Baby & Young Toddlers (Newborn to 2+), New Mom, School, Toddler Toys (+3), Toddlers / Preschool / Early Years

Discovery Toy Guide for 2018

Discovery Toys has compiled a 2018 Toy Guide, which includes many of their wonderful toys.  Here are some of my favorite toys from the 2018 guide:

For each item I have linked it (the Bold Blue words) to the items on my Discovery Toys website.  I have also included the product description, the age range, and materials included directly from the Discovery Toys website.

Poppers

Poppers :   

  • Description:  “These large-sized, open-ended connectibles suction to virtually any smooth surface and to each other. Have a blast squishing them together and popping them apart.”
  • Age:  from 3 years+
  • Includes:  50 connectors in 8 different shapes. Includes a large storage jar with handle. Guide with suggested builds.

 

Hexacus:

  • Description:  “An exploration in creativity and fun for the entire family. Just sort by size and color, then stack, nest, and balance to create a wide variety of patterns and shapes.
    Hexacus was invented by world-renowned designer and artist Peer Clahsen.
    1. STACKING: HEXACUS pieces are easy to hold and the unique hexagonal cross section and size progression from large to small allows for a variety of ways to stack the pieces.
    2. NESTING: When a smaller HEXACUS piece, or pieces, can fit inside a larger HEXACUS piece, it’s called nesting. Discover all the ways HEXACUS pieces can nest.
    3. PATTERN MAKING: It’s fun to place HEXACUS pieces side by side on a flat surface and create colorful patterns.
  • Hexacus :
    • Age:  from 2 years+
    • Includes:  Idea Booklet and 12 hexagonal pieces in different sizes: 3 red, 3 orange, 2 yellow, 2 green, 1 light blue, 1 dark blue.
  • Hexacus Deluxe:
    • Age:  from 2 years+
    • Includes:  This larger 25 piece set includes two identical 12 piece sets plus one large purple hexagon.

Stacking Ols

Stacking Owls:

  • Description:”Balancing challenges for all ages!  With multiple ways to connect, these chunky wood figures can be stacked upright, upside down or even sideways. They can even be balanced on the included parallel bars.  Chunky design provides for early success by younger stackers. The owls are numbered 1-12 on one side for sequential stacking or simple number fun. Activity guide includes multiple ways to play. “
  • Age:  from 3 years+
  • Includes:  12 wood owl figures, 2 wood balance bars, activity guide.

 

Connectix :

  • Description:  “This open-ended, kid-powered magnetic construction set inspires the imagination, fosters experimentation, sharpens logical reasoning, and strengthens fine motor skills.”
  •  Ages: from 3 years+
  •  Includes:  12 magnetic triangles and 18 magnetic squares in 6 colors. The magnetic shapes are easy to connect and can be used to create 2D and 3D configurations. The possibilities are endless! Included guide features 13 configurations to get you started.

MW Castlework

MarbleWorks Castle:

  • Description:  “Castle Marbleworks is BPA Free.  Your child will have fun dropping the 3 weighted chime balls down the interchangeable tracks of this large sized marble run building system! As balls race, spin and zig-zag, your little one learns to predict the balls’ course. Can double as a castle playset for hours of imaginary play.”
  • Age:  from 2 years – kindergarten
  • Includes:   Includes 8 pieces. Parts are not compatible with Marbleworks®.

Marbleworks Grand Prix

Marble Works

  • Marble Works Grand Prix

    • Description:  “Design your own super-sized marble raceway! With 8 different exciting marble actions, each new race is just as exciting! Split your track into 2 paths, experiment with the various marble action ramps, and then rejoin onto a single track to determine the winner at the finish line. An infinite number of raceway configurations.”
    • Age:  from 5 years+
    • Includes:  Starting Gate, Finish Gate, Jump Chute, Landing Ramp, Standard Ramp, Bumper Ramp, Snake Ramp, Maze Ramp, U-Turn Ramp, Split Track, Rejoin Track, Base Feet (5), Standard Posts (35), Marbles (10), Label Sheet, & Activity Guide
  • Marble Works Ultra Grand Prix

    • Description: See description
    • Age: from 5 years+
    • Includes:  Includes Marbleworks Grand Prix and Marbleworks Booster Pack.
  • Accessories:

    • Marble Works Booster Pack
      • Description:  “Add cool spiraling action to your Marbleworks raceway.”
      • Age:  from 5 years+
      • Includes:  Paddlewheel Ramp, Triple Coil Ramp, Funnel Ramp, Base Feet (3), Standard Posts (25), Marbles (10), Activity Guide
    • Marbleworks Racing Upgrade Pack
      • Description:  “Convert an older Marbleworks run to a raceway.”
      • Age:  from 5 years+
      • Includes: a Rejoin Track, which merges 2 separate raceway tracks into a single track. Also includes a U-Turn Ramp and a Starter Funnel. The Starter Funnel is only available with this pack.
    • Marble Add-On Set
      • Description:  “Accessory set for Marbleworks® Starter Set and Marbleworks® Deluxe Set.”
      • Age:  from 5y & up
      • Includes:  30 colorful posts, 2 bases, 3 ramps, 6 marbles.
    • Marbleworks Wild Ride
      • Description: “More marble action and new construction possibilities! Watch the marble whiz through the triple swirl ramp. The drop chute sends the marble soaring off track before it comes to a stop, ready for another wild ride.”
      • Age: from 5 years+
      • Includes:  Colors may vary. Height: Swirl 6″ (15 cm), Chute 9 3/8″ (24 cm)
    • Marbleworkds Crank-It-Up
      • Description: “Add interest and interaction to your race course with the see-through hand crank that sets the gears into motion lifting the marble to a higher level.”
      • Age: from 5 years+
      • Includes:  Colors may vary. Height 9″/ 23 cm.

 

Motor Works

  • Motor Works (Full Set):

    • Description:  “This junior-mechanic set has a working power tool and a shop full of parts to build three free-wheeling vehicles! A motorcycle, prop plane, and race car are sized right for small hands and feature moving parts.”
    • Age:  from 4 years & up
    • Includes:  Includes tool box, dull child-safe electric power drill and manual screwdriver, and extra screws. Requires 2 AA batteries, not included.
  • Motor Works Train

    • Description:  “Strengthen fine motor and coordination skills by assembling this free-wheeling locomotive. Take apart and rebuild for loads of fun! Rod on both sides moves when train is rolled across a flat surface, inspiring imaginary action play.”
    • Age:  from 4 years+
    • Includes:  Includes screwdriver.  Is compatible with Motor Works power tool.
  • Dino Works T-Rex

    • Description:  “Strengthen fine motor and coordination skills by assembling this wacky wheelin’ T-Rex. Take apart and rebuild the dandy dino for loads of fun!”
    • Age:  from 3 years+
    • Includes:  Includes wheels under the feet for rolling across smooth surfaces. Compatible with Motor Works power tool. Includes 8 Dino parts, 10 screws, 1 manual screw driver.
  • Dino Works Triceratops

    • Description:  “Strengthen fine motor and coordination skills by assembling this wacky wheelin’ Triceratops. Take apart and rebuild the dandy dino for loads of fun!”
    • Age:  from 3 years+
    • Includes:  Includes wheels under the feet for rolling across smooth surfaces. Compatible with Motor Works power tool. Includes 8 Dino parts, 10 screws, 1 manual screw driver.

ZipTrack

Zip Track

  • Zip Track

    •  Description:  “Snap & click to design your own interactive roadway. Hundreds of different configurations and color combinations.  Turn off the lights for bonus light-up action. Experiment with building principles and simple physics to keep your battery-powered vehicle on course.”
    • Age:  from 5 years+
    • Includes:  200 track pieces, X-Track, Arch Bridge, Sharp Bend , Bridge Supports (4), Risers (2), and Light-up SUV.  Requires 1 AA battery, not included.
  • Zip Track Deluxe

    • Description:  “Snap & click to design your own interactive roadway. Hundreds of different configurations and color combinations. Create a double-decker track with the car-powered lift. Redirect traffic with the adjustable Y-Splitter. Turn off the lights for bonus light-up action.”
    • Age:  from 5 years+
    • Includes:  Zip Track Set (200 track pieces, X-Track, Arch Bridge, Sharp Bend, Bridge Supports (4), Risers (2), Light-up SUV)& Zip Track Booster Set (125 track pieces, Automated Lift, Y-Splitter, Gate, Underpass Assembly (10 pcs) & Zip Track Car.

For more Discovery Toys Products, check out the Discovery Toys 2018 – 2019 catalogue.

 

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