What Is a Toy Box?
The packaging used for toys is known as toy packaging or toy boxes. Toys vary from fragile to sturdy and require the appropriate packaging. There are various categories of toys such as action figures, board games, dollhouses, etc. and each category requires specific kind of toy boxes. Toy boxes are a sub-category of retail boxes, implying that they have to be displayed at retail stores. This is the most important factor to keep in mind when you’re designing or creating toy boxes. They must be able to grab your potential customers’ eyes.
Common Types Of Toy Boxes
Toy boxes are designed while keeping the key demographic in mind; children. Your toy boxes must be capable of catching the attention of children, and that’s where GoTo Packaging comes in with its unrivaled customization techniques. The following are included in the list of common types of toy boxes that we offer;
- Custom Toy Boxes
- Action Figure Blister Packs
- Dolls and Doll House Packaging Boxes
- Puppet Toy Boxes
- Gadget Imitation Toy Boxes
Popular Materials For Sleeve Boxes
We understand that each toy is different and requires proper handling and packaging. That’s why we offer a variety of options of materials that you can select from for your toy boxes. If you’re not sure about the kind of material that you must opt for, don’t worry. Our experts are readily available to help you choose the most effective material for your toy boxes.
We offer the following materials for our toy boxes;
- Cardstock – Perfect for retail stores.
- Rigid – Perfect for gift boxes.
- Kraft – Eco-friendly option for your custom candle boxes.
- Corrugated – The strongest material you can find, ideal for shipping.
- Textured Material – Get that exquisite touch with this.
Popular Styles For Custom Toy Boxes
The two most famous styles for custom toy boxes are known as;
- Window Toy Boxes
- Custom Printed Die-Cut Toy Boxes
Window Toy Boxes
Toy boxes, as mentioned before, are a kind of retail boxes. Therefore, any customization that allows you to showcase the product inside is a winner. When you opt for window toy boxes, you are opting for a toy box that allows the customers to observe the product inside, and this can work wonders for you. Such toy boxes can attract customers more easily and thus result in sales.
Custom Printed Die-Cut Toy Boxes
Die-cutting is yet another way of tapping into potential customers. It enables customers to touch and get a feel of the product via the window of the box. When you reach out to GoTo Packaging, our packaging experts will help you select the best possible style based on your needs and the kind of product for which you need the toy boxes.
Additional Features For Toy Boxes
Additional features can help your toy boxes stand out while helping you to make more sales. We understand the importance of additional features on top of great design and the right choice of materials. We offer the following additional features;
- Latest Add-Ons For Toy Boxes
- Custom-Made Inserts For Toy Boxes
Latest Add-Ons For Toy Boxes
By opting for add-ons, you are able to make your toy box stand out. The best part? You can use a mix of them as well to create something that is truly unique. We offer the following add-ons to our customers;
- Embossing & Debossing For Toy Boxes
- Foiling For Toy Boxes
- Raised Ink (Spot UV) On Toy Boxes
- Window Patching For Toy Boxes
These add-ons offer unique benefits. For instance, embossing and debossing can help you to raise or push the material down. It is one of the best techniques to impart that ‘premium’ feel to your toy boxes. If your product is high-end, then you should definitely consider this. On the other hand, foiling can help you make your toy box look more shiny and eye-catching. Spot UV can be used to impart special effects on a selected area of the toy box.
Custom-Made Inserts For Toy Boxes
Simply designing and manufacturing toy boxes is not enough; you must also take into account the factor of securing the products inside the toy box. That’s where our custom-made inserts come in! We make use of the following material for creating custom inserts for your products;
Furthermore, we offer two kinds of inserts;
- Punch Inserts – Used for keeping the product secure in a position.
- Fence Inserts – Used for keeping different components separate.
Prototyping For Custom Toy Boxes
Each toy is different, and that’s why the prototyping of toy boxes becomes of paramount importance. Fortunately, here at GoTo Packaging, we offer three different kinds of prototyping options for our customers;
- Flat View (2D – die card)
- 3D Inspection – (Mock-up video)
- Physical sampling – (Complete box)
This is an image file that features a 2D view of the die-card. This is the most basic kind of prototyping option.
You’re looking at a mock-up video that shows your toy box from different angles while allowing you to check out its edges and how it looks once it’s completed.
The ultimate prototyping experience; you will receive an actual sample of your toy box, and you can place the product inside it before you give the go-ahead for mass production.
Top-Notch Printing Techniques & Color Models
We employ the latest printing technologies for the printing of our custom toy boxes. This allows us to make sure that the toy boxes offer the best possible color quality, thus ensuring better traction in retail stores. We offer the following printing techniques;
- Digital Printing – Not suitable for higher volumes.
- Offset Printing – Ideal printing option for high-volume orders.
We offer the following color models to our customers;
- CMYK – Subtractive color model that works by masking colors on a light background.
- PMS – Used for producing spot colors accurately.
Based on your product specifications and your business requirements, our packaging experts can design the best possible custom toy box using these techniques to their advantage.
Popular Toy Categories That Use Toy Boxes
Some of the popular toy categories that require toy boxes include the following;
- Action Figures
- Arts & Crafts
- Building & Construction
- Collectible Trading Toys
- Youth Electronics
Regardless of the toy category that you’re working in, our packaging solutions can help you take your products to the next level.
Get In Touch To Learn More!
Toy boxes must be stylish, cost-effective, and elegant if they are to attract the customers and help you attain your goals without spending too much. At GoTo Packaging, we are invested in designing custom toy boxes that are crafted while keeping the needs of your business and your products in mind. If you have any more questions, don’t hesitate to reach out to us and learn more about our packaging solutions.