It’s not too late to get great toys for the holidays! Toy Insider Senior Editor Marissa DiBartolo stopped by BMORE Baltimore to show off some of the hottest toys of the year. 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.


mega-bloks-first-builders-food-truck-kitchen-mattelMega Bloks First Builders Food Truck Kitchen (Mattel)

  • Your little one will love serving up tasty meals from speedy wheels.
  • Featuring two ways to play, this big, rolling food truck lets your little foodie play out all kinds of cooking adventures when they roll onto the scene, or serve up a curbside delight.
  • Open the roof and flip up the front grill to transform the truck into a stand-up kitchen where your little one can dish out the fun.
  • Ages: 1+
  • MSRP: $39.99

dino-hauler-t-rex_toy-stateDino Hauler T-Rex (Toy State)

  • Jump back to the prehistoric age and bring the dino adventure to your living room!
  • This truck is hauling precious cargo but beware – the cargo is trying to break free!
  • Your imagination will run wild with the exciting light effects, sounds, music and motorized drive.
  • Exciting light effects, sounds, music.
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP: $19.99
  • Available: Toys “R” Us

mighty-makers-world-travels-building-set-knexMighty Makers: World Travels Building Set (K’NEX)

  • The Mighty Makers World Travels Building Set features story-based building instructions that teach geography concepts.
  • This multi-model set features ideas for over 13 builds, over 417 parts and pieces, including made in the USA K’NEX rods and connectors, buildable Ava figure and her red panda, Bamboo.
  • Ages: 7+
  • MSRP: $39.99
  • Available: Toys R Us, Amazon, knex.com

firetek-zyclone-2-1024x550Firetek Zyclone (Zing Toys)

  • Illuminate the night with the Firetek Zyclone Zing-Ring Blaster!
  • Load the Flyer on the hand-held launcher, pull back, twist and watch the Flyer light up the night, traveling up to 100 feet!
  • The Zing-Ring Flyers are constructed of soft, durable foam for a safe spin and cool catches with amazing accuracy.
  • This incredible blaster brings amazing fun with a twist!
  • Ages: 6+
  • MSRP: $29.99
  • Available: Target

selfie-mic_moose-toysSelfieMic (Moose Toys)

  • Combining the love of selfies with the popular pastime of singing karaoke, the SelfieMic allows you to become a pop star and create your own music videos right from their smartphone. Created by UK-based Worlds Apart, the product features a selfie stick with a working karaoke microphone and ear piece.
  • The device syncs with music app StarMaker. Kids can record their own voice or lip sync to over three million songs, creating music videos which they can share with their friends – no camera crew required! Voice and video effects make you sound and look like a star!
  • Ages: 8+
  • MSRP: $24.99
  • Available: Amazon, Target, Toys “R” Us, Walmart