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November 17, 2017

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October 2015 | Vol. XIV - No. 10


Toys to Talk About: Educational

By TDmonthly Staff
October 2015

These educational toys are worth a second look.

Leapfrog Scoop & Learn Ice Cream Cart by LEAPFROG

The Scoop & Learn Ice Cream Cart lets you create a variety of imaginative and tasty-looking ice cream combinations using four flavors of ice cream, three toppings and three syrup flavors. Use the magic scooper to scoop up the ice cream and toppings to build customer orders and it will recognize the colors and flavors. Then press the pump to add pretend syrup while counting to ten. Build memory and sequencing skills by choosing from six cute animal order cards and following the instructions. Ring the bell to let them know their orderís up! Playful phrases introduce colors, numbers, flavors and more while you explore the cartís features and six activity cards. When youíre ready to move to a new location, place the accessories in the correct places or put them in the two storage drawers and push the cart around to hear upbeat songs and music. 11/7/2017


ABC & 123 (Deluxe) Learning Collection by BRAINY BABY

ABC & 123 (Deluxe) Learning Collection by BRAINY BABYBrainy Baby® has been a leader in preschool video development for more than a decade. Created by educators and parents, this award-winning series uses a time-tested, proven teaching method that follows a lesson plan format. Each video reinforces lessons through engaging, real-life objects and fun sing-alongs to which kids can relate. Brainy Baby® helps children discover a world of learning with quality products that children love and parents trust. A complete line of complimentary DVDs, books and flashcards are available to help your child develop a love of learning for a lifetime.® 2/3/2015 (MSRP: $99.99)


Owls with Glasses and Foxes with Glasses Page Clips by RE-MARKS INC.

Owls with Glasses and Foxes with Glasses Page Clips by RE-MARKS INC.Mark the spot in your current book, hang a note on the fridge, or organize your papers with Re-marks magnetic page clips. Each clip is made of sturdy, UV-coated paper with a vinyl magnet, and can be used as a paper clip, fridge magnet or a staple, making both reading and organization fun!
Page clips are collectible gifts at friendly price, so they're perfect for a register-adjacent impulse buy. 1/23/2015


3D Digital Bookmark by MARK-MY-TIME LLC

The Mark-My-Time™ 3D Digital Bookmark is a convenient, easy to set timer to count down or accumulate reading time.
Motivational - encourages kids to read often and independently while helping them to record time for school or library reading logs.
Portable - Encourage reading anytime and anywhere with a design that can remain in the book and be “on the go” like you are. Time is stored in the bookmark until you delete it.
This bookmark is ideal for timed math fact activities, music practice sessions, homework study sessions and more. Parents and teachers across the country confirm that Mark-My-Time bookmarks are a great way to get kids excited about reading and wanting to read more. Made of durable polyethylene plastic and now available in three cool 3D Royce animal images, a Snow Wolf, Turtle Town and a special “in motion” T-Rex which transforms from reptile to skeleton. These  exciting new bookmarks will be shipping, just in time for the holidays at only $11.95.
Launch date: October 7, 2014 8/28/2014 (MSRP: $11.95; Age: 5 and up)


Becca & Bas - A Trip to the Park by BECCA & BAS THE KNOWLEDGE TRACKERS

Becca & Bas - A Trip to the Park by BECCA & BAS THE KNOWLEDGE TRACKERSThe first book in the Knowledge Trackers series. Becca & Bas, The Knowledge Trackers is dedicated to empowering, equipping and promoting literacy among African American children through an interactive doll and adventure series called "The Knowledge Trackers." 4/28/2014 (MSRP: $5.99)


MOVA Pendants by TurtleTech Design, Inc.

MOVA Pendants by TurtleTech Design, Inc.MOVA Pendants perfectly framing the magic of perpetual motion. Any of the 4.5" MOVA Globe designs can be made into pendants upon request and the pendant base comes in black or clear acrylic. The Silver/Blue Metallic MOVA Pendant has a contemporary and refined look with navy/indigo oceans and silver metallic finishes on the land masses. 8/26/2013


Lie Detector Assembly Kit by ARTEC EDUCATIONAL

By amplifying a marginal amount of current flowing through your body, the meter's needle will move! Make your friends sweat under pressure! Have fun learning about electrical current and resistance. 6/10/2013 (MSRP: $9.99; Age: 8 and up)






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