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Review: LEGO Friends Stephanie

Review: LEGO Friends Stephanie

Oh, Stephanie. You’re so much fun! You have a cool car and an awesome dog that can wear bows in its fur. You have multiple pairs of sunglasses and a hair dryer! Those are all awesome accessories for your car-wash playset. I can’t keep that up. I’ve been very vocal about my general disdain for...
Review: Sticky Mosaics

Review: Sticky Mosaics

Is your kid bored? Are you out of awesome craft ideas? Well, Sticky Mosaics are here to help!
Toy Review: Playmobil Dino Expedition Base Camp

Toy Review: Playmobil Dino Expedition Base Camp

Is anything better than a new Playmobil set? Yes. An out-of-production, hard-to-find Playmobil set with dinosaurs trapped in ice!
Brickley the Sea Monster LEGO Review

Brickley the Sea Monster LEGO Review

Brickley is LEGO's resident sea monster mascot and is a great souvenir from LEGO Land or a flagship LEGO store. Just don't tell my kid he's not a dragon.
Playmobil Open Air Pool with Slide Review

Playmobil Open Air Pool with Slide Review

The 2011 Playmobil pool playset is awesome. At DadAesthetic, we're unabashed Playmobil fans - so I won't bother burying the lede. Keep reading if you're interested in finding out just how awesome it is.
Polly Pocket DC Comics Superheroines

Polly Pocket DC Comics Superheroines

Our review of the 2010 SDCC exclusive Polly Pocket dolls representing Supergirl, Wonder Woman and Batgirl.
How To Make Custom Action Figures

How To Make Custom Action Figures

There are three reasons to create a custom action figure: 1) You want to give an amazing gift to a friend 2) You're a really big dork 3) Your kid wants a toy that doesn't exist
Grafix Pottery Wheel for Kids

Grafix Pottery Wheel for Kids

Today we're taking a test drive with Grafix's Pottery Wheel, an intro to clay throwing kit in a box for kids. It's an interesting concept; but how does it work in real life? Read on to find out.
Playmobil Advent Calendars

Playmobil Advent Calendars

It’s Advent time again, and if you’re starting late on your calendar, Playmobil has you covered. These fun, three dimensional calendars and dioramas will have your kids begging to open multiple days at a time, so playing catch-up will be fun for everyone. Playmobil is known for their acute attention to detail and these sets...
Dinosaur Train InterAction Toys

Dinosaur Train InterAction Toys

My kid is a dinosaur-aholic. Nothing is more responsible for her love of every creature from Ankylosaurs to Pterosaurs than Jim Henson’s Dinosaur Train. Unfortunately, we always seem to be early adopters when it comes to kids’ television. When Yo Gabba Gabba first entered our lives, only the super-expensive Kid Robot toys were available. Of...