Looking for some great toys inspired by the year’s biggest blockbuster movies? Toy Insider’s Chief Toy Officer Laurie Schacht stopped by ABC in Palm Beach to show off some of the best holiday toys inspired by your kids’ favorite films. 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.


LEGO BATMAN APP-CONNECTED BATMOBILE (LEGO)

  • Speed to Gotham City crime scenes with the motorized Lego DC Super Heroes App-Controlled Batmobile.
  • This cool vehicle features two motors powered by a Bluetooth-controlled battery hub, an opening minifigure cockpit, four-wheel drive, and two dual-stud shooters.
  • Simply download the app to control the vehicle from your smartphone or tablet.
  • This set also includes a new-for-August-2018 Batman minifigure.
  • Ages: 8+
  • MSRP: $99.99
  • Available: shop.lego.com

HARRY POTTER WIZARD TRAINING WANDS (JAKKS PACIFIC)

  • Kids can now train like a wizard with the Harry Potter Wizard Training Wands.
  • There are 11 different spells for kids to learn and master using the included spell training guide.
  • The wand recognizes movement to know when kids have cast their spells. The wand provides sound feedback that the spells have been cast correctly.
  • Each wand includes five modes of play: two modes of standalone play and three modes to play with a friend. The light-up button allows them to select which mode to play.
  • The assortment includes Harry Potter’s wand, Albus Dumbledore’s wand (i.e. The Elder Wand), and Lord Voldemort’s wand.
  • Age: 8+
  • MSRP: $24.99
  • Available: Amazon, Target, Walmart

FAST & FURIOUS DRIFT RC (JADA TOYS)

  • Filled with cool cars, chart-topping music, and a high-octane attitude, Fast & Furious, the explosively popular franchise built on speed, continues to fuel the car culture craze. It has become Universal’s biggest franchise of all time. Bring these vehicles to life with four-wheeled die-cast replicas.
  • These all new Drift RCs that feature real sideways drifting action.
  • Also includes a Turbo Button on the 2.4 GHz Hobby style controller, extra set of tires with Easy Mount Design included and HyperCharger USB charging technology.
  • Available in Hans Mazda RX and Brian’s Nissan Skyline GRT.
  • MSRP: $39.99
  • Available: Silver Skyline at Target, Orange Rx7 at Walmart

STAR WARS BLUETOOTH SPEAKERS (EKIDS)

  • Your favorite Marvel or Star Wars character is now your way to musical entertainment.
  • Wirelessly connect your Bluetooth device and enjoy high-quality sound that’s out of this world!
  • These speakers have a built-in rechargeable battery, and a supplied cable for both charging, and connecting to an audio source.
  • The device also plays audio from devices equipped with a headphone jack.
  • MSRP: $27.99-$48.99
  • Available: Amazon, Kohls, Best Buy

3DOODLER CREATE LICENSED STAR TREK 3D PRINTING PEN SET (3DOODLER)

  • Join the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise on its continuing mission to build strange new worlds and create new life forms and civilizations in 3D with the 3Doodler Create Star Trek Activity Kit!
  • Build your own starship, Spock ears, Klingon forehead, or Phaser, and boldly go where no one has gone before.
  • Perfect for any Trekkie fans who are new to Doodling or experienced Doodlers seeking creative inspiration. 
  • From die-hard Sci-Fi fans, to hobbyists and crafters, it’s the perfect gift for all Trekkie fans who already own a 3Doodler Create.
  • Choose from over 15 iconic Star Trek projects including Badges, Portraits, Quotes, Vulcan ears, Klingon mask, Communicator, VISORS, Phasers, or U.S.S. Enterprise NCC 1701 and U.S.S. Enterprise NCC 1701-0.
  • The kit 3 packs (75 strands) in a selection of Star Trek specific colors, Star Trek reusable Stencil Booklet and Step-By-Step Guide for over 15 iconic Star Trek projects, but does not include a 3Doodler Create pen.
  • Age: 14+
  • MSRP: $19.99
  • Available: the 3doodler.com, Amazon

MARVEL LEGENDS SERIES AVENGERS INFINITY GAUNTLET (HASBRO)

  • A Mad Titan. Six Infinity Stones that control the multi-verse. One mission to destroy the galaxy, another to save it. A team of heroes ready for the fight. Whoever wields the Infinity Gauntlet wields the fate of the universe!
  • Inspired by the Avengers: Infinity War movie, this Infinity Gauntlet worn by Thanos from the Marvel Legends Series features premium design and styling, as well as intricate detailing on the gauntlet and six light-up Infinity Stones.
  • Features pulsating light effects, movie-inspired sounds, and individually articulated finger movement, as well as a fist-lock feature for display.
  • Ages: Adult
  • MSRP: $99.99
  • Available: Amazon, Best Buy, Target