2017 Toy of the Year Awards Announced

Posted on February 20, 2017

The 2017 Toy of the Year awards have been announced. The awards were announced by the Toy Industry Association (TIA) at The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York City. The TOTY Awards also kicked off the Toy Fair, which is currently underway in New York City.

The LEGO Friends Amusement Park Roller Coaster won the Toy of the Year award. Pop! from Funko won the People's Choice award. The top tech toy went to CodeGamer from Thames & Kosmos. Spin Master won awards in three categories and LEGO and Mattel each won two awards.

Steve Pasierb, TIA president & chief executive, says in the announcement, "This year's TOTY winners truly run the gamut, from quirky collectibles and skill-building construction toys, to family games and educational tech toys ... But there is one thing they all have in common: they bring fun, laughter, and learning to kids!"

Here is a list of the winners:

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