LEGO Bags Toy of the Year Award and Other Recognitions from the Toy Industry Association.

It has been customary for the Toy Industry Association Inc. to grant several prestigious awards to certain toy manufacturers for their outstanding contribution to the toy industry. Before this year’s New York Toy Fair officially kicks off a few hours from now, the TIAI has the distinct honor of bestowing to the LEGO Group the coveted Toy of the Year Award, the Construction Toy of the Year, and Specialty Toy of the Year awards as well. The winning set to be awarded with the double recognition for being the Toy of the Year and Construction Toy of the Year was visually and mechanically impressive LEGO Friends Amusement Park Roller Coaster (41130). The Specialty Toy of the Year was handed down to the stunning LEGO Disney Castle (71040)

Both of these sets are now available via Amazon, with 20% off for the LEGO Friends Amusement Park Roller Coaster. Click on the links and images below to know more.

 

LEGO Disney Castle (71040)

 

 

LEGO Friends Amusement Park Roller Coaster (41130)

 

For the past years, LEGO has been a consistent winner at the TIA awards with the following sets credited for their creativity, design, appeal and product excellence.

 

Boy Toy of the Year (2016)LEGO Star Wars The Force Awakens Millenium Falcon (75105)

 

E-Connected Toy of the Year (2015)LEGO Fusion

 

Educational Toy of the Year (2015)LEGO Technic

 

Toy of the Year (2013) and Activity Toy of the Year (2013)LEGO Friends

 

Activity Toy of the Year (2012)LEGO Ninjago Fire Temple (2507)

 

Activity Toy of the Year (2008)LEGO City

 

Activity Toy of the Year (2006)LEGO Star Wars

 

Boy Toy of the Year (2005)LEGO Knights’ Kingdom

 

Activity Toy of the Year (2001)LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts Castle (4709)

 

Boy Toy of the Year (2000)LEGO Soccer Championship Challenge (3409)

 

As a side note, former President of LEGO Systems Inc. Peter Eio was inducted to the Toy Industry Hall of Fame for his significant contribution to the growth and success of LEGO in particular, and the toy industry in general.

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