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Brain Boosting, Music Making Toys in Perfect Harmony for the Holidays

A Season of Educational Toy Deals for Parents and Children's Delight

WESTBOROUGH, Mass., Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Learning has never been so much fun with BJ's Wholesale Club's brainpower toys this holiday season. According to the International Council of Toy Industries, educational and musical toys aid a child's physical, mental, social and emotional development. The "job" of children is to play, and toys are the tools of the trade. This season, they will be delighted with the LeapFrog Touch Magic Rockin' Guitar ($16.99), Jungle Discovery Wooden Activity Cube by Alex ($44.99) or the Crayola Sit n'Draw Travel Table ($24.99).

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"With BJs wide assortment of educational toys, what better way to bring a big smile to children this season than with toys that make learning so much fun," said Karen Jerome, toy buyer at BJ's Wholesale Club.

Make this holiday a season of toy savings and learning at BJ's with gifts such as:

Computing Kids

  • MEEP! Tablet, Game Case & SD Card Exclusive Bundle (169.99) – A great starter tablet for kids with Android 4.0, Wi-Fi and cloud-based parental controls. For ages 6+. Also available on BJs.com.
  • LeapFrog LeapPad Learning Tablet Exclusive Bundle ($116.99) Learning all the way comes with game, charger and $20 App Center download card. For ages 4 +. Also available on BJs.com.

Musical Little Ears

  • Ion DJ2GO DJ System ($69.99) The DJ master-mixer in the family will have hours of fun creating mixes from your iTunes library. Also available on BJs.com.
  • Kawasaki 8-Pad Digital Drum ($39.99) Any young rock-n-roller will jam with the 16 drum sounds, eight rhythms and eight effects. Sticks are included in this kit. For ages 5+.

Creativity Kick-Starters

  • Crayola Kids' Digital Camera Kit ($19.99) For the little shutter-bug, this sturdy 2.1MP camera comes with editing software. For ages 4+.
  • Little Tikes DiscoverSounds Activity Garden ($69.99) Oh what joy it is for a child to travel along the garden with a new sound to hear at every stop all while building motor skills and cognitive ability. For ages 6 month+. Also available on BJs.com.
  • Art 101 196-Pc. Art Set ($12.99) Bring out the inner Picasso in any child with this pop-up easel, art supplies and more, plus how-to guides. For ages 6+. Also available on BJs.com.

Channel Your Discovery

  • Oregon Scientific SmartGlobe Horizon ($79.99) Brings a world of fun learning from around the globe with more than 30 activities, plus more online. For ages 5+. Also available on BJs.com.
  • Meade Instruments 1200x Microscope 28-Pc. Kit ($26.99) For any young scientist, discover the microscopic wonders of the world. For ages 8+. Also available on BJs.com.

About BJ's Wholesale Club
BJ's is dedicated to providing members with high-quality, brand-name food and merchandise at prices that are significantly lower than supermarkets, supercenters, department stores, drug stores and specialty retail stores.  BJ's carries the most product variety of any wholesale club with more than 7,000 items, including supermarket-sized staples, USDA Choice meats, all-natural and certified organic products and stock-up items. BJ's is the only wholesale club to accept all manufacturers' coupons and for greater convenience, offers the most payment options including EBT.

Headquartered in Westborough, Massachusetts, BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc. is a leading operator of warehouse clubs in the eastern United States.  The Company operates 197 clubs and 107 gas stations in 15 eastern states.  Learn more and shop online at BJs.com, or for exclusive content visit Facebook.com/bjswholesaleclub and Twitter.com/bjswholesale.

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