If winter weather is giving your kids cabin fever, we’ve got just the solution. Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht stopped by ABC World News Now to talk about the best toys and games to spend a fun day indoors. For more on the products featured in this segment, check out the notes below.
Twist Time (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.
- Twist Time games are perfect for reunions or spur-of-the moment family game nights.
- Games include: Ball Toss; Bucket Bingo; Comet Ball Crash; Fish & Flips; Gator Grab; Gaint Lighted Dice; Gopher Golf; Lighted Bean Bag Bash; Memory Mayhem; Simin Say Parachute; Tower Crash; Wacky Water Range; Word Scramble.
- Ages: 3+
- MSRP: $14.99-$49.99
:59 Seconds (The Haywire Group)
- So you think you’re fast?
- In :59 Seconds you need to beat your opponent by getting rid of all your cards, AND get the job done in under a minute.
- It’s the world’s fastest card game!
- Designed for 2 or more players
- Ages 7+
- MSRP $9.99
Sunk (Winning Moves USA)
- A Hasbro & Indiegogo Next Great Game Challenge Finalist.
- A unique social, skill and action game where the task is to add water – one drop at a time – to the cup floating in the water filled Sunk tank, without causing it to sink.
- Excellent party game!
- Perfect balance between skill & luck!
- Completely self-contained.
- Play anywhere – just add water.
- Ages: 10+
- Players: 2+
- MSRP: $15.95
- Available: January 2017
Art with Edge (Crayola)
- Crayola Art With Edge is a line of stunning designs that will keep your creativity on the edge!
- With Sugar Skulls you can get a head start on coloring this collection of the cute and the macabre.
- 40 high-quality coloring pages, measuring 8″x10″, perfect for framing.
- Ages: Tween/Teen
- MSRP: $6.99 (Sugar Skulls)–$14.99 (Naturescapes)
- Available: Walmart, Amazon, Toys “R” Us
Color Escapes Adult Coloring Kits (Crayola)
- The Crayola Color Escapes Premium Adult Coloring Kit includes twelve large coloring pages featuring the quiet beauty of the heartland in incredible detail.
- Each page is printed on large 11″x17″ high-quality premium paper. The package includes 50 Count Crayola Colored Pencils and 12 Count Watercolor pencils.
- MSRP: $24.99
- Available: Available: Walmart, Amazon, Toys “R” Us
Shrinky Dinks 3D Flower Jewelry (Alex Toys)
- Shrinky Dinks 3D Flower Jewelry lets you grow flowers as you shrink them!
- The new silicone mold shapes the pieces into flowers as they shrink, adding a new dimension to the classic craft.
- Color and shrink your flowers to make bracelets, necklaces and earrings.
- Includes Silicone Flower Mold, 38 precut and preprinted Shrinky Dinks, 8 colored pencils, chain necklace, chain bracelet, seed beads, elastic string, 2 beading needles, 2 earring studs and easy instructions.
- Ages 8+;
- MSRP $22.50
Cookie Crafter (Jakks Pacific)
- The Cookie Crafter play set is a fun and easy way to make unique cookie creations at home using your own graham crackers and decorations.
- This battery-operated unit is designed for safety and easy to use; just place your graham cracker on the base, shape with cookie crafting tool, then decorate and enjoy! Includes five shape guides, a spatula, and a decorating tool.
- MSRP: $19.99
- Ages: 6+
- Available: Toys “R” Us, Amazon, Target