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Age Range: 0 to 3
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Construction
Developmental Toys



These Italian designed building blocks can be connected together in different ways to form various shapes and models. The Baby Cross 40 set includes 10 squares of each color (blue, yellow, green, and red).
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 21218      (added 11/5/2008)
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Age Range: 0 to 3
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Construction
Developmental Toys



These Italian designed building blocks can be connected together in different ways to form various shapes and models. The Baby Cross 12 set includes 6 red squares and 6 yellow squares.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 21217      (added 11/5/2008)
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Age Range: 3 and up
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Construction
Preschool



This set comes with two cars and colorful, click-lock track that children can use to build and rebuild their own roads for play.
— Three of 32 retailers predicted in October 2008 that this product will be a hot seller for the holiday season. "Got 12 in yesterday; sold through half," James Burdette, owner of LB Toys in Media, Pa., told TDmonthly.
—    “People keep asking for it,” said Terri Bracken, owner of Earth Explorer Toys in Zionsville, Ind., in November 2008. “We’ve gone through 36 and have 18 left.”
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 21169      (added 10/30/2008)
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Age Range: 2 and up
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Construction
Pretend Play
General Toys



Little Reader Blocks are 3” cubes constructed of sturdy corrugated cardboard. The blocks are imprinted with over 100 preK-2 sight words that combine learning with play. Words are color-coded by type (adjective, noun, verb, etc.) to make sentence forming fun and easy. The set includes 18 pieces: 3 yellow adjective blocks, 3 green noun blocks, 5 blue verb blocks, 5 red pronon blocks, and 2 white preposition blocks. Kids can roll blocks like dice to form sentences, look for familiar letters or words, stack blocks to make sentences, and much more. Guided play activities are included. Adult assembly required.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 21119      (added 10/27/2008)
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Age Range: 2 and up
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Construction
Pretend Play
General Toys



This set consists of 16 large red blocks (12” x 6” x 3”). ImagiBRICKS™ Giant Building Blocks are an enduring classic that offers endless play possibilities because they are versatile and safe. The blocks are printed with non-toxic inks and with their water-resistant coating are strong and durable for years of creative play.
— ImagiBRICKS are a best seller at Kazoo & Company in Denver, Owner Diana Nelson told TDmonthly at the beginning of 2009.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 21118      (added 10/27/2008)
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Age Range: 2 and up
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Construction
Pretend Play
General Toys



This 40pc Basic Set includes 8 large red blocks (12” x 6” x 3”), 6 medium yellow blocks (6” x 6” x 3”), and 24 small blue blocks (6” x 3” x 3). ImagiBRICKS™ Giant Building Blocks are an enduring classic that offers endless play possibilities because they are versatile and safe. The blocks are printed with non-toxic inks and with their water-resistant coating are strong and durable for years of creative play.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 21117      (added 10/27/2008)
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Age Range: 2 and up
SKU or Item #: TBD
Launch Date: March 2009
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Plush
Preschool
Construction



These building blocks have soft connectors so children can easily build with them. They are tactile and great for early spatial learning.
Awards: Parent's Choice Award 2010. Launch date: March 2009. (Product was formerly dist. by PlaSmart)
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 21019      (added 10/27/2008)
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Age Range: 3 to 12
SKU or Item #: SC040
Launch Date: August 2008
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Construction
Educational
Developmental Toys



These blocks, designed in Italy, can be connected in four different ways (vertically, stacked, laterally, perpendicularly and obliquely). "The models that could be made with these building blocks, unlike ... others, are realistic reproductions. For example, the airplane model [looks like] a real airplane; the castle [resembles] a real castle, etc. From the educational point of view, Special Cross develops creativity and imagination in children, as well as precision and patience," Georgiy Saturchenko, president of Bim Bom Trading, Inc., told TDmonthly. Launch date: August 2008.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 21018      (added 10/27/2008)
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Age Range: 1 and up
SKU or Item #: 73070
Launch Date: January 2008
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Wooden Toys
Construction
Infant & Toddler



This set includes 16 hard maple blocks that measure 1.75" and can collectively be used to spell more than 350 words. Each unfinished block features a letter, and its background has a detailed, laser-designed image of an object that begins with that letter — S for snowflake, for example. Launch date: 2008.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 20984      (added 10/21/2008)
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This decorative construction toy consists of nine pieces and is designed to symbolize the smallest unit within a cell. It measures 10 cm cubed.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 20870      (added 10/2/2008)
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Launch Date: October 2008
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Miniatures
Construction
Creative Activities



This miniatures building, showing rubble and a demolished interior, measures 13.25" L x 7" W x 8" H. Launch date: October 13, 2008.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 20837      (added 9/30/2008)
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The goal of this game for one or more players is to pull the bone-shaped blocks out of the lower portion of the tower, stacking the bones as high as possible without the tower falling over.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 20763      (added 9/25/2008)
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SKU or Item #: 7655
Gender: Boys
Category: Action Figures
Construction
Licensed Products



Kids can build an army of Clone Troopers with this set, which includes four figurines plus a blaster turret and speeder bike.
— Dean Smith, Owner of JaZams in Princeton, N.J., told TDmonthly in late Spring 2011 that he sells "at least" 20 of these LEGO sets each month.
— As of 05/13/2011 this product had 4.5 out of 5 stars from 20 reviews on Amazon.com. Pros: Detailed; the speeder vehicle included is fun and seats two clones; good for travel because of their smaller scale. Cons: One reviewer complained there weren't enough figures included in the set.
— "Every time there's a new Star Wars LEGO, it blows right out the door," Joe Berardoni, owner of Pun's Toy Shop in Bryn Mawr, Pa., told TDmonthly in September 2008. He and one other retailer, out of 63 polled, mentioned LEGO when discussing best-selling products.
— “Star Wars Lego has been insane at our store,” said Michelle Smith of Piccolo Mondo Toys in Portland, Ore., at the end of 2008.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 20727      (added 9/24/2008)
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Age Range: 6 and up
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Educational
Science & Nature
Construction



Hyperspace, the final frontier. Think of this as a mental spaceship that will help you project your consciousness straight into the fourth dimension.  The first Hyperdo ever built took over two years to construct. Measuring 14" (35cm) in diameter, this 120-cell model will take a lot less time, but you still won't want to take it apart.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 20665      (added 9/22/2008)
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Age Range: 7 to 14
Launch Date: January 1900
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Construction



This 89-piece set measures 3.5” tall and includes a functional mast and forks that lift a cargo pallet. Please check with LEGO directly to see if this particular item is available for the specialty market.
— “Lego's been a big huge boost,” Ron Banducci of Games Unlimited told TDmonthly in early fall 2008 when discussing hot-selling tween items.
— “The kids like the challenge of building all the pieces,” said Linda Kapnick, owner of Ambassador Toys in San Francisco.
— Twelve percent of 51 retailers said Lego is a best-selling item for tweens.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 20607      (added 9/19/2008)
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Age Range: 9 to 12
Launch Date: January 2008
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Science & Nature
Construction
Educational



With this 63-piece kit, kids can build all five Simple Machines at the same time. Students can construct, examine, and explain simple machines to develop a deeper understanding of how they make work easier. The set contains enough pieces to build a lever, pulley, inclined plane, wheel and axle, and wedge. Children can modify the machines with four included weights (two 5g and two 10g) and eight included rubber bands to explore effort, force, load, motion and distance. The labeled pieces assemble easily and separate to store. An Activity Guide is included. Launch date: January 31, 2008.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 20566      (added 9/19/2008)
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Age Range: 7 and up
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Educational
Robotics
Construction



Developed from the ROBOTIX Parts Catalog exclusively from www.roboticsandthings.com is a replica of the Mars Spirit and Mars Opportunity Rovers. Based upon the actual designs with schematics and diagrams from NASA, an instruction Manual and other collateral materials have been created for this set.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 20513      (added 9/16/2008)
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Age Range: 5 and up
Launch Date: June 2008
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Construction
Creative Activities



With this construction toy, kids can make a Jurassic model. Interchangeable parts in the Tyrannosaurus Kit can be used to create a plesiosaurus or an ammonite. With the Triceratops Kit, one can create a mammoth or an allosaurus head. The pieces in both sets can be combined to form a Pteranodon or Stegosaurus. Launch date: June 1,2008.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 20475      (added 9/12/2008)
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Age Range: 5 and up
Launch Date: June 2008
Gender: Girls
Category: Construction
Creative Activities



This 175-piece kit can be used to snap and click pieces together to create eight different items: bunny, flower, pencil box, picture frame, coasters, eyeglasses, play house set, and ring and bracelet. Launch date: June 21, 2008.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 20474      (added 9/12/2008)
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Age Range: 6 to 12
SKU or Item #: 7620
Category: Play Sets
Construction



Indiana Jones has the treasure map but will first have to make it through the gate if he wants a chance at finding the Holy Grail. The set includes the following: Indiana Jones with accessories (hat, whip and bag), Professor Henry Jones, a guard, a motorbike with a detachable sidecar, and a gate that moves up and down. Please check with company, as not all LEGO sets are available in the specialty market.
— Nine of 66 specialty retailers named LEGO as a best-selling gift for boys in a July 2008 TDmonthly survey.
— "Any new LEGO that comes in is out the door,” said Tina Benoit, operations manager for Kidstown in South Burlington, Vt., which sells about 50 units of LEGO per month.
— LEGOs are a top-10 best seller for Randy Austin of The Gifted Child in Lenox, Mass., she told TDmonthly in summer 2008.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 20386      (added 8/29/2008)
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Age Range: 6 and up
SKU or Item #: 29408U
Launch Date: August 2008
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Construction



MagNext is the revolutionary new magnetic construction system that sets a new standard for innovative and safe magnetic play. Designed in partnership with Intertek, one of the world’s leading independent safety labs, MagNext features no small magnetic parts that can be swallowed, and will make it possible to create bigger, stronger and faster builds. Convenient and sleekly designed, the MagNext Drawer Case is cool and easy to carry around. Kids can take advantage of the ingenious build-off plate and drawer compartments to build to their heart’s delight. Launch date: August 16, 2008.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 20282      (added 8/27/2008)
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Age Range: 3 and up
SKU or Item #: 6911
Launch Date: January 2008
Category: Construction
Preschool
Educational



The WordWorld HOUSE comes with A to Z letter blocks and 2 buildable WordFriends. Kids can build and rebuild the House scene as they learn new words and role-play with the engaging WordFriends. Includes a WordWorld DVD and a bucket for convenient storage.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 20138      (added 8/21/2008)
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Age Range: 3 and up
SKU or Item #: 6910
Launch Date: January 2008
Category: Construction
Preschool
Award Winners



The WordWorld BARN comes with A to Z letter blocks and two buildable WordFriends. Kids can build and rebuild the farm scene as they learn new words and role-play with the engaging WordFriends. The playset includes a WordWorld DVD and a bucket for convenient storage. "WordWorld, a new innovation in the literacy landscape, brings words to life through a patent-pending methodology that embeds words into the objects they represent" said Rona Iny, marketing and outreach manager of WordWorld. "WordWorld toys help kids understand that letters form words and words have real meaning in their lives." This toy won a 2008 Creative Child Magazine Preferred Choice Award. Launch date: 2008.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 20137      (added 8/21/2008)
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Age Range: 10 and up
Launch Date: August 2008
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Construction
Eco-Friendly



The ÜBERARC™ 1200 Empire State Building is part of the architectural series, designed for students, architects, engineers and anyone else who just loves to build. Using full-scale authentic blueprints, builders create a foundation and representation of the Empire State Building. Builders apply for a building permit online that will show the seismic and wind loads for their proposed ÜberArc Empire State Building location. They can even pinpoint the location on a map and create their own unique building name displayed to other ÜberArc builders. This architectural dream set will teach basic building techniques to create load-bearing walls, curves, arches and more. The completed UberArc Empire State Building is more than 4' tall. Launch date: August 2008. This set is a JCPenney exclusive until January 2009.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 20083      (added 8/19/2008)
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Wholesale Price: (Log in to view)
Age Range: 3 and up
Launch Date: February 2009
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Construction
Wooden Toys



When precision wooden shapes and vibrant color meet, expect nothing less than masterwork. Twig features natural wood, carved with care and colored with brilliance. Light plays its way through the windows of Twig - illuminating lines, contours, space and arrangement, opening the mind and imagination to new exercises in visual spatial development. Each Twig set consists of 72 wooden pieces; all are compatible with one another. The interactivity between components means limitless combinations in open-ended play. Launch date: February 2009.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 20009      (added 8/5/2008)
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