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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:   74020130818‑532
    Induction Date:   August 18, 2013
    Certificate License Status:   Active

     Product:   Bambinoz Instant Bottle Warmer Pack
    MSRP:   $16.50 USD
    Company URL:  http://www.bambinoz.com/
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    Bambinoz Instant Bottle Warmer Pack

    by:  Rev. James G.W. Fisher - Editor / Product Evaluation Expert
         
    Evaluation Report Summary (ERS) Date:  07/27/2013

    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.

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    Product Type Release Year Primary Usage Target Age / Max. Weight   Target Gender
    Feeding & Nursing 2012 Consumer NA Female/Male




    Cost Benefit Durability Ease of Use Functionality Marketability Visual Appeal
    5 5 4.5 5 5 4

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    There are a total of 357 evaluation categories which are used in our evaluation process.
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    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.

    The BambinOz Instant Bottle Warmer is yet another innovative creation from BambinOz that offers an easy solution as it makes bottle warming as simple as a single click. Every mother we introduced the BambinOz Instant Bottle Warmer to was delighted beyond measure. They found it amazing how the BambinOz Instant Bottle Warmer was not only simple and convenient, but portable for use practically anywhere!

    If you are a mom, just think for a moment how many times you have had to experience what should have been a simple task in heating your baby's bottle turning into a nightmare, more often than not, at a restaurant or other public place. Just a single click with no wires or plug-ins to deal with and moments later your have a warm baby bottle, ready to sooth your infant's needs.

    * In the image below, you see the BambinOz Instant Bottle Warmer box along with the convenient insulated carrying case which maintains cold or warm temperatures for extended period os time.  This allows for keeping a bottle warm for later use.
    An image of page #43 in The Greatest Dot-to-Dot Adventure - Book 1, partially completed for illustrative purposes.

    "When I first sat down to test this product, I was lacking in belief it could really do as you claimed but you've definitely made a believer out of me."


    * A quote from a mom at one of The Toy Man® Product Guide consumer hands-on evaluation events where this New Inductee was featured.

     
    The BambinOz Instant Bottle Warmerbrings plenty to the table as to reasons for why it is a must-have product whether you are a consumer or retailer.  For consumers, you have the most simple, portable, and durable bottle warming solution that is like no other.  

    Competitively priced, the The BambinOz Instant Bottle Warmer is already an attention getter yet no longer having to send a bottle to get warmed in hot water, or trying to locate an electrical socket to plug in your bottle warmer is now a thing of the past.

    For the retailer, this may very well be one of the best selling products seen in years! The wholesale price point combiend with the level of functionality and durability assure new shipments needed on a regular basis.  What you have here is the most perfect solution to a mother's needs and they will thank you for it.
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    Additional Details and Perspectives
    More than just a cursory glance with aspects of relative importance.

    Of course there is so much more to the BambinOz Bottle Warmer that moms and retailers alike would like to know. Questions like what is inside the BambinOz Bottle Warmer that creates the instantaneous chain reaction, safety for the infant, res usability factor, and more.  This is where you will find it.

    The technology from which the BambinOz Bottle Warmer was developed is nothing new.  This same technology has been being used in sports medicine, camping and fishing industries as well.  The BambinOz Bottle Warmer provides a heat source that is reusable over and over but it doesn't stop there. It also provides convenience, portability and an instant heating solution available anywhere, anytime.

    An image of The Bambinoz insulated case and bottle with the pad wrapped around it.  
    "It is bewildering how this bottle warmer can be so simple yet still work well.  Bottle warmers are finally coming out of the stone age with this new product. It made your event all the more exciting for me."

    * A quote from a mom taken from her consumer hands-on evaluation feedback form.


    The BambinOz Bottle Warmer is so simple and fast to prepare it for next use.  Once the bottle warmer pad has cooled, immersion in boiling water until the contents of the pad return to a fluid state again will renew the functionality.  Average time testing in multiple environments during our evaluation ranged from 8-12 minutes. (Make sure the crystals are completely dissolved before re-use.)

    Primary Features Summarized:
  • Warms milk in 8-12 minutes (based upon OUR analysis and other factors)
  • Completely safe & non-toxic
  • One step click and heat
  • Simple to use and re-use
  • Fits most bottle sizes and shapes (even tall and/or wide)
  • Comes with insulated carry case to keep liquids cold
  • Environmentally friendly spill-resistant lining and zipper
  • Completely portable - use it anywhere
  • Independently safety tested
  • We gain such pleasure and enjoyment from having the opportunity to evaluate the wide range of products we see each week, but the BambinOz Bottle Warmer is one of the limited few that really puts the icing on the cake for us. We can highly recommend this New Inductee.
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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.

    OB/GYN Doctor - MD, PhD
    Infant Product Safety & Health Specialist

    "The BambinOz Bottle Warmer is one which I can openly say is a product of choice when it comes to bottle warmers. The durability, functionality, and far lesser level of risk are things from which a mother gains the greatest of comfort.

    As expected these days, buyers are looking more for products that are simple, functional, durable and have an affordable price point. The BambinOz Bottle Warmer was designed, keeping a mother in mind while remaining consistent in style and price point with what would be seen as a standard by consumers today."

    "An unexpected response from the mothers was how simple the use of the BambinOz Bottle Warmer is. Click, wrap the baby bottle and boil water. That's the entire process of using the BambinOz Bottle Warmer from start to finish. I used polycarbonate plastic (PP), opaque plastic (OP), and Laboratory Grade Glass baby bottles and the results were the same with every one; an effective job of warming the milk in the bottles."

    "In the lab testing for the BambinOz Bottle Warmer, a wide variety of polycarbonate plastic (PP) and opaque plastic (OP)bottles were used. Based upon the lab results from the medical center, there was no measurable level of toxic chemicals detected leeching into the baby's milk with the PP and OP bottles. The Laboratory Grade Glass baby bottles due to this portion of the lab testing not being applicable."

    "While the pad and bottle were in the insulated bag, my testing of the rate of heat loss established that the liner maintains a very slow cooling of the contents and creates an assurance of a more soothing experience for the infant and their mother. Upon completion of my study, the BambinOz Bottle Warmer is well within the acceptable margins to pass my evaluation. The BambinOz Bottle Warmer is an excellent choice for any mother to consider."


    Bioengineer, M.S., Ph.D.
    Director of Product Analysis and Development

    "The BambinOz Bottle Warmer is a simple warming pad which incorporates the use of a food type acetate in a specific fluid substance to create latent heat effect repeatedly."

    "When a stainless steel disc in the pad is carefully flexed just enough to hear a click sound in the warming pad, 'nucleation' with a result of latent heat effect is generated. 

    * Nucleation: The beginning of chemical or physical changes such as the formation of crystals in a fluid substance. In this case, sodium acetate trihydrate crystals to be exact.

    The combination of the acetate trihydrate and the fluid substance in the pad is widely used in many industries. The fusion of the crystals as they are formed is what creates a latent heat effect.  It has no negative impact on the environment or safety concerns, increasing the usefulness and marketability of the BambinOz Bottle Warmer substantially.
    "

    "Whether the bottle being used is Polypropylene (PP), glass, or other material in current standard use, the BambinOz Bottle Warmer has been well designed to work with most. You do need to realize though, that the type of material used for the bottle being warmed will have an ascendancy associated with the period of time the heat will remain. 

    * Disposable bottles are not compatible with the BambinOz Bottle Warmer. There is no way for the heat to transfer from the pad to the milk in the liners.

    "The use of this type of design structure gives the BambinOz Bottle Warmer a significant advantage over most other bottle warmers.  Part of this is due to the lack of electrical cords which reduces the risk of injury to a great extent."

    "The material used for the pad is well above current safety standards in quality and reduces the propagation of any bacteria or germs on the outer surface of the warming pad. A simply mild soap and water cleansing of the pad on a regular basis will maintain a clean and safe surface environment."

    "The BambinOz Bottle Warmer is an excellent balance of good design, functionality, and durability. It is designed to be used for a span of more than just one infant being bottle fed if handled and cleaned properly."


    * 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.

    Consumer hands-on evaluation for the BambinOz Bottle Warmer had an added plus that was well beyond what most products have. An OB/GYN doctor who is also an Infant Product Safety & Health Specialist, was able to take the BambinOz Bottle Warmer to a medical and specialty center where she has her office.

    With the assistance of her colleagues at this facility who donated their time and use of the facility she was able to conduct a full analysis study of the BambinOz Bottle Warmer through hands-on evaluation with a group of mothers of various ages and ethnic backgrounds.
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    "I marveled at how during the study I participated in, the warming pad was activated, used to warm milk, cooled, and activated again over 300 times without any confusion or error."

    *  A quote from a mom who participated in an evaluation study with one of our independent credentialed scholars.



    It has been a few years since we have been able to have such an intense independent evaluation report provided for us to add to our own in-house evaluation results.

    There was a vast variety of baby bottles,  hundreds of times of the BambinOz Bottle Warmer used with with these same bottles.  A generous number of people as participants and volunteers were also present to assist in the production of the study.  This resulted in the BambinOz Bottle Warmer having the largest and most in-depth consumer hands-on evaluation ever performed.

    Once the study was completed, 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 BambinOz Bottle Warmer passed this evaluation category for Consumer Hands-On Evaluation with a raving success like no other.

    Awards programs have their simple family opinions on products in their selection of winners, yet they cannot even begin to compare with the valued exposure and credibility gained from consumer hands-on evaluation such as the BambinOz Bottle Warmer garnered.

    *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.)


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

    The level of quality in the design of BambinOz Bottle Warmer was nothing short of the greatest. What you have here is a product with the right combination of essential elements to make the cost benefit scoring a perfect score in this category. 

    You really get what you are paying for with BambinOz Bottle Warmer. The cost benefit in this category maintains a solid balance in regard to quality, materials, ease of use, wholesale / retail price point, and functionality.


    After reviewing all feedback forms, video tapes, staff notations and category rating sheets, it was clear to see that the BambinOz Bottle Warmer achieved a perfect score of [5] stars for COST BENEFIT.




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

    Determining the level of DURABILITY for the BambinOz Bottle Warmer was simple. We put the BambinOz Bottle Warmer through a vast variety of non-lab testing procedures in addition to those performed by our independent evaluators.

    The warming pad samples were pushed to the limits in every evaluation category to see if they could meet our high standards. To see the samples function just as well as they did from the first use after over 700 repeated uses as well as those by our independent evaluators was nothing short of stunning.

    It was of no real surprise to see the BambinOz Bottle Warmer do so well. After having seen the exceptional performance of the samples in so many of our other evaluation categories, it was only logical for this accomplishment to be expected.

    After reviewing all feedback forms, video tapes, staff notations and category rating sheets, it was clear to see that the BambinOz Bottle Warmer had what it took to manage a perfect score of [5] stars for DURABILITY






    EASE OF USE: Rating Level - [4.5] an image of 4.5 gold  stars

    When it comes to EASE OF USE, the BambinOz Bottle Warmer couldn't possibly have been much more simple and clearly defined.  Click the stainless steel circular plate and BAM!  The catalytic reactions begins and then there is heat. Simplicity is synonymous with ease of use with the BambinOz Bottle Warmer. Add to that the insulated bag that comes with it and you have a champion product.

    Everything appears to be such a simple and easily established decision to rate yet there are two small factors that need to be considered. The activating disk or "trigger" to initialize the catalytic reaction that results in heat being produced can be a minor issue for some. 

    The disk requires but a minimal amount of flex to trigger the catalytic process but some people have a challenge grasping this.  Some will apply too much pressure and essentially cripple the trigger while others will find it a challenge to apply enough pressure.  The end result is a consumer blasting blogs with their dissatisfaction and claims of product failure. This minor issue is significant to impact the evaluation rating score with the loss of one-half point.

    After reviewing all feedback forms, video tapes, staff notations and category rating sheets, the BambinOz Bottle Warmer achieved an almost perfect score of [4.5] stars for EASE OF USE.






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

    FUNCTIONALITY is probably one of the most important considerations in the evaluation or even purchase of a product which we feature as a New Inductee.  The definition of this term is simple to understand: "...having or serving a utilitarian purpose; capable of serving the purpose for which it was designed."  
    Functionality is a very important part if not one of the most important factors we consider other than quality.  A product may have a good pitch, packaging and appeal yet what good is it if the functionality is limited or almost non-existent? When it comes to functionality, the BambinOz Bottle Warmer proved its worth and favor not once, twice, or even 10 times that.  Even after hundreds of uses, the functionality was never lacking.

    After reviewing all feedback forms, video tapes, staff notations and category rating sheets, the BambinOz Bottle Warmer came strolling through to the finish of its evaluation in this category in a casual stride all the way to a perfect score of  [5] stars for FUNCTIONALITY.






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

    How did the BambinOz Bottle Warmer score as far as MARKETABILITY?  I'm glad you asked and am more than happy to answer.  There were a lot of elements to be taken into consideration when you take into account that the BambinOz Bottle Warmer has a carrying/insulation bag, insulating liner, and the BambinOz Bottle Warmer pad itself. 

    Despite so many elements to cover and immense level of analysis needed to establish a baseline of risk percentage, the BambinOz Bottle Warmer came through like a champion.  One of the most impressive details that brought the product to a perfect score was the following from the report by one of our independent evaluators...

    "The BambinOz Bottle Warmer is one which I can openly say is a product of choice when it comes to bottle warmers. The durability, functionality, and far lesser level of risk are things from which a mother gains the greatest of comfort."

    "I used polycarbonate plastic (PP), opaque plastic (OP), and Laboratory Grade Glass baby bottles and the results were the same with every one; an excellent job of warming the milk in the bottles. Based upon the lab results from the medical center, I found no measurable level of toxic chemicals leeching into the baby's milk with the PP and OP bottles in any of the lab tests."



    After reviewing all feedback forms, video tapes, staff notations and category rating sheets, durability, ease of use,wholesale/retail price point and overall quality contributed greatly to the review of the BambinOz Bottle Warmer in this evaluation category analysis. This resulted in the realization of a perfect score  of  [5] stars for MARKETABILITY.






    VISUAL APPEAL: Rating Level - [4] an image of 5 gold  stars

    For the BambinOz Bottle Warmer,VISUAL APPEAL posed a unique challenge. You have to remember that the BambinOz Bottle Warmer is not just a single piece. You have the box it comes in, insulation bag, and of course, the warming pad.

    The focus of this product is more on the functionality rather than the visual appeal. However, the box which holds the insulation bag and warming pad do have high merits in visual appeal.  Not enough to do w whoohoo! about yet still quite strong.  The warming pad itself though barely pulls anything more than an average in visual appeal, if that. It's important to remember though that this evaluation category covers ALL components of the product.

    After reviewing all feedback forms, video tapes, staff notations and category rating sheets, it was established that that the BambinOz Bottle Warmer still came through with an above-average of score of [4] stars for VISUAL APPEAL.
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    EVALUATION RESULTS
    From evaluation for induction into "The Toy Man News & Reviews"



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