Toy Award Winners

Award Winners

Australian Toy Awards 2016

TOY OF THE YEAR:  Quixels 3D Maker

QixelsWith the Qixels 3D Maker you can shape and create 3D characters. Use the 3D Maker’s unique ‘layer by layer’ technology to add another dimension to your creations.  Build up your design and brush with water and they stick together.  When they dry, they are ready to play.


Australian Toy Awards 2015


BallonsTOY OF THE YEAR:  Zuru Bunch O Balloons – All Brands Toys

Bunch O Balloons allows for 100 balloons to be filled in less than 60 seconds and they are self-tying.  Includes 3 bunches of 37 water balloons. Fills 100 water balloons in less than 60 seconds and they tie themselves. No more wasting time tying water balloons. All latex is biodegradable so need to worry about the environment. Different coloured water balloons available. Recommended age 8+


RudeyBOYS TOY OF THE YEAR:  The Ugglys Pet Shop: Rudey! The Gross, Funny Walking Dog! – Moose Enterprise

Rudey, is the gross farting and burping interactive electronic pug for kids of all ages. In addition to making over 30 rude, repulsive and questionable noises, this cheeky mutt comes with a warp feature to pitch sounds up and down.  When he’s left alone, he’ll snore away until it’s time to play.  In three different styles:  Pug, Dalmatian and St Bernard.  Recommended age 5+


Singing Elsa DollGIRLS TOY OF THE YEAR:  Sing Along Elsa (Frozen doll) – Hunter Products

Elsa will light up the room with a song and her cool blue glow when you activate her motion-detection. Clad in her signature shimmering gown, the snow queen brings Let it Go to life each time you command a performance.  Elsa sings “Let It Go” when motion activated by waving in front of her.  Elsa lights up in a frosted icy blue glow when motion activated.  Other features:  articulated arms and legs;  fully rooted hair in waist-length braid;  signature outfit with glittering bodice, satin skirt, sheer sleeves and sheer dress overlay with glitter detailing.  Recommended age 3+


yummy-nummies-meal-set-big-balloonCRAFT AND ACTIVITY TOY OF THE YEAR:   Yummie Mummies Meal Set – Big Balloon




Guess the fake

GAMES TOY OF THE YEAR:   Guess the Fake (Australia edition) – Global Discovery

Guess the fake is a trivia game for the family.   2 – 5 players. There are 1000 statements, can you Guess The Fake? Listen to the statement and guess if it’s a fact or fake, then be the first to buzz in with your answer. You can win one point for each correct answer, but you lose two for an incorrect answer. Recommended age 3+


BallonsOUTDOOR TOY OF THE YEAR:   Zuru Bunch O Balloons – All Brands Toys

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Lego Duplo AirportTOY OF THE YEAR PRE-SCHOOL:   Lego Duplo Airport – Lego Australia

This set will keep any little pilot entertained as they master early building skills and enjoy playing with the two iconic airport vehicles.  LEGO DUPLO bricks are brightly coloured and designed especially to be safe for smaller hands. This set includes three LEGO DUPLO figures: a passenger, pilot and an airport worker.  Recommended age 2+


lego-technic-crawler-crane-lego-australia-pty-ltdHOBBY PRODUCT OF THE YEAR:   Lego Technic Crawler Crane – Lego Australia

Lift the hardest-to-reach objects with the mighty LEGO Technic Crawler Crane.  The tracked crane can manoeuvre into position, rotate the superstructure and raise the boom. For a long reach, extend the arm and lower the hook into position.  Recommended age 8+


Frilled lizard robot kitEDUCATIONAL PRODUCT OF THE YEAR:   Frilled Lizard Robot Kit – Johnco Productions.  With artificial intelligence (AI,) this lizard robot is programmed with interactive modes.  Mode 1 – it is a freely moving & detects all around to avoid obstacles;  mode 2 – follow me like a pet with fast running legs, wagging tail & a frill that pops up & shakes.  Recommended age 8+


double sided crib toyNURSERY PRODUCT OF THE YEAR:   Tiny Love Double Sided Crib Toy – Dorel Australia

The Crib Toy is multifunctional, serving as a toy during the day and as a sleeping aid in the evening. This crib Toy features numerous lullabies for the evening. The long usage period of 0-12 months is also a bonus.  This crib toy converts into a charming bedtime soother.   Product fits most cribs and play- pens.  Toy’s numerous features stimulate baby’s senses and encourage development.  Cute musical soother offers 2 modes of use:  crib-side and overhead.  Recommended age 0+


shopkins-scoops-ice-cream-truck-playset-moose-enterpriseED3BDA7137595DF6EE5B06A1AUSTRALIAN DEVELOPMENT AWARD:   Shopkins Scoops Ice-Cream Truck Playset – Moose Enterprise

There are lot of ways to play and display with this frosty playset. It also comes with two exclusive Shopkins characters, two exclusive cooler bags and a collector’s guide.  Recommended age 5+


Lego minecraftOVERALL LICENSED PRODUCT OF THE YEAR:   Lego Minecraft The First Night – licensed by Mojang and Microsoft; licensor: Lego Australia

Build a shelter and enclosure to protect your livestock, craft a bed, oven and a chest, but make sure you’re finished before nightfall if you wish to avoid the hissing Creeper! Rebuild the set for more LEGO Minecraft creations or combine with 21114 The Farm and other sets in the series.  Recommended age 8+


thomas-play-amp-store-wooden-train-hunter-leisurePRESCHOOL LISCENSED PRODUCT OF THE YEAR:  Thomas Play & Store Wooden Train – licensed by: Hunter Leisure; Licensor: Mattel

Kids sized Thomas Engine with storage facilities.  Recommended age 5+


Lego minecraftBOYS LISCENSED PRODUCT OF THE YEAR:  Lego Minecraft The First Night – licensed by: Mojang and Microsoft; licensor: Lego

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Elsa's CastleGIRLS LISCENSED PRODUCT OF THE YEAR:   Lego Disney Princess Elsa’s Sparkling Ice Castle – licensed by: The Walt Disney Company; Licensor:  Lego Australia

This is Lego Disney Frozen Elsa’s Sparkling Ice Castle 41062 a brand new 2015 release, part of the new Disney Princess 2015 playsets. This set includes Queen Elsa and Princess Anna mini figures and Olaf the Snowman. It features a castle with icicle tree, sleigh, secret staircase, ice cream bar, bed and an ice hill. Small accessories include popsicle, waffle cone, torch, skis, ice skates, glittery wall elements, decorative stickers, 2 capes, tiara, hair bow and a carrot nose for Olaf.  Recommended age 6+


micro-mini2go-micro-scooters-ltdWINNER SPECIALITY AWARD:   Micro Mini2Go – Micro Scooters

The Mini2Go is a fantastic new addition to the micro® family. It converts from a ride-on to a scooter, so can look after a child’s scooting needs from 1-5 years old! That’s a serious amount of value in one awesome product.  Recommended age 1+


pin-ball-maze-escape-tree-toys-pty-ltdRUNNER UP SPECIALITY AWARD:   Pin Ball Maze Escape – Tree Toys

You’ll need balance and eye-hand coordination to beat all 6 mazes.  Time yourself and see where you stand. Challenge your friends to beat your best time.  Components:  Wooden Maze Board, Wooden Maze Handle, Maze Ball, 25 Pegs, 25 Bands, 3 Double-sided Maze Cards, 3 Spinning Doors and Rules.  Recommended age 8+


flickerz-net-set2ND RUNNER UP SPECIALTY AWARD:   Flickerz – Flickerz

Flickerz – the world’s first flickable flying discs – bring year-round fun and indoor/outdoor flexibility to the classic sport of flying discs.  Flickerz are precision engineered to fly over 70 feet and hit targets with accuracy. At just over 2″ in diameter, these little flyers can even be used everywhere – even indoors.  Includes 3 neon coloured discs – green, orange and blue – in one convenient package.  Flickerz are small enough to fit in your pocket for spontaneous, on the go play.  Recommended age 8+



2014 Australian Toy Award Winners  

2014 Toy of the Year   legomovietoyoftheyear Lego® THE LEGO MOVIE™ Benny’s Spaceship, Spaceship, SPACESHIP! – LEGO Australia Pty Ltd






Boys Toy of the Year   LEGO® THE LEGO MOVIE™ Benny’s Spaceship, Spaceship, SPACESHIP! – LEGO Australia Pty Ltd





Girls Toy of the Year   DigiBirds – Global Discovery Australia






Craft & Activity Toy of the Year   Cra-Z-Loom Bracelet Maker – HeadStart International




Educational Toy of the Year  Tin Can Cable Car Kit – Johnco Productions




Games Toy of the Year   Zed The Zombie – Moose Enterprise




udimicroquadhobbyproductoftheyear Hobby Product of the Year  UDI U830 Micro Quad Copter – Ace Hobby Distributors Australia Pty Ltd




Nursery Product of the Year   littletikescozywalkernurseryproductoftheyear

Little Tikes Cozy Coupe Walker – HeadStart International



Outdoor Toy of the Year   nerfzombiecrossbowoutdoortoyoftheyear   Nerf Zombie Strike Crossfire Bow Blaster – Hasbro Australia



Pre-School Toy of the Year   legoduplobigfarmpreschooltoyoftheyear   LEGO® DUPLO® Big Farm – LEGO Australia Pty Ltd



Overall Licensed Product of the Year   ticklegigglepeppaoveralllicensedproductoftheyear   Tickle & Giggle Peppa – Licensed By: Big Balloon; Licensor: Merchantwise




Boys Licensed Product of the Year   legostarwarstheghostboyslicensedproductoftheyear   LEGO® Star Wars™ The Ghost™ – Licensed By: LEGO Australia Pty Ltd; Licensor: Lucas Film



Girls Licensed Product of the Year   glitziglobesgirlslicensedproductoftheyear   Glitzi Globes: Glitzi Disney Princess Castle – Licensed By: Moose Enterprise; Licensor: The Walt Disney Company



Pre-School Licensed Product of the Year   ticklegigglepeppaoveralllicensedproductoftheyear   Tickle & Giggle Peppa – Licensed By: Big Balloon; Licensor: Merchantwise




WINNER Specialty Award   powerbloxconstructionspecialtyaward   Power Blox Construction RC – Totally X-Treme Toys



RUNNER UP Specialty Award   slingsliderrunnerupspecialyaward   Sling Slider Game – Tree Toys




2ND RUNNER UP Specialty Award   meltycrystalseondrunnerupspecialtyaward   Melty Crystal Suncatchers – Elldesigns




2013 Australian Toy Award Winners


Glitzi Globes2013 Toy of the Year Glitzi Globes – Moose Enterprise Age:  6+  RPP:  $14.99 (for Starter Pack)




WordWand2013 Educational Product of the Year WordWand – Educational Experience Age:  3+  RRP:  $59.90




Lego Friends Dolphin Cruiser2013 Girls Toy of the Year LEGO Friends Dolphin Cruiser – LEGO Australia Age:  7+  RRP:  $100.00



Attacknid2013 Boys Toy of the Year Combat Creatures – Attacknid;  The Deletor – Modern Brands Age:  10+  RRP:  $149.00




V-tech My First Luggage2013 Pre-School Toy of the Year Vtech My First Luggage – Modern Brands Age:  12 months +  RRP:  $78.90



Tiny Love2013 Nursery Product of the Year Tiny Love 3-in-1 Rocker Napper – Valiant Brands




Zooma Splat X Smack Shot2013 Outdoor Toy of the Year Zooma Splat X Smack Shot – Moose Enterprise Age:  8 +  RRP:  $19.90




GlitziGlobes2013 Craft & Activity Toy of the Year Glitzi Globes – Moose Enterprise Age:  6 +   RRP:  $14.99 (for Starter Pack)




Ares Ethos Quadcopter2013 Hobby Product of the Year Ares Ethos QX 75 Quadcopter – Model Engines (Australia) Age:  9 +  RRP:  $80




Catapult Pizza   2013 Games Toy of the Year Teenage Mutant ninja Turtles – Catapult Pizza Game – Tree Toys Age:  6 +  RRP:  $25.00