Seal of Approval Winner Fall 2013 Really? The National Parenting Center is giving its Seal of Approval to a Fart Blaster? Here’s the deal, when faced with a flood of reviews from parents reporting to us that this was their kids favorite toy, the one that gave them hours of fun and laughter, the conclusion was irrefutable. The Blaster itself […]

Seal of Approval Winner Fall 2013 Back for the sequel, this remarkably spot-on reproduction of the Dave character from the film was a crowd favorite. Minion Dave has loads of unique responses at the ready when your child does any number of actions with the action figure. There are phrases and sounds spoken and uh, expelled, but the most popular […]

Seal of Approval Winner Fall 2013 If you have a doll lover at home and you want to introduce a little environmental consciousness to the experience of collecting you might want to check out what Zeenie Dollz are all about. Made completely from recycled plastics, Amrapur is doing their part to help the environment and produce some exceptionally appealing and […]

Seal of Approval Winner Fall 2013 There is something special about building your own car or airplane or boat and then playing with it. Motorworks makes this possible for children as young as three. These wooden cars come with an assortment of parts that your child can put together quite easily, there are instructions but really they were not needed. […]

Seal of Approval Winner Fall 2013 This adorable three-level tree house enchanted young testers. With all of its rooms and places for active imaginative play they flocked to and around creating scenarios and activities for the inhabitants. There is a fun slide, a swing, a deck and a basket and pulley, all of which took just minutes to setup and […]

Seal of Approval Winner Fall 2004 Exceptionally soft, exceptionally cute and chock full of dress up lessons Zip-ity Do Dolly was a big tester favorite. Very lightweight and colorful, children and parents either learned together or children proudly showed off their skills when it came to dressing themselves. What really impressed our testers was the price of this doll, according […]

Seal of Approval Winner Fall 2004 Throughout its time in our testing center’s Wee One was showered with lots of loving attention from our young testers. They enjoyed caring for, feeding and teaching baby to use the potty. Parents got a real kick out of this. Wee One is nicely sized so that she is easy to hold in your […]

Seal of Approval Winner Fall 2004 The Inventor’s Studio has invented one of the most universally well reviewed products of this testing period. These adorable dolls are really two dolls in one when you turn them inside out. What makes them irresistible is the fabric, which is nothing short of, well…irresistible. You’ll have to take our word for it when […]

Seal of Approval Winner Spring 2001 This is one of the most adorable dolls you will ever see. Zapf Creation introduced us to Maggie Raggies and we all fell in love. From their cute faces to their themed outfit ensembles, every feature of these dolls put smiles on the faces of our testers. The soft colors of the clothing and […]

Seal of Approval Winner Holiday 2002 This simple magnetic building toy is anything but. Don’t misunderstand, nothing could be easier or more fun than playing with these magnetized balls and rods. However, at the root of each structure are the basic concepts of geometry. So while your preschoolers may not be aware of it, each time they play with GeoMag […]