NUREMBERG TOY FAIR 2015: Toy Awards winners revealed

Robert Hutchins

By Robert Hutchins

January 28th 2015 at 11:13AM
UPDATED January 28th 2015 at 12:07PM
NUREMBERG TOY FAIR 2015: Toy Awards winners revealed

Spin Master has placed among four winners this year for its robotic dinosaur, Zoomer Dino.

Spin Master’s Zoomer Dino has been named as one of the four winners of this year’s coveted Toy Awards at Europe’s largest toy trade show, Spielwarenmesse.

The robotic dinosaur has taken the accolade in the SchoolKids category for kids aged six to ten, and has ben championed by the show’s organisers for its advances in the tech toy sector.

The prestigious Toy Award is a special acknowledgement within the global toy industry, awarding toys for their quality, creativity, safety and educational benefits.

Among this year’s winners Skip Hop took the award in the Baby&Infant category for children aged naught to two for its Roll Around Rattles.

Meanwhile, in the PreSchool category for kids aged three to five, Scoot and Ride has been championed for its Highwayfreak, a scooter and push bike in one.

Completing the line of this year’s champions, Horizon Hobby takes first place in the Teenager&family category, for kids 11 and upwards, for its range of model aeroplanes called Hobbyzone Sport Club SAFE.

The toy Award winners will now be displayed in the middle of the TrendGallery in Hall 3A of the popular Nuremberg show.

‘The diversity of winners reflects the enthralling diversity of the toy industry, a characteristic that is shared by all the other trend products and innovations on display, as well as by all product groups,’ read a closing statement from the show’s organisers.