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KNEX® Announces New Additions to TINKERTOY® Building Set Line

  (June 24, 2013)
KNEX® Announces New Additions to TINKERTOY® Building Set Line

Hatfield, PA (PRWEB) June 24, 2013

KNEX 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: 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: 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: Super Tink Building Set
Its a bird! Its a plane! NO, its 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: Big Top Set
Now your child can build a tent, animals, trapeze artists and more to recreate a day at the circus! The TINKERTOY Big Top set from KNEX comes in a durable box with a lid for easy clean-up and take-a-long play and includes 188 durable, plastic pieces including spools, straight rods, bendable rods, wheels, eyes, and two buildable figures. Also features full color instructions with 20 building ideas. Suggested retail $44.99. Ages 3+. Available now.

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 knex.com and at toy retailers nationwide.
HASBRO and its logo, PLAYSKOOL and TINKERTOY are trademarks of Hasbro and are used with permission.

About KNEX Brands
Founded in 1992, KNEX Brands, the worlds most innovative construction toy company, was established to make and sell what has become one of the worlds leading integrated construction systems for children and is Americas STEM building solution. Winner of over 250 international awards and recognitions, KNEX, Americas building toy company, is focused on Building Worlds Kids Love and encourages youngsters to imagine, build and play. From the living room to the classroom, KNEX has building toys specially designed for every age group and skill level. The KNEX family of brands includes KNEX Building Sets, KNEX Thrill Rides, KNEX Education, Lincoln Logs®, Tinkertoy®, NASCAR®, Angry Birds, Mario Kart Wii, Mario Kart 7, Super Mario, PacMan and more. Since 1992, The Rodon Group, a subsidiary of K'NEX Brands, L.P., has manufactured over 31 billion parts for the K'NEX building toy system. Join us as we help build the leaders of tomorrow. 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. © 2013 Hasbro, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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