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  • Game Reviews

    New Board Games, Skill Builders,Puzzles, and Accessories


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

    Board Games
    Triviathon

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

    Po-Rum-Bo Card Matching Board Game

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

    Perfect Stride

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

    Board Games - Adult Level
    Yamodo! Party Time

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

    Board Games - Family
    CampAntics

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

    Road Trip - A Timeless Family Game

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

    Wits and Wagers - Family Edition

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

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

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

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

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

    BANANAGRAMS

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

    Games - Board / Tabletop
    Smash or Trash

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

    Games - Card
    Triplica

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

    Games - Strategy
    Jishaku

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

  • Toy Reviews

    New Toys & Specialty


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

    Board Games
    Triviathon

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

    Po-Rum-Bo Card Matching Board Game

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

    Perfect Stride

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

    Board Games - Adult Level
    Yamodo! Party Time

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

    Board Games - Family
    CampAntics

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

    Road Trip - A Timeless Family Game

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

    Wits and Wagers - Family Edition

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

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

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

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

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

    BANANAGRAMS

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

    Games - Board / Tabletop
    Smash or Trash

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

    Games - Card
    Triplica

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

    Games - Strategy
    Jishaku

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

  • Apparel Reviews

    New Apparel, Footwear, and Accessories


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

    Baby Accessories
    Wee-Drool Waterproof Reversible T-Bib

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

    Clothing
    Neff Fold Heather Beanie

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

    Infant Bedding
    Puckababy New Born

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

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

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

    Neonatal Pediatric Products
    The Zaky(R)

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

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

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

    Swiggies

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

  • Home Reviews

    New Home Furnishings and Accessories

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    Furniture & Accessories, Juvenile
    The Learning Tower

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

  • Infant & Juvenile Reviews

    New Infant & Juvenile


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

    Activity Mats
    Lay-N-Go Activity Mats

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

    Arts & Crafts, Kits & Supplies
    TeeJuice - Fabric Markers

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

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

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

    Baby Accessories
    Wee-Drool Waterproof Reversible T-Bib

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

    Baby Gear
    BabySmart Cooshee Hybak

    The award winning "strap-free" BabySmart Cooshee HyBak seat props-a-tot up and forward for focus and concentration! With a contoured wide-angle base, skid-resistant circle-pods, side arms to prevent leaning over, leg-positioning for proper posture, and a snug higher-back design.

    Bicycles, Tricycles & Accessories
    FirstBIKE Balance Training Bikes

    The FirstBIKE™ is the perfect training bike for developing your child. As an added plus, some models of the FirstBIKE™ Balance Training Bikes have the luxury of a precise rear drum brake that provides an added level of safety during use.

    Kinderfeets Wooden Balance Bikes

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

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

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

    Developmental Play Equipment
    First Toddle®

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

    Dolls - Posable
    Adora Toddler Time Dolls - The Cats Meow

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

    Educational Products
    Alphabotz Superphonic Decoder Cards

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

    Furniture & Accessories, Juvenile
    The Learning Tower

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

    Gifts / Novelty
    HABA Biofino Venezia Ice Cream Cones

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

    Infant / Toddler Accessoiries
    Constructive Eating Plate

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

    Infant Bed & Bathtime
    Palm-Palms Baby Bath Grips

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

    Infant Feeding & Nursing
    Wupzey High Chair Food Catcher

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

    Balboa Baby Nursing Cover

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

    Infant Travel Products & Accessories
    Snack & Play Travel Tray 2.0

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

    Online Learning Services
    Elephango Online Learning

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

    Prenatal Education
    The BabyPlus Prenatal Education System

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

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

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

    Toddler Toys & Accessories
    Oh Plah! Teething Bracelet

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

  • Books+ Reviews

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


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    Animals - Stuffed
    My Cow Moo Cowbination Set

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

    Books - Infant Skill Development
    eye games for baby

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

    braininsights - Help me Thrive While I'm Five

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

    brain insights - Fun While I'm One

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

    braininsights - Love Your Baby

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

    braininsights - More to Do While I'm Two

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

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

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

    Books - Word / Picture / Story
    Sabu & Me

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

    Educational DVD
    ArtObet: A Magical Adventure of Artists!

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

    Early Lingo Colors and Shapes in The Park - Chinese

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

    Arthouse - Volume 1: Basic Shapes and Animals

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

    Young Minds - Numbers and Counting DVD

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

    The Eyes Have It With artsee smartsee

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

    Numbers and Counting At The Farm - French Edition

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

    Educational Products
    Sight Words Bundle Pack

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

    Alphabotz Superphonic Decoder Cards

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

    Felt Board Stories / Characters
    Felt Tales Dinosaur Days

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

    Online Learning Services
    Elephango Online Learning

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

    Plush Animals
    The WorryWoo Monsters

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

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

    The Greatest Dot-to-Dot Adventure - Book 1 begins following a guide, an imaginative young boy searching for the missing pieces of a mysterious gift. Together, visitors will navigate challenging puzzles and unearth secret clues to discover new species of dots and spectacular views. One can even challenge themselves by scaling the

    Trading Cards With Online Virtual World
    Bella Sara Trading Cards

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

  • Street, Surf and Turf Reviews

    Street, Surf and Turf



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

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

    Bicycles, Tricycles & Accessories
    FirstBIKE Balance Training Bikes

    The FirstBIKE™ is the perfect training bike for developing your child. As an added plus, some models of the FirstBIKE™ Balance Training Bikes have the luxury of a precise rear drum brake that provides an added level of safety during use.

    Kinderfeets Wooden Balance Bikes

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

    Educational Toys
    The Spooner

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

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

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

  • Sports and Fitness and Literature Reviews

    Sports and Fitness and Literature


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

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

    Bicycles, Tricycles & Accessories
    Kinderfeets Wooden Balance Bikes

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

    Educational Toys
    The Spooner

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

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

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

    Swiggies

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

  • Video Game Systems and More Reviews

    Video Game Systems and More


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    Video Game Consoles - Nintendo
    Nintendo Switch

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

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

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

    PS4 Console - Got Game?

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

    Video Game Consoles - Xbox
    Xbox One X Fallout 76 Bundle

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

    Video Games
    Resident Evil 2

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

    Call of Duty - Black Ops

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

    The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - Nintendo Switch

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

    Spider Man

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

  • New iPhone & Android Reviews

    New iPhone & Android Products/Apps & Accessories


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    Android Phones
    LG V40 ThinQ - Aurora Black

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

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    Induction Certificate Number:   74020100418‑412
    Induction Date:   April 18, 2010
    Certificate License Status:   Active

     Product:   My Cow Moo: Moo York Adventures
    MSRP:   $25.00 USD
    Company URL:  http://www.mycowmoo.com
    Rating: 

    My Cow Moo: Moo York Adventures

    by:  Rev. James G.W. Fisher | The Toy Man® - Product Evaluation Specialist
         
    Evaluation Report Summary (ERS) Date:  04/18/2010

    My Cow Moo made its retail launch at Toys R Us Times Square this holiday with the Liberty Cow and a story/activity book called "Moo York Adventures -- A Bovine's Guide to New York City." The book includes NYC factoids and photo moomeries of Moo's NYC adventure.

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    Product Type Release Year Primary Usage Target Age / Max. Weight   Target Gender
    Books - Word / Picture / Story 2009 Consumer/Education 2 years plus Female/Male




    Design Quality Durability FunFactor™ HUGzFactor™ Marketing Value Visual Appeal
    5 5 3 5 5 4

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

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

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



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    About Our New Inductee
    A quick yet informative glance at what this New Inductee is all about.

    For our introduction of "My Cow Moo: Moo York Adventures" we will approach this a bit differently.  The very essence of what makes this product so unique is how it creator, Kimbery Arezzi writes about and refers to Moo as though she were a real life character.  It is that unique essence that she uses in her description of Moo and her products so this first section is mostly verbiage which Ms. Arezzi has shared with our publication which we feel truly has its place to start the introduction.  We hope you enjoy it!

    My Cow Moo made its retail launch at Toys R Us Times Square this holiday with the Liberty Cow and a story/activity book called "Moo York Adventures -- A Bovine's Guide to New York City." The book includes NYC factoids and photo moomeries of Moo's NYC adventure.

    Moo enjoys social networking and her book is a perfect example of this, she leaves plenty of space for you to scrapbook your own personal moomeries next to her own! This is such a perfect medium to help a child learn the importance of social social interaction and sharing.

    Moo is unquestionably a New york girl; from snackage to city sites, Moo takes full advantage of having New York City as her playground. Her book is very special and includes activity pages, coloring pages, stickers and a pull-out passport so you can cowtinue your own Moo York adventure.

    Need inspiration for your sightseeing trips? Take your Liberty Cow with you to cowmemorate your visit to New York City. Your Liberty Cow strives to encourage imaginative play and help you find your voice as a silly story teller.

    Encouragement of caregiver/child interaction and development of psycho-social skills is one of the highest priorities in a child's development and this is where Moo makes a difference that matters. Through co-creation, you and your child can create your own Moo York Adventure with a little help from Moo.
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    Additional Details and Perspectives
    More than just a cursory glance with aspects of relative importance.

    To add even greater value to her retail line, Moo went the extra mile by also including two free download-able books that are password protected. These e-Books are offered as a simple token of thanks for supporting her line that a family can appreciate.

    "Moo Takes a Bite Out of the Big Apple" is all about Moo's favorite snackage and includes easy recipes to try at home; "Moo York Passport Pages" helps you to continue your story at home!


    Image of Liberty Cow in a windo with NYC in the back ground of the window.  
    Having The Right Elements

    Remember, a product must have all of the right elements with scores of 3 or higher in averaged out from all evaluation categories. That is just a mere fragment of the entire plenitude of hurdles a product or service must jump over to pass our evaluation.




    The My Cow Moo: Moo York Adventures set exhorts the influence and need of a solid cohesion between a child and their parents or caregiver. The bullet list below gives you an idea of the approach that has been incorporated into the My Cow Moo: Moo York Adventures Set;

    Moo believes that:

    The Moo York Adventures Book is printed on FSC certified paper and uses Soy Ink. This provides a very strong addition to the marketability of the product while supporting the idea of greenBusiness™

    • Sharing is caring and caring is fun.
    • Food is love.
    • A photo moment creates a lifetime memory not soon to be forgotten
    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 her/his cow Moo, The Liberty Cow and creating silly stories. Levity is a valuable ingredient in the recipe for positive and productive Play. The very idea of Moo herself and her recognition of the value of liberty carries a sense of silliness, invoking laughter and a sense of feeling good.

    It is the sort of narrative development using levity that stirs the imagination in a child and encourages a strong influence on a greater level of skill development and positive self-worth. A child is influenced by My Cow Moo: Moo York Adventures 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 mix for a child to develop with the greatest levels of intelligence and personal skills to lead a productive and fruitful life. My Cow Moo: Moo York Adventures establishes a comfort zone for learning with a child, just as all of Moo's other retail products to make learning not just fun, but rather an experience of silliness and sarcasm with positive and productive end results.

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    The information to follow is comprised of excerpts from extensively detailed reports pertaining to this product or Online service. These evaluation reports have been prepared by top level scholars from their own extensive independent study and analysis.
    * These excerpts have been posted verbatim, paraphrased, or a combination of both, in order to encapsulate the primary details conveyed in each of the evaluation reports in a brief summary form.

    Textiles Design Specialist

    "The My Cow Moo: Moo York Adventures presented an amusing conceptual design with a well balanced combination of quality, color, and good selection of textile materials used. Many of the plush products I see today are made with a lesser level of quality in regard to the textile materials which inhibits the level of durability and marketability. Such is not the case at all with this Moo character."

    "Overall aesthetic appeal is well above the average with the plush samples alone, more of an average response with the books. I state this from the standpoint of myself as a male and adult. I found in my evaluation that there was a higher probability of a female seeing it differently. I must say though that the detail with the eyes and face was done well and are likely to be appealing to retail buyers. I will reserve my personal ratings of the books, my focus is on the plush cow itself ...quite inventive."

    "In the evaluation phase of repeated washing and drying, no breakdown of core materials within the product or the outer materials appeared to be present in any manner. I have no lab results on allergy concerns so I cannot provide any details for you in that category. The overall results were quite good in this phase.
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    Behavioral Analyst / Psychologist, (PhD)

    "The My Cow Moo: Moo York Adventures plush animal and books provide an opportunity for a child to reach out an identify. Whether the child has or has not lived in or visited New York City, the books and the cow character create a point of focus they can identify with.

    For some, there may be recognition and strong stimulation of cognitive skill development. For others, it is more creative skills development from identifying and matching the plush character with the images and storyline within the books. The scrapbook
    becomes a trigger for a child to exercise imaginative Play which is vital in creative skill development."

    "In my test group of mothers and daughters the blending of the plush character and books encouraged a strong bond and improvement of the psycho-social development for the mother and daughter.  That of course carries over into a stronger level of external social interaction skill development."

    "The plush cow character encouraged a substantial difference in the level of response from mother and daughter while holding it.  The texture of the Plush created a sense of security for the children while at the same time triggering further sensory development.  This plush product serves as an excellent conduit for development of sensory and fine motor skill stimulation."


    * PLEASE NOTE: At the request of our independent evaluators their names are not disclosed to protect their personal and professional privacy. Their labors are provided at no charge to assist us in providing a well-balanced and accurate evaluation report summary, (ERS). All opinions and or statements from the independent evaluator(s) featured here do not represent the opinion of The Toy Man® Product Guide, any member or division of Epiphany Communications and the International Parenting Institute.



    Consumer Hands-on Evaluation
    Details about the experience at our consumer hands-on evaluation event.

    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: Moo York Adventures" was seen with consumers?
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    "My Cow Moo: Moo York Adventures" was quite the item at all of our spontaneous consumer hands-on evaluation sessions at all locations.  The experience at each location was surprisingly quite consistent.



     


    It appears that for the adults, women took the interest in the My Cow Moo: Moo York Adventures whereas the men did not. For the women, the primary item was the plush charcter toy.  For the girls, (elementary to tween age groups), their interest was focused on the combination of the plush character and books combination.
    Image of Metrolink Los Angeles conductor holding Moo: The Liberty Cow plush animal Image of woman at WTHRA trade show in Long Beach holding Moo: The Liberty Cow plush animal
    Image of Metrolink Los Angeles rider holding Moo: The Liberty Cow plush animal

    One of the strongest actions which the My Cow Moo: Moo York Adventures encouraged was social interaction.  Every girl or woman was prompt to express their excitement and laughter as they were sharing their experience with other product evaluation participants.

    Upon completion of our consumer hands-on events, we worked on compiling the results from our feedback forms and reports made from the viewing of the video tapes of each event. There was a strong favoritism My Cow Moo: Moo York Adventures and another plush product/book combination with the consumers over many of the other products we brought for evaluation.

    Once the event was over and we had examined all videos, feedback forms, and our own staff notes, we compiled the results and My Cow Moo: Moo York Adventures passed this evaluation category for Consumer Hands-On Evaluation flawlessly. It was yet another of the elite products that wowed the crowd.
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    Evaluation Category Rating Scores and Summary
    A sampling of the evaluation category rating scores from the product review itself.
    There are a total of 357 evaluation categories in our entire evaluation process.
    (Not all categories apply to any one product or service under evaluation.)


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

    The DESIGN QUALITY is tops with My Cow Moo: Moo York Adventures. The books are all printed with FSC-certified paper and soy-ink which is not only eco-conscious, it maintains vibrant color and adds greater value to the quality of design.

    In our commercial washing machine tests where "The Liberty Cow" was run through a commercial washer repeatedly 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 immediately visible signs of wear on the outside of the books.

    After reviewing all feedback forms, video tapes, staff notations and category rating sheets, it was clear to see that My Cow Moo: Moo York Adventures achieved a perfect score of [5] stars for DESIGN QUALITY:.




    DURABILITY: Rating Level - [5] an image of 4.5 gold  stars

    DURABILITY was more of a challenge due to the fact of there being three different types of products and material components which they are made from. With Moo, "The Liberty Cow", 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 group of items, it pulled its weight in this category, yet due to the materials used to create it, durability is far lesser than for Moo, "The Liberty Cow".

    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.

    After reviewing all feedback forms, video tapes, staff notations and category rating sheets, it was clear to see thatMy Cow Moo: Moo York Adventures achieved a perfect score of [5] stars for DURABILITY.




    FUNFACTOR™: Rating Level - [3] an image of 3 gold  stars

    My Cow Moo: Moo York Adventures was seen in a different perspective in its evaluation when it comes to FUNFACTOR™. The response level with parents and kids was quite good yet nothing really above the level of average. The focus was more on the content of the books and "how cute" that "The Liberty Cow" was.  The structure of the book combined with Moo - "The Liberty Cow" creates a very nice blend of products which draw a steady response level yet average level of levity being created.


    After reviewing all feedback forms, video tapes, staff notations and category rating sheets, it was clear to see thatMy Cow Moo: Moo York Adventures achieved a perfect score of [3] stars for FUNFACTOR™.




    HUGFACTOR™: Rating Level - [5/NA] an image of 5 gold  stars/ NA

    When it comes to HugFactor™ with the My Cow Moo: Moo York Adventures, this was an entirely new challenge with our latest updated evaluation guidelines. There was no question of every child and mother in our evaluation holding Moo - "The Liberty Cow" close to their hearts.  Literally every woman/girl was prompt to hug Moo - "The Liberty Cow" close. The book was the wrench in the works.

    The end result from our evaluation in the category for HUGfactor™ was a split score. My Cow Moo: Moo York Adventures was highly favored as was the book, but how do we rate a HUGfactor™ for a book?

    After reviewing all feedback forms, video tapes, staff notations and category rating sheets, My Cow Moo: Moo York Adventures pulled its weight all the way to an almost perfect score of [5/NA] stars for HUGFACTOR™.




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

    My Cow Moo: Moo York Adventures took the fast road in this category for MARKETING VALUE™. Based upon our own in-house evaluation as well the consumers in the consumer hands-on evaluation, the My Cow Moo: Moo York Adventures was a screaming success in this category of marketing value. My Cow Moo: Moo York Adventures package demonstrated repeatedly that mothers would buy it on a retail shelf without the slightest hesitation.

    After reviewing all feedback forms, video tapes, staff notations and category rating sheets, it was clear to see that My Cow Moo: Moo York Adventures achieved a perfect score of [5] stars for MARKETING VALUE™



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

    VISUAL APPEAL was a most interesting category for My Cow Moo: Moo York Adventures. Plenty of attention was drawn by all pieces of the set, yet in the final scoring in our evaluation both the books and Moo - "The Liberty Cow" the end result was an above average score. Although the essence of the product was excellent for the marketing value category, Moo: Moo York Adventures still fell short of a perfect score by a single digit in this category of VISUAL APPEAL. There just wasn't enough WOW! in the visual appeal to take it to a perfect score.

    After reviewing all feedback forms, video tapes, staff notations and category rating sheets, it was determined thatThe My Cow Moo: Moo York Adventures achieved a high score of [4] stars for VISUAL APPEAL.



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