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    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.

    Apparel - Juvenile
    Frog Kiss Designs - Handcrafted Hooded Towels

    "Towels with personality for kids with character". They are all 100% thick & thirsty cotton. They are generous in size (approx. 30"x54")-so there is lots of room to grow. They are great for bath time, swim time and play time.

    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

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    Induction Certificate Number:   74020090921‑358
    Induction Date:   September 21, 2009
    Certificate License Status:   Active

     Product:   Coddlelife PP Bottle with Peristaltic Nipple
    MSRP:   $8.49 USD
    Company URL:  http://www.www.coddleinc.com
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    Coddlelife PP Bottle with Peristaltic Nipple

    by:  Rev. James G.W. Fisher | The Toy Man® - Product Evaluation Specialist
         
    Evaluation Report Summary (ERS) Date:  09/21/2009

    The Coddlelife PP Bottle with Peristaltic Nipple is the ultimate Polypropylene (PP) Bottle, baby bottle. It is composed of the plastic compounds needed to ensure a lightweight bottle yet still maintaining the assurance of safety with no leeching into the contents of the bottle. With superior durability and ability to be convenient yet still deliver the functionality you need so greatly with a newborn, it makes it extra safe for your little one.

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    Product Type Release Year Primary Usage Target Age / Max. Weight   Target Gender
    Baby / Nursing Bottles - Glass 2009 Consumer 0-2 years Female/Male


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    5 5 3 5 5 4

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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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    Introducing The Coddlelife PP Bottle with Peristalic Nipple

    We are proud to introduce our latest inductee the Coddlelife PP Bottle with Peristaltic Nipple. I am sure if you are a mother or mother to be, with the vast number of nursing bottles around to select from it may seem like an information overload. This section and the one to follow are designed to educate what makes the Coddlelife PP Bottle with Peristaltic Nipple so special and assists you in determining if it is the bottle you need.



    To make the experience of your infant with bottle feeding the closest thing to the real thing, you must select the right product to be using. Many mothers are not even aware of potential damage to facial muscles in an infant from selecting the wrong bottle, nipple, or both in combination.

    Coddlelife has paid close attention to the need for nothing but the very best for an infant and not in just a single nursing bottle design. Some mothers prefer plastic bottles where others prefer glass. The Coddlelife PP Bottle with Peristaltic Nipple is the perfect solution created by Coddlelife for mothers who prefer plastic or (PP) nursing bottles.

    The Coddlelife PP Bottle with Peristalic Nipple very well could be seen as one of the limited few (PP) nursing bottle solutions with a Peristaltic Nipple which is closest to being a perfect mimic of a mother's nipple for women who prefer glass bottles.

    FYI: An infant is in a constant evolution of their body both in physical and mental form at an exponential rate. The progressive changes are influenced by a variety of factors, including the proper bottle and nipple being used as the infant is undergoing these changes. Just as the body of the infant is evolving, so can damage to a muscle or other part of their body evolve into long term damage if left unchecked.




    Facts and Features


    Coddlelife PP Bottle with Peristalic Nipple


    One of the primary features of the Coddlelife PP Bottle with Peristalic Nipple is that it is a Polypropylene (PP) feeding bottle. With the Polypropylene (PP) Bottle you have the convenience of it being lightweight while avoiding any fears you may have of glass baby bottles breaking, (whether your fears are well founded or not.)

    Some very important facts/features about the Coddlelife PP Bottle with Peristalic Nipple are listed below;

    • Anti-colic
    • Soft, wide and stretchy nipple mimics breastfeeding action, preventing nipple confusions
    • Non-toxic and meets all required CPSIA standards for BPA, PVC, Lead & Phthalates levels
    • Microwave, sterilizer, and dishwasher safe

    Special Features
    Extreme Stretch Capability

    The Teat section of the nipple has a portion that enables it to stretch quite effectively in response to the peristaltic movement of the baby's tongue. In addition, it hosts small particles on the lower section of the teat which stimulate the infant to think it is the mother's actual breast.

    It has been clearly established in an number of published case studies, that stretchability is the most important function of an artificial nipple. This encourages baby's natural suckling with least amount of confusion between the breast nipple and the nipple of the bottle itself.

    Ultra-soft Silicone

    This where the Peristaltic Nipple really struts its stuff! The nipple's surface is extremely soft in comparison to many other nipples on the market, yet it doesn't collapse easily. This is a vital factor that makes the Peristaltic Nipple so effective and comfortable for an infant
    For men reading this product evaluation summary considering women have two more muscles than us, it is more difficult for us to conceptualize the anatomical design of a woman and the importance of the functionality. It is important to understand that a mother's actual breast has a strong level of elasticity. That same level of elasticity is present in the Coddlelife Peristaltic Nipple which is made of a thick, ultra-soft silicone material. The dome shape of the base of the nipple where it connects with the bottle itself, creates an impulse for the baby's mouth to open more naturally, supporting its mouth softly, and allows the baby to fit its lips with minimal pressure.

    In-House Product Evaluation

    In our in-house evaluation of the Coddlelife PP Bottle with Peristalic Nipple at a local medical center in comparison with standard glass baby bottles of same dimensions in size, we managed to develop some very productive as well as interesting results. We tested the various glass baby bottles for actual response levels with the infants participating in our study for a comparison of actual breast feeding weighed against use of the nursing bottles.

    Over the two days to complete the study, we had 5 infants with the oldest being 7 months of age. The mothers were quite cooperative and of great assistance in our efforts. In the course of our study we made notation of how the five infants all had no issue with the transition from the mother's breast to the nursing bottle with three of the bottles, one of them being the Coddlelife PP Bottle with Peristalic Nipple and the other, the Coddlelife Laboratory Grade Glass Bottle. The name of the third bottle is not available for use in this evaluation summary due to privacy laws but also had a Peristalic Nipple.

    The Coddlelife PP Bottle with Peristalic Nipple and the Coddlelife Laboratory Grade Glass Bottle had the smoothest response level of the three with no sign of confusion in any form.



    Independent Evaluator Reports

    Obtaining An Independent Perspective...

    In this section we will cover the "Coddlelife PP Bottle with Peristaltic Nipple" from the perspectives of qualified individuals" in the specific field associated with the product being evaluated. To accomplish that task we have called upon the assistance of two top level industry professionals who know their stuff and have the credentials" to prove it.

    Our professional and independent evaluators have formed their own opinions from extensive analysis and produced detailed, in-depth product evaluation reports connected with their study and evaluation of the Coddlelife PP Bottle with Peristaltic Nipple. The information to follow is comprised of excerpts from those same reports which have been paraphrased in order to encapsulate the primary points being conveyed in each report. This approach provides completely independent perspectives in the evaluation of the Coddlelife PP Bottle with Peristaltic Nipple.


    PLEASE NOTE: The names of our independent evaluators are not disclosed to protect the privacy of these individuals upon their request. Their labors are provided at no charge to assist us in developing a well-balanced and qualified product evaluation summary. Their title is provided to clarify for our readers the specific type of specialist from which the information provided has been included in each product evaluation summary.



    OB/GYN Doctor - Pre-natal Evaluation Specialist


    "First and foremost I would like to point out that the Coddlelife PP Bottle was an outstanding product to evaluate, especially with the Peristaltic Nipple, but a mother should remember to use 4oz bottles, not 8oz for the first four months with an infant as a general rule. I will admit though, that the rate of flow of the milk with this bottle was well beyond what was expected. The infants I monitored during your hands-on evaluation were quite comfortable with the Peristaltic Nipple.

    An unexpected response from the mothers was how they were split on their opinions. While 3 of the women preferred the preferred the Coddlelife PP Bottle with Peristalic Nipple, the rest preferred the Coddlelife Laboratory Grade Glass Bottle. Both bottles were top of the line in their class in my evaluation, yet the preference seems to go to the Coddlelife PP Bottle with Peristalic Nipple.

    Considering the fact of this being a Polypropylene (PP) Bottle, I has expected a lightweight bottle but the Coddlelife PP Bottle with Peristalic Nipple was well beyond my expectations. This proved to be the same for the mothers of the infants as well. The 40z. bottle was quite lightweight and so easy to work with.

    After running the bottle through a variety of tests which simulate use of the bottle with an infant and making a comparison with actual live application with infants at the medical center, my results were quite informative. The Coddlelife PP Bottle with Peristalic Nipple elicits a comfort of no fear of toxic chemicals leeching into the baby's milk.

    Just as with the glass version of the bottle, in my testing heat levels from varying temperatures of milk in the bottle, the properties of the bottle allows for maintaining a very slow cooling of the contents and assurance of a more soothing experience for the infant even though it is a Polypropylene (PP) Bottle. An even more important fact is the excellent venting structure of the bottle and nipple.

    For mothers some of their biggest concerns are colic, spit-up from the infant, and potential ear infection. The venting design of bottle helps to reduce the potential of these issues to a minimal level of concern. The wide neck of the bottle provides the most perfect platform for simulation of the Peristaltic Nipple to being as that of a mother's breast thus avoiding any risk of confusion.

    A very strong issue with mothers is how the traditional 'artificial' nipples cause an infant to squeeze on the nipple to access the milk. This puts added strain on facial muscles which can lead to future health concerns for the infant. I noticed that with the Coddlelife Peristaltic Nipple, it elongates easily as an infant is sucking and literally molds itself to fit the inside of the infant’s mouth, just as in actual breastfeeding.

    When you consider the fact of the bottle and Peristaltic Nipple being non-toxic, measuring well within the acceptable margins for lead, BPA, and Phthalates, the Coddlelife PP Bottle with Peristaltic Nipple is an excellent choice for any mother to consider."




    Infant Product Safety & Health Evaluator / Behavioral Psychologist


    ""The Coddlelife PP Bottle is one which I can openly say is a bottle of choice when it comes to Polypropylene (PP) Bottles. The durability, functionality, and far lesser level of risk with colic and so many other issues which a mother has to contend with is the greatest of comfort and knowledge.

    As expected these days, buyers are looking more for glass than plastic bottles yet I can honestly say that the Coddlelife PP Bottle with Peristalic Nipple is sure to give the glass bottle by the same company some serious challenges.

    The Coddlelife 4oz. PP Bottle with Peristalic Nipple is designed with a mother in mind, remaining consistent in style with what would be seen as a standard by consumers today. "The Coddlelife 4oz. PP Bottle with Peristalic Nipple can be introduced to an infant from birth birth due to around 4 months of age. By that point the volume of fluid needed by the infant has nearly doubled and a larger bottle is needed. By three to four months of age, the motor skills of an infant have evolved to a point of a tendency to grasp objects. This includes the baby bottle which now can serve as an excellent skill development tool with dual purpose and functionality.
    "




    Consumer Hands-On Evaluation

    PRODUCT: Coddlelife PP Bottle with Peristalic Nipple
    PRODUCT USE: Hybrid - Home and Educational Environments
    Nothing is more powerful than hands-on experience by a consumer with a product when it is being evaluated. Based upon that fact we put every single product we evaluate at the mercy of consumers in a spontaneous hands-on evaluation where anything goes. Shall we see how the "Coddlelife PP Bottle with Peristalic Nipple" was seen with consumers?

    In this case of consumer hands-on evaluation we had a more unique scenario to deal with. It is clear to see that trying to do our regular spontaneous consumer hands-on evaluation would not be possible with the Coddlelife PP Bottle with Peristalic Nipple so we used a local medical center that assists us on occasion with unique situations such as this.

    As stated earlier in the first half of this product evaluation summary, the mothers who participated in our event were more than delighted as they saw their infants having no confusion issues in the transition from breast to bottle with the Coddlelife PP Bottle with Peristalic Nipple.

    Upon reviewing our videotapes of all phases of the product evaluation, including the time in the OB/GYN doctor's office at the medical center, and the consumer hands-on evaluation feedback forms, we discovered that all of the mothers expressed great satisfaction with their experience in using the Coddlelife PP Bottle with Peristalic Nipple.

    This was so special for us to see that we had a 100% no issue transition from breast to bottle with a nursing bottle product we are evaluating. The Coddlelife PP Bottle with Peristalic Nipple has all of the right elements to not only impress the mothers from the use of the bottle but go well beyond that. Several of the mothers shared how they could see a very clear indication of how the Coddlelife PP Bottle with Peristalic Nipple provides a substantial contribution to the betterment of an infant and development of critical skills, much as the Coddlelife Laboratory Grade Glass Bottle.

    The Coddlelife PP Bottle with Peristalic Nipple pulled through this challenging segment of our evaluation without the slightest of an error.




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    The Featured Category Ratings for this Product Evaluation Summary are listed below.




    COST BENEFIT: Rating Level - [5]

    The level of quality in the design of Coddlelife PP Bottle with Peristalic Nipple 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 Coddlelife PP Bottle with Peristalic Nipple. Despite the high level of workmanship, the cost benefit in this category remains in balance in regard to quality, materials, contribution to skill development, retail price point, and functionality. The Coddlelife PP Bottle with Peristalic Nipple gets a perfect score in the evaluation category of Cost Benefit with a score of [5] stars.


    DURABILITY: Rating Level - [5]

    Determining the level of durability for the Coddlelife PP Bottle with Peristalic Nipple was simple. We put the Coddlelife PP Bottle with Peristalic Nipple through a vast variety of non-lab testing procedures in addition to those performed by our independent evaluators. The nipple and bottle itself were pushed to the limits in stress evaluation to meet our high standards.

    Realistically it was of no surprise to see the Coddlelife PP Bottle with Peristalic Nipple doing so well. The Coddlelife Laboratory Grade Glass Bottle did well in our evaluation and the Coddlelife PP Bottle with Peristalic Nipple went the extra mile and met or even surpassed the levels set by the Coddlelife Laboratory Grade Glass Bottle.

    After reading the reports of our independent evaluators, reviewing our videotapes & feedback forms it was all too obvious how the Coddlelife PP Bottle with Peristalic Nipple would hold a perfect score of [5] Stars in the category of Durability


    ECO-RECOGNITION™: Rating Level - [3]

    eco-Recognition™ is of course a subject which is high on the list of judging value of products today and the Coddlelife PP Bottle with Peristalic Nipple scored average in this category. With the fact of this being a (PP) bottle, it lacks the environmental friendliness which the Coddlelife Laboratory Grade Glass Bottle has to offer in regard to eco-Recognition™.

    The Coddlelife PP Bottle with Peristalic Nipple has shown it does not carry strength as a valuable asset to eco-Recognition™. The combination of the (PP) bottle compounds and the material used for the Peristalic Nipple, the bottle has a challenge to score anything higher than an average score in this category of eco-Recognition™. The Coddlelife PP Bottle with Peristalic Nipple pulls a score of [4] Stars in the category for eco-Recognition™.


    FUNCTIONALITY: Rating Level - [5]

    The category of Functionality was not a perplexing category to determine an accurate score in the slightest. With such focus in detail in design with the Coddlelife PP Bottle with Peristalic Nipple, I would expect nothing less than the very best and that is exactly what it delivered.

    What you have here is a state of the art nursing bottle and nipple design that is probably one of the most perfect mimics of breast feeding for an infant. The Peristalic Nipple is on the dot for proper level of flow and functionality with no strain in any manner for an infant. The bottle/nipple combination as a whole serves as a major contribution to an infant's proper development in feeding, sense of security much as an infant feels when breastfeeding, and critical skill development. The Coddlelife PP Bottle with Peristalic Nipple pulls a perfect score of [5] Stars in the category for Functionality.


    MARKETABILITY: Rating Level - [5]

    The category of Marketability for the Coddlelife PP Bottle with Peristalic Nipple was so simple to assess. It was of no surprise when you consider all of the details outlined prior to this entry. This is an award winning product that has the proper elements to ensure good sales whether being sold wholesale, online, or in a retail store. Combining all of the elements within our evaluation process, the Coddlelife PP Bottle with Peristalic Nipple pulled a perfect score of [5] Stars in this in this category of Marketability.


    VISUAL APPEAL: Rating Level - [4]

    Visual Appeal proved quite challenging to determine a qualified and accurate score in this category. We tried to look at the Coddlelife PP Bottle with Peristalic Nipple from every possible perspective. From the packaging to the bottle itself, we performed studies of the product, even including the consumer hands-on evaluation feedback forms. These forms were instrumental in our making our final decision.

    The Coddlelife PP Bottle with Peristalic Nipple and the packaging in which it is contained is well above average yet just not enough WOWFactor™ was present to push it to the top in this category for Visual Appeal. The Coddlelife PP Bottle with Peristalic Nipple came in the gates of the Visual Appeal category with a evaluation score of [4] Stars in this category.

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