When it comes to new toy trends, gross is good! Toy Insider Senior Editor Marissa DiBartolo stopped by Better Connecticut to talk about the best new gooey, icky, stinky toys that kids will absolutely love. For more on the items featured in this segment, check out the product notes below. To see more of our favorite toys from the show floor of this year’s Toy Fair, click here.


  • These new blind capsules are creating a stink all over Kerplopolis.
  • Series 1 is home to 36 hilarious characters including Pooji, T.P. Lil’ Squirt, Skid Mark, Dumpling and the Toot Fairy.
  • Each Capsule is a Toilet Paper Roll and kids “unroll” to find one hidden Poopeez character, then “unroll” again to find the second hidden Poopeez character along with a collector guide.
  • Characters range from different squishy poops to other poop-themed accessories, such as toilet paper.
  • Two play sets are also available, including the Toilet Launcher and the Porta Potty Multi-pack.
  • Age: 4+
  • MSRP: $3.99-$9.99
  • Available: Amazon, Target, Toys “R” Us, Walmart


  • Each Fuggler plush character features a unique toothy smile or grimace, material patterns, and a signature button hole.
  • They come in two sizes: Medium 9inch or Large 12 inch. Some Large Fugglers even have claws!
  • Discover rare chase characters by checking for a golden button hole on the back.
  • Each box also includes an adoption certificate, which means…there’s a Fuggler out there waiting for you.
  • Age: 4+
  • MSRP: $14.99 for Medium (9 inch) / $24.99 for Large (12 inch)
  • Availability: Fall 2018

ZITS (NSI International)

  •  Peel off a Zit, stick it on your skin, squeeze ‘em and feel the pop! Use one or use a ton!
  • Gross out your friends with the oozing goo inside!
  • Roll it, stretch it or stick it!
  • So much fun, you won’t wanna stop until the last one’s popped!
  • Ages 4+
  • MSRPs: Zits Small Breakout:  $1.99 / Zits Medium Breakout:  $4.99 / Zits Large Breakout:   $7.99
  • Available: www.IGotZits.com, Walmart 3/15.


  • No one knows what a fart looks like, but now they will… if they dare opening one of these bombs!
  • Each character makes a unique farting noise, and has its own distinct smell.
  • Kids can collect all eight characters—Sweaty, Lil’ Stinker, Squirmy, Boomer, Gasper, Spicy, The Grim Ripper, and Groaner—and keep an eye out for the two special rare versions to chase.
  • MSRP: $9.99 each (Sold separately)
  • Available: Fall 2018


  • This is a game kids will make a big stink about! Kids will giggle their way through this Electronic Gas Game waiting to see who is next to cut the cheese.
  • When players cut the cheese wheel with the special knife, each slice makes a different, funny sound. Each player takes a turn until they “cut the cheese” with a loud farting noise and then go back to start.  Players mark their progress along the game board and move forward each time they avoid cutting the cheese.  The first to reach the finish line wins!
  • Age: 4+
  • MSRP: $19.95
  • Available: Now, specialty retailers


  • It is the gross game of boogey fun – can you collect the most snots?
  • To play, fill the spinning cup with the foam snot pieces and put on your nose glasses with dangling slime attached! Spin the spinner to find out how many snot pieces you need to pick up, then try to pick up that many pieces from the cup using only your nose slime – no hands!
  • If you pick up the right number of snots, you get to keep them all. If you pick up more than you were supposed to, you must put them all back.
  • The player who collects ten snots first wins the game!
  • Age: 6+
  • MSRP: $19.99
  • Available: Fall 2018


  • This hilarious game will create instant laughter as family and friends do their best to avoid stepping in – you guessed it – POOP compound!
  • Players place mounds of brown compound on the game mat, then take turns spinning the spinner to find out how many steps to take across the mat while blindfolded. The player to make it to the end of the mat while stepping in the fewest poops, wins! It’s the ultimate potty-themed challenge!
  • Age: 4+
  • MSRP: $19.99
  • Available: Spring 2018, at most major retailers nationwide and HasbroToyShop.com.