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Wonster Words - ABC, Phonics, & Spelling

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

$24.95     Buy Now

Age range   2 years thru 7 years      

Toy Type   ES   IN   LG   PZ  

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Mixxie Mopsie

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

$39.99     Buy Now

Age range   4 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AC   CO   CP   DO  

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PINK TULIP + Toothless Keepsake Kit

Banana Peel Press - http://www.bananapeelpress.com/

$34.95     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 9 years      

Toy Type   BK   ES   NO   OT  

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Wheel Brightz

Brightz, Ltd. - http://www.brightz-ltd.com/

$14.99     Buy Now

Age range   8 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AP   CP   OP   TS  

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Crayola Color Wonder Light-Up Stamper

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

$24.99     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AC   AP   CP   HM   RS  

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Crayola Crayon Carver

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

$29.99     Buy Now

Age range   6 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AC   AP   CP   HM  

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Crayola Thread Wrapper

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

$24.99     Buy Now

Age range   8 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AC   AP   CP   HM  

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Moon Light - Remote Controlled Night Light

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

$24.95     Buy Now

Age range   6 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   ES   SC  

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Mosaic Mysteries Heirloom Edition

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

$50.00     Buy Now

Age range   5 years thru 8 years      

Toy Type   ES   PZ   TY   WT  

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My Friend's Puzzle

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

$22.00     Buy Now

Age range   19 months thru 5 years      

Toy Type   ES   PZ   TY   WT  

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Dream Frenz

Dream Frenz - http://www.dreamfrenz.com/

$24.00     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   PL   TY  

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Professional Human Torso Set

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

$40.35     Buy Now

Age range   8 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   ES   SC  

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Pete the Cat On-the-Go Games

Edupress - http://edupress.com/

$12.99     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   CG   GE  

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Pixel Loom

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

$16.99     Buy Now

Age range   8 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AC   AD   CP   HO  

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Folkmanis® Collared Lizard Puppet

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

$33.99     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   PL   PU   TY  

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Folkmanis® Pelican Puppet

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

$33.99     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   FP   PL   PU   TY  

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Folkmanis® Winged Dragon Puppet

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

$29.99     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   FP   PL   PU   TY  

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The Switch Witch and the Magic of Switchcraft

Four Boys Industries - http://www.switchcrafted.com/

$29.99     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   BG   ES   GE  

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Kiss Naturals DIY Bubble Bath

Fundamentals Toys - http://www.kissnaturals.com/

$14.99     Buy Now

Age range   6 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AC   BA   GN   SR  

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Kiss Naturals DIY Perfume Kit

Fundamentals Toys - http://www.kissnaturals.com/

$14.99     Buy Now

Age range   6 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AC   CP   HM   SC  

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Gunapod Wearable Blanket

GUNAMUNA - http://www.gunamuna.com/

$32.00     Buy Now

Age range   0 thru 3 years      

Toy Type   AD   OT   TR  

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Mythical Beasts Magnetic Build-It

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

$16.99     Buy Now

Age range   8 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AC   CP   FP   TR  

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Worry Eaters

Haywire Group - http://www.haywiregroup.com/

$22.99     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   ES   PL   SR   TY  

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Hide and Seek Interactive plush

Hide and Seek - http://www.hideandseektoy.com/

$29.95     Buy Now

Age range   10 months thru 6 years      

Toy Type   EL   GE   PL   TY  

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Candy Cordtz On the Go Tattoo Jewelry

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

$9.97     Buy Now

Age range   6 years thru 9 years      

Toy Type   AC   AP   CP   OT  

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Just My Style Alpha Beads

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

$9.97     Buy Now

Age range   6 years thru 9 years      

Toy Type   AC   AP   CP   OT  

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Made by Me: Paint Your Own Glitter Plaster Horses

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

$12.97     Buy Now

Age range   6 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AC   AD   CP   FP  

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Thomas & Friends Track PlayTape

InRoad Toys - http://discoverytoys.net/

$9.99     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   CO   FP   TS  

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Doc McStuffins Take Care of Me Lambie

Just Play - http://discoverytoys.net/

$49.99     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   CE   MM   PL   TY  

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Imagicard Paw Patrol

LeapFrog - http://leapfrog.com/

$24.99     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 9 years      

Toy Type   CR   EG   ES   GE   MA  

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Number Lovin' Oven

LeapFrog - http://leapfrog.com/

$24.99     Buy Now

Age range   2 years thru 6 years      

Toy Type   DH   ES   MM   PZ  

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Platinum

LeapFrog - http://leapfrog.com/

$129.99     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 9 years      

Toy Type   CR   EL   ES   IN  

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Word Whammer

LeapFrog - http://leapfrog.com/

$19.99     Buy Now

Age range   4 years thru 8 years      

Toy Type   AP   ES   GE   LG  

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Reader Bee and the First Story Marker

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

$0.99     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 6 years      

Toy Type   CP   ES   GE   MM  

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Learn with Me Sort and Learn Apple

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

$24.99     Buy Now

Age range   2 years thru 6 years      

Toy Type   ES   GE   LG   SR  

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Learning Journey International

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

$24.99     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 8 years      

Toy Type   AE   AP   OP   TY  

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Bratz Create-It-Yourself (C.I.Y) Fashion Set With Doll

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

$44.99     Buy Now

Age range   5 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AC   AD   CP   DO  

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Lil' Ocean Explorers™ 3-in-1 Adventure Course™

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

$79.99     Buy Now

Age range   6 months thru 3 years      

Toy Type   AE  

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Project Mc2 McKeyla McAlister and Lava Light Experiment

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

$24.99     Buy Now

Age range   6 years thru 10 years      

Toy Type   CP   DO   ES   SC  

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Stand 'N Dance Starfish

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

$24.99     Buy Now

Age range   9 months thru 3 years      

Toy Type   AP   EQ   MM  

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Madame Alexander's Jazzberry Pink Pixie Doodle

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

$27.95     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AC   CP   DO   TY  

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Madame Alexander's Little Sister Babblebaby

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

$99.00     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   DO   TY  

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Inspire 100Pc Set

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

$99.99     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   CO   TY  

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Unique 44Pc Set

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

$99.99     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   CO   TY  

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Walking Dinosaur 81Pc Set

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

$189.99     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   CO   TY  

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Animal Trivia Challenge

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

$24.95     Buy Now

Age range   7 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   BG   CE   ES   MM  

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Make Your Own Doggy Day Camp

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

$29.95     Buy Now

Age range   8 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AE   AP   CP   OP  

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UNBORED Treasure Hunt

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

$29.95     Buy Now

Age range   8 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AP   CE   CP   MM  

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My Happy Pillow

My Happy Pillow - http://myhappypillow.com/

$19.99     Buy Now

Age range   2 years thru 10 years      

Toy Type   ES   FP   LG   PL  

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NightBuddies

Napa Valley Toys USA - http://www.nightbuddies.com/

$19.99     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   CT   PL   SR   TY  

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Jewelry Fold-Square

Paper Punk - http://www.paperpunk.com/

$19.95     Buy Now

Age range   6 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AC   CO   CP   GN  

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OK to Wake!® Alarm Clock & Night-Light

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

$32.99     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 5 years      

Toy Type   AD   CR   EL   MM  

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Build & Connect

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

$59.99     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AE   CO   ES  

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Drop Zone Cargo Release Glider

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

$39.99     Buy Now

Age range   8 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AE   CS   OP   TS  

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Sub Shop

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

$14.99     Buy Now

Age range   6 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   BG   ES   LG   MA  

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Snack & Play 2.0

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

$29.99     Buy Now

Age range   18 months thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AC   AP   EQ   TR  

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Beanie Boos Friends Game

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

$11.99     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   BG   ES   GE   TY  

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PLYT

Talkplaces - http://www.plyt.co.uk/

$30.00     Buy Now

Age range   4 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   BG   ES   GE   MA  

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TAG the Art Game

Tonni-co - http://www.tagtheartgame.com/

$40.00     Buy Now

Age range   7 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   AC   CP   ES   GE  

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Cat Buildin' Crew Roll 'N Go Machines

Toy State - http://toystate.com/

$14.99     Buy Now

Age range   2 years thru 5 years      

Toy Type   AE   OP   TS   TY  

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Road Rippers Dancing Car

Toy State - http://toystate.com/

$19.99     Buy Now

Age range   3 years thru 7 years      

Toy Type   TS   TY  

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Baby Amaze Learn to Talk and Read Baby Doll

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

$29.99     Buy Now

Age range   2 years thru 5 years      

Toy Type   BK   DO   ES   LG  

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Flipsides Sandy's House & Ocean Cruiser

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

$39.99     Buy Now

Age range   4 years thru 9 years      

Toy Type   EG   ES   MM   TY  

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Go! Go! Smart Animals Grow & Learn Farm

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

$39.99     Buy Now

Age range   1 year thru 5 years      

Toy Type   EL   ES   GE   MM  

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Go! Go! Smart Wheel Ultimate RC Speedway

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

$59.99     Buy Now

Age range   1 year thru 5 years      

Toy Type   EG   ES   MM   TY  

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Lil' Critters Roll & Discover Ball

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

$14.99     Buy Now

Age range   6 months thru 2 years      

Toy Type   AE   LG   ML   TY  

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Lil' Critters Soothing Starlight Hippo

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

$24.99     Buy Now

Age range   0 thru 2 years      

Toy Type   CE   ML   MM   PL  

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Sit-to-Stand Alphabet Train

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

$49.99     Buy Now

Age range   1 year thru 3 years      

Toy Type   CR   EL   ES   TR  

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Dot

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

$49.99     Buy Now

Age range   5 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   CR   EL   ES   SC  

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ZIPIT Monstar 3 Ring Pouch

ZIPIT Ltd. - http://www.zipitstore.com/monstar

$9.99     Buy Now

Age range   6 years thru 12 years      

Toy Type   CP   CR   IN   NO  

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ikiki shoes with adjustable squeaker

ikiki - http://www.discoverwithdrcool.com/

$29.95     Buy Now

Age range   8 months thru 5 years      

Toy Type   AE   CS   NO   OP   OT  

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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

The Dr. Toy Best Picks Children's Products Award Program® was developed as a service to consumers who desire to purchase safe, affordable, educationally oriented, stimulating new smart toys and play products for children. The Best Picks Award began in 1992 by Dr. Toy in cooperation with the national publication, Early Childhood News, to recognize outstanding educational play products that deserve consideration and use at home and in school.

"As a childhood development, play, toys and learning specialist I have seen the continuous, essential need for more year-round diverse resources for consumers to identify and choose the most appropriate, safe, and engaging learning and fun products for all children."

We are pleased to report that since the innovative online magazine Dr. Toy's Guide (the first website on toys on the Internet) has been available, "millions of visitors from around the world have easy access to our timely valued information." The website was the first online resource on the World Wide Web to inform about and evaluate toys, games, and children's products.

The report, "Dr. Toy's Best Picks for 2018," is being released to encourage parents and teachers to focus on the value of play as essential to the learning process." I wish to add, "Smart play products selected from many excellent companies across the U.S.A., Canada, and other countries, provide children with exciting new developmentally appropriate tools to help them do better in school, and also provide more constructive activities after school."" I believe, "parents, grandparents and teachers need help to gain a head start locating new, diversified products that children will enjoy while increasing skills, enhancing instruction, and expanding imagination." The products selected are balanced among large and small companies, and range from low to high tech for "hours of active, creative, educational, and stimulating fun."

"Children learn best through play, and these toys, games and products encourage children to maximize their potentials. This is a good time to 'take stock' and do an inventory of what your child is using for play, what is not used, and what is needed next for continued development."

Dr. Toy's Guide offers excellent ideas for choosing new products for use in learning, after school play, and during the holidays ahead. Dr. Toy's Best Picks were carefully chosen as worthy of attention from among hundreds that the Dr. Toy Team has reviewed at toy fairs, in catalogs, and through many other sources, and by using the extensive criteria Dr. Toy has developed over many years. Among the criteria used are: safety, age-appropriateness, design, durability, lasting play value, ecological, cultural and ethnic diversity, good transition from home to school, educational value, learning skills, creativity, improvement in the understanding of the community and the world, good value for price, and, naturally, fun.

For complete information about these smart toys and products read the 2018 full report. Dr. Toy selects products that include toys, active products, audio/visuals-video tapes/CDs/DVDs, creative products, educational products, games, socially responsible products, CD-ROMs, high tech,culturally relevant products, and more.

Winning products are manufactured by established and new, large and small companies from around the world, including: Animoodles, Aurora World, b. dazzle, Banana Panda, Bizybeez, Bobby Susser Music, Candygrams, Cooperative Games, D & L Co., E-Blox, Golden Bell Studios, Green Toys, Griddly Games, Hansa Creations, Heroes Will Rise, Itty Bitty City, Kangaroo Mfg., Kellytoy, Kitki, Laser Pegs, Looney Labs, Maple Landmark, Miao Kids, NSI Int'l, OWI, Piccoli Horses, ReadySetz, Rival 5 Game, Serabeena, Sharingland, SmartFelt Toys, SmartLab Toys, Square Panda, Teknikio, Think Tank Scholar, Tralala Limited, Turing Tumble, Two Tons Media, and Whistlefritz.

These products were selected for additional recognition for their added value:

  • 10 Best Toys:

    Animoodles (Animoodles), Aurora World (Little Pitter Pattern-Pup Rattle & Swaddle), b.dazzle (Cupcakes Scramble Squares® Puzzle), Banana Panda (Match the Baby Puzzles), E-Blox (Circuit Blox 115 Project Set), Green Toys (Tide Pool Bath Set), Kangaroo Mfg. (Pop-Oh_Ver Stove Set), NSI Int'l (Fuzzy Wubble), ReadySetz (Space Base Playset), Sharingland (Cardboard Playhouse Sets).

  • 10 Best Educational Products:

    CooperativeGames.com (Baby Beluga Game), Golden Bell Studios (Keys to Capitals Board Game), Griddly Games (Just Add Sugar), Kellytoy (Squishmallows), Looney Labs (Pyramid Arcade), NSI Int'l (Smithsonian Robo Spider), OWI (Dodeca 12-in-1 Solar Hydraulic Robot), SmartLab Toys (Tiny Science), Square Panda (Square Panda Home Ed.), Whistlefritz (French Collection).

  • 10 Best Gifts:

    Bobby Susser Music (Green Light), D & L Company (Junior Glow Stomp Rocket), Hansa Creations USA (Giraffe Medium), Heroes Will Rise (Rigamajig Junior), Itty Bitty City (Magnetic Wooden Blocks, 30-Pc), Laser Pegs Ventures (Mars Rocket), Maple Landmark (Rainmaker Rattle), SmartFelt Toys (My Little House), Teknikio (Activating Origami), Turing Tumble (Turing Tumble).

The Dr. Toy's Best Picks Award Report includes company customer service number, website URL, age range, price, full description of each product, and more. The award-winning, online magazine, Dr. Toy's Guide, features full color photos of each product, links to companies to learn more, interviews with and articles by Dr. Toy, plus hundreds of currently available products including: 100 Best, Best Classic, Best Vacation, and Best Green products. Over 6,000 outstanding products have been selected, evaluated and bestowed with Dr. Toy's Best Children's Product Awards since 1992. Dr. Toy's Best Picks (and the 10 Best Toys, 10 Best Educational Products, 10 Best Gifts) for 2018 are now available for play and learning at www.drtoy.com.

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For more Information please obtain a copy of the 4th Edition of Dr. Toy's Smart Play/Smart Toys: How to Select and Use the Best Toys and Games (Regent Press), which provides useful tools to parents to enhance their child's P.Q (Play Quotient). The book, published in China, Croatia, Egypt, Germany, Greece, India, Indonesia, Israel, Korea, Russia, Spain, Taiwan, ailand, Turkey, and the USA, will soon be available in other countries. Obtain book at www.amazon.com and at other book/toy stores with access to Ingram.

Interviews regarding recommended Dr. Toy's Best Picks 2018 can be arranged through Greg Walsh, Walsh PR (203-292-6280) greg@walshpr.com




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