Diception is a strategic board and dice game for 2 to 4 people. Players must bluff and bid their way through the game. Each Diception board game comes with 20 dice, a Second Chance Cube, four high quality genuine leather tumblers, instruction booklet that reveals multiple different ways to play, and a convenient and durable carrying case, complete with carrying strap.
Crafted from locally harvested hardwood maple, this set of 16, 1 3/4" blocks can spell more than 250 words, phrases and names. Each letter is engraved using a clean, simple font for ease of reading. The Simple ABC Blocks are sanded smooth to the touch but left unfinished for a truly eco-friendly toy. They are made in Vermont. Launch date: January 25, 2009. Awards: 2009 Creative Child Magazine Toy of the Year Award, Classic Wooden Toys category. — Any kind of stacking alphabet blocks, no matter the maker, do well for James Dello Stritto, manager of Magic Box, Ltd., in New Orleans.
Players race to play all their cards by matching colored rings on the previously played card. Quick minds and fast fingers will triumph. The game "challenges your visual interpretation skills," Leah Osterhaus, VP of marketing for Out of the Box Publishing, told TDmonthly. Launch date: August 15, 2009. Awards: 2009 Major Fun Award
Kits include the Funky Groovy Tie Dye Kit and the Large Tie Dye Kit. The Funky Groovy Tie Dye Kit contains three primary colors of Procion MX dye in applicator bottles, gloves, rubber bands, soda ash and written instructions. Enough product to do up to 5 shirts. The Large Tie Dye Kit dyes up to 15 adult T-shirts and contains primary colors of pre-measured procion dye powder in applicators, soda ash dye fixer, rubber bands, rubber gloves, an extra applicator bottle for mixing secondary colors and simple instructions. Launch Date: January 2010.