3d print toys

E.U. to Regulate 3D Printed Toys & Supply Chain

The European Union has taken a serious interest in regulating 3D printed toys. As additive manufacturing processes only continue to pick up steam, affecting nearly every industry in some way,…

Maker Publishes Instructables About 3D Printing Favorite Vintage Games

Whenever I visit Target to pick up something in the toy department, whether it’s a present for my nieces or one of my friends’ kids, I also enjoy stopping in…

Engineer’s 3D Printed Spinning Top Toys Debut on Kickstarter

Launching a new product on popular crowdfunding site Kickstarter, especially one as high-tech as a 3D printer, can be a risky move. Entrepreneurs and startups put a lot on the…

What’s Really Going on With the 3D Printed Toy Market Today?

One of the many industries being disrupted by 3D printing is toys; as most mass-produced playthings are already made of plastic, which is definitely in the 3D printing wheelhouse, it…

Release Your Inner Child and Play with 3D Printed Replicas of Einstein’s Building Blocks

Did you have a favorite toy as a child? I had many favorites growing up, but the first was this little rubber Grover from Sesame Street with bendable arms and legs;…

Toy Maker: 3D Print Toys at Home with New App from AstroPrint

Think back to when you were a kid, dreaming about a variety of toys. It was a long waiting game for most of us, as we had to hope for…

3D Printing Toys Isn’t All Fun & Games: Michigan Tech & MyMiniFactory Discuss New Study Detailing 3D Printed Disruption

3D printing is a disruptive technology making its mark across several industries; this is no longer a projection, but an in-process matter of fact as additive manufacturing comes into play…

Toy Company Fidgetbase Takes Fidget Spinners Back to Basics with 3D Printing and Affordable STL Files

As the school year starts wrapping up, it’s time to talk a little more about the year’s hottest toy – or is it a stress reliever and a way to…

Watch 3D Printed Actions Figures Battle in This Awesome Stop Motion Video

Toy designer Hauke Scheer had been creating his own line of custom designed action figures and toys the traditional way for years until he discovered 3D printing in 2013. Since…

His Name is Awesometron and He Came Here to Party, 3D Printed Style

3D printing has certainly come a long way in the last decade. When makers first started tinkering around with 3D printers, the idea of making a 24″ tall model on…

Mattel and Autodesk Team Up to Bring World of Toy Customization Apps & 3D Printing to Kids 

3D printing and toys go together hand in hand, and we’ve reported on countless toy makers and innovators able to break into the business due to the affordability and independence…

PieceMaker Unveils Next Generation Toy 3D Printing Kiosks

The toy industry may be about to see a major shift, as 3D printing begins inching its way into the manufacturing process. With a promise of customization, and the ability…

3D Printed Toy Lab Launches on Kickstarter, Seeking to Donate Toys to Kids in Need

Jason Dallam fell in love with the magic of 3D printing when he was in his final year of undergraduate studies at the Pacific Northwest College of Art. During that…

Toys’R’Us Teams With PieceMaker Technologies to Bring the 3D Printing of Toys Into Their Stores

When I think of desktop 3D printing, one of the first applications which pop into my head is the printing of toys! Why? Probably because most toys we buy today…