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PACK TO SCHOOL

The world is dynamic and your backpack should be no different. Your pack should scream fast and fresh, funky and where did you get that? MadPax is for you! From top to bottom, inside and out, all the way around. Grab it, ground it and rock it! But what are MadPax? (for those who ask that is...) 

MadPax represents the evolution of the backpack. We rock 3D backpacks and power-packcessories that are two parts funk, a pound of punk and a dash of double dare. So take a bite! 

MadPax are for kids of ALL ages, yes that means you. It’s time... Express yourself with the perfect fusion of fashion and funk-tionality. Our unique packs have all the pouches, pockets and zippered capacity that make no concession to utility. 

We make a positively progressive pack and roll it into the accessory of your choice...Size, surfaces and colours that any- one would crave. So dig in! 

Welcome to the fun factory. We’ve been waiting for you.

Fine motor skills means using more than your thumbs !!!!

Bring on the Wikki Stix! It’s time to unplug kids from screens and help them experience the fun of DOING, not watching. 

Because they are so unique, Wikki Stix will fascinate, intrigue, inspire and engage kids, encouraging them to use their creativity and imagination. 

Simply made of wax and yarn... yes, that simple... Wikki Stix twist, bend and STICK... with just fingertip pressure.  Kids can press them onto paper for flat designs and pictures, and peel them up easily to make changes orcorrections.  They are much cleaner than finger paint and offer more fun than crayons. Kids can make fridge-worthy art in a flash !

And speaking of fridge-worthy art... Wikki Stix can be used to stick the paper right onto the fridge... or make a design directly on the fridge! Talk about refrigerator art !

The brand new Wikki Stix Activity Book is a great starting point for younger kids, having been created with the input of a 30-year kindergarten teacher. The book helps children learn color recognition, visual discrimination, plus number and literacy awareness and more ... all with the use of fine motor skills.

Winner of the Creative Child Magazine 2018 Book of the Year Award, the Activity Book is the only activity book with Wikki Stix.... 72 to be exact. Included are matching activities, dot-to-dot designs, shapes and letters, story activities, 3-D creativity... and so much more.

Moving from simple connect-the-dot activities to independent creative designs...is just a twist, bend and stick ! 

So, as part of the movement to disconnect kids from constant electronics, Wikki Stix offer a clean, fun and innovative solution.  Parents can encourage kids to be creative, listen for the happy sound of , “Look what I made!” and ....respond the way the TV commercial does, “ to the fridge!”

Turn Your Ordinary Bike into a Pony

Our Story
At Pony Pals Ranch we love ponies. We love fast ponies and slow ponies, young ponies and old ponies, big ponies and small ponies. But what we love most of all is seeing the smiles on the faces of the children riding the ponies. Unfortunately most children will never get a chance to experience this thrill. That is why we created our pony bike kits.

A Work of Art
To help us create our pony bike kits we worked with one of the world's most talented artist. The life-like pony head was created by Lado Goudjabidze. Lado is an award winning, internationally renowned sculptor and painter born in the Republic of Georgia. His numerous works include the bust of Mahatma Gandhi which is displayed at the United Nations headquarters in New York City and a portrait of John F. Kennedy which hangs at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.

Special Features
Our pony bike kits are designed to fit sidewalk bicycles with 12, 14 or 16 inch wheels. The life-like pony head is made of LLDPE, a lightweight yet highly durable material that can withstand the realities of children's play. The mane is made of synthetic hair and can be braided and groomed. The pony tail is designed to "bob" up and down, much like an Arabian horse"s tail, when the bike is ridden. 

www.ponypalsranch.com
ponybikes@aol.com
760-200-5729

Creativity Has Its Base

Strictly Briks encourages kids to be creative, dream amazing things and build imagination into reality! We understand the importance of making learning fun and setting aside time for kids to play away from tv, video games, and other digital media. It’s our mission to encourage creative play and to impact kids by developing innovative toys that provide opportunities for children to enhance educational skills while having fun.

Winner of an incredible 30 industry awards in 2017 alone, creativity has its base with Strictly Briks. Kids’ imagine then build upon stackable baseplates that grow to whatever is conceived at the moment. At the same time youngsters amass STEM knowledge from engineering to architecture -- just by playing.

The family-owned company – Brian & Carina with kids Sonja & Erik – thought leading brands of building sets only allowed kids to mimic the picture on the box and then gave little incentive to build again. So they created their own! Unlike other brands, this unique base plate has a bottom that is designed to be stacked then combined with existing bricks for tons of different construction possibilities. When children open a bag of Strictly Briks, they are encouraged to use the set however they want!  Parents, teachers, retailers and wholesalers have discovered Strictly Briks toys and games at strictlybriks.com and Amazon.com.

www.strictlybriks.com

info@strictlybriks.com

608-687-7572

Bluebee Pals

4.0 Interactive Bluebee Pals with FREE Life Skills/ Educatinal App

Helio Children's Night Light System 


Helio is an award-winning light projector that emits educational and entertainment based imagery through a series of interchangeable discs. Children can learn a wide range of topics including sight words, states, animals, geography, and more - and they will have fun while doing it. Before bed is one of the best times for children to learn and retain information, and helio takes advantage of this with its soothing light projector system that makes learning fun and interactive. Named 2017 Product of the Year by Creative Child Magazine, helio uses discs that coincide with lesson plans for all grades and age groups. 

Bred from success, helio was created to offer an alternative method for learning.  In April of 2014, John Fyke wanted to come up with a way to help his son with his Kindergarten vocabulary. He replaced the stars and moons on his son's existing light projector with his vocabulary words, illuminating them onto the ceiling before bed. Both he and his son's teacher were amazed by the success. Fyke had created something that helped his son, and would hopefully help other children as well. Helio was born. 

This brilliant spin on a beloved children's toy offers five different base color options for boys and girls. Each unit comes with 5 unisex starter discs with over 200 additional discs to choose from and 40,000 discs with different learning curriculum currently in production. 

John Fyke
Helio
www.helioproductionsinc.com
info@helioproductionsinc.com
657-247-0295
https://twitter.com/helioproduction
https://www.facebook.com/heliosite/

MadPax is back with another ACTION PACKED season!

MadPax is back with another ACTION PACKED season!  Be sure to come meet The Defender, the must have for PACK TO SCHOOL.

Sleek and freak, this new design from MadPax is here to guard your gear and manage your steer.Don’t miss the Moppet!

Part monster, part puppet, this pack is pure rocket! (sauce that is) All fur and totally for sure. Need we say more? This beast is for the best!

Consider it Furabulous!
Free shipping for orders over $1.000

MadPax is now in great hands with our friends at Karen Alweil Studio. See the entire posse of what’s possible.

NY YORK NOW
Karen Allweil Studio
Quad 3 - Glass Palace

MadPax Satellite locale
Baby & Child Booth #7126

All New Dr. Scrubs!

Aeromax has come up with some amazing products in the past 21 years.  Since 1997 owner, Mark Levine, has developed toys and dress-up items which raises the self-esteem in children to new heights.  What could be more important? 

Our internationally recognized, award winning, "Get Real Gear" and “My 1st Career Gear” are quality, authentic dress-up for kids of all ages!  These career oriented products are so durable that children outgrow them before they wear them out. Our New Jr. scrubs are a must have for any aspiring Doctor or Nurse!  Includes scrub shirt and pants.  It will make a great gift for girls and boys of all ages. 

A blogger recently wrote, “The first time I came across Aeromax, I was very impressed! Having two young children, their great range of dress-up clothes is something I appreciate. Aeromax has it all when it comes to must-have pretend wear for both boys and girls! Whether its hats, toys or something else you're looking for, they have it all!”

aeromaxtoys.com, info@aeromaxtoys.com, 877-776-2291

The Learning Journey Takes Stem to a New Level

The Learning Journey began its operations in 1995 and since that time has been busy producing high quality, award winning children’s interactive products.  For over 22 years our mission has remain unchanged - to provide products of the highest quality for parents and educators around the world making them both fun and affordable.

Toys can be both fun and educating. When parents provide excellent toys for their children, toys will actually promote both mental and physical growth. With technology changing so rapidly in today’s world, manufacturers need to be creative and agile so as to keep up with the times, while at the same time not losing sight of the true core values established in traditional play. This is why the S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) movement is perhaps one of the most important trends in toys in decades.  The Learning Journey has been producing products that support S.T.E.M. since The Learning Journey’s inception.

STEM toys are meant to be brain-boosting playthings that will give kids hands-on experience with science, technology, engineering and math. They are meant to show students how the scientific methods can be applied in everyday life. They should teach students computational thinking and focus on problem solving. The goal of these toys is to pique kids’ interest into wanting to pursue courses at school based around the things that they are learning from these toys. The Learning Journey dedicates a large portion of its product line to products that align with these S.T.E.M. standards.

All Learning Journey products are designed to build skills that are important for kids to learn in order to have a good head start in school. Product categories include Puzzles, Games, Active Play, Construction and Electronic Learning, with countless awards received in all 5 of our educational product categories. Just a few recent awards won are: Tillywig Brain Child Award Winner 2017, Mom’s Choice Awards 2017, Creative Child Awards 2017, and many more.

The Learning Journey is looking forward to the next 20 years as we expand our ever-growing product and customer base while staying true to our core directive of providing children products that help them reach their full potential and beyond!

https://www.tlji.com/

info@tlji.com

602-787-1115

1-877-839-3969

Horizon Reinvents D.I.Y. Science

Horizon Group USA is today's dynamic leader in the creative D.I.Y. marketplace.  With a wide range of classic craft and S.T.E.A.M. activity kits, fashion-forward impulse products and crafts for all occasions, Horizon fuels creative hands every day with quality, trend-right products.

The original roots of the company date back to 1912 as a supplier to the decorative trim markets just outside of New York City.  In 2003, Horizon transformed from its humble beginnings to evolve into an industry leader across the creative craft activity and impulse markets. Since then, Horizon has continued to hold a respected and leading role across the retail community.

Horizon Group USA custom designs, develops and distributes a wide array of award-winning, national brands and programs; the most widely distributed brands include Just My Style, Made by Me and Discovery.  Horizon is well-known for its inspiring consumer packaging, attention to quality and trending content, streamlined retail execution and leadership in the creative activity industry.  Horizon’s products reach people of all ages in the United States and 24 countries across the globe.

As Horizon continues to focus on new innovation and category growth, the energy of its teams continues to grow in successfully delivering trend-right products for a great value.  Horizon aims to provide what families need for creative expressions in their everyday lives.

Horizon's award-winning Discovery™ activity line features a range of themes focused on both creative experiences and scientific experimentation.  Exciting and mindful play patterns focus on rewarding families with fun, educational, quality content.

YOU*niverse™ is an all-new smart fashion line where "Science Meets Style." The scope of products available ranges from D.I.Y. cosmetics to room décor. Each set includes vibrant, illustrated posters with dynamic facts about each theme.

Creative Kitchen™ is an award-winning line focused on building practical math and science skills while engaging children in culinary creativity and encouraging quality time in the kitchen. Food safe, kid-friendly kitchenware is complimented by an illustrated cookbook filled with kid-approved recipes!

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) has partnered with Horizon to introduce children to modern art masters through creative art sets.  These premium all-in-one kits feature projects, tips and techniques inspired by artists such as Piet Mondrian, Vincent Van Gogh, Jackson Pollock and more.

Horizon continues to develop quality, creative S.TE.A.M. projects across these and other fine brands.

www.horizongroupusa.com
908-810-1111
sales@hgusa.com

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