OgoSport Wins 2015 ASTRA "Best Toys for Kids" Award

OgoDisk Mini by OgoSport named "Classic Play" toy winner out of 83 finalists

Thursday, July 2, 2015 — This week, OgoSport, the Brooklyn-based toy maker, won the 2015 ASTRA "Best Toys for Kids" Award in the "Classic Play" category with their OgoDisk Mini.

In May 2015, OgoSport was among 83 specialty toys selected from hundreds of nominations as a finalist. From this group of finalists, ASTRA member retailers viewed the products at ASTRA's Marketplace & Academy in Charlotte, NC and voted to select the winning toys as “the year’s top picks from America’s play experts” for the 2015 holiday season.

“Best Toys for Kids is the only annual toy list that is compiled by a national network of grassroots play experts who know specialty toys inside out,” notes Kathleen McHugh. “Those experts are ASTRA member retailers, and the list represents their collective experience in watching children play with products in their stores, combined with feedback they hear from parents and their own expertise about toys and child development.” 

ABOUT OGODISK MINI

OgoDisk Mini, a staple of OgoSport's product line for over 8 years, is a hand trampoloine for balls with with an EVA foam ring and nylon-spandex membrane center. The mini allows families to throw, catch and bounce!

Quick facts:

  • Mini flies the farthest and its small target area increases difficulty.
  • Bounce any ball -- for summer fun, try it in the pool with water balloons!
  • Winner of Parents Choice Award 2007
  • Winner of TDmonthly's Innovations Award 2007
  • Winner of ASTRA "Best Toys for Kids" Award 2015

Each set includes one bright-blue and one OgoOrange disk with one OgoSoft ball.

WARNING: Product rated for age 3+. Package may contain small parts. Product is not to be used as a flotation device.

ABOUT OGOSPORT

Headquartered in The Brooklyn Navy Yard in Brooklyn, NY, OgoSport designs award-winning toys to get kids and families to "Move. Think. Play".

Founded by designers Rick Goodwin and Kevin Williams to promote active play for people of all ages, OgoSport has developed and launched countless outdoor and construction-oriented toys like their popular OgoDisc (featured in the Smurfs movie) and their new OgoBILD Animate, stop-motion animation kit. Over the past few years, OgoSport has expanded to over 2,000 stores in the US and 40+ countries across the globe.

In addition to growing a loyal following of consumers who share in the company's open play philosophy, OgoSport products have also won the attention of the toy industry with awards such as the Parents Choice Award, TillyWig Awards, Dr. Toy Award, Canadian Toy Testing Council, The National Parenting Center Award, and NAPPA Award. For more information, visit www.ogosport.com.

ABOUT ASTRA

With more than 1600 members, the American Specialty Toy Retailing Association (ASTRA) is the largest association for companies in the toy and children’s products arenas. ASTRA and its member companies promote the growth of the toy industry by delivering products that serve children’s best interests. For more information, visit www.astratoy.org.

Mini Ogodisk Set