Recent Feedback:

4.8 stars over the past 12 months
4.8 stars over the past 12 months (1,593 ratings)

Fat Brain Toys - Details

  • Top of Page

    About Fat Brain Toys

    There are two types of toys in this world. Those that make a child think, and those that don't. Our philosophy is simple - so simple in fact that we made it our company tag line: Smarter Toys = Smarter Kids.

    Lincoln Logs don't have a single computer chip embedded inside them. They have no flashing lights. Heck, they don't even make noise! But the same Lincoln Logs that inspired children back in 1916 encourage children to think freely and build creatively nearly a century later. Lincoln Logs is but one example of a toy that fits the Fat Brain Toys criteria for being a "smarter toy". In our store you will find over 700 unique toys, games, and gifts that will challenge a child's imagination - and many that will challenge an adult's too!

    In addition to our website, we offer these toys in print catalog, advise you over the phone or email of the best choices for a particular child, and then get it out the door and into your hands faster than you would expect. Each order is carefully packed and shipped from our offices in the heartland of America - Elkhorn, Nebraska. We're a small, family owned and operated business - so we take great pride in our ability to offer exceptional service to each and every customer. We hope to count you among our customers soon!

    -- The Fat Brain Toys Team

  • Top of Page

    Fat Brain Toys Shipping Rates

    To guarantee Christmas delivery, orders shipped via Standard delivery must be ordered prior to Thursday, December 14th. Orders shipped via Expedited delivery must be ordered on or before Wednesday, December 20th.

    Listed below are shipping details for Fat Brain Toys, including the geographies shipped to, the service level offered, and the prices charged. Note that Media Rates are based on shipping a single item. Purchasing multiple media items results in multiple shipping charges.

    Shipping rates for all products (excluding Books, Music, Video and DVD)
    Continental US StreetETA3 - 5 business days1 - 3 business days2 business days24 hours
     per Item$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
     per Weight (lbs)$0.00$2.50$4.50$7.50
     per Shipment$3.99$9.99$9.99$19.99
    Continental US PO BoxETA3 - 5 business days1 - 3 business days------
     per Item$0.00$0.00------
     per Weight (lbs)$2.00$3.50------
     per Shipment$4.99$18.99------
    Alaska and Hawaii StreetETA3 - 7 business days1 - 3 business days------
     per Item$0.00$0.00------
     per Weight (lbs)$2.00$3.50------
     per Shipment$4.99$18.99------
    Alaska and Hawaii PO BoxETA3 - 7 business days1 - 3 business days------
     per Item$0.00$0.00------
     per Weight (lbs)$2.00$3.50------
     per Shipment$4.99$18.99------
    US Protectorates StreetETA4 - 8 business days---------
     per Item$0.00---------
     per Weight (lbs)$2.00---------
     per Shipment$6.99---------
    US Protectorates PO BoxETA4 - 8 business days---------
     per Item$0.00---------
     per Weight (lbs)$2.00---------
     per Shipment$6.99---------
    APO/FPO StreetETA18 - 32 business days---------
     per Item$0.00---------
     per Weight (lbs)$2.00---------
     per Shipment$6.99---------
    APO/FPO PO BoxETA18 - 32 business days---------
     per Item$0.00---------
     per Weight (lbs)$2.00---------
     per Shipment$6.99---------
    CanadaETA5 - 10 business days---------
     per Item$0.00---------
     per Weight (lbs)$3.50---------
     per Shipment$15.99---------
    EuropeETA10 - 20 business days---------
     per Item$0.00---------
     per Weight (lbs)$5.50---------
     per Shipment$15.99---------
    AsiaETA10 - 16 business days---------
     per Item$0.00---------
     per Weight (lbs)$5.50---------
     per Shipment$15.99---------
    Outside US, Eur., CA, AsiaETA10 - 20 business days---------
     per Item$0.00---------
     per Weight (lbs)$5.50---------
     per Shipment$15.99---------

    * Shipping Rates for Books, Music, Video and DVD
    Domestic Standard
    4 - 14 business days
    Faster Domestic Standard
    3 - 5 business days**
    Domestic Expedited
    2 - 6 business days
    Faster Domestic Expedited
    1 - 3 business days**
    Two Day
    2 business days
    One Day
    24 hours
    International Standard
    21 - 42 business days
    International Expedited
    3 - 7 business days
    Books $3.99 $3.99 $6.99 $6.99 $14.95 $19.99 $16.95 $46.50
    Books over 1 lb. $3.99 $3.99 $6.99 $6.99 $14.95 $19.99 $24.95 $46.50
    CDs, Cassettes, Vinyl $3.99 $3.99 $6.19 $6.19 $14.95 $19.99 $14.95 $46.50
    VHS Videotapes $3.99 $3.99 $6.19 $6.19 $14.95 $19.99 $14.95 $46.50
    DVDs $3.99 $3.99 $6.19 $6.19 $14.95 $19.99 $14.95 $46.50

    * Your shipping fees when buying Books, Music, Videos and DVDs at Amazon Marketplace are fixed according to the type of product you purchase.
    **  Available for selected items.
       Rates are based on shipping a single item. Purchasing multiple items results in multiple shipping charges-there are no "per shipment" and "per item" charges, as there are when you buy directly from

    Region Key
    Continental US Continental US states not including Alaska and Hawaii
    Alaska and Hawaii Alaska and Hawaii
    US Protectorates American Samoa, Guam, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands (U.S.)
    APO/FPO Army Post Office and Fleet Post Office
    Canada Canada
    Europe Albania, Andorra, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Greenland, Holy See, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Jan Mayen Is., Kosovo, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Monaco, Montenegro, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Republic of Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Svalbard, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom and Yugoslavia
    Asia Australia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China, Christmas Island, Cook Islands, East Timor, Fiji, French Polynesia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Kiribati, Lao People's Democratic Rep., Macau, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nauru, Nepal, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Niue, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu and Vietnam
    Outside US, Eur., CA, Asia Brazil, Mexico, South Africa

    Top of Page
    Fat Brain Toys Shipping Policies

    Holiday 2006 FREE Shipping Promotion
    Get free standard shipping through 2006 on all orders totalling†$75.00 or more from†Fat Brain Toys. Please read below for free shipping offer restrictions.

    To receive free shipping:

    1. Buy required threshold of products from the merchant offering the discount. When you are finished shopping, click the "Proceed to checkout" button.
    2. Ship these items to a single address.
    3. Select Standard Shipping.
    4. If a claim code is required, after selecting a payment method, enter the claim code in the area "Have any gift certificates or promotional claim codes?", and click "Enter another."
    5. Enjoy free shipping on items shipped to that address.

    Free Shipping Offer Details:

    • Applies to eligible items purchased from specified merchant.
    • Items added to the Shopping Cart when free shipping is in effect, but not purchased until after the promotion ends, will not receive free shipping.
    • Shipping fees, giftwrap charges, and taxes are not included in calculating purchase amount if offer has a threshold.
    • Canceling items may affect eligibility for this free shipping offer.
    • Applies to Standard Shipping only.
    • Applies only to orders shipping to a single address.
    • Cash value of offer is .
    • Offer is not for resale and is not redeemable for cash.
    • If you return items purchased using this offer, and your order drops below the threshold, then you may be charged a shipping fee.
    • Offers are available for a limited time and may end without notice.

    General Shipping & Tax Charges

    Orders placed for shipment within the 48 continental United States are generally shipped UPS Ground (Smaller items may be shipped via United States Postal Service). Express shipping is available at an additional cost for all items. Exact shipping rates are calculated during checkout. APOs/FPOs, Hawaii, and Alaska orders will be shipped via United States Postal Service. We DO ship to most International destinations via United States Postal Service Parcel Post. Sorry, but we are not able to guarantee shipping times for packages shipped via Parcel Post. Sales tax will be charged for Nebraska residents only.

    Continental U.S. orders generally ship same day (UPS Ground) on in-stock orders received before 5 p.m. EST weekdays. Orders take apx. 3 - 5 business days to arrive. Saturday and Sunday are not considered business days.

    Top of Page
    Fat Brain Toys Tax Information

    Sales tax is not separately calculated and collected in connection with items ordered from Fat Brain Toys through the Site unless explicitly indicated as such in the ordering process. Items ordered from Fat Brain Toys may be subject to tax in certain states, based on the state to which the order is shipped. If an item is subject to sales tax, in accordance with state tax laws, the tax is generally calculated on the total selling price of each individual item, including shipping and handling charges, gift-wrap charges and other service charges, less any applicable discounts. If tax is separately calculated and collected in connection with items ordered from Fat Brain Toys through the Site, the tax amounts that appear during the ordering process are estimated - the actual taxes that will be charged to your credit card will be calculated at the time your order is processed and will appear in your order confirmation notification.
    Top of Page
  • Top of Page

    Privacy & Security

    Amazon knows that you care how information about you is used and shared, and we appreciate your trust that we will do so carefully and sensibly. By visiting, you are accepting the practices described in's Privacy Notice.

    In addition, we want you to be aware that will provide Fat Brain Toys with information related to your transactions involving their products (including, for example, your name, address, products you purchase, and transaction amount), and that such information will be subject to Fat Brain Toys's Privacy Policy.

    Fat Brain Toys's Privacy Policy

    At Fat Brain Toys your privacy and security are our number one priority. We do not share any personally identifiable information about you with other companies, except in the case of dealing with manufacturers for order fulfillment and warranty issues. In such a case, we offer this information only to improve your shopping experience at Fat Brain Toys, and we only provide it under strict confidentiality. We will never sell or rent your name, email address, telephone or fax numbers, address, or credit card numbers. We do collect your IP address and general browsing patterns when you visit our site. We use this anonymous information to help diagnose problems with our server and to assist us with improving your shopping experience at Fat Brain Toys.

    Placing orders with Fat Brain Toys is safe, secure, private and easy. To ensure your security, we use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology. SSL encrypts ALL of your personal information, protecting your confidential information from interception and hacking. Rest assured, your order is safe with us. If you have any questions about our privacy statement, your personal information, or if you would feel more comfortable placing your order with a real person, please do not hesitate to give us a call at 1-800-590-5987 or email us at

    Use of Cookies
    Fat Brain Toys makes use of a browser technology known as a cookie. A cookie is a small amount of data that a website puts on your hard drive so that it can remember something about you at a later time. Fat Brain Toys uses cookies to keep track of the contents of your shopping cart. As we are very committed to your privacy, we do not analyze this data on the personal level and remains totally anonymous.

    See's Privacy Notice

  • Top of Page

    Returns and Refunds

    Returns & Exchanges

    Unconditional 100% Satisfaction
    We expect our customers to be 100% satisfied with the products we sell and the service we provide. If at any time in the next 90 days you are NOT 100% satisfied, you may send your purchase back for a refund or store credit for the price paid for the merchandise (minus what you paid for shipping), or you may exchange it for another item in our catalog that is more to your liking.†

    Errors and Defects
    In the unlikely event that we've made an error with your order or a product is defective, please call us immediately at† 1-800-590-5987 or email us at so that we can make it right! In cases of defective merchandise, we may have a replacement shipped direct from the manufacturer, so it's important that you contact us first before returning it.†

    Important Notes About Returns & Exchanges
    We regret we cannot refund delivery charges for returns or exchanges. The customer is responsible for any additional shipping charges associated with an exchange. If merchandise is returned in "as-new" condition within 90 days of purchase, a credit (minus what you paid for shipping) will be issued to the original credit card used for purchasing the item(s) or you can choose to receive a store credit. If merchandise is opened and/or unable to be resold, a store credit will be issued in the form of a Fat Brain Toys gift certificate. All returns & exchanges MUST include a valid RMA (Return Merchandise Authorization) number issued by Fat Brain Toys. Please visit // for complete instructions.

  • Send us an email to
  • Call us at 1-800-590-5987 (Internationally 1-402-779-3181)
  • Contact this seller Phone: 1-800-590-5987

    To initiate a return, please visit Amazonís Online Return Center to request a return authorization from the seller.

    For questions about a charge that has been made to your credit card, please contact Amazon. For questions about how to place an order, search Amazon Help.