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Craft-tastic Inspire Poster Kit

Ann Williams Group - http://www.annwilliamsgroup.com

$19.99     Buy Now

Age range   8 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AC   CP  

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You Do

Ann Williams Group - http://www.annwilliamsgroup.com

$19.99     Buy Now

Age range   6 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   CG   GE  

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Jenga XXL® Gigantic Cardboard Edition Game

Art's Ideas - http://www.jengagiant.com

$299.95     Buy Now

Age   12 plus      

Toy Type   AE   BG   GE   OP   TY   WT  

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Jenga® Ocean Game

Art's Ideas - http://www.jengagiant.com

$49.95     Buy Now

Age range   8 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AE   BG   EC   GE   GN   SR   UN  

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Jenga® PREMIUM Hardwood Game

Art's Ideas - http://www.jengagiant.com

$79.95     Buy Now

Age   12 plus      

Toy Type   AE   BG   GE   TY   WT  

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Jenga® Throw 'N Go!™ Hardwood Game

Art's Ideas - http://www.jengagiant.com

$29.95     Buy Now

Age range   8 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AE   BG   GE   OP  

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My First Fractions Puzzle

Bigjigs Toys Ltd - http://www.bigjigstoys.us

$25.95     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AE   ES   MA   WT  

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Boy Story Action Dolls

Boy Story LLC - http://www.boystory.com

$99.00     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 7 years      

Toy Type   CT   DO   FP   SR   TY   UN  

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Creativity Castle

Build & Imagine LLC - http://www.buildandimagine.com

$59.95     Buy Now

Age range   4 years thru 8 years      

Toy Type   CO   CP   DO   ES   FP   LA   MA   TY   UN  

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Sea Saurus Pirate & Fairy

DuneCraft - http://www.dunecraft.com

$9.99     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AE   CP   ES   HO   OP   SC   UN  

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World Within A World (Girl & Boy Version)

DuneCraft - http://www.dunecraft.com

$29.99     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AC   AS   CP   ES   HO   SC   UN  

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HighQ Learning Tab 8

EPIK Learning Company - http://www.epiklearning.com

$129.99     Buy Now

Age range   4 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   ES   GE   MM   TC   TY  

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Magic Instrument - Piano Set

Eastcolight (Hong Kong) Limited - http://www.eastcolight.com

$28.92     Buy Now

Age range   8 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   EG   EL   ES   GE   ML   TC  

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Norman the Narwhal Plush & Hawaiian Vacation

Elly Lu LLC - http://www.ellyluorganics.com

$34.00     Buy Now

Age range   0 thru 10 years      

Toy Type   BO   EC   ES   OR   PL   SR   TY  

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Dexster Scooter

Ezyroller LLC - http://www.dexster.com

$119.00     Buy Now

Age range   6 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AE   OP   TY  

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DabitZ

Fibre-Craft - http://www.fibrecraft.com

$39.99     Buy Now

Age range   6 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AC   CP   HM   MM   UN  

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My Sistie

Fibre-Craft - http://www.fibrecraft.com

$12.99     Buy Now

Age range   2 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   DO   FP   PL   TY   UN  

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Folkmanis® Monarch Life Cycle Puppet

Folkmanis Inc. - http://www.folkmanis.com

$39.99     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AE   ES   FP   OP   OT   PL   PU   SC   TY  

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Game Night in a Can

Game Night in a Can LLC - http://www.gamenightinacan.com

$24.99     Buy Now

Age range   10 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AE   CP   EC   GE   GN   SR  

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The African Bush Fire and the Elephant

Green Kids Club Inc - http://www.greenkidsclub.com

$7.00     Buy Now

Age range   5 years thru 9 years      

Toy Type   BO   ES   GN   SC   SR  

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Pammee and the Looking Pond

Green Kids Club Inc. - http://www.greenkidsclub.com

$14.95     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 5 years      

Toy Type   AE   BO   CT   ES   GN   OP   PL   SR   TY  

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Green Piñata Toys

Green Piñata LLC - http://www.greenpinatatoys.com

$24.99     Buy Now

Age range   6 months thru 5 years      

Toy Type   BG   CG   ES   GE   GN   LA   MA   OR   PZ   SR   TY   WT  

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Just Add Glue

Griddly Games Inc - http://www.griddlygames.com

$24.95     Buy Now

Age range   8 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AC   CP   ES   SC   TY  

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Rocket Lander

Griddly Games Inc. - http://www.griddlygames.com

$26.95     Buy Now

Age range   8 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   BG   ES   GE   MA   SC   TY  

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Hunk-Ta-Bunk-Ta HITS

Hunk-Ta-Bunk-Ta Music - http://www.hunktabunkta.com

$10.00     Buy Now

Age range   6 months thru 10 years      

Toy Type   AE   AT   CE   EC   ES   MM   TR  

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Activity Board

Kid O Products - http://www.kidotoys.com

$37.50     Buy Now

Age range   6 months thru 3 years      

Toy Type   EL   ES   TC   TR   TY  

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LeapStart™ Learning System

LeapFrog Enterprises Inc - http://www.leapfrog.com

$39.99     Buy Now

Age range   2 years thru 7 years      

Toy Type   CP   EL   ES   FP   GE   MM   PZ   TC   TY  

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LeapFrog Academy™

LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. - http://www.leapfrog.com

$7.00     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 6 years      

Toy Type   EG   ES   GE   SR   TC  

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Scoop & Learn Ice Cream Cart™

LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. - http://www.leapfrog.com

$39.99     Buy Now

Age range   2 years thru 10 years      

Toy Type   AE   CP   EL   ES   FP   LA   TC   TY  

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Linguacious® Around the Home Spanish Flashcard Game

Linguacious LLC - http://www.linguacious.net

$19.99     Buy Now

Age range   2 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AT   CG   CT   GE   MM   SR  

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Love Smart Cards

Love Smart Cards (Gift of My Heart) - http://www.lovesmartcards.com

$47.00     Buy Now

Age range   7 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   CG   CT   EQ   ES   FP   GE   LA   SR   UN  

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IlluStory - Create Your Own Book!

Lulu Jr. - http://www.lulujr.com

$29.99     Buy Now

Age range   4 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AC   BO   CP   ES  

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My Comic Book - Create Your Own Comic!

Lulu Jr. - http://www.lulujr.com

$29.99     Buy Now

Age range   4 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AC   BO   CP   ES  

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Baby Born Interactive Doll

MGA Entertainment - http://www.mgae.com

$44.99     Buy Now

Age range   2 years thru 5 years      

Toy Type   DO   FP   TY  

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Little Tikes Light 'n Go 3-in-1 Sports Zone

MGA Entertainment - http://www.mgae.com

$54.99     Buy Now

Age range   1 year thru 3 years      

Toy Type   AE   EG   ES   FP   GE   HO   LA   MA   UN  

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Little Tikes Waffle Blocks Steam Train

MGA Entertainment - http://www.mgae.com

$59.99     Buy Now

Age range   2 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   CO   EG   FP   GE   TR   TS   TY  

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Project Mc2 Pixel Purse

MGA Entertainment - http://www.mgae.com

$59.99     Buy Now

Age range   6 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   DO   FP   TY  

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Magnetykes

Magnetykes LLC - http://www.magnetykes.com

$22.95     Buy Now

Age range   4 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AE   ES   OP   SC   TY  

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Lift and Learn Puzzle, Solar System

Maple Landmark Inc - http://www.maplelandmark.com

$23.20     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 7 years      

Toy Type   ES   PZ   SC   TY   WT  

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Snippets

Master Theorem Games - http://www.themastertheoremgames.com

$24.99     Buy Now

Age   12 plus      

Toy Type   BG   BO   CG   CP   ES   GE   LA   MM  

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Tetris Brain Teasers

MasterPieces Puzzle Co. - http://www.masterpiecesinc.com

$14.99     Buy Now

Age range   6 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AC   CO   CP   ES   GE   MA   PZ   TY  

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Works of Ahhh

MasterPieces Puzzle Co. - http://www.masterpiecesinc.com

$14.99     Buy Now

Age range   6 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AC   CO   CP   HO   TY   WT  

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Tiny Polka Dot

Math for Love - https://www.mathforlove.com

$14.95     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 10 years      

Toy Type   AE   CG   CP   ES   GE   MA   PZ   UN  

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Conduct Dough Lights

MindWare, Inc. - http://www.mindware.com

$34.95     Buy Now

Age range   5 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AE   CP   CT   ES   LA   NO   OP   SC   SR   TC   TY   UN  

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DIG IT UP! DISCOVERIES: Wild Animals

MindWare, Inc. - http://www.mindware.com

$24.95     Buy Now

Age range   4 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AE   ES   LA   NO   OP   SC   TY   UN  

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Q-BA-MAZE 2.0: Extreme Rails

MindWare, Inc. - http://www.mindware.com

$99.95     Buy Now

Age range   6 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AE   CO   ES   MA   NO   SC   TY   UN  

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UNBORED: Time Capsule

MindWare, Inc. - http://www.mindware.com

$29.95     Buy Now

Age range   8 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AE   CP   CT   ES   LA   NO   OP   SR   TY   UN  

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Wubble Brite

NSI International Inc - http://www.nsi-intonline.com

$24.99     Buy Now

Age range   6 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AE   CP   EQ   OP   TY   UN  

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Morph-O-Scopes Sports of All Sorts Kit

OOZ & OZ - http://www.oozandoz.com

$24.99     Buy Now

Age range   5 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   CP   ES   SC   TY   UN  

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Captain ROAM-E-O

OWI Inc. - http://www.owirobot.com

$19.95     Buy Now

Age range   8 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AE   CO   CT   EC   ES   GN   HO   MA   OP   SC   SR  

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Rookie Solar Racer v2

OWI Inc. - http://www.owirobot.com

$11.95     Buy Now

Age range   8 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   CO   EC   ES   HO   SR  

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SwingOs

Office Oxygen - http://www.officeoxygen.com

$5.95     Buy Now

Age range   5 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   NO   TY  

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One World Futbol

One World Play Project - http://www.oneworldplayproject.com

$39.50     Buy Now

Age range   6 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AE   CT   OP   SR   TY   UN  

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Rule Crazy, Starter Edition

P.F. Shaggy - http://www.rulecrazy.com

$19.99     Buy Now

Age range   5 years thru 8 years      

Toy Type   BG   CG   CT   ES   GE   LA   SR   UN  

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Piper Computer Kit

Piper Inc. - http://www.buildpiper.com

$299.00     Buy Now

Age range   8 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   CP   EG   EL   ES   GE   SC   TC  

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Pixlplay Camera

Pixl Toys Inc - http://www.pixltoys.com

$24.94     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AE   EL   ES   MA   MM   OP   TC  

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Eyeball Boxing

Quirky Engine Entertainment - http://www.quirkyengine.com

$19.50     Buy Now

Age range   8 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   CG   CP   GE   TY   UN  

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Hoagie

Quirky Engine Entertainment - http://www.quirkyengine.com

$17.50     Buy Now

Age range   5 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   CG   CP   GE   TY  

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Trash War

Quirky Engine Entertainment - http://www.quirkyengine.com

$17.50     Buy Now

Age range   10 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   CG   CP   GE   TY   UN  

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Ninja Squirrels

RoosterFin Inc. - http://www.roosterfin.com

$25.99     Buy Now

Age range   5 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   BG   CG   GE   UN  

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Cleanupper the Dumptruck

Rubbabu LLC - http://www.rubbabu.com

$8.00     Buy Now

Age range   3 months thru 5 years      

Toy Type   AE   EC   GN   SR   TR   TS   TY  

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18 Key Mini Grand

Schoenhut Piano Co. Inc. - http://www.toypiano.com

$79.95     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 6 years      

Toy Type   ML  

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ScienceWiz Cells Under a Microscope

Science Wiz® Company - http://www.sciencewiz.com

$24.99     Buy Now

Age range   8 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AE   BO   EQ   ES   IN   MM   SC  

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Sew Your Own Purses

Serabeena - http://www.serabeena.com

$14.99     Buy Now

Age range   4 years thru 8 years      

Toy Type   AC   CP   ES   TR   TY  

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SmartGames Jump In, SmartGames Jump In

Smart Toys and Games - http://www.smarttoysandgames.com

$14.99     Buy Now

Age range   7 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   BG   ES   GE   LA   PZ   TR   TY  

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Aftershock! Earthquake Lab

SmartLab Toys - http://www.smartlabtoys.com

$39.99     Buy Now

Age range   8 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AE   BO   CO   ES   GG   SC  

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Meccano M.A.X.

Spin Master Ltd - http://www.spinmaster.com

$149.99     Buy Now

Age range   10 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   EL   ES   HM   MM   TC  

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Rusty Rivets Rivet Lab Playset

Spin Master Ltd - http://www.spinmaster.com

$39.99     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   ES   FP   TY  

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Luvabella

Spin Master Ltd. - http://www.spinmaster.com

$99.99     Buy Now

Age range   4 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   DO   EL   ES   FP   LA   TC   TY  

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PAW Patrol My Size Lookout Tower

Spin Master Ltd. - http://www.spinmaster.com

$99.99     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   FP   TY  

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Snack & Play Travel Tray 2.0

Star Kids Products - http://www.snackandplaytraveltray.com

$24.99     Buy Now

Age range   2 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AE   AS   CP   EQ   OP   TR   TY   UN  

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Journal Sparks

Storey Publishing LLC - http://www.storey.com

$16.95     Buy Now

Age range   10 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AE   BO   CP   ES  

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AlphaBriks & MathBriks

Strictly Briks / Brian's Toys - http://www.strictlybriks.com

$24.99     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   CP   ES   LA   MA   TY  

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Brik Buster

Strictly Briks / Brian's Toys - http://www.strictlybriks.com

$29.99     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AE   CO   GE   TY   UN  

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Brik Tower and Stackers

Strictly Briks / Brian's Toys - http://www.strictlybriks.com

$29.99     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AE   CO   CP   ES  

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Creatorz & The Cube

Strictly Briks / Brian's Toys - http://www.strictlybriks.com

$24.99     Buy Now

Age range   8 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AE   CO   CP   ES   UN  

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Emojito

Tactic Games - http://www.tactic.net

$14.99     Buy Now

Age range   8 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   BG   ES   GE   LA   TY  

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Some Bunny's Hiding

Tactic Games - http://www.tactic.net

$19.99     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   BG   ES   GE   TY  

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Word Rush

Tactic Games - http://www.tactic.net

$19.99     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   BG   ES   GE   LA   TY  

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ZURU Tangle

Tangle Creations - http://www.tanglecreations.com

$2.99     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   ES   NO   PZ   TY  

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Discovering Fruit with Holly Honeybee

Taste 'n' Tell - http://www.tastentell.co.uk

$24.00     Buy Now

Age range   1 year thru 5 years      

Toy Type   BO   ES   GE   SR   UN  

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Discovering Vegetable with Veggie Vole

Taste 'n' Tell - http://www.tastentell.co.uk

$24.00     Buy Now

Age range   1 year thru 5 years      

Toy Type   BO   ES   GE   SR   UN  

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Toymail Talkies

Toymail Inc - http://www.toymail.co

$59.99     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 8 years      

Toy Type   AE   ES   FP   PL   SW   TC   TY  

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Get Outside, GO! Bashminton

Toysmith - http://www.toysmith.com

$19.99     Buy Now

Age range   5 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AE   OP   TY  

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Swivel-Snaps

Toysmith - http://www.toysmith.com

$29.99     Buy Now

Age range   6 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AE   CO   ES   NO   UN  

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Disc Jock-e

Tucker Toys - http://www.tuckertoys.com

$24.99     Buy Now

Age range   6 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AE   CE   ML   MM   OP   TC   TY  

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Kite-A-Pult

Tucker Toys - http://www.tuckertoys.com

$19.99     Buy Now

Age range   6 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AE   HO   OP   TY  

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Slam N' Bounce

Tucker Toys - http://www.tuckertoys.com

$14.99     Buy Now

Age range   5 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AE   OP   TY  

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GearZooz® Roll & Roar Animal Train™

VTech Electronics North America LLC - http://www.vtechkids.com

$29.00     Buy Now

Age range   18 months thru 4 years      

Toy Type   AE   ES   TY  

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Go! Go! Smart Wheels® Race & Play Adventure Park™

VTech Electronics North America LLC - http://www.vtechkids.com

$39.99     Buy Now

Age range   1 year thru 4 years      

Toy Type   AE   ES   TY  

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Pop-a-Ball™ Push & Pop Bulldozer™

VTech Electronics North America LLC - http://www.vtechkids.com

$24.99     Buy Now

Age range   6 months thru 3 years      

Toy Type   EL   ES   TC   TR   TY   UN  

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Wacky Links Connector Series

Wacky Links - http://www.wackylinks.com

$9.99     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AS   CO   CP   ES   HM   HO   ST   TR   TY   UN  

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Wacky Links Outer Space Glow-in-the-Dark Series

Wacky Links - http://www.wackylinks.com

$9.99     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AC   CO   CP   ES   LA   MA   SC   TR   TY  

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Stretch 'n Play Eco Ball Kit

Wai Lana Productions LLC - http://www.wailana.com

$24.95     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AE   EC   GN   NO   OP   SR   UN  

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Wai Lana's Little Yogis™ Fun Songs Kit

Wai Lana Productions LLC - http://www.wailana.com

$39.95     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AE   AT   BO   CE   ES   GE   LA   MA   ML  

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Animal Act

Wannaple - http://www.wannaple.com

$19.95     Buy Now

Age range   4 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AE   BG   CG   CP   ES   FP   GE   LA  

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Strolly Bike

Yvolution USA Inc. - http://www.yvolution.com

$169.99     Buy Now

Age range   10 months thru 3 years      

Toy Type   AE   OP   TR   TS   TY  

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Y Glider XL Deluxe

Yvolution USA Inc. - http://www.yvolution.com

$89.99     Buy Now

Age range   5 years thru 8 years      

Toy Type   AE   OP   TR   TS   TY  

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Scramble Squares® Frogs Puzzle

b. dazzle, inc. - http://www.b-dazzle.com

$12.99     Buy Now

Age range   4 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AE   CG   ES   GE   GN   MA   NO   PZ   SR   TR   TY   UN  

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smarTfold™

smarTrike - http://www.smartfold.net

$99.99     Buy Now

Age range   6 months thru 3 years      

Toy Type   AE   CP   EQ   TR   TS   TY  

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Dr. Toy's   10 Best Active Toys   of   2017

#CompanyToy NameProduct CodesAgePriceCust.Svc.www.
1.Ezyroller LLCDexster ScooterAE   OP   TY   6y - 12y$119.00866-713-8007dexster.com
2.Kid O ProductsActivity BoardEL   ES   TC   TR   TY   6m - 3y$37.50212-366-5858kidotoys.com
3.MGA EntertainmentLittle Tikes Light 'n Go 3-in-1 Sports ZoneAE   EG   ES   FP   GE   HO   LA   MA   UN   1y - 3y$54.99818-221-4326mgae.com
4.ToysmithGet Outside, GO! BashmintonAE   OP   TY   5y - 12y$19.99800-356-0474toysmith.com
5.Tucker ToysKite-A-PultAE   HO   OP   TY   6y - 12y$19.99609-438-9800tuckertoys.com
6.Tucker ToysSlam N' BounceAE   OP   TY   5y - 12y$14.99609-438-9800tuckertoys.com
7.VTech Electronics North America LLCPop-a-Ball™ Push & Pop Bulldozer™EL   ES   TC   TR   TY   UN   6m - 3y$24.99800-521-2010vtechkids.com
8.Wai Lana Productions LLCStretch 'n Play Eco Ball KitAE   EC   GN   NO   OP   SR   UN   3y - 12y$24.95800-228-5145wailana.com
9.Yvolution USA Inc.Strolly BikeAE   OP   TR   TS   TY   10m - 3y$169.99855-981-7177yvolution.com
10.Yvolution USA Inc.Y Glider XL DeluxeAE   OP   TR   TS   TY   5y - 8y$89.99855-981-7177yvolution.com

Dr. Toy's   10 Best Building/Construction Toys   of   2017

#CompanyToy NameProduct CodesAgePriceCust.Svc.www.
1.Art's IdeasJenga XXL® Gigantic Cardboard Edition GameAE   BG   GE   OP   TY   WT   12y - 12y$299.95310-424-4527jengagiant.com
2.Build & Imagine LLCCreativity CastleCO   CP   DO   ES   FP   LA   MA   TY   UN   4y - 8y$59.95866-751-5006buildandimagine.com
3.MGA EntertainmentLittle Tikes Waffle Blocks Steam TrainCO   EG   FP   GE   TR   TS   TY   2y - 12y$59.99818-221-4326mgae.com
4.Magnetykes LLCMagnetykesAE   ES   OP   SC   TY   4y - 12y$22.95917-626-5086magnetykes.com
5.MindWare, Inc.Q-BA-MAZE 2.0: Extreme RailsAE   CO   ES   MA   NO   SC   TY   UN   6y - 12y$99.95800-999-0398mindware.com
6.OWI Inc.Rookie Solar Racer v2CO   EC   ES   HO   SR   8y - 12y$11.95310-515-6800owirobot.com
7.Spin Master LtdMeccano M.A.X.EL   ES   HM   MM   TC   10y - 12y$149.99416-364-6002spinmaster.com
8.Strictly Briks / Brian's ToysBrik Tower and StackersAE   CO   CP   ES   3y - 12y$29.99608-687-7572strictlybriks.com
9.ToysmithSwivel-SnapsAE   CO   ES   NO   UN   6y - 12y$29.99800-356-0474toysmith.com
10.VTech Electronics North America LLCGearZooz® Roll & Roar Animal Train™AE   ES   TY   18m - 4y$29.00800-521-2010vtechkids.com

Dr. Toy's   10 Best Creative Toys   of   2017

#CompanyToy NameProduct CodesAgePriceCust.Svc.www.
1.Ann Williams GroupCraft-tastic Inspire Poster KitAC   CP   8y - 12y$19.99248-977-5831annwilliamsgroup.com
2.DuneCraftSea Saurus Pirate & FairyAE   CP   ES   HO   OP   SC   UN   3y - 12y$9.99800-306-4168dunecraft.com
3.Game Night in a Can LLCGame Night in a CanAE   CP   EC   GE   GN   SR   10y - 12y$24.99323-363-5050gamenightinacan.com
4.Lulu Jr.IlluStory - Create Your Own Book!AC   BO   CP   ES   4y - 12y$29.99844-639-3309lulujr.com
5.MasterPieces Puzzle Co.Works of AhhhAC   CO   CP   HO   TY   WT   6y - 12y$14.99520-741-1315masterpiecesinc.com
6.MindWare, Inc.Conduct Dough LightsAE   CP   CT   ES   LA   NO   OP   SC   SR   TC   TY   UN   5y - 12y$34.95800-999-0398mindware.com
7.MindWare, Inc.UNBORED: Time CapsuleAE   CP   CT   ES   LA   NO   OP   SR   TY   UN   8y - 12y$29.95800-999-0398mindware.com
8.SerabeenaSew Your Own PursesAC   CP   ES   TR   TY   4y - 8y$14.99+852-358-2681serabeena.com
9.Smart Toys and GamesSmartGames Jump In, SmartGames Jump InBG   ES   GE   LA   PZ   TR   TY   7y - 12y$14.99800-542-6375smarttoysandgames.com
10.Wacky LinksWacky Links Connector SeriesAS   CO   CP   ES   HM   HO   ST   TR   TY   UN   3y - 12y$9.99646-598-8210wackylinks.com

Dr. Toy's   10 Best Educational Toys   of   2017

#CompanyToy NameProduct CodesAgePriceCust.Svc.www.
1.Bigjigs Toys LtdMy First Fractions PuzzleAE   ES   MA   WT   3y - 12y$25.95866-459-7829bigjigstoys.us
2.DuneCraftWorld Within A World (Girl & Boy Version)AC   AS   CP   ES   HO   SC   UN   3y - 12y$29.99800-306-4168dunecraft.com
3.Griddly Games IncJust Add GlueAC   CP   ES   SC   TY   8y - 12y$24.95604-249-5020griddlygames.com
4.LeapFrog Enterprises IncLeapStart™ Learning SystemCP   EL   ES   FP   GE   MM   PZ   TC   TY   2y - 7y$39.99800-701-5327leapfrog.com
5.Maple Landmark IncLift and Learn Puzzle, Solar SystemES   PZ   SC   TY   WT   3y - 7y$23.20800-421-4223maplelandmark.com
6.Math for LoveTiny Polka DotAE   CG   CP   ES   GE   MA   PZ   UN   3y - 10y$14.95206-226-8869mathforlove.com
7.MindWare, Inc.DIG IT UP! DISCOVERIES: Wild AnimalsAE   ES   LA   NO   OP   SC   TY   UN   4y - 12y$24.95800-999-0398mindware.com
8.OWI Inc.Captain ROAM-E-OAE   CO   CT   EC   ES   GN   HO   MA   OP   SC   SR   8y - 12y$19.95310-515-6800owirobot.com
9.SmartLab ToysAftershock! Earthquake LabAE   BO   CO   ES   GG   SC   8y - 12y$39.99866-319-5900smartlabtoys.com
10.b. dazzle, inc.Scramble Squares® Frogs PuzzleAE   CG   ES   GE   GN   MA   NO   PZ   SR   TR   TY   UN   4y - 12y$12.99800-809-4242b-dazzle.com

Dr. Toy's   10 Best Games   of   2017

#CompanyToy NameProduct CodesAgePriceCust.Svc.www.
1.Ann Williams GroupYou DoCG   GE   6y - 12y$19.99248-977-5831annwilliamsgroup.com
2.Art's IdeasJenga® Ocean GameAE   BG   EC   GE   GN   SR   UN   8y - 12y$49.95310-424-4527jengagiant.com
3.Art's IdeasJenga® PREMIUM Hardwood GameAE   BG   GE   TY   WT   12y - 12y$79.95310-424-4527jengagiant.com
4.Art's IdeasJenga® Throw 'N Go!™ Hardwood GameAE   BG   GE   OP   8y - 12y$29.95310-424-4527jengagiant.com
5.Master Theorem GamesSnippetsBG   BO   CG   CP   ES   GE   LA   MM   12y - 12y$24.99646-397-8434themastertheoremgames.com
6.Quirky Engine EntertainmentHoagieCG   CP   GE   TY   5y - 12y$17.50801-544-8989quirkyengine.com
7.RoosterFin Inc.Ninja SquirrelsBG   CG   GE   UN   5y - 12y$25.99855-591-4263roosterfin.com
8.Tactic GamesWord RushBG   ES   GE   LA   TY   3y - 12y$19.99216-288-0087tactic.net
9.WannapleAnimal ActAE   BG   CG   CP   ES   FP   GE   LA   4y - 12y$19.95855-895-4290wannaple.com

Dr. Toy's   20 Best Gifts   of   2017

#CompanyToy NameProduct CodesAgePriceCust.Svc.www.
1.Green Kids Club Inc.Pammee and the Looking PondAE   BO   CT   ES   GN   OP   PL   SR   TY   3y - 5y$14.95208-520-8353greenkidsclub.com
2.Green Piñata LLCGreen Piñata ToysBG   CG   ES   GE   GN   LA   MA   OR   PZ   SR   TY   WT   6m - 5y$24.99781-375-7194greenpinatatoys.com
3.Hunk-Ta-Bunk-Ta MusicHunk-Ta-Bunk-Ta HITSAE   AT   CE   EC   ES   MM   TR   6m - 10y$10.00303-298-7122hunktabunkta.com
4.Linguacious LLCLinguacious® Around the Home Spanish Flashcard GameAT   CG   CT   GE   MM   SR   2y - 12y$19.99515-441-3921linguacious.net
5.Lulu Jr.My Comic Book - Create Your Own Comic!AC   BO   CP   ES   4y - 12y$29.99844-639-3309lulujr.com
6.MasterPieces Puzzle Co.Tetris Brain TeasersAC   CO   CP   ES   GE   MA   PZ   TY   6y - 12y$14.99520-741-1315masterpiecesinc.com
7.Office OxygenSwingOsNO   TY   5y - 12y$5.95800-296-2812officeoxygen.com
8.P.F. ShaggyRule Crazy, Starter EditionBG   CG   CT   ES   GE   LA   SR   UN   5y - 8y$19.99323-451-2425rulecrazy.com
9.Quirky Engine EntertainmentEyeball BoxingCG   CP   GE   TY   UN   8y - 12y$19.50801-544-8989quirkyengine.com
10.Spin Master LtdRusty Rivets Rivet Lab PlaysetES   FP   TY   3y - 12y$39.99416-364-6002spinmaster.com
11.Spin Master Ltd.PAW Patrol My Size Lookout TowerFP   TY   3y - 12y$99.99416-364-6002spinmaster.com
12.Star Kids ProductsSnack & Play Travel Tray 2.0AE   AS   CP   EQ   OP   TR   TY   UN   2y - 12y$24.99303-887-9017snackandplaytraveltray.com
13.Strictly Briks / Brian's ToysAlphaBriks & MathBriksCP   ES   LA   MA   TY   3y - 12y$24.99608-687-7572strictlybriks.com
14.Strictly Briks / Brian's ToysCreatorz & The CubeAE   CO   CP   ES   UN   8y - 12y$24.99608-687-7572strictlybriks.com
15.Tactic GamesEmojitoBG   ES   GE   LA   TY   8y - 12y$14.99216-288-0087tactic.net
16.Taste 'n' TellDiscovering Vegetable with Veggie VoleBO   ES   GE   SR   UN   1y - 5y$24.0044 7787 289499tastentell.co.uk
17.Tucker ToysDisc Jock-eAE   CE   ML   MM   OP   TC   TY   6y - 12y$24.99609-438-9800tuckertoys.com
18.Wacky LinksWacky Links Outer Space Glow-in-the-Dark SeriesAC   CO   CP   ES   LA   MA   SC   TR   TY   3y - 12y$9.99646-598-8210wackylinks.com
19.Wai Lana Productions LLCWai Lana's Little Yogis™ Fun Songs KitAE   AT   BO   CE   ES   GE   LA   MA   ML   3y - 12y$39.95800-228-5145wailana.com
20.smarTrikesmarTfold™AE   CP   EQ   TR   TS   TY   6m - 3y$99.99855-768-7453smartfold.net

Dr. Toy's   10 Best Socially Responsible Toys   of   2017

#CompanyToy NameProduct CodesAgePriceCust.Svc.www.
1.Boy Story LLCBoy Story Action DollsCT   DO   FP   SR   TY   UN   3y - 7y$99.00201-286-0722boystory.com
2.Elly Lu LLCNorman the Narwhal Plush & Hawaiian VacationBO   EC   ES   OR   PL   SR   TY   0 - 10y$34.00907-240-1129ellyluorganics.com
3.Green Kids Club IncThe African Bush Fire and the ElephantBO   ES   GN   SC   SR   5y - 9y$7.00208-520-8353greenkidsclub.com
4.Griddly Games Inc.Rocket LanderBG   ES   GE   MA   SC   TY   8y - 12y$26.95604-249-5020griddlygames.com
5.LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc.LeapFrog Academy™EG   ES   GE   SR   TC   3y - 6y$7.00800-701-5327leapfrog.com
6.Love Smart Cards (Gift of My Heart)Love Smart CardsCG   CT   EQ   ES   FP   GE   LA   SR   UN   7y - 12y$47.00415-779-5957lovesmartcards.com
7.One World Play ProjectOne World FutbolAE   CT   OP   SR   TY   UN   6y - 12y$39.50888-993-8826oneworldplayproject.com
8.Quirky Engine EntertainmentTrash WarCG   CP   GE   TY   UN   10y - 12y$17.50801-544-8989quirkyengine.com
9.Tactic GamesSome Bunny's HidingBG   ES   GE   TY   3y - 12y$19.99216-288-0087tactic.net
10.Taste 'n' TellDiscovering Fruit with Holly HoneybeeBO   ES   GE   SR   UN   1y - 5y$24.0044 7787 289499tastentell.co.uk

Dr. Toy's   10 Best Technology Toys   of   2017

#CompanyToy NameProduct CodesAgePriceCust.Svc.www.
1.EPIK Learning CompanyHighQ Learning Tab 8ES   GE   MM   TC   TY   4y - 12y$129.99888-999-1244epiklearning.com
2.Eastcolight (Hong Kong) LimitedMagic Instrument - Piano SetEG   EL   ES   GE   ML   TC   8y - 12y$28.92852-2333-6688eastcolight.com
3.Fibre-CraftDabitZAC   CP   HM   MM   UN   6y - 12y$39.99800-323-4316fibrecraft.com
4.MGA EntertainmentProject Mc2 Pixel PurseDO   FP   TY   6y - 12y$59.99818-221-4326mgae.com
5.NSI International IncWubble BriteAE   CP   EQ   OP   TY   UN   6y - 12y$24.99888-425-9113nsi-intonline.com
6.Piper Inc.Piper Computer KitCP   EG   EL   ES   GE   SC   TC   8y - 12y$299.00415-857-5021buildpiper.com
7.Pixl Toys IncPixlplay CameraAE   EL   ES   MA   MM   OP   TC   3y - 12y$24.94415-992-1076pixltoys.com
8.Spin Master Ltd.LuvabellaDO   EL   ES   FP   LA   TC   TY   4y - 12y$99.99416-364-6002spinmaster.com
9.Storey Publishing LLCJournal SparksAE   BO   CP   ES   10y - 12y$16.95800-827-7444storey.com
10.Toymail IncToymail TalkiesAE   ES   FP   PL   SW   TC   TY   3y - 8y$59.99888-723-5741toymail.co

Dr. Toy's   10 Best Toys   of   2017

#CompanyToy NameProduct CodesAgePriceCust.Svc.www.
1.Fibre-CraftMy SistieDO   FP   PL   TY   UN   2y - 12y$12.99800-323-4316fibrecraft.com
2.Folkmanis Inc.Folkmanis® Monarch Life Cycle PuppetAE   ES   FP   OP   OT   PL   PU   SC   TY   3y - 12y$39.99800-654-8922folkmanis.com
3.LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc.Scoop & Learn Ice Cream Cart™AE   CP   EL   ES   FP   LA   TC   TY   2y - 10y$39.99800-701-5327leapfrog.com
4.MGA EntertainmentBaby Born Interactive DollDO   FP   TY   2y - 5y$44.99818-221-4326mgae.com
5.OOZ & OZMorph-O-Scopes Sports of All Sorts KitCP   ES   SC   TY   UN   5y - 12y$24.99888-750-3338oozandoz.com
6.Rubbabu LLCCleanupper the DumptruckAE   EC   GN   SR   TR   TS   TY   3m - 5y$8.00855-782-2228rubbabu.com
7.Schoenhut Piano Co. Inc.18 Key Mini GrandML   3y - 6y$79.95888-414-2739toypiano.com
8.Science Wiz® CompanyScienceWiz Cells Under a MicroscopeAE   BO   EQ   ES   IN   MM   SC   8y - 12y$24.99510-222-2638sciencewiz.com
9.Tangle CreationsZURU TangleES   NO   PZ   TY   3y - 12y$2.99888-829-3808tanglecreations.com
10.VTech Electronics North America LLCGo! Go! Smart Wheels® Race & Play Adventure Park™AE   ES   TY   1y - 4y$39.99800-521-2010vtechkids.com




Message from Dr Toy

As a natural, ongoing part of our work as parents, teachers, early childhood specialists, and others involved with children at home or elsewhere, we observe children at play. With our eyes we see what works...and what doesn't hold up under tough testing -- the normal barrage of active, inquisitive, and resourceful babies, toddlers, preschoolers, and older children.

This guide is offered to complement your observations and to help you in selecting the right products to enhance your child's play and learning.

We make buying decisions based on lasting play value and product applicability to find a good balance of children's active, creative, and educational experiences that range from the basics to today's technology.

We can depend on the durability and versatility of such items as blocks, construction toys, games, dolls, puppets, and transportation toys. They stimulate the imagination, engage the player, have value, and hold up over time.

We apply these standards to all the play product choices we make. We often hear consumers describe their experience of making a purchase, but shortly after giving little Annie or Danny the product it falls apart -- a frustrating and often expensive experience. Products that do not meet safety standards can be dangerous and cause harm to children. We want to avoid these problems and as always strive for excellence.

Dr. Toy spent a great deal of time reviewing a large quantity of varied products created by manufacturers and designers the world over. We make sure the final selections match the extensive criteria for excellence. Certainly age grading, name recognition, company dependability, versatility of design, and place of purchase are factors to obtain the right product.

Another aspect you can depend on is a warranty. Rising costs for products require everyone to be wise consumers to get lasting value. Durable products, properly designed and developmentally correct, are worth the money. Children's positive reactions are worth our care in selection.

Dr. Toy utilizes a comprehensive set of objective criteria to evaluate toys and children's products.

Some Basic questions are:

  • Is this product affordable and worth the price?
  • Does it have lasting "play value"?
  • Is it appropriate?
  • Is it fun?
  • Does it meet safety standards?

Dr. Toy is pleased to again have the opportunity to share over 56 years of play, toy, and educational experiences with parents, teachers, and other consumers to assist them in their own selection process to match the child's age and interests.

This timely report, since 1992, features information about l00 wonderful new educational and developmentally appropriate toys, games, and children's products from large and small companies. The toys and products selected meet our high standards for design, durability, price, quality, safety, and value.

Dr. Toy wants to remind parents and teachers, "Let's not forget that play is children's work." It is also essential for well-being at any age and should be actively practiced, respected, and understood by all adults.

We should be thinking: What products or 'tools for play' can we obtain to provide wholesome experiences for our children (and ourselves) and provide plenty of positive and meaningful playful learning interactions.

Dr. Toy's Smart Play/Smart Toys: How to Select and Use the Best Toys and Games, in its expanded 4th Edition, written for parents, teachers and others who care about children, is available in toy and book stores and online.

Dr. Toy invites consumers to take time for play, expand diverse product experiences, and ask questions about toys and products to companies and retailers.

Following are Dr. Toy's 100 Best Award-Winning Toys, Games, and Children's Products and their companies grouped in categories of "smart" play. You can find out more about each product by the assigned codes that designate types of products and by visiting websites and stores.

Have a playful, safe, and healthy rest of the year. Continue to play together for all the beneficial, positive, and right reasons!

Let's Play!




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