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February 2015 | Vol. XIV - No. 2


TDmonthly LIVE Toy Fair Coverage 2015 - Day 1

Info on hot products, new releases, and Toy Fair news

By Justina Huddleston
February 2015

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2/14/2015 12:48 PM PST

Mattel and Google have finally unveiled their new product - the View-Master® Sizzle. The new View-Master is a virtual reality headset that works with a special kid-friendly View-Master app. Just insert an Android-powered smart phone with the app installed into the headset, and kids will get a 360 degree virtual reality experience.


Reels include dinosaurs, cities, and outer space - the set, which includes one reel, is $29.99. Additional packs of four reels will be $14.99.

LEGO isn't just focusing on Star Wars in 2015 - another big license they have for the coming year is Jurassic World.

LEGO Jurassic Park Indominus Rex Breakout NY Toy Fair Teaser: http://t.co/rNgxoLrZ03 via @YouTube

— The Brick Show (@brickshowtv) February 14, 2015

 

2/14/2015 8:31 AM PST

Some new product news - In honor of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, this May LEGO will be debuting their latest licensed set - The LEGO Ultimate Collector Series Star Wars TIE Fighter. The new set has more than 1,685 pieces, and is bigger than previous versions. Check it out at LEGO booth # 1651.

The Madame Alexander Doll Company, LLC
and Crayola have announced a licensing agreement for 2015. They're introducing a line of co-branded dolls that toddlers, preschoolers and young girls can draw and craft on. Check out all of Madame Alexander Doll Company's 2015 offerings at booth # 2451.

2/14/2015 6:59 AM PST

Fox News got a sneak peek at some toys that will be shown at Toy Fair, and to our delight, much of the products they're featuring are specialty!


Hexbug Aquabots, Thames & Kosmos Remote Controlled Machines DLX - and a new Space Explorers model for 2015 , Seagull Splat from Goliath Games and the LightUp Edison Kit were all featured.

2/14/2015 6:45 AM PST

Congratulations to Gravity Maze by ThinkFun, which won Specialty Toy Of The Year at the Toy of the Year Awards!

The other winners were:

TOY OF THE YEAR - ZOOMER DINO™ by Spin Master

PRESCHOOL TOY OF THE YEAR - LEGO® Juniors by LEGO Systems, Inc.

GAME OF THE YEAR - Simon Swipe™ by Hasbro, Inc.

EDUCATIONAL TOY OF THE YEAR - LEGO® Technic by LEGO Systems, Inc.

E-CONNECTED TOY OF THE YEAR - LEGO® FUSION by LEGO Systems, Inc.

INFANT/TODDLER TOY OF THE YEAR - Go! Go! Smart Animals™ Zoo Explorers Playset™ by VTech®

PROPERTY OF THE YEAR - Disney’s Frozen (The Walt Disney Company)

OUTDOOR TOY OF THE YEAR - Nerf Rebelle Dolphina Bow by Hasbro, Inc.

INNOVATIVE TOY OF THE YEAR - MiP™ by WowWee

GIRL TOY OF THE YEAR - Shopkins™ Small Mart Playset by Moose Toys

BOY TOY OF THE YEAR - ZOOMER DINO™ by Spin Master

ACTIVITY TOY OF THE YEAR - Crayola Paint Maker by Crayola

PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD - Crayola Paint Maker by Crayola





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