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Toy Fair 2011: New For MEGABLOKS!

MEGA Bloks are a staple in our house. The colorful bloks are a great way for my boys to learn a list of developmental skills.  My youngest son builds castles and spaceships with the larger bloks, while my oldest combines his Ni Hao, Diego and Dora mini blok sets to create a superworld.

Last week I had the opportunity to tour their showroom at Toy Fair to see what will be new this year and the company didn’t disappoint.

2011 will undoubtedly be a big year for the MEGA brand. They have numerous play sets that are geared to kids of all ages and skill sets.

Here are our favorites:

Build and re-build with the pre-school tub sets.  Each set comes with all of the pieces to create a theme, while the lid of the tub does double duty as a building spot. Also, this Fall look for the new Build N Go Walker.  This multi-functional toy can be pushed or pulled depending on its position. As your child’s walk improves, the walker transforms into a wagon that can be pulled along to transport his or her Mega Bloks anywhere!

The hit animated series Dinosaur Train sets feature authentic colors and designs that are seen on the TV series and will encourage children to use their imagination to construct their very own Dinosaur Train adventures!

Hello Kitty is now available in the world of Mega Bloks. This new series of construction toys brings the supercute world of Hello Kitty to life by offering girls aged four and up an engaging and fun building experience that will inspire their imagination and creativity. The line offers a new category of fun collectibles with the possibility for fans to create and decorate their very own Hello Kitty world.

BlokTown is a new preschool series available in the world of Mega Bloks. This new line of construction toys brings the little town to life by offering boys and girls ages three and up an engaging and fun building experience that will inspire their imagination and creativity. BlokTown offers preschoolers endless possibilities of building, role play and collecting to create their very own BlokTown adventures!

The 80’s popular comic and television series, The Smurfs, is now available in the world of Mega Bloks. Just in time for the new movie, this new series of construction toys brings the tiny world of small blue fictional creatures to life by offering preschoolers an engaging and fun building experience that will inspire their very own Smurfs adventures.

Mega Bloks is well know for their gorgeous Thomas & Friends trains sets. The all-new sets feature an incredible attention to detail and allow kids to construct their very own Thomas & Friends world to new heights!

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Lisa Arneill

SAHM of 2 boys and founder of GrowingYourBaby.com, World Traveled Family and The World We Share. When I’m not running around after my boys, I’m looking for our next vacation spot!

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