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Toys & Games

Award-winning Toys & Games

At the 18th annual Toy of the Year Awards, the Toy Association honored the top toys, games, and licenses according to votes cast late last year.

  • Toy of the Year: Fingerlings, WowWee USA and L.O.L. Surprise!, MGA Entertainment (tie)
  • License of the Year: Star Wars, Disney Consumer Products & Interactive Media
  • People’s Choice: Mystery Minis, Funko
  • Action Figure of the Year: Marvel Guardians of the Galaxy Dancing Groot Figure, Hasbro
  • Collectible of the Year: Fingerlings, WowWee USA
  • Construction Toy of the Year: LEGO Star Wars BB-8, LEGO Systems
  • Creative Toy of the Year: Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit, LittleBits
  • Doll of the Year: Wonder Crew Superhero Will, PlayMonster
  • Game of the Year: Soggy Doggy, Spin Master
  • Infant/Toddler Toy of the Year: Teddy Ruxpin, Wicked Cool Toys
  • Innovative Toy of the Year: Rubie’s Jurassic World T-Rex Inflatable Costume, Rubie’s Costume Co.
  • Outdoor Toy of the Year: Bunch O Balloons Filler Soaker, Zuru
  • Playset Toy of the Year: Hot Wheels Super Ultimate Garage, Mattel
  • Plush of the Year: Disney Junior Minnie’s Walk and Play Puppy, Just Play Products
  • Preschool Toy of the Year: PAW Patrol My Size Lookout Tower, Spin Master
  • Rookie of the Year: Antsy Pants Build & Play Kits, Beach House Group
  • Specialty Toy of the Year: LEGO Star Wars Millennium Falcon, LEGO Systems
  • Tech Toy of the Year: LEGO BOOST Creative Toolbox, LEGO Systems
  • Vehicle of the Year: PAW Patrol Sea Patroller, Spin Master Ltd.

Meanwhile, the NPD offered its own U.S. Toy Industry Awards based on the top-sellers according to its Retail Tracking Service.

  • Top Property of the Year: Nerf, Hasbro
  • Top Selling Toy of the Year: L.O.L. Surprise! doll assortment, MGA Entertainment
  • Action Figures & Accessories: Beyblade Starter Pack assortment, Hasbro
  • All Other Toys: Antsy Labs Fidget Cube assortment, Zuru
  • Arts & Crafts: Easy Bake Ultimate Oven Baking Star Play Set, Hasbro
  • Building Sets: Mega Bloks First Builders Big Building Bag (80 Pieces), Mattel
  • Dolls: L.O.L. Surprise! doll assortment, MGA Entertainment
  • Games & Puzzles: UNO card game assortment, Mattel
  • Infant/Toddler/Preschool Toys: Paw Patrol Basic Vehicle & Pup assortment, Spin Master
  • Outdoor & Sports Toys: Bunch O Balloons (3 pack), Zuru
  • Plush: Hatchimals Pengualas Pink Egg assortment, Spin Master
  • Vehicles: Hot Wheels Singles (1:64 assortment), Mattel
  • Youth Electronics: Cozmo, Anki
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