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SPECIALTY TOY LAUNCHES WINNING MOVES GAMES Words Over Easy | Ages: 8+ | MSRP: $14.95 Available: Now In this word game, players must pop the letter eggs into the egg sorter to see which letters they can use to spell words. The letter eggs that fall into the green side are good, while the letter eggs that land in the red side are rotten. Players must come up with words using all of the face-up letters from the good eggs and none of the letters from the rotten eggs. The set includes a plastic egg sorter with red and green trays, six plastic letter eggs, a deck of 27 category cards, and a minute sand timer. Trashed | Ages: 8+ | MSRP: $6.95 Available: Now Trashed was inspired by the card game Garbage. Players must get their cards lined up in the right order, from 1-10, while trying to avoid the terrible trashed card. Wild cards allow for big turns, while stop cards will stop players in their tracks. The game includes a custom deck of 56 cards and a plastic trash can card holder.

BOOGIE BOARD Sketch Pals Bugs | Ages: 5+ | MSRP: $19.99 Available: Now Boogie Board’s Sketch Pals line features collectible characters that kids can clip to a bag for doodling on the go. The newest addition to this line are bugs, including Juno the Beetle, Dart the Bee, and Ivy the Ladybug. Each character features an attached stylus and a button on its nose that clears the screen of doodles. Jot Kids Lil’ Pros Collection | Ages: 5+ | MSRP: $29.99 Available: Fall This collection of reusable writing tablets is meant to inspire kids to reach their future goals, with designs inspired by different careers. Kids can write, draw, or doodle on the tablets, then push a button to clear it. The tablets feature a hard-shell cover and an attached stylus. Scribble ‘n Play with New Carrying Case | Ages: 3+ MSRP: $34.99 | Available: Now This reusable art board comes with four texture-drawing tools that feature 16 textured tips and edges for drawing colorful designs. When kids are done creating, they can erase the board by pushing a button. The five-piece kit also comes with a storage case.

The Mermaid’s Jewels: String Together a Treasure from the Sea | Ages: 5+ MSRP: $16.95 | Available: Now In this game, players roll the die and collect pearls from the pearl-sorting treasure chest in order to string them together to make a necklace. The game includes a plastic treasure chest, four necklace strings with safety clasps, a custom die, and 200 plastic beads in different colors.

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