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December 2014 | Vol. XIII - No. 12
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TDmonthly Magazine Presents: Award Winning Toys


TDmonthly Magazine is pleased to announce our latest award winners. These top-notch products were evaluated by our team of toy testers (learn more about our evaluation process here), and selected on the basis of their play value, quality and durability, specialty focus, presentation, and more.

Learn more about these award winning toys below.

Manufacturers - interested in submitting a product? Learn how here.




MSRP: $29.95
Specialty: Yes (as of 2014)
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Construction
General Toys
Kits



The Creator Set is the smallest of the three sets sold. Boys and girls can create structures and models with endless possibilities. It contains 50 pieces ((30) wooden planks, (5) blue 90° connectors, (5) orange 90° connectors, (5) yellow 120° connectors and (5) red 120° connectors). This set retails at $29.95.
Awards: 2014 TDmonthly Magazine Top Toy Seal of Approval
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 37055      (added 11/24/2014)
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MSRP: $16.00
Age Range: 8 and up
Specialty: Yes (as of 2014)
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Arts & Crafts
Creative Activities
Collectibles



Follow simple steps to learn basic French Knitting techniques and sew your own chubby owl doll. Contains 1 set of pre-cut coloured felt shapes. 24-pronged French knitting reel, crochet hook, yarn, stuffing, ribbon, glue, plastic needles and detailed instructions. (Makes a 12cm tall chubby owl doll). Made by 4M, distributed by Toysmith in the USA.
Awards: 2014 TDmonthly Magazine Top Toy Seal of Approval
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 37060      (added 11/24/2014)
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MSRP: $16.00
Age Range: 8 and up
Specialty: Yes (as of 2014)
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Arts & Crafts
Creative Activities
Collectibles



Easy-to-do. Learn basic embroider stitches and create beautiful embroidery with outline stencils. Contains 1 set of embroidery hoop, 6 spools of coloured embroidery floss, 3 sheets of embroidery canvas, 2 outline templates, 2 plastic needles, pillow stuffing and detailed instructions. Makes a 14cm X 14cm mini pillow or a mini bag. Made by 4M, distributed by Toysmith in the USA.
Awards: 2014 TDmonthly Magazine Top Toy Seal of Approval
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 37059      (added 11/24/2014)
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MSRP: $14.00
Age Range: 5 and up
Specialty: Yes (as of 2014)
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Windup
Creative Activities
Construction



Build your own dynamic wind-up robots. Wind them up and watch them twirl and move on the table top! Contains Cardboard robot templates, 4 wind-up gears with wheels, 4 plastic holders, double-sided foam tape and detailed instructions. Robot size : 6cm to 9cm tall. Made by 4M, distributed by Toysmith in the USA.
Awards: 2014 TDmonthly Magazine Top Toy Seal of Approval
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 37058      (added 11/24/2014)
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MSRP: $24.00
Specialty: Yes (as of 2014)
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Plush
Gifts
Animal Figures



Tundra Wooly Mammoth is 12 in long, but appears bigger and fluffier in his long plush materials. His pure white tusks add to his allure. SRP $24.
Awards: 2014 TDmonthly Top Toy Debut Award
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 36655      (added 3/31/2014)
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MSRP: $49.99
Age Range: 0 to 3
Specialty: Yes (as of 2014)
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Infant & Toddler
Safety



The Lifenest® Breathable and padded Mesh Crib Bumper was developed by a Medical Doctor in response to the concerns with baby suffocation raised by the research, but also with the aim of preventing injuries that bumper pads protect against. Made of Breathable Hypoallergenic Polyester Mesh material, the Lifenest Bumper simultaneously helps prevent suffocation and injury while at the same time, with its soft padding, promoting baby’s comfort. The Lifenest Crib Bumper collapses to prevent climbing and tucks below the mattress for additional protection. The bumper attaches easily with convenient ties complying with the ASTM standard to prevent entanglement. The Greenguard Gold Certification ensures that a product has met some of the world's most rigorous and comprehensive standards for low emissions of volatile organic compounds into indoor air. The packaging is BPA free and phthalate free. The durable Lifenest Breathable Crib Bumper is machine washable and fast drying. It fits most of the US rectangular cribs.
Awards: 2014 TDmonthly Innovations Award
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 37069      (added 11/28/2014)
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Justina HuddlestonWriter's Bio: Justina Huddleston graduated Magna Cum Laude from Emerson College with a BA in Writing, Literature, and Publishing in 2009. After graduating she was the on-site director of the Boston Children's Museum gift store for a year, selling educational, developmental, and creative activity toys that tied in with the museum's exhibits. Justina also interned at children's book publisher Candlewick Press before moving from Boston to Los Angeles, where she is now Editorial Director of TDmonthly Magazine. Read more articles by this author

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