Discovery Post Wins Big with Dr. Toy's Best Picks
Discovery Post was honored not once, but twice for the prestigious “Dr. Toy’s 100 Best Picks Children’s Products.” The award winners were Discovery Post's Dinosaur and Fairy Magnet Board Dioramas. That's a big haul for any company, but even more-so for a start up. “We're excited by the honor,” said Andrew Wert, Discovery Post President. “We develop products that are fun and contain layers of learning – equally suited as a for home and in the classroom."
Dr. Toy's Best Picks of 2009 awards, developed by Stevanne Auerbach, PhD, a world-renowned expert on children's educational products, has become an industry guidepost for identifying the best educational children's products. Products are selected based on their ability to stimulate the imagination, value, design and durability. Dr. Stevanne Auerbach adds, “Smart play products provide children with exciting new developmentally appropriate tools to help them do better in school, and also provide more constructive activities after school.”
“We're excited by the honor” said Andrew Wert, Discovery Post President. “We develop products that are fun and contain layers of learning – equally suited as a for home and in the classroom. To be recognized by the educational toy industry is pretty cool.”
Discovery Post's Fairy Magnet Board Diorama spans nearly 3 feet long and contains all the wonderful secret places for a child's imagination to soar. Featuring delightful fairy characters, brief story prompts, and richly detailed illustrations, the Magnet Board Diorama is a springboard for creative play. The set comes with: Large Magnet Board (33” x 14”); 4 wooden collectible Fairy Magnets; 16 die-cut magnets of pets, friends and objects from the fairy adventure series and 4 magnet stands enabling “3-D” play against the diorama backdrop.
The back of the Fairy Magnet Board Diorama is an “eye-spy” version of the front, with numerous “hidden” items that create a magical “a-ha” when discovered. These wholesome fairies (which could spring from a Norman Rockwell painting) each have unique personalities just waiting to come to life.. (Ages 6+ • $29.95)
Discovery Post's Dinosaur Magnet Board Diorama spans nearly 3 feet long and provides a richly detailed scene scape of the Mesozoic Era, enabling your child's imagination to soar! The magnet board diorama provides the perfect backdrop for the 21 photo-realistic magnets of the most popular dinosaurs as well as plants from the era, skeletal fossils and dinosaur egg clutches. For the dinosaur aficionado (and their parents and teachers) there is a poster on the back with fun filled facts detailing life through the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous Periods. The set comes with: Large Magnet Board (33” x 14”); 4 tactile Dinosaur wood magnets ; 17 additional die-cut magnets ; 4 magnet stands enabling “3-D” play against the diorama backdrop. (Ages 6+ • $29.95)
Discovery Post's Magnet Board Dioramas and Discover Packs are available at Museum gift shops, specialty toy retailers and educational e-commerce sites such as Museum Tour, www.museumtour.com.
The winners of Dr. Toy’s Best Picks 2009 can be viewed at www.DrToy.com.