Nickelodeon and Fuhu to make and sell Nickelodeon-themed tablet accessories and nabi Jr. tablets pre-loaded with the network’s content. The first result of the partnership is the touch screen nabi Jr. tablet, filled with educational apps, games, and videos, from hit Nickelodeon preschool series including, Dora the Explorer, Team Umizoomi and Bubble Guppies.
Manufactured by ToyLabs, The Volta Racer is packaged with all the prefabricated components necessary to build and power the vehicle. The racer can be assembled in as little as fifteen minutes with no special tools. By assembling the Volta Racer, kids will learn basic concepts and principles of solar electricity and mechanical engineering.
ThinkFun shocased the first logic game with a real laser at the American International Toy Fair 2013. Known for Rush Hour®, Zingo!®, Roll & Play™ and other game-changers in the world of toy, strong>ThinkFun is claimed as the world’s leader in addictively fun games that sharpen your mind. Wait until Spring if you want to get the Laser Maze for $29.99.
Manufactured by Pardo Group, the Android-based Canvas Tablets provide an excellent alternative for parents who would like to introduce their children to computers and educational software programs. Toy manufacturers have jumped on the bandwagon, producing tablets just for kids. Powered by the Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) operating system, this kid-oriented tablets support video formats up to 1080p, Google Play, Google Play Video, Google Play Music, Gmail and more. With pricing starts at $100, they are Wi-Fi and Cellular ready and come in a choice of red, black or white.
As one of a series of fun and educational board games from Pressman Toy, MASTERMIND is a two-player game that puts the Codemaker against the Codebreaker. The Codemaker secretly places any four Code Pegs in the shielded code area. The Codebreaker puts down a line of color pegs and tries to uncover the secret code. This thought-provoking game fosters development of important skills, including logic, reasoning, deduction, patience and visual perception.
Available at Apple App Store for $1.99, the Barbie Color, Sparkle and Style for iPad is the first original coloring and activity app from Random House Children’s Books with Mattel. The app includes 2 coloring books for a total of 16 pages. Kids can select from a multitude of art tools to create with: Barbie Bubble Wand, Glitterizer, Fabric Fill, Magic Wand, Pattern Roller, 2 Watercolor Paintbrushes, Stickers, and Paint Bucket.
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To introduce young children to the Joy of Music, Kiwi Crate and Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute introduce the “Making Music” crate. Featuring two hands-on projects (My Xylophone and My Rhythm Bells), it was designed to encourage creativity and expression. Also included is a set of Music & Sound experiment cards that encourage kids to continue making music by thinking creatively and utilizing different objects in their homes.
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If you want to complete your lovely collection from Erector, you can grab three buildable play sets and two buildable vehicles inspired by one of Sega’s most iconic video game characters of all time, Sonic The Hedgehog Collection. Also available exclusively at Toys ‘R’ Us and toysrus.com, this collection features both Sonic and Knuckles, their signature speed racers, and their engaging environments.