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pinklets™ Oppenheim Gold Award Winner!

pinklets™ The Fairy Garden Wins Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Award

Loveland, Colorado - Nov 2, 2008 - WABA Fun™, creators of Superstructs construction toys, is pleased to announce that pinklets™ The Fairy Garden, its latest building set for girls, has been awarded the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio's Gold 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!

Superstructs pinklets are designed for girls and the way girls want to build. pinklets embrace the themes young girl builders' want with easy-to-assemble components - and just enough structure - to create their own environments for nearly endless role play and storytelling.

"We're honored to be recognized by such a respected organization within the toy and game industry as the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio," said David McCloskey, Founder and Head of Product Development of WABA Fun. "The Oppenheim Gold Award validates our belief that pinklets™ The Fairy Garden is a building set with great play value and strong educational benefits."

pinklets™ The Fairy Garden has a suggested retail price of $39.95 and is available online and at local specialty toy and hobby stores nationwide.

About the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Award
The Oppenheim Toy Portfolio was founded in 1989 as the only independent consumer review of children's media. Oppenheim's reviews consider, along with educational and play value, safety, age appropriateness, amongst other important factors. The award winners are selected by a noted expert in child development, children's literature, and education, and further tested by the most objective panel of judges-kids.

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