Good Housekeeping reveals Best Toys of 2012 list

Lewis Tyler

By Lewis Tyler

November 16th 2012 at 11:45AM
Good Housekeeping reveals Best Toys of 2012 list

US parenting mag let kids decide the winners in a 'toy testing lab'.

Good Housekeeping staff spent the past year selecting 135 promising new toys, before handing them over to 140 kids aged three to 13 for them to test in the parenting mag's special toy testing lab.

Using its scientific method Good Housekeeping analysed the feedback from kids to come up with a list of 24. Check it out here.

ArchiQuest Architectural Elements (Shure Products)
Fortune Cookie Maker (Moose Toys)
Hexbug Hive Habitat Set (Innovation First)
Power Trains Auto Loader City (Jakks Pacific)
Glow Crazy Doodle Dome (Techno Source)
Turtles Shellraiser vehicle (Playmates (Flair in the UK))
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Micro Chargers Loop Track (Moose Toys)
E-Rangers Headquarters (Playmobil)
Lego Friends Adventure Camper (Lego)
Marker Airbrush (Crayola)
Porsche 911 Carrera (Silverlit)
3D Building Set (Ravensburger)
Night Sight (Wild Planet)
Bop It! Smash (Hasbro)
Atomic Coaster (K’Nex)
Argh! (Fat Brain Toys)
Sci or Fi Files (Educational Insights)
Scrambled States of America (Deluxe Edition)
Elephant’s Trunk (Gamewright)
Yackety Smack! (ThinkFun)
My Very First Educational Play Zoo (Haba)