Announces the Space Age Awards at Toy Fair 2012

Toy Fair 2012

NEW YORK--() honored the most innovative and fun products at the 109th American International Toy Fair 2012 with the Space Age Toy Awards. Editors from selected five finalists, and one winner, in each of five categories: Cosmic Space, Little Scientists, High-Tech Toys, Retro Future and Do-it-Yourself Science.

Entries included the latest in cutting-edge toys – from drawing robots to stuffed spaceships. The winners and finalists from each category were as follows:

Cosmic Space Winner: Future Planet, from Playmobil

Finalists: Uncle Milton's Earth in My Room; Stellanova's Magnetic Levitating Planet Mars; Celestial Buddies' Plush Planetary Pals; Aeromax's Junior Space Explorer Inflatable Space Shuttle.

Little Scientists Winner: Geomag GLOW Moon Explorer, from Reeves International

Finalists: Baker-Taylor's Weather Lab; International Playthings' Dog School/Kitty College; Educational Insights' Far Out! Solar System Mapping Tool; Be Amazing Toys' My First Super Science Kit.

High-Tech Toys Winner: SketRobo, from Tosy Robotics JSC

Finalists: Nano Magnetics' Mega Nanodots; Wide Ideas' Vibe It; Oregon Scientific's Meep! Tablet; Regal Elite's Force Flyer.

Retro Future Winner: "Star Wars" Science Force Glove, from Uncle Milton

Finalists: ThinkGeek's Plush U.S.S. Enterprise; Underground Toys' Doctor Who TARDIS Smart Safe; Klutz's "Star Wars" Folded Flyers; ThinkGeek's Joystick-It Arcade Stick for iPad.

Do-It-Yourself Science Winner: New Space Age Crystal Growing Kit, from Kristal Educational

Finalists: Toysmith's 4M Green Rocket; the Young Scientists Club's Magic School Bus Slime & Polymer Lab; OWI's Salt Water Fuel Cell Giant Arachnoid Kit; Thames and Kosmos' Space Exploration Experiments.

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Mark Fredrickson, 801-610-2801

Release Summary honored the most innovative and fun products at the 109th American International Toy Fair 2012 with the Space Age Toy Awards.


Mark Fredrickson, 801-610-2801