NEW YORK (WLNY) – Santa’s workshop has nothing on the Javits Center this week.
It’s the sight of the International Toy Fair, which kicks off on Sunday. The largest toy trade show expects 31,000 market-goers from nearly 100 countries.
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WLNY-TV’s The Couch got a sneak peek at the most-anticipated toys to be found at the fair.
Laurie Schact, the “Toy Insider Mom,” visited the show to give us the details on the goods.
From classic toys to interactive entertainment and everything in between, the Toy Fair playground includes: action figures and dolls, games and puzzles, construction toys, arts and creative activities, earth-friendly products, bicycles, tricycles and ride-ons, radio-controlled vehicles, infant and preschool toys, cars, trucks, and trains, puppets and plush, computer software and video games, playground and sporting equipment, Halloween and Christmas themed products, books, stationery, party supplies, and much more.
Offering more than just fun and games, attendees can participate in daily educational seminars, networking activities and after-hours events to take advantage of everything New York has to offer. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) Chairman Inez Tenenbaum will deliver Toy Fair’s keynote address on Tuesday, February 12th at 10 a.m.. It is free and open to all Toy Fair attendees.