Archive for the ‘Toys of The Season’ Category
For decades kids have used pillows, blankets and boxes to create forts, houses, racecars and more.
Well now, Little Tikes is taking that indoor building fun to new levels with their new TikeStix construction sets.
TikeStix allows kids to build their own large play environments with jumbo size interlocking building stix and connectors.
We love how these construction sets promotes child parent interaction! It is the perfect indoor activity for a rainy day!
The TikeStix™ building sets come with 30-50 pieces each and are all interchangeable.
There are currently four different play sets available for ages 4+ : clubhouse $49.99 , playhouse $49.99 , rocket $29.99 , and doghouse $29.99.
There are so many reasons we love Zoobies, but if we had to name just a few we would have to tell you they are adorable, incredibly soft, and perfect cuddle toy.
If you are unfamiliar with Zoobies, they are high quality 3-in-1 plush toys that transform from toy to pillow to blanket. The Zoobies come in a variety of animals and classic story time favorites like The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Good Night Moon.
The Good Night Moon Zoobie makes the perfect Easter gift. From his cute rabbit ears, to his soft, striped pajamas, Goodnight Moon is simply too adorable to resist.
The Goodnight Moon Zoobie retails for $39.99, but from now until April 8th, Toy Insider readers will receive 30% off by entering code: EASTER at check out.
Even though we love the many cool video games that are available today, we are still always looking for ways to get kids to unplug and get moving.
The YBIKE Explorer is a 3 wheeled Go-Kart that will have kids enthusiastically working their muscles while having fun this spring.
What makes YBIKE’s new Explorer go-kart different from other go-karts is that it is powered completely by kid pedal power. It is sleek and functional in design and features two easy grip handles to make the ride secure. There is also a unique back wheel steering feature that makes this go-cart easy to maneuver while cruising around.
YBIKE Explorer features:
- Kid powered – no batteries just pedal power
- Gets kids to unplug and trade screen time for green time outdoors
- Beautifully designed, sleek engineering featuring rear wheel steering and easy to grip handles.
- Recommended for kids ages 5 and up (max weight 100 lbs)
The YBike is available in April and will retail for $189.99
St. Patricks day is just around the corner and we could not help ourselves but to dig around for some of the most fun and festive St. Patrick’s day toys!
Angry Birds seasons is still as popular as ever- and these Angry Bird plush definitely have the St.Patrick’s Day flair.
Little girls cannot get enough of Hello Kitty, and this Limited Edition Hello Kitty cannot get enough of Shamrocks.
Build-A-Bear has some adorable fun and festive animals you can build and customize to your liking- like Lucky Plaid Teddy.
Last but certainly not least, Webkinz Clover Cat. Webkinz pets are lovable plush pets that each come with a unique Secret Code that lets you enter Webkinz World and play with a virtual version of your pet and this little guy is ready to celebrate the luck of the irish!
Still shopping? The Toy Insider Mom stopped by The Today show to visit once more with Hoda and Kathie Lee with some truly fun and unique last minute gift ideas! Check out these toys for kids from 0-99!
Last week our Toy Insider Mom, Laurie Schacht had a great time over at AOL doing the below piece for their You’ve Got series. In the video she talks great holiday toys and the upbeat music in the background makes us dread that last minute shopping just a little less.
Check it out-
Alvin and The Chipmunks will be back in theaters December 16th for their 3rd big screen movie, “Alvin And The Chipmunks: Chipwrecked!” and to go along with this highly anticipated family movie there are some great licensed toys available for the biggest Alvin and the Chipmunk Fans!
Build-A-Bear Workshop®, in partnership with Twentieth Century Fox, has introduced make-your-own Alvin and Brittany plush characters into Build-A-Bear Workshop stores nationwide. Available in two sizes guests can make their very own large size Alvin and Brittany ($23 each), as well as purchase pre-stuffed mini form, all dressed in island apparel of Alvin and the Chipmunks friends Simon, Theodore, Jeanette and Eleanor ($12 each, or $10 each when Guests purchase two or more).
Majesco Entertainment Company has also teamed up with Twentieth Century Fox to bring Chipmunk fans the official Chipwrecked! video game. Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked is a full-body motion-based dance experience on Kinect for Xbox 360 and Wii™ that is fun for all ages. Players can choose to dance to multiple routines as their favorite ‘Munk (Alvin, Simon, and Theodore) or Chipette (Brittany, Eleanor, and Jeanette), while earning more points if they can dance on the beat. In addition, players who fill their “Munk Power” meter are then able to perform ultra-cool dance moves that electrify the crowd.
Developed by Behaviour Interactive, Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked video game is rated E10+ and now available on Kinect for Xbox 360 for a suggested retail price of $39.99, and on Wii™ and Nintendo DS™ for a suggested retail price of $29.99.