10 Award Winning Toys & Games for Middle Schoolers & High Schoolers – 2018

I don’t know about you – but I LOVE buying toys for little ones.  Big kids?  I’m stumped! But not anymore!  Below are 10 Award Winning Toys for Middle Schoolers & High Schoolers – and we’ve include quite a variety.

These award winning products are parent tested and kid approved. In order to be a Parents’ Picks Award Winner, these products go through a rigorous approval process with over 50 criteria, including thinking skills, character building, engagement, ease of use, innovativeness, quality, durability, and creative thinking. These products come highly recommended and we hope you will love these award winning products as much as we do.

These award winners are listed in no particular order. They are all fantastic products for middle school and high school aged children.



Unique cards and 6 challenging and intriguing games! Yep, it’s different. 2 – 6 Players
Ages 8 to Adult

A set of FUN family card games where the ATTRIBUTES in your card set is KEY!

2018 Best Family Fun Award! Six variations of game play for lasting value!

DICE Blam!

A surprisingly addictive NEW dice game. Comes with bonus game: WHOOP! Will you be able to roll a DICE BLAM! on your first roll? Second? Maybe third roll?
Two critical rules:
1. Whatever group you are taking…you have to take them ALL!
2. You can only use up to HALF of a group to USE as “TAKERS”.

You’ll see. It’s FUN!


The 3-Time award winning game of colors and numbers. 2 – 6 Players
Ages 7 to Adult

The key is knowing how to combine multiple TooT!s into a SINGLE larger TooT!…which can then be combined with another TooT! into a single larger TooT!…which can then…

Once you get it…you got it! FUN!


Download the free timer app and you are ready to go! Words, wits, whims, and woes in this new board game.

Ages 8 to Adult
2 – 6 Players

A great party game!

Fast – a little frantic – loads of FUN!

Be the LAST on the board to win!

Award-winning board game of words!



The quick witted word game with…amazing…surprising…and hilarious results!

Earn cards by making fun, outrageous or interesting sentences from the BASE word found on a card.

You will surprise yourself, your friends and your family as you create sentences that you have no idea where it came from!

Ages 8 to Adult
2 – 6 Players


4-Pack Populer Magic Cube Puzzle Bundle

The package includes a Pyramid Triangle Cube, a Megaminx Cube, 2 Square Cubes, and 2 cube stands. All are made from eco-friendly materials.

Marbleocity Dragon Coaster

Kids can build their own working roller coaster model made of real wood. The Dragon Coaster is full of dips and turns with some engineering and physics thrown in.  The assembly instructions feature a graphic novel to communicate meaningful STEM concepts in an engaging format.  The Dragon Coaster takes approximately three to five hours to build, and measures 8″ when finished; for ages 12 and up.  Made in the USA. It also connects with the Skate Park (sold separately), so you can expand your marble empire and shuttle marbles back and forth!

Origami Chic – A Guide to Foldable Fashion

Using the vibrant, fashion-forward sheets of patterned paper in the back of the book and following the detailed, illustrated, step-by-step instructions, young fashionistas can fold and create an entire wardrobe of runway-ready outfits.


RePhone Kit Create-Maker-GSM-Modular Phone

Is your middle schooler begging for the newest iPhone? Tell her to hack her own!  The RePhone DIY Cell Phone Kit teaches pre-teens and teens the technology behind their beloved mobile devices. This is an open source modular phone.



Rather than have you read a description of the Swurfer, we recommend you watch the video.  Does this look fun, or what!?!

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