TTPM Reveals Most Wanted Summer 2017 Toys


TTPM (that’s us!) hosted its annual TTPM Spring Showcase in New York City today. The one-day press event highlights the top trends and innovations for spring and summer play. This year’s event fell on Bring Your Child to Work Day for the second year in a row, which added more than 100 kids to the guest list.

Broken down by TTPM’s team of leading toy experts, here’s what made TTPM’s Most Wanted List for summer 2017:

Summer Movie Toys
With major toyetic movie properties already setting box office records this year and other summer flicks expected to do more than $1 billion in retail toy sales, summer 2017 is shaping up to be one of the biggest yet for movie toys. Key movie properties on TTPM’s list include:

  • Disney/Pixar Cars 3
  • Spider-Man Homecoming
  • Despicable Me 3
  • Transformers: The Last Knight
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
  • Fate of the Furious
  • Wonder Woman

Toys for the Outdoors
Summer is all about getting kids outside and active. This year offers a range of new and exciting innovations to classic sports toys, water toys, and more. TTPM experts predict the following will be the hottest outdoor toys for summer 2017:

  • Gazillion Bubble Mill, Funrise
  • Gator Grab, Blip Toys
  • Rain Showers Splash Pond Water Table, Step2
  • Water Warriors Outlaw, Buzz Bee Toys
  • X-Shot Bunch O’ Balloons Filler/Soaker, Zuru
  • Disc Jock-E, Tucker Toys

Hot Brands for Summer Fun
The toy aisles are heating up, and TTPM is predicting these toys will be the hottest and most-sought out on shelves:

  • L.O.L. Surprise, MGA Entertainment
  • Nickelodeon Slime Super Slimy Set, Cra-Z-Art
  • PAW Patrol Mission Paw Mission Cruiser, Spin Master
  • Laser X, NSI
  • Hatchimals Colleggtibles, Spin Master
  • Thumb Chucks, Zing

To see the full Most Wanted List, including reviews on each product, click here.

TTPM’s Most Wanted List is an independently tested and curated list of the most in-demand toys and kids’ lifestyle products for the season. Stay tuned to for all the latest in Toys, Tots, Pets, and More.