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Every Child’s Dream Job: The Goddard School® Preschooler-Approved Toy Test


Goddard Systems, Inc. (GSI), national franchisor of The Goddard School® preschool system, is hosting the 2015 Goddard School Preschooler-Approved Toy Test and we are in search of the Top 10 Toys for children (infants to six years old) that encourage playful learning.

The Goddard School Toy Test committee selects toy finalists based on a research-based set of criteria.

All selected toys:

  • Encourage interactive, child-initiated play;
  • Inspire creativity and collaboration;
  • Support skill development and learning;
  • Maintain a child’s creative interests over time;
  • Meet GSI's health and safety standards;
  • Retail for $40 or less.


Click here to download your 2015 Toy Test Application Form which includes the evaluation criteria and submission instructions. Multiple applications from the same manufacturer/brand are permitted.

Click here for an overview of the 2014 Toy Test media results.

The completed 2015 Official Application Forms and toy samples must be received by July 6, 2015 EXTENDED! July 31, 2015. One application form per toy is required.

Final selections will be publicized in national, local and social media.

Please submit all questions to toytest@goddardsystems.com.