ASTRA MARKETPLACE & ACADEMY 2016
ANN WILLIAMS GROUP Rubber Band Game, from Ann Williams Group, is designed for two to eight players ages 8 and up. This brightly colored game of knock-down family fun features 12 numbered blocks, 250 rubber bands, and more than 20 ways to play. The Craft-tastic line will expand with new kits this year, including the I Love Fairies Kit, which includes eight fairy-themed projects, such as a magic wand, a flower crown, a fairy house, and a fairy dust necklace. The I Love Animals Kit includes eight animal-themed projects kids can make and share, including a cat mask, a bunny necklace, and forest friend garland.
SPIN-BALLS Spin-ballS, a modern version of poi that lights up using LEDs. It is a ball attached to a string that kids can rotate with both hands to improve flexibility, strength, and coordination. Poi originated on the island of New Zealand hundreds of years ago, and helps improve flexibility, dexterity, coordination, and strength in arms and hands. This toy is designed for kids ages 6 and up.
Many of us are traveling to Denver for the American Specialty Toy Retailing Association’s (ASTRA’s) Marketplace & Academy trade show, and in...