Over fifty Toyminators met at St Matthews Academy in Blackheath, SE London, to put a selection of outdoor toys to the test.
The kids assisting with the judging, along with their parents, put the toys through their paces for several hours before the final selections took place.
Peter Jenkinson, founder of the awards, commented: “We’re so grateful to the kids for helping us choose this year’s hottest outdoor toys. We’re already planning for 2019, as the appetite for celebrating the outdoor toy category has been overwhelming.”
The winners are as follows:
Outdoor Sports – Morfboard Jakks Pacific
Outdoor games and play – Bunch O Balloons Zuru
Ride On – Berg XL
Trampolines and Inflatables – Sportspower 14 foot folding trampoline
Kidult – iconBIT Smart Kick Scooter
Houses, Tents and Hideaways – Simba Smoby Adventure Car
Battle and Blaster – Zuru X-Shot Bug Attack
Pre-School – JCB Excavator
Flying Toys – Spin Master Sonic Rocket
Science and Nature – Thames + Kosmos Kidd’s first Wildlife Detective Kit
Climbing and Adventure – Plum Slidenest Swing
A full list of those also commended in the awards can be found at www.theoutdoortoyawards.co.uk