a special feature from Second Star Toys

Summer (time) is a super time just to have some fun! So, our experts at Second Star Toys in New York have passed along to our readers some great suggestions to make your season complete with the kids. All can be ordered by calling 631-537-6111.

Our Expert (Summer) Toy PicksSands Alive!
Introducing the most amazing unique learning and play material to enter the market in years, SANDS ALIVE!  Consisting of sand and other natural ingredients, the only way to describe the feeling of this material is sublime!  These natural, non-toxic and organic ingredients create a compound agent that binds together to create an environment in which it is not physically possible for bacteria to grow!  This “sand” is easy to mold and will hold its shape!  Children of all ages (including adults) can’t keep their hands off our Sands Alive in store display.  Come feel it for yourselves!

Our Expert ( SUmmer)  Toy Picks SquishablesSquishables
These soft stuffed pillows take the shape of your favorite foods, from a birthday cake to a grilled cheese sandwich! Squishables are a perfect accessory for a pre-teen’s bedroom! And super HOT!!!



Our Expert ( Summer) Toy Picks sky pogoSky Saucer & Sky Pogo
Not your everyday tire swing, the Sky Saucer is great for a backyard adventurer! Now, picture a pogo stick and a rope swing and you get the Sky Pogo. With a sturdy, light up seat, it’s great for a safe, at home adrenaline rush!






Our Expert ( SUmmer) Toy Picks Chalk Art SetOutdoor Chalk Art Set

After a long winter, your little artist is ready to take their work outdoors. This set includes everything you need to create vibrant works of chalk art. Includes 12 chalk sticks, 2 chalk grips, blending tools, and a kneeling cushion!




Our Expert (Summer) Sand & Water TableSand & Water Table
Ships Ahoy! This Pirate Ship sand and water table provides hours of outdoor summer fun! Scoop, pour and play with water wheels, spinners, strainers and pirate themed sand molds.




Our Expert (Summer) TOy Picks - baby shade poolEDC Frog Baby Shade Pool
Let your little ones join in on summer fun with a water-filled, comfy padded pool! A detachable and adjustable sunshade will keep them cool and sheltered from the sun! Approximately 4′ x 3.5′ x 2.5′.