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And the Winners are … 2009 NAPPA Toy Awards Part 2

Tweet The National Parenting Publications Awards (NAPPA) is a respected source for parents and professionals who seek the best children’s products that stand out among hundreds of others. These awards are highly regarded because “NAPPA’s team of independent expert judges and family tester (parents and kids) select the most entertaining, appealing, safe, educational, age-appropriate and [...]

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And the Winners are … 2009 NAPPA Toy Awards Part 1

Tweet The National Parenting Publications Awards (NAPPA) is a respected source for parents and professionals who seek the best children’s products that stand out among hundreds of others. These awards are highly regarded because “NAPPA’s team of independent expert judges and family tester (parents and kids) select the most entertaining, appealing, safe, educational, age-appropriate and [...]

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Calico Critters Have Remodeled! – A New Website with an Awesome Attitude

Tweet EXTRA! EXTRA! Read all about it! Calico Critters have re-launched their website, www.calicocritters.com, to bring Calico lovers together in a Cloverleaf Corners like you’ve never seen it before. An interactive experience built to showcase your child’s favorite Calico Critter families, play sets, and homes, the Calico Critters website invites you to take a stroll [...]

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Have the Wish you Wish Tonight – Mattel Partners with Make-A-Wish Foundation

Tweet For as long as I can remember, Mattel Inc. has been a leading toy manufacturer of high quality products and a classic company from which to buy toys. So, it was exciting to learn that they are joining with the Make-A-Wish Foundation International and the Make-A-Wish Foundation of America as a Global Signature partner. [...]

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And the Winners are … 2009 Toys of the Year

Tweet While toy manufacturers dream that their products will win one of the prestigious toy awards; most industry professionals strive to hold one of the coveted Toy of the Year Awards! What’s so special about this award, you ask? The recipients of these awards are chosen strictly by industry professionals, or the people most intimately [...]

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Playmobil Sponsors Creativity in the Classroom

Tweet A few days ago, I asked my sister, a proud third grader, how she enjoyed her first week of school. She replied, “Math is fun, and lunch is too!” Ok, so she enjoys approximately 2 hours of her school day – then again she’s 9, so it takes the latest and greatest toys or [...]

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