HD 8 Kids Pro

Christmas tech toys for kids: Amazon Fire 8 Pro tablet

Giving a youngster a tablet doesn’t have to require them to spend four hours watching in a row Minecraft videos on YouTube. Amazon’s trusty Fire HD 8 tablet has been beefed up for 2022, and the education-focused Kids Pro variant is more feature-packed than ever. Aimed at school kids aged 6-12, it comes with the usual childproof case, plus a two-year warranty in case it fails to protect. It also includes a year of Amazon Kids+, which provides access to a mountain of age-appropriate apps, games, books, videos and more from Disney, National Geographic and Lego. Which should keep them both silent and clever.


Mini Yoto

Christmas tech toys for kids: Yoto Mini

This delightfully tactile little speaker is the perfect way to entertain curious kids while mom and dad tackle the turkey. Audiobooks come in the form of physical cards that you insert into the top of the device, which can then be listened to through the built-in speakers or with headphones through the 3.5mm jack. As mini as it is, the Yoto offers all-day battery life, so it’s perfect for long journeys.


Dinosaur Jurassic World Real FX

Christmas Tech Toys for Kids: Jurassic World Real FX Dinosaru

Jurassic World Dominion wasn’t a great movie, but at least it inspired a very cool toy that’s sure to terrify grandparents this Christmas. This life-size dinosaur looks, sounds and feels like a baby velociraptor. Controlled using a RealFX pistol grip controller mechanism built into the fingertip glove, it responds to touch and features 20 sound effects. But like my grandmother’s dodgy dentures, it can’t really gnaw at things.


Nintendo Switch Lite

Christmas tech toys for kids: Nintendo Switch Lite

The Nintendo Switch Lite isn’t the newest Nintendo Switch, or the best version of the console you can buy, but its small size makes it the best choice for small hands. And since it’s a purely portable console, that means sprogs won’t be hogging the TV when you want to watch. Pastry shop. With a phenomenal library of kid-friendly games that keeps growing, it’s a no-brainer for Christmas.


Sphero Indi

Christmas Tech Toys for Kids: Sphero Indi

Computational thinking will help your toddler go far. The problem is, it’s hard to teach coding skills without, well, a computer. Sphero’s tiny Indi robot hides its educational abilities in a friendly, four-wheeled form. The set comes with 30 colorful cards that trigger different actions when the robot hovers over them, stealthily teaching kids the basics of problem solving, with no screen in sight.


Xplora XGO3

Christmas tech toys for kids: Xplora XGO3

Jealous offspring of your Apple Watch? This kid-friendly ticker makes a pretty good impression, but limits the feature set to mobile communication with pre-selected contacts, safety-focused GPS, a camera, and a step counter. Mum and dad can activate a school mode to stop youngsters messing with emojis in class, while an IP68 rating protects the smartwatch from water damage when they forget to take it off for the hour of the bath.


Tamagotchi Pix Party

Christmas Tech Toys for Kids: Tamagotchi

The Tamagotchi has come a long way since the early 2000s. Of course, kids will always raise a virtual pet from egg to adulthood, but nowadays the screen is full color, the buttons are touch-enabled, there’s a built-in camera for capturing memories, and most importantly, they can invite guests over for a Tamagotchi party. The devices are linked using QR codes and there are 17 different games to amuse digital animal friends.


Kikkerland Huckleberry Build Your Own Motorboat

Christmas tech toys for kids: build your own boat kit

It’s easy to impress today’s kids with gadgets we didn’t even have the imagination to dream of when we were their age, but sometimes the simple things are always the best. All that’s in the box here is a no-fuss waterproof motor with a two-bladed one-way propeller. It’s up to them whether they attach it to cardboard, a bottle or a wooden board, but the end result is a boat. A built-in battery makes assembly easy, while there’s only one button to push to go full speed ahead.


Fitbit Ace 3

Fitbit Ace 3: junior activity tracker for kids

Most children are always on the move. If you can get them to sit still long enough to attach that tracker, they’ll know exactly how many minutes they’ve been active. Built-in modes include sprog-friendly tricks like trampolining and jumping, while the stepping goal should keep them busy as they run to hit the target. There’s no GPS, but the Ace 3 is pool-proof and its battery will last up to eight days between charges, which is longer than even the most energetic offspring can keep zooming.


Build your own pinball machine

Kit Build your own pinball machine - a DIY play set for kids

Normally, you would need exceptionally deep pockets if you were thinking of getting a child interested in pinball machines. But it’s not a six-figure restoration from the 80s. Instead, it’s an eco-friendly tabletop version that they build themselves. Everything you need is included, including the rubber bands that power the fins, and each cardboard piece is pre-cut, so you just need to squeeze them as you build. And the best part? No carpet demolition glue needed.


Hot Wheels Rainbow Road

Rainbow Road Raceway – a Hot Wheels playset for young Mario fans

Rainbow Road has always separated the good Mario Kart pathetic amateur players, and we can only assume it does the same for Hot Wheels. The eight-foot-long recreation of the legendary go-kart racing game’s most infuriating track features five rainbow-colored lanes that can be straight or curved, and comes complete with Mario die-cast karts and King Boo. A five-runner pack is sold separately if you want to get the whole family involved.


VTech Kidizoom Duo 5.0

Vtech Kidizoom – a rugged camera for junior photographers

Today’s kids pinching smartphones are probably baffled by a device that only exists for taking pictures, but if you want to introduce them to digital photography, Vtech’s Kidizoom Duo 5.0 is the gateway device. ideal. Aimed at kids ages 3-9, it takes 5-megapixel snaps viewable on a 2.4-inch color screen, has 4x digital zoom, and even records video. Filters and effects can be added to the snaps, as all kids should be well prepared for Instagram.

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Toys R Us stores have reopened in Illinois https://rioworld.org/toys-r-us-stores-have-reopened-in-illinois/ Mon, 24 Oct 2022 16:24:30 +0000 https://rioworld.org/toys-r-us-stores-have-reopened-in-illinois/ Toys R Us kids across the country were thrilled to hear that their favorite childhood toy store was making a comeback after all stores closed in 2018, but now that they’re back, most people are less than thrilled. Toys-R-US will close more than 150 stores nationwideGetty Images Toys R Us Favorite Memories Like most kids, […]]]>

Toys R Us kids across the country were thrilled to hear that their favorite childhood toy store was making a comeback after all stores closed in 2018, but now that they’re back, most people are less than thrilled.

Toys-R-US will close more than 150 stores nationwide

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Toys R Us Favorite Memories

Like most kids, when I was little, going to the Toys R Us store near the CherryVale Mall was like visiting my own piece of heaven here on Earth. I could spend HOURS browsing the toy aisles trying to decide which toy I wanted to spend my pocket money on, even though I knew full well I’d walk out of there with a new Barbie or My Little Pony.

Before the Rockford store closed in 2018, my eldest daughter Ella was old enough to remember and fall in love with Toys R Us too, and, no kidding, she just asked me a few weeks ago if Toys R Us would ever open again. Now I can say YES, Toys R Us is back, but I don’t think you’re going to like it.

Disappointment for Toys R Us Kids

When rumors started circulating that Toys R Us would return as Fflagship stores inside Macy’s places across the United States, I think we all knew these new “stores” would never be as cool as the originals, but we always had hopes that wouldn’t be true. Well, that’s true, at least as far as Toys R Us in Rockford is concerned.

The Rockford Registry Star recently did a story about the Toys R Us store that just opened inside Macy’s at the CherryVale Mall, and while I haven’t visited that store yet, I’m pretty sure I won’t be impressed afterwards reading the comments on this Facebook post…

Some of the comments that stood out to me the most include;

It’s a scam. Nothing like what Toys R Us used to be. You can get the same limited selection at Walmart.

Went last weekend to check it out, was disappointed. I hope they consider expanding. It was very minimal.

Unfortunately, it looks nothing like their original store. Some toys are on display in the children’s clothing section. Maybe they have future plans to move it. Farm and Fleet have better selection and great prices.

I worked at CherryVale Macy’s for over 5 years, and while I love it, I know firsthand that this store doesn’t have room to house a huge Toys R Us store, but I hope we will see the selection of toys expand in the years to come.

If you really want to give your young kids a Toys R Us experience like you had when you were a kid, the best thing to do is take them to Macy’s on N State St. in downtown Chicago or Woodfield Mall. . The Toys R Us stores at these two stores have been open for about a year, and people say they have a great selection of toys reminiscent of “old times.” Good shopping!

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Toys R Us has new holiday life inside Macy’s, including Flint https://rioworld.org/toys-r-us-has-new-holiday-life-inside-macys-including-flint/ Tue, 18 Oct 2022 16:56:26 +0000 https://rioworld.org/toys-r-us-has-new-holiday-life-inside-macys-including-flint/ It’s time to be a Toys R Us kid again! The iconic store we all knew and loved is back just in time for the holiday season thanks to the toy store’s partnership with the Macy’s department store. News broke in July that the store would see new life through a partnership with the department […]]]>

It’s time to be a Toys R Us kid again! The iconic store we all knew and loved is back just in time for the holiday season thanks to the toy store’s partnership with the Macy’s department store.

News broke in July that the store would see new life through a partnership with the department store. As a result, Macy’s began opening new Toys R Us stores in 451 stores this month just in time for the biggest shopping season of the year.

While things are a little different for the legendary toy store giant which filed for bankruptcy in 2017 and closed all stores in 2018, most are excited to see a piece of their own childhood back for the holiday season. The new in-store stores will be between 1,000 and 10,000 square feet, with Macy’s flagship locations being larger.

Michigan will see 14 new Toys R Us stores statewide, including right here in Flint. The Genesee Valley Center Macy’s has already opened Toys R Us on the second floor to shoppers. According to Mlive, the retailer will carry the popular branded toys that everyone loves, such as Barbie, Lego, Marvel, etc.

The other Michigan Toys R Us locations are:

  • Ann Arbor – Briarwood Mall
  • Dearborn – Downtown Fairlane
  • Grandville – Crossings of the river town
  • Kentwood – Woodland Mall
  • Novi – Twelve Oaks Shopping Center
  • Okemos – Meridian Mall
  • Portage – The Crossroads
  • Saginaw – Fashion Square Mall
  • Sterling Heights – Lakeside Mall
  • Taylor – Southland Center
  • Traverse City – Grand Traverse Shopping Center
  • Troy – Oakland Mall
  • Troy – Somerset Collection

Flint’s original Toys R Us was just across Linden Road, where the revival store is now. The store location is now home to Ashley Homestores. And yes… Geoffrey is back too.

WATCH: The best holiday toys from the year you were born

With the holiday spirit in the air, it’s the perfect time to dive into the history of iconic holiday gifts. Using national toy archives and data curated by The Strong from 1920 to present, Stacker researched products that captured the minds of the public through novelty, innovation, kitsch, quirkiness or just the right time, then exploded into success.

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Toys R Us has new holiday life inside Macy’s, including Flint https://rioworld.org/toys-r-us-has-new-holiday-life-inside-macys-including-flint-2/ Tue, 18 Oct 2022 16:56:26 +0000 https://rioworld.org/toys-r-us-has-new-holiday-life-inside-macys-including-flint-2/ It’s time to be a Toys R Us kid again! The iconic store we all knew and loved is back just in time for the holiday season thanks to the toy store’s partnership with the Macy’s department store. News broke in July that the store would see new life through a partnership with the department […]]]>

It’s time to be a Toys R Us kid again! The iconic store we all knew and loved is back just in time for the holiday season thanks to the toy store’s partnership with the Macy’s department store.

News broke in July that the store would see new life through a partnership with the department store. As a result, Macy’s began opening new Toys R Us stores in 451 stores this month just in time for the biggest shopping season of the year.

While things are a little different for the legendary toy store giant which filed for bankruptcy in 2017 and closed all stores in 2018, most are excited to see a piece of their own childhood back for the holiday season. The new in-store stores will be between 1,000 and 10,000 square feet, with Macy’s flagship locations being larger.

Michigan will see 14 new Toys R Us stores statewide, including right here in Flint. The Genesee Valley Center Macy’s has already opened Toys R Us on the second floor to shoppers. According to Mlive, the retailer will carry the popular branded toys that everyone loves, such as Barbie, Lego, Marvel, etc.

The other Michigan Toys R Us locations are:

  • Ann Arbor – Briarwood Mall
  • Dearborn – Downtown Fairlane
  • Grandville – Crossings of the river town
  • Kentwood – Woodland Mall
  • Novi – Twelve Oaks Shopping Center
  • Okemos – Meridian Mall
  • Portage – The Crossroads
  • Saginaw – Fashion Square Mall
  • Sterling Heights – Lakeside Mall
  • Taylor – Southland Center
  • Traverse City – Grand Traverse Shopping Center
  • Troy – Oakland Mall
  • Troy – Somerset Collection

Flint’s original Toys R Us was just across Linden Road, where the revival store is now. The store location is now home to Ashley Homestores. And yes… Geoffrey is back too.

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Tesco toys sale now – get up to 50% off selected toys https://rioworld.org/tesco-toys-sale-now-get-up-to-50-off-selected-toys/ Mon, 03 Oct 2022 16:07:28 +0000 https://rioworld.org/tesco-toys-sale-now-get-up-to-50-off-selected-toys/ GoodTo Newsletter Subscribe to the GoodTo newsletter. You can unsubscribe anytime. For more information on how to do this and how we store your data, please see our privacy policy. Thank you for subscribing to . You will receive a verification email shortly. There was a problem. Please refresh the page and try again. By […]]]>

The Tesco Toy Sale is a great way to spread the cost of Christmas – with selected toys up to half price while stocks last exclusively for Clubcard members.

Whether you want to grab some bargains from this year’s best Christmas toys (opens in a new tab) or just looking for a birthday gift idea – check out our selection of the best toys for 1 year olds (opens in a new tab) if so, it’s always good to hear about a toy sale this time of year.

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Iron Man enters the grid with Hot Toys’ new costume gantry set https://rioworld.org/iron-man-enters-the-grid-with-hot-toys-new-costume-gantry-set/ Sun, 25 Sep 2022 18:22:10 +0000 https://rioworld.org/iron-man-enters-the-grid-with-hot-toys-new-costume-gantry-set/ | It’s time to step into the grid once again as Hot Toys unveiled their latest 1/6 scale Neon Iron Man figure. This design just screams tron, and it marks the return of this hugely popular figure with a new update. The re-release will now feature an upgraded Tech Suit-Up gate in a new Neon […]]]>

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It’s time to step into the grid once again as Hot Toys unveiled their latest 1/6 scale Neon Iron Man figure. This design just screams tron, and it marks the return of this hugely popular figure with a new update. The re-release will now feature an upgraded Tech Suit-Up gate in a new Neon deco that came with their recent iron man 2 figure. Iron Man stands 12.6 inches tall and features die-cast elements and LEDs throughout. Clu will have no idea what to expect with this beautifully crafted figure that brings together two legendary properties from Disney and Marvel. The gantry is a nice dynamic diorama to allow for even more display capacity and will take your collection to a new level. If you missed the previous 2018 release, now is your chance and you get even more than the previous launch. A special edition with additional accessories will also be offered and can be found exclusively at the new Hot Toys store in Shanghai. Neon Iron Man isn’t up for pre-order yet, but you can find all things Hot Toys here.

“The Hot Toys Neon Tech-inspired collection approaches MCU icons by reimagining them as collectibles for the modern moment. Blending bold, bright colors into the sophisticated costumes found in Tony Stark’s workshop, Iron Man’s tip coated with a light-enhancing element presents a stylish intersection of “Pop Culture” and “Neon Art. To further expand your unique displays, Hot Toys is thrilled to present a new Neon Tech Iron Man collectible set with 1/6th scale Suit-Up Gantry, a mesmerizing masterpiece that is instantly eye-catching.The special edition with additional accessories is available exclusively at the Hot Toys store in Shanghai.

“The Neon Tech Iron Man die-cast figure stands approximately 32cm tall and features incredibly detailed piano black and teal blue armor applied with distinct light-up reflective patterns, LED light-up design on the eyes, palms, back lower chest and forearms, two sets of interchangeable forearms, armour, and a pair of detachable lasers.”

“The Suit-Up Playset that comes with the Iron Man figure features highly-accurate structure, substantial detail, superb articulation, an all-new paint application with light-up reflective patterns, and LED light-up function to let fans recreate Tony Stark’s dazzling entrance from the movie!Plus!The special edition only available at the Hot Toys store in Shanghai includes an interchangeable mask and chest armor in translucent black for alternate looks. add this awesome set of Iron Man and Costume-up Gantry to your Hall of Armor display.”

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