Thomas the Tank Engine Rolls into NYC with a Giveaway!

Anyone like Thomas the Tank Engine out there?  Thomas fans?  Anyone?

Here at Babies Gotta Have It we are big Thomas the Tank Engine fans.  Kristen and her boys have been to Thomas events, played with Thomas Apps,  and rode on the Risky Rails with a Thomas train set.

So if, say, there was a fabulous event in the huge mega Toys R’ Us in Times Square…where say you and your kids could meet Sir Topham Hatt, play with the newly launched Thomas Wooden Railway, and receive a fun giveaway…well you could count on all of us at Babies Gotta Have It to tell you, right?

Well, on Friday February 8th, at the huge mega Toys R’ Us in Times Square at 1 pm EST, there will indeed be such an event featuring all that and more!  The first 250 fans at the event will indeed win some super cool giveaways!  And your little train fanatic will even get to attend a story time with Sir Topham Hatt himself!

And how about a sneak peek at the newest Thomas Wooden Trains?  The new Thomas Wooden Railway line from Fisher-Price will debut at this event with tons of engines, destinations, and track sets in a line that will just keep growing in the future.  For more than 65 years, children have enjoyed the adventures of Thomas the Tank Engine and his friends on the Island of Sodor through stories and Thomas toys powered by children’s own imagination.  The Thomas story began when the Rev. W. Awdry created a fable about a cheeky blue engine named ‘Thomas’ on the fictional Island of Sodor and whittled a wooden train to entertain his young son.  The introduction of Thomas Wooden Railway is also a journey that takes Fisher-Price back to its roots—which started 83 years ago with wood toys.  In 1931, in East Aurora, New York, children’s book writer and illustrator Margaret Evans Price, wife of founder Irving Price, designed the first wooden Fisher-Price toys.

Great stories.  Wooden toys.  A magical event in one of the toy capitals of the world?  Yeah, that’s something babies definitely gotta have.

And, just for you Babies Gotta Have It readers, we have a special Thomas the Tank Engine wooden train set Giveaway!  One lucky winner will receive the Thomas 5-in-1 Up and Around Set by Fisher Price:  create up to 5 different layouts with this 20-piece playset which includes Thomas, 17 pieces of track, a bridge and a tunnel.   For kids ages three years and up.  Want to enter?  Use our super easy Rafflecopter entry form below!

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Disclosure: We received the Thomas the Tank Engine set above for purposes of review. As always, all opinions are entirely my own and were in no way influenced by anyone. Babies Gotta Have It is an Amazon affiliate.


120 Responses so far »

  1. 1

    tina reynolds said,

    February 15, 2013 @ 9:52 pm

    my boys love thomas

  2. 2

    laurie brown said,

    February 15, 2013 @ 10:21 pm

    Love Thomas and Percy

  3. 3

    Jeanne said,

    February 15, 2013 @ 10:29 pm

    Cool stuff

  4. 4

    Sara said,

    February 15, 2013 @ 10:35 pm


  5. 5

    Kathy Davis said,

    February 15, 2013 @ 10:36 pm


  6. 6

    Josie Hink said,

    February 15, 2013 @ 11:02 pm

    Percy and Thomas!!!!

  7. 7

    Georgette said,

    February 15, 2013 @ 11:05 pm

    My grandson just loves Thomas

  8. 8

    Kelli Smith said,

    February 15, 2013 @ 11:08 pm

    We love Percy <3

  9. 9

    Jennifer W said,

    February 15, 2013 @ 11:14 pm

    My son loves Percy!!

  10. 10

    jenna tomaszewski said,

    February 15, 2013 @ 11:23 pm


  11. 11

    Megan Parsons said,

    February 15, 2013 @ 11:24 pm

    Our favorite is Thomas!!!

  12. 12

    Jessica P said,

    February 15, 2013 @ 11:32 pm


  13. 13

    Gillian Stafford said,

    February 15, 2013 @ 11:34 pm

    Thomas is the favorite although my son loves any and all trains :)

  14. 14

    Colleen Maurina said,

    February 15, 2013 @ 11:37 pm

    Our little guy loves Thomas and his best friend Percy!

  15. 15

    Sarah Walker said,

    February 15, 2013 @ 11:38 pm

    Our favorite character is Percy.

  16. 16

    susan quackenbush said,

    February 16, 2013 @ 12:11 am

    Our favorite is James.

  17. 17

    Laura @ Frugal Newlyweds said,

    February 16, 2013 @ 12:17 am

    We like Percy!

  18. 18

    Robyn R said,

    February 16, 2013 @ 12:30 am

    James is our favorite.

  19. 19

    Fiona N said,

    February 16, 2013 @ 12:57 am

    We all love Thomas!
    Thank You for this awesome giveaway

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    Carolyn said,

    February 18, 2013 @ 9:46 pm

    We have Thomas the Tank Engine fans in our house. I love the movies and how they teach about getting along with others and the kids love playing with the toys…. wonderful.

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