July 2011 | Vol. X - No. 7
Clifford Category Matcher by TWISTERZ TOYS, LLC
With the help of Clifford and his Friends, kids can twist the rings and match everyday items with their proper category. For example, line up the word "winter," and twist the rings to line up earmuffs, warm hat, scarf, gloves and snow boots. Helps develop logical thinking as well as motor skills. ( Watch Video) 1/25/2011 (MSRP: $12.99; Age: 4 to 7)
CitiBlocs Hot Colors by CITIBLOCS LLC
This set of 200 precision-cut pine planks for building features red, yellow, orange, pink and natural color planks. Each plank measures 1" x 4.5" x 0.25", and the color comes from water-based stain that is naturally absorbed by the wood. Fifty- and 100-piece sets are also available. Launch date: February 2010.
Awards: The National Parenting Center's Spring 2010 Seal of Approval; 2010 Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Best Toy Award, Platinum; 2010- Dr. Toy Best Green Products, NAPPA 2010 Honors Award recipient, NAPPA 2010 Best Bang for Buck Award winner.
Watch Toy Fair 2010 Video ( Watch Video) 1/5/2010 (MSRP: $22.99; Age: 3 and Up)
Safariology Life Cycle of a Monarch Butterfly by SAFARI LTD.®
For 2011, Safari Ltd. brings the life cycle of a Monarch butterfly up close for the amazement of children of all ages. From the eggs to the larva to the chrysalis until the emergence of this beautifully patterned adult butterfly, the wondrous process of metamorphosis is clearly shown and presented with these authentically sculpted figures. Hand-painted and phthalate and lead free, this set is packaged on a peggable blister card with educational information. Appropriate for ages 3+. ( Watch Video) 11/24/2010 (Age: 3 and Up)
ArtiSands Flowers Mini Kit by ARTISANDS
ArtiSands Flowers Mini Kit includes nine shakers of sand and eight pre-cut Sandesigns. ( Watch Video) 7/1/2011 (MSRP: $15.95)