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Top 60 Toy Trends in March

From Interactive Programming Toys to Candy-Flavored Bubbles

— March 25, 2018 — Life-Stages
Diverse species of animals, from orca whales to house cats, are known to toy with their live prey once they've made the catch, so we should consider the March 2018 toy trends — and indeed, the existence of toys in general — a win for humanity's innate compassion.

Last month held the American International Toy Fair, the world's largest toy convention. It welcomes toy makers and brands from all corners, and it highlights both the best toys of today and some enticing concepts for the future. One of the most notable trends, both at the toy fair and over the past year or so at least, is the push for toys that are not only fun but also educational. In fact, STEMtrunk is a new service that lets parents rent new STEM toys on demand, giving kids access to a broad educational playscape.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
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Grooming Product RPG Add-ons
Grooming Product RPG Add-ons
Old Spice Created a New Playable Class for 'Dungeons & Dragons'
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59
Snack-Centric Pocket Games
Snack-Centric Pocket Games
Tactic Games' 'Let's Play' Includes 'Choco' and 'What's in the Fridge?'
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58
Remixed Color Card Games
Remixed Color Card Games
Mattel's 'Dos' Introduces the Card Game Sequel to Uno
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57
Bubble-Blowing Trick Kits
Bubble-Blowing Trick Kits
'Slick Tricks' Teaches 16 Stunts That Can Be Done with Bubbles
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56
Beauty Lab Toys
Beauty Lab Toys
Thames & Kosmos' 'Creative Cosmetics Lab' Teaches Chemistry Through Beauty
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55
Educational Dancing Robots
Educational Dancing Robots
The New Kamigami Educational Robots Hope to Teach Basic Coding to Kids
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54
Cubic AR Toys
Cubic AR Toys
PleIQ Combines Tangible Cube Toys with Augmented Reality Interactions
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53
Dessert-Themed Disney Toys
Dessert-Themed Disney Toys
Imperial Toys' D-Lectables are Character-Inspired Confections
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52
Cheating-Sanctioning Board Games
Cheating-Sanctioning Board Games
Hasbro Will Release a Monopoly Cheaters Edition This Autumn
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51
Headworn Snacking Games
Headworn Snacking Games
Hasbro's 'Chow Crown' Challenges Players to Eat from Spinning Forks
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50
Sushi-Themed Chalk Sets
Sushi-Themed Chalk Sets
Twee's Limited-Edition 'Sushi Sidewalk Chalk' Mimics Hand-Made Rolls
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49
Family-Friendly Card Games
Family-Friendly Card Games
'Relative Insanity' is a New Card Game Made for the Entire Family
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48
Smartphone-Powered Educational Robots
Smartphone-Powered Educational Robots
The 'Robobo' Helps Anyone Learn About Programming Robots
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47
Magnetic Principle Board Games
Magnetic Principle Board Games
The 'Snap Attack' Magnetic Board Game Requires a Keen Eye and Hand
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46
Amateur Detective Card Games
Amateur Detective Card Games
'Noises At Night' Has Players Solving Mysteries in a Spooky House
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45
AR Car Playsets
AR Car Playsets
The Hot Wheels AR App is Bringing Modern Tech to Classic Kids' Toys
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44
Wild West Board Games
Wild West Board Games
The 'Deadwood 1876' Game is Suitable for Players Aged 13 and Up
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43
Powerful Electric Roller Skates
Powerful Electric Roller Skates
The Razor 'Turbo Jetts' are Suitable for Kids and Adults Alike
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42
Relaunched Pocket Playsets
Relaunched Pocket Playsets
Mattel is Reintroducing Polly Pocket to Show Girls "Tiny is Mighty"
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41
Intergalactic Cartoon Board Games
Intergalactic Cartoon Board Games
The Rick and Morty Edition Monopoly Game Celebrates the Series
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40
Kid-Friendly Cooking Sets
Kid-Friendly Cooking Sets
The MasterChef Junior Cooking Essentials Set Includes Three Recipe Cards
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39
Candy-Flavored Bubbles
Candy-Flavored Bubbles
This Candylicious Bubbles Toy Set Includes a Solution That Can Be Eaten
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38
Ice Cream-Inspired Molding Toys
Ice Cream-Inspired Molding Toys
Play Visions' Color-Changing Floof Inspires a Sensory Experience
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37
Digitized Mathematics Devices
Digitized Mathematics Devices
The iBrain Digital Abacus Teaches Math, Coding and More
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36
Spell-Casting Wand Toys
Spell-Casting Wand Toys
JAKKS Pacific's Harry Potter Wands Recognize Movement to Cast Spells
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35
Kid-Centric Screen-Free Music Players
Kid-Centric Screen-Free Music Players
Muuselabs' Jooki Presents a Screen-Free Alternative
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34
Musical Pod Toys
Musical Pod Toys
Fisher-Price's 'Think & Learn Rocktopus' Lets Kids Mix and Match Sounds
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33
Car-Themed Lifestyle Collections
Car-Themed Lifestyle Collections
BMW Created a MINI Lifestyle Collection for Kids
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32
Engaging Music Education Systems
Engaging Music Education Systems
The 'Soundbops' Music Building Blocks Encourage Creativity
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31
Comedic Camera Candy Dispensers
Comedic Camera Candy Dispensers
#FR2 Created a New Candy Dispensing Disposable Camera
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30
Intelligent Voice-Controlled Toys
Intelligent Voice-Controlled Toys
CogniToys' 'Scout' is a Toy That Plays, Jokes and Chats
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29
Large-Scale LEGO Superhero Sets
Large-Scale LEGO Superhero Sets
LEGO's Avengers: Infinity War Hulkbuster Set Has Over 1,000 Pieces
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28
Collectible Superhero Action Figures
Collectible Superhero Action Figures
Hasbro's New Action Figures are from Avengers: Infinity War
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27
Gesture-Controlled Air Toys
Gesture-Controlled Air Toys
The SpinMaster Supernova Does Away with the Remote Control System
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26
Suction Cup Teething Toys
Suction Cup Teething Toys
POPPIES' Affordable Teether Toys Make the Process More Fun
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25
Palm-Sized Racer Drones
Palm-Sized Racer Drones
The UVify 'OOri' Micro Racing Drone Flies at Up to 60mph
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24
Pickle Jar Plush Toys
Pickle Jar Plush Toys
Etsy's plushoff Shop Offers a Range of Food-Inspired Toy Items
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23
Robot Mascot Toys
Robot Mascot Toys
SoftBank is Introducing a Robot Plush Toy Version of Pepper the Robot
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22
Low-Tech Robotics Kits
Low-Tech Robotics Kits
Thames & Kosmos' Coding & Robotics Set Teaches without Mobile Devices
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21
Sushi-Building Children's Toys
Sushi-Building Children's Toys
Toyella Created a Skill-Developing Sushi Maki Puzzle Game for Kids
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20
Educational Toy Rental Services
Educational Toy Rental Services
'STEMtrunk' Lets Parents Rent New STEM Toys for Their Young Ones
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19
Ultra-Realistic Puppy Toys
Ultra-Realistic Puppy Toys
'Ricky the Trick-Lovin Pup' is a Highly Convincing Companion Toy
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18
Miniature Vintage Car Replicas
Miniature Vintage Car Replicas
This Handcrafted Bentley Replica Looks Exactly Like the Original
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17
Designer DIY Jewelry Kits
Designer DIY Jewelry Kits
Make It Real Launched a Series of Juicy Couture Craft Jewelry Sets
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16
Comical Parrot Toys
Comical Parrot Toys
Hasbro's 'Rock-a-too the Show Bird' Sings, Dances, Jokes and Imitates
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15
Touch-Responsive Board Games
Touch-Responsive Board Games
'Blinks' is a Lit-Up Social Board Game That is Fit for Any Age Group
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14
Aquatic Animal Plush Toys
Aquatic Animal Plush Toys
BigStuffed's Plushies are Albino, Sizable and Handmade
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13
Education 3D-Printing Pens
Education 3D-Printing Pens
The 3Doodler Start STEM Kit Includes Educational Builds
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12
Infinite Ammo Dart Guns
Infinite Ammo Dart Guns
The Nerf N-Strike Elite Infinus Blaster Can be Continuously Reloaded
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11
Upside-Down House Playgrounds
Upside-Down House Playgrounds
This UK Play Park's Features are Dream-Based and Multicolored
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10
Inspiring Superhero Rag Dolls
Inspiring Superhero Rag Dolls
La Loba Teaches Kids to Celebrate Being Different and Independent
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9
Kitchen Playset Pillows
Kitchen Playset Pillows
Sago Mini's Pillow Toy is a Space-Saving Kitchen Playset Alternative
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8
Interactive STEM Education Storybooks
Interactive STEM Education Storybooks
The Discover Wonders Talking Books are Fun to Use
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7
Four-in-One Sports Boards
Four-in-One Sports Boards
Jakks Pacific's 'MorfBoard' Transforms into a Skateboard, Scooter & More
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6
Interactive Programming Toys
Interactive Programming Toys
The 'KicoBox' Helps Anyone Get Started with Coding
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5
Pimple-Simulating Toys
Pimple-Simulating Toys
The 'Pop It Pal' Lets You Squeeze Artificial Blemishes
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4
Hungry Dinosaur Toys
Hungry Dinosaur Toys
Hasbro's FurReal Munchin' Rex Eats Plastic Broccoli and Cookie Toys
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3
Fidget-Friendly Writing Utensils
Fidget-Friendly Writing Utensils
The 'Fidget Pen' Offers an Adult Way to Play During the Day
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2
Wearable Plush Pets
Wearable Plush Pets
Skyrocket's 'Pomsies' are Fuzzy, Portable and Interactive
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1
Demure Hypnotic Desk Toys
Demure Hypnotic Desk Toys
The 'VORTECON' is Fun to Look at and Play with
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