Are you ready for Black Friday? Toy Insider Senior Editor Marissa DiBartolo stopped by NBC 11 Baltimore to let viewers know what great toys will be on sale this Black Friday. For more on the products featured in this segment, check out the notes below, and be sure to check out our complete holiday gift guide.


   roll-and-bounce-tower-fat-brainRoll and Bounce Tower (Fat Brain Toys)

  • Build, roll, bounce, and giggle! Big, chunky track and tower pieces fit together smoothly to build into an action-filled ball run.
  • The ball run features two starting points, as well as curving, swirling pathways, colorful panels, funnels, drops, and most amazing of all, a ball-bouncing trampoline.
  • Drop the ball into the lower starting point and watch as it rolls around, drops, clunks, glides fast, flips the star, and finally finishes with a wild spin in the vortex.
  • Drop the ball into the tippy top and watch it roll, watch it flip, watch it spin, clunk, and bounce.
  • Ages: 2+
  • MSRP: $29.95

   lincoln-logs-colts-creek-command-post-knexLincoln Logs Colts Creek Command Post (K’NEX)

  • Stand guard at the LINCOLN LOGS Colts Creek Command Post!
  • Colts Creek Command Post contains 170 all-wood pieces, which are now made in the U.S.A.
  • This set also includes two figures, a frontiersman and a horse. The set includes step-by-step instructions and the handy storage container stores the parts when playtime is over.
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP: $49.99

mario-kart-8-racing-set-carreraMario Kart 8 Battery-Operated Racing Set (Carrera)

  • Speed down straight-aways and whip around curves with Mario and Yoshi!
  • You and a friend can use the two speed controllers to send cars racing against each other on their battery-operated trikes to see who comes out on top.
  • Curves and straight-aways compose the figure-eight style track
  • Use the two speed controllers to send the trikes racing
  • Ages: 5+
  • MSRP: $39.99

air-hogs-star-wars-millennium-falcon-quad-spin-masterAir Hogs Star Wars Millennium Falcon Quad (Spin Master)

  • Fire up the engines and punch it to take flight to a galaxy far, far away. Four quad rotors within the ducts of the ship lift the iconic vessel into the air, so you can begin your adventures against the Empire right away.
  • Put the shields up when engaged in vicious galactic dogfights with TIE Fighters, as the impact-resistant foam construction helps protect the Falcon from unexpected landings.
  • You won’t have a bad feeling about this when you grab hold of the intuitive 2.4 GHz remote control to make the Kessel Run from up to 200′ away!
  • Ages: 10+
  • MSRP: $109.99

spirograph-mega-activity-set-kahootzSpirograph Mega Activity Set (Kahootz)

  • Create amazing 3D images with different pattersna dn shapes using this Spirogrpah activity set.
  • What’s included: Storage box with lid 20 sheets of paper 22 Spirograph gears Spiro putty 3 writing pens 16 fine line markers 3D glasses Notepad 16 cards & envelopes 5 sheets of diecut punchouts
  • Ages: 8+
  • MSRP: $49.99

monster-high-deadluxe-high-school-playset-mattelMonster High Deadluxe High School Playset (Mattel)

  • With multiple levels and rooms, the Monster High Deadluxe High School Playset holds plenty of ghoulish secrets.
  • Slimey tentacles emerge from a locker to offer your doll a seat. Head to the library/Study Howl to find a secret passageway between the walls, then eat lunch in the Creepateria.
  • In the Vampire Lounge, hang a Monster High student upside down by clipping the doll’s feet directly to the ceiling or snapping him or her into the gore-gous pink and black quilted chair that attaches to the ceiling.
  • The hidden office reveals itself only when the clock tower is opened. Hang out in the main hallway, which doubles as an event space, then head up the sinister staircase to the radio station, which supplies the ghostly beats.
  • With guillotine silhouettes, spider webbing and other monstrous details, this playset offers plenty of creepy fun!
  • Ages: 6+
  • MSRP: $149.99