Toy Insider Senior Editor Maddie Michalik joined CTV in Ottawa to show off some fun new toys to help kids beat the mid-winter blues. For more on the items featured in this segment, check out the product notes below.
Assemble this vibrant nano Flash habitat with snap-together track pieces and obstacles. Comes with three newly designed, light-up nano Flash that move at twice the speed, plus four additional nanos.
Kids can piece together this huge, 3-foot colorful floor puzzle that features Magenta, Tickety Tock, Mailbox, and Blue from Blues Clues and You! Helps kids develop cognitive skills like color and pattern recognition, hand-eye coordination, matching, it fosters creativity and hands-on learning while having fun! Measures 24-inches by 36-inches when complete.
This kid-friendly camera features more than 20 animated backgrounds that set the stage for creative videos. It also includes on-screen editing capabilities and comes with a green screen and a tabletop tripod/selfie stick.
Kids can build a mighty robotic bug that defies gravity to crawl up, down, and all around windows with ease! This hands-on mechanic construction kit brings engineering and physics to life. Assemble the robot to learn how its gears, motor, battery, and switch all work together. This multi-legged machine uses suction cups to walk around on smooth vertical surfaces. Kids can experiment to see what else it can climb!
Build a house or tower with working, 3D circuits to find out how power gets to your house, travels in your walls, and more. Explore security systems, automatic lights, alarms, generators, motors, and more.
Articulate is the hilarious team game of quick-fire descriptions. Players describe as many card entries as possible in 30 seconds. The first team round the board wins. Describing a word without actually saying it may sound simple, but there are no ‘rhymes with’ or ‘sounds likes’ allowed. Add to that the fact that you’re racing a timer and you have a true challenge that inspires seriously funny guessing.