3d printed toys

Dutch Art Student Shows Off Engineering and Toymaking Artistry with 3D Printed Marble Machine

One of the new and curious things you may see on invitations for kids’ birthday parties lately is a progressive and ‘green’ request (along with the permission to re-gift and re-cycle…

Save Your Breath and Blow Better Bubbles with the 3D Printed Bubble Box

I have a one year old son, and there is nothing he enjoys more than watching Mommy and Daddy blow bubbles outside. He usually runs and stumbles, trying to catch…

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — December 20

It’s the end of another week, which means it’s also time to catch our readers up on stories we didn’t cover last week. As always, last week’s 3D printing news…

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…

Launzer Teams with Warner Brothers & ITV Studios to Bring Your Favorite Characters into the 3D Printing World

The toy industry may just be about to change, thanks to the increasing use of 3D printing within the space. We have begun to see several companies take a keen…

This Entirely 3D Printed Propeller Toy Can Fly 4 Stories High

I remember as a kid, my brother would always be trying to make things fly. Whether it was the casual paper airplane which he would bend in all sorts of…

3D Printed Panzer Tank Prints Without Supports & Features Fully Movable Parts

My favorite things to 3D print are objects that come off the printer with fully movable parts and don’t require a huge amount of assembly or any messy glue. As time goes…

Today’s Toy Marketplace: Blokko Weaves Storytelling, 3D Printing & Digital Design into One Platform

‘We are Blokko. We are the toy company that doesn’t make toys.’ Blokko makes it clear right away that they aren’t your conventional toy shop. They are, however, champions of…

Air Racer – The 3D Printable, Balloon Powered, Grand Prix Race Cars

When it comes to 3D printing toys, there are a plethora of choices to choose from on sites like Thingiverse and Youmagine. There are spinning tops, action figures, toy elephants, and…

3DKitbash Launches Kickstarter Campaign for 3D Printed Action Figure, NiQ

When I think back to all the time I spent playing with dolls and action figures as a child, I now realize that it was smart for my parents to…

Turn to Your Creative Inner Child for CGTrader’s 3D Printed Kids’ Toys Challenge

3D printing is already a lot of fun, but there’s nothing like cutting loose to play. CGTrader, the online community and marketplace for 3D graphics and 3D printing specialists, is…

Now You Can 3D Print Your Own Working Ballista Desktop Siege Weapon at Home

We’ve covered 3D printed guns, 3D printed knives, and even life-sized replicas of 3D printed bombs in the past. While there is a lot of controversy surrounding the 3D printing…

MakerClub Receives £80,000 from UK Government to Integrate Expertise in 3D Robotics into School Curriculum

The UK’s Brighton-based MakerClub is important in that it is one of the 3D printing technology companies that recognizes how important it is to invest in the future: our kids. Since…

Ingocraft Launches Kickstarter Campaign to Fund 3D Printed Construction Sets Featuring ‘Tools, Not Toys’

The makers are getting younger and younger, thanks to Ingocraft, with the introduction of the first 3D printed construction set that contains fun, interactive parts and tools geared toward the tykes in our…

Startup insaniToy Shows Off Their Incredible 3D Printed Toys & Discusses the Future of Toy Making

“We are in a unique moment in time where inventing and new business opportunities surround us. There are magic tools available and vast online resources to help.” – Mark Trageser,…

Thingiverse User Creates Q-tip Shooting 3D Printed Mini-Crossbow

Some say quite simply that if you can shoot a gun or fire off an arrow, you can use a crossbow. That makes sense—but how is your aim with a…

The 3D Printed Metal 10-Gram Ghost Spinning Top Amazingly Spins for One and a Half Minutes

There are a lot of great products available on Shapeways, ranging from politically motivated caricatures to useful tools that can’t be found anywhere else in the world. The ability for designers…

Host a 3D Printing Party at Boston Area 3D Printer Retailer and Boutique, Toys in Box

Does one of your children have a birthday looming? Is the pressure mounting as you try to think of something new and exciting to do this year? If you live…

Hasbro & Shapeways Team up For New Toy Business Model Via SuperFanArt

Back in February, Hasbro announced some pretty big news within the 3D printing space. They had teamed with 3D Systems to “co-develop and commercialize innovative play printers and platforms”. And…

GeeWhiz Uses 3D Printing to Create Life-like Figure of The Dark Knight

GeeWhiz might seem like the kind of thing a blushing six year old from a 1950s TV show might utter, but the people behind the humorously named company can be…

Toyze Application Allows Users to Print Custom, Mobile-Gaming Characters

Mobile app Toyze launched today (July 7). The application allows users to 3D-print customized, mobile-gaming merchandise. To create a custom figurine, users select the character they want and use touchscreen…

The Makies: 3D Printed Personalized Dolls

If you never wanted to buy a doll before, this just might be the tipping point. The Makies are a London based doll line that can be customized unlike any…

Hasbro Files for ‘ALLSPARK’ Trademark, Used for 3D Printing and Creation

You all may recall, back on Valentine’s Day we published an article announcing an interesting partnership between, 3D Systems, the worlds leading 3D printer manufacturer, and Hasbro Inc., one of…