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Dr. Toy's   Best Vacation Toys   of   2015


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#CompanyToy NameAgePriceProduct CodesCust.Svc.www.
1.Bachmann Trains / InRoad ToysThomas & Friends Track PlayTape3y - 12y14.99AP   CO   HO   TR
2.Blue Box Toys, Inc.Say 'n Play Remote6m - 3y13.99ES   LG   TR   TY
3.BrainwrightOn the Line10y - 12y11.99AP   CP   ES   PZ
4.FitivitiesFitivities6y - 12y39.99AE   AP   BG   ES
5.GamewrightFlashlights & Fireflies6y - 12y15.99AE   AP   GE   OP
6.GamewrightSuper Tooth6y - 12y10.99CG   ES   GE   SC
7.Green Kids Club, Inc.Green Kids Club Camping Set4y - 9y39.50EQ   ES   OP   SR
8.Griddly Games, Inc.Just Add Milk5y - 12y14.50AC   ES   HM   SC
9.Horizon Group USAThink Box: Roving Robot8y - 12y14.99AC   CO   CP   SC
10.ImagAbility, Inc.WEDGNETiX5y - 12y39.99AP   CO   CP   ES
11.Imagination Supply Co.DIY Car5y - 12y14.99CO   CP   ES   SR
12.Kendama USAKaizen - Padauk - Silk - Mint9y - 12y34.99CP   GE   HO   SR   WT
13.LEGO Systems, Inc.Fire Suitcase0 - 0 years19.99AC   AP   CO   TR
14.LeapFrogLearning Lights Remote6m - 3y12.99AE   ES   LG   MM
15.Lil' WavesBeachpool Kit3y - 6y36,395.00EQ   OP   PT   TS
16.Lulu Jr.IlluStory Junior4y - 12y19.99AC   AP   BK   LG
17.Marbles: The Brain StoreSock Puppet Charades8y - 12y24.99AP   CP   GE   PU
18.Marbles: The Brain StoreTugie5y - 12y29.99AE   ES   GE   SR
19.NSI International, Inc.Tiny Wubble6y - 12y9.99AP   NO   OP   TR
20.b. dazzle, inc.Scramble Squares® Puzzle Mount Rushmore4y - 12y9.95ES   GE   PZ   SR

Dr. Toy's   10 Best Toys   of   2015

#CompanyToy NameAge
Product CodesCust.Svc.www.
1.Chronicle BooksSteam Train Dream Train Puzzle3y - 6y14.99ES   PZ   TY   XT
2.Corolle DollsMon Premier Bebe Calin Christmas Tales1y+6m - 3y42.00DO   FP   TY   XT
3.FolkmanisFolkmanis® Mountain Lion Cub Puppet3y - 12y43.99PL   PU   TY   XT
4.Ikonic ToysWooden Race Track3y - 8y72.33CO   TR   TY   WT   XT
5.Learning Journey, Intnl.Techno Gears Marble Mania Zoomerang6y - 12y19.99CO   ES   SC   TY   XT
6.Madame Alexander Doll CompanyNewborn Nursery 193y - 12y119.95DO   TY   XT
7.MagformersWalking Robot 45Pc Set3y - 12y109.99CO   TY   XT
8.RubbabuAnimal Puppets10m - 5y11.99CP   GN   LG   PU   XT
9.SnappetsSnappets: Dinosaurs5y - 12y19.99AC   ES   OP   TY   XT
10.Toy StateNikko VaporizR 27y - 11y49.99AE   CR   OP   TR   XT

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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