Just in time for Three Kings Day, “El Chavo,” the namesake character of the beloved Latino children’s television program, comes to life this holiday season in a new toy line hitting Target stores exclusively.  Starting today, Latino moms, dads, abuelos and abuelas can share their love for El Chavo and his friends when Fundex Games, Ltd., debuts a fun, fully bilingual line of toys and games based on the highly popular animated series, “El Chavo Animado.” Designed to delight and entertain a whole new generation of Hispanic families, the line will include: board and card games; dominoes; puzzles; a hopscotch activity set; a ham and cheese sandwich game; and, plush toys of key characters, which also comes with DVDs of never-before-seen animation.  “For more than 30 years, ‘El Chavo’ has captured the hearts of millions. The character and television programs have become staples in Spanish-speaking homes across the world,” said Chip Voigt, CEO of Fundex Games, Ltd. “Now, with this new toy line, Hispanic children in the U.S. can share in the many adventures and life lessons of El Chavo and his friends while creating lasting memories with their families. Also, as Three Kings  Day approaches, El Chavo toys make the perfect gifts for families to bond over their love for an icon that meant so much to them during their childhood. It is truly a gift for the generations.”  The El Chavo line will be placed in special product-themed sections of 350 Target stores across the country, making it easy and convenient for consumers to find the toys and games. The El Chavo line will also be available at select Best Buy locations and through Target.com.

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