Toy Week: Outdoor explorer toys
Published Thursday, June 13, 2013 7:40AM EDT
For Canada AM's summer toy week, Mastermind Toys has created friends (cardboard cut-outs) to help showcase their top toys for summer. Today we meet Ethan the Outdoor Explorer: whether it's bugs or science, this naturally curious and adventurous explorer is always on the move looking to uncover something new and exciting outdoors.
Check out all of today's featured toys at Mastermind Toys!
See the world like a chameleon does using these unique goggles. Rotate the eyes to see in multiple directions and even see behind you using the hidden side mirrors!
Anteater Bug Vac
This baby anteater has an appetite for collecting all kinds of insects and bugs! With the touch of a button, you can quickly and safely gather up bugs to observe in the anteater's removable belly chamber. After you're done viewing the bugs, release them back into their habitats unharmed.
Uncle Milton National Geographic Outdoor Explorer 3 in 1 Expedition Magnifier
A 3-in-1 magnifier with real dig tools! Reveal the close-up details of the natural world with this 3-in-1 Expedition Magnifier! Excavate buried treasures with the included dig tools that store conveniently in the handle and examine your new and precious finds with the large-view magnifier. The handy carabineer clips to your belt loop.
Uncle Milton National Geographic Outdoor Explorer 4 in 1 Explorer Navigation Tool
This versatile explorer's tool is a compass, thermometer, whistle, and signal mirror - all in one! Always be prepared for adventure with this handy 4-in-1 Explorer Navigation Tool - a must have for all explorers! Check the temperature, find out what direction you're headed in, signal friends, and whistle. Also included: a handy carabineer to attach your tool to your bag or belt loop as well as an Explorer Activity Guide.
National Geographic Go Wild Sunglasses
Show your WILD side with these unique sunglasses! Are you a tiger? A snake? Mix and match the lens covers to easily change your look!
Catch and Release Beach Aquarium
Discover nature with your very own Beach Aquarium! This specially designed aquarium features a sturdy carrying handle with a comfort grip that is also a float. The removable lid is secured to the handle, so you won't lose it on the beach! The lid is a screen which allows the entire aquarium to be submerged under water for the benefit of sea creatures or for fresh air exchange for land dwellers! Observe and learn more about beach wildlife up close, then release safely to their natural habitat.
Bionic Ear Electronic Listening Device
Just the equipment that every junior spy in training needs! Use this amazing Bionic Ear to listen to faint and far away sounds with a range of up to 300 feet! Includes headphones and background audio noise reduction that makes your hearing amazingly clear! The built-in scope lets you set your sights on what you are listening to whether it's a bird in a tree or your best friend at the other end of the playground.
The Meteor Rocket Science Kit
Blast 100 feet into the air with this revolutionary Meteor Rocket and its patented baking soda fueling system that has thrilled thousands upon thousands of kids across the world. The Meteor is a science experience kids will never forget. Go for a new altitude record by varying the proportions of baking soda and vinegar, try balsamic vinegar to see if it gives an extra "kick" to the fuel, and change the fuselage length to test flight characteristics.
Estes Rocket Rascal & Hi Jinx
These rockets can fly over and over again and are simply the best model rockets around! All you have to do is set up the launch pad, load the rocket with an engine and 3, 2, 1…BLAST OFF! These rockets blast up to 1200 feet in the air!
Sunny Patch Tootle Turtle Lawn Mower
Cheerful Tootle Turtle loves doing his yardwork! This cleverly designed plastic lawnmower has lots of ways to interest little ones: a storage compartment under the shell, a plastic fuel can to "pour," clicking dials and a pull-cord that makes a motor sound!
Melissa & Doug Sunny Patch Mollie Ladybug Tent
Take bland camping gear and make it fun with Sunny Patch! This play-time tent is constructed of durable, UV-protected polyester and designed to look like a colourful ladybug, complete with legs, spots and Mollie's smiling face, of course! Features enough room for multiple children, easy assembly, and a convenient storage bag with carrying handle.
Melissa & Doug Sunny Patch Tootle Turtle Tent
Take bland camping gear and make it fun with Sunny Patch! This play-time tent is constructed of durable, UV-protected polyester and designed to look like a colourful turtle, complete with legs, shell pattern and Tootle's smiling face, of course! Features enough room for multiple children, easy assembly, and a convenient storage bag with carrying handle.
Radio Flyer All Terrain Cargo Wagon
With real air tires the Radio Flyer All Terrain Cargo Wagon always provides a smooth, comfortable ride on any surface! At the beach, the park, the sidewalk and everywhere in between this wagon is ready to roll. The extra-large body ensures everyone can bring along their favourite toys and snacks on the off-road adventure! Removable wooden sides allow for easy loading and unloading.