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Top 30 Toy Ideas in May

From Cake-Making Coding Games to AI Edutainment Systems

— June 3, 2020 — Life-Stages
With COVID-19 forcing many families to turn to online learning and distance education, the May 2020 toy trends reveal a boom in educational toys for kids.

Though coding-oriented games have been popular for quite some time, there are some innovative new options on the market. For instance, Code a Cake is a clever new game that likens coding to the process of building a cake. Another example is Cody Block, which is a screen-free coding toy that's specially designed for children between the ages of three and nine.

Of course, there are plenty of educational toys that don't revolve around coding. As the May 2020 toy trends reveal, products like the Animal Island Learning Adventure (AILA) Sit & Play platform use artificial intelligence to support other forms of learning and cognitive development.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
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Humorous Squirrelly Card Games
Humorous Squirrelly Card Games
The 'Don't Touch My Nuts!' Card Game is Humorously Challenging
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29
Revised Family-Friendly Card Games
Revised Family-Friendly Card Games
The Cards Against Humanity Family Edition is Free to Download
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28
Strategic Space Exploration Games
Strategic Space Exploration Games
'The Crew' Cooperative Space Adventure Card Game is Interactive
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27
Building Block Coding Toys
Building Block Coding Toys
Cody Block is a Screen-Free Coding Toy for Children
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26
Guessing Sculpting Games
Guessing Sculpting Games
Ready, Steady, Sculpt! is a Fast-Paced Game of Charades with Clay
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25
Geode Bath Bomb Kits
Geode Bath Bomb Kits
Canal Toys' Make-Your-Own Bath Bomb Kit Creates Crystal-Inspired Designs
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24
First-Generation MP3 Player Toys
First-Generation MP3 Player Toys
The 'iBoy' Retro Toy Figure Encourages Interaction
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23
Intergalactic Franchise Robot Toys
Intergalactic Franchise Robot Toys
The LEGO Star Wars D-O Droid Building Set Has Authentic Details
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22
Computing-Inspired Building Block Kits
Computing-Inspired Building Block Kits
The LEGO 3Dfx Voodoo Has a Retro 90s Component Design
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21
Automotive Engine Model Kits
Automotive Engine Model Kits
The Porsche Carrera-Rennmotor Engine Scale Model Kit is Functional
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20
Suspenseful Family-Friendly Balance Games
Suspenseful Family-Friendly Balance Games
The 'YEHUA!' Balance Game is for Players Four and Up
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19
Patience-Testing Jigsaw Puzzles
Patience-Testing Jigsaw Puzzles
Beverly's Pure Hell Puzzle is Billed as the World's Smallest
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18
Romantic Couple Party Games
Romantic Couple Party Games
The Artiga Date Night Box Includes Three Games in One
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17
Cinematic Automotive Toy Kits
Cinematic Automotive Toy Kits
The LEGO Technic Dom’s Dodge Charger Has a Detailed Design
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16
Nostalgic Family-Friendly Card Games
Nostalgic Family-Friendly Card Games
UNO Retro Edition Has a Classic Design for Players to Enjoy
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15
Comforting Plush Toy Headphones
Comforting Plush Toy Headphones
The 'HugPhones' Help Kids Feel Safer in New Environments
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14
Minimalist Monochromatic Puzzles
Minimalist Monochromatic Puzzles
Bgraamiens Puzzle - The Lines is Difficult Yet Entertaining
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13
Cubic Animal Toys
Cubic Animal Toys
MōFU Transforming Toys Fold Into Compact Cubes and "Rest"
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12
Restricted Visuals Puzzle Toys
Restricted Visuals Puzzle Toys
The INSIDE3 Labyrinth Cube Puzzle Toy is Perplexing
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11
AI Edutainment Systems
AI Edutainment Systems
AILA Sit & Play Supports Cognitive Development & Skill-Building
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10
Cake-Making Coding Games
Cake-Making Coding Games
Code a Cake Teaches Coding to Kids By Comparing It to Baking
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9
Multifunctional Familial Robots
Multifunctional Familial Robots
The 'Misa' Family Robot Works for Play, Communication and More
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8
Sustainable Children's Toys
Sustainable Children's Toys
MGA's New Little Tikes Go Green Line are Made from Recycled Plasitc
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7
Addictively Fun Outdoor Games
Addictively Fun Outdoor Games
Rollors is a Family-Friendly lawn Game Perfect for Social Distancing
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6
Engineering Challenge Cards
Engineering Challenge Cards
Dyson Created 44 Activities for Kids to Try at Home
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5
Self-Driving Target Practice Robot
Self-Driving Target Practice Robot
The 'MaeGo' Shooting Game Robot Has LiDAR Technology and More
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4
Quarantine-Themed Colouring Books
Quarantine-Themed Colouring Books
'Q is for Quarantine' is Created by Brian Siedband & Gordy Sang
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3
Honorary Cinematic Board Games
Honorary Cinematic Board Games
This Jumanji Board Game Delivers an Authentic Player Experience
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2
Hybrid Digital Pet Toys
Hybrid Digital Pet Toys
The Melbits 'POD' Provides Kids with a Virtual Pet and a Real Toy
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1
3D-Printed Stacking Chess Sets
3D-Printed Stacking Chess Sets
The Crownes Chess Set Saves Space and Offers a Fun Play Experience
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