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Toy News 2009

The latest news and information about new toys on the market. Press releases and announcements from your favorite toy companies and manufacturers.

  • 12/29/09 - The Collegiate Licensing Company and Disney Celebrate Rose Bowl® and BCS® Championship Teams with New Line of Limited Edition Tees
  • 12/29/09 - Host a Stress-Free New Year's at Home With Hasbro Games
  • 12/15/09 - Don’t Just Give a Gift, Give the Universe with Slooh
  • 12/10/09 - adidas and Disney Unveil Range of Kids Wear Featuring Mickey Mouse and Friends
  • 12/07/09 - Hasbro, Sesame Workshop Announce 10-Year Global Strategic Alliance for Sesame Street

  • 12/03/09 - TimetoPlayMag.com Reveals 'America's Wish List'
  • 12/03/09 - Building on "Believe" Effort This Holiday Season, Macy's Announces a National Santa Tour, National Believe Day and "Yes, Virginia" Animated Special
  • 12/02/09 - Intertek Drives Holiday Toy Safety with TSCP Certification of Radio Flyer’s Push, Pull and Ride Wagon
  • 12/02/09 - SHAILIE™ Fashion Design Toy Wins Product of the Year
  • 12/01/09 - CMA and AMA Award Winner TAYLOR SWIFT Expands Doll Line With Playsets, New Fashions and New Dolls
  • 12/01/09 - iParenting Awards Announce 2009 Excellent Product Winners
  • 11/25/09 - Toys Based on Animated Series Sure to Be a Holiday Must-Have
  • 11/23/09 - Reversible Freaky Pets Plush Toys and Dynamic Virtual World Set to Launch in 2010
  • 11/23/09 - Toy Industry Association Launches Consumer Website Showcasing Best Toys of the Year as Selected by Industry Experts
  • 11/23/09 - Introducing TheBigToyBook.com, the One-Stop Shop for the Hottest Toys and Gifts This Holiday Season
  • 11/19/09 - Let’s Ripple! Kids Ask Grandparents to Read Stories to Them Using Cool New Online Service
  • 11/19/09 - New Scooters, Christmas Must-Haves and Extreme Stunts on New Razor Extreme Website
  • 11/18/09 - Disney’s The Princess and the Frog Merchandise in High Demand Weeks before Film’s Debut
  • 11/17/09 - Animals Evolve Before Kids' Eyes With New Product From Charlie's Playhouse
  • 11/16/09 - Adorable Kinders® Wins 2009 IPMA Greatest Products Award
  • 11/16/09 - There’s Gold in This Car!
  • 11/16/09 - Walmart and Garanimals Announce New Line of Play & Learning Pre-School Toys
  • 11/11/09 - Mattel’s Portfolio of Toys and Games Are Sure To Top Kids’ Wish Lists This Holiday Season!
  • 11/10/09 - These Kindergarteners Earn Gold Stars For Diversity, Cuteness and Snuggleability
  • 11/05/09 - Barnes & Noble Kids: An Online Store with a New Look and Broader Selection to Inspire Young Curious Minds, Just in Time for the Holidays
  • 11/05/09 - Buzzillions Announces First Annual “Most For Your Money” Awards; Recognizes Toys that Deliver the Best Value
  • 11/05/09 - HABA’s Ring-A-Thing Selected as One of the Hottest Toys of the Season
  • 11/05/09 - Latest Win From Parents' Choice Sets Tier Toys' Ark Overflowing With Accolades
  • 11/04/09 - Charlie's Playhouse Challenges Families To Talk About Evolution
  • 11/04/09 - The Amazon Wish List 10th Anniversary Celebration Continues
  • 11/03/09 - Disney Announces 2009 “Most Wanted Holiday Toys” List; Features a Dozen Deals Under $25, Plus Six Stand-Outs
  • 11/02/09 - Cahootie® Partners with Animal Planet to Launch Animal-Themed Iconic Game in North America
  • 10/29/09 - CLUE: Secrets & Spies Edition Launched as Hasbro's First Text Messaging Enabled Board Game
  • 10/28/09 - Celebrate A Price Crunching Christmas - Dream Dozen Toys
  • 10/27/09 - Amazon.com Unveils the 2009 Holiday Toy List
  • 10/22/09 - Mattel® Launches New Online Shopping Destination
  • 10/21/09 - Baby Genius® Pet Care Center Named Dr. Toy 100 Best Children’s Products 2009
  • 10/20/09 - HEXBUG Nano Swarms Toys“R”Us & RadioShack Stores Nationwide
  • 10/20/09 - World’s Greatest MONOPOLY Players to Roll the Dice for a ‘Chance’ at Becoming the 2009 MONOPOLY World Champion in Las Vegas
  • 10/19/09 - Babalu's Pretty Princess Dressed In Felt Wins Tillywig Award for Originality
  • 10/19/09 - Who’s Smarter Than Who?
  • 10/17/09 - Hasbro Crowns Portland and Salt Lake City Area Teens as Winners of Inaugural NERF DART TAG World Championship
  • 10/16/09 - Engaging Alphabotz Phonic cards Pronounced Tillywig Brain Child Award
  • 10/16/09 - Tillywig Taps evolutionary Charlie's Playhouse for Fun & Brainy Honors
  • 10/15/09 - Keep Kids From Saying, "I'm Bored" This Holiday Season with HABA Board Games
  • 10/13/09 - Citiblocs Believed If You Built It...New Company Celebrates Its 11th Industry Win
  • 10/13/09 - Giant Evolution Timeline Named Dr. Toy's 100 Best Products of 2009
  • 10/13/09 - “A” Is For Apple But “A+” Is For Alphabotz Named Dr. Toy's 100 Best Products of 2009
  • 10/12/09 - Mickey Mouse Unveils Latest Train to Join Disney History, Mickey’s Magic Choo Choo in Kansas City
  • 10/07/09 - Actors Jaden and Willow Smith Join Hasbro, Inc.’s PROJECT ZAMBI as Youth Ambassadors
  • 10/05/09 - Amazon Wish List Turns 10
  • 10/05/09 - John Lasseter and Sam Walton Announced as 2010 Toy Industry Hall of Fame Inductees
  • 10/01/09 - Bandai America Powers up Like It’s 1993; Brings Back Mighty Morphin Power Rangers in New Toy Line
  • 10/01/09 - Disney Store Reveals Top Halloween Costumes for 2009; Casts a Magical Spell with In-Store Events, Dazzling Costumes and Spooktacular Home Décor
  • 10/01/09 - Amazon’s Frustration-Free Packaging Program Expands with Dozens of New Toys from Top Brands
  • 09/30/09 - EA SPORTS and Toy Island Line of Innovative Sporting Goods Hits Shelves This Fall
  • 09/30/09 - Word FRENZY® Kicks Off And Picks Up Top Award
  • 09/30/09 - Hasbro Delivers Wide Range of Entertainment Experiences This Holiday Season
  • 09/29/09 - Mattel Reveals New "Dora Links" Doll
  • 09/29/09 - 11th Annual Holiday HOT DOZEN Toy List Released Today
  • 09/29/09 - Barbie® Launches a New Line of Black Dolls Called So In Style™
  • 09/24/09 - Classic Makes a Comeback!
  • 09/23/09 - Baby Genius® Brand Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Launch of 24 New Toys at Walmart Stores
  • 09/15/09 - SensAble’s FreeForm® Helps Hot Buttered Elves Design and Manufacture Eco-Friendly New Wallables™ 3D Foam Sculptures
  • 09/14/09 - NECA Acquires WizKids Assets from Topps
  • 09/10/09 - Alphabotz™ Superphonic Decoder Cards Enliven Reading SKills In a Kid-Friendly Way
  • 09/10/09 - Forget Toasting Them Over A Campfire, Marshmallows Are Best When Used As Ammo!
  • 09/08/09 - "Pass Go" on the Biggest Monopoly Game Board Ever - The World Map!
  • 09/03/09 - Shopping for Fast, Cool or Affordable Toys? Parents can Pick all Three with Prime Time
  • 09/01/09 - Mattel's "Dora Links" Doll Available for Pre-Order Beginning Sept. 1
  • 08/28/09 - "Hey Mom, Where DId Humans Come From?" New Evolution Toys From Charlie's Playhouse Have the Answer
  • 08/27/09 - JAKKS Pacific Unveils New and Improved EyeClops® Night Vision Goggles, Handheld Mini Projector, and Stellar Electronics Line-Up for Holiday 2009
  • 08/26/09 - Barbie® Premieres Her First Music and Dance Video Featuring "The Barbie" Dance by Famed Choreographer JaQuel Knight
  • 08/25/09 - Hasbro Announces Exclusive Jurassic Park Toy Line at Toys“R”Us Stores Nationwide
  • 08/20/09 - Baby Genius® Pre-School Toys to Launch Nationwide at Walmart This Month
  • 08/20/09 - Disney Consumer Products to Offer a Series of First Looks and Magical Activities at D23 EXPO
  • 08/10/09 - Experience Mattel's New Xtractaurs Action Figures and Online World
  • 08/06/09 - Aeromax Knows Even The Littlest Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
  • 08/06/09 - Brand New Aeromax Jr. Fire Fighter Costumes Send Little Johnny To the Res"cute"
  • 08/03/09 - BK® Kids Meal Toys Bring Action of ‘G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra’ to BURGER KING® Restaurants
  • 07/28/09 - Fisher-Price® Puts the Tickle Power in Kids’ Hands with New Elmo’s Tickle Hands
  • 07/23/09 - According To Jacquard Products, Having the Blues Can be a Lot of Fun!
  • 07/23/09 - Mattel Launches Industry's First Toy Line Featuring Augmented Reality Technology at Comic-Con 2009 with Action Figures for Twentieth Century Fox's "Avatar"
  • 07/21/09 - TMNT “Shell-ebrate” Culmination of Official Anniversary Tour and Look Forward to Next Generation with 2011 Motion Picture
  • 07/21/09 - The BMX Revolution Has Arrived
  • 07/17/09 - Hasbro Showcases Top Entertainment Properties at San Diego Comic-Con
  • 07/17/09 - Ty® Teenie Beanie Babies™ are Back!
  • 07/16/09 - Citiblocs Stack Up to a Block Party for Kids
  • 07/16/09 - Kids Preferred Transforms Amazing Baby™ Books into Lovable AB™ Toy
  • 07/16/09 - Color Me Caterpillar Plush - a Blank Slate for Budding Artists
  • 07/16/09 - Kids Preferred Celebrates 70th Anniversary of Madeline with Plush Redhead for Litte Arms to Hug
  • 07/16/09 - Nickelodeon Celebrates 10 Years of Pop Culture Icon SpongeBob SquarePants
  • 07/10/09 - Hasbro Deploys New G.I. JOE Toys Prior to G.I. JOE: The Rise of Cobra Landing in Theaters on August 7th
  • 07/09/09 - A Favorite Doll is a Friend Forever so Choose Creative Child Awards' Top Choice
  • 07/07/09 - Crayola Helps Moms Save Some Green On Back-To-School Shopping
  • 07/01/09 - Proposed Settlement with CBS and Toy Retailers to Give Refunds for ‘CSI’ Toy Fingerprint Kits That May Contain Asbestos
  • 06/30/09 - Outdoor Toys, Games and Crafts Add Sparkle to Fourth of July Barbecues and Backyard Fun
  • 06/22/09 - Wumbler Products Receive Excellence Awards From Creative Child Magazine
  • 06/17/09 - Disney and ASUS Launch Netbook Computer for Kids
  • 06/15/09 - Top Secret: Mission Toy at The Children’s Museum of Memphis
  • 06/05/09 - Disney and NBA Unveil NBA Finals T-Shirt Collection Featuring Mickey and Friends
  • 06/01/09 - Mattel Announces Extensive Portfolio of Licensing,Promotional and Distribution Partners for Launch of New Hot Wheels® Battle Force 5™ Entertainment Property
  • 05/29/09 - DIY-ERS Become DI-DYERS
  • 05/28/09 - Out Of The Pocket And On To Pocketville®: The Makers of In My Pocket™ Launch Pocketville An Innovative New Virtual World of Your Favorite Pets!
  • 05/28/09 - TRANSFORMERS Fans Invade Southern California as New Toy Line Storms Toy Aisles Nationwide
  • 05/22/09 - Five Tips for Safe Summer Play from the Toy Industry Association
  • 05/19/09 - Disney Theme Parks Merchandise Offered Online
  • 05/05/09 - Kohl’s Cooks Up Summer Reading Fun With Max The Duck
  • 05/04/09 - Burger King Corp. Beams up Movie Tie-Ins with Paramount Pictures
  • 04/28/09 - Want a Shirt to Dye For? Tie one on with Groovy Kits by Jacquard
  • 04/27/09 - Mattel and NeuroSky® Announce Partnership to Create “Next Generation” Games and Toys
  • 04/20/09 - New Games Create Conversations Wherever They Go
  • 04/15/09 - Buffalo Resident Crowned U.S. Monopoly National Champion
  • 04/03/09 - Churchill Downs and Mattel Team Up to Create Kentucky Derby® Barbie® Doll to Commemorate 135(th) Run for the Roses®
  • 04/02/09 - Disney Store Unveils A Bouquet Of Earth Day Activities; In Store Events, Promotions And Products To Celebrate Recycling And Conservation
  • 04/01/09 - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Kick off 25th Anniversary Shell-ebration in Native Home: New York City
  • 03/30/09 - Slooh Widens View of the Night Sky
  • 03/30/09 - Trips to Space with Telescopes from around the World Now Available at Toys“R”Us Stores Nationwide
  • 03/25/09 - Tamagotchi and Epiphone® Launch “Wanna Be A Music Star” Sweepstakes
  • 03/23/09 - The Organic Cotton Joobles Collection Wins a 2009 Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Seal Award
  • 03/20/09 - Crayola! Outdoor Fun 2009
  • 03/19/09 - Little People® Brand, Big Celebration!
  • 03/18/09 - This Earth Day Don't Just Learn The Three R's Do The Three R's
  • 03/13/09 - Kids Preferred Expands Its Soft-As-A-Bunny Beatrix Potter Collection
  • 03/12/09 - Pure Italian, Perfectly Pink and Incredibly Stylish Barbie™ Fiat 500
  • 03/11/09 - KB Home and Disney Bring Imagination to Life with All-New Disney Dream Rooms
  • 03/09/09 - Barbie® Doll Celebrates Her 50th Birthday with Souvenir $3 Bathing Suit Barbie® Doll and a Major Birthday Bash at Barbie®’s New, Real Malibu Dream House
  • 03/04/09 - Barbie® Doll to Unveil a “New Face” on Her 50th Birthday with Unveiling of the 2009 Bathing Suit Barbie® Doll
  • 02/27/09 - Award Winning Family Board Games
  • 02/26/09 - JAKKS Pacific Secures Duff Goldman from Ace of Cakes for Girl Gourmet® Cake Bakery Line
  • 02/26/09 - PDP And Hasbro Sign Multi-Year, Multi-Brand Licensing Deal
  • 02/23/09 - JAKKS Pacific to Launch the EyeClops® Mini Projector for a Big Screen Experience in the Palm of Your Hand
  • 02/20/09 - A New World of Treasures and Imagination Awaits
  • 02/19/09 - SANRIO, Inc. Announces Agreement with Toy Partner JAKKS Pacific, Inc.
  • 02/18/09 - Focus Your Dogs Energy!
  • 02/17/09 - Hasbro, Marvel and Spider-Man Merchandising LP Extend Strategic Licensing Agreement Through 2017
  • 02/16/09 - Toy Island Partners with EA to Develop Innovative Sporting Goods
  • 02/16/09 - Disney Unveils New “The Princess And The Frog” Toy Line
  • 02/16/09 - Crayola Lets Kids Create More for Less
  • 02/16/09 - JAMLiBs Releases its Newest Product for Perler® Bead Designs
  • 02/16/09 - Screenlife Games, creator of Scene It?® The DVD Game 2009 New Product Line-up
  • 02/16/09 - Retro Doll Brand P.J. Sparkles is Back and Ready to Light Up the World with Love Again
  • 02/16/09 - With Zizzle’s 2009 Toy Line Value Really Does Come in All Shapes and Sizes
  • 02/15/09 - Toy Industry Association Celebrates the Best in Toys at Annual Awards Celebration
  • 02/15/09 - Virtual World of Aviation Adventures For Boys (And Girls)
  • 02/15/09 - Obaman – America's Newest And Most Loved Superhero
  • 02/15/09 - Aisha & Co.'s What's Your Flavor? Catchphrase of a New Era
  • 02/15/09 - From Show Biz To Toy Biz - Kathy and Janet Lennon Appear at New York Toy Fair 2009 with Their Newest Best Pals Products
  • 02/15/09 - Disney and LEGO Group Announce Strategic Licensing Relationship
  • 02/15/09 - LEGO Group Celebrates 10 Years of the Force
  • 02/15/09 - International Playthings Announces New Additions to iPlay’s Line of Action and Board Games
  • 02/15/09 - Nintendo® Mario Kart Wii™ Slot Car Set by Carrera Goes Digital At Toy Fair 2009
  • 02/15/09 - International Playthings Announces New 2009 Additions To the Calico Critters of Cloverleaf Corners Community
  • 02/15/09 - International Playthings Gives Imaginetics Favorites a Makeover

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