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Top 25 Toys Trends in February

From 3D-Printed Genius Toys to Ghost-Detecting Teddy Bears

— February 25, 2018 — Life-Stages
The top February 2018 toy trends aim to inspire grown-up traits in kids, including everything from inventiveness and bravery to empowerment.

To inspire creative problem solving through play, The Real Play Coalition scanned and replicated the design of Einstein's original childhood toy blocks so that they can be 3D printed and enjoyed by kids of all ages. In a similar spirit, General Mills is encouraging inventive thinking by launching a series of special-edition cereal boxes that transform into incredible Rube Goldberg machines.

Although ghosts, zombies and other creatures can induce fear in even the bravest adult, a new wave of toys for kids embraces scary themes. While the GhostStop 'BooBuddy' is equipped to detect electromagnetic fields for the purposes of tracking paranormal activity, the Tiny Epic Zombies board game is centered around getting players to survive the apocalypse. Similarly, Noises At Night is styled as an amateur detective mystery game that is set in a spooky house.
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Anti-Cheating Gaming Chatbots
Anti-Cheating Gaming Chatbots
'Monopoly CheatBot' on Facebook Resolves Board Game Disputes
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24
Cooling Candy Packaging
Cooling Candy Packaging
Candyrific's Expressions Everyday Fans are Decorated with Emoji Characters
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23
Cheating-Sanctioning Board Games
Cheating-Sanctioning Board Games
Hasbro Will Release a Monopoly Cheaters Edition This Autumn
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22
Royal Guard LEGOs
Royal Guard LEGOs
The Royal Guard Minifigure is a Collectible LEGO Exclusively at Hamleys
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21
Transformative Cereal Boxes
Transformative Cereal Boxes
The Rube Goldberg General Mills Cereal Boxes Turn Into Machines
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20
Amateur Detective Card Games
Amateur Detective Card Games
'Noises At Night' Has Players Solving Mysteries in a Spooky House
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19
Cardboard Gaming Kits
Cardboard Gaming Kits
Nintendo Labo Introduces DIY Kits for the Nintendo Switch
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18
App-Driven WWII Board Games
App-Driven WWII Board Games
The 'UBOOT' Board Game Puts Players Onboard a U-Boat
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17
Zombie Survivalist Board Games
Zombie Survivalist Board Games
'Tiny Epic Zombies' Has Players Fighting to Survive the Apocalypse
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16
Ghost-Detecting Teddy Bears
Ghost-Detecting Teddy Bears
The GhostStop 'BooBuddy' Hides Advanced Technology in a Plush Toy
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15
LEGO-Focused Kids Games
LEGO-Focused Kids Games
LEGO's Partnerhsip with Tencent Will Allow LEGO Licensed Games in China
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14
Interactive Child-Focused Reading Tools
Interactive Child-Focused Reading Tools
Square Panda is Using Technology to Encourage Kids to Read
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13
Toddler-Focused Synthesizer Toys
Toddler-Focused Synthesizer Toys
The Blipblox Houses Pro Musical Features in a Kid-Friendly Casing
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12
Anatomic Heart-Shaped Plush Toys
Anatomic Heart-Shaped Plush Toys
The 'I Heart Guts!' Heart is the Perfect Gift for Valentine's Day
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11
Collectible Drag Queen Figurines
Collectible Drag Queen Figurines
These Funko Pop! Vinyl Figures Star the RuPaul’s Drag Race Cast
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10
Interactive Restaurant Activities
Interactive Restaurant Activities
Toronto's Richtree Market Offers Fun Farm and Pizza-Making Games
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9
Nostalgic Collectible 90s Figures
Nostalgic Collectible 90s Figures
The Kidrobot Nickelodeon Nick 90s Blind Box Minis are Retro
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8
Braille-Teaching Toys
Braille-Teaching Toys
The BecDot Helps Blind and Visually Impaired Kids Learn Braille Early On
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7
Smartphone-Requiring Games
Smartphone-Requiring Games
The 'GAME of PHONES' Game is for Those Who are Always on Their Phone
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6
Juvenile Sleep Companion Clocks
Juvenile Sleep Companion Clocks
The 'Tick Tock Turtle' Kids Alarm Clock Teaches Routine and More
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5
Eco-Friendly Cork Toy Blocks
Eco-Friendly Cork Toy Blocks
These Construction Toys by QURKIES are Soft and Silent
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4
Eco-Friendly Miniature Furniture
Eco-Friendly Miniature Furniture
EcoBirdy Makes Children's Furniture That Teaches About Recycling
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3
3D-Printed Genius Toys
3D-Printed Genius Toys
The Real Play Coalition's 'Open Einstein' Replicates a Genius' Playthings
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2
Fishmonger Puzzle Games
Fishmonger Puzzle Games
The 3D Tuna Dissection Puzzle Challenges Users to Recall Anatomy
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1
Interactive Kids Composting Units
Interactive Kids Composting Units
The 'Fytó' Teaches Food Waste Awareness for Young Ones
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