January 2016 | Vol. XV - No. 1
Aurora Baby - GiGi Giraffe™ by AURORA WORLD INC.
If you are looking for a great cuddle partner for your little one look no further! These adorable and ultra soft giraffes come in 8 styles in four unique sizes, each having its own interactive component including rattles, crinkles and squeakers. 12/10/2015
Curly the Worm by ADC Yangzhou Hongchang Arts and Crafts Co.,Ltd
This happy stuffed product is designed for baby gift, the sun, the star all are carefully added to pleased baby. 10/30/2015 (MSRP: $3.5; Age: 3 to 5)
FurReal Friends StarLily, My Magical Unicorn by HASBRO INC.
The pet of any girl's dreams is here: the StarLily, My Magical Unicorn toy! StarLily is a beautiful young unicorn who's come from her home in an enchanted forest to become a very best friend. She responds to voice and touch with more than 100 sound and motion combinations! When interacting with her, she moves her head and hoof, makes special sounds, and lights up her horn. 10/26/2015 (MSRP: $119.99; Age: 4 and up)
Twinkle Collection by DOUGLAS CUDDLE TOYS
Twinkle Collection (Twinkle Floppy Fawn, Twinkle Hedgehog, Twinkle Standing Fawn, Twinkle Polar Bear and Twinkle Owl) – Special Glitter fibers knitted in the plush make this lovely collection Magically "Twinkle" 7/29/2015 ()
Fuddlewuddle Fox Cub by JELLYCAT
Looks like someone’s been scrabbling about and making all kinds of mischief! Fuddlewuddle Fox has been on so many adventures, he’s made ruffles all through his soft, gingery fur. Give this feisty fellow lots of scruffles and strokes, and maybe he’ll show you how to dance the foxtrot!
— In a June 2015 survey, two out of 10 retailers told TDmonthly that Jellycat was their best-selling plush brand. 6/30/2015
Whiffer Sniffer Backpack Clips by BEARINGTON COLLECTION
These scented backpack clips are shaped like foods. Pictured: Freddy Frosted: I'm chocolate donut scented!
— Deran Muckjian, owner of Catch a Falling Star in Lexington, Mass., told TDmonthly in a June 2015 survey that Whiffer Sniffers are their store's best-selling plush. 6/30/2015
Qwilly Porcupine by GUND INC.
This cute little 1 piece, palm size porcupine set from Gund will put a smile on your child's face. Each porcupine measures 3" in height with a plastic nose & stitched eyes. Each porcupine has soft velour face & paws with the lighter of the two having a soft velour stomach as well. Both porcupines have salt & pepper colored long hair.
— In a June 2015 survey, two out of 10 retailers told TDmonthly that Qwilly porcupine was their best-selling plush toy. 6/30/2015 (MSRP: $10.00; Age: 1 and up)
Digiplush BirthdayLand "Cupcake" Birthdaykin Plush by KIDS PREFERRED INC.
Product Description: Birthdaykins are the fun friends in BirthdayLand, the place where birthday wishes come true. Some say Cupcake is one of the most delicious Birthdaykin because she's topped with a yummy golden cupcake! She bakes cupcakes for everyone in BirthdayLand with a big heap of love. Like the rest of the Birthdaykins, Cupcake comes with a special code that unlocks premium features in the BirthdayLand app. The app is a free download in iTunes Store, Google Play and Amazon Apps. 5/21/2015 (MSRP: $12.99; Age: 3 to 7)
Madame Chouette Activity Toy by MAGICFOREST LTD
Welcome baby with gifts from the newest range by Moulin Roty: Mademoiselle et Ribambelle. Imagine the forest and all of the fairytale characters who can be found there. Imagine an owl singer, a little opera mouse, a gentleman otter and a rabbit - Monsieur Lapin – who is always late. This happy crowd is gathered around the delightful Mademoiselle at the edge of the wood to enjoy the show! Enter Madame Chouette The Activity Owl. Marvel at all of the surprises that await baby while admiring her pink ensemble with a yellow cotton polka dot tutu lined with tulle. Place this precious owl near baby and wait for her to discover a baby owl squeaker hidden in a tummy pocket, a detachable plastic ring rattle filled with colorful beads, large super soft wings with crinkle paper and a small mirror. Adorable! Look for other items in Mademoiselle et Ribambelle such as musical Owl and Monsieur Otter, squeaker toys, buttery-soft loveys to comfort baby and mousey rattle. Imported Exclusively by Magicforest.
· Hours of fun, learning and companionship to a little one
· Mirror helps with self-awareness
· Ring Rattle for grasping, sound and visual stimulation
· Crinkle paper for teaching cause and effect, sound recognition
· Baby Owl squeaker tucked into Mamma’s front pouch will teach object permanence and help with motor skills
· A variety of soft fabrics offer sensory experience for baby as she explores all sides of Madame Chouette 3/31/2015 (MSRP: $70.00; Age: 0 and up)
Brobo by HOG WILD
No shadows and no fear because Brobo is here! Hog Wild’s new night light buddy, Brobo, is a child’s perfect daytime friend and sleeptime solution. Featuring both light and dim modes, Brobo gives little ones instant control over the darkness and shadows that make bedtime difficult, all from the safety of their own bed! This soft, plush robot from the future has a five–minute auto shutoff with long-lasting LED lights that are cool to touch. Age Range: 18+ Months
Awards: 2015 TDmonthly Top Toy Award 3/18/2015 (MSRP: $29.99; Age: 1 and up)
Pirate Kitty by TENTACLE KITTY
Pirate Kitty is Ninja Kitty’s rival and next-door neighbor. He steals everything he needs to be a pirate from his owner, including the Jolly Roger panties on his head. He also has his leg stuck in a toilet paper roll to complete the look while he orders Squeakarr, his first mate and cat toy, about on many tasks while he spies on the dastardly Ninja Kitty. 2/10/2015