Winner, 2019

To be a Dads Choice Award Winner, entries had to wow our judges and impress across the criteria.

Scalextric American Police Chase - SCALEXTRIC

This Scalextric American Police Chase set features a blue Alabama State Trooper AMC Javelin Police Car with a loud flashing siren chasing a Dodge Challenger. These two cars are built to be resilient against bashing and crashing. The set comes with over 5 metres of track and includes a jump ramp and a crossover to make the chase even more exciting!

Scalextric and all good toy shops — SRP £129.99
Fisher-Price® Imaginext® Toy Story 4™ Buzz Lightyear™ Robot - Mattel

Little Space Rangers can create awesome Disney and Pixar Toy Story 4 adventures with the Mattel Fisher-Price Imaginext Toy Story 4 Buzz Lightyear Robot. Inspired by the new movie and standing at over 1 ½-feet-tall, the Imaginext Buzz Lightyear Robot has lots of fun features and hidden reveals to take little ones' imaginations to new heights.

Available at Smyths and Argos — SRP £59.99
Disney Pixar Toy Story 4™ Buzz Lightyear™ Space Ranger Armour with Jet Pack - Mattel

Children can become Buzz Lightyear with the Disney Pixar Toy Story 4 Buzz Lightyear Space Ranger Armour with Jet Pack. Perfect for role play and imaginative play, little adventurers can act out their favourite scenes from the movie as they create their own stories based on the iconic film. Special features including the automatic slow closing visor, lights, sounds and phrases make for an exciting and action-packed playtime. The carefully designed helmet also includes adjustable straps and padding for children to be comfortable during playtime and allowing the product to grow with little ones.

Available at Smyths and Argos — SRP £64.99
Count With Peppa - Trends UK

Count with Peppa helps develop counting skills plus colour and picture recognition. Comes with 10 interactive play coins. Peppa asks the child to insert coins into her purse. 8 different activities encourage the child to look for different numbers, colours and pictures. Peppa recognises which coins have been inserted and responds accordingly. Also plays 3 songs from the TV series.

Argos, Smyths Toys, Amazon, Toymaster members — SRP £19.99
Megasaurs Set - H Grossman

HGL Megasaurs 7 Piece Dinosaur Gift Set This fantastic extra large Dinosaur Set from HGL is the perfect gift for young dinosaur fans. Each set contains an assortment of 7 durable hard plastic dinosaurs in both size and species that will delight the most hard core toy dinosaur collector. These quality authentically coloured dinosaurs are ideal for younger dinosaur enthusiasts and Jurassic collectors, who just can't get enough of dinosaurs. Perfectly sized for young hands to pick up and enjoy, these individual sized dinosaur vary in style and stance and each set is attractively presented in an open touch box.

Amazon and all good toy retailers — SRP £6.99
CHUNKIES Loader Tractor Farm (Blue) - CORGI

Crucial to a number of different tasks, this tractor with its moveable arm and toothed bucket can help on your farm! Made with die-cast metal and plastic, it is sturdy enough for indoor and outdoor play. An ideal gift for any time of the year and supplied in a secure box.

Corgi and all good toy and model stores — SRP £6.99
Coding Critters - Learning Resources

Coding Critters – your first coding friends! These interactive pets introduce 100% screen-free programming for kids. Each pet-themed coding robot teaches early STEM concepts through basic coding and activities, featuring challenging coding games too.Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths (STEM). Meet the Coding Critters: your first coding friends! These playful dino coding toys teach early STEM concepts through programming and play!

Coding Critters Dog, Coding Critters Dinosaur, Coding Critters Cat — SRP £40.00
Science Mad Circuit Lab - Trends UK

Includes over 50 experiments involving electronics and electricity. Features easy to use spring connectors, pre-cut wires, and clearly numbered components. Supplied with a comprehensive 16 page instruction manual. Gives users the knowledge required to design and create their own circuits. Provides different options to explore, including light, magnetic and touch controls. Learn about resistors, transistors, diodes, and other electronic components.

Shop Direct, Bright Minds, Amazon — SRP £29.99
Dice Academy - Asmodee

Get ready to test your knowledge and your mental skills! Roll the dice and be the first player to match each theme to a word which starts with the letters you're given! Be focused: you can't match two dice of the same colour!

Amazon — SRP £10.00
Whoopee Doo - John Adams

Did you hear that? What’s that noise?! Whoopee Doo is the hoot if you toot family game! Players take it in turns to sit on the large inflatable whoopee cushion whilst completing a challenge from their chosen card.Make sure you’re not sitting on the cushion when the time runs out though, otherwise you’ll blow off in front of everyone! Whoopee Doo comes complete with 70 challenge cards and two play modes for lots of hootin’ tootin’ family fun!

Argos, Smyths, Amazon, Very, The Entertainer, Toymaster — SRP £22.99
The Movie Del's Food Truck - Playmobil

Del, a crazed food truck driver, helps Marla find her way in the exciting PLAYMOBIL worlds in the brand-new PLAYMOBIL: The Movie, which launched earlier this summer. Del’s Food Truck features a removable roof and windshield for easy access to the detailed interior, allowing budding street food fans to pull together their own unique menus. Alongside the vehicle, the playset comes with the iconic Del figure as well as Marla in her college jacket. The truck is furnished with a sink, fridge, burritos, sleeping serum, enchanted hay and many other accessories. But little adverturers will have to watch the movie to understand the serum and hay! or from all good toy stores — SRP £44.99
Honeybake Vintage Phone - Le Toy Van

Ring, Ring! A charming retro-style vintage phone featuring a bell within the handset for role play fun. Written digits and realistic spinning wheel encourage number recognition. Made from rubber-wood painted in iconic red and finished with a touch of luxury gold. — SRP £19.95