Alex Brands Toys

If you don't know Alex Brands by name, you'll certainly know their toy lines. From the classic Slinky and the ever fun ShrinkyDinks, to Lil Lockets and Backyard Safari, this toy company has been keeping kids playing since 1986. Whether it's arts and crafts toys, adventuring and exploring, or even their Nickelodeon and Toy Story product lines, they're always synonymous with fun for everyone. With all of these amazing options, how do you know which to buy?

Below you'll find video toy reviews of each of their products to help you know if the toy is right for your kids. If you don't see something that looks enticing, sort the results with the filters on the left. When you discover the right one for your child, look to the right of the video and you'll see which stores currently carry it and at what price. TTPM makes shopping for Alex Brand Toys easy and our video reviews help you to have the upper hand with picking a winner each time.

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About Alex Brands

It's important to note that Alex Brand is not a single line of toys, it's a collection of different lines that offer something for virtually every kid and type of play experience. Marketed under several names, you'll find toys to help keep your kids active to STEM toys to keep them learning and arts and crafts products to spark creativity. Through ongoing development of innovative lines that reflect the latest trends in the grown-up world, these toys deliver great value and help to shape imaginations, keep kids fit and most importantly, always having new and entertaining experiences. Check out these toys, and we're sure you'll find something perfect for the kids in your life.

Some of their brands include: (in alphabetical order)

  • ♦ Alex - The classic Alex line is known for a wide range of products in a variety of categories:
       o Traditional Arts & Crafts designed especially for preschoolers as well as for older kids.
       o DIY kits for jewelry, fashion accessories for making, wearing and sharing.
       o Music toys
       o Bath toys
       o Preschool learning toys
       o Furniture
       o Seasonal toys in their Bling Along line
       o Toys featuring favorite characters from TV
         · Dora The Explorer
         · Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles   
         · Spongebob SquarePants
  • ♦ Backyard Safari
       o A complete line of authentic gear for kids designed for exploring and playing in the backyard, on a hiking trail or at the campsite. Well-designed and practical, these items encourage kids to be outdoors, active and discover their worlds.
  • ♦ BussBee Toys
       o Get out and get ready for competition with these water and foam dart blasters. Sold under the names Air Warriors and Water Warriors, these well-designed blasters deliver performance and exceptional value.
  • ♦ IDEAL
       o Alex brought back one of the classic game brands of the 1960s with all-new versions of all-time favorites. The line includes strategy and board games, Lunchbox Games, as well as Ryan Oakes magic kits, classic building sets and even snow toys!
  • ♦ Janod
       o These are gorgeous, classic wooden toys that include puzzles, ride-ons and educational toys. All feature sophisticated European-style design but at excellent prices.
  • ♦ Kaloo
       o The Kaloo line is an outstanding collection of premium plush toys. Classic bunnies, bears, horses and more. Their sweet designs are perfect for a child's first snuggly toy, and they come in a lot of different configurations that include blankets and bath sets as well as traditional animals.
  • ♦ Lil Lockitz
       o Create and share special lockets. Lock up special charms, pictures, sparkles and more to wear or share. This creative and innovative toy jewelry line is all about personalization and expression.
  • ♦ Poof
       o Poof toys are all about active play. The line includes foam balls and athletic equipment designed to help kids learn sports and feel confident. There are also terrific lawn games the whole family will love, as well as sidewalk chalk and pool toys. Poof is the world's largest manufacturer of foam sports balls, many made in the U.S.A.
  • ♦ Scientific Explorer
       o Science-based activity kits introduce kids to critical thinking through hands on fun. The sets have lots of interactive experiments. Kids learn about astronomy, physics, geology, acoustics and so much more in sets that put the emphasis on learning through engagement.
  • ♦ ShrinkyDinks
       o Great creative fun with plastic pieces that kids can design and decorate then bake-to-shrink to create all kinds of magnificent miniatures. Loved by kids, crafters and fine artists, Shrinky Dinks have been a favorite for 45 years.
  • ♦ Slinky
       o One of the Baby Boomer classic toys is still entertaining kids of all ages. The iconic spring toy that walks downstairs and 'makes a slinkety sound' is a perennial favorite. Today, there are many different kinds of Slinky toys-dogs, plastic and even one that's gold plated.
  • ♦ Zoob
       o These award-winning construction sets snap together in a variety of ways, so kids can make connections that rotate, extend and articulate in ways no other building set pieces can. These pieces go way beyond stacking connections and encourage sophisticated thinking and creativity in ways that are endlessly entertaining.
    • Whether your little one likes to launch planes into the air or craft fine jewelry, Alex Brand toys will always have an option that will help them to achieve their goals and the TTPM reviews are here to help you determine if it is right for your kid.