HABA USA Introduces Kullerbu

HABA USA, a small subsidiary of an 80 year old, family owned and operated Habermaass GmbH company in Germany, selectively imports, tests, and distributes just the right toys and games for the specialty market.  Yes, the specialty retail marketplace, we don’t sell to the “big” guys and we closely monitor our MAP prices online. HABA would like to welcome you to the world of Kullerbu, the ever expandable play world for children ages two and older. It’s not a train, but it has interchangeable tracks and accessories.  Ingeniously designed to work with either balls and/or cars, the Kullerbu system grows …

Douglas Introduces Silly Little Sloth

DOUGLAS is delighted to introduce Silly Little Sloth to the 2018 DOUGLAS Baby Collection! Enjoy the items individually, or get the whole set that combines 2 each of 6 of the most popular baby items (Snuggler, Plumpie, Activity Book, Activity Blankee, Sshlumpie, and Teether)! Silly Little Sloth is made of the softest cream-brown fur and sports a slow, sweet smile. When Baby wants to kick back and simply “hang around” our sloth plush toys are the perfect snuggly companions! Our friendly sloth character is made with the finest quality fabrics, hand selected for the ultimate in cuddling pleasure. Baby-safe embroidered …

Feltman Brothers introduces collector’s dolls

Recently Feltman Brothers introduced two limited edition dolls as part of the company’s 100th anniversary celebration. Sure to appeal to customers and collectors, the dolls reflect the standards of craftsmanship that the company insists upon. The dolls are designed to ensure that little girls can cherish their new friends for years and generations to come. The company’s tradition of excellence and quality workmanship have been remained in exquisite detail for this limited edition doll collection. Two dolls are available, each carefully designed down to the tiniest eyelash and fingernail, and both are dressed in exquisite Felman Brothers clothing. The 16-inch …

Be Inspired by the Story of Yahooty Who? and Find Adventure Everywhere

Excitement is soaring for Yahooty Who?™, brand new children’s book and media property, that teaches kids to think about and investigate the world in a way no other book has. The authors call Yahooty Who?™ a “participa-STORY,” and explain that it is characterized by participation between parents and children. Designed to be interactive with opportunities for children to call out in response, each Yahooty box set includes a Yahooty doll and a beautiful hardcover book. In addition, surprise blind box sock puppets can be added encouraging children and their parents to read, play, and imagine together. Like children everywhere, Yahooty has a mischievous cuteness …

Your Clothes Have Memories: We Turn Them Into Keepsakes

The Patchwork Bear specializes in up-cycling your favorite clothing into beautiful and practical keepsakes. We believe clothes hold special memories: baby’s coming home outfit, grandpa’s favorite t-shirt, game-winning jersey, etc. We transform those memories into patchwork bears, puppies, quilts and tote bags.    Our products have received numerous awards, notably the Creative Child Magazine Award for Product of the Year for our Memory Bear. We were also included in Oprah’s Favorite Things! The Patchwork Bear is a celebrity favorite- seen with Jessica Alba, Jennifer Garner, Eli Manning and more. Our Original, Award-Winning Memory Clothes Bear! Everyone has favorite clothes saved away, full of …

Retired Elementary Teacher Entertains Children through Ollie’s Unlucky Day

Margee Minter tells the story of an unlikely friendship between a cat and a dog. Wynnewood, Oklahoma, April 24, 2018 – What do you do when you are not invited to your friend’s birthday party? Find out in Margee Minter’s “Ollie’s Unlucky Day” how a surprise birthday party turns out to be not only a surprise to the celebrant but also to everyone in attendance. In the story, Lucky the Cat and Ollie the Dog have been friends for a long time. They have enjoyed playing together and having each other’s company. On Ollie’s fifth birthday, Ollie’s mother plans a surprise birthday …

5 simple things you can do to promote literacy at home and beyond

What was your favorite childhood book? Chances are, you can come up with a title right away. That’s because books create powerful memories of stories and characters that inspire kids’ imaginations and will be treasured for a lifetime. Unfortunately, some children grow up with limited access to books, meaning they’re unable to create those memories so many people take for granted. A lack of books in the home is also linked to lower reading scores and less success in school, according to research by the Family and Community Engagement Research Compendium. Even more concerning, an Annie E. Casey Foundation report found students who …

pNeo’s Tumzee® designed for successful tummy time

pNeo’s Tumzee’s® is designed to help reduce the frustration that many babies feel during tummy time. With a special “T” support to prevent a baby from sliding out, the Tumzee® allows the baby to be positioned on an incline, enabling them to interact with their environment and build the essential strength and skills needed for development. It is doctor, chiropractor, and therapist recommended. Tumzee® has the softness required for infants to be comfortable laying on it but the firmness necessary to support their weight. Suitable for ages infants weighing from 5-40 pounds, Tumzee® is available in white, pink, blue, and …

SmartNoggin Toys offers series of NogginStik, NogginSeek, more

The NogginStik™ developmental rattle was created by Marcia Haut, an early childhood developmental therapist and founder of SmartNoggin. Designed to help parents encourage early milestones in infants, NogginStik™ is more than a toy—it can guide parents and caregivers through activities and interactions to promote healthy brain development and bonding. The NogginStik® head lights up red, blue, and green to stimulate a baby’s eyes and to encourage visual tracking. The base of the NogginStik makes a soft rattle sound to please the ears and its easy-to-hold handle for mastering grasping while its textures appeal to a baby’s sense of touch. The …

EDC offers hundreds of titles, products for kids

Usborne Publishing Limited produces award-winning books of excellent quality for ages of preschool to adult. Subjects range from history, languages, natural science, crafts, parent guides, puzzle, and those of interest to beginning readers. The company presently offers over 2,000 titles including a recently added line of fiction titles. Educational Development Corporation is the United States trade publisher of a line of children’s books produced in the United Kingdom by Usborne Publishing Limited. The Home Business Division distributes these books through independent sales consultants and sells to school and public libraries. The Publishing Division distributes the books to bookstores, toy stores, …