Smart Toys and Games Wins Nine 2012 Creative Child Awards
Best-selling IQ-building games and toys win Game of the Year, Top Toy of the Year, Preferred Choice, and Seal of Excellence Awards
SAN FRANCISCO – October 23, 2012 – Smart Toys and Games, Inc., a leading producer of award-winning single-player logic games and the SmartMax® magnetic construction system, has received nine 2012 Creative Child Awards. Bill & Betty Bricks and Aqua Belle have both received Game of the Year honors for the Construction Games category and Games for Girls category, respectively. SmartMax Flower Palace received a Top Toy of the Year award, while SmartMax Racers, SmartMax Express, SmartMax Airborne, and SmartMax Drive & Fly were all recipients of the Preferred Choice award. Receiving a Seal of Excellence in the Kids Games category were Temple Trap and IQ Fit.
The Creative Child Magazine’s Awards program honors submissions chosen by those individuals who purchase toys and games – parents, educators, and professionals. The magazine is a national bi-monthly publication that focuses on information about how to nurture a child’s creativity.
“We’re honored to be recognized by the Creative Child Awards,” said Jim Whitney, president of Smart Toys and Games, Inc. “We strive to create products that stimulate the development of logical thinking skills through play for all ages, so it’s great to have reinforcement that our toys and games are well received from their judges.
Game of the Year winner Bill & Betty Bricks’ 60 challenges can be enjoyed by players ages 5 and up who develop improved spatial perception and motor skills while helping the Bill and Betty construction worker figurines make their way to the top of a building. Players must logically plan the sequential placement of the wooden pieces in this vertical construction-themed single-player strategy game.
Aqua Belle is a single-player game strategy game with 48 challenges meant to build logical reasoning, higher cognitive thinking, and improve visual and spatial perception. Players ages 6 and up must help the mermaids keep watch over the seas and catch the dangerous fish in the bubbles to protect their friends.
Top Toy of the Year and Preferred Choice winners, SmartMax Flower Palace, SmartMax Express, SmartMax Airborne, and SmartMax Drive & Fly, allow children ages 3 and up to experience the wonders of magnetism and the fascinating world of construction in a safe way. The extra-large pieces make it easy for small children to manipulate and can be combined with all existing SMARTMAX ® sets.
2012 Seal of Excellence Award winners, Temple Trap and IQ Fit, are IQ-building games that make great travel toys for children ages 6 and up.
For more information about Smart Toys and Games, Inc., including their entire product line visit www.SmartTangoes.com.
About Smart Toys and Games, Inc.
Smart Toys and Games, Inc. products stimulate the development of logical thinking skills through play for all ages. Each multi-level challenge game is carefully designed and tested to move players through levels of game play, from very easy to extremely difficult. The varied levels of difficulty help build confidence and mental agility in players. Extremely durable and compact, these games are perfect for travel. For more information about Smart Toys and Games, Inc., go to www.SmartTangoes.com.