Horizon Group USA’s vast variety of children’s activity kits has won over 50 awards in the past year. From S.T.E.M. kits to classic crafts and jewelry making kits, Horizon Group has proven to be a true innovator.
The Oppenheim Toy Portfolio was founded in 1989 as the only independent consumer reviews of children’s media by child development experts Joanne Oppenheim and her daughter Stephanie Oppenheim. Unlike most other groups that rate products, they do not charge entry fees from manufacturers. When consumers see the award seals on products, they can be assured that they are “award-winning” because they were selected by a noted expert in child development, children’s literature, and education, and further tested by the most objective panel of judges…kids.
The Creative Child Magazine Awards program is a very unique program in that moms, music educators and early education professionals review all of the products submitted. Products are reviewed by many people – most importantly, the very people who would purchase them!
The Dr. Toy’s Best Products Programs utilizes a comprehensive set of objective criteria to evaluate toys and children’s products. Dr. Toy, Stevanne Auerbach, PhD, is one of the world’s leading experts on play, toys and children’s products with over 50 years of involvement in the industry. Dr. Auerbach includes educationally oriented, development and skill building products from the best companies in her four annual award programs: Best Classic Toys, Best Vacation Products, 100 Best Children’s Products and Smart Play Products of Excellence.
The Family Choice Awards, now in its 19th year, recognize the best products, services and resources for every member of the family, from kids’ products to pet products, to travel and life style products. It is one of the most coveted family friendly consumer awards program in the nation.
The Parents’ Choice awards, created in 1978, were designed to help parents and caregivers from all walks of life make informed decisions about which products are right for their children. The program honors a vast variety of children’s products including books, toys, music and storytelling, magazines, software, video games, television and websites. The Parents’ Choice Foundation has a diverse panel of educators, scientists, performing artists, librarians, parents and kids to help identify the best products for children among different age ranges, backgrounds, skill level and interests. About 20% of the products submitted receive a commendation in one of the six award levels: Classic, Gold, Silver, Recommended, Approved & Fun Stuff.
The Teacher’s Choice Awards honor products of exceptional quality and outstanding performance in the classroom and at home! Our panel of teacher evaluators uses each product in their classrooms and homes to find the best products for teachers and parents.
Horizon Group USA is America’s Leading Provider of Children’s Craft Activities.
Originally established as a decorative trim supplier in 1912, Horizon Group leveraged its craft heritage, and refaced the company in 2003. Now recognized as a leading source for activity kits and hands-on arts & crafts, the company serves a broad range of ages in the creative marketplace.
Horizon develops products under its own recognized sub-brands such as Just My Style, It’s So Me! and Made By Me! With over 5,000 products in the market place, distributed in over 40 retail chains ranging from mass to specialty, you are sure to have seen our success in building products for creative minds.
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