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Seal of Approval Winner Holiday 2011 Did you know that the most popular form of transportation in Poptropic is via blimp? The online world of Poptropica, which was created by the author of the “Dairy of a Wimpy Kid” series, has leaped off the computer screen. This inflatable blimp is a perfect example of how to successfully blur the lines […]

Seal of Approval Winner Holiday 2011 This engaging, organic and unique wooden toy set features the kind of quality that our testers have come to expect from HABA. Interchangeable with other HABA sets so you can really either start or expand your collection. The pieces are ideally sized for small hands yet not too small to be a danger. There […]

Seal of Approval Winner Holiday 2011 Soothing puppets quickly ingrained themselves into the everyday lives of our testers. Parents told us that it became indispensable for soothing bumps and bruises which we all know are inevitable. The four creatures are made of very soft plush which meant that putting it directly on an injured area didn’t add to the pain. […]

Seal of Approval Winner Holiday 2011 A truly superb, inspired and marvelously designed series of beautiful dolls, the Animator Collection from Disney delighted testers no matter their age. The dolls are certainly familiar and eye catching with those big eyes that melt hearts. The quality is impeccable and durable making it great for a toddler’s daily loving, cuddling and imagination […]

Seal of Approval Winner Holiday 2011 This ingenius, adorable and totally lovable stuffed doll and night light won the hearts of parents and children. Testers told us that these dolls became constant companions, carried around during the day and cuddled in bed at night. At night the soft glow of a multicolor light (this feature can be turned switched to […]

Seal of Approval Winner Holiday 2011 To say that our little girl testers went gaga over this Ultimate Dream Castle would be an understatement. Disney Princess dolls (not included in the set) will find a home waiting for them with thematic rooms just for them. From a parent’s perspective the price tag was an initial concern but faded quickly when […]

Seal of Approval Winner Holiday 2011 Once again Hexbug has presented us with a novel, clever and amusing new arena for the always curious Hexbugs to explore. With this set, children can create their own obstacle course that, while entertaining, also teaches problem solving and demonstrates cause and effect brilliantly. The instructions are clear and concise and the set is […]

Seal of Approval Winner Holiday 2011 The undeniable appeal of a bright red fire truck has stretched across generations, when it comes to fire truck toys the appeal is just as strong as it was with the Torch Fire Truck. To begin with there is a wonderfully written and illustrated book that is a step by step, part by part […]

Seal of Approval Winner Holiday 2011 The ultra cool design, attractive packaging and appealing price point gave this car enough high marks to score a Seal. It is certainly different from just about any toy car you have ever seen before. After all, who has ever seen a race car with scratch pads on the trunk? The sound effects and […]

Seal of Approval Winner Holiday 2011 These beautiful dolls really struck a chord with our testers who saw them as beautiful, inspiring and promoting positive values. Each doll (there are six in the series) represents a country, usually a far flung nation like Laos or Belarus. There is an online site where you can register the doll and then create […]