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The Best Toys for Kids 2013 List by ASTRA

Best Toys for Kids 2013 List

Best Toys for Kids 2013 List

Your search for the best toys for kids ends right here with The Best Toys for Kids 2013 List by ASTRA (the non-profit American Specialty Toy and Retailing Association).

Eliminate the guessing game with this amazing list of toys perfect for every age! You’ll find a selection of toys I personally received and thought you would appreciate knowing about too!

The Best Toys for Kids 2013 List by ASTRA

Only toys that are creative, innovative, and support open-ended play are consider for a spot on this coveted list. It’s not easy either–650 experts hand-picked the 21 toys for this incredible gift guide. From babies to big kids, no one is left out of the fun!

Squigz (by Fat Brain Toys) – The Fat Brain Toys brand are known for their clever ingenuity but they’ve definitely outdone themselves this time! Squigs can stick to anything–and in my opinion, well, these might end up an awesome new tub toy.

Super Magnetic Tidal Wave Thinking Putty (by Crazy Aaron’s Puttyworld) – Move over boring putty! This stuff is anything but silly! It’s magnetic! Perfect for learning fun and an excellent addition to science experiments, this will get creative hands thinking in a whole new way.

Laser Maze (by ThinkFun, Inc.) – Anyone already familiar with ThinkFun, Inc. will jump for joy at this  great addition to their logic game line. No kid can resist the use of lasers! Don’t worry, though–kids use lights and mirrors to solve the increasingly complex puzzles.
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Read, pin, and share the complete 2013 Best Toys for Kids List from ASTRA and get a head start on wishlists for the fast approaching holidays! Find a neighborhood toy store near you here on little Indiana or Your Neighborhood Toy Store.

About ASTRA: The American Specialty Toy Retailing Association (ASTRA) is a non-profit association dedicated to promoting creative and open ended playtime for children. ASTRA brings together specialty toy manufactures, independent toy stores and toy buyers to help encourage “smart” play and local toy shopping.

little Indiana received the item listed above from ASTRA in exchange for an honest review. No additional compensation was received for this article. littleIndiana.com will always provide honest opinions about products reviewed. Only products or services that are of benefit to little Indiana readers will ever appear on little Indiana. little Indiana is not responsible for sponsors who do not fulfill prize obligations. This giveaway is not associated with, affiliated with, endorsed by, sponsored by, or connected to Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, or any other social media outlets and released of any liability as such. If you have any questions or would like your product featured on little Indiana, please contact Jessica Nunemaker of little Indiana.

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Jessica Nunemaker is the little Indiana owner and Host of a little Indiana segment state-wide on PBS. Sometimes, she even sleeps. You'll usually find Jessica gallivanting around Indiana towns (population 15,000 and less) with her husband, Jeremy, and two boys (ages 9 and 5) in tow in search of where to stay, play and eat in small towns across the state! Small towns: destinations, not drive-thrus!

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