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February 2012 | Vol. XI - No. 2

Watch Toy Videos of the Day (1/30/2012-2/3/2012)

By TDmonthly Staff
February 2012

We want you to see the toys we see, so you can determine if they're right for your store! Check this space every weekday to see brief video clips of new and specialty products.

In the spotlight today? Drive your sales with funky tech products like MIMOMICRO™ Card Readers & Drives from mimoco, llc

MIMOMICRO™ Card Readers & Drives by MIMOCO INC.

MIMOMICRO™ can be used as a USB flash drive with interchangeable microSD memory cards, and also functions as a microSD card reader to transport data between mobile phones, tablets, e-readers, digital cameras, and mp3 players to one's computer. "MIMOMICRO™ boasts three dimensional sculpted characters and the first in a series of vehicles. MIMOMICRO's cap-free design with flip-out USB plug also includes a built-in keychain and LED indicator light. Measuring a mere 1.6" H x 1.0" W in its compact form factor, MIMOMICRO™ lives up to its name," Clint Weiler, PR for mimoco llc, told TDmonthly. Launch date: March 2012. (Watch the MIMOMICRO™ Card Readers & Drives Video Watch Video) 2/1/2012 (MSRP: $12.95; Age: All Ages)

Astrojax MX by Astrojax USA – Active People

Astrojax MX by Astrojax USA – Active PeopleThe three dimensional skill based toy is orbiting to the next level with the Astrojax MX. This version presents the futuristic, aerodynamic SPORT, and the eye catching POP as the first ever Modular Astrojax. What’s this mean? Not only are these two styles vibrant with color, but with a simple pull and click kids can easily change out their mantles, cores, string buds, and strings. Launch date: January 2012. (Watch the Astrojax MX Video Watch Video) 12/29/2011 (MSRP: $19.99; Age: 8 and Up)

Snugglebags™ by SNUGGLETIME

This two-in-one mini sleeping bag will keep kids' favorite stuffed toys warm and snuggly. Cushy and convertible, these durable sleeping bags serve as a perfect slipcover to keep plush toys ultra cozy and ultra clean. Launch date: November 2011. (Watch the Snugglebags™ Video Watch Video) 12/8/2011 (MSRP: $12.99; Age: 3 and Up)

Clue - Harry Potter Edition by HASBRO INC.

Clue - Harry Potter Edition by HASBRO INC.Dark magic has been performed at Hogwarts! A fellow student has vanished from the famous School of Witchcraft and Wizardry and it is up to the players to solve the mysterious disappearance. Play as Harry, Ron, Hermione, Ginny, Luna or Neville and try to discover WHO did it, WHAT spell or item they used, and WHERE the student was attacked. Was it Draco Malfoy with a Sleeping Draught in the Owlery? Move around Hogwarts making suggestions- but watch out! Wheels on the board actually move to reveal secret passages, hidden staircases, and even the Dark Mark! When players think they've gathered all the facts they need, they go to Dumbledore's office to make their final accusation to win the game.
— As of 12/30/2011 this product had 4.3 out of 5 stars from 15 reviews on Pros: More in depth than original Clue; fun for Harry Potter fans. Cons: Instructions are a bit confusing. 12/30/2011 (MSRP: $27.99; Age: 9 to 10)

Sonic 3 inch Action Figure Superpack by JAZWARES INC.

Sonic 3 inch Action Figure Superpack by JAZWARES INC.These highly detailed 3-Inch figures have over 12 points of articulation and capture all the signature characteristics of all three characters. The Super Pack also comes complete with 7 Chaos Emeralds.
— As of 12/30/2011 this product had 4.2 out of 5 stars from 37 reviews on Pros: Unique; detailed; comes with seven emerald accessories. Cons: Not durable (better as a collectible than a playable toy). 12/30/2011 (MSRP: $17.99; Age: 4 to 6)

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