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Long Islanders' favorite collections

Whether you collect coins or vintage dolls, Shopkins, Tsum Tsums or Lego sets, we want to see photos of your favorite finds.

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Carter, 7, from Bay Shore with his collection
Reader Photo Credit: Laura

Carter, 7, from Bay Shore with his collection of Wrestling Figures.

Shopkins, Lalaloopsy Tinies, Num Noms, more

Lindsay, age 6, of Wantagh has been an
Photo Credit: Regan Sirota

Lindsay, age 6, of Wantagh has been an avid collector of so many trending toys since the start of age 3. Currently she has full collections of Shopkins series 1-5, Lalaloopsy Tinies series 1-2, Yummy World series 1-3, Yummy World plush, and recently started to collect both Disney Tsum Tsum vinyls and Num Noms.

Lego sets

Anthony Staley, 11, of Port Washington, collects Lego
Photo Credit: Marisol Diaz

Anthony Staley, 11, of Port Washington, collects Lego sets with instructions to construct characters, vehicles and more from Lego pieces

His favorite? The Ninjago collection. The latest addition in the line are the Lego DC Super Hero Girls sets and Lego Batman Movie sets.

Tsum Tsums

Samantha Chichester, 10, of Centereach, collects Tsum Tsums,
Photo Credit: Marisol Diaz

Samantha Chichester, 10, of Centereach, collects Tsum Tsums, an assortment of hundreds of Disney figures -- vinyl or plush -- from classic characters such as Mickey Mouse to recent pop culture favorites such as Elsa from "Frozen."

A rare find? The miniature vinyl Baymax from "Big Hero Six." The line of plush characters from the new Disney movie "Moana" are the latest additions to the line.

 

Twozies

Arianna Rodriguez, 11, of Brentwood, collects Twozies, miniature
Photo Credit: Marisol Diaz

Arianna Rodriguez, 11, of Brentwood, collects Twozies, miniature babies and matching pets.

Her favorites? The babies wearing brightly colored neon hats.

 

Shopkins

Christianna Marrero, 6, of Selden, collects Shopkins, a
Photo Credit: Marisol Diaz

Christianna Marrero, 6, of Selden, collects Shopkins, a tiny, tradable character brand that has expanded to play sets, clothing lines, backpacks, pillows and more. She has more than 300 that she keeps in a round plastic container like gumballs in a machine.

Her favorite character? Gran Jam, a jar of jam wearing grandma-style glasses. The latest additon to the line is Season 6, the sixth wave of new characters, with 140 new characters, several new play sets and the first Shopkins 90-minute DVD called "Shopkins Chef Club." There are more than 600 characters in all.
 

 

 

Grossery Gang

Evan Creaven, 7, of East Meadow, collects these
Photo Credit: Marisol Diaz

Evan Creaven, 7, of East Meadow, collects these gross grocery store items such as Shampoop, Fungus Fries, Sour Milk and Snot N Pepper shakers. He has 225, including duplicates.

A rare find? Shoccoli (moldy broccoli character).
 

Beanie Boos

Siblings Kayleigh and Dylan Assif, 11 and 7,
Photo Credit: Marisol Diaz

Siblings Kayleigh and Dylan Assif, 11 and 7, of East Meadow collect these stuffed plush animals with eyes the size of quarters. Each one comes with a birthday and a poem. Kayleigh has 88; Dylan has 18. They also have a brother, Benjamin, 9, not pictured, who has 50.

Their favorites? Bamboo the black and white Polar Bear and Blossom, a multicolored pastel lamb. The rare find: Kiwi the frog, introduced in 2009. The latest in the line is Scoop the snowman and Mac the Mouse, released for the holidays.

Dragons

Anabelle Daqui,10, from Smithtown with her over 200
Reader Photo Credit: Robyn, smithtown

Anabelle Daqui,10, from Smithtown with her over 200 dragon toy collection.

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