For Release: December 8, 2000
Toy's Review of the IMA Hero Collection
as one of the Best 100 Toys
As part of
Dr. Toy's 100 Best Children's Products for 2000,
the IMA Hero Collection is highlighted on
Toy Web Site. The review
Teach your child about
history through this collection of Teddy Bears
who each represent a different historical
personality -- heroes from history, music
and the arts
The write-ups are well done
with lots of good information
pays tribute to the past and helps children
understand influential people of the past.
These bears are also soft and colorful.
Ph.D. (a.k.a. Dr.
Toy) is the Director
of the Institute for Childhood Resources, founded
in San Francisco in 1975. Dr. Toy produces an
annual report as a service to consumers who desire
to purchase safe, affordable, educationally-oriented,
and stimulating products for children.
100 Best Products were carefully chosen from among
hundreds of products using extensive criteria.
Dr. Toy "encourages parents and teachers to focus
on the value of play as essential to the learning
process. Children learn best through play, and
these smart products will encourage children to
maximize their potentials."
and the IMA Hero Collection will continue
to emphasize the importance of education and the
value of teaching children at an early age.