edplay E-newsletter – May 2017

edplay's May product E-newsletter

The Fun Gripper® Thumb Ball!
A New Fun Way to Play!

Put a unique spin on the traditional game of catch. Two players flip a ball back and forth using thumb-activated suction cup handles. Thumb on to catch, thumb off to toss. Kids and parents love it!

This game includes:
  • One 9” Vinyl Ball Design (NEW)
  • Two Fun Gripper Thumb-Activated Suction Cup Foam Handles
Fun Gripper® Thumb Ball - Model #210
MSRP: $24.95
Colors: Assorted Purple and Yellow
For ages 5 years and up - dual gender - no batteries

Visit us at ASTRA!
Booth #1501

Fax: 734-454-6514

The Learning Lovey™ by Baby Jack
Comforting - Educational - Sensory Toy

Baby Jack & Co. designs educational sensory toys and blankets for kids of all ages. Kids love to play, chew and rub the ribbons of Baby Jack loveys. Sensory play is instrumental in children’s development and playing with our blankets helps them develop cognitively, socially and emotionally. Baby Jack & Company aims to bring comfort to kids of all ages with an educational appeal that can grow with a child.

Why Baby Jack?
• Educationally designed prints for early learning
• Vibrant colors appealing to all ages
• Soft, appealing textures with a focus on sensory needs
• Ribbons sewed shut for additional safety
• Focus on product quality and longevity

Cost: $10.75 - $12.75
Ask about our recent 25 Test Pack Promo!

Visit us at ASTRA!
Booth #1731

Baby Jack and Company
Fax: (866)745-2491


Join the largest gathering of the specialty toy industry
June 25-28 in Philadelphia

See why independent toy retailers name Marketplace & Academy the #1 trade show in the specialty toy industry. This year, you’ll have 3 FULL DAYS to explore the show floor and meet the manufacturers. Curate the perfect product selection for your store shelves from more than 480 exhibitors (and counting!), with 140 of them new and exhibiting for the first time at Marketplace & Academy. You’re guaranteed to find the new and unique products that set you apart and that your customers keep coming back for again and again.

While you invest in your store’s inventory at Marketplace, invest in your own professional development at Academy. Take advantage of more than 30+ education sessions and build on your retailing business skills from insights, tips and experiences shared by industry experts and colleagues. The connections, stories, and unscripted networking will propel your success all year.

You’re invited to join independent retailers at ASTRA’s Marketplace & Academy to explore new ideas, play games, and gain tools to help your business thrive.

Register today at astramarketplace.org

(312) 222-0984

Experience the magic of painting!

These easy to use sets feature a distinct and unique method that makes
painting-by numbers obsolete. The painter has complete control. Unique
embossed picture cards absorb paint in some areas and repel it in others
creating intricate, detailed works of art that even the youngest children can

The vibrant colors provided in these superb painting kits are extremely
appealing to children. Parents describe Aquarellum as captivating and
relaxing for both themselves and their children. These activities have received the National Parenting Seal of Approval.

Visit us at ASTRA!
Booth #523

Grip Zone® Youth Buckskin Branded Footballs
New! Just in time for the start of the football season!

Grip Zone® 8.5 and 10.5 inch buckskin tan leather composite material footballs offer a mega grip patented surface that makes this football the easiest to grasp, throw and catch! Perfect spirals every throw.

The unique materials make this football non-threatening and safe for team sports or recreational play for ages 6-12 and up! Proper hand placement is easy with this unique traditional design! Football is very durable and easy to grip with small hands when learning to throw a football. Perfect practice football for Mom, Dad, Sister or Brother. Get in the zone with Grip Zone! Suggested retail $17.99 to $24.99

Comes in:
  • Two sizes 8.5 and 10.5
  • NEW! Embossed branded logo Grip Zone® buckskin design provides for excellent ball control in all weather.
  • Patented Grip Zone® foam matrix material for easy grip football, double laces for extra grip.
  • Ages 6 to 9 years old. Perfect for learning to throw a football or flag football games.
  • Buytl bladder for maximum air retention, waterproof soft cover to play anywhere.

Visit us at ASTRA!
Booth #1501

Fax: 734-454-6514

In the next issue of edplay magazine...

Summer in the City
The ASTRA trade show in June will offer an extra day on the floor of the biggest exhibit hall in the show’s history, located in the heart of downtown Philadelphia. READ MORE

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in the next monthly E-newsletter, please contact:
Todd Crayton  todd@fwpi.com  or  Rick Kauder  rkauder@fwpi.com
(800) 344-0559 / (315) 789-0458
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