Spring is here and it’s time for kids to get outdoors and get active.
Toy Insider Editor-in-Chief Ali Mierzejewski stopped by Good Day DC to show off some great new toys to keep kids active and healthy. For more on the items featured in this segment, check out the product notes below.
( PLAY DAY KAOS 360 IMPERIAL TOY)
Let’s play Kaos 360! A game of skill and speed for all ages.
Slam the ball on the net play surface, once it bounces the other team can catch or return the ball. If you drop or miss the ball… you lose a point!
First team to collect two Score Markers wins.
Includes Carry Bag, Slam Balls, Net, Connector Tubes and Rule Book.
( VTECH SMART SHOTS SPORTS CENTER VTECH)
Cheer on your little sports star with the Smart Shots Sports Center by VTech.
This electronic sports center features a soccer net and basketball hoop for a fun 2-in-1 play experience.
Toss the basketball into the hoop and watch as the LED screen counts the number of baskets. Kick the soccer ball into the net, and the sports center will respond with encouraging sounds and phrases.
In addition to counting baskets, the LED screen also encourages play with fun animations.
Build fine motor skills with a variety of manipulative features.
Turn the gears to hear playful sounds and press the shape buttons to learn shapes, numbers and hear fun sounds.
Score, learn and win with the Smart Shots Sports Center!
Ages: 12-36 months
Available: Amazon, Target, BuyBuy Baby
( CRAYOLA WASHABLE SIDEWALK CHALK CRAYOLA)
Kids can create bold designs on any outdoor surface with Crayola Washable Sidewalk Chalk.
The chalk comes in a variety of colors with the 48 count and the 64 count.
The Speciality Chalk adds special effects of neon, glitter, and tie dye to creative designs.
MSRP: 48 Count Core Chalk — $4.99; 64 Count Core Chalk — $9.99; Specialty Chalk Neon — $2.99; Specialty Chalk Neon Glitter — $2.99; Speciality Chalk Glitter — $2.99; Specialty Chalk Tie Dye — $2.99
Available: Amazon, Walmart, Target, Michael’s
( RYAN’S WORLD HEAD SPLAT FAR OUT TOYS)
Far Out Toys teams up with YouTube star 7-year old Ryan of the massively popular Ryan ToysReview YouTube channel for a flip on classic Splash Out play with the new Ryan’s World Head Splat – a new water challenge game with epic splash outs… on your head.
The concept is simple: players use their heads to flip a water balloon into a wacky looking hat. The challenge is to keep the balloon away from the rough edges of the cup otherwise they will SPLASH OUT!
Head Splat is great fun for the entire family!
Challenge moms, dads, grandparents and little siblings to water balloon flippin’ fun!
Head Splat comes complete with the Head Splat hat, adjustable Head Splat cord, and 24 water balloons.
Available: Amazon, Target
( GAZILLION BUBBLECYCLE FUNRISE)
Take the Bubblecycle out for a spin!
As kids push the GAZILLION Bubblecycle over the grass, sidewalk or driveway, the motor spins and the engine rolls just like a real motorcycle.
With its lightweight design, the Bubblecycle is easy to push and the no-leak bubble chamber helps prevent those messy spillovers.
This is the perfect role-play toy for preschoolers!
No batteries required.
Includes an 8 oz. bottle of GAZILLION Premium Bubbles solution.
Available: Amazon, Walmart
( MORFBOARD SKATE/SCOOT COMBINATION JAKKS PACIFIC)
Morfboard is a new, exciting, and innovative brand. This high-performance deck and component system transforms in seconds and creates an entirely new play experience.
The Morfboard ecosystem encompasses super simple Lock & Release Technology (LRT): simply drop Xtensions into the board and turn them 90-degrees. The flex trigger locks in so kids are ready to skate, ride, balance, or bounce. Morfboard is year-round fun—anywhere, anytime.
Skate Xtensions feature 53mm Urethane wheels, durable cast aluminum trucks, and Performance ABEC 5 skate bearing.
Scoot Xtensions feature lean to steer wishbone front truck and rear wheel with inset lever brake.
Variable height T-Bar with rubber anti-slip grips.
Available in a variety of color options to customize the board.
Available: Chartreuse, Lava, and Mint: Target, Walmart; Cyan: Target