Language Development

Critter Clinic

Critter Clinic

This child-sized veterinarian’s kit encourages active exploration.  Individual, key-operated compartments encourage finger dexterity, spatial orientation and directionality as children use problem-solving skills to manipulate the various pieces of child-friendly medical equipment and brightly colored stuffed animal “patients.”  Play can be extended into imaginative role-playing as children engage in solitary or group activities as animal doctors. BPA-free and lead-free.

Toulouse LapTrec Main

Toulouse Lap-Trec Magnetic Sketcher

Magnetic drawing board that includes an attached stylus pen and four animal shaped stampers.  A child can create, erase with the slide lever eraser and recreate over and over. A soft cushioned back supports lap play. Phthalate-free, BPA-free and lead-free.

Sugar Chute

Sugar Chute

Press or turn one of the three levers to release a ball from this pretend gumball machine. The levers release one ball at a time. It rolls down to the clear-hinged door at the bottom of the machine. Lift the hinged door to retrieve the ball and then put it back in the top for continued play. Phthalate-free, BPA-free and lead-free.

Jungle Jam

Jungle Jam

This colorful, unique set of instruments has a jungle theme.  Giraffe maracas, tribal hand drum, snake drumsticks, bird and antelope whistles, alligator clapper, and leopard drum with a tambourine top are included.  Children can create their own beats and music as they play the instruments together in a group or by playing each instrument individually. Phthalate-free, BPA-free and lead-free.

Fish & Splish

Fish & Splish

Plastic paddle boat with a full removable top that includes 12 accessory pieces: captain, life preserver, fishing rod with hook, four fish, three nesting cups, an octopus comb and a whale nailbrush. The paddle on the back can be wound up for self-propulsion in water. Phthalate-free, BPA-free and lead-free.

Parum Pum Pum

Parum Pum Pum

Child’s set of eight instruments with a whimsical insect theme that all store in the drum. Phthalate-free, BPA-free and lead-free.

Elemenosqueeze

Elemenosqueeze

Set of 26 soft, colorful blocks that are easy to grasp and are safe for children who mouth toys.  Each block is deeply embossed with a letter and a corresponding animal.  Several different shapes enable children to build architectural masterpieces. The blocks easily fit into the included carrying case which zips closed.  Phthalate-free, BPA-free and lead-free.

One Two Squeeze

One Two Squeeze Soft 123 Blocks

Set of ten soft, colorful blocks that are easy to grasp and are safe for children who mouth toys.  Each block is embossed with a number, animal and items to count.  Play with this block set builds exploration and imagination. The blocks easily fit into the included carrying case, which zips closed.  Phthalate-free, BPA-free and lead-free.

American Girl Specialty Accessories: Allergy-Free Lunch

American Girl Specialty Accessories: Allergy-Free Lunch

The Allergy-Free Lunch includes a container of vegetables, two sandwich skewers, and a berry smoothie. Also included in the lunch sack is an EpiPen and a bracelet with food allergy stickers to decorate the bracelet according the child’s allergies.

Note: All American Girl accessories were evaluated together--Hearing Aid, Service Dog, Allergy-Free Lunch. 

American Girl Specialty Accessories: Hearing Aids

American Girl Specialty Accessories: Hearing Aids

The pink hearing aids are small and can fit either ear. Your Own My American Girl doll can be sent to the American Girl “hospital” to have the hearing aids installed. They can be taken out, but a small hole is drilled into the doll’s head to secure the hearing aids in place. When ordering, you can order one or two hearing aids for the same price. 

Note: All American Girl accessories were evaluated together--Hearing Aids, Therapy Dog and Allergy Free Lunch. 

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