A shopping guide for the holidays : The New Yorker

August 10, 2013

Toy Stories: Nice listing of odd #toys from ’10, e.g. HexBug, Tetraxis, Flash Scrabble, Perfume Sci.
http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2010/12/06/101206fa_fact_marx via @NewYorker

ON AND OFF THE AVENUE
TOY STORIES
Rating this year’s playthings.
BY PATRICIA MARX

* Tetraxis from momath.org
http://momath.org/shop/tetraxis-2/

* Sophisticated Science Perfume Science
by Thames & Kosmos
http://www.amazon.com/Thames-Kosmos-646517-Sophisticated-Science/dp/B001ALLMWS

* Diet coke & mentos – makershed.com

* Zometool Bucky Ball Kit
http://www.amazon.com/Zometool-0B-BKY-PRJ-Bucky-Ball-Kit/dp/B0007W1E3S

* Sophie the Giraffe
http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Dbaby&field-keywords=Sophie+the+Giraffe&rh=i%3Ababy%2Ck%3ASophie+the+Giraffe

* Scrabble Flash – high speed electronic version of the classic http://www.amazon.com/Hasbro-Scrabble-Flash/dp/B004WOZZ6E

* HexBug (Am Mus Nat Hist)
https://www.facebook.com/hexbug

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