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Think-ets Genius is a more challenging version of the Original award-winning Think-ets game. There are 12 new games and 15 new miniature items from around the world for creative storytelling and intriguing word games. Players can use the trinkets to tell a “Surprise Story,” a “Time Warp Story” or an “Interrupted Story,” or use them to play “Name That Word,” “Ghost” or “Killer Mouse.” Think-ets Genius may be used for creative family or group fun, or one-on-one parent-child time. "Think-ets Genius uses tiny treasures from around the world for imaginative play and critical thinking, all within a cool, portable tin," CEO Randy Compton of Think-a-lot Toys told TDmonthly. Launch date: September 2009.
Girls can create custom interchangeable fabric-covered snaps that mix and match into a closet full of accessories, including rings, bracelets, necklaces, belts, ponytail bands, barrettes, headbands and more. Skills to create printed fabric, such as photo transfers and embroidering, are broken down into easy, step-by-step directions.
Lift your child’s creativity to new heights with Color Blanks. Color Blanks allow your child to engage in creative fun by designing their own plastic haracters using stickers, mini markers and more. Using a blank canvas, you child can create their character, play with it or display. This activity set features one or two collectable, poseable, plastic figures, various colorful stickers and mini markers.
From Fiesta come cute plush backpack puppies on wheels. These backpack trolleys feature a handle that extends out, and sturdy frame and wheels. Unsnap backpack from trolley and use as a backpack. Choice of puppy in denim overalls or puppy in pink dress and hair bow.
Pookie and Tushka Find a Little Piano takes children to magical lands atop the world in a tender tale where a frozen little piano arrives to the shores of Icelands, bringing Pookie the penguin and Tushka the polar bear fun, excitement, and a heartwarming lesson about the essence of friendship. The forty-page, full color hardcover with jacket includes four pages of educational content and a CD-ROM with games, songs, and other educational content. Launch date: July 28, 2003. Awards: Winner of the "BEST NEW CHILDREN'S BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD" at the 2005 Parent to Parent Awards. Winner of the "OUTSTANDING PRODUCT AWARD" at the 2005 iParenting Media Awards. Winner of the "SEAL OF EXCELLENCE AWARD" (Storybook with Characters category) at the 2005 Top Creative Toy Awards. Winner of the "ADDING WISDOM AWARD" at the 2005 Parent to Parent Awards. Finalist Award for "BEST FIRST CHILDREN'S BOOK" at the 2004 PMA Benjamin Franklin Awards. Honorable Mention for "BOOK OF THE YEAR" at the 2003 DIY Book Festival.