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THE ORIGINAL TOY CO. The Original Toy Co. introduces the Sea Shell, designed for kids ages 3 and up. The Sea Shell is a two-in-one product that consists of two seashells kids can use as a sandpit and as a paddling pool. After use, one shell becomes a cover for clean and easy storage. The Baby Digital Drum Set features a realistic drum sound and can connect to an iPod, MP3 player, or CD player. The set includes a bass drum with a pedal, two side drums, a cymbal, two drumsticks, an eight-key electric keyboard, four sounds, four rhythms, and eight demo songs. In addition to a light show, kids can also record and playback tunes and rhythms. New First Blocks are hand-painted and printed wooden blocks that are available for kids ages 2 and up. Kids ages 3 and up can build different railway tracks with Giant Railway. The set includes 22 interchangeable track pieces, four railway crossings, and four character and train play pieces. The puzzle pieces connect with other pieces within the Giant Road system for additional play value. The Scrunch Ball is a 9-inch ball with an easy-grip texture to help kids catch it. The ball quickly deflates and scrunches to make for easy travel, and easily inflates for quick play.

ALEX TOYS Alex Toys introduces Shrinky Dinks 3D Flower Jewelry, with new silicone mold shapes to make Shrinky Dinks into flowers. Kids can make a necklace, a chain bracelet, and a pair of stud earrings. Designed for kids ages 8 and up, the kit includes 38 pre-printed Shrinky Dinks shapes, a silicon flower mold, eight colored pencils, a chain necklace, a chain bracelet, two earring studs, seed beads, elastic, and two beading needles.

First Blocks

LASER PEGS Laser Pegs will showcase its Light Up Pull Back Motor Model. Kids can pull the model back, let it go, and watch it zoom. The 8-in-1 Rally Cars Pull Back Runner kit can make the following creations: Xtreme Racer, Turbo Truck, Swamp Thang, Road Thrasher, Rally Car, Rally Support, Desert Rally, and Aerodynamic. The kit includes Laser Pegs’ exclusive Zippy Do Light-Up Power Base, 58 tinted construction bricks, and the light-up pullback motor.

Light Up Pull Back Motor Model

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Many of us are traveling to Denver for the American Specialty Toy Retailing Association’s (ASTRA’s) Marketplace & Academy trade show, and in...

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Many of us are traveling to Denver for the American Specialty Toy Retailing Association’s (ASTRA’s) Marketplace & Academy trade show, and in...

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