Step by Step

Compare Manufacturers

You’ll want a manufacturer that:

  • you feel comfortable with
  • is not in competition with you (doesn’t sell their own product)
  • has experience selling to Walmart and Amazon
  • worked with top clients (FedEx, Disney, Facebook, McDonald’s, Serta)
  • excellent A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau (see link in footer)

Get A Quote

Your quote should include:

  • safety testing
  • quality assurance
  • high-quality design and materials
  • weekly updates on your project status
  • sew in labels design and layout
  • timeline
  • getting started information

Make A Prototype

Your prototype/sample should include:

  • a rough sketch
  • changes from you
  • accurate turn-around (front, side, and back)
  • more changes from you
  • match your vision closely
  • be production ready
  • use materials close to your final version
  • final changes from you


Go Into Production

When you have confirmed your exact price after finalizing the prototype, you will select a quantity and place a production order.  Your production order should include:

  • confirmed price per toy at various quantities
  • confirmed shipping costs for your selected quantity
  • your desired packaging designed and priced out
  • any final changes are shown in a final production sample
  • a production sample for your 100% approval
  • safety testing completed
  • safety testing report provided
  • Children’s Product Certificate (to show retailers like Amazon and Walmart)
  • any other details to get the toys manufactured the way you want
  • quality check completed


Shipping and Delivery

When your toys are completed they will be boxed up and shipped to you which should include:


  • ‘On Board’ date provided (when your toys shipped)
  • weekly updates on where your toys are
  • confirmation of shipping address and contact information
  • brokerage, DDC, dock fees, intermodal and other charges all included
  • (duty and taxes may be extra depending on your country)
  • curbside delivery with a smile