The Mag Stix toys are made in China, as have been virtually all of the nearly 100 children's toys recalled by the safety commission since 2004. Quality-control issues in Chinese manufacturing have become the focus of investigators, politicians and government officials lately, following the discovery of tainted imports, including seafood, toothpaste, pet food and toys.
Stix Toys are manufactured in the UK and sold for $25 a pack. Much more than just a product, Colin’s invention helps dads relive their childhood by conjuring up memories of yesteryear when sticks were considered best friends: “You cherished those precious . Why? Because those expertly collected sticks turned into everything from swords to catapults, wands to machine guns. Sticks were, and still are magical.”
Colin surveyed a cohort of dads prior to launching Stix Toys, and he discovered that most felt comfortable playing with their children outside. He also learned that dads were equally fed up with the current digital culture claiming play. Seeking to push the proverbial envelope and inspire kids to use their own creativity to make up their own games, Colin’s Stix packs emphasize the building of a series of out of the re-use and recycling of simple parts.
Stay-at-home father of two and product designer Colin O’Dowd is teaching kids how to put toy-making into their own hands. His interactive invention encourages children to self-assemble their own toys using materials foraged from coupled with everyday objects. Twigs, broken pencils and rubber bands once headed for the wastebasket equip an afternoon session of creative play. With little assembly required, Stix Toys enables parents and kids to bring out their inner MacGyver whether at home or on an outdoor adventure.
|Kong SafeStix are the ideal throw and fetch toy that will provide hours of fun for your dog. These toys feature a flexible and bendable build that make retrieving easy on your dog's mouth. The unpredictable bounce of these toys, however, will keep your dog engaged and guessing with every throw. Made in the USA Floats in water Made with Kong durable rubber These SafeStix toys are perfect for indoor and outdoor play -- and they float! Kong SafeStix also feature round knobs on the ends of the toy for easy grasping. The tough, durable rubber is Kong's specialty and is the perfect texture for your dog to sink its teeth into. This product comes in assorted colors. Please allow us to select one for you.|