November 2010 | Vol. IX - No. 11
Science & Nature Radio-Controlled Tarantula by WILD CREATIONS
This lifelike 10" RC tarantula is fully directional and can even spin on its legs. ( Watch Video) 8/11/2010 (MSRP: $28.99)
GUNDFun's Arnold the Snoring Pig™ by GUND INC.
Kids can go hog-wild with Arnold the Snoring Pig, a cute, quirky companion sure to put a smile on anyone’s face. Arnold’s oversized snout, curly pink tail and sleepy expression make him a cheerful gift for animal lovers of all ages. Press Arnold’s hoof and the 16” snuggly swine comes to life, moving his ears, mouth and body as he happily snores the day away. Arnold includes 3 AA batteries. “Like all GUNDFun characters, Arnold stands apart from other animated plush because of the quality of his design – his movements are impressively fluid, and he is still a soft, huggable companion,” GUND Marketing & Licensing Manager Shallu Chhabra told TDmonthly. Launch date: February 2007.
Past Videos: Puzzle Zoo Video ( Watch Video) 2/27/2007 (MSRP: $36.00; Age: 3 and Up)
Jellyfish by FASCINATIONS
This tranquil kinetic sculpture features "magic" jellyfish that bob and swim through a stylish mini-aquarium. The product includes multi-colored LED lighting, a "magic fish" bag, "magic fish" food, two plastic containers, a spoon, a siphon, a magnifer and instructions. It measures 9.7” x 7.3” x 2.5.”
Where to buy:
NORTH WEST ( Watch Video) 6/16/2010 (Age: 5 and Up)
Ze Super Zeroes - Zonk the Monkey by GEARED FOR IMAGINATION
Ze Super Heroes have super powers ... but they also have flaws that negate those powers. Zonk the Monkey, for instance, is a self-proclaimed "super climber," yet he's also afraid of heights. There are 6 Ze Superheroes so far. You can clean them by surface washing only. Launch date: 2009. ( Watch Video) 1/9/2009 (MSRP: $30.00; Age: 0 and Up)
Flip-n-Stack Monkeys by ZING
Flip-n-Stack Monkeys includes everything you need to create a perfect monkey tower: four super-magnetic monkeys, one launcher, and a target landing pad. Multiple stacking options allows for the monkeys to be stacked in different arrangements. ( Watch Video) 12/1/2009 (MSRP: $16.00; Age: 6 and Up)