November 2010 | Vol. IX - No. 11
Snipe Hunt by EDUCATION OUTDOORS
The Snipe hunt game can be played with two people, two teams or special * single seeker play, and incorporates both indoor/outdoor activity and good old fashion fun. The object of Snipe is Be the first team/person to find the other team/persons snipe and return it to its nest. After the players have hidden their snipe the other player will try to find it. After a period of time, if the Snipes have not been discovered, they will chirp and then their eyes will light up. Each game comes with two snipes, (named Biela and Smartin) and a Snipe nest. The packaging tells the story behind the legendary campfire animals. ( Watch Video) 2/17/2010 (MSRP: $24.99; Age: 6 and Up)
Moncalin Flat Cat by MONCALIN LLC
These squishy, tactile cats feature a pastel color palette and buttery soft fabric. Designed for little hands, they are easy to hold and provide a cushioning and soothing effect. The Flat Cat measures 14" and is machine washable, and has hypoallergenic stuffing. Polyester fiber. Made in USA.
( Watch Video) 8/11/2010 (MSRP: $25.00; Age: All Ages)
Endangered Species Eco-Doodles Tabletop Activity Mat by HEALTH SCIENCE LABS
This mat is designed to entertain children while they learn about the endangered species of the world. The set and its packaging are made from 100-percent eco-friendly materials. Included are an activity placemat, four crayons and a 3-D animal eraser. ( Watch Video) 8/11/2010 (MSRP: $3.99)
Hannah's Kittens by HANNAH'S KITTENS INC.
Daisy, Violet and Sweet Pea are luxurious, weighted plush kittens designed to feel like real kittens. Made of fluffy French faux fur and satiny fabrics, they measure 6"-7" long. A portion of proceeds goes to animal rescue and children's literacy charities. Price shown is for the set of three kittens.
AWARDS: 2009 Family Choice Award, 2009 Publisher's Choice Award ( Watch Video) 7/26/2010 (MSRP: $245.00; Age: 3 and Up)
Mighty World's Complete Base Camp by INTERNATIONAL PLAYTHINGS LLC
This play set includes three explorer figures, an ATV, an adventure truck, a horse, a horse trailer and hitch, a kayak and paddles, a tent, sleeping bags, a campfire and more. The vehicles can even be adjusted and taken apart. “Mighty World is a comprehensive, exciting line of play figures, accessories, and play sets designed to foster children’s imagination and creativity by encouraging them to create, experience and explore their own world of pretend play,” Andrea Harvey, public relations representative for International Playthings, told TDmonthly. This product is a Spring 2007 Dr. Toy Best Product Award winner. Launch date: September 2007. ( Watch Video) 7/19/2007 (MSRP: $85.00; Age: 4 and Up)