TDmonthly Magazine!
Sign Up Your Account Login
January 2008 | Vol. VII - No. 1




Tools:

Halloween: Tattoos for "Boos"

Fancy Clothes Might Not Be Enough for Today's Tikes


It's one thing to wear a Frankenstein mask, but how much better to flaunt fake scars over real kid skin. Though fairies and superheroes are still top choices for Halloween costumes, new products let kids get a bit creative with what goes underneath all the fancy finery.

TDmonthly Magazine takes a look at these cool duds and (tattooed) studs:




Wholesale Price: (Log in to view)
MSRP: $2.99
Age Range: 3 and up
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Halloween Merchandise
Costumes & Accessories
Party Goods



Each package contains 40 tattoos and comes in different themes, such as Glitter and Glow-in-the-Dark. The temporary tattoos are safe for skin and designed to last long.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 16143      (added 11/15/2007)
.
AD




Each pack contains eight large, glow-in-the-dark tattoo transfers that will put a scary face on any pumpkin. The pack even includes small tattoos. All tattoos are easy to apply and safe for skin.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 16142      (added 11/15/2007)
.
AD


Wholesale Price: (Log in to view)
MSRP: $1.99
Age Range: 5 and up
SKU or Item #: 084364038024
Launch Date: August 2007
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Halloween Merchandise
Novelties
American-Made



Ideal for costume parties, these temporary tattoos are simply applied with water and can last for days. They are easily removed with alcohol or baby oil. Each pack comes with a bonus accessory tattoo card. “Our standards are of the highest quality and creative design,” Michele DiMaggio, of Savvi Inc.'s sales and administration department, told TDmonthly. Launch date: August 2007.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 13803      (added 6/28/2007)
.
AD


Wholesale Price: (Log in to view)
MSRP: $1.99
Age Range: 5 and up
SKU or Item #: 684364038062
Launch Date: August 2007
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Halloween Merchandise
Novelties



These FD&C-approved temporary tattoos are simply applied with water and can last for days; they can easily be removed with alcohol or baby oil. Each pack comes with a bonus accessory tattoo card. Other pack varieties include Pierce and Stab, Skin Growth, Open Wounds, Bugs and Pus, Ripped Torn and Long Slashes. Launch date: August 2007.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 13802      (added 6/28/2007)
.
AD


MSRP: $60.92
Age Range: 5 and up
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Costumes & Accessories



Features two brain hemispheres, a wrinkly nose and several tentacles that come out of the side of the head. This voice-changer is "Dalek Sec" Hybrid which features speech and voice-changing effects. It has two play buttons. Button one activates Dalek question, followed by Dalek Sec Hybrid's reply. Button two activates Dalek Voice-Changer Function. Batteries included.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 16084      (added 11/12/2007)
.
AD


MSRP: $29.95
Age Range: 4 and up
SKU or Item #: 45570P
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Pretend Play
Costumes & Accessories
Licensed Products



Any child can become a pirate with this 10-piece Jack Sparrow outfit set. The set includes an adjustable headband with beads and dreadlocks, an extending telescope, a dagger, a tri-corner pirate hat, an ancient navigational chart, three adjustable rings and two temporary tattoos.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 15227      (added 9/18/2007)
.
AD


Wholesale Price: (Log in to view)
MSRP: $24.99
Age Range: 4 to 8
SKU or Item #: 7840
Launch Date: September 2007
Gender: Boys
Category: Costumes & Accessories
Pretend Play
Halloween Merchandise



With this costume, little boys get two superheroes for the price of one. They can spin a web as the classic red Spidey or as his symbiote-affected alter ego. The box set includes a reversible jumpsuit with muscle torso and a fabric hood. It also includes three punch-out character cards and a stand. Launch date: Fall 2007.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 13472      (added 6/13/2007)
.
AD


Wholesale Price: (Log in to view)
MSRP: $29.99
Age Range: 3 and up
SKU or Item #: 882769
Launch Date: July 2007
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Costumes & Accessories
Halloween Merchandise
Licensed Products



This Deluxe Harry Potter™ Costume features a black robe with a school crest decal and clasp. It is available in sizes small, medium and large. “We are the official licensee of Harry Potter costumes and accessories offering an extensive range of products,” Pat Cacciola of Rubie’s Costume Company told TDmonthly. Launch date: July 2007.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 13688      (added 6/25/2007)
.
AD


Wholesale Price: (Log in to view)
MSRP: $32.99
Age Range: 7 and up
SKU or Item #: 37481
Gender: Girls
Category: Costumes & Accessories
Pretend Play
Licensed Products



This High School Musical™ set features 29 pieces of dress-up fun, including a cheerleader uniform, pompoms, a headset and microphone, musical earrings, hairclips, photos and more. It all comes packaged in a colorful book-shaped storage box. “We are the only official licensee of Disney’s High School Musical costumes and accessories. Our unique packaging, such as the High School Yearbook, is especially appealing to the specialty toy market,” Pat Cacciola of Rubie’s Costume Company told TDmonthly.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 14154      (added 7/19/2007)
.
AD


Age Range: 3 to 9
Launch Date: July 2007
Gender: Boys
Category: Costumes & Accessories
Pretend Play
Halloween Merchandise



This boy's costume comes in small, medium, large and extra-large sizes. “Each costume is durable, washable and affordable. You won't find a better quality costume at a more affordable price,” Owner Jenny Farnsworth of Little Adventures told TDmonthly. Launch date: July 29, 2007. THIS ITEM HAS BEEN DISCONTINUED.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 13140      (added 5/24/2007)
.
AD


Age Range: 3 to 9
Launch Date: July 2007
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Costumes & Accessories
Pretend Play
Halloween Merchandise



This boy's costume comes in small, medium, large and extra-large sizes. Launch date: July 29, 2007. THIS ITEM HAS BEEN DISCONTINUED.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 13141      (added 5/24/2007)
.
AD




This collection includes the following: a pirate coat with ascot, in sizes XSC, SC and MC; a pirate hook; a three-corner hat with plume; a pirate wench velvet and lycra tattered dress with corset belt, in sizes XSC, SC, MS and LC; a pirate cutlass and eye patch; a pirate hat with marabou trim; and a mermaid costume in foil dot and lycra with a headband, in sizes XSC, SC, MS and LC.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 15777      (added 10/18/2007)
.
AD


Gender: Girls
Category: Costumes & Accessories



The Lollipop Ladies collection includes the following items, available in turquoise, orange and magenta:  a tulle wand with flower and ribbon; a headband with tulle and flower sequin; a tie-dye glitter tank leotard in sizes XSC, SC and MC; and a child-sized, two-tone organza and tulle tutu.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 15776      (added 10/18/2007)
.
AD


SKU or Item #: A202-75, A249, A218
Gender: Girls
Category: Costumes & Accessories



A Wish Come True offers the following totes: the Heart Princess Tote, which comes with a Marabou Heart Tiara, a Marabou Heart Wand and a glitter dot tulle tutu, and received a Top Toy Award from Creative Child Magazine; the Starlet Tote, which comes with a dress, microphone and glove; and the Fifties Tote, which comes with a skirt, scarf and glitter glasses.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 15775      (added 10/18/2007)
.
AD


SKU or Item #: C555 and H555
Gender: Girls
Category: Costumes & Accessories



The Rosetta princess dress features a velvet/satin bodice, flowers and a two-tone tulle tutu. It comes in sizes XSC, SC, MC and LC. The floral halo is adorned with ribbons.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 15774      (added 10/18/2007)
.
AD


MSRP: $18.50
Gender: Girls
Category: Costumes & Accessories



A bridal satin cape trimmed with gold binding, the Princess Cape is sure to provide imaginative role-play to young aspiring princesses. The cape features a ribbon tie at the neck and the medium size is 30" long. Accessories for the Satin Princess Cape include ribbon tiara, heart slipper, and the Juliette dress.
— "Dress-up by Creative Education is some of the best and we do well with those," said Patricia Masing, co-owner of Tree Town Toys in Ann Arbor, Mich., when predicting hot-sellers for young girls for Christmas 2007.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 15065      (added 9/6/2007)
.
AD


Gender: Girls
Category: Costumes & Accessories



With this beautiful Chinese outfit, a little girl can imagine she is in China and have hours of fun pretending to speak Chinese. The set comes with a dress with gold ribbon and a fan with printed Chinese characters. The 100-percent polyester outfit is machine washable and comes in a durable, snap-sealed poly bag for easy use and storage.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 11817      (added 3/6/2007)
.
AD


Catalog Request Form


Alison MarekWriter's Bio: ALISON MAREK is an award-winning writer, director and cartoonist whose work has been published by Fairchild Publications and DC Comics (Piranha Press), broadcast on Showtime and other cable networks, and viewed worldwide in film festivals. See her short films and print work on www.alisonmarek.com. Watch her nefarious villains in the web series www.MuggsMovers.com. Get inspired by her cartoons "Daily ARFFirmations to Unleash Your Inner Fido" at www.ARFFirmations.com. Phew! And then ...  Read more articles by this author

Popular Stories

Request Information


THIS BANNER IS AN AD:






Back to TDmonthly's front page

Advertise on TDmonthly


Related Product Archives

Cave Club
By MATTEL INC.
» More Information

Calico Critters - Seaside Cruiser Houseboat
By INTERNATIONAL PLAYTHINGS LLC
» More Information

LEGO Disney Princess Elsa's Sparkling Ice Castle
By LEGO
» More Information


Related Articles
·Toys to Talk About: Costumes & Accessories
(10/1/2015)
·ASTRA's Best Toys For Kids Nominees - Pretend - Role Play
(6/1/2012)
·Vendors Flaunt Fashions on Video
(5/1/2010)
·Toy Fair 2010's Hottest Products: Day 1
(2/1/2010)
·Kids Play House With KidKraft and Melissa & Doug
(7/1/2010)
·Top-5 Most-Wanted Novelty Items
(10/1/2010)


Also See
·Q&A With Mary Beth Minton, CEO of Zylie the Bear
(1/1/2013)
·Noodle Head's Purr-fect Plush Gifts Will Bow-Wow Your Customers
(7/1/2011)
·ASTRA Preview: Creative Activities
(6/1/2011)
·Toy Fair Coverage 2011
(3/1/2011)
·Top-10 Toys at Toy Fair 2011
(3/1/2011)
·Top-10 Girls Toys at Toy Fair 2011
(3/1/2011)
















Advertisement: