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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.

    Board Games
    Triviathon

    One of the most "unusual" products ever to be with inducted into The Toy Man® Product Guide is this crazy game called Triviathon. You had better be ready because this game is a guaranteed barrel of laughs...err no, I would rather say a truckload of laughs!

    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.

    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 - Family
    CampAntics

    The board game of summer camp adventures. Once around the board, is one very realistic day at summer camp. Lots of Mischief, Activities, and Announcements keep all players interest and involved, even if it is not their turn.

    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!

    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.

    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.

    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.

    Games - Board / Tabletop
    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...

    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 - 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...

  • 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.

    Board Games
    Triviathon

    One of the most "unusual" products ever to be with inducted into The Toy Man® Product Guide is this crazy game called Triviathon. You had better be ready because this game is a guaranteed barrel of laughs...err no, I would rather say a truckload of laughs!

    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.

    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 - Family
    CampAntics

    The board game of summer camp adventures. Once around the board, is one very realistic day at summer camp. Lots of Mischief, Activities, and Announcements keep all players interest and involved, even if it is not their turn.

    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!

    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.

    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.

    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.

    Games - Board / Tabletop
    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...

    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 - 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...

  • 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!

    Clothing
    Neff Fold Heather Beanie

    Neff Headwear Fold Heather beanie, heather-dyed fold design in a wide variety of fun colors. Made from extra soft 100% acrylic material and a cozy ribbed knit, you won’t wanna take this one off.

    Infant Bedding
    Puckababy New Born

    PUCKABABY® BAG NEWBORN is a fantastic sleeping bag for your baby or expected child. It regulates your little one’s temperature and shields from cold and drafts. The sleeping bag is soft, with luxury finish, and it even has anti-scratch mittens.

    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...

    Neonatal Pediatric Products
    The Zaky(R)

    The Zaky® is an ergonomic positioning, bonding, therapeutic, comforting, soothing, and sleeping aid, as well as a transitional item for children. It imitates the touch, scent, weight, and warmth of human

    Sporting Goods - Activities, Equipment, Toys
    Neff Headwear - Character Mitt

    Like all Neff Headwear products, the Character Mitts do more than serve the purpose of keeping your hands warm, they make a statement about you. They represent style and that added kick that says they are just totally cool.

    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.

    Activity Mats
    Lay-N-Go Activity Mats

    Lay-n-Go is an 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...

    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! 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.

    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.

    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.

    Books - Infant Skill Development
    brain insights - Fun While I'm One

    The fun learning activities focus on language, cognitive, social-emotional, and physical skills. All of the Brain Insights information is provided in everyday language.

    Developmental Play Equipment
    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.

    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!

    Gifts / Novelty
    HABA Biofino Venezia Ice Cream Cones

    Just imagine luscious looking ice cream treats in front of you. Hmm, bright colors with an enticing look which is so tempting to pick them up.

    Infant / Toddler Accessoiries
    Constructive Eating Plate

    The Construction Plate is starting off with being quite unique and Made in the USA. It has patented features that work with some special utensils, ( which are also available separate ) to make eating fun and easier for children.

    Infant Bed & Bathtime
    Palm-Palms Baby Bath Grips

    Palm-Palms are a uniquely designed soft terry cloth infant bathing accessory which is hand wear worn by caregivers throughout baby bath time or shower time. The primary function of the product is designed to provide...

    Infant Feeding & Nursing
    Wupzey High Chair Food Catcher

    Wupzey High Chair Food Catcher saves parents time and energy at maeltime. At around 6 months a baby starts to try to feed themselves. They don

    Balboa Baby Nursing Cover

    The innovative Balboa Baby® Nursing Cover allows you to feel comfortable and confident nursing your baby anywhere. The Nursing Cover is contoured to fit around you and your baby – keeping the fabric securely in place...

    Infant Travel Products & Accessories
    Snack & Play Travel Tray 2.0

    The Snack and Play® Travel Tray 2.0 is packed with all kinds of options for a child to entertain themselves while in their car seat, stroller or even in a shopping basket!. It has a dry erase electronic safe magnetic surface that allows children to play with dry erase markers, magnetic toys, or just eat their snacks.

    Online Learning Services
    Elephango Online Learning

    Elephango has established a new standard in online education resources that are vital to cognitive development in a child. A child begins a never ending journey as they are captured by their first learning content which in turn stimulates their desire to follow a seemingly never ending wealth of source of new topics of content to read.

    Prenatal Education
    The BabyPlus Prenatal Education System

    Created by a developmental psychologist, BabyPlus is a patented, early curriculum and prenatal education system that introduces patterns of sound to a prenatal child in the one language they can understand—the maternal heartbeat.

    Sporting Goods - Activities, Equipment, Toys
    Roces Idea 6-in-1 Adjustable Childrens Ski Boot

    The IDEA 6-in-1 Kids Adjustable Ski Boot is changing the way parents buy and rent ski equipment with technology never seen before in the ski industry. The boots are exceptional due to their ability to grow with children and accommodate their unique and changing needs.

    Toddler Toys & Accessories
    Oh Plah! Teething Bracelet

    Oh Plah! No, that is not an expression from a Klingon™ with an attitude in a Star Trek™ movie, rather it is the name of a most unique as well as innovative concept in infant/toddler teething products. As you will soon see, Oh Plah! is really

  • Books+ Reviews

    Books, CD/DVD's, Combo Sets and Literature


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    Animals - Stuffed
    My Cow Moo Cowbination Set

    Moo is a blue-and-white cow born to a black-and-white pasture in CowTown, USA. Rather than look at that as a deficit, Moo realizes that there must be more to life than eating grass. So she leaves in search of fun, friendship and really good food.

    Books - Infant Skill Development
    eye games for baby

    Life is but a game for a baby when they are in the newborn to 6 months age range. For an infant, the design and image pairings with eye games for baby become part of a fascinating game so to speak, of venturing, learning, and visual stimulation.

    braininsights - Help me Thrive While I'm Five

    Help Me Thrive While I’m Five provides 40 insightful activity ideas for you to promote learning and bring smiles throughout everyday life! The activities are designed for delivering the fun and Neuro-Nurturing your five year old needs even when you are busy.

    brain insights - Fun While I'm One

    The fun learning activities focus on language, cognitive, social-emotional, and physical skills. All of the Brain Insights information is provided in everyday language.

    braininsights - Love Your Baby

    Love Your Baby emphasizes the importance of attachment for healthy social/emotional and cognitive development. The brain development information is explained in everyday language. This packet assists new parents in the providing child development for their new baby and does it in an easy and unique format.

    braininsights - More to Do While I'm Two

    Two year olds learn best through fun interaction and play. They also need a lot of love. This packet provides busy parents with ideas on how to provide both for the development of all skill areas. The activities cover language, physical, cognitive, and social-emotional development. A busy two year old brain can

    Books - Skill Development
    The Greatest Dot-to-Dot Super Challenge Books v5-8

    The Greatest Dot-to-Dot Super Challenge books 5-8 provide a whole new level of challenge and intrigue. The "Arrow" and "Compass" puzzles provide unique methods for connecting points to reveal a picture. Other new puzzle designs include Alpha Dots and ABC Sets as well as double page spreads with over 1,400 dots and more!

    Books - Word / Picture / Story
    Sabu & Me

    SABU & ME is a perfect example of what occurs when parents give their children the attention they deserve and recognition to their developing skills. Written by Maura herself, the book is a re-telling of her earliest memories with her best friend, her dog Sabu.

    Educational DVD
    ArtObet: A Magical Adventure of Artists!

    Artobet is ideal for ages 3-8, but with engaging stories, beautiful imagery, fun animations, relaxing period music, easy-to-chant poems that help children understand each artist, and cameo appearances by the tooth fairy, cookie bandit and George Washington, it is a film the whole family can enjoy.

    Early Lingo Colors and Shapes in The Park - Chinese

    Introducing the Early Lingo Colors and Shapes in The Park - Chinese Edition DVD. It is the first of its kind, offering 12 animated and live-action videos to teach a child the basic foundation of a foreign language; in this case, Chinese.

    Arthouse - Volume 1: Basic Shapes and Animals

    Simple and direct, just as a child for this age group is how one would describe the content of Arthouse - Volume 1: Basic Shapes and Animals. A colorful collection of content that assures improvement and development.

    Young Minds - Numbers and Counting DVD

    This DVD in Numbers and Counting teaches young children to count from 1 to 10 by way of engaging classical music, photographs, and video. Each number is presented with photographs, video, and animation.

    The Eyes Have It With artsee smartsee

    by an Emmy winning designer, artsee smartsee contains a 30-minute movie of animated high contrast objects and shapes choreographed and finely timed to a mix of 24 popular classical recordings.

    Numbers and Counting At The Farm - French Edition

    Introducing the Early Lingo Numbers & Counting At The Farm - French Edition DVD. It is the first of its kind, offering 12 animated and live-action videos to teach a child the basic foundation of a foreign language; in this case, French.

    Educational Products
    Sight Words Bundle Pack

    Sight words flash cards decks each contain 100+ of the most frequently used words that do not necessarily follow phonetic rules. They cover up to 75% of the words found in beginning books. Learning to automatically recognize these words without decoding them greatly increases your child's reading speed accuracy, fluency, and comprehension.

    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.

    Felt Board Stories / Characters
    Felt Tales Dinosaur Days

    “Dinosaur Days” takes you back to the Jurassic period in time. You can help the Brachiosaurus reach the leaves of a tall tree, swim in ocean with the Plesiosaurus, or even hunt the Triceratops with the Tyrannosaurus Rex. Kids will love this wonderfully crafted storyboard.

    Online Learning Services
    Elephango Online Learning

    Elephango has established a new standard in online education resources that are vital to cognitive development in a child. A child begins a never ending journey as they are captured by their first learning content which in turn stimulates their desire to follow a seemingly never ending wealth of source of new topics of content to read.

    Plush Animals
    The WorryWoo Monsters

    The WorryWoo Monsters is a first-of-a-kind series of books and plush dolls where emotions come to life as lovable, quirky characters. Each story follows a WorryWoo monster through a whimsical journey to self-awareness as they confront their representative emotion.

    Puzzles / Brainteasers
    The Greatest Dot to Dot Adventure - Book 1

    The Greatest Dot-to-Dot Adventure - Book 1 begins 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. One can even challenge themselves by scaling the

    Trading Cards With Online Virtual World
    Bella Sara Trading Cards

    Bella Sara is a unique combination of collectable horse-themed trading cards and a magical online world for kids at BellaSara. Each Bella Sara trading card features a fairytale-like illustration of a horse along with a positive message such as "Beauty comes from within..." or "Be the hero in your own story...", designed to stimulate pro-social dialogue among kids, and between kids, their parents and educators.

  • Street, Surf and Turf Reviews

    Street, Surf and Turf



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    3-Point Carving (Leaning) Bikes
    Trikke 3-Point Carving & Electric 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.

    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.

    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.

    Educational Toys
    The Spooner

    Unlike a traditional skateboard, which requires large spaces, or a snowboard which requires winter conditions, the Spooner allows users to practice all the techniques of both sports in a space no larger than a 4-foot cubicle.

    Sporting Goods - Activities, Equipment, Toys
    Roces Idea 6-in-1 Adjustable Childrens Ski Boot

    The IDEA 6-in-1 Kids Adjustable Ski Boot is changing the way parents buy and rent ski equipment with technology never seen before in the ski industry. The boots are exceptional due to their ability to grow with children and accommodate their unique and changing needs.

  • Sports and Fitness and Literature Reviews

    Sports and Fitness and Literature


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    3-Point Carving (Leaning) Bikes
    Trikke 3-Point Carving & Electric 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.

    Bicycles, Tricycles & Accessories
    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.

    Educational Toys
    The Spooner

    Unlike a traditional skateboard, which requires large spaces, or a snowboard which requires winter conditions, the Spooner allows users to practice all the techniques of both sports in a space no larger than a 4-foot cubicle.

    Sporting Goods - Activities, Equipment, Toys
    Roces Idea 6-in-1 Adjustable Childrens Ski Boot

    The IDEA 6-in-1 Kids Adjustable Ski Boot is changing the way parents buy and rent ski equipment with technology never seen before in the ski industry. The boots are exceptional due to their ability to grow with children and accommodate their unique and changing needs.

    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!

  • Video Game Systems and More Reviews

    Video Game Systems and More


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    Video Game Consoles - Nintendo
    Nintendo Switch

    The new home console is unique in that it’s not just a home console: It’s also a handheld. The Switch can either sit in a dock and connect to a TV for some traditional play, or players can take it on the go and use the tablet-like system’s own screen as their main display.

    Video Game Consoles - PS4
    Sony PS4 Pro Console - 4K TV Gaming and More!

    If you are a serious gamer like myself, speed and detail are major concerns about your gameplay. Let the super-charged PS4 Pro lead the way to fulfilling the heavy demands of the serious gamer.

    PS4 Console - Got Game?

    The Sony PS4 Gaming console has managed to establish itself as a virtual addiction to gamers as the most popular home console across the US. It has a serious load of entertainment features including VR support.

    Video Game Consoles - Xbox
    Xbox One X Fallout 76 Bundle

    Play the greatest games lineup on a smaller console. Just don't try and be a one man show; the game requires team effort to achieve completion of your orders.

    Video Games
    Resident Evil 2

    Resident Evil 2 is a survival horror game developed and published by Capcom. Players control police officer Leon S. Kennedy and college student Claire Redfield as they attempt to escape from Raccoon City during a zombie apocalypse.

    Call of Duty - Black Ops

    The biggest action series of all time returns. Call of Duty®: Black Ops is an entertainment experience that will take you to conflicts across the globe, as elite Black Ops forces fight in the deniable operations and secret wars that occurred under the veil of the Cold War.

    The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - Nintendo Switch

    Dragons, long lost to the passages of the Elder Scrolls, have returned and the future of Skyrim hangs in the balance. As Dragonborn, the prophesized hero born with the power of The Voice, you are the only one who can stand against them.

    Spider Man

    After eight years behind the mask, Peter Parker is a crime-fighting master. Feel the full power of a more experienced Spider-Man with improvisational combat, dynamic acrobatics, fluid urban traversal, and environmental interactions. A rookie no longer, this is the most masterful Spider-Man you’ve ever played.

  • New iPhone & Android Reviews

    New iPhone & Android Products/Apps & Accessories


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    Android Phones
    LG V40 ThinQ - Aurora Black

    6" long and 3" wide, the LG V40 ThinQ serves to re-define the term "Phablet"! With 5 cameras, Android OS and a full treasure chest of features that's practically overloaded, the LG V40 ThinQ scores the winning point with buyers.

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    Induction Certificate Number:   74020130211‑588
    Induction Date:   February 11, 2013
    Certificate License Status:   Active

     Product:   Constructive Eating Garden Fairy Combo
    MSRP:   $14.95 / $17.49 USD
    Company URL:  http://www.constructiveeating.com
    Rating: 

    Constructive Eating Garden Fairy Combo

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

    The Constructive Eating Garden Fairy Combo is starting off with being quite unique and Made in the USA. It has patented features that work with special utensils, ( which are also available separate ) to make eating fun and easier for children.

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    Product Type Release Year Primary Usage Target Age / Max. Weight   Target Gender
    Creative Play Products 2011 Consumer/Education 2 Years + Female/Male




    Durability Functionality / Purpose FunFactor™ Marketability Skill Development Visual Appeal
    5 5 5 5 5 4.5

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

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

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



    Critical Evaluation Information

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    ASTM Complianteco-Friendlyeco-Conscious



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      TÜV Rheinland
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    (Complies with ICCS™ Certification Standards)
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    UPC Code / ISBN#Manufacturer SKUAge Grading
    736211123763 / 736211122063 62000 / 82000Not Applicable



    Manufactured InSafety Hazard/Warnings
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    About Our New Inductee
    A quick yet informative glance at what this New Inductee is all about.

    What's Constructive Eating, Inc., the creators of the Constructive Eating Plate, is back again with yet another innovative creation; this time to tickle the fancy of little girls with the Constructive Eating Garden Fairy Combo. While their first product, the Constructive Eating Plate, was and is such an incredible hit with buyers and kids alike, it was designed with a theme more for boys.

    The folks at Constructive Eating have recognized that when it comes to kids in today's society, eating is "not" a fun experience. For them it is just a regular part of life that is not always a pleasant one. The founders of Constructive Eating, Inc. have taken this fact into consideration and created solutions to to make eating fun for boys and girls alike.

    An image of the Constructive Eating Garden Fairy Plate

    "The creative theme with this eating combo is so great. The fairy idea is so perfect for little girls and was so well received in our testing group. One of the girls said she ate all her food for once because it had "Fairy Magic'."


    * A quote from a teacher at one of the public schools where were able to have hands-on evaluation student testing groups.
    "A child's imagination can run wild with the Constructive Eating Garden Fairy Combo. They will giggle with delight as their Constructive Eating Plate full of food suddenly transforms into a Fairy Tale land where they can use the pusher, fork, and spoon to tend to their Fairy Land garden or whatever other creative vision they create."

    Each of the utensils are shaped as garden tools, fancifully decorated with one of three fairy friends and entwined with English Ivy, pumpkin plant leaves or butterfly bush blooms. The Easy Grip handles highlight the unique wing design of the Fairies Allo, Charlie and Willow. You can rest assured that the Garden Fairy utensils and plate are sure to put a smile on any girls face and bring her creativity to bloom.
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    Additional Details and Perspectives
    More than just a cursory glance with aspects of relative importance.

    Not only does the Constructive Eating Plate provide a plateful of fun, it also solves one of the most dreaded situations confronted by kids when they are eating their meals: it prevents foods from touching each other! No more meltdowns because the creamed corn is touching the chicken fingers. I am sure that some of us are still searching for a good self-help book to get over that particular childhood trauma.

    What you have here is a magical product that triggers the creative imagination of a child to envision their wildest fantasies. The body's response to the use of creative imagination carries over to a countless number of other developmental skills. In a sense you could say that it begins a chain reaction, the completion of each response of the brain and body becoming the catalyst to trigger yet another.


    Constructive Eating Garden Fairy Utensils  
    "My daughters were overjoyed with the cute fairy characters on the eating utensils. Best thing ever seen! Instead of their usual rush in and back to their cell phones, they ate their dinner and talked with each other about the fairies and the gardens they were tending on the plates."

    * A quote from one of the mom's participating in our real-life home environment evaluation testing.


    Whether you are looking at the Constructive Eating Garden Fairy Combo or the Constructive Eating Plate, the same facts apply. Although kids may have a desire to get creative and somehow make their eating fun, there is generally a need for a proper catalyst to trigger the desire of a child to put their minds to task. A trigger is needed to initiate their creative skills rather than thinking of their discomfort. This is where the Constructive Eating Garden Fairy Combo really comes into play so well.

    The Constructive Eating Garden Fairy Combo is a combination of tools that serve as that trigger that encourages kids to eat without regret while having loads of creative fun simultaneously. Kids can begin creating an abundance of smiles with nothing more than their meal, utensils, and....creative imagination imagination skills. 

    Slots for a fork/rake to fit, a scoop for a shovel/spoon to fit, and a ramp to push the last bit of food up into the spoon; these are all unique patented features of the Constructive Eating Garden Fairy Combo to stir a child's imagination while eating.

    Kids discover an entirely new realm of experience in eating and have fun in doing what in the past they may have seen as boring and redundant activity. At the same time, the Constructive Eating Garden Fairy Combo is making headway in the background, providing a substantial contribution to a stronger development of creative expression, fine motor, sensory, social and cognitive skills.

    All of the materials used to make the Constructive Eating products are approved by the FDA. No paints or other toxic materials are used. They are PVCSafe™, PhthalatesSafe™ and BPASafe™.
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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.

    Pediatrician, MD., Pediatric Nutrition Specialist, R.D.
    Certified Specialist in Pediatric Nutrition

    "Whether it be breakfast, lunch, supper, or dinner a child eating well is but one of many important things that parents must strive to make it an enjoyable time of interaction with their children. The Constructive Eating Garden Fairy Combo is what I as a mother myself is next best thing to your children having their own personal waiter.

    My rationale for stating this is simple. The Constructive Eating Garden Fairy Combo presents a medium which children, (more-so girls), are immediately taking notice of with the purple plates and the fairy characters. Although the combo set is designed with a theme which is intended to be somewhat neutral, it is the nature of a girl to interpret it as one test study participant described it, "...more special for girls."

    "It may not seem like it at first, but children grow up and are out of the house in such a short time in our lives. When its time to eat, everyone is together with an opportunity to share with each other and create a closer relationship as a family. Much as a personal waiter, the Constructive Eating Garden Fairy Combo with its unique and personalized design creates a sense of feeling important or having greater value in regard to self-esteem; having something that is different or seen as better than what others may have."

    A quote from an evaluation of the companion product to the Constructive Eating Garden Fairy Combo, the "Constructive Eating Plate" shares the message to parents that embodies what I would like to say;

    'Many parents fail to realize that the time they share with their child or children while eating is very important. It is a time which enables parents to interact with their children and in doing so help in the development of their psycho-social development which is so vital for communication'


    Doctor of Advanced Behavioral Study, Ph.D. M.S., E.D.
    Professor of Developmental / Behavioral Studies & Research

    "The utensils with the fairies and other decor were created so wonderfully. Each of the utensils have what appears to be the impression of a plant base with green leaves and a fairy extruding from the utensil. Each fairy and the leaves on the utensils are unique from the rest. This provides a significant tactile touch stimulation that encourages further fine motor skill development."

    "Combined with the plate, the combination of objects brings a child's focus of action into a more structured purpose. The utensils and plate introduce a new eating experience that not only improves their being fed properly, but gaining an enhancement of family interaction and creative skill development."


    "As part of our medical group studies, we introduced the Constructive Eating Garden Fairy Combo to two different groups of children. Group 'A' consisted of 3 children, (1 boy, two girls), ages 4-6 years old. Group 'B' consisted of three Autistic children, (1 boy, two girls), ages 4-7 years old. The children in each group were given one plate and one set of the utensils from the Constructive Eating Garden Fairy Combo, with their lunch on the plate."

    "We found it of strong interest to see that both groups exhibited similar behavioral patterns with their plate, utensils, and food during the study, yet the Autistic children demonstrated a much stronger application of creative skills with their food using the utensils to carefully manipulate the food to specific ends until the food was eaten."

    "Both groups of the children demonstrated what seemed to be a fascination of the shapes on the utensils, carefully running their fingers over each area repeatedly. This validated our assumption of strong contribution to fine motor skills and tactile-sensory development. Altogether the Constructive Eating Garden Fairy Combo is quite different and has a strong contribution to a child's early years experience."


    * 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.

    For the Constructive Eating Garden Fairy Combo we had a most unusual time of wonder as we watched the consumers picking up the plates and utensils of the three sets we had available for our event. We all lost count how many time we heard the comment, "Oh, how CUTE!" pertaining to the fairies and decorations on the utensils. That's not even counting the incredible level of response with the plate! The Constructive Eating Garden Fairy Combo won the favor of the consumers on its own merits without a doubt.

    It was amazing how so many of the consumers participating in our event ranging from preschool to adult; each had their own unique perspective on the Constructive Eating Garden Fairy Combo. For some it was the utensils, for others it was the plate, but the majority was about the combo itself and how the utensils fit so perfectly into the corresponding areas on the plate.
    Image of product.
    "Made in the USA and no toxic materials used is plenty enough but this would be such a perfect and safe addition to our preschool. I can't wait to tell our Director about this wonderful product!"

    * A quote from a mom and Pre-school teacher at the consumer hands-on evaluation event we held in Brentwood, CA


    We were so blessed to see so many smiles from all of our participants in the consumer hands-on evaluation. None of us ever imagined the Constructive Eating Garden Fairy Combo could garner such a great level of attention in comparison to some other innovative new products we had on the tables.

    According to the feedback forms from many of the consumers, the see-through packaging for the Constructive Eating Garden Fairy Combo was one of the very best features. At a retail store a consumer can easily see the products clearly which encourages a prompt response for purchase.

    The Constructive Eating Garden Fairy Combo easily passed this segment of our evaluation process without the slightest hindrance, maintaining a substantial vote of approval by the consumers.
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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.)


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

    DURABILITY was never in question in the evaluation of the Constructive Eating Garden Fairy Combo. The product is designed with a very solid non-toxic plastic compound that can withstand the rigors of a child's activities.

    As always with products of this class, the Constructive Eating Garden Fairy Combo was put through an excessive amount of wear and tear in our evaluation process. This was accomplished through our spontaneous consumer hands-on evaluation and multiple real life "test families" active use and extensive mechanically induced pressure from flexing and twisting with no sign loss of integrity.

    After reviewing all feedback forms, video tapes, staff notations and category rating sheets, it was clear to see that the Constructive Eating Garden Fairy Combo was designed well beyond our expectations and achieved a perfect score of [5] stars for DURABILITY






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

    The Constructive Eating Garden Fairy Combo soared like an eagle in this category for FUNCTIONALITY / PURPOSE. In all three commercial childcare facilities in which the Constructive Eating Garden Fairy Combo was studied and evaluated, the facility directors had nothing but the very best of compliments in their written and verbal feedback. The same results occurred in our consumer hands-on evaluation events as well.

    After reviewing all feedback forms, video tapes, staff notations and category rating sheets, it was clear to see that Constructive Eating Garden Fairy Combo proved that it had earned a perfect score of [5] stars for FUNCTIONALITY / PURPOSE.





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

    FUNFACTOR™ is a term created and used by our publication to identify if a product contributes to the creation of smiles and laughter from use of it. The Constructive Eating Garden Fairy Combo was determined to be quite effective in adding to the experience with children so that the end result is plenty of smiles and jovial spirit with children in the home, with all the day care centers, including the Autistic children.

    It was especially interesting how the girls and Moms at the consumer hands-on evaluation event at the public mall seemed to have a literally endless source of giggles and laughter during their pretend Play and actual eating with the Constructive Eating Garden Fairy Combo.

    After reviewing all feedback forms, video tapes, staff notations and category rating sheets, it was clear to see that Constructive Eating Garden Fairy Combo achieved a perfect score of [5] stars for funFACTOR™.






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

    When it comes to MARKETABILITY, the Constructive Eating Garden Fairy Combo had no challenge in racing to the top in this evaluation category. There were so many evaluation categories in which the Constructive Eating Garden Fairy Combo scored a perfect score!

    Combining all of the evaluation category scores together it was a literal landslide of affirmation of the probable return on investment for both the retailer and consumer alike. A well designed and visually appealing product that has a substantial impact on a child's betterment, while remaining functional across a wide spectrum of ages.

    After reviewing all feedback forms, video tapes, staff notations and category rating sheets, Constructive Eating Garden Fairy Combo managed to work its way to a perfect score of [5] stars for MARKETABILITY.






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

    SKILL IMPROVEMENT. is yet another one of the many evaluation categories in which the Constructive Eating Garden Fairy Combo made it so simple to complete our evaluation.

    Skill development is one of the most important evaluation categories we consider in the evaluation of a product. SKILL IMPROVEMENT is the final result from which we measure the benefit of a product in regard to its contribution/influence to skill development. The Constructive Eating Garden Fairy Combo has a substantial number of various differences in shape depth, and color contrasts which influence just sensory development alone. The Constructive Eating Garden Fairy Combo goes even further by providing the medium for a child to exercise the use of their creative thinking and motor skills.

    After reviewing all feedback forms, video tapes, staff notations and category rating sheets, it was clear to see that the Constructive Eating Garden Fairy Combo provides a substantial contribution to a stronger development of creative expression, fine motor, sensory, social & cognitive skills and so much more. The Constructive Eating Garden Fairy Combo set the bar for products of similar class to meet or beat with a perfect score of [5] stars for SKILL IMPROVEMENT






    VISUAL APPEAL: Rating Level - [4.5] an image of 4.5 gold  stars

    In this category for VISUAL APPEAL, the Constructive Eating Garden Fairy Combo was more challenging to establish an accurate and unquestionable scoring. There was no question about it that at our in-house and consumer hands-on evaluation events, the Constructive Eating Garden Fairy Combo Constructive the women and girls loved the color scheme and were quite enthralled by the Eating Garden Fairy Combo.

    One of the biggest pluses for the Eating Garden Fairy Combo in regard to VISUAL APPEAL was the transparent packaging. That gives also gives it a major plus for impulse buyers especially. The color, design, and uniqueness give the Constructive Eating Garden Fairy Combo Constructive a valuable plus, yet it is not enough to evoke an immediate WOW! out of a buyer. It's like an incredible sales pitch without the same quality of a close; just a hint from perfect.

    After reviewing all feedback forms, video tapes, staff notations and category rating sheets, it was determined that the Eating Garden Fairy Combo with an almost perfect score of [4.5] stars for VISUAL APPEAL.

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