Carefree Car Ride Toys on NBC Dallas

Looking to keep your kids calm and entertained on a long car ride? Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht stopped by NBC Dallas to talk about the best toys to keep kids happy on a long drive. For more on the products featured in this segment, check out the notes below, and for more on the hottest new toys of the season be sure to view our Spring and Summer Toy Guide.


Nintendo Switch (Nintendo)

  • Nintendo Switch is designed to go wherever you do, transforming from home console to portable system in a snap. So you get more time to play the games you love, however you like.
  • Dock your Nintendo Switch and play in HD. Heading out? Take your game with you in handheld mode.
  • Use two Joy‑Con controllers to play face-to-face, or jump online for a 4v4 match. The more, the merrier.
  • Ages: 8+
  • MSRP: $299.99
  • Available: Best Buy, Amazon, Target, Walmart, Toys “R” Us

Fisher-Price Learning Tablet (Mattel)

  • Inspiring Little Learners to be Big Thinkers with Fisher-Price Learning Tablet, powered by nabi.
  • This tablet engages kids with an introduction to letters, phonics, numbers, colors and shapes plus dozens of videos featuring beloved Fisher-Price friends.
  • Features over 35 learning apps and games, including Storybook Rhymes Volumes 1-6 and the Wings Learning System Pre-K and K lessons, designed to help kids build confidence and a passion for learning.
  • It comes with a Fisher-Price blue bumper, fun sounds and wallpapers to round out the complete Fisher-Price experience. The removable back cover pops off and attaches to the front of the tablet for added screen protection while on the go!
  • Powered by nabi, this full-featured Android tablet comes with Google Play and over 400 features dedicated to kid-focused experiences and peace of mind for parents.
  • Age: 3+
  • MSRP: $99.99
  • Availability: Toys “R” Us, Walmart

Spinner Squad Fidget Spinners (Top Trenz)

  • Spinner Squad uses special high-quality ball bearings that give the product the extra spin time and speed needed to make it addicting.
  • It spins up to three to four minutes and is made with ceramic balls.
  • Available in solid colors, glow in the dark, or with designs, such as emojis.
  • Ages: 8+
  • MSRP: $20
  • Available: Amazon

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