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2014-07-24 08:43:52

Write & Learn Touch Tablet(TM), Lil' Speller Phonics Station(TM) Recognized for Engaging, Educational On-the-Go Content CHICAGO, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VTech® (www.vtechkids.com), a world leader in age-appropriate and developmental stage-based electronic learning products for children, today announced its Write & Learn Touch Tablet(TM) and Lil' Speller Phonics Station(TM) are recipients of Dr. Toy's Best Vacation Children's Products Awards, recognizing the top...

2011-06-10 00:00:28

Dr. Toy Praises Online Math Social Learning Games for Their Educational, Entertaining Content and Good Value Chandler, AZ (PRWEB) June 09, 2011 Noted childhood development authority Dr. Toy named Sokikom's math social learning games for students in grades 1-6 to her list of Best Vacation Children's Products for 2011. The distinction marks a big step into the consumer educational toy market for the new online math games, which have already amassed a following in the education community among...

2010-12-14 13:43:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ --University Games of San Francisco, California and American Plastic Equipment, Inc. of Sebring, Ohio, jointly announce the acquisition by University Games of rights and tooling to certain classic games made during America's golden age of games. These well-recognized Baby Boomer games were introduced by the world's then largest toy manufacturers such as: Marx Toys (since 1919), Ideal Toy Corp. (since 1903), Transogram (since 1915), Gabriel Toys,...

2009-10-30 09:24:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpharetta, Ga.-based Smart Play, LLC has launched Ingenio(TM), the first entirely bilingual brand of educational toys and games in the United States. The product line features 10 portable, affordable toys and games that teach a comprehensive range of early learning skills in English and Spanish - fine motor, reading, writing, math, vocabulary, geography and problem solving. Ingenio's bilingual product line ranges from electronic learning toys and puzzles...

2008-12-08 06:00:00

ATLANTA, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Idbids, a line of new eco-friendly toys, was nominated for the Toy of the Year Award given out by the Toy Industry Association. The Eco-friendly Starter Kit from Idbids is included in the category of 2009 Educational Toy of the Year. Toys awarded in this category help children develop special skills and knowledge through play. The award recipients will be announced at the annual TOTY Awards Ceremony in February 2009. "We hope Idbids inspire parents and...

Word of the Day
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.