American Classic Toy Brings Carousels to the Home

Jan29.CarouselAmerican Classic Toy has created the American Classic Carousel, a children’s carousel designed for a household setting. The carnival ride is outfitted with flashing lights, four ponies that go up and down, and classical music that plays in the background. Consumers can choose to play any or all four tunes, playing approximately 15 minutes of music, including “The Entry March of the Gladiators,” “The Stars and Stripes Forever,” “The Finale of the William Tell Overture,” and “The Waltz of the Flowers.”

The ride is built of a steel construction, non-skid aluminium platform, and multicolored horses that rotate and rise around a central column. The horses feature a mounting bar, handle, and footrest. The carousel is approximately 6.8 feet in diameter and 11 feet high.

The American Classic Carousel is designed for kids ages 3 and up, and will be available in the fall.

Photos: Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times Halloween Carnival

Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times hosted its 18th Annual Family Halloween Carnival on Sunday, October 24 in the Universal Studios Backlot. The event benefited Camp Ronald McDonald, which provides a cost-free sleep-away camp for children with cancer.

Street Surfing, maker of The Wave caster board and the Whiplash scooter, was one of the sponsors at the Halloween Carnival. More than 3,000 people attended the event including celebrities such as Gilles Marini and Rachel Griffiths (Brothers and Sisters); Billy Bush (Access Hollywood); Shar Jackson (Celebrity Fit Club: Boot Camp); Marissa Jaret Winokur (The Talk); Constance Marie (George Lopez); Rico Rodriguez (Modern Family); Alison Sweeney (Biggest Loser, Days of our Lives); Dan Benson (Wizards of Waverly Place); Daniella Monet (Victorious); Italia Ricci (Unnatural History, Secret Girlfriend); and Robbie Amell (True Jackson VP). Everyone had the opportunity to ride The Wave and Whiplash, as well as enter to win one of the many raffled off Street Surfing boards and other giveaways.

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