Want to be a holiday hero?  Toy Insider’s Chief Toy Officer Laurie Schacht stopped by Fox 4 in Fort Myers to show off some big-ticket items that are sure to get a big “wow” this holiday season. For more on the items featured in this segment, check out the product notes below, and for the complete rundown of the best toys of the holiday season, be sure to check our complete Toy Insider Holiday Gift Guide.


PAW PATROL CHASE 6V PLUSH RIDE-ON (DYNACRAFT)

  • These Paw Patrol ride-ons are available as Chase, Marshall, or Skye characters.
  • It is made of soft plush material and makes sound effects.
  • A pup house included for storage or more play.
  • It reaches a 2.5 MPH max speed and has a 6 volt battery and charger included.
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP: $149
  • Available: Walmart, Dynacraftwheels.com

DREAMWORKS SPIRIT RIDING FREE BY PLAYMOBIL: LUCKY’S HAPPY HOME (PLAYMOBIL)

  • Come for a visit at Lucky’s Happy Home on the frontier. Arriving in Miradero from the big city, Lucky isn’t sure she will ever fit in, but this home is her safe haven.
  • Walk into the kitchen with all the furnishings, where Aunt Cora is cooking dinner on the stove and the table is set for a delicious meal.
  • Outside, Lucky visits Spirit before she heads off to school, reminding him of their upcoming adventures.
  • Upstairs, you’ll find spacious rooms for the whole family. Lucky keeps a poster of her mom in her room so she’ll always remember her.
  • Set includes large house, Lucky, Aunt Cora, Spirit, pots and pans, dishes, utensils, table and chairs, fencing, friendly goose, and lots of other accessories.
  • Ages: 4+
  • MSRP: $99.99
  • Available: Playmobil.us

ANTSY PANTS BUILD & PLAY POP STAR STAGE KIT (ANTSY PANTS/BEACH HOUSE GROUP)

  • Get ready to shine like a star with the Antsy Pants Build & Play Pop Star Stage Kit!
  • Featuring glittery purple curtains and a bold blue backdrop, this stage is the perfect spot for budding artists and performers.
  • Whether you’re a singer, dancer, juggler, or have a hidden talent, perform center stage with the Pop Star Stage Kit.
  • This kit includes more than 50 poles and connectors, as well as the fabric cover.
  • Ages: 4+
  • MSRP: $44.99
  • Available: Target

RIDEAMALS SCOUT, RIDE & PLAY PONY (PACIFIC CYCLE)

  • Combines interactive play with battery-powered riding fun: feed, brush, walk, ride, and dance with your pony pal!
  • Over 100 unique sounds and movements.
  • Apple, carrot, and brush (included) add to the playtime fun.
  • Two forward speeds, one reverse.
  • Power Trax rubber traction strips keep the ride smooth and steady.
  • Direct Connect system makes charging easy; 12V battery and charger included.
  • Ages: 3-7
  • MSRP:  $298
  • Available: Wal-Mart