June 2015 New Specialty Toys — Creative Activities
Learn how motors work. Connect a simple circuit to build this amazing Tractor with a lightweight but sturdy body. Have fun exploring basic mechanics. Easy-to-build! No screws are needed! Contains a set of pre-cut colourful foam boards, a set of plastic cases, gears and wheels, a motor, a screw, stickers and detailed instructions. (Also required two 1.5 V AA batteries but not included. The battery cover needs to be fixed with a cross-head screwdriver.)
Awards: 2015 TDmonthly Top Choice Award
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 37330 (added 6/30/2015)
Create a super-trendy room décor pillow. It’s “sew easy” – just peel, stick and stitch! Whether you’re paying homage to Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) or enjoying the aesthetics of sugar skulls, this sweet pillow is the perfect handmade project for big and little crafters alike. 11" fleece pillow form, felt stickers, embroidery floss, fiber-fluff and sewing essentials all included.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 37328 (added 6/22/2015)
Point yourself in a crafty direction. Marquees are the hottest room accessory and now you can make your own. Personalize it! Just color in, construct and shine on! Shiny foil interior and 2 AA batteries (not included) will light-up your space. Includes markers, instructions and ideas. Finished marquee measures 5” w x 12” h
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 37327 (added 6/22/2015)
IlluStory Junior is the perfect introduction to creative storytelling for younger children. Children write and illustrate their story using the materials provided in the book-making kit and receive a full-color, professionally bound and printed 5.5”x8.5” paperback book. The kit includes 14 book pages, two cover pages, markers, instructions, book redemption form and a prepaid envelope to mail-in completed pages. Additionally, a dedication page and an “About the Author” feature on the back cover help young children transform their first stories into a real book that will be treasured by family members for years to come.
Awards: 2015 TDmonthly Choice Award
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 37323 (added 6/12/2015)
Sound Choice Large Display Rack
From: WESTCO EDUCATIONAL PRODUCTS
Other products from WESTCO EDUCATIONAL PRODUCTS
Our carefully selected Sound Choice brand products are positioned to be retail and customer-friendly. We focus on providing affordable quality musical instruments for the retail setting to encourage the exploration of music in the home or educational environment. Comes with rack and sign.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 37304 (added 5/18/2015)
Water WOW! Animals - ON the GO Travel Activity
From: MELISSA & DOUG
Other products from MELISSA & DOUG
No-mess painting for kids! This exciting paint-with-water coloring book includes four reusable pages and a refillable water pen. Simply use the pen to color in each scene--details and vibrant color appear with every stroke! Then let the page dry to erase the pictures and fill it in again and again. This animal-themed book includes four scenes to color, and a search-and-find activity for each scene. The chunky-sized water pen is easy for kids to hold and stores neatly right in the front cover, so Water WOW books make ideal travel activity books and travel toys for kids!
— Joe Novak, owner of Kazoo Toys of Buckhead in Atlanta, Ga., told TDmonthly in an April 2015 survey that Water Wow from Melissa & Doug is one of their store's best-selling travel toys.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 37302 (added 4/29/2015)
Poolside craft! Whether at the beach or pool, sunglasses are a necessity and trendy accessory. Have fun in the sun by decorating 3 pairs of sunglasses.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 37297 (added 4/20/2015)
This season’s hottest fashion accessory, Flower Crowns, is perfect for every day "bohemian" style, special occasions and even flower girl gifts! For younger girls, wear this special crown as you are transformed into your own magical environment.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 37296 (added 4/20/2015)
Get your tickets and your popcorn ready, the show is about to begin! With the Cinema Box from French toymaker Moulin Roty, children are given the pictures and they supply the story! Armed with a flashlight (batteries included) and five different rotating discs in the themes of Valiant Knight, Cowboy, Pirate, A Thief and Super Hero colorful images are shone on the box cover – which doubles as the screen – and the child tells an amazing story about each adventure. Also included is a movie poster so the child can fill in the date and time of the show and sturdy tickets that can be sold and then reused many many times for many many shows! Best of all Mom, all items fit back in the box and can be tied shut with the attached ribbon. Clean up is a breeze! Look for other items in Les Petits Merveilles such as Nighttime Shadow Puppets, Puppet Theater Curtain, Storybook Flashlights, and Hand Shadows. Imported Exclusively by Magicforest.
· Creative & Imaginative Play
· Part of Les Petits Merveilles Collection by Moulin Roty
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 37288 (added 3/31/2015)
Celebrate all the special memories of your child’s life — and create new ones — while making a personalized, environmentally friendly scrapbook! Eco Crafts Scrapbook includes all the materials you’ll need to design and decorate a colorful, visually inspiring scrapbook. Fill all the pages of this hardcover, spiral notebook with photos, stickers, drawings, wooden buttons, string, colorful ribbons and more. Use cardboard paper frames to highlight photographs and use the letter stickers to call out special moments and names. So much fun for a family to create together! Includes over 300 pieces, zig zag scissors, stickers, paper shapes and frames, printed paper, buttons, craft sticks, glue stick, ribbons, twine cords and easy to follow instructions.
Awards: Creative Child Awards, Eco-Friendly Product of the Year; Dr. Toy's Best Green Toys; NAPPA Sliver Educational Tools for Parents and Children, Arts & Crafts
— Bebe Feimster, manager of Big Smile Toys/Hardware Center in Paoli, Pa., told TDmonthly in a March 2015 survey that the Eco Crafts scrapbook from Alex is one of their best-selling "green" toys.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 37286 (added 3/30/2015)
This play set comes with 1.5 pounds of Sand, a Paver Vehicle with 2 replaceable Rollers (rock crush and smooth designs), and the Backhoe has a repositionable Scooper. Also comes with 4 Street Signs, 2 Traffic Cones, 2 Barrels and a Play Mat.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 37274 (added 3/18/2015)
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