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Dr. Toy's   Best Vacation Toys   of   2014

 

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#CompanyToy NameProduct CodesAgePriceCust.Svc.www.
1.BattatOwl About WaterfallsAP   AT   OP   18m - 8y$14.99888-665-5524battatco.com
2.Blue Orange GamesSpot it! SplashCG   OP   PT   TI   7y - 12y$14.99415-252-0372blueorangegames.com
3.EdupressFact or Fiction? GameCG   ES   GE   LA   8y - 12y$12.99800-835-7978edupress.com
4.EdupressThat's Baloney! Family EditionES   GE   LA   SC   8y - 12y$14.99800-835-7978edupress.com
5.Foreign Languages for Kids by KidsĀ®Foreign Languages for Kids by KidsĀ®: Spanish, Volumes 1 and 2CU   DD   ES   LA   3y - 12y$49.99301-299-8000foreignlanguagesforkids.com
6.FoxMindLast Mouse LostBG   ES   GE   MA   5y - 12y$7.95866-369-6463foxmind.com
7.Fun and FunctionDiscovery PuttyAC   AT   CP   ES   4y - 12y$12.99800-231-6329funandfunction.com
8.Fundamental ToysDIY Face Paint Craft Making KitAC   AP   CP   GP   6y - 12y$24.95877-617-1563kissnaturals.com
9.Fundamental ToysDIY Mini Bath Fizzie Craft KitAC   CP   GP   SR   6y - 12y$10.95877-617-1563kissnaturals.com
10.Fundamental ToysDIY Mini Glycerine Soap Craft Making KitAC   AP   CP   GP   6y - 12y$9.95877-617-1563kissnaturals.com
11.Fundamental ToysDIY Mini Lava Lip Gloss Craft KitAC   CP   GP   SC   6y - 12y$11.95877-617-1563kissnaturals.com
12.Galison/MudpuppyAll Around the World Double DrawAC   AP   CP   TI   4y - 12y$9.99212-354-8840galison.com
13.Galison/MudpuppyMosaic Animals Magnetic Build-ItAC   AP   CP   CT   6y - 12y$16.99212-354-8840galison.com
14.GamewrightDodge DiceAC   AP   CP   CT   8y - 12y$10.99800-924-6006gamewright.com
15.GamewrightOver/UnderCP   ES   GE   TY   0 - 0 years$9.99800-924-6006gamewright.com
16.GamewrightQwixxGE   MA   TI   TY   8y - 12y$10.99800-924-6006gamewright.com
17.InRoad ToysPlay TapeAD   AT   CP   TR   3y - 12y$1.99888-311-7165inroadtoys.com
18.Jay@PlaySeatPetsPL   TI   TY   3y - 12y$19.99888-481-0235tummystuffers.com
19.K's Kids - Paka Preschool Products Ltd.Cars in TownAT   CP   ES   TY   6m - 3y$36.99800-387-2587kskids.com
20.K's Kids - Paka Preschool Products Ltd.Listen, Clap & SingES   MU   TY   6m - 3y$29.99800-387-2587kskids.com




Dr. Toy's   10 Best Toys   of   2014

#CompanyToy NameProduct CodesAgePriceCust.Svc.www.
1.Automoblox Co.Mini Emergency 3 packCP   GP   TR   WT   3y - 12y$40.00973-442-9444automoblox.com

Dr. Toy's   10 Best Technology Toys   of   2014

#CompanyToy NameProduct CodesAgePriceCust.Svc.www.
1.ClickN KidsClickN KIDS Family TabletES   MS   3y - 12y$99.00888-853-4032cnkdigital.com

Dr. Toy's   10 Best Socially Responsible Toys   of   2014

#CompanyToy NameProduct CodesAgePriceCust.Svc.www.
1.Creatively CannyNATE The Dragon Stops BullyingBK   CP   ES   SR   8y - 12y$8.95920-220-1266creativelycany.com

Dr. Toy's   10 Best Games   of   2014

#CompanyToy NameProduct CodesAgePriceCust.Svc.www.
1.Art's IdeasJenga GiantAT   CT   OP   WT   10y - 12y$129.99310-424-4527artsideas.biz

Dr. Toy's   10 Best Educational Toys   of   2014

#CompanyToy NameProduct CodesAgePriceCust.Svc.www.
1.4M Industrial Development, Ltd.Crystal Growing Experimental KitCP   ES   HM   SC   10y - 12y$18.00800-356-04744m-ind.com

Dr. Toy's   10 Best Creative Toys   of   2014

#CompanyToy NameProduct CodesAgePriceCust.Svc.www.
1.ALEX BrandsWood Wonders Ultimate SetAC   CP   TY   WT   5y - 12y$25.00201-750-8010alexbrands.com
2.Ann Williams GroupLoopdeloomAC   CP   8y - 12y$29.99248-731-8588annwilliamsgroup.com

Dr. Toy's   10 Best Children's Products   of   2014

#CompanyToy NameProduct CodesAgePriceCust.Svc.www.
1.ALEX BrandsScientific Explorer Color Mysteries KitAC   CP   ES   SC   5y - 14y$25.99201-750-8010alexbrands.com

Dr. Toy's   10 Best Audio/DVD Toys   of   2014

#CompanyToy NameProduct CodesAgePriceCust.Svc.www.
1.Charm School RecordsDaycare Dance Party - CD by Preschool PopstarsDD,   EN   MM,   MU   18m - 12y$12.99434-250-2722preschoolpopstars.com

Dr. Toy's   10 Best Active Toys   of   2014

#CompanyToy NameProduct CodesAgePriceCust.Svc.www.
1.Brand 44 LLCSlackers 50' SlacklineAT   ES   OP   SR   5y - 12y$79.99866-925-8025brand44co.com
2.Brand 44 LLCSlackers Balance BloxAP   AT   OP   TY   3y - 10y$99.99303-339-0482brand44co.com




Message from Dr Toy

The Best Vacation Children's Products are a balanced selection from large, small, new, and established companies across the USA, Canada, and around the world, and will provide children with exciting new learning tools that will help them not only do better in school, but also will provide more constructive activities while traveling or at vacation destinations.

The award winning products include innovative toys, books, crafts, games, puzzles, and many other play products for children of all ages and interests.

Dr. Toy believes "parents need more help to get a head start locating new, quality, diversified products that children will enjoy as they increase learning skills and expand creativity." The products range from hands on- to -tech for "hours of constructive, educational, and stimulating fun."

"Children learn best through play," says Dr. Auerbach, "and these Best Vacation Products encourage children to maximize their potential and make the most of Smart Play while on vacation. By making a renewed focus on summertime as a special time for choosing new products for children, parents help to improve their children's development. This is a perfect time for parents to 'take stock' of the inventory of what their children are playing with, what is not being used, and what they need next in their development."

Using extensive criteria developed over many years, Dr. Toy's Best Vacation Children's Products are carefully chosen from among hundreds reviewed at toy fairs, in catalogs, and through many other sources. The criteria includes: safety, age-appropriateness, design, durability, lasting play value, 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.

These are products suitable for babies to older children, include products from hand-crafted to hi-tech, and range in price on the average from $10 to $100. The winning vacation products are affordable, well designed, and reflect the wide range of children's interests. Complete information about these and other products are included in the full report.

Dr. Toy's report includes company customer service numbers, website addresses, age range, price, and a full description of each product. The award-winning, on-line 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 other Best Products for all reasons and seasons.




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