2024

Editorial Calendar

Editorial Submissions

Ali Mierzejewski

ali@toyinsider.com

Advertising Inquiries

Stephanie Infantino

stephanie@toyinsider.com

GIFT GUIDES

Hot Holiday Toys

2024 Holiday Gift Guide

Editorial deadline: June 12

Advertising deadline: August 1

Bonus distribution: New York Comic Con, Holiday of Play

Highlights include: 

  • Hot 20: The hottest toys of the year, expected to sell out quickly
  • STEM 10: The top toys that teach science, technology, engineering, and math skills
  • 12 Under $20: Budget-friendly toys and games with big play value
  • 0-2: Top toys and playthings for infants and toddlers
  • 3-4: Top toys and games for preschoolers
  • 5-7: Top toys and games for grade school-aged kids
  • 8+: Top toys and games for tweens

SUBMISSIONS OPEN MAY 7-JUNE 12


Top Summer Toys

2024 SPRING & SUMMER Gift Guide

Editorial deadline: March 5

Distribution: Online Only

Highlights include: 

  • 0-2: Top toys and playthings for infants and toddlers
  • 3-4: Top toys and games for preschoolers
  • 5-7: Top toys and games for grade school-aged kids
  • 8+: Top toys and games for tweens
  • Summer Trends including travel toys, water toys, outdoor and active toys, educational toys, and more

SUBMISSIONS OPEN FEB. 6-MARCH 5


FEATURED SHOPPABLE GIFT LISTS

VALENTINE’S DAY TOYS & GIFTS

Editorial submissions:
Jan. 1-31

Click here to read the 2023 Valentine’s Day roundup! →


EASTER TOYS & GIFTS

Editorial submissions:
Jan. 15-Feb. 29

Click here to read the 2023 Easter toysroundup! →


ECO-FRIENDLY TOYS & GAMES FOR EARTH DAY

Editorial submissions:
Feb. 1-March 15

Click here to read the 2023 Earth Day roundup! →


BACK-TO-SCHOOL LEARNING TOYS & GAMES

Editorial submissions:
July 1-Aug. 1

Click here to read the 2023 back-to-school roundup! →


HALLOWEEN TOYS, GAMES, & NOVELTIES

Editorial submissions:
Aug. 1-Sept. 15

Click here to read the 2022 Halloween roundup!


HOLIDAY-THEMED TOYS, GAMES, & GIFTS

Editorial submissions:
Sept. 15-Nov. 3

Click here to read the 2023 holiday-themed roundup! →


DAILY COVERAGE

EXPERT PRODUCT REVIEWS

Editorial submissions:
Always open

Click here to read our toy & game reviews! →


NEWS & PRODUCT ANNOUNCEMENTS

Editorial submissions:
Always open

Click here to read our latest news articles! →


MONTHLY LITTLE LIBRARY

Editorial submissions:
Always open; submissions due by the 15th of the month before feature

Click here to read our latest news articles! →


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