This week's toy inventions include:
Cyborg Princess – a series of alternate-world characters and comic books that serve as futuristic emblems of female empowerment.
Inventor: James from Beaverton, Oregon
Soldier Ball – a game combining the iconic mini green army men with elements of strategy and bowling.
Inventor: Nate and Isaac from Albany, Georgia
Go Chopstix – a racing game in which players using chopsticks to compete against each other to remove toy sushi pieces from a rotating tray the fastest.
Inventor: Chuck from San Diego, California
Patio Pong – a large-scale ball toss game that is fun for the whole family.
Inventor: Melissa from Woodstock, Georgia
Flip-O-Matic – a kid-friendly, color-coordinated launcher game.
Inventor: Brad from New York, New York
Water Dodgers – an environmentally friendly take on water-balloon fights where players are equipped with reusable water balls and water-blocking shields.
Inventor: Nate from South Euclid, Ohio
Thingamatink – an origami-inspired blanket that can be folded into a boat.
Inventor: Erin and Kayla from Oakland, California
In each episode, passionate inventors who have poured their hearts and souls into their product present their toy concepts to a panel of the toughest judges in the industry – kids! The judges have the opportunity to play with the toy, give their feedback and determine who will move on to the next round. The winner from each episode will move on to the finale to compete for the grand prize: their toy will be made by Mattel, sold exclusively at Toys"R"Us stores nationwide and Toysrus.com, joining last season's winner, ArtSplash, will receive and a cash prize of $100,000.