Category Award Winners

The Rainbow Awards 2016 – The Results…

Here’s our Rainbow Awards round up from earlier today…

The 2016 Rainbow Awards are as follows:

Award Category: Overall Champion

Wooden Kitchen – Red

By: ALDI

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Age: 3 years+

RRP: £30

Award Category: Outdoor Toys

WINNER

Wooden Growing Swing Set

By: Plum Products

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Age: 12 months+

RRP: £154.99

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Jumbo Bananagrams

By: Bananagrams

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Age: 7 years+

RRP: £49.99

Award Category: Games & Puzzles – The Young Ones

WINNER

Timeline British History

By: Esdevium Games

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Age: 8 years+

RRP: £13.99

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Rummikub Twist

By: John Adams Leisure

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Age: 7 years+

RRP: £29.99

Award Category: Games & Puzzles – Older Children and Adults

WINNER

Bananagrams Party

By: Bananagrams

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Age: 10 years+

RRP: £14.99

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Accentuate

By: Accentuate

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Age: 16 years+

RRP: £19.99

 

Award Category: PreSchool Toys 

WINNER

Toot Toot Friends Kingdom Enchanted Princess Palace

By: VTech Electronics

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Age: 1-5 years

RRP: £52.99

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Light n Go Activity Garden Treehouse

By: Little Tikes

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Age: 6m – 3years

RRP: £89.99

 

Award Category: Imaginative Play 

WINNER

Pirate Fort Superset

By: Playmobil

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Age: 4-10 years

RRP: £19.99

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Fire Station Train Set

By: BigJigs Toys

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Age: 12 months+

RRP: £39.99

Award Category: Educational Toys 

WINNER

Wooden Kitchen – Red

By: ALDI

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Age: 3 years+

RRP: £30

HIGHLY COMMENDED

LeapStart

By: LeapFrog

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Age: 2 – 7 years

RRP: £34.99

 

Award Category: Electronic Toys   

WINNER

Kidi Super Star

By: VTech Electronics

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Age: 6 years+

RRP: £49.99

HIGHLY COMMENDED

My First Flyer

By: Little Tikes

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Age: 3 years+

RRP: £34.99

Award Category: Arts & Crafts   

WINNER

Sands Alive Glow

By: John Adams Leisure

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Age: 3 years+

RRP: £24.99

HIGHLY COMMENDED

eZee Beads Studio Set

By: John Adams Leisure

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Age: 5 years+

RRP: £19.99

 

Award Category: Soft Toys         

WINNER

My 1st Activity Lion

By: VTech Electronics

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Age: Birth+

RRP: £16.99

HIGHLY COMMENDED

In the Night Garden: My Best Friend Igglepiggle

By: Golden Bear Toys

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Age: 10 months+

RRP: £29.99

 

Award Category: Wheeled Toys         

WINNER

ANKI Overdrive Supertrucks

By: ANKI

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Age: 7-14 years

RRP: £59.99

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Light Burst Scooter

By: H Grossman

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Age: 4years+

RRP: £24.99

 

Award Category: Construction Toys         

WINNER

Wow Set

By: Magformers UK

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Age: 3 years+

RRP: £29.99

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Sands Alive Glow

By: John Adams Leisure

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Age: 3 years+

RRP: £24.99

 

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Rainbow Toy Awards 2015 – Awards Roundup

The 2015 Overall ‘Rainbow Toy Awards’ Champion

Toot Toot Drivers Garage by VTech Electronics

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Best Preschool Toy
Winner – LeapPad Platinum by Leapfrog

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Highly Commended – My Friend Freddy Bear by Vivid

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Best Arts & Crafts Toy
Winner – Mini Make Cupcakes by John Adams

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Highly Commended – Nutty Putty by Alphabet Pie

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Best Wheeled Toy
Winner – Anki Overdrive by Anki

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Highly Commended – Blue Trike by BigJigs

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Best for Imaginative Play
Winner – Toot Toot Drivers Garage by VTech

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Highly Commended – Slime Baff by Gelicity

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Best Games & Puzzles – The Young Ones
Winner – Disney Pictopia Trivia Game by Esdevium Games

pictopia - win - g&p young copy
Highly Commended – Seagull Splat by University Games

hc seagull spat - g&p younger copy
Best Games & Puzzles – 8 Years and above
Winner – Accentuate Film Quotes add-on by Accentuate Games

accentuate - win g&P older copy
Highly Commended – Wild Tiles by Bananagrams

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Best Electronic Toy
Winner – Pebli Town by Mookie Toys

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Highly Commended – Digigo by VTech

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Best Construction Toy
Winner – Car Trax Turnaround Trax by H Grossman

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Highly Commended – Plane 2 by Java Toy

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Best Educational Toy
Winner – LeapReader by LeapFrog

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Highly Commended – Project MC2 Dolls with Experiments by MGA Entertainment

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Best Plush Toy
Winner – My First Baby Annabell Cuddly Sleeping Lamb by Zapf Creation

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Highly Commended – Anagranimals by Anagranimals

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Best Outdoor Toy
Winner – Fish n’ Splash Water Table by Little Tikes

win - ourdoor Fish N Splash LITTLE TIKES LR copy
Highly Commended – LeapBand Activity Tracker by LeapFrog

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The Rainbow Awards 2014

The 2014 Overall Champion

Kidizoom Smart Watch by VTech

VTech Kidizoom Smart watch champ

Best Preschool Toy

Winner – Little Love 3 in 1 Push Chair by VTech

Little Love pushchair_kidshot2 copy

Highly Commended – Mega Bloks First Builders Big Building Bag by Mega Brands

mega brnds builders bag copy

Best Arts & Crafts Toy

Winner – Edible Sweet Art Chocolate Coin Press by Tobar

choc coin maker

Highly Commended – Jelly Fun Jelly Slush Maker by John Adams

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Best Wheeled Toy

Winner – Despicable Me Folding Scooter by H Grossman

scooter copy

Highly Commended – 3-in-1 Step ‘n Ride Lion by Bright Starts

step ride lion copy

Best for Imaginative Play

Winner – Adventure Pack JetPack by Harry and Jack

HarryJacksJetPack copy

Highly Commended – Snowdrop Interactive Wooden Kitchen by Plum Products

Snowdrop Interactive Wooden Kitchen 41066 Cut Out - With Accessories copy

Best Games & Puzzles – The Young Ones

Winner – Pig Out! By John Adams

pig-out-game copy

Highly Commended – Jumbo ZIP-IT by Bananagrams

jumbo zip it copy

Best Games & Puzzles – 8 Years and above

Winner – Accentuate by Accentuate Games

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Highly Commended – Hotel Tycoon by Esdevium Games

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Best Electronic Toy

Winner – Kidizoom Smart Watch by VTech Electronics

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Highly Commended – LeapPad3 by LeapFrog

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Best Construction Toy

Winner – Kinetic Sand by Spinmaster

kinetic sand copy

Highly Commended – Mega Bloks 123 Thomas Learning Train by MegaBrands

123 thomas train copy

Best Educational Toy

Winner – Sparkup: The Magical Book Reader

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Highly Commended – Appletters by Bananagrams

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Best Plush Toy

Winner – Ultimate Spider-Man Go Glow Pal by Worlds Apart

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Highly Commended – My First baby Annabell Newborn

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Best Outdoor Toy

Winner – Mini Hornit by Hornit

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Highly Commended – A.I. Copter from TX Juice by Wow! Stuff

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The Rainbow Toy Awards 2013 – Round Up

The 2013 Rainbow Toy Awards were announced today at 10am, the winners and highly commended have all been voted for by children, so deserved badges one and all!  There was stiff competition this year and so the toys below are all TOP toys, read on to see where to buy them…

Rainbow Toy Awards 2013

The 2013 Overall Champion
is
Silly Moo by John Adams Leisure

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Best Preschool Toy
Winner – Discover Sounds Activity Garden by Little Tikes

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Highly Commended – Peppa Pig Secret Gift Box – Jumbo Games

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Best Arts & Crafts Toy
Winner – Magic Choc – Chocolate Picture maker by The In Thing

CPM Box WINNER
Highly Commended – Sweet Art by Diamant Toys (from Sambro)

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Best Wheeled Toy
Winner – Elektra Tri-Line Skates by HGL

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Highly Commended – Smart Trike Dream by Smart Trike

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Best for Imaginative Play
Winner – Cookin’ Creations Premium Wood Kitchen – by Little Tikes

LITTLE TIKES WINNER
Highly Commended – Wow Packs by Wow! Stuff

wowstuff backpack HIGH COM
Best Games & Puzzles – The Young Ones
Winner – Silly Moo by John Adams Leisure

silly moo WINNER
Highly Commended – Jake and the Neverland Pirates, Who Shook Hook by Esdevium Games

who shook hook HIGH COM
Best Games & Puzzles – 8 Years and above
Winner – LOGO Billionaire by Drumond Park

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Highly Commended – Boom Boom Balloon by Spinmaster

boom boom balloon HIGH COM

Best Electronic Toy
Winner – KidiGo by VTech

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Highly Commended – Combat Creatures by Wow! Stuff

combat creatues HIGH COM
Best Construction Toy
Winner – Barbie Build ‘n’ Play Super Star Stage by Mega Bloks

Mega Bloks Barbie Build ‘n Play Super Star Stage WINNER
Highly Commended – Makies by Makie Lab

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Best Educational Toy
Winner – Innotab 3s by VTech

VTech Electronics InnoTab 3SWINNER
Highly Commended – LeapReader by Leapfrog

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Best Plush Toy
Winner – Read with me Scout/Violet – Leapfrog

scout winner
Highly Commended – My Scare Pal, Huggable Sulley by Spinmaster

HUGGABLE SULLY HIGH COM
Best Outdoor Toy
(for the first time only we had a tie in the scores and so presented two highly commended awards)
Winner – Air Storm z-Curve bow by Re:Creation

air storm z curve bow WINNER
Highly Commended – Jumbo Zip-It by Bananagrams

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Highly Commended – Extreme Ambush Kit – The Battle Box company

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Read the posts below, for loads more information on each toy and also to access a ‘buy it now’ button for each winner and highly commended!  Just right for those early Christmas purchases!

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Rainbow Toy Awards 2012 – Round Up

Just in case you missed the excitment of the Rainbow Toy Awards online ceremony today – here are all the results….

Rainbow Toy Award Winners 2012

Art & Craft Category
Winner– Waggle Tagz by John Adams Leisure

ART WINNER
Highly Commended– Dr Dreadful Zombie Head by Spinmaster Toys

ART HIGH

Educational Category
Winner– Tag Reader by Leapfrog

EDUC WINNER
Highly Commended– Triqo Box Mix (100 Pieces) by ARK DIY Products

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Wheeled Toy Category
Winner – Whirl & Twirl Ride-On Race Car by Mega Bloks

WHEELD WINNER
Highly Commended – Trail Twister Scooter by Ozbozz

WHEELED HIGH

Soft Toy Category
Winner – Oobicoo Olwyn by Totseat Ltd

SOFT WINNER
Highly Commended – BB Bear by Babogbaby

SOFT HIGH

Electronic Toy Category
Winner – LeapPad2 by Leapfrog

ELECTRON WINNER
Highly Commended – Singalongz by Wow! Stuff

ELECTRONIC HIGH

Games Category
Winner – LOGO What am I ? by Drumond Park

GAMES WINNER
Highly Commended – Telestrations by John Adams Leisure

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Puzzles Category
Winner – Zip-IT by Bananagrams Inc

PUZZLE WINNER
Highly Commended – Bananagrams by Bananagrams Inc

PUZZLES HIGH

Outdoor Toys Category
Winner – Trail Twister Scooter by Ozbozz

OUTDOOR WINNER
Highly Commended – Red Toolbox Go-Cart by ARK DIY Products

OUTDOOR HIGH

PreSchool Category
Winner – Creative Cakes by LEGO Duplo

PRESCHOOL WINNER
Highly Commended – Letter Factory Phonics by Leapfrog

PRESCHOOL HIGH

Imaginative Play category
Winner – Megasaurs by HGL

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Highly Commended – Festiville Lottie Doll by Arklu Ltd

IMAFINATIVE PLAY HIGH

Overall Champion 2012!

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There were more entries than ever before this year, so well done to the 20 category winners and highly commended, it really means you’ve fought off some stiff competition!  We only ever give away awards on ten categories so it’s always a battle to win!  Don’t forget the Rainbow Toy Awards are judged by children, the most brutal of critics… so to win an award is quite an achievement!

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The Rainbow Toy Awards 2011

Rainbow Toy Award Winners 2011
The overall “Champion” of the show was
Shapes and Sharing Picnic Basket by LeapFrog

picnic basket champ

Then our other awards comprised:

Award Category: Soft Toy
Winner OOBICOO By Totseat

Oobicoo doll; shot for Totseat

Highly Commended MY PAL SCOUT REFRESHED by LeapFrog

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Award Category: Wooden Toy
Winner HIGH TEA SHAPE MATCHING By Tidlo by John Crane

high tea winner

Highly Commended CIRCA By Eleventyone Ltd

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Award Category: Games
Winner RUCKUS FUNSIZE By Imagination Games

rukus winner
Highly Commended LEAPSTER EXPLORER By LeapFrog

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Award Category: Wheeled Toy
Winner FIX AND LEARN SPEEDY By LeapFrog

fix n learn speedywinner
Highly Commended SMART TRIKE RECLINER STROLLER 4in1 By Smart-Trike

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Award Category: Electronic Toy
Winner LEAP PAD EXPLORER By LeapFrog

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Highly Commended CARS 2 LEAPSTER EXPLORER By LeapFrog

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Award Category: Puzzles
Winner iBALL3 By HTI

iball 3 winner
Highly Commended MEMORY By GoGo Toys

memory by gogo toys

Award Category: Pre-School Toy
Winner DUPLO POLICE STATION By Lego Duplo

duplo-police-station winner

Highly Commended LEAPSTER 2 By LeapFrog

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Award Category: Outdoor Toy
Winner SHAPES AND SHARING PICNIC BASKET By LeapFrog

picnic basket winner

Highly Commended STARWARS: THE CLONE WARS LIGHT UP SCOOTER By Ozbozz

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Award Category: Arts & Craft Toy
Winner CLEVERBOX By Clever Box Club

008 Clever Box Club (2)
Highly Commended PLAYMAIS 500 PIECE BUCKET By PlayMais

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Award Category: Educational Toy
Winner COUNT & DRAW By LeapFrog

count and draw winner
Highly Commended BEN & BETTY By Ben & Betty

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