Browse the toy award winners

Apply for a Tillywig Toy Award

CLICK HERE for everything you need in order to submit your product to be considered for a Tillywig Award.

Learn about our testing and evaluation
	process

Learn
	about our testing and evaluation process
Spring 2017 Tillywig Award Winners

Music & Audio

Back to top
ABC Melody Maker Back to top

ABC Melody Maker is an interactive electronic learning toy whose playful design and variable functionality make for exceptional educational fun. A cleverly designed pencil dial lets youngsters choose from among 5 dynamic play activities - Letters & Numbers, Music & Sounds, Follow Me, Letter & Number Order, and Find It! The highly engaging ABC Melody Maker asks questions, offers encouragement and cheerfully guides children...Read more

FinWiggle & Friends Back to top
Age
3+
Best Family Fun

The gentle rhythms and lilting melodies that grace track after track on FinWiggle & Friends reveal The Simple Seeds' knack for spreading happiness one song at a time. Children immediately gravitate to the graceful beauty of the folk style music and the way the sing-able lyrics celebrate a variety of creatures in their natural habitats. The multi-instrumental band has a distinctive, acoustic-dominant sound that merges with...Read more

PicassoTiles PT49 Kid's 49-Key Flexible Roll-Up Educational Electronic Digital Music Piano Keyboard Back to top

The PT49 is a digital keyboard so light and compact that a child can easily carry it anywhere it needs to go. The space it takes up when stored is next to nothing, the entire unit rolled snugly into a cylinder roughly 5 inches tall and 4 inches in diameter. When unfurled, its keys are surprisingly 3-dimensional, making the PT49 an excellent practice instrument on which children can build both the muscle memory and ear-tra...Read more

Singin' Along and Adventure Songs Back to top

There is a whole lot of fun to be had listening to this captivating collection of music for the entire family. Liveliness and humor are chief among the array of winning ingredients that get kids and parents up on their feet, dancing and singing. Familiar favorites and equally engaging original material (written by Mary Lambert) reveal an unusually high level of musicianship as the band moves fluidly through genres that in...Read more

The I AM Technique - restoring your child's self esteem in just 10 minutes a day Back to top

The I AM Technique is a well-coordinated approach to cultivating groundedness and positive self-esteem in young listeners. It is an audio program that consists of two guided meditations and two 10-minute restoring programs. Each of the restoring programs plays an age-appropriate musical track (one upbeat for daytime, the other ambient for nighttime) over which a series of positive affirmations can be heard. The volume has...Read more

The I AM Technique - restoring your child's self esteem in just 10 minutes a day Back to top

This, the second in the I AM Technique audio series, is geared towards helping young adolescents navigate life at an age when social pressures are ramping up and the seeming weight of the world is beginning to bear down. The program consists of a four-layer approach, two guided meditations and two 10-minute restoring sessions that work in concert to provide young adolescents with a restorative haven from their increasingl...Read more

The I AM Technique - restoring your child's self esteem in just 10 minutes a day Back to top

As was the case with the I AM Technique for children and early teens, this third installment consists of a four-layer approach that includes two guided meditations and two 10-minute restoring sessions (one upbeat for daytime, the other ambient for nighttime). The content is focused on countering the negative self talk so common among teens and young adults. The collective pressures confronted during this time of major tra...Read more