Archives for June 2010

Flying Turtles 20% Off This Week

Flying Turtles are Toy Of The Week! AND they are all 20% Off.

Flying Turtles take off for summer!

One of our most popular toys year after year, the Flying Turtle gets kids outside and moving for summer!

Totally kid-powered,  just steer from side to side with your hands and feet and off you go.

Manufactured by Mason Corporation for ages 3 to 12, The Learning Tree carries the Flying Turtle in 3 colors.

Teal, Green, and Purple.

Click here or on the photo for more info or to get a Flying Turtle for yourself!

Flying Turtle in GreenPurple Flying Turtle scooterFlying Turtle ride-on toy in teal

Toy News

Bananagrams co-creator dies | WPRI.com

Abraham Nathanson, a Rhode Island graphic designer, photographer, children’s book author and illustrator who invented the popular word game Bananagrams, has died. He was 80.,

Publish Date: 06/09/2010 8:32

http://www.wpri.com/dpp/entertainment/bananagrams-co-creator-dies

Eco-Friendly Toys — How to Go Green

The world we live in is going through dramatic ecological and environmental changes. The toy industry is growing more aware of the issues and is becoming more responsive to the changes in a wide variety of ways.

Publish Date: 6/15/2010 1:10:48 PM

http://www.playthings.com/article/529545-Eco_Friendly_Toys_How_to_Go_Green.php?nid=2022&mid=230373141

Library Of Special Needs Toys, Equipment Offers Families Flexibility

Toys and equipment for kids with special needs can carry a high cost and incur quick turnover, oftentimes making such devices prohibitive for families. Now, a St. Louis group is offering specialized items on loan for no charge.

Publish Date: March 18, 2010

http://www.disabilityscoop.com/2010/03/18/toy-exchange/7367/