What's Hot On The Holiday Shelves This Season?

MASTERMIND TOYS RELEASES ANNUAL HOLIDAY HITS LIST FEATURING 25 FUN FAVOURITES, 8 GREAT STOCKING STUFFERS!

Top 2015 Trends: Awesome Robots, Lambo Luggage, Snow Scooters, Star Wars & Puzzlemania! #MMHolidayFaves

TORONTO, Oct. 16, 2015 /CNW/ - What's Hot on Holiday Shelves this Season? Mastermind Toys, Canada's largest specialty toy and children's books retailer, has been busy creating its much anticipated 2015 Gift Guide featuring over 400 of Mastermind's favourite toys and book.  The 40-page guide is designed to be used as your own personal GPS to help you navigate the toy aisles and find the perfect present for the kids on your list.

"This year's holiday lineup is a major force," said Jon Levy, Chief Toy Merchant, CEO and Co-Founder, Mastermind Toys. "From Star Wars-themed items and a build your own personal robot, to Lamborghini luggage, a cool snow scooter, an awesome Shopkins ornament plus puzzles galore, our toy-buying team has uncovered the very best in what's new in toys." 

A digital version of the guide goes live on October 26th at www.mastermindtoys.com, and the print version drops November 2nd across Canada.  All items will be available online and at Mastermind's locations which will total 45 by early November.  Mastermind Toys offers free gift wrapping on all in-store purchases and personalized gift tags for online orders.

For some inside toy intel, and a sneak peek at the soon-to-be released  2015 Gift Guide,  Mastermind's toy experts have carefully compiled a list of 25 fun favourites plus a few stocking stuffers to help get you started on your holiday shopping list.  To view the entire list with descriptions, please visit: www.mastermindtoys.com/2015HolidayHitsList.

6 MONTHS - 18 MONTHS

SENSORY LIGHT UP BALLS ($19.99), AGES 6M+
VTECH SIT-TO-STAND ULTIMATE ALPHABET TRAIN ($69.99), AGES 12M+
SPIN AGAIN SPINNING STACKER ($36.99), AGES 12M+
ROLLIGO ROLLING BALL STACKER ($32.99), AGES 12M+ 
TUBBY TABLE* ($59.99), AGES 18M+

2 - 4 YEARS

LANKA KADE JIGSAW PUZZLES* ($17.99$29.99), AGES 2+
PLAY & TRACE BOOGIE BOARD ($44.99), AGES 3+
ICE CASTLE PLAY TENT* ($34.99), AGES 3+  
LAMBORGHINI ROLLING LUGGAGE* ($69.99), AGES 4+

5 - 7 YEARS

STIGA SNOW KICK STX ($129.99), AGES 5+
ZOOMER KITTY ($129.99), AGES 5+
LORI DOLLS* ($16.99 - $99.99), AGES 5+
PLAYMOBIL HOCKEY NHL® SERIES ($9.99 - $69.99), AGES 5+
TRACER RACER R/C TWIN LOOP SET ($119.99), AGES 6+
FRESHIE SNOW SCOOTER* ($39.99), AGE 6+
BUGGALOOP GAME* ($39.99), AGES 6+
SLIMEBALL DODGETAG ($29.99), AGES 6+
CREATIVITY FOR KIDS FLEECE FASHION KIT* ($24.99), AGES 7+
STAR WARS: DEATH STAR PERPLEXUS ($49.99), AGES 8+

8+ YEARS

R.E.V RACE CAR VALUE SET *($169.99), AGES 8+
SNAP CIRCUITS ARCADE ($79.99), AGES 8+
ILOOM DIGITAL BRACELET MAKING KIT ($49.99), AGES 8+
RAVENSBURGER STAR WARS THE FORCE AWAKENS PUZZLES* ($17.99$39.99), AGES 8+
MECCANO MECCANOID INTERACTIVE ROBOT ($399.99), AGES 10+
AIR HOGS MILLENNIUM FALCON R/C QUADCOPTER ($139.99), AGES 10+

STOCKING STUFFERS

GROOVE CUBE SHUTTER BLUETOOTH SPEAKER ($19.99), AGES 3+
BEANIE BOOS ($3.99$9.99), AGES 3+
DIGIFRIENDS: DIGIOWLS/DIGIDINOS ($12.99), AGES 5+
KOONTZ SCIENCE KITS ($9.99), AGES 5, 8, AND 9+
ASSORTED BRAIN PUZZLES ($2.99 - $38.99), AGES 6+
MINECRAFT MINI FIGURES ($5.99), AGES 8+
METAL EARTH MODELS ($9.99 - $17.99), AGES 13+
SHOPKINS SEASON 3 ORNAMENT* ($4.99), AGES 3 +

*Item exclusive to Mastermind Toys.

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.

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 45 locations by November 2015 in Southern, Southwestern and Eastern, ON; Calgary, Edmonton, Red Deer, and Grande Prairie, AB; Langley, Coquitlam and  Abbotsford, BC and Winnipeg, MB. 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 free gift wrapping on all in-store purchases.  Visit www.mastermindtoys.com.

SOURCE Mastermind Toys

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For further information: Beth Merrick/ ZAZOU Communications, (416) 654-9881, beth@zazoupr.com, @zazoupr


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