Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Back-To-School! Okotoks Toy Store, Monkey Mountain Toys & Games

It's Back-To-School time and we can help! We have stocked up on a large selection of matching lunchkits, backpacks, stainless steel drink bottles & thermos'! They are all PVC plastic free and are super adorable...but don't take our word for it, come see for yourselves!

Friday, August 6, 2010

NEW Arrivals Coming Soon !!!! Okotoks & Calgary Area Toy Store

Lots of NEW & exciting products will be arriving in the next week or two at Monkey Mountain Toys & Games ... check out our Facebook Page for more info!

Also, please note that we are moving our store just down the street to a larger location this coming weekend and will be closed Sun. Aug. 8th through until Weds. Aug. 11th. Thank you for your patience during this time and we look forward to seeing you at our new location when we re-open. You can find our new location at 30 McRae Street (directly across from the downtown Post Office) -- our new location boasts almost 3,000 sq. ft. of toys, games, puzzles & more and is a truly magical place to explore! We look forward to seeing you soon!

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

NEW Arrivals! - Model Cars, Books & Teach Me Time! Alarm Clocks, Monkey Mountain Toys & Games

So exciting ... we received a whole load of NEW arrivals today including the popular Teach Me Time! Alarm Clocks! Teach Me Time! is an adorable child's bedside alarm clock, time-teaching tool and dual-color nightlight all in one. We also received a large assortment of model car kits for beginners & up, including popular vehicles, dinosaurs & more. The starter kits are snap together and do not require paint or glue and the more advanced kits require both paint & glue. And as if that wasn't enough in one day we also increased the size of our children's book section -- we now carry an assortment of paperbacks, hardcovers and even some books with CD!

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Thank You! - Best of the Foothills Reader's Choice Awards 2010, Monkey Mountain Toys & Games

A huge THANK YOU to all of our amazing and wonderful customers - we were voted as the "Best Place to Buy Toys - GOLD" in the 2010 Best of the Foothills Reader's Choice Awards and just received our award this evening. We are truly honoured and want to thank you all for your support - we love you all!

Monday, June 28, 2010

Canada Day - Monkey Mountain Toys & Games, Okotoks Toy Store

Canada Day is this coming Thurs. Jul 1st, and we will be open holiday hours of 12pm - 4pm! What better way to spend Canada Day than by going for ice cream with the family (just down the street from us) and then perusing through toys & games afterwards? Also, we are expecting some brand NEW brands/items to roll in the doors of Monkey Mountain Toys & Games this coming week -- stay tuned for more details!

PS: Thanks to everyone who came out to watch the Okotoks parade last weekend -- we recognized so many familiar faces in the crowd and we hope you all had as much fun as we did! :)

Saturday, June 5, 2010

21st Annual Soap Box Derby in Okotoks - Monkey Mountain Toys & Games, Okotoks' Toy Store

Today was the 21st Annual Soap Box Derby in Okotoks and we were so excited to be a part of it! The Monkey Mountain Soap Box Car was driven by #32: Aidan, and boy, did he ever do a good job! It was such a fun event and there were so many stylin' drivers & vehicles ... below are a few pics from the event. See you all again next year!

Thursday, May 27, 2010

Brand New Playmobil & More - Okotoks Toy Store, Monkey Mountain Toys & Game

Another release of NEW 2010 Playmobil arrived this week among other things at Monkey Mountain Toys & Games! My Take Along Princess Chests are perfect for any little girl and we love how all the pieces store directly into the chest which can be taken along anywhere! We also received a large display of new duo-pack characters -- a great deal for only $4.49 each! Meet the new guys: Police with Bandit, French Knight & Crusade, & Dolphin Trainer with Dolphins.

For all you LEGO fans -- we are now fully stocked on green and grey LEGO baseplates and new LEGO items are arriving all the time! A few other new arrivals this week include Cutie Cakes dolls -- and if you remember Popples you will probably fall in love with these cute dolls and their pets. The girls fold inside into a cupcake and when unfolded turn into a really adorable doll!

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

It's a Zoo In Here - Okotoks Toy Store, Monkey Mountain Toys & Games

A whole lot of plush animals arrived today including everything from 6 foot long plush snakes to hanging monkeys... we even have purple ones! It's a zoo in here really -- the bears, snakes, monkeys, lemurs, turtles, frogs, beavers, gorillas, leopards, mammoths, tigers, cats, dogs & dinosaurs invite you to come on down and join in on the fun!

Thursday, April 29, 2010

NEW Arrivals - Monkey Mountain Toys & Games, Okotoks' Toy Store

Lots of new arrivals this week, including the famous O-Ball rattles & something we just couldn't wait to get our hands on -- Freeze-Dried Astronaut Food ... yes, seriously, we think this is so cool and can't wait to try it! The original Snoopy Sno-Cone Machines are in stock as well along with lots of blue & pink LEGO brick bins. And even though there is snow on the ground today we've got lots of new spring/summer items arriving daily that you might just fall in love with!

Monday, April 19, 2010

Earth Day - Thurs. Apr. 22nd, 2010 - Monkey Mountain Toys & Games

Earth Day is Thurs. Apr. 22nd, 2010!

Because we love our planet and strive to carry as many eco-friendly products as possible in our store we will be having an Earth Day SALE! ALL eco-friendly related products will be 10% OFF this coming Thursday on Earth Day! (Products will be marked for your convenience.)

* Open 10am - 8pm on Earth Day!

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Coloring Contest Winners Announced - Okotoks Toy Store, Monkey Mountain Toys & Games

Thank you to everyone who participated in our Easter Coloring Contest....we now have our winners:

1st place, $50 gift card: (Danyka K.) Age 6
2nd Place, $25 gift card: (Heidi N.) Age 8
3rd Place, $10 gift card: (Owen D.) Age 4
4th Place, runner-up prize: (Carter D.) Age 6
5th Place, runner-up prize: (Jalaya H.) Age 5

Monday, March 29, 2010

Coloring Contest @ Monkey Mountain Toys & Games - Okotoks Toy Store

Just a friendly reminder that coloring contests are due back by Sat. Apr. 3rd. If you need more coloring sheets, extra copies can be picked up in store. First place is a $50 gift card to Monkey Mountain Toys & Games, second is a $25 gift card, and third is a $10 gift card. Winners will be notified by phone on Wed. Apr. 7th and their names will be also be posted on our Blog.

*Due to the upcoming Easter holidays please note that we will be closed on Good Friday, Easter Sunday & Easter Monday. Thanks!

Friday, March 19, 2010

Piggy Paint Has Arrived - Okotoks Toy Store

Ok seriously, we are getting so many NEW and exciting items in at the store that we can't keep up with the blogging. Something new that definitely deserves to be blogged about though is Piggy Paint: a non-toxic, odorless, & eco-friendly nail polish! We just got the entire line in today (including a low odor & no acetone nail polish remover) and are so excited to be carrying it!

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Spring Is On It's Way: So Many New Goodies - Okotoks Toy & Game Store

We are getting so excited....spring is well on it's way and so are many of the toys for the spring/summer season! Just today we received lots of new goodies including Green Toys Jump Ropes & Eco-Saucers, Marshmallow Strykers (a smaller version of the Marshmallow Shooter), Bug Vacuums & Bug Magnifying Viewers, Kids' Greenhouse Planting Kits, Build A Bird Feeder Kits, Water Balloon Kits, Kids' "Time Tellers" Watches & so much more!!! We also need to mention that the newest Zoobie Pets - Poco the Pup & Patch the Pinto Horse are now in stock!

Saturday, March 13, 2010

Kites Have Arrived - Okotoks Toy Store

Kites have arrived at Monkey Mountain Toys & Games....and lots of them! We have easy flyers for young kids, traditional diamonds, delta's and even a few stunt kites! Hands down our favorite are the keychain kites....yes, kites that you can pop into your purse, car, or diaper bag! There have been so many times we've been to a park and thought to ourselves "I wish we'd brought our kite today -- it's such good kite weather!" Well now that problem is solved --- I have a keychain kite into my purse and will never be without a kite again!

PS: On another note, a small shipment of LEGO arrived yesterday...woohoo to that!

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Travel Games - Okotoks/Calgary Area Toy & Game Store

Have an upcoming trip planned and looking for something to keep the kids entertained? Well do we have something for you -- GoPlay magnetic travel games that come in a beautiful tin case for only $9.99! Take them on the plane, bring them in the car or bring them out at a restaurant when you are waiting for your meal!

Friday, February 26, 2010

Playmobil Easter Eggs - Okotoks Toy & Game Store

Okay, so for any of you out there that love Playmobil and are hoping to get your hands on some of this year's Easter Eggs, you'd better hurry in....selection is very limited now and they are going fast!

Also, this week we've received so many new shipments --- we encourage you to come in and check out the newest products for 2010!

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Lots of NEW Goodies Arriving Daily - Okotoks Toy & Game Store

Lots of new goodies arrived today at Monkey Mountain Toys & Games! We received a large shipment of retro toys including: pump tops, kaleidoscopes, come back roller wheels, flatsy dolls, gonks, sock monkeys, mood rings, piggy banks & more! And for those of you who've been patiently waiting -- we also received a shipment of Ecotronic farm flashlights today. Kids love these cute little flashlights and the major plus is that they never require batteries -- how great is that?

Friday, February 12, 2010

SALE - Sat. Feb. 13th - One Day Only, Okotoks Toy & Game Store

"We Our Customers SALE" is on Sat. Feb. 13th! Everything in the store will be on Sale!!! 20% OFF all regular priced merchandise and 40% OFF all sale merchandise. ~ One day only ~ Hope to see you there!

Friday, February 5, 2010

NEW - Wedgits, Dado Squares & Yummy Dough! - Okotoks Toy & Game Store

New items are arriving daily at Monkey Mountain Toys & Games! Just today we got in Wedgits -- a fantastic building toy & winner of so many awards. We also got in Dado Squares which have also been highly reviewed and a great toy to stimulate any child's mind. And we can't forget Yummy Dough -- as seen on Dragon's Den, an edible modelling dough -- yup, you can mold it like play-dough and eat it too!

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

The Bake & Decorate Cupcake Set Has Arrived - Monkey Mountain Toys & Games, Okotoks Toy Store

The new Melissa & Doug food set we have been so excited to get our hands on arrived today -- it's the Bake & Decorate Cupcake Set and oh, is it cute! This special set has 4 cupcakes in a cupcake pan along with 4 dry erase markers shaped like icing tubes to decorate the smooth, removable, wipe-off cupcake tops. With colorful baking cupcake sleeves, an oven mitt and decorative wooden candles, these cupcakes will be the hit of birthday and tea parties! Available now at Monkey Mountain Toys & Games.

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

NEW 2010 Playmobil - Okotoks Toy & Game Store, Monkey Mountain

Today we received a shipment of brand NEW 2010 Playmobil items! For all you Playmobil fans out there you will definitely want to check out their Easter Eggs, which contain a unique Playmobil character and accessories inside a large colored egg -- a perfect addition to any Easter basket this year! They also have a brand new line for 2010 called Ghost Pirates and the pirates actually glow in the dark...how cool is that? And you will love their new Take-Along Packs which are a great value for only $14.99! We invite you to come and check out all the new Playmobil items and we're sure you'll fall in love them too!

Thursday, January 28, 2010

2010 Schleich Animals Have Arrived! - Okotoks Toy Store

Soooo excited -- today we received a huge shipment of Schleich and there are so many fabulous new animals for 2010! We love them all but some of our personal favorites include the Lynx, Moose Mom & Calf, Andalusion Mare, Tapir, Clydesdale Foal & Wolf Howling. Come and check out all the newest Schleich animals and you'll definitely fall in love with them too! 2010 collector booklets are also in stock and FREE -- please ask for one the next time you're in. :)

FREE Gift Bagging - Okotoks Toy & Game Store

NEW at Monkey Mountain Toys & Games -- FREE Gift Bagging! Yes, you heard right -- with any purchase ask us to put your items into a beautiful red gloss bag with tissue for FREE! This is just our way of saying thank-you for shopping locally at Monkey Mountain Toys & Games and our way of helping you save time -- because we know how precious your time is. Happy Shopping!

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

NEW ARRIVALS - Professor Noggin's Card Games - Okotoks Toy & Game Store

NEW ARRIVALS - Professor Noggin's Card Games!!! Winner of over 12 awards, 2 skill levels in every game, educational, fun, great for travel & made in Canada!

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

NEW to Monkey Mountain Toys & Games! - Pathfinders Kits, Okotoks Toy Store

NEW to Monkey Mountain Toys & Games! Make modern day simple machines that use levers and hydraulics to work. These wooden kits are unique, educational & affordable! Choose from Scissor Lifts, Excavators, Platform Lifters, Running Horses --- all just $14.99 each! We also stock medieval items that get to be built and enjoyed afterwards --- wouldn't you love your very own Trebuchet or Siege Tower? :)

Saturday, January 2, 2010

NEW for 2010: Birthday Boxes @ Monkey Mountain - Okotoks Toy Store

NEW for 2010 at Monkey Mountain Toys & Games are "Birthday Boxes"! Similar to a gift registry but a lot more fun -- kids come in before their Birthdays and fill up a "Birthday Box" with up to 10 of their favorite items that they'd like to receive as presents. Their friends/family can then come in to the store and ask to look in the child's Birthday Box and can purchase one or more of the chosen items. No more duplicates or gifts you don't need --- start your Birthday Box today!