Terra Toys Top Ten Toys List 2014

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

It’s Official! The Terra Toys Top Ten Toys for 2014 is here!

Like most of our toys, these top ten winners will be available to touch and play with for the whole rest of the year, but if you want more action, join us for live demonstrations and refreshments on Friday November 21st, 12pm to 4pm.

 

 

1. C-1 Spider Launcher – An air-powered dart launcher you wear as a glove! Just squeeze your hand into a fist to send the foam darts flying. And you can keep your extra ammo in the wristband quiver! Perfect for a superhero-in-training! Ages 5+.

 

2. Tegu Magnetic Blocks – Made in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, these little building toys combine the classic look of traditional wooden blocks with the flexibility and fun of magnets! They are totally unique and come in gorgeous color schemes for ages 1+.

 

3. Loop de Loom – Weave your very own scarves, cuffs, purses, pillowcases — the possibilities are endless with this new kind of loom! Weaving is as easy as threading yarn through the spinning pegs. You can even interlock multiple sets for longer projects! Simple and fun for ages 8+. 

 

4. Folkmanis Black Cat Puppet – One of the most exceptionally lifelike and user-friendly puppets we’ve come across! These little kitty puppets are soft, lovable, and easy to use. Puurrrfect for ages 3+.

 

5. Dino Construction Vehicle Trio – Super sturdy hybrid dinosaur-machines! Choose from a Steam Roller, Skid Loader, and a Bulldozer. The perfect toy for someone who loves trucks and dinosaur figures. Ages 3+.

 

6. Animo Tractor Play Set – An adorable wooden play set from the French company Janod. Complete with farm animals, a tractor and a pull cart, this imaginative little scene is great for ages 18 months+.

 

7. Zither Heaven Rock-it Stick – Part guitar, part dulcimer, this maple wood instrument sounds great no matter what your level of musical experience, thanks to clever D-A-D tuning. Made in the USA. Ages 6+.

 

 

8. Lottie Dolls – These award-winning dolls come in a huge range of styles and interests! Whether you love butterflies or pirates, ponies or robots, snow queens or karate – Lottie loves it all too. Best of all, the Lottie Dolls have a childlike frame, with no high heels and no makeup. They’re regular kids just like you! Ages 3+.

9. Snap Circuits Green – Learn about alternate energy with this innovative take on the Snap Circuits science kits! Simply snap the pieces together to learn all about electricity, energy and circuitry. Build an FM radio, a solar-powered clock, a hybrid car, and many more! Ages 8+.

 

 

10. Nanoblocks – Build 8-bit inspired models of animals, instruments, or famous landmarks with these TEENY TINY Lego-like bricks! The small pieces allow for intricate detail and endless possibilities. Perfect for architects and gamers alike! Ages 8.+

Make a Valentine at Terra Toys! Feb 10th!

Saturday, January 12th, 2013

Terra Toys invites you to make a Valentine on Sunday, February 10th!

Decorate to your heart’s content with paper, glitter, stickers and all other supplies provided by Terra Toys! Including our signature hand cut wooden heart!

Like all Terra Toys events, this is a FREE event!

(We kindly ask that all children are accompanied by an adult; each adult may bring a maximum of three children.)

For any questions, call Terra Toys at (512) 445-4489 or email us at info@terratoys.com!

Recap:

Make A Valentine at Terra Toys:

Sunday, February 10th, 2013

1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

We hope to see you there!

 

Make a Happy New Year with Fireworks and Sparklers!

Thursday, December 29th, 2011

Terra Toys just got a new shipment of all sorts of amazing City Legal fireworks and Sparklers! From huge confetti blasters to snappers  and morning glory sparklers! We have all the supplies for a festive New Year celebration!

If you have never heard of a Slider before, come in and ask for a Demonstration of any of our fireworks! Sliders are a cool new sparkling stick that you slide with your shoes, and they sparkle and zip and zazz around! SO FUN!

We also have wedding-appropriate sparklers! Highly Photogenic, long lasting and beautiful.

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!

 

Terra Toys Fairy Tea Party! Sunday June 12th Free Tickets Now Available

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011


Terra Toys announces its 15th annual
~~~FAIRY TEA PARTY!~~~
    Sunday, June 12th 2011   

Design and create your own magical fairy!
Supplies and refreshments provided

You must have a ticket to attend!
FREE Tickets are now available
at Terra Toys and kidOshoe
Located at 2438 West Anderson Lane

Get your free tickets before they are gone!
Tickets available starting May 7th

Remember:
*Everyone needs a ticket to attend the party
*Get your free tickets at Terra toys or kidOshoe
*Each attending adult may bring up to three children

 

Halloween Treat Alternatives

Thursday, October 14th, 2010

 

Halloween treats don’t have to be edible! Here are some ideas for fun things to give out this holiday that don’t rot your teeth!

 

All these things are more are found at Terra Toys!!

 

Fortune fish

Spooky Wind-ups

Halloween rings

Bubbles and touchable bubbles

Buttons/pins

Individual play dough

Temporary tattoos

Stickers

Pencils

Mini crayons/ paints

Japanese erasers

Silly bands

Mini plastic animals and bugs

Mood rings

Bouncy balls

Whistles

Snappers

Booby traps

practical jokes

Fairy dust

Small kaleidoscope

Noise makers

Mini maracas

 

 

And wacky, sparkly and glow in the dark shoelaces can be found next door at kidOshoe!

 

“Fairy Godmother Academy” book signing Event with Jan Bozarth

Sunday, October 10th, 2010

Terra Toys will be hosting a special demonstration and book signing by author of "The Fairy Godmother Academy" book series, Jan Bozarth. 

This event will mark the release of the third book in her series, "Zally’s Book."

 The book signing will be held on October 23rd 2010 from 1pm to 3pm.

This is a Free event!

Come in to Terra Toys to meet the author of this popular book series and get her autograph!

Also, Terra Toys sells all the books from this series, so new readers can become fans!!

 

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Free Event – Paint Your Own Train!

Thursday, June 24th, 2010

Choo Choo! Come to Terra Toys on July 15, 2010, 1:00 to 3:00pm to paint your own train. Terra Toys provides materials and instruction, including a wooden boxcar or tanker that fits on any standard wooden railway (cars are made by the same company that makes Thomas the Train Wooden Railway). See you there!

Fairy Tea Party 2010 a Big Success!

Friday, June 18th, 2010

 

This year’s Fairy Tea Party was a big success! Over the course of the two-hour event, more than 100 excited kids participated. Many arrived in delightful costumes with wings, glitter, capes. Children made the rounds to several tables, each station providing the next step in the fairy-making craft, and ending with tea and cookies. Kids also received tickets for free face-painting three doors down at our new children’s shoe store, kidOshoe.

In fact, the whole party was so cool that our Gretchen made the front page of today’s Austin American-Statesman’s Metro section.
Click here for more photos.

If you liked this event, check out next month’s event: Paint Your Own Train! July 15th, 1-3pm – more details soon…

Terra Toys’ Annual Fairy Tea Party

Monday, June 7th, 2010

 

It’s time again for our most popular event of the year – the fairy tea party! Kids of ALL ages are invited to dress up as fairies or goblins, witches or warlocks, and come make a fairy craft. Cute and fun, and the cookies are always scrumptious. Thursday, June 17th, 1:00 to 3:00p.m. This is a free event.

Zilker Park Kite Festival

Wednesday, February 10th, 2010

Image from AustinParks.org

Come to Terra Toys to get a kite, and get ready for March 7th.  It’s Austin Parks and Recreation’s annual Zilker Park Kite Festival!  So many people come from all over to share the excitement.  It’s an Austin tradition you don’t want to miss.

Click here to learn more.