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Top 85 Toy Ideas in March

From Magnetic Writing Utentils to Diversely Shaped Dolls

— March 25, 2016 — Life-Stages
The top March 2016 toys reveal some of the most popular products to look out for in the year ahead. Within these emerging toys, there are a few key themes that parents and manufacturers will want to pay attention to in order to ensure success when toys are presented to kids.

After the excitement of Christmas, the next big toy event to look forward to is the annual New York Toy Fair. Some of the most inspiring toys to be revealed at this year's exhibition included smart dollhouses, app-connected go-karts and even flavored blowing bubbles that can be eaten.

Along with many new toys on display at the fair, a number of old favorites have been reintroduced with new forms. For instance, Simon Air can now be played in a hands-free format and Cabbage Patch Kid dolls now feature expressive LED eyes. Hasbro's Monopoly, Barbie and the ThingMaker from Mattel also received modern upgrades.
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Girl-Targeted Printing Programs
Girl-Targeted Printing Programs
This Northern Illinois University Program Supports Girls in STEM
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84
Miniature Sprinkler Sets
Miniature Sprinkler Sets
This Kid-Friendly Sprinkler Helps Children Stay Cool in the Summer
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83
3D-Printed Darts
3D-Printed Darts
These Throwing Darts Are Made From 3D-Printed Plastic
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82
Meticulate Manhattan Models
Meticulate Manhattan Models
These Models Of Manhattan Were Made Using Detailed Aerial Scans
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81
Ice Cream Truck Toys
Ice Cream Truck Toys
Shopkins' Ice Cream Toy Truck is a Food Business Playset
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80
App-Connected Go-Karts
App-Connected Go-Karts
This Electric Go-Kart's Speed and Range Can Be Controlled Via An App
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79
Plush Sushi Play Sets
Plush Sushi Play Sets
These Colorful Pieces of Sushi are Made from Felt Materials
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78
Lifelike LCD Dolls
Lifelike LCD Dolls
This Lifelike Doll Features LCD Screen Eyes For Added Expression
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77
Wheelchair-Using LEGO Charcters
Wheelchair-Using LEGO Charcters
This LEGO Figurine Represents a Step Towards More Inclusive Toys
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76
Preloaded Junior Smartwatches
Preloaded Junior Smartwatches
The Kurio Kids Watch Provides Entertainment for Younger Users
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75
Building Block Foods
Building Block Foods
Michał Kulesza Recreates Popular Food Items out of LEGO Pieces
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74
Magnetic Writing Utensils
Magnetic Writing Utensils
'MAGNETIPS' Fineliner Pens Offer Precision Results in a Fun Manner
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73
Vocabulary-Enriching Dolls
Vocabulary-Enriching Dolls
VTech's Baby Doll Toy Teaches Kids Words and Phrases
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72
Speedy Western Card Games
Speedy Western Card Games
The 'Tiny Epic Western' Board Game Can be Played by One to Four Players
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71
Retro Touchless Toys
Retro Touchless Toys
Simon Air Sees the Retro Toy Receive a Modern Handsfree Update
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70
3D-Printed Subscription Boxes
3D-Printed Subscription Boxes
'Cubeforme' is a Subscription That Delivers Monthly 3D-Printed Gifts
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69
All-Terrain Toy Drones
All-Terrain Toy Drones
Takara Tomy's Earth Rider Flying Drones Conquer Land, Air and Water
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68
Organic Teething Necklaces
Organic Teething Necklaces
These Necklaces are Made from Beads That are Safe for Babies to Chew
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67
Empowering Youth Dolls
Empowering Youth Dolls
These Diverse Dolls Aim to Inspire, Educate and Empower Young Girls
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66
Educational Crayon Sets
Educational Crayon Sets
These Crayons Help Children Learn the Periodic Table of Elements
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65
Alien-Blasting Toy Guns
Alien-Blasting Toy Guns
The Alien Menace Line Of Blasters Are Reminiscent of the Halo Game's Guns
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64
Monster-Shaped Crayons
Monster-Shaped Crayons
These 3D-Printed Crayons for Kids Benefit Abused & Neglected Children
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63
Feminine Archery Sets
Feminine Archery Sets
The REBELLE PLATINUM Bow and Arrow Set Encourages Girls to Try Archery
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62
Multipurpose Baby Monitors
Multipurpose Baby Monitors
'snu:mee' is an Infant Monitor, Music Box and Mp3 Player
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61
Educational Diabetic Dolls
Educational Diabetic Dolls
The American Girl Diabetes Care Kit Teaches Young Girls About Illness
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60
Selfie Singing Toys
Selfie Singing Toys
The 'SelfieMic' Combines a Selfie Stick with Karaoke
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59
Toy Car Sound Systems
Toy Car Sound Systems
The Sumci Portable Wireless Speakers Feature Surround Sound Capabilities
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58
App-Oriented STEM Kits
App-Oriented STEM Kits
The 'MudWatt' Classic STEM Kit Enables Kids to Learn About Bacteria
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57
Reimagined Classic Games
Reimagined Classic Games
This Version Of the Classic Cup and Ball Game Features Audio Instructions
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56
Archaeological Dinosaur Soaps
Archaeological Dinosaur Soaps
These Children's Bath Products Feature Hidden Prehistoric Toys
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55
Bankruptcy Board Games
Bankruptcy Board Games
Monopoly Ultimate Banking Challenges Players to Make Others Go Broke
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54
Superheroine Toy Sets
Superheroine Toy Sets
The 'Girls Night Out 5-Pack' Features DC Superheroines and Villainesses
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53
Flexible Toy Car Tracks
Flexible Toy Car Tracks
Lionel's Mega Tracks Create Courses for Cars That Defy Gravity
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52
Motorcycling Superheroine Toys
Motorcycling Superheroine Toys
This DC Superhero Action Figure is the 'Deluxe Batgirl of Burnside'
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51
Children's Architecture Building Blocks
Children's Architecture Building Blocks
The Little Architect Set is a Techicolor Toy Drafting Kit
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50
Paper Airplane-Producing Machines
Paper Airplane-Producing Machines
This Machine is Designed to Fold Paper into Precise Airplanes
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49
Empowering Entrepreneurial Toys
Empowering Entrepreneurial Toys
Fashion Angels' 'It's My Biz' Toys Inspire Careers in Business
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48
Hoverboard Barbie Toys
Hoverboard Barbie Toys
Mattel's Star Light Adventure RC Toy Takes Barbie to New Heights
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47
Inventive Board Game Kits
Inventive Board Game Kits
The Game Inventors Kits Let Consumers Design Their Own Activities
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46
Ghostbusting LEGO Kits
Ghostbusting LEGO Kits
The New Ghostbusters LEGO Collection Features a Dastardly Red Demon
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45
Camera-Toting Toy Guns
Camera-Toting Toy Guns
This Nerf Blaster Features a Removable Video Camera
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44
Superhero Nesting Dolls
Superhero Nesting Dolls
These Justice League Characters Fit Seamlessly Inside One Another
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43
Diversely Shaped Dolls
Diversely Shaped Dolls
The Latest Barbie Fashionistas Line Boasts Curvy, Tall and Petite Models
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42
Rescue Pet Plush Toys
Rescue Pet Plush Toys
Pibborafi Models Its Stuffed Animal Toys After Real Rescue Dogs
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41
Diverse Model-Made Dolls
Diverse Model-Made Dolls
Mala Bryan Created a Line of Dolls That Celebrate Black Beauty
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40
Balance-Practicing Toys
Balance-Practicing Toys
The Monkey Business Sports Stilt Walkers Let Kids Fine-Tune Motor Skills
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39
Superhero Toy Ducks
Superhero Toy Ducks
The Batman Rubber Duck Transforms the Iconic Dark Knight into a Bath Toy
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38
Immersive Brand Attractions
Immersive Brand Attractions
This Mattel Experience Brings TV Characters to Life in Liverpool
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37
Custom Toy Printers
Custom Toy Printers
Autodesk and Mattel Relaunched the 'ThingMaker' as a $300 3D Printer for Kids
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36
DIY Drawing Robots
DIY Drawing Robots
Makers Toolbox Teaches Kids to Create a Functional 'Scribbler Robot'
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35
Stimulating Structural Toys
Stimulating Structural Toys
The 'H Blocks' Wooden Block Set is Suitable for Child or Adult Usage
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34
Handheld Video Game Consoles
Handheld Video Game Consoles
The Sinclair ZX Spectrum Vega+ Handheld Video Game is Immersive
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Sketched Superhero Figurines
Sketched Superhero Figurines
The Jim Lee Blueline Superman is Styled Like a 3D Drawing
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32
Digital Note-Taking Devices
Digital Note-Taking Devices
Boogie Board's Jot 4.5 eWriter Simplifies Digital Drawing and Writing
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31
Solar-Powered Bottle Toys
Solar-Powered Bottle Toys
This Solar PET Bottle Car Teaches Kids About Electronics and Upcycling
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30
Toy Marketplace Apps
Toy Marketplace Apps
KidsTrade is a Toy App That Allows Children to Swap Games and Goods Safely
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29
Insect-Killing Origami Crafts
Insect-Killing Origami Crafts
This Paper Origami Boat is Infused with a Natural Mosquito Killer
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28
Pickup Truck Drinking Games
Pickup Truck Drinking Games
The Tailgate Pong Accessory Enables a Game of Beer Pong While Parked
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Flawless Replica Cars
Flawless Replica Cars
The Playmobil Porsche 911 Carrera Model is Magnificently Realistic
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26
Code-Teaching Toy Robots
Code-Teaching Toy Robots
The Kamibot Robot Makes it Easier to Teach Kids to Code
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25
Balancing Monkey Robots
Balancing Monkey Robots
Spin Master's Zoomer Chimp That Crawls and Balances on Two Wheely Feet
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Intergalactic Holograph Displays
Intergalactic Holograph Displays
The Star Wars 3D HoloDisplay Projects Scenes from the Latest Film
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Mini Luxury Electric Cars
Mini Luxury Electric Cars
The Radio Flyer Tesla Model S is a Kids Electric Car with Modern Style
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Color-Scanning Styluses
Color-Scanning Styluses
The 'Mozbii' is a Stylus for Kids that Enables Exploration and Interaction
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Swimming Turtle Toys
Swimming Turtle Toys
This Little Live Pets Toy Comes to Life on Land and in Water
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Wooden LEGO Figurines
Wooden LEGO Figurines
These Building Block Toys are Recreated Using Rustic Wood
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Hybrid Drone Toys
Hybrid Drone Toys
The Flying Car Remote Controlled Vehicle Offers Advanced Functionality
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Kid-Friendly Go-Karts
Kid-Friendly Go-Karts
The 'Arrow Smart-Kart' Gives Children the Opportunity to Experience Driving
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Presidential Trading Cards
Presidential Trading Cards
These Garbage Pail Kids Cards Mock American Presidential Candidates
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Animated Turtle Action Figures
Animated Turtle Action Figures
These Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Toys Are Gorgeously Accurate
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Intelligent Robot Pets
Intelligent Robot Pets
The 'CHiPK9' Robot Dog is Programmed to Offer Loyalty and Affection
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Voice-Controlled Robotic Toys
Voice-Controlled Robotic Toys
This Star Wars BB-8 Robot Toy Responds To Your Voice Commands
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Papercraft Pinball Machines
Papercraft Pinball Machines
The Pinbox 3000 Kit Makes a Handmade Version of the Retro Arcade Game
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Barbecue Board Games
Barbecue Board Games
This BBQ Game Challenges Kids to Expertly Handle Simulated Sizzling Food
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Realistic Male Dolls
Realistic Male Dolls
The Dad Bod Ken is in Response to the Latest Line of Barbies
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Bamboo Ping Pong Paddles
Bamboo Ping Pong Paddles
The 'Coconut Paddle' is Helps Users Improve Their Table Tennis Game
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Colorful Play Tablets
Colorful Play Tablets
Boogie Board's Scribble n' Play eWriter Lets Kids Doodle in Color
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Smart-Connected Dollhouses
Smart-Connected Dollhouses
The 'Hello Barbie Dreamhouse' Features Wi-Fi and Voice Recognition
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Fishing Boat Toys
Fishing Boat Toys
This RC Boat Can Catch Fish Up to Two Pounds
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Edible Blowing Bubbles
Edible Blowing Bubbles
These Candy Bubbles Taste Like Cherry, Grape, Bubble Gum or Tutti Frutti
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Hijab-Wearing Barbie Dolls
Hijab-Wearing Barbie Dolls
This Instagram Account Shows Barbie Wearing a Hijab in Stylish Ways
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4
Realized Imaginary Friend Toys
Realized Imaginary Friend Toys
AMV BBDO Turns Children's Drawings into Stuffed Playthings
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3
DIY Birdhouse Kits
DIY Birdhouse Kits
The 'Nesting Box' Kit Makes It Easy for Anyone to Build a Birdhouse
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2
Tablet Loom Toys
Tablet Loom Toys
Wooky Entertainment's 'iLoom' Uses Tablet Technology for Bracelet-Making
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Supersonic LEGO Models
Supersonic LEGO Models
This Air France Concorde Model is Made Out of LEGO Bricks
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