BlogOn Toy Awards 2018 winners revealed

The full list of winners of this year’s BlogOn toy Awards has been revealed, celebrating the likes of Big Potato, Spin Master, Ravensburger and more.

The Awards were held at the BlogOn Toys Christmas Event on September 16th at Hotel Football in Manchester, where over 200 entries were whittled down to the list of winners across 15 categories.

Each entry into the second BlogOn Toy Awards was judged by bloggers from all over the UK.

The winners of the BlogOn Toy Awards 2018 are:


1st: Scrawl – Big Potato Games

2nd: Gutterhead – Gutterhead games

3rd: Shit Happens – Cheatwell Games

Baby/toddler toys

1st: Kullerbü – Play Track City Stroll – HABA

2nd: Baby Unicorn – Clementoni

3rd: PLAYMOBIL 9118 1.2.3 Pirate Ship – Playmobil


1st: Hatchimals CollEGGtibles Season 3 – Spin Master

2nd: Untamed T-Rex – Wow Wee

3rd: Icon Lights – Paladone

Construction toys

1st: GraviTrax Starter Set – Ravensburger

2nd: ENGINO STEM Heroes Greenhouse Set – Re:creation

3rd: Geomag Confetti – 88 pieces – Geomag


1st: Kinetic Sand Beach Sand Kingdom – Spin Master

2nd: Paint Sticks – Little Brian

3rd: Kumi Kreator – Spin Master

Educational toys

1st: 2 in 1 Globe Earth & Constellations – Brainstorm

2nd: Tobbie the Self-Guiding AI Robot – MenKind

3rd: Pepper Mint: Great Treehouse Adventure – Thames & Kosmos

Family games

1st: Colourbrain – Big Potato Games

2nd: What a Performance! – Orchard Toys

3rd: Kersplatt! – Paul Lamond

Imagination toys

1st: PLAYMOBIL 9060 Aquarium – Playmobil

2nd: Fairy Light Garden – Interplay

3rd: Dream Tents – Re:creation

Interactive/tech toys

1st: Clementoni Science Museum Robomaker – Clementoni

2nd: Smart Globe Adventure AR – Oregon Scientific

3rd: Boxer – Spin Master

3rd: Robo Alive Dino – Zuru

Licensed toys

1st: Harry Potter Real Talking Sorting Hat – Kids@Play

2nd: Children’s Range Rover Evoque Ride On Car Toy – ToyStar

3rd: PLAYMOBIL 9225 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup – Playmobil

Outdoor toys

1st: Light up unicorn scooter – H Grossman

2nd: Tonka Steel Mighty Dump Truck – Funrise

3rd: Colour In Skateboard – Wilton Bradley

3rd: Discovery Young Explorer Kit – Trends UK


1st: Fingerlings Hugs – Wow Wee

2nd: Talking Peter Rabbit Movie Soft Toy – Rainbow Designs

3rd: Fuggler – Spin Master


1st: World Map – Orchard Toys

2nd: Addict a Ball – Brainstorm

3rd: Escape Room – Paladone

RC toys

1st: HEXBUG Robot Wars Arena – Hexbug

2nd: Teksta 360 – Character Online

3rd: Air Hogs Thunder Trax – Spin Master

Wooden toys

1st: BRIO Smart Tech Engine Set with Action Tunnels – Brio

2nd: Little Friends collection – HABA

3rd: Designafriend Boutique Playset – DesignaFriend

Blogger’s Choice Award 
Harry Potter Real Talking Sorting Hat – Kids@Play

Laura Seaton, BlogOn founder, commented: “We have been amazed by the huge number of entries and want to say a big thank you to all the toy companies who took part. 

"Our attendees thoroughly enjoyed the judging process and selecting their favourites and in turn make the definitive list of top toys for Christmas 2018 as chosen by parent bloggers/influencers and we can now say without doubt that following another successful Toy Awards it will certainly return next year.

“Our first dedicated event for toys has been a real success and we hope it will now become a must-attend event for both bloggers and toy brands.”

About Robert Hutchins

Robert Hutchins is the editor of and ToyNews. Hutchins has worked his way up from Staff Writer to the position of Editor across the two titles, having spent almost eight years with both ToyNews and, and what now seems like a lifetime surrounded by toys. You can contact him by emailing or calling him on 0203 143 8780 You can even follow him on Twitter @RobGHutchins if ranting is your thing...

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