Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht stopped by ABC World New Now to highlight some of her favorite toys to keep your kids happy on long road trips this summer. For more on the products featured in this segment, read the product info below, and be sure to check out our list of the best travel toys for the summer.

Skylanders Battlecast Travel ToysSkylanders Battlecast (Activision)

  • This is an all-new mobile card battle game set in the Skylanders universe that kids will love playing!
  • The franchise that brought us toys to life is now bringing cards to life in a fun way.
  • Kids can bring character to life and then save them in the game to play.
  • The game is free to play and free to download on iOS, Android, and Kindle Fire.
  • MSRP: Free on al devices
  • Ages: E10+

Zootopia travel toysDisney Zootopia Stereo Headphones (eKids)

  • High quality headphones based on the new Disney’s Zootopia movie.
  • Volume limiters protect kids’ hearing.
  • Cushioned ear pads provide ultimate comfort.
  • Features Zootopia imagery, ears, and furry detailing
  • Ages: 6+
  • MSRP: $24.99



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


Kahootz_FashionPlatesSuperstarDeluxeKitFashion Plates Superstar Deluxe Kit (Kahootz)

  • All the award-winning features of the original Fashion Plates Deluxe Set, now with all new superstar fashion designs!
  • Create your own pop star looks with all the rockin’ mix and match design plates, portfolio case and more! Compatible with other Fashion Plates sets.
  • Ages: 6+
  • MSRP: $24.99

Jukem-Sports copyJUKEM (Haywire Group)

  • Play your favorite sport, anytime, anywhere!
  • Available in three sports: Football, basketball, and soccer
  • Teach basic math skills while having fun
  • Ages: 8+
  • MSRP: $9.99 each


WinningMoveGames_ScrabbleToGoScrabble To Go (Winning Moves Games)

  • This delightful travel Scrabble edition allows players to pack up in the middle of the game without disturbing words they’ve already placed on the board.
  • The tiles snap in place on the grid.
  • The tile racks have lids that close and hold the tiles in place so you can pick up exactly where you left off!
  • Comes in a zippered fabric case.
  • Ages: 8+
  • MSRP: $44.95