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Therapist Launches Top Rated Product that Jumpstarts Developmental Milestones for Infants

What looks like a rattle, is getting top ratings as a tool to help children reach important stages in their initial development.  NogginStik is the first product released by newly launched company, SmartNoggin–brainchild of developmental therapist, Marcia Haut turned inventor now turned entrepreneur.  Frustrated at not being able to find the right tool to use in her developmental assessments and therapy sessions with children who have special needs, Haut was left with no recourse but to invent her own.  The result was a developmental tool disguised to look, feel, sound and act like a rattle—but with a powerful agenda.

A recent rating and review posted on the website AblePlay at www.ableplay.org, has given NogginStik their top rating (5 stars) in the area of cognitive benefits for children with special needs…  (read more)

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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OH BABY! TOY FAIR VISITORS GET TO GRASP NEW NOGGINSEEK COGNITIVE RATTLE

Noblesville, IN (February 9, 2016) – Sometimes, what’s old is new again like a baby’s rattle. But for a 2016 baby there’s got to be a fresh twist, or grasp. SmartNoggin, creators of toys designed to help babies reach critical milestones, is expanding its product line with NogginSeek Cognitive Rattle ($18.99). Its popular NogginStik Developmental Light Up Rattle ($22.99) and NogginRings Reaching and Grasping Rings ($18.99) have already wowed hard-to-impress Oppenheim Toy Portfolio with two rare Platinum honors. Come grasp all three products at their American International Toy Fair Booth 5549.

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Unique toys that let parents help children in need

As last minute holiday shoppers search for toys for the little ones for Christmas , consider giving a unique toy that also helps children in need. Whether you’re shopping for your child, a niece or nephew or a friend’s child, Creative Kidstuff offers many toy choices that are educational, engaging and fun for kids of all ages ‐‐ and each purchase helps donate toys to children in need.

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Smart Noggin wins Oppenheim Platinum Award

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. – Smart Noggin, makers of developmental toys, received two Platinum Best Toy Awards for their NogginStik developmental light-up rattle and NogginRings reaching and grasping rings. The NogginStik features lights to stimulate a baby’s eyes and to encourage visual tracking. The base of the NogginStik makes a soft rattle sound and has an easy-to-hold handle for mastering grasping.

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Nogginstik featured in New Jersey Family’s Holiday Gift Guide

We’ve made out list and checked it twice: Take a peek at our favorite gifts for the kids this year, whatever your budget.

“Nogginstik’s amazing light-up rattle has been flying off our shelves because of how it goes from red to green to blue to stimulate baby’s vision.” – Joanne Farrugia, Owner of JaZams

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REPLACE – Unique toys that let parents help children in need

As last minute holiday shoppers search for toys for the little ones for Christmas , consider giving a unique toy that also helps children in need. Whether you’re shopping for your child, a niece or nephew or a friend’s child, Creative Kidstuff offers many toy choices that are educational, engaging and fun for kids of all ages ‐‐ and each purchase helps donate toys to children in need.

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NogginRings featured in edplay’s New and True

NogginRings is a Classic Developmental Milestone Maker™ that encourages skills like reaching, grasping, batting and parent interaction through play.

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