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Seal of Approval Winner Fall 2009 What makes Bendaroos special and caught the attention and fancy of our testers was the fact that they give children a different way to express their creativity and an opportunity to think outside of the box. Bendaroos, for those unfamiliar with the brand, are flexible, bendable sticks that attach together to form just about […]

Seal of Approval Winner Fall 2009 Our testers always appreciate when Lego returns to its roots and offers up a classic set of building blocks reminiscent of their first Lego experiences. Looking at the bright, colorful box there is no doubt about what awaits you inside. There are lots of pieces so that kids of all ages can just build […]

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Seal of Approval Winner Fall 2009 From the moment testers laid eyes on the bright colors and clear, inviting images on the box of this new Lego building set the excitement started to build. The pieces are well-designed and large enough that you don’t need an engineering degree to figure out the directions and give your child the freedom to […]

Seal of Approval Winner Spring 2009 There is so much to build and do with this set that it is sure to provide your Lego enthusiast with hours of building and imagination play. The design and colors are so authentic, the figures and accessories so well thought out, that no matter how old your child (or your inner child) might […]

Seal of Approval Winner Spring 2009 For Lego enthusiasts, even those who have build more than a fair share of sets, this Propeller Power toy really got the juices going, providing a nice level of challenge and excitement. The fact that it can be built into three different creations is a big plus, because reuse is a big plus in […]

Seal of Approval Winner Spring 2009 When parents and kids heard that there was a remote controlled Lego toy in the testing centers they made a beeline for it. To be able to combine the building experience of Lego with the thrill of remotely controlling this awesomely designed race car was almost too much to ask for. Had Christmas come […]

Seal of Approval Winner Spring 2009 Wow, Playmobil has really upped the ante when it comes to creating realistically detailed play sets. Their Pyramid sets the standard for bringing the mysterious world of the ancient Egyptians to life. The set, which is crafted to recreate an intricate pyramid down to the last detail, really blew away our testers. They marveled […]

Seal of Approval Winner Holiday 2008 There may be better building set for the child dreaming of designing or building structures one day, but according to our testers, this one takes the cake. Parents raved how they loved working with their children, reveling in the experience of being structural engineers. There are easy to follow blueprints, but open ended creativity […]

Seal of Approval Winner Holiday 2008 If you have never built a K’Nex set before, the Saw Blade is not the place to start. This is advanced K’Nex building so be ready to bring your A game. Step One, clear your schedule, this may take a while. Step Two, open the box and get associated with the rods and connectors. […]