K’NEX Building Sets Chosen As 2011 Parents’ Choice Award™ Winners

KID K’NEX Farmyard Friend™ and K’NEX Rippin’ Rocket 2™ Coaster Building Sets are among few to receive honor

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2011 Parents Choice Award Winners

President and CEO of K’NEX, Michael Araten, commented, “K’NEX products have long been a favorite of parents and kids. Receiving acknowledgement of their educational value, ability to inspire creativity and especially the enjoyment they bring to children.

Hatfield, PA (PRWEB) November 17, 2011

K’NEX Brands, the only US construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love™, is the recipient of a 2011 Parents’ Choice Award for both its KID K’NEX Farmyard Friends™ and K’NEX Rippin’ Rocket 2™ Coaster Building Sets designed for kids ages 3+ and 9+ respectively. Established in 1978, Parents’ Choice Awards is the nation’s oldest nonprofit program created to recognize quality children’s media and honors only the best material. Only about 20% of the products submitted to the program receive an award. Both sets were given the Parents’ Choice Recommended Seal indicating that the committee, comprised of educators, scientists, performing artists, librarians, parents, and even kids themselves, gave their thorough recommendation of these products.

President and CEO of K’NEX,Michael Araten, commented, “K’NEX products have long been a favorite of parents and kids. Receiving acknowledgement of their educational value, ability to inspire creativity and especially the enjoyment they bring to children is rewarding. We are honored to be part of this elite group.”

For a complete list of all 2011 Parents’ Choice Award winners and for more information about the program, visit http://www.parents-choice.org.

About K’NEX
Founded in 1992, K’NEX Brands, the world’s most innovative construction toy company, was established to make and sell what has become one of the world’s leading integrated construction systems for children. Winner of over 200 international awards and recognitions, K’NEX is America’s building toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love, and encourages youngsters to “imagine, build and play.” Since 1992, The Rodon Group, a subsidiary of K'NEX Brands, L.P., has manufactured over 30 billion parts for the K'NEX building toy system. For more information, please visit http://www.knex.com or http://www.rodongroup.com.

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