Get your move on! Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht stopped joined Family Circle magazine for their “25 Days of Toys” to talk about the best toys to get kids up and moving. For more on the items featured in this segment, check out the product notes below, and for our complete rundown of the best gifts for the holidays, check out our complete holiday gift guide.


  • The Y Glider XL Deluxe features three adjustable steering levels to best suit each child’s experience based on their steering comfort.
  • Children can personalize their scooter with a changeable deck comes available in three colors and colorful wheel inserts.
  • The extra wide rear wheel provides control and stability.
  • Folding adjustable handlebars make for easy transport.
  • Ages: 5-8
  • MSRP: $89.99
  • Available: Amazon, Target, Toys “R” Us, Walmart


  • Whether you’re riding around your neighborhood or cruising to a friend’s place, Hovertrax 2.0 offers the performance and maneuverability you need to make every ride a blast! Auto
  • Exclusive EverBalance technology provides an state-of-the-art, auto self-balancing experience for an easier mount and smoother ride, every time.
  • Up to 60 minutes of continuous use with a speed of 8 mph.
  • Steering is foot controlled with anti-slip rubber foot platforms for seamless maneuvering.
  • Comes in red, blue, white, black, or green.
  • Includes battery charger, no assembly required.
  • Holds up to 220 lbs.
  • Ages: 8+
  • MSRP: $399.99
  • Available: Amazon, Toys “R” Us, VM Innovations,,



  • This Unicorn ride-on makes real unicorn sounds.
  • It has soft plush material with a light up horn, realistic reins, and unicorn hair.
  • A play stable included.
  • The unicorn reaches a 2.5 MPH max speed and has a 6 volt battery and charger included. 
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP: $149.99
  • Availability: Walmart