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Toy Vey! Family Traditions for Everyone

During the Hanukkah season, many parents, grandparents and other gift-buyers struggle to find the perfect gift for that special child in their life.

Eli Kowalski, owner of Toy Vey Toys, has the answer with his company’s latest product, Maccabee’s Hanukkah in a Box

Characterizing it as “the best children’s Hanukkah gift for under $20,” Mr. Kowalski describes the product as being based around the Maccabee’s Hanukkah Story, an easy-to-read, detailed storybook that teaches the true story of Judah Maccabee, who rallied his family and friends to miraculously defeat the Syrians and regain the destroyed Temple in ancient Jerusalem. The gift set also includes a nine-inch Maccabee warrior plush toy and a three-inch refillable plastic dreidel, providing the centerpiece for the traditional Hanukkah dreidel game. The Hanukkah in a Box gift set is priced at $19.99.

Kid tested and rabbi approved, Maccabee’s Hanukkah Story is the winner of the Creative Child Magazine’s “2016 Book of The Year Award” in the category of Holiday Books with Plush Toys for Kids. The Hanukkah in a Box gift set is also available with a musical nine-inch Maccabee warrior plush toy that plays the holiday song “Oh Dreidel, Dreidel” when you press his tummy, in addition to the standard storybook and dreidel. This musical Hanukkah in a Box gift set is priced at $24.95.

Additionally, Toy Vey Toys has the perfect gift to purchase for interfaith families with small children -- the Maccabee Hanukkah Gift Set, which includes the Maccabee on the Mantel (what Toy Vey Toys markets as the Jewish Elf on the Shelf) storybook that teaches the story of Hanukkah, as well as a nine-inch Maccabee warrior plush toy and a custom three-inch wooden dreidel, game board and rules sheet. With about 50% of households composed of interfaith relationships, it can be difficult to find the perfect gift that a child will enjoy and that has a sense of tradition. The problem is even more pronounced this year since Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of lights, begins on the Hebrew calendar date of the 25th day of Kislev, which happens to fall on December 24th, Christmas Eve. Toy Vey Toys has the answer to all of your holiday gift-giving needs.

Whichever holiday or holidays you celebrate, Hanukkah in a Box and Maccabee’s Hanukkah Gift Set are both entertaining and educational products that are sure to become part of your family’s holiday traditions. The Maccabee warrior plush toy can also be purchased separately as both nine-inch and eighteen-inch plush toys.

With the approach of the 2017 holiday season, Toy Vey Toys is busily planning an expanded line of products that will establish new traditions for families of all faiths.  Among the new products is Sam the Dancing Matzo Man, planned for release in time for Passover 2017.

Toy Vey Toys manufactures and distributes holiday and non-holiday themed products that combine fun and education, and promote family traditions. Owner Eli Kowalski is an Israeli-born publisher and award-winning children’s book author who now resides in Philadelphia, PA.  He is a real mensch who has volunteered his time and traveled to over 325 schools in the Mid-Atlantic region where he regularly engages with young students and encourages them to write and explore their creative talents. He is the author of 14 published books and has developed a number of successful toy products over the past three decades.

More information about Toy Vey Toys’ products can be found at https://ToyVeyToys.com.

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