Walmart Launches Toyland in Stores

Walmart has opened a one-stop toy destination, Toyland, in nearly all of its stores nationwide. With the addition of Toyland, Walmart now has the largest square footage dedicated to toys among all retailers.

Featured products include Scrabble Flash, Furreal Friends GoGo My Walkin’ Pup, Paper Jamz, Hide-and-Seek Jojo Interactive Bunny, and more. Toyland will be featured in Walmart Garden Centers through December 19

Walmart has also announced its “Toys and More” event, in time for the last holiday shopping weekend. Beginning at 9 p.m. on December 17 through December 19 (or while supplies last), Walmart stores will offer up to $50 in savings on many toys and electronics.

Image Credit: See.Walmart.com/Toyland

Video: New Toy Documentary to Show at Ninth Film Festival

Toyland, a new documentary that takes an in-depth look at how toys and games are invented, was just accepted into the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival, the longest-running documentary film festival in the U.S. This is the film’s ninth festival. The documentary is also being supported by the National Toy Hall of Fame, housed at the Strong National Museum of Play in Rochester, N.Y.

Toyland was directed by Ken Sons (Knuckleball, Special O’Laughics), and Tim Walsh, author of Timeless Toys and designer of the game Blurt!, served as creative consultant for the film. For more information, visit www.toylandmovie.com and check out the trailer above.