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Top 30 Toy Trends in October

From Customizable Gender-Neutral Dolls to Compostable Beach Toys

— October 3, 2019 — Life-Stages
These October 2019 toy trends range from customizable gender-neutral dolls to compostable beach toys.

While Mattel's newest Creatables range consists of gender-neutral dolls that come with a variety of interchangeable outfits, hair options and accessories, Rogue Wave specializes in sustainable beach play solutions that allow for endless fun without harming the planet. The brand's products address the design of traditional beach toys which are often made with harmful plastics and are instead created with plant-based and BPA-free materials that are biodegradable.

Other October 2019 toy trends to note include inclusive Barbie wheelchair accessories and futuristic, 3D-printed food toys like the award-winning 'Play Food from the Future' set which aims to represent a balanced meal with an "Algae Ball, the Mighty Bean and the Bug Mac, a burger made from high-protein insects."
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Activity
Freshness
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Developmental Infant Playmats
Developmental Infant Playmats
The Magical Tales Black & White Gymini Comes with a Guidebook
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29
Female Empowerment Board Games
Female Empowerment Board Games
Hasbro's Ms. Monopoly Gives Female Players More Money
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28
Thought-Provoking Question Games
Thought-Provoking Question Games
Authentic Agility Games Asks 'Why Can't We All Just Get Along?'
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27
Wildlife Rescue Card Games
Wildlife Rescue Card Games
The Unbearable Warfare Card Game Offers Family-Friendly Fun
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26
Modular Child-Specific Guitars
Modular Child-Specific Guitars
The Loog Guitar Debuts Its Newest Electric Guitar for Beginners
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25
Compostable Beach Toys
Compostable Beach Toys
The Rogue Wave Company Specializes in Creating Eco-Friendly Beach Toys
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24
Sporty STEM Robot Toys
Sporty STEM Robot Toys
The Sphero Mini Soccer Robot Lets Users Play Games and More
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23
Futuristic Printed Food Toys
Futuristic Printed Food Toys
'Play Food from the Future' Familiarizes Kids with Sustainable Food
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22
Rideable Unicorn Toys
Rideable Unicorn Toys
Kid Trax's Josie is a Battery-Powered Interactive Ride-On Toy
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21
Seasonal Sci-Fi Toy Sets
Seasonal Sci-Fi Toy Sets
The 2019 LEGO Star Wars Advent Calendar Features New Characters
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20
Pro-Grade Foam Dart Blasters
Pro-Grade Foam Dart Blasters
The Dart Zone Pro MK-1 Fires Rounds at 150 Feet Per Second
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19
Anti-Plastic Toy Campaigns
Anti-Plastic Toy Campaigns
Burger King is Fighting Single-Use Plastic with the Meltdown Campaign
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18
Aquatic Child-Friendly Coding Robots
Aquatic Child-Friendly Coding Robots
The 'Lebot' Waterproof Coding Robot Has an Interactive Design
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17
Scientific Education Toy Blocks
Scientific Education Toy Blocks
The Uncle Goose Periodic Table Blocks are Made from Basswood
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16
High-Power Motorized Foam Blasters
High-Power Motorized Foam Blasters
The NERF Ultra One Blaster Fires Darts Up to 120 Feet
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15
Barbie Wheelchair Accessories
Barbie Wheelchair Accessories
The Barbie x Izzy Wheels Collab Shares Limited-Edition Wheel Covers
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14
Voice-Activated Encyclopaedia Games
Voice-Activated Encyclopaedia Games
Britannica's Guardians of History is a Time Travel Adventure
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13
STEM Craft Subscriptions
STEM Craft Subscriptions
JOANN's GoldieBlox Box Shares Monthly Science, Math & Tech Activities
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12
Customizable Battle-Friendly Robots
Customizable Battle-Friendly Robots
The HEXBUG BattleBots Allow Makers to DIY Rugged Robots
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11
Fidget Toy Manufacturing Games
Fidget Toy Manufacturing Games
The Fidget Factory Board Game has Players Race to Develop a Product
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10
Customizable Coding Board Games
Customizable Coding Board Games
The 'Arcade Coder' Board Game is for Players Aged Six and Up
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9
Bespoke Child-Specific Subscription Services
Bespoke Child-Specific Subscription Services
Rock a Box Baby is a Customizable Baby Gift Box Set
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8
Educational Toy Pop-Ups
Educational Toy Pop-Ups
Lakeshore's Gifts for Growing Minds Pop-Up Shares Interactive Stations
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7
Dance-Teaching Toys
Dance-Teaching Toys
The VTech Kidi Star Dance Toy Pairs with Motion-Activated Bands
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6
Flip-Top Selfie Toys
Flip-Top Selfie Toys
The VTech Kidizoom Pixi Lets Kids Take Photos and Add Silly Filters
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5
Child-Specific Flight Care Packs
Child-Specific Flight Care Packs
The Kraft Flight Relief Pack is Filled with Items for Kids
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4
Customizable Gender Neutral Dolls
Customizable Gender Neutral Dolls
Mattel's Creatable World Kits Allow for Hours of Customization
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3
Cultural Celebration Dolls
Cultural Celebration Dolls
Mattel's Day of the Dead Barbie Celebrates the Mexican Holiday
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2
Collaborative Fashion Dolls
Collaborative Fashion Dolls
The KITH Women x Barbie Dolls Celebrate the Toy's 60th Anniversary
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1
Cubic Multifunctional Game Consoles
Cubic Multifunctional Game Consoles
The 'Joyscube' Interactive Gaming System is VR-Compatible
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