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My grandson, Felix, is three years old. His favorite DVD to watch when he comes to my house for a visit is the Bruder DVD showing how the toys are made. Last Christmas I asked him what he was going to ask Santa to bring him. He said, "I will ask him to bring an excavator for me and a crane for you, Baba." And that is exactly what Santa delivered on Christmas morning!!
Christine of Omaha, NE
My son, Jacob received his Bruder magazine in the mail. He has circled everything he wants Santa to bring him this year. Even though having about $1,000.00 worth circled, he still quoted to me, "Santa will bring me all these Bruder toys because I was good all year, and you told me he is watching me, and Santa never lets the good kids down!" Hope Santa has a good account! Ha!
Jane of Manchester, TN
My son's first Bruder truck lends itself to our favorite Bruder story. Even though many memorable moments live within our house because of the fleet of trucks in our sonís room. A couple Christmasí ago our son who was infatuated with his fathers snow plow and asked Santa for a plow truck. After a lengthy search on the internet we were guided to your Active Toys website where we found the answer to our prayers. After receiving the catalog our son picked out the MAN snowplow and added it to a detailed Santa list. Christmas morning my son awoke to the truck of his dreams under the Christmas tree. That Christmas eve a dusting of snow had fallen on the ground before I knew it my son was putting on his snow boots and coat and heading out to try out his new truck in the small patch of snow that remained on the driveway. The next week brought more snow and much more Bruder snow plowing straight through to the new year.
Kelly of Dudley, MA
(I'm Michael's mom typing Michael's dictation of his Bruder story.. he is 5 years old) I started collecting Bruder toys when I was only 2 years old. I used to play with them in the living room and I always named my trucks. My cement mixer is named Mixy, my Bulldozer is named Bulzy, my Bobcat is named Bob, they all have fun names. Now that I'm five years old I play with my Bruder toys in the backyard and have my very own construction site. It's a busy place and I love to give all of my trucks their own special jobs. My Bruders are amazing!
Michael of Los Altos, CA
My husband found your website when our son was 2 yrs old and he ordered him around $500.00 worth of toys from Active Toys, at the time he told me he had ordered Gaige this is our son some tractors, a dozer, and tractor trailer trucks etc. for Christmas that's all he told me, he never told me how much he spent or what all he got so, I figured just those few things and never thought anymore about it. Until one day, I had came home from work and picking up our son at the babysitters and when we got home my husband told me that his tractors had came for Christmas, so I was like, ok good I'm glad it got here in time so , he had hid it of course, so Gaige wouldn't see any of it in our office. He took me in there and here are four huge boxes and I said, "what did you order" he said, "I told you" and I said, "no you said you order Gaige a tractor , dozer,and a tractor trailer not four boxes of toys." Of course he says, "yes I did" and I said, "oh no you didn't" LOL and he started showing me everything he had got and oh my goodness, he had got four tractors and three dozers and two tractor trailers a barn , cows, a jeep, trailer ,a hauler, for the horse he got and it went on ,on an on I told him, "what is Gaige going to do with all these toys" and he said "play with them." See my husband's mother, which is Gaige's Mamaw, had passed away that Oct. of that year so, his dad was trying to make up for her not being here and for his Christmas to be a good one, oh it was trust me, I had toys all over my house and still do. Our son is 4 years old now and he has got your toys ever since, he loves them and trust me he's a boy and he has put them through the test of crashing them into each other in the living room and hall way . He got some more for his birthday this year, so he got them for both and he's got a catalog for Active Toys, when his dad orders his birthday and that's all we have heard, he carries that book everywhere even to bed showing us what he wants for Christmas so far it's the whole catalog, LOL don't know about that, but knowing his father he probably get close. I told him he might need to find another job for Gaige's truck fund. Thanks a lot, Marta Buckner
Our son Maximus Gaige Buckner loves your toys.
Marta of Newport, TN
I am from Germany and married and American. We have been happily married for 6 years (residing in America) and have a wonderful 3 year old son. When we visit my parents in Germany, it has become a tradition that my father (Opa) takes my son to a toy store in Leipzig that my son Jack fondly refers to as the "Bruder store". He spends hours looking at the trucks and tractors and constantly saying "I want this one". It has become a wonderful tradition and bonding opportunity for my son and father. Last Christmas we were celebrating in America and Jack's gift had arrived on Christmas eve. We logged onto the computer to Skype with my parents, while Jack opened the box. To his (and our) surprise, my father had purchased Jack the Mercedes Sprinter truck and skid-steer and sent it. My son was so happy and jumped around the house (as he does when excited) for 20 minutes before touching the truck! We all had tears in our eyes and Jack was yelling into the computer "I love you Opa" in German!
Anjo of Duxbury, MA
My husband Brian, a Master Carpenter had a serious accident on July 14, 2009. Due to a gasoline fire, he received 2nd/3rd degree burns over 30% of his body. After 6 weeks in the hospital Burn unit and then a week in Rehab, he came home in September 2009. Brian is a huge fan of construction vehicles. He has a wide collection, shapes, sizes, brands, models and so on and so forth. Due to the accident, he couldn't drive and we needed to get him out of the house. He had seen some commercials for the Bruder Construction line, this gave me an idea, I found toy stores that sold them, we could take a long ride, get out of the house and he could see them for himself, which he did and fell in love. He has quite the collection, even some of the key chains. He just recently purchased the Gradall, new to the Bruder line. He receives the catalogs in the mail and goes onto the Active Toys website to get them there as well. I know it might seem like an odd story, but for my husband who has loved these vehicles since he was a small child. It did him a world of good. It gave him something to take his mind off of his pain, to get him through this very difficult time. Thank you. Brian's wife Dawn :)
Dawn of Seekonk, MA