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Let's Play 2008: Activity/Outdoor Toys

Aerobie® Squidgie® Ball
Aerobie, Inc.

Squeeze the Squidgie Ball and you won't want to let go. Everyone loves its feel. Made of soft molded rubber fins, the Squidgie Ball is designed for kids as young as 9 months, but players of all ages enjoy it both indoors and outdoors. The Squidgie Ball is "easy to hold onto" and ideal for learning to pick up, throw, and catch. Promotes tactile exploration.
$5.99 / For ages 9 months+ / PI, HI, B, LV, DD

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Catch 'N Stick Monster Mitts
ALEX

Play catch with two oversized foam monster mitts and a colorful tennis ball. Each soft mitt has a Velcro front surface and adjustable strap on the back that make it easy to fit. Encourages use of motor skills and promotes body awareness.
$9.99 / For ages 3+ / PI, HI, DD

Tonka Wheel Drivers Scoot 'N Scoop 3-in-1 Ride-on
Hasbro, Inc.

This developmental toy comes with a fun revvin' wheel, which will make kids feel like they're in the driver's seat with its tooting horn, clicking directional signals and motor revving sounds. The removable wheel allows kids to take the fun of driving with them on the go. The truck converts from push toy to walker to a ride-on vehicle. "Once students get on this they won't let it go." Promotes exploration of environment and tactile exploration. Requires 3 AA batteries, not included.
$39.99 / For ages 9 months - 3 years / PI, HI, B, LV, DD

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All Terrain Steel and Wood Wagon
Radio Flyer

The Original Little Red Wagon™ with high wooden stake sides and big brawny air tires can handle any terrain. Air tires provide a super soft, super quiet ride, and the fullsized, all-steel seamless body comes with no-scratch edges. "Great for improving gross motor skills." Promotes exploration of environment and stimulates imagination.
$120.00 / For ages 18 months+ / PI, HI, B, LV, DD

Pathfinder Wagon
Radio Flyer

With seat backs and a seat belt, kids will be extra safe while having fun in this wagon. Seats fold up for a comfortable ride or fold down for maximum hauling capacity. The extra-long handle for easy pulling also folds under for easy storage. Stimulates imagination and promotes exploration of environment and motor skills.
$80.00 / For ages 18 months+ / PI, HI, DD

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Ultimate Canopy Steer & Stroll Trike
Radio Flyer

Give your little one a thrilling ride around the block. Freewheeling pedals let the child passenger coast while the adult turns the front wheel with a push handle. Promotes awareness of sound and stimulates imagination and available vision.
$80.00 / For ages 2 - 5 years / PI, HI, DD

Activity Ball
TMI Toymarketing Intl, Inc.

This very special "Opti" (translucent) ball contains colored balls. "How fun with the balls inside the big ball!" Approximately 20 inches in diameter. Promotes three dimensional sight and coordination as well as body awareness.
$35.00 / For ages 2 years+ / PI, HI, LV, DD

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Aku Ring
TMI Toymarketing Intl, Inc.

Aku Rings are soft and very flexible 7" rings that can be easily caught due to their unique nipple studded surface that is washable with soap and water. Available in four colors: red, blue, green, and yellow. Promotes tactile exploration and body awareness.
$25.00 (set of 4) / For ages 2 years+ / PI, HI, DD

Jinglin' Ball
TMI Toymarketing Intl, Inc.

The Jinglin' Ball is a transparent ball that contains metal bells that create jingling sounds when the ball is in play. Approximately 22 inches in diameter, this "large, light ball" is "easy to catch" and "good for kids with motor skill difficulties." Promotes body awareness, stimulates available hearing and promotes awareness of sounds.
$35.00 / For ages 2 years+ / PI, HI, B, LV, DD

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Hyper Dash™
Wild Planet Entertainment, Inc.

Hyper Dash consists of one electronic tagger and five different colored and numbered targets. The tagger plays prerecorded music and calls out which targets you need to strike. The game is physically and mentally engaging, and, more importantly, it's lots of fun! "My son thought this game was hilarious! He couldn't stop laughing!" Encourages social skills and promotes body awareness. Requires 3 AA batteries, not included.
$19.99 - $24.99 / For ages 6 - 12 years / PI, DD

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