• vegasseven: Where to Spend Your Holiday Toy Dollars

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    Must-Have

    Crazy Aaron’s Thinking Putty (styles and prices vary). We don’t want to know how they magnetize putty or make it glow in the dark—we just need some in our hands.

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  • The Saratogian: Five questions for Linda Ambrosino

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    ...but two things that sell like crazy are the Crazy Aaron’s Thinking Putty, which comes in all different shapes, colors, sizes and have different cool features, it is also made here in the United States and is non toxic, which is great for kids who often like to collect them...

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  • No way we're extinct, indie toy sellers say, and they plan to prove it Saturday

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    On Saturday, Tildie’s guests also will get to mix it up with Crazy Aaron’s  Thinking Putty ($3.50 and up), including glow-in-the dark and metallically magnetic varieties. It was an ASTRA award winner two years ago.

    "Fantastic stuff – bounces really well, adults use it for stress relief,” said Gillen-Doobrajh. “And it’s made right here in Narberth, Pa., by workers with special needs."   

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  • Inside East Passyunk's New Tech-Free Toy Store

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    Open as of Saturday, Tildie's Toy Box is East Passyunk's latest retail offering. Michelle Gillen-Doobrajh and her husband, Paul, who live in the neighborhood, set up shop at 1829 East Passyunk Ave. after having more than a few rough go-rounds shopping for their two daughters on the web. Read More

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  • Kids getting stuck on Thinking Putty

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    Local toy store owners say this soft, bouncy, stretchy goo, which sells for $12 to $15 for a 3.2-ounce tin is flying off their shelves.

    That's because it's not only kids who are addicted to the putty — which comes in an array of colors and varieties that include magnetic and glow-in-the-dark — but their parents who can't stop touching the stuff.

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