No matter what age group you’re shopping for, we’ve got the hot holiday toys for you. Toy Insider’s Chief Toy Officer Laurie Schacht stopped by CBS in Atlanta to show off some of the year’s hottest holiday toys for kids of all ages. 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.


  • The Bouncesational Bouncer is the everyday recreational bouncing destination that kids dream about.
  • This inflatable bouncer features a built-in pump, a luxury for bouncers and a feature that saves parents’ time.
  • Plug the bouncer in and watch it inflate in just four minutes.
  • Once inflated, watch your kids laugh and bounce off all that energy!
  • This Bouncesational Bouncer also includes 50 multi-colored play balls.
  • The mesh walls create a safety net for young bouncers by containing any possible, these walls also give parents visibility at all times.
  • Additionally, a single, non-removable door allows kids to enter and exit quickly without tripping or falling – while helping to develop motor skills.
  • The built-in pump also provides the benefit of auto deflation, so you can quickly pack up after parties or events.
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP: $54.99
  • Available: Walmart


  • Zoom Tubes are a non-stop racing light show, with RC racecars that light up and twist and turn tracks can be made into infinite configurations.
  • Easy to build—just connect the tubes, place zoom racer inside the zoom tube, activate the romate, and go!
  • There are over 12 feet of tubes, over 25 connecting pieces, eight curved tubes, 12 connectors, three straight tubes, and one straight tube with a door.
  • The set comes with a zoom racer, remote control, and USB cord.
  • Ages: 5+
  • MSRP: $29.99
  • Available: Amazon, Target, Walmart, Bed Bath & Beyond


  • This unicorn is made of soft, huggable plush over a sturdy metal frame.
  • Kids can squeeze the ears to hear “I’m a Magical Unicorn” song, talking phrases, and realistic sound effects.
  • They can pull on the reins, pat the snout, and tap the hindquarters to activate realistic sound effects.
  • Features long, brushable rainbow hair and a glittery unicorn horn
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP: $89.99
  • Available: Online only at Walmart, Amazon, Buy Buy Baby, Hayneedle, JCPenney, and Wayfair


  • Create anything in 3D, from boxes and frames to cell phone cases, robots, famous structures, jewelry and much, much more. If you can think it in 3D, you can Doodle it in 3D.
  • The 3Doodler Create+ includes more than 600 feet of plastic of Doodling fun right out of the box, thanks to multiple packs of PLA and ABS plastic in each box.
  • A variety of kits can be purchased separately to use along with the Create+, including purses and clutches, engines, robotics, famous landmarks, vases, candle holders and more.
  • Ages: 12+
  • MSRP: $79.99
  • Available: Amazon, and a bevy of national retailers including Michael’s and soon to be Target and
  • Canada: CAD $99, Indigo, Best Buy, Amazon


  • Fusion is a modular system that lets you customize your gear to fit your game.
  • The Fusion Set comes with two fusion blasters and accessories that can be used by one person OR shared by two players.
  • It comes with a front vest receiver and a micro receiver that can be worn as an armband or back vest. Separate them for 2 players, or one player can wear both. While the micro receiver is smaller, both receivers are equally as effective.
  • Kids do not have to hit the receiver precisely to score a hit. The area right around the receiver registers the hit, too.
  • When both vests are worn together, the micro receiver activates a “Blast Blocker” that offers three seconds of “invincibility,” where you can’t get hit. You can use this feature every 10 seconds. To activate, just press your front receiver.  
  • Fusion comes with everything you need for short- and long-range play.
  • All additional Laser X accessories are sold separately.
  • Ages: 6+
  • MSRP: $79.99 for the complete set
  • Available: Target, Meijer, and


  • The pre-made slimes come in all varieties, from Glitzy to Fluffy to Neon, and more.
  • Glitzy slime has glitter infused, while fluffy feels like satin and the neon comes in vibrant colors.
  • This slime is super stretchy, giving kids an amazingly tactile feel while they play.
  • These slimes do not require any mess or glue to make, just open the tub and play.
  • Compound Kings slime doesn’t leave any residue on your hands.
  • Ages: 4+
  • MSRP: $14.99
  • Available: Walmart, Michael’s