The Toy Foundation’s Toy of the Year Winner’s Revealed

2022 Toy of the Year Awards

The Toy of the Year Winners were revealed today marking the 23rd edition of the awards.

The awards spotlighted the finalists across 17 categories of play. Eighteen winners were announced, including a tie for Specialty Toy of the Year. The coveted overall Toy of the Year and People’s Choice award winners will be announced on November 21, 2022.

This year saw 550 submsissions which were widdled down to 122 finalists. Winners were determined by votes from Toy Association members, toy retailers (mass and specialty), media, and consumers.

Congrats to all of the winners.

  • Action Figure of the Year: Jurassic World Dominion Super Colossal Giganotosaurus (Mattel)
  • Collectible of the Year: LEGO Minifigures The Muppets (LEGO Systems)
  • Construction Toy of the Year: LEGO MARVEL I am Groot (LEGO Systems)
  • Creative Toy of the Year: Magic Mixies Magical Crystal Ball (Moose Toys)
  • Doll of the Year: Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Fresh Fierce Collection by The Fresh Dolls (World of EPI Company)
  • Game of the Year: Pokémon Trading Card Game: Pokémon GO Elite Trainer Box (The Pokémon Company International)
  • Grown-Up Toy of the Year: LEGO Ideas The Office (LEGO Systems)
  • Infant/Toddler Toy of the Year: CoComelon Ultimate Learning Adventure Bus (Just Play)
  • License of the Year: Squishmallows (Jazwares)
  • Outdoor Toy of the Year: Twister SPLASH (WowWee)
  • Playset of the Year: LEGO Super Mario Adventures with Peach Starter Course (LEGO Systems)
  • Plush Toy of the Year: 16″ Squishmallows (Jazwares)
  • Preschool Toy of the Year: Crayola Color & Erase Reusable Mat (Crayola)
  • Ride-On Toy of the Year: Mario Kart 24V Ride-On Racer (JAKKS Pacific)
  • Specialty Toy of the Year: Ann Williams Craft-tastic Nature Scavenger Hunt Potions (PlayMonster Group) and Snap Circuits: Green Energy (ELENCO)
  • STEAM Toy of the Year: Bill Nye’s VR Science Kit (Abacus Brands)
  • Vehicle of the Year: LEGO Technic McLaren Formula 1 Race Car (LEGO Systems)

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