ToyDirectory® - Space Bike from D & L COMPANY,
Wholesale Price: (Log in to view) MSRP: $49.99Age Range: 3 and upSKU or Item #: 50001Launch Date: January 2007Gender: Boys And Girls
The bike features push-and-pull handlebars, adding an exercise element to the fun. The bike accommodates up to 75 lbs. Launch date: 2007.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 15467 (added 9/27/2007)
Other Products by D & L COMPANY
MSRP: $14.99Age Range: 3 and upGender: Boys And Girls
When kids stomp on the launch pad, a blast of air propels the Stomp Rocket over 100 feet into the air. This kit comes with four glow-in-the-dark foam rockets.
— As of 12/17/2012 this product had 4.6 out of 5 stars from 291 reviews on Amazon.com. PROS:
Simple to use, no assembly, rockets fly high, and foam construction of rockets doesn't damage people or property. CONS:
Could use a sturdier base and wingnut/screw connection.
— In an August 2010 TDmonthly
survey of 43 retailers, three cited Stomp Rockets as an overall top seller.
— Stephanie Dupuy of Playville
in Covington, La., told TDmonthly
in a November 2011 survey that their best selling flying toy is Stomp Rocket. They sell between 12 and 18 each month, depending on the weather.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 29750 (added 7/26/2010)
MSRP: $19.99Age Range: 16 and upSKU or Item #: 30008Launch Date: June 2010Gender: Boys And Girls
Individuals can stomp this rocket up to 400' high and, in some cases, out of sight. It's available in a new color with flame decals. "We're the original creator of Stomp Rockets. We started the stompin' revolution. We are known for our name, quality, and excellent customer service. We ARE the one the customer asks for," Cynthia Peeks, Marketing Manager, D&L Company, told TDmonthly
. Launch date: June 2010.
— “Stomp Rockets are still a huge seller,” Marc Slotin, owner of Imagination Station in Spartanburg, S.C., told TDmonthly
in June 2010. The same month, Sherry Phipps, owner of School Crossing
in Williamsburg, Va., cited sales of 40 Stomp Rockets per month.
— Eighteen percent of 40 retailers named Stomp Rockets a best-selling toy for boys in early summer 2010.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 27054 (added 2/11/2010)
MSRP: $9.99Age Range: 5 and upGender: Boys And Girls
The rocket is interchangeable with other D&L Company squeeze rockets. Simply squeeze the handle and six rockets will launch consecutively.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 16790 (added 12/28/2007)
Wholesale Price: (Log in to view) MSRP: $14.99SKU or Item #: 50003Launch Date: January 2007Gender: Boys And Girls
The battery-operated train can either sit still or chug along, all the while blowing bubbles through the smoke stack. When in motion, the train changes direction whenever it bumps into any object. The bubble feature can be turned on or off. Launch date: 2007.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 15468 (added 9/27/2007)
MSRP: $3.00SKU or Item #: 20555Gender: Boys And Girls
Squeeze Rocket Party Packs are great for parties or just every day fun. Squeeze the bulb to launch the rocket 30´ or more! Indoors or outdoors this little rocket is sure to keep the kids entertained.Winner of "iParenting Media Excellent Product 2005" award
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 3654 (added 5/26/2005)
MSRP: $3.00Gender: Boys And Girls
Squeeze Plane Party Packs are great for parties or just every day fun. Squeeze the bulb to launch the stunt plane 30´ or more! Indoors or outdoors this little stunt plane is sure to keep the kids as well as the adults entertained. Winner of Dr. Toy Award in 2004 for best children´s vacation toy as well as iParenting Media Excellent Product 2005 award.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 1091
MSRP: $12.00Gender: Boys And Girls
Fun for both children and adults, especially at parties, this balloon can be inflated to 3 feet with a dual action pump before let go. Watch it whip, zip and hear it squeal through the air. It won a Creative Child Magazine´s Seal of Excellence Award in 2004.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 1090
MSRP: $15.00Age Range: 3 and upGender: Boys And Girls
As a creative, educational action toy, it’s loads of fun — kids jump on the air bladder to launch a 9" all-foam rocket into the air. The Junior Stomp Rocket is used by science teachers to help children learn about trajectory, force and motion. It is also valued by psychologists, physical therapists, special-ed teachers and parents of children with special needs. “Stomp Rockets are recognized for their positive contribution to the lives of millions of children and adults around the world,” Frank Reed, of D & L Company, told TDmonthly
. Awards: Top Toy of the Year 2005, Creative Child Magazine; Excellent Product 2005, iParenting Media.
— “Our top selling flying toy is The Stomp Rocket Jr.,” confirmed Sallie Kashiwa, manager of Timbuk Toys
in Denver, in October 2008. “We go through about four cases (40) a month.”
— Six of 68 retailers said in fall 2008 that the Stomp Rocket is their best-selling flying toy. Holly Anvers, manager of Ages & Stages Toy Box in Golden, Colo., cited sales of about 40 units per month in late fall 2009.
— Eighteen percent of 38 specialty retailers named Stomp Rockets an overall best-selling toy in July 2010. Scott Loveless, owner of Toys That Teach
in Bothell, Wash., told TDmonthly
in summer 2010 that his store sells “somewhere along the lines of 40 to 60” Stomp Rockets each month. “Stomp Rockets … are always a summer favorite.”
— In autumn 2010, Marc Holcomb, owner of Toys & Co.
In Greensboro, S.C., said he sold approximately 50 per month per store. “It's our #1 gift item,'' he told TDmonthly
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 1089
MSRP: $15.00Age Range: 8 and upGender: Boys And Girls
Stomp on the launch pad and a blast of air propels the Ultra Stomp Rocket over 200' in the air. The kit contains four rockets with the OG-1 Nosecone. “We are the original creator. Stomp Rockets started the "stompin' revolution," Cynthia Peeks of D&L Co. told TDmonthly
, stressing that Stomp Rockets are known for their name, quality and safety.
Awards: TDmonthly Top Seller 2008
; iParenting Media, iParenting Hot; Dr. Toy Best Children´s Vacation Toy.
— Retailers surveyed by TDmonthly
have been naming Ultra Stomp Rocket as a best-seller since 2006.
— Four of 45 retailers who spoke to TDmonthly
in summer 2007 said the Stomp Rocket's success makes it a choice gift, reporting unit sales figures from four to dozens a month. Nine percent of 66 retailers named the Stomp Rocket as a best-selling gift for boys in July 2008. "We sell about 75 a month," Marilyn Walker, owner of Play Fair Toys in Boulder, Colo., told TDmonthly
in early 2009. Thirteen percent of 47 retailers told TDmonthly
in June 2009 that Stomp Rockets are a best seller for boys. “It's probably been the dang Stomp Rocket for about 15 years now. They just fly out,” Tye Steinbach, owner of Thinker Toys in Portland, Ore., said when asked about his most popular outdoor toy. Nine of 37 retailers named Stomp Rockets as a best-selling outdoor item in spring 2010.
— Despite multiple complaints about its durability, the Ultra Stomp Rocket received an average of 4.5 stars among 217 Amazon.com customers for being fun for all ages and pleasantly surprising when it comes to the distance the rockets can be launched. The toy is best used in open areas. Rockets are easy to lose and break, but refills are easy and cheap to find! (12.17.2012)
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 1088