Dad's Choice Awards winners unveiled

by TnP Staff
Published: 1 December 2017, 10:26
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Winners in fifth annual awards announced in tightest year of competition yet

The Dad's Choice Awards 2017 winners have been announced, after weeks of putting top toys through their paces by the team of Super Dad Testers.

With just 24 days to go until Christmas Day, the Dads Choice Awards entries offer inspiration for parents unsure what to buy their kids this Christmas.Testers received an incredible selection of entries and the competition to win a coveted award was tougher than ever. The Winners proved their entries had creativity, fun factor, value for money and lived up to the hype on the box!

Dad’s Choice Awards are delighted to announce their Seventeen Top Winners, for 2017. Each of these winning products grabbed the attention of the testers and was deemed worthy of the highest award. A further eleven products have been awarded the Highly Commended Award and seven received the Commended Award for 2017.

Dads Choice Awards 2017 winners are:

Air Hogs DR1 FPV Race Drone, Spin Master

KidiZoom Flix, VTech

Scalextric ARC AIR 24h Le Mans Porsche 911, Hornby

Squad Car with Lights and Sound, Playmobil

Tetris Dual, John Adams

Kidi Super Star, VTech

KidiZoom Flix, VTech

Nano Space Cosmic Command, Hexbug

Harry Potter Top Trumps Match, Winning Moves

LeapStart, LeapFrog

Factivity Solar System, Parragon Books

Ben 10 Rust Bucket Playset, GP Flair

VW T1 Camper Van 3D Puzzle, Ravensburger

The Big Wooden Crane, Le Toy Van

Emergency Rescue Set, Brio

Factivity Solar System, Parragon Books

Noddy Toyland Detective app, Kuato Studios

Paint Station Table Top Easel, Golden Bear

The World of Harry Potter Top Trumps Match, Winning Moves

Create Your Won Swing Set, Plum

David Ross, founder of Dad’s Choice Awards, said: “Now in the fifth year of the Dads Choice Awards, we received a bumper selection of toys. The competition was fierce, and our Dads testers have had a lot of fun with their children, so huge thanks to them. Putting these toys through their paces means only best make it through to win an award. Huge thanks to the families and brands for supporting these unique awards. The list of Winners, Highly Commended and Commended are tremendous, any of these would make fantastic presents at Christmas! These awards aim to make life a little easier for last minute Christmas shoppers.”

Jamie Dickinson, Marketing Manager at Playmobil, which saw success with its Squad Car with Lights and Sound, said: “We are thrilled and honoured that our Squad Car with lights and sound has been crowned a winner at this year’s Dad’s Choice Awards, this has been a hugely popular product for us this year. This award is a testament to the toy’s creative and imaginative abilities as they are voted for by the dads and children themselves.”

Click through for a full list of the Highly Commended and Commended products.