For the gamer or the engineer in your life, there are so many great items to choose from for the holidays and this year, we’re making it easy for you! Check out the video above where our Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht and Woman’s Day‘s Taryn Mohrman show off some of the hottest games and construction sets for kids of all ages!

2014 Hottest Toys FisherPriceSgettiScatterFisher-Price S’getti Scatter Game (TCG)

  • This two-level game grows with children while encouraging thinking, problem solving, sharing, and cooperation.
  • In this game, kids must remove the s’getti strands without letting the meatballs fall. Whoever spills the meatballs first loses!
  • The game includes a wobbling dish and base, 16 strands of s’getti, three meatballs and a parent guide with extended play and learning ideas.
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP: $14.99

2014 Hottest Toys Strike A PoseStrike a Pose (R&R Games)

  • Strike up your imagination and get your bendy on, because it’s time to pose yourselves silly!
  • Strike a Pose is the hilarious freeze-frame party game.
  • To play, it’s one player’s job to figure out who OR what the other players are posing as. In a roomful of frozen friends, can you pick out the Zombie or the Bartender? The Eiffel Tower or the Grand Canyon? It’s time to STRIKE A POSE!
  • Play with 3 to 14 players.
  • Ages 10+
  • MSRP $19.95
2014 Hottest Toys BungeesBungees (Jazwares)
  • Bungees are unique brightly-colored characters that have an even more unique story.
  • Formed from the core of the earth, they are part earthly and part alien with an inner magnetism that helps them secure new territory.
  • The different play pattern gives users multiple ways to play by aiming their Bungees at scoring targets; a flick of the finger is all it takes to compete, collect and win in this hot new magnetic game.
  • Bungees are organized into eight crews that consist of four Bungees each for the Series 1 launch.
  • Collect all the characters in each crew to dominate the battlefield and become a Bungees Champion.
  • Ages: 4+
  • MSRP: $3.99-$24.99

2014 Hottest Toy Skylanders Trap TeamSkylanders Trap Team (Activision)

  • Portal masters can seek out, defeat, and capture the most wanted villains in all of Skylanders.
  • For the first time kids can pull the villains out of the games and capture them in Traps.
  • Then, send the villains back into the game to fight for good!
  • Skylanders Trap Team is forward compatible with more than 175 unique toys from all previous games that kids can enjoy in the real-world and in the virtual game world.
  • Ages: 6+
  • MSRP: $74.99

2014 Hottest Toy Disney Infinity Marvel 2.0Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes 2.0 (Disney Interactive)

  • A follow-up to the best-selling Disney Infinity video game, which launched in 2013
  • The toy / video game hybrid features original Marvel storylines that allow fans to experience their favorite super heroes in all new ways
  • Characters include, Captain America, Spider-Man, Black Widow, hulk, Yondu, Falcon, and more.
  • The game features an enhanced virtual Toy Box where kids and families can use hundreds of Marvel and Disney themed items, locations, props and characters to create their own stories, as well as re-create their favorite movie and comic moments
  • Characters and power discs from Disney Infinity are forward compatible and can be played in the Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes Toy box
  • The game is rated E10+
  • MSRP is $74.99 for the Starter Pack
  • The game will be available for XboxOne, Xbox360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Wii-U, PC, tablets, and smart phones.

2014 Hottest Toys First Builders Fast Tracks Raceways First Builders Fast Tracks Raceway (Mega Bloks)

  • Your little racecar driver can build with blocks and tracks and mix and match the race cars for endless play and racing!
  • Includes two mix-and-match fully buildable cars for lots of raceway fun!
  • 50 pieces, including new easy-to-build tracks and three building plates
  • Fun sticker sheet to customize your little racer’s blocks and cars!
  • Compatible with all Mega Bloks First Builders sets for endless building possibilities and family fun
  • Ages: 1+
  • MSRP: $19.99

2014 Hottest Toy Smart Max Mega Ball RunSmartMax Mega Ball Run (SmartMax)

  • With SmartMax sets kids can do and build anything they can imagine!
  • SmartMax construction sets enable children to explore the fascinating world of magnetism in a safe and creative way through making strong building structures and vehicles.
  • With this set, kids can build structures, chutes, and ramps so they can have fun watching the metal balls race through their unique designs.
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP: $119.99

Hot New Toys Lego Star Wars Rebels the GhostLego Star Wars Rebels The Ghost (The Lego Group)

  • Kids can battle the Empire with the Rebel heroes’ starship, as seen in the Star Wars: Rebels animated TV series.
  • The ship features a 360-degree rotating gun terret, spring-loaded shooters, ejecting space pods, two cockpits, and four new minifigures with assorted weapons.
  • Minifigures include Kanan Jarrus, Hera Syndulla, Zeb Orrelios, and a Stormtrooper.
  • Ages: 9+
  • MSRP: $89.99

2014 Hottest Toys Knex Hyperspeed Hangtime Roller Coaster K’NEX Hyperspeed Hangtime Roller Coaster Building Set (K’NEX)

  • Blast off faster than the speed of light with the Hyperspeed Hangtime Roller Coaster Building Set.
  • Use over 600 K’NEX pieces to build a Roller Coaster over 2.5-feet high.
  • The exclusive inverted blaster motor launches your hanging coaster car on an out-of-this-world adventure through 18 feet of track.
  • For more fun, download instructions for a 2nd
  • Ages: 9+
  • MSRP: $69.99