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Green Toys® Dig & Discover Set

Explore the great outdoors with the Green Toys™ Dig & Discover Set! This custom set benefits NatureBridge, an organization dedicated to fostering environmental literacy, and features a Green Toys bucket, shovel, and rake, along with a copy of Dig & Discover! Outdoor Activities for Kids. In partnership with our friends at NatureBridge, we’ve created this set as a fun and easy way to share nature with your little one. The activities in the book are just the beginning of the many ways children can explore the world around them. The more comfortable kids are in nature, the more excited they’ll be to learn about and respect the environment – so dig, discover, and enjoy Earth Day (and every day!) as part of the solution for a more sustainable future. Recommended for ages 18 months and up. MSRP $24.99. 

Available at specialty stores across Canada and Indigo, Mastermind and Amazon.ca.

Tegu Circuit Racer

Fast forward your play into the next millennium with Tegu's FUTURE sets! The FUTURE Collection is Tegu’s first “theme-based” sets, an exciting new frontier for the multiple award-winning magnetic wooden blocks. This innovative line includes 14 new, original shapes and uniquely combines print graphics with beautiful hardwoods. The combination of whimsical graphics paired with contextualized shapes bring personality to the play experience and helps seed the imagination.

The FUTURE is coming, and it's rolling silently and swiftly. Meet the Tegu Circuit Racer, the electric car of tomorrow. Complete with a charging station and magnetic plug, this aerodynamic runabout can go from zero to fun in 3 seconds and is adaptable to any situation, big or small. Oh, and unlike any other vehicle, it runs on a totally renewable, endless power supply: your imagination.

$40.00 at www.tegu.com.

Sands Alive! Glow

Doodle on the Sands Alive! with the UV light, and watch it glow in the dark with the UV LED glasses! Consisting of sand and other natural ingredients, the only way to describe the feeling of this material is sublime! Sands Alive is 100% organic and never dries out. It is non-toxic, bacteria free, water soluble, and is soft to the touch when you mold it, squish it, and can be played with again and again!

www.sandsalive.com

My Little Pony Fash'Ems

Mash’Ems are the hot collectible that you can twist, squish and stretch. Top licenses include Marvel Avengers, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, WWE, Disney and more. Fash’Ems are fashionably fun characters that girls can collect and dress up. Licenses include My Little Pony and Hello Kitty. Ages 4+  MSRP $4.99-$14.99

www.fashemsfun.com

Kimmmidoll Junior

Each kimmidoll junior doll features colourful designs, cute names and possess delightful personalities and traits described on individual collectable friendship passports.

The underlying message behind kimmidoll junior is the importance of friendship and fun, which are both vital to children’s healthy development.

Each of the kimmidoll junior characters promote special friendship messages, have fun personality traits, favourite pastimes and cheeky things they have done while learning and their dreams of tomorrow.

Lalaloopsy

Lalaloopsy™ dolls – which were once rag dolls that magically came to life - have new characters for spring 2013.These enchanting dolls take on the personalities of the fabric used to make them, such as Cloud E. Sky who was sewn from the swatch of a princess gown. Her angelic and loving personality leaves a trail of happiness wherever she goes. With porcelain skin, rosy cheeks and a big heart, she is somewhat of a modern day cupid.

Recommended age: 4-104
Price: $29.99
Available at: Available at all major retailers across Canada

Worx Toys

Worx Toys were created for curious minds!  They are all about letting kids see how things work.  With transparent exteriors, kids can see all the parts inside.  Worx features a Torch Fire Truck and Speedster Racecar.  Each comes with an interactive story book that takes you on a guided tour and shows you special codes to make your Worx Toy come to life with revving engines, lights and horns.  Look inside to see the engine, cooling and exhaust systems, dash and more in action.  Ages 6 and up www.worxtoys.com

Green Toys® Watering Can

Perfect for the garden, and also fun at the beach, the Green Toys™ Watering Can is a classic set that encourages kids to help take care of the world around them. Made in the USA from 100% recycled plastic milk jugs, it features an easy-to-pour spout and cotton rope carrying handle that make this set frustration-free for little gardeners. It’s great for spending time together outside, and kids will love helping and playing alongside the grownups to watch their garden grow. And...it’s even fun in the tub! No BPA, phthalates, PVC, or external coatings. Dishwasher Safe. Packaged using recycled and recyclable materials and printed with soy inks. Recommended for ages 18 months and up. MSRP $16.99.

Available at specialty stores across Canada and Indigo, Mastermind and Amazon.ca.

Ride ‘n’ Roll

Helping new riders scoot, roll and explore, Kids Preferred’s brand-new Ride ‘n’ Roll racers offer kid-friendly fun and adventure on four wheels.

The 2013 Ride ‘n’ Roll collection for ages 12-36 months includes four fun and vibrant options for little riders:

  • The Ride ‘n’ Roll Bee, which will be available in August, simply buzzes with excitement. The 8 x 8.5 x 14.5-inch rider is both safe and enjoyable for a spin around the living room or backyard. Complete with easy-wipe memory foam seat, this busy bee allows scooting in all directions as well as an ergonomic wooden handle. It comes packaged in a sturdy cardboard box, constructed in a unique open sided shape with carrying handles. Ride ‘n’ Roll Bee available for $70.

  • Offering good luck and a sweet smile to toddlers, Ride ‘n’ Roll Ladybug is designed to be comfortable for riding and easy to clean and maintain. This colorful easy rider has four wheels for moving in all directions, an easy-to-grip ergonomic wooden handle and an angled body for kids’ comfort and safety. It comes packaged in a sturdy cardboard box, constructed in a unique open sided shape with carrying handles. Available in August for $70.

  • A cute blue racer has a friendly face and bright, colorful body. The easy-wipe memory foam seat is angled forward so children are secure and comfortable when riding. The four caster wheels allow for scooting in all directions and the ergonomic wooden handle lets little ones keep a firm grip. With its beautifully shaped handle and turn-on-a-dime casters, it’s fun and safe to ride. It comes packaged in a sturdy cardboard box, constructed in a unique open sided shape with carrying handles. Available in August for $70.

  • Perfect for both farm and city life, the Ride ‘n’ Roll Cow “mooves” with comfort and fun. This easy-move, easy-transition and easy-wipe rider has four caster wheels that allow for easy riding as well as ergonomic wooden handle. It comes packaged in a sturdy cardboard box, constructed in a unique open sided shape with carrying handles. Ride ‘n’ Roll Cow is available for $70 in August.

www.kidspreferred.com

The World of Eric Carle - The Very Hungry Capterpillar Wood Toy

Based on the bestseller by Eric Carle, "The Very Hungry Caterpillar", this brightly-coloured, easy to hold wood toy is a great addition to any child's playroom!

Yetitoy

Enance the imaginary world of your child and explore the outdoors with Yetitoy, a ride-on fantasty creature from a far-off land.

  • Big button wheels make it easy to balance.
  • Wide base keeps children sturdy.
  • Light weight and durable.
  • Easily wipes clean.
  • Ages 2+

Customize Yetitoy with additional accessories such as horns, saddles or ears. (sold separately) www.princelionheart.com.

Weird & Wacky Contraption Lab

Standing over two feet tall, the Weird & Wacky Contraption Lab has 60 mix-and-match pieces to build unlimited amounts of contraptions. Kids can dream up crazy courses, then build and test them using this easy-to-construct Velcro-like system. Instructions offer tips and tricks on how to best manipulate the kit's components. It guides kids through five sample contraptions designs while they hear how to predict the outcome of each. Ages 8+ - $39.99 www.smartlabtoys.com

DJ Rock Dock

Old-school and new-school technology collide in this portable speaker dock you build yourself. Build a speaker dock for your iPod, iPhone or MP3 player. Features an audio plug, speakers, pre-printed foldable paper housings, and circuit board. Twist wires together to build the speaker set - no tools required. Kids learn basic electronics by investigating how speakers and amplication works. Ages 8+ - $19.99 www.smartlabtoys.com

The Amazing Squshy T. Rex

This anatomically correct model features five squishy parts: tongue, stomach, intestines, lungs and heart. This toy will take children through a journey of learning, playing and fun with the unique removable squishy organs. They will build a model of the king of dinosaurs - layer by layer from it's squishy insides to its crushing jaw. Ages 7+ - $27.99 www.amartlabtoys.com

Fijit Friends Yippits

Fijit Friends® Yippits™ are the dynamic dancing pets that perform tricks! The more a girl plays with her Fijit Friends® Yippits™, the better it performs! A clap sensor allows it to understand commands; more nurturing leads to greater consistency in performance. Game play involves music, dancing and the clap sensor. Fijit Friends® Yippits™ also unlock exclusive content in the original Fijit Friends®! Ages 6 and up- $49.99

Terrain Twister

No terrain is too tough for the Terrain Twister™ vehicles! The possibilities for excitement are endless. Equipped with pontoons sporting corkscrew-shaped treads rather than wheels, these vehicles handle any environment-conquer snow, water, dirt, grass and other tricky terrains to ride off into any adventure! Ages 8 and up- $119.99

Master Moves Mickey

Master Moves Mickey is taking it to a whole new level with his music and moves! Known as M3, perfecting his moves and getting ready to tear up the dance floor! Mickey is dialed up in his freshest dance gear and ready to get down!  Check out his 15 insane dance moves! Mickey has 15 dance moves, 4 original songs, 4 interactive dances, and plenty of awesome humour to get the whole family up and dancing!  Ages 2 and up- $89.99

Little Charmers

These too-cute plush animals in themes like Butterfly, Ladybug, Owl and Monkey are so soft and come with a matching necklace to combine fun and fashion! $16.99 shop.stephenjosephgifts.com/C-301/Little-Charmers.aspx

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