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Fall 2017 Tillywig Award Winners

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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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Right Fit Puzzles
Price $ 8.00 - 10.00
By MasterPieces Inc.
Age
3-8 yrs.
Top Fun

Right Fit Puzzles are designed in such a way as to ensure that each puzzle's challenge is well-suited to the age-appropriate skill level of the child. Piece size and piece count vary according to age, so that younger kids have fewer, larger pieces pieces to sort and manipulate, while older children are given a greater number of smaller pieces to organize into a whole. It is a lovely feature that helps youngsters face a fu...Read more

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Rival 5
Price $ 39.99
By Rival 5 Game LLC
Age
9 - 99
Brain Child

Rival 5 is an addictively fun game that gets kids' minds working in new and different ways. The object is to be the first player to get 5 chips in a row horizontally, vertically or diagonally. Every space on the 13 X 13 board grid displays a number. Players take turns rolling three dice and can add, subtract, multiply and divide the 3 numbers rolled in any way they choose to try to reach a number that will help them get 5...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

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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

Scoop & Learn Ice Cream Cart Back to top
Age
2+
Brain Child

Kids respond with fascination and glee while exploring one exciting feature after another on the Scoop & Learn Ice Cream Cart. This educational toy's colorful components and plentiful activities promote ample physical and mental development. Children leap into pretend play peppered with fun sounds, phrases, music and nonstop interaction as they use the magic scooper to build ice cream cone creations from a variety of flav...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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Silly Scents Marker Maker
Price $ 14.99
By Crayola
Age
6+
Best Creative Fun

The Silly Scents Marker Maker is a dreamy fun factory, a mini-assembly line with which kids can create their own set of markers in custom colors and scents. The simple tools and well-crafted components make the process of assembling each marker incredibly easy to complete in a matter of minutes. Children generate a wide range of colors by combining portions from the yellow, red or blue scented ink bottles measured accordi...Read more

Sing & Snuggle Scout / Sing & Snuggle Violet Back to top

Sing & Snuggle Scout and Sing & Snuggle Violet (sold separately) are plush puppies loaded with interactive features that entertain and engage little ones. Pressing the light-up button in the middle of either of their tummies elicits an introductory bark and a variety of warm, loving phrases. Choose among the other buttons to learn about shapes, colors and letters through spoken word and sing-a-long songs. Press the Moon a...Read more

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Slam 'n Bounce
Price $ 14.99
By Tucker Toys
Age
5+
Top Fun

This fabulous new twist on the traditional two-player paddle game ups the fun factor considerably while expanding the play possibilities. The brightly colored paddles' lightweight, aerodynamic design gives them a playfully updated look and feel that make quick swings, deft backhands and trick shots par for the course even for young players. The set's E-Z Grip ball is a marvel in and of itself, with a design that lets it b...Read more

Smart Box - Abu the Architect Back to top

This fabulous educational game gets children thinking in new and different ways, particularly in terms of logic, spatial recognition and problem solving. The set comes with 9 wooden blocks in a variety of shapes, each bearing different colors and patterns. A 49-page full color book sets the stage for the learning activities with the charming story of Abu, the senior architect's son, setting off to build 62 library buildin...Read more

Smart Box - Abu's Diary Back to top

Abu's Diary takes children on a highly enjoyable learning adventure that stimulates and develops a number of important skills. The set includes 9 inkpads with 9 differently shaped stamps along with a full color book (Abu's Diary) in which kids explore a variety of creative activities. Each page contains verbal and illustrated storyline elements along with a call to action for the reader to use one or more different stamp ...Read more

Smart Box - Abu's Magical Chest Back to top

This remarkably fun and engaging game teaches children shape recognition, letter formation, vocabulary words and context-based language comprehension. The set comes with 34 wooden letter parts, 54 alphabet cards, and a full color activity-filled book that puts the game components to excellent and enlightening use. The book starts by immersing kids in a story of little dinosaur Abu finding a magical chest filled with flat,...Read more

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smarTfold
Price $ 99.99 - 129.99
By smarTrike
Age
6 mo. - 36 mo.
Parents Favorite Products

smarTfold is an ingeniously designed, foldable, portable combination stroller and trike whose abundant features allow it to easily adapt to parents' needs and children's ever-evolving abilities. From parent-controlled trike to a pedaled trike controlled and steered by the child, smarTfold gradually evolves through six distinct age-tiered stages that put safety front and center while nurturing the child's burgeoning develo...Read more

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Soggy Doggy
Price $ 19.99
By Spin Master
Age
4+
Best Family Fun

Peals of laughter and squeals of delight are the norm whenever Soggy Doggy starts shaking the water off his furry body. Even before the game begins, Soggy Doggy is a sight for sore eyes, plunked as he is, in a water-filled bathtub at the center of the board. The race to get around the board is on! When players land on certain spaces, Soggy Doggy must be further doused from a showerhead hovering just above him. Other space...Read more

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Sort & Build Farm
Price $ 24.95
By VTech
Age
12-36 mos.
Best Creative Fun

The Sort & Build Farm inspires kids to build, sort, stack and engage in a wide range of creative play! Developing young minds get a big boost from the physical and electronic features of this colorful playset. The farmhouse contains a variety of openings (heart, circle, square, triangle) and comes with colored blocks that will each fit only through the matching-shaped space. The blocks have animal pictures on them and are...Read more

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Splash
Price $ 19.99
By Sierra Pacific Ventures LLC
Age
6+
Best Family Fun

Splash is a fast-moving, intensely entertaining game in which a keen eye and quick reflexes will get you far. Players aim to get four of a kind while rapidly passing and receiving cards to and from their neighbors, with the ultimate goal being to be the first player to spell SPLASH. Once any player achieves four of a kind, he or she grabs one of the dolphins from the table, signaling the others to do the same. Since there...Read more

Starter Pack of 119 Big Briks Back to top
Age
3-7 yrs.
Best Creative Fun

Youngsters have an absolute field day building and creating with this enormously fun construction toy. Sized perfectly for small hands to easily hold and manipulate, the Starter Pack of 119 Big Briks provides a whopping variety of colors, shapes and sizes, including triangles, circles, semi-circles, rectangles, stackable baseplates, and more! Kids get right down to business, constructing everything under the sun from mini...Read more

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Step & Learn Scout
Price $ 19.99
By LeapFrog
Age
1+
Brain Child

Little ones become highly motivated to get up and move when Step & Learn Scout is around. This interactive, playful pup comes with a plastic leash that lets youngsters take him on fun-filled walks during which Scout sings educational songs and utters enthusiastic, affirming phrases. Head, legs and tail move rhythmically as Scout rolls across the floor, his LED backpack displaying individual letters and numbers in time to ...Read more

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