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    New Board Games, Skill Builders,Puzzles, and Accessories


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

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

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

    Animal Toys
    WonderElla

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

    Board Games
    Po-Rum-Bo Card Matching Board Game

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

    Perfect Stride

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

    LiEBRARY - The Game Where the First Line Speaks Volumes

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

    Triviathon

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

    Board Games - Adult Level
    Yamodo! Party Time

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

    Board Games - Ethical Values
    CampAntics

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

    Board Games - Family
    Road Trip - A Timeless Family Game

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

    Reverse Charades

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

    Wits and Wagers - Family Edition

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

    Wackelkuh - Wiggling Cow Board Game

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

    Flip2BFit - Fitness In A Box

    Board Games - Intellectual Development
    Outside The Box

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

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

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

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

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

    Card Game
    Zombie Ninja Pirates

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

    Card Games
    Befuzzled - A Fun Q Games Product

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

    Card Games - Educational
    Jukem Football Card Game

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

    Card Games - Recreational Play
    Knock Down, Drag Out

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

    Card Games - Sports Related
    Third and Long

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

    CD/DVD Games - Elementary
    Roman Town

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

    Computer Software - Educational
    ItzaBitza (for Mac)

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

    Educational Games - Board / Tabletop
    National Finger Football - Alabama

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

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

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

    BANANAGRAMS

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

    Appletters

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

    Games - Board / Tabletop
    Chess3 [ Chess Cubed ]

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

    Smash or Trash

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

    Comet® - Family and Bible Educational Board Games

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

    Games - Card
    Triplica

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

    Games - Group Interactive
    Telegruv - The Dance Telephone Game

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

    Games - Novelty
    Codigo Cube

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

    Games - Strategy
    Jishaku

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

    New Inductees
    You've Been Sentenced Word Game

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

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

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

    Strategy Games
    Diception

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

  • Toy Reviews

    New Toys & Specialty


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

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

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

    Animal Toys
    WonderElla

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

    Board Games
    Po-Rum-Bo Card Matching Board Game

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

    Perfect Stride

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

    LiEBRARY - The Game Where the First Line Speaks Volumes

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

    Triviathon

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

    Board Games - Adult Level
    Yamodo! Party Time

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

    Board Games - Ethical Values
    CampAntics

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

    Board Games - Family
    Road Trip - A Timeless Family Game

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

    Reverse Charades

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

    Wits and Wagers - Family Edition

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

    Wackelkuh - Wiggling Cow Board Game

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

    Flip2BFit - Fitness In A Box

    Board Games - Intellectual Development
    Outside The Box

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

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

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

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

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

    Card Game
    Zombie Ninja Pirates

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

    Card Games
    Befuzzled - A Fun Q Games Product

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

    Card Games - Educational
    Jukem Football Card Game

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

    Card Games - Recreational Play
    Knock Down, Drag Out

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

    Card Games - Sports Related
    Third and Long

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

    CD/DVD Games - Elementary
    Roman Town

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

    Computer Software - Educational
    ItzaBitza (for Mac)

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

    Educational Games - Board / Tabletop
    National Finger Football - Alabama

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

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

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

    BANANAGRAMS

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

    Appletters

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

    Games - Board / Tabletop
    Chess3 [ Chess Cubed ]

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

    Smash or Trash

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

    Comet® - Family and Bible Educational Board Games

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

    Games - Card
    Triplica

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

    Games - Group Interactive
    Telegruv - The Dance Telephone Game

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

    Games - Novelty
    Codigo Cube

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

    Games - Strategy
    Jishaku

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

    New Inductees
    You've Been Sentenced Word Game

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

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

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

    Strategy Games
    Diception

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

  • Apparel Reviews

    New Apparel, Footwear, and Accessories


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

    Apparel - Juvenile
    Frog Kiss Designs - Handcrafted Hooded Towels

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

    Baby Accessories
    Wee-Drool Waterproof Reversible T-Bib

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

    Infant Accessories & Toys
    Snazzy Baby Knee Pads

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

    Infant Travel Products & Accessories
    BambinOz PortaChair

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

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

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

    Sporting Goods - Activities, Equipment, Toys
    Swiggies

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

  • Home Reviews

    New Home Furnishings and Accessories

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    Furniture & Accessories, Juvenile
    The Learning Tower

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

  • Infant & Juvenile Reviews

    New Infant & Juvenile


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

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

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

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

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

    Arts & Crafts, Kits & Supplies
    TeeJuice - Fabric Markers

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

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

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

    Coddlelife Laboratory Grade Glass Bottle

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

    Baby Accessories
    Wee-Drool Waterproof Reversible T-Bib

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

    Baby Gear
    BabySmart Cooshee Hybak

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

    Bicycles, Tricycles & Accessories
    FirstBIKE Balance Training Bikes

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

    Kinderfeets Wooden Balance Bikes

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

    Creative Play Products
    Constructive Eating Garden Fairy Combo

    A child

    Developmental Play Equipment
    Oshi mat

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

    First Toddle®

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

    Dolls - Posable
    Adora Toddler Time Dolls - The Cats Meow

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

    Educational Products
    Alphabotz Superphonic Decoder Cards

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

    Feeding & Nursing
    Bambinoz Instant Bottle Warmer Pack

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

    Feeding Sets
    Constructive Eating - Set of Three Eating Utensils

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    Induction Date:   August 24, 2009
    Certificate License Status:   Active

     Product:   My Cow Moo Cowbination Set
    MSRP:   $36.00 USD
    Company URL:  http://www.mycowmoo.com
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    My Cow Moo Cowbination Set

    by:  Rev. James G.W. Fisher | The Toy Man® - Product Evaluation Specialist
         
    Evaluation Report Summary (ERS) Date:  08/24/2009

    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. Because it is around food that we all come together as a cowmunity!

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    Animals - Stuffed 2009 Consumer/Education 2 years + Female/Male


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    Moolette Is On The Scene!

    Wow! What do you say to the idea of a blue-and-white cow born to a black-and-white pasture in CowTown, USA who comes to see if she can pass our evaluation? Well, we just said "Howdy!" and escorted her on in to see what's shes got. I know, enough on the humor here, so let's get some focus here and look at Moolette and her combination set to see what's so great about them.

    Moolette is the culmination of a woman who had a vision and chose to make that vision a reality. In the past 9 months I have been observing each step taken to bring Moolette to a reality, Kimberly Arezzi, (the chick with the vision), along with her best bud Moo Cow, were traveling all over schmoozing with loads of people, with Kimberly recording the activities of her moorific sidekick for historical value in scrapbooks and so on.

    The My Cow Moo Cowbination Set in reality is what I would venture to say is one of the most aggressive efforts to realize a dream that was brought to fruition that I have seen in many years. "Moolette" is an adorable plush toy version of Kimberly's sidekick character, Moo Cow, and her first book, "Moo Becomes a Cash Cow.", all a part of the My Cow Moo Cowbination Set.

    The set provides a most interesting scenarios to consider. Moolette is manufactured in China, but the books are printed in the USA. To add a little twist to this, Kimberly and Moo are very strong in support of running a greenBusiness™. Kim and Moo made sure that the books are all printed with FSC-certified paper and soy-ink! Now that is a serious contribution to greenBusiness™ for sure!



    A Productive Reason and Purpose

    "Moo Becomes a Cash Cow." was written with a purpose other than just making a buck, as Kimberly and Moo explained, "The book was written to help open the dialog between parents and children regarding money. Due to the recession, money has become one of the most stressful conversations in the home. Moo's book helps open the dialog about want vs. need, saving for a bigger goal, opening a business and being charitable." I must say, now that's a lot to chew on!

    A creative mind can be very powerful and the concept of Moo Cow is proof of it. The foundation of what Moo's life is about is as follows;

    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 being of the utmost importance. What's her thing about the food? That's simple, as Moo put's expresses, "It's because it is around food that we all come together as a cowmunity!"

    Helping Us See The Value, Through The Eyes Of A Child

    If a product is going to make it through our evaluation, it has to have all of the right elements combined to show it contributes substantially to long-term use with progressive benefit from its use in learning, play, or both just to start. The My Cow Moo Cowbination Set exhorts the influence and need of good ethical and moral values. The bullet list below gives you an idea of the approach that has been incorporated into the My Cow Moo Cowbination Set;

    Moo believes that:

    • Sharing is caring and caring is fun.
    • Food is love.
    • A photo mooment creates a lifetime moomery.
    The entire image of Moo alludes the impression of how Moo hopes that your child will be inspired to become a silly story teller too by taking pictures with his cow Moo and creating silly stories. Just the idea of Moo herself carries a sense of silliness, invoking laughter and a sense of feeling good. This sort of narrative development stirs the imagination in a child and can have a strong influence on a greater level of skill development and positive self-worth. A child is influenced by the My Cow Moo Cowbination Set to exercise imaginative play and learn to develop a greater level of their personal expression more freely.

    Cognitive, critical, visual, and sensory skills are all principal components in the recipe for a child to develop with the greatest levels of intelligence and personal skills to lead a productive and fruitful life. The My Cow Moo Cowbination Set demonstrated in our evaluation that it establishes a comfort zone for learning with a child to make learning not just fun, but rather an experience of silliness and sarcasm with positive and productive end results.


    Independent Evaluator Reports

    Obtaining An Independent Perspective...

    In this section we will cover "My Cow Moo Cowbination Set" from the perspective of a qualified individual in the specific field associated with the product being evaluated. To accomplish that task we have called upon the assistance of a top level industry professional who knows her stuff and have the credentials to prove it.

    Our professional and independent evaluators has formed her own opinion from extensive analysis and produced a detailed, in-depth report connected with her study and evaluation of the My Cow Moo Cowbination Set. The information to follow is comprised of excerpts from the same report which has been paraphrased in order to encapsulate the primary points being conveyed in the report. This approach provides completely independent perspectives in the evaluation of My Cow Moo Cowbination Set.


    PLEASE NOTE: The name of our independent evaluator is not disclosed to protect the privacy of this individual upon their request. Her labors are provided at no charge to assist us in providing 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: My Cow Moo Cowbination Set


    Board Certified Behavioral Analyst and Mother


    "In my report on the My Cow Moo Cowbination Set, I wanted to make it clear that I am a mother of three sweet little girls and will do my best to keep my report free from influence of that fact; (but no promises).

    The My Cow Moo Cowbination Set is making major strides in the market of book and plush animal creations. The young lady who was as you referenced as the 'chick' who pulled this all together, has really been doing her homework. Quite inventive and original in not only design, but in purpose as well, the My Cow Moo Cowbination Set tickles the silly sense in a little girl and even a grown woman.

    Cowbining a book and plush creation can be one of the toughest challenges to even imagine taking on but this 'chick' has stepped out and gone against the odds with a delightful and flat out silly success! Just in the short time I have been evaluating this set, the silliness is already rubbing off on me. It shouldn't be of any surprise to me, it's a girl thing."

    "If this portion of my report was selected to be included in the summary and you are a male reading this, you need to understand something. It may all seem so useless, but you need to remember that this product was designed for the female gender, not male. It's a thing that only a girl or a woman can understand appreciate, (and a limited few men)."

    A Substantial Range of Stimulation

    "With the My Cow Moo Cowbination Set there is a substantial causation of response from many of the a child's developmental skills which are of primary importance. Soft plush material, and a variety of shape variances, (ie; body transitioning into the legs), and the various colors, these are a characteristics of Moolett. At the same time you have a strong group of characteristics emanating from the book itself. These same characteristics also serve as a causation to skill development not only the same skills as the plush material but from the imagery of the book itself. The imagery of the book and its narrative are readily seen and contribute a wealth of stimulation to critical skill development for a child."

    "This product is so very different than most sets of this type. It almost seems like the 'chick' has jumped into a little girl's body and mind to see things how the little girl sees things, from a simple and 'silly' view with none of the thoughts and experiences that later corrupt the mind and steal the innocence from a child."

    "The combination of materials used for the creation of Moolette and the book itself represents an image of good moral values while also providing the appropriate stimulation to skill development a child needs. My final thought and impression is that this is a product which I can approve of and appreciate even at current age level. I would say that this 'chick' has got the means to make this product a popular hit far sooner than others might think."




    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 "My Cow Moo Cowbination Set" was seen with consumers?



    The My Cow Moo Cowbination Set may have been silly in the eyes of some people, yet it still managed to be like a freight train coming through as far as presence and popularity are concerned. What am I talking about? The My Cow Moo Cowbination Set was one of many products we included in one of our latest consumer hands-on evaluation events that made its mark and was not soon forgotten.

    In actuality, the My Cow Moo Cowbination Set served as a sort of a stand up comic in a way, drawing plenty of people and creating and atmosphere of silly talk and imagination. Little girls and their Mom's alike were sitting together reading the colorful book and holding Moolette close to their hearts.

    I guess you could say that the My Cow Moo Cowbination Set seems to give the impression to little girls and their mothers alike, that it's okay to be silly and sarcastic, having fun and using the imagination as they turn each page of the book and hold Moolette in their arms.

    As you can see from the picture to the left, the My Cow Moo Cowbination Set is quite cute and visually appealing, stirring the silly sense in little girls and re-awakening the child in a woman that has long since been forgotten.
    As a test to evaluate response levels and monitor potential impact on skill improvements with every product we brought, the three plush products, two of the being plush/book sets were all placed in the same area. In comparing our videotapes from both days of the consumer evaluation, we noticed how the children and mothers gravitated and favored the The My Cow Moo Cowbination Set over the remaining two plush products. Both days produced the same behavioral patterns and responses with the little girls and mothers.

    It was determined that the My Cow Moo Cowbination Set has a quality about it that girls and their mothers of all ages found something with the set which they could connect and identify with. That was a common statement for many of the mothers who filled out our eval. forms.

    Upon completion of our consumer hands-on event, we worked on compiling the results from our feedback forms and reports made from the viewing of the video tapes of the event. There was an unquestionable favoritism with the The My Cow Moo Cowbination Set with the consumers over many of the other products we brought for evaluation.

    In our closing of labors we established that the My Cow Moo Cowbination Set was a hit and had a strange nuance which enraptured both children and women alike. From the visual appeal to the design quality, the the My Cow Moo Cowbination Set passed this segment of our evaluation with the highest rating ever.


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    DESIGN QUALITY: Rating Level - [5]

    Design quality was a tough call to make at first but that's why we have our guidelines. Emotions, opinions don't come into play. The design quality is well above average with the My Cow Moo Cowbination Set. The books are all printed with FSC-certified paper and soy-ink which is not only ecoconscious, it maintains vibrant color and adds greater value to the quality of design.

    In our commercial washing machine tests where Moolette was run through a commercial washer 25 times with smooth stones to simulate wear and tear, the quality of the product was still maintained. The seams were all still secure with no sign of weakness and no tears of any kind were apparent. The books samples were run through a machine which turns each page at a fast speed over 100 times with no visible signs of wear outside of the book laying flat on the table afterward with next to no curving of the pages

    The My Cow Moo Cowbination Set came strutting in with a perfect score of [5] Five Stars in this category for Design Quality.

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    DURABILITY: Rating Level - [5/4]  /

    Durability was more of a challenge due to the fact of there being two different types of products and material components which they are made from. With Moolette, it was perfect score without question after all of the wear and tear tests were performed. When it comes to the books itself from the kit, it pulled its weight in this category, yet due to the materials used to create it, durability is far lesser than for Moolette.

    To make this a more fair evaluation, we chose to look at the evaluation for the book factoring in a average child's behavior patterns and determined that the materials used to print the book are of a quality sufficient to extend the life of the book greater than some others would.

    The My Cow Moo Cowbination Set came rolling in this category of Durability with a split score of [5] Five Stars for Moolette, and [4] Four Stars for the book.


    FUNFACTOR™: Rating Level - [5]

    The My Cow Moo Cowbination Set achieved a new level never sen before with FunFactor™. The response level with parents and kids was literally overwhelming with the level of laughter and silly excitement! The structure of the book combined with Moolette creates a cacaphony of sarcasm and silliness that just can't be beat!

    The My Cow Moo Cowbination Set came rolling in this category of Durability with a split score of [5] Five Stars for Moolette, and [5] Five Stars for the book.


    HUGFACTOR™: Rating Level - [4/NA]

    When it comes to HugFactor™ with the My Cow Moo Cowbination Set, this was an entirely new challenge with our latest updated evaluation guidelines. There was no question of every child and mother in our evaluation was holding Moolette close to their hearts yet there was something missing. The attention to Moolette was quite static and short lived with each time of being held close. The attention of the people was divided between her and the book which comes with the set.

    The end result from our evaluation in the category for HUGfactor™ was a split score once again. The My Cow Moo Cowbination Set was highly favored yet came in the gates with an above average score of [4] Four Stars for Moolette in the category of HUGfactor™. There was no actual score for the book due to its not being an object which is generally hugged.


    MARKETING VALUE™: Rating Level - [5]

    The My Cow Moo Cowbination Set took the fast road in this category. Based upon our own in-house evaluation as well the consumers in the consumer hands-on evaluation, the My Cow Moo Cowbination Set was a screaming demon in this category of marketing value. The My Cow Moo Cowbination Set demonstrated repeatedly that mothers would buy it on a retail shelf without the slightest hesitation. The most interesting part of this is that every one of the mothers stated that they don't know why, but they just would do the purchase.

    The My Cow Moo Cowbination Set grabbed the brass ring with a perfect score of [5] Five Stars in this category. of Marketing Value.


    VISUAL APPEAL™: Rating Level - [4]

    Visual appeal was a most interesting category for the The My Cow Moo Cowbination Set. Plenty of attention was drawn by both pieces of the set, yet in the final scoring in our evaluation both the book and Moolette had an above average score. Although the essence of the product was a given for the marketing value category, the My Cow Moo Cowbination Set still fell short with a score of [4] Four Stars in this category of Marketing Value.

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