The sun is shining and it’s time for kids to get outside and play! Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht stopped by the offices of Family Circle magazine to show off the best toys to get kids up and moving. 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.


    Honda HD Camo Utility ATV (Tek Nek)

  • The rugged and durable Honda Brown HD Camo Utility ATV is an officially licensed Honda product featuring the uniquely realistic Honda Phantom Camo pattern printed all four fenders.
  • Press the 3 light-up dash buttons to hear the original song, talking phrases and fun sounds.  Twist the throttle to hear realistic revving sounds.
  • This Utility ATV includes both front and rear racks.  Super-grip tires provide a stable ride.  Parents can select the volume level that’s right for their home.  Comes in Brown or Pink camo.
  • Holds up to 40 pounds.
  • Age: 1-3
  • MSRP: $42.99
  • Available: Amazon,,

Machine Team (Toy State)

  • Kids can set up their imaginary worksite with this dynamic team!  Push-powered 15” Dump Truck teamed up with a 10” Cat Excavator!
  • -Great for both indoor and outdoor use, and perfect to take to the beach to dig in the sand.
  • Age: 2+
  • MSRP $24.99
  • Available: Toys “R” Us

Disc Jock-e (Tucker Toys)

  • Tucker Toys lets you take the tunes with you with its new Disc Jock-e, a flying disc with Bluetooth technology.
  • Soaring through the airwaves, the Disc Jock-e is a durable, water-resistant throwing disc that syncs to any playlist from a phone, tablet or computer.
  • It comes in a choice of vibrant blue or orange colors, so that even if you’re just relaxing, you’ll never miss a beat with the coolest outdoor speaker ever!
  • It’s great for the backyard, beach, pool or park.
  • Age: 8+
  • MSRP: $24.99
  • Available: Amazon, Toys “R” Us

Skyviper s1350HD Video Stunt Drone (Skyrocket)

  • The Skyviper s1350 Video Stunt Drone is updated with all new Flight Assist Features including Auto Launch, Auto Hover and Auto Land. Flight Assist features leverage avionics technology for performance, precision and stability to make learning easy for those new to the world of drones.
  • Perform awe-inspiring stunts at speeds up to 20 mph. With the touch of a button, execute left and right barrel rolls, forward and reverse inside loops or take it to the next level with double flips and double barrel rolls. There’s 8 one-touch stunts to choose from.
  • With 1-Touch Panoramic Video Capture, the Video Drone is programmed to enter a controlled-spin flight pattern to capture breathtaking 360 degree views from up to 200 feet away. Micro SD card included.
  • Age: 12+
  • MSRP: $69.99
  • Available: Target, Walmart, Toys “R” Us, Amazon



Adventure Force Hydro Blitz Power-Pump Water Blaster (Prime Time Toys)

  • Pump up the action with the Hydro Blitz water blaster! The Hydro Blitz power pump action sends water flying up to 35 feet with every pump.
  •  Slide forward to load the water and push back to blast the competition.   The water reservoir holds up to 57- ounces for a steady stream.
  • Ages 6+
  • MSRP: $9.88
  • Available: Walmart

Nerf Rebelle Focusfire Crossbow (Hasbro)

  • Launch into adventure with Nerf Rebelle blasters and bows! With Nerf Rebelle FocusFire Crossbow, the focus is on precision!
  • The FocusFire Crossbow is part of the AccuStrike Series, which features darts designed for greater accuracy. The crossbow has a rotating barrel that holds 5 darts.
  • Load and fire the darts to experience real crossbow action.
  • Ages: 8+
  • MSRP: $14.99
  • Available: Amazon, Toys “R” Us, Walmart, Target

Super Strike RotoShot Blaster Building Set (K’NEX)

  • Rotating blasting fun is what you will get with the K-FORCE Super Strike RotoShot Blaster Building Set from K’NEX!  The Super Strike RotoShot blaster allows you to build an amazing blaster, and then fire off 5 shots without reloading!
  • Set includes 1 NEW RotoChamber, 5 foam darts, 1 quick fit grip, 1 preload ring and downloadable instructions for 4 additional custom blasters and targets.
  • Compatible with the entire K-FORCE Build and Blast line.  Models can be built one at a time.
  • MSRP: $39.99
  • Ages 8+
  • Available: Walmart, Target, Amazon

BMW 6V Z8 (Dynacraft)

  • Authentic BMW Z8 Look and Emblems with realistic Interior Detailing
  • Has working headlights and MP3 Input with cord included
  • Reaches 2.5 MPH maximum speed
  • 6 Volt Battery and Charger Included
  • MSRP: $199.99
  • Age: 3+
  • Available:

RSF650 (Razor USA)

  • Adults can ride on custom 12” 10-spoke mag wheels and street tires as they ride up to 17 mph!
  • Run time of up to 50 minutes of continuous use.
  • Can hold a weight up to 220 pounds
  • Age: 16+
  • MSRP: $599.99
  • Available: Walmart, Toys “R” Us

RSF350 (Razor USA)

  • The original RSF now comes in a smaller size!
  • Kids can ride on custom 10” 3-spoke mag wheels and street tires as they ride up to 14 mph!
  • The two 12V rechargeable batteries allow up to 30 minutes of continuous use.
  • Age: 13+
  • MSRP: $329.99
  • Available: Summer 2017

X-Shot Bubble Ball (Zuru)

  • The X-Shot Bubble Ball is ZURU’s hottest new item that takes contact sports to the extreme! With its durable material and easy to inflate system, the Bubble Ball can inflate up to 4 feet and withstand tremendous impacts!
  • Use it in the backyard or in a sports field and get the games started. The X-Shot Bubble Ball 1 pack is available in two team colors, blue and orange.
  • Ages 8+,
  • MSRP $49.99
  • Available: Walmart, Toys “R” Us

Twist Time Ball Toss 4 (Blip Toys)

  • Twist Time is a new line of outdoor and indoor games that will get families of all ages off the couch, laughing, and interacting together.
  • Ball Toss 4 has two different colored sets of balls, and the first to toss their balls and get four in a row wins.
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP: $39.99
  • Available: Target