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Toy Tester FAQ's


What do I get as a Toy Tester?

Your family will receive credits each month your account is active. The number of credits depends on the level of play you have chosen. Your family can then use those credits to test fun new toys. Every toy comes with a Fun Facts sheet, which includes a parts list, a toy bio, and great extension activities. Let our knowledge in Child Development help enhance and extend your family's ability to learn as you play. Each toy needs 1-4 credits to test. You can test the toys for up to 30 days, return them when you are done, and check out another fun toy.


What does it cost to become a Toy Tester Family?
We currently offer two levels, the Peck of Play, which is $20 a month for 4 credits, and the Bushel of Fun, which is $40 a month for 9 credits. We offer discounts when you pay for 3, 6, and 12 months at a time, which makes the fun even more affordable.


What happens if my child loves the toy and wants to keep it, or if we lose or break it?

Each Fun Facts sheet, included with every toy you test, has a clearly marked Love it or Lose it Price.  This is a discounted price offered only to our Toy Testers. If your family just can’t let a toy go, or if it is no longer fit for another family when you are done with it, simply pay the discounted price and move on to the next fun toy. 


How many toys can we test at once?

You can use your credits however works best for your family. Some families may prefer to make it a routine, every Monday you check out a new toy, for example. Others may prefer to follow their child’s lead, and check out and return toys as their child loses interest. Others still may benefit from using all their monthly credits at once (weekend at Grandma’s, anyone?). How total number of toys you may check out depends on your Play Level and the number of credits each toy requires. Peck of Play testers may check out up to 4 credits worth of toys each month. Bushel of Fun testers may check out up to 9 credits a month.


How do I cancel?

We hope you will continue on as a Toy Tester for a long time. However, in the event you need to stop, you can simply cancel online, or ask one of our staffers to help you do it. All toys must be returned before we can cancel your account. Also, please note that canceling your Toy Tester account will immediately erase any unused credits you have remaining.


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