Toy of the Year Awards

2018 Winners

Toy of the Year

Toy of the year

The best toy of the year.

Fingerlings by WowWee USA, Inc.

L.O.L. Surprise! by MGA Entertainment 



People's Choice Awards

Funko's Mystery Minis

The best toy of the year, decided solely by consumers who vote on ToyAwards.org.

Funko's Mystery Minis
Funko, LLC 



Action Figure of the Year

Marvel Guardians of the Galaxy Dancing Groot Figure

Toys that include action figures

Marvel Guardians of the Galaxy Dancing Groot Figure
Hasbro, Inc. 



Collectible of the Year

Fingerlings 

Toys that compose a set and can be collected in multiples; can include novelty playthings miniature versions of existing lines, licensed collectibles, etc.

Fingerlings 
WowWee USA, Inc. 



Construction Toy of the Year

LEGO® Star Wars BB-8™

Toys that include building & engineering sets.

LEGO® Star Wars BB-8™
LEGO Systems, Inc. 



Creative Toy of the Year

Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit 

The best arts and crafts, construction or other indoor toy that inspires creative play through various forms of activity.

Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit 
LittleBits 



Doll of the Year

Wonder Crew Superhero Will 

Toys that include baby, toddler, and fashion dolls.

Wonder Crew Superhero Will 
PlayMonster 



Game of the Year

Soggy Doggy

Children’s board, card, electronic or other physical game formats and puzzles.

Soggy Doggy
Spin Master Ltd. 



Infant/Toddler Toy of the Year

Teddy Ruxpin

Toys that are developed for ages 0-3.

Teddy Ruxpin
Wicked Cool Toys 



Innovative Toy of the Year

Rubie's Jurassic World T-Rex Inflatable Costume

Toys that utilize innovative design, technology, or manufacturing processes to enhance play value.

Rubie's Jurassic World T-Rex Inflatable Costume by
Rubie's Costume Company, Inc. 



License of the Year

Star Wars

Character or property that has had success spreading its brand throughout the industry.

Star Wars
Disney Consumer Products & Interactive Media 



Outdoor Toy of the Year

Bunch O Balloons Filler Soaker

Toys that are designed for outdoor play, including ride-ons.

Bunch O Balloons Filler Soaker
Zuru



Playset of the Year

Hot Wheels® Super Ultimate Garage

Toys that are designed to work together to enact some action or event.

Hot Wheels® Super Ultimate Garage
Mattel, Inc. 



Plush Toy of the Year

Disney Junior Minnie’s Walk and Play Puppy

Toys that are made of fabric and stuffed with cotton or similar filling.

Disney Junior Minnie’s Walk and Play Puppy
Just Play Products 



Preschool Toy of the Year

PAW Patrol My Size Lookout Tower

Toys that are developed for ages 3-5.

PAW Patrol My Size Lookout Tower
Spin Master Ltd. 



Rookie of the Year

Antsy Pants™ Build & Play™ Kits

A new company (created within the last 2 years) that has brought to market an outstanding toy.

Antsy Pants™ Build & Play™ Kits 
Beach House Group 



Specialty Toy of the Year

LEGO® Star Wars™ Millennium Falcon™

Toys that are distributed through specialty retailers and are not sold at mass.

LEGO® Star Wars™ Millennium Falcon™ 
LEGO Systems, Inc.



Tech Toy of the Year

LEGO® BOOST Creative Toolbox

Physical toys that are electronic or interact with a smartphone, tablet or gaming device.

LEGO® BOOST Creative Toolbox 
LEGO Systems, Inc. 



Vehicle of the Year

PAW Patrol Sea Patroller

Toys that are powered or non-powered vehicles, and their playsets / accessories.

PAW Patrol Sea Patroller by
Spin Master Ltd.