Independent consumer organization Oppenheim Toy Portfolio announced their 2012 best toys of the year Award Winners today at Toy Portfolio.com.
Their highest honor, the Platinum award, is given to toys they consider the most outstanding and innovative products of the year. Here’s a sampling of this year’s Platinum Award Winners:
- ELC Music Garden by International Playthings (shown top, left)
- Aquarium Spinner by Chicco
- Wimmer-Ferguson Learn and Play Ball by Manhattan Toy (shown top, right)
- Cruise and Groove Ballapalooza by Fisher-Price (shown bottom, left)
- Rattle Rumble Push Toy by Melissa and Doug
- Mega Bloks First Builders Build’n Learn Table (shown bottom, right). NOTE: You’ll find this as the “Play n Go” table in stores.
- LeapsterGS Explorer
- TinkerToy Transit Building Set by KNEX
- Janod Grand Xylo Confetti
Early Elementary School Years
- LeapPad2 Explorer
- Cinderella Happily Ever After Carriage
- LEGO Creator 3-in 1 Transport Chopper