Mastermind Toys Is Holiday & Wrap Ready!

(FREE IN-STORE GIFT WRAPPING INCLUDED)
WARNING: PREPARE TO BE WOWED!

Canada's Top Toy Experts Unwrap This Season's Fun Favourites List!
#SoMuchWow

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TORONTO, Oct. 25, 2016 /CNW/ - This Holiday Season, prepare to be wowed! The toy-buying team at Mastermind Toys, Canada's largest specialty toy and children's books retailer, have been busy flying, building, bouncing, squeezing, pushing, pulling, playing and evaluating thousands of items over the past year to uncover the very best toys for kids ranging in age from newborn to 12+ years. Over 375 awesome toys, representing 121 specialty toy brands, will be featured in Mastermind's 2016 Holiday Gift Guide, an informative and useful resource to help guide shoppers through the upcoming season.

The digital version of the holiday gift guide goes live October 26th at www.mastermindtoys.com and can be browsed here mastermindgiftguide.com. The print version drops the first week of November across Canada.  All items will be available online and at Mastermind's 48 locations in five provinces: Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia.  Mastermind Toys always offers free gift wrapping on all in-store purchases and personalized gift tags for online orders.

"This season, customers can expect more variety, innovation and creativity than ever before with toys like Hatchimals, a Hydraulic Robot Arm Kit, a fantastic Magic Table Set, an Inflatable Donut Snow Tube, and a cool 3D Printing Pen," said Jon Levy, Chief Toy Merchant, CEO and Co-Founder, Mastermind Toys.  "Our toy-buying team has carefully selected an exceptional mix of toys, including numerous Mastermind exclusive items, providing unlimited options to select the perfect present for every kind of kid on your list."

Mastermind's annual holiday fundraising campaign will provide customers with numerous options to help raise money for the WE charity. Both in-store and online, Mastermind shoppers can purchase from an assortment of $10 Rafikis (decorative bracelets), and/or a $2 decorative gift tag to top of their wrapped present. Additionally, proceeds from the purchase of select toys featured in the Gift Guide will be directed to local and global initiatives for children's education through WE Charity.

For some insider toy intel, Mastermind has created a Fun Favourites list featuring some great gift ideas from this year's Holiday Gift Guide. To view the entire list with descriptions, visit www.mastermindtoys.com/2016FunFavouritesList.  

NEWBORN – 3 YEARS

EDWIN THE DUCK ($129.99), AGES NEWBORN+
http://www.mastermindtoys.com/Edwin-the-App-Connected-Smart-Duck.aspx

BUGGLY WUGGLY RIDE-ON WITH LIGHT AND SOUND ($49.99), AGES 12M+
http://www.mastermindtoys.com/B-Toys-Buggly-Wuggly-Ride-on-with-Light-and-Sound.aspx

4-6 YEARS

LET'S DECORATE A CARDBOARD SUBMARINE ($34.99), AGES 4+
http://www.mastermindtoys.com/Lets-Decorate-a-Cardboard-Submarine.aspx

CATCH THE FOX GAME ($34.99), AGES 4+ MASTERMIND EXCLUSIVE
http://www.mastermindtoys.com/Catch-the-Fox-Game.aspx

3-IN-1 TENT AND TUNNEL SET ($49.99), AGES 4+ MASTERMIND EXCLUSIVE
http://www.mastermindtoys.com/3-in-1-Tent-and-Tunnel-Set.aspx

PAW PATROL ZOOMER MARSHALL ($99.99), AGES 4+
http://www.mastermindtoys.com/PAW-Patrol-Zoomer-Marshall.aspx

LIGHT UP SNO MAN KIT ($24.99), AGES 5+
http://www.mastermindtoys.com/Light-Up-Sno-Man-Building-Kit.aspx

IGLOO-MANIA GAME ($29.99), AGES 5+ MASTERMIND  EXCLUSIVE
http://www.mastermindtoys.com/Igloo-Mania-Game.aspx

6-8 YEARS

KID DARTS SAFETY TIP DART BOARD ($24.99), AGES 6+ MASTERMIND EXCLUSIVE
http://www.mastermindtoys.com/Kid-Darts-Safety-Tip-Dart-Board.aspx

REMOTE CONTROL WEB ATTACK TARANTULA ($44.99), AGES 6+
http://www.mastermindtoys.com/Web-Attack-RC-Tarantula.aspx

LIMBO HOP GAME ($49.99), AGES 6+
http://www.mastermindtoys.com/Limbo-Hop-Game.aspx

FANTASMA MAGIC TABLE SET ($59.99), AGES 6+
http://www.mastermindtoys.com/Fantasma-Magic-Table-Set.aspx

PREST-O CHANGE-O COSTUME SET ($29.99), AGES 6+
http://www.mastermindtoys.com/Fantasma-Prest-O-Change-O-Magician-Costume-Set.aspx

CODE AND GO ROBOT MOUSE ACTIVITY SET ($79.99), AGES 6+
http://www.mastermindtoys.com/Code-Go-Robot-Mouse-Coding-Activity-Set.aspx

HATCHIMALS ELECTRONIC HATCHING FRIEND ($89.99), AGES 6+
http://www.mastermindtoys.com/Hatchimals-Pengualas-Assorted.aspx

http://www.mastermindtoys.com/Hatchimals-Draggles-Assorted.aspx

OSMO GENIUS KIT ($129.99), AGES 6+
http://www.mastermindtoys.com/Osmo-Genius-Kit-Game-System-for-iPad.aspx

OSMO CODING ($69.99), AGES 6+
http://www.mastermindtoys.com/Osmo-Coding-Accessory-Game-Kit.aspx

8+ YEARS

CIRCUIT SCRIBE THE BASIC KIT ($59.99), AGES 8+
http://www.mastermindtoys.com/Circuit-Scribe-Basic-Kit.aspx

3DOODLER START 3D PRINTING PEN ($79.99), AGES 8+
http://www.mastermindtoys.com/3Doodler-Start-3D-Printing-Pen.aspx

KLASK GAME ($79.99), AGES 8+
http://www.mastermindtoys.com/Klask-Game.aspx

SNAP CIRCUITS 3D ILLUMINATION ($84.99), AGES 8+ 
http://www.mastermindtoys.com/Snap-Circuits-3D-Illumination-Kit.aspx

MECCANO® MECCASAUR INTERACTIVE ROBOT ($159.99), AGES 8+
http://www.mastermindtoys.com/Meccano-Meccasaur-Interactive-Robot.aspx

INFLATABLE DONUT SNOW TUBE ($24.99), AGES 9+
http://www.mastermindtoys.com/Inflatable-Donut-Snow-Tube-Pink.aspx
http://www.mastermindtoys.com/Inflatable-Donut-Snow-Tube-blue.aspx  
http://www.mastermindtoys.com/Inflatable-Donut-Snow-Tube-Chocolate.aspx

HYDRAULIC ROBOT ARM KIT ($59.99), AGES 10+
http://www.mastermindtoys.com/Hydraulic-Robotic-Arm-Building-Kit.aspx

LEGO® TECHNIC BUCKET WHEEL EXCAVATOR ($329.99), AGES 12+
http://www.mastermindtoys.com/LEGO-Technic-Bucket-Wheel-Excavator.aspx

Note: items listed subject to availability, prices subject to change.

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ABOUT MASTERMIND TOYS
Celebrating its 31st year in operation, Mastermind Toys is Canada's largest specialty toy and children's book retailer with 48 locations in Southern, Southwestern and Eastern, ON; Calgary, Edmonton, Red Deer, and Grande Prairie, AB; Langley, Coquitlam, Abbotsford and Tsawwassen, BC;  Winnipeg, MB; Saskatoon and Regina, SK. The company was started in 1984 by brothers Andy and Jon Levy who wanted to offer shoppers a classic toy store experience.  Both in-store and online, Mastermind is the ultimate toy shopping destination, the perfect place to find the right toy or book for any occasion.  Mastermind carries an unparalleled selection of over 10,000 unique, educational and fun toys, books, games, arts and crafts, puzzles and science kits offering exceptional customer service and complimentary in-store gift wrapping.  Visit www.mastermindtoys.com.

SOURCE Mastermind Toys

Image with caption: "The Mastermind Toys Holiday Gift Guide is Here (CNW Group/Mastermind Toys)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20161025_C7955_PHOTO_EN_802892.jpg

For further information: To arrange an interview with a Mastermind toy expert, or for hi-res images, contact Beth Merrick/ZAZOU Communications, beth@zazoupr.com, 416-654-9881.


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