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June 2014 | Vol. XIII - No. 6
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Want to liven up your store shelves? Then check out the nine toys below, handpicked by the TDmonthly staff.



MSRP: $23.00
Specialty: Yes (as of 2014)
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Wooden Toys
Preschool
General Toys



Great fun for children to sort 4 different shapes in the Owl. It also encourages children’s recognition of colors and shapes as well as the development of hand-eye coordination.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 36809      (added 5/29/2014)
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Specialty: Yes (as of 2014)
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Plush
Action Figures
General Toys



Stickman Stew® is a peaceful and gentle soul who helps his friends be the most kind they can be. He spreads respect and love everywhere he goes. Stew loves to sing karaoke and dance.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 36790      (added 5/27/2014)
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MSRP: $47.49
Age Range: 1 and up
Specialty: Yes (as of 2014)
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Pretend Play
Creative Activities
Preschool



Raise the curtain! Put on a true production with the HABA Doorway Theater! This whimsical set can adjust to fit in different sized door frames. The curtain dimensions are 67" tall and 31" wide, but the poles extend a bit further for larger door frames. Easily set it up and you are ready for hours of puppet fun. 4 telescopic rods fit into the edges of the curtain, giving it a neat and taut appearance. Which play will your little ones perform first? The Doorway Theater stimulates children's imagination and creativity! The theater is wonderfully detailed with a cute porthole at the top for a puppet to make a surprise appearance or introduce the next act, a vibrant red curtain that comes with tie backs to unveil the show, and a little pocket window to display the name of the act! Perfect for ages 18 months and up. This item works perfectly with all of the HABA hand puppets! Puppets are sold separately.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 36781      (added 5/14/2014)
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Age Range: 7 and up
Specialty: Yes (as of 2014)
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: General Games
Board Games
General Toys



Rivaling sheep herds go to head to fluffy head in this quick moving strategy game. The goal is to have your sheep occupy the most pastures. On each turn, players split their stack of sheep and move a portion as far is it can go in a straight line to a new pasture. The winner will be watchful of sneaky sheep and successful at fencing out the foe. A different playing board is assembled before every game, so Battle Sheep is full of new challenges every time you play!
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 36775      (added 5/14/2014)
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Specialty: Yes (as of 2014)
Gender: Girls
Category: Dolls
Dolls - Accessories
Gifts



A Girl for All Time® is the award winning series of British collectible dolls, novels and keepsake books that bring the past to life with exquisite fashions, exciting stories and original activities.

Three-time winner Oppenheim Toy Portfolio 'Platinum' award, nominated ‘ Play doll of the Year 2013’ by Dolls Magazine, and winner of Creative Child's Gold Seal, the range now adds The National Parenting Center’s Seal of Approval to its cache of awards.   

A Girl for All Time® is the premier doll range in the UK and one of the most sought after play-doll and collectible brands in Europe. Now available in the USA, the brand is growing steadily in popularity with an ever expanding fan base of collectors young and old on both sides of the pond.

You can view our range here

ToyDirectory Product ID#: 36759      (added 5/6/2014)
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Specialty: Yes (as of 2014)
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Puzzles & Skill
Gifts
General Toys



These little brain teaser puzzles are easy to play, but hard to solve. Each puzzle has nine 4"x 4" pieces with excellent artwork that will keep everyone in the family entertained. Scramble Square puzzles are easy to carry, beautifully produced and perfect for using at home or taking along on travel. Each of the 91 different puzzle packages includes a panel of fascinating facts, trivia questions and hidden answers. Boys especially love the sharks Scramble Squares®, which is also a popular gag gift for lawyers!
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 36767      (added 5/14/2014)
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MSRP: $29.00
Age Range: 8 and up
Specialty: Yes (as of 2014)
SKU or Item #: 689076180481
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Arts & Crafts
Kits
Creative Activities



Bend high-quality copper wire into fun shapes and adorn with beads and marbles to construct two beautiful, sturdy wands. Perfect for blowing giant bubbles and casting magic spells! With simple tips and lots of examples for inspiration, create 2 unique wands and 4 fabulous art pieces to brighten a garden or add whimsy to a potted plant.  Two bonus projects in every kit! Turn the box into a mailbox, birdhouse or special treasure box. The inner tray is perfect for framing your art. Ages 8 and up.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 36764      (added 5/8/2014)
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MSRP: $37.00
Age Range: 12 and up
Specialty: Yes (as of 2014)
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Hobby Goods
Kits
Arts & Crafts



The Sisters of the Thorn are Queen of the Forest’s handmaidens - a sisterhood pledged to sorcery and subtlety. Their counterparts, the Wild Riders are fey and dangerous creatures who serve as the King of the Forest’s personal guard. They are all borne into battle on graceful magical elks, which are as reckless and aggressive as their riders. This multi-part plastic boxed set contains all the components to build five Sisters of the Thorn or Wild Riders.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 36756      (added 5/6/2014)
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Specialty: Yes (as of 2014)
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Musical Toys
Music
Creative Activities



Schoenhut recently added versatility to their product line by introducing a collection of electric toy pianos painted with adorable characters. Rave reviews from visitors at Toy Fair 2014 proved the popularity of these instruments.
 
Whimsical and appealing for children, these unique and fun instruments will provide hours of musical enjoyment. Included in the selection are a Dog, Elephant, Bird, Alligator, Lady Bug, Zebra and Princess. The 25-key piano sits safely and squarely on the floor within easy reach of little hands...a great choice for beginners.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 36745      (added 4/30/2014)
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