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Zuru doubles Toy of the Year nominations year on year

Published on: November 8th, 2017

Mayka Toy Block Tape headlines Zuru’s collection of top-selling holiday toys gaining industry and retail recognition.

The original construction toy block tape, Mayka Toy Block Tape, from Zuru, continues to rack-up industry and retail awards and honours in the run-up to Christmas.

The most recent recognition comes from the USA Toy Association, which has named Mayka Toy Block Tape a 2018 Toy of the Year (TOTY) finalist in the Construction Toy category. The company’s Bunch O Balloons Filler/Soaker also received a Toy of the Year nomination in the Outdoor category for the second consecutive year, and was awarded the win in 2017.

Additional Mayka Toy Block Tape accolades include:
Walmart’s “Top Rated By Kids”
Oppenheim Toy Portfolio “Gold Star” Winner
The National Parenting Publication Award (NAPPA) winner
Parents’ Choice Award “Recommended” Winner
Hot Diggity Awards Winner
Toy Insider’s Holiday Gift Guide / Preschool Category
Rainbow Toy Award / Highly Commended in Construction Category

Zuru’s Shnooks plush toy also recently scooped Gold at the Independent Toy Awards.

Nick Mowbray, Co-CEO, Zuru, commented: “We are thrilled that Mayka Toy Block Tape and Bunch O Balloons were nominated for Toy of the Year in their respective categories, as well as the recognition our holiday line-up has received to date. It’s exciting to see the industry welcome and recognise relatively new but fast-growing companies and the innovations that we contribute.”

 

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