Elf Fun with Pop-In-Kins has submitted products to professional toy reviewers for their critiques.  The awards and comments listed below are a result of those submissions. 

  • 2014 Product of the Year – Christopher Pop-In-Kins Mini Set
  • 2011 Dr. Toy’s Best Classic Toys Award
  • 2011 Moms’ Best Award for Extraordinary Products
  • 2011 The Toy Man Award of Excellence
  • 2011 The Toy Man E-Choice Award
  • 2011 The Toy Man Seal of Approval
  • 2010 Parent Tested Parent Approved Seal of Excellence
  • 2010 The National Parenting Center Seal of Approval
  • 2009 Preferred Choice Award from Creative Child Magazine
  • 2008 iParenting Media Outstanding Products Award
  • 2008 iParenting Media Hot Product Award
  • 2008 Dr. Toy Best New Products Award
  • 2004 Choice Award, Chicago Home & Gift Market

Stevanne Auerbach, Ph.D. aka Dr. Toy: “Classic Toys are enduring and have many important benefits…These toys have truly met the test of time. Classic toys keep on playing long after the batteries and fads are gone.”

Mom’s Best Award for Extraordinary Products: “I would definitely recommend Christopher Pop-In-Kins…It is a nice distraction from the ‘getting’ aspect of the holiday…plus lots of fun and excitement for your little one…great for the imagination.”

Rev. James Fisher aka The Toy Man: “There are many elves, then there are Pop-In-Kins…an eye catching display of color, art, storyline, along with a posable plush character that gives kids and Moms that warm and fuzzy feeling.”

The National Parenting Center Seal of Approval: “The book’s illustrations are fabulous and Christopher is quite adorable. Each and every day he delighted youngsters with giggles of delight and pride when they discovered his hiding place.”

iParenting Hot Media Award: “This is one of the BEST Christmas toys I have seen in ages. It provides great family interaction and encourages new holiday traditions! The toy with story A+++”

iParenting Media Award: “What a cute and FUN new tradition Christopher Pop-In-Kins is for everyone in the family. The book is a cute and entertaining story with great illustrations. It is great that Christopher has bendy arms and legs so he can hang onto things and find many places to hide.”

  • 2014 Product of the Year – Christina Marie Pop-In-Kins Mini Set
  • 2011 The Toy Man Seal of Excellence
  • 2011 The Toy Man E-Choice Award
  • 2011 The Toy Man Award of Approval
  • 2010 Book of the Year Award from Creative Child Magazine
  • 2010 Dr. Toy Best Picks of Children Products Award
  • 2010 USA Book News Best Books Award Finalist     

Rev. James Fisher aka The Toy Man: “It was so amazing to see how Christina Marie captured the attention at a mere glance by a little girl, time and time again, (even the mothers as well!) Christina Marie Pop-In-Kins has real personality and then some.”