Do you have one of these in your playroom (or maybe more than one?) The Toy Association announced the 2020 Toys of the Year at its 20th annual Toy of the Year Awards ceremony (TOTY) to kick off Toy Fair New York City! Zuru took home the prize from the most votes from the people. Mattel brought home four toy awards, LEGO won three TOTYs, and MGA Entertainment won two additional categories. In total, awards were handed out in 16 top toy categories:
The Toy of the Year
L.O.L. Surprise! by MGA Entertainment
Action Figure of the Year
Disney Pixar Toy Story Basic Figures by Mattel, Inc.
Construction Toy of the Year
LEGO® CITY Deep Space Rocket and Launch Control by LEGO Systems, Inc.
Doll of the Year
L.O.L. Surprise! O.M.G. Fashion Dolls by MGA Entertainment
Infant/Preschool Toy of the Year
Fisher-Price® Linkimals™ by Mattel, Inc.
License of the Year
Baby Shark by Pinkfong/WowWee
Playset of the Year
Mars Space Station by PLAYMOBIL
Preschool Toy of the Year
Coding Critters by Learning Resources®
STEM/STEAM Toy of the Year
LEGO® BOOST Star Wars™ Droid Commander by LEGO Systems, Inc.
People’s Choice Award
Rainbocorns Ultimate Sequin Surprise Series 2
Collectible of the Year
L.O.L. Surprise! Winter Disco Series by MGA Entertainment
Creative Toy of the Year
Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Droid Depot Custom Astromech Units by Disney Parks
Game of the Year
Pictionary Air by Mattel, Inc.
Innovative Toy of the Year
Harry Potter Invisibility Cloak by Wow! Stuff
Outdoor Toy of the Year
Create A Castle by Create A Castle
Plush Toy of the Year
Pinkfong Baby Shark Song Puppets with Tempo Control by WowWee
Specialty Toy of the Year
LEGO® Stranger Things The Upside Down by LEGO Systems, Inc.
Vehicle of the Year
Hot Wheels Mario Kart Die-Cast Vehicle Assortment by Mattel, Inc.