This 5 in 1 transforming truck has vehicle and sand play all in one. The water resistant playset is complete with Dunebug, truck, rake, shovel, bucket, and wildflower seeds. Expand your world with additional Sprig Hollow toys. — In late Spring 2011, Margy Peine, owner of the Tree House Toy Shop in Cumberland, Md. told TDmonthly that the Sand Truck was a recent best-seller in the infant & toddler category. — Want this? As of 05/06/2011, this product was available for purchase at Tree House Toy Shop.
Equipped with pontoons and a moving propeller, the bright yellow Soarin’ Sea Plane has a soft rubber cargo net for transporting baggage or perhaps lost treasures. The set includes Pilot Pete and a friendly pelican called Pelly. Awards— A Dr. Toy Best Green Product for 2011
Join Captain Owen on the open seas! Our rugged boat playset is great for the bathtub, beach, and pool. A complete playset. It includes an 2 boats - Explorer Boat and Rescue Boat, a Life Preserver, two Dolphins - Mother and Baby, an Adventure Guide - Captain Owen, an Adventure Hat (interchangeable with other characters), and a Backpack Accessory. 2010 TOTY Award Winner.
This rugged playset is constructed of Sprigwood, which is a bio-composite material that blends reclaimed wood and recycled plastic, and is dyed with safe pigments. The set includes explorer and rescue boats, Captain Owen the adventure guide, an interchangeable adventure hat, a life preserver, mother and baby dolphins, and a backpack accessory.
These eco-friendly construction toys were inspired by children's board books and come with landscape and character pieces. Each set includes flat panels printed with colorful, water-based ink and slotted building blocks made from earth-friendly Sprigwood. The Palace and Barnyard are large sets. There are also medium sets: Construction Site, Ladybug Adventure and Safari Adventure (MSRP: $19.99). Large sets are 90 pieces; the medium are 60. Launch date: Fall 2009.
For a preschooler’s first foray into gardening, Sprig offers Honey Bee’s Garden Home. “Plantable” packaging grows into wildflowers and herbs in the flower pot and beehive that double as a sand strainer and water bucket. Kids can help the included Honey Bee character grow a beautiful garden for the Sprig Hollow community.
Dune Bug’s Farm Truck is a durable vehicle that cleverly transforms into a sturdy sand tool. Sized for “take along” fun, this water resistant, five-in-one play set includes a Sprig Hollow insect character with interchangeable wings. Dune Bug’s Farm Truck has a sand bucket, a snap-on shovel and rake that doubles as the truck’s cab. Launch date: 2008.
Dragonfly’s Heli-Scoopter is a durable vehicle that cleverly transforms into a sturdy sand tool. Sized for “take along” fun, this water resistant, five-in-one play set includes a Sprig Hollow insect character with interchangeable wings.Dragonfly’s Heli-Scoopter is also a shovel and the helipad is a sand strainer. Launch date: 2008.
Butterfly’s Farm features a water-resistant “farmhouse” with four play/garden shelves. When assembled by an adult, a large funnel and chute fit into slots on the shelves, ready to be filled with sand or water for plenty of flowing fun. The two insect characters—Bee and Butterfly—have chunky bodies with soft, interchangeable wings and a simple slot that allows them to “sit” on the shelves and in the sturdy Farm Truck. The hood of the truck doubles as a sand rake or plow. “We want parents to get outside and spend time with their kids,” says Sprig Toys co-founder and toy industry veteran Chris Clemmer. “And, since Sprig Hollow is made from recycled materials, the toys provide an opportunity to talk about caring for the earth.” Launch date: 2008.
These friendly Adventure Guides can’t wait to go on their next expedition. Wearing LED-lit headlamps, individual guides light up when plugged into any of our fun, rugged vehicles, and the Discover Rig can bring all of their unique audio adventures to life. Cap, Miki and Rudi are available exclusively with the purchase of a Discover Rig, Rally Racer or Baja Scout, respectively. Violet and Edmund are sold individually. Recommended for ages 3 and up
The Baja Scout is full of spunk, eager to take Miki Flinders and a second Adventure Guide cruising the dunes. Baja Scout is a companion to the Discover Rig as part of the Sidekick line of smaller, pump-action powered vehicles, including the Rally Racer car. The Sidekick vehicles activate electronic light features only. — Sprig Toys is a best seller at Tales & Toys in Venice, Calif., Owner Elizabeth Ryan told TDmonthly in fall 2009. "It's all selling well," she said. "We're hard pressed to keep it in stock; I keep ordering every couple of weeks."
The Rally Racer is fun on wheels, with Adventure Guide Rudi Tootin on board to help drive imaginative play. Rally Racer is a companion to the Discover Rig as part of the Sidekick line of smaller, pump-action powered vehicles, including the Baja Scout dune buggy. The Sidekick vehicles activate electronic light features only. Recommended for ages 3 and up.
The Sprig Adventure Series is built around the Discover Rig – a sturdy, battery-free vehicle with a removable push bar. The Discover Rig comes with Adventure Guide Cap Faraday, and can seat up to three Adventure Guide characters at one time. When a child rolls the Discover Rig forward, it triggers the generator that fuels the lights and sounds. Three play modes on the Discover Rig control the electronic features: Search (lights only), Rally (lights and motor sounds), and Adventure (lights, motor, dialog, sound effects and songs). The Discover Rig is the sound enabler for all Adventure Guides who hop in the driver’s seat, taking a child on self-powered expeditions of the imagination. Recommended for ages 3 and up.
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.