Bill Ding Deluxe Set The Original Stacking Balancing Building Wood Clowns Blocks

With more than 1001 configurations, you’ll have endless fun with the classic Bill Ding Balancing Clowns Deluxe Set. This Deluxe Set includes 15 wooden clowns that stand about 4.5 inches tall each, 2 wooden dowels, 6 heavy paper toss rings, and an instruction booklet filled with game and building ideas. A toy that has stood the test of time, Bill Ding originated in the 1930’s and continues to be a favorite for young and old alike. These Balancing Clowns are also considered one of the best eye-hand coordination toys ever made. Stack, balance, and build, even perform multiple stunts. Blocks can be stacked head to head, shoulder to foot, and many other ways. Hints for balancing: build on a flat surface, add a clown to both sides at the same time, stack and hook clowns with a steady hand, line up carefully for large formations. Each clown is made of high quality wood and certified safe by The University of Iowa Laboratories. Perform amazing stunts with this set of fifteen colorful 4.5 inch tall clowns. For even more fun exciting stunts use multiple sets. For ages 3 and up, fun for the whole family.

Product Features

  • 15 Clowns, 2 Dowels, 6 Toss Rings Instruction Book
  • Each Figure stands 4-1/2 inches tall
  • Made from solid wood
  • Great for Ages 3 years up to 103 years!
  • Packaging: Retail Window box

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Deluxe Figure Play Set

All together now! From mysterious villain Kylo Ren to heroic rogue Han Solo, enhance your collection with this deluxe set of 10 highly detailed figures of the heroes and villains from Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Includes: Han Solo, General Leia Organa, Poe Dameron, Chewbacca, Flametrooper, Captain Phasma, Kylo Ren, Rey, Finn & BB-8

Product Features

  • Includes: Han Solo, General Leia Organa, Poe Dameron, Chewbacca, Flametrooper, Captain Phasma, Kylo Ren, Rey, Finn & BB-8
  • Ages 3+
  • Material: PVC
  • Figures Stand Up To 4 Inches Tll

STAR WARS Battlefront (Deluxe Edition) – PlayStation 4

Immerse yourself in your Star Wars battle fantasies.

Feeling the ominous thud of an AT-AT stomping down on the frozen tundra of Hoth. Rebel forces firing blasters as Imperial speeder bikes zip through the lush forests of Endor. Intense dogfights between squadrons of X-wings and TIE fighters filling the skies. Immerse yourself in the epic Star Wars™ battles you’ve always dreamed of and create new heroic moments of your own in Star Wars™ Battlefront™.

Fight for the Rebellion or Empire in a wide variety of multiplayer matches for up to 40 players, or in exciting challenges inspired by the films available solo, split-screen or through online co-op. Star Wars Battlefront combines this epic action on a galactic scale with stunning visual recreations of some of the most iconic planets, weapons, characters, and vehicles in the Star Wars universe and the original sound effects from the films, to give Star Wars fans the ultimate, authentic and immersive interactive experience they’ve been looking for.

The Most Immersive and Photorealistic Interactive Entertainment Experience 
Visit classic planets from the original Star Wars trilogy, detailed with an unprecedented amount of realism and sense of authenticity that will transport you to a galaxy far, far away Experience amazing digital replicas of the original Star Wars movie models, brought to lifelike fidelity by DICE’s use of photogrammetry technology  Ground-based Combat on a Galactic Scale
Engage in epic battles on iconic planets including Hoth, Endor, and Tatooine. Also, bring the fight to the previously unexplored planet, Sullust.  Pilot a diverse set of ground-based vehicles including nimble speeder bikes, massive AT-ATs, and more Master the Battlefront with Iconic Star Wars Characters 
Play as some of the most memorable characters in the Star Wars universe including Darth Vader and Boba Fett  Encounter a variety of beloved characters from the original trilogy such as C-3PO and R2-D2 (93) Take to the Skies in Epic Star Wars Dog Fights
Pilot the Millennium Falcon, X-wings, TIE fighters, and more of your favorite vehicles in exhilarating aerial combat Made for Jedi and Padawans Alike 
Battle alongside your friends online or in offline split-screen Co-op mode  Seamlessly swap between 1st person and 3rd person views 
STAR WARS & TM 2015 Lucasfilm Ltd. All rights reserved. Game code and certain audio and/or visual material 2015 Electronic Arts Inc.

Product Features

  • The DELUXE EDITION unlocks 5 in-game items: DL-44 blaster, Ion Grenade, Ion Torpedo, Ion Shock, Victory
  • Visit classic planets from the original STAR WARS trilogy, detailed with an unprecedented amount of realism and sense of authenticity that will transport you to a galaxy far, far away
  • Experience amazing digital replicas of the original STAR WARS movie models, brought to lifelike fidelity by DICE’s use of photogrammetry technology
  • Engage in epic battles on iconic planets including Hoth, Endor, and Tatooine. Also, bring the fight to the previously unexplored planet, Sullust.
  • Pilot a diverse set of ground-based vehicles including nimble speeder bikes, massive AT-ATs, and more
  • Play as some of the most memorable characters in the STAR WARS universe including Darth Vader and Boba Fett
  • Encounter a variety of beloved characters from the original trilogy such as C-3PO and R2-D2
  • Pilot the Millennium Falcon, X-wings, TIE fighters, and more of your favorite vehicles in exhilarating aerial combat
  • Battle alongside your friends online or in offline split-screen Co-op mode
  • Seamlessly swap between 1st person and 3rd person views

Award Winning Playmags Clear Colors Magnetic Tiles Deluxe Building Set 100 Piece Set with Car + Includes Free Bonus Bag – Great Gift for Kids

MORE VALUE THAN ANY OTHER SET!!

Playmags™ 100 piece set includes a car base with wheels and eight different shapes so that kids can now stretch their imagination to the next level. More shapes means more designs, and more designs means more hours of fun play.

Educational Fun:

Playmags™ shapes and patterns provide great motor skills. Encourages imaginative and creative play, and enhances math, geometry, and science skills.

Dr. Toy Review:

Playmags™ Magnetic Building Blocks attract on all sides and the combinations form many different shapes and structures. From flat designs to squares, pyramids, plus many more unlimited geometric shapes. Tiles easily connect, which prompts kids to move from constructing two-dimensional to three-dimensional creations. Magnificent high rise 3D towers are designed by kids who have developed into critical thinkers through creative play. As they build, kids develop tools for spatial problem-solving tasks, logical thinking, and math reasoning. Blocks easily connect and inspire creativity, brain development patterning, shape recognition, building, and motor skills.

The National Parenting Center Review:

Playmags™ are a truly remarkable open-ended building toy. Kids and parents alike were captivated and couldn’t stop building an endless variety of shapes, structures, you name it. The set comes with 100 brightly colored, translucent pieces. There are triangles in three different sizes and two square sizes. Magnets are inserted inside the edges and that’s about all you need to know. The magnets are strong enough to construct pretty solid structures, These pieces got a real workout but never broke or shattered. Parents noted that while the basic idea is building and playing they saw that their children were learning physics, geometry, math, spatial reasoning and architecture without even knowing it.

Product Features

  • Blocks easily connect
  • Inspires creativity and brain development
  • Teaches patterning, shape recognition, building and motor skills
  • Includes Bonus Magnetic Car
  • Winners of Dr Toys 2013 award and national parenting seal of approval

Sideshow 1/6 "Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi" Darth Vader Deluxe figure Review II

continued from previous post

Before we got to hear Darth Vader’s heavy breathing and his deep, mechanical voice (both aspects did play a big part of what made him famous), we first saw his tall dark figure emerging from the smoke after the all-white Stormtroopers of the 501st had boarded the Tantive IV and taken control of the ship in “Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope”. The Sith Lord Darth Vader’s all black ensemble from his helmet, mask, body suit and armor was as intimidating and fearsome as they come.

Interestingly enough, Darth Vader’s famous outfit drew inspiration from the armor of Japanese Samurai Warriors, especially the armor worn by Samurai Date Masamune – check out the 1:6 scale version posted on my toy blog HERE. The 12-inch Samurai figure was released by DID many years ago and you can to see the uncanny resemblance there. Darth Vader’s costume is a perfect fuse of the old (gusoku samurai) and new (sci-fi technology), making him one of the most iconic villains in film history.

In producing the first Star Wars film (which would be re-titled “Episode IV”), the original ANH (A New Hope) Darth Vader helmet and mask had a duller appearance as the costume picked up bumps and bangs along the way and the use of dulling spray on the glossy dome didn’t help. The ESB (Empire Strikes Back) and ROTJ (Return Of The Jedi) Vader, while hardly pristine is not as beaten up as the ANH version, with a more glossy look about him. The ESB / ROTJ Darth Vader has a more refined and sophisticated look to the dark lord with more complexity compared to a more basic ANH costume.

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As mentioned in the part 1 review (posted HERE), the ESB / ROTJ Darth Vader has the armor moved on top of the robes to emphasize more of the armor and give Darth Vader a more robotic and less human look. The chest and belt boxes are more detailed and they light-up as well, an improvement over the ANH version.
I certainly prefer the shinier and more glossy look of the helmet and armor which is in stark contrast to the surroundings of George Lucas’ Star Wars universe. Before Star Wars it was more common for science-fiction movies to look clean and futuristic. One of the most revolutionary things about Star Wars when it came out was, that the things in the movies did look like they were used. This look, that George Lucas called a “used universe”, heavily supports the believability of the Star Wars universe.
Check out the close-up shots of the Sideshow Collectibles “Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi” Darth Vader Deluxe Figure 1/6 scale head sculpt, essentially helmet and mask. This is so much better than the previous version released by Sideshow (and reviewed earlier in my toy blog HERE). The ESB / ROTJ Darth Vader’s chain around his neck which connects his cape is also visible compared to the ANH version which was hidden from view.
Revealing the breastplate instead of concealing it does make the Sith lord look more menacing and evil. The shoulder armor plates are flexible to allow the arms to move more easily without much restriction and they can be re-positioned for a better look.
Darth Vader’s unlit lightsaber hilt hangs from a hook on his belt when not in use 
Here’s Sideshow Collectibles 1/6 scale “Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi” Darth Vader Deluxe figure with his lightsaber (hilt with blade)
More close-up pictures taken of Sideshow Collectibles 1/6 scale “Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi” Darth Vader Deluxe figure with his Fabric body suit and cape, Detailed armor and gloves, Head with Helmet and Mask. According to Wookieepedia, Vader wore a ribbed, padded, multi-ply body glove that covered everything below his neck. This flexible, quilted suit was blast-dampening, and was made of a fireproof material that provided some protection against flames and corrosive gasses.
Darth Vader’s armor, or serial number: E-3778Q-1, was a mobile life support system that Darth Vader was forced to wear to compensate for the serious injuries he suffered after his duel with Obi-Wan Kenobi on Mustafar.
Like traditional Sith armor and formed after the ancient Sith droids, Darth Vader’s suit was made to be both intimidating and fearsome. His helmet was black, with a highly polished finish from woodoo hide. The front was carved out to fit around his head and show his “face”.

NEXT: Comparison pictures of Sideshow Collectibles 1/6 scale “Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi” Darth Vader Deluxe figure with the Sideshow ANH Darth Vader plus Sideshow Stormtroopers.

Related posts on Darth Vader:
May 15, 2011 – Father and Son Lightsaber Duel from “Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back”
November 6, 2010 – Star Wars Darth Vader Electronic Talking Bank
July 17, 2010 – Struck by Lightning! Kubrick Star Wars Darth Vader figure
July 31, 2009 – Sideshow Darth Vader with Sideshow Stormtroopers
July 30, 2009 – Comparing Sideshow with Medicom and Hasbro: a look at the different 1/6 scale Darth Vaders out there – Hasbro Ultimate Villain Darth Vader (Episode III), Sideshow ANH Darth Vader (Star Wars Episode IV – his first appearance), Hasbro Electronic Darth Vader from Episode VI and Medicom RAH Episode VI Darth Vader.

Reblogged 3 years ago from toyhaven.blogspot.com

Spy Gear Mission Alpha Kit – Deluxe Set including Walkie Talkies, Spy Watch, Listening Device and Motion Alarm

Start your career in espionage with the Spy Gear Mission Alpha Kit! Featuring four high-tech pieces of Spy Gear, the Mission Alpha Kit covers all the fundamental needs of secret agents. Inside you’ll discover Field Agent Walkie Talkies, a Micro Agent Listener, a Micro Agent Motion Alarm and a multi-functional Field Agent Spy Watch. Each tool brings you closer to completing your mission as you listen, watch and communicate with superior stealth. Start your spy game right with the four-in-one Mission Alpha Kit!

Product Features

  • 4 high-tech pieces of Spy Gear
  • Kit covers all the fundamental needs of secret agents
  • Includes: Field Agent Walkie Talkies, a Micro Agent Listener, a Micro Agent Motion Alarm and a multi-functional Field Agent Spy Watch
  • Requires 8 various size batteries (not included)
  • Fantastic toys for young boys that love to watch spy and police movies

Reblogged 3 years ago from www.amazon.com

Big Hero 6 11″ Deluxe Flying Baymax with 4.5″ Hiro Action Figures

Large and in-charge, this massive Baymax is ready to fly into battle using all his great weapons and features to save the day, just like in Disney’s movie, Big Hero 6. Baymax is huge at 11 Inch tall with a wingspan that extends to 18 Inch. Activate the lights and sounds or save San Fransokyo using Baymax’s launching rocket fist. Baymax comes with a 4.5-inch Hiro Hamada figure, which when attached to Baymax’s back unlocks additional flying sounds that vary from descending rocket sounds to ascending rocket sounds depending on whether Baymax is pointed up or down. This great innovation brings the product to life and Disney’s Big Hero 6 to your home.

Product Features

  • Big Hero 6 11-inch Baymax with 4.-5-inch Hiro Hamada figure
  • Large and in-charge, this massive Baymax is ready to fly into battle using all his great weapons and features to save the day
  • Features sounds from the movie, lights and 1 firing rocket fist
  • 20+ points of articulation; pop up wings with 18-inch span
  • Includes 3 AAA batteries

Reblogged 3 years ago from www.amazon.com

Rubies Thomas and Friends Deluxe 3D Thomas The Tank Engine Costume, Child Small

Since 1951 Rubie’s has been the world’s leader in costumes, decor and accessories – everything you need to make celebrating safe and fun! From witches and pirates to vampires and zombies, from Graceland to galaxies far, far away the Rubie’s Costume Collection will inspire you to a bigger and better Halloween season! Mascots, rental quality costumes, masks, wigs, accessories, shoes and every significant licensed costume you want to wear can be found under the Rubie’s brand. Still family owned, still family focused; Rubie’s brings you fun for every season, Halloween, Christmas, Mardi Gras, Easter and all in-between.

Product Features

  • Deluxe Thomas costume featuring 8-inch pop-out front
  • Foam character tunic, conductor cap and red scarf
  • Officially licensed Thomas and Me deluxe costumes let your child be the conductor of their favorite train buddy
  • Rubie’s’ Costume Co, a world leader in costumes and accessories for the entire family since 1950
  • Child small best fits children 4 to 6 years old, up to 48 Inch tall with up to 26 inch waist and 28 inch chest

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Rubies Thomas and Friends, Deluxe Thomas The Tank Engine and Engineer Costume, Child Small

Since 1951 Rubies has been the world’s leader in costumes, decor and accessories – everything you need to make celebrating safe and fun! From witches and pirates to vampires and zombies, from Graceland to galaxies far, far away the Rubies Costume Collection will inspire you to a bigger and better Halloween season! Mascots, rental quality costumes, masks, wigs, accessories, shoes and every significant licensed costume you want to wear can be found under the Rubies brand. Still family owned, still family focused; Rubies brings you fun for every season, Halloween, Christmas, Mardi Gras, Easter and all in-between.

Product Features

  • Includes printed foam costume top, pants, hat and scarf
  • Thomas and Friends costume and accessories from Rubies are officially licensed by HIT Entertainment
  • Child’s small fits most children 4 to 6 years old, up to 48 Inch tall with up to 26 inch waist and 28 inch chest
  • Deluxe costumes available for Thomas, Percy and James
  • Rubies brings fun to dress-up with costumes and accessories kids play with all year long

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Rubies Thomas and Friends, Deluxe Thomas The Tank Engine and Engineer Costume, Toddler

Since 1951 Rubies has been the world’s leader in costumes, decor and accessories – everything you need to make celebrating safe and fun! From witches and pirates to vampires and zombies, from Graceland to galaxies far, far away the Rubies Costume Collection will inspire you to a bigger and better Halloween season! Mascots, rental quality costumes, masks, wigs, accessories, shoes and every significant licensed costume you want to wear can be found under the Rubies brand. Still family owned, still family focused; Rubies brings you fun for every season, Halloween, Christmas, Mardi Gras, Easter and all in-between.

Product Features

  • Includes printed foam costume top, pants, hat and scarf
  • Thomas and Friends costume and accessories from Rubies are officially licensed by HIT Entertainment
  • Toddler size fits most 1 to 2 years, up to 39 Inch tall and 34 pounds
  • Deluxe costumes available for Thomas, Percy and James
  • Rubies’ Costume Co, a world leader in costumes and accessories for the entire family since 1950

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