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Toy of the Year 2022 announces categories and nominees

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Each year, America has the opportunity to vote for Toy of the Year awards, and the nominations for 2022 have been announced.

The 2022 Toy of the Year awards are filled with the newest and greatest toys that have plagued store shelves throughout the year. From board games and crafts to collectibles and plush, the 2022 TOTY Awards are filled with everything that can make a year or break a year.

While many companies have been on fire this year, including Hasbro, Funko, Hunter, Leapfrog, and even Crayola, there’s only one top dog, TOTY. Judging by last year’s 2021 winner of star warsand in previous years many worthy contenders have battled it out for the crown of “Toy of the Year”.

2022 Toy of the Year categories and nominees

Action figure of the year 2022

Toy of the Year 2022 announces nominations for its many exciting categories
  • Gigabots Energy Cores – Blip Toys
  • Heroes of Goo Jit Zu Goo Shifters – Moose Toys LLC
  • Jurassic World Dominion Super Colossal Giganotosaurs – Mattel Inc.
  • Jurassic World Real FX Baby Blue – WOW! Things
  • Star Wars Animatronic Droid L0-59 (Lola) – Hasbro, Inc.
  • Transformers: Bumblebee Cyberverse Adventures Dinobots Unite Smash Changer Optimus Prime – Hasbro, Inc.
  • DC Comics Batman 12″ Wingsuit Figure – Spin Master

Collector’s item of the year 2022

  • 5 Surprise Disney Mini Brands Series 1 – ZURU, Inc.
  • Crayola Happy 64th Birthday Crayons – Crayola, LLC
  • Disney Kingdomania: Series 1 – Game Ball – Funko Inc.
  • Harry Potter Playing Cards – Theory11
  • LEGO® Minifigures The Muppets – LEGO Systems, Inc.
  • Magic Mixes Magic Mixes – Moose Toys, LLC
  • Burst it! Pets – Buffalo Games Inc.

Construction of the year 2022

Toy of the Year 2022 announces nominations for its many exciting categories
  • Candy Vending Machine – Super Stunts & Tricks – Thames & Kosmos LLC
  • LEGO® City Rocket Launch Center – LEGO Systems, Inc.
  • LEGO® MARVEL I am Groot – LEGO Systems, Inc.
  • Logical Master Building Blocks – HABA
  • Magna-Tiles Dino World XL 50 Piece Set – Magna-Tiles
  • PIXIO-800 – Trendformer Limited
  • Snap Circuits MyHome Plus – ELENCO

Creative toy of the year 2022

  • 3Doodler Start+ Maker Bundle – 3Doodler
  • Creativity for Kids Build & Grow Tree House – Faber-Castell USA/Creativity for Kids
  • Magical Mixies Magic Crystal Ball – Moose Toys LLC
  • Magna-Tiles® Woodland Animals 25 Piece Set – Magna-Tiles®
  • Rainbow Loom Loomi-Pals Mega Combo – Rainbow Loom
  • smart sketcher® GO! – FlyCatcher Inc.
  • Zip Linx Triple Tour Blast – Blip Toys

Dolls of the year 2022

  • Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Fresh Fierce Collection by The Fresh Dolls – World of PPE Company
  • Disney Junior Alice’s Wonderland Bakery Alice Doll and Magic Oven – Just Play
  • Global Collection of Kidizen Dolls – For Purpose Kids
  • Curlfriends Healthy Roots Dolls – Healthy Roots Dolls
  • Miniland Baby Doll Caucasian Girl with Down syndrome with glasses – Miniland
  • My Avastars – WowWee
  • Naturalistas Fashion Dolls – Purpose Toys

Game Toy of the Year 2022

Toy of the Year 2022 announces nominations for its many exciting categories
  • Catching the Moon – Thames & Kosmos LLC
  • Connect 4 Spin Game – Hasbro, Inc.
  • Mantis – Exploding Kittens Inc.
  • Pokémon Trading Card Game: Pokémon GO Elite Trainer Box – The Pokémon Company UK
  • Star Wars Villain – Ravensburger
  • BANDS – Hog Wild, LLC
  • Tacto Doctor – Play Shifu

Adult Toy of the Year 2022

  • AirTitans™ Jurassic World Massive Attack T-Rex R/C – JAKKS Pacific
  • Barbie Signature Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Doll – Mattel, Inc.
  • Cal Kestis’ Legacy Lightsaber Hilt – Disney Consumer Products
  • Fisher-Price® Little People Collector™ Ted Lasso – Mattel, Inc.
  • Flyer L885 Electric Bike – Radio Flyer Inc.
  • Jurassic World: Legacy of Isla Nublar – Funko, Inc.
  • LEGO Ideas Office – LEGO Systems, Inc
  • Lite-Brite Pop Wow! Edition – Basic fun!

2022 Baby/Toddler Toy of the Year

  • Celestial Star Explorer – The Manhattan Toy Company
  • CoComelon Ultimate Learning Adventure Bus – Just Play
  • Explore & More Grow Along 4-in-1 Activity Walker – Skip Hop
  • 100 Things That Go Away™ – LeapFrog
  • Level Up™ Gaming Chair – VTech
  • SmartMax My First Hide & Seek – Smart Toys and Games, Inc.
  • Play sets – Lovevery
  • Wooden Shape Sorter Grocery Cart – Melissa & Doug

License of the year 2022

Toy of the Year 2022 announces nominations for its many exciting categories
  • Barbie Franchise – Dreamhouse 60th Anniversary – Mattel Inc.
  • Bluey – BBC Studios
  • CoComelon – Moonbug Entertainment
  • Gabby’s Dollhouse – Universal Brand Development
  • Jurassic World Dominion – Universal Brand Development
  • Pokémon – The Pokémon Company International
  • Squishmallows – Jazwares

Exterior of the year 2022

  • Clydo Football – Blue Orange Games
  • Eezy Peezy Mega Pyramid Climber – Monster Toy
  • FOAMO™ Foam Machine – MGA Entertainment
  • Föm Mania® Fömilator – Little Kids Inc
  • KidKraft Hideout Hollow Tunnel Climber – KidKraft
  • Rollplay FLEX Kart – Rollplay
  • Twister SPLASH – WowWee

2022 Game of the Year Set

  • Barbie Dreamhouse – Mattel, Inc.
  • Wooden Coffee Shop Barista Coffee Shop – Melissa & Doug
  • LOL Surprise!™ House of Surprises OMG – MGA Entertainment
  • LEGO® Super Mario™ Adventures with Peach Starter Course – LEGO Systems, Inc.
  • Play-Doh Ultimate Ice Cream Truck Playset – Hasbro, Inc.
  • PLAYMOBIL Wiltopia Pet Care Station – Playmobil USA Inc.
  • Superspace – Everplay Labs

Plush of the year 2022

Toy of the Year 2022 announces nominations for its many exciting categories
  • Squishmallows 16″ – Jazwares
  • Bluey Dance and Play – Moose Toys LLC
  • DJ Beat Boxer™ – VTech
  • FurReal Cinnamon the Pony – Hasbro, Inc.
  • Hugimals – World Hugimals
  • Little Live Pets Mommy Surprise – Moose Toys LLC
  • My Pal Scout Smarty Paws™ – LeapFrog
  • National Geographic Kids Chimpanzee Care and Care Set – Just Play

2022 preschool toy of the year

  • Big Big Baby – Hunter Products
  • Clean Sweep Learning Caddy™ – LeapFrog
  • Crayola Color & Erase Reusable Mat – Crayola, LLC
  • Disney Junior Mickey Mouse Funhouse Treasure Adventure Pirate Ship – Just Play
  • Imaginext® Jurassic World™ Mega Stomp & Rumble Giga Dino™ – Mattel, Inc.
  • Little Tikes Learn & Play™ Look & Learn Window™ – MGA Entertainment
  • Peppa Pig Limited Edition Toniebox Starter Set – Tonies USA

Ride-on toy of the year 2022

  • Cyberquad for kids – Radio Flyer Inc.
  • Flybar Bumper Car XL – Flybar
  • Little Tikes Ice Cream Cozy Truck™ – MGA Entertainment
  • John Deere Johnny Tractor Ride-On – TOMY International, Inc.
  • Mario Kart™ 24V Ride-On Racer – JAKKS Pacific
  • Rollplay Nighthawk Storm – Rollplay
  • Viro Rides™ Cafe Racer – MGA Entertainment

Steam, toy of the year 2022

Toy of the Year 2022 announces nominations for its many exciting categories
  • Bill Nye’s VR Science Kit – Abacus Brands
  • Cody–QUBS block
  • CONNETIX Pastel Mega Pack 202pc – CONNETIX
  • Build Box Subscription: Disc Launcher – CrunchLabs, by Mark Rober
  • GraviTrax PRO: Giant Set – Ravensburger
  • Snap Circuits Junior – ELENCO
  • STEM Explorers™ Brainometry™ – Learning Resources Inc.

Toy Vehicle of the Year 2022

  • LEGO Klutz: Race Cars – Scholastic Inc.
  • McLaren Formula 1™ Race Car LEGO® Technic™ – LEGO Systems, Inc
  • Mega Chomp RC Shark – Skyrocket Toys
  • Instant Circuits: Code Journey – ELENCO
  • Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Sonic Speed ​​R/C – JAKKS Pacific
  • Switcheroo Coding Crew™ – Learning Resources Inc.
  • The Joker Dragon DC MULTIVERSE Vehicle – McFarlane Toys

This concludes every toy nomination and category for the Toy of the Year 2022 event. If fans are more interested in the grueling competition, you can check out the official website 2022 Toy of the Year Website, for information on pricing and where to buy.

The 2022 Toy of the Year winners will be announced September 20 in Dallas, Texas. Additionally, the overall TOTY will be announced along with the People’s Choice Award on November 21. Voting for the People’s Choice Award takes place now, via each individual nomination, until November 11, so every vote counts.