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2014 TIMPANI Toy Study timpani logo

Toys that Inspire Mindful Play And Nurture Imagination

The highest scoring toys were: 
hot wheels
Hot Wheels Cars by Mattel
easel and paints
Paint and Easel
(Easel by Community Playthings)

Watch Video

  • Principal Investigator: Dr. Jeffrey Trawick-Smith
    Student Research Assistants: Kimberly DePaolis, Kristen Krause, Danni Meskill, Heather Oski, Alyssa Zebrowski
    Advisory Committee: Claudia Ahern, Angelica Booker, Amy Doyle, Cynthia DeJesús, Julie Garceau, Patricia Gardner, Sue Mehalick, Patrice Ramm, Niloufar Rezai

  • View a transcript of the 2014 TIMPANI video.

    Producer, Author: Julia DeLapp
    Director: Ken Measimer
    Student Production Assistant: Hannah Giuffre

  • Read a press release about the TIMPANI Toy for 2014
    Read Norwich Bulletin article about the 2014 study