Top-10 Most-Wanted Arts & Crafts Toys

Top-10 Most-Wanted Arts & Crafts Toys
By Justina Huddleston
February 2012
TDmonthly interviewed 13 retailers in January 2012 about their best-selling arts and
crafts toys. Sales in the category seemed to trend toward fashion crafts, like friendship
bracelets and jewelry boxes, but some retailers did report items with a more universal
appeal, including animal figure painting kits and sticker books.
You can find out more about all the Top-10 products below.
Train Time Sticker Tote by PEACEABLE KINGDOM
MSRP: $10.00
Age Range: 3 and up
Target Age Range: 3 to 5
Specialty: Yes (as of 2010)
Made in: China
SKU or Item #: SP44
Launch Date: May 2010
Train Time includes two fold-out scenes and more than 50 reusable stickers. Packaged
in a self-contained carry tote, it is available in 40 Sticker Tote designs. "The reusable
stickers offer hours of play over and over again. Parents often comment that it's easy to
take their kids on planes and to restaurants because they know their child will be
entertained," Peaceable Kingdom Marketing and Operations Manager Donna Modrell
told TDmonthly.
— In a January 2012 survey about arts and crafts toys, Teresa Derry, owner of Annie's
Toy Chest in Cocoa, Fla., told TDmonthly that other than Sticky Mosaics from the Orb
Factory, her best seller in the category was stickers from Peaceable Kingdom. They sell
between 15 and 20 each month.