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The Cybercycle is full function RC and powered for sleek-riding slides and maneuvers. Designed with hidden wheels that prevent falling over, this motorcycle has front and back wheels that are independently controlled for the coolest of maneuvers. Drive this cycle real fast up to 25 feet or perform power slides and sleek maneuvers.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 34458 (added 6/21/2012)
MagnaMobiles are designed for kids to exercise their creativity. Put the pieces together and take them apart to create new and inventive vehicles. Magnamobilles roll, carry, lift, dig, drop and spin much like the real life machines they are modeled after. With multiple connectors on every piece, kids will have fun creating their own custom vehicles. All MagnaMobiles are made from high quality beech wood with a non-toxic finish. Launch date: January 2012.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 33678 (added 2/13/2012)
Hot Wheels™ ZipBin® Tool Box
From: NEAT-OH! INTERNATIONAL LLC
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Hot Wheels ZipBin Tool Box is a tote shaped like a mechanic's tool box. This soft-sided case has a chrome exterior with an authentic Hot Wheels raised diamond plate finish. It unzips into a workshop garage for tuning the cars. Designed for portable play, the pack interfaces with Hot Wheels tracks and includes an authentic Hot Wheels car.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 30256 (added 8/26/2010)
Thomas & Friends A Busy Day at the Quarry Set
From: LEARNING CURVE
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Thomas and Mavis pick up cargo, then and ascend and descend step climbs in this play set. The trains follow the rails through the gates, up over the bridge and to the tug boat that just came for a visit.
— In a February 2012 survey about bestselling wooden toys, Barbara Fineblum, owner of Barston's Child's Play in Baltimore, Md., told TDmonthly that Thomas the Tank Engine toys were among their bestsellers.
— In a May 2012 survey, two out of 12 retailers told TDmonthly that Thomas the Tank Engine was their best selling licensed brand.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 30206 (added 8/25/2010)
This 15" truck is designed for smaller hands. It features easy-to-use functional loaders and dump boxes, in addition to free-rolling wheels and child-friendly designs.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 29950 (added 8/10/2010)
This four-wheel drive, remote-controlled vehicle can be navigated over land and on water. It has working headlights and requires two AA batteries. The controller takes an additional two AAA batteries (not included).
— Grafton Stine from Toys on the Square in Hummelstown, Pa., told TDmonthly in a Summer 2011 survey that R/C vehicles from Kid Galaxy were their best-selling electronic toy.
— In a November 2011 survey, Elmer Carranza, assistant manager of Doodlehopper 4 Kids in Falls Church, Va., told TDmonthly that "The Morphibians are great. They can run through dirt, grass, puddle of water and look like sharks and frogs. We sell about 6-8 in a month."
— As of August 2010, this product had 3.5 out of 5 stars from 40 reviews on Amazon.com. Parents liked that it is versatile and easy to use, but some complained that it required two types of batteries.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 29836 (added 7/29/2010)
These sporty wooden toy cars feature streamlined shapes and realistic brightly colored "windows" and "tires."
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 29706 (added 7/23/2010)
This truck measures 16.7" x 6.9" x 9.5" and includes a telescopic and height-adjustable crane unit swivels 360 degrees and features a locking mechanism for the hook. Other features include rubber-like wheels and a toolbox that opens and closes.
— Bruder trucks were on the top-10 best-seller list at Totally Thomas Toy Depot in San Diego in July 2010. “Customers really love the working parts and the German quality that so sets this toy apart,” President Cynthia Wyatt told TDmonthly. “As a Flagship dealer, we have access to Bruder’s replacement parts service, and are able to support this product end-to-end. Bruder’s service that they back us with is awesome. Not to mention we usually get next-day service when we do order from them. They are a great company to work with.”
— Kelly Ratoff, manager, says the Kennebunk Toy Co., in Kennebunk, Me., sells approximately 25 Bruder toys per month.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 29238 (added 6/29/2010)
These 2"-high trains can be customized with a child's name and are compatible with Maple Landmark trains and other wooden track systems, including Thomas the Tank Engine and Brio wooden trains. Name Trains letter cars connect with simple and safe magnets and are made from New England rock maple.
— Tye Steinbach from Thinker Toys in Portland, Ore., told TDmonthly in a November 2014 survey that Name Trains from Maple Landmark are one of their store's best-selling toys. They sell a few dozen each month.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 29235 (added 6/29/2010)
This battery-powered 25-piece set lets kids build an take apart a miniature airplane. 21 vehicle parts and a power screwdriver with three different bits are included.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 28948 (added 6/16/2010)
Children can build a realistic miniature army Jeep with this 100-block set.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 28947 (added 6/16/2010)
Encased in the hand blown glass dome is a mountain with tiny taxis and buses circling on an oval track. Propulsion technology moves the miniature pieces along a very narrow track; and in this case, Pseudo Random Electronics Control causes the vehicles to stop periodically and move at varying speeds. The product features a resin base with a burl wood finish, plus non-scratch felt pads.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 27803 (added 3/30/2010)
Mattel has launched the first foldable, credit car size, R/C cars - The Hot Wheels Stealth Rides. The line features five models, including Batman's Tumbler and 2 tanks. Stealth Rides are compact and fit perfectly into a child's pocket. At a push of a button, the cars transform into a remote-control vehicle.
Awards: 2010 Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Best Toy Award, Platinum.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 27683 (added 3/24/2010)
This natural wood car transporter can tote two chunky vehicles and load and unload them for endless imaginary adventures with its driver Woody Click. A water based paint adds bright colors to playtime that begins with building the vehicles first and then play. It won the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Seal Award in 2006.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 27663 (added 3/23/2010)
When it comes to keeping the streets clean, Stanley is the best there is; his big rubbery brushes don’t miss a thing! His driver Jason keeps him company as he cheerfully works the high street. Push him along to see his brushes automatically rotating and spin the rubbish panels to sort the rubbish. The toy features automatic rotating rubber brushes, spin and match the rubbish panels and a removable driver. Launch date: January 2010.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 26858 (added 2/1/2010)
Alfie has been taking care of the animals on the safari for a long time and they all look forward to seeing him come along with food and clean water. Alfie’s best friends are Ozzy the orangutan and Gilly the giraffe, who often catch a lift in the back of the truck. He has a strong friction motor so that he can cover all the long distances and the feeding station twists around to change from water to food. This toy features a friction-powered truck with realistic engine noises, click and turn animal feeder, a removable driver and two wild animals. Launch date: January 2010.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 26857 (added 2/1/2010)
With a future-retro design, and connectable, interchangeable parts, this sleek toy vehicle can fit in the palm of a hand. Automoblox Minis received a TDmonthly Top Toy Award 2007.
— Automoblox has been a best-selling line, according to retailers surveyed by TDmonthly, since 2007.
— "That little three-piece Automoblox set sold extremely well. I've sold about 40 of them in two months," Janet Gregory, owner of Over the Rainbow in Anchorage, Alaska, told TDmonthly leading up to Christmas 2009. Two of 44 specialty retailers named Automoblox as an overall best seller in late 2009.
— In a February 2012 survey about wooden toys, two out of 14 retailers said that Automoblox were their bestseller in the category. Pam Byrd, manager and buyer at The Little Cottage Toy Shop in Franklin, Tenn., told TDmonthly that "Automoblox is still strong."
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 25822 (added 10/29/2009)
These slot cars let kids feel they are reliving scenes from the Disney flick "Cars." This product was named one of Dr. Toy's 100 Best Children's Products 2009. Launch date: 2009
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 24897 (added 8/6/2009)
Kids can build various models of wooden cars and vehicles using this kit. Included are wooden tools, such as wrenches and screwdrivers, to aid in the assembly. Also included are rubber tires. Baufix is distributec by Carrera of America in the U.S.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 24896 (added 8/6/2009)
Mack Granite Winter Service with Snow Plow
From: BRUDER TOYS AMERICA INC.
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The MACK Granite Snow Plow is known for its bulldog logo, quality, and indestructibility. The realistic driver's cabin features doors that can be opened, a tilting engine hood that provides a full view of the engine block, folding side-view mirrors, and the many add-on accessories that give these trucks their chrome look. There is also a Pennsylvania license plate and MACK mud guards. Features include a refillable tank that can open and close … perfect for clean sand or salt. A fully functional gritter with feeding screw has a on and off lever that allows sand or salt to pour out at will. The gritter can be tipped up for transport, as well as cleaning. Alongside the gritter is a movable ladder. The plow is wide, adjustable, detachable, and able to push even the thickest pile of snow aside to provide passable lanes.
The MACK Granite Snow Plow measures 25.8"x 7.3"x10.8".
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 24847 (added 8/4/2009)
Viking Toys - Super Chubbies 10" Dump Truck
From: INTERNATIONAL PLAYTHINGS LLC
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This 10" dump truck includes two figures. The bed of the truck actually dumps.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 24593 (added 7/16/2009)
The front end loader from the ROADMAX series is a sturdy toy with a design suitable for small children with many realistic functions for playing fun. The transparent driver's cab that opens from above can be equipped with a play figure. Front and back end loader are fully functional and can be locked in position. The front shovel and the rear shovel can also be tilted or moved by operating the respective lever. Fold-out support legs ensure stability and soft tires complete the picture.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 24472 (added 7/8/2009)
The tipping driver's cab of the MAN cement mixer provides a view of the engine block. The mirrors of the driver's cab fold out and the water tank can be filled. The drum with integrated mixing spiral can be turned by operating a crank and the cement chute can be folded out. A bucket is included and tread tyres round off the image. To add to the fun of playing, the MAN cement mixer can be equipped with the Light and Sound Module [art. no.: 02801] (not included). It measures 46.5 x 26.5 x 17.5 cm.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 24471 (added 7/8/2009)
MACK Granite Truck with interchangeable container DHL
From: BRUDER TOYS AMERICA INC.
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Just like the "real thing", goods on this Mack DHL container truck can also be loaded and unloaded through the rear swing doors. Another great playing option this toy has to offer is the vehicle's swap trailer, which detaches automatically from the vehicle when the support legs are pulled out and set up to allow the lorry to move out from underneath the trailer. Separately available swap trailers allow you to realistically imitate a freight forwarding business. Another special characteristic is that you can use swap trailers as a construction kit and combine certain components with several swap trailers to form, for example, a vehicle garage. It measures 59.5 x 26.5 x 18.5 cm.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 24470 (added 7/8/2009)
Draw a line and the vehicle will follow! It is more than just a race set; it’s a craft activity that encourages children to be creative allowing for many ways to play. With the official Doodle Track marker and the included play mat, the Doodle Track car will follow a continuous line drawn on the mat by the marker. The Doodle Track car also comes with colorful, stick-on decals for customization. Set includes: Doodle Track Car, Washable Marker, Stick-On Decals, Playmat Track and Instructions.
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ToyDirectory Product ID#: 23812 (added 5/21/2009)
There will be no hazardous waste dumps with this mini dump trucks; it's made of sustainable bamboo. Launch date: Early 2009.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 23655 (added 5/12/2009)
Kids don't have to drive their parents up the wall anymore ... now they can transfer their energy straight to this super cool Gecko RC car. It can travel horizontally or vertically for fun in all dimensions. Launch date: February 2009.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 23256 (added 4/14/2009)
These die-cast tractor trailers sport licensed NFL logos and team colors. All 32 teams are represented. Launch date: July 2009.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 23217 (added 4/9/2009)
This 500-piece starter kit includes enough components for the construction of 12 lineal elevated feet of monorail track. It also comes with a powered engine and a car to ride the rail and weather 30-degree grades.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 22677 (added 3/2/2009)
Suitable for children ages 1 1/2 to 5 years, this colorful, friction-powered harvester has a rotating thresher and an automatic baler that drops bales (three included in set) as the vehicle moves. It also features a swivel grain arm and comes with a farmer figurine.
— “Wow Toys have been the favorite,” Bill Rayment, owner of Toy Crossing in Harbor Beach, Mich., told TDmonthly about infant and toddler toys in March 2009.
— Three of 64 retailers named Wow Toys as a top-selling infant and toddler line in spring 2009.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 22264 (added 1/29/2009)
Decked out in green, this truck carries the message of recycling in its very construction, as it's made from 100-percent recycled milk jugs. It is free of metal axles and measures 12" L x 6.25" W x 7" H. Launch date: February 15, 2009. “We're sticking to our strategy that served us well in 2008,” said Robert von Goeben, Co-founder and President of Green Toys Inc. “Our customers say they love who we are, and want more safe, earth-friendly, U.S.-made toys. We've responded by adding some cool new products, yet staying true to our core mission.”
— "[We're] doing extremely well with trucks, particularly the Recycling Truck from Green Toys," Rick Henry of Stellabella Toys in Cambridge, Mass., told TDmonthly when discussing best sellers in late October 2009.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 22248 (added 1/28/2009)
Made from recycled plastic milk containers, this energy-efficient dump truck features a functional dumper and measures 10" L x 7 1/2" W x 7 1/8" H. Launch date: February 15, 2009.
— "The new trucks from Green Toys will be big hits with 2- to 4-year-olds," Patti Tepper-Rasmussen, owner of Learning Tree Toys, Books & Games in Oklahoma City, told TDmonthly following the 2009 ASTRA Marketplace.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 22247 (added 1/28/2009)
MACK Granite Rear-Loading Garbage Truck
From: BRUDER TOYS AMERICA INC.
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The Bruder classic garbage truck on the 1:16 scale now comes with a licensed MACK truck cab that includes a timely Recycle insignia. Kids can unload the two included bins using the hinged carrier plate, then transport the trash into the storage section of the body by manually spinning the screw extruders. The cab has folding mirrors, opening doors and tilts forward to display the detailed engine, plus the lift gate opens and the body inclines to dump the contents. All of the MACK truck cabs are compatible with the implements designed for the front of the trucks, such as the mower and snow plow. Dimensions: 22.8"L x 7.3"W x 10.2"H. Case Pack Qty: 2 pcs. Award: TDmonthly Top Seller 2008.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 19676 (added 7/1/2008)
HANDTRUX®, a BRAND new, made in AMERICA toy line of safe, imaginative, hand-operated construction vehicle toys. To be released first: the HANDTRUX® Backhoe, along with a film documentary, “Zapped by a Dream: How to make a toy in America” and an original rock music CD by Rough Embrace, “Crush on You.” These unique sandbox sized dirt machines look and work just like the Big Iron, kids can really do precision digging for hours of unstructured playtime. “This is a new twist on a time-treasured category: sand toys. Unlike previous offerings, these are toys that you wear, incorporating the patented, amazing ‘handraulic’-operated power grip,” Ernest Autumn Van Den Heuvel, president of TenTonToys/EVERGREENRIVER Media Holdings LLC, told TDmonthly. Launch date: August 2008.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 18933 (added 5/19/2008)
The purpose-built, performance-oriented car features durable body accessories permanently fixed to the simple wooden body blocks. Launch date: February 2008.
— “Automoblox always does very well. Usually, when we get those in, we sell through,” Leslie Chiaverini, owner of Adventure Toys and Teacher Supplies in Los Altos, Calif., told TDmonthly.
— “Automoblox have become very hot. They're a little pricey … but people really seem to like them,” Yamil Castillo, owner of The Red Balloon Toy Store in Salt Lake City, Utah, told TDmonthly in April 2008.
— In spring 2008, three of 50 retailers mentioned Automoblox to TDmonthly, when asked about best-selling construction toys and those they are interested in selling in their stores.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 18463 (added 4/17/2008)
This 150-piece game set allows kids to construct their own racing system. It includes instructions for 30 raceways as well as track, connectors, loops and two cars in a reusable storage bin with handles and a top that locks.
— Products by DARDA, including this set, are best sellers at Kazoodles in Vancouver, Wash., Co-owner Mary Sisson told TDmonthly in early 2008.
— Racing sets were best sellers at Twirl Toystore & Playspace in Taos, N.M., in early 2009, according to Owner Molly McMullin. “They are a great example of how having a demo out to be played with makes all the difference in selling,” she told TDmonthly. “Our salespeople all love showing people how to get the most effective run out of the pull-back cars.”
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 17226 (added 1/28/2008)
Sprig Toys is a new, environmentally responsible toy company created by award-winning industry veterans (former Mattel and Radica designers). Its line of kid-powered, totally green adventure vehicles for preschoolers is made from Sprigwood™, a child-safe bio-composite material derived from 100-percent recycled wood and reclaimed plastic. The Sprig Adventure Series harnesses the natural energy of push- and pump-action play to power lights and other electronics — all without batteries. Adventure Guide characters wearing LED-lit hats plug into durable, attractively designed vehicles and engage preschoolers with audio that guides them through exciting adventures as they play. Launch date: Fall 2008.
— "The sets were attractive, nicely packaged in recycled/biodegradable material, and had a rugged, tactile quality," said TDmonthly reporter Marie Raven, also a buyer for Over the Rainbow in Anchorage, Alaska, at Toy Fair 2008. "It's a small line but felt to me like an appropriate number of items for a nice in-store presentation while appealing not only to the eco-sense of our customers, but also providing active and stimulating educational play."
— “I was really impressed by all the angles that it covered,” said Jennifer Klein, who in early 2008 ordered all three Sprig Toys vehicles for her store, Earth Child, in Sebastopol, Calif. Five of 24 retailers told TDmonthly this was one of their favorite lines at Toy Fair.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 17086 (added 1/17/2008)
The E-Racer is part of the "bamboo collection", a line of fun, eco-friendly toys produced by HaPe. Children will be intrigued by the colors and design of the E-Racer while parents will appreciate the natural bamboo shape, water-based colors and sustainable materials. The E-Racer is naturally fun! Launch date: February 2008.
— “It's made of eco-friendly bamboo, a highly sustainable, replenishable material,” Robin Lehnert of HaPe International told TDmonthly.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 16893 (added 1/3/2008)
The track- and car-set features a glow-in-the-dark track and a car that can complete 360 degree curls on the curved tracks and loops.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 15834 (added 10/19/2007)
With this MACK truck, kids can turn the crank to make the cement mixer spin. The doors open and close, and the cab can be tilted forward for viewing of the engine. The truck has treaded tires and a movable chute fed by the drum. It measures 25.8” L x 7.3” W x 10.8” H.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 15522 (added 9/28/2007)
This officially licensed product comes with a sign that says “Don’t even think of parking here.” The art work on the New York City Taxi is new, and began appearing on real cabs in October 2007. “Daron is the only toy company that has a license to produce official New York City-licensed toy-set items,” Eugene McKeown, director of sales and marketing for Daron Worldwide Trading, told TDmonthly. “They are not sold in the mass market, and are of high quality, and retailers can order any quantity of each. Our low minimums are designed for the specialty market.” Launch date: October 2007.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 15182 (added 9/17/2007)
Automoblox MINIs are a reinvention of the classic wooden toy car — a fusion of heirloom craftsmanship and ultra-modern styling, transformed into a mix-and-match design system that allows kids to create their own distinctive car styles. ”We’ve combined old-school durability, ultra-modern style and an innovative play pattern to create a new generation of classic car toys. The Automoblox MINI line makes it fun for kids to explore their own unique design instincts by combining warm wooden blocks, colorful rubber tires and bright translucent plastics to create super-cool car styles,” PR Manager Tina Noelle Mezzina of Automoblox told TDmonthly. A three-pack plus accessories are also available (MSRP: $24.99). Launch date: August 2007.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 14356 (added 7/26/2007)
This model of the 2007 FJ Cruiser by Toyota features realistic design and intricate detail. The real square-shouldered sports utility vehicle features an all-steel body that opens with two full-sized doors, two rear-hinged clamshell doors for backseat access and a side-hinged tailgate. It also has a 245-horsepower 4.0-liter V-6 engine. Launch date: April 2007.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 13964 (added 7/6/2007)
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