While we’re all sitting around with bated breath to see if Leo grabs that golden statue this year, the “Oscars of the toy industry,” aka the TOTY Awards, were held at the American Museum of Natural History (you know: the one with the cool whale and all the dinosaurs) to kick off the 113th North American International Toy Fair.

Some of our favorite toys made the list—as well as the Star Wars property, of course. You can check out a full list of the winners below (click on the images to learn more!):

Activity Toy of the Year: Bunchems (Spin Master)


Boy Toy of the YearLEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens Millenium Falcon (LEGO)


e-Connected Toy of the Year: Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition (Disney Interactive)

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Educational Toy of the Year: Vex Robotics Robotic Arm (Hexbug)


Game of the YearPie Face Game (Hasbro)


Girl Toy of the Year: Shopkins Scoops Ice Cream Truck (Moose Toys)

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Infant/Toddler Toy of the Year: Bright Beats Dance & Move BeatBo (Fisher-Price)


Innovative Toy of the Year: Meccanoid G15 (Spin Master Corp.)


Outdoor Toy of the Year: Razor GFD Fury (Razor USA)


Preschool Toy of the Year: Doc McStuffins Pet Vet Checkup Center (Just Play)

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Property of the Year: Star Wars (Disney / Lucasfilm Licensing)


Specialty Toy of the Year: Tumble Trax Magnetic Marble Run (Learning Resources)


Toy of the Year: Doc McStuffins Pet Vet Checkup Center (Just Play)

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People’s Choice Award: The Uptown Espresso Kitchen (KidKraft LLC)


Did any of your favorite toys from 2015 make the list? Tell us in the comments below!

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Ali Mierzejewski

Ali Mierzejewski

Ali Mierzejewski is the editor-in-chief at The Toy Insider and The Pop Insider. With more than a decade of industry experience, Ali is a trusted source for parents, gift-givers, manufacturers, retailers, and more on the latest trends and hottest products. Whether you’re shopping for the best toys for kids — or looking for the latest in geek culture and entertainment for yourself — Ali’s expertise has you covered. When she’s not building LEGO sets or unwinding with a puzzle, Ali is obsessing over the latest season of The Bachelor, scrolling through Gritty’s Twitter, or rewatching The West Wing (for the 100th time). She is also a self-proclaimed expert on the history and lore of the entire Bachelor franchise. Ali has been featured on TODAY, The Wendy Williams Show, Yahoo Finance, Fox & Friends, HLN, The Weather Channel, ABC World News Now, and more. You can follow her on Instagram @hashtagtrendy.