The 15th annual Toy of the Year (TOTY) Awards and the Toy Industry Hall of Fame induction ceremony recently took place in Manhattan.
Consumers, retailers, media and other members of the toy industry helped select the TOTY Award winners. Spin Master's Zoomer Dino, a pet dinosaur that lets kids train it to sit, speak and react to commands, won the overall Toy of the Year award and was named Boy Toy of the Year. Crayola's Paint Maker, a customizable arts and crafts kit, won the People's Choice award and was named Activity Toy of the Year.
Here's the full list of winners:
Activity Toy of the Year: Crayola Paint Maker, from Crayola
Boy Toy of the Year: Zoomer Dino, from Spin Master
e-Connected Toy of the Year: Lego Fusion, from Lego Systems Inc.
Educational Toy of the Year: Lego Technic, from Lego Systems Inc.
Game of the Year: Simon Swipe, from Hasbro Inc.
Girl Toy of the Year: Shopkins Small Mart Playset, from Moose Toys
Infant/Toddler Toy of the Year: Go! Go! Smart Animals Zoo Explorers Playset, from VTech
Innovative Toy of the Year: MiP, from WowWee
Outdoor Toy of the Year: Nerf Rebelle Dolphina Bow, from Hasbro Inc.
Preschool Toy of the Year: Lego Juniors, from Lego Systems Inc.
Property of the Year: Disney's Frozen, from The Walt Disney Company
Specialty Toy of the Year: Gravity Maze, from ThinkFun Inc.