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November 2007 New Toys — Play Sets



Red Carpet Runway by TIME TO PLAY CORPORATION LIMITED
Red Carpet Runway by TIME TO PLAY CORPORATION LIMITED

This 4’ dressing room has graphics on the inside and back door entrance. The front entrance has curtains that open and close, plus a censor. When a child steps through the doorway onto the red carpet, the runway lights up and music begins to play. The crowd begins to applaud as the child continues down the runway. Shock-corded PVC poles make for easy setup and storage, and the polyester cover may be cleaned with a damp cloth. “Our play structures give children the opportunity to open up their imagination with the use of electronics and inside play,” a representative of Time to Play told TDmonthly. (Watch the Red Carpet Runway Video Watch Video) 11/30/2007 (Price: $49.99)

Hot Wheels T-Wrecks Playset by MATTEL INC.
Hot Wheels T-Wrecks Playset by MATTEL INC.

The dinosaur-shaped launcher “eats” and spits cars onto the track. The track set measures approximately 16” x 11” 22-1/2” and comes with an excavation city and sound effects. 11/21/2007 [Add to my Inquiry Basket][?]

Disney – Cars Mountain Challenge Track Set by MATTEL INC.
Disney – Cars Mountain Challenge Track Set by MATTEL INC.

The 3” x 12” x 24” mountain track features a spinning wagon wheel, a bridge, crazy curves and more. The set comes with a Willy’s Butte Deco Lightning McQueen die-cast car. 11/21/2007 [Add to my Inquiry Basket][?]

Rok Jr. Beginning Builder Complete Play Set by ROKENBOK
Rok Jr. Beginning Builder Complete Play Set by ROKENBOK

The playset comes with a front-loading, wireless controlled dump truck, large construction blocks, easy-to-assemble roadways pieces and an automatic motorized conveyor that sorts the red and blue “ROKs”. Launch date: October 1, 2007. 11/21/2007 (Price: $99.99)

The Little Mermaid Princess Seahorse Carriage Play Set by DISNEY
The Little Mermaid Princess Seahorse Carriage Play Set by DISNEY

This playset features seahorse and carriage,3 poseable princess figures, a selection of costumes, shoes and other beauty accessories, Carriage measures 4" H x 3.5" W x 8" L. Princess figures are 4" H.
— Disney Princess toys were ranked high on the list of little girl's wishes for the holidays 2007, according to Reuters. 11/16/2007 (Price: $19.50)

ZipBin® Small Town Playscape® Play, Zip, Go! by NEAT-OH! INTERNATIONAL LLC
ZipBin® Small Town Playscape® Play, Zip, Go! by NEAT-OH! INTERNATIONAL LLC

The playset features a colorful, durable and wipe-clean surface that accommodates cars, trucks, planes, trains and construction equipment. There is even a special “parking lot” where kids lift the lid and can store small cars underneath. The set itself collapses flat for easy storing, stacking and transport. Sturdy, heavy-duty zippers and lid fasteners keep the set’s contents safe during travels. (Watch the ZipBin® Small Town Playscape® Play, Zip, Go! Video Watch Video) 11/5/2007 (Price: $19.99) [Add to my Inquiry Basket][?]

Power Loop Pyramid by DARDA INC USA
Power Loop Pyramid by DARDA INC USA

The two car set comes fully equipped with 2-½ foot pyramid that can support up to five loops. There are 152 pieces in total. 10/19/2007

Jump Stunt Challenge by DARDA INC USA
Jump Stunt Challenge by DARDA INC USA

This track set features a jump ramp, as well as several loops and a tower that a speedy racer can fly through. 10/19/2007

Glow Loop Scorcher by DARDA INC USA
Glow Loop Scorcher by DARDA INC USA

The track- and car-set features a glow-in-the-dark track and a car that can complete 360 degree curls on the curved tracks and loops. (Watch the Glow Loop Scorcher Video Watch Video) 10/19/2007

Carrera Go!!! Mario Kart DS Slot Car Race Set by CARRERA
Carrera Go!!! Mario Kart DS Slot Car Race Set by CARRERA

This 1:43 slot car set gives children the chance to race the Mario “B-Dasher” and the Wario “Brute” cars through straights, curves and flyover as they chase each other. It comes with two cars, a transformer, straights, curves, a narrowing set, two hand controllers, guardrails and spare contact brushes and guide keels, plus a track link of more than 20’ with a footprint of 6.56’ x 3.67’. Launch date: October 15, 2007. 10/17/2007 (Price: $74.99) [Add to my Inquiry Basket][?]

Littlest Pet Shop Display & Play Round n' Round Pet Town by HASBRO INC.
Littlest Pet Shop Display & Play Round n' Round Pet Town by HASBRO INC.

With this three floor town kids can have their favorite pets tour overhead on a twirling gondola, visit a fancy salon, ride around on a scooter, travel up and down the elevator and visit the town cafe. There are additional play sets that can stack and snap together for never-ending fun. 10/11/2007 (Price: $34.99) [Add to my Inquiry Basket][?]

Soccer Attack™ by DIGGIN
Soccer Attack™ by DIGGIN

The goalie can dive back and forth and catch the soccer ball in his Velcro hands. The play set includes a goal, a goalie and two plush mini soccer balls. Launch date: August 2007 (Watch the Soccer Attack™ Video Watch Video) 10/2/2007 (Price: $29.99)

Le Toy Van Lion Heart Castle by HOTALING IMPORTS
Le Toy Van Lion Heart Castle by HOTALING IMPORTS

This large wooden castle features seven towers, a detailed baseboard with a moat, a wind-up drawbridge and portcullis, a knock-out wall, two flags, a ladder and a winch. 9/28/2007 [Add to my Inquiry Basket][?]

ZipBin® Softie™ Train Depot Playset™ Play, Zip, Go! by NEAT-OH! INTERNATIONAL LLC
ZipBin® Softie™ Train Depot Playset™ Play, Zip, Go! by NEAT-OH! INTERNATIONAL LLC

This soft-sided bin is not only decorated according to the theme, but is also shaped to resemble a train depot. It looks like an engine house when it’s carrying toys, but opens up into a train lover’s delight of a playscape. It also includes eight sections of wooden track and three train cars, all of which match other popular wooden trains. “Neat-Oh! products alone offer the patent-pending ability to convert back and forth from toy to storage,” said Gerry Linda, director of marketing for Neat-Oh! International. Launch date: August 2007. This product was previously catalogued under the name ZipBin® Softie™ Train Depot Playset™ Play, Zip, Go! (changed January 2009).
— The shape, artwork and usefulness of this ZipBin® set made it a recipient of a TDmonthly Innovations 2007 award. Not only does it zip-up into a storage space and zip-out into a play mat, but it also includes toys for play so that kids and parents have everything they need right at the time of purchase. (Watch the ZipBin® Softie™ Train Depot Playset™ Play, Zip, Go! Video Watch Video) 9/21/2007 (Price: $19.99) [Add to my Inquiry Basket][?]

Roman Warriors by PLAYMOBIL INC.
Roman Warriors by PLAYMOBIL INC.

This fully armed squad of Roman Centurions is ready for all invaders. The set includes five distinctive warriors armed with spears, sword and shields, a battle flag and even a powerful firing catapult. If this band of brave fighters can't win the battle, then none can.
— "Playmobil Romans — we’re expecting it to be big [for Christmas 2007]. ...We always do well with Playmobil," said Cathy Foland, manager at Imagination Station in Fenton, Mich.
— "It’s supposed to be featured in November on one of the early news shows: ‘Today’ or one of the others," Foland added in anticipation of the popularity of the new line.
— "Playmobil's Roman Warriors bring the past into the future," said Michelle Winfrey, marketing and public relations manager for Playmobil USA. "The new Roman play world [including the arena] allows children to learn about the history of ancient Rome while playing," 9/20/2007 (Price: $12.99) [Add to my Inquiry Basket][?]

Zoomorphs Globalmorphs by RIVER DOLPHIN TOYS
Zoomorphs Globalmorphs by RIVER DOLPHIN TOYS

This set of interchangeable parts features the following eight animals plus extra pieces: black bear, dart frog, Madagascan moth, seal, swine, lobster, kangaroo and Komodo dragon. It comes with a 20-page educational booklet and a large playmat of the world. The pieces can be popped together to create all sorts of poseable animals. Launch date: October 2007.
TDmonthly has been tracking Zoomorphs’ success from the beginning, and sales haven’t wavered yet. Kids have an unquenchable appetite for building new critters or, for the more fastidious, faithfully recreating the real things with these multicolored animal parts. The newest set adds an educational play mat and booklet. Altogether, Zoomorphs have earned a TDmonthly Top Seller 2007 award.

Where to Buy: Kazoo Toys; LB Toys

(Watch the Zoomorphs Globalmorphs Video Watch Video) 9/17/2007 (Price: $35.00) [Add to my Inquiry Basket][?]

NYPD Specialized Units Play Set by DARON WORLDWIDE TRADING
NYPD Specialized Units Play Set by DARON WORLDWIDE TRADING

This 25-piece set includes New York Police Department vehicles with the various special unit insignias of the NYPD on each vehicle. The set also includes a helicopter, police station and landing site, “Police Line Do Not Cross” signs, a traffic signal, cones and more. Launch date: October 2007. 9/17/2007 (Price: $34.99) [Add to my Inquiry Basket][?]

The Good News Magnetic Playset by ALPHABET ALLEY
The Good News Magnetic Playset by ALPHABET ALLEY

Young children can exercise their imaginations using the set’s 17 colorful magnetic pieces. The playset comes with a magnetic board on which kids can arrange and rearrange magnet to tell a story. The playset will keep kids quiet and occupied at church, during car rides and during quiet playtimes. Launch date: October 2007. 9/4/2007 (Price: $11.99) [Add to my Inquiry Basket][?]

A Child is Born Magnetic Playset by ALPHABET ALLEY
A Child is Born Magnetic Playset by ALPHABET ALLEY

The playset contains 17 fun and colorful magnets and a simple magnetic board. Children will be able to easily create stories and keep themselves quiet and occupied for hours. The item is great for church, car rides and quiet playtimes, and makes for a great gift. Launch date: October 2007. 9/4/2007 (Price: $11.99) [Add to my Inquiry Basket][?]

Multicultural Kids Doll Set by TOP SHELF HOLDINGS LLC
Multicultural Kids Doll Set by TOP SHELF HOLDINGS LLC

This four-figure play set is great for stand alone play, or in addition to any other play set. Each figure in the set is a child of a different ethnicity. 9/4/2007 (Price: $14.95)

Medieval Soldier Doll Set by TOP SHELF HOLDINGS LLC
Medieval Soldier Doll Set by TOP SHELF HOLDINGS LLC

This four-soldier set is great for stand alone play, or in addition to the Castle of Legends play set. Each solder comes equipped with either a sword or a bow. 9/4/2007 (Price: $14.95)

Pawparazzi Set - Toby by NOODLE HEAD INC.
Pawparazzi Set - Toby by NOODLE HEAD INC.

This cute and creative kitty is accompanied by a fashionable handbag/pet carrier, a leash, a magazine and a red fish.  For Toby, the red fish is a representation of freedom.
— “The new ones are great,” Katie of Red Wagon Toy Co. in Woodstock, Vt., told TDmonthly in summer 2007 about the best-selling PawParazzi pets in the store. The dog named Indy sells a bit better than the cats, she noted. THIS PRODUCT IS NO LONGER AVAILALBE 8/31/2007 (Price: $16.00) [Add to my Inquiry Basket][?]

Supermag Super Circus by PLASTWOOD CORPORATION
Supermag Super Circus by PLASTWOOD CORPORATION

This magnetic set includes colorful figurines that are ready to put on a show. Launch date: 2007. 8/29/2007

Pirates' Take-Along Island by PLAYMOBIL INC.
Pirates' Take-Along Island by PLAYMOBIL INC.

This three-in-one playset can be used for travel, play and storage. It includes three pirate figurines, a cannon, swords, a canoe, gold treasure, a skeleton and more. The case includes a top handle for easy transport. “Both sets [Take-Along Castle and Island] easily accommodate the toys they come with plus space for lots more,” Michelle Winfrey of Playmobil told TDmonthly. (Watch the Pirates' Take-Along Island Video Watch Video) 8/29/2007 (Price: $29.99) [Add to my Inquiry Basket][?]

Take Along Castle by PLAYMOBIL INC.
Take Along Castle by PLAYMOBIL INC.

This 73-piece set includes a gray "stone" castle measuring 28.75" across, four knights, a horse, weapons, flags and more. It folds into a handy carrying case. This product is a 2007 iParenting Media Award winner. 8/29/2007 (Price: $29.99) [Add to my Inquiry Basket][?]

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