Must-Have Stocking Stuffers on ABC World News Now

Looking for the perfect stocking stuffers this holiday season? Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht stopped by ABC World News Now to show off some small gifts sure to bring big smiles. 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.


Finger Puppets FolkmanisFinger Puppets (Folkmanis)

  • From alligators to bears, turtles to birds, this collection of mini finger puppets has something for everyone.
  • Each adorable puppet has a spot for one or more fingers. Just insert and wiggle to bring the critter to life.
  • Finger placement and movement are tailored to the unique characteristics of each puppet.
  • Collect them all for the ultimate mini puppet show!
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP: $8.50-$15.00

phlat-ball-v3-tuckerPhlat Ball V3 (Tucker Toys)

  • Phlat Ball V3 is a unique sports toy that transforms from a 9″ flying disc to a 6″ fun ball when thrown–it’s like a Frisbee ball.
  • Its time-delay transformation adds a twist to the classic outdoor game of catch, and it packs flat so it’s easy to slip into a backpack or suitcase.
  • And if it lands on a sloped roof, it pops open and rolls right off–it’s not a flat ball for long! Throw a disc, catch a ball!
  • Ages 5+
  • MSRP $14.99+

未标题-1Hamsters in a House: Ultimate Hamster House (Zuru)

  • Kids can give their favorite fluffy friends the home of their dreams with the Zuru Hamsters in a House Ultimate Hamster House (one hamster included; additional hamsters sold separately).
  • When you open this house, a new friend, Cookies, will join the fun.
  • As hamsters scoot and scurry, they’ll turn on interactive noises that make it sound like they’re sleeping, eating or cooking. Give hamsters a lift to the second floor with the elevator, and watch with glee as they zoom back down with the slide.
  • What would a hamster be without a wheel? The hamsters can get some exercise on the spinning wheel at the top of the house.
  • Get ready for an exciting new addition to your Hamsters in a House collection with the Ultimate Hamster House.
  • Ages: 4+
  • MSRP: $29.99

schleich-dinosaursAssorted Dinosaurs (Schleich)

  • Pretty dangerous and pretty cute. The small dinosaurs have quite long and sharp teeth, dangerous horns and thorns. All four love to fight, even if they are just playing around.
  • Four little dinosaurs, a robber, two herbivores and a Pterodactyl come with a puzzle for the dinosaur figures to explore.
  • Dinosaurs are cool for kids and Schleich dinosaurs are great due to their realistic, hand-painted details.
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP: $12
  • Available: Amazon, Walmart, Barnes & Noble

magic-meemees_future-of-playMagic MeeMees (Future of Play)

  • These adorable and “magical” little figures each have their own shining and colorful personalities.
  • Press their heads and watch as they let you know how they’re feeling.
  • Feed them their mini foods, and watch to see if they like them or not.
  • Collect all 24 happy MagicMeeMees figures and create your own MeeMeeopolis. Get ready to feel the MagicMeeMee Mania!
  • Ages: 4+
  • MSRP: $3.99-$19.99

wonder-pops-surprize-pets-blipWonder Pops Surprize Pets (Blip)

  • Find out what’s poppin’ with the Wonder Pop Surprize Pets!
  • Push up your pop to explode the confetti top and reveal the pet inside—each one a big surprise!
  • Use the pop to display your cute mini plush or stuff it all back in and POP it again!
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP: $4.99
  • Available: Amazon

level-packLego Dimensions Add Ons (Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment)
•    Kids can add on to their Lego Dimension sets with fun packs, level packs and team packs that include minifigures, vehicles and new gameplay options to unlock and explore!
•    Build the minifigure heroes and fire up the game to start the experience. These packs add on to the Lego Dimension Starter Pack experience.
•    New characters include those from Fantastic Beasts, Adventure Time, Ghostbusters and more.
•    Ages: 7+
•    MSRP: $11.99-$29.99

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