ELC Monty Monkey and his Motor Car
(International Playthings $19.99) Platinum Award
Perfect for active toddlers playing style. Monty is one of a new collection of rolling vehicles with animal passengers. Monty has moveable clicking head, arms, and legs; he can sit or stand on his big enough feet. The vehicle is child powered and finished in blue with white tires trimmed in red, headlights with eyes and bright licks of yellow on the hood. The toys in this line have a nice heft to them and fit in small hands without being too small or fragile. A nice first birthday gift. Also adorable ELC Max Mouse and his Scooter ($28). 12 months and up. Award Year: 2015.