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For toddlers, toy of choice is tech device (New York Times, 11/28/07)

Transformers, Barbie top a hot toys list (C-Net News, 11/15/07)

Disney recall includes 35,000 Baby Einstein blocks (News Inferno, 10/4/07)

SpongeBob Pushes Deeper Into Electronics Aisle (New York Times, 9/18/07)

Toys for Saps (New York Times, 9/16/07)

No outdoor play 'hurts children'  (BBC, 9/10/07)

Webkinomics: Cute, Cuddly and Creating a Halo Effect (AdAge, 8/20/07)

Child's Play (New York Times, 8/20/07)

More than a doll, baby (Philadelphia Inquirer, 8/2/07)

Giving kids new outlets, unplugged and even outdoors (USA Today, 7/30/07)

Fury over 'violent' robot gift for kids (Daily Mirror, 7/27/07)

New Barbies don't just have outfits - they have docking stations (International Herald Tribune, 7/23/07)

Violent shows aim toys at little kids (Ft. Worth Star-Telegram, 7/10/07)

'Spider-Man,' 'Transformers' and 'Pirates' toys battle for boys' attention (LA Times, 6/12/07)

Play sites offer safe fun ó and lucrative advertising space (International Herald Tribune, 6/6/07)

Toymakers use Spidey senses (Toronto Star, 5/4/07)

How the internet is creating a generation of lonely children (5/4/07)

Bettelheim and the Importance of Play (American Chronicle, 4/9/07)

Marketing play: Game of Life really does take Visa  (USA Today, 3/8/07)

Toy Makers Hit It Big With Burger King Deal (3/6/07)

Toy companies are playing Internet game for all it's worth (AP, 2/18/07)

Toy Fair Resembles CES for Kids (Wired, 2/14/07)


Baby Frankenstein (Forbes, 12/19/06)

Kids don't get building blocks of learning from high-tech play (Boston Globe, 12/2/06)

Classic building blocks beat media (Winnipeg Free Press, 11/10/06)

Would You Like Fries With That Monopoly Game?

Playing up playtime: Itís kidsí learning gift (Kansas City Star, 9/6/06)

As Pop Music Seeks New Sales, the Pussycat Dolls Head to Toyland  (New York Times, 4/17/06)

Children's Demands for Toys and Food Increase With TV Time, Researchers Say (San Francisco Chronicle, 4/4/06)

Courting Kids, Networks Aim Younger (TelevisionWeek, 2/20/06)

Toy-makers jump on iPod fad (Associated Press, 2/15/06)

These toys are to cry for (Miami Herald, 2/4/06)

In Tots' TV Shows, A Booming Market, Toys Get Top Billing (Wall St. Journal, 1/27/06)

Fisher-Price tackles electronics with KidTronics (Reuters, 1/23/06)

How We Took the Child Out of Childhood (New York Times, 1/08/06)



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