Catch Up On Top Holiday Toy Trends

The holidays are over, the toys are unwrapped, and the biggest question on the playground? “What did you get for Christmas?” Editor-in-Chief Jackie Breyer stopped by MSNBC to discuss some of the most popular toys of the season. Did you find any of these items under your tree this year?

Mattel.ViewMasterVirtualRealityStarterPackView-Master Virtual Reality Starter Pack (Mattel)

  • You can view sights from around the world with the View-Master Virtual Reality Starter Pack.
  • The viewer allows you to download one of the free View-Master apps, slide in your compatible smartphone and see special images and breath-taking 360° views.
  • Interactive 3D environments let you pull up videos, fun facts and mini games, and the included Preview Reel offers sample apps, such as Space, Destinations and National Geographic: Wildlife.
  • Ages: 7+
  • MSRP: $29.99

REV: Robotic Enhanced Vehicles (Wow Wee)WowWee.REV

  • No special surface, mat or (assembled) track is required, open play on any indoor hard surface!
  • An intense Battle, Race and Chase game- one person can play against the REV drone…or two players against each other!
  • So, play by yourself or with a friend!
  • REV set Includes 2 fast, detailed APP-Enabled REV Vehicles
  • REV Smart Ramp sold separately (ramp not only adds jumps and excitement but “health” features during gameplay)
  • AA Battery Powered, but rechargeable REV battery packs sold separately (online)
  • Ages: 8+
  • MSRP: $99.99

VTech Kidizoom WatchVTech Kidizoom Smartwatch DX (VTech)

  • Stay organized and ready for your day with the Vtech Kidizoom Smartwatch DX.
  • Keep the splash- and sweat-proof watch on in every environment, referencing the 3D face to tell the time.
  • Choose from over 50 different clock designs, or access the Learning Lodge for more downloadable options.
  • A calendar, alarm, timer and calculator all stay at the ready on your wrist.
  • Bored on your travels? Play the eight different games and keep the battery charged by plugging the device in with the included cable.
  • The watch features the capability to take photos and videos, so you can capture epic moments wherever you go and save them to share later with friends and family.
  • Add photo effects, frames and filters to your pictures
  • Enough memory to hold hours of video and tons of picture!
  • Ages: 3-10
  • MSRP: $64.99

Kurio Smart™ Windows Tablet (KD Interactive)kuriosmart_blue_kdinteractive_01

  • Kurio Smart is the first Windows 2-in-1 device built especially for kids, and it’s the perfect first computer for any child at less than $200.
  • It’s a tablet-and-laptop-in-one with a detachable keyboard that combines the best of both productivity and fun, taking kids from homework to play.
  • Kurio Smart is perfect for writing papers, reading e-books, studying and safely browsing the web. It even comes with a free year of Microsoft Office 365 Personal.
  • Kurio Smart is also preloaded with more than 40 apps and games (a $200 value) for out-of-the-box play, including exclusive Kurio Motion 2.0 multiplayer body-movement-controlled games that will have kids running, jumping and even dancing.   With parents’ permission, kids can access hundreds of thousands more apps through the Windows Store.
  • Microsoft’s Family Safety system allows parents to determine the websites, apps and games their kids can use, monitor kids’ usage and also set time limits.
  • It’s sleek, lightweight and portable – the screen folds inside easily to form a hard, durable case so kids can take their Kurio Smart anywhere.
  • Ages: 6+ (sweet spot is kids ages 8 to 12)
  • MSRP: $199.99

13431 DARTH VADERDarth Vader Animatronic Interactive Figure (Thinkway Toys)

  • Features 31 points of articulation for great movement
  • Light saber features real-time interaction with light and battle sound effects.
  • Raise his left arm for voice and animated actions
  • Press his chest panel button to activate battle or “force training” mode.
  • He responds differently depending on how you move the lightsaber.
  • More than 17-inches tall
  • MSRP: $129.99
  • Ages: 4+

 

Sky Viper HD Video Drone V950 (Skyrocket Toys)SkyViperHDVideoDrone_V950_SkyrocketToys

  • The Sky Viper HD Video Drone is a full-sized performance drone that can record video and pictures in full 720p High Definition from a bird’s eye view!
  • Performs one-touch custom camera moves in autopilot mode.
  • Measures 12.75” blade to blade.
  • All award-winning, remote-controlled Sky Viper Drones feature extreme performance capabilities, exciting one-touch stunts, 6-axis stabilization, new impact-resistant uni-body designs, and variable modes of flight sensitivity.
  • Ages: 12+
  • MSRP: $89.99

Blip.YummyNummieSundaeYummy Nummies Mini Kitchen Playset (Blip Toys)

  • Yummy Nummies Mini Kitchen Playset – Sundae Maker includes: 1 playset, 1 kitchen magic tray, 1 instruction sheet, 2 strawberry ice cream flavor packets, 1 fudge glaze packet, 1 sprinkles packet, 2 spoons, 1 measuring scoop, 1 dropper, 1 mixing bowl, and 2 sundae dishes.
  • Disposable cooking utensils for easy clean-up
  • Makes 8 Mini Sundaes!
  • Delicious strawberry ice cream flavor.
  • Decorate with fudge and sprinkles!
  • No freezing required!
  • Food made in USA
  • Ages: 4+
  • MSRP: $ 19.99

One Response to “Catch Up On Top Holiday Toy Trends”

  1. Khaled Hadar Basahi

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