Give kids a chance to experience a bygone era. They
can prep the food, then serve friends in the ’50s-style
booth. Retro-style tabletop features a jukebox that
plays three tunes. Sound effects and many accessories
Build Sesame Street’s fairy-in-training,
Abby Cadabby, with this 30-piece set, then dress her
in her own dress. Includes play and learn activity sheet,
additional building ideas and a storage tub.
Four feet in design, the Tunnel features real-life animal
images and so much to explore: crinkle fabrics, detachable
toys, a chirping bird, a teether, a rattle, a mirror and mesh
windows for peek-a-boo.
BABY EINSTEIN, www.babyeinstein.com
6 MOS+This 11-inch soft frog includes a mirror on the belly and
Velcro-attached multi-colored bugs with varied textures,
patterns, colors, shapes and counting play elements.
Teaching cards are included for parents.
MARY MEYER, www.marymeyer.com
3 MOS+ Stretched out, this alligator is great for teething, or flip and
fold him into a soft block for the perfect on-the-go friend.
Plays fun melodies when squeezed, and multiple textures
provide tactile stimulation.
KIDS II, www.kidsii.com
Hands-on exploration and discovery. As baby crawls through
the front door she’ll hear the doorbell; touching the flowers
triggers lights and music. Features peek-a-boo flowers, butterfly
charms, a ball drop and a sundial mirror.
Rattles, squeakers and crinkle paper abound in this
seven-piece set that’s sure to start imaginations
soaring. Part of a premium collection of toys that
celebrate the creative spirit, promote self-expression
and inspire imaginative play.
MANHATTAN TOY, www.manhattantoy.com
MOS+ With its spinning
gears and chunky connecting pieces, this system is an
all-in-one play station. Toddlers can develop fine motor
skills with a shape sorter and a drop slot. Includes
25 Clipo pieces, plus additional gear.
Kids can enjoy Curious George's great acrobatic abilities
with this cute new pal. This 14-inch plush magically
tumbles all by himself. No batteries are required, just
a smile and an appetite for fun.
PLAY ALONG, www.playalongtoys.com
Allows baby to play musical
notes on his trunk as well as
record and play back music
on his feet. Songbook teaches
basic music pieces. Baby will
love the bright colors and
LEARNING CURVE, www.learningcurve.com
Connects to the TV
via wireless IR device. Baby
can hop on, bounce up and
down and spin around. Sound
effects, songs and animations
come to life teaching letters,
numbers, shapes, colors,
opposites and more.
Corolle’s Tidoo is a baby doll
that helps make bath time
fun. The realistic feeling
beanbag body is soft,
posable and so light it floats.
16 great projects in one giant
box of fun. Make dough
animals, collage a farm and
create sticker art, paper bag
puppets and tissue art
pictures. Includes 10 colors of
dough, tons of tissue paper
and much more.
6 MOS+ Six songs and interactive
panels make this a toy of
wonder and discovery.
Includes lyrics so parents can
sing along. Features include
a squeaking baby ant, crinkle
meatballs, wheels that turn
and a vibrating star. SMALL WORLD TOYS, www.smallworldtoys.com
Unique spring system, creates a fun and stimulating ride-on
experience. Toddlers will love the freedom and ability to
quickly change direction, allowing them to keep up with the
big kids! Folds to a fraction of its original size.
INTERNATIONAL PLAYTHINGS, www.intplay.com
Great for tummy time and
seated play. Has four activity packed
sides with a peek-a-boo
mirror, put-and-take bird’s nest,
water pouch fish tank and
peek-and-see leaves. Includes
teether to soothe baby’s gums.
Nine-inch soft-body baby doll
with vinyl face and adorable
outfit is the perfect first doll
for children with asthma or
allergies. Can attach to car
seat or stroller.
THE GOLDBERGER COMPANY,
This musical battery-operated
snail rolls along, plays a song
and spins its shell as it goes.
Includes two shells that are
also engaging activity toys that
can be played with separately.
Brings the Wonder Pets! character
to life with signature phrases, songs, and new dance
moves. Ming-Ming teaches kids how to perform her "This
is Serious!" dance, and invites them to help her
Kids can play music from the
hip Yo Gabba Gabba TV show
on this special guitar. Follow
the lights to play a tune
featuring fun beats and
sounds from the show.
This hide-away has activities on
both the inside and outside that
encourage physical and cognitive
development through rewarding, imaginative play. Includes ball
play, shape sorting, and peek-a-boo
games. Sturdy, lightweight,
folds up for storage and
Zoobie Pets serve as a cuddly
pillow, blanket and stuffed
animal all in one. Inside this
plush tiger is a large 33-inch by
55-inch super soft blanket,
which zips off for easy washing.
Infants, toddlers, and preschoolers alike will love
cuddling with five-inch Bob the Tomato and 10-
inch Larry the cucumber plush. Both are made
of soft velour material in rich colors. Bob and
Larry will make great snuggle buddies for your
children at bedtime or anytime.
BIG IDEA, www.bigidea.com