This official LEGO Transformers kit lets you build a 13.5″ tall Optimus Prime. Not only do its 1508 bricks accurately capture the look of the Autobot, but it transforms between robot and truck modes. The figure has 19 points of articulation and stores the Autobot Matrix of Leadership in its chest chamber. Drops 6.1.22.
Expert LEGO builder Brick Bending loves to make complicated geometric structures using repeating patterns. In this clip, they wanted to see how large of a structure they could build using interlocking circles. Watching the 3200-piece build come together is quite satisfying and reminded us of the Olympic rings more than once.
Since the 1960s, Mr. Potato Head toys have come with a fake potato body made of plastic. But when they first came out in the 1950s, they were strictly bring-your-own tuber. Vintage TV Commercials dug up this 1952 Hasbro promo that shows just how creepy and weird looking the original Potato Heads could be.
Artist Madsaki is known for his sketch-style pop art. He’s also collaborated with Mattel Creations to make neon spray-painted figures of The Masters of the Universe. This vibrant Skeletor figure stands 11.8″ tall and comes with packaging that stands as a work of art. Pre-sales starts 4.29.22 at 9am PT, along with two special edition prints.
While you could sip your coffee out of a regular Mr. Potato Head toy, it would probably leak all over the place and infuse melted plastic into your drink. On the other hand, this ceramic Mr. Potato Head mug is up to the task. It holds up to 18 oz. and has seven interchangeable face pieces made from heat-resistant, washable silicone.
This keychain-friendly version of the Mezmocoin lets you carry the metal spinner toy anywhere you go. It clips onto a quick-release connector and offers smooth and satisfying spins for up to six minutes on any smooth surface. It comes in wavy, swirl, and helix patterns, in either stainless steel or brass.
Spyra’s new mechanical water gun is significantly less expensive than its predecessors by doing away with the batteries, motors, and electronics. The SpyraLX is pressurized using a hand-powered pump at its rear instead. It blasts out bullet-like water drops that keep their form for about 30-feet.
LEGO is finally releasing the Muppets Minifigures we’ve always wanted. Act out your favorite scenes with Kermit, Piggy, Animal, Gonzo, Fozzie, Rowlf, The Swedish Chef, Dr. Bunsen Honeydew, Beaker, and Janice, while Statler and Waldorf critique from the balcony. Sold as blind-bagged individual minifigs or in a six-pack.
Measuring in at just 4″ in diameter, Royal Selangor’s pewter Death Star is a 1:1,600,000 scale replica of the Empire’s deadly space station. But rather than exploding when you hit its exhaust port, this one splits in two, so you can store small trinkets inside — a very special collectible for serious Star Wars fans.
Good Smile Company does its best to make one of the creepiest creatures a little bit cuter. The Nendoroid version of the killer Xenomorph from Alien is fully articulated and includes disturbing accessories like an attachable inner mouth and a Facehugger and Chestburster you can attach to your other Nendoroid figures.
To celebrate 90 years of LEGO, the Billund, Denmark toymaker is releasing a unique set that includes 15 mini builds based on iconic models. The 1100-piece set #11021 incorporates classics like the 1932 LEGO Duck, the 1998 Secret of the Sphinx, the 2020 Pineapple Pencil Holder, and the 2013 NINJAGO Golden Dragon. Drops 5.1.2022.
Do you or your kids collect toy cars? This wall rack can hold up to 144 of your 1:64 scale rides like Hot Wheels or Matchbox cars, keeping them organized and dust-free. It’s made from clear, UV-protective acrylic and features angled parking spaces with a mirrored background. Measures 22.5″ H x 30.4″ W x 3″ D.
This set of 20 colorful wooden blocks helps kids and adults learn about science and chemistry. 118 of the block faces are printed with the name, symbol, and atomic number of the elements of the periodic table. For fun, see what words you can make by combining elements like “CoBRa” and “BeCoOl.”
LEGO Master Builders plan their projects before snapping together a single brick. This deluxe notebook has gridded and dotted pages for sketching ideas, along with building tips, goal trackers, and LEGO facts to help get your creative juices flowing. Its customizable cover helps set the mood for your idea sessions.
LEGO continues to bring their Star Wars game with some creative new sets. We just saw a Luke and Yoda on Dagobah playset, and now we have a tiny version of the Death Star trench run scene. This 665-piece set includes tiny versions of Luke’s X-Wing fighter, pursued by a duo of TIE fighters and Vader’s TIE Advanced fighter.
When it comes to action figures, more points of articulation are usually better – especially when it comes to dancing. But what happens when your figure can only swivel its head and bend at the hips? TheCrafsMan SteadyCraftin shows us that it’s not just about your moves, but also your attitude in this charming animation.
Studson Studio shows off the process of building a model based on the awesome and imposing elephant mechs from Horizon Forbidden West. Rather than buying the off-the-shelf Tremortusk collectible, he created a custom version out of parts from other action figures, toys, and everyday objects.
Enter the Grid with this sweet collectible piece inspired by the original Light Cycles from TRON. It accurately captures the primitive CGI graphics of the 1982 Disney classic, though this one is made from die-cast metal and ABS plastic instead of pixels. Measures 8.6″ L x 3.7″ H x 2″ D.
These pentagonal playthings have neodymium magnets embedded along their edges so you can snap them together into variety of shapes, including a dodecahedron. Each set comes with 12 pentagons, and the more kits you buy, the more complex the objects can get. Available in five colors.
“It’s like my head is the Razor Crest.” Maker and Mythbuster Adam Savage shows off one of his more amusing builds – a head-mounted device that can fire dozens of foam darts in seconds. He started out with a pair of circular D-Dart Pro Blasters, modded them to be more powerful, and to be fired via a remote control.
Backyard Racing takes us on another thrilling POV ride on one of their epic Hot Wheels tracks. This massive circuit includes a variety of water features, including waterslides, waterfalls, a zipline, and a 12-foot water bucket lift. We love how the track has so many elevation changes.
There are a few kits out there that allow you to add lights to LEGO models, but this is the coolest take on the idea we’ve seen. Cultural Gutural created LEDO, light-emitting bricks that use wireless induction to illuminate. Move them near the base plate and they light up thanks to tiny coils and LEDS inside of each brick.
We love the retro look of Super7’s ReAction figures. Now, you can pre-order a series of the 3.75″ articulated figures based on Who Framed Roger Rabbit. The collection includes Roger Rabbit, Jessica Rabbit, Judge Doom, Smarty, and Stupid, each in old-school packaging and ready for you to act out your own Toon Town drama.