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Echidna Shuffle marching worldwide!

Introduced to the pages of this magazine in 2022, Echidna Shuffle is seeing its popularity and accolades continue to grow worldwide. Most recently, the game had a mass market release in Hong Kong, then through out China, with a special upgraded version of the game pieces. Wattsalpoag Games has also secured warehousing in both England and Germany to deal with the expanding demand for the game across all of Europe.

Discussions for a reprint are expected soon. Echidna Shuffle still has its charming pieces, outstanding construction and intuitive game play. Functioning as a fun pick-up and delivery game, players roll the dice and move any of the echidnas to get their bugs back home. The first to get all three of their bugs to their matching stumps wins. With beautifully-crafted echidnas that are nearly toys in their own right and a unique two-sided board, game play is kept fresh and exciting. The game has been a huge hit with players of all ages, with much ofthe popularity coming from its kid-friendly pieces. Everything is designed with smaller hands in mind so the whole family can enjoy playing together. There’s also an easy to use dice modification board to balance out dice rolls for younger players.

Echidna Shuffle is for two to six players, ages six and up, and anaverage game takes about 15-minutes to play. With its rock-bottom price and award-winning design, this game hasn’t failed to please. So, isn’t it time to jointhe shuffle and find out what you've been missing? Echidna Shuffle – it’s quitepossibly the best game you’ve never played!





Funkins is known and trusted by families, teachers, and retailers for their high quality products that are bright and joyful and help keep eating spaces clean!

5 Reason to love Funkins Products:

  • greener and cleaner

  • must haves for back to school and on the go

  • washable and reusable

  • exclusive Funkins fun fabrics

  • lots of unique patterns for your one-of-a-kind kid!

Coming Soon...Matching mealtime accessories including bamboo dishes, name label stickers, lunch box note cards, ice packs, and more!


Le Château Frontenac 3D Puzzle A fabulous Canadian landmark to celebrate the 30th anniversary of a true Canadian invention!

Le Château Frontenac is a historichotel situated in Old Quebec City overlooking the Saint Lawrence River. It was anatural choice to celebrate the 30th anniversary of a true Canadian invention toselect such an iconic Canadian landmark. It is one of Canada’s grand railwayhotels opened in 1893 and built by the Canadian Pacific Railway. Its châteauesque architectural style was partly inspired by medieval castles found inFrance’s Loire Valley and is rendered here in all its splendor in 865 jigsaw puzzlepieces.

30 years ago, Montrealer Paul E. Gallant came up with the idea to bringthe 3rd dimension to the puzzling experience. To achieve his vision, hedeveloped the foam-backed puzzle pieces combined with the use of mortise &t enon joints for a sturdy 3D assembly of different puzzle sections... Brilliant!

To commercialize his new concept, he founded Wrebbit, a name inspired by thesound of the frog’s croak. The success was instantaneous and phenomenal.Since then, millions of three-dimensional puzzles have been sold worldwideevery year. The term “3D puzzle” is now part of the toy industry vocabulary, but no other brands have achieved Wrebbit’s quality standards.

This year, Wrebbit is celebrating 30 years of this Canadian made product by continuing to expand and develop this unparalleled foam backed pieces technology that allows us, even after all these years, to be the only one delivering THE REAL 3D PUZZLE EXPERIENCE.

For more information on Wrebbit3D’s history and spectacular marketing stunts email sales@wrebbit3d.com


Play That is More Than a Game

The English language is considered a complex language to read, pronounce, and write. It is crucial that children have a strong foundation in phonemic awareness, segmenting, and decoding for reading success. If not, parents may encounter their children memorizing words while reading, eventually discovering that they are ineffectual readers as early as second grade.

Children know when their reading ability does not advance and they quickly lose confidence. Carrie Chapie, Owner of Darling LLC and Creator of WORD WITT, found that this situation was not uncommon. This motivated her to research the science and mechanics behind reading. Children need fun ways to elevate their confidence and foundational reading skills. EVERYONE Learns when they are having fun.

WORD WITT is not Boggle, and it’s not Scrabble… it is it’s own fresh new format. A fast, FUN, and competitive game for building foundational reading skills in school age children all while keeping word-loving children and adults engaged and thinking.

Roll the dice. Flip a card, Race to create the most words in a minute. A wonderful way to ignite laughter, connection, and the urge to play over and over again to beat your score and theirs!

Created by a parent and supported by educators. WORD WITT has won the Oppenheim Gold Seal Award, PALS Top 10 Award, PALS Award, Creative Child 2021 Game of the Year Award, and endorsed by University of Michigan’s Dyslexia Help.

Darling LLC is proud to announce they have been able to shift 90% of their next round of manufacturing of WORD WITT to Michigan/USA. Although Covid had made connecting with retailers challenging, Darling LLC is looking forward to continuing to partner with community, and educationally engaged toy and speciality stores.


E-Blox is an emerging leader in educational electronic toys and products

E-Blox is an emerging leader in educational electronic toys and products that engage children to Learn by BuildingTM.  Based in Buffalo Grove, Illinois, E-Blox was launched in 2016 by Art Seymour and his sons James and Joseph after more than 90+ years of combined experience as entrepreneurs, inventors, and designers in the educational toys and wireless industries.  E-Blox’s founders are now leading the way to a whole new generation of educational toys that give children of all ages the building blocks of a STEM/STEAM education through the joy of play and discovery. With E-Blox’s plug-together bricks and modules, kids can build endless toys and games that light up, make sounds and create motion. With E-Blox, a child can easily build a robot with flashing red eyes, a Bubble Making Machine, a Burp ‘N Fart Machine, an FM radio or DJ Set.  Most anything kids can imagine, they can build with E-Blox.  E-Blox Circuit Blox BYO DJ Set comes with 3 original DJ songs written by SOLI (USA) and 15 cool DJ sounds.  Or you can play your own music through Bluetooth and insert DJ sounds to your own music.  Kids learn about STEM by building the DJ set circuit, then enjoy hours upon hours of fun being their own DJ, listening to cool dance songs and inserting air horns, scratch sounds and a bunch of other cool DJ sound effects!  E-Blox toys are designed to stimulate a child’s imagination and creativity, and teach every child to investigate our world through interactive storytelling, creative reasoning, and systematic building of objects that will provide endless hours of fun and learning.

Discover The World’s Friendliest DoughTM!

A world leader and innovative company in creative play, Crazy Aaron’s has been making genuine Thinking Putty® since 1998.

Founder, Crazy Aaron, has continued to trailblaze within the toy industry by establishing new product lines and brands to inspire curiosity and wonder for people of all ages! Known for creating the best putty on earth, Crazy Aaron’s has also reinvented a childhood classic with Land of Dough®.

Land of Dough® is play dough reimagined! Handcrafted from natural ingredients and considered the most sustainable play dough product on the planet. All Crazy Aaron’s products are made with safe, nontoxic, top- quality materials and ingredients right on Main Street, USA in Norristown, PA.

Mission: We make Thinking Putty® and other creative, innovative products to inspire curiosity and wonder and to educate and delight our customers all over the world.

The Learning Journey Dissects The Fundamentals of Learning

The Learning Journey opened its doors in 1995 and has since been busy producing high quality, award-winning educational children’s products – including a large range of bilingual toys, puzzles, and games! Today more than ever, parents are searching for educational toys that are fun, affordable, and effective for their children. Learning Journey products satisfy all of these needs, with each product designed to build skills that are important for kids to learn in order to have a head start in school. Additionally, a wide range of products have been designed specifically to enhance the development of both STEM and STEAM in young children.

Effective educational toys will promote learning, introduce new ideas and concepts, and encourage self-confidence! When parents provide these toys for their children, they’re simultaneously providing significant opportunity for mental and physical growth all while keeping their little ones entertained! In effort to encompass the learning experience at all developmental stages, The Learning Journey has produced a variety of educational products ranging from 5 different categories of play. These product categories include Puzzles, Games, Active Play, Construction, and Electronic Learning, with countless awards received in all 5 categories! Some of our recent awards won include: Mom’s Choice Awards 2022, Creative Child Awards 2022, PAL Awards 2022, Academics Choice 2022, National Parenting Product Association 2022, and many more!

The Learning Journey is looking forward to the next 25+ years as we expand our ever-growing product and customer base while staying true to our core directive of providing children with products that help them reach their full potential and beyond! With The Learning Journey's complete range of interactive products, children can have fun while learning and parents and educators can know they have the right quality educational products for their children!

(602) 787-1115

Raising Environmental Awareness Through Play

More and more parents believe taking care of the planet is an important value to share with their kids. What better way to do it than through gameplay? Adventerra Games is the only company in the world with a game catalog entirely dedicated to environmental topics!

Eco-education Experts

Each of the company’s games and puzzles addresses a critical issue like recycling, water conservation, energy use, endangered species, and more. With di erent lines speci cally designed for toddlers, preschoolers, elementary and middle-schoolers, kids have a blast while building STEM skills and learning how to protect the planet!

Award-Winning STEM Toys

In addition to being STEM.org authenticated, Adventerra Games has won more than 90 awards to date, including seals of approval from recognized parenting institutions like the Mom’s Choice Awards and e National Parenting Center, and endorsements from popular media outlets such as the Good Housekeeping’s 2021 Top Toy Award.

Planet-friendly & Sustainable

Adventerra Games walks the talk: all of their games are 100% plastic- free, both recycled and recyclable, made in North America. ey use vegetable inks, sugar cane shrink wraps, compostable cardboards, and wood certi ed by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC).

Introducing the P-flector®

Potty Training Without the Mess

For Kids By Parents®, Inc. was created out of the need to solve a particularly annoying parenting problem with my oldest son in his potty training phase, peeing through the gap between the toilet seat and bowl. My attempt to solve this problem resulted in the creation of our 1st product, the P-flector®, which is our initial contribution to the juvenile products industry.  

Made in the USA and winner of Creative Child Magazine’s Product of the Year (2022, 2021, 2020 and 2019), Baby Maternity Magazine’s 2022 Top Choice Award, and 2021 Mom’s Choice Award, the P-flector® is a flexible urine shield that attaches to the underside of a toilet seat and blocks the gap between the toilet seat and bowl, preventing seated potty-training kids from peeing through the gap.  The P-flector®’s flexibility allows it to conform to the shape of both round and elongated toilet seats with either flat or curved bottoms. It’s attached to the seat with pressure sensitive double-sided tape and once attached, it can stay in place for extended periods of time; how long depends on individual use.  While the tape is not permanent, additional tape is available to reapply as needed.

The P-flector® keeps potty training kids’ clothes and floors dry; say goodbye to cleaning up urine puddles, yellow stains down the front of the toilet or yellow stained floors in front of the toilet.  The P-flector® can also be used by seniors and individuals with special needs.  It’s easy to attach, can be cleaned in place and saves parents and care-takers time and avoids the frustration of cleaning up the mess associated with this type of potty-training accident.  The P-flector® and additional tape are available on Amazon.  

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Fun for Ages 3 to 103.

For years Wikki Stix have been regarded as a “preschool or little kids” product…and indeed we are! Two new items definitely attest to that. The all-new Activity Set is full of hands-on fun for ages 4-6…and includes a lightweight playboard, fun purple carry bag with I.D. sticker, 4-page booklet of ideas and illustrations…and 84 Wikki Stix.

The Preschool Activity Book provides school readiness skills in play-based activities to help preschoolers prepare for their next step! With 72 Wikki Stix and over 30 fun activities created by a 30-year first grade teacher, it is fun, engaging and educational.

And Wikki Stix are proud to be an American-made kid’s toy…something that clearly sets us apart from the vast majority.

But looking across the whole line, you will see items from the STEM Pak…to the Creative Activity Pak for Senior Living facilities.

For middle school and high school science, there is no easier way to create and demonstrate molecular structure, the DNA double helix, and concepts like wave amplitude, isobars, cross sections, fractions and so much more!

For the activity center in a senior living facility, finding something new and innovative to engage the residents…can be a challenge!  Wikki Stix provide a unique, hands-on activity that not only entertains seniors but can provide an impetus for conversation and interaction.

And while mentioning fun get-together activities, Wikki Stix offer lots of fun favors for activities of all kinds…birthday parties, Halloween hand-outs, Valentines Day…and a fun pak of USA landmarks and special places!


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