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  • Game Reviews

    New Board Games, Skill Builders,Puzzles, and Accessories


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

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

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

    Animal Toys
    WonderElla

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

    Board Games
    Po-Rum-Bo Card Matching Board Game

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

    Perfect Stride

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

    LiEBRARY - The Game Where the First Line Speaks Volumes

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

    Triviathon

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

    Board Games - Adult Level
    Yamodo! Party Time

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

    Board Games - Ethical Values
    CampAntics

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

    Board Games - Family
    Road Trip - A Timeless Family Game

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

    Reverse Charades

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

    Wits and Wagers - Family Edition

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

    Wackelkuh - Wiggling Cow Board Game

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

    Flip2BFit - Fitness In A Box

    Board Games - Intellectual Development
    Outside The Box

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

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

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

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

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

    Card Game
    Zombie Ninja Pirates

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

    Card Games
    Befuzzled - A Fun Q Games Product

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

    Card Games - Educational
    Jukem Football Card Game

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

    Card Games - Recreational Play
    Knock Down, Drag Out

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

    Card Games - Sports Related
    Third and Long

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

    CD/DVD Games - Elementary
    Roman Town

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

    Computer Software - Educational
    ItzaBitza (for Mac)

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

    Educational Games - Board / Tabletop
    National Finger Football - Alabama

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

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

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

    BANANAGRAMS

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

    Appletters

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

    Games - Board / Tabletop
    Chess3 [ Chess Cubed ]

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

    Smash or Trash

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

    Comet® - Family and Bible Educational Board Games

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

    Games - Card
    Triplica

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

    Games - Group Interactive
    Telegruv - The Dance Telephone Game

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

    Games - Novelty
    Codigo Cube

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

    Games - Strategy
    Jishaku

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

    New Inductees
    You've Been Sentenced Word Game

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

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

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

    Strategy Games
    Diception

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

  • Toy Reviews

    New Toys & Specialty


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

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

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

    Animal Toys
    WonderElla

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

    Board Games
    Po-Rum-Bo Card Matching Board Game

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

    Perfect Stride

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

    LiEBRARY - The Game Where the First Line Speaks Volumes

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

    Triviathon

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

    Board Games - Adult Level
    Yamodo! Party Time

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

    Board Games - Ethical Values
    CampAntics

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

    Board Games - Family
    Road Trip - A Timeless Family Game

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

    Reverse Charades

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

    Wits and Wagers - Family Edition

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

    Wackelkuh - Wiggling Cow Board Game

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

    Flip2BFit - Fitness In A Box

    Board Games - Intellectual Development
    Outside The Box

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

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

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

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

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

    Card Game
    Zombie Ninja Pirates

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

    Card Games
    Befuzzled - A Fun Q Games Product

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

    Card Games - Educational
    Jukem Football Card Game

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

    Card Games - Recreational Play
    Knock Down, Drag Out

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

    Card Games - Sports Related
    Third and Long

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

    CD/DVD Games - Elementary
    Roman Town

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

    Computer Software - Educational
    ItzaBitza (for Mac)

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

    Educational Games - Board / Tabletop
    National Finger Football - Alabama

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

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

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

    BANANAGRAMS

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

    Appletters

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

    Games - Board / Tabletop
    Chess3 [ Chess Cubed ]

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

    Smash or Trash

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

    Comet® - Family and Bible Educational Board Games

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

    Games - Card
    Triplica

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

    Games - Group Interactive
    Telegruv - The Dance Telephone Game

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

    Games - Novelty
    Codigo Cube

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

    Games - Strategy
    Jishaku

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

    New Inductees
    You've Been Sentenced Word Game

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

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

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

    Strategy Games
    Diception

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

  • Apparel Reviews

    New Apparel, Footwear, and Accessories


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

    Baby Accessories
    Wee-Drool Waterproof Reversible T-Bib

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

    Infant Accessories & Toys
    Snazzy Baby Knee Pads

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

    Infant Travel Products & Accessories
    BambinOz PortaChair

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

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

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

    Sporting Goods - Activities, Equipment, Toys
    Swiggies

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

  • Home Reviews

    New Home Furnishings and Accessories

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    Furniture & Accessories, Juvenile
    The Learning Tower

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

  • Infant & Juvenile Reviews

    New Infant & Juvenile


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

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

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

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

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

    Arts & Crafts, Kits & Supplies
    TeeJuice - Fabric Markers

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

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

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

    Coddlelife Laboratory Grade Glass Bottle

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

    Baby Accessories
    Wee-Drool Waterproof Reversible T-Bib

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

    Baby Gear
    BabySmart Cooshee Hybak

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

    Bicycles, Tricycles & Accessories
    FirstBIKE Balance Training Bikes

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

    Kinderfeets Wooden Balance Bikes

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

    Creative Play Products
    Constructive Eating Garden Fairy Combo

    A child

    Developmental Play Equipment
    Oshi mat

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

    First Toddle®

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

    Dolls - Posable
    Adora Toddler Time Dolls - The Cats Meow

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

    Educational Products
    Alphabotz Superphonic Decoder Cards

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

    Feeding & Nursing
    Bambinoz Instant Bottle Warmer Pack

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

    Feeding Sets
    Constructive Eating - Set of Three Eating Utensils

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  •    
    Induction Certificate Number:   74020100412‑411
    Induction Date:   April 12, 2010
    Certificate License Status:   Active

     Product:   HABA Ice Cream Treats
    MSRP:   $18.00 USD
    Company URL:  http://www.habausa.com
    Rating: 

    HABA Ice Cream Treats

    by:  Rev. James G.W. Fisher - Product & Service Evaluation Specialist / Editor
         
    Evaluation Report Summary (ERS) Date:  04/12/2010

    Just imagine luscious looking ice cream treats in front of you. A delicious looking chocolate ice cream bar, a waffle bar... Hmm, bright colors with an enticing look which is so tempting to pick them up. That's what these Haba Ice Cream Treats are about, a plush treat with that same enticing appeal for a child, a perfect element for pretend Play.

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    Product Type Release Year Primary Usage Target Age / Max. Weight   Target Gender
    Gifts / Novelty 2009 Consumer/Education 5 years tp 99 years Female/Male


    Cost Benefit Durability Hybrid-Use™ Marketability Skill Improvement Overall Visual Appeal
    5 5 4 5 4 5

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    Introducing HABA Ice Cream Treats


    * SUMMARY CODES: Board Certified Behavioral Analyst - BCBA | PDD - Pervasive Developmental Disorder | SN - Special Needs

     


    Hmm, Bright Colors With an Enticing Look...

    Just imagine luscious looking ice cream treats in front of you. A delicious looking chocolate ice cream bar, a waffle bar... Hmm, bright colors with an enticing look which is so tempting to pick them up. That's what these Haba Ice Cream Treats are about, a plush treat with that same enticing appeal for any child, a perfect element for developmental skill improvement through pretend Play.

    Finding the proper toys for a baby or toddler that will encourage a greater level of their developmental skills is not always easy. This is even more so for special needs children and others with a pervasive developmental disorder. HABA has faced this challenge and as always, have developed yet another magnificent hybrid product creation which fulfills a number of vital needs for infants and toddlers.

     

    A Wondrous Combination

    Although most products strut their stuff based upon all of their fancy features which may not always be apparent, the HABA Ice Cream Treats possess a wondrous combination of visual appeal and sensory stimulation which communicates immediately how they are an absolute "must-have product", with the price point being addressed later.

    There was true wisdom exercised in the design of these treats. "From the textile materials side of things, these pieces are each a literal work of art!  Each piece has been carefully designed with the greatest care and use of high quality textiles materials.  This will enable the family or school using them to have an extended period of use over many of the other competitive products on the market today."

    Those words which you just read are an excerpt from the report of one of our independent product evaluation experts who was selected to perform his own evaluation of the HABA Ice Cream Treats.  You can't make a point much clearer than what he has made in this, just one of many statements made in his report.




    Visually Appealing AND Then Some

    Although most products strut their stuff based upon all of their fancy features which may not always be apparent, the HABA Ice Cream Treats possess a wondrous combination of visual appeal and sensory stimulation which communicates immediately how they are an absolute "must-have product", with the price point being addressed later.

    There was true wisdom exercised in the design of these treats. "From the textile materials side of things, these pieces are each a literal work of art!  Each piece has been carefully designed with the greatest of care with use of high quality textiles materials.  This will enable the family or school applying using them to have an extended period of use well over many of the other competitive products on the market today."

    The words which you just read are an excerpt from the report of one of our independent product evaluation experts who was selected to perform his own evaluation of the HABA Ice Cream Treats.  You can't make a point much clearer than what he has, just one of many statements made in his report.

     

    Taking The Brass Ring

    According to the results from our independent surveys, a trend of preference for HABA products is in the highest of probability to grow substantially this year. Combined with their well established product branding and level of quality ensures strong sales this year.



    Independent Evaluator Reports

    Obtaining An Independent Perspective...

    In this section we will cover "HABA Ice Cream Treats" 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 HABA Ice Cream Treats. 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 HABA Ice Cream Treats.


    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.



    PRODUCT: HABA Ice Cream Treats




    Textiles Design Specialist

    "The HABA Ice Cream Treats were yet another pleasure and break from the regular flow of products I examine and evaluate. HABA products represent a true definition of the greatest accuracy when it comes to textile based products.   The HABA Ice Cream Treats hold true to that definition for which HABA is so highly recognized.  Once again I was literally overwhelmed by the perfectly balanced combination of quality, color, probable encouragement of skill development, and innovative design which will be quite useful in a child's development and active play time."

    "Make believe or pretend Play activity is so very important for a child to experience. At the same time, the quality of the textiles materials used for the apparel, plush, or toys used in make-believe Play must be of the highest quality to be assured of the longest period of durability and safety simultaneously."

    "Just as with the "hoagie" sandwich I evaluated from HABA a few months back, the textile materials used for this product were of the highest of quality. This guarantees the buyer and or parent easy maintenance, durability, and the strongest level of visual adjuration. In the series of pressure, stress, and spillage tests performed on the HABA Ice Cream Treats, there was not even the slightest hint of failure, weakness, or loss of visual appeal."

    "In the repeated washing and drying in medium-high heat of the HABA Ice Cream Treats, there was no apparent breakdown of core materials within the product, same as the results with HABA products tested here prior to this.  Even after an excessive number of washes and drying, the HABA Ice Cream Treats still retained the vibrant colors with minimal deviation of original state prior to testing."

    "The seams of every part of the HABA Ice Cream Treats appear to have remained strong in resistance during all phases of evaluation. I don't have the lab reports for this product so I have no accurate data on the internal materials used. 

    In my test groups the children were all showing a very strong response level in regard to their cognitive and sensory developmental skill improvement.  This was especially so with the SN kids, many of which had a tendency to favor the unique sensory experience of each of the treats."

    "In the completion of my evaluation I would venture to that say the textile materials used in the design of this product are likely to bring the price point up substantially. At the same time they deliver a product which consumers will still purchase without hesitation or second thought. With their using the high quality textile materials for which HABA products of this type are so well known, this guarantees you that the HABA Ice Cream Treats can easily endure the wear and tear which is so common with toddlers in their personal Play activity."

     


    Behavioral Analyst / Psychologist, (PhD)

    "The HABA Ice Cream Treats serve quite effectively for stimulation of sensory, gross and fine motor skill development. Just as with the HABA products I have evaluated for you in the past, it is a vital point to remember that sensory skill development is a part of the primary developmental skills in a child's development. 

    "Fine motor skills, a part of the nexus of critical skill development, is where the HABA Ice Cream Treats come into providing a very strong contribution. A child's enticement to touch the various fabric textures, and shapes then be awed with the visually stimulating colors, provides a plethora of stimulation which encourages multiple skill development. HABA Ice Cream Treats are a true marvel of discovery and stimulation for an infant or toddler."

     

    HABA Ice Cream Treats With PPD Children

    "One of my most important studies in my evaluation is how PPD children interact with the HABA Ice Cream Treats; (more specifically, children who are forced to contend with Autism.)  As is already commonly known, PDD/SN children have an entirely different experience in development of their vital skills.  This proves to be an even greater challenge for their parents / guardians and this is yet another aspect in my evaluation where the HABA Ice Cream Treats proved their worth so well.  The SN children have a very wide range of possible challenges with which to contend.

    The HABA Ice Cream Treats provide a stimulus through not only simple active Play, but in their contribution gained during psycho-social interaction with their caregiver.  I noted how the HABA Ice Cream Treats served as an exceptional medium which opened the door to communication with the PDD children to an exceptional degree.  This enabled me to assist these children with learning and developmental improvement while also serving to establish a sense of psychological support for each child and caregiver.

    With the HABA Ice Cream Treats there was a very strong encouragement in development of active Play with the children. The response levels with all of the children improved quite markedly both which use of each piece individually as well as grouped.  No significant change in response levels whether the treats were being used individually or as a group.
      There was evidence though, of a significant manifestation of emotional change with each child when their Play experience was in a group or singular play session as expected."




    Spontaneous Consumer Hands-On Evaluation

    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 hands-on evaluation where anything goes. Shall we see how "HABA Ice Cream Treats" was seen with consumers?

    The HABA Ice Cream Treats were part of a consumer hands-on evaluation performed along with multiple other products in a number of busy public places including but not limited to;

    • Universal Studios Orlando
    • Universal Studios City Walk
    • Orlando Airport - American Airlines Concourse,

    in the Orlando, area. Having several products available for consumer evaluation all at once provides a more well balanced and unbiased evaluation of the products. Many of them had two or three copies available to provide a larger base of opportunity for consumer evaluation yet the HABA Ice Cream Treats proved to create a very unusual response from the consumers in comparison to products we have used in the past.  I am sure at this point that you are eager to see the results from the consumers feedback of the HABA Ice Cream Treats.

    Doing our spontaneous hands-on evaluation at so many locations was quite the task this time around yet it still was a resounding success.  We had some unusal moments which occurred at Universal Studios Orlando and at one of the Super Wal-Mart stores in Orlando yet everyone was happy with all of the products we had for them to experience, especially the HABA Ice Cream Treats.

    It was quite interesting how many of our participants stated in their evaluation forms that the HABA Ice Cream Treats caused them "to want ice cream immediately".  I guess that is not not a good thing for people trying stay away from sweets!

    Whether a child pretending they were in an ice cream store or and adult who was simply fascinated with the products, the HABA Ice Cream Treats were THE thing for many of the consumers, especially children.  There were a few instances where we were quite challenged in getting the samples back from the children and in a couple of instances..from the parents!

    In the illustration to the left, you can see an excellent example of how the HABA Ice Cream Treats can be used as a party item to liven up a birthday party.


    As expected, we videotaped the hand-on product evaluation process at all locations with all of the products we had brought.  It was especially funny with the TSA staff in Orlando when they questioned why we had so many toys and other products and for what reason unil we had assistance from the appropriate parties who gave approval.  It was rather humorous how one of the TSA staff pretended he was eating one of the HABA Ice Cream Treats and saying how good it tasted. That was quite umorous until one of the supervisors chastised him for not doing his job...oops!

    In reviewing the feedback forms which the participants filled out, there was no room for doubt that the HABA Ice Cream Treats was one of the most popular products with the consumer hands-on evaluation participants. The HABA Ice Cream Treats completed this portion of our evaluation without the slightest risk of failure.


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

    The HABA Ice Cream Treats were quite interesting to evaluate and determine and accurate rating in this category. "The five-senses get a run for their money with the HABA Ice Cream Treats. Whether it's a child, adult, or buyer, the benefit is clearly established.  The HABA Ice Cream Treats have the right balance of quality, visual appeal, and functionality to create the desire for purchase."

    Combining the MSRP and weighing it against the overall features of the HABA Ice Cream Treats, it is plain to see that the HABA Ice Cream Treats have the fullest degree of association with having a very strong level of cost benefit. The pull a perfect score of [5] Five Stars in this evaluation category for Cost Benefit.


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

    The HABA Ice Cream Treats truly wrote the book in the category for Durability. Even after repeated wear and tear tests which are well beyond what is required by Federal and European regulations, the HABA Ice Cream Treats still maintained the original "new look" with no apparent visible signs of wear and tear. Not even any threads from the terry cloth textiles material showed any significant sign of wear and tear.

    In the final analysis in our evaluation of the HABA Ice Cream Treats in this category for Durability, the HABA Ice Cream Treats made their mark clear to see.  They were pushed to the limits yet still maintained near perfect condition. This closes the book on this category of Durability with a perfect score of [5] Five Stars.


    HYBRID-USE™: Rating Level - [4] an image of 5 gold  stars

    Hybrid-Use™ is a term created and used by our publication to identify if a product is applicable for use in more than one environment. the HABA Ice Cream Treats were unquestionably fully functional in use for home and with SN children in all phases of our evaluation. The only challenge they face is meeting all required standards for use in all these environments. It was quite clear that the HABA Ice Cream Treats are a perfect fit for Hybrid-Use™yet at the same time we have to look at the responses from doctors, pre-school facilities and two school districts.  The HABA Ice Cream Treats require further examination of application in certain specific environments.  At the same time, the HABA Ice Cream Treats have proven themselves well in multiple environments which brings them to a near-perfect score of [4] stars in the Hybrid-Use™ category.




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

    Marketability of this product? That rating could not be an easier one to determine even without any familiarity with the HABA Ice Cream Treats. HABA has an already well established name; add to that a product functional benefit, quality, ecological benefit, immediate and positive response in our evaluation.  That combination enables the HABA Ice Cream Treats to move conquer the challenge of this category for Marketability with a perfect score of [5] Five Stars.


    SKILL IMPROVEMENT: Rating Level - [4] an image of 5 gold  stars

    The HABA Ice Cream Treats is a magnificent product not based upon the rating samples featured here, but the entire gamut of ratings from all of our evaluation categories. In many of the categories and sub-categories,the HABA Ice Cream Treats pulled through their evaluation like water off a duck yet in this category for Skill Development, a perfect score simply could not be realized.

    According to the independent product and service evaluators, the HABA Ice Cream Treats provide a substantial contribution to skill development, yetjuust not substantial enough to pull a perfect score in this category. To have a perfect score of [5] Five Stars, the rating score must be unquestionable.  Based upon the combination of our in-house evaluation as well as the independent evaluators, "Although the HABA Ice Cream Treats appear to be an excellent stimulant to critical skill development along with other developmental skills, a little more spin on the productive results with skill development is needed to take it to a perfect score."

    It is this strict approach which dictates that although the HABA Ice Cream Treats fell short by a single digit of a perfect score in this category, that score actually holds more value and meaning. The ratings score is absolute and well above-average. The HABA Ice Cream Treatspulled their way through the challenges and pull a score of [4] Stars with a borderline of "5" in this category for Skill Development.


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

    When it came to Visual Appeal, the HABA Ice Cream Treats had the right combination to pull through this evaluation category without a scratch.  It was plain to see in not just our video tapes. bnut from personal experience at all evaluation locations that the HABA Ice Cream Treats really had the WOW!factor™ to make it to the top, just as its predecessors.

    The HABA Ice Cream Treats are quite unique in how just as the HABA Baguette Sub Sandwich managed to do, they may strike your hunger for a delicious mouth-watering ice cream snadwich, chocolate bard, or even and ice cream stick.  At the same time, they will fascinate an infant or toddler to play with each of the colorful ice cream pieces.  The colorful shapes stimulate visual senses and draw a child in to discover an entirely new learning experience..

    After carefully reviewing the video tapes and going over all reports and pertinent evaluation data, we established a final product evaluation score for this category. A determination was reached that the HABA Ice Cream Treats pulled a perfect score of [5] Stars in this category for Visual Appeal.

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