Toy Fair Extravaganza!

 Lead Game Designer Noelle is waiting to greet attendees!

Lead Game Designer Noelle is waiting to greet attendees!

Attending Toy Fair was an amazing experience for Team Killer Snails! We were fortunate to be in the Launchpad space where we were near many other awesome companies- including game companies, indie fan book publishing, empathy building resources and more!

Matthew Meatball was across the aisle from us and tossing the Meatball back and forth was a great wakeup activity each morning. Matthew Meatball teaches children about empathy- a fantastic anti-bullying resource created by a teacher from Georgia!

 MaryAnn Bruno of Matthew Meatball

MaryAnn Bruno of Matthew Meatball

Holly Preston is the founder of A Fan for Life which was the colorful booth across from us- the lovely Canadian family was quite popular with the hockey and football books created for loads of teams.

 Holly and Marcela in their lovey booth!

Holly and Marcela in their lovey booth!

 

We really enjoyed learning about Sylvia’s math game SMS = Infinity which includes multiplication, division and memory. She is a 15 year teacher from Maryland who has created a tabletop and a digital version of the game. 

 Sylvia with her three products!

Sylvia with her three products!

Math 4 Love offered two games that were both highly engaging and developed by former math teachers. 

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Having never attended previously, we weren’t sure what to expect and it was a bit overwhelming- we are still not sure we were able to see all the exhibitors. However, one of Jessica’s favorites was the PonyCycle- a ride on animal that the rider powers by bouncing up and down- and yes, it is available for adults!

 CoFounder Jessica found her favorite toy!

CoFounder Jessica found her favorite toy!

After the four days were over, Team Killer Snails left feeling excited to build new relationships with the many people we met at Toy Fair and we're already looking forward to next year!