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NogginStick Baby Rattle Wins 2013 Parents’ Choice Award

(by Alice Culp of South Bend Tribune) The NogginStik Developmental Rattle has won a 2013 Parents’ Choice Award…The rattle was developed to help infants reach their first milestones and to promote early interaction and bonding between parents and children. It comes with an illustrated parent guide that explains what skills are developed using the toy. Like most rattles, NogginStik is easy to grasp and its rattle end contains beads for sound. What makes this rattle different from others is that it has a bright LED light, which movement activates, behind the friendly face on its head.

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NogginStik Wins PAL Toy Award

Indianapolis, Ind.— NogginStik Developmental Rattle by SmartNoggin, Inc., was awarded a PAL toy award and was named a top 10 toy for infants and toddlers by PlayOnWords.com.

“Rarely do I see such an outstanding parent learning guide associated with a toy to maximize learning through play. Parents won’t run out of activities with this little friend,” said Sherry Artemenko, speech and language expert, and PAL Award creator.

The PAL Award recognizes exceptional toys, games and books that—through their design, content, quality and character—promote play that advances language.

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NogginStik Developmental Rattle Wins a 2012 National Parenting Publications Award

Bristol, Ind. – October 16, 2012 – NogginStik Developmental Rattle by SmartNoggin, Inc., Bristol, Ind., has been named a 2012 National Parenting Publications Award (NAPPA) gold winner in the children’s toys category. The NogginStik is the first offering from SmartNoggin, a newly launched developmental toy company that advocates for early education for children birth to age five.

“We are honored to have received this award,” said Marcia Haut, SmartNoggin president…

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New Developmental Rattle Wins Another Toy Award (Creative Child Magazine Toy of the Year 2012)

Bristol, Ind.– NogginStik Developmental Rattle by SmartNoggin, Inc., Bristol, Ind., has been named the Creative Child Magazine’s 2012 Toy of the Year for the developmental baby toys category. The NogginStik is the first offering from SmartNoggin, a newly launched developmental toy company that advocates for early education for children birth to age five.

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National Parenting Center Awards Top Honors To NogginStik Developmental Rattle

SmartNoggin Toys announced that NogginStik won The National Parenting Center’s 2012 Holiday Seal of Approval.  The NogginStik Developmental Rattle is the first product offering from the Bristol, Indiana based SmartNoggin.  This revolutionary toy not only helps boost baby brain development but also promotes a strong parent/child bond.

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EdPlay Highlights the Neuro-benefits of the NogginStik

(By Ellen Metrick of EdPlay Magazine). All of the toy categories mentioned here have special applications for children with special needs. Kids with cognitive delays can benefit greatly from toys that have neuro-benefits. Certain collections can also help kids with individual special needs develop certain skills, whether they are physical, social or communicative. Manipulatives are ideal for children who need a little help with their small-motor skills, or need to keep their hands busy.

NogginStik Wins Another Prestigious Parenting Award

Bristol, Ind.— NogginStik Developmental Rattle by SmartNoggin, Inc., was awarded a prestigious 2013 Parents’ Choice Award as a top toy for children, placing it among the very best that entertain and teach with flair, stimulate imagination and inspire creativity.

Parents’ Choice Foundation has been reviewing and recommending quality children’s media for more than 33 years. The awards are determined by a panel of educators, scientists, artists, librarians, parents and kids, and they are designed to provide parents reliable, unbiased information about quality products…

NogginStik™ Wins Dr. Toy’s Ten Best Toys & 100 Best Children’s Products Awards of 2014!

[October 14, 2014] SmartNoggin Inc. is delighted to announce that its NogginStik™ developmental rattle for baby has won the prestigious Dr. Toy’s Ten Best Toys and Dr. Toy’s 100 Best Children’s Products awards of 2014. More than just a cute, colorful rattle, Nogginstik is an innovative infant toy designed to stimulate baby’s senses and encourage developmental milestones within a child’s first 12 months of life.

When lightly tapped by an adult or baby’s hand, Nogginstik’s head lights up in three different colors (red, blue and green) to stimulate baby’s eyes and encourage visual tracking– a key milestone needed for children to learn to reach, crawl, walk and eventually read.

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