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Top 30 Toys Trends in May

From Whizzing Fidget Toys to Collectible Glowing Eggs

— May 27, 2017 — Life-Stages
With summer tantalizingly soon, the May 2017 toys trends make it clear that consumers are yearning for the dog days of lounging in balmy climes. Whether pool toys or outdoor fun more generally, companies are thinking up unique ways for consumers to spend as much time as possible in the sunshine this coming season.

Like the watering holes of sub-Saharan Africa, pools become a communal meeting place during the summer, and pool toys offer outlets to channel that seasonal energy. The Intex 'Inflat-A-Bull' is a pool toy designed to be the aquatic equivalent of a mechanical bull, and Big Mouth's Floating Swim-Up Bar is a tiki bar that consumers can bring to their own backyard pools (rather than having to spend on a luxurious hotel or resort that might have a similar amenity.)
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Crayon Farewell Tours
Crayon Farewell Tours
The Celebrate Dandelion Campaign Encourages Crayola Fans to Say Goodbye
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29
Anti-Pollution Animal Toys
Anti-Pollution Animal Toys
'Pollutoys' are Animal Toys for Kids That Teach About Plastic Pollution
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28
Triceratops Tex-Mex Tableware
Triceratops Tex-Mex Tableware
The TriceraTACO Taco Holder is Great for Getting Picky Kids Excited
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27
Girl Scout Dolls
Girl Scout Dolls
Lottie Doll is Introducing an Official Girl Scouts Brownie Doll
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26
Animated Illustration Books
Animated Illustration Books
'Clown Thrown Away' is Based on Sir Quentin Blake's Illustrative Story
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25
Tiki Bar Pool Toys
Tiki Bar Pool Toys
Big Mouth's Floating Par Pool Toy is for Grown-Up Play
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24
Child-Distracting Playsets
Child-Distracting Playsets
These Toys for Kids Help Adults Watch the Versailles TV Show in Peace
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23
Resurrected 90s Virtual Pets
Resurrected 90s Virtual Pets
The Bandai Tamagotchi Toy Pet is Being Re-Released
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22
Chessboard Flower Holders
Chessboard Flower Holders
'Chess Vase' Turns the Strategy Game into a Lively Battle of Minds
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21
Real-Life Toy Pickups
Real-Life Toy Pickups
The Toyota Hilux Tonka Truck Celebrates the Brand's Australian Sales Success
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20
Hugging Stuffed Animals
Hugging Stuffed Animals
Parihug Stuffed Animals Send Hugs Between One Another
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19
Exclusive Graffiti Artist Collectibles
Exclusive Graffiti Artist Collectibles
STASH and Medicom Toy Joined to Create a New Bearbrick
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18
Exposed Anatomy Artist Toys
Exposed Anatomy Artist Toys
These New KAWS Figurines are Available in a 'Blush' Colorway
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17
Collectible Beast Toys
Collectible Beast Toys
Build-a-Bear is Offering a Cuddly Version of Disney's Beloved Beast
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16
Architectural Stamp Sets
Architectural Stamp Sets
The 'Stampville' Set of Stamps Inspires the Creation of 2D Villages
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15
Replacement Crayon Campaigns
Replacement Crayon Campaigns
The Crayola Who's Leaving Countdown Celebrates the Brand's New Color
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14
Glowing Electric Tube Games
Glowing Electric Tube Games
The Nixie Chess Set Game Uses Nixie Tubes for a Glowing Experience
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13
Customizable Kid Riding Toys
Customizable Kid Riding Toys
The 'Chou Du Volant' Children's Toy Can be Ridden, Pushed and More
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12
Collectible Glowing Eggs
Collectible Glowing Eggs
This Novelty Toy Set Introduces Facehugger Eggs from the Alien Film
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11
Conversational Candlelight Games
Conversational Candlelight Games
Saje Wellness' Card Game for Groups Includes Candles & a Diffuser
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10
Pixel-Themed Magnetic Toys
Pixel-Themed Magnetic Toys
This Children's Construction Set Offers Endless Building Opportunities
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9
Snack-Inspired Plush Toys
Snack-Inspired Plush Toys
The Cheesy Puffs XL Plush is a Clever Toy with Its Own Storage Bag
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8
Movement-Tracking RC Cars
Movement-Tracking RC Cars
This Remote Control Toy Car from Ultigesture Tracks Your Moves
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7
Oversized Octopus Playgrounds
Oversized Octopus Playgrounds
The 'Kraken' Outdoor Playground is for Kids and Adults in Shenzhen
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6
Infant Programming Toys
Infant Programming Toys
The 'KUMIITA' Educational Programming Toy Teaches Coding Concepts
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5
Bar Bull Pool Toys
Bar Bull Pool Toys
The Intex 'Inflat-A-Bull' Inflatable Pool Toys are Fun for All Ages
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4
Dictionary Stress Balls
Dictionary Stress Balls
The 'Random' Squeeze Ball Relieves Stress and Offers a Visual Experience
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3
Arty Abstract Desk Toys
Arty Abstract Desk Toys
'Endless Puzzle' is a Combination Stress-Relief Toy and Art Piece
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2
Geometrical Construction Toys
Geometrical Construction Toys
The 'TRIDO' Magnetic Toys Connect to Create Geometric Figures
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1
Whizzing Fidget Toys
Whizzing Fidget Toys
The Fidget Hand Spinner Helps Fight Fidgeting Fingers
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