Peek a Boo! The round house hides the little friendly goblin while the square house conveniently covers the round house. Each soft washable piece includes surprises – be it sound or touch for the senses. Removable magnetic plush car and friendly cotton/poly and velour cuddling friend.
This cooperative game is fun for all ages. Together, two to four players have to grab the wooden pieces and stack them to match the picture on the card. But watch out! If they fall, the King gets closer to the castle. Together, we can be strong and beat the king! — This children’s game requires concentration and cooperation, which is one reason it received a TDmonthly Top Toy 2007 award. In addition, Castle Knights boasts pleasant graphics, quality wooden pieces and, perhaps many retailers’ favorite characteristic about HABA products in general authentic European appeal.
Educational book that contains six puzzle pages. When done reading the book, the child can then take all the puzzle pieces to make one large puzzle! Book includes ideas for different games to play with the wooden game pieces. This book recently won the CREATIVE CHILD award for Book of the Year!
What could be more fun than playing both the offensive and the defensive while trying to search for the hidden treasures. Each time you roll the die you get to blow your ship towards the treasure. Touch the other pirate’s island and you get to seek a treasure card. But watch out – if you don’t touch the island then the other pirate gets to take one shot with his wooden cannon to see if he can knock your ship back to your own island.
A magnetic book that entertains while teaching the child to recognize colors! The pink bunny magnet will only stick to the page if the child places it in the correct spot. HABA has two more versions of this great concept – one to teach shapes and one to teach prepositions.
In this game, players are the queen's helper and must prepare the bed for the little princess by stacking the mattresses high. The pack includes two fairy tale games of skill for two to four players. — “Games in general we sell a lot of,” noted Kim Smith, owner of Red Wagon Toy Co. in Woodstock, Vt., in summer 2007.
The Sliced Lunch Meats from Haba are a great addition to a child's kitchen collection. Part of Haba's line of pretend play grocery items, which includes Sliced Cheeses and Tagliatelle Noodles, the Sliced Lunch Meats give kids the chance to do what the grown-ups do every day. Mommy and Daddy buy sliced meats with groceries, so now kids, too, can buy sliced meats with their groceries. The grocery items help stimulate creative expressions and independent play, and measure 2.5" x 1.75". Launch date: 2007. — "I would say any of the Haba grocery items," said Candace Gooch, owner of At Once All Agog in Limerick, Maine, when asked by TDmonthly to suggest what little kids might like for Christmas 2007.
The German-made 3D wooden puzzle set includes 32 colorfully decorated puzzle pieces. The set comes packaged in a sturdy, solid wood frame. This product is a 2007 Parent's Choice Award and iParenting Media Award winner.
Made in Germany, this bed designed to fit the USA twin mattress. Cozy cabin offers an option to have a twin bed under the canopy or use it alone and the cabin is a play area.. Or for the younger child, simply put a mattress on the floor inside the cabin! What a great way to transition from crib to “big bed”. The wooden dowels hold the decorative blue striped fabric rooftop; or sew your own fabric. Ships knocked down, easy to assemble instructions included. Launch date: September 1, 2007
The Walker Wagon is designed to aid children in moving. The added seat allows brother and sister to come along for the ride, and there's sufficient room behind the seat to store utensils or other toys. Even the seat itself can double as storage for items baby likes to wheel around the house. The Walker Wagon is of sturdy construction and features rubber tires on wooden rims. — “I'm selling like one a week. It's amazing. I'm sold out now,” said Jude Larene, owner of Izilla Toys in Seattle. — “It’s a great seller and I just think it'll take off in the holidays,” Larene added in fall 2007. — Four of 54 retailers told TDmonthly that Haba will be big in the baby category for Christmas 2007.
Designed for ages 6 months and up, these are vegetables a child can actually listen to and cuddle. Made of velour and cotton/polyester, the carrot and tomato make rattling noises, while the lettuce leaf rustles. — "I would say any of the Haba grocery items," said Candace Gooch, owner of At Once All Agog in Limerick, Maine, when predicting 2007 holiday sellers. — "I haven't even thought about it yet — not sure what’s going to be hot — but every baby is new and needs the basics. Haba baby always does well," said Peg Scholtes, owner of Capitol Kids in Madison, Wis. — Two of 54 retailers TDmonthly spoke to specifically cited Haba pretend food as something to watch for during the 2007 holiday season.
Perfect for a first jewelry box, this large, bright red ring can accessorize a special outfit or be used just for play. A sparkling pink stone is surrounded by a pretty pink flower. It features quality wood construction and non-toxic paints.
This lacing toy and dice game includes six caterpillar pieces, one head, one cord and one wooden threader. It is designed to teach colors and comes in a compact, round container for convenient storage and travel. — Products by HABA account for the third best-selling line at Silly Goose in Essex, Mass., store owner Diane Robinson told TDmonthly. — "Pretty much anything from Germany," sells well right now, said Amy Barrett, owner pf Lasso the Moon Wonderful Toys in Last Chance Gulch in Helena, Mont. HABA is a customer favorite. "Because of all the Mattel recalls, people are really concerned about children's toys in particular."
In this card game for two to four players, the goal is to capture Capt’n Gold Tooth and his men by searching and quickly counting the “wanted” cards that identify crew members. The game comes with a skull-face pirate’s ring.
Whether baby is shaking, squeezing or peering into the peephole of this ball of fun, they'll be grinning from ear to ear. It comes in four unique styles (available in Rattler, Clacker, Squeaker or Viewer) to provide hours of variety. Can also be bought in a set of four (contains one ball with rattle, mirror, green peephole and narrow peephole).
Babies will be delighted as they develop hand-eye skills with this five-part stacking ball. Besides being able to easily put it together and take it apart, each ball rattles, squeaks and rustles. Each ball is 6.5".
A good first introduction for making real jigsaw puzzles. The magnetic jigsaw pieces adhere to the base. Suitable for travel and wall art! Includes nine pieces and wooden frame board (8" x 8"). MSRP $12.00. Available in three styles: Flower Fairies, Pirate's Ship, and Fire Brigade.
As if by magic caterpillar Cathy changes color. Which color is she waring now? Whoever has a good memory will be ale to uncover the card with Cathy's colors in the right order. A colorful die game for 2-4 players.
Thanks to the magnetic flipping effect, these innovative fabric books will be real clutching fun for babies. The cute illustrations, shimmering foil and fumbling net guarantees even more pleasure. Made of foam and cotton/polyester. Approximate size is 5" x 5" x 2". Available titles are "World of Dragon," "Summer Day" and "Let's Get Going."
Babies will giggle plenty as the smiling caterpillar rattle emerges from this colorful apple over and over again. Pommella has a magnetic fastener and rustling foil to provide babies an opportunity for lots of discovery and small motor-skill development. Made of foam and cotton/polyester.
Stacking can be lots of fun. The colors and forms of these building blocks are especially pretty and the small structures inspire even adults. The blocks are made of beechwood with a base dimension of 1.5". The Cordoba set, which can be combined with HABA building blocks, has 16 pieces, which include rattles, bells, mirrors and a prism. They are made in Germany. – “HABA … just straight across the board, we sell something every day,” Dennis Hofsetter, owner of The Toy Store in Atlanta, Ga., told TDmonthly. – “Our best-selling wooden company is HABA,” Steven Aarons, co-owner of Barston’s Child's Play in Baltimore, told TDmonthly. – Over 14 percent of retailers who spoke with TDmonthly in early 2008 named HABA’s building blocks as their stores’ best-selling wooden toy item.
Get out the butterfly net! This beautifully designed, soft carpet will fill a child's room with softness, grace and flying fun. Measuring nearly 5' x 5' the Summer Butterfly carpet will inspire dreams of flight. Made of durable acrylic.