Goddard preschoolers test out best toys of the year

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To help families with their holiday shopping, preschoolers attending participating Goddard Schools conducted a Toy Test.

The children, ranging in age from six weeks to 6-years-old, tested out some of this year's top toys as part of The Goddard School's sixth annual Preschooler-Approved Toy Test. The votes have been tallied to determine the official Preschooler-Approved Top 10 Toys of 2013.

The Goddard School hopes this test will promote creativity and encourage playful learning. Below is the official toy list:

-Tobbles Neo by Fat Brain Toys (Suggested Age Range: 6+ Months)

-Go Go Friends Lady Bug by Chicco USA, Inc. (Suggested Age Range: 9+ Months)

-Musical Owl by ALEX Toys, LLC (Suggested Age Range: 18+ Months)

-Green Toys Rocket by Green Toys (Suggested Age Range: 2+ Years)

-Tinker Toy 100-Piece Essentials Set by K'NEX (Suggested Age Range: 3+ Years)

-Squigz: Fun Little Suckers by Fat Brain Toys (Suggested Age Range: 3+ Years)

-100-Piece Building Block Set - Hot Colors by Citiblocs (Suggested Age Range: 3+ Years)

-Super WHY! ABC Letter Game by University Games (Suggested Age Range: 3+ Years)

-Kinetic Sand by WABA Fun LLC (Suggested Age Range: 3+ Years)

-Stack Up! by Peaceable Kingdom (Suggested Age Range: 3-5 Years)

The Goddard School Top 10 Preschooler-Approved Toy List will be put to public vote via social media from November 1, 2013 to November 26, 2013. People can vote once per day and they can find out the voting information on www.goddardschool.com/toytest.

The toy receiving the most votes will be announced on November 27, 2013.

The Goddard School will then purchase and donate 100 of the winning toys to Toys for Tots, a program run by the United States Marine Corps Reserve that distributes holiday gifts to less fortunate children in the community.

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