Toy Insider Senior Editor Marissa DiBartolo stopped by ABC World News Now to show off some spooky new toys for the perfect Halloween party. For more on the items featured in this segment, check out the product notes below, and for the complete rundown of the best toys of the holiday season, be sure to check our complete Toy Insider Holiday Gift Guide.


  • Get ready for a spooky time at the Take Along Haunted House. The scientist is mixing up a new potion in his lab, while a vampire awakens from a deep slumber inside his coffin.
  • Watch out for the large spider descending from above or the mice scurrying along the floors below.
  • In a convenient take-along case, this set is perfect for on-the-go Halloween fun.
  • The set includes scientist, monster, and vampire figures; a desk, potion bottles, a quill, a spider web, a torch, a coffin, a skull, a lantern, and other accessories.
  • Ages: 5+
  • MSRP: $39.99
  • Available: Amazon,


  • Play this game in the dark for an original multi-sensory experience.
  • A fun, physical game that keeps kids moving as they try to blow out the most candles before being spotted by Evil Eye.
  • When the electronic candle is yellow, blow out the candles as many times as you can without getting caught to score points.
  • Hide before Evil Eye spots you to avoid losing points. When your candle blinks and the coffin pops open, you have won the game. Winner’s score hidden inside the coffin.
  • Ages: 5+
  • MSRP: $29.99
  • Available: Amazon, Walmart


  • The T-Rex Skeleton Dinos are fierce and unpredictable.
  • In Untamed mode, they rattle, roar, hiss, and chomp!
  • In Tamed mode, the nuzzle and purr in their jingle-jangle skeletal way.
  • Complete with snapping jaws that look like broken bones, and claws, these interactive dinos react to touch, motion and sound with over 40 different animations and Sound FX.
  • These Bonehead dinos Glow-In-The-Dark like zombie skeletons!
  • Untamed by Fingerlings are a spin-off of last year’s hottest interactive collectible toy craze.
  • Ages: 5+
  • MSRP: $14.99
  • Available: Walmart


  • Get ready to smash the ball & collect ‘em all with Smashers Series 2: Gross Smashers, now featuring gross characters contained in a unique Smashball that looks just like an eyeball!
  • Smash open the eyeball to reveal the freaky character hidden inside…covered in slime!
  • Series 2 includes limited edition and very rare figures to find and collect, and “good and bad” characters to battle and earn Smash Points to become a Smasher Elite!
  • Ages: 4+
  • MSRP: $2.99 for 1-Pack, $4.99 for 3-Pack, $9.99 for 8-Pack, $7.99 for the Smashers Tin, $19.99 for the Smashers Sludge Bus display case.
  • Available: Kmart, Target, Walmart


  • Get ready to yell for YELLIES! The cutest, fuzziest pets that respond to your voice.
  • These spider pets are sound-activated and respond to talking, yelling, clapping, singing, and even music.
  • The louder you yell, the faster they go!
  • Watch their eyes light up and legs move as they respond to your voice. Talk softly to your YELLIES! and they will move slowly or yell louder and get them scurrying faster across the room!
  • Each character has a personality and unique look that kids can collect.
  • Play with more than one YELLIES! spider pet at a time to see them scurry around together.
  • There are 10 YELLIES! to collect, each sold separately.
  • Age: 5+
  • MSRP: $14.99
  • Available: Major toy retailers,


  • Each Fuggler plush character features a unique toothy smile or grimace, material patterns, and a signature button hole.
  • They come in two sizes: Medium 9 inch 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.
  • Age: 14+
  • MSRP: $14.99 for Medium (9 inch) / $24.99 for Large (12 inch)
  • Available: Barnes & Noble, Game Stop, Spin Master, Target, Walmart