A working compass points the way to adventure! | Source: Playmobil

Kids with a passion for adventure can bring the jungle home this fall.

Playmobil’s new Wiltopia brand is all about pairing classic play with messaging about sustainability and doing what’s right for the world. But Playmobil isn’t just talking about doing good — Wiltopia products are produced using more than 80% sustainable materials on average to keep junk from piling up in the environment!

Wiltopia Research Tower with Compass | Source: Playmobil

The Wiltopia Research Tower with Compass stands tall in the new collection. It’s a 360-degree playset that’s packed with fun features and accessories that foster a kid’s natural curiosity and imagination. Acting as a lookout for the animal-packed world of Wiltopia, the Research Tower offers a full view of the “jungle” and acts as a habitat and shelter for howler monkeys.

Kids can use the included “teenaged” Playmobil figures to traverse the ladders to the rotating top platform, being careful not to disturb the included rattlesnake, turtles, hummingbirds, or howler monkeys. Additional play accessories include a tiny quad drone with a remote, a measuring device to conduct surveys of the land, and more.

A working compass sits atop the playset and can be removed for adventures in the backyard and beyond.

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Of course, kids love to learn, and with the free Wiltopia app, they can scan the included animal card to learn all about the real-world animals that inspired the playset and project them into their own home using augmented reality.

Playmobil is a leader in true world-building, and the Research Tower is just one piece of an extensive, collectible, range of Wiltopia toys that will be topping kids’ wish lists this fall. Kids can collect additional animal figures, playsets, and vehicles to extend the fun.

The Research Tower is a fantastic set on its own or when paired with the Animal Rescue Station, a top pick in The Toy Insider’s 17th annual Holiday Gift Guide this year!

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James Zahn

James Zahn

James Zahn, AKA The Rock Father, is Editor-in-Chief of The Toy Book, a Senior Editor at The Toy Insider and The Pop Insider, and Editor of The Toy Report, The Toy Book‘s weekly industry newsletter. As a pop culture and toy industry expert, Zahn has appeared as a panelist and guest at events including Comic-Con International: San Diego (SDCC) Wizard World Chicago, and the ASTRA Marketplace & Academy. Zahn has more than 30 years of experience in the entertainment, retail, and publishing industries, and is frequently called upon to offer expert commentary for publications such as Forbes, Marketwatch, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, USA Today, Reuters, the Washington Post, and more. James has appeared on History Channel’s Modern Marvels, was interviewed by Larry King and Anderson Cooper, and has been seen on Yahoo! Finance, CNN, CNBC, FOX Business, NBC, ABC, CBS, WGN, The CW, and more. Zahn joined the Adventure Media & Events family in 2016, initially serving as a member of the Parent Advisory Board after penning articles for the Netflix Stream Team, Fandango Family, PBS KIDS, Sprout Parents (now Universal Kids), PopSugar, and Chicago Parent. He eventually joined the company full time as a Senior Editor and moved up the ranks to Deputy Editor and Editor-in-Chief.