Any company that has a product or products suitable for consideration for Dr. Toy's program can follow up and do the following:
Send Dr. Toy a press kit and catalog along with a cover letter. If Dr. Toy agrees the product should be evaluated you will be sent an application and further instructions. Do not send the product ahead of time.There will be no guarantee that it will be selected. No materials are returned. If it is not evaluated and included in one of the programs it will be donated to a needy children's program.When you send a product in for evaluation there is no guarantee that it will become a finalist in the program. We select a limited number of products that fit a lengthy set of criteria.
If you are uncertain send a query via fax to 510-540-0171 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you for your interest, understanding and positive response to our program.
should be camera-ready hardcopy, and/or, if available, digital files in TIFF , high quality JPEG (best for photos without text) , or GIF (photos with text) format, from 125 to 300 dpi. (the higher resolution the better) Web ready GIF files are also acceptable, preferably with a white default background color. Total file size should be under 1 Mb for each file, if possible. Use PC formatted high-density floppy diskettes.
should be in plain ASCII, (best) or a common word processing format (Word or Word Perfect) You should also send the text to us via email.
To expedite the process, an additional submission may be made via email enclosure to "", Email submissions should be accompanied by a regular mail submission if possible. (We would like to have a hardcopy or disk record of each file used.)
Files should be submitted to the Institute for Childhood Resources, 268 Bush St., San Francisco, CA 94104.
If you have won the 1997 100 Best Children's Products award from Dr. Toy, you can display the Dr. Toy logo on your web site and promotional materials. For this purpose the graphic and code to include it on your web page are provided here.(Use the "view source" feature of your browser to grab it.)
Several black and white media files are available for download
1996 100 Best Children's Products - GIF format
1996 100 Best Children's Products - TIF format
1996 Best Children's Vacation Products - GIF format
1996 Best Children's Vacation Products - TIF format
1997 Best Classic Toys - GIF format
1997 Best Children's Vacation Products - GIF format
1997 100 Best Children's Products - TIF Format
1997 100 Best Children's Products - GIF Format
1997 10 Best Toys - GIF Format
1997 10 Best Games - GIF Format
1997 10 Best Socially-Responsible - GIF Format
1997 10 Best Educational - GIF Format
1997 10 Best Software - GIF Format
1997 10 Best Audio/Video - GIF Format
1997 10 Best Creative - GIF Format
1997 10 Best Active - GIF Format
1998 Best Classic Toys - GIF Format
Entire site (c) l995, 1996, 1997, 1998 Stevanne Auerbach, PhD San Francisco, CA.
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