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ow. Play. Learn. r r o B About TOYbrary:

The TOYbrary at Sandusky Library was created to allow children to learn and explore through PLAY. Each toy was carefully selected based upon its functionality and educational features. Some have won awards, others contain your child's favorite character, and many are great for children with special needs. All toys fall into a category, and each of them helps children learn a variety of essential skills. Use our online or in-library TOYbrary catalog as a guide to selecting the perfect fit for your child. If you need help, just ask!

TOY Checkout:

Limit: 2 per patron Checkout length: 21 days The TOYbrary hub is located at the Children's Services Desk. This is where they are checked out and returned. Upon return, each toy gets a check-up and bath before going home with the next child.

PLAYing:

While some toys need no instructions, others may include some helpful hints on how to get the most out of the toy. Some toys include batteries. If they run out during your checkout, feel free to replace them. If not, just let us know upon return. Some toys contain quite a few pieces; use the attached toy page to make sure you've gotten them all from under the couch or behind the dresser. We understand that things happen - if the batteries run out, a toy gets damaged, or you forget a piece, just let us know! Above all else, through this TOYbrary, we want kids to use their imagination, learn, explore, be kids, and have FUN!


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Active Play Activity Center Baby & Toddler Blocks/Building Cause & Effect Imaginative Play Lacing Life Skills Literacy Math Mazes Mechanical Music Puzzles Shape Sorters Stack & Nest Tactile Vehicles


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Active Play

Bowling Friends Preschool Playset

Skills: Concentration, Coordination, Social Play, Gross Motor Recommended Ages: 2 - 6 years Description: This preschool-friendly bowling set has soft plastic components that are easy to lift, easy to maneuver, and so much fun to knock down! Six unique character pins feature bright colors, raised textures, and sweet facial expressions to encourage little bowlers. Set them up indoors and out--young children will have a blast finding new ways to knock them down!

All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.

Category: Active Play

Includes: 6 pins, 1 ball, vinyl case


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Active Play

Croquet

Skills: Concentration, Coordination, Social Play, Gross Motor Recommended Ages: 3 - 6 years

Category: Active Play

Includes: 4 wooden balls (bird, tiger, monkey and frog) 2 mallets, 4 wickets, final stand, canvas bag

Description: A favorite family game with a very friendly design. The colorful Croquet set can be played in several adjustable settings.

All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.


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Active Play

Mini Golf

Skills: Concentration, Coordination, Social Play, Gross Motor Recommended Ages: 3 - 6 years Description: Play this fun mini golf game in the play room or backyard! The game helps to build motor skills and coordination.

All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.

Category: Active Play

Includes: 2 golf clubs, 2 balls, 3 tracks, 1 hole, red flag, bag


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Active Play

Monkey Bowling

Skills: Concentration, Coordination, Social Play, Gross Motor Recommended Ages: 3 - 6 years

Category: Active Play

Includes: 5 pins (yellow, green, orange, blue, red), 1 ball Description: This game features 5 funky monkey pins and a monkey ball. Knock as many of the pins down to win!

All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.


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Active Play

Monster Bowling

Skills: Concentration, Coordination, Social Play, Gross Motor Recommended Ages: 2 - 6 years Description: Don’t usually get that “warm and fuzzy” feeling when bowling? Well, that’s about to change! This amazingly creative monster bowling game for kids adds color, texture and a whole lot of eyes to a familiar game!

All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.

Category: Active Play

Includes: 6 pins, 1 ball, vinyl case


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Activity Center

Busy Tot

Awards: The National Parenting Center's Seal of Approval

Skills: Relationships, Facial Expression, Fine Motor Skills,

Early Learning Concepts

Category: Activity Center

Recommended Ages: 1 - 3 years Includes: Activity Center Description: A sturdy, solid wood base provides support for little ones as they learn to sit and stand. Bright colors and bold graphics draw attention and smiles! Four sides of activity with dozens of moving parts stimulate through color and shapes. Blocks that spin with colorful designs help children learn relationships: sun turns to clouds, door is to house, apple is to tree, and more. A large mirror for exploring facial expressions and pegs that easily move when pushed along a squiggly line provide more active fun and learning concepts. All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.


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Activity Center

Discovery Box

Skills: Fine Motor, Coordination, Logic Includes: Discovery Box Description: So much to do in so little space! Five sides of activities keep little hands in constant motion. A mirror reflects the smiles.

All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.

Category: Activity Center

Recommended Ages: 2 - 5 years


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Activity Center

Laugh & Learn Kitchen

Skills: Auditory, Language & Communication, Mathematical, Problem Solving, Imagination

Category: Activity Center

Recommended Ages: 9 - 36 months Includes: Folding kitchen, red measuring cup, yellow spoon, milk, carrot, red jar

Batteries: 2AA Description: Cook up some learning fun with busy activities inside and out, front and back. Open and close the refrigerator, flip the light switch, stir the soup, check to see what’s cooking in the oven all while enjoying music, sounds, light-up fun, four modes of play and more than 20 sing-along songs and musical activities. All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.


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Activity Center

Rolling Busy Bus

Awards: Parents’ Choice Approved Award, 2013 PAL Award

Skills: Visual Stimulation, Hand-eye Coordination, Cause & Effect Includes: Activity Center Bus Description: The beads on the bus go round and round, and up and down, and over and under! This wooden bead maze bus is on a roll! The curvy bead maze at the top, peek-a-boo window, sliders, turning tiles, spinning gear, and wheels will keep tots learning and having fun. A great early learning toy for developing visual stimulation, hand eye coordination and cause and effect.

All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.

Category: Activity Center

Recommended Ages: 1 - 3 years


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Activity Center

Sesame Street Playset

Skills: Fine Motor Skills, Imaginitive Play Category: Activity Center

Recommended Ages: 1-5 years Includes: Fold-up play set, Elmo & Cookie Monster figurines Description: What’s more fun than watching Sesame Street? Playing in the Sesame Street neighborhood! Your child will love imagining adventures with the Sesame Street playset! Between Mr. Hooper’s store, Big Bird’s nest and other destinations, your child will spend hours pretending with the included Elmo and Cookie Monster figures. Oscar even pops out of his trash can!

All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.


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Activity Center

Sing & Play Farm

Skills: Language and Communication, Fine Motor, Auditory Includes: Sing & Play Farm Batteries: 3 AAA Description: Get a moooove on learning with take-along barnyard fun! Push buttons, turn keys, flip switches and explore with 5 interactive play areas and 13 adorable animal friends.

All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.

Category: Activity Center

Recommended Ages: 1 - 3 years


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Activity Center

Sort & Count

Skills: Fine Motor, Logic, Problem Solving Category: Activity Center

Recommended Ages: 1 - 3 years Includes: Activity center, 6 blocks (star, circle, triangle, heart, square, arch)

Description: Baby’s active mind will be challenged with this fun and sturdy wooden house. Sort & Count’s colorful roof of beads help little ones learn colors and simple counting. Six different shaped blocks introduce spatial relationships, colors and designs inspire and cultivate on-going play, from crawling to walking and beyond. All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.


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Baby & Toddler

Baby Toy Bundle 1: Peek-a-boo Panda, Flapping Fish, Dinosaur Grasping

and clack as its paws flap up to cover the cheerful face, then push them down again to say, “Hello!” Even babies can bring about a big visual change with just a simple motion, so they’re encouraged to keep exploring as fine motor skills grow naturally.

Flapping Fish: First Play Flapping Fish features four wooden scales that flip and flap and an eye that spins! With contrasting colors and click-clack sounds, this wooden toy is ideal for infants and young toddlers developing hand-eye coordination and concepts of cause-and-effect.

Dinosaur: Fun will never be extinct as long as this delightful, long-necked dino is around! Eleven hardwood segments can be twisted and turned to change the position of the dinosaur’s head, neck, legs and tail. All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.

Category: Baby & Toddler

Skills: Fine Motor, Cause & Effect Recommended Ages: 9 - 24 months Includes: Flapping Fish, Color Star Tumbler, Peek-a-boo panda Panda: This wooden panda baby toy loves to play peekaboo! Hear the click


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Baby & Toddler

Category: Baby & Toddler

Baby Toy Bundle 2: Flapping Flower, Clacking Key

Skills: Fine Motor, Cause & Effect Recommended Ages: 9 - 24 months Includes: Flapping Flower, Dinosaur Grasping, Clacking Key Flapping Flower: This colorful wooden flower toy features clicking, clacking petals! Perfect for developing visual discrimination and hand-eye coordination, this clever toy makes early skills part a natural process of discovery and play.

Clacking Key: This key chain engages infants and toddlers with its rattling sound, bright colors and rotating keyhold.

All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.


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Baby & Toddler

Baby Toy Bundle 3: Caterpillar Grasping, Crab, Spinning Penguin

wooden caterpillar! With bright colors, an easy-to-grasp body and twisting wooden segments, this appealing bug buddy encourages basic skills.

Crab: With a smooth, rounded shell, six contoured legs and bright-red coloring, First Play Twisting Crab is a treat for baby’s hands and eyes! The pleasing textures and movements invite grasping and exploration, promoting key developmental skills naturally.

Penguin: Two colorful rings rattle and turn when little hands spin them around! This penguin wooden toy, made with top-quality hardwood and child-safe dyes, is perfect for grasping, rattling and exploring sounds and movement. All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.

Category: Baby & Toddler

Skills: Fine Motor, Cause & Effect Recommended Ages: 6 - 24 months Includes: Caterpillar Grasping, Crab, Spinning Penguin Caterpillar: Curious little ones love to grasp, twist and turn this cute


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Baby & Toddler

Baby Toy Bundle 4: Wiggling Worm, Peak-a-boo turtle, Friendly Fish

Category: Baby & Toddler

Skills: Fine Motor, Cause & Effect Recommended Ages: 1 - 2 years Includes: Wiggling Worm, Peak-a-boo turtle, Friendly Fish Worm: It’s easy to twist and turn this wooden worm’s eight sections into different positions and form creative shapes! With its bright shades of green, appealing expression and easy-to-grasp size, this is a perfect first manipulative.

Turtle: The Peek-a-Boo Turtle wooden toy has four polka-dot legs that flap open, then snap back to their hiding place with a clack! Young toddlers and babies can develop concepts of object permanence as well as hand-eye coordination as they click the feet and head in and out.

Fish: Join this vibrant school of fishes and go to the head of the class with twisting, turning fun. With six hardwood segments, connected with durable, elastic bungee, this wooden baby toy can be positioned and re-positioned for endless fun. All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.


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Baby & Toddler

Go Baby Go: Press & Crawl Turtle, Press & Crawl Lion

Skills: Gross Motor, Auditory, Cause & Effect Includes: Press & Crawl Turtle, Press & Crawl Lion Batteries: 2 AA (Turtle) Turtle: A little turtle to press, a BIG turtle that rolls and moves, plus lots of fun surprises, action and sounds to reward baby!

Lion: When baby is ready to crawl, an adorable rolling lion is an encouraging friend! Baby bats at the lion’s mane to make it spin, developing fine motor skills. All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.

Category: Baby & Toddler

Recommended Ages: 9 - 36 months


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Baby & Toddler

Growing Baby Toys 1: Tiger Stacker, Silly Sounds Puzzle, Press & Crawl Turtle

Skills: Coordination, Problem-Solving, Auditory, Fine Motor, Gross Motor

Recommended Ages: 9 - 36 months Includes: Tiger (tiger base, 3 stackers) Puzzle (puzzle base, 6 animal

Category: Baby & Toddler

pieces) Press & Crawl Turtle

Batteries: 2 AAA (Puzzle) Tiger: Learning to sort and stack colorful rings is a great way to develop basic skills. Grasping and placing them on the post enhances baby’s fine motor skills and eye-hand coordination. They also help baby learn about different shapes, sizes and colors.

Puzzle: The Match & Sounds Puzzle is a great way to develop baby’s matching, discovery and fine motor skills.

Turtle: A little turtle to press, a BIG turtle that rolls and moves, plus lots of fun surprises, action and sounds for baby. All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.


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Baby & Toddler

Growing Baby Toys 2: Animal Activity Puzzle, Xylo Fish, Pull Along Froggie

Skills: Visual, Problem Solving, Coordination, Music, Gross Motor, Recommended Ages: 1 - 3 years Includes: Puzzle (puzzle base, 6 pieces) Fish (xylo fish, star mallet) Froggie (froggie w/ attached string)

Puzzle: A shape-matching puzzle full of friendly animals and busy activities is a great way to enhance baby’s developing skills!

Fish: Babies love music and rhythms that encourage moving. The Musical Xylo Fish lets them make their own sounds to move and groove to!

Froggie: A fun pull-along friend provides encouragement for baby to practice first steps. Wobbly wheel action makes the froggie move back and forth as beads go clickety-clack, teaching about cause and effect. All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.

Category: Baby & Toddler

Fine Motor


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Infant Motor Skills Bundle

Awards: Astra's Best Toys for Kids Award 2014

Skills: Gross Motor, Auditory, Cause and Effect, Coordination, Fine Motor

Category: Baby & Toddler

Recommended Ages: 6 months and up Includes: 1 Go Baby Go! Crawl-Along Musical Ball 1 Pipsquigz Set (1 blue, 1 green, 1 pink)

Batteries: 2 AA Description: This set includes a crawl along ball that rolls and plays music and a set of pipsquigz toys featuring different textures that can be attached to any flat surface or each other for hours of entertainment.

All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.


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Baby & Toddler

Laugh & Learn Food: Lunchbox, Singin' Scoops

Scoops (cone base, choclate & strawberryscoops)

Batteries: 2 AA (Lunchbox) 2 AA (Singin’ Scoops) Lunchbox: Shape sorting, stacking and learning fun – in a lunchbox that’s perfect for baby. When it’s time to “eat” open up the lunch box for all sorts of fun surprises! Four foods encourage put-and-take play as baby grasps and matches them to their spots in the lunchbox.

Scoops: 1, 2, 3 … big, medium, small … vanilla, strawberry, chocolate! Learning is extra-delicious with three scoops of fun! They’re easy to grasp and stack for yummy rewards, helping baby learn letters, sizes and manners. All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.

Category: Baby & Toddler

Skills: Auditory, Language & Communication, Music, Mathematical Recommended Ages: 1 - 4 years Includes: Lunchbox (lunchbox, apple, cheese, milk, 2 bread, 1 jelly)


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Baby & Toddler

Poppin Park Elefun Busy Ball Popper

Awards:

Category: Baby & Toddler

Toy of the Year Award Winner, 2012; Parents Choice Fun Stuff Award

Skills: Fine Motor Skills, Gross Motor Skills Recommended Ages: 9 - 36 months Includes: Elefun Ball Popper, 5 plastic balls (red, orange, green, purple, blue) Batteries: 4 AA Description: Get silly with poppin’, droppin’ colored balls and a fun elephant pal with the Playskool Poppin’ Park Elefun Busy Ball Popper! Once the balls pop out of the elephant’s trunk, it’s anybody’s guess which way they’ll roll - into the belly for put-and-take play, across the room for baby to crawl after, or back through the trunk for more poppin’ surprises. With 10 fun tunes to play and this elephant’s trunk controlling the poppin’ direction, the play is exciting, engaging and, most of all, fun! All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.


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Baby & Toddler

Sesame Street Early Concepts Bundle: Nesting Cups, Big Bird Stack n Nest

Skills: Fine Motor Skills, Logic Includes: Nesting Cups (4 nesting cups) Big Bird (lampost base, 4 stacking rings)

Nesting Cups: Stack, pour, nest and scoop with your favorite Sesame Street characters. Includes 4 colorful cups, each featuring a different character.

Big Bird: This adorable Big Bird stacker comes with four colorful textured rings and helps baby build fine and gross motor skills.

All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.

Category: Baby & Toddler

Recommended Ages: 9-36 months


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Blocks/ Building

Bricks and Books: Peekaboo Jungle, Busy Farm, Let's Go Vroom

Skills: Language & Communication, Fine Motor, Creativity Recommended Ages: 18 months - 4 years Includes: Jungle (Board book, 13 pieces) Farm (Board book, 15 pieces)

Category: Blocks/Building

Jungle: Watch your child listen and build along in a world of wild animal fun. Read adorable stories about iconic jungle animals to your toddler as he or she builds along!

Farm: The easy-to-follow illustrations and engaging story line make building fun, while familiar objects will fill your child with an immense sense of pride. Busy Farm is the perfect introduction to LEGO building fun.

Vroom: Reading about the iconic airplane and sports car as you build it, using the easy-to-follow illustrations and engaging story line, will leave your child with a great sense of achievement. Let’s Go. Vroom. is the perfect introduction to LEGO building fun. All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.


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Blocks/ Building

LEGO Creative Build: Cars, Animals

Skills: Creativity, Visual, Fine Motor Recommended Ages: 2-5 years

Cars: Zoom around town with the set featuring over 40 colorful, vehicle-themed DUPLO bricks to build and rebuild the coolest cars! With the special combine and create concept, your child can create vehicles of all shapes and sizes by combining just a few colorful bricks. Animals: Introduce your child to a whole animal-themed world of creativity and building fun with this fun Creative Animals set! Use the inspiration cards to help your young creator assemble the easyto-build giraffe, bunny, dog and worm, each with its own distinctive, bright color theme. All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.

Category: Blocks/Building

Includes: Cars (40 pieces, see included) Animals (24 blocks, see included)


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Blocks/ Building

LEGO Creative Food: Picnic, Ice Cream

Skills: Creativity, Visual, Fine Motor Recommended Ages: 2-6 years Includes: Picnic (52 pieces, see included) Ice Cream (24 pieces, see

Category: Blocks/Building

included)

Picnic: Let your child create an amazing selection of tasty snacks with this set! They’ll love combining the colorful bread, meat, ketchup, lettuce and various other bricks to serve up the tastiest sandwiches, burgers and snacks ever! The box lid also doubles as a serving tray and sandwich recipes are included with the set to get you and your child started!

Ice Cream: Create the tastiest creative ice cream out of bricks! This amazing set features a collection of colorful brick scoops of tasty ice cream, fun toppings and a cone. Your child will love to stack the large, tactile bricks and serve up fun ice cream combinations for the whole family! All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.


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Blocks/ Building

LEGO Number Train

Skills: Mathematical, Creativity, Visual, Fine Motor Recommended Ages: 2-5 years Description: Hop aboard the Number Train where learning to count has never been so much fun! With numberedbricks and 3 wagons, young builders will learn math skills while creating and constructing their own toddler-friendly train! Rebuild into a tunnel, building, dog house and more.

All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.

Category: Blocks/Building

Includes: Train (27 pieces, see included)


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Blocks/ Building

Toddler LEGO Build: Play Cubes, Boat Fun

Awards: 2013 PAL, 2013 Parents Choice Award (Silver)

Skills: Creativity, Visual, Fine Motor

Category: Blocks/Building

Recommended Ages: 2-5 years Includes: Cubes (17 pieces, see included) Boat (17 pieces, see included) Cubes: Help your young child to explore, play and create with the play cubes! These extra-large bricks are the perfect introduction to creative building for toddlers.

Boat: Play time can be extra fun when your child builds the LEGO DUPLO boats. There are animals, including a red rabbit and a cute bear as well as bricks to expand the fun even more. Also included are a window, archway, patterned bricks and the opportunity to build a tree or small homes for the animals. All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.


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Cause & Effect

Bop & Roll

Awards: Parent’s Choice - Recommended, Parent’s Magazine - Toys of the Year, Family Review and Award CenterGold Award, Family Review and Award Center - Seal of Approval

Skills: Cause & Effect, Fine Motor Includes: Track base, wooden mallet, 3 wooden balls (blue, yellow, red)

Description: Little hands can grab and bop one of the three brightly colored balls into the hole on top, then watch as it cascades down four levels of patterns and designs.

All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.

Category: Cause & Effect

Recommended Ages: 10 - 36 months


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Cause & Effect

Gears and Puzzles Deluxe

Awards: 2013 Parents Choice Gold Award

Skills: Cause & Effect, Fine Motor, Creative Category: Cause & Effect

Recommended Ages: 2+ years Includes: 24 pieces Description: Explore and build even more endless possibilities by combining the expanded assortment of gears. Place the puzzle pieces together and watch the amazing movement you can create by spinning and twirling the gears.

All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.


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Cause & Effect

Gears Bundle: Catepillar, Vehicles, Buttlerflies

Skills: Cause & Effect, Visual Includes: Catepillar (board, red, orange, yellow, green, blue, red gears) Vehicles (board, 2 red, 2 yellow, 2 blue gears) Butterflies (board, 2 orange, 2 purple, 2 pink gears)

Descriptions: Turn the gears slowly and watch each interlocking segment move the next. With their bulky, notched shape, the colorful gears are easy for children to fit onto the color-coordinated pegs then rotate, remove and rearrange. Toddlers will be fascinated by the colors and movement of this charming toy. All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.

Category: Cause & Effect

Recommended Ages: 1.5 - 4 years


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Cause & Effect

Pound & Tap Bench

Awards:

Skills: Coordination, Fine Motor, Cause & Effect, Music Category: Cause & Effect

Recommended Ages: 1 - 3 years Includes: 3 balls (red, green, blue), xylophone, mallet, base Description: Pound the balls and they drop on the xylophone, playing out a pleasant scale of notes as they spill out the side - or toddlers can pull out the xylophone and tap directly on the keys.

All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.

, Music

2011 - Parenting Magazine Best Toys of the Year, Creative Child - Toy of the Year


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Cause & Effect

Pound n Play

Awards: Oppenheim Best Toy GOLD Award Winner

Skills: Fine Motor, Cause & Effect Includes: red base, hammer, 4 balls Description: Use the easy grip hammer to pound the four funny faced balls through the holes. It is a great way to reinforce coordination and motor skills.

All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.

Category: Cause & Effect

Recommended Ages: 12 - 36 months


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Cause & Effect

Whacky Ball

Awards: Dr. Toy Best Pick, Able Award

Category: Cause & Effect

Skills: Fine Motor, Cause & Effect, Special Needs Recommended Ages: 1 - 3 years Includes: 4 balls, hammer, tray, mirrored track Description: Hammer in the morning. Hammer in the evening. Hammer at nap time. And snack time. Whenever.

All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.


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Imaginative Play

B. Farm House

Skills: Social, Creativity, Imagination Includes: Farm house, farmer, horse, lamb, goat, pig Description: Farm house opens up for full view of barn. Also includes farm animal figures and pieces to store inside.

All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.

Category: Imaginative Play

Recommended Ages: 2 - 6 years


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Imaginative Play

Funtime Tractor

Awards:

Today’s Toy Test

Skills: Fine Motor, Auditory, Imagination Recommended Ages: 1 - 4 years

Category: Imaginative Play

Includes: Tractor, farmer, horse, pig, chicken, horse, cow, sheep Batteries: 4 AA Description: Five animal friends stand in the trailer and make animal sounds when placed in their appropriate spots. Press the funnel to hear realistic engine sounds and then the tractor rolls along for 10 seconds! Push the driver to hear a fun melody. Push the steering wheel to hear a horn sound.

All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.


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Imaginative Play

Shapes & Sharing Picnic Basket

Skills: Gross Motor, Fine Motor, Imagination, Mathematical Includes: Basket, blue plate, yellow plate, purple cup, green cup, 2 red forks, picnic cloth, watermelon, sandwich, orange, pie, cookie, cheese & cracker Batteries: 3 AAA Description: Explore shapes, colors, manners and more with this 14-piece talking picnic set.

All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.

Category: Imaginative Play

Recommended Ages: 1 - 4 years


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Lacing

Lace & Trace: Pets, Farm

Skills: Concentration, Fine Motor, Visual, Logic Recommended Ages: 3 - 6 years

Category: Lacing

Includes: Pets (5 panels, 5 laces) Farm (5 panels, 5 laces) Description: With adorable pets pictured on both sides, it’s fun to practice lacing and tracing skills. This wooden set contains five sturdy, double-sided lacing panels, plus five color-coordinated laces! Develop hand-eye coordination and attention skills with this great activity.

All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.


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Lacing

String Bundle: Farm, Beep

Awards: 2008 Parents Choice Recommended

Skills: Concentration, Fine Motor, Visual, Logic Recommended Ages: 3 - 6 years

Description: String up big, chunky shapes with these wood beads. Thread the cotton lace through the openings on either side of the beads and string up a collection! Stringing helps young children develop fine motors skills and the beads help promote sequencing and counting skills.

All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.

Category: Lacing

Includes: Farm (12 wooden beads, red string) Beep (12 wooden beads, red string)


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Life Skills

Basic Skills Bundle 1: Lacing Sneaker, Shape Sorting Clock

Awards: Parents Magazine: Best Brainy Buys October 2004

Skills: Special Needs, Fine Motor, Logic Recommended Ages: 3 - 6 years Includes: Sneaker (red sneaker, lace) Clock (clock base, 1-12 blocks)

Category: Life Skills

Sneaker: This wooden high-top sneaker will make practicing enjoyable and help your child reach the developmental milestone of learning to tie shoes.

Clock: Children can match the colors, sort the shapes, and solve the puzzle as they manipulate the color blocks and turn the hands, laying the groundwork for learning to tell time.

All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.


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Life Skills

Basic Skills Bundle 2: Latches & Basic Skills

Awards: Top Pick for Special Needs

Skills: Fine Motor, Logic, Cause & Effect, Special Needs Recommended Ages: 3 - 6 years Includes: Basic Skills Board (bear board, 6 pieces); Latches Board count on finding fun when the picture beneath is revealed on this wooden play board and educational toy!

Basic Skills Board: This wooden bear is always smiling, but he’s happiest when fully dressed! Getting dressed won’t be such a puzzle once zipping, buckling, snapping, lacing and tying, and other dressing skills are mastered.

All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.

Category: Life Skills

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Life Skills

Eggspressions

Skills: Emotion, Social, Language & Communication Recommended Ages: 2 - 6 years

Category: Life Skills

Includes: 6 wooden eggs, 6 plastic bases (blue, green, yellow, red, orange, purple), board book Description: Eggspressions by Hape has unique egg-heads that help children learn to identify and express their feelings in a fun and funny way. Offers a role-playing activity to help children identify their feelings.Â

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My Mood Memo

Awards: Parents Magazine: Best Brainy Buys October 2004

Skills: Emotion, Social, Language & Communication, Coordination Recommended Ages: 2 - 6 years Description: How are you feeling today? Match the expression on the color wheel with the expression on the round disc. Then name the feeling. Flip the discs over and try to remember where the two matching faces are found. Children learn how to match two identical emotions with this fun memory game. They'll also learn to give appropriate names to their feelings which will help them use their words. All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.

Category: Life Skills

Includes: 24 emotion tiles, game board


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Sorting Suitcase

Skills: Fine Motor, Tactile, Visual, Problem Solving Recommended Ages: 3 - 5 years

Category: Life Skills

Includes: Suitcase, 10 activity cards, 40 double sided clothing pieces, activity guide Description: Sort socks, shoes, shirts, and shorts by colors and patterns. Each activity card suggests an item to find or a pattern to complete.

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Life Skills

Wooden Doorbell House

Skills: Fine Motor, Cause and Effect, Imagination Recommended Ages: 3 - 5 years Includes: 1 wooden dollhouse with 4 attached keys and 4 dolls Description: This wooden dollhouse includes four different doorbells and locks to discover. Enjoy opening each door and letting the dolls explore their portable home.

All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.

Category: Life Skills

Batteries: 2 AAA


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Literacy

Alphabet Soup Sorters

Skills: Fine Motor, Auditory, Language and Communication

Category: Literacy

Recommended Ages: 4 - 7 years Includes: 130 die–cut photo cards, 52 color–coded letters (red vowels, blue consonants), and 26 durable cardboard cans with lids Description: Cook up early literacy skills! Familiar-looking cans and their corresponding contents reinforce each letter of the alphabet.

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Literacy

Elmo's Find and Learn Alphabet

Awards: The Baby Bump Best Toys for Babies and Toddlers

Skills: Language & Communication, Auditory Recommended Ages: 2 - 5 years Includes: Elmo base, 7 blocks Description: Elmo makes learning fun! Alphabet learning is communicated when children place one of seven letter blocks in Elmo’s lap. Elmo can identify the letter in his lap, sing the alphabet song, and even has a question mode.

All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.

Category: Literacy

Batteries: 3 AAA


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Letter Factory Phonics

Skills: Language and Communication, Auditory Recommended Ages: 2 - 6 years Includes: Storage tote, phonics reader, A-Z letters

Category: Literacy

Batteries: 2 AA Description: With music from the award-winning Letter Factory DVD, this take-along alphabet play set teaches letter names and sounds through 26 talking and singing tiles.

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Letter Factory Phonics + Numbers

Skills: Language and Communication, Auditory, Mathematical Includes: Storage tote, phonics reader, A-Z letters, 1-10 numbers Batteries: 2 AA Description: With music from the award-winning Letter Factory DVD, this take-along alphabet play set teaches phonics and counting through 36 talking and singing tiles.

All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.

Category: Literacy , Math

Recommended Ages: 2 - 6 years


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See N' Spin Alphabet Rack

Awards: 2013 PAL Award

Skills: Language and Communication Recommended Ages: 1 - 5 years

Category: Literacy

Includes: See N’ Spin Rack Description: Introduce your child to the alphabet with these colorful letters! Set on a wooden rack cushioned with an innovative soft rubber edging, each letter block features a fun illustration and corresponding word. Spin, stack, and sort with our sturdy alphabet rack!

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Literacy

Smart Snacks Ice Cream: Number Pops, Alpha Pops

Awards: 2013 Parents Choice Approved

Skills: Language and Communication, Auditory, Mathematical, Visual

Includes:

Number Pops (10 pops & 10 matching shells) Cones (2 cones, 10 scoops)

Alpha Pops (26 pops)

Number Pops:

Build number and fine-motor skills with these irresistible ice cream pops! Pop the numbered shell over the ice cream pop with the matching number of dots.

Alpha Pops: Pop together these frozen treats to match uppercase and lowercase letters. Double-sided to include all 26 letters. Self-checking by color.

All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.

Category: Literacy , Math

Recommended Ages: 2 - 6 years


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Math

1-10 Counting Cans

Skills: Fine Motor, Mathematical, Problem Solving, Logic Recommended Ages: 4 - 7 years

Category: Math

Includes: 1-10 cans with lids, 55 fruits and vegetables Description: Colorful, familiar fruits and veggies introduce early math. Cans and their contents offer a variety of learning options— and are terrific for imaginative play!

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Math

Cookie Monster's Find & Learn Number Blocks

Skills: Mathematical, Auditory Recommended Ages: 2 - 5 years Includes: Cookie Monster base, 3 blocks Description: Cookie Monster makes learning fun! Numbers and counting curriculum are communicated when children place one of three blocks with numbers on them in Cookie Monster’s lap. Cookie Monster can identify the number in his lap, sing a number song, and even has a question mode.

All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.

Category: Math

Batteries: 3 AAA


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Math

Farmer's Market Color Sorting Set

Awards: Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Best Toy Gold Seal 2012, SNAP Award 2012, 2013 Learning Magazine’s Teachers’ Choice for the Classroom Award

Skills: Mathematical, Problem Solving, Logic, Visual, Special Needs

Category: Math , Literacy

Recommended Ages: 3 - 7 years Includes: 25 foods, 5 baskets (red, yellow, orange, green and purple) Description: Sort and sell bushels of realistic produce! Perfect for dramatic play and nutrition lessons.

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Math

Fraction Food: Piece-A-Pizza, Magnetic Apple

Skills: Mathematical, Problem Solving, Logic Recommended Ages: 3 - 7 years

Pizza: Mmmm, pizza! Introduce kids to part-to-whole relationships with a favorite food, making play out of a sometimes-difficult concept. Apple: An apple a day makes fractions seem like play! Provides a familiar, real-world tool for introducing parts of a whole (early fractions). All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.

Category: Math

Includes: Pizza (3 pans, 1 cutter, 14 pieces of pizza ) Apple (10 color-coded plastic pieces)


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Math

Smart Snacks Sweet Treats: Shape Sorting Cupcakes, Counting Cookies, Color Muffins

Skills: Fine Motor, Mathematical, Problem Solving, Logic, Visual Recommended Ages: 2 - 6 years Includes: Cupcakes (silver pan, 8 color tops, 8 brown bottoms) Cookies (cookie jar, 10 cookies with numbers 1-10 on the bottom) Muffins (stand, 5 muffin cups, 5 muffins tops, cherry, blueberries, orange, apple, lemon)

Cupcakes: These 8, two-part cupcakes pull apart to reveal a circle, square,

Category: Math

triangle, rectangle, oval, hexagon, star and heart. Match the shapes to put them back together. Then match the shape to the pan bottom.

Cookies: Learning to count and recognize numbers is a treat with these colorful counting cookies.

Muffins: Pop off the muffin top and peek inside. This fun resource reinforces color recognition as children match up fillings to put into colored cups– plus it’s great for imaginative play, peek-a-boo play and fine motor practice.

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Math

Snap-n-Learn 1: Number Bugs, Apha Alligators

Skills: Fine Motor, Mathematical, Problem Solving, Logic Includes: Bugs (6 heads, 12 coordinating body pieces) Alligators (13 heads, 13 tails) Bugs: Chunky, snap-together pieces are easy for little hands to manage as they build adorable bug friends and fine motor skills, too. Invites play and early learning at the same time. Alligators: Matching uppercase and lowercase letters is a snap with these two-piece gators! Each color-coded gator is marked with uppercase or lowercase letter on the head or tail. Use the color to help make an alphabet match! All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.

Category: Math

, Literacy

Recommended Ages: 2 - 5 years


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Mazes

Boat Maze

Skills: Fine Motor, Imgination, Logic Recommended Ages: 1.5 - 4 years

Category: Mazes

Includes: Maze base, 8 green boat sides, bear, bunny, fish, 6 sail stackers, wooden dowl rod Description: Build the boat, stack the sail, play the maze with 5 beads and have fun with the cute Boikido characters. Develop fine motor skills and encourage imagination.

All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.


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Mazes

Countdown

Awards: 2012 - Oppenheim Toy Portfolio - Gold

Skills: Fine Motor, Problem Solving, Cause & Effect Recommended Ages: 2 - 4 years Includes: Countdown Maze

All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.

Category: Mazes

Description: 3-2-1 blast-off! There are countless ways to fly a rocket around this endless maze.


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Mazes

Double Bubble & Spring a Ling

Awards: 2011 - Oppenheim Toy Portfolio - Gold, Baby Magazine - Holiday Hits, NAPPA - Silver, USA Today - Top Travel Toys, Parents Choice - Honors Award

Skills: Fine Motor, Problem Solving, Cause & Effect Recommended Ages: 1 - 3 years

Category: Mazes

Includes: 2 mazes Description: Zig, zag, zoom. There’s always a new way to scoot around these endless mazes.

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Mazes

Magnet Mazes: Sea Turtle, Mighty Motors

Awards: Creative Child: Excellence Award

Skills: Fine Motor, Problem Solving, Concentration, Mathematical Recommended Ages: 2 - 5 years Includes: Turtle Maze, Mighty Motors (attached magnetic wands)

All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.

Category: Mazes

Description: Use the magnetic wand to coaxe the marbles into the colored sections of the mazes.


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Mazes

Marine Maze

Awards: Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Seal Award 2009

Skills: Fine Motor, Imgination, Logic Recommended Ages: 1.5 - 4 years

Category: Mazes

Includes: Marine Maze Description: This unique and colorful bead maze features a nautical theme, with two wire bead coasters and a maze – featuring a fun whale and boat to spur your little one’s imagination.

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Mechanical

Build-a-ma-jigs Submaplane

Skills: Fine Motor, Problem Solving, Logic, Mathematical Includes: Power drill, 3 drill bits, 29 pieces Batteries: 2 AA Description: An airmarine? Or is it an airplane? Let imaginations run wild with the B. Submaplane Build-a-ma-jigs. Combine the 29 pieces of this awesome children’s toy to create any number of amazing constructions.

All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.

Category: Mechanical

Recommended Ages: 4-9 years


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Mechanical

Cool Tools

Skills: Problem Solving, Concentration, Logic, Imagination Recommended Ages: 18+ months

Category: Mechanical

Includes: Tool Box, drill, hammer, screwdriver, wrench Batteries: 4 AA Description: Cool Tools Activity Set is a great carrying case full of fun tools for your little carpenter! When the tool box is opened it becomes an activity station with shapes sorting, nail hammering–hit one nail and the other pops up, use the power drill to make new holes- and hear the real drill sounds. Cool Tools has fun sounds, spinning and meshing gears. All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.


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Mechanical

Fix-It Tool Box

Skills: Fine Motors, Imagination, Creativity, Logic Includes: Tool box (14 pieces - hammer, wrench, screw driver, nuts, bolts and washers) Description: Nuts, bolts, and all the tools little builders need to tinker, are conveniently packed in this ready-for-action case.

All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.

Category: Mechanical

Recommended Ages: 3-6 years


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Mechanical

Talking Mechanic

Awards: Preferred Choice Award Winner 2012 from Creative Child Magazine

Skills: Auditory, Language & Communication, Problem Solving, Logic, Creativity

Category: Mechanical

Recommended Ages: 2+ years Includes: Car, blue wrench, yellow screw driver Batteries: 2 AA Description: Through clever songs, sounds, and child-friendly tools, the car teaches juds about the different parts on a car, and how to fix it!

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Music

High Sea Symphony

Skills: Auditory, Music, Creativity Recommended Ages: 1.5 - 5 years Description: Introduce your young child early to the international language of music. Shake the seahorse, clack the clams, jingle the octopus and rattle the crab. Four friendly, easy grasp wooden instruments promote fine motor, auditory and creative expression skills.

All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.

Category: Music

Includes: Seahorse, crab, clams, octopus


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Music

Mighty Mini Band

Awards: Skills: Creativity, Auditory, Musical

2013 Pal Award

Recommended Ages: 2 - 4 years

Category: Music

Includes: Music board, 2 drumsticks, 1 wooden clapper Description: The beat goes on…and on with this 5-in-1 percussion section. When the concert’s over, everything stores together until it’s time for the next gig.

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Music Garden

Awards: SNAP Award

Skills: Auditory, Creativity, Music, Special Needs Recommended Ages: 1.5 - 4 years Includes: Music Garden board Description: Â A wonderful first musical instrument with flashing lights and melodies for little hands to press, turn and play.

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Category: Music

Batteries: 3 AAA


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Musical Gator

Awards: 2013 Pal Award

Skills: Music, Auditory, Creativity Recommended Ages: 1.5-3 years Includes: Gator Board, 2 wooden mallets

Category: Music

Batteries: None Description: Jam, sing and play with Musical Gator. It’s four musical instruments in one, so your little one can be a one tot band with this wooden music center! The beautiful, bright Musical Gator includes a rainbow xylophone, 2 mallets, cymbal, drum pad and wash board. Music is an amazing way for children to develop their own creativity, learn concentration and coordination. All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.


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Music

Parum Pum Pum

Awards: Able Play Award

Skills: Creativty, Musical, Auditory, Spcial Needs Recommended Ages: 1.5-5 years Includes: Drum with handle and strap, 2 centipede drumsticks, jingle bell ant, busy bee maraca clacker, caterpillar tambourine, shaka egg

Description: Start the parade! Even very young musicians can shake, rattle, and thump these easy-to-handle toy instruments, and it’s a joy kids never outgrow. That’s why this quality music set makes a great playroom staple.

All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.

Category: Music

Batteries: None


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Music

Poppin' Play Piano

Awards: SNAP Award, 2012 Winner of the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold award

Skills: Imagination, Creativity, Mathematical, Language and Communication, Special Needs Recommended Ages: 1 - 3 years Includes: Poppin’ Play Piano

Category: Music

Batteries: 3 AA Description: Dance, play and learn a medley of early preschool skills as you press keys and make brightly colored balls fly.

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Music

Singing Animal Keyboard

Awards: SNAP Award

Skills: Auditory, Cause & Effect, Music, Special Needs Recommended Ages: 1 - 4 years Includes: Animal Keyboard Description: Bring the choir to life by pressing the keys to make animals move and sing. Fun keyboard has 3 play modes. Child will discover tunes and funny animal sounds.Â

All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.

Category: Music

Batteries: 2 AA


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Puzzles

Beginning Puzzles: Vehicle Puzzle, Marine Puzzle, Chicken Puzzle

Skills: Fine Motor, Tactile, Logical, Problem Solving Recommended Ages: 1 - 4 years Includes: Vehicle (4 puzzle pieces, submarine, car, helicopter, rocket) Marine (4 puzzle pieces, turtle, shell, crab, whale) Chicken (puzzle board, hen, chick, egg)

Vehicle: This colorful puzzle come with a vehicle theme, including

Category: Puzzles

spacecraft, helicopter, car, and submarine. They fit neatly into their spots and is perfect for pretend play.

Marine: This marine theme puzzle including shell, crab, turtle and whale, encourage kids to learn about marine life, develop hand-eye coordination, fine motor skills and perfect for pretend play.

Chicken: Enjoy with this chicken theme puzzle! This puzzle helps kids learn about a chicken’s life cycle as well as encourages hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills. All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.


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Puzzles

Early Concepts Puzzles: Numbers 1-10, Alphabet A-Z

Awards: 2014 PAL Award

Skills: Fine Motor, Tactile, Logical, Problem Solving Recommended Ages: 2 - 6 years Numbers: This 20-piece wooden tile set makes learning numbers as easy as 1-2-3! The two-sided tiles feature number 1-10, colorful pictures and words that help children count, match, spell and trace the numbers. Alphabet: Develop your fundamental skills with this alphabet set. The two-sided wooden tiles feature 26 intended capital letters and pictures of objects that correspond to the letter. Trace the letters with your finger and expand your vocabulary! All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.

Category: Puzzles

Includes: Numbers (20 pieces), Alphabet (26 pieces)


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Puzzles

Happy Hour Clock

Awards: 2011 Parents Choice Recommended

Category: Puzzles, Life Skills

Skills: Fine Motor, Logic, Mathematical Recommended Ages: 3 - 7 years Includes: Clock, puzzle pieces 1-12 Description: Time after time, kids will use this multi-tasking clock to practice hours and minutes, as well as numbers and colors.

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Multi-Solution Puzzles 1: Double-Sided Bug, Double-Sided Robot

Awards: 2014 Gold Star Award Scholastic, Parenting 2013 Best in Play, The Bump Best in Baby 2012

Skills: Visual, Creativity, Logic Recommended Ages: 2 - 6 years Description: Develop a child’s ability to creatively solve challenges with these Multi-Solution Puzzles. With as many solutions as a child can imagine these puzzles hold their attention longer than the standard one-and-done puzzle.

All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.

Category: Puzzles

Includes: Bug Puzzle (17 pieces), Robot (17 pieces)


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Multi-Solution Puzzles 2: Double-Sided Flower, Monkey

Awards: 2014 Gold Star Award Scholastic, Parenting 2013 Best in Play, The Bump Best in Baby 2012

Skills: Visual, Creativity, Logic Recommended Ages: 2-6 years

Category: Puzzles

Includes: Flower (17 pieces), Monkey (17 pieces) Description: Develop a child’s ability to creatively solve challenges with these Multi-Solution Puzzles. With as many solutions as a child can imagine these puzzles hold their attention longer than the standard one-and-done puzzle.

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Puzzles

Self Correcting Puzzles: Numbers, Letters

Recommended Ages: 3 - 8 years years Includes: Numbers (40 pieces - 20 numbers, 20 object pieces) Letters (52 pieces - 26 letters, 26 object pieces)

Numbers: Match these wooden puzzle pairs to make mastering numbers as easy as 1, 2, 3. Groups of objects illustrate numbers 1-20 , and the puzzles are self-correcting--each piece has only one match that fits--so children can play independently and learn at the same time.

Letters: Match these wooden puzzle pairs to make mastering letters and their sounds as easy as A, B, C. The puzzles are self-correcting--each piece has only one match that fits--so children can play independently and learn at the same time. All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.

Category: Puzzles

, Math, Literacy

Skills: Mathematical, Language & Communication, Logic


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Puzzles

Toddler Puzzles: Frog Life Puzzle, Weather Dress-Up

Skills: Fine Motor, Coordination, Concentration, Problem Solving Recommended Ages: 2 - 5 years Includes: Frog (blue base, eggs, tadpole, frog, teal level, green

Category: Puzzles

level) Weather (12 pieces - 4 heads, 4 middles, 4 feet) Frog: Get to know about your amphibian friend, the frog. This puzzle helps children learn about a frog’s life cycle. Weather: This colorful set encourages kids to learn how to dress for different weather. Kids love to talk about weather and make up stories. Flip the tiles upside down and it doubles as a stencil for added fun! All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.


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Shape Sorters

Animal Cottage Sorter

Awards: 2013 Parents Choice Recommended

Skills: Imagination, Mathematical, Problem Solving Includes: Purple bear, orange elephant, yellow giraffe, blue whale, red hippo, 5 shapes, cottage, set of keys Description: A colorful cottage with rooms and doors for 5 fun animal characters and 5 shapes blocks, which can be inserted into corresponding slots.

All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.

Category: Shape Sorters

Recommended Ages: 1 - 5 years


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Shape Sorters

Animal Rescue Shape-Sorting Truck

Skills: Imagination, Problem Solving, Logic, Visual Recommended Ages: 2 - 5 years

Category: Shape Sorters

Includes: Wooden truck, 7 animals, 2 rangers Description: With this rugged safari truck, two cheerful people are ready to zoom across the savannah to help their animal friends. The alligator, zebra, rhinoceros, elephant, giraffe, hippopotamus and lion fit into the truck’s sides through die-cut slots, so this exciting toy is perfect for imaginative play and fine motor skills . . . and much more! Lift and remove the cargo door to unload the colorful animals, then count, sort and stack the solid-wood pieces before loading the truck and securing the door in its track. All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.


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Shape Sorters

Geared Shape Sorter

Awards: 2011 Parents Best Toys, 2011 Toy Fair

Skills: Fine Motor Skills, Mathematical Includes: Gear board, 5 wooden blocks (oval, triangle, hexagon, heart, rectangle) Description: Children will love to learn about shapes and colors with the fantastically funky shape sorter. Rotate the gears! Line up the shapes then slide the blocks through. Blocks drop inside the jet pack back with a funny clunky sound then slide out the side to keep the play going. Helps to improve fine motor skills and develop shape and color recognition. All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.

Category: Shape Sorters

Recommended Ages: 1 - 4 years


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Shape Sorters

Category: Shape Sorters , Life Skills

Noah's Ark Shape Sorter

Skills: Imagination, Problem Solving, Logic, Visual Recommended Ages: 2 - 5 years Includes: Wooden ark, 26 animal blocks, Noah, Noah’s wife Description: Camels and kangaroos, monkeys and alligators are among the charming chunky animal pieces to sort into this wooden ark. The two-story ark features flip-open doors, twenty-six animal blocks, plus Noah and his wife!

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Shape Sorters

Owl Shape Sorter

Skills: Fine Motor, Language & Communication, Problem Solving Includes: Owl base, 4 wooden blocks (star, square, circle, triangle) Description: Great fun for children to sort 4 different shapes in the Owl. It also encourages children’s recognition of colors and shapes as well as the development of hand-eye coordination.

All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.

Category: Shape Sorters

Recommended Ages: 1 - 4 years


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Shape Sorters

Super Shapes Dump Truck

Skills: Imagination, Mathematical, Problem Solving Recommended Ages: 1 - 5 years

Category: Shape Sorters

Includes: Dump truck, worker, 4 shapes Batteries: 2 AA Description: This shape sorter is full of fun activities! The four shapes morph into creatures - an elephant, turtle, fish and bird, for shape sorting fun. Press the dump trucks toy horn to hear the horn beep and one of 3 melodies play. Press the seat to hear engine sounds! Also features jackhammer, saw, drill, hammer and shoveling sounds. The lever lifts to dump the shapes from the body of the truck. All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.


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Stack & Nest

Chicken & Egg Stackers

Skills: Cause & Effect, Fine Motor, Mathematical Recommended Ages: 6 - 36 months Description: This eight piece set features 4 colorful egg cups which are perfect for stacking and nesting. Teaches baby fine motor skills as they learn to match the tops and bottoms. Stacking up and knocking down teaches cause and effect.

All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.

Category: Stack & Nest

Includes: 8 stacking pieces


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Stack & Nest

Stack and Count Parking Garage

Skills: Mathematical, Imagination, Fine Motor, Visual Recommended Ages: 3 - 6 years

Category: Stack & Nest

Includes: Parking garage, 10 colored cars Description: Stack 10 wooden cars in this gated parking tower and top them with the sliding counter. Then see the cars drop down and the counter point to a lower number each time a car is removed from the bottom! With its imaginative design details and wonderfully simple mechanics, this clever toy is a captivating, educational way to play with sorting, matching, counting, and more! All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.


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Stack & Nest

Stack 'n Roll Tumbling Tower

Awards: SNAP Award, Parents Choice Recommended

Skills: Cause & Effect, Logic, Problem Solving, Special Needs Recommended Ages: 1- 4 years Description: Multi-color ball tower is over 2 feet tall. Includes 2 colorful balls and 7 tower segments. Translucent tower is easy to stack and allows your little one to follow the ball down.

All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.

Category: Stack & Nest

Includes: 7 tower pieces, base, 2 balls


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Stack & Nest

Stacker Bundle: Butterfly, Wooden Owl

Skills: Cause & Effect, Fine Motor, Mathematical Recommended Ages: 1.5-4 years Includes: Butterfly (stacking base, 4 stacking pieces) Owl (stacking base, 7 stacking pieces)

Category: Stack & Nest

Butterfly: This charming wooden butterfly stacker is a classic activity sure to flutter into your toddler’s heart. With eye-catching colors and patterns and four removable pieces to mix and match on the wooden base, this vertical puzzle and stacking toy will promote key early-learning skills while inspiring lots of fun!

Owl: Who-who-who’s ready for stacking fun? Colorful details and vibrant patterns add lots of character to a classic wooden toy. When the seven wooden pieces slot over the central dowel, the wide-eyed owl perches on a rounded base that helps prevent tipping. The pieces can also be stacked on their own . . . or sorted, counted, traced and more. All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.


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Stack & Nest

Stacking Bundle: Garden Stacker, Counting Stacker

Awards: Parents Choice Approved

Skills: Fine Motor, Logic, Coordination Includes: Garden (base, 12 stacking pieces) Counting (base, 1 red, 2 yellow, 3 green, 4 blue stackers) Garden: No matter how they stack, these easy-to-place shapes and textures grow into colorful flowers. Endless variations make this a perennial favorite. Counting: Create towers of fun with this colorful stacker.

All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.

Category: Stack & Nest

Recommended Ages: 1 - 4 years


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Stack & Nest

Stacking Bundle: Stacking Bear, Stacking Ring

Awards: PAL Award

Skills: Creative, Fine Motor, Mathmateical, Coordination

Category: Stack & Nest

Recommended Ages: 1.5 - 4 years Includes: Bear (feet base, purple, blue, green, yellow stackers, red bear head) Ring (tan base, 8 stackings rings) Bear: Build the colorful bear by stacking and matching the blocks with the corresponding grooves. Ring: This classic toy just got better. Stack the rings in different ways to make various patterns. Flip the rings upside down to add even more variety!

All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.


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Stack & Nest

Tobbles Neo

Awards: 2013 Toy of the Year - Spielwarenmesse International Toy Fair; 2013 Major Fun Award, Toys; ASTRA’s Best Toys for Kids Award 2012; Parents Choice Silver Award 2012

Skills: Fine Motor, Coordination, Visual Recommended Ages: 6 - 36 months Description: Little hands just can’t resist the invitation to stack, topple, spin, balance, wobble, tilt, and wiggle this innovative tactile toy, a delightful sequel to the original kid-pleasing Tobbles. The six weighted spheres feature a unique grippable texture, playful curves, vibrant colors, and a stable stacking base – which all adds up to one super fun playtime experience.

All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.

Category: Stack & Nest

Includes: Blue base, 6 stacking pieces


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Tactile

Hide and Go Moo

Awards: 2013 Parents Choice Recommended

Skills: Tactile, Fine Motor, Logic Recommended Ages: 2 - 4 years

Category: Tactile

Includes: 8 animals (adult and baby cow, duck, horse, and pig), red barn Description: Can you guess the animal without looking? Reach into the barn and identify barnyard favorites by touch—vinyl flaps over the opening ensure you can’t peek! Then match the adult to the baby for extended play.

All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.


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Tactile

Ruff's House Teaching Tactile Set

Awards: Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold 2012, SNAP Award 2011

Skills: Fine Motor, Tactile, Special Needs Recommended Ages: 3 - 5 years Includes: Dog, 20 bones (2 each of 10 textures), plastic doghouse

All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.

Category: Tactile

Description: Help the fuzzy dog sort through all the textured rubber and cloth bones he hid in his doghouse.


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Tactile

Tactile Sensory Set

Skills: Tactile, Fine Motor, Special Needs, Language & Communication Recommended Ages: 3 years and up

Category: Tactile

Includes: 8 Bumpity Blocks, 20 textured pillows and patches, drawstring bag, activity guide Description: Weighted and textured, Bumpity Blocks over a tactile twist on classic block building and help to encourage creativity and foster fine motor skills. Teachable Touchables encourage children to feel different textures and communicate the differences between them. All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.


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Vehicles

Little People Transportation Pack: School Bus, Airplane

Skills: Auditory, Imagination, Social Recommended Ages: 1 - 5 years Includes: School bus (school bus, bus driver, back pack, boy figure) Airplane (airplane, pilot & girl figures, luggage) Little ones discover “The Wheels on the Bus” song plays when they move the bus around. And each time kids press on a different seat, they hear a different verse! So there are lots of new words to learn as they merrily roll along.

Airplane:

A fun sing-along song, two figures and a little piece of luggage will help your little one’s imagination soar! Roll the plane along to activate a fun song about flying. Press down on the different seats to add different plane sounds! Open the cabin door and let the figures go up the steps to take their seats. Then, little ones can use the cabin’s top handle to take the plane up, up and away!

All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.

Category: Vehicles

School bus:


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Vehicles

Race N' Drop Track

Awards: 2013 Parents’ Choice Approved

Skills: Fine Motor, Cause & Effect Recommended Ages: 2 - 4 years

Category: Vehicles

Includes: Race Track, 2 cars, 1 ball Description: Drop, roll, and race with two eye-catching cars on this colorful racetrack! This toddler-friendly track set also features a wooden frame with appealing cushioned corners, curved ramps, and a flashing light-up ball. Enjoy hours of fun while building fine motor skills and stimulating senses.

All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.


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Vehicles

Sesame Street Train Bundle: Farm Train, Food Train

Skills: Imagination, Social, Auditory Recommended Ages: 1.5 - 4 years Includes: Farm (rail car, toy pig) Food (rail car, toy crate of bananas ) Farm: Little ones will love rolling the Ernie Farm Train around as he takes his pig to the farm. Press Ernie’s head down to hear fun phrases about animals! Food: Little ones will love rolling the Cookie Monster Food Train around as he delivers snacks. Press Cookie Monster’s head down to hear about fruit, vegetables, and colors! All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.

Category: Vehicles

Batteries: 2 AA (both)


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Vehicles

Sesame Street Vehicle Bundle: School Bus, Ice Cream Truck, Fire Truck, Garbage Truck

Skills: Imagination, Social, Creativity Recommended Ages: 1.5 - 4 years Includes: School Bus (school bus, The Count figure, Elmo figure) Ice Cream (ice cream truck, Cookie Monster figuire ) Fire (fire truck, Grover figure) Garbage (garbage truck, Grouch figure)

School Bus: All aboard the Sesame Street School Bus for a fun ride to school. Bus driver Count Von Count turns and greets each passenger as they get on the bus and there is room for up to three characters.

Category: Vehicles

Ice Cream: Ding, Ding! That’s the sound of Cookie Monster’s Ice Cream Truck coming around the corner. Cookie Monster is delivering ice cream treats to all of his friends in the neighborhood!

Fire: It’s Grover to the rescue! Whether he’s putting out fires or helping kittens caught in trees, Fireman Grover rushes in to save the day.

Garbage: Beep, Beep! Oscar the Grouch has some serious trash collecting to do! His truck has lots of room for hauling anything you want!

All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.


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Vehicles

Wheeee-mote Control

Awards: Able Play Award

Skills: Fine Motor, Social, Imagination, Special Needs Recommended Ages: 2 - 7 years Includes: Car, Remote Control Description: With one button, you control the world – or at least one very important little part of it with this toddler’s remote control car.

All toys are fully sanitized upon their return to the Library.

Category: Vehicles

Batteries: 4 AA (9V remote)

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