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2013-09-09 23:03:23

One lucky fan will win $1000 grand prize. Play to win every day now through October 20th. Hatfield, PA (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 K’NEX, the only U.S. construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love®, is pleased to announce the "TINKERTOY Win-in-a-Snap" game and sweepstakes, a six-week long promotion open to U.S. and Canadian* residents ages 18+ (for U.S. participants), or the age of majority in their province of residence (for Canadian participants). To...

2013-09-09 08:25:56

Hit Nick Jr.® Preschool Series 'Clocks In' at The World's Greatest Toy Store® With Imaginative New Assortment of Playsets, Plush, Collectible Figurines and More NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- It's Chime Time! Straight from Tickety Town to Toys"R"Us(®), comes the first-ever toy range based on the top-rated Nick Jr.(®) preschool TV series from Zodiak Kids, Tickety Toc. Starring twins Tommy and Tallulah, and featuring all of the show's colorful and lovable friends, the brand-new...

2013-08-28 23:19:55

Kids II® received 13 design awards across several categories in Graphic Design USA magazine’s premier showcase for outstanding work by in-house designers, the 2013 American Inhouse Design Awards. (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 Kids II® recently received 13 design awards from Graphic Design USA magazine’s American Inhouse Design Awards. The American Inhouse Design Awards are given annually to inhouse designers, marketers and communications professionals who bring top-level...

2013-08-28 12:40:58

Giving children simple chores can help them learn responsibility and independence from an early age and ease the transition to adulthood, said a developmental pediatrician from Baylor College of Medicine. "We have some evidence that shows that when children are given simple chores at an early age, it teaches them independent living skills that will help them adapt to adulthood," said Dr. Adiaha Franklin, assistant professor of pediatrics - developmental at BCM and a physician in the Meyer...

2013-08-25 23:01:18

During the Spectacular Summer Weekend Blowout event, Filtersfast.com offers a complimentary Soak & Seek Kids Pool Toy from Melissa & Doug, with any purchase of a pool or beach toy. Customers can also receive F-R-E-E Shipping this weekend with any purchase over $99.00 from the Filters Fast website, while supplies last. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) August 25, 2013 Filtersfast.com, the leading online retailer of water filters and air filters, continue their Spectacular Summer Weekend...

2013-08-22 23:19:50

Officially Licensed Building Toys by K’NEX Will Allow Kids to Build & Play in the Plants vs. Zombies™ World Hatfield, PA (PRWEB) August 22, 2013 Plants vs. Zombies™ fans will soon be able to build and play with characters from their favorite game with new licensed building toys by K’NEX®. PopCap Games (a division of Electronic Arts), creator of the popular gaming franchise and K’NEX, the only U.S. construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love®, are...

2013-08-22 08:24:52

Through Her Participation in this Year's Guide, Gold Medal Gymnast Helps Inspire Kids of All Abilities, Including Special Olympics Young Athletes WAYNE, N.J., Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Toys"R"Us, Inc. announced the release of the 2013 Toys"R"Us Toy Guide for Differently-Abled Kids(®), an easy-to-use toy selection resource for those who know, love and shop for children with special needs. This annual, complimentary shopping guide is available now in Toys"R"Us(®) and...

2013-08-09 12:22:36

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) today noted the upcoming fifth anniversary of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA), landmark legislation that helps protect America's children from lead exposure and other safety hazards. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080131/DC12982LOGO) "Known toxins have no place in children's toys," said USW International President Leo W. Gerard reflecting on the act's passage in August...

2013-08-01 23:02:09

Initial Success Moves Company Into Production of Second Line of Toys Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 What if a child could design stuffed animals by mixing together favorite animals? Thanks to Genetipetz and its new toy design contest, now children can. Genetipetz invites kids of all ages to participate in a design contest to create the next line of mixed up, super-soft, loveable and huggable stuffed animals. By partnering with their fans, Genetipetz will create a whole new line of...

2013-07-29 23:19:54

Grant Will Support Toy Design Department with Student Scholarships, Curricular Development, and Toy Industry Association Memberships Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 Otis College of Art and Design is pleased to announce it has received a $50,000 grant from the Toy Industry Association (TIA). Funding will support scholarships for Toy Design students and curricular enhancements to Otis’ internationally recognized Toy Design program. “The Toy Industry Association is pleased to know...


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2010-10-11 19:48:16

The slinky consists of a helical spring that stretches and can bounce up and down. The spring can travel down stairs as it stretches and re-forms itself with the aid of gravity and momentum. Invented by Richard James in 1940's the slinky was demonstrated at Gimbels department store in 1945. The store sold its entire inventory of 400 units in ninety minutes. James Industries was formed to manufacture the slinky. It was until 1998 that the James family cashed in by selling the company to...

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