Review of Awarded Toys

The pandemic has changed everyday life around the globe in many different ways, but a child’s love for a great toy is something that will never change! Being honoured by numerous prestigious awards from all over the world proves yet again that Hape’s high-quality toys are of great importance and significance in the industry. Now, let’s enjoy an overall review of the award winning toys!

USA:                                                                    

Toy of the Year (TOTY) Awards – “Oscars” of the toy industry

The TOTY Awards recognises the top toys of the holiday season, and is referred to as the “Oscars” of the toy industry. All of the winners of the award are not only selected by professional juries, but also voted for by consumers around the globe, members of the Association, retailers, journalists, bloggers and academics.

TOTY Finalists:

Fun Fan Fryer

Railway Bucket-Builder-Set

Monster Math Scale

Emergency Services HQ

City Fire Station

ASTRA Best Toys for Kids Awards

Founded in 1992, the American Specialty Toy Retailing Association (ASTRA) is an international not-for-profit trade organisation that serves more than 1,800 independent retailers, manufacturers and sales representatives of the specialty toy industry. ASTRA is a dedicated community of professionals committed to providing children with healthy, quality play materials that have high play value and are designed with a focus on what the child can do, rather than what the toy can do.

Winners & Finalists Gallery:

Fun Fan Fryer

Railway Bucket-Builder-Set

Monster Math Scale

Discovery Scientific Workbench

Baby Bird Pull Along

Solar System Puzzle

Sunny Valley Adventure Dome

Ride-on & Foldable Engine Table

Rocket Ball Air Stacker

Musical Whale Fountain

Parents’ Choice Award

Established in 1978, the Parents’ Choice Foundation® is the nation’s oldest non-profit guide to quality children’s media and toys. Best known for the Parents’ Choice Awards® program, the Parents’ Choice Award® Seals are the Foundation’s internationally recognised and respected icons of quality. The Parents’ Choice Awards program honours children’s toys and media that encourage children’s development, respects their intelligence, and offer many opportunities for learning through play. The award winners have long-term learning value and play value, innovative in concept, appealing, skillfully produced, and fairly priced.

Winners & Finalists Gallery

Robot Factory Domino

Fun Fan Fryer

Truss Crane

Eiffel Tower

Geodesic Structures

Creativity Kit

Multi-tower Kit

Creative Construction Kit

Castle Escape

Cliffhanger

All Season House (furnished)

Germany:

SPIELWARENMESSE ToyAward

ToyAward is one of the most significant global toy awards. Winners were singled out by a 16-member jury of experts ranging from international trade representatives and market researchers to educators, scientists and toy safety experts. All winners were chosen for their possession of extraordinary features in play fun, originality, safety and workmanship & quality as well as the comprehensibility of product concept and the prospects of success in the shops.

Winners & Finalists Gallery

Mighty Mountain Mine

Discovery Scientific Workbench

Magic Touch Piano (Hape and Baby Einstein collaboration)

German Toy Prize (previously known as the Golden Rocking Horse Award)

The German Toy Prize was initiated by the major family magazine Familie & Co and is the only award for toys in the German-speaking world that is voted for by consumers. The award has honoured new, innovative, high-quality and educationally useful toys every year for the past 20 years.

Winners & Finalists Gallery

Potable Baby Gym

Grand City Station

Pound and Tap Bench

Rocket Ball Air Stacker

Musical Whale Fountain

Adventure Van

Railway Bucket-Builder-Set

Magnet Science Lab

TOP 10 Toys (Spielzeug)

TOP 10 Toys is a marketing campaign for toys and leisure items in Germany. The Federal Association of Toy Retailers (BVS) selects the highlights of the year together with the TOP 10 Toys jury. The jury members (toy and leisure experts) play a key role for one of the large toy groups and chain stores (idee + spiel, SPIEL & SPASS, SPIELZEUG-RING, Smyths Toys, VEDES). Furthermore, the TOP 10 Toys award offers fun potential for everyone. There is something for every age, taste and budget!

Winners & Finalists Gallery

Grand City Station

Feed-Me Bath Frog

Mighty Mountain Mine

DJ Mix & Spin Studio

Railway Bucket-Builder-Set

Magnet Science Lab

UK:

Good Toy Guide – Recommended

Good Toy Guide is organized by Fundamentally Children, an organization dedicated to helping children develop skills through play. They provide independent expert advice on a range of topics including play, toys, apps, children’s tech, e-safety, child development, special needs and other parenting issues. For the review process, each submitted product is tested by children, as well as the team of experts, to produce an extensive appraisal of the toy in question, with ratings for fun, skills development and ease of use. Products that received more than 9 star ratings will be certified with a stamp of “Approved” while the ones achieved more than 12 stars are flagged as “Recommended”.

Winners Gallery

Four-Stage Rocket Ship

Magic Touch Piano (Hape and Baby Einstein collaboration)

Junior Design Awards

The Junior Design Awards is initiated by Junior, a glossy, family lifestyle website for the modern parent, drawing on 20 years of heritage and expertise from our journey through award winning print into digital publishing. The Award is a unique opportunity to win a luxury award that is the most esteemed accolade in the family lifestyle award arena, recognised by brands, clients and consumers alike. Winners will be handpicked by the Junior editorial team and a host of highly-respected judges. In its 10th year of the esteemed lifestyle awards.

Junior Design Awards Finalists:

Nature Detective Set

Musical Whale Fountain

DJ Mix & Spin Studio

Railway Bucket-Builder-Set

France:

Grand Prix du Jouet

Open to all manufacturers, the Grands Prix du Jouet winners boast the major references in the industry in France. The games and toys, awarded by a jury of professionals from various distribution channels, gain a unique quality label, winning many consumers’ recognition.   Grands Prix du Jouet has awarded trophies to quality toys submitted by world-renowned manufacturers in the industry like Lego, Hasbro, Bandai, Vtech, and more.

Winners Gallery

Magic Touch Piano (Hape and Baby Einstein collaboration)

Cal's Smart Sounds Symphony™ (Hape and Baby Einstein collaboration)

Japan:

Toy Grand Prix

Sponsored by Anfan Gyutte magazine, and in cooperation with AEON Retail, the Toy Grand Prix selects toys that parents can choose for their children as a Christmas and birthday gift.

Winners Galley

Garden Produce Box

Roller Maze

Good Toy Award

The Good Toy Award is hosted by the "Art and Play" Creation Association, aiming to recommend good toys to the public via their annual awards.

Winner

PolyM Dinosaur Paradise Kit

China:

The Annual Top 10 Popular Children Toys in Parenting Champion List

Champion List of Mother’s Choice: All products are recommended and voted for by real mothers via a secure platform. The event aims at providing a real and reliable guide on maternal products for new mothers.

Winners Gallery

Teddy and Friends Bath Squirts

Happy Buckets Set

Magic Touch Piano (Hape and Baby Einstein collaboration)

Magic Touch Curiosity Tablet (Hape and Baby Einstein collaboration)

Country Critters Play Cube

Rattle & Teether Collection

CTJPA Upgrade & Innovation Product Award

The Upgrade & Innovation Product Award is an official recognition by CTJPA, the only national association for toy and juvenile products industry in China. The jury comprised of international toy and baby products agents, distributors, retailers, senior designers, heads of preschool education institutions and more.

Winners Gallery

Optical Science Lab

Fun Fan Fryer

Monster Math Scale

Remote Control Train

Bath Cascade

Deluxe Scientific Workbench

 










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Hape Holding AG

Hape, (“hah-pay”), is a leader in designing and manufacturing high quality baby and children’s wooden toys made from sustainable materials. The eco-friendly company formed in 1986 by Founder and CEO Peter Handstein in Germany.

Hape produces the highest standards of quality through stringent control systems and a world class production facility. Hape brands are sold through specialty retail, toy stores, museum gift stores, school supply stores and select catalog and internet accounts in over 60 countries.

Hape has won numerous awards from prestigious independent toy testing groups for toy design, quality and safety. Find us also on Weibo(http://weibo.com/hapetoys) or “like” us at facebook(http://www.facebook.com/hapetoys)

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