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  • Game Reviews

    New Board Games, Skill Builders,Puzzles, and Accessories


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    FEATURE PRODUCT:   The Greatest Dot to Dot Adventure - Book 1 - In this imaginitive new dot-to-dot puzzle book, you begin your adventure following a guide; an imaginative young boy searching for the missing pieces of a mysterious gift. Together, visitors will navigate challenging puzzles and unearth secret clues to discover new species of dots and spectacular views.

    Abstract Games
    Donkey...It's A Kick!

    Donkey is a fast paced, unpredictable card game that will have you saving for 4 of a kind one round, and building a barn out of your cards the next. Be the first player to master whatever crazy challenge comes your way, and quickly grab a Donkey Puck...but watch out for the Kicker!

    Animal Toys
    WonderElla

    "WonderElla™ is a wonder-filled memory game of Sets & Match with Math, Colors, and Animals. WonderElla comes in an adorable cotton bag containing 18 jumbo-sized, game pieces depicting Ella and nine of her animal friends. The WonderElla game pieces can be filled with surprise hidden treats for added fun and excitement!

    Board Games
    Po-Rum-Bo Card Matching Board Game

    Po-Rum-Bo is a combination of Poker & Rummy played on a Game Board. Using playing cards from all four playing card suits, players place them criss-cross, either “across” or “down” on a game board with bonus squares. You earn points with every play of the game based on the cards played, the hands created and the board bonus squares used.

    Perfect Stride

    Perfect Stride is an exciting horse-themed card game for 2 - 4 players ages 8 and up. Players are riders who partner up with a horse of their choosing for a high-speed race across the countryside over a hidden course of jumps. Riders collect ribbons with each successful jump as they race toward the finish line. The rider with the most ribbon points wins the game.

    LiEBRARY - The Game Where the First Line Speaks Volumes

    The object of the game is to convince other players that your first line is the correct one. Players earn points by either writing a first line good enough to fool others into voting for it or by guessing the correct first line after all the entries are read.

    Triviathon

    One of the most "unusual" products ever to be with inducted into The Toy Man® Product Guide is this crazy game called Triviathon. Nothing special in the title of this game but you had better be ready because this game is a guaranteed barrel of laughs...err no, I would rather say a truckload of laughs!

    Board Games - Adult Level
    Yamodo! Party Time

    Yamodo! (ya-mode-o) challenges you and your friends to draw and define a set of made-up Yamodo! words. Laughter is guaranteed as you find yourself trying to explain the unexplainable. Prepare for a hilarious good time, to have your imagination tested...

    Board Games - Ethical Values
    CampAntics

    he board game of summer camp adventures. Once around the board, is one very realistic day at summer camp. Players choose how long to play and can extend or shorten the game. Instructions for New Campers are in a real comic book format. Lots of Mischief, Activities, and Announcements keep all players interest and involved, even if it is not their turn.

    Board Games - Family
    Road Trip - A Timeless Family Game

    If you are going on long ride between any two places, Road Trip will make the experience pass by in to time. Even at home the game is a blast to play!

    Reverse Charades

    Reverse Charades is a hilarious twist on a classic charades game where one person acts out words for the team to guess. With Reverse Charades, the entire team has 60 seconds to act out as many words as one person can guess. It

    Wits and Wagers - Family Edition

    Wits & Wagers Family is a family-friendly version of the popular Wits & Wagers game where you can win without knowing any trivia. Kid-friendly questions, easier rules, and no poker chips. Perfect game for all ages to play together! To play, every player writes down a guess to fun questions.

    Wackelkuh - Wiggling Cow Board Game

    Elsa the cow loves to eat fresh grass. How much grass can you pull from under Elsa before she tips over? A curious game of skill and technique.

    Flip2BFit - Fitness In A Box

    Board Games - Intellectual Development
    Outside The Box

    outside the box gives every single player a chance to be a hero by helping his or her team win. There are no dice. Teams can only advance by getting the answers right.

    Board Games - Strategy
    Commander-In-Chief - The Board Game

    Commander-In-Chief is a fun fast playing abstract strategy war board game in which a player’s military vehicles work together to “capture” their opponent’s Commander while simultaneously defending their own. Commander-In-Chief is a 2 – 4 player combination of Chess & Checkers with an Air, Land & Sea military theme.

    Books - Word / Picture / Story
    Wizarday! When Our Stuff Went Away

    Wizarday is a lively educational story for children age eight and up. Wizarday is an hilarious tale filled with fun characters, silly names and games and charts. The story, with its engaging, free family of characters, provides a fun platform from which to teach children the importance and benefits of routine. It also helps them—and parents!—understand how such routine can evolve through playful two-way communication.

    Card Game
    Zombie Ninja Pirates

    Zombies are cool! Ninjas are cool! Pirates are cool! Mad Scientists are also cool! But the coolest thing is the Zombie Ninja Pirates, a card game where you get to play all four types while scoring points. To make it even better, you keep getting nifty objects in your chest that make you cooler and help you win.

    Card Games
    Befuzzled - A Fun Q Games Product

    Befuzzled makes the simple concept of taking the correct action based on a flipped card becomes surprisingly challenging. It is a high-energy yet not fast-paced game. Players stay on edge anticipating the flip of the next card as they try to be the first to act.

    Card Games - Educational
    Jukem Football Card Game

    Whether you are a football novice or hardcore fan, Jukem Football is the fun, competitive card game that puts you in the action! Jukem Football is the anytime, anywhere football card game. Play it at tailgates, parties, game nights and on the go!

    Card Games - Recreational Play
    Knock Down, Drag Out

    Knock Down, Drag Out lets you join the hectic melee of a Wild West bar fight. The rules are brutally simple and the action is fast-paced! Punch, kick, and club your opponents. Be the last patron standing to win!

    Card Games - Sports Related
    Third and Long

    Third and Long recreates the action of a pro football game. Two coaches take turns on offense and defense, calling plays and executing drives. Touchdowns, field goals, fumbles, interceptions, penalties, and big plays are all part of the exciting action.

    CD/DVD Games - Elementary
    Roman Town

    Experience the thrill of uncovering ancient objects. Exercise your problem solving and analytical thinking skills with fun puzzles and mini-games as you analyze valuable artifacts. Roman Town is the only game of its kind to the best of our knowledge that allows you to be an archaeologist, managing your team of diggers at a realistic excavation site.

    Computer Software - Educational
    ItzaBitza (for Mac)

    Draw a house and watch Sketchy shrink to fit in the door; draw flames and watch the rocket ship blast off; draw a triangle for the wheel of the farmer’s tractor just for a laugh. In the award winning game ItzaBitza™, drawings truly come to life.

    Educational Games - Board / Tabletop
    National Finger Football - Alabama

    We've all played the game before, the football is a folded sheet of paper in the shape of a triangle. The field is a tabletop and the goal is to score a touchdown by flicking the football across the table until part of it hangs over the edge. Zelosport has now taken this concept to a whole new level.

    Family Board & Table Top Games
    Tsuro - The Game of the Path

    Tsuro - The Game Of The Path is a tile laying game where the tiles show paths and on your turn you must lay a tile next to your stone. If the path leads you into another person’s stone or off the board you lose. The last player on the board wins!

    BANANAGRAMS

    BANANAGRAMS® is a fast and fun anagram game that drives players bananas! Requiring no pencil, paper or board, Bananagrams comes in a small portable banana shaped pouch and is perfect fun for kids from 7 – 97 years-old, at home or on the go.

    Appletters

    Appletters® is a domino-like game for ages six and up where players connect letters in lieu of dots. The game comes in an apple-shaped cloth pouch containing 110 ivory-like tiles. In addition to the version for a younger audience, the game also includes instructions for more adult play - APPLE TURNOVER™ for an extra challenge and APPLESCORE™ for word lovers who like to have fun with palindromes and semi-palindromes.

    Games - Board / Tabletop
    Chess3 [ Chess Cubed ]

    Chess is already a game which has been a classic game for generations; a game which stimulates the mind and influences strategic developmental skills. Chess3 takes this game of strategy and focus, magically infuses fun into...

    Smash or Trash

    Smash or Trash is the game where players make up hysterical new lyrics to popular hit music! You can guarantee the dust will be shaken off some brain cells with this game! Smash or Trash is an excellent source for creating social interaction and...

    Comet® - Family and Bible Educational Board Games

    Comet, The Fast Path to Learning board games, are an engaging way to learn and spell and re-defines the definition of Play. Build vocabulary, aid reading comprehension and improve writing skills.

    Games - Card
    Triplica

    In Triplica, players compete by placing cards down to line up three of the shapes in a row to match their secret goal. The first player to score five goals wins the game. Triplica can also be played as a solitaire game where all 36 goals must be scored

    Games - Group Interactive
    Telegruv - The Dance Telephone Game

    Telegruv is a new party game that borrows the concept of the classic game Telephone, but instead of passing a phrase down a chain of people, competing teams try to pass along a series of dance moves from memory. The game provides nonstop laughter as the original dance moves degenerate with hilarious results!

    Games - Novelty
    Codigo Cube

    Codigo Cube is a socially interactive trivia game using your web-enabled camera phone, a free app, and our patent-pending QR Coded die! Codigo Cube is updated with new questions daily! When ever breaking news happens Codigo Cube gets updated.

    Games - Strategy
    Jishaku

    Jishaku™ is a patent-pending, portable strategy game like chess or checkers that can be played anywhere – the kitchen or the beach. But unlike chess, there is an element of surprise when the magnets jump out of position, without warning...

    New Inductees
    You've Been Sentenced Word Game

    The multi award-winning You’ve been Sentenced! word game uses pentagon-shaped cards with conjugations of funny words, famous names, and familiar places.  Each player uses his or her hand of 10 cards to build a grammatically correct sentence, racing the other players while also trying to score the most points per round.

    Puzzles / Brainteasers
    HABA Little Hand Puzzles - Animals, Farm, & Construction

    HABA Puzzles for little hands. These sets of puzzles include 6 puzzles with 2, 3, and 4 pieces. Perfect for the beginning puzzler! Contains solid easy to place pieces with a wooden figure for creative play with the pieces!

    Strategy Games
    Diception

    Diception™, is a fast paced, fun for the whole family, board game that keeps you guessing who is telling the truth and who is really bluffing!

  • Toy Reviews

    New Toys & Specialty


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    FEATURE PRODUCT:   The Greatest Dot to Dot Adventure - Book 1 - In this imaginitive new dot-to-dot puzzle book, you begin your adventure following a guide; an imaginative young boy searching for the missing pieces of a mysterious gift. Together, visitors will navigate challenging puzzles and unearth secret clues to discover new species of dots and spectacular views.

    Abstract Games
    Donkey...It's A Kick!

    Donkey is a fast paced, unpredictable card game that will have you saving for 4 of a kind one round, and building a barn out of your cards the next. Be the first player to master whatever crazy challenge comes your way, and quickly grab a Donkey Puck...but watch out for the Kicker!

    Animal Toys
    WonderElla

    "WonderElla™ is a wonder-filled memory game of Sets & Match with Math, Colors, and Animals. WonderElla comes in an adorable cotton bag containing 18 jumbo-sized, game pieces depicting Ella and nine of her animal friends. The WonderElla game pieces can be filled with surprise hidden treats for added fun and excitement!

    Board Games
    Po-Rum-Bo Card Matching Board Game

    Po-Rum-Bo is a combination of Poker & Rummy played on a Game Board. Using playing cards from all four playing card suits, players place them criss-cross, either “across” or “down” on a game board with bonus squares. You earn points with every play of the game based on the cards played, the hands created and the board bonus squares used.

    Perfect Stride

    Perfect Stride is an exciting horse-themed card game for 2 - 4 players ages 8 and up. Players are riders who partner up with a horse of their choosing for a high-speed race across the countryside over a hidden course of jumps. Riders collect ribbons with each successful jump as they race toward the finish line. The rider with the most ribbon points wins the game.

    LiEBRARY - The Game Where the First Line Speaks Volumes

    The object of the game is to convince other players that your first line is the correct one. Players earn points by either writing a first line good enough to fool others into voting for it or by guessing the correct first line after all the entries are read.

    Triviathon

    One of the most "unusual" products ever to be with inducted into The Toy Man® Product Guide is this crazy game called Triviathon. Nothing special in the title of this game but you had better be ready because this game is a guaranteed barrel of laughs...err no, I would rather say a truckload of laughs!

    Board Games - Adult Level
    Yamodo! Party Time

    Yamodo! (ya-mode-o) challenges you and your friends to draw and define a set of made-up Yamodo! words. Laughter is guaranteed as you find yourself trying to explain the unexplainable. Prepare for a hilarious good time, to have your imagination tested...

    Board Games - Ethical Values
    CampAntics

    he board game of summer camp adventures. Once around the board, is one very realistic day at summer camp. Players choose how long to play and can extend or shorten the game. Instructions for New Campers are in a real comic book format. Lots of Mischief, Activities, and Announcements keep all players interest and involved, even if it is not their turn.

    Board Games - Family
    Road Trip - A Timeless Family Game

    If you are going on long ride between any two places, Road Trip will make the experience pass by in to time. Even at home the game is a blast to play!

    Reverse Charades

    Reverse Charades is a hilarious twist on a classic charades game where one person acts out words for the team to guess. With Reverse Charades, the entire team has 60 seconds to act out as many words as one person can guess. It

    Wits and Wagers - Family Edition

    Wits & Wagers Family is a family-friendly version of the popular Wits & Wagers game where you can win without knowing any trivia. Kid-friendly questions, easier rules, and no poker chips. Perfect game for all ages to play together! To play, every player writes down a guess to fun questions.

    Wackelkuh - Wiggling Cow Board Game

    Elsa the cow loves to eat fresh grass. How much grass can you pull from under Elsa before she tips over? A curious game of skill and technique.

    Flip2BFit - Fitness In A Box

    Board Games - Intellectual Development
    Outside The Box

    outside the box gives every single player a chance to be a hero by helping his or her team win. There are no dice. Teams can only advance by getting the answers right.

    Board Games - Strategy
    Commander-In-Chief - The Board Game

    Commander-In-Chief is a fun fast playing abstract strategy war board game in which a player’s military vehicles work together to “capture” their opponent’s Commander while simultaneously defending their own. Commander-In-Chief is a 2 – 4 player combination of Chess & Checkers with an Air, Land & Sea military theme.

    Books - Word / Picture / Story
    Wizarday! When Our Stuff Went Away

    Wizarday is a lively educational story for children age eight and up. Wizarday is an hilarious tale filled with fun characters, silly names and games and charts. The story, with its engaging, free family of characters, provides a fun platform from which to teach children the importance and benefits of routine. It also helps them—and parents!—understand how such routine can evolve through playful two-way communication.

    Card Game
    Zombie Ninja Pirates

    Zombies are cool! Ninjas are cool! Pirates are cool! Mad Scientists are also cool! But the coolest thing is the Zombie Ninja Pirates, a card game where you get to play all four types while scoring points. To make it even better, you keep getting nifty objects in your chest that make you cooler and help you win.

    Card Games
    Befuzzled - A Fun Q Games Product

    Befuzzled makes the simple concept of taking the correct action based on a flipped card becomes surprisingly challenging. It is a high-energy yet not fast-paced game. Players stay on edge anticipating the flip of the next card as they try to be the first to act.

    Card Games - Educational
    Jukem Football Card Game

    Whether you are a football novice or hardcore fan, Jukem Football is the fun, competitive card game that puts you in the action! Jukem Football is the anytime, anywhere football card game. Play it at tailgates, parties, game nights and on the go!

    Card Games - Recreational Play
    Knock Down, Drag Out

    Knock Down, Drag Out lets you join the hectic melee of a Wild West bar fight. The rules are brutally simple and the action is fast-paced! Punch, kick, and club your opponents. Be the last patron standing to win!

    Card Games - Sports Related
    Third and Long

    Third and Long recreates the action of a pro football game. Two coaches take turns on offense and defense, calling plays and executing drives. Touchdowns, field goals, fumbles, interceptions, penalties, and big plays are all part of the exciting action.

    CD/DVD Games - Elementary
    Roman Town

    Experience the thrill of uncovering ancient objects. Exercise your problem solving and analytical thinking skills with fun puzzles and mini-games as you analyze valuable artifacts. Roman Town is the only game of its kind to the best of our knowledge that allows you to be an archaeologist, managing your team of diggers at a realistic excavation site.

    Computer Software - Educational
    ItzaBitza (for Mac)

    Draw a house and watch Sketchy shrink to fit in the door; draw flames and watch the rocket ship blast off; draw a triangle for the wheel of the farmer’s tractor just for a laugh. In the award winning game ItzaBitza™, drawings truly come to life.

    Educational Games - Board / Tabletop
    National Finger Football - Alabama

    We've all played the game before, the football is a folded sheet of paper in the shape of a triangle. The field is a tabletop and the goal is to score a touchdown by flicking the football across the table until part of it hangs over the edge. Zelosport has now taken this concept to a whole new level.

    Family Board & Table Top Games
    Tsuro - The Game of the Path

    Tsuro - The Game Of The Path is a tile laying game where the tiles show paths and on your turn you must lay a tile next to your stone. If the path leads you into another person’s stone or off the board you lose. The last player on the board wins!

    BANANAGRAMS

    BANANAGRAMS® is a fast and fun anagram game that drives players bananas! Requiring no pencil, paper or board, Bananagrams comes in a small portable banana shaped pouch and is perfect fun for kids from 7 – 97 years-old, at home or on the go.

    Appletters

    Appletters® is a domino-like game for ages six and up where players connect letters in lieu of dots. The game comes in an apple-shaped cloth pouch containing 110 ivory-like tiles. In addition to the version for a younger audience, the game also includes instructions for more adult play - APPLE TURNOVER™ for an extra challenge and APPLESCORE™ for word lovers who like to have fun with palindromes and semi-palindromes.

    Games - Board / Tabletop
    Chess3 [ Chess Cubed ]

    Chess is already a game which has been a classic game for generations; a game which stimulates the mind and influences strategic developmental skills. Chess3 takes this game of strategy and focus, magically infuses fun into...

    Smash or Trash

    Smash or Trash is the game where players make up hysterical new lyrics to popular hit music! You can guarantee the dust will be shaken off some brain cells with this game! Smash or Trash is an excellent source for creating social interaction and...

    Comet® - Family and Bible Educational Board Games

    Comet, The Fast Path to Learning board games, are an engaging way to learn and spell and re-defines the definition of Play. Build vocabulary, aid reading comprehension and improve writing skills.

    Games - Card
    Triplica

    In Triplica, players compete by placing cards down to line up three of the shapes in a row to match their secret goal. The first player to score five goals wins the game. Triplica can also be played as a solitaire game where all 36 goals must be scored

    Games - Group Interactive
    Telegruv - The Dance Telephone Game

    Telegruv is a new party game that borrows the concept of the classic game Telephone, but instead of passing a phrase down a chain of people, competing teams try to pass along a series of dance moves from memory. The game provides nonstop laughter as the original dance moves degenerate with hilarious results!

    Games - Novelty
    Codigo Cube

    Codigo Cube is a socially interactive trivia game using your web-enabled camera phone, a free app, and our patent-pending QR Coded die! Codigo Cube is updated with new questions daily! When ever breaking news happens Codigo Cube gets updated.

    Games - Strategy
    Jishaku

    Jishaku™ is a patent-pending, portable strategy game like chess or checkers that can be played anywhere – the kitchen or the beach. But unlike chess, there is an element of surprise when the magnets jump out of position, without warning...

    New Inductees
    You've Been Sentenced Word Game

    The multi award-winning You’ve been Sentenced! word game uses pentagon-shaped cards with conjugations of funny words, famous names, and familiar places.  Each player uses his or her hand of 10 cards to build a grammatically correct sentence, racing the other players while also trying to score the most points per round.

    Puzzles / Brainteasers
    HABA Little Hand Puzzles - Animals, Farm, & Construction

    HABA Puzzles for little hands. These sets of puzzles include 6 puzzles with 2, 3, and 4 pieces. Perfect for the beginning puzzler! Contains solid easy to place pieces with a wooden figure for creative play with the pieces!

    Strategy Games
    Diception

    Diception™, is a fast paced, fun for the whole family, board game that keeps you guessing who is telling the truth and who is really bluffing!

  • Apparel Reviews

    New Apparel, Footwear, and Accessories


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    FEATURE PRODUCT:   The Greatest Dot to Dot Adventure - Book 1 - In this imaginitive new dot-to-dot puzzle book, you begin your adventure following a guide; an imaginative young boy searching for the missing pieces of a mysterious gift. Together, visitors will navigate challenging puzzles and unearth secret clues to discover new species of dots and spectacular views.

    Baby Accessories
    Wee-Drool Waterproof Reversible T-Bib

    Wee Drool T-bibs are stylish waterproof bibs designed to protect your little one's clothing from dribble, drool, spit up and spills in an ultra chic green way. Made from a blend of Bamboo Viscose and Organic Cotton, these T-bibs are the ultimate in softness, comfort, soak-proof protection and of course, style!

    Infant Accessories & Toys
    Snazzy Baby Knee Pads

    Snazzy Baby Knee Pads are made to the very highest safety standards. Having the comfort of knowing that the product is endorsed by medical professionals, parents can be confident of their child being safe in using the knee pads while crawling.

    Infant Travel Products & Accessories
    BambinOz PortaChair

    The BambinOz Porta Chair turns virtually any standard chair (and variations of same), into a temporary high chair restraint solution when needed most. Safe, simple, and convenient it is truly the perfect solution Mom's are looking for.

    Juvenile - Gifts / Novelty
    Shains Girly Theme Kit...Say It - Wear It - Mean It

    Shains are recycled accessories that encourage and empower people to make their own statements and change them whenever they want! Shains manufactures bracelets, necklaces, pet collars, hair bands, key chains, and much more...

    Sporting Goods - Activities, Equipment, Toys
    Swiggies

    Swiggies was invented as an alternative to fanny packs and having to carry water bottles while exercising. This new hands-free approach is simple and easy to use. You just fill them up with water and go!

  • Home Reviews

    New Home Furnishings and Accessories

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    Furniture & Accessories, Juvenile
    The Learning Tower

    The Learning Tower provides a safe platform for your child to work on projects at countertop levels. Sturdy and durable, it is constructed from wood and is protected with a gloss finish. Adjustable to three levels, it will grow with your child!

  • Infant & Juvenile Reviews

    New Infant & Juvenile


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    FEATURE PRODUCT:   The Greatest Dot to Dot Adventure - Book 1 - In this imaginitive new dot-to-dot puzzle book, you begin your adventure following a guide; an imaginative young boy searching for the missing pieces of a mysterious gift. Together, visitors will navigate challenging puzzles and unearth secret clues to discover new species of dots and spectacular views.

    3-Point Carving (Leaning) Bikes
    Trikke Carving Vehicles (Bikes)

    Sports and fitness are one of the strongest point of interest in US society today. Trikke Tech, Inc. has taken this fact into consideration and brought one of the most popular fitness solutions of the century into reality! Introducing the Tribred Carving / Electric Bikes.

    Activity Mats
    Lay-N-Go / Lay-n-Go LITE Activity Mats

    Lay-n-Go and Lay-n-Go LITE are award winning (patent pending) activity mats, cleanup, carryall and storage solution in one for families both at home and on-the-go! Small toy collections are easily spread out, contained, and cleaned up at home, while visiting friends, in restaurants, on airplanes, in cars, at Grandma’s house, or wherever life takes you.

    Arts & Crafts, Kits & Supplies
    TeeJuice - Fabric Markers

    TeeJuice Fabric Markers take felt tip markers to an entirely new level of functionality and value! They let your creative juices flow and...

    Baby / Nursing Bottles - Glass
    Coddlelife PP Bottle with Peristaltic Nipple

    The Coddlelife PP Bottle with a Peristalic Nipple is the ultimate glass baby bottle. It is composed of the same kind of glass used in laboratories due to its superior strength, durability and ability to resist thermal shock, making it extra safe for...

    Coddlelife Laboratory Grade Glass Bottle

    The Coddlelife Laboratory Grade Glass Bottle is the ultimate glass baby bottle. It is composed of the same kind of glass used in laboratories due to its superior strength, durability and ability to resist thermal shock, making it extra safe for...

    Baby Accessories
    Wee-Drool Waterproof Reversible T-Bib

    Wee Drool T-bibs are stylish waterproof bibs designed to protect your little one's clothing from dribble, drool, spit up and spills in an ultra chic green way. Made from a blend of Bamboo Viscose and Organic Cotton, these T-bibs are the ultimate in softness, comfort, soak-proof protection and of course, style!

    Baby Gear
    BabySmart Cooshee Hybak

    The award winning "strap-free" BabySmart Cooshee HyBak seat props-a-tot up and forward for focus and concentration! Kids think it's cool to sit on, which keeps them seated longer. With a contoured wide-angle base, skid-resistant circle-pods, side arms to prevent leaning over, leg-positioning for proper posture, and a snug higher-back design. Not only is Cooshee is the most supportive seat, it's the softest and cushiest Booster available.

    Bicycles, Tricycles & Accessories
    FirstBIKE Balance Training Bikes

    The FirstBIKE™ is the perfect training bike for developing your child. As an added plus, some models of the FirstBIKE™ Balance Training Bikes have the luxury of a precise rear drum brake that provides an added level of safety during use. This is essential for a child to learn better safe bike handling skills, and a greater comfort for parents.

    Kinderfeets Wooden Balance Bikes

    kinderfeets are a wooden balance bike for children ages 2 - 5. It has no pedals or training wheels. Children kick off the ground as if running, thus pushing themselves and the bike forward. The kinderfeets Wooden Balance Bike is perfect for learning balance, steering, coordination and independence.

    Creative Play Products
    Constructive Eating Garden Fairy Combo

    A child

    Developmental Play Equipment
    Oshi mat

    Oshi mat is an environment friendly, recyclable, easy to clean, non – toxic foam mat designed for infants. It is made 100% out of Thermal Plastic Elastomer (TPE); which means, it is 100% PVC and Latex free! Numerous reports have noted that PVC is hazardous to our health and our environment and Latex is –unfortunately- commonly associated with allergies.

    First Toddle®

    First Toddle., the 5-in-1 Infant/Toddler Play, Entertainment and Development System, initially emphasizes standing and walking skills. Then it can be easily reconfigured to provide a variety of fun and challenging play areas for children...

    Dolls - Posable
    Adora Toddler Time Dolls - The Cats Meow

    Adora Toddler Time Dolls can turn a frown upside down, build friendships, teach nurturing, bring comfort and turn a boring day into a day of play! That’s what makes Adora Dolls special…oh, and we can’t forget those adorable baby faces…squeezable, loveable, cuddly, cute…simply irresistible.

    Educational Products
    Alphabotz Superphonic Decoder Cards

    Alphabotz Superphonic Decoder Cards are educational cards that help jump start beginning reading skills by helping early readers build lasting associations between sounds and the letters that represent them.

    Feeding & Nursing
    Bambinoz Instant Bottle Warmer Pack

    BambinOz’ award winning Instant Bottle Warmer Pack allows parents to warm up baby bottles anywhere, anytime without the use of batteries or electricity. Leveraging a technology which has been used widely in the sports medicine,camping and fishing industries, the pad provides a heat source that is completely safe and non-toxic and is reusable.

    Feeding Sets
    Constructive Eating - Set of Three Eating Utensils

    Constructive Eating's bulldozer pusher, fork lift fork, and front loader spoon are designed with function and play value in mind. Textured, easy grip handles and detailing allow little hands to hold on tight. Even the youngest child will animate these construction machines with their true to life color, scale and shaping.

    Furniture & Accessories, Juvenile
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    Induction Certificate Number:   74020120727‑591
    Induction Date:   July 27, 2012
    Certificate License Status:   Active

     Product:   Adora Toddler Time Dolls - The Cats Meow
    MSRP:   $94.95 USD
    Company URL:  http://www.charismabrands.com/
    Rating: 

    Adora Toddler Time Dolls - The Cats Meow

    by:  Rev. James G.W. Fisher - Editor / Product Evaluation Expert
         
    Evaluation Report Summary (ERS) Date:  07/27/2012

    Adora Toddler Time Dolls can turn a frown upside down, build friendships, teach nurturing, bring comfort and turn a boring day into a day of play! That’s what makes Adora Dolls special…oh, and we can’t forget those adorable baby faces…squeezable, loveable, cuddly, cute…simply irresistible.

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    Product Type Release Year Primary Usage Target Age / Max. Weight   Target Gender
    Dolls - Posable 2002 Consumer 6 years + Female/Male




    Critical Skills Development Design Quality FunFactor™ Innovation Marketing Value Visual Appeal
    5 5 5 5 4.5 5

    Final product / service rating is averaged from the sum total of ALL applicable evaluation category scores. Only scores of "3" or higher are published.

    There are a total of 357 evaluation categories which are used in our evaluation process.
    (NOTE: Not all categories are applicable to any one product or online service.)

    Only 6 of the evaluation category rating scores for this New Inductee's evaluation are featured for public view.



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    About Our New Inductee
    A quick yet informative glance at what this New Inductee is all about.

    Innovation in the development of new product designs these days is a rarity. Adora Toddler Time Dolls are without a doubt, one of those rarities. "Adora® Toddler Time Dolls, (in this case, The Cat's Meow"), enrich the many hours of  a child's creative play, thought, and overall nurturing.  They stir the imagination with a diversified collection of color, touch, and creativity.

    To describe the Adora Toddler Time Dolls would be simple.  They are irresistible, have literally life like features & weight, they are diversified in style, designed with the highest standards and "...are inspired by tradition and costumes from the world over." Just imagine if you will, hand set eyes and exquisite hand painted details that bring each of the dolls to life! That is but a mere sampling of the many features of these dolls.
    An image of The Adora® Toddler Time - The Cat's Meow doll.

    "Everything from the elegant clothing to the fine details of the face and hair of these dolls is so delightful, so charming!"


    * A quote from one of the mom's at one of The Toy Man® consumer hands-on evaluation events.
    Adora® Time Dolls - The Cat's Meow, (One of the doll seen in the image above-left), have been engineered for durability while eliminating the uncomfortable hard plastic heads and extremities that other dolls may have. They make an excellent bedtime companion for any child; a necessity for a child for added comfort and security.

    Adora® Time Dolls - The Cat's Meow is what we consider as being part of one of the finest collections of vinyl dolls in the world. "Most Adora dolls are made from their very own Caresslyn™ Vinyl  which emulates fine bisque porcelain with a petal smooth finish, yet are a durable vinyl for the enjoyment of generations."
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    Additional Details and Perspectives
    More than just a cursory glance with aspects of relative importance.

    An exquisite level of detail is just the beginning of the many features associated with the Adora® Toddler Time Dolls.  As you read this, you may not realize it, but every detail of the Adora® Toddler Time Dolls demonstrates an innovative and unique design with such meticulous effort put forth to create a genuine life-like look.  Such an an exquisite level of detail in ever facet of the design; hand made clothing, hand-set eyes, painted details and hand applied eyelashes are all part of what gives the Adora® Toddler Time Dollsthat irresistible look.

    With Adora® Toddler Time - The Cat's Meow there's even more neat things that make her so special.  She truly is the Cat's Meow with her sporty pink and gray multi-layered leggings, a hooded vest with the kitten ears and a fuzzy cat pocketbook, three ruffle skirt and matching warm pants.

    If all of that isn't enough, she has the most gorgeous blonde hair, with a pink bow accent so neatly set. She feels like a REAL baby with a carefully selected weight balance, designed to be durable yet maintaining the highest level of visual appeal for hours of play, just as the rest of the Adora® Toddler Time collection.



    An image of the Adora® Toddler Time - The Cat's Meow doll.  
    "The Adora Toddler Time Dolls are a magnificent collage of color, carefully planned detail, and personality that create the most life-like visual extravaganza.  Distinctive design with the finest of textile materials used is a common trait of these dolls."

    * A quote from one of the detailed evaluation reports our independent evaluators prepared as part of our evaluation process.


    It was somewhat amazing even to our male staff how much focus on accurate detail was put into Adora® Toddler Time - The Cat's Meow, just as the rest of the collection. The quality of the textile material used, the perfect balance of color schemes used, the painted finger and toe nails, even the sandals that fit each foot so perfectly as though she were a real baby. 

    The so real appearance feel made some of our male staff a little uncomfortable as they had to remove the clothing to get a better view of the body design of the doll. As one of the gents put it, "It's a girl, I just don't feel right pulling her clothes off. She's too real!" That in itself said so much to us all in how this doll seemingly appeared almost to be a real toddler!  Now that's quality workmanship.

    No matter what the age group, withAdora® Toddler Time dolls, people are literally captivated by the charisma which she seems to exude from them. No matter which one, the dolls are more than just a doll.  Rather, they are seen as having such greater importance; a personal friend, a playmate, a companion, an integral part of their creative thinking conferring an added sense of security and self-value for a child.
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    Independent Evaluator Reports Icon Independent Evaluator Reports
    Extensive independent study and analysis by credentialed scholars.
    The information to follow is comprised of excerpts from inclusive detailed Evaluator Reports pertaining to this New Inductee. These reports have been prepared by top credentialed scholars from their own extensive independent study and analysis.
    * These excerpts have been posted verbatim, paraphrased, or a combination of both, in order to encapsulate the primary details conveyed in each of the evaluation reports in a brief summary form.

    Behavioral Analyst - Clinical Psychologist, PhD
    Director of Pediatric Behavioural Studies

    "The Adora Toddler Time Dolls proved quite effective in the development of a strong level of social interaction amongst all of the girls in my evaluation. Everything from the full color booklet to the dolls themselves initiated further interactive discussion."

    "A supporting point to consider and appreciate is how the dolls take the social interaction even further to help develop parent and child interaction. They influence the development of a solid family bond with a vital sense of security and companionship for a child in their physical and emotional development." 

    "Repetitive play with the Adora® Toddler Time Dolls initializes a consistent advancement of primary and secondary skills. They can be used as one of the strongest  contributory components to a child's skill development and behavioral maturation, in particular, critical skill development."

    "All things considered, the dolls act as a radical stimulus to incite activity resulting in various levels of skill development and advancement well beyond that of just social interaction. The superior quality of every facet of the dolls design, represents a role model of refined dedication to precise detail and visual impression. They present a masterfully created example of influence for both the young and those who are more seasoned in years." 

    "One of the most popular points of discussion amongst the girls was the weight and 'lifelike impression' of the dolls.  Each of the girls carefully handled the dolls as if they were a true-to-life toddler.  Each of them toddling so carefully with the dolls for an extensive period of time.  The dolls pooled a sense of complete and total fascination." 


    Textile Engineer (PhD) - Product Development
    Director of Textile Engineering and Product Development

    "The Adora Toddler Time Dolls are a magnificent collage of color, carefully planned detail, and plenty of personality that creates the most life-like visual extravaganza.  Distinctive design with the finest of textile materials used is a common trait of these dolls."

    "
    Every single garment on the Adora Toddler Time Dolls is of the highest quality of cloth, carefully blended together to create a perfect visual balance of color and impression. The materials selected with these dolls convey a message of rank and quality, an image of the highest perceived value and importance."

    "Each character in the Adora Toddler Time Dolls collection has its own distinct design which distinguishes it from all of the rest. Best of all, they do so without creating an image that would overshadow or devalue another.  The outfits and accessories make each doll so unique and captivating, a fine catch for a collector who can recognize true quality in pose-able doll design."


    * PLEASE NOTE: At the request of our independent evaluators their names are not disclosed to protect their personal and professional privacy. Their labors are provided at no charge to assist us in providing a well-balanced and accurate evaluation report summary, (ERS). All opinions and or statements from the independent evaluator(s) featured here do not represent the opinion of The Toy Man® Product Guide, any member or division of Epiphany Communications and the International Parenting Institute.



    Consumer Hands-on Evaluation
    Details about the experience at our consumer hands-on evaluation event.

    There never seems to be a boring moment with our consumer hands-on evaluation events each week, yet the Adora® Toddler Time Dolls managed to bring the excitement to a whole new level. Complete and total fascination was prevalent during the evaluation event with each of the dolls being handled so carefully. There were plenty of giggles and other merriment as well; the Adora® Toddler Time Dolls really stole the show at all three of our events.
    Image of some young girls playing with the Adora® Toddler Time - The Cat's Meow doll.  
    "The dolls were so real to me and my friends at your event.  They were like..uh so cute and even had their nails painted! We were all so worried about dropping them.  We didn't want them to get hurt."

    *  A quote from a 13 year old girl who participated in the consumer hands-on evaluation of the Adora Toddler Time dolls and other products.



    "Ohhhh...how cute!!!!!!"
    That was a comment that I think will be forever resounding in our staff's heads after hearing that phrase so many times at all of the consumer hands-on evaluation events.  You would think we had real babies there as each of the girls so carefully passed the Adora® Toddler Time Dolls from one girl to another.

    It was such a comfort to see so much emotion coming out over each of the Adora® Toddler Time Dolls.  It was easy for anyone to see that the dolls were a big hit at each of our events.  Other products gained plenty of attention too, but nothing like the Adora® Toddler Time Dolls.

    Once the consumer hands-on events were over and we had examined all videos, feedback forms, and our own staff notes, we compiled the results. The Adora® Toddler Time Dolls passed this evaluation category for Consumer Hands-On Evaluation without even trying. They truly wowed the crowd.

    *The Toy Man® Product Guide consumer hands-on event referenced here was a test run for our soon to be announced Mega Consumer Hands-On Evaluation Events. We will soon begin hosting these events in various cities across the globe on a quarterly basis.

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    Evaluation Category Rating Scores and Summary
    A sampling of the evaluation category rating scores from the product review itself.
    There are a total of 357 evaluation categories in our entire evaluation process.
    (Not all categories apply to any one product or service under evaluation.)


    CRITICAL SKILL DEVELOPMENT: Rating Level - [5] an image of 5 gold  stars

    Critical skill development is of the strongest importance for children as was pointed out in the complete report of the Adora® Toddler Time Dolls. In the analysis of these dolls by our independent evaluators, it was established that; "Repetitive play with the Adora® Toddler Time Dolls initializes a consistent advancement of primary and secondary skills. They can be used as one of the strongest  contributory components to a child's skill development and behavioral maturation, in particular, critical skill development."

    After reviewing all feedback forms, video tapes, staff notations and category rating sheets, it was clear to see that the Adora® Toddler Time Dolls achieved a perfect score of [5] stars for CRITICAL SKILL DEVELOPMENT.




    DESIGN QUALITY: Rating Level - [5] an image of 5 gold  stars

    DESIGN QUALITY was a cinch for the Adora® Toddler Time Dolls to clench a perfect score yet again! Each doll was carefully analyzed in-house and by our independent evaluation scholars. Adora® Time Dolls - The Cat's Meow is what we consider as being part of one of the finest collections of vinyl dolls in the world.

    "Most Adora dolls are made from their very own Caresslyn™ Vinyl  which emulates fine bisque porcelain with a petal smooth finish, yet are a durable vinyl for the enjoyment of generations." (A quote from the Charisma Brands web site.)

    Every segment of the dolls have been designed with the greatest of care intended to last for generations, not just play with a few times, then off to the closet or dumpster.

    After reviewing all feedback forms, video tapes, staff notations and category rating sheets, it was clear to see that the Adora® Toddler Time Dolls had what it took to manage a perfect score of [5] stars for DESIGN QUALITY.






    FUN FACTOR™: Rating Level - [5] an image of 5 gold  stars

    Need I even bother to write about something that is so visually obvious, even at just a mere glance? For those that are not already familiar with the Adora® Toddler Time Dolls, they are nothing short of an ultimate delight running the scoring for funFactor™ off the charts! The image in the consumer hands-on section is a perfect visual example of what I am speaking of.  Plenty of giggles and smiles will always be in abundance with the Adora® Toddler Time Dolls.

    After reviewing all feedback forms, video tapes, staff notations and category rating sheets, it was clear to see that the Adora® Toddler Time Dolls achieved a perfect score of [5] stars for FUN FACTOR.






    INNOVATION: Rating Level - [5] an image of 5 gold  stars

    INNOVATION is a very important part if not one of the most important factor we consider other than quality.  A product can easily have the highest quality yet if there are a gazillion more products of similar design, then you have a substantial market loss.  The Adora® Toddler Time Dolls found no challenge in pulling the stops out when it comes to INNOVATION. 

    So many parts of the dolls are not only innovative in design but they are unique, of the highest quality, and duplicity of same is next to zero.  A perfect example is the Caresslyn™ Vinyl used which with the Adora® Toddler Time Dolls.  The vinyl emulates fine bisque porcelain with a petal smooth finish, yet maintains a durable structure for the enjoyment of generations.  Then there is the hair, faces and hand set eyes.  All innovative designs that set the Adora® Toddler Time Dolls apart from all others.

    After reviewing all feedback forms, video tapes, staff notations and category rating sheets, the Adora® Toddler Time Dolls pulled their weight all the way to a perfect score of  [5] stars for INNOVATION.






    MARKETING VALUE: Rating Level - [4.5] an image of 5 gold  stars4.

    The evaluation category of  MARKETING VALUE proved to be somewhat of a challenging task to determine at first due to the multitude of special details that we could spend hours to elaborate on each one. The Adora® Toddler Time Dolls literally sell themselves.  We did however finally identify a small hiccup that had a minor impact.

    The fancy box for the the Adora® Toddler Time Dolls was eclipsed so easily by the dolls themselves. Although the box is visually appealing, with the doll inside, unless a consumer has actually seen the Adora® Toddler Time Doll inside the box, they cannot perceive the full value. This weakens the full potential as far as Marketing Value is concerned. This caused the Adora® Toddler Time Dolls to be docked for half a point.

    After reviewing all feedback forms, video tapes, staff notations and category rating sheets, the Adora® Toddler Time Dolls came to the conclusion of this evaluation category analysis falling short of a perfect score by just a half a point with a final score  of  [4.5] stars for MARKETING VALUE






    VISUAL APPEAL: Rating Level - [5] an image of 5 gold  stars

    For the Adora® Toddler Time Dolls,VISUAL APPEAL was one of their strongest features. As one of our independent evaluators stated so well, "The Adora® Toddler Time Dolls were dressed so eloquently with the highest quality finery in dress, commanding the immediate unending attention of those who gazed upon them. They held such a look of unspoiled innocence and good culture; such an awe inspiring sight!"

    From our in-house staff perspective, we may not use the flowery words for our own description of the Adora® Toddler Time Dolls, yet we can at least communicate that these dolls keep a person of any age spellbound with and equal measure of wonder and delight.  In every instance of our evaluation, we found that the Adora® Toddler Time Dolls captured our full and complete attention.

    After reviewing all feedback forms, video tapes, staff notations and category rating sheets, it was clear to see that Adora® Toddler Time Dolls made their mark with an above-average of [5] stars for VISUAL APPEAL.
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