The biggest toys of the year and where to find them

Posted: 24 February 2020 3:26 pm

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The Toy of the Year (TOTY) Awards named collectable dolls, Legos and more as top picks for tots in 2020.

Stumped on a gift for a little one’s birthday coming up? The TOTY Awards deemed these the best toys in 2020. Get a look at some of the top picks and find out where to shop for them.

  • Toy of the Year: L.O.L. Surprise! Collectible dolls with flashy outfits, mix-and-match hair and accessories, as well as a boys line.
    • Where to buy: Amazon, Kohl’s, Target, Walgreens and Walmart
  • People’s Choice Award: Rainbocorns Ultimate Sequin Surprise Series 2. Hatch a cuddly friend complete with a sequined accessory — and more surprises.
    • Where to buy: Amazon, Target, Walmart, Sam’s Club and preowned on eBay and Poshmark.
  • Action Figure of the Year: Disney Pixar Toy Story Basic Figures. Sheriff Woody, Buzz Lightyear, Little Bo-Peep and more come to life for posable play.
    • Where to buy: Walmart, Target, shopDisney, Best Buy, Amazon and Nordstrom Rack
  • Collectible of the Year: L.O.L. Surprise! Winter Disco Series. A special edition with a snowy, color-changing twist.
    • Where to buy: Target, Amazon, Walmart, Justice, Macy’s and Kohl’s
  • Construction Toy of the Year: Lego City Deep Space Rocket and Launch Control. Space playset includes rocket, launch center, astronaut and scientist, and more for take-off to the Milky Way.
    • Where to buy: Lego, Amazon, eBay, Target, Kohl’s and Fat Brain Toys
  • Innovative Toy of the Year: Harry Potter Invisibility Cloak. Kids can go incognito like their favorite wizard with this cloak and accompanying mobile app.
    • Where to buy: Target, Babyshop and Toywiz
  • Outdoor Toy of the Year: Create a Castle. Build a fort in snow or sand with this stackable system.
    • Where to buy: Fat Brain Toys, Amazon and Walmart
  • Infant/Preschool Toy of the Year: Fisher-Price Linkimals. Singing buddies introduce wee ones to shapes, counting and more.
    • Where to buy: Target, Amazon, Bed Bath & Beyond, Walmart, Buy Buy Baby, Kohl’s and Macy’s

TOTY awards products from the past year that demonstrate play value, creativity, application of new technology and more criteria, according to its website. View the full list of awards to see the rest of the winners.

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