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January 2012 New Specialty Toys — All





Age Range: 3 and up
Specialty: Yes (as of 2012)
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Animal Figures
Collectibles
Science & Nature



This little hatchling can nestle inside its egg or emerge for play. Both egg and babies are hand painted. Educational information in five languages is available.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 33532      (added 1/30/2012)
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Age Range: 5 and up
Specialty: Yes (as of 2012)
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Animal Figures
Collectibles
Novelties



These tiny dinosaurs measure only 1” long! Like all Safari Ltd. replicas, they are handpainted and are phthalate- and lead-free. Acetate bin contains 192 pieces.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 33531      (added 1/30/2012)
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Age Range: 3 and up
Specialty: Yes (as of 2012)
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Animal Figures
Collectibles
Science & Nature



Detailed replicas of tropical marine life and a realistic coral reef surround this young diver with a wild underwater adventure. Exquisite sculpting and attention to detail make this the ideal gift for any child. The packaging features educational information in 5 languages on the back. All Safari Ltd.® products are phthalate and lead free and safety tested to safeguard children’s health. We take pride in the quality, innovation and design that have characterized our products for over 3 generations. Flippers, Fins & Fun Gift Set Includes: Dolphin, Sea Turtle, Queen Triggerfish, Grouper, Coral Reef, and Freddie the Free Diver. Box Size: 11” W x 4.75” H x 4” D (28 x 12 x 10 cm)
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 33530      (added 1/30/2012)
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Age Range: 3 and up
Specialty: Yes (as of 2012)
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Animal Figures
Collectibles
Science & Nature



Join all the fun down on the ranch with our attractive accessories that complement the Safari Ltd.® Farm collection. Complete with fences, hay, entrance gate and a water trough, this set makes a perfect companion with our Down on the Farm Barn & Stable in addition to our Safari Ltd.® Farm animals. Children can let their imagination roam as they simulate life on a ranch. All our products are phthalate-free and thoroughly safety tested to safeguard your child's health. Safari Ltd.® takes pride in providing breathtaking, innovative and value priced replicas for now over three generations.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 33529      (added 1/30/2012)
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Age Range: 4 to 10
Specialty: Yes (as of 2012)
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Construction
Play Sets
Kits



Kids activate traps and prepare the knights to guard the Playmobil Falcon Knights' Castle from intruders. The castle comes with a drawbridge, breakout wall, drop-down ladder, and a trap door. The set also includes four Falcon Knights, horse, functional cannon, and many other accessories. Dimensions: 23.6 x 22.8 x 13.8 inches (L x W x H).
— In a May 2012 survey about best selling toys, Erin Blanton of Pufferbellies Toys & Books for Children in Staunton, Va., told TDmonthly that they sell 250 Playmobil sets each month, especially the knight sets.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 33527      (added 1/27/2012)
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Age Range: 3 to 10
Specialty: Yes (as of 2012)
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Collectibles
Animal Figures
Play Sets



The lovable Calico Critters can now vacation in style and comfort with the Calico Critters Caravan Family Camper. Part of the greater Calico Critters series of toys, the Caravan Family Camper is a fun collectible that complements other Calico Critters locales and accessories. Includes a well-stocked large kitchen, a spacious bathroom, plenty of storage and room for 4 to sleep. Over 35 accessories including round table, plates, cups, utensils, pots, pan, sleeping bags, maps, "board games", iron, soap, towel & more. Caravan measures: 17" x 9 1/2" x 13 1/2" opened, 7 1/4" x 11 1/2" x 7 1/4" closed.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 33526      (added 1/27/2012)
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Age Range: 3 to 10
Specialty: Yes (as of 2012)
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Dolls
Infant & Toddler



Kids can teach Baby Stella how to use the big potty with the Playtime Potty chair. This little toilet can encourage the development of your children while giving them a chance to nurture and care for their Baby Stella doll. Doll sold separately.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 33525      (added 1/27/2012)
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Age Range: 13 to 17
Specialty: Yes (as of 2012)
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: General Games
Board Games



This expansion to Dominion adds 25 new Kingdom cards to Dominion, plus 2 new Basic cards that let players keep building up past Gold and Province. The central theme is wealth; there are treasures with abilities, cards that interact with treasures, and powerful expensive cards. For 2-4 players; takes about 30 minutes to play.
— As of 1/23/2012 this product had 4.9 out of 5 stars from 37 reviews on Amazon.com.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 33524      (added 1/27/2012)
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This enormous almost 5 foot tall by almost 4- foot square Tee Pee is large enough for the entire tribe. Made of durable 100% Cotton Canvas, the easy to set-up TeePee can be used indoors. The bright walls feature interesting designs and there is an easy access opening as well as a mesh window for ventilation purposes. The “Authentic TeePee” playhouse features a Cotton Canvas floor for extra comfort and wooden poles. The Tee Pee comes in its very own carry bag for easy storage.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 33523      (added 1/23/2012)
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Specialty: Yes (as of 2012)
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Water Activities
Outdoor Fun
Balls



The Waboba Surf "Bounces On The Water".  Softer and smaller, and easier to throw and catch than the original Waboba balls that bounce on the water, the Waboba Surf is an excellent item for the toy industry.  Perfect for the beach, lake, or river.
— Mike Castor, owner of Pentwater Toybox in Pentwater, Mich., told TDmonthly in a late Summer 2012 survey that they sold 200 Waboba Surf balls in three months this Summer.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 33522      (added 1/23/2012)
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Specialty: Yes (as of 2012)
Gender: Girls
Category: Fashion & Accessories
Tween



Clips on to most kinds of footwear, backpacks, handbags, gloves, hats, and scarves. Quick and easy to attach and remove, comfortable and fashionable to wear. Instantly adds glamor and dazzle to girls' favorite looks. Available in a variety of colors and styles.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 33520      (added 1/20/2012)
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Specialty: Yes (as of 2012)
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Eco-Friendly
Pretend Play
Preschool



Helps teach kids about healthy eating habits. This redesigned set includes a cutting board, knife, and 5 sliceable veggies – tomato, mushroom, shallot, bell pepper, and cucumber. Tactile details offer more realistic play.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 33519      (added 1/20/2012)
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Specialty: Yes (as of 2012)
SKU or Item #: 7600
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Play Houses
Eco-Friendly
Preschool



This three-story house comes with furniture and two dolls for various imaginative play. The two-sided play mat serves as a wall and roof, or can be laid down to become a garden. Tools and screws not required. Made of PlanWood and solid rubber wood.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 33518      (added 1/20/2012)
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Specialty: Yes (as of 2012)
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Rail Roads & Trains
Eco-Friendly
Infant & Toddler



This 29-piece set features two-sided tracks that can be a single railway or flipped to become a single roadway. Includes colored track and rail connector for loop expansion. Trains have non-magnetic connectors for added safety. Tracks are made out of PlanWood®
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 33517      (added 1/20/2012)
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Specialty: Yes (as of 2012)
SKU or Item #: 5615
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Infant & Toddler
Eco-Friendly
General Toys



A unique twist on the classic stacking toy. Stack the rings in different ways to make various patterns. Flip the rings upside down to add even more variety. Rod is bendable at base for added safety. Made from PlanWood and solid rubber wood. Launch date: March 2012.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 33516      (added 1/20/2012)
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Age Range: 10 and up
Specialty: Yes (as of 2012)
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: General Games



Players try to harvest the most tomatoes while defending their patch from a garden variety of intruders like weeds, varmints, and even the dastardly tomato The player to haul the most tomatoes to market by the end of the game wins. Launch date: Spring 2012.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 33515      (added 1/20/2012)
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Age Range: 8 and up
Specialty: Yes (as of 2012)
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: General Games



Players must try to complete as many combo cards as possible by grabbing dice from the dish. The challenge is that they are only allowed to take one die per turn. If players wait to long, another player might snag the die they need. The highest scorer wins.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 33514      (added 1/20/2012)
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Age Range: 8 and up
Specialty: Yes (as of 2012)
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: General Games



Players spill out the gold and then play cards to claim valuable coins or give the dregs to their no good opponents. With the variety of familiar pirate sayings on the cards, players’ll be yammerin’ like a professional hornswaggler before they know it. Beyond the fun phrases, players also bone up on some key pirate skills like sneaking, bluffing, and swapping, and even some elementary strategy.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 33513      (added 1/20/2012)
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Specialty: Yes (as of 2012)
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Collectibles
Novelties
Licensed Products



Domo, the loveable strange creature who hatched from an egg, is now a bobble head. Fresh from his underground cave, Domo stands 6inches tall and features a sturdy spring that will provide years of bobbling fun. Launch date: June 2012.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 33512      (added 1/20/2012)
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Age Range: 8 and up
Specialty: Yes (as of 2012)
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: General Games



Blindside is a game of pure strategy from every angle. Opponents battle one another with their army of hexes loaded with arrows. Each hex has a varying number of arrows which determine the mobility of each piece. Hexes can only move in the direction their arrow points and as many spaces loaded in the hex. But players must beware; as they battle and jump their opponent they remove their arrows thus changing the hex’s mobility. The puzzle like board and removable rotate spaces allows for endless battlefield scenarios.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 33511      (added 1/20/2012)
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Age Range: 0 to 2
Specialty: Yes (as of 2012)
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Infant & Toddler



Colorful beads slide and clack around the various spindles and offer baby fun visual stimulation. Easy to hold and dishwasher safe. (colors may vary)
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 33510      (added 1/20/2012)
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Age Range: 3 and up
Specialty: Yes (as of 2012)
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Outdoor Fun



Includes 10.5" x 8.5" x 2" Ladybug Sandbox with lid, 20" x 20" no mess play mat, ultra fine blue sand, mermaid, seaweed, tropical fish, turtle, digging shovel, grooming rake, pail, star fish and real sea shells.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 33509      (added 1/20/2012)
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Age Range: 8 and up
Specialty: Yes (as of 2012)
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Science & Nature
Educational
Kits



Kids will learn over 30 amazing tricks and effects and learn the science principles behind them. Science and magic are very closely related. In fact, many science experiments look like magic and many cool magic tricks are science based. Kids will make water disappear, learn to read minds, mix up some disappearing orbs, levitate magnets, lift up a bottle of rice with a chop stick, stick pencils through a bag of water with noting leaking out, write secret messages and much more.
— In a late Summer 2012 survey, Joe Berardoni Sr., owner of Pun's Toys in Bryn Mawr, Penn., told TDmonthly that "Any of the Lab-in-a-Bag kits from Be Amazing Toys" become their best selling Science & Nature toys.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 33508      (added 1/20/2012)
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Age Range: 3 and up
Specialty: Yes (as of 2012)
Gender: Girls
Category: Plush



These little pups are "dressed to thrill!" Each is 10.5". sitting. There are six styles: Velvet Yorkie in a leopard coat, KiKi Maltese in a frilly purple dress, Brigette Shih-Tzu in a pink, glittery dress, Collette Golden Retriever in "zebra," Brie Chihuahua in a hot pint slicker, and Gia Miniature Pinscher in a sleeveless, ruffled tie dyed dress.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 33507      (added 1/20/2012)
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Age Range: 10 and up
Specialty: Yes (as of 2012)
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: General Games
Card Games



PLayers must name an object that fits the attributes on their cards and then play them to the grid. The more cards played, the faster players score. For 2 or more players; game time is 20 minutes.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 33506      (added 1/20/2012)
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