Toy Of The Year 2022 Announces Categories & Nominees

Toy Of The Year 2022 Announces Nominations Of  Its Many Exciting Categories

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

The Toy of the Year 2022 awards are loaded with the latest and greatest toys that have infested store shelves throughout the year. Anything from board games to creatives, all the way to collectibles and plushies, the TOTY 2022 awards is filled with everything that can make a year, or break during the year.

Toy Of The Year 2022 Announces Nominations Of  Its Many Exciting Categories

While many companies have been on absolute fire this year, including Hasbro, Funko, Hunter, Leapfrog, and even Crayola, there is only one top dog TOTY. Judging from last year’s 2021 winner from Star Wars, and the years prior, there are many worthy adversaries facing off for the crown of ‘Toy of the Year.’

Toy of the Year 2022 Categories and Nominees

Action Figure Of The Year 2022

Toy Of The Year 2022 Announces Nominations Of  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! Stuff
  • Star Wars L0-59 (Lola) Animatronic Droid – Hasbro, Inc.
  • Transformers: Bumblebee Cyberverse Adventures Dinobots Unite Smash Changer Optimus Prime – Hasbro, Inc.
  • DC Comics Batman 12” Wingsuit Action Figure – Spin Master

Collectible 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 Mixies Magic Mixlings – Moose Toys, LLC
  • Pop It! Pets – Buffalo Games Inc.

Construction Of The Year 2022

Toy Of The Year 2022 Announces Nominations Of  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 Builder 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
  • Magic Mixies Magical Crystal Ball – Moose Toys LLC
  • Magna-Tiles® Forest Animals 25-Piece Set – Magna-Tiles®
  • Rainbow Loom Loomi-Pals Mega Combo – Rainbow Loom
  • smART sketcher® GO! – FlyCatcher Inc.
  • Zip Linx Triple Tower Blast – Blip Toys

Dolls of the Year 2022

  • Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Fresh Fierce Collection by The Fresh Dolls – World of EPI Company
  • Disney Junior Alice’s Wonderland Bakery Alice Doll & Magical Oven – Just Play
  • Global Kidizen Doll Collection – For Purpose Kids
  • Healthy Roots Dolls Curlfriends – 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 Of  Its Many Exciting Categories
  • Catch 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 International
  • Star Wars Villainous – Ravensburger
  • T.A.P.E.S. – Hog Wild, LLC
  • Tacto Doctor – PlayShifu

Grown Up 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: The Legacy of Isla Nublar – Funko, Inc.
  • LEGO Ideas The Office – LEGO Systems, Inc
  • Lite-Brite Wall Art Pop Wow! Edition – Basic Fun!

Infant/Toddler Toy of the Year 2022

  • 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™ – LeapFrog
  • Level Up Gaming Chair™ – VTech
  • SmartMax My First Hide & Seek – Smart Toys and Games, Inc.
  • The Play Kits – Lovevery
  • Wooden Shape Sorting Grocery Cart – Melissa & Doug

License of the Year 2022

Toy Of The Year 2022 Announces Nominations Of  Its Many Exciting Categories
  • Barbie Franchise – 60th Dreamhouse 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

Outdoor of the Year 2022

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

Playset of the Year 2022

  • Barbie Dreamhouse – Mattel, Inc.
  • Wooden Café Barista Coffee Shop – Melissa & Doug
  • L.O.L. Surprise!™ O.M.G. House of Surprises – MGA Entertainment
  • LEGO® Super Mario™ Adventures with Peach Starter Course – LEGO Systems, Inc.
  • Play-Doh Ultimate Ice Cream Truck Playset – Hasbro, Inc.
  • PLAYMOBIL Wiltopia Animal Care Station – Playmobil U.S.A Inc.
  • Superspace – Everplay Labs

Plush of the Year 2022

Toy Of The Year 2022 Announces Nominations Of  Its Many Exciting Categories
  • 16” Squishmallows – Jazwares
  • Dance & Play Bluey – Moose Toys LLC
  • DJ Beat Boxer™ – VTech
  • FurReal Cinnamon the Pony – Hasbro, Inc.
  • Hugimals – Hugimals World
  • Little Live Pets Mama Surprise – Moose Toys LLC
  • My Pal Scout Smarty Paws™ – LeapFrog
  • National Geographic Kids Chimp Care & Nurture Set – Just Play

Preschool Toy of the Year 2022

  • 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™ Café Racer – MGA Entertainment

Steam, Toy of the Year 2022

Toy Of The Year 2022 Announces Nominations Of  Its Many Exciting Categories
  • Bill Nye’s VR Science Kit – Abacus Brands
  • Cody Block – QUBS
  • 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.

Vehicle Toy of the Year 2022

  • Klutz LEGO: Race Cars – Scholastic Inc.
  • LEGO® Technic™ McLaren Formula 1™ Race Car – LEGO Systems, Inc
  • Mega Chomp R/C Shark – Skyrocket Toys
  • Snap 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

That wraps up every single toy nomination, and category for the Toy of the Year 2022 event. If fans are interested further in the gruelling competition, you can check out the official Toy of the Year 2022 website, for pricing information, and where to buy.

The Toy of the Year 2022 winners will be announced on September 20 in Dallas, Texas. Also, the overall TOTY will be announced as well as the People’s choice award on November 21. The people’s choice award voting is taking place now, via each individual nomination, through November 11, so every vote counts.

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