When it comes to the future of toys geared at girls, moms will be glad to learn that empowerment appears to be the key word on the minds of manufacturers. While scouring the latest and greatest at last week's Toy Fair, we were seriously blown away by the number of awesome new brands and lines geared at making girls feel like they can do absolutely anything. Check out five of the hottest trends to watch for in terms of toys to empower your little lady!
For all of the hi-tech excitement that we spotted at this past week's Toy Fair, there's one genre that was refreshingly void of on/off switches, batteries, and USB hookups. Durable, classic wooden toys are a hot trend for 2013, and we couldn't be happier about it. Check out some of our favorite timeless wooden playthings for tots — coming to a toy store near you later this year!