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Dr. Toy's Best Children's Vacation Products - 2000

Winners List

Summer is a great time to explore many different activities at home, either indoors or outdoors. And it is also a grand time to explore nature in any of its forms.

The products Dr. Toy has selected provide children with experiences to help them learn during the summertime. There are great products to take along and use on a trip, and to explore once you arrive at your destination. There are products that will give children child plenty of things to do if you're staying at home.

Summertime should be about fun and learning, testing limits and learning new skills. These products provide children with creative activities. They will stimulate them with a whole range of new skills. Learning during the summer can include getting a jump start on skills like learning phonics, reading new books, playing math or strategy games. as well as having fun from all kinds of great activities.

There is something for everyone in this vast array of products. All of the companies selected have provided their best possible offerings. This summer will be about fun, exploration, and gaining new confidence.

We would like to hear from you about the experiences your child has with any of these products. We expect they will provide fun and learning, relaxation and stimulation, and a chance to test out all aspects of your child's abilities. HAVE A GREAT TIME!

Tell Dr. Toy about any questions you have about play and toys. Thanks for telling others you learned about these products from Dr. Toy's Award winners.

Let's play!

Dr. Toy's Best Children's Vacation Products - 2000 (alphabetized by manufacturer)
Company Item Type(s) Ages Price Phone
Company Item Type(s) Ages Price Phone
Logiblocs Room Alarm Pack co cp es 7-12 yr $24.95 800-772-2846
Ultimate Saturn 5 Rocket es ts 6-12 yr $44.95 800-772-2846
Ajjava Sense-ation! bg 6-12 yr $29.95 225-819-1991
Quick Chess bg es tr 6-12 yr $9.99 800-344-4241
Baby Songs Animals vt 1-6 yr $12.98 800-745-1145
Awesome Girls Doll do 3-8 yr $14.99 888-972-7879
Awesome Girls Scrapbook Fun ac 6-12 yr $7.99 888-972-7879
Beads 'n Love ac 8-12 yr $9.99 888-972-7879
Baby Buzz'r no ts tr 3 mo-3 yr $19.95 801-495-2229
Baby Shakespeare bo vt 1-4 yr $19.95 800-793-1454
Baby Webster es 1-4 yr $8.98 800-793-1454
Burple no tr 6-12 yr $10.00 215-364-1665
BeanStar Entertainment Princess Bean's Messy World at cd 4-9 yr $14.98 800-246-9225
Community Puzzle ac cp pz 3-12 yr $10.00 800-652-3760
Crayola Activity Tote ac es tr 3-8 yr $14.99 800-272-9652
Crayola Wonder Fun Desk ac es tr 3-8 yr $16.99 800-272-9652
Betting on Nature cg es 6-12 yr $9.95 508-740-3075
Families in Nature cg es 6-12 yr $9.95 508-740-3075
Nature Keeps You Guessing cg es 6-12 yr $9.95 508-740-3075
Jump Start Card Game es ge 3-5 yr $5.99 800-232-7427
Builder System-Space Discovery Set co es 3-7 yr $48.00 888-274-6869
Print Shop ac 5-7 yr $14.99 800-621-5426
Maxi Blocks co 1-4 yr $24.99 877-424-4226
Smile It's a Real Camera ho 4-7 yr $18.99 877-424-4226
Travel Sketch es 3-5 yr $12.99 877-424-4226
Classic Game Where Are We? USA bg es 6-12 yr $19.95 860-875-9166
Mutual Mania bg es 11 - 12 yr $29.99 888-327-6460
Brain Builders es ts 4-9 yr $9.98 800-287-8879
Diversity Works ge es tr 8-12 yr $15.95 800-497-8221
GoGetter 2 bo es pz ts 6-9 yr $15.00 800-231-3722
Fire Hose Hero cp es 5-9 yr $19.99 800-426-4777
Glider Rider es ts 6-9 yr $9.99 800-426-4777
1-2-3 Oy! es tr 6-12 yr $9.95 888-438-4263
I Dig Treasures Mysteries of Egypt ac es 6-12 yr $24.99 800-440-2630
Space Academy GX-I sw 6-12 yr $19.95 800-691-2986
Educational Design Slippery Slimes Fun Lab es 8-12 yr $4.95 800-221-9372
Edufun Eduplates Mixed-Up Barnyard at bo es cp 4-7 yr $16.95 330-686-6577
Elemen of Periodica Elemen of Periodica at bg bo cd es cp 6-12 yr $4.99 Out of Business
Emerald City Graphics Baby Dazzle es vt 1-12 mo $19.95 913-789-8251
Brain Explorer bo 9-12 yr $15.95 415-561-0372
Outrageous Ooze es 8-12 yr $15.95 415-561-0372
Science Explorer bo 6-9 yr $12.95 415-561-0372
Science Explorer Out & About bo 6-9 yr $12.95 415-561-0372
Sparks & Zaps es 8-12 yr $15.95 415-561-0372
Color & Wear ac cp no 3-7 yr $19.99 570-296-4709
Frank Schaffer Publications Games on the Go bo 3-5 yr $5.95 877-833-5524
Frank Schaffer Publications Match and Learn Tray Puzzles pz 3-5 yr $7.95 877-833-5524
Future Boomers Beth Manners' Magic French at cd es tr 2-6 yr $9.98 800-743-6244
Finish Lines bg 12 up $29.95 781-648-2029
Kitty Corners bg 5-8 yr $11.99 800-638-7568
E*Writer Computerized Disc eq es no op 6-12 yr $14.95 800-477-6677
Lap Loom ac 7-12 yr $39.95 800-338-9415
Munch 'n Slurp Teletubbies pl 18 mo-3 yr $24.99 800-752-9755
Talking Light-Up Dragon Tales pl 2-5 yr $19.99 800-752-9755
Hooray! Huggy Sport Bat and Balls op 2-5 yr $14.99 212-989-3660
Hooray! Huggy Sport Ringtoss op 2-5 yr $14.99 212-989-3660
Horace Hopper's Musical Adventures es cd pu cp 3-5 yr $39.99 888-291-4174
Disney Character Collection Craft Foam Treasure Book ac bo 6-12 yr $9.99 800-227-9595
Disney Scrapbooking for Kids Series ac bo 6-12 yr $9.99 800-227-9595
Mickey & Friends Pom Pom Treasure Book ac bo 6-12 yr $9.99 800-227-9595
Winnie the Pooh Cardmaking Treasure Book ac bo 6-12 yr $9.99 800-227-9595
Buddy Brush and the Painted Playhouse ac cd-rom cp eq es pz sw 3-5 yr $24.95 877-682-2122
Amazing Game Board Book bg bo es tr no 6-9 yr $19.99 800-722-6657
Discover the USA bo es no pz 7-12 yr $14.99 800-722-6657
Groovy Tube Book Sea Splash! bg bo es 5-12 yr $16.99 800-722-6657
Peel & Sparkle Starry Skies ac bo es no 6-9 yr $14.99 800-722-6657
Video Buddy es vt 3-6 yr $59.95 612-820-0600
Flash & Splash Fishin tr 12 mo-2 yr $7.99 800-545-2557
Foamania ac cp es pz tr ts 4-12 yr $4.99 888-295-0878
Fun Foam Puzzles-Under the Sea pz 3-5 yr $9.95 800-421-5533
Smart Squares-Numbers 1 to 24 pz 5-7 yr $7.95 800-421-5533
Whose Baby Are You? ge 3-5 yr $6.95 800-421-5533
Ultimate Book of Kid Concoctions ac bo cp es ho 6-12 yr $14.95 800-348-5890
Cyberail no 7-9 yr $11.99 888-543-4263
Fold N' Go Play Gym tr 1-12 mo $34.99 770-751-0442
Teething Keys tr 1-12 mo $4.99 770-751-0442
Lamaze Match & Play Jungle pz tr 12-36 mo $19.99 800-704-8697
America the Beautiful es tr 8 -12 yr $9.95 888-800-7893
Famous USA Landmarks es tr 8 -12 yr $9.95 888-800-7893
Baby Carrier / Car Seat / Cuddle Pack eq 3-5 yr 28 / 28 /16 800-242-3285
Cuddle Me-Girl My Own Baby do 3-5 yr $124.00 800-242-3285
Small Wonder Play Baby do 3-5 yr $49.95 800-242-3285
Dino Research Compound co cp es ho no 8-12 yr $79.99 860-763-6758
Legoland PC CD-ROM sw 6-12 yr $24.95 800-453-4652
Droid Developer Kit co 9-12 yr $99.00 800-363-2140
Hopscotch Play Mat es ts tr 3-8 yr $24.95 800-675-0090
Ludico Toys Truck No. 1 co ts 3-5 yr $89.95 800-583-4267
Risk 'n Roll 2000 bg 6-12 yr $14.99 888-836-7025
Adventures of Tom Sawyer at 6-12 yr $16.95 800-424-2593
Alice's Adventures at 6-12 yr $16.95 800-424-2593
Cinderella at 3-5 yr $16.95 800-424-2593
Mozart for Toddlers at 15 mo-3 yr / 1- 3 yr $12.98 800-344-2229
Mozart Magic Cube es 2-4 yr $34.95 800-344-2229
Mozart Magic Flute es 1-4 yr $7.95 800-344-2229
My First Flash Cube es 1-5 yr $19.95 800-344-2229
Video Soup Nature Babies vt 15 mo-3 yr / 1- 3 yr $12.98 800-344-2229
Wombsong Serenades at 15 mo-3 yr / 1- 3 yr $12.98 800-344-2229
Music Blocks cp eq es ts 2-7 yr $19.99 800-220-3669
Keepsake Holder Kits ac cp 8-10 yr $15.00 805-987-8085
Muffy Stuff Plus Backpack eq tr 3-8 yr $22.00 800-682-3427
Omnicor Wikki Stix Take-Along tr 3-12 yr $12.95 800-869-4554
Apples to Apples Junior ge 7-12 yr $15.95 608-244-3575
Amphibious Solar Vehicle es tr cr 10-12 yr $39.95 800-638-1694
Bears cd sw 3-8 yr $22.00 0064-359-1577
Whales bg 7-12 yr $23.95 877-426-3757
PTI Sports Tonka Diesel Bike Horn ty 3-5 yr $9.99 800-515-0074
Ravensburger USA Buggo bg es 5-7 yr $14.95 800-886-1236
Ravensburger USA Number Detective bg es 4-8 yr $19.95 800-886-1236
Phonics Double Video Set vt 6-9 yr $24.99 800-348-8445
Craftastic-Bean Bag Bears ac es 6-8 yr $14.99 800-447-2151
Curious George Board Game bg es 4-9 yr $12.99 800-447-2151
Lego Creater Game bg co es 7-12 yr $15.99 800-447-2151
Bug Rubbings Art Kit ac cp es 5-10 yr $9.99 800-362-8656
Rumpus Bag of Noise pl 2-3 yr $15.00 Out of Business
Rumpus Big Fish Little Fish pl 2-3 yr $19.99 Out of Business
Rumpus Freddy Fetch pl 3-5 yr $24.99 Out of Business
Itsy Bitsy Insect Inn ty 6 mo-3 yr $12.99 800-323-6336
Emily Elizabeth Dress-Up Doll do es ts 3-5 yr $24.99 800-724-6527
Selu Spirit Neonates do 3-5 yr $89.95 877-877-3671
Simply Storytelling Tell It Again and Again at es tr 3-5 yr $10.00 877-417-8679
Food Pyramid Bingo bg 8-12 yr $24.95 888-712-3144
Smartees Vicky the Veterinarian bo do 6-12 yr $19.99 800-484-2626
Stak-Its Collector co cp es pz 3-12 yr $1.99 877-782-5487
Lift the Lid Together bo cp es pu 3-5 yr $34.95 800-638-7568
Can Do Book bo cp es tr 2-5 yr $19.95 800-801-6860
My People Stuff Directory ac bo es no 8-12 yr $14.95 888-543-9366
T.J. Whitneys Toys Wooden Marbles and Blocks co es 4-9 yr $49.95 250-995-0055
Block-N-Roll co es 6-12 yr $29.95 207-945-4554
ComQuest Junior eq es tr 3-5 yr $24.99 800-486-0898
Go-Go Hoop tr 5-8 yr $9.99 888-844-6566
On the Go Musical Mobile es birth-5 mo $19.95 800-846-9568
Stroller Playset es 6-18 mo $17.95 800-846-9568
Take Along Arch es birth-10 mo $17.95 800-846-9568
Snuggle Pets ac cp pl ty 5-12 yr $14.99 800-937-7578
Twooth Timer es 3-12 yr $9.99 214-522-8596
Pez Card Game ge 6-12 yr $10.00 800-544-2637
USA Map Activity Set cp es tr 3-8 yr $8.00 800-445-8347
Little Smart Hugs 'n Twinkles pl tr ts 3 mo-3 yr $9.99 800-521-2010
Little Smart Muttzarts es pl ts birth-3 yr $14.99 800-521-2010
Master Pad XL eq es sw tr 8-12 yr $79.99 800-521-2010
Mouse Play Deluxe es 4-6 yr $29.99 800-521-2010
Mr. Squawky Talky cp eq es pl 3-6 yr $34.99 800-521-2010
Non-Stop Girl eq es sw tr 6-9 yr $39.99 800-521-2010
Phusion cp eq es sw pz 9-12 yr $119.99 800-521-2010
Smart Wave PC eq es sw tr 4-8 yr $19.99 800-521-2010
World Class Learning Materials Little Architect Master Builder Intermediate Set co cp 6-12 yr $49.50 800-638-6470
Color 'n Roll Coloring Desk cp tr 4-10 yr $9.95 800-973-2248

Key to Item Types:
AC - Arts & Crafts AE - Active Toy AP - Activity Product AT - Audio Tape
BG - Board Game BO - Book CD - CD CE - Entertainment
CG - Card Game CM - CD-ROM CO - Construction Toy CP - Creative Product
CR - Computer Related CS - Costume DH - Dollhouse DO - Doll
DV - DVD EG - Electronic Game EL - Electronic Product EQ - Equipment
ES - Educational Skills FP - Fantasy Play GE - Game GN- Green Product
HO - Hobby ML - Musical MM - Multimedia NO - Novelty
OP - Outdoor Play OT - Other PL - Plush Toy PT - Pool Toy
PU - Puppet PZ - Puzzle RS - Rubber Stamp SC - Science
SR - Socially Responsible ST - Stamps SW - Software TR - Travel Item
TS - Transportation TY - Toy UN - Unique Product VG - Video Game
VT - Video Tape
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