The Duct Tape Party craft kit from Alex Toys includes 108 feet of brightly colored duct tape and all the supplies and instructions needed to make jewelry, bags, headbands and more. — In a December 2012 survey about bestselling toys, four out of 12 retailers said that Duct tape kits from Alex were their bestselling Arts & Crafts toy. Kathy Mabry, owner of The Village Toy Shop in North Easton, Mass., told TDmonthly that they sell more than 36 units of Duct Tape Party each month. — In a May 2013 survey, two out of 10 retailers told TDmonthly that Alex Duct Tape products were their best-selling activity kits.
Hours of fun all in one! Great for early walkers and toting toddlers. Features spinning gears, peek-a-boo mirror, turning tiles, curvy maze, slider track maze, xylophone, washboard and wooden mallet. Adult assembly required. Includes hex key. Phillips screwdriver required. Cart measures 12.75"W x 15.5"H x 19" assembled. Launch date: Spring 2015
4 popular kits in one big box! This ultimate box contains Ball Blast Bouncers, Dazzle Dino Crystals, Jelly Wiggle Bugs. Includes 2 ball molds, 4 packets of ball powder, 2 re-sealable bags, 2 bug molds, 2 colors of magic jiggly gel powder, paper dinosaur, paper tree, magic crystal liquid (.7 fl oz), plastic tray and easy instructions. SMALL PARTS. Not for <3 years. Launch date: Spring 2015
New for 2014! Love to color, draw and doodle? This large preprinted corrugated house will provide endless hours of fun for children. Easy to assemble, strong walls provide a safe and fun playhouse for kids . Our house even comes with a chimney, a mailbox, birdbath, and peekaboo roof window! All parts are dimensional, perfect for pretend play. Color it, paint it and decorate it – let your child’s imagination be the guide.
New for 2014! Buckle your seats for take off to outer space! This large preprinted corrugated rocket will provide endless hours of fun for children. Easy to assemble, strong walls provide a safe and fun playhouse for kids. This spaceship features a window and closeable door, perfect for pretend play. Color it, paint it and decorate it – let your child’s imagination be the guide.
Make colorful, chunky jewelry with Bling Blocks! Create looks that are uniquely your own by stringing Bling Blocks into necklaces and bracelets. Add sparkly touches to your designs! You can make a ring and earrings, too. Includes blocks, silver-colored beads, 1 block ring, sticky gems, satin cord, elastic string, earring hooks, jump rings, beading needle and easy to follow instructions. — Joe Berardoni Jr., owner of Pun's Toys in Bryn Mawr, Pa., told TDmonthly in a May 2014 survey that ALEX-PANLINE is one of his store's top activity toy brands. — Matt Peel, manager of Toys & Co. in Greensboro, N.C., told TDmonthly in a January 2015 survey that Alex Toys was their best-selling brand of arts & crafts toys.
Gummy treats you can mix up at home in no time! Just add water to the mix in the mold and make over 30 yummy, gummy treats and lollies in star, bear, cupcake and other sweet shapes. Includes 3 flavors of gummy powder, 7 molds, pipette, 4 lollipop sticks, spoon, and easy to follow instructions. Yummy gummy fun! The perfect party treat or anytime playtime fun.
Tape up the town. Create your own Tape Town by taping roads, ponds, and trees onto a paper landscape. Then add buildings and cars to your tapetastic town by bringing them to life first with colorful tape. Easy to tear tape in six colors and stickers makes it fun to create your own town. Decorate the paper landscape, then enjoy hours of interactive and creative play in one deluxe activity. — In a July 2013 survey, two out of 12 retailers told TDmonthly that products from ALEX were their best-selling toys overall.
The beads on the bus go round and round, and up and down and over and under. This wooden bead maze bus is on a roll. The curvy maze at the top, peek-a-boo window, sliders, turning tiles, spinning gear, and wheels will keep tots learning and having fun. A great early learning toy for developing visual stimulation, hand eye coordination and cause and effect. Just the right size for small hands, the bus measures 10.5” long. For ages 10 mos and up.
Make the coolest bag with metallic colored duct tape! Rip and wrap the duct tape to cover the presewn bag (the cardboard insert makes it easy). Then add charms to jazz it up! Large enough to fit books and school supplies. 8 rolls of tape, pre sewn pouch with strap, cardboard insert, stencil, non-stick paper and easy to follow instructions are included.
Why take just a plain old picture when you can have photo booth fun? Silly Me Photo Booth from ALEX lets you make all kinds of silly props, like a pirate face, silly glasses, scuba dive gear and more! Fun to make at a party and then take keepsake pictures for party favors! Glue and stick the paper shapes and decorate with straws, pipe cleaners and stickers. Easy to follow instructions included. Say cheese!
Rip, wrap and wear trendy duct tape bangles. It's easy to make funky stripes with 5 skinny rolls of duct tape in bright colors and prints. Includes 5 rolls of duct tape, 6 plastic bangles in 3 widths and easy instructions.
With this kit, kids can design their own bag out of duct tape. Take the pre-sewn bag from plain to fab. It's so easy. Includes pre-sewn tote bag, 6 rolls of duct tape, non-stick paper, stencil and easy instructions. — In a January 2014 survey, two out of 10 retailers told TDmonthly that Duct Tape Totes were a best-selling arts & crafts toy.
It's so easy to decorate ceramic beads with stickers. Just peel, stick and string. Includes 17 ceramic beads, 225 stickers, seed beads, 7 cords, ball chain, elastic, beading needle and easy instructions. Awards: 2012 Dr. Toy 100 Best Toys
Paisley Power. Color in the bag and a picture frame luggage tag too. Includes tote bag, luggage tag and 6 brightly colored permanent markers. Tote bag measures 13"W x 1""H x 1"D (33cm x 25.4cm x 2.5cm).
Kids can make a colorful book about themselves, their family, friends, school and hobbies. Color, create and bind together the 12 activity sheets to create this unique book. Crayons, markers, glue, glitter, scissors, and 24 additional sheets of construction paper are included. Awards: 2012 Dr. Toy Best Classic Toys
Feeling the sand and moving it to expose the colors underneath stimulates the senses of young children. As their coordination improves, they will find new ways to manipulate the sand. Wooden sandbox comes with 3 tools and a clear acrylic bottom. Use the art on either side of the reversible lid, or your own art to create colorful pictures. Sandbox measures 16' x 12' x 2.75'. Awards: 2012 Dr. Toy Best Classic Toys
Young chefs will enjoy this 9 piece play cookware set and find that it's just the right size for them to stir up some fun. Set contains oven mitt, pot holder, whisk, measuring spoon set, wooden spoon, saute pan, 4 1/2" pot with lid and sauce pan. Awards: 2012 Dr. Toy Best Classic Toys
2 Birdie Banks™ is a new activity kit in the ALEX Eco Crafts series. Kids can save their money and at the same time help to save the planet! This all-in-one environmentally-friendly craft kit lets kids create 2 bird-shaped banks out of recycled paper molds. It comes with 2 makeshift banks (fashioned from recycled paper) that kids can outfit with coin slots and lids before decorating them with colorful squares. Using the included sponge brush, kids can easily affix the paper tape with glaze and wait a while for their creation to dry. Launch date: 2012. Awards: 2012 Dr. Toy Best Green Toys, 2012 Dr.Toy Best 20 for $20
Ready, Set, Pogo - Jump high, fast and far. This Pogo Stick has soft grip handles, non-slip footrest and a wide rubber foot for extra stability. It has a padded frame for added comfort, too. Includes an encased metal spring for extra safety. Bounces up to 24 inches. Recommended weight is 44-99 lbs. — Patti Tepper-Rasmussen, owner of Learning Tree Toys, Games & Books, Inc in Oklahoma City, Okla., told TDmonthly in a March 2014 survey that the pogo sticks were a best-selling outdoor toy.