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Fall 2017 Tillywig Award Winners

Toys & Games

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Mr. Pencil's Scribble & Write Back to top
Age
3+
Brain Child

Mr. Pencil's Scribble & Write offers a range of hugely enjoyable educational activities through which children learn letters, numbers, writing, drawing and other word skills. The portable, handheld device contains a stylus kids use to make selections on the A to Z keyboard (with numbers 1 through 9 across the top) and explore interactive learning using the touch screen. Six activity buttons allow young learners to choose ...Read more

Mushroom Garden Back to top
Age
18 mo.+
Brain Child

This enormously fun educational toy delights youngsters with its colorful appearance, audiovisual effects and nonstop interactivity. Flip the 'on' switch, and Mushroom Garden invites children to play and learn. A blue button lets kids choose among four modes of play - colors, numbers, music and games. In number or color mode, children can press the mushrooms (each of which has a different color and number of dots on it) t...Read more

My Comic Book - Create Your Own Comic Back to top

My Comic Book - Create Your Own Comic! contains everything young artists/authors need to write, illustrate and publish their very own comic book. The kit's perpetually playful guide book does a remarkable job of shepherding children through a highly enjoyable, thoroughly rewarding creative process in which they explore how to develop all the elements that go into making a good comic: characters, setting, panels & framing,...Read more

My Fairy Garden - Bean Blossom Back to top
Age
4+
Best Creative Fun

This utterly enchanting playset captivates and activates children's imaginations with its otherworldly charm and distinctive features. A pair of beans that come with the set grow into real lima bean plants, and each bean comes stamped with inspiring words that vary from set to set and become part of the greenery as the plant grows. Designed as a colorful watering can, the playset is home to the fairy Misty and her compani...Read more

Parker, Your Augmented Reality Bear Back to top
Age
3-6 yrs.
Brain Child

Even without taking into account Parker's delightful augmented reality features, this teddy bear makes for an exceptionally sweet and adorable companion. Although Parker contains no batteries, camera or Wi-Fi - just soft plush - a free app download for Android or iOS devices unleashes an array of interactive play options through which kids explore deeply rewarding activities such as giving Parker checkups, diagnosing ailm...Read more

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pARTS Plus
Price $ 44.95
By E-Blox, Inc.
Age
8+
Brain Child

With pARTS Plus, kids have the pleasure of exercising imagination and creativity while learning about circuits and electricity. It is a delightful blend of construction toy and science exploration made possible by E-Blox's patented technology. Included among the 70+ pARTS are 6 LED modules (2 green, 1 red, 1 blue, 1 flashing red and 1 flashing blue) that connect to a battery block and breathe new life into kids' builds. T...Read more

PAW Patrol My Size Lookout Tower Back to top
Age
3+
Top Fun

Playtime excitement soars to new heights when kids encounter this mammoth, adventure-filled playset. PAW Patrol My Size Lookout Tower has tons of fine, fun features - lights, sounds and phrases, a rotating periscope to activate missions, a backpack storage unit, a working elevator that takes pups to the top, a spiral slide that returns them down and has a station at the bottom that flips them into a waiting vehicle, a but...Read more

PicassoTiles 100 Piece Nuts & Bolts STEM Construction Set Back to top

The range and variety of objects that can be constructed with this 100 piece building set is fairly astonishing. Children's imaginations are set free by the ease with which PicassoTiles' plastic pieces (blocks, wheels, anchors, threaded bolts, and more) connect and hold together without the need for any tools whatsoever. Miniature cars, critters, robots, buildings, entire towns and more spring up with surprising speed as ...Read more

PicassoTiles 180 Piece Magnetic Tiles Deluxe Combo Toy Set Back to top

Children's imaginations are propelled to new heights of creativity by the sheer immensity of building options offered up by this massive set of magnetic tiles. The huge variety of shape and color combinations opens the door to creating countless geometric shapes and 3D architectural structures - pyramids, towers, full-blown towns, crazy creatures - the sky's the limit! The developmental benefits of this stimulating creati...Read more

PicassoTiles 2-In-1 Educational Musical Piano and Drum Play Mat Combo Set Back to top

Budding keyboardists and drummers face the distinct disadvantage of playing instruments that are notoriously bulky to store and difficult to transport. The 2-In-1 Piano and Drum Music Playmat weighs less than 2 lbs (with batteries loaded) and folds up to an exceedingly compact size that fits easily in any backpack or knapsack. To play or practice, kids have only to spread the mat on any flat surface and flip the switch to...Read more

PicassoTiles 20 Piece Pretend Play Camping Set Back to top

Children's imaginations kick into high gear the moment they lay eyes on this extraordinarily appealing pretend play camping set. Talk about a bag of goodies! Each of the set's 20 pieces is a play version of the real thing. That they are also fairly accurate representations of gear adults would bring on a camping trip only serves to further stimulate the fun and excitement that gets under way once kids get their hands on t...Read more

PicassoTiles Take-A-Part DIY Constructible Fire Truck Back to top

This delightful toy fire truck comes fully assembled and ready to roll, offering kids plenty of pretend play and mobile adventures. However, the truly impressive play aspect is the way the truck and its apparatus can be dismantled and reassembled using the plastic 2-in-1 screwdriver and wrench (both of which function just like the real deal) that come with the set. The degree to which the truck can be taken apart and brok...Read more

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Piccoli Plush Horse
Price $ 30.00
By Piccoli Horses
Age
2+
Top Fun

It is a genuine pleasure to encounter a delightful toy like Piccoli Plush Horse that manages to stand out among the considerable offerings available in the plush category. Both visually and texturally, these stunningly soft horses offer a feast for the senses and a super cuddly companion for the young. These high quality 14 inch plush horses are available in brown, tan, and black. Each has a luxurious mane and tail that, ...Read more

Pop-a-Balls Push & Pop Bulldozer Back to top
Age
12-36 mos.
Brain Child

One of the wonderful things about the Pop-a-Balls Push & Pop Bulldozer is how thoroughly rewarding its physical and electronic features are in and of themselves. Seamlessly blended in one colorful, interactive push toy, they provide youngsters with exciting experiences through which they learn and grow through play. The physical features alone are a marvel. The push toy allows kids to drop colorful balls into the bulldoze...Read more

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PrettyPro game
Price $ 25.00
By Decker Sisters LLC
Age
6+
Best Family Fun

It is increasingly uncommon these days to come upon a board game as abundant as PrettyPro, the impressive sight of which signals good times ahead for those who grab a seat at the table. As play gets under way, the pleasurable sights and sounds only multiply: the click-clack of rolled dice, the tat-tat-tat of game pieces along the board, the silky sounds of cards being flipped and pencils coloring on sketchpads. Each pad d...Read more

Pull & Discover Activity Elephant Back to top
Age
12-36 mos.
Parents Favorite Products

Even grownups laugh and smile when they see the Pull & Discover Activity Elephant led across the floor, purple ears flapping all the while. Little ones flock to this dazzlingly adorned elephant as they would to a candy store. Part of the attraction resides in the rich array of manipulative features - a springy canary atop the elephant's back, the rolling ball in the tip of its trunk, a spinning flower, sliding caterpillar...Read more

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Rooster Race
Price $ 21.99
By RoosterFin
Age
5+
Best Family Fun

RoosterFin's winning approach to fast, fun, family games continues with Rooster Race, a rollicking good time that pits lady luck against players' educated guesses. After being dealt 14 cards apiece, players take turns guessing if the card they are about to flip is higher or lower than the one currently atop the center pile. The cards range in value from 1 to 15 and are adorned with quirky, playful illustrations that bring...Read more

Rusty Rivets Rivet Lab Playset Back to top
Age
3+
Best Creative Fun

This cleverly designed playset includes a hands-on build perfectly suited to children age 3+ and is so rich in features that kids immediately launch themselves into deeply imaginative play. The playset starts out as a portable toolbox-like structure that magically transforms into Rusty's Rivet Lab (just like it does on the show!) and comes with an exclusive Rusty figure and robot helper. Lights and sound effects add to th...Read more

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SackPals
Price $ 39.95
By SackPals
Age
3+
Parents Favorite Products

SackPals is an exceptionally cozy play environment into which kids slip themselves as they would a sleeping bag. The aptly named Snuggle Sack comes with four soft, sweet citizens attached to its surface, a plush puppy, elephant, kitty and turtle who look for all the world as if they have just found a home. Each animal has a small velcro-like strip on its belly that lets it be detached and reattached to the Sack in the bli...Read more

Saudia Airlines Kids Travel Packs Back to top

Saudia Airlines Kids Travel Packs are compact, lightweight, zippered pouches packed with goodies that do an excellent job of keeping kids entertained and engaged during flights both short and long. The packs (which have a shoulder strap for easy carry) and the items within are branded Tsum Tsum and adorned with colorful Disney characters. Kids Short Haul Kit contains a travel wallet, several origami projects, a draw-and-e...Read more

Scribble, the Mobile Drawing Studio Back to top
Age
3-12 yrs.
Best Creative Fun

This mobile drawing studio is like a mini-briefcase that puts fun, creative activities at kids' fingertips anytime, anywhere. The compact, lightweight carrying case (available in a variety of visual designs) is playful and eye-catching and can be carried by its handle or using the attachable shoulder strap. Two velcro strips allow for lightning quick open and reseal. Inside, kids find an activity book that contains page a...Read more

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Shivers the Penguin
Price $ 24.00
By Teknikio
Age
8+
Brain Child

"Shivers" the Penguin offers a distinctive blend of crafting activity and science project through which children can explore and learn. Kids have the pleasure of sewing together felt pieces and electronic parts to create a plushie penguin play companion. Conductive thread sewn into the penguin's body creates a circuit that can be completed by folding one of Shivers' wings until two conductive pads are touching, causing a ...Read more

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