2015 TOTY Winners -TIA

2015 TOTY Winners

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Toy of the Year | People's Choice Award |
Activity Toy | Boy Toy | e-Connected Toy | Educational Toy | Girl Toy | Game | Infant/Toddler Toy | Innovative Toy | Outdoor Toy | Preschool ToyProperty | Specialty Toy

TOY OF THE YEAR

ZOOMER DINOThe best toy of the year.

WINNER: ZOOMER DINO™ by Spin Master

People's Choice Award

Crayola Paint MakerThe best toy of the year.

WINNER: Crayola Paint Maker by Crayola


ACTIVITY TOY OF THE YEAR

The best toy that inspires creative play through various forms of activity.

Crayola Paint MakerWINNER: Crayola Paint Maker by Crayola

Other Nominees:

  • Dohvinci Style and Store Vanity Kit by Hasbro, Inc.
  • Hot Wheels® Airbrush Auto Design by Mattel
  • It's My Biz by Fashion Angels
  • LEGO® Mixels™ by LEGO Systems, Inc.
  • Roominate Chateau by Roominate
  • Washi Tape Stickers by Klutz

BOY TOY OF THE YEAR

ZOOMER DINOThe best toy developed specifically for boys of any age, not including r/c, ride-on and other vehicles.

WINNER: ZOOMER DINO™ by Spin Master

Other Nominees:

  • Air Hogs Rollercopter™ by Spin Master
  • Disney Planes: Fire & Rescue Fire Blastin' Dusty Crophopper by Mattel, Inc.
  • Marvel Super Hero Mashers by Hasbro, Inc.
  • Max Tow Truck by JAKKS Pacific, Inc.
  • Nerf N-Strike Mega Thunderbow by Hasbro, Inc.
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Movie Action Figures by Playmates Toys

E-Connected TOY OF THE YEAR

LEGO® FUSIONThe best toy that through play help children develop special skills and/or knowledge.

WINNER: LEGO® FUSION by LEGO Systems, Inc.

Other Nominees:

  • BARBIE® Fashion Design Maker™ Doll by Mattel
  • Kurio Xtreme by Techno Source
  • LeapTV™ by LeapFrog
  • Skylanders Trap Team™ by Activision Publishing, Inc.
  • Tiggly Counts by Tiggly / Kidtellect Inc.
  • Virtual Design Pro by Crayola 

EDUCATIONAL TOY OF THE YEAR

LEGO® TechnicThe best toy that through play help children develop special skills and/or knowledge.

WINNER: LEGO® Technic by LEGO Systems, Inc.

Other Nominees:

  • GeoSafari® Jr. My First Microscope by Educational Insights
  • GoldieBlox™ and the Builder’s Survival Kit by GoldieBlox™, Inc.
  • InnoTab® MAX by VTech®
  • LeapBand™ by LeapFrog
  • Little Scholar™ by School Zone Publishing
  • Remote-Control Machines DLX by Thames & Kosmos

GAME OF THE YEAR

Simon SwipeIncluding children's board, card, CD-ROM or electronic game formats. (For CD-ROM or electronic games, formats must have ESRB's "Early Childhood" rating: content may be suitable for persons ages 3 and older. Contains no materials that parents would find inappropriate.)

WINNER: Simon Swipe™ by Hasbro, Inc.

Other Nominees:

  • Bounce-Off™ Game by Mattel Inc.
  • Disney Eye Found It Game by Wonder Forge
  • Kanoodle® Genius by Educational Insights
  • Moustache Smash™ by Spin Master
  • Peek-A-Doodle Doo!™ by Fat Brain Toy Co.
  • Shark Mania™ by Spin Master

GIRL TOY OF THE YEAR

Shopkins™ Small Mart PlaysetThe best toy developed specifically for girls of any age.

WINNER: Shopkins™ Small Mart Playset by Moose Toys

Other Nominees:

  • Barbie® Endless Curls by Mattel, Inc.
  • Cool Baker Magic Mixer™ by Spin Master
  • Design Your Own Jewelry – Charm Bracelet Kit by Sugar Lulu
  • Disney Princess Palace Pets: Magic Dance Pumpkin by Blip Toys
  • Doc McStuffins Walk N’ Talk Doc Mobile Doll by Just Play
  • LEGO® brand Disney Princess™ by LEGO Systems, Inc.

INFANT/TODDLER TOY OF THE YEAR

Go! Go! Smart Animals™ Zoo Explorers PlaysetThe best toy developed for infant and/or preschool children.

WINNER: Go! Go! Smart Animals™ Zoo Explorers Playset™ by VTech®

Other Nominees:

  • Gymotion Activity Playland™ by Yookidoo®
  • In My Room Jr.™ – Mr. Happy Moon by Uncle Milton Industries
  • Lamaze® Pippin the Push Along Pup by TOMY International
  • PipSquigz™ by Fat Brain Toy Co.
  • Tree Top Adventure™ by The Manhattan Toy Company®
  • Twinkling Firefly Frog™ by Cloud b®

INNOVATIVE TOY OF THE YEAR

MiP™The best toy that combines the most unique blend of innovative technology and play value for children today.

WINNER: MiP™ by WowWee

Other Nominees:

  • Hot Wheels® Street Hawk by Mattel Inc.
  • Laser Maze™ by ThinkFun, Inc.
  • Loopa by Yvolution
  • OGOBILD with AnimateIt! Studio Kit by OgoSport LLC
  • Osmo by Tangible Play, Inc.
  • Ozobot by Evollve Inc.

OUTDOOR TOY OF THE YEAR

Nerf Rebelle Dolphina BowThe best toy designed for outdoor play.

WINNER: Nerf Rebelle Dolphina Bow by Hasbro, Inc.

Other Nominees:

  • Fantasia ™ Bubble Machine by Bubble Blitz™ by Imperial Toy
  • Firetek™ Bow by Zing Toys
  • FUZE Cyclone Water Blaster by Skyrocket Toys
  • Kidoozie® Hop & Squeak Pogo Jumper by International Playthings
  • Razor PowerRider 360 by Razor USA LLC
  • Y Fliker LIFT by Yvolution

PRESCHOOL TOY OF THE YEAR

LEGO® JuniorsFor toys created for children of any age that have a considerable electronic component involved. This includes "plug 'n play" and interactive videos.

WINNER: LEGO® Juniors by LEGO Systems, Inc.

Other Nominees:

  • Camp Site by PLAYMOBIL®
  • Doc McStuffins Get Better Talking Mobile by Just Play
  • Kidizoom® Smartwatch by VTech®
  • Paw Patrol Lookout HQ™ by Spin Master
  • Razor Jr. Zombie and Monster Kix Scooter by Razor USA LLC
  • Snow Glow Elsa by JAKKS Pacific, Inc.

PROPERTY OF THE YEAR

Disney’s FrozenThe licensor that had the greatest success spreading its brand or property throughout the industry while generating interest and excitement.

WINNER: Disney’s Frozen (The Walt Disney Company)

Other Nominees:

  • LEGO® The LEGO Movie™ (The LEGO Group)
  • Minecraft™ Series 2 (Mojang)
  • Paw Patrol™ (Spin Master)
  • Skylanders Trap Team™ (Activision Publishing, Inc.)
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Nickelodeon)

SPECIALTY TOY OF THE YEAR

Gravity Maze™The best toy primarily distributed through specialty retailers.

WINNER: Gravity Maze™ by ThinkFun, Inc.

Other Nominees:

  • Balance Boat: Endangered Animals Game & Playset by BeginAgain 
  • Green Toys® Safe Seas Set by Green Toys
  • Magnetron by Tegu
  • Monster Sewing Workshop by Thames & Kosmos
  • Squigz® by Fat Brain Toy Co.
  • VEX® Robotics Spider, HEXBUG® by Innovation First International