Fun & Games
Since the pandemic began, toys, games and plush merchandise has only increased in popularity. Options range the gamut from cuddly and cute to logical, educational and creative finds.
There are several upcoming opportunities for retailers to see the latest trends and cultivate a great mix. Toy Fair New York will be held May 1-4, 2021 at the Jacob K. Javits Center. Additionally, Toy Fair announced its 2022 event, which will be held Feb. 19-22, 2022. For more information, visit www.toyfairny.com.
People of Play Week, formerly Chicago Toy & Game Week, held a virtual event in November, and additional resources are available on its website, www.chitag.com.
American Specialty Toy Retailing Association (ASTRA) Marketplace & Academy will be held in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Jun. 6-9, 2021. For additional information and resources, visit www.marketplaceandacademy.org.
Toy Fest West, slated to be held at South Point Hotel, Casino and Spa in Las Vegas, has not yet released its 2021 dates as of the time this was written For updated information, visit www.toyfestwest.com.
My Glam Set
Springtime Knit Toys
Wonder Women Bingo
Laurence King Publishing
The Wikki Stix Traveler
Omnicor, Inc. (The Wikki Stix Co.)
Play Again Mini Activity Kit Sunshine Garden
ROKR – Vitascope
I AM Cardinal Puzzle, 300 pcs
Madd Capp Games
Celestial Heavens Puzzle
Wood Outdoor Domino Set
Izzy & Oliver Tiger Travel Blanket
Forbidden Fruit Puzzle
Lego Paint Party Puzzle
Rifle Paper Co.