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#CompanyToy NameProduct CodesAgePriceCust.Svc.www.
1.Adora DollsAdora Baby FairyTY   0 - 12y$15.99800-779-5335adoradolls.com
2.Alex BrandsALEX Toys Knot-a-QuiltAC   AS   CP   HM   8y - 12y$33.99800-666-2539alexbrands.com
3.Amazing Toys Ltd.100+ Circuit ScienceCP   GE   SA   TC   8y - 12y$47.00800-654-6357amazing-toys.com.hk
4.Amazing Toys Ltd.Amazing Eco TenCO   CP   ES   GN   8y - 12y$39.90800-654-6357amazing-toys.com.hk
5.Ann Williams GroupKindness KitAE   CH   CP   6y - 12y$19.99248-977-5831annwilliamsgroup.com
6.Ann Williams GroupRubber Band GameAE   BG   GE   ID   8y - 12y$19.99248-977-5831annwilliamsgroup.com
7.Art's IdeasJenga® GIANT™ Family Hardwood GameAE   ES   GE   OP   6y - 12y$99.95310-424-4527artsideas.biz
8.Ateliers19BizibotsAC   CP   GN   WT   7y - 12y$40.00415-205-4994bizibots.com
9.Baby Jack and CompanyBaby Jack Sensory Learning LoveyES   LA   MA   PL   3y - 5y$27.95866-745-2491babyjackco.com
10.Brain Games PublishingIce CoolBG   CH   GE   UN   6y - 12y$39.95800-444-3552brain-games.com
11.Brybelly Holdings Inc.Story Time Dice: Fairy TalesBO   FP   GE   LA   6y - 12y$9.99800-926-7241brybelly.com
12.Brybelly Holdings Inc.Story Time Dice: Scary TalesBO   FP   GE   LA   6y - 12y$9.99800-926-7241brybelly.com
13.Buffalo Games, Inc.Silly Street the GameBG   GE   4y - 8y$19.99855-895-4290playsillystreet.com
14.Build & Imagine, LLCCareer DollsCP   DA   SA   SR   4y - 8y$14.99415-265-0299buildandimagine.com
15.CelebriDucksGood DuckAE   BA   GN   OP   0 - 12y$11.99415-456-3452celebriducks.com
16.DT Learning ProductsHide Inside CottageTY   9m - 3y$45.00800-341-8697discoverytoys.net
17.DT Learning ProductsSchool House Play TentCH   FP   3y - 10y$100.00800-341-8697discoverytoys.net
18.DT Learning ProductsSensory SightsTY   0 - 2y$25.00800-341-8697discoverytoys.net
19.DuneCraftButterfly Glamour DomeCF   GN   SA   SC   8y - 12y$24.99800-306-4168dunecraft.com
20.EQtainmentQ's Race to the TopAE   CH   CT   GE   3y - 8y$24.99512-537-2192eqtainment.com
21.EQtainmentQ's on the Go PackAE   CP   ES   GE   3y - 8y$12.99512-537-2192eqtainment.com
22.EQtainmentQ-Time BuddyES   ID   PL   TY   0 - 5y$19.99512-537-2192eqtainment.com
23.Epic Creations Inc.Epic!BO   IN   LA   SR   0 - 12y$4.99620-255-4849getepic.com
24.Folkmanis Inc.Folkmanis® Monarch Life Cycle PuppetAE   FP   PU   SC   3y - 12y$39.99800-654-8922folkmanis.com
25.Green Kids Club Inc.Shark and the VolcanoBO   EC   ES   SR   4y - 10y$9.99208-881-5184greenkidsclub.com
26.Green Toys Inc.Rescue Boat & HelicopterBA   EC   GN   TY   2y - 6y$34.99415-839-9971greentoys.com
27.Griddly Games Inc.Just Add SunCF   CP   EC   SA   8y - 12y$25.98604-249-5020griddlygames.com
28.Hide and Seek LLCHide and Seek Interactive PlushBO   ES   GE   MM   1y - 5y$24.95800-921-4976hideandseektoy.com
29.Horizon Group USA, Inc.Creatify@PlayhouseCP   DH   FP   WT   6y - 12y$16.99800-651-0616horizongroupusa.com
30.Horizon Group USA, Inc.It's So Me Braid-tastic!AS   CF   CP   HM   6y - 9y$14.99800-651-0616horizongroupusa.com
31.Horizon Group USA, Inc.Kinetix Hidden Message Code BandsCF   CH   CP   SA   6y - 9y$9.99800-651-0616horizongroupusa.com
32.Horizon Group USA, Inc.Kinetix Neon Light BoardCO   CP   EL   TC   6y - 9y$19.99800-651-0616horizongroupusa.com
33.Horizon Group USA, Inc.ThinkBox Forensic ScienceAE   HO   SA   SC   8y - 12y$14.99800-651-0616horizongroupusa.com
34.Kid O ProductsMyland HouseboatBA   SA   TC   UN   2y - 12y$45.00212-366-5858kidotoys.com
35.Kinderfeets LLCKinderfeets Tiny Tot BambooAE   GN   OP   SR   1y - 2y$100.00415-738-4820kinderfeets.com
36.LEGO Systems Inc.31050 Creator Corner DeliCO   TY   8y - 12y$39.99860-749-2291lego.com
37.Le Toy VanTV292 Doctor's SetOT   UN   3y - 7y$50.00+44 (0) 20 8979 2036letoyvan.com
38.LeapFrog Enterprises Inc.LeapFrog Count Along RegisterCP   ES   MA   SC   2y - 5y$24.99800-701-5327leapfrog.com
39.LeapFrog Enterprises Inc.LeapFrog LeapStartES   GG   LA   SA   2y - 7y$39.99800-701-5327leapfrog.com
40.LeapFrog Enterprises Inc.LeapFrog Learn & Groove Musical MatAE   ES   ID   ML   2y - 5y$29.99800-701-5327leapfrog.com
41.LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc.LeapFrog Melody the Musical TurtleAE   ES   GE   ID   2y - 5y$19.99800-701-5327leapfrog.com
42.Luke's Toy FactoryEcoTruck Fire TruckCO   EC   GN   SR   3y - 6y$22.95888-391-5488lukestoyfactory.com
43.MGA EntertainmentLittle Tikes Light 'n Go 3-in-1 Activity WalkerAE   CE   ML   TS   9m - 3y$39.99800-222-4685mgae.com
44.MGA EntertainmentProject Mc2 H2O RC CarCP   EL   SA   TC   6y - 12y$69.99800-222-4685mgae.com
45.MGA EntertainmentTurtle SandboxAE   OP   1y - 6y$59.99800-222-4685mgae.com
46.Magformers, LLCWOW 16pc SetCO   ES   TY   3y - 12y$49.99877-817-4574magformers.com
47.Manhattan Toy CompanyWinkel™NO   TR   TY   UN   0 - 1y$14.00800-541-1345manhattantoy.com
48.MasterPieces Puzzle Co.Panoramic (NFL, NHL,MLB, NCAA) Stadium PuzzlesCO   EC   PZ   SR   10y - 12y$19.99520-741-1315masterpiecesinc.com
49.Muu Aps - NewmeroThe Joy of NumbersES   GE   SA   SC   3y - 9y$53.00+45 2877 3907newmero.dk
50.My Gnome on the RoamMy Gnome on the Roam Family Adventure KitAE   CR   ES   TR   3y - 12y$59.97844-694-6663mygnomeontheroam.com
51.MySelfie LLC dba BuppaLaPalooBuppaLaPalooCP   ES   PL   SR   2y - 7y$29.95818-876-0386buppabear.com
52.NSI International Inc.3D Coin ArtCP   GG   HO   PZ   8y - 12y$19.99888-425-9113nsi-intonline.com
53.NSI International Inc.Smithsonian Planetarium ProjectorEL   HO   ID   SA   8y - 12y$39.99888-425-9113nsi-intonline.com
54.NSI International Inc.Smithsonian Plasma BallEL   ES   MA   SA   8y - 12y$29.99888-425-9113nsi-intonline.com
55.NSI International Inc.Super WubbleAE   EQ   PT   TY   3y - 12y$19.99888-425-9113nsi-intonline.com
56.Not Parent ApprovedNot Parent ApprovedCG   ID   LA   NO   8y - 12y$24.99310-740-6630notparentapproved.com
57.OWI Inc.Hydraulic Arm EdgeCO   ES   SA   TC   10y - 12y$49.95310-515-6800owirobot.com
58.Office OxygenGyrobiCH   CT   NO   SR   UN   3y - 12y$3.95800-296-2812officeoxygen.com
59.Office OxygenLoopeezCH   CT   NO   SR   UN   3y - 12y$3.95800-296-2812officeoxygen.com
60.Paper Trax ToysPaper Trax Super PackAE   CO   GN   SC   3y - 12y$24.99310-872-0303papertraxtoys.com
61.Piper Inc.Piper Computer KitEG   ES   SA   TC   7y - 12y$299.00415-857-5021playpiper.com
62.Preschool of RockMichael & Rockness MonstersCE   MM   2y - 9y$9.99732-205-1971michaelandtherocknessmonsters.com
63.Quadro der GrossbaukastenQuadro UltimateAP   CO   EQ   OP   1y - 8y$599.99004940 79005080quadroworld.com
64.SAVViBathtub Coloring KitAC   BA   CP   TY   3y - 6y$15.00866-297-2884savvistuff.com
65.SVANSvan S.S. Ahoy Surprise StackerCP   ES   PZ   WT   1y+6m - 5y$44.99855-297-9516svan.com
66.Schleich USA Inc.Riding Center with Rider, Horses and AccessoriesAE   CP   ID   NO   3y - 12y$99.00888-269-0826schleich-s.com
67.Schoenhut Piano Co., Inc.18 Key Mini GrandAE   CP   ML   TY   3y - 12y$79.95888-414-2739toypiano.com
68.SimplyFunArchery DiceBG   ES   GE   7y - 12y$26.00877-557-7767simplyfun.com
69.SmartNoggin, Inc.NogginRings Reaching & Grasping RingsES   TY   0 - 12y$18.99301-895-4608smartnoggintoys.com
70.Square PandaSquare Panda Phonics PlaysetEG   ES   LA   TC   1y+6m - 8y$119.00877-807-2632squarepanda.com
71.Storey Publishing LLCFarmers Market Create-and-Play Activity Book: 100 Stickers + Games, Crafts & Fun!BO   CF   CP   FP   4y - 12y$14.95800-827-7444storey.com
72.Tactic Games USA IncBeanie Boos Domino GameCH   ES   GE   TY   4y - 12y$15.00216-288-0087tactic.net
73.Tactic Games USA Inc.ColorologyBG   CH   ES   TY   8y - 12y$19.99216-288-0087tactic.net
74.Tactic Games USA Inc.We DetectivesCH   ES   GE   SR   7y - 12y$19.99216-288-0087tactic.net
75.Teeth Fairies, Inc.Teeth Fairies: A Baby Teeth TraditionBO   ES   FP   PL   4y - 12y$39.99401-524-6027teethfairies.com
76.The Doll KindFair DollCT   DO   FP   SR   3y - 12y$59.00504-214-3003thedollkind.com
77.The MoodstersMoodster Feelings FlashlightBO   ID   OP   TY   1y+6m - 7y$19.99212-584-4311themoodsters.com
78.The MoodstersMoodster MeterBO   ID   OP   TY   1y+6m - 7y$19.99212-584-4311themoodsters.com
79.The MoodstersMoodster MirrorBO   ID   OP   TY   1y+6m - 7y$19.99212-584-4311themoodsters.com
80.The Victoria Chart Co.Let's Eat Together PlacematAP   CE   CP   ES   MM   OT   SR   TY   3y - 12y$12.50victoriachartcompany.com
81.Toy StateNikko RC Barbie™ Convertible R/CAE   CH   TS   TY   3y - 12y$34.99857-300-2057toystate.com
82.Toy StateNikko RC VelociTrax™AE   CH   TS   TY   8y - 12y$39.99857-300-2057toystate.com
83.Toy StateRoad Rippers Dino Hauler™AE   CH   TS   TY   3y - 12y$19.99857-300-2057toystate.com
84.TreePod Hanging Treehouses LLCHanging TreehousesAE   EQ   OP   6y - 12y$325.00303-443-0163mytreepod.com
85.Tucker ToysE-Z Grip BallsAE   TY   2y - 12y$12.99609-438-9800trickshotsports.com
86.Tucker ToysTrick Shot SportsAE   CP   TY   3y - 12y$9.99609-438-9800trickshotsports.com
87.Two of a Kind Ltd.We're All In This TogetherAT   CE   DD   ML   MM   TC   3y - 10y$14.98215-782-8258twoofakind.com
88.USAOPOLYTelestrations® 8 Player: The OriginalBG   GE   1y - 12y$29.95888-876-7659usaopoly.com
89.UnitedHealthcare Children's FoundationDigit'Y DoCH   GE   ID   SR   8y - 12y$24.95855-698-4223uhccf.org
90.VTech Electronics North America LLCBizzy the Mix & Move Bot™CP   LA   ML   TC   2y - 5y$24.99800-521-2010vtechkids.com
91.VTech Electronics North America LLCGo! Go! Smart Friends® Enchanted Princess Palace™AE   DH   DO   FP   1y+6m - 5y$59.99800-521-2010vtechkids.com
92.VTech Electronics North America LLCTouch & Learn Activity Desk™ DeluxeEL   EQ   ES   TC   2y - 5y$54.99800-521-2010vtechkids.com
93.Wild RepublicCreations JewelryAS   NO   SC   SR   3y - 12y$4.00800-800-9678kmtoys.com
94.Wild RepublicWild Republic HuggersCH   NO   PL   TY   3m - 8y$7.99800-800-9678kmtoys.com
95.Wonderhood LLCWonderhood Corner Shops - Creative Building SetCO   CP   ES   SA   5y - 10y$29.99800-205-6129wonderhoodtoys.com
96.Wonderhood LLCWonderhood Grand Hotel-Creative Building SetCO   CP   ES   SA   5y - 10y$59.99800-205-6129wonderhoodtoys.com
97.Xtraordin Air ToysLumi-Niter® Disk KitAE   OP   PT   UN   7y - 12y$17.99312-656-7890flitebynite.com
98.Yvolution USA Inc.NEON Street RollersAE   OP   TS   TY   6y - 12y$29.99855-981-7177yvolution.com
99.littleBits Electronics Inc.littleBits Gizmos & Gadgets Kit, 2nd EditionCO   EL   HO   SA   8y - 12y$199.95917-464-4577littlebits.cc
100.littleBits Electronics Inc.littleBits Rule Your RoomAE   CO   ES   SA   8y - 12y$99.95917-464-4577littlebits.cc




Dr. Toy's   10 Best Active   of   2016

#CompanyToy NameProduct CodesAgePriceCust.Svc.www.
1.Kinderfeets LLCKinderfeets Tiny Tot BambooAE   GN   OP   SR   1y - 2y$100.00415-738-4820kinderfeets.com
2.LeapFrog Enterprises Inc.LeapFrog Learn & Groove Musical MatAE   ES   ID   ML   2y - 5y$29.99800-701-5327leapfrog.com
3.MGA EntertainmentLittle Tikes Light 'n Go 3-in-1 Activity WalkerAE   CE   ML   TS   9m - 3y$39.99800-222-4685mgae.com
4.My Gnome on the RoamMy Gnome on the Roam Family Adventure KitAE   CR   ES   TR   3y - 12y$59.97844-694-6663mygnomeontheroam.com
5.NSI International Inc.Smithsonian Plasma BallEL   ES   MA   SA   8y - 12y$29.99888-425-9113nsi-intonline.com
6.NSI International Inc.Super WubbleAE   EQ   PT   TY   3y - 12y$19.99888-425-9113nsi-intonline.com
7.Schleich USA Inc.Riding Center with Rider, Horses and AccessoriesAE   CP   ID   NO   3y - 12y$99.00888-269-0826schleich-s.com
8.Toy StateNikko RC VelociTrax™AE   CH   TS   TY   8y - 12y$39.99857-300-2057toystate.com
9.TreePod Hanging Treehouses LLCHanging TreehousesAE   EQ   OP   6y - 12y$325.00303-443-0163mytreepod.com
10.VTech Electronics North America LLCGo! Go! Smart Friends® Enchanted Princess Palace™AE   DH   DO   FP   1y+6m - 5y$59.99800-521-2010vtechkids.com

Dr. Toy's   10 Best Building Toys   of   2016

#CompanyToy NameProduct CodesAgePriceCust.Svc.www.
1.Horizon Group USA, Inc.Kinetix Neon Light BoardCO   CP   EL   TC   6y - 9y$19.99800-651-0616horizongroupusa.com
2.LEGO Systems Inc.31050 Creator Corner DeliCO   TY   8y - 12y$39.99860-749-2291lego.com
3.Luke's Toy FactoryEcoTruck Fire TruckCO   EC   GN   SR   3y - 6y$22.95888-391-5488lukestoyfactory.com
4.Magformers, LLCWOW 16pc SetCO   ES   TY   3y - 12y$49.99877-817-4574magformers.com
5.MasterPieces Puzzle Co.Panoramic (NFL, NHL,MLB, NCAA) Stadium PuzzlesCO   EC   PZ   SR   10y - 12y$19.99520-741-1315masterpiecesinc.com
6.Paper Trax ToysPaper Trax Super PackAE   CO   GN   SC   3y - 12y$24.99310-872-0303papertraxtoys.com
7.Quadro der GrossbaukastenQuadro UltimateAP   CO   EQ   OP   1y - 8y$599.99004940 79005080quadroworld.com
8.Wonderhood LLCWonderhood Grand Hotel-Creative Building SetCO   CP   ES   SA   5y - 10y$59.99800-205-6129wonderhoodtoys.com
9.littleBits Electronics Inc.littleBits Gizmos & Gadgets Kit, 2nd EditionCO   EL   HO   SA   8y - 12y$199.95917-464-4577littlebits.cc
10.littleBits Electronics Inc.littleBits Rule Your RoomAE   CO   ES   SA   8y - 12y$99.95917-464-4577littlebits.cc

Dr. Toy's   10 Best Children's Products   of   2016

#CompanyToy NameProduct CodesAgePriceCust.Svc.www.
1.Amazing Toys Ltd.100+ Circuit ScienceCP   GE   SA   TC   8y - 12y$47.00800-654-6357amazing-toys.com.hk
2.Amazing Toys Ltd.Amazing Eco TenCO   CP   ES   GN   8y - 12y$39.90800-654-6357amazing-toys.com.hk
3.Ann Williams GroupKindness KitAE   CH   CP   6y - 12y$19.99248-977-5831annwilliamsgroup.com
4.EQtainmentQ's on the Go PackAE   CP   ES   GE   3y - 8y$12.99512-537-2192eqtainment.com
5.Horizon Group USA, Inc.It's So Me Braid-tastic!AS   CF   CP   HM   6y - 9y$14.99800-651-0616horizongroupusa.com
6.Horizon Group USA, Inc.Kinetix Hidden Message Code BandsCF   CH   CP   SA   6y - 9y$9.99800-651-0616horizongroupusa.com
7.MGA EntertainmentTurtle SandboxAE   OP   1y - 6y$59.99800-222-4685mgae.com
8.NSI International Inc.3D Coin ArtCP   GG   HO   PZ   8y - 12y$19.99888-425-9113nsi-intonline.com
9.The Victoria Chart Co.Let's Eat Together PlacematAP   CE   CP   ES   MM   OT   SR   TY   3y - 12y$12.50victoriachartcompany.com
10.Tucker ToysTrick Shot SportsAE   CP   TY   3y - 12y$9.99609-438-9800trickshotsports.com

Dr. Toy's   10 Best Creative Toys   of   2016

#CompanyToy NameProduct CodesAgePriceCust.Svc.www.
1.Alex BrandsALEX Toys Knot-a-QuiltAC   AS   CP   HM   8y - 12y$33.99800-666-2539alexbrands.com
2.Build & Imagine, LLCCareer DollsCP   DA   SA   SR   4y - 8y$14.99415-265-0299buildandimagine.com
3.Horizon Group USA, Inc.Creatify@PlayhouseCP   DH   FP   WT   6y - 12y$16.99800-651-0616horizongroupusa.com
4.MGA EntertainmentProject Mc2 H2O RC CarCP   EL   SA   TC   6y - 12y$69.99800-222-4685mgae.com
5.MySelfie LLC dba BuppaLaPalooBuppaLaPalooCP   ES   PL   SR   2y - 7y$29.95818-876-0386buppabear.com
6.SAVViBathtub Coloring KitAC   BA   CP   TY   3y - 6y$15.00866-297-2884savvistuff.com
7.Storey Publishing LLCFarmers Market Create-and-Play Activity Book: 100 Stickers + Games, Crafts & Fun!BO   CF   CP   FP   4y - 12y$14.95800-827-7444storey.com
8.VTech Electronics North America LLCBizzy the Mix & Move Bot™CP   LA   ML   TC   2y - 5y$24.99800-521-2010vtechkids.com
9.Wild RepublicWild Republic HuggersCH   NO   PL   TY   3m - 8y$7.99800-800-9678kmtoys.com
10.Wonderhood LLCWonderhood Corner Shops - Creative Building SetCO   CP   ES   SA   5y - 10y$29.99800-205-6129wonderhoodtoys.com

Dr. Toy's   10 Best Educational Toys   of   2016

#CompanyToy NameProduct CodesAgePriceCust.Svc.www.
1.DuneCraftButterfly Glamour DomeCF   GN   SA   SC   8y - 12y$24.99800-306-4168dunecraft.com
2.LeapFrog Enterprises Inc.LeapFrog Count Along RegisterCP   ES   MA   SC   2y - 5y$24.99800-701-5327leapfrog.com
3.LeapFrog Enterprises Inc.LeapFrog LeapStartES   GG   LA   SA   2y - 7y$39.99800-701-5327leapfrog.com
4.Muu Aps - NewmeroThe Joy of NumbersES   GE   SA   SC   3y - 9y$53.00+45 2877 3907newmero.dk
5.NSI International Inc.Smithsonian Planetarium ProjectorEL   HO   ID   SA   8y - 12y$39.99888-425-9113nsi-intonline.com
6.SVANSvan S.S. Ahoy Surprise StackerCP   ES   PZ   WT   1y+6m - 5y$44.99855-297-9516svan.com
7.SmartNoggin, Inc.NogginRings Reaching & Grasping RingsES   TY   0 - 12y$18.99301-895-4608smartnoggintoys.com
8.Square PandaSquare Panda Phonics PlaysetEG   ES   LA   TC   1y+6m - 8y$119.00877-807-2632squarepanda.com
9.Tactic Games USA IncBeanie Boos Domino GameCH   ES   GE   TY   4y - 12y$15.00216-288-0087tactic.net
10.VTech Electronics North America LLCTouch & Learn Activity Desk™ DeluxeEL   EQ   ES   TC   2y - 5y$54.99800-521-2010vtechkids.com

Dr. Toy's   10 Best Games   of   2016

#CompanyToy NameProduct CodesAgePriceCust.Svc.www.
1.Ann Williams GroupRubber Band GameAE   BG   GE   ID   8y - 12y$19.99248-977-5831annwilliamsgroup.com
2.Art's IdeasJenga® GIANT™ Family Hardwood GameAE   ES   GE   OP   6y - 12y$99.95310-424-4527artsideas.biz
3.Brain Games PublishingIce CoolBG   CH   GE   UN   6y - 12y$39.95800-444-3552brain-games.com
4.Brybelly Holdings Inc.Story Time Dice: Fairy TalesBO   FP   GE   LA   6y - 12y$9.99800-926-7241brybelly.com
5.Buffalo Games, Inc.Silly Street the GameBG   GE   4y - 8y$19.99855-895-4290playsillystreet.com
6.EQtainmentQ's Race to the TopAE   CH   CT   GE   3y - 8y$24.99512-537-2192eqtainment.com
7.Griddly Games Inc.Just Add SunCF   CP   EC   SA   8y - 12y$25.98604-249-5020griddlygames.com
8.LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc.LeapFrog Melody the Musical TurtleAE   ES   GE   ID   2y - 5y$19.99800-701-5327leapfrog.com
9.SimplyFunArchery DiceBG   ES   GE   7y - 12y$26.00877-557-7767simplyfun.com
10.Tactic Games USA Inc.We DetectivesCH   ES   GE   SR   7y - 12y$19.99216-288-0087tactic.net

Dr. Toy's   20 Best Gifts   of   2016

#CompanyToy NameProduct CodesAgePriceCust.Svc.www.
1.Adora DollsAdora Baby FairyTY   0 - 12y$15.99800-779-5335adoradolls.com
2.Baby Jack and CompanyBaby Jack Sensory Learning LoveyES   LA   MA   PL   3y - 5y$27.95866-745-2491babyjackco.com
3.Brybelly Holdings Inc.Story Time Dice: Scary TalesBO   FP   GE   LA   6y - 12y$9.99800-926-7241brybelly.com
4.DT Learning ProductsHide Inside CottageTY   9m - 3y$45.00800-341-8697discoverytoys.net
5.DT Learning ProductsSchool House Play TentCH   FP   3y - 10y$100.00800-341-8697discoverytoys.net
6.EQtainmentQ-Time BuddyES   ID   PL   TY   0 - 5y$19.99512-537-2192eqtainment.com
7.Hide and Seek LLCHide and Seek Interactive PlushBO   ES   GE   MM   1y - 5y$24.95800-921-4976hideandseektoy.com
8.Horizon Group USA, Inc.ThinkBox Forensic ScienceAE   HO   SA   SC   8y - 12y$14.99800-651-0616horizongroupusa.com
9.Kid O ProductsMyland HouseboatBA   SA   TC   UN   2y - 12y$45.00212-366-5858kidotoys.com
10.Not Parent ApprovedNot Parent ApprovedCG   ID   LA   NO   8y - 12y$24.99310-740-6630notparentapproved.com
11.Office OxygenGyrobiCH   CT   NO   SR   UN   3y - 12y$3.95800-296-2812officeoxygen.com
12.Piper Inc.Piper Computer KitEG   ES   SA   TC   7y - 12y$299.00415-857-5021playpiper.com
13.Preschool of RockMichael & Rockness MonstersCE   MM   2y - 9y$9.99732-205-1971michaelandtherocknessmonsters.com
14.Tactic Games USA Inc.ColorologyBG   CH   ES   TY   8y - 12y$19.99216-288-0087tactic.net
15.The MoodstersMoodster MeterBO   ID   OP   TY   1y+6m - 7y$19.99212-584-4311themoodsters.com
16.The MoodstersMoodster MirrorBO   ID   OP   TY   1y+6m - 7y$19.99212-584-4311themoodsters.com
17.Toy StateNikko RC Barbie™ Convertible R/CAE   CH   TS   TY   3y - 12y$34.99857-300-2057toystate.com
18.Two of a Kind Ltd.We're All In This TogetherAT   CE   DD   ML   MM   TC   3y - 10y$14.98215-782-8258twoofakind.com
19.USAOPOLYTelestrations® 8 Player: The OriginalBG   GE   1y - 12y$29.95888-876-7659usaopoly.com
20.Xtraordin Air ToysLumi-Niter® Disk KitAE   OP   PT   UN   7y - 12y$17.99312-656-7890flitebynite.com

Dr. Toy's   10 Best Socially Responsible Toys   of   2016

#CompanyToy NameProduct CodesAgePriceCust.Svc.www.
1.Epic Creations Inc.Epic!BO   IN   LA   SR   0 - 12y$4.99620-255-4849getepic.com
2.Green Kids Club Inc.Shark and the VolcanoBO   EC   ES   SR   4y - 10y$9.99208-881-5184greenkidsclub.com
3.Green Toys Inc.Rescue Boat & HelicopterBA   EC   GN   TY   2y - 6y$34.99415-839-9971greentoys.com
4.Le Toy VanTV292 Doctor's SetOT   UN   3y - 7y$50.00+44 (0) 20 8979 2036letoyvan.com
5.Office OxygenLoopeezCH   CT   NO   SR   UN   3y - 12y$3.95800-296-2812officeoxygen.com
6.Teeth Fairies, Inc.Teeth Fairies: A Baby Teeth TraditionBO   ES   FP   PL   4y - 12y$39.99401-524-6027teethfairies.com
7.The Doll KindFair DollCT   DO   FP   SR   3y - 12y$59.00504-214-3003thedollkind.com
8.The MoodstersMoodster Feelings FlashlightBO   ID   OP   TY   1y+6m - 7y$19.99212-584-4311themoodsters.com
9.UnitedHealthcare Children's FoundationDigit'Y DoCH   GE   ID   SR   8y - 12y$24.95855-698-4223uhccf.org
10.Wild RepublicCreations JewelryAS   NO   SC   SR   3y - 12y$4.00800-800-9678kmtoys.com

Dr. Toy's   10 Best Toys   of   2016

#CompanyToy NameProduct CodesAgePriceCust.Svc.www.
1.Ateliers19BizibotsAC   CP   GN   WT   7y - 12y$40.00415-205-4994bizibots.com
2.CelebriDucksGood DuckAE   BA   GN   OP   0 - 12y$11.99415-456-3452celebriducks.com
3.DT Learning ProductsSensory SightsTY   0 - 2y$25.00800-341-8697discoverytoys.net
4.Folkmanis Inc.Folkmanis® Monarch Life Cycle PuppetAE   FP   PU   SC   3y - 12y$39.99800-654-8922folkmanis.com
5.Manhattan Toy CompanyWinkel™NO   TR   TY   UN   0 - 1y$14.00800-541-1345manhattantoy.com
6.OWI Inc.Hydraulic Arm EdgeCO   ES   SA   TC   10y - 12y$49.95310-515-6800owirobot.com
7.Schoenhut Piano Co., Inc.18 Key Mini GrandAE   CP   ML   TY   3y - 12y$79.95888-414-2739toypiano.com
8.Toy StateRoad Rippers Dino Hauler™AE   CH   TS   TY   3y - 12y$19.99857-300-2057toystate.com
9.Tucker ToysE-Z Grip BallsAE   TY   2y - 12y$12.99609-438-9800trickshotsports.com
10.Yvolution USA Inc.NEON Street RollersAE   OP   TS   TY   6y - 12y$29.99855-981-7177yvolution.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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