The OgoBild + Animate, a stop-motion animation kit from OgoSport, will make its debut this month as part of a featured installation in the new Marbes’ Brain Store that just opened inside the FAO Schwarz Store in Manhattan. The Brain Store, on the second floor of the store, is located between the Lego and MOMA sections, has glass corner walls, and wide openings with decorative tile to invite customers in.
Accessories from Lockerlookz, including rugs, wallpaper, curtains, chandeliers, and more, won the Top Fun award from Tillywig Toy Awards for offering school kids products that stand out with design, construction, and play. Each year, Tillywig Toy Awards help determine the best new toys, games, and other products available in the United States for consumers, retailers, and the media.
LockerLookz Accessories, designed for tweens and olders, are priced at $6.99. Visit www.LockerLookz.com for current collections, news, and reviews, as well as a virtual dressing room.
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German toy company Haba won six prizes in four different spring toy competitions, the company announced this week. Five games and toys — a dump truck, a card game, a board game, building blocks, and beginner dominoes — won praise from reviewers, including judges from Parents’ Choice Foundation, Father’s Day 2012 Mr. Dad & Great Dad Recommends, Creative Child, and Tillywig.
Rhino Hero, a game for ages 5 and up, where players work together to build a tower of cards, earned lauds in the elementary school category in the Father’s Day 2012 Mr. Dad & Great Dad Recommends competition.
Haba’s Moover Dump Truck, for ages 1 and up, earned a Parents’ Choice Foundation Award.
Haba’s Tactile Domino Arranging Game, for ages 4 and up, won a 2012 Game of the Year award in the kids memory games category in the Creative Child Award competition. The game also earned a Best Family Fun Award in the Tillywig Awards.
The Haba Building Blocks Habaland Train, for ages 1 and up, won a Top Fun Award in the Tillywig Toy Awards.
The Haba Treetop Trouble Game, for ages 6 and up, won a Best Family Fun Award in the Tillywig Awards.
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