Seal of Approval Winner Fall 2004 This unique foam building set with an interlocking design got high marks from our testers because it is so lightweight and harmless no matter how hard it is thrown by one sibling towards the other. Packaged in a nice plastic carrying case parents told us that CoolBlox would be terrific as a great take […]

Seal of Approval Winner Fall 2004 Whether it’s used as an add-on to your existing Brio or as a stand alone first train set, your little conductor will get a kick out of this Wild West Set. Everything you need to stage your own re-creation of the lawless days of yore is included here. The bank teller, sheriff and bank […]

Seal of Approval Winner Fall 2004 For most of us, turning bathtime into playtime usually entails tossing a few floating toys in the water. Tub Town Coral Castle will change all that for a few reasons, one, it stays attached to the wall so it’s ready to go, two, its seriously fun. Imagine bringing a water park into the tub. […]

Seal of Approval Winner Fall 2004 Turbo Extreme encourages players to smack and twist it when they know the right answer. That may not sound very civilized, but that’s just the way kids liked it, and boy did they ever like it. Never mind the fact that it’s really a learning toy that quizzes kids in Math, Geography, Science and […]

Seal of Approval Winner Fall 2004 Over the years we have seen more than our share of crib toys, we’ve been through the black, white and red era and emerged unscathed on the other side. This very colorful plush crib attaching toy is bright, appealing and perfect for your next baby gift purchase. Since it’s from Leapfrog you can be […]

Seal of Approval Winner Fall 2004 There is no better way to teach the value of money than to teach the skill of saving it. Giving children a goal and then the means to attain it is one of the most affirming lessons we can give to our children. This wonderful talking bank not only holds your child’s money for […]

Seal of Approval Winner Fall 2004 Leapfrog has a solid track record when it comes to phonics teaching products for little ones. The Phonics Bus is no exception featuring a brightly colored school bus that features very good movement on any surface. Leapfrog’s always top-notch sound quality and lots and lots of buttons that respond to your child’s touch with […]

Seal of Approval Winner Fall 2004 Ready for liftoff? You’d better be when your child sits on this, because it may be called Retro Rocket but your child will think it’s the coolest ride on toy ever. The eye-popping design of this toy was a huge hit in our centers with testers of all ages marveling at how sleek and […]

Seal of Approval Winner Fall 2004 Tricycles have been a staple of the first bicycle experience forever. So too has been the tortures of assembly and tripping over them in the garage. Radio Flyer, true veterans in the bicycle field, have designed a fun first trike that not only comes fully assembled, but this trike folds up and can be […]

Seal of Approval Winner Fall 2004 It’s hard to be sure what it was that parents loved the most about the Pathfinder Wagon, how much fun it was for the kids, sitting face-to-face, secure in their seat belts grabbing drinks from the cupholders, or the fact that the seats folded flat making it perfect for towing gear. Testers pointed out […]