Source: ASTRA/The Toy Book

Source: ASTRA/The Toy Book

Two months after revealing the full list of nominees, the American Specialty Toy Retailing Association (ASTRA) pulled back the curtain on the 2020 Best Toys for Kids Award winners.

“ASTRA’s Best Toys for Kids award program is different from other top toy lists because it reflects the collective expertise of hundreds of toy retailers who know toys inside out,” says ASTRA President Kimberly Mosley. “The list of winners is a well-balanced representation of the fun, top-quality, high play value products consumers can find in locally-owned neighborhood toy stores around the country.”

The 2020 Best Toys for Kids Award Winners:

ARTS & CRAFTS

CLASSIC PLAY

CONSTRUCTION

EARLY PLAY

GAMES: 7 AND UNDER

GAMES: 8 AND UP

  • BUILDZI | Carma Games

GAMES: TEENS & ADULTS

OUTDOOR & ACTIVE PLAY

  • AirFort | XM Works Inc.

PRETEND PLAY

PRETEND PLAY: DOLLS & FIGURINES

  • Mermaid Cove with Illuminated Dome | Playmobil

PRETEND PLAY: VEHICLES

PUZZLES: EDUCATIONAL & MANIPULATIVE PLAY

PUZZLES: JIGSAWS & BRAINTEASERS

SCIENCE & DISCOVERY

ASTRA created the Best Toys for Kids program to assist its member stores in selling toys and educating customers during the fourth quarter.