The American Specialty Toy Retailing Association (ASTRA) unveiled its 2015 Best Toys for Kids award winners. This year’s list includes 18 winning toys in 14 categories.
“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,” says Kathleen McHugh, president of ASTRA.
This year’s Best Toys for Kids winners are:
Active Play: The Swurfer, The Rob Company
Choose Your Own Category: Mixed By Me Thinking Putty Kit, Crazy Aaron’s Puttyworld
Classic Play, 0 to 7 Years: Pretend and Play Teaching Cash Register, Learning Resources
Constructive Play: Modarri Surf & Turf Combo, Modarri/Thoughtfull Toys Inc.
Early Play: Rolligo, Fat Brain Toy Co.
Game Play, 8+ Years: Bellz Magnetic Games, Wiggles 3D
Pretend—Doll Play: Mon Premier Bebe Calin Ballerina, Corolle Dolls
Pretend—Fantasy Play: Winged Dragon Puppet, Folkmanis Inc.
Pretend—Role Play: Kidoozie Pop-Up Theater Tent, International Playthings
Scientific Play: Snap Circuits Arcade, Elenco