Rainbow Toy Awards 2016 results announced

Published on: 31st October 2016

The results of the annual awards were announced live online at on 28th October.

Rainbow-awards-480A huge number of entries were received at the eighth Rainbow Toy Awards, and each one was scrutinised by its team of toy testers. Each child ranks the toys for play value, longevity, packaging, build quality, value for money, then offering their overall impression, giving each a valuable comment and score.

The winners of the eighth annual Rainbow Toy Awards Ceremony are as follows:

Award Category: Overall Champion
Wooden Kitchen – Red by Aldi

Award Category: Outdoor Toys
Winner: Wooden Growing Swing Set by Plum Products
Highly Commended: Jumbo Bananagrams

Award Category: Games & Puzzles – The Young Ones
Winner: Timeline British History by Esdevium
Highly Commended: Rummikub Twist by John Adams

Award Category: Games & Puzzles – Older Children and Adults
Winner: Bananagrams Party
Highly Commended: Accentuate

Award Category: PreSchool Toys
Winner: Toot Toot Friends Kingdom Enchanted Princess Palace by VTech
Highly Commended: Light n Go Activity Garden Treehouse by Little Tikes

Award Category: Imaginative Play
Winner: Pirate Fort Superset by Playmobil
Highly Commended: Fire Station Train Set by BigJigs Toys

Award Category: Educational Toys
Winner: Wooden Kitchen – Red by Aldi
Highly Commended: LeapStart by LeapFrog

Award Category: Electronic Toys
Winner: Kidi Super Star by VTech
Highly Commended: My First Flyer by Little Tikes

Award Category: Arts & Crafts
Winner: Sands Alive Glow by John Adams Leisure
Highly Commended eZee Beads Studio Set by John Adams

Award Category: Soft Toys
Winner: My 1st Activity Lion by VTech
Highly Commended: In the Night Garden: My Best Friend Igglepiggle by Golden Bear

Award Category: Wheeled Toys
Winner: Anki Overdrive Supertrucks
Highly Commended: Light Burst Scooter by H. Grossman

Award Category: Construction Toys
Winner: Wow Set by Magformers
Highly Commended: Sands Alive Glow by John Adams


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