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The Toy Industry Association recently unveiled the 77 finalists for the 2012 Toy of the Year (TOTY) Awards and Momtrends had the chance to check out the latest playful and creative toys on the market. This year'??s finalists '?? representing 67 unique products or properties from 51 companies including fun toys like Let's Rock Elmo for toddlers to the interactive Crayola Glow Book and the popular HEXBUG Nano Hive Habitat Set that found its way in several categories.

Some categories include: Boy Toy of the Year, Infant Toy, Educational Toy of the Year, Activity Toy of the Year and Game of the Year that all "inspire imagination and creativity, promote learning and active lifestyles, and create fun play opportunities for every member of the family,'? Stacy Leistner, TIA vice president of communications stated.

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Now through January 15, 2012, Toy lovers across the nation can visit ToyAwards.org to vote for their favorite toys and register to win fantastic prize packages.

The winning toys will be announced during an awards ceremony on Saturday, February 11, 2012 in NYC, as the kick-off to the 109th American International Toy Fair.

More information about the TOTY Awards (including product images and descriptions), please visit: www.ToyAwards.org

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