Winners: Toys/Games/Books

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Spot It! On the Road Game

Spot It! Meets Travel Bingo! Spot It! has officially hit the open road. Each colorful symbol is something you’d see on a typical road trip.

This edition includes an additional game variation: players scan the scenery for objects that match the symbols from the cards. Whether you’re in the big city, cruising down the highway, or just around town, there is always something to spot. Be sure to pack Spot it! On The Road and you’ll never be bored on a road trip again! More info here

Cordy Roy Lion

Cordy Roy Lion by Jellycat

Cordy Roys are designed by Jellycat of London. These whimsical animals are made from chic, super-soft corduroy. They are floppy, snuggly animals that can come along wherever you go! This lion’s roar may be big but he’s just a big softy! More info here



Not a luge, not a bike, not a scooter, the EzyRoller moves like a snake, without chains or pedals. To ride you use easy right-left leg movements. There are no chains and no batteries – the EzyRoller moves and turns silently! This toy offers the enjoyment of new locomotion possibilities that can’t be experienced on any other bike or ride-on. More info here

Rock Board Scooter

Rockboard Scooter

Want to go for a ride but on something more exciting and different than just a scooter? Try a Rockboard Scooter! This combines the fun ride of a scooter with a unique rocking motion. There are two ways to power it: kick (just like a ‘normal’ scooter) or ROCK with both feet! This toy can fold up in a compact way that makes it easy to carry. More info here

Bunny Book

Bunny’s Garden by Apple Park

Bunny’s Garden is the second book in the Apple Park series. Through helping Bunny plant a garden, the Picnic Pals show how seeds grow into plants, which can be made into all sorts of delicious and healthy foods. Through the experience, the Pals learn how fun and rewarding it is to help your friends. More info here

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The Original Reverse Charades Game

Featured on NBC’s Today Show and Radio Disney, Reverse Charades (as you know) takes the classic (and boring) charades game and gives it a hilarious twist that makes it an absolute riot to play with any active group. It’s a fast-paced, fiercely-fun competition where teams have 60 seconds to act out (without speaking) as many words as one person can guess. Words like: synchronized swimming, piñata, paparazzi, dogpile, leapfrog, pillow fight or CPR. With 720 words in each edition, they’re must-have gifts if your readers are looking for a fresh, new and affordable idea to create memories and brighten the holidays—and every day—with hours of laughter and interactive fun for everyone! Check out the game in action at

And just in time for holiday gift-giving, we’re introducing 3 new expansion word packs: Girls’ Night in Edition, Sports Edition, & Holiday Edition. More info here

Appletters Game

Appletters by Bananagrams, Inc.

THE CORE OF FUN & LEARNING – Take your turn to build a word worm. Clear the table, unzip the apple and prepare for a great family evening! Appletters is the addictive game for early readers where players work together to build a “word worm” by adding words to the head or tail. Unexpected twists and turns can happen, so stay on your toes! If you forget the rules, you might get called a “Rotten Apple!” The first player to use all of his or her tiles wins. If you’re hungry for more fun, you can take a bite out of the three extra challenge games. Parents and educators agree – Appletters helps to develop spelling skills, enhance strategic thinking, encourage cooperation, promote turn-taking, and improve concentration. Make Appletters the core of your game night fun! **All-new and improved with fan input** More info here

Zip-It Game

Zip-It by Bananagrams, Inc.

“The twenty-second word race you can play anyplace!”
ZIP-IT is an exhilarating, high-speed, two-player game played with 24 lettered cubes and colored scoring zippers that come built into the pouch. Each player takes 12 cubes and races against their opponent to build a word grid. One hand can be played in as little as 20 seconds, and everything you need is in the bag! Playable on an airplane or train tray, ZIP-IT is the ultimate travel game. Each pouch includes a WEORDS dictionary of weird words that win word games! More info here


Tenzi is a fast-paced dice game! Grab a set of dice and start rolling. Be the first to roll the same number on all ten dice and yell ‘TENZI’! More info here

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Pairs in Pears by Bananagrams, Inc.

BUILD WORDS, MATCH PATTERNS – Wordplay fun for all ages & stages. PAIRS in PEARS pairs fun with learning! Packed with 8 fun and educational activities + 2 competitive word games, PAIRS in PEARS grows with your family, from the pre-reader stage all the way through adulthood. It’s a game you’ll keep coming back to for years to come.

With developmental activities like Pattern Grouping & Letter Hunt for parents to play with their pre-readers and wordplay activities like Rhyming & Fill in the Blank for early readers, your kids will learn while having fun. And it gets even juicier with two fast, fun games that have players racing to build word grids in friendly competition. This is the game that truly has something for everyone! **All-new and improved with fan input* More info here

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Picnic Pal Blankie by Apple Park

Take your Picnic Pal Blankie for a friend on the go! Snuggle or play with their soft 100% organic cotton bodies, silk noses and naturally hypoallergenic filling. More info here

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Wrapstar Microphone

What can you make with the WrapStar Mic? WrapStar is the first mic you can bend and twist! With three feet of bendability, you can get all wrapped up in the fun! Each color includes three silly sound effects, and the built-in speaker provides ultimate creative freedom. More info here

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Boogie Monster Dance Kit

Boogie Monster is a loveable new character from Planet Boogie whose only mission is to inspire kids to dance, dance, dance! Boogie Monster teaches kids that there’s no right or wrong way to dance. In the process, kids build confidence and have fun exercising. This complete dance kit includes one Boogie Monster book, one pair of Boogie Legs Leggings, and one full-length Boogie Monster Boogie music CD by Recess Monkey. Everything is packaged in a colorful reusable box with a magnetic closure.This is a wonderful gift for parents, grandparents, and children. More info here

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bobaloo! is an adorable line of modern handmade gifts for baby and kiddo. Each product is designed to be both practical and useful, ensuring that your gift or purchase will be enjoyed over and over again.

Handmade by a team of women in central Indiana. Designed with modern fabrics that appeal to children and parents. Make perfect baby shower and birthday gifts for the shopper that wants to have the gift everyone remembers.

With long arms and legs and a fuzzy chenille back, the bunny begs to be carried around by little hands. Features a hand-embroidered face and a sweet little heart on his backside. More info here

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Beach Toys by Zoë b Organic

Beach toys made from corn, not petroleum. Zoë b Organic is all about BPA-free, sustainable, organic products for babies and kids. We believe moms deserve options that are both safer for their children and healthier for our planet. In fact, we think that’s pretty much the only option.  Available in bright fun colors.  More info here

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Monkey Gift Set by Apple Park

These gift crates make the perfect gift! Each crate contains the Apple Park Picnic Pals Book, a picnic pal soft teething toy, 100% organic cotton baby cloth and a finger puppet. Just select your favorite pal! More info here...


Tapikid Organic Canvas Playmat

Bright, fun, interactive play mats for kids, made with durable, 100% organic cotton canvas. More info here

Soft Block Set

Organic Soft Blocks by Apple Park

Three soft 100% organic cotton blocks, adorned with Picnic Pal appliques, colored apples, numbers and silk gingham patches are fun first toys! Each block makes a different sound: bell, rattle and squeaker. More info here