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Toy Fair Dallas 2019

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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

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

Odyssey Expands Auto Moto Collection 


Remote-controlled technology is appreciated by toy fans of all ages. Odyssey’s Auto Moto Collection puts all the power in your hands. Let’s face it - a toy robot is very cool. But one that can transform into a sporty race car, a blazing fire engine, or a pair of battling robots at the simple push of a button is even cooler!

Nothing beats the amazing feeling of gripping a remote control and dictating the movements of a sturdy vehicle all over different types of terrain. Not only do you get to dictate every movement of these mean-looking cars and truck, you’ll also get to watch it transform into a commanding robot that walks and listens to your voice directions!  

For 2019, Odyssey is adding two impressive trucks to its series that will quickly become fan favorites to the Auto Moto Collection. First is the Diggin’ Moto, a powerful bulldozer truck. Watch this beastly vehicle prowl all over the ground and run over just about anything in its way. This truck is by far the biggest Moto yet! As with our entire Auto Moto series, there’s an added bonus – with one push of a button, that bulldozer truck transforms into a sleek robot!

Next up is the Dumpin’ Moto, an all-terrain garbage truck in a sturdy green and white plastic frame which reveals itself to be a towering robot at your command. Send the Dumpin’ Moto to do your bidding across the ground in all directions. With the addition of these two new trucks, the Auto Moto Collection is a great, powerful, and colorful toy series you don’t want to miss!

www.odysseytoys.com
305-933-4480
sales@odysseytoys.com

Get Creative and Express Yourself with Bobbi-Toads

What little girl doesn’t love to paint her nails? Now she can decorate her shoes to match! 

Bobbi-Toads Paintables are the first-ever sneakers that feature little “toes” embossed into the rubber cap, which can be painted with nail polish, over & over again (just like your real nails)! 
Bobbi-Toads Paintables work with any nail polish, but Bobbi-Polish is recommended because it’s non-toxic, eco-friendly, hypoallergenic, all-natural, and works on your real nails as well! 

Bobbi-Toads Light-Ups shoes feature 5 LEDs with either “toes” or side-panels that light up and can be decorated with nail stickers, encouraging people to get creative and express themselves! 
All of Bobbi-Toads’ shoes are made with vegan leather, and while the sturdy shoeboxes are encouraged for reuse, they are also 100% recyclable!

Bobbi-Toads was founded, quite-literally, from a dream. One Chicago man, Bob Stanley, had a dream in which he was told to invent these paintable sneakers for kids, what to call them, and to give back to a specific charity with the profits. Having been a printer his entire life, this dream was obscure to say the least. 

However, right after having the dream upon returning to work at the print shop, he saw they were working on a job for a new customer: the charity from in his dream, one that he’d never heard of before that. At that moment, it was clear he was to turn his dream into a reality.

www.bobbitoads.com

Meet The New Girls In Town!

TOY FAIR BOOTH 1068

Meet Maru, the Latina girl. She’s more than just a pretty face with realistic facial features, she’s a doll that looks just like a girl! Maru is the main character in the Maru and Friends doll line, she is sold with her illustrated storybook that chronicles her real-life story with her new BFF from different cultures.

The Maru and Friends doll line includes, 20-inch all vinyl dolls, 13-inch Mini Pals, limited edition dolls and storybook collectibles. All Maru dolls are designed in America and sculpted by famed Dianna Effner.

Coming soon the animated adventures of Maru, stay tuned!

305-577-6878

www.maruandfriends.com

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GUND The Most Huggable For Over 120 Years

There's nothing like that special bond between a child and their first plush toys. For more than 120 years, GUND has been a premier plush company recognized for quality, on-trend, innovative products that appeal to the next generation of customers. Whether it’s a classic teddy bear, or a contemporary nursery trend, everyone is sure to fall in love with the GUND collection.


GUND is proud of its legacy of excellence and will continue to produce high-quality, unique products that evoke feelings of tenderness, warmth, and comfort that people love and cherish for a lifetime. Award-winning GUND, Baby GUND and license products – including Tillywig, TOBY Awards, TOTY nominations, and more – are loved by all ages, from infants enchanted by Flappy the Elephant to teen and adult fans of the adorable internet sensation, Pusheen, and are perfect for both play and collecting.


Come see the brand-new GUND showroom at AmericasMart Atlanta, now located on the 14th floor in suite #1433. Browse classic favorites and see what’s new for 2019! For more information, visit www.gundbusiness.com or call 800-448-4863.

VISIT #1433 AT THE ATLANTA GIFT SHOW

Supplying America Quality Products since 1883.

What we have learned about kids in our 135 year history.


Children learn by imitating their parents. So what better way to shape their life skills than to give them their own products that mimic your home and family products.

A favorite in many families, the BeachBaby® line features chairs and pop-up tents great for the beach, backyard, park and more. Pop-Up Shade Domes in various sizes add instant shade anywhere. Kids love taking their very own chair to the beach, camping, picnics and family outings. That is why our BeachBaby line includes a folding chair with an umbrella, a folding camp chair, and a lounger.  All in a variety of colors.

Fun & Fitness for Kids® equipment keeps children moving with healthy activity based recreation. Brightly-colored workout equipment inspire children to have an active lifestyle. Healthy lifestyle choices benefit children for a lifetime. Our toddler-sized equipment is "just their size", durable and safe.

Introducing the Pack and Stay colorful organizers excellent for kids’ rooms, closets, garages and play areas. Even when full and stacked the wide-mouth opening allows for easy access to contents for that quick clean-up. Slide-out buttons easily enable several organizers to be stacked on top of each other.

Redmon also offers a large variety of Pop-Up hampers from the Bongo Buddy Collection designed to fit any child's personality. From fun animals to a "Free Throw" hamper with a backdrop for slam dunking items from laundry to toys while practicing hoops. Bongo Bags are made of durable nylon that easily wipes clean with a damp cloth and fold flat for storage when not in use.

For 135 years the Redmon Company has been supplying American retailers with quality products for the home and family. "Our longevity, however, is no wonder because our business philosophy has been to strive always for magnanimity of purpose. We have refused to sacrifice principles of morality, honesty, ethics, and just plain manners because the bottom line then becomes nothing more than dross. To this end, we treat our employees, customers, suppliers and yes even our competitors alike." says Peter Redmon, CEO of W.C. Redmon Company. "We have a great staff of key people to serve you."

www.redmonusa.com
info@wcredmon.com
765-473-6683 

ASWEETS, Helping Kids Learn and Develop Through Creative Play.

Expand their Horizons through Play.

ASweets, we manufacture a wide selection of products for infants and kids worldwide. We believe that our product line provides babies and kids with the proper tools to engage in open-ended creativity. We have developed a series of products that can create a unique play space for children.

www.ASweets.com
asweetsamerica@zhaos.com
626.333.4222, 

Showroom 8400

A Game of the Future - Today!

NuBrix brings focus to build and connect in 3D

NuBrix is a 'high touch' technology offering organic intervention outside the digital space. Yeah! It's not electronic!

The 3D element of Nubrix energizes motor skills and creates a natural spatial orientation environment to develop and encourage eye to hand coordination.   

This brick connecting game engages the cognitive process with three basic concepts for the brain to identify - shapes, color, and numbers.

The basic concepts of play of connecting shapes, matching colors and simple math guides the brain into a mindful focus and allows the imagination to create and have fun. 

NuBrix Games helps with perfecting the three different types of attention for focus and concentration:

1. Selective Attention - focusing on one thing while disregarding others.

2. Sustained Attention - staying focused on something for a long time.   

3. Divided Attention - processing multiple sources of information at the same time.

 Explore www.nubrixgames.com and shop at our website. 

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Maple Landmark Woodcraft

For 39 years, Maple Landmark has been making toys, games, and gifts the right way. Using local talent, sustainable materials and efficient processes, the passionate crew of 45 employees works hard every day to manufacture and deliver safe products to happy consumers, young and old alike.


One day in the 1970s, Michael Rainville, 11 years old at the time, had finished his chores and homework so his mother, Pat, decided to keep him busy. Supplied with a coping saw and sand block, Rainville set about cutting wood pieces and experimenting with different techniques in his parents’ basement. The first products made, spools and bobbin holders among other items, were sold at local craft fairs. Rainville made his first wholesale sale in 1979.


The fledgling business grew in the ensuing three decades, becoming a robust wooden toy manufacturer, weathering economic storms, and expanding facilities several times. With a building addition completed in 2015, the current factory in Middlebury, VT totals 28,000 square feet. Over these years, Maple Landmark acquired several other woodworking businesses including Montgomery Schoolhouse of Montgomery, VT in 2001.


Maple Landmark boasts a variety of capabilities, from lasers, to computer-controlled routers, to full-color digital printers. Through optimization of modern manufacturing techniques, Rainville’s childhood hobby has grown to over 1000 unique products. These include the popular NameTrains Wooden Railway System and the Schoolhouse Naturals baby and toddler toy line. Each day is different at the shop, though, including custom products for other companies.
Despite this growth and modernization, Maple Landmark has stuck to its roots. Still at the helm, Rainville has employed five other family members including his mother (yes, the one who got him started in the 70s!), wife, Jill, sister, Barbara, and two sons, Adam & Andrew.

With an unwavering commitment to American manufacturing and a strong passion for sustainable wood products, the Rainvilles and Maple Landmark forge on into the next decade of craftsmanship.


www.maplelandmark.com
thefolks@maplelandmark.com
800-421-4223

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