American International Toy Fair Opens At Javits Center

CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The next wave of toys have come out to play at the Javits Center.

The four-day American International Toy Fair, an industry trade show, kicked off Sunday.

While the event is not open to the public, Adrienne Appell of the Toy Industry Association stopped by the CBS 2 studios Sunday morning to show off some of the hottest toys.

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Among them, was a Daniel Tiger plush doll that talks to kids and lights up.

“It’s great for younger ones who may be afraid of the dark, and he’ll sing a lullaby,” Appell told CBS 2’s Cindy Hsu. “Really soft and cuddly.”

A couple of other toys had a similar concept — Elmo and a robot aimed at girls ages 6 and up both change characters as their hats are switched. Elmo, for example, can become a cowboy or king. The…

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