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ABC School Supply

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ABC | School Specialty
PO Box 1579
Appleton,  WI  54912
Phone: 888-388-3224
Work Fax: 888-388-6344
Work Fax: 419-589-1600
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About abc®: abc School Supply provides early childhood professionals with educational tools and products that promote learning and development for children from birth through Pre-Kindergarten. Everything you need, including integrated programs for inclusion, RTI, and physical activity, plus furniture designed specifically for early learning environments that includes a lifetime guarantee.

Active People

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ACTIVE PEOPLE international
Bottmingerstrasse 59 4102 Binningen Switzerland
Phone: +41.61.425.94.94
Work Fax: +41.61.425.94.95
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Discover the wonderful toys of ACTIVE PEOPLE! Always on the cutting edge with innovative concepts and surprising ideas, ACTIVE PEOPLE has  been making and selling toys for over 20 years.  Toys that get you moving, toys that engage your imagination and creativity – toys for mind, body and soul... We love to play – join us!
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Advanced Brain Technologies

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Phone: 801.622.5676
Phone: 888.228.1798
Work Fax: 801.627.4505
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ABT's vision is to transform the life of every person by making sound brain fitness universally attainable. They create innovative, evidenced-based solutions for people actively looking to make a positive change in their life or the lives of others. Their products and services include; The Listening Program, Healing at the Speed of Sound, Sound Health, Music for Babies, BrainBuilder, audio equipment, and professional training courses. [embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1j1i8doFWAk[/embed]

Alex Toys Alumni

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Alex Toys
251 Union Street
Northvale,  NJ  07647
USA
Phone: 800.666.ALEX
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ALEX's mission is to provide children with quality creative products that foster personal expression and build self-esteem. Over the years, ALEX has grown and today produces over 1,000 items in expanded categories of toys: imaginative and dramatic play, fashion and jewelry, whimsical children’s furniture, Rub A Dub® and Tub Tunes® bath toys, ALEX Little Hands® preschool products and ALEX Jr.®, developmental, plush and bath toys for baby.[embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NR30PcyQlGw[/embed]

Alpine Games

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Phone: 612.246.3000
Work Fax: 866.879.4845
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Alpine Games creates and publishes custom games that are fun and mentally stimulating, including SIXTEEN. [embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h3OqMjxpF-Y[/embed]

Anatex Enterprises

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Anatex Enterprises
15929 Arminta Street
Van Nuys,  CA  91406
Phone: 800.999.9599
Phone: 818.908.1888
Work Fax: 818.908.0656
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Anatex has grown and expanded to produce a wide array of creative and unique wooden toys, activity centers, and furnishings for the home, schools, and waiting rooms. [embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q5UbjqEC9Ms[/embed]

Anchor Bay Entertainment

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Anchor Bay Entertainment is one of the leading distributors of independent feature films and home entertainment product and the home entertainment division of Starz Media, LLC. It includes the Anchor Bay Entertainment, Anchor Bay Films and Manga Entertainment brands. Anchor Bay Entertainment distributes feature films, quality children’s entertainment, original fitness programming, TV series, documentaries, anime and other filmed entertainment on Blu-ray™ and DVD formats. It is the exclusive distributor in the U.S. of the theatrical titles from Overture Films.

Anthony Innovations Inc.

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Anthony Innovations, Inc.
P.O. Box 1940
Tracy,  CA  95378
USA
Phone: (800) 828-7002
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Archibald Mouse Books

Around the Table Games

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Around the Table Games is now a part of Continuum Games
5351 E. Thompson Road, Ste 143
Indianapolis,  IN  46237
Phone: 877.405.2662
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Creator and owner of Around the Table games, Beth Daniels was blessed to have her grandparents and great-grandparents in her life for decades. Over the years, she realized that the more she learned about them, the better she understood herself. As a result, she treats the stories they shared as priceless gifts that she is determined to pass on to her own children.  As an Occupational Therapist, wife and mother of two, Daniels understands all too well how active lives and busy schedules can prevent families from sharing the anecdotes and folklore that make a family a family. That’s why she created Family Talk and Grandparent Talk games as a fun way for families to reconnect. What began as a business of bringing families together through conversation has now brought the Daniels family together through entrepreneurship!  Beth’s 9 year old daughter saw and heard the impact that her mom’s games had on peoples’ lives, so she decided to write some games of her own.  Thanks to Beth’s daughter’s hard work, in 2009, Around the Table added Buddy Talk (for tweens) and Camp Talk (for kids going away to camp) to its line of conversation games.  The family involvement continued as Beth’s niece wrote Teen Talk - a conversation game designed for Teens! Around the Table® – Award winning conversation games for people of all ages![embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n6_r2qj1SZs[/embed]

Art of Doing Productions

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The Art of Doing Productions, Inc
3792 N.E. 209th Terrace
Miami,  FL  33180
Phone: 305.792.7373
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Creators of "The Green Road Movie". Open your eyes, hearts and minds...and skip along the Green Road in this award-winning film that transports children to the real and magical wonders of nature.

Artsana USA, Inc

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Artsana USA, Inc. Attention: Customer Service
1826 William Penn Way
Lancaster,  PA  17601
Phone: 877.424.4226
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The largest baby brand in all of Europe, Chicco is part of the global Artsana Group, a holistic, innovative lifestyle company that encompasses everything you need to care for all generations of a family, from baby feeding systems to cosmetics to medical supplies.[embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bgII14vFzUw[/embed]

Artware By You

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ArtWare by You
28 Riverview Drive
Montclair,  NJ  07043
Phone: 973.509.7736
Work Fax: 973.509.0136
Phone: 800. 609.8337
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B.Dazzle Inc. Alumni

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b. dazzle, inc.
500 Meyer Lane
Redondo Beach,  CA  90278
Phone: 310.374.3000
Work Fax: 310.318.6692
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b. dazzle, inc. is the manufacturer of award winning Scramble Squares® 9-piece brain teaser puzzles and Color 'n Seek® hidden pictures art activities for All ages of children, teens, adults and senior citizens, from 4 to 104! Founded in 1993 by Kathie Gavin, b. dazzle introduced its first products, four Scramble Squares® puzzles and four Color 'n Seek® 2-poster flat packs, in January, 1994. Our high value, low cost, made in the USA mind stimulating activities have received a tremendous response from the market and the trade media from the time that they were first introduced. A buyers' survey by GIFTBEAT of a national network of gift buyers, in its February, 1996 issue, ranked b. dazzle, inc. among the top 5 puzzle and game companies, based upon a rating of the gift stores' top three selling items! Both Scramble Squares® and Color 'n Seek® have been winners of The Great American Toy Test. [embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fu0ANWtH5T8[/embed]

Baby Buzz'r International, LLC Alumni

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Phone: 801.495.2229
Work Fax: 801.572.2984
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Greetings fellow caregivers and friends! Many years ago, after the birth of my first son, I was frustrated with a fussy and wiggly baby who seemed to be in constant motion. I tried everything to calm and distract him. Nothing worked, and my wife and I both felt stressed and worn out. My pager had a vibrating mode, and I discovered that when he played with it, he amazingly became calmer, happier, and content! I searched every local toy and baby store for a 'vibrating rattle,' but I couldn't find one. Yikes! I knew other caregivers needed this, so I invented the Baby Buzz'r®! Call it a toy, a medical device, whatever... it is a lifesaver, time saver, and sanity saver for everyone! [embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VSedOePLPGU[/embed]

Baby Einstein Company, LLC.

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Baby Einstein offers a wide range of developmental and entertainment products for babies and toddlers. What makes Baby Einstein products unlike any other is that they are created from a baby's point-of-view and incorporate a unique combination of real world objects, music, art, animals and nature - providing you with a fun way to introduce your baby to the big, beautiful new world around him.[embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1zJaRqrHW8I[/embed]

Baby Prodigy

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25852 McBean Parkway
Suite 732
Valencia,  CA  91355
United States
Phone: 888.813.2408
Phone: 661.702.0371
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The Baby Prodigy Company® is dedicated to providing parents with quality, educational entertainment for their children from birth through the years of early childhood. Baby Prodigy™ products, along with main characters Dookie Duck™ & Dottie Duck™, utilize music and colors along with playful puppets and animation to captivate young children.

Baby Songs

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Baby Songs
P.O.Box 17577
Beverly Hills,  CA  90209
Phone: 888.607.2229
Phone: 310.277.6213
Work Fax: 310.933.1636
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Baby Songs is one of the first, and longest-running, American, independent children's home video series. Since 1985, more than 4 million copies of Baby Songs have been sold. The series is still sold at retail and online locations.

Babyscapes

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Babyscapes
PO Box 370238
Las Vegas,  NV  89137
Phone: 888.441.5437
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Babyscapes Educational DVD series designed to educate and stimulate your infants and toddlers.

Bag-O-Loot, LLC Alumni

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Bag-O-Loot, LLC
P.O. Box 1084
Laconia,  NH  03247
USA
Phone: 855-355-4263
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Bag-O-Loot is a rummy-type game with two twists: stealing cards from other players, and bluffing. It is a perfect balance of strategy, luck, interaction, and excitement. Each player is dealt seven cards. During your turn you can start new sets (called collections) by laying two matching cards face up in front of you; you can build on your existing collections; and you can steal collections from other players. You can also make one Bag-O-Loot per turn by completing a set of five cards. The specialized playing cards are packaged in a gold draw string bag that is great for travel.

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Bagdasarian Productions

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Bagdasarian Productions is the creator of  the famous "Alvin and the Chipmunks" series, which began in 1958.

Bandai America

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Bandai America Inc.
5551 Katella Avenue
Cypress,  CA  90630
USA
Phone: 714-816-9560
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A leader in introducing Japanese toy trends to the United States, Bandai America Incorporated is a subsidiary of NAMCO BANDAI Holdings (USA) Inc., an entity that resulted from the integration of Namco Ltd. and Bandai Co. Ltd. of Japan. Global interests encompass four strategic business units: toys and hobby, amusement facilities, game contents & visual and music content. Bandai America Incorporated is the manufacturer and master toy licensee of some of the most popular brands in children's toys and entertainment today, including Power Rangers™, Ben 10™, Dragon Ball Z® , Harumika®, and Tamagotchi®. The company is headquartered in Cypress, California.

Banyan Productions

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The television company that created "Miles the Goose", an iPad based self-play travel game designed for kids on the go.

Be Smart Kids

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Be Smart Kids
3904 Boulton Court
Plano,  TX  75025
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Be Smart Kids is an educational product, not edutainment. The heart of the Learning System’s success is not just to entertain the child and hope that he/she learns something. It is a curriculum and progressive steps that take a child from basics to successful development (using computers and technology), that is also fun for the child to use.

Beka

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BEKA Inc.
542 Selby Avenue
St. Paul,  MN  55102
Phone: 888.999.2352
Work Fax: 651.222.3965
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The BEKA name is known throughout the specialty toy market, the fiber craft market and school supply industry for their high quality weaving and knitting tools for adults; plus the easels, puppet theaters, unit blocks and other creative play products they make for children.

Bella Sara

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The Bella Sara Company publishes Bella Sara™, a mainstream international entertainment property for children ages 5 and up. The inspirational, magical horse-themed brand with an expanding product line and online world was originally launched in North America in March of 2007 and was taken globally shortly after.

Beth Manners' Fun French and Spanish

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Phone: 203.454.4543
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Beth Manners, writer and producer, worked as a project manager in international business for 10 years, and learned first-hand the importance of speaking other languages. She also observed, from European colleagues living in the United States, how easy it is for young children to learn new languages. Upon becoming a mother in 1990, her interest and passion for early-language learning developed.

Big Truck Music

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Rebecca Frezza and her seven-piece band, Big Truck, have earned their place at the forefront of the kids' music scene. Their rockin' sound has rolled into spots on Noggin and PBS Kids. With four award winning albums to their credit, Rebecca and Big Truck have brought great music to families nationwide.

Birthday in a Box

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Birthday in a Box
7951 Cessna Avenue
Gaithersburg,,  MD  20879
Phone: 800.989.5506
Phone: 301.956.1616
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Birthday in a Box packages and ships award-winning children's party kits, placing an emphasis on high-quality, imaginative favors and activities.

Bo Peep Productions

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Bo Peep Productions
P.O. Box 982
Eureka,  MT  59917
Phone: 800.532.0420
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Bo Peep Productions was founded by Karin and Gina Lamb, who recognized the need for realistic and age appropriate videos for young children. Both artists and educators and consulting with their mother, an early childhood specialist, they put this award winning series together and won approval of educational professionals nation-wide.   [embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ocxzelmOZl4[/embed]

Boikido Alumni

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Boikido | Gorgeous Products Inc.
P.O. Box 6306
Vernon Hills,  IL  60061
USA
Phone: (847) 984-6158
Work Fax: (847) 847-1157
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Based in France, the award winning Boikido wooden toy line champions active, self-driven play for kids in lieu of more passive, electronic toys and games. Our fresh approach to an old classic offers parents and young kids a wide variety of musical, educational and developmental toys, along with an eco-friendly range, painted in whimsical colors and patterns unlike what’s in the marketplace today.

Launched in 2003, Boikido was created to meet the growing needs of parents and gift givers seeking toys and games that actively help develop imagination and cognition, toys that stimulate and engage children.

The company also decided to take a new approach to traditional wooden toys by giving them a unique look and brand image that is more suitable to the needs of the modern parent. Our designers create colorful and imaginative toys that are educational and at the same time fun for children. The colors are more up-to-date, and the toys have creative themes and characters that really appeal to kids’ imaginations. All Boikido toys are tested with children and are very safe, meeting or exceeding U.S. and European safety standards.

And to further show our commitment to meeting the needs of modern toy purchasers, Boikido also has an environmentally responsible line, Boikido ECO-FRIENDLY, toys made of Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified wood, non-toxic water based paints and recycled cardboard packaging printed with soy bean ink. Our eco-friendly line of wooden toys also feature whimsical designs and characters, but with the special focus of sustaining our environment while maintaining a high level of social awareness.

Brainetics

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Brainetics
1000 Austin Court

Howell,  MI  48843
USA
Phone: 1-877-444-3776
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About
Brainetics teaches your brain to store and memorize all the relevant information while ignoring the unnecessary information allowing your brain to work more efficiently.

Mission
To give every child their best chance to succeed academically and in life.

Company Overview
A revolutionary math and memory program for anybody 9 to 99. Winner of a Parent's Choice Gold Award. Featured on 20/20 and Reader's Digest.

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BrainFood Learning

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BrainFood Learning
P.O. Box 40313
Bellevue,  WA  98015
USA
Phone: 425-466-6992
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BrainFood Learning was started by parents of two small children looking for stimulating and interesting content that educates as well as entertains. We didn't find what we were looking for and decided to make the "Fascinating World of..." video series. The goal of our video content is to capture the attention of the viewer and teach them a wide range of words and concepts. We do this by showing animals in their native habitat and displaying words with definitions to build a child's vocabulary. We are often asked what is the age range for the videos. We believe children of all ages can benefit from the videos. Children as young as two watch the videos repeatedly, learning to identify the insects and pronounce words that are often perceived to be beyond their age. On the other end of the age range we have received positive feedback from children as old as 13. We believe exposing children to larger concepts and "big words" help to prepare them for the academic challenges ahead.

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Brand New World

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Brand New World
2064 Brentwood Street, Suite #110
High Point,  NC  27263
Phone: 800.877.9399 ex:501
Phone: 336.664.5920 ex: 501
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Brand New World believes young children learn through the wonderful pleasure of play and through these play experiences lifelong learning begins. Based on these beliefs and with the guidance of early childhood experts, Brand New World develops products that: meet the needs of early childhood children, teachers and classrooms; meet safety guidelines as set by the CPSC, ASTM, CA117 and the CPSIA; consist of top quality materials and the highest quality of construction; and are fun, durable and affordable.

Breyer

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Phone: 800.413.3348
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Breyer model horses, which begin as artist’s sculptures, are all handcrafted and hand-painted with airbrushes and paintbrushes. Approximately 20 different artisans handle each individual Breyer model from start to finish – a process, which, 62 years later, is still done by human hands, not machines. Even today, no two Breyer model horses are ever exactly alike.

Briarpatch

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Briarpatch
150 Essex Street
Millburn,  NJ  07041
Phone: 973-376-7002
Work Fax: 973-376-7003
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Briarpatch has been an innovator in the development of games and puzzles for children of all ages since its inception in 1992. Its founders, a husband and wife team, John Donofrio and Martine Redman, created their first game prototype with a pair of scissors, some glue and passion for creating quality products based on classic literature. Today, Briarpatch maintains an inspiring, fun, and educational product line and is a highly respected leader in the toy industry.

Bridge Street Toys LLC

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Bridge Street Toys LLC
82 OxBow Road
Weston,  MA  02493
USA
Phone: 781-237-5005
Work Fax: 781-237-5445
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Bridge Street Toys is a privately owned toy company that manufacturers and sells educational building sets. The original Girder & Panel, Bridge & Turnpike and Hydrodynamic buildings sets were made in the late 1950's. As a child I would play with my Girder & Panel building set for hours on end. One day in the fall of 2003, my wife and I decided that we wanted a set for my then 8 year old son. We searched and searched for a Hydrodynamic set, as this is the toy that inspired me to become an engineer. It turns out that these toys are no longer in production, though there is a thriving group of collectors of the old sets. We decided that it would be fun to start a business and put these toys back into production. We introduced the first of the "new" Girder and Panel building sets in November 2005. This is such a great toy. We are thrilled to be able to make it available once again for young engineers and architects (and their Moms and Dads)! - Paul Flack, Co-Founder

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Brio

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BRIO is best known for their high-quality wooden toy trains, sold in Europe since 1958. The cars connect with magnets and are easy to manipulate; in recent years, the range has been extended with battery powered, remote control, and 'intelligent track'-driven engines. BRIO licenses Thomas the Tank Engine wooden trains in some parts of Europe.

Bruder

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Bruder Toys America Inc.
4950 West 145th Street
Hawthorne,  CA  90250
Phone: 877.450.5152
Work Fax: 877.303.5200
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Bruder produces quality toys that capture the imagination and satisfy the desires of the children who play with them. The playing child is at the center of every single product made by BRUDER. Playing is not an end in itself, but lets children make experiences in the adult world which they can use for their own development. In line with this principle, BRUDER products are developed as "model-sized toys." Model-sized to encourage children to imitate real life in the form of role plays; functional to help them understand the technical backgrounds by allowing them to "grasp by grabbing."

Buckle Toy LLC

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Buckle Toy LLC
1540 Moss View Ct
Henderson,  NV  89074
USA
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My name is Jill Gomez and I came up with the idea for Buckle Toys because of my son Gavin. When he was about 12 months old he was fascinated with the buckles on his stroller and high chair. Then around 15 months he started standing at his high chair for long periods of time just trying to clip this one buckle together. I worried though that he might pinch his little fingers because the buckles were big and would clip very tight. I looked online to see if there were any toys out there that I could buy for him that would have multiple buckles that would be safer for him. To my surprise there was nothing so I decided to make one.

After months and months of experimenting with different prototypes we launched our first Buckle Toy™ in 2008. I made sure that each design had educational features because a toddler is constantly learning. My sons Buckle Toys™ have kept him busy for hours and have been a life saver while traveling. Thank you so much for visiting my website! When you see how much your little one loves his Buckle Toy™, you can post your comments/pictures on Facebook and help spread the word! - Jill Gomez

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Bulls-Eye Creative

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Bulls-Eye Creative
PO BOX 390123
Centerville-Gwinnett,  GA  30039
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Bulls-Eye Creative designs unique and creative educational toys and play materials. Featuring Tieramid® blocks: the CircleSet™, Rainbow Arches®, and Jumbo Foam. These toys promote creativity while sharpening gross/fine motor skills and cognitive abilities. Children will spend hours in creative block play while adolescents and adults can be challenged with puzzles and games to promote mental acuity or quality family time.

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Center Enterprises, Inc.

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Phone: 800.542.2214
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Rubber stamps & accessories that live up to your imagination.

Cepia LLC Alumni

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Cepia LLC
121 Hunter Avenue, Suite 103
St. Louis,  MO  63124
USA
Phone: 1-800-225-9319
Work Fax: 1-314-725-4919
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Founded in 2002, Cepia LLC is a privately held company headquartered in St. Louis, MO. Combining kid-friendly technology and innovative creative; the company’s fundamental philosophy is to transform simplistic ideas into magical experiences for kids. Cepia LLC launched into the industry with the toy phenomenon and winner of 2010 “Toy of the Year” awards in seven different countries: ZhuZhu Pets®. Cepia LLC’s other toy enterprises include: Xia-Xia™, Glo-E®, and DaGeDar®. All Cepia LLC toys are sold globally through national chain retail outlets and independent toy stores. For more information, please visit cepiallc.com, zhuniverse.com, dagedar.com, and xia-xiapets.com. [embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qsH6AB4QwzI[/embed]

Charity Inspirations, LLC

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Crossen Creations
PO Box 36
Middlesex,  NJ  08846
Phone: 732.659.7718
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Crossen Creations is the creator of the Magical Rainbow board game, Exact Change card game, and other educational games for children.

Charlie's Playhouse, LLC

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Charlie's Playhouse, LLC
11 S. Angell Street #360
Providence,  RI  02906
Work Fax: 866.549.4635
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Charlie's Playhouse makes the first-ever products that introduce kids to evolution, natural selection and Charles Darwin.

Chessmate

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Phone: 425.697.4513
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Originally founded as "The Chessworks Studio" by David Weinstock in Seattle WA, ChessMate.com was started as the company's web site in 1996, with The ChessMate® Pocket Chess Set as its flagship product.

Citiblocs

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Citiblocs
Po Box 8315
Tampa,  FL  33674
Phone: 813-769 9462
Work Fax: 888-346 8371
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Citiblocs are high quality wooden construction blocks which inspire both traditional building and modern design. The secret behind Citblocs is that every piece is exactly the same shape and size. Each block is precisely cut from Grade A Radiata Pine from certified renewable forests in New Zealand. Citiblocs Building requires no glue, no snaps, no connectors and no magnets: just gravity, balance and imagination.

Building with Citiblocs is simple: stack one block on top of another. Their specific size and shape and weight allows building that is simply not possible with other building toys. Build a small cabin by the lake or a tower that reaches the stars!

Citiblocs are recommended for ages 3+. Citiblocs are certified safe and non-toxic and have been tested and approved according to all Consumer Product Safely Improvement Act (CPSIA) regulations.

From pre-school to elementary school to architecture students to corporate seminars, CITIBLOCS are an ideal educational toy for home, playgroups, teachers, principals, professors and parents. The pleasure of accomplishment and success and discovery is inherent in CITIBLOCS for builders of all ages. Give kids a chance to build the world, their world ! Give kids the opportunity to enhance skill and awareness and understanding. Multiple award winning Citiblocs are addictive and just plain building fun.

CITIBLOCS construction is perfect for just about anyplace and anyone – both for group play and for individual creation and design. There are no snaps or screws or connectors and best of all NO MESS ! All you need is a flat surface and a handful of blocks to Build ANYTHING. CITIBLOCS are not chemically treated! 100 % natural New Zealand Radiata Pine CPSIA and ASTM Certified ! SAFE and environmentally responsible wooden blocks.

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Classical Fun Music

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Phone: 585.388.8263
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Classical Fun Music is known for their award winning "A to Z Symphony" video. The are a team of teachers and curriculum developers who have created a classical music and movement program. Beginning as early as 4 months old, children can learn the classical repertoire and music fundamentals through their unique teaching method.

Coin Hopping Games, LLC

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Coin Hopping Games
11714 Farmland Dr
Rockville,  MD  20852
Phone: 301.602.5733
Work Fax: 301.881.1744
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Coin Hopping Games LLC was founded in 2005 for the express purpose of making more purposeful their family pasttime of playing games. Games have always been one of the best ways, second only to food, of gathering our family around a table.

College Street Publishing

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1485 McGregor Avenue
Petaluma,  CA  94954
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Not Just For Kids was first published in 1992 by Jim O'Grady and College Street Publishing. Today College Street has been renamed and is known as Jim O'Grady & Associates.Together with music and books they now work with small businesses to created a variety of marketing materials for both print and web.

Color Me House

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The mission of Color Me House is to create products that indulge children's fantasy world and let them reap the benefits of their imaginations...because, what greater freedom of expression exists for a child than a blank canvas and a crayon to create.

Comfyware Ltd

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Comfy specializes in providing children, as young as 12 months of age, with their uniquely developed system, including a specially designed keyboard to be connected to your home PC as well as a full series of software titles.

Compoz-A-Puzzle Inc.

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Compoz-A-Puzzle Inc.
2 Secatoag Avenue
Port Washington,  NY  11050
Phone: 800.343.5887
Work Fax: 516.883.2314
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Compoz-A-Puzzle® jigsaw puzzles are blank, already together jigsaw puzzles that can be hand drawn, rubber stamped, stenciled, airbrushed, tole painted or screenprinted.

Conceptual Math Media

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Phone: 888.433.2224
Phone: 916.435.2810
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Conceptual Math Media, Inc., is dedicated to the design and production of math games and math educational products that promote thinking. Their mission is "to change the negative attitudes about math and eliminate the fear and ignorance of math that are so prevalent in our society."

Crayola

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Phone: 800.272.9652
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Crayola has inspired artistic creativity in children since the first box of crayons rolled off the assembly line in 1903. Whether it's providing tools to put a purple octopus on the moon, or enabling teachers to bring arts-infused learning into the classroom, Crayola is passionate about helping parents and educators raise creative and inspired children.

Creative Foundry Games

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Creative Foundry Games
7031 Loubet St., #1
Forest Hills,  NY  11375
USA
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Do you love games? At Creative Foundry, we love games. We love to play games and, more than that, we love to make them! We just released our first self-published game, KERFLIP, in May, 2012. Our next title, a genre-busting strategy game, will soon follow. Our goal is simple: design inspired, fun games that people want to play again and again.

KERFLIP is an exciting, shoot-from-the-hip style word game that rewards players for making words faster than their opponents can. Featuring a unique flip-scoring system, and an ingenious method of collecting tiles, KERFLIP raises the bar for originality and fun in the word game genre. For more information, please visit kerflip.com.

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Creative Teaching Press

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PO Box 2723
Huntington Beach,  CA  92647
Phone: 800.287.8879
Work Fax: 800.229.9929
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Creative Teaching Press (CTP) is a family-owned and teacher-managed supplemental educational publisher for children ages 3–14, grades PreK–8. CTP offers a wide variety of classroom learning décor and research-based, teacher-tested products.

Creativity for Kids

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Faber-Castell USA, Inc.
9450 Allen Drive
Cleveland,  OH  44125
Phone: 800.311.8684
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The mission of Creativity for Kids is "to provide children with experiences that stimulate and encourage their natural creativity. We strive to be the leading innovator and provider of the best creative children's activity products."

CrocPond

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In a world searching for positive change, CrocPond’s mission is to provide entertaining cross-media products that Inspire Children and their Families to live with more Courage, Confidence, and Hope.

CrossTrick

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Phone: 203.234.7347
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CrossTrick is the creator of BORDERLINE, a series of geography games which have been distributed around the world.

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D & L Company

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D&L Company
P.O. Box 7996
Porterville,  CA 
Phone: 800.632.8869
Home Phone: 559.784.3770
Work Fax: 559.784.3869
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D & L Co. are the creators of the original "Stomp Rocket®" and are proud to offer this fine product, along with our many other products, to the public and specialty stores across the United States and around the world.

Didax

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Didax, Inc.
395 Main Street
Rowley,  MA  01969
Phone: 800.458.0024
Work Fax: 800.350.2345
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The name Didax comes from the Greek didaktikos, meaning "to teach". For over thirty years, Didax has specialized in helping educators to address individual learning styles and diverse student needs. Since their introduction in the 70's, more teachers have used the Unifix ® Cubes than any other manipulative in the world. Each year they introduce more innovative hands-on, print, and software tools to make teachers more successful.

Dig-it Games

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Dig-It! Games is an independent game developer committed to creating fun, innovative games with educational value.

Digital Praise

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Digital Praise, Inc.
PO Box 7897
Fremont,  CA  94537
Phone: 510.754.8958
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The mission of Digital Praise is "to glorify God through the development of software for children, teenagers and families that spreads the gospel of Jesus Christ while entertaining, enlightening and encouraging faith".

Discover With Dr. Cool Alumni

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Discover With Dr. Cool
711 Beach St
Ashland,  OR  97520
Phone: (855) 4DR COOL (437-2665)
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The Discover with Dr. Cool science line is all about the thrill of adventure—something we believe drives all scientific discoveries.  Our mission is to show kids the cooler side of science with our unique series of earth science kits.   Each kit offers an exciting hands-on experience that will inspire young learners with the wonders of the natural world.   Whether they’re cracking open geodes, peering into ancient amber, examining real bugs, or uncovering fossils like a real palaeontologist—all the Discover with Dr. Cool kits are so much fun that kids won’t even realize they’re learning![embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MBRscMHBlOQ[/embed]

Discovery Toys

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Home Phone: 800.341.8697
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Founded by an early childhood educator in 1978, Discovery Toys continues to grow from a passion for education. Today, it is the leader in learning toys for early childhood education as the foremost direct marketing company of its kind in the category.

Dr. Drew's Discovery Blocks

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Phone: 321.984.1018
Work Fax: 321.984.9090
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Dr. Drew’s Blocks have grown to be an award-winning educational toy for young children and families. Since the 1980s, they have worked intensively promoting creative play and using the blocks as a tool for developing mathematical thinking and science concepts. Blocks, in particular, can be an incredibly important part of a child's healthy development, especially since they help to promote creativity and self-expression.

Dr. Mac Music

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Dr. Mac Music
P.O. Box 5772
Santa Barbara,  CA 
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Dr. Mac (aka Don MacMannis, Ph.D.) is a singer, songwriter and producer who specializes in creative projects for young children. He is music director and songwriter for the PBS hit series, Jay Jay the Jet Plane, and has won numerous awards for his songwriting and production talents. He has written and produced over a hundred songs.

Dr. Peet's Software, LLC

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Phone: 800.245.5733
Work Fax: 816.478.4824
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Dr. Peet's mission is to provide affordable reading/writing tools that will help people of all ages and abilities learn to read and write and communicate with support from assistive technology as needed.

Duncan Toys / Flambeau®, Inc.

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Duncan Toys / Flambeau®, Inc.
15981 Valplast Road
Middlefield,  OH  44062
Phone: 800.232.3474
Phone: 440.632.1631
Work Fax: 440.632.1581
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Since 1929, the name "Duncan" has been synonymous with "yo-yo" across the United States. Started in 1929 when entrepreneur Donald F. Duncan Sr. purchased the Flores Yo-Yo Company from Filipino immigrant Pedro Flores, Duncan Yo-Yos are an indelible part of American history. Promoted across the entire United States continuously from the late '20s to the mid '60s, owning a Duncan yo-yo and seeing the official Duncan Yo-Yo Man perform was an inimitable part of childhood. Purchased by current owners Flambeau® Inc. in the late 1960s, Duncan continues to set the standard by which all yo-yos are judged.

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Early Start Child

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Phone: 212.279.1616 ex.7111
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Educational Publishing LLC, founded in 2007, is committed to helping parents, caregivers, and teachers bring out the best in their children. Their books are intended for children ages 0-3, and are produced under the Early Start™ trademark. Each Early Start™ book is created by leading childhood development experts and includes Active Reading™ suggestions for a more complete reading experience. Early Start™ books are novel, interactive, lots of fun and designed so that children will want to read and play with them often.

East West Discovery Press

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East West Discovery Press
P.O. Box 3585
Manhattan Beach,  CA  90266
Phone: 310.545.3730
Work Fax: 310.545.3731
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East West Discovery Press is an independent publisher and distributor of multicultural and bilingual books. Their books are supplemental for language arts, social studies, and history curricula. Their bilingual books are available in 40+ languages.

EDC Publishing / Usborne Books

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Educational Development Corporation
P.O. Box 470663
Tulsa,  OK  74147
Phone: 800.475.4522
Work Fax: 800.743.5660
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The mission statement of EDC: "The future of our world depends on the education of our children. EDC delivers educational excellence one book at a time. We provide economic opportunity while fostering strong family values. We touch the lives of children for a lifetime."

Educational Insights

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Phone: 888.800.7893
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Based in Southern California, Educational Insights® is the manufacturer of unique, innovative, and modern products that deliver the highest quality educational content in ways that are relevant and appealing to kids, parents, and teachers alike. Products include Classroom Jeopardy®, GeoSafari®, GeoSafari® Jr, Hot Dots®, Hot Dots® Jr., Playfoam®, Blurt!®, KaBam!, The Sneaky, Snacky Squirrel Game, Buck, Buck, Moose.

Elenco Electronics

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Elenco® Electronics, Inc
150 Carpenter Ave.
Wheeling,  IL  60090
Phone: 847.541.3800
Work Fax: 847.520.0085
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Elenco® was founded more than 30 years ago by 2 engineers. The core of Elenco® is still their strong engineering and design skills. Their clients in the electronics industry have expanded to include Universities and High Schools to retail toy and hobby stores. Elenco® is the maker of Snap Circuits.

Enabling Devices

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Enabling Devices Toys for Special Children
50 Broadway
Hawthorne,  NY  10532
Phone: 800.832.8697
Phone: 914.747.3070
Work Fax: 914.747.3480
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Enabling Devices is a company dedicated to developing affordable learning and assistive devices to help people of all ages with disabling conditions. Founded by Steven E. Kanor, Ph.D. and originally known as Toys for Special Children, the company has been creating innovative communicators, toys and switches for the physically challenged for more than 35 years.

Endeavour Toys LLC Featured

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Endeavour Toys LLC
1971 Western Avenue, PMB 272
Albany,  NY  12203
USA
Phone: 888.518.2403
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Endeavour Toys is a privately owned, socially responsible online toy store based in Albany, N.Y., known for high quality, unique toys and treasures. Endeavour Toys is a favorite place to shop for the socially conscientious consumer, the creative treasure seeker, and those looking for an alternative to crowded toy shop aisles and mass produced toys. We will help you find toys and gifts that are not only fun and educational, but are also manufactured in free countries and with environmentally sustainable materials. At Endeavour Toys you will be introduced to toys and gifts that are not only magical in the eyes of a child, but are also visually and functionally beautiful to the adult who is making an investment in their child's playtime and development. The toys you select at Endeavour toys may enhance the time you and your children spend playing, and may very well be kept on your playroom shelves long after your children have grown as beautiful and interesting treasures waiting for the next generation to bring them to life again.

The types of toys and gifts you will find on our virtual shelves include high quality, natural wooden toys, realistic life size stuffed animals, action packed ride-on toys, one-of-a-kind handmade toys, American and European made toys, arts and crafts projects, building and construction toys, and many more. We offer unique selections for those looking for something affordable, as well as those looking for a high end luxury toy or gift. Adult collectors will be thrilled by our selection of collectible dolls, decorative arks, and other collectible gifts. At Endeavour Toys, we sincerely hope that our ongoing exploration of the toy market will make it easier for you to succeed in your efforts to find special playthings for your children and your family, items that meet your own individual definition of socially responsible fun.

Endless Games

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Endless Games Inc.
3587 Highway 9N - #503
Freehold,  NJ  07728
Phone: 732.414.2213
Work Fax: 732.414.2219
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The general principle of Endless Games is to produce high quality entertainment in board games and puzzles that are quick and easy to learn, but offer “Endless” play value. This theme runs through the line of classic games like Kismet, Spill & Spell, and the Tickle Bee as well as home versions of iconic TV game shows like Password, The Family Feud, and the Newlywed Game. From ages 3 to 103, Endless Games offers card games, dice games, party games, word games, strategy games, trivia games, survey games, and pop culture games for everyone.

Engino Ltd

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Engio.net Ltd
P.O. Box 71040, 3840
Limassol,  Cyprus
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ENGINO TOY SYSTEM is perhaps the most advanced and versatile three dimensional construction toy in the market today, offering unique opportunities for creation for both children and adults alike. The toy comprises of a system of multi-faceted rods and connectors that share some unique geometrical features that allow connectivity up to 6 sides simultaneously!

ETA Cuisenaire

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ETA/Cuisenaire
500 Greenview Court
Vernon Hills,  IL  60061
Phone: 800.445.5985
Phone: 847.816.5050
Work Fax: 800.875.9643
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ETA/Cuisenaire is recognized as the premier publisher and pioneer of manipulatives-based education, with more than 8,000 supplemental reading, math, and science resources. Aligned to state and national standards, these products offer hands-on educational opportunities that make learning fun for students and teaching more effective for educators.

Eye Think, Inc.

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Eye Think, Inc.
39 Emerson Road
Waltham,  MA  02451
Phone: 781-788-9300
Work Fax: 781-788-9333
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Eye Think’s optically animated wonders can be found in galleries, museum shops and specialty gift stores around the world. Eye Think’s founder, filmmaker, artist, and inventor Rufus Butler Seder, has been fascinated with antique optical toys since he was young. Their products now include CineSpinner™ animated suncatchers, Smart Move™ animated greeting cards, Strobotop™ LightPhase Animator, Build Your Own All-Paper Crystal Animator™, and more! [embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LOTqX8ddLwg[/embed]

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Fat Brain Toys

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Fat Brain Toys, LLC.
16909 Burke Street, Suite 131
Omaha,  NE  68118
Phone: 800.590.5987
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Fat Brain Toys offers only the best in quality toys, games, books and puzzles. As one of the largest online specialty toy retailers in the world, they have proudly served over 1,000,000 satisfied customers.

Figures in Motion

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Figures In Motion
6278 Clive Ave.
Oakland,  CA  94611
Phone: 510.482.8500
Work Fax: 510.482.8500
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Cathy Diez-Luckie started out making moving figures for her three children to supplement their history studies. When she saw how much fun the children had with them, and how they would play with them again and again, not only to act out historical events but using them in imaginary play, she thought other kids would enjoy them as well.

FirstBIKE™ Company Inc., The Alumni

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The FirstBIKE™ Company Inc.
105 Church Street
Millersburg,  PA  17061
USA
Phone: 1-855-MY-1-BIKE
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The FirstBIKE™ Story: Ralf Coerschulte, an avid German cyclist, product designer,, and father of three, developed FirstBIKE with one goal: to build the best balance bike for younger children, allowing them to learn to ride a bike intuitively and without stress. After years of fine-tuning and testing, he succeeded in creating an unparalleled product that is deemed to be the safest on the market in terms of features supporting a child’s physical development. FirstBIKE has also proven to be a great helper when it comes to the development of a child’s self-confidence, sense of independence, and enjoyment of learning.

Education and Development: FirstBIKE™ gives children a head start. Experts agree that through the development of balance, gross motor skills, and a sense of independence, children are given the confidence they need for further success, both socially and in the classroom. FirstBIKE supports the development of balance and provides a no-stress method of learning to ride a bike.

Highest Quality Materials and Safety: FirstBIKE is durable, lightweight, comfortable, and safe. The high-tech, injection-molded GFT™ composite frame doesn't scratch, splinter, swell, or rust like wood or metal. The frame is flexible allowing for shock-absorption and protection of your child’s spine. The special saddle-shaped, tools-free adjustable seat ensures a child does not slip off when riding downhill (unlike common pedal bike saddles used on other balance bikes). A steering limiter also helps young riders ride smoother and helps prevent rough falls. The hand-controlled, rear drum SafetyStop™ brake ensures very gentle and gradual braking; the braking power can be adjusted (unlike the commonly used rear V-brake, this unique drum brake is also safe for little fingers). There are no sharp edges or protruding screws.

Growth: FirstBIKE grows with your child until they're ready for pedals (suggested age: 22 months - 5 years old). The innovative LowKit™ lowering adapter allows children to ride from as young as 22 months. FirstBIKE eliminates the need for training wheels which are counterproductive and do not support proper posture or spinal development. Comfortable, lightweight, and maneuverable, FirstBIKE ensures your child can travel long distances (even over rough terrain) without getting tired. The bike has a limited lifetime warranty.

Award Winning and Above Standard Certifications: Winner of toy awards across Europe and the United States, FirstBIKE has also passed above standard product and safety testing. [embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yB7ntnei6PQ[/embed]

Fisher-Price

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Fisher-Price™ is the leading brand of infant and preschool toys in the world. We have a 80-year legacy of making high-quality toys that enhance early childhood development. Our often-emulated “Play Lab” was the first child research center of its kind in the toy industry, allowing our researchers and toy designers to observe the way children play and how play benefits their development.

Flashmaster LLC

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Phone: 800.884.3531
Work Fax: 888.493.4320
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Folkmanis Puppets Alumni

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Folkmanis Puppets
1219 Park Ave
Emeryville,  CA  94608
Phone: 800.654.8922
Phone: 510.658.7677
Work Fax: 510.654.7756
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Folkmanis® Puppets believes imagination is the key to a healthy childhood, encouraging play and discovery to develop the skills necessary in life. The company has been making the most innovative and engaging specialty puppets in the world since 1976, delighting imaginations and winning nearly every industry, child development, and kid-tested award, many repeatedly. [embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R7Boylf1gs8[/embed]

Follow Me Fairies LLC Featured

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Follow Me Fairies LLC
17999 Chesterfield Airport Road
Chesterfield,  MO  63005
USA
Phone: 314.629.3858
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Hi. My name is Holly Gerchen and I am a mom and the creator of Follow Me Fairies.

In my home, when we would leave the house, my daughter wanted to bring everything from her favorite pillow and doll to her markers and coloring book, even if we were only traveling as far as next door.

I found it to be such an organizational nightmare and hassle. You know, it's in the car when she needs it at bedtime or at home when we were already in the car. I decided to turn my nightmare into a fundraising dream. I created Follow Me Fairies.

As a mom who has done more than my fair share of volunteering and fundraising for my kids' schools, I decided my product would raise funds for schools and non profits.

The Follow Me Fairies ® Activity Pack
A Fairy Doll & Backpack that is Six Gifts in One!

A gift that develops imagination & creativity for girls 3-8!

The Follow Me Fairies ® Activity Pack is a plush child-sized backpack complete with an adorable removable fairy and a variety of fun play items. On-the-go playtime has never been easier for busy parents. Place the fairy right in the holder on the backpack, and your child will be instantly ready to leave the house for a happy travel playtime experience![embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h4zvIfAh3hU[/embed]

Foreign Languages for Kids by Kids

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Foreign Languages for Kids by Kids
11500 Swains Lock Terrace
Potomac,  MD  20854
USA
Phone: 301.299.8000
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“Foreign Languages for Kids by Kids” was created to give parents fun and easy ways for their children to learn a foreign language.

Kit Strauss founded the program. She has a Law Degree from the University of Virginia and also went to Cornell University. She created the program when she was unable to find quality foreign language products and programs for her three sons.

The program gives children four and up — and adults! — the opportunity to speak and understand a new language in a short time. The words and sentences taught are practical and used in everyday life.

The products are designed for your kids to succeed and make them enthusiastic about learning foreign languages. If kids early on have positive feelings about learning a foreign language, this good experience will last a lifetime. They also have the benefit of speaking another language besides English.

The Video Series incorporates a teaching style that Kit developed over a decade with her own children. It combines immersion with visuals – adding a good dose of humor and fun. Kit believes this makes it easier for students to retain what they learned. Painful memorization is not useful or fun.

The Video Series shows what Kit found to work with her own kids. And parents, who value foreign language learning, could set the stage for their children to enjoy learning languages throughout their lives.

The board game, Dice Off, challenges groups of kids to learn while they are having healthy, competitive fun.

Dice Off was developed out of Kit’s early experiences with her own children. She would make up games her children enjoyed. She also studied foreign language teachers and classes to find the most positive ways for kids to learn.

Foreign Languages for Kids by Kids is the culmination of years of studying and experimenting with the most positive and successful ways to learn foreign languages.

Fox Mind

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FOXMIND
5530 St-Patrick, Unit 1104
Montreal,  Quebec  H4E 1A8
Canada
Phone: 1.514.369.7777
Work Fax: 1.514.221.2271
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Created in 2000, FoxMind launched its first two games; Squad 7 and Crazy Circus. Squad 7, a highly original game, was awarded upon its launch the Game of the Year prize in France. This helped to pave the way onto stores shelves and into playrooms around the world. Today, FoxMind continues to publish and distribute family and educational games internationally. With numerous international prizes already on its mantle, FoxMind is the favorite of parents, teachers and fans around the world.

Free Spirit Publishing

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Free Spirit Publishing
217 Fifth Avenue North, Suite 200
Minneapolis,  MN  55401
Phone: 800.735.7323
Phone: 612.338.2068
Work Fax: 866.419.5199
Work Fax: 612.337.5050
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Everyday life presents many challenges for kids, from home to school to the wider world. No matter how many choices, changes, and opportunities young people face, Free Spirit has had the same mission for over 27 years: to provide children and teens—and the adults who care for and about them—with the tools they need to succeed in life and to make a positive difference in the world.

Friendship Bracelets

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Phone: 866.693.2648
Work Fax: 586.226.0081
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My Friendship Bracelet Maker is a new toy that allows users to easily create friendship bracelets to wear and share. With an easy-to-use design and tons of colored thread included, friendship bracelet patterns can be created wherever, whenever.

Fun Spin Board Games

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Phone: 415.595.1372
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Manufacturers of Wall Street Spin®, the stock market board game for all ages, and more!

Fundex Games

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Fundex Games Ltd.
PO Box 421309
Indianapolis,  IN  46242
Phone: 800.486.9787
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Fundex Games, Ltd., founded in 1986, is a privately-held company based in Indianapolis, Indiana. The company produces a wide range of board games, dice games and card games, and outdoor games.

Funnybone Toys

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Funnybone Toys
1600 Fillmore Street, #444
Denver,  CO  80206
USA
Phone: (855) FUNBONE (386.6623)
Work Fax: (855) 332.9669
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Our story – Funnybone Toys

Our story – Funnybone Toys – a company that makes games to stimulate fun and creativity. You’ll have so much fun playing, you won’t notice you’re learning! Established and based in Denver, CO, Funnybone Toys utilizes a design team headed by a renowned TEDx conference presenter on type and design.

The company debuted at American International Toy Fair 2012.

Funnybone Toys®

Company Snapshot: While most people love to play games, very few appreciate the “art” that goes into their creation. This is because, for the most part, the art is hidden in the background, secondary to game play. But a new game design company was tired of seeing the art of games taking a back seat to play…so they decided put artwork on equal footing. The designers at Funnybone Toys want people to actually see, enjoy, and appreciate the art in their games. So in addition to creating fun and thought-provoking card games, they have also designed them to be visually stunning works of art.

The first three games in the Funnybone Toys Color Series games are card games: Array®, CUBU®, and Spectrix®. These games combine a seamless blend of engaging play patterns, vibrant colors, and stunning graphics, designed to make both game players and store owners wanting to keep them in a place where they will be seen by everyone. In 2013, Funnybone Toys introduced two more products: Disruptus™ – The Game Designed to Open Every Mind and Arrazzles™ – Imagine, Build, Connect, and Play with Dazzling Arrays of Color.

But don’t be afraid to use these works of art – they are meant to be played! These challenging games also use good design to stimulate creativity and give players’ brains a workout. As an added bonus, younger players will develop a deep appreciation of color and develop a relationship with the different hues that exist in the world, while having so much fun they won’t even realize they are learning. [embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f2PjfMmWXQ4[/embed]

Funrise Toys

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Funrise’s core property portfolio includes Gazillion® Bubbles, HEADBANGERS™, Home Arcade, Tub Town®, Lil’ Cupcake®, Sassy Stables™, Shelcore’s Shake ‘N Bobbles®, Sunny Steps and Play & Imagine® with leading licensed power brands such as Tonka®, Disney©, Sesame Street© and more, making our product offerings diverse and full of fun for kids of all ages!

Funzone Company

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The FunZone® Company
P.O. Box 5645
Newport Beach,  CA  92662
Phone: 949.719.2326
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Galloping Minds

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Phone: 866.425.5672
Work Fax: 408.865.1656

Gamewright

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Gamewright was founded in 1994 by four parents whose kids wanted great games. From the start, our mission has remained clear: Create the highest quality family games with outstanding play-value. Guided by themes and experiences that transcend age and salted with a bit of irreverence, our games are designed to foster laughter, learning, friendship and fun.

General Pencil Company

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General Pencil Company, Inc.
PO Box 5311
Redwood City,  CA  94063
Phone: 800.537.0734
Phone: 650.369.4889
Work Fax: 650.369.7169
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We take pride in handcrafting quality pencils and artist materials using traditional methods passed down for five generations. Our history dates back to 1864 when Edward Weissenborn began the first pencil factory, American Lead Pencil Co., in the USA. In 1889, Edward and his son, Oscar A., began, The Pencil Exchange, what is now General Pencil Company.

Gibout Toys Alumni

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Gibout Toys
Eagan,  MN  55123
USA
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Our Vision. Gibout Toys started with a vision to create unique toys that fuel the imagination. A passion to provide high-quality toys that will grow with your child, rather than become yesterday’s passing fad. We care a great deal about the environment, and are a strong advocate for protecting it. That's why we specialize in toys that are made of renewable wood, plant-based rubber, water-based paints and have a low production impact on the environment. We go to great lengths to provide toys without toxic paints, plastics, or other harmful chemicals, regardless of where they are manufactured.

About the founder: With a new baby in tow, Cheri Citrowske was struggling to find unique products to fill her nursery. She was looking for something fun to stack in the corner. Specifically, a larger, softer version of classic wooden, building blocks. When her search proved fruitless, she decided to make the blocks herself. “What started as nursery décor turned into my daughter’s favorite toy – eight years later, they are still the most popular toys at our house.” They are fun for any age. Whether you have a child that’s just learning to walk and looking for something soft to pull up on, or an active four-year-old who is constantly tearing apart the couch cushions to build forts. They are a one-size-fits-all toy that grows with your child. The hardest part is deciding which pattern to get. We are proud to say that all of our plush blocks are assembled locally, in the United States. Mix, match and make!“We’re excited to introduce a toy that inspires creativity, is safe for any age and, perhaps best of all, adds room aesthetic instead of clutter,” said Cheri Citrowske, president of Gibout Toys. “Gibout Toys is truly a long-time dream realized.”

GiggleBellies (3D Magic Factory)

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GiggleBellies (3D Magic Factory)
16238 Hwy 620, Ste F-348
Austin,  TX  78717
USA
Phone: 512.968.3357
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We are passionate about creating fun, whimsical, and engaging animations for children. We wanted to create colorful animations that not only kids love, but also the adults who watch it with them can enjoy as well.

Why create The GiggleBellies?

“The GiggleBellies Musical Adventures” DVD series was designed to engage children through a blend of upbeat songs, unique characters, and colorful whimsical animations. It is no secret that the majority of young children have short attention spans and to keep them engaged they need stimulation. Just ask any mom and she’ll tell you that young kids tend to get into everything and are constantly on the move. The producers of “The GiggleBellies” believe that short format music videos are a great way to captivate a young audience.” The GiggleBellies Musical Adventures” DVD series is driven by unique 2- 4 minute music segments. The songs are fun to sing. The music encourages movement and dancing. And some of the lyrics present early learning concepts. Complimented with exciting visual stimulation, carefully paced animation, and vibrant colors.

We strive to create timeless entertainment products that initiate the words “Play it again” and bring upon many hours of valuable and truly fun entertainment to your little ones. We also do not advertise on our products because we believe you should not be inundated by unsolicited advertisements when you purchase a product. It is our hope and intention “The GiggleBellies Musical Adventures” DVD series will bring your family as much joy as we have creating them.

About the creators

Kerry Miller Johnson & Pauline Saab are the creators behind “The GiggleBellies”. They are a multi-talented award winning duo whose talents span from creating animation to writing original music and singing. They have contributed their talents as production artist’s throughout the country at leading entertainment companies such as PDI / DreamWorks, Industrial Light & Magic, Digital Anvil, Electronic Arts just to name a few. Their combined production history has earned them credits in academy award winning films such as “Shrek”, “Star Wars: Episode 1”, “Wing Commander”, multi award winning games such as “Wing Commander”, “Conquest ”, and “Freelancer” and now a multi award winning DVD series “The GiggleBellies Musical Adventures”.

Behind the music & animation

When we began to write the music for “The GiggleBellies Musical Adventures”, it was our goal to make the music fun, upbeat and current. We wanted a unique sound that not only inspired movement and active participation from kids, but also a sound parents could enjoy for continuous play. Based on the reviews and feedback we have received, we believe we have achieved those goals. Many parents from around the world have told us that their kids want to play it again and again and know all the words by heart. We are very fortunate to have worked closely with talented local musicians including Patrick Fleming, BK Cummings, Josh Caldwell, Stranded on The Planet, and Austin Soundmine to create the music behind our DVD’s.

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Global Wonders

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Phone: 646.405.2946
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Global Wonders is a new brand of cross-cultural entertainment and educational products introducing children to the vibrant and varied cultures of their family, friends, neighbors and the world.

GNU Games

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GnuGames, Inc.
P.O. Box 419
Los Alamos,  NM  87544
Phone: 505.663.0603
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Kershner started GnuGames back in 2000, and although much has changed in the marketplace, our message is still the same: Play more! Our mission is to provide games that encourage you to do just that. All of our products are high-quality, original, beautiful and fun.

Go Kid Productions

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Go Kid Productions
PO Box 993
Hammonton,  NJ  08037
Phone: 888.201.2006
Phone: 609.704.8442
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The hand clap games presented in the CLAP TO IT! video provide wonderful opportunites for children to have fun with their friends... and with you too!

Goldberger Toy Co

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Phone: 212.924.1194
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We create dolls and toys that are delightful, safe and fun, and are just as parent friendly as kid friendly – in their maintenance, their quality, and their value. Playthings for children in their earliest years help to shape how they grow and learn. The care and attention we put into our toys is returned tenfold by the ways they nourish and teach the children who play with them.

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HABA USA

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HABA USA
4407 Jordan Rd
Skaneateles,  NY  13152
Phone: 800.468.6873
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We manufacture high-quality toys, furniture & games for kids of all ages. We wish to encourage kids as they make their way through the world using play.

Harmonic Vision

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Harmonic Vision
413 Stevens Street
Geneva,  IL  60134
Phone: 800.474.0903
Phone: 630.262.5550
Work Fax: 630.262.5554
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Harmonic Vision is the leading developer and publisher of music education software for the home, school and studio. Our award-winning software products introduce beginning and intermediate students of all ages to the joys of music.

Harvest Time Partners, Inc.

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Harvest Time Partners, Inc.
6842 Shallowford Way
Portage,  MI  49024
USA
Phone: 877-786-4278
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Family conversation games. Educational Family Games that Build and Strengthen Character One Conversation at a Time. As our world becomes more complicated and unpredictable, it's increasingly important to reinforce the positive impact of character traits like courage, compassion, trust, love, faith, perseverance, hard work, and determination. The choice to make and act on principle-based decisions strengthens a person's character, and Character Creates Opportunity® by putting kids and parents on the path to success.

Whether our games are played to encourage lively dinner conversation or for fun around the family room coffee table, your family members will learn a lot about each other and take away life-changing behavioral skills and tools that they can use in everyday life situations and relationships.

Hasbro

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Hasbro is a multinational toy and boardgame company from the United States of America. It is one of the largest toy makers in the world.

Herff Jones Nystrom

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NYSTROM, Herff Jones Education Division Attn: Customer Services
4719 W. 62nd St.
Indianapolis,  IN  46268
Phone: 800-621-8086
Work Fax: 317-329-3305
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Herff Jones | Nystrom is a 100+ year old, leading publisher of classroom wall maps, globes, atlases, hands-on programs, and technology for K-college

Holgate Toys

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USA made wooden toys since 1929.

Hollow Woodworks

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Hollow Woodworks
805 Ferguson Ave
Ferguson,  MO  63135
Phone: 800.383.0247
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Starting in 1985 in a barn, back in a hollow a field, Hollow Woodworks was started to provide high quality personalized Name Stools and Name Puzzles. We take great pride in our innovative designs and quality customer service.

Horizon Shine Toy Co.

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Horizon Shine Toy Co.
34 South Mountain Rd
Wallkill,  NY  12589
Phone: 845.895.3805
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Creators of the world's longest spinning top.

Hunk-Ta-Bunk-Ta Music

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Hunk-Ta-Bunk-Ta Music
2000 Little Raven Street Suite 1-C
Denver,  CO  80202
Phone: 888-663-7122
Phone: 303-298-7122
Work Fax: 303-298-7082
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Katherine Dines is an award-winning children's songwriter, recording and teaching artist who performs throughout the world. Since 1992, her Hunk-Ta-Bunk-Ta® Music has garnered numerous national awards including a Grammy nomination, while her concerts continue to captivate children and family audiences of all sizes.

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Idbids

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Meet the Idbids, likable (make that lovable) characters (make that friends) here to find little partners (make that children) who discover the big (make that important) part they can play in keeping our Earth happy, healthy, and green - one iddy biddy step at a time.

IMA Hero

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Phone: 619-300-7052
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IMA Hero™ Collection is owned and distributed by StarRise Creations. StarRise Creations was founded in 1999 to create fun products to educate and inspire people of all ages. Our goal is to design educational tools for people to learn while they are having fun.

Imagination Box Co.

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Phone: 800.214.4807
Phone: 208.265.2699
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Raising three homeschooled daughters, we began to really notice how much waste was going into the landfills from all their toys and other "stuff" and thought to ourselves 'what can we do to make a difference'? So, we began making some of their toys! An old box (every kids favorite) became a way to stimulate their creativity and recycle at the same time. Seventeen years later... Voila - Imagination Box Co. was born!

Infantino

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Infantino
4920 Carroll Canyon Road, Suite 200
San Diego,  CA  92121
Phone: 800.840.4916
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Infantino makes toys, carriers and products for the most important customers in the world - moms, dads and babies. We use our insights as parents along with a big dose of creativity, smarts, craft and care to make things that celebrate and cultivate the joys and connections between parents and babies.

innovativeKids

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innovativeKids
50 Washington St.
Norwalk,  CT  06854
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innovativeKids creates award-winning products designed for everyday play and extraordinary learning, from birth to age 12 and beyond. More than just books, innovativeKids titles are also games, puzzles, and toys—because having fun is the best way to learn, and more fun means more learning. They inspire the potential in children around the world by encouraging a lifelong love of reading and learning.

Insect Lore

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Insect Lore
132 S. Beech St.
Shafter,  CA  93263
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Since 1969, we at Insect Lore have devoted our energy to developing wholesome and educational products that feature living creatures. Insect Lore's known for live-insect metamorphosis kits and science & nature accessory items for the outdoors and classrooms.

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Jay @ Play Alumni

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Jay @ Play | Seat Pets
Browns Wharf, 40R Merrimac Street, Suite 202E
Newburyport,  MA  01950
USA
Phone: 888.481.0235
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Jay@Play International offers solution-based products that have been lauded by the toy industry, bloggers and the press. Established in 2004, Jay@Play is a Hong Kong-based company with a showroom in New York City. Their products are distributed internationally through companies that promote all of their brands on television. Following the worldwide success of its Little Miss Muffin and Happy Nappers product lines, Jay@Play introduced CuddleUppets and Shamzees in 2012. New products for 2013 will include SeatPets, I Luv Shmoozees and Tummy Stuffers. Jay@Play International is a subsidiary of Jay Franco & Sons, Inc., an industry leader in the home-furnishing category.

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Julie K Music

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Phone: 309.229.7830
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Award-winning children's recording artist Julie K channels her lifelong passion for music into writing songs that are inspirational, educational, and most enjoyable for the whole family!

Juno Baby

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Juno Baby
1299 Fourth Street, Ste 507
San Rafael,  CA  94901
Phone: 415.258.8483
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The Juno Company is an Emmy-Award winning line of children's products featuring live orchestral music, lovable puppets and an interactive storyline that has garnered critical acclaim from Parenting to Time Magazine.

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Kapla Toys US

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Kapla Toys
125 Market Street
Charleston,  SC  29401
Phone: 843.720.8943
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KAPLA is a wooden construction toy. The game is made up of a set of identical blocks made from pine. The KAPLA concept is simple. It needs no glue, no screws, no clips to fix the blocks. Each block is simply placed one on top of the other. The blocks are held in place by gravity and balance alone. KAPLA allows children to build, create and experiment by using their own imagination.

Kaplan Early Learning Company

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Phone: 800.334.2014
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Kaplan Early Learning Company brings the very best in early childhood and elementary school supplies, teaching materials and outdoor classrooms to educators, caregivers, and parents around the world.

KickaFlik

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KikaFlik Inc.
PO Box 386
Isle of Palms,  SC  29451
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KikaFlik is a brilliantly simple toy that uses basic lever technology to develop coordination skills in children as young as three. Kids love KikaFlik for the FUN. Parents love the LEARNING that's packed into every kick, including hand-eye coordination, balance, timing, catching and other motor skills.

Kid Designs

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Corporate Headquarters
1299 Main Street
Rahway,  NJ  07065
Phone: 888.TOP.TOYS
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KIDdesigns is a leading manufacturer of cutting edge, interactive electronic toys, learning aids, and real electronics for kids of all ages. We understand and respect the importance that toys play in kids' lives. With that responsibility in mind, we combine state-of-the-art technology with old-fashioned fun to create innovative, exciting, and enjoyable products that kids will love and parents can trust.

Kids II

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Kids II Inc
3333 Piedmont Rd., Suite 1800
Atlanta,  GA  30305
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Innovating babyhood for three generations and counting. We‘ve been creating a fascinating world for babies since our founder, a grandmother, came up with a great idea to keep infants from slipping in the bathtub.

Kids Think Big

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Kids Think Big, LLC
PO Box 11013
Greenwich,  CT  06831
Phone: 917.297.4537
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Never underestimate the power of children, their will to help, their desire to learn or their need to understand. Kids Think Big LLC brings big ideas to children, via eco-friendly print and electronic media, and empowers them with knowledge at every age.

Kids' Audio Stories

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Phone: 800.514.6820
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Award Winning "One To Grow On!" Children's audio book series opens a channel of communication through the wonder of story time, and it will empower children with self-esteem values and ideals that will impart the tools they need to grow and thrive. By sharing stories in which characters survive and prosper while facing adversity or challenges, it helps children understand they will survive too! Parents will want to collect the entire series that takes children from coping well to growing well.

Kimbo Educational

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Phone: 800.631.2187
Phone: 732.229.4949
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CDs and DVDs that address children's needs for exercise, learning basic concepts and skills, and abundant opportunities to enjoy play and fun! Kimbo is renowned for a wide range of diverse categories and musical sounds. Our themes include singable songs, dances, musical play activities, aerobics, brain-based exercises, literacy, math, history, science, special needs, bilingual and more!

Knowledge Adventure

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Since 1991, Knowledge Adventure® has set the standard in kids' software by creating the finest educational products for use in the home and the classroom. Today, Knowledge Adventure's JumpStart® and MathBlaster® products invite kids to learn through endless gaming adventures in 3D virtual worlds.

Kutoka Interactive

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Kutoka Interactive
3689 St-Hubert Street L
Montreal,  Quebec  H2L 3Z9
Canada
Phone: 1.877.8KUTOKA
Phone: 514.849.4800
Work Fax: 514.849.4800
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Kutoka is about award-winning fun and educational support for your children. At Kutoka we build on the natural-born instinct to learn by creating interactive experiences that engage and teach while entertaining.

K'NEX

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K'NEX is the next generation of construction sets. It inspires creativity, builds self-confidence and encourages interaction among children and parents. The possibilities are endless!

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LaQ USA, Inc. Alumni

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LaQ USA, Inc.
1293 North Plano Road
Richardson,  TX  75081
USA
Phone: 9722319131
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LaQ is a new type of toy block that can create flat, 2 dimensional, 3 dimensional, and spherical models from just 7 types of blocks, available in 10 different colors. The base parts are square and triangle shaped pieces. These base parts are connected by 5 types of cleverly angled joint parts. Children and adults will enjoy the fun snap! and click! There is an infinite possibility to what can be created from LaQ.

Beginners can start out by simply enjoying connecting the parts. The SNAP! and CLICK! sound LaQ makes when connecting the parts is addicting fun for children as well as adults.

Beginners can start out with flat models, creating various colorful patterns.Once a child learns how adding an angled joint will make the model 2 dimensional, a flat model of an animal can become realistic by making it 2 dimensional and 3 dimensional.

There are many construction toy blocks which have dolls and special parts as options, but LaQ offers an infinite possibility of creation from just 2 base parts and 5 joint parts. LaQ is a very simple, yet highly creative construction toy which can CREATE SPHERICAL MODELS FROM BLOCKS! LaQ is used in nursing homes and medical facilities to aid in rehabilitation, and is considered to be an ideal toy block for improving manual skills and prevent dementia.

LaQ's parent company is Yoshiritsu. The company philosophy of YOSHIRITSU CO., LTD. is to value the spirituality of Japanese tradition while respecting harmonious balance with different cultures. Ancient Japanese culture paid high respect to the balance with nature, people and the spiritual world. In modern times we see a struggle with these balances on a global level. The balance with nature has changed as we can see from the serious environmental crisis the world faces. The balance of the Eastern and Western Powers is being tested as to whether mankind can elevate to a world of peace, or face conflict and destruction from negligence and prejudice and disrespect.

Our philosophy and quest is to produce innovative original products that have no boundaries in culture or age. We hope that children and families around the world will enjoy our household products and toys. Our hopes are to reach out to children in every country around the world with our educational toys and become a part of their education and growth. Our wish is for a world where all children can experience the joys and freedom to play with a good toy, and to simply, enjoy the riches of childhood.

Our experiences as a child are a part of who we become, and how we play a role in our society. We believe that a good toy is not simply an object to “play” with, but has a much deeper value.

All products made by YOSHIRITSU CO., LTD. are the result of our company philosophy dedicated to contribute to a world with safe, educational toys for children, and a world of fair trade.

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Laser Pegs Ventures LLC Alumni

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Laser Pegs Ventures LLC
8304 Consumer Court
Sarasota,  FL  34240
USA
Phone: 1-866-432-3735
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The national award winning Laser Pegs™ is the first unique toy construction set in the world in which each piece feeds the next piece low voltage current. You can design and build anything you want with Laser Pegs™ and use them lit up or turned off. Once one peg is connected to a power source it then illuminates any other peg it is connected with, making this a very creative toy set.

Our first 72-piece 3-in-1 kit comes with three AA batteries and 72 Laser Pegs™. Creatively construct our models or design your very own creation. A high quality LED will run about 100,000 hours, which is equivalent to keeping them illuminated non-stop for 11 years. Therefore, each Laser Peg™ piece has a very long life expectancy. The batteries supply the toy models current, however, the length of time is determined by how many Laser Pegs™ are attached to the power base. If you have 70 pegs on one base, the batteries will last about half as long compared with 35 pegs.

We suggest you buy an AC/DC power adapter, which is sold on the Accessory Kit web page.

The Laser Peg™ power supply is not sold with a 5-volt AC adapter. However, we do supply 3 AA removable batteries and a power base. If you choose to use an AC adapter, then PLEASE remove all batteries from the power supply first before plugging the unit into an outlet. If you fail to do this, the power base will be damaged. We believe that Laser Pegs™ is the most innovative, creative toy construction set on the market today. Our number one goal is to create a toy culture that will revolutionize the toy building block arena.

In 2006 our goal was to make a clear enclosure around a super bright LED that would feed other shapes low voltage current continuously when they were connected to each other.

After many years and much trial and error, our goal has been met with the creation of this toy construction set that illuminates. The construction pieces are called Laser Pegs™ and they are exactly what the inventor dreamed of creating. Each piece is made of clear ABS plastic with a small resistor and LED on the inside of the molded shape. Each piece slides perfectly into the next allowing the person using them to create limitless designs.

We have all played with various types of toy construction sets at least once in our lifetime, but with Laser Pegs™ for the first time you can truly add light to the subject of playtime. Creative toys are hard to come by, so don't pass up this one. We strive to provide you and your kids with the time of your life using our unique toy set.

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Leap Frog Toys

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Leap Frog Toys
6401 Hollis Street
Emeryville,  CA  94608
Phone: 800.701.5327
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Our mission is to help every child achieve his or her potential. With more than 120 million learning systems, books and games in homes worldwide, plus multisensory technology in more than 100,000 U.S. classrooms, the LeapFrog brand is trusted by parents, valued by teachers and loved by children.

Learning Curve

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Phone: 800.704.8697
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We offer developmental toys that engage children, and provide parents with peace of mind, knowing their children are being inspired and enlightened by safe and quality playthings.

Learning Express

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Learning Express
29 Buena Vista Street
Denvens,  MA  01434
Phone: 978.889.1000
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Learning Express is the largest franchisor of specialty toy stores in the United States. We are proud to offer the very best in educational toys as well as outstanding customer service and fun for the whole family.

Learning Materials Workshop

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Learning Materials Workshop
274 North Winooski Avenue
Burlington,  VT  05401
Phone: 802.862.8399
Phone: 800.693.7164
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Learning Materials Workshop was founded in 1979 in Vermont by Karen Hewitt. Her innovative blocks have won national recognition and are enjoyed by children, teachers, parents, artists, architects, and designers in the United States and throughout the world.

Learning Resources

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Phone: 800.333.8281
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Learning Resources is a leading manufacturer of innovative, hands-on educational materials.

Lee Middleton Doll

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Lee Middleton
615 West 131st St.
New York,  NY  10027
Phone: 301.895.4793
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Middleton Doll captured the beauty and innocence of childhood more than 30 years ago, and the company's commitment to quality continues today.

Lego

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LEGO Systems, Inc. USA
555 Taylor Road P.O. Box 1138
Enfield,  CT  06083
Phone: 800.838.9647
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Based on the world-famous LEGO® brick, the company today provides toys, experiences and teaching materials for children in more than 130 countries. The LEGO Group is the world's fourth largest manufacturer of play materials, and the LEGO brand acts as a guarantee of quality and originality.

Lexia Learning Systems

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Lexia Learning Systems
200 Baker Ave
Concord,  MA  01742
Phone: 800.435.3942
Work Fax: 978.287.0062
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Lexia Learning is one of the best-known and most highly respected reading software companies in the world.

Little Partners

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Little Partners
253 N. Common St.
Shreveport,  LA  71101
Phone: 800.704.9058
Phone: 318.220.7005
Work Fax: 318.220.7010
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Little Partners, Inc. is a company dedicated to the nurture of the child. Our mission is to affirm the child's positive self image through strengthening the essential partnership between the child and the adult.

Little Playdates

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Little Playdates is the first video program of its kind for babies and toddlers that encourages positive social behaviors through live child-to-child interaction and play.

Lolo Fun

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Phone: 800-760-9930
Work Fax: 800-234-6540
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Our mission is to make kids and parents of the world smile, participate,feel good, and laugh.

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Magformers

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Magformers
417 Forest Avenue
Plymouth,  MI  48170
USA
Phone: 1-877-817-4574
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Discover a world of limitless imagination, creativity and learning!

MAGFORMERS construction sets foster brain development through fun and educational exploration. With high quality, durable construction and intelligent magnetic design, the possibilities are endless![embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lhlLgU2LxIs[/embed]

Magna-Tiles by Valtech

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Valtech LLC.
13932 Kostner Ave,
Crestwood,  IL  60445
Phone: 888.465.8307
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Founded in 1997, Valtech LLC. offers innovative toys designed to hold a child's interest and attention, build critical developmental skills and promote imaginative play and creativity

Make It Mine LLC Featured

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Make It Mine LLC
P.O. Box 271669
Houston,  TX  77277
USA
Phone: 713.202.2874
Phone: 855.646.8646
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Make It Mine is now offering a revolutionary new line of dolls that are a first-of-its-kind line of high-quality, fun, fully customizable, poseable, cool play dolls and accessories. This innovative combination of features make the dolls stand alone. They are 16-inch premium ball-jointed play dolls, with changeable wigs, changeable eyes and 15 articulated joints that separate to allow for changeable parts. From the dolls’ faces to their eyes, wigs, torsos, hands, feet and clothing, These dolls’ parts and accessories are interchangeable, so a girl can make her doll a black-haired, brown-eyed soccer player one minute and a pink-haired, purple-eyed mermaid the next. As a girl ages, her doll’s features can be changed to reflect her changing style and current trends, adding up to long-lasting fun and a great way for girls to positively express their style and individuality The designer created a line of dolls that help girls to grow up having confidence in their own style and be able to make decisions independently. MiM dolls empower girls to create their own dolls, tell their dolls’ stories and dream up entire worlds for their dolls. Allowing the girls to create themselves and make the dolls with boundless possibilities. The personalization is fun, empowering , and offers quality, awareness and imagination.

Märklin, Inc.

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Märklin, Inc.
P.O. Box 510559
New Berlin,  WI  53151
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Märklin Trains, the "World leader in model railroading".

Mary Lambert Music

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Mary Lambert is an outstanding Canadian artist in the children’s entertainment field and her two Juno nominations and 8 awards from the United States are a remarkable testimony to her talent and artistry.

Mason Corporation

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Mason Corporation
8114 Isabella Lane
Brentwood,  TN  37027
Phone: 800.821.4141
Phone: 615.373.8787
Work Fax: 615.373.8796
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Mason Corporation has been serving the industry since 1982. It all started when we began manufacturing the Flying Turtle® and the Roller Racer®. Since then, our line has expanded in various directions, but always with a focus on creating high quality products backed by exceptional service

Master Communications

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Master Communications
4480 Lake Forest Dr #302
Cincinnati,  OH  45242
Phone: 513.563.3100
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Our mission is to create and distribute quality educational programs to help those who wish to become a citizen of the world. We support and promote programs that fosters world literacy, helping children understand importance of going to school in India, in addition to helping people become bilingual.

Matchbox

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Matchbox is a popular toy brand which was introduced by Lesney Products in 1953 and is now owned by Mattel, Inc. The brand was so named as the original die-cast Matchbox toys were sold in boxes similar in style and size to those in which matches were sold.

Mega Bloks

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MEGA Brands Inc.
4505 Hickmore
Montreal,  QC  H4T 1K4
Canada
Phone: 800.465.6342
Phone: 514.333.3339
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Mega Bloks provides stimulating creative experiences for children and families through innovative, well-designed, affordable and high-quality products.

Metamorphic Toys Inc. Alumni

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Metamorphic Toys, Inc.
3929 Williston Road
Minnetonka,  MN  55345
USA
Phone: 952-938-5698
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Metamorphic Toys designs toys that encourage creative expression and imaginative interactive play while reinforcing environmental responsibility. All Metamorphic Toys are made in the U.S.A. using materials that are kind to the environment, safe for kids and 100% recyclable.

Dave Berglund on the Inspiration for Metamorphic Toys.

“The most emotional revelation for me as a parent was watching how my child lived through her imagination and creativity,” says Berglund, who left his job as a commercial playground designer for 10 years to become a stay-at-home dad. “Her unbridled joy and curiosity for everything in her world was amazing. I didn’t want the toys she played with to suck that out of her. So I decided to do something about it in an eco-friendly way.”

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MGA Entertainment

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MGA Entertainment, Inc.
16300 Roscoe Blvd. Suite 150
Van Nuys,  CA  91406
Phone: 800.222.4685
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Makers of the Moxie Girlz dolls, Best Friends Club dolls and other fun and exciting toys and games.

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Mind Play

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MindPlay
4400 E. Broadway Blvd., Suite #400
Tucson,  AZ  85711
Phone: 800.221.7911
Phone: 520.888.1800
Work Fax: 520.888.7904
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The MindPlay educational software titles appeal to multiple learning styles, identify individual student needs and then differentiate instruction accordingly with customized lesson plans.

Mindfull Games

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Mindfull Corporation
P.O. Box 6556
Chesterfield,  MO  63017
Phone: 636.391.2629
Phone: 314.324.8686
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Creator of vocabulary games to improve literacy instruction, word finding, SAT scores, ACT scores and ESL teaching. Games meet NCTE/IRA standards.

Mogo Charm

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MOGO Design, Inc.
2212 Queen Anne Avenue North, #338
Seattle,  WA  98109
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MOGO Design Inc. is a Seattle company that develops patented magnetic charms and accessories for tweens. With over 400 click-on charms, there is a MOGO to match every mood.

Montessaurus LLC Featured

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Montessaurus LLC
585 Skyline Drive
Lake Hopatcong,  NJ  07849
USA
Phone: 862.571.7624
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Montessaurus LLC is a small company that specializes in activities for children, ages 3 to 6 years old. These projects are based on the Montessori Method (which fascinates us!) and by whose principles we try to abide by, creating our original designs. We are proud to carry only hand-made, natural, non-toxic, environmentally friendly, and beautiful items, all made in the USA. Every toy is designed and made to serve the young clientele in the best way possible. They are all very unique and made with utmost care. Each product is created flawlessly and given full attention and care; resulting in well-made objects. Because we want to make sure you have acquired our imaginative product, every activity found at Montessaurus is branded with a special logo making it exclusive to this company. Furthermore, all items carried by us are educator approved. The mentors we work with have an outstanding and very lengthy experience in the instructor field. We work together from the very beginning of the process; from the conception of an idea throughout the final project. We are guided so that the items we present to you, our clients, the children, the parents, and tutors are all well thought out and made to serve the young generation. At Montessaurus we surround ourselves with children, constantly asking for feedback. It is when we see a smile and a constant urge to play with the items that we know we are on the right track. Please, accompany us on this journey to create Products for Children Development, Education and Excitement! [embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xkIRS8AqNG0[/embed]

Moonjar

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Moonjar
612 19th Ave East
Seattle,  WA  98112
Phone: 888.323.0001
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Our goal is to recycle and transform the time tested money principles of Save, Spend and Share into innovative high quality products for a new generation of learners.

Movies in my Mind

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The Movies in My Mind series is a set of six audio CDs designed to help children ages 3 to 10 develop and strengthen their listening and imagination skills.

Mr. McGroovy's

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Mr. McGroovy's
4115 Freeda Court
Livermore,  CA  94550
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Mr. McGroovy's is a microbusiness established in January 2005 to develop educational activities that promote learning, creativity and pretend play.

Munchkin

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Home Phone: 800.344.2229
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Since its inception in 1991, Munchkin has set the standard in a number of product categories by anticipating parents’ needs and finding innovative ways to address them. The company’s tagline, “It’s the little things®,” refers to all the little things that Munchkin products do that add up to make a big difference in parents’ lives.

My Best English

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My Best English c/o Image Factory, Inc.
2029 Verdugo Blvd., #1030
Montrose,  CA  91020
Work Fax: 818.841.2395
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Nana Star

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Phone: 877.600.4122
Phone: 703.256.1721
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Nana Star & Friends is a collection of children's books and toys designed to inspire character, encourage good old-fashioned imagination, and nurture kids' natural virtues.

NanaBanana Classics Coloring Books

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NanaBanana Classics
PO Box 7517
Greenwich,  CT  06836
Phone: 800.337.6717
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NanaBanana's love of history, literature and children propted her to begin to publish a line of high quality coloring books. Her idea was to introduce young children to classic literature through a combination of words, illustrations and imagination.

Neurosmith Toys

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NeuroSmith toys will inspire a lasting love of music in your child. Watch as they have a ball exploring the colorful plush jumbo cube or sunshine symphony. Enjoy a quiet moment together with the soft interactive sing-along musical book.

Non-Trivia Quest Alumni

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Non-Trivia Quest LLC (formally Non-Trivial Quest LLC)
2415 San Ramon Valley Blvd.
San Ramon,  CA  94583
USA
Phone: Please call 925-804-6063 to place order.
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Non-Trivial Quest is a new educational family board game that will be available for sale April 2, 2011. Samples are being distributed now for product evaluation, rating, and awards. Advertising and listing is in process through the game media.

Company Overview The game is the brainchild of Douglas Arduini, the inventor and developer. He started working on the idea in 1987 and finally finished the game in 2010 with the help of his Daughters Debbie and Shari after he retired as an electronic engineer. His inspiration was the need for a game to learn important things that we need to know in our everyday lives in today’s world, including what we wish we were taught in school or had learned in life earlier to make our lives better. He saw a need for an educational game of non-trivia for all of the important and valuable things that we need to know and learn in our lives in today’s complicated and competing world, versus trivia which is in most other games on the market.

Description The objective of the game is to be educational as well as fun, exciting, and entertaining as it stimulates our memory, thinking, awareness, and discussion while playing and competing with family and friends. The game includes 300 Question & Answer cards within 6 subject categories. The game is quite unique and has a patent pending and is trademarked and copyrighted. Non-Trivial Quest LLC is a California Corporation established in 2010 to develop, manufacture, and sell the family board game Non-Trivial Quest.

General Information We will be introducing this unique board game through trade shows, game media magazines, catalogs, and blogs, with distribution planned through distributors and sales representatives, plus on our Web site to order direct. We have 5,000 games of the First Edition USA Version arriving at the end of March 2011.

Mission The objective of the game is to be educational as well as fun, exciting, and entertaining as it stimulates our memory, thinking, awareness, and discussion while playing and competing with family and friends.

Noodle Head Inc.

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Noodle Head, Inc.
3808 N Sullivan Rd. Building 2, Ste A
Spokane Valley,  WA  99216
Phone: 866.892.7311
Work Fax: 509.892.7488
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Noodle Head is dedicated to creating toys that encourage imagination, creativity and fun! Whether it’s your passion for fashion, noodling over a project, or just “making-believe”, we want you to get out and play!

North American Bear Co.

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North American Bear Co.
1200 W. 35th Street
Chicago,  IL  60609
Phone: 773.247.9860
Work Fax: 773.247.9861
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North American Bear Co., Inc. (NABCO) is dedicated to producing innovative designs. Our New York studio in the heart of Manhattan ensures that each toy is carefully created from the best materials and with safety in mind.

NumbersAlive! Featured

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NumbersAlive!
975 F Street
Washington,  DC  20004
USA
Phone: 202.652.1820
Work Fax: 202.667.5793
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Mission: To improve global numerical literacy by instilling a joy of numbers through fun and friendly number characters..

After more than thirty years of working with and teaching about numbers, Dr. Rebecca Klemm, The Numbers Lady, founded NumbersAlive! as an innovative framework for demystifying numbers and math. Students of all ages join the inquisitive numeric characters – plush toys, puppets, and animated characters – as they explore the relevance of mathematical concepts worldwide.

We believe that no one is too young to start learning about numbers and math – and it should be engaging, interesting, and downright fun! Putting numbers into a real world context and looking at them through the lens of art, history, science and culture can propel math out of academic abstraction and into a vital part of our everyday lives.

NumbersAlive! includes educational toys, books, and out-of-school activities and programming. We use the arts and real-world adventures to encourage children to observe and speak about numbers in their own environments. This establishes a solid knowledge foundation for STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) academic subjects.

Team Ten, led by Zero the Hero, accompanies The Numbers Lady and children on innovative, interpersonal, and interactive global education quests. They discover numerical applications and develop concepts of the scientific method. The learning adventure begins now![embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=24ugPJqawrs[/embed]

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Odyssey Toys

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Odyssey Toys
7800 NW 29th Street
Doral,  FL  33122
Phone: 305) 688-1000
Work Fax: 305) 769-6207
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Odyssey is a rapidly growing, dynamic company dedicated to designing, manufacturing and distributing the finest hi-tech toys and electronic gadgets at very affordable prices.

One World Futbol

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One World Futbol Project
1303 Jefferson Street Suite 100B
Napa,  CA  94559
Phone: 888.993.8826
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The One World Futbol Project sells and distributes the One World Futbol — a unique, ultra-durable, all-terrain soccer ball. Our mission is to make it possible for anyone, anywhere, in any community to play soccer with a ball that matches the endurance of the sport.

Oregon Scientific

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In the flurry of modern life, the search for richer, fuller experiences may be stymied by the incredible amount of stimuli we receive every day. At Oregon Scientific, we believe life should be lived smarter, not harder.

OWI Robotics Alumni

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OWI, Inc.
17141 Kingsview Avenue
Carson,  CA  90808
USA
Phone: 310.515.6800
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In 1980, OWI Incorporated, was looking for a way to expand its consumer product lines and bring its extensive technology background to the educational community. RobotiKits™ and OWIKits® were developed to affordably introduce students to robotics, science, and solar technology. The kits are available in five difficultly levels--ranging from beginners with no experience up to advanced circuit board soldering and mechanical assembly-- challenging builders from grade school to adult. In conjunction with educators, OWI Inc. has developed a fully structured teaching curriculum with modules tailored to the kit’s unique electronic and mechanical features. OWI Inc. is a leading supplier of robotic, aluminum bug kits, building and solar kits to schools, science clubs, science education centers and science camps. The kits are available at hobby, educational, toy and museum stores nationwide.[embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CuWVfewJCRE[/embed]

Ozz & Oz

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Ooz & Oz
3624 46th Ave SW
Seattle,  WA  98116
Phone: 206.344.3338
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OOZ & OZ creates Morph-O-Scopes – fun optical illusion art activities adored by children all over the world. Toys that engage all cultures and all ages, across the learning spectrum – garden variety, gifted, exceptional, and autistic.

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Patch Products

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Worldwide Headquarters
1400 E. Inman Pkwy
Beloit,  WI  53511
Phone: 800.524.4263
Phone: 608.362.6896
Work Fax: 608.362.8178
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We are a group of energetic, talented and passionate employees who love what we do and love exploring new ideas that lead to exceptional games, puzzles and toys.

Peaceable Kingdom

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Peaceable Kingdom
950 Gilman Street, Suite 200
Berkeley,  CA  94710
USA
Phone: 877-444-5195
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Peaceable Kingdom was founded in 1983 with a single product – a poster featuring the beloved art from the classic children’s book Goodnight Moon. Twenty-eight years and more than 5,000 items later, the company has grown to be a leader in juvenile stickers, greeting cards, and games. Peaceable Kingdom’s mission is to make good, do good, and be good. Which means: - we create fresh, fun, award-winning products that educate, inspire, and tickle funny bones - we donate frequently to charitable organizations that support the well-being of children - we are committed to working only with socially-conscious manufacturers - we use sustainable and eco-friendly materials like FSC and recycled papers, soy-based inks, and corn-based plastics whenever we can - we maintain integrity in all business relationships - we have fun while we work! We hope you have just as much fun giving our cards, playing our games, and using our stickers as we have making them for you![embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4fJfjNTCcmY[/embed]

Peacetoys: Hugg-A-Planet

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Hugg-A-Planet
136 Jimmo Drive Unit 4
Colchester,  VT  05446
Phone: 800.332.7840
Phone: 802.891.6645
Work Fax: 802.878.8909
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Creators of Hugg-A-Planet®Earth. Mission: To introduce the concept of hugging the planet Earth in early human development stages. A generation of children that will grow up loving and caring about the world.

Peopling

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Peopling or Plum, LLC
3544 Southwestern Blvd
Orchard Park, NY,  NY  14127
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Peopling is a small research and development company that makes and markets custom-made educational, technical toys, novelties, and models.

Picture Me Press

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Picture Me Press
PO Box 1962
Cleveland,  OH  44106
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Picture Me® Press, LLC, located in Akron, Ohio has been writing, marketing, and distributing interactive children’s books and photo ancillary items since 1989.

Planet Dexter

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The Editors of Planet Dexter
One Jacob Way
Reading,  MA  01867
Phone: 617.944.8243
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Playhut

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Phone: 888.752.9488
Phone: 909.869.8083
Work Fax: 909.869.7371
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Since its founding in 1992, Playhut, Inc. has been committed to producing innovative toys, allowing users to play in an imaginative and educational way.

Playmobil

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With Playmobil, children can explore new concepts about the world, process what they see and stimulate their imagination

PlayWow

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PlayWow
530 E Main Street Suite 6A, PO Box 838
Chester,  NJ  07930
USA
Phone: 908.955.7244
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Founded in 2011 by toy veteran Michael Greenberg, PLAYWOW has its U.S. headquarters in Chester, NJ and a showroom and international sales office in Hong Kong. PLAYWOW Toys are developed to entertain, teach and build self confidence while creating memories that last a lifetime. According to Greenberg, ‘PLAYWOW’s secret ingredient is love… and our mission is to provide unprivileged children with toys that will bring a smile to their face through our philanthropic efforts.


Pocket Snails by Soaring Star Productions

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Soaring Star Productions, LLC
PO Box 8538
Surprise,  AZ  85374
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Realizing there were limited options for parents of preschoolers seeking genuinely entertaining, original and innovative educational video products, Pocket Snails was developed by Soaring Star Productions to fulfill that need.

Popsi

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Popsi is an educational program teaching recyling through a multi-cirriculam activities format.

Preschool Prep Company Alumni

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P.O. Box 1159
Danville,  CA  94526
USA
Phone: 1-866-451-5600
Phone: 1-925-743-1400
Work Fax: 1-925-886-4843
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Preschool Prep Company™ was formed to research and develop tools that would help educate children in their early years. One two-month study and thousands of hours of research and development later, Preschool Prep Company™ brings to the market a line of products that help young children master letters, numbers, shapes and colors before they are even able to speak. The company is dedicated to helping children develop a strong foundation with which to learn how to read. Preschool Prep Series™ products provide a set of vital tools for children to use when they are ready. All products are designed to teach toddlers and babies during an opportune window of time when they are learning to talk.[embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pyfgpJuCBnw[/embed]

Pressman Toy

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Pressman Toy Corporation
121 New England Ave.
Piscataway,  NJ  08854
Phone: 800.800.0298
Phone: 732.562.1590
Work Fax: 732.562.8407
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Although Pressman Toy had its roots in all categories of toys, the company is now exclusively a manufacturer and distributor of games and licensed puzzles.

Production Associates, Inc.

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Production Associates Inc.
1206 W. Collins Avenue
Orange,  CA  92867
Phone: 800.535.8368
Phone: 714.771.6519
Work Fax: 714.771.2456
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Production Associates Inc.is a video/audio production, packaging and distribution company. We have work-for-hire, joint venture production services and produce our own in house catalog of products.

Publications International, Ltd.

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Publications International, Ltd. Corporate Office
7373 N. Cicero Ave.
Lincolnwood,  IL  60712
Phone: 847.676.3470
Work Fax: 847.676.3671
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Publications International, Ltd. (PIL) is one of North America's leading publishers of consumer periodicals, producing more than 400 new book titles each year and printing more than 20 million books annually.

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Quercetti

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Quercetti & C. S.p.A.
Corso Vigevano, 25 10152
Torino,  Italy
Phone: +39.011.23.56.56
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We are an Italian company who has been proudly manufacturing toys in Italy for over 60 years. It all started in the 1950s from a vision, but mostly from the sheer determination of founder, Alessandro Quercetti.

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Radio Flyer

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Radio Flyer
6515 W. Grand Ave.
Chicago,  IL  60707
Phone: 800.621.7613
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Radio Flyer is a Chicago-based company founded in 1917 by Antonio Pasin with a dream to bring joy to every boy and every girl. Today, the legacy continues by producing high quality and innovative toys to create warm memories that last forever.

Rainbow Communications / Vrrrooommm! Farming for Kids

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Rainbow Communications
1276 School Road
Victor,  NY  14564
Phone: 800.518.3276
Work Fax: 585.742.3437
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The "Vrrooommm - Farming for Kids" video series was started by Bill Wickham, who has farmed for his whole life. He was inspired to start creating videos that capture the excitement on the farm after seeing how children who visited his farm loved watching the farm equipment in action.

Rand McNally

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Rand McNally
P.O. Box 7600
Chicago,  IL  60680
Phone: 800.333.0136
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Rand McNally specializes in maps, navigation, road travel, and trip planning. Founded in 1856, the company provides products and services for consumers, the trucking and commercial transportation market, and educators.

Red Fly

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We have 43 additional cutting-edge products and services in the wings ready to win awards and be released at the appropriate time. Many tie-in directly to the Seven Horses TM game. Others are stand alone products or services. Dozens more are in the works.

Rhino Kids by Kids II

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These inventive toys are interactive, fun, and engaging for the whole family! Rhino ToysTM was founded over 10 years ago when a toy inventor decided to bring his unique ideas to market.

Risas y Sonrisas Spanish for Kids

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Phone: 888.777.0776
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Risas y Sonrisas is a unique and simple-to-use instructional program for teaching Spanish to kids at the elementary school level and beyond. Lessons plans are designed for multi-grade level students or for an individual home-schooled student.

Robin/Tani Media Factory, Inc

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Robin/Tani Media Factory, Inc.
2332-B Abbot Kinney Blvd.
Venice,  CA  90291
Phone: 310.827.3027
Work Fax: 310.827.4938
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Creators of "I Can Do... Yoga" (Beginning Level and Level One), and more. Since 1991 Robin/Tani Media Factory, Inc. has been co-producing quality television programs for the Japanese market. Working closely with all the major networks and production companies in Japan, we've created documentaries, travelogues, game shows, magazine-format programs, dramas, music videos, interviewed celebrities and covered breaking news.

Rock 'n Learn

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Rock 'N Learn, Inc.
P.O. Box 3595
Conroe,  TX  77305
Phone: 800.348.8445
Phone: 936.539.2731
Work Fax: 800.801.5481
Work Fax: 936.539.2659
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Rock 'N Learn programs help students learn math, phonics, reading, early childhood, social studies, Spanish, test-taking strategies, writing, and science. Our DVDs incorporate music with exciting, colorful imagery.

Roseart

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MEGA Brands Inc.
4505 Hickmore
Montreal,  QC  H4T 1K4
CANADA
Phone: 800.465.6342
Phone: 514.333.3339
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The RoseArt collection offers engaging creative experiences for children and families through colorful, well designed and affordable high quality items including exciting craft and activity products.

Rubbabu Inc. Alumni

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Rubbabu Inc.
105-501 Silverside Road
Wilmington,  DE  19809
USA
Phone: 732.428.5544
Work Fax: 732 428 5530
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Rubbabu's hand made natural foam toys in simple shapes and bright colors are loved by kids and parents alike. Soft and safe for even the youngest children, tactile and bendable, they offer endless play value and learning. Rubbabu toys encourage imaginative play. They are strong and durable, one of those toys that become a child’s favorite companion for many years.[embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qjrk5ldudWU[/embed]

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Schoenhut Piano Alumni

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Schoenhut Piano Company Inc.
6480-B US 1 North
St. Augustine,  FL  32095
USA
Phone: 888.414.2739
Phone: 904.810.1945
Work Fax: 904.823.9213
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Our initial introduction to Schoenhut® toy pianos was a case of love at first sight. Since 1996 when we joined forces with Len's brother Frank Trinca in the operation of Schoenhut Piano Company, the thrill of designing, manufacturing, and marketing these precious little instruments has not wavered. We traveled back and forth for five years between our home in St. Augustine, Florida and the Schoenhut factory in Rochester, New York. When a spacious warehouse facility in St. Augustine became available, after much discussion the three of us agreed to relocate the business. Frank would serve as a consultant and help at trade shows, while we would concentrate on expanding the business. Along with many of Albert Schoenhut's original designs, we began offering new styles and colors each year. All prototypes are designed and hand-built by Len.

Recently introduced are Piano Pals that "grow with your child," as well as mid-sized 49-key stringed pianos. The stringed pianos incorporate perfect pitch and true piano sound, the only piano of its kind in the world. We also have a patent pending on another revolutionary, state-of-the-art toy piano. Although Albert designed musical instruments with children in mind, we were delighted to discover that many professional musicians regard Schoenhut toy pianos as serious concert instruments. John Cage started the ball rolling in 1948 when he composed "Suite for Toy Piano." Since then, interest has skyrocketed. This trend gives a new perspective about Schoenhut and attests to the high quality of our products.

For several years, a staff of craftsmen (numbering 20 to 36, depending on the season) hand-built all Schoenhut toy pianos and other musical products at our factory in Florida. As the business grew, so did our exposure. Competitors began manufacturing slightly altered copies of Schoenhut toy pianos in China. Unfortunately, the majority of retailers demanded "lower costs" over "made in the USA." To stay in business and remain competitive, most Schoenhut toy pianos are now manufactured at our facilities overseas. Many Schoenhut products are still made here in the USA, such as thumb pianos, psalteries, and harps, with other musical instruments soon to follow. Our promise to you is 100% customer satisfaction.

We are proud of Schoenhut's reputation for safe toys and high quality products, trademarks of the company since 1872. It is extremely rewarding to provide musical instruments for relaxation and entertainment. We have met thousands of interesting people at trade shows, concerts, media events, and during tours of our factory. There is always a new story ... for example, a pet learning to play a toy piano, details of how a child's introduction to music later resulted in a successful career, or pictures of vintage Schoenhut pianos that have been in families for over a century. We love hearing when a special needs child is inspired by one of our musical instruments. Nothing makes us happier than finding a good home for a Schoenhut toy. As we tell anyone who has a question about Schoenhut, we are just a phone call or email away. [embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vhdMUxf_flQ[/embed]

Schylling

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Schylling Toys
306 Newburyport Turnpike
Rowley,  MA  01969
Phone: 800.541.2929
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Since our founding over 30 years ago, we have been dedicated to bringing joy to all who play with our products. We continue to specialize in Classic Toys. There is timelessness to Schylling toys. Continually updating our products allows them to never go out of style.

Scientific Learning

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Phone: 888.358.0212
Phone: 520.917.1200
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At Scientific Learning, we understand how people learn new things and acquire new skills. It's about brain plasticity, the brain's ability to reorganize itself in response to new experiences. Our expertise is based on more than 30 years of scientific research into how the brain learns.

Seven Locks Press

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Seven Locks Press
3100 West Warner Avenue, Suite 8
Santa Ana,  CA  92704
Phone: 800.354.5348
Phone: 714.545.2526
Work Fax: 714.545.1572
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Seven Locks Press has been publishing unique books on contemporary topics, public affairs, and the critical issues of our times for thirty-five years.

Snarazoo

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Phone: 016.4370.7659
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Snazaroo produces the finest face and body art materials that will ensure you and your friends have a fantastic time.

So Smart Productions

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3089 Airport Road
La Crosse,  WI  54603
Phone: 608.784.6620
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So Smart! Productions is a leading creator and producer of top-rated educational entertainment dvd's, broadcast programs, music CD's, books, toys, gift sets and activities for babies, toddlers and preschool children.

Songwaves Alumni

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Songs that make you smile!

Sony Wonder

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Sony Wonder is a children and family's music and home video arm of Sony Music Entertainment.

Spin Master Ltd.

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Home Phone: 800.622.8339
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Spin Master began in 1994 when three university friends set out to build a business.

Spizzirri Press, Inc.

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Spizzirri Press, Inc.
P.O. Box 9397
Rapid City,  SD  57709
Phone: 800.325.9819
Work Fax: 605-348-6251
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Peter Spizzirri is a graduate of the American Academy of Art and the Art Institute. In 1975 he decided to put his illustrative abilities and commitment to realism together and start a business that would introduce quality coloring books to children.

Square Shooters

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Phone: 216.712.4100
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The 9 Square Shooters® Dice are printed with a full deck of 52 cards plus 2 jokers--you can use them to play almost any playing card game!

Star H.K. Electronics Ltd.

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Phone: 852.2314.1108
Work Fax: 852.2314.8922
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Star Electronics was founded in 2000 with the devotion to create innovative toys of the best quality and safety standard that enhances the holistic growth of young children.

Steven Halpern

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Steven Halpern's Inner Peace Music
PO Box 2644
San Anselmo,  CA  94979
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Steven Halpern is an award-winning composer, recording artist and producer whose healing music has helped millions worldwide to experience the blessings and benefits of deep relaxation and inner peace.

Stichting Global Kids Show

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Stichting Global Kids Show is a 20 minute show which highlights the activities of kids from around the world. In each show, you meet 3 local kids. They share their favorite activities focusing on the body, the mind and the soul. There are currently 6 in the series.

Super Star Theater by Lisa LeLeu Studios

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Phone: 800.779.5277
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Let your imagination soar... Super Star Theater by Lisa LeLeu Studios is a place where everyone can be in the spotlight!

Superstructs

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WABA Fun, LLC
5883 Lockheed Avenue
Loveland,  CO  80538
Phone: 970.278.0468
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Superstructs are the award-winning rod and connector style construction sets that feature charming characters and safe, durable EVA foam panels that 'pop' between the rods and joints, adding a brand new surface for children's imagination.

Sweel

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The Sweel is an up to date version of the classic, historical stick and wheel (or hoop) toy.

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Talicor

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Phone: 800.433.4263
Phone: 269.685.2345
Work Fax: 269.685.6789
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Learning through play doesn’t have to be just for kids. For over 40 years, Talicor has offered a wide variety of board and card games designed to promote wonderful family and get-together time.

Tangle Creations

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Tangle Creations
385 Oyster Point Blvd. Suite 8B South
San Francisco,  CA  94080
Phone: 888.829.3808
Work Fax: 650.616.7903
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The Tangle Toy is not your traditional toy for children. Tangles are based on the concept of infinity and continuous motion.

Techno Source

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Techno Source is a proven leader and innovator in handheld and tabletop games, both electronic and non-electronic.

Tedco Toys

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TEDCO, Inc.
498 S Washington Street
Hagerstown,  IN  47346
Work Fax: 765.489.5752
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Located in the heart of Middle America, the people of TEDCO are committed to developing top quality toys that, in the spirit of Ralph Teetor, promote creativity, education, and fun.

Teddy-2-Cute

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All our Bears are cute & cuddly. We have transforming features that allow you to let your imagination go wild! There are NO loose parts to worry about. Safety Tested for ages 3+.

Thames & Kosmos Alumni

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Thames & Kosmos, LLC
301 Friendship St.
Providence,  RI  02903
Phone: 800.587.2872
Phone: 401.459.6787
Work Fax: 401.459.6775
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Thames & Kosmos (T&K) was founded in 2001 with the mission of improving informal science education by publishing high-quality science and technology related educational products for children of all ages. T&K places an emphasis on teaching concepts and skills through hands-on modeling of real-world devices and processes, and by offering comprehensive, meaningful reading materials for a rich learning experience. T&K is headquartered in Providence, RI. [embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eHe0nfyHGwg[/embed]

The Children's Factory

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Childrens Factory Office
245 West Essex Ave.
St. Louis,  MO  63122
Phone: 877.726.1696
Phone: 314.821.1441
Work Fax: 877.726.1714
Work Fax: 314.821.3916
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The Children’s Factory was born in the attic of Mike and Barbara Richter in Kirkwood, MO in early 1982. Their vision was to create soft play environments in which children could safely play. The first product was a basic 3D animal shape sized perfect for a child. From here other products developed and soon the company was growing at a fast rate. Today the company employs over 100 people in a warehouse facility that encompasses over 100,000 square feet.

The Happy Kid Company

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The Happy Kid Company
55 Mirick Rd.
Princeton,  MA  01541
Phone: 800.617.0474
Work Fax: 978.464.0437
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The Happy Kid Company products are designed to engage kids and parents in creative play.

The Learning Crew

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The Learning Crew® is an organization committed to enhancing and reinforcing the bedrock of knowledge emphasized at Challenger® Schools: reading, composition, math and history.

The Learning Journey International Alumni

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The Learning Journey International, L.L.C.
24435 North 20th Drive
Phoenix,  AZ  85085
USA
Phone: 877.839.3969
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The Learning Journey has been designing and manufacturing an exclusive line of award-winning children's interactive educational products. All products at The Learning Journey encourage learning and develop confidence as they enhance a child's potential. All products build on the skills necessary for children to be prepared for school and beyond.

The Learning Journey opened its doors in 1995 and is now in numerous international markets with products in multiple languages, including a large range of bilingual products. As The Learning Journey manufactures and distributes its own exclusive product line, our products offer excellent value for your money while at the same time offering you high educational value. With The Learning Journey's complete range of interactive products, children have fun while learning and parents and educators know they have the right quality educational products for their children.

At The Learning Journey we... (1) Incorporate the latest educational research in the development of our products, (2) Support the National Curriculum, (3) Offer great values at affordable prices, (4) Teach a comprehensive range of skill sets introduced to children at the appropriate age in their early lives, (5) Offer an exciting award winning product line in four fun categories.

The Learning Journey has one mission - To provide an opportunity to offer every parent affordable, high quality educational materials to ensure a successful start in school for their children. We now invite you to check out our website and our online store to learn more about the exciting products and all that The Learning Journey has to offer.[embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eHuS2OiKFUs[/embed]

The Peace Rug Company, Inc.

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The Peace Rug Company, Inc.
407 West Emery Street
Dalton,  GA  30720
Phone: 888.732.2378
Phone: 706.272.0200
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Products to help young kids learn how to manage anger. When teased, shunned, disrespected, bullied, children as young as three know how to diffuse the anger to become friends instead of enemies!

The Sleep Fairy

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The Sleep Fairy empowers children to become self-nurturers. In her good humored way the Sleep Fairy invites children to focus on positive thoughts that build self-esteem.

The Twooth Timer Company

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The Twooth Timer Company, Inc.
6825 Levelland Road Suite 5A
Dallas,  TX  75252
Phone: 855.896.6842
Phone: 214.987.3604
Work Fax: 214.987.3609
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All of our award-winning, mom-invented children's dental care products are designed to integrate dental hygiene into a child's life to improve oral health and lower dental bills. Our goal is for every child to have a lifetime of healthy smiles!

The Young Scientists Club

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The Young Scientists Club
P.O. Box 634
Jamestown,  RI  02835
Phone: 800.964.1320
Phone: 401.423.2841
Phone: 425.930.4259
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The mission of The Young Scientists Club is simple - to offer children quality, science-related products that will fascinate them with the wonders of scientific discovery and spark their interest in future scientific endeavors.

Therapooch Family Counseling Center

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Therapooch Family Counseling Center
400 Mobil Av. Suit A2
Camarillo,  CA  93010
Phone: 805.276.8605
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The “Therapooch Family Counseling Center” facility has a full play room and a two way mirror for observations and training. She specializes in parent child interaction and attachment issues, trauma, behavioral concerns, grief, and split families.

Think-a-Lot Toys

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Think-a-lot Toys
1600 Zamia Avenue
Boulder,  CO  80304
Phone: 303.449.2737
Work Fax: 866.236.9198
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Think-a-lot Toys is a Boulder, Colorado company that makes the award-winning Think-ets games. Founded in 2007, we now have six products in our line of “toys and games that make you think.” We believe in the power of imaginative play.

ThinkFun

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ThinkFun Inc.
1321 Cameron Street
Alexandria,  VA  22314
Phone: 703.549.4999
Work Fax: 703.549.6210
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ThinkFun Inc. is the world's leader in addictively fun games that challenge your mind. Over 25 years ago, ThinkFun was founded with a dream to change the world through play. They continue to expand on that dream every day with games, brainteasers, mobile apps, online games and global education programs.

Thinkway Toys

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Phone: 800.535.5754
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Thinkway Toys is a global toy company that designs and develops high quality products sold to retailers and distributors worldwide.

Tiny Love

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Phone: 888.846.9568
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Tiny Love is an established international company. Our products are internationally acclaimed, having received a slew of global awards in recognition of our innovation and advancement.

TiViTz

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Phone: 321.690.3386
Work Fax: 321.690.3394
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Improve your game, improve your mind.

Tivola Interactive Media, LLC

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Tivola Interactive Media, LLC
580 Broadway / Suite 305
New York,  NY  10012
Phone: 49.4070700645
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Tivola manufactures and markets multimedia products for PC, Nintendo DS, Wii, Internet, and Apple.

Toccata Blocks Featured

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Toccata Blocks
52 Miller Road
Canaan,  NY  12029
USA
Phone: (855) 567-8957
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Toccata Blocks are proportionally shaped tiles that help music students learn about rhythm and meter. By matching the time signature blocks with their correct bases, you create just enough room for the correct number of notes and rests to fit in that measure. Toccata Blocks are perfect for music teachers and music students alike. They are portable, durable, and are fun to play with. [embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8x_zq-hto6s[/embed]

Toys to Grow On

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Toys to Grow On
2695 E. Dominguez St.
Carson,  CA  90895
Phone: 800.874.4242
Work Fax: 800.537.5403
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Toys to Grow On began as a small toy store back in 1954. That’s when Ethelyn Kaplan, a single mom of three small children, took a chance and started her own business.

Toysmith

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Toysmith, Inc.
3101 West Valley Hwy East
Sumner,  WA  98390
Phone: 800.356.0474
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Since 1981, Toysmith has been providing the best in customer service for specialty retailers offering a growing family of award-winning specialty branded toys and gifts emphasizing fun for children of all ages. Our products are sold worldwide to specialty toy retailers, education markets, craft and hobby, museums, zoos, aquariums, national parks, attractions, theme parks, gift stores, specialty catalogs and internet retailers.

Tree Toys

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Tree Toys Pty Limited
Unit C, 8 Hudson Ave.
Castle Hill,  NSW  2154
Australia
Phone: 6.12.9899.6133
Work Fax: 6.12.9899.5748
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Tree Toys Pty Ltd was conceived in the Garage of the founder’s home in the Sydney Suburb of Turramurra in 1985, when the original company sold wooden and educational toys.

Trend Enterprises

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TREND enterprises, Inc. Customer Service
P.O. Box 64073
St. Paul,  MN  55164
Phone: 800.860.6762
Phone: 651.631.2850
Work Fax: 800.845.4832
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For 44 years, TREND has supplied learners across the globe with content-rich education products that deliver real results.

Tutti Bambini

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Tutti Bambini
Unit D, 16/F, Cheuk Nang 21st Century Plaza, 250 Hennessy Road, Wanchai
Hong Kong,  China
Phone: 852.8175.7510
Work Fax: 852.2891.1996
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Tutti Bambini offer a wide range of coordinating nursery furniture including cribs, cots, cot beds, wardrobes, dressers, toy boxes, shelves and cot top changers. We also sell a wide range of glider chairs, wooden toys and quality mattresses.

Twin Sisters Productions

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Twin Sisters Productions, LLC.
4710 Hudson Drive
Stow,  OH  44224
Phone: 800.248.8946
Work Fax: 800.480.8946
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Fraternal Twins Kim Thompson and Karen Hilderbrand have always been close, and have always worked well together. This company was born out of a love for children and seeing the wonderful look of pride on their faces when they have mastered a concept, and have had fun doing it!

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Uncle Skunkle Toys

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Uncle Skunkle Toys
4130 SW 117th #231
Beaverton,  OR  97005
Phone: 503.608.7587
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Today Uncle Skunkle Toys is mainly a game company selling our products under our own label in the USA. Uncle Skunkle Toys develops games that not only look good in your living room, but that are fun for the whole family to play.

Uniset

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UNISET A/S
Transformervej 11 2730
Herlev,  Denmark
Phone: 45.33.15.66.15
Work Fax: 45.33.15.75.05
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In 1975 we saw the need for meaningful, mindboggling and maturing entertainment for children on the go. Be it in planes, airports, trains, cars, ships, hotels or wherever children are seated or situated, parents, fellow passengers as well as crew and staff will look for travel entertainment to keep the young ones busy and occupied.

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Virtual Piggy, Inc.

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Virtual Piggy, Inc.
1221 Hermosa Avenue, Suite 210
Hermosa Beach,  CA  90254
USA
Phone: 310.853.1950
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The safe way for kids and teens to save, shop and give online.

Virtual Piggy was created to provide kids and teens with a safe environment to learn how to spend wisely, save for the future, and donate to charities. Our COPPA compliant technology empowers them to safely shop online, while keeping parents in control and creating a family conversation around financial literacy. [embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-pbZHjxO7f8[/embed]

Vtech Kids

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Phone: 800.521.2010
Work Fax: 847.400.3601
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VTech is an award-winning world leader in educational learning products.

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WABA Fun LLC Alumni

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WABA Fun LLC
13654 Xavier Lane
Broomfield,  CO  80023
USA
Phone: 303.410.7172
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Our Philosophy

We believe toys should be fun. Fun to play with, certainly, but also fun to return to again and again. Our toys may not be the flashiest or have built-in touch screens, but they are open-ended to permit children the chance to be their most creative and develop problem solving skills and self-confidence.

Our Story

David McCloskey has been a dedicated kid-at-heart throughout his technology-focused career, but he always kept his toys in the play room. Until now. In 2003, David looked into the void and saw an idea and he put his career as a computer game producer behind him to launch his new vision. (Officially, he was a victim of an opportunely-timed corporate restructuring. What else was he to do with all that time on his hands?)

For David, the void was the wide-open empty spaces between Tinkertoy rods and connectors. His (now patented) innovation literally filled in the gaps. He created safe, durable foam panels that popped into those spaces, adding a new surface that gives children even greater imaginative possibilities. He added fun characters so someone could fly the plane or pilot the ship that his children had just created. And he designed step-by-step visual instructions in 3-D so young builders could easily recreate even the most monstrously complex constructions without even having to read. Numerous connector modifications later, along with a vibrant new color palate and some engineering playtime, and Superstructs construction sets were born.

At the same time David was launching his vision, Jeffrey Barnett was looking to help make a big improvement in the lives of young children. Jeffrey had discovered, as many people do while working for large corporations, that the people who could really benefit from using a specific product where also the people least-likely to actually know about or get their hands on that product.

In Jeffrey’s case, the key product was called Deltasand, made by a small manufacturer in Sweden. Deltasand is a unique mixture of sand and polymers that made it act and feel like wet beach sand, but is completely dry. He saw how product would be fantasticfor fine-motor skill development and how its play pattern was completely open-ended. Children could perform specific exercises or make whatever they wanted and develop their own problem-solving skills.

In the blink of an eye, Jeffrey saw how Occupational Therapists could use Deltasand with children with special needs.

Having researched the company and discovering their origins in Sweden, Jeffrey believed that a European company would never do business with his proposed start-up company in the US...until 3 months later while waiting for an elevator in New Orleans. Jeffrey shared the elevator with Jonas Model, the inventor of Deltasand and founder of Delta of Sweden. One quick elevator ride, a dinner invite, and a few months later Delta of North America, LLC was born.

The following year, while attending an Occupational Therapy conference in Colorado, Jeffrey met David and an instant friendship started. It took some time, but they both realized they could do a better job of servicing their customers and getting their products to those who needed them most by joining companies.

WABA Fun now has offices in Loveland, Colorado and in Halmstad, Sweden. Its products have won over 20 toy industry awards are sold in over 50 countries worldwide.

Waboba Inc.

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Waboba Inc.
3961 Holcomb Bridge Road
Norcross,  GA  30092
USA
Phone: 919-422-8595
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Waboba began in Sweden and has since bounced all across the globe, turning human beings (and sometimes dogs) into Waboba addicts - also known as Wabobians.

Since 2005, we have been dedicated to developing fun, innovative products for people to play with and enjoy all over the world. Even though Waboba first began as “The Ball that Bounces on Water” (thanks to our inventor, Jan von Heland), we soon realized millions of Wabobians would go through withdrawal if they didn’t have something fun to play with on land too. So we created the Street, and Flyer to keep the obsession going strong during the colder months.

Today, Waboba is a worldwide brand with different cultures bouncing our balls on every continent. Our goal is to connect people with our simple belief of having fun outside. Because when you’re having fun with others, there are no differences. Nor do you think about all the petty stuff or stress in your life. All becomes a distant memory when you bounce outside with Waboba. So join us and play with the world! [embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OI55Ux565Ig[/embed]

Wedgits

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Wedgits
PO Box 540
El Dorado,  CA  95623
Phone: 877.933.4487
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WEDGiTS are fun and challenging, multi-dimensional building sets

Weskel Games

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Phone: 702.592.8301
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The inventor ventured to find a way to understand the stock market as best as possible and one method that had always proven successful for him in learning was to teach the material or subject he wanted to know more about.

Whisper Phone

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Harebrain, Inc.
3500 48th Avenue
Minneapolis,  MN  55429
Phone: 877.535.4240
Work Fax: 763.535.2064
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We design unique products that help people learn to read, spell, and learn new languages.

Whistlefritz

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Whistlefritz LLC
P.O. Box 363
Glen Echo,  MD  20812
USA
Phone: 866.944.7859
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Founded in 2006, Whistlefritz was started by a mom who wanted to teach her own children Spanish.  Frustrated by the lack of high-quality Spanish immersion programs, she decided to create her own Spanish DVDs and CDs for children … and so Whistlefritz was born.

Our goal is to support parents, grandparents, and teachers – whether native Spanish speakers or not – in teaching Spanish to children.   Our Spanish DVDs and CDs for kids are designed to be accessible to native and non-native Spanish speakers alike.  That’s one reason why we include translation guides with all our programs.

Our goal is to create the most effective Spanish immersion teaching tools for children.   That’s why we love receiving parent and teacher comments!   Please tell us what works for you and what you’d like to see in our future programs.  How can we better support your child’s learning? 

With the help of the wonderfully talented actors, musicians, artists, early childhood professionals and language specialists who have contributed their talents and expertise to our Spanish DVDs and CDs, Whistlefritz continues to expand our collection of Spanish immersion programs.[embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LJjGpU5-Af4[/embed]

Wild Planet

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Wild Planet Toys, Inc.
PO Box 420
San Francisco,  CA  94104
Phone: 800.247.6570
Work Fax: 415.705.8311
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We believe in the power of a child’s imagination. Our toys and products encourage kids to be imaginative, creative and to explore the world around them.

World Discovery Box

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World Discovery Box LLC
15 Halfmoon Ct.
Durango,  CO  81301
Phone: 877.300.1286
Phone: 970.459.4075
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Develop your child's sense of discovery and love for learning. With a Discovery Box, children become eager to explore science and nature. The Discovery Box is a multi-drawer collection box that comes with fossils, insects, geodes, shells and more.

WowWee

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WowWee USA, Inc.
5963 La Place Court, Suite 207
Carlsbad,  CA  92008
Phone: 800.310.3033
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WowWee is a leading designer, developer, marketer & distributor of innovative hi-tech consumer entertainment products.

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X Plus Products, Inc. Alumni

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X Plus Products, Inc.
P.O. Box 693
Gotha,  FL  34734
USA
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X Plus Products, Inc. is a manufacturing company that manufactures and distributes board games. Its two primary products are Commander-In-Chief and Po-Rum-Bo plus related products.

Our company is based on the belief that our customers' needs are of the utmost importance. Our entire team is committed to meeting those needs. As a result, we continually expect a high percentage of our business to come from repeat customers and referrals.

We would welcome the opportunity to earn your trust and deliver you the best service in the industry.

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Young Minds At Play

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Young Minds At Play
PO Box 352
Weston,  MO  64098
Phone: 888.484.8094
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We specialize in wooden toys and Montessori materials designed to stimulate the minds of young children. Exclusively made in the USA. Our products are sculpted from beautiful hardwoods and finished with food-grade oils and waxes.

Your Creative Child

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YourCreativeChild.com
P.O. Box 31
Notre Dame,  IN  46556
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After more than thirty years of guiding and teaching children I continue to be amazed at their wondrously creative spirit. It is my goal to cherish, foster, and allow this spirit to survive and thrive

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Zapf Creation

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Zapf Creation AG is Europe's leading manufacturer of play and functional dolls and accessories.

Zube Tube

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The Ultimate Cosmic Toy Company, Inc.
P.O. Box 26327
Fairview Park,  OH  44126
Phone: 440.895.9175
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The Zube TubeTM is an irresitable toy. Once you pick it up, you can't put it down. Children and adults of all ages are amazed by the wide range of "out of this world" sounds they can create.