Last Minute Gift Ideas on ABC World News Now

It’s not too late to pick up great gifts for the holiday! Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht stopped by ABC World News Now to show off some great gifts that you can still find at the last minute. For more on the products featured in this segment, check out the items below, and for a full rundown of the best toys of the year, check out our complete holiday toy guide.


weebles-core-figure-assortment_jazwares-llcJazwares Weebles Wonder Club Treehouse Playset (Jazwares)

  • Have fun with all of the Weeble friends at the Wonder Club Treehouse!
  • There are lots of things to see and do. Rock back and forth on the tire swing, slide down the slide, and wibble-wobble your way across the bridge!
  • The Wonder Club Treehouse is full of surprises to discover and enjoy. Watch for intruders from the lookout point, and slide the ladybird to make the lookout spin! After you cross the bridge, hop down the secret slide hidden in the tree trunk, for a quick escape!
  • Press the smiling squirrel to go for a spin on the musical carousel, and slide the bluebird down to open up a secret trapdoor down to the tire swing!
  • This treehouse playset includes a special Willie figure along with his dog, Buster.
  • Ages: 2+
  • MSRP: $34.99
  • Available: Toys “R” Us

spintales-interactive-duvet-set-tiltSpinTales Interactive Duvet Set (Tilt)

  • Embark on a journey where the boundaries between the physical and digital world are blurred.
  • We do this by weaving together stories that you love, with augmented reality and educational activities, to give you an immersive experience like never before.
  • Imagine your favorite characters coming to life in your home, right in front of your eyes!
  • Every SpinTales story is embedded with augmented reality to bring the story and its characters to life. The stories are not just printed on a page or characters on a screen.
  • Don’t expect to sit back and read these stories. It’s interactive. You have to move and stretch to discover and play with characters are safe and protected in this magical world.
  • Ages: 3–7
  • MSRP: $99.99
  • Available: Toys “R” Us

raphs-ooze-booster_toy-stateRaph’s Ooze Booster (Toy State)

  • Who’s ready to raise some shell? Press the button and watch as it speeds forward, pops a wheelie and reveals a super-charged ooze rocket!
  • Featuring exciting music, fighting sounds and vocals.
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP: $19.99
  • Available: Amazon, Toys R Us

OnceUponCraftRapunzelOnce Upon a Craft (Educational Insights)

  • These two-in-one storybook and craft activity sets are perfect for gradeschoolers.
  • The Once Upon a Craft Line has eight different sets to choose from, like Jack and the Beanstalk, the Princess and the Pea, and more.
  • Bring the action-packed tale of each book to life!
  • Read the story together; then, experience the creativity with the two included, mess free crafts based on the story.
  • Ages: 4-6
  • MSRP: $12.99
  • Available: Amazon, Toys “R” Us, Walmart

playmobil-nhl-hockey-arenaNHL Hockey Arena & Zamboni (Playmobil)

  •      Skate into action with your own hockey match at the NHL Hickey Arena. Each of the four NHL players feature a moveable arm and hockey stick for even more realistic game play.
  •      Simply pull back the lever to swing the stick and fire the puck down the rink towards the opposing goal.
  •      Use the goalie to defend against offensive plays by clipping the player to the goal and then using the joystick to maneuver the goalie from side to side for some game-saving blocks.
  •      Thanks to the included team decals, kids can customize each player to represent their favorite NHL team.
  •      Set includes NHL players (two per team), four hockey pucks, game play rules booklet, player number decals, logo decals for all 30 NHL teams, score-leeping slide rule, and other game-tastic accessories.
  •      Ages: 5+
  •      MSRP:$59.99
  •      Available: Walmart, target, Toys “R” Us

rubiks-race_university-gamesRubik’s Race (University Games)

  • Shake it – Slide it – Solve it!
  • Be the first to match the pattern on the scrambler and shut the frame! The first player to complete the match and slam down the center frame wins!
  • More than just a cube – here’s your chance for head to head competition! It’s the ultimate 2 player Rubik’s challenge.
  • Contains game base and center frame, 48 colored tiles, scrambler, 9 colored mini cubes, and instructions.
  • Ages: 7+
  • MSRP:$19.99
  • Available: Amazon, Toys “R” Us

hatchimalsHatchimals (Spin Master)

  • Hatchimals are magical creatures that live inside of eggs. Who’s inside? It’s a surprise!
  • Each egg contains one of two interactive Hatchimals. Kids must and care for their egg as its eyes will light up as it makes cute sounds, telling you how it’s feeling!
  • Once kids have played with it enough, they’ll see rainbow eyes, meaning it’s time to hatch! But, Hatchimals can’t hatch on their own. Kids’ touch encourages them to peck their way out of the egg—it’s a once-in-a-lifetime experience!
  • Now, kids get to raise their furry Hatchimal through 3 stages, from baby to toddler, to kid. Hatchimals sing “Hatchy Birthday” each time it enters a new stage!
  • Kids will teach them how to walk, dance, play games and more! It will even repeat what they say in its own voice.
  • Ages: 4+
  • MSRP:$69.99
  • Available: Amazon, Toys “R” Us, Walmart, with retail exclusive characters

 

 

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