Superstructs Makin' Tracks Wins Dr. Toy's 'Smart' Award
Erie, Colorado - May 3, 2006 - WABA Fun, creators of Superstructs construction toys, is pleased to announce that Makin' Tracks, its latest building set, is the recipient of Dr. Toy's "Smart Play/Smart Toy Children's Products for 2006" Award. The award honors those products that exemplify educational value, design, safety, improvement in the understanding of the community and the world, good value for price, and, naturally, FUN!
As a result of receiving this honor, Superstructs Makin' Tracks garnered the approval of Dr. Stevanne Auerbach, known as "Dr. Toy," an expert in the toy and game industry with over 30 years of knowledge and expertise. The winning products for this program were carefully chosen using an extensive criteria developed by Dr. Toy over many years of product evaluation and analysis.
"The pieces are durable and designed to build whatever your child wants." stated Dr. Stevanne Auerbach, Founder of the Institute for Childhood Resources. The Makin' Tracks set will "help your child develop eye-hand coordination, fine and gross motor skills, creativity and tactile stimulation."
Superstructs Makin' Tracks gives young engineers everything they need to build a colorful train, rugged outback explorer, hard-working tow truck and much much more. 160-Large, vibrant pieces and a visual construction guide make for easy building and plenty of happy travels.
Makin' Tracks has a suggested retail price of $44.95 and is available at local specialty toy and hobby stores nationwide.About Dr. Toy and the Smart Play/Smart Toys Award
"Dr. Toy's Smart Play/Smart Toys Product Awards Program 2006" was developed by noted child development authority Stevanne Auerbach, Ph.D. (a.k.a. Dr. Toy), as a service to consumers who desire to purchase safe, affordable, educationally oriented and stimulating toys and other products for children.
The report is being released, according to Dr. Toy, to "encourage parents and teachers to focus on the value of play as essential to the learning process." She adds, "The Smart Play products selected from varied companies across the U.S., Canada and from other countries provide children with exciting new learning tools that will help them not only to do better in school, but will also provide constructive activities to do after school." The winning products include innovative toys, games, books, videos, audiotapes, software/CD's, crafts and other children's products.
The second report of winning toys for "Dr. Toy's Smart Play/Smart Toys 2006," based on the newly released book, is now available to parents, teachers and others on Dr. Toy's Guide, on the Internet's World Wide Web. The free report is available by requesting a copy by sending a SASE #10 envelope to Dr. Toy or by logging onto www.drtoy.com.
About WABA Fun and Superstructs
WABA Fun designs, manufactures and markets a line of construction toys under the Superstructs brand name that incorporates its patent-pending system of interlocking rods, connectors and panels. Award-winning Superstructs sets are available through specialty toy retailers, catalog and online retailers. WABA Fun develops products that inspire imagination and encourage children to be creative with their own playtime. To learn more about these unique tools for creative learning, visit http://www.superstructs.com.