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K'NEX: New Tinkertoy Sets for 2013

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K'NEX® Announces New Additions to TINKERTOY® Building Set Line

New Sets Offer Popular Familiar Play Pattern Enhanced by Stability & Durability

Hatfield, PA, – February 2013 – K'NEX Brands, the only US construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love ®, is pleased to announce 4 additions to its popular, award-winning line of TINKERTOY building sets. The new sets snap together and stay together and allow children the flexibility and creativity of imaginative play.

Created in 1913 after inventor Charles Pajeau observed children playing with pencils and empty spools of thread, TINKERTOY is a beloved toy that brings grandparents, parents and children together through the familiar play pattern. Licensed by Hasbro and Playskool, the newly redesigned TINKERTOY pieces snap together and stay together for satisfying, long-lasting play. Celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2013, TINKERTOY continues to inspire children everywhere to use their imaginations!

Tinkertoy Sets from k'nex

Tinkertoy Sets from k'nex

TINKERTOY: 65 Piece Essentials Building Set

Build a whole bunch with your favorite TINKERTOY parts! The TINKERTOY 65 Piece Essential building set features fan-favorite TINKERTOY parts including spools, rods, flags, washers, end caps and more. Set is perfect for first-time builders and comes with a colorful instruction sheet that features building tips and ideas. Package doubles as a sturdy, storage box for easy clean-up and portability. Suggested retail price is $22.99. Ages 3+. Available fall 2013.

Tinkertoy Sets from k'nex

Tinkertoy Sets from k'nex

TINKERTOY: 100 Piece Essentials Building Set

The TINKERTOY 100 Piece Essential building set features only the most familiar TINKERTOY parts including spools, rods, flags, washers end caps and more. Set also comes with a colorful instruction sheet that features building tips and ideas. Package also doubles as a sturdy, storage box for easy clean-up and portability. Suggested retail price is $34.99. Ages 3+. Available fall 2013.

Tinkertoy Sets from k'nex

Tinkertoy Sets from k'nex

TINKERTOY: Super Tink Building Set

It's a bird! It's a plane! NO, it's SUPER TINK! Your little builder can build a skyscraper, fighter jet, getaway car, or imagine his/her own heroic adventure with the Super Tink building set. Set features 150 durable, plastic pieces including spools, rods, wheels, eyes, panel pieces, a buildable Super Tink figure and colorful instructions with 15 building ideas. Package also doubles as a sturdy, storage box complete with a lid for portability. Suggested retail price is $44.99. Ages 3+. Available fall 2013.

Tinkertoy Sets from k'nex

Tinkertoy Sets from k'nex

TINKERTOY: Pink Building Set

Designed especially to encourage girls to build, play and learn, the TINKERTOY Pink Building Set lets them create a castle, flower, cat and more using the included guide of building ideas, or search their imagination for other enchanting ideas. You'll find the redesigned TINKERTOY pieces you remember, plus unique parts such as bendable rods, wheels, and eyes, allowing your child to add personality to their creations. Adorable buildable figures encourage imaginative role play. Set includes 150 durable, plastic pieces including American made rods & spools, and personality parts, buildable-figure and more. Packaging doubles as a sturdy storage box with lid for portability! Suggested retail price is $43.99. Ages 3+. Available now.

The new TINKERTOY building sets will be available on http://knex.com and at toy retailers nationwide.

HASBRO and its logo, PLAYSKOOL and TINKERTOY are trademarks of Hasbro and are used with permission.

About K'NEX Brands
Founded in 1992, K'NEX Brands, the world's most innovative construction toy company, was established to make and sell what has become one of the world's leading integrated construction systems for children. Winner of over 250 international awards and recognitions, K'NEX is America's building toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love, and encourages youngsters to “imagine, build and play.” Since 1992, The Rodon Group, a subsidiary of K'NEX Brands, L.P., has manufactured over 30 billion parts for the K'NEX building toy system. For more information, please visit http://www.knex.com or http://www.rodongroup.com.

About Hasbro
Hasbro, Inc. is a branded play company providing children and families around the world with a wide-range of immersive entertainment offerings based on the Company's world class brand portfolio. From toys and games, to television programming, motion pictures, video games and a comprehensive licensing program, Hasbro strives to delight its customers through the strategic leveraging of well-known and beloved brands. TINKERTOY is a trademark of Hasbro and is used with permission. © 2011 Hasbro, Inc.

Submitted by News on Fri, 2013-03-01 12:58

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