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Top 30 Toy Trends in August

From Collectible Fashion Dolls to Social Challenge Card Games

— August 1, 2020 — Life-Stages
These August 2020 toy innovations range from collectible fashion dolls to social challenge card games.

Standouts include Little Tikes’ Tobi Robot Smartwatch, an interactive product with the ability to share over "100 expressions and up to 3,000 photos or about 30 minutes of video." The robot smartwatch is an educational and activity-promoting toy, featuring fun games, fitness challenges for kids and learning modules.

Other August 2020 toy examples include the PLAYMOBIL Grand Castle of Novelmore Playset -- consisting of 374 detailed pieces. Geared toward kids who are eight and up, the kit requires players to defend a castle that is under siege, requiring strategy and wit alongside building and construction skills. The game also lets players choose from four characters, adding to its interactive appeal and allowing for solo or group play.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
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Monosyllabic Word Games
Monosyllabic Word Games
Poetry for Neanderthals Challenges Players to Speak in Single Syllables
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29
Group-Uniting Party Games
Group-Uniting Party Games
Herd Mentality Challenges Players to Think Like the Others
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28
Player-Celebrating Game Campaigns
Player-Celebrating Game Campaigns
UNO's #unowhoyouare Celebrates Four Unique Types of Players
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27
Fast-Paced Historical Card Games
Fast-Paced Historical Card Games
'Great Events' Helps Players Learn on an Array of Subjects
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26
Spontaneous Response Card Games
Spontaneous Response Card Games
The 'Did You Really Just…' Adult Party Card Game is Fast-Paced
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25
Outdoor Board Game Campaigns
Outdoor Board Game Campaigns
#PlayItOutdoors Encourages Players to Take Their Games Outside
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24
Robotic Wooden Tabletop Games
Robotic Wooden Tabletop Games
The 'ARMPAL' Game is for One to Four Players to Enjoy
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23
Social Challenge Card Games
Social Challenge Card Games
The 'Chickensh*t' Social Drinking Card Game is Easy to Start Playing
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22
At-Home Escape Games
At-Home Escape Games
Trapped: Escape Room Game Packs Can Be Set Up in Any Room at Home
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21
DIY Geology Discovery Kits
DIY Geology Discovery Kits
The National Geographic Break Open Geodes Kit Comes with 10 Stones
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20
Makeup Surprise Dolls
Makeup Surprise Dolls
The Collectible InstaGlam Dolls Inspire Creativity & Style
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19
Mini Fashion Dolls
Mini Fashion Dolls
L.O.L. Surprise! J.K. Dolls Have Tall Shoes, Real Fabric Fashions & Hair
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18
Virtual Toy Parties
Virtual Toy Parties
Sweet Suite @ Home Shares Product Reveals, Games, Activities & More
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17
Potted Plant Playsets
Potted Plant Playsets
Interplay UK's Peppa Pig Grow & Play Toys Encourage Kids to Nurture Plants
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16
Oversized Tea Party Toys
Oversized Tea Party Toys
Itty Bitty Prettys Tea Party Surprise Modernizes Tea Party Play
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15
Crossover Ghost Hunter Toys
Crossover Ghost Hunter Toys
The My Little Pony Plasmane Toy is Part of the Crossover Collection
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14
Medieval Buildable Toy Sets
Medieval Buildable Toy Sets
The PLAYMOBIL Grand Castle of Novelmore Playset is Detailed
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13
Collectible Fashion Dolls
Collectible Fashion Dolls
L.O.L. Surprise!'s New Fashion Doll Packaging Doubles as a Playset
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12
Playful Robot Smartwatches
Playful Robot Smartwatches
Little Tikes' Tobi Robot Smartwatch Has a Camera, Games & More
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11
Long-Haired Pet-Dolls
Long-Haired Pet-Dolls
VIP Pets Have Hair That's Revealed with a Surprise Experience
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10
Home Camping Boxes
Home Camping Boxes
Shake Shack's Shack Camp Box Shares Six Weeks of Activities
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9
Voice-Recording Robot Toys
Voice-Recording Robot Toys
Hexbug's MoBots Let Kids Capture and Modify Their Voices
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8
Eco Tactile Sand Toys
Eco Tactile Sand Toys
Rainbow Eco Products' Slinky Sand is Like Slime But Without the Goo
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7
Toy Maze-Integrated Stools
Toy Maze-Integrated Stools
The 'Island Stool' Offers Kids a Place to Sit and Play
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6
Old-Fashioned Tabletop Game Furniture
Old-Fashioned Tabletop Game Furniture
This Vintage Industrial Foosball Table is Finely Crafted
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5
Child-Sized Excavator Toys
Child-Sized Excavator Toys
The Big Dig Sandbox Digging Excavator is Backyard or Beach-Ready
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4
Screen-Free Story Time Speakers
Screen-Free Story Time Speakers
The 'StoryPod' Smart Speaker Plays Stories, Music and More
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3
Inflatable Floating Grecian Islands
Inflatable Floating Grecian Islands
The World of Watersports Parthenon Canopy Spa Island is Large
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2
Customizable Cardboard Play Sets
Customizable Cardboard Play Sets
The 'Wonder DIY' Play Set Encourages Kids to Personalize
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1
Handcrafted Wooden Toys
Handcrafted Wooden Toys
ESNAF Toys' Product Brings Together Parents and Children Through Playtime
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