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Keeping Imaginative Play Alive with Toys that Teach!

Safari Ltd’s mission has always been to teach children the importance of nature and its conservation through the joy of play. As an American owned and family operated company, they’ve been creating Toys That Teach® and lasting partnerships for over 30 years and 3 generations! In fact, educators, families, therapists and industry leaders agree that Safari’s Toys That Teach® strengthen developmental skills and ignite imaginative play!

Safari is a one stop shop for the latest and greatest offerings of wild animal figures, mini animal collections, dinosaur toys and more in a variety of sizes. They source and craft all their products with care, ensuring that anything purchased is authentic, safe, includes eco-friendly packaging, and lasts for generations to come. This includes their new 2020 line up!

These new figures coming to Safari Ltd this month are all great tools for developing minds and can be used in a variety of ways including: Imaginative Play, Group Play, STEM Learning, Role Play, Water Play, Family Vacations, Special Occasions, Gifts, School or DIY Projects, and many more!

Some of the hand-crafted animals coming to Safari Ltd this month include a: Great Dane, Fairy Dragon, Wizard Dragon, Cryptozoology TOOB®, Hedgehogs, Sting Ray, Catfish, Sugar Glider, Bush Baby, Safariology Life Cycle of a Salmon and Spider, Oberon, Yeti, Mothman, Pachycephalosaurus, Deinonychus, Edmontosaurus, Ichthyosaurus, Watusi Bull, Great Lakes TOOB®, Eagle Owl, Gray Wolf, Skunk, Weasel, Sand Tiger Shark, Atlantic White Sided Dolphin, Warthog, Matschie’s Tree Kangaroo, Red Panda, and many more not listed.

You can find these items at Partners.SafariLtd.com
+1 305-621-1000
sales@safariltd.com
Partners.SafariLtd.com

 

Join The Movement!

Join The Movement! 

My First Workout® is a progressive strength and conditioning program created by Certified Personal Trainer, Michelle Miller, for children ages 5-10 to do at home with a parent. This award winning program starts with the My First Workout® kit.  

The kit contains the first workout program in the series consisting of 13 of the very best exercises for children and 8 pieces of custom, kid-size equipment.  Exercise programs come in both video and poster format so parents can confidently teach the exercises to their children. Additional equipment and programs 2-12 are sold individually on the myfirstworkout.com website. 

My First workout® was designed with every type of child in mind from serious athlete to average Joe, advanced skill level to complete beginner, and everyone in-between. This step-by-step program makes it easy for parents to teach their children how to establish a consistent habit of exercise which Michelle believes is the answer to eliminating many of the biggest threats facing the health and well-being of children today.  

A child who goes through the My First Workout® program will learn proper lifting technique, safe and effective ways to evenly strengthen and tone the major muscle groups, enhance coordination, balance and stamina, learn proper protocol for warming-up, cooling-down and stretching and most importantly, develop a habit of exercise from the earliest age possible.  

All of the uncertainty from the complicated and often misunderstood world of strength training is put aside and what remains is verbal conversation, eye-to-eye contact and a necessary break from technology so the family unit can re-connect and develop skills that will positively influence them the rest of their life.   

www.myfirstworkout.com

info@myfirstworkout.com

800-665-0360

 

 

Thoughtfully designed education products that inspire a lifetime love of learning

Award Winning THINK TANK SCHOLAR SIGHT WORD & MATH FLASHCARD sets targeting preschool and elementary students- Modern design appealing to today’s parents and kids- Superior cards crafted with glossy finish for extra durability and handling- High quality box for storage and portability.

SIGHT WORDS FLASHCARDS

- 520 words, segmented by grade level (PreK-3rd)- Covers 75% of words found in Kindergarten books- Curated from Dolch and Fry lists- Preview word on the back corner eliminates need to flip cards over- Large size and bold font for easy reading- Single angled corner for easier sorting and orienting- 6 Teaching Methods & 6 Fun Games.

MATH FLASHCARDS

- All Facts (0-12) plus bonus facts for extra practice- Unique Tab system to organize mastered vs unmastered cards- Graphic illustration on each card aids understanding of math concept- Single rounded corner for easier sorting and orienting of cards- Color coded factors for targeted practice- Full chart (0-12) of multiplication, division, addition, subtraction- 5 Teaching Methods and 5 Fun Games.

www.thinktankscholar.com

info@thinktankscholar.com

Indulge you Imagination

Since 1997 Aeromax has set out to create dress up to spark the imaginations in children. Even though the company began with a tangle-free toy parachute, Aeromax is probably best known for its high-quality dress up gear for infants, adults, and everyone in between.
Not just for Halloween, dress-up outfits from Aeromax are carefully designed to withstand the test of time. The quality is so amazing, that kids will outgrow them long before they wear them out.

Giving kids these amazing choices for costumes makes it so much fun to play dress up without raiding mom and dad’s closet. There is nothing more amazing than watching your kids pretend and have a blast doing it. Children today need playtime away from TVs, phones and computers. Imaginative play is an important part of childhood. Aeromax, Inc. specializes in toys and dress-up gear that encourage creative, battery-free thinking.

Aeromax has 30+ “Get Real Gear” outfits that are designed to look exactly like uniforms and attire worn by adults in real careers. Kids love pretending to be doctors, scientists, fire fighters and so much more in these true-to-life outfits. The “Get Real Gear” Astronaut costume is so realistic, it’s sold at the Kennedy Space Center’s gift shop and at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Store. They have also shown up in TV commercials, shows and have even become the go-to dress up outfit of choice for celebrity’s kids.

www.aeromaxtoys.com
info@aeromaxtoys.com

877-776-2291

F.G. Inc./F.G.A. Inc. EXPANDS WITH BOJEUX™ ACQUISITION

F.G.A. Inc.™, the gift, game and puzzle people since 1987, announces the acquisition of Bojeux™ product lines and manufacturing plant. Founded in 1976, Bojeux™ is the creator of well-loved Tutti Frutti™ Scented Modeling Dough that first made Bojeux™ a major player in the Canadian toy industry.

Made in Canada according to Bojeux’s™ homemade recipe, Tutti Frutti™ scented modeling clay is nontoxic, antibacterial and salted in taste. It can be mixed to create a beautiful variety of colours and is easily re-hydrated. With 32 vibrant colours, its malleable texture and 23 different scents, Tutti Frutti™ scented modeling clay inspires creativity.
It’s One Stop Shopping at F.G.A. Inc.™

Along with an extensive line-up of popular products for children and grown-ups already in the F.G.A. Inc.™ portfolio, such as Tantrix™, Cathedral™, and the extensive Little Moppet™ brand lines, the addition of Bojeux™ adds Matchitecture™, Roll-O-Puzz™, Play Art™, Trendy Art™ and the Canadian made Rustik™ line of wooden games into the F.G.A. line-up.

About this new acquisition, Mr. David, co-founder and CEO of F.G. Inc./F.G.A. Inc. said, "When we started in the toy industry in 1987, our first significant sale was to Bojeux™; and now, we are poised for growth together, continuing to build our portfolio of multi award-winning and eco-responsible products for the gift, game, puzzle, toy and educational market.”

About F.G. Inc./F.G.A. Inc.
A worldwide manufacturer, licensor and distributor F.G. Inc./F.G.A. Inc. welcomed USA-based Reeve+Jones line into its fold in 2018, expanding their line to include a new category of joke kits into their line-up. Children's indoor/outdoor play sets, books and dolls have also been added through the years.

Look for us at the Dallas Gift Show - #478 Macmanemin and the Minneapolis Gift Show -#B122 Ketz

familygamesamerica.com
514-485-1834 / info@familygamesamerica.com

IMAGINE BY RUBIE'S, WHERE IT'S PLAY TIME, ALL THE TIME!

Imagine by Rubie’s, is the Toy Division of Rubie’s Costume Company, Inc. offering a full line of licensed and non-licensed dress-up costumes and accessories for children. They are presented as separates and in beautifully designed box sets for gift giving and year-round play! Our award winning high-quality designs are developed to appeal to parents and children alike and include many popular licenses such as Avengers: Endgame, Justice League, Spider-Man: Far From Home, Star Wars, Captain Marvel, Jurassic World, Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Thomas and Friends and many more to choose from!  

Kid tested - parent approved, Imagine products are designed to fit children ages 3 to 6 with some additional sizes available.  Our products are distributed online as well as at national retailers such as Walmart, Target and independently owned Toy Stores throughout the United States and Canada.  Each and every unique ensemble provides kids the opportunity to dress up as their favorite character 365 days of the year! It’s our philosophy to encourage kids to dream, believe and achieve through the art of imagination. With new styles and new characters, every child can be whomever they want to be with Imagine by Rubie’s!

Contact Info: www.imaginebyrubies.com, info@imaginebyrubies.com,
516-577-9400

DOWNTON ABBEY - WE'VE BEEN EXPECTING YOU

You are cordially invited to afternoon tea at the aristocratic Crawley estate known as Downton Abbey™.  The castle detailed of Post-Edwardian era architecture has been impeccably replicated by Wrebbit3D™ with an 890-piece 3D jigsaw puzzle.

Imagine building your own 3D model of the residence of the Crawley family and their servants whose story has captivated the imagination of millions of viewers in hundreds of countries around the world.  You can now relive the Downton Abbey™ experience one delightful piece at a time by building the famous castle in your own home.  With assembled dimensions of 16.5” x 15” x 11.5” The Downton Abbey™ 890-piece Wrebbit3D™ puzzle is a challenging project which all fans of the acclaimed TV series will want to carry out either on their own or with friends and family members.  Once your project is completed, your stunning accomplishment will be proudly displayed in your home just in time for the September theatrical release of the movie of the same name.

All Wrebbit3D™ puzzles are made in Canada using a unique foam backing technology providing snug and tight-fitting pieces that are easy to handle.  Wrebbit3D™ puzzles are real 3D jigsaw puzzles, not to be confused with construction kits or model kits. They do not require any glue for their assembly. They are the sturdiest 3D puzzles on the market with the highest quality of design and illustration.

Legal:
Downton™ and Downton Abbey®.  © 2019 Carnival Film & Television Limited. All Rights Reserved.
© 2019 Wrebbit Puzzles Inc. All rights reserved. Wrebbit & Wrebbit 3D are trademarks of Wrebbit Puzzles Inc.

sales@wrebbit3d.com
855-787-8842 Ext.11
www.wrebbit3d.com

A toy for all reasons...and all seasons! 


As the manufacturer of Wikki Stix One-of-a-Kind Creatables, we are proud of the fact that there is a product in our line for almost all types of occasions, ages, activities, holidays and educational opportunities.  

Imagine...a toy that is not only fun and engaging for kids...but for Mom and Dad as well. Parents actually become involved and share the fun and laughter of Wikki Stix creativity.  
Great for interactive family time.

And holidays...we’ve got them covered. Wikki Stix Halloween paks are the non-candy trick-or-treat giveaway recommended by ten out of ten dentists! Our Easter Fun Favors are perfect in Easter Baskets and our Holiday Fun Favors are great stocking stuffers. Plus, we have an adorable Holiday Activity book to keep little ones busy while waiting for Santa.
Wikki Stix have long been regarded as the best travel toy on the planet...clean, quiet and engaging enough to entertain children on long flights. And now, with an emphasis on finding an alternative to tablets, phones and iPads, Wikki Stix are being described as the perfect screen-free travel toy.

Widely used as a teaching tool in schools, Wikki Stix are also available for in-home educational applications, from our Early Learning Trio to Middle School level science projects with our STEM Pak.

Super Wikki Stix are the ultimate in Wikki fun! Kids can be creative on a big scale with three-foot long Wikki Stix.

And, because we feel so strongly that creative, engaging play is important, we are proud to again be the sponsor of National Unplugged Play Day, taking place this year on Sept. 28th. To sponsor an Unplugged Play Day in your store, visit wikkistix.com/unplug to sign up!

info@wikkistix.com
800-869-4554

PLAY MATTERS!

We know and YOU know that collectively we can’t emphasize enough the importance of play in childhood development. PLAY MATTERS!  

One of the best ways to encourage play is to provide a toy that is fun, and easy enough to use that it’s immediately engaging. And that describes our product, Wikki Stix One-of-a-Kind Creatables.

We are proud that our unique product is also known for its amazing contribution to cognitive development, as well as stimulating imagination and creativity while also providing a tool for hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills! All while PLAYING!  

Helping parents find the right products for engaging play can be a challenge. Here are some of our suggestions for preschoolers:  Activity Set (84 Wikki Stix, cute idea booklet and playboard); The Adventures Across America Book, as well as the Book of Wiggles, Squiggles and Curlicues (colorful interactive board books for preschoolers); and the new Wikki Stix Activity Book, designed with a first grade teacher to provide preschool readiness skills... all during fun, engaging PLAY!

And, of course, our Traveler and Lil’ Traveler...for hands-on play on the go!

Because we feel so strongly that kids need this kind of fun and constructive PLAY, we have launched National Unplugged Play Day...to get kids away from passively staring at screens. Last year, the event enjoyed the participation of over 115 stores nationwide.

This year, National Unplugged Play Day will be held on September 28th, and we hope you will participate by hosting an unplugged play day in your store. Let’s all shout it loud and clear,...that kids need to Unplug it!  Turn it Off!  Take a Break!  Be a Kid!

info@wikkistix.com
800-869-4554

Looney Labs: Changing the Way You Play

Looney Labs is a woman-owned and -operated business celebrating its 23rd year in business. Our products are made in Battle Creek, Michigan, with minimal packaging and boxes made from recycled paper. A portion of all proceeds from Nature Fluxx are donated to ecological charities.

Our mission is to create fun. To do our small part to improve the world by spreading peace, love, happiness, and fun through our signature style of games; and to do so in a way that builds community, contributes to social equality, and is environmentally responsible. To learn more, please watch our video at: https://tinyurl.com/LLabsMission

All of our games are family friendly and sized to be easy to take with you. They have won many awards, including Mensa Select, Games 100, Origins Awards, GeekDad Approved, Dice Tower Gold Seal, Creative Child Game of the Year, and Dr. Toy's 10 Best Educational Products.

Please give our games a try and let us know what you think!
www.looneylabs.com
301-441-1019
thelab@looneylabs.com

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