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Learning Express Toys Reveals Its Holiday Top Toys

BOSTON, Nov. 19, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Learning Express Toys released its list of 2014 Holiday Top Toys, all of which make terrific gifts at reasonable prices! Visit your neighborhood Learning Express Toys location for the best selection of fun, educational toys with exceptional play value. While there, check out the demos for each of our Top Toys listed below.

Doinkit Darts & Refills

The Doinkit magnetic dart set is made from strong magnets to ensure that your dart will make it to its intended location. Invite the entire family to play together and revel in an incredible dart experience! Ages 6 +

Night Football & Soccer

The fun begins at sundown with the Nightball! Bright LED lights—growing brighter as you throw the ball—illuminate the night. Ages 5+

Air Power Soccer Disk Ultra Glow

  • Turns any floor into an air hockey/soccer surface
  • Outer rim safely protects furniture and walls while allowing great rebounding
  • Powerful hover action glides on a cushion
  • Ages 6+

Simon & Simon Electronic Handheld Game

Follow Simon's pattern of lights and sounds if you can. As the game progresses, patterns increase in complexity. The LCD counter keeps track of the high sore. Ages 7 +

Lazer Maze / Gravity Maze

Khet is fun and easy to learn because all the pieces move in the same way. The object of the game is to illuminate your opponent's pharaoh by bouncing your laser beam off the mirrored pieces and around the playing field. You can learn how to play in minutes but the intense strategic thinking required for this game will keep you playing for hours at a time.

Sands Alive

Create sculptures that hold their form and light up under black light with the Sands Alive Neon Frenzy Set. The included UV black light glasses let children see their fluorescent creations glow. Four molds make it simple for children to build castles, fortresses, and more. Ages 6 +

Spirograph

Created by mechanical engineer, Denys Fisher – the Spirograph, originally a drafting tool, was an instant hit in the toy world. It's been fascinating people ever since its first introduction in 1965. Beautiful, intricate designs from the motion of gears around wheels – the mathematics and art of it are awe-inspiring. Starting at Ages 5+

Rainbow Loom & Accessories

Beautiful bands! The Rainbow Loom Bracelet Kit makes it easy to create super cool rubber band bracelets in minutes! Whether your child crafts a bracelet for a BFF, to show school spirit, or to showcase his or her favorite colors, they'll enjoy every step of the process. The kit offers instructions on how to create many different styles of bracelets in several difficulty levels. Ages 8+

PlushCraft

Crunchin' crafts! Create a cuddly plush pillow by matching colored fabric to corresponding numbers and then punching the gorgeous sparkling fabric squares into the preformed spots. This innovative new way of crafting is easy to do and delivers stunning results. Get the girls together for the perfect sleepover activity. Includes over 400 regular and sparkling fabric pieces, stylus, Heart Pillow, and stylus. Ages 5 +

Magformers

Magformers is quiet and entertaining for one or 100 minutes! Thirty magnet pieces attract each other and kid's attention. They can build houses, animals, robots or endless other shapes. Ages 5+

Crazy Aaron's Thinking Putty

Write messages and draw pictures while pulling, twisting, and sculpting the putty. Ages 3+

Snap Circuits

Tech kids will love the Snap Circuits 100 Experiments board. All of the easy-snap pieces are color-coded and named to represent real electronic parts. Some favorite Snap Circuit experiments include radios, doorbells, flashlights and alarms. Ages 8+

NogginStik

The NogginStik® developmental light-up rattle is baby's first learning toy. The NogginStik head lights up red, blue, and green to stimulate a baby's eyes and to encourage visual tracking. The base of the NogginStik makes a soft rattle sound to please the ears. It has an easy to hold handle for mastering grasping and fun textures to delight the sense of touch. Ages Birth+

Squigz & Pop Squigz

Suction construction! High-quality silicone-rubber suction cup connectors make this creative construction set's pieces as much fun to pull apart as to put together! Strong connections create a resistance that's fun to overcome, resulting in a rewarding "pop." Starting at Ages 6 months+

Mini Bop Bags

Now you can enjoy bop bags anywhere. At 12″ the Mini Bop Bags are the perfect size for office desks, counter, and shelves. Ages 3+

Water Speakers

Multi-colored jets of water dance to volume and beat of the music. Connect to Computers, iPhones, iPods, Tablets, Android, Game Players & More. The speakers are lightweight and portable. Ages 5+

Boogie Boards

This supremely useful creativity and productivity tool makes it fun and easy to jot down math assignments and to do lists. Ultra sleek, portable, and stylish, the Boogie Board Paperless Tablet uses an LCD screen to replicate (with exact precision), the experience of writing with a pencil. Ages 3+

Wreck This Journal

For anyone who's ever had trouble starting, keeping, or finishing a journal or sketchbook comes "Wreck This Journal," an illustrated book that features a fun collection of prompts, asking readers to muster up their best mistake and mess-making abilities and to fill the pages of the book (or destroy them). Ages 8+

Melting Snowman

Build your own Melting Snowman and watch him lose his shape! Roll and mold your snowman from the soft putty and attach the hat, eyes, nose, scarf, and arms. Then watch as your poor snowman slowly melts into a blob. Ages 5+

About Learning Express Toys

Learning Express Toys is the nation's leading franchisor of educational toy stores with more than 130 locations across the country, each one locally owned and operated. Providing an extraordinary shopping experience, Learning Express Toys is known for its knowledgeable sales staff that offers expert advice on choosing the perfect toy, for every child, for every occasion. The Learning Express Toys product mix is carefully selected from manufacturers around the world, and each toy has exceptional play value. A birthday gift registry, free gift wrapping, free personalization, and civic fundraising make each Learning Express Toys store an integral part of its community.

To learn more about Learning Express Toys, franchise opportunities, or a store near you, visit learningexpress.com.

CONTACT: Victoria Harnish Director of Communications victoria@learningexpress.com 978-889-1091

Source: Learning Express