The Summer’s Hottest Toys on CBS Philadelphia

Looking for the hottest toys of the summer? Toy Insider Senior Editor Ali Mierzejewski stopped by CBS in Philadelphia to show off the best new toys and games for the summer. 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.


Twist Time Tower Crash (Blip Toys)

  • Twist Time is a new line of outdoor and indoor games offering a wide variety of innovative games that will get families of all ages off the couch, laughing, and interacting together.
  • Kids can challenge their friends to build the biggest tower with Tower Crash. Start off with a small tower and keep building. They have to be careful though, as the tower gets taller, it gets wobblier—until it crashes.
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP: $39.99
  • Available: Now exclusively at Target

Washable Sidewalk Paint Sprayer (Crayola)

  • Kids can create colorful designs any time of year on sidewalks and driveways and even snow.
  • Kids control the fun from start to finish by selecting a color, pumping up the sprayer unit, and spraying out their creations.
  • Includes 4 strong injection handles for maximum durability.
  • The sidewalk paints wash clean from sidewalks and driveways and are easy to clean: Simply use a water hose to spray away the color and rinse off the sprayer.
  • The set includes two stencils for designs.
  • Ages: 6+
  • MSRP: $14.99
  • Available: Amazon, Toys “R” Us, Walmart, Target

VaporizR 2 (Toy State)

  • The Nikko VaproizR 2 is a true all-terrain amphibious vehicle with powerful performance on land, water, and snow.
  • Extra-large tires with extreme performance tread let you tackle tough environments with control and ease.
  • Range reaches up to 40m/133 feet.
  • Ages: 8+
  • MSRP $49.99
  • Available: Toys “R” Us

Rain Showers Splash Pond Water Table (Step2)

  • The Rain Showers Splash Pond Water Table acts as a mini water park in the backyard for multi-child play.
  • This water table introduces STEM concepts to toddlers through scooping and pouring water, which activates maze-like spinners and ramps, creating a cascading waterfall.
  • Large table platform makes this table great for social and interactive play.
  • Ages: 18 months+
  • MSRP: $69.99
  • Available: Amazon, Walmart, Toys “R” Us

Dunk Hat (Hasbro)

  • In this fun game, players get three throws and two targets, but all it takes is one shot to tip the tank and win.
  • Players put on the hat filled with water, brace themselves, and the suspense grows as one the other player throws a foam ball at one of the targets. If they hit it, the water releases and soaks the person wearing the hat.
  • Now, it’s time for someone else to wear the Dunk Hat game hat.
  • Ages: 5+
  • MSRP: $19.99
  • Available: Amazon, Walmart, Target, Toys “R” Us

Crazy Cart Shift (Razor USA)

  • Everyone’s favorite, Crazy Cart from Razor, has been re-designed to accommodate younger drivers!
  • This new simplified version of the Crazy Cart allows younger drivers to easily spin, drift, and drive in every direction.
  • The Crazy Cart Shift uses steer-to-drift technology so that younger drivers can keep both hands on the wheel instead of the drift bar.
  • The 24V rehargeable batteries allow for up to 40 minutes of continuous use and it can reach speeds of up to 8 mph.
  • Ages: 8+
  • MSRP: $199.99
  • Available: Toys “R” Us, Walmart, Amazon

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