Selected by Stevanne Auerbach, Ph.D. (Dr. Toy)
Terrific project for awareness of ethnic diversity, occupations plus creative process making puppets. Child plays firefighter, doctor, police officer and carpenter. Ages 5-9.
Belville Pony Stables
Play adventures for girls learning to build, create and develop communication skills. 19 colorful pieces include stable and accessories to groom and care for horses. Ages 5-9.
Mottik Tool Kit
254 pieces in a realistic tool case to construct hundreds of models that bend and move. Basic shapes are squares and triangles and connectors for great versatility. Ages 3-10.
Magic Smoking Grill
Every child can be a great chef on a grill to play cooking and having a lot of fun talking about it. As the smoke and grill sizzles, they work up a real appetite. Ages 3-6.
39 wooden pieces become a circus ring complete with animals, clown and ringmaster. Complete with spectators in grandstands, this set includes other props for endless fun. Ages 3-7.