Archive for November, 2009

The Parents’ Choice 2009 Holiday Gift Guide

Thursday, November 19th, 2009

The 2009 Parents’ Choice® Holiday Gift Guide is a comprehensive resource for those in search of reasonably priced gifts that don’t skimp on quality, fun or learning value.

Throughout the year, Parents’ Choice Foundation emphasizes the importance of choosing well-made toys that have staying power, games that challenge young minds, and books that inspire a love of reading. The 2009 Parents’ Choice® Holiday Guide wraps up these recommendations and delivers them to your desktop, laptop, and starting today, even your pocket.

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Strong Museum’s National Toy Hall of Fame Adds More Icons of Play

Friday, November 6th, 2009

The National Toy Hall of Fame at Strong National Museum of Play today added three additional products to its list of historically significant playthings.

This year’s three toy honorees—the ball, the Big Wheel ride-on and the Nintendo Game Boy video game system—were selected from among 12 toy finalists that included Cabbage Patch Kids dolls, Game of Life, Hot Wheels, the paper airplane, playing cards, the Rubik’s Cube, sidewalk chalk, the toy tea set and Transformers.

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