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Hover Racer

4M Industrial Development, Ltd. - http://www.4m-ind.com/

$18.00     Buy Now

Age range   8 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   CP   ES   NO   SC   XK  

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Puzzingo Kids Learning Puzzles

77SPARX Studio - http://www.77sparx.com/

$19.99     Buy Now

Age range   1 year + 6 months thru 5 years      

Toy Type   ES   IN   LG   PZ   XK  

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BabyTime

Adora - http://www.adoradolls.com/

$69.99     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AE   DO   FP   XK  

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Craft-tastic Yarn Tree Kit

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

$29.99     Buy Now

Age range   2 years thru 8 years      

Toy Type   AC   CP   XK  

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Playzone-Fit Starter Kit

B4 Adventure - http://b4adventure.com/

$399.99     Buy Now

Age range   2 years thru 8 years      

Toy Type   AE   AP   OT   TY   XA  

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Dinosaur Train Set

Bigjigs Toys - http://www.bigjigstoys.co.uk/

$89.95     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   FP   OT   TY   WT   XA  

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Super Genius - First Words

Blue Orange Games - http://www.blueorangegames.com/

$12.99     Buy Now

Age range   5 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   CG   ES   GE   MA   XG  

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Brackitz

Brackitz - http://www.brackitz.com/

$29.95     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   CO   ES   MA   SC   XB  

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Story Time Dice

Brybelly Holdings - http://www.brybelly.com/

$9.99     Buy Now

Age range   6 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   CP   ES   FP   GE   XG  

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Fairytale Theater

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

$34.99     Buy Now

Age range   4 years thru 8 years      

Toy Type   CO   CP   DO   ES   FP   SR   WT   XB  

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Steam Train Dream Train Puzzle

Chronicle Books - http://www.chroniclebooks.com/

$14.99     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 6 years      

Toy Type   ES   PZ   TY   XT  

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Colorforms

Colorforms - http://www.colorforms.com/

$39.99     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AC   AP   CP   TR   XC  

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Mon Premier Bebe Calin Christmas Tales

Corolle Dolls - http://us.corolle.com/

$42.00     Buy Now

Age range   1 year + 6 months thru 3 years      

Toy Type   DO   FP   TY   XT  

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Crayola Cling Creator

Crayola Cling Creator - http://www.crayola.com/

$24.99     Buy Now

Age range   8 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AC   AP   CP   HM   XC  

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Slimeball Dodgetag

Diggin Active - http://www.digginactive.com/

$24.99     Buy Now

Age range   6 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AE   GE   NO   OP   XA  

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Rock Tumbler - Pro Series

Discover with Dr. Cool - http://www.discoverwithdrcool.com/

$119.99     Buy Now

Age range   6 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   ES   GE   PZ   SC   XE  

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Heartbeat M.D.

Discovery Toys / DT Learning - http://discoverytoys.com/

$40.00     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 10 years      

Toy Type   ES   FP   TY   WT   XE  

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Stacking Owls

Discovery Toys / DT Learning - http://discoverytoys.com/

$25.00     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   CO   ES   TY   WT   XB  

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The Ultimate Habitat

DuneCraft - http://www.dunecraft.com/

$29.99     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   CP   GN   SC   SR   XS  

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Flipstir Puzzle - Level 2

ENLIVENZE - http://www.enlivenze.com/

$24.95     Buy Now

Age range   7 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   ES   PZ   TR   TY   XA  

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Q's Race to the Top

EQtainment - http://eqtainment.com/

$24.99     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 7 years      

Toy Type   AP   ES   GE   SR   XG  

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375 Power 50mm Wide Angle HD Sport Microscope

Eastcolight - http://www.eastcolight.com/

$110.10     Buy Now

Age range   8 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   CR   ES   MM   SC   XE  

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Exploring Nonfiction Cards

Edupress - http://edupress.com/

$12.99     Buy Now

Age range   7 years thru 11 years      

Toy Type   ES   LG   XC  

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Garbage to Glam Upcycling

Fashion Angels - http://www.fashionangels.com/

$16.99     Buy Now

Age range   8 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AC   AD   GN   SR   XS  

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BUtiful Dolls

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

$39.99     Buy Now

Age range   4 months thru 12 years      

Toy Type   DO   TY   XK  

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Folkmanis® Mountain Lion Cub Puppet

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

$43.99     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   PL   PU   TY   XT  

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Maze Racers

FoxMind Toys & Games - http://www.foxmind.com/

$39.95     Buy Now

Age range   8 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   BG   CO   CP   PZ   XG  

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Fun with Circuits - Adventure with darkness and more

Fun with Circuits - http://www.funwithcircuits.com/

$59.99     Buy Now

Age range   5 years thru 10 years      

Toy Type   BK   EL   ES   SC   XE  

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Juxtabo

Funnybone Toys - http://www.funnyboneproducts.com/

$29.99     Buy Now

Age range   8 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   BG   CG   ES   PZ   XG  

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Luv'n Learn Friends

Future of Play - http://www.buildandimagine.com/

$49.99     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 7 years      

Toy Type   EG   ES   MM   PL   XI  

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Forest Friends Paper Bag Craft Kit

Galison/Mudpuppy - http://www.galison.com/

$19.99     Buy Now

Age range   4 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AC   AP   CP   SR   XC  

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mOre

GameWhys - http://gamewhys.com/

$25.00     Buy Now

Age range   10 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   CG   ES   GE   SR   XG  

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Skosh

Goldbrick Games - http://www.goldbrickgames.com/

$29.99     Buy Now

Age range   10 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   BG   GE   XG  

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Grizzly Ghost Bear

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

$9.95     Buy Now

Age range   5 years thru 9 years      

Toy Type   BK   GN   SC   SR   XK  

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Sport Boats

Green Toys, Inc. - http://www.greentoys.com/

$11.99     Buy Now

Age range   2 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AE   BA   GN   SR   TY   XS  

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Just Add Milk

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

$14.50     Buy Now

Age range   5 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AC   CP   ES   SC   XK  

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Qwikflip 2-Sided Glow Easel

Grow'n Up, Ltd. - http://www.grow-n-up.com/

$49.99     Buy Now

Age range   4 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AC   EP   ES   XC  

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Happy Kids Songs

Happy Kids Songs - http://happykidssongs.com/

$4.95     Buy Now

Age range   4 years thru 8 years      

Toy Type   AC   AP   ES   MM   XD  

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Just My Style Personalized Bracelet Maker

Horizon Group USA - http://www.craftprojectideas.com/

$9.97     Buy Now

Age range   6 years thru 9 years      

Toy Type   AC   AP   CP   OT   XC  

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ITSPHUN Geometric Construction Set

ITSPHUN - http://www.itsphun.com/

$29.99     Buy Now

Age range   5 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   CO   CP   ES   MA   XB  

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IdentiToy Interactive Baseplate

IdentiToy - http://www.identitoy.com/

$9.99     Buy Now

Age range   4 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   CE   CP   MM   TY   XB  

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Wooden Race Track

Ikonic Toys - http://www.ikonictoys.nl/en/

$72.33     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 8 years      

Toy Type   CO   TR   TY   WT   XT  

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WEDGNETiX

ImagAbility - http://www.wedgits.com/

$39.99     Buy Now

Age range   5 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   CO   CP   ES   TY   XB  

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Irish Fairy Door

Irish Fairy Door - http://theirishfairydoorcompany.com/us/

$20.00     Buy Now

Age range   2 years thru 10 years      

Toy Type   CP   ES   FP   WT   XI  

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Peanuts Happy Dance Snoopy

Just Play - http://www.justplayproducts.com/

$29.99     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   CE   MM   PL   TY   XD  

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Kidstir

Kidstir - http://www.kidstir.com/

$19.95     Buy Now

Age range   5 years thru 10 years      

Toy Type   AP   CE   ES   SR   XS  

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My First Playhouse

LEGO Systems, Inc. - http://www.lego.com/

$19.99     Buy Now

Age range   1 year + 6 months thru 5 years      

Toy Type   CO   CP   ES   TY   XB  

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Super Copter 30 in 1

Laser Pegs - http://www.laserpegs.com/

$99.99     Buy Now

Age range   5 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AP   CO   CP   ES   XB  

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Light Stax 36 piece Classic Set

Lazy Dog - http://lightstax.com/

$39.99     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   CO   CP   ES   SC   XB  

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Epic

LeapFrog - http://leapfrog.com/

$139.99     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 9 years      

Toy Type   CR   EL   ES   IN   XI  

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Scout's Build & Discover Tool Set

LeapFrog - http://leapfrog.com/

$19.99     Buy Now

Age range   2 years thru 5 years      

Toy Type   CO   ES   MA   TY   XI  

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Reader Bee and The Story Tree

Learning Circle Kids - http://www.readerbee.com/

$1.99     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 6 years      

Toy Type   CP   ES   GE   MM   XI  

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Techno Gears Marble Mania Zoomerang

Learning Journey, Intnl. - http://www.thelearningjourney.com/

$19.99     Buy Now

Age range   6 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   CO   ES   SC   TY   XT  

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GeoPlunge

LearningPlunge - http://www.geoplunge.com/

$17.76     Buy Now

Age range   5 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   CG   ES   GE   XG  

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Compound It All!

Lee & Low Books - http://www.leeandlow.com/

$29.95     Buy Now

Age range   9 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   ES   GE   LG   PZ   XG  

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LightUp Tesla Kit (Bluetooth Edition)

LightUp - http://www.lightup.io/

$99.99     Buy Now

Age range   8 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   CO   CR   EL   IN   XI  

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Luca and Company IVI 3D Play Rugs

Luca and Company - http://https//www.lucaandcompany.com

$150.00     Buy Now

Age range   0 thru 7 years      

Toy Type   CO   CP   DH   ES   XC  

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Mini Lalaloopsy Super Silly Party Musical Cake Playset

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

$39.99     Buy Now

Age range   4 years thru 10 years      

Toy Type   DH   DO   FP   ML   XD  

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Ultimate Lab Kit

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

$54.99     Buy Now

Age range   6 years thru 10 years      

Toy Type   CP   ES   SC   TY   XE  

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Newborn Nursery 19

Madame Alexander Doll Company - http://www.madamealexander.com/

$119.95     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   DO   TY   XT  

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Walking Robot 45Pc Set

Magformers - http://www.magformers.com/

$109.99     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   CO   TY   XT  

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Prime Climb

Math for Love - http://mathforlove.com/

$35.00     Buy Now

Age range   10 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   BG   ES   GE   MA   XE  

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¡Dígame! Spanish Learning Card Game

Mightverse - http://www.mightyverse.com/

$24.99     Buy Now

Age range   8 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AP   BG   ES   SR   XE  

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Pattern Play 3D

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

$34.95     Buy Now

Age range   5 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   CO   CP   MA   PZ   XB  

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Emotiblocks

Miniland Educational - http://www.minilandeducationalusa.com/

$19.98     Buy Now

Age range   2 years thru 6 years      

Toy Type   CO   CP   LG   NO   XG  

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Hey, Diddle, Diddle - Music Together® Singalong Storybook

Music Together - http://www.musictogether.com/

$13.95     Buy Now

Age range   1 year thru 8 years      

Toy Type   AC   AP   BK   ES   XD  

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Mr. Rabbit - Music Together® Singalong Storybook

Music Together - http://www.musictogether.com/

$13.95     Buy Now

Age range   1 year thru 8 years      

Toy Type   AC   BK   ES   ML   SR   XS  

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Two Little Blackbirds - Music Together® Singalong Storybook

Music Together - http://www.musictogether.com/

$13.95     Buy Now

Age range   1 year thru 8 years      

Toy Type   AC   AP   BK   ML   XD  

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WubbleX

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

$7.99     Buy Now

Age range   6 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AE   XA  

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Pumpkinheads Book Series

Nina Charles - http://www.pumpkinheads.com/

$5.99     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 6 years      

Toy Type   BK   ES   SR   XK  

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Kingii Dragon Robot

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

$41.95     Buy Now

Age range   0 thru 7 years      

Toy Type   CO   EG   ES   MM   XE  

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PortaPlay Convertible Activity Center

Oribel - http://loveoribel.com/us/

$149.00     Buy Now

Age range   5 months thru 5 years      

Toy Type   ES  

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Galaxy Combo Junction W/ Glow in the Dark Stars

Pacific Play Tents - http://pacificplaytents.com/

$142.50     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AP   CP   FP   OP   XA  

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Chrono Bomb

Patch Products - http://www.patchproducts.com/

$29.99     Buy Now

Age range   7 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AE   AP   EG   ES   SR   XS  

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Shadow Theater

Pegasus Toy-Kraft - http://www.toy-kraft.com/

$12.98     Buy Now

Age range   4 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AP   ES   FP   PZ   XC  

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Meet the Math Facts

Preschool Prep Company - http://preschoolprepco.com/

$14.95     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 9 years      

Toy Type   BK   ES   MA   MM   XK  

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SleeperHero

Purple Pancakes - http://www.sleeperhero.com/

$49.99     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 7 years      

Toy Type   BK   DO   FP   MM   XK  

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Red Grammer's Circle of Light: Songs for Bucket Fillers

Red Note Records - http://www.redgrammer.com/

$15.00     Buy Now

Age range   5 years thru 8 years      

Toy Type   CT   ML   MM   SR   XD  

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Digging Deep - A Journal For Young People Facing Health Challenges

Resonance House - http://www.diggingdeep.org/

$24.95     Buy Now

Age range   10 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   BK   ES   SR   XS  

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Animal Puppets

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

$11.99     Buy Now

Age range   10 months thru 5 years      

Toy Type   CP   GN   LG   PU   XT  

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Love is a Journey

Sleeveless - http://www.sarahickman.com/

$14.99     Buy Now

Age range   1 months thru 12 years      

Toy Type   CT   ML   MM   SR   XD  

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Newborn, Too

Sleeveless - http://www.sarahickman.com/

$14.99     Buy Now

Age range   1 months thru 12 years      

Toy Type   ML   OT   XD  

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Girls Only Secret Message Lab

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

$24.99     Buy Now

Age range   7 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   BK   CP   ES   SC   SR   XS  

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Snappets: Dinosaurs

Snappets - http://snappets.biz/

$19.99     Buy Now

Age range   5 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AC   ES   OP   TY   XT  

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Joe the Monkey and Friends Learn About Spending Smart

Snigglezoo Entertainment - http://www.themoneymammals.com/

$5.99     Buy Now

Age range   2 years thru 10 years      

Toy Type   BK   CT   ES   SR   XS  

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ForBrain

Sound For Life - http://www.forbrain.com/

$359.00     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   EQ   ES   LG   OT   XE  

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Molkky

Tactic Games - http://www.tactic.net/fp.php?lang=US

$49.99     Buy Now

Age range   6 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AE   GE   OP   WT   XA  

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Nikko VaporizR 2

Toy State - http://toystate.com/

$49.99     Buy Now

Age range   7 years thru 11 years      

Toy Type   AE   CR   OP   TR   XT  

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Tubby Table

Tubby Table Toys - http://www.tubbytabletoys.com/

$39.99     Buy Now

Age range   1 year + 6 months thru 4 years      

Toy Type   AP   BA   CP   EQ   XA  

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Kidizoom Action Cam

VTECH - http://www.vtechkids.com/

$59.99     Buy Now

Age range   4 years thru 9 years      

Toy Type   MM   OP   TR   XI  

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Kidizoom Smartwatch DX

VTECH - http://www.vtechkids.com/

$64.99     Buy Now

Age range   4 years thru 9 years      

Toy Type   CP   EG   ES   OP   XI  

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Write & Learn Creative Center

VTECH - http://www.vtechkids.com/

$24.99     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 6 years      

Toy Type   CE   CP   ES   LG   XD  

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Spanish for Kids: The Ultimate Collection

Whistlefritz - http://www.whistlefritz.com/

$115.00     Buy Now

Age range   1 year thru 7 years      

Toy Type   CT   ES   LG   ML   XD  

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World Village Playset - China

Whole Wide World Toys - http://www.wholewideworldtoys.com/

$59.99     Buy Now

Age range   4 years thru 10 years      

Toy Type   CT   ES   LG   SR   TR   XR  

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Dash

Wonder Workshop - http://www.makewonder.com/

$169.99     Buy Now

Age range   5 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   CR   EL   ES   SC   XI  

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R.E.V. Robotic Enhanced Vehicles

WowWee USA - http://www.wowwee.com/

$99.99     Buy Now

Age range   8 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   CR   EG   GE   MM   XI  

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WRiTE BRAiN PUBLiSHED AUTHOR'S KiT

Write Brain World - http://www.writebrainbooks.com/

$43.99     Buy Now

Age range   5 years thru 14 years      

Toy Type   CP   CR   ES   LG   XC  

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Foundation Chemistry Kit

Yellow Scope - http://yellow-scope.com/

$44.00     Buy Now

Age range   8 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   CP   EQ   ES   SC   XE  

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StikBot

Zing - http://www.zingtoys.com/

$4.99     Buy Now

Age range   4 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   CE   CR   ES   IN   XC  

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Twiddle-Fidget Toy & Shape Maker

Zorbitz - http://zorbitz.net/

$9.99     Buy Now

Age range   6 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AP   CP   PZ   TY   XA  

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Dr. Toy's   10 Best Active Toys   of   2015

#CompanyToy NameProduct CodesAgePriceCust.Svc.www.
1.B4 AdventurePlayzone-Fit Starter KitAE   AP   OT   TY   XA   2y - 8y$399.99303-339-0482b4adventure.com
2.Bigjigs ToysDinosaur Train SetFP   OT   TY   WT   XA   3y - 12y$89.95866-459-7829bigjigstoys.co.uk
3.Diggin ActiveSlimeball DodgetagAE   GE   NO   OP   XA   6y - 12y$24.99888-388-8835digginactive.com
4.ENLIVENZEFlipstir Puzzle - Level 2ES   PZ   TR   TY   XA   7y - 12y$24.95612-293-9749enlivenze.com
5.NSI International, Inc.WubbleXAE   XA   6y - 12y$7.99888-425-9113nsi-intonline.com
6.OribelPortaPlay Convertible Activity CenterES   5m - 5y$149.00800-967-4235loveoribel.com/us
7.Pacific Play TentsGalaxy Combo Junction W/ Glow in the Dark StarsAP   CP   FP   OP   XA   3y - 12y$142.50877-722-0083pacificplaytents.com
8.Tactic GamesMolkkyAE   GE   OP   WT   XA   6y - 12y$49.99216-288-0087tactic.net/fp.php?lang=US
9.Tubby Table ToysTubby TableAP   BA   CP   EQ   XA   1y+6m - 4y$39.99818-274-2525tubbytabletoys.com
10.ZorbitzTwiddle-Fidget Toy & Shape MakerAP   CP   PZ   TY   XA   6y - 12y$9.99866-967-2489zorbitz.net

Dr. Toy's   10 Best Audio/DVD Toys   of   2015

#CompanyToy NameProduct CodesAgePriceCust.Svc.www.
1.Happy Kids SongsHappy Kids SongsAC   AP   ES   MM   XD   4y - 8y$4.95805-969-6041happykidssongs.com
2.Just PlayPeanuts Happy Dance SnoopyCE   MM   PL   TY   XD   3y - 12y$29.99800-317-3245justplayproducts.com
3.MGA EntertainmentMini Lalaloopsy Super Silly Party Musical Cake PlaysetDH   DO   FP   ML   XD   4y - 10y$39.99800-222-4685mgae.com
4.Music TogetherHey, Diddle, Diddle - Music Together® Singalong StorybookAC   AP   BK   ES   XD   1y - 8y$13.95800-728-2692musictogether.com
5.Music TogetherTwo Little Blackbirds - Music Together® Singalong StorybookAC   AP   BK   ML   XD   1y - 8y$13.95800-728-2692musictogether.com
6.Red Note RecordsRed Grammer's Circle of Light: Songs for Bucket FillersCT   ML   MM   SR   XD   5y - 8y$15.00800-824-2980redgrammer.com
7.SleevelessLove is a JourneyCT   ML   MM   SR   XD   1m - 12y$14.99888-606-6874sarahickman.com
8.SleevelessNewborn, TooML   OT   XD   1m - 12y$14.99888-606-6874sarahickman.com
9.VTECHWrite & Learn Creative CenterCE   CP   ES   LG   XD   3y - 6y$24.99847-400-3600vtechkids.com
10.WhistlefritzSpanish for Kids: The Ultimate CollectionCT   ES   LG   ML   XD   1y - 7y$115.00866-944-7859whistlefritz.com

Dr. Toy's   10 Best Building Toys   of   2015

#CompanyToy NameProduct CodesAgePriceCust.Svc.www.
1.BrackitzBrackitzCO   ES   MA   SC   XB   3y - 12y$29.95720-446-5558brackitz.com
2.Build & ImagineFairytale TheaterCO   CP   DO   ES   FP   SR   WT   XB   4y - 8y$34.99415-265-0299buildandimagine.com
3.Discovery Toys / DT LearningStacking OwlsCO   ES   TY   WT   XB   3y - 12y$25.00925-455-0100discoverytoys.com
4.ITSPHUNITSPHUN Geometric Construction SetCO   CP   ES   MA   XB   5y - 12y$29.99650-321-6207itsphun.com
5.IdentiToyIdentiToy Interactive BaseplateCE   CP   MM   TY   XB   4y - 12y$9.99510-298-5050identitoy.com
6.ImagAbilityWEDGNETiXCO   CP   ES   TY   XB   5y - 12y$39.99530-295-8570wedgits.com
7.LEGO Systems, Inc.My First PlayhouseCO   CP   ES   TY   XB   1y+6m - 5y$19.99860-835-4386lego.com
8.Laser PegsSuper Copter 30 in 1AP   CO   CP   ES   XB   5y - 12y$99.99941-371-0909laserpegs.com
9.Lazy DogLight Stax 36 piece Classic SetCO   CP   ES   SC   XB   3y - 12y$39.99201-770-0039lightstax.com
10.MindWarePattern Play 3DCO   CP   MA   PZ   XB   5y - 12y$34.95651-582-0555mindware.com

Dr. Toy's   10 Best Children's Products   of   2015

#CompanyToy NameProduct CodesAgePriceCust.Svc.www.
1.4M Industrial Development, Ltd.Hover RacerCP   ES   NO   SC   XK   8y - 12y$18.00800-356-04744m-ind.com
2.77SPARX StudioPuzzingo Kids Learning PuzzlesES   IN   LG   PZ   XK   1y+6m - 5y$19.99650-969-394877sparx.com
3.AdoraBabyTimeAE   DO   FP   XK   3y - 12y$69.99800-779-5335adoradolls.com
4.Ann Williams GroupCraft-tastic Yarn Tree KitAC   CP   XK   2y - 8y$29.99248-977-5831annwilliamsgroup.com
5.Fibre CraftBUtiful DollsDO   TY   XK   4m - 12y$39.99847-929-5600fibrecraft.com
6.Green Kids Club, Inc.Grizzly Ghost BearBK   GN   SC   SR   XK   5y - 9y$9.95208-881-5184greenkidsclub.com
7.Griddly GamesJust Add MilkAC   CP   ES   SC   XK   5y - 12y$14.50604-249-5020griddlygames.com
8.Nina CharlesPumpkinheads Book SeriesBK   ES   SR   XK   3y - 6y$5.99954-309-3640pumpkinheads.com
9.Preschool Prep CompanyMeet the Math FactsBK   ES   MA   MM   XK   3y - 9y$14.95866-451-5600preschoolprepco.com
10.Purple PancakesSleeperHeroBK   DO   FP   MM   XK   3y - 7y$49.99513-205-1097sleeperhero.com

Dr. Toy's   10 Best Creative Toys   of   2015

#CompanyToy NameProduct CodesAgePriceCust.Svc.www.
1.ColorformsColorformsAC   AP   CP   TR   XC   3y - 12y$39.99212-764-0266colorforms.com
2.Crayola Cling CreatorCrayola Cling CreatorAC   AP   CP   HM   XC   8y - 12y$24.99212-373-6042crayola.com
3.EdupressExploring Nonfiction CardsES   LG   XC   7y - 11y$12.99800-835-7978edupress.com
4.Galison/MudpuppyForest Friends Paper Bag Craft KitAC   AP   CP   SR   XC   4y - 12y$19.99212-354-8840galison.com
5.Grow'n Up, Ltd.Qwikflip 2-Sided Glow EaselAC   EP   ES   XC   4y - 12y$49.99888-468-9898grow-n-up.com
6.Horizon Group USAJust My Style Personalized Bracelet MakerAC   AP   CP   OT   XC   6y - 9y$9.97800-651-0616craftprojectideas.com
7.Luca and CompanyLuca and Company IVI 3D Play RugsCO   CP   DH   ES   XC   0 - 7y$150.00310-623-7370https//lucaandcompany.com
8.Pegasus Toy-KraftShadow TheaterAP   ES   FP   PZ   XC   4y - 12y$12.98888-623-6557toy-kraft.com
9.Write Brain WorldWRiTE BRAiN PUBLiSHED AUTHOR'S KiTCP   CR   ES   LG   XC   5y - 14y$43.99855-922-6657writebrainbooks.com
10.ZingStikBotCE   CR   ES   IN   XC   4y - 12y$4.99877-503-9464zingtoys.com

Dr. Toy's   10 Best Educational Toys   of   2015

#CompanyToy NameProduct CodesAgePriceCust.Svc.www.
1.Discover with Dr. CoolRock Tumbler - Pro SeriesES   GE   PZ   SC   XE   6y - 12y$119.99855-437-2665discoverwithdrcool.com
2.Discovery Toys / DT LearningHeartbeat M.D.ES   FP   TY   WT   XE   3y - 10y$40.00925-455-0100discoverytoys.com
3.Eastcolight375 Power 50mm Wide Angle HD Sport MicroscopeCR   ES   MM   SC   XE   8y - 12y$110.10425-349-3718eastcolight.com
4.Fun with CircuitsFun with Circuits - Adventure with darkness and moreBK   EL   ES   SC   XE   5y - 10y$59.99214-695-2455funwithcircuits.com
5.MGA EntertainmentUltimate Lab KitCP   ES   SC   TY   XE   6y - 10y$54.99800-222-4685mgae.com
6.Math for LovePrime ClimbBG   ES   GE   MA   XE   10y - 12y$35.00206-226-8869mathforlove.com
7.Mightverse¡Dígame! Spanish Learning Card GameAP   BG   ES   SR   XE   8y - 12y$24.99415-331-6975mightyverse.com
8.OWI Inc.Kingii Dragon RobotCO   EG   ES   MM   XE   0 - 7y$41.95310-515-1900owirobot.com
9.Sound For LifeForBrainEQ   ES   LG   OT   XE   3y - 12y$359.00305-423-7185forbrain.com
10.Yellow ScopeFoundation Chemistry KitCP   EQ   ES   SC   XE   8y - 12y$44.00503-880-4485yellow-scope.com

Dr. Toy's   10 Best Games   of   2015

#CompanyToy NameProduct CodesAgePriceCust.Svc.www.
1.Blue Orange GamesSuper Genius - First WordsCG   ES   GE   MA   XG   5y - 12y$12.99415-252-0372blueorangegames.com
2.Brybelly HoldingsStory Time DiceCP   ES   FP   GE   XG   6y - 12y$9.99800-926-7241brybelly.com
3.EQtainmentQ's Race to the TopAP   ES   GE   SR   XG   3y - 7y$24.99310-344-4287eqtainment.com
4.FoxMind Toys & GamesMaze RacersBG   CO   CP   PZ   XG   8y - 12y$39.95514-369-7777foxmind.com
5.Funnybone ToysJuxtaboBG   CG   ES   PZ   XG   8y - 12y$29.99855-386-2663funnyboneproducts.com
6.GameWhysmOreCG   ES   GE   SR   XG   10y - 12y$25.00415-533-6770gamewhys.com
7.Goldbrick GamesSkoshBG   GE   XG   10y - 12y$29.99603-878-3819goldbrickgames.com
8.LearningPlungeGeoPlungeCG   ES   GE   XG   5y - 12y$17.76977-555-9324geoplunge.com
9.Lee & Low BooksCompound It All!ES   GE   LG   PZ   XG   9y - 12y$29.95212-779-4400leeandlow.com
10.Miniland EducationalEmotiblocksCO   CP   LG   NO   XG   2y - 6y$19.98786-369-7875minilandeducationalusa.com

Dr. Toy's   10 Best Socially Responsible Toys   of   2015

#CompanyToy NameProduct CodesAgePriceCust.Svc.www.
1.DuneCraftThe Ultimate HabitatCP   GN   SC   SR   XS   3y - 12y$29.99800-306-4168 x125dunecraft.com
2.Fashion AngelsGarbage to Glam UpcyclingAC   AD   GN   SR   XS   8y - 12y$16.99800-492-3237fashionangels.com
3.Green Toys, Inc.Sport BoatsAE   BA   GN   SR   TY   XS   2y - 12y$11.99415-839-9971greentoys.com
4.KidstirKidstirAP   CE   ES   SR   XS   5y - 10y$19.95914-318-1534kidstir.com
5.Music TogetherMr. Rabbit - Music Together® Singalong StorybookAC   BK   ES   ML   SR   XS   1y - 8y$13.95800-728-2692musictogether.com
6.Patch ProductsChrono BombAE   AP   EG   ES   SR   XS   7y - 12y$29.99800-524-4263patchproducts.com
7.Resonance HouseDigging Deep - A Journal For Young People Facing Health ChallengesBK   ES   SR   XS   10y - 12y$24.95800-488-3202diggingdeep.org
8.SmartLab ToysGirls Only Secret Message LabBK   CP   ES   SC   SR   XS   7y - 12y$24.99866-319-5900smartlabtoys.com
9.Snigglezoo EntertainmentJoe the Monkey and Friends Learn About Spending SmartBK   CT   ES   SR   XS   2y - 10y$5.99323-962-6828themoneymammals.com
10.Whole Wide World ToysWorld Village Playset - ChinaCT   ES   LG   SR   TR   XR   4y - 10y$59.99717-756-5705wholewideworldtoys.com

Dr. Toy's   10 Best Technology Toys   of   2015

#CompanyToy NameProduct CodesAgePriceCust.Svc.www.
1.Future of PlayLuv'n Learn FriendsEG   ES   MM   PL   XI   3y - 7y$49.99310-426-2839buildandimagine.com
2.Irish Fairy DoorIrish Fairy DoorCP   ES   FP   WT   XI   2y - 10y$20.00212-777-2220theirishfairydoorcompany.com/us
3.LeapFrogEpicCR   EL   ES   IN   XI   3y - 9y$139.99510-420-4886leapfrog.com
4.LeapFrogScout's Build & Discover Tool SetCO   ES   MA   TY   XI   2y - 5y$19.99510-420-4886leapfrog.com
5.Learning Circle KidsReader Bee and The Story TreeCP   ES   GE   MM   XI   3y - 6y$1.99650-350-6011readerbee.com
6.LightUpLightUp Tesla Kit (Bluetooth Edition)CO   CR   EL   IN   XI   8y - 12y$99.99804-404-5678lightup.io
7.VTECHKidizoom Action CamMM   OP   TR   XI   4y - 9y$59.99847-400-3600vtechkids.com
8.VTECHKidizoom Smartwatch DXCP   EG   ES   OP   XI   4y - 9y$64.99847-400-3600vtechkids.com
9.Wonder WorkshopDashCR   EL   ES   SC   XI   5y - 12y$169.99844-966-3311makewonder.com
10.WowWee USAR.E.V. Robotic Enhanced VehiclesCR   EG   GE   MM   XI   8y - 12y$99.99858-729-6580wowwee.com

Dr. Toy's   10 Best Toys   of   2015

#CompanyToy NameProduct CodesAgePriceCust.Svc.www.
1.Chronicle BooksSteam Train Dream Train PuzzleES   PZ   TY   XT   3y - 6y$14.99800-759-0190chroniclebooks.com
2.Corolle DollsMon Premier Bebe Calin Christmas TalesDO   FP   TY   XT   1y+6m - 3y$42.00800-214-9711us.corolle.com
3.FolkmanisFolkmanis® Mountain Lion Cub PuppetPL   PU   TY   XT   3y - 12y$43.99800-654-8922folkmanis.com
4.Ikonic ToysWooden Race TrackCO   TR   TY   WT   XT   3y - 8y$72.330031-15-887-1314ikonictoys.nl/en
5.Learning Journey, Intnl.Techno Gears Marble Mania ZoomerangCO   ES   SC   TY   XT   6y - 12y$19.99602-787-1115thelearningjourney.com
6.Madame Alexander Doll CompanyNewborn Nursery 19DO   TY   XT   3y - 12y$119.95212-244-4500madamealexander.com
7.MagformersWalking Robot 45Pc SetCO   TY   XT   3y - 12y$109.99877-817-4574magformers.com
8.RubbabuAnimal PuppetsCP   GN   LG   PU   XT   10m - 5y$11.99855-782-2228rubbabu.com
9.SnappetsSnappets: DinosaursAC   ES   OP   TY   XT   5y - 12y$19.99914-439-3323snappets.biz
10.Toy StateNikko VaporizR 2AE   CR   OP   TR   XT   7y - 11y$49.99781-349-1000toystate.com




Message from Dr Toy

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Some Basic questions are:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Let's Play!




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