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Every February at the North American International Toy Fair, the entire toy industry does nothing but eat, sleep, and breathe toys for four days. Laurie Schacht took ABC News Digital on an exclusive tour of Toy Fair 2016, being sure to point out the coolest toys in town. Check out what made the Toy Insider Mom‘s hot list picks.

Convertable (Space Scooter) Space Scooter

  • This scooter can be ridden two ways. Use like a traditional kick scooter, or propel is forward with a cool up and down teeter-totter motion.
  • T also folds for convenience.
  • The regular model of the scooter comes equipped with a hand break, air suspension and is durable. Colors for the X580 series include: Black, White, Orange, Pink, Blue and Red-Blue
  • Ages: 8+
  • MSRP: $149

Night Racket (TangleTangle Night Racket

  • Whack it with your racket! New for 2016, the Tangle NightRacket™! Its unique Matrix design makes this racket unlike any other racket you’ve ever seen before.
  • Super bright LEDs light up the racket in cool patterns, making nighttime racket play possible.
  • A light-up Matrix™ ball and light-up birdie are included in the set, enabling two different play patterns. The NightRacket™ is tons of fun – both night and day!
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP: $40

Mario-Copter Nintendo Mario-Copter (Carrera)

  • The new Carrera Nintendo Mario-Copter takes to the air in 2016!
  • Mario flies atop the gyro-stabilized quadrocopter that’s nearly 12 inches across and features protected rotors.
  • The 2.4 GHz flight control system features precise control over your new quadrocopter and has a flight time of about 7 minutes for a 60 minute recharge time.
  • The quad comes with everything you need in the box ready to fly, the controller, batteries for the controller and copter, chargers, and a spare set of rotor blades!
  • The system is designed for the beginner flier and can be enjoyed by the advanced enthusiast as well. It will fly both indoors and outdoors as well and the 4-channel system gives you total flying control.
  • Ages: 12+
  • MSRP: TBA
  • Available: Fall 2016

EZ 3D Printer (NKOKEZ 3D Printer

  • The next generation of 3-D printers is finally here!
  • The EZ 3D Printer is easy to use and has an SD card reader.
  • All you need to do is insert the project card, select the file, and click “print.”

Green Toys Cupcake Set Cupcake Set (Green Toys)

  • Whip up a batch of sweet treats full of imagination with the Green Toys™ Cupcake Set!
  • Little bakers can practice colors and counting, develop fine motor skills, and host make-believe parties for their stuffed animals and friends.
  • This 16 piece mix-and-match set includes frosting, cakes, and cupcake liners for 5 complete cupcakes, plus a cake stand display.
  • The cake stand is perfect for presentation and storage, and can even be used to serve actual cupcakes.
  • Cupcake pieces are dishwasher safe and meet FDA food contact standards.
  • Packaged with recycled and recyclable materials printed with soy inks.
  • Ages: 2+
  • MSRP: $24.99
  • Available: Spring 2016

SelfieMic (Moose ToysMoose Toys SelfieMic

  • Microphone meets selfie stick to take you beyond Karaoke!
  • Using the free included partner app, StarMaker, sing along to your favorite songs from a catalogue of over 3 million fully licensed songs with updates daily, including Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift, One Direction and more.
  • Voice and video effects make you sound and look like a star.
  • Ages: 8+
  • MSRP: $24.99
  • Available: Fall 2016

My First 2-in-1 TabletMy First 2-in-1 Tablet (Kids Delight

  • The My First 2-in-1 Tablet promotes interactive play for toddlers.
  • The 2-in-1 tablet attaches to the keyboard to become a tablet.
  • It includes touch-sensitive icons to transmit various responses.
  • The tablet also includes a bilingual setting.
  • Ages: 2+
  • MSRP: $39.99
  • Available: Fall 2016

CHIP: Canine Home Intelligent Pet (WowWeeChip WowWee

  • CHiP is the ultimate AI Robotic Dog.
  • Based on the latest tech in mechatronics, the latest in wireless technology, and a suite of advanced sensors, CHiP is truly the latest and greatest in robotic pets.
  • CHiP recognizes its master, responds to commands using the SmartBand, plays fetch with its SmartBall, and more.
  • After a day of endless fun, CHiP knows it’s time to head to its special SmartBed and recharge.
  • With a 360-degree system of play that’s physical, digital and tactile, and an exciting, evolving app, CHiP is fun for all…with none of the mess of a real pet!
  • Ages: 8+
  • MSRP: $199.99
  • Available: Fall 2016

RipSurf (RazorRipSurf

  • The RipSurf’s patented design allows riders to carve and cut like a real surfboard, but on dry land!
  • Riding on 2 high-performance caster wheels, there’s no need for pushing or stepping.
  • The RipSurf moves off of the body’s momentum.
  • Ages: 8+
  • MSRP: $99.99
  • Available: March 1

Folkmanis Dragon Puppet Black Dragon (Folkmanis

  • The Folkmanis Black Dragon puppet is a creature of mythic proportions featuring unique draw-string animation that expands a spectacular wingspan to give flight to your imagination.
  • Elaborately detailed with hypnotic eyes, serpentine skin and reptilian accents, this legendary creature comes to life with movement in the mouth, forked tongue and arms.
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP: $69.99

Candylicious Bubbles Bubble Machine (Little Kids Inc.Candylicious Bubbles Bubble Machine

  • The only thing kids love more than bubbles is candy! And this is a winning combination of both, bubble you can eat with candylicious.
  • The Candylicious Bubble Machine is shaped just like the infamous Bubble Ninja!
  • Press the button to activate the bubbles and watch as they soar from the Bubble Ninja’s mouth!  Try to catch as many as you can!
  • Wand and dip tray are removable to be easily cleaned. Includes 2 -2 fl oz of edible bubble solution, Cherry and Grape and requires 4 “AA” batteries, not included.
  • Ages: 5+
  • MSRP: $12.99