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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:   74020100110‑377
    Induction Date:   January 10, 2010
    Certificate License Status:   Active

     Product:   Oh Plah! Teething Bracelet
    MSRP:   $19.99 USD
    Company URL:  http://www.roundhousedc.com
    Rating: 

    Oh Plah! Teething Bracelet

    by:  Rev. James G.W. Fisher | The Toy Man® Product Guide - Editor / Product Evaluation Specialist
         
    Evaluation Report Summary (ERS) Date:  01/10/2010

    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 so much more than a teething bracelet. It has been heralded by many as a perfect solution for safety in infant teething and the environment itself.

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    Product Type Release Year Primary Usage Target Age / Max. Weight   Target Gender
    Toddler Toys & Accessories 2009 Consumer/Education 3 mo. - 2 yrs Female/Male


    Cost Benefit Durability Ease Of Use Functionality Innovation Visual Appeal
    5 5 5 5 5 3/4

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


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    CE MarkedUL ApprovedJPMA Certified
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    ASTM Complianteco-Friendlyeco-Conscious



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    Introducing Oh Plah!, The eco-Friendly Teething Bracelet Solution


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


    To break the ice with the introduction of Oh Plah! in the very first product evaluation summary for 2010, I have chosen to take a more unique approach to introduce the product. I may get some feathers ruffled with men, but this is a product for women and developed by women.

    When I first saw the product for my segment of the product evaluation and saw the name "Oh-Plah!", my first impulse thought was as stated in the initial intro. It sounded like an expression from a Klingon™ with an attitude in a Star Trek™ movie from Paramount Pictures. In actuality, it is the name of a most unique as well as innovative concept in hybrid infant/toddler teething products. Not only is it applicable for use with an average consumer's infant or toddler, it is also applicable for use with in the SN arena.

    Oh Plah! is a teething bracelet seasoned with a hint of fashion, while at the same time serving as one of the most innovative contributions to an eco-friendly environment. When it comes to Mom's having to endure the worries and discomfort associated with their infant's teething period, Oh Plah! is the product of their dreams! One of our independent product evaluators made that quite clear in her report as you will see later in this summary.



    Seeing Oh Plah! Through The Eyes of a Mother

     An image of a mother holding her infant and an Oh Plah! with the infant's attention drawn right to the Oh Plah! title= It is rather funny how many men just like myself, at first glance of the Oh Plah! tend to utter those memorable words..."What is it?" or something to that effect. On the other side of the coin, women/mothers see Oh Plah! from an entirely different perspective, recognizing its full use and value. Literally every woman we have shown the Oh Plah! to at our Merry Christmas Chicago™ event or on the streets of Chicago and New York City, have had an opposite response of men. Most of the women placed the bracelet on their wrists immediately and began admiring it on their wrist as a fashion addition, not just a teething solution!

    So Much More Than Meets The Eye

    As was explained earlier in the difference of perspectives between men and women with Oh Plah!, the product sustains an unquestionable draw of interest by women. For them, an Oh Plah! holds far more to discover of its full value and effectiveness in actual use. To start with, it provide a dual convenience for a mother by being a bracelet. While it is convenient for a mother to have it so easily accessible when needed most instead of having to reach into a diaper bag or purse to obtain it for use, it also captures the eye of an infant so easily as you can see from the image used as an example in this section.

    Testing The Durability Of An Oh Plah!

    When it comes to durability and so many other aspects of an Oh Plah! we put several of them through our own unique in-house testing. You can be sure of one thing, out of the five different Oh Plah!'s subjected to tortuous bending, pulling, and being hit at a high speed in a machine with a metal punch repeatedly for hours on end, every one of the Oh Plah!'s was still looking good and withstood the excessive abuse.

    Yes, we realize that is quite excessive yet we want a Mother to know that the product has not just passed the usual lab tests, it has been taken to the extreme and met our own tough standards. The end results established that unlike most teething solutions on the market which have a limited window of functionality, an Oh Plah! can grow with the child in a sense, going well beyond just the teething function alone. In the excerpts from the two independent product evaluators to follow, you will learn even more about what makes an Oh Plah! so special.

    Taking eco-Friendly To The Max

    If all of this wasn't enough, an Oh Plah! is even a major contribution to being eco-Friendly. When a mother is finished using her child's Oh Plah!, she can take advantage of Roundhouse Design Collaborative's "Full Circle" ecology effort. The company will pay the postage to have the Oh Plah! bracelet shipped back to be recycled and used to create new products. They even offer a postage paid shipping label right on their company website! The bracelet is packaged on a recycled and recyclable 5”x7” card that has been printed using only vegetable-based inks. All components of the product, including the packaging, are manufactured in the USA.


    Qualified Industry Professionals Have Their Say

    Obtaining An Independent Perspective...

    In this section we will cover the "Oh Plah! Teething Bracelet" from the perspectives 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 top level industry professionals who know their stuff and have the credentials to prove it.

    Our professional and independent evaluators have formed their own opinions from extensive analysis and produced detailed, in-depth reports connected with their study and evaluation of the Oh Plah! Teething Bracelet. The information to follow is comprised of excerpts from those same reports. These quotations have been paraphrased in order to encapsulate the primary points being conveyed in each report. This approach provides completely independent perspectives in the evaluation of the Oh Plah! Teething Bracelet.


    PLEASE NOTE: The names of our independent evaluators are not disclosed to protect the privacy of these individuals upon their request. Their labors are provided at no charge to assist us in 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: Oh Plah! Teething Bracelet


    Board Certified Behavioral Analyst | Pervasive Developmental Disorder Specialist

    "Oh Plah! brought the greatest delight for me to examine and evaluate it. I am a mother of three with my youngest just reaching 7 months of age. I am sure most of you mothers are already aware of, an infant around this age who's cutting his or her teeth can so easily confirm the phrase 'misery loves company'. So it has been for me in recent past until I received the Oh Plah Teething Bracelet to evaluate."

    "I had a group of 8 mothers, 4 with SN infants who were selected to participate in my evaluation of the Oh Plah. The of the cross-group was designed to produce an evaluation which would provide an accurate study of active use of the product across multiple analysis environments.

    The duration of the informal study was over a period of 2 weeks with an end result objective of behavioral comparisons as follows; mother-group, mother-child, mother-child-group."

    "The study was in two parts. The first was with the introduction and use of a variety of teething rings and other teething products for the first week. (Each mother was given the same products as the others.) The second part was with the oh-plah being introduced to the mothers along with the first products on the first day of the second week."

    "Each day, the mothers and their children came to the clinic and remained in the nursery/playroom from 9am to 3pm. A close study of the behavioral patterns of both the mothers and their children were closely monitored with notation of matching and variations with each of the participants."

    "Upon completion of the study I found two consistent details. The first was that the infants/toddlers showed a strong preference to the oh plah over the other teething products. The second was a fact that I can swear by from personal experience.

    The oh plah is designed as a bracelet which afford mothers immediate access to it in times of need. There is nothing more of a nuisance than having to reach into a 'diaper bag', trying to feel around for another teething item for your child because the one they had somehow was lost yet again."

    "With the oh plah, the mothers, myself included, were able to maintain a much longer period of time to wind down from the fussing of a teething child. The infants and toddlers were completely caught up in fascination with the oh plah and were either busy exploring the surface of it or were biting on it repeatedly."

    In conclusion of the study I have established the following;
    • There was a significant reduction in the period of time in which a child was expressing discomfort and building stress levels when the mothers made us of the oh plah. This was especially so with the SN / PDD children.

    • The oh plah provides a significant contribution to not just teething for children, but their development of sensory skills as well.

    • The oh plah is designed in such a way that it can be fashionable enough for a mother to wear in most any casual dress environment with a borderline into a more former dress environment.

    • The oh-plah is a quite safe teething product that will provide a far greater return on investment for a mother than the average teething products."


    "On a more personal note, in my evaluation of the oh plah, I found that the symmetry of the design of the product shows that the person who designed it must have some extensive background with SN children. For SN children development of sensory skills are often times delayed and a physical therapist must focus strongly on this. The oh plah combines a variety of shapes and textures which make the product literally invaluable for a mother with a SN child to use. Creating a product which has such multiplicity of function as both a teething bracelet and a sensory development tool is something which is literally impossible to put a price on."



    Pediatrician - PD, GP


    "The Oh Plah! is a product which I find quite amusing. Yes, that has nothing to do with the medical realm of thinking but a man cannot help but be amused when you see a simple product designed to be a teething bracelet and he sees a number of women putting the object on their wrists as though it were the latest fashion trend!

    This is a far cry from a professional way to start off my report on this product yet the facts speak for themselves. I just never imagined seeing a design such as this Oh Plah! product being so popular, let alone in existence."

    "As a pediatrician I need to remind you of the seriousness of the matter when a child is teething. During this period a child's teeth are baring down with strong pressure in the gum tissue, eventually cutting through and making its debut for all to see. This experience causes most babies to experience throbbing pain, swelling and the overwhelming urge to bite."

    "The Oh Plah! Teething bracelet serves as a superb medium for a child to use safely to help alleviate or balance out the pressure which stimulates such high levels of pain. Easily flexed and made of a CPSIA approved material compound, what you have here is probably one of the most natural solutions I have seen to date for a mother adopt use of in the difficult time of a child's teething."

    From my professional position, I would venture to say that the Oh Plah! is not only a product I would highly recommend for my patients,(mothers) to adopt for use for their children, but will recommend it to the professionals I work with for children with a PDD concern."




    Consumer Hands-On Evaluation


    Nothing is more powerful than hands-on experience by a consumer with a product when it is under evaluation. Based upon that fact we put a number of products we currently are slated to evaluate at the mercy of consumers in a hands-on evaluation where anything goes. Shall we see how the "Oh Plah! Teething Bracelet" was seen with consumers?

    Just as the Pediatrician shared in one of the excerpts from his report, it was amazing to see the response from women the the Pediatrician's office, the streets of Chicago, the Rauner YMCA in Chicago, the streets and subways of New York, and at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. No matter where the Oh Plah! product was introduced for hands-on consumer evaluation, it was a hit with the women while the men stood there puzzled as to what "...all the fuss is about over a simple teething bracelet."

    When it comes to our consumer hands-on evaluation of Oh Plah!, it was a sure hit with plenty of sales to be expected without a doubt. Evidence to back that statement up comes from a situation in a New York subway on the "#5" line.

    Some of the Oh Plah!'s were handed out to women to get their feedback. At the end of the discussion about the Oh Plah!, two women got into a nasty argument as to who was supposed to get the product. One woman ripped the Oh Plah! out of the hands of another woman and the rest is obvious. Now that is popularity in its finest degree!

    There was not even a hint of question as to the positive response for the Oh Plah! when we compiled our entire group of feedback forms from Chicago, New York City, and Las Vegas. Oh Plah! passed our consumer hands-on evaluation portion of our evaluation without a doubt.


    A Sampling Of Category Ratings



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


    COST BENEFIT: Rating Level - [5]

    Oh Plah! rose to the challenge of the knock-offs and mimics of their original design and laid them flat with a cost benefit level which is literally beyond measure. Oh Plah! have the right combination of fashion, design quality, safety, and functionality that consumers are looking for. What you have here is a product with the right combination of factors to make the cost benefit scoring a perfect score. You are faced with a choice, buy an inferior mimic, or buy the original at a better price point combined with quality and safety the competitors simply don't have.



    DURABILITY: Rating Level - [5]

    Determining the level of durability of an Oh Plah! was quite an experience. When it comes to durability of an Oh Plah! we put several of them through our own unique in-house testing. You can be sure of one thing, out of the five different Oh Plah!'s subjected to tortuous bending, pulling, and being hit at a high speed in a machine with a metal punch repeatedly for hours on end, every one of the Oh Plah!'s was still looking good and withstood the excessive abuse. The Oh Plah! pulls a perfect score of [5] in this category for DURABILITY



    EASE OF USE: Rating Level - [5]

    Ease of use? This was almost too easy to establish this rating. To put it quite straight, the material compounds used to create an Oh Plah! delivered a medium which was well beyond pliable, yet still retained its strength against tearing or other damage. I would be willing to say that a baby bottle requires more effort than the Oh Plah! for active use. Oh Plah! pulls a perfect score of [5] in this category for EASE OF USE



    FUNCTIONALITY: Rating Level - [5]

    When it comes to FUNCTIONALITY, the Oh Plah! was a perfect fit. It's simple enough to have multiplicity in design but to also have a full functionality on every angle of use while also hosting the factor of multiplicity of use represents a product which is literally invaluable. Every function of the product comes through with 110% effectiveness. The Oh Plah! pulls a perfect score of [5] in this category for FUNCTIONALITY



    INNOVATION: Rating Level - [5]

    Innovation and the Oh Plah! are literally one and the same. As one of our independent evaluators expressed, "The oh plah combines a variety of shapes and textures which make the product literally invaluable for a mother with a SN child to use. Creating a product which has such multiplicity of function as both a teething bracelet and a sensory development tool is something which is literally impossible to put a price on." The Oh Plah! pulls a perfect score of [5] in this category for INNOVATION



    VISUAL APPEAL: Rating Level - [3/4] |

    Oh Plah! delivers a most interesting challenge in establishing an accurate scoring in this category. For most men we worked with in our evaluation, VISUAL APPEAL was barely registering an average score.

    On the other side of the coin, women recognized the importance and fashion value of the Oh Plah! almost immediately. To the ladies, the Oh Plah! possessed a hint of fashion while still maintaining functionality. The visual appeal of each unique was quite strong, yet not quite high enough to make a perfect score.

    Out of respect to both the men and women, the scoring in this category is split. The Oh Plah! pulls a score of [3/4] in this category for VISUAL APPEAL.

    EVALUATION RESULTS
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