Toy Industry Partnerships


Item Assessment

Frequently plaything makers are unaware of means their products are being used or can be utilized by the special requirements market. The National Lekotek Center carries out numerous toy testimonials and also analyses every year as well as makes this solution available to plaything suppliers.

Evaluation of product line for recognition of phenomenal product, appropriate item for children with impairments, item for fractional advertising initiatives, unique marketing or marketing automobiles

Analysis of product features and benefits (i.e. size of knobs, placement of switches, durability, convenience of use).

  • Recommendations for extra functions (i.e. activation enhancements, shades, sorts of bolts, structures).
  • Assessment of assistive tools and recommendation for layout improvement.
  • Assessment of special needs portrayal and also referrals for design renovations, if needed.
  • Companies that have actually utilized this service.
  • 10K TumbleAblenet, Inc.AE Concepts.
  • AeromaxALEXAmerican Education Products.
  • American GirlAnimoesAnswers in Motion.
  • Anthony Developments, Incb. dazzleB. Toys.
  • Babalu, Inc.Baffle GabBanz.
  • BazoongiBead BazarBeamz Interactive.
  • BeeVisualBeka, Inc.Beyond 123.
  • BGR Juvenile ProductsBill and also Bud, Inc.Binney & Smith.
  • Birdcage PressBlocoBlue Orange Games.
  • BoblesBrain NoodlesBRIO Firm.
  • BSW ToysBuckleyBooBuddy Bike, LLC.
  • Builder Blox, Inc.BulletballBulls Eye.
  • CEACOChallenge as well as FunChicco U.S.A..
  • Childwood MagnetsChoose Relationship Co.Columbia-Inland Team.
  • CorolleCoulson’s Crib, LLCCrafty Dab.
  • CraniumCrayola, LLCCrayonball.

Creativity For KidsCurious ToysCurtain Critters, Inc

DbDDimensions/PerlerDiscmo, LLC. Fantasize NouveauEducational InsightsEduStic. Educational InsightsEduSticElmer’s Products, Inc. EnginuityEverrich IndustriesEzyRoller. Family Time FunFanny’s PlayhouseFat Brain Toys. Fay Graphic Layout, Ltd.Find It GamesFirst Toddle. Fisher Rate, Inc.Fisher Price/Mattel, Inc.Focus Education And Learning, LLC. FolkmanisFractiles, Inc.Freddy & Buddies.

Fun Slides Toys as well as GamesGaltGame Time/PlayCore. Giddy UpGlide Bikes, Inc.Go-Kid United States.

  • GoosieGrape GamesGuidecraft.
  • H.A.P.P.Y. Easy SolutionsHABA USAHape. HasbroImagAbility, Inc.Imaginative Minds. ImagiplayInfantinoInsect Tradition.
  • International PlaythingsJakks PacificJax, Ltd., Inc. JumpSport, Inc.
  • K&B InnovationsKapla U.S.A..
  • Kaye ProductsKeefco, Inc.Kid Galaxy.
  • Child KusionKids Cards, Ltd.Kids Give.
  • Youngsters PreferredKidz DelightKingka.
  • Kubit2Me, Inc.Laser Pegs Ventures, LLCLeap Frog.
  • Knowing ResourcesLittle Children, Inc.Little Allies.
  • LollacupLoloManhattan Toy.
  • Maple LandmarkMarshmallow FunMason Corp
  • . Matryoshka MadnessMattel, Inc.MEGA Brands.
  • Melissa & DougMic-O-Mic AmericasMindtwister United States.
  • MindwareMoney Savvy GenerationMonkeying Around.
  • MunchkinNational AMBUCS ™, Inc.National Sporting Goods.
  • Neatnik SaucerNoodleheadNorth American Bear Co
  • . North Star GamesOgosportOhio Art.
  • Omnicor, Inc.One Action AheadOut of package Publications.
  • Pacific Play TentsPajagglePal Toys.
  • Pamela Drake, Inc.ParentsPatch Products, Inc
  • . Paw Solutions, LLCPeace as well as Love, Inc.Phunzone.
  • Play Smart, LLCPlayAbility ToysPlayground Business.
  • PlaymobilPlayroom EntertainmentPlushy Feely Corp
  • . Polyform Products, Inc.Poly-M Speilwaren GmbHPoppo Brands.
  • Kindergarten Prep CompanyPure Plushy, Inc.Ready Set Resources.
  • Rex GamesRokenbok Plaything Company/Crane Industries PartnershipRSV Productions, Inc
  • . SassafrasSchleichSchoenhut. SchyllingSee Me ReadSign Babies. Ridiculous CreaturesSimtec Co.Skuut,

LLC. Skywalker Holdings, LLCSmartNoggin, Inc.Sniffle Buddies, LLC. Soma Cycle, Inc.Speed Stacks, Inc.Spiraling Hearts. Springfree Trampoline, Inc.Step As Much As AutismStep2. Strider Sports International, Inc.StyliagaSwing-N-Slide/ PlayCore. Tag ToysTaggies, Inc.The Bead Shop/Fashion Accessories. The Little Tikes CompanyThe Pencil

  • GripTher-A-Saur. Think-A-Lot ToysThinkfunTimeless Toys. Tinker Minds, Inc.Top ShelfToys ‘N Tayls.
  • Toys” R “UsToysmithUncle Skunkle Toys, Inc. Unknown GamesValtechVTech.
  • WabobaWee BlossomWikki Stix.
  • Winning KidsWonder WorksWow Wee
  • Limited. Zatswho, LLCZillioZinkotek.

Product Development.

The National Lekotek Facility is a specialist on playthings as well as play products for kids of all capabilities. Lekotek maintains a national network of associates that work with all degrees of kids with unique needs. Plaything manufacturers can use this proficiency in order to layout items that can be available and successfully made use of by the special needs market. Evaluation of models and existing item principles. Development of product reasoning. Suggestions for placing an item( i.e. Should it be a fantasy number or a realistic representation of life?). Recommendations for product names. Analysis of real model for responses and also enhancements. Firms that have actually used this solution. ASTRA( American Specialty Toy Retailing Association) BRIO Firm. Facility for Assistive Technology at the University of BuffaloFisher-Price, Inc. Fisher-Price/Mattel, Inc.Home Depot. Learning CenterLearning Resources. Mattel, Inc.Neurosmith.

  • Oppenheim GroupOsh Kosh B’Gosh.
  • Polyform Products– SculpeyPreschool Preparation Company.
  • Publications International, Inc.Rokenbok Toy Company/Crane Industries Partnership. San Diego FoundationThe Little Tikes Company.
  • Plaything Industry AssociationToys ‘N Tayls.

Toys “R” Us. Firms the National Lekotek Centers has partnered with for Product Materials Development. 2Play Together with Play Core. ASTRA( American Specialized Plaything Selling Association).

  • BRIO Firm. One Action Ahead. Polyform Products– Sculpey.
  • Toys “R” Us.
  • SmartNoggin.

Educational Insights.

The National Lekotek Facility is a professional on toys and play products for kids of all capabilities. Lekotek preserves a national network of associates that collaborate with all degrees of kids with unique requirements. Toy producers can utilize this know-how in order to layout products that can be easily accessible and efficiently used by the unique requirements market. Assessment of prototypes as well as existing product principles. Growth of product rationale. Ideas for placing an item( i.e. Should it be a dream number or a practical portrayal of life?). Recommendations for product names. Assessment of real prototype for feedback as well as enhancements. Companies that have used this service. ASTRA( American Specialized Plaything Retailing Association) Oppenheim

  • Group. Expense and Bud, Inc.Osh Kosh B’Gosh. BRIO CorporationPolyform Products
  • — Sculpey. Center for Assistive Innovation at the College of BuffaloPreschool
  • Preparation Firm. Fisher-Price, Inc.Publications International, Inc. Fisher-Price/Mattel, Inc.Rokenbok Toy Company/Crane Industries Collaboration.
  • House DepotSan Diego Foundation. Industries PartnershipThe Little Tikes Firm.
  • Understanding CenterToy Industry Organization. Discovering ResourcesToys ‘N Tayls.
  • Mattel, Inc.Toys” R” United States. Neurosmith.


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