The Toy Industry of America Association handed out their annual Toy Of The Year Awards on the Saturday night prior to the official start of the American International Toy Fair in New York. The winners:
Toy of the Year – Air Hogs Havoc Heli Laser Battle, Spin Master, Ltd
Most Innovative Toy of the Year – Smart Cycle™ Physical Learning, Fisher-Price
Infant/Preschool Toy of the Year – Moon Sand Adventure Island, Spin Master Ltd.
Electronic Entertainment Toy of the Year – Power Tour Electric Guitar, Tiger Electronics
Educational Toy of the Year – Smart Cycle™ Physical Learning, Fisher-Price
Activity Toy of the Year – LEGO City, LEGO Systems, Inc.
Game of the Year – Rubik’s Revolution, Techno Source
Specialty Toy of the Year – Snap Circuits, Elenco (pic above)
Outdoor Toy of the Year – RipStik® Caster Board, RipStik USA
Girl Toy of the Year – Littlest Pet Shop: Display & Play Round & Round Pet Town Playset, Hasbro, Inc. and Troop Groovy Girls, Manhattan Toy
Boy Toy of the Year – Transformers Movie Deluxe Figures, Hasbro, Inc.
Property of the Year – Hannah Montana, Disney Consumer Products