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Fat Brain Toys Image "As you peruse Fat Brain Toys, you may find something missing. In fact, if you're accustomed to the toy selection found at most stores, you may find lots of items missing. Missing are the licensed, violent, cheaply made toys that end up in the trash can shortly after being played with by your child. But what you will find instead are THOUSANDS of quality, open-ended toys, games, and gifts that entertain AND educate.

For nearly nine years, we've been carefully choosing the best toys from around the world in addition to aquiring the single largest selection of American-made toys found anywhere. But our unparalleled selection of quality toys is but one of many reasons that makes Fat Brain Toys unique:

• We provide toll-free support by our award-winning customer care before AND after the sale
• We stock nearly every product we sell from our own centrally-located warehouse
• Most in-stock orders placed by 3:00 p.m. CST are shipped the same day
• We ship orders worldwide including military APO's & FPO's

But more than anything, we are still a small, family owned and operated business that takes great pride in our ability to offer exceptional service to each and every customer." ... more
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Brain Building Toys Image"Brain Building Toys was founded by two educators, Kelly and Tyler Webster. Their combined 25 years of teaching and enthusiasm for child development lead them to creating an online educational toy store. They felt they could reach more families through the internet than a brick and mortar establishment (and they have a child to test the products).

Kelly and Tyler have studied educational philosophies such as Montessori, Piaget, and Steiner (Waldorf) to name a few. Kelly is a Montessorian by nature and is very active in the AMI (Association Montessori Internationale) society. They are continuously educating themselves and believe education is what creates true motivated free thinkers.

For those of you who have been loyal customers from the beginning (thank you) you will know that Brain Building Toys only started with a few educational toys and educational games. This is because Kelly and Tyler are very methodical and meticulous when it comes to buying the right toys and games for your children. One of their main criteria is Quality over quantity and they want to make sure you and your children will enjoy and learn from their educational toys and educational games. All children need smart toys!" ... more
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"Brainwaves Educational Toys is a family run online toy store offering America's best selection of Educational Toys, Science Kits, Rockets, Construction Toys, Electronic Kits, Chemistry sets, Brain Teasers, Games and Just Plain Fun

Remember the fun you had as a kid, exploring, building, creating and pretending? We at Brain Waves Educational Toys are dedicated to helping you provide your children with the same opportunities-- Opportunities to last a lifetime.

BrainWaves Educational Toys has assembled a range of products that are fun, challenging and have lasting value. Whether you’re looking for a science project, birthday gift, creative activity, family game or just something to make them go WOW!, Brain Waves has them all and for all ages, including adults.


Brain Waves, The Intelligent Toy store is located in Scotts Valley, California. Brain Waves is conveniently located to efficiently serve all parts of the United States." ... more
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"Our passion and love for puzzles, brain teasers and educational games drove us to open our online store and offer our huge selection to our online buyers.

We proudly present one of the largest varieties of brain teasers and educational games of all kinds. We are developing, designing, producing, sourcing and selling lots of brain teaser models, puzzles and games.

Our mission is to provide the best extensive selection of wooden Puzzles, Brain teaser puzzles, metal & wire puzzles, secret puzzle boxes and Classic wooden games.

We strive to give our customers products that are unique, affordable priced and crafted with quality.

We offer huge selection of beautiful handmade Wooden puzzles and games built of natural wood, secret puzzle boxes handmade by skilful craftsman, as well as high quality metal and wire puzzles." ... more
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"Growing Tree Toys is more than just a website full of wonderful educational toys – Growing Tree Toys is a family-owned retail institution in the hometown of State College, PA! For over 30 years, the brick and mortar store has been changing the way children play by providing them with the highest quality toys available. After 25 years of selling toys to only the local customers, GrowingTreeToys.com is “opened” in late 2003, aiming to provide the same excellent toys and excellent service that has made us successful for years.

The Growing Tree Toys retail location has helped bring happiness to “Happy Valley” by providing the best toys for children while creating awareness about how essential play is to their healthy physical, emotional, and social well being. Our knowledgeable staff strives to help customers find the perfect toy for any child, providing insight into the value of play and expert advice on the thousands of fantastic toys we carry. In addition to the amazing selection of toys, we offer many exciting activities for children at our store throughout the year that help inspire creativity and foster imagination – but most importantly, these activities are fun!

GrowingTreeToys.com is more than just a toy website – it’s the perfect virtual representation of our store, offering customers the amazing service, wonderful toys and robust features they deserve while shopping online. Featuring a carefully chosen, well-rounded toy selection, unique product details and descriptions, great information on play, helpful suggestions for gift givers, the best gift finder available, and so much more, GrowingTreeToys.com is truly a specialty toy website with the health and happiness of children at heart." ... more
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Toys“R”Us, Inc."Toys“R”Us, Inc. is the world’s leading dedicated toy and juvenile products retailer, offering a differentiated shopping experience through its family of brands. Merchandise is sold in 873 Toys“R”Us and Babies“R”Us stores in the United States and Puerto Rico, and in more than 600 international stores and over 140 licensed stores in 35 countries and jurisdictions. In addition, it exclusively operates the legendary FAO Schwarz® brand and sells extraordinary toys in the brand’s flagship store on Fifth Avenue in New York City.

With its strong portfolio of e-commerce sites including Toysrus.com, Babiesrus.com, eToys.com, and FAO.com, Toys“R”Us, Inc. provides shoppers with a broad online selection of distinctive toys and baby products. The company also operates Toys.com, which offers customers exclusive deals FAO.comfrom the company’s e-commerce sites." ... more
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MindWare"MindWare is an award-winning creator, manufacturer, and distributor of Brainy Toys for Kids of All Ages. Our diverse product line includes games, puzzles, brainteasers, arts and crafts activities, mysteries, mazes and more. Our goal is to place high quality toys that teach and entertain into the hands of children and adults. Our founder, Jeanne Voigt, started MindWare in 1990 with a small retail store in the Uptown area of Minneapolis. From there, the company has evolved into a cataloger, web retailer and distributor. MindWare mails catalogs to consumers and educators throughout the United States.

MindWare proudly distributes products to parents, homeschoolers and educators both in the U.S. and around the globe.

Our mission is to market a collection of unique learning products that engage, educate and entertain.

Over the years, MindWare has been dedicated to providing children with high quality educational products. MindWare has also developed its own Brainy Toys for Kids of All Ages. Our first product, Bella’s Mystery Deck, which debuted in 1997, is still a best seller a decade later. In 2001, after countless requests from retail stores, MindWare started offering its line of products to independent retailers nationwide.

MindWare's wholesale division (www.mindwarewholesale.com) supplies our MindWare products to specialty toy stores, the educational supply industry, gift stores, museum stores, arts and crafts stores, mail order catalogs, online retailers and other retail outlets worldwide." ... more
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Our Mission
"Thinking Maps, Inc. is committed to improving the quality of teaching and learning through the effective implementation of Thinking Maps in schools and school districts around the world. Through quality training, materials and support services, we will equip learning communities with the tools necessary to become successful thinkers, problem solvers, decision makers, and ultimately, lifelong learners.

What are Thinking Maps & How Do They Work?
Thinking Maps, developed by Dr. David Hyerle, are visual teaching tools that foster and encourage lifelong learning. They are based on a simple yet profound insight: The one common instructional thread that binds together all teachers, from pre-kindergarten through postgraduate, is that they all teach the same thought processes.

Based on thorough and well-accepted academic study and brain research, the eight Thinking Map tools correspond with eight fundamental thinking processes. More than simple task-specific graphic organizers, our tools can be utilized individually or in various combinations to form a Common Visual Language for students and teachers at all grade levels, in all subjects." ... more
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The Programmable Rover is a toy, a robot, and a tool for learning. A child programs ReCon 6.0 to navigate specified courses that can deliver a treat to a pet, surprise a family member with a personalized message, carry a soda, guard a bedroom, or just dance."SmartLab Toys makes educational toys with a book component for kids ages 4 - 12. We believe that kids learn best through hands-on exploration, so we offer that experience wrapped up in a fun toy and a cool book.

In 2004, SmartLab started out with eight science kits. Two years later, we expanded into arts and crafts. Our roster of award-winning toys now stands at nearly 50 products that stimulate both sides of the brain.

We are guided by a desire to both entertain and educate. We like to think we hide the vegetables in the cake, so to speak. And, as our 10-year-old fan Simon says, "One thing I like about your books is they teach you stuff, but they're not just Blah, Blah, Blah like some science books." Now that’s success!

Unleash some serious fun with SmartLab where toys and books collide!" ... more
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Holgate Toys image"1789 was the year America's Constitution was signed and George Washington became the country's first President. It was also the year Cornelius Holgate established a woodworking shop on the outskirts of Philadelphia in the Colonial town of Roxborough.. .we have been in continuous operation ever since! Through the generations, our company has made numerous wooden products for home, farm and industry.

Shortly after the Civil War, Holgate moved to Kane, Pennsylvania, to be near the area's abundant hardwood forests. In 1929, our company expanded its product line by making educational pre-school wooden toys. Holgate's early toy designer was Jarvis Rockwell, brother of famous illustrator Norman Rockwell who visited the Holgate factory on several occasions. Jarvis Rockwell's concern for safety, durability and educational play earned him recognition as America's premier toy designer during this period.

With the great consumer success of its toys, Holgate began concentrating on this segment of it's business. Today Holgate is synonymous with toys... and still making the finest wooden toys in America. Our factory is now located in Bradford, Pennsylvania, still in the middle of America's premier hardwood forests. Today, Holgate is recognized as the premier maker of children's wooden toys in America." ... more
Crafty Puzzles logoThe Crafty Jigsaw Puzzles Company, Educational Wooden 3D brain teasers and adult fun
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"Jigsaw Puzzles and Brain Teasers are a great way to pass the time. They can also be used a educational aids for children and adults alike. All of our puzzles are in 3D form and can be used as a display once completed. The puzzles come with a leaflet and colour photograph the help with assembly. We do not send instructions so no one cheats, but these are easily obtained from us and are available on our website.

The Crafty Puzzles Company. A small family organisation that began trading in 2004 specializing in 3D Wooden Brain Teasers toys.

We now stock a unique range of Decorative Collapsible Wooden Puzzles and Interlocking Jigsaw Puzzles. The Ultimate Brain Teasers, these 3D Logic Puzzles will sit proudly in your office or home. They will test your problem solving skills and sometimes your patience." ... more
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"Diamond Farm Book Publishers, a division of "Yesteryear Toys & Books Inc.", was established in 1974; as North America's premier source of agricultural and natural history books and videos. Over 400 different stock titles catering to all subject areas of agriculture and wildlife. International Mail Order Service." ... more
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"Yesteryear Toys & Books Inc is the World's Largest Source of model toy steam engines from Mamod, Wilesco, Cheddar, Krick, Tucher & Walther, Hermann Bohm, and Blechspielzeug . Complete range of stationary steam engines, traction engines, toy steam trains, model boat kits, marine steam models, collectible tin toys, and stirling hot air engines." ... more
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TouchMath"You can use the TouchMath program to give young children a head start, supplement a grade-level curriculum (pre-K–3), provide enrichment activities and reinforcement, and achieve the best possible outcomes for students with special needs. TouchMath is an intuitive process, designed by and for young learners.

The secret to TouchMath is simple. In fact, it can be summed up in one word: TouchPoints.
Each numeral from 1 through 9 has TouchPoints corresponding to the digit's value.

- Numerals 1 through 5 have single TouchPoints
- Numerals 6 through 9 have double TouchPoints
- As students count the TouchPoints, they associate numerals with real values. They learn that a numeral (3, for instance) is not just a squiggle on a page. It represents a quantity such as three apples, three ladybugs, three buttons or three TouchPoints.

Touching/Counting Patterns
Students count aloud as they touch the single TouchPoints once and double TouchPoints twice. This multisensory approach engages students on auditory, visual and tactile/kinesthetic levels.

To ensure that students arrive at the right answer, it is important that they touch the TouchPoints in the correct Touching/Counting Pattern for each numeral." ... more
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"If you're a doll collector, whether antique or contemporary, looking for good company and lively, intelligent discussion, you've found the place!

The Antique Dolls Collectors Online Advisors is a online community of doll collectors working together to create a friendly, and informative site for doll collectors online -- we offer information and advice as well as a place to just relax, sip your well-deserved coffee and soak up some knowledge about antique collectible dolls, gain some moral support and much encouragement." ... more
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