VTech’s Go! Go! Smart Animals Zoo Explorers Playset Earns Spot on The TTPM Most Wanted List
Chicago – VTech (www.vtechkids.com), a world leader in age-appropriate and developmental stage-based electronic learning products for children, today announced its Go! Go! Smart Animals™ Zoo Explorers Playset™ was named to the TTPM Most Wanted holiday list. The annual list designated by TTPM, the leading online resource for all things play, recognizes the holiday's most in-demand toys and children's lifestyle products. Also included on the TTPM Most Wanted holiday list is VTech's Kidizoom® Smartwatch, the world's first smartwatch for kids.
The Go! Go! Smart Animals Zoo Explorers Playset, an animal-themed playset for ages 1 to 5, lets kids explore the wonders of the zoo and teaches cause-and-effect skills, music, colors and more. The set anchors VTech's Go! Go! Smart Animals™ collection, a new brand extension of the award-winning Go! Go! Smart Wheels® line.
"VTech's commitment to innovation makes them a leader in the preschool learning category and they've done it again with the Go! Go! Smart Animals Zoo Explorers Playset," said Jim Silver, CEO/editor-in-chief of TTPM. "This set combines classic role play with technology to create an introductory learning experience to the zoo that will fully engage kids."
"We are honored that the Go! Go! Smart Animals Zoo Explorers Playset was selected for the TTPM Most Wanted list," said William To, President of VTech Electronics North America. "This recognition further demonstrates our position as an industry leader in developing age-appropriate and engaging toys that parents trust and kids love."
With the Go! Go! Smart Animals Zoo Explorers Playset, playtime goes wild for learning! Kids can go on a tour of the zoo with the SmartPoint™ rhino as he responds to the zoo's seven SmartPoint locations with different phrases, music and fun sounds. And kids can strengthen their motor skills with eight manipulative features including a turning gate, spinning water tank and sliding elevator. The colorful tracks can be connected to other Go! Go! Smart Animals or Go! Go! Smart Wheels playsets (each sold separately) to encourage children's creativity. The zoo also features an electronic entrance that teaches animal names, animal traits, letters, colors and plays music. (MSRP: US$39.99, ages 1 to 5)
For more information about the full line of Go! Go! Smart Animals, please visit www.vtechkids.com/animals. For more information about the full line of Go! Go! Smart Wheels, please visit www.vtechkids.com/gogosmartwheels.
The Go! Go! Smart Animals Zoo Explorers Playset has also been nominated for the TTPM People's Play Award in the Preschool Toys Category. Additional VTech nominees include the InnoTab® 3 Plus (Kids' Tablets Category) and the Kidizoom® Smartwatch (Tech Toys Category). Consumers can vote for their favorite toys now through November 24 at www.PeoplesPlayAwards.com. The winners, collectively known as "America's Wishlist," will be announced on Tuesday, November 25.
The Go! Go! Smart Wheels Zoo Explorers Playset is available on vtechkids.com, Amazon.com, Target.com, Toysrus.com and Walmart.com for US$39.99.
VTech is a world leader in age-appropriate and developmental stage-based electronic learning products for children. As a pioneer in the learning toy category, VTech develops high-quality, innovative educational products that enrich children's development and make learning fun. With a rich, almost 35 year history, VTech has not only established itself as a learning authority but also consistently remains at the forefront of innovation with multiple award-winning products such as the InnoTab® MAX, VTech's first children's tablet with Android™ learning content, Kidizoom® Smartwatch, the first smartwatch for kids with a built-in camera, InnoTab® 3S, MobiGo®, V.Reader® and V.Smile®. The Learning Lodge®, VTech's comprehensive app store, features a robust library of more than 650 educational and entertaining games, e-Books, music and videos with engaging age-appropriate content across the widest variety of curricula, with content expanding to offer even more titles. The company also has a broad range of award-winning infant and preschool products available in 24 different languages worldwide, with more than 100 new products introduced every year. In order to further strengthen VTech's position as a learning authority, the company's Panel of Experts, with esteemed experts in reading, language arts, science, math, and child development, consult on new product introductions and Learning Lodge content.
VTech Electronics North America, LLC is based in Arlington Heights, Illinois. VTech Electronics Limited is headquartered in Hong Kong with distribution globally. VTech is the global leader in electronic learning products from infancy to preschool.
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