Looking for the hottest toys of the year? Look no further! Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht stopped by CBS in West Palm Beach to talk about the most in-demand toys and games for the holidays. For more on the items featured in this segment, check out the product notes below, and for our complete rundown of the best gifts for the holidays, check out our complete holiday gift guide.


  • Kids can enter this lovely 22-inch tall, four-story home with seven rooms and be Peppa’s guest in a home filled with adventure and fun.
  • The playset inspired by the Nick Jr. TV show features three figures: Peppa Pig, George Pig, and Zoe Zebra.
  • There are 13 accessories that bring the house to life with lights and charming sounds.
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP: $59.99
  • Available: Amazon, Target, Toys “R” Us, Walmart



  • Squish-Dee-Lish are super cute slow-rise squishies that are fun to squeeze and to collect.
  • Series 2 is a collection of super cute, soft foam Shopkins squishies.
  • Each blind foil bag contains one Squish-Dee-Lish Shopkins figure.
  • Age: 6+
  • MSRP: $4.99
  • Available: Toys “R” Us


  • Kids can mix and match more than 150 Colorforms pieces to create endless settings, then re-stick the shapes to imagine new stories over and over again!
  • Fun re-stickable shapes and pieces make it easy for little fingers to create their own creatures, vehicles, and scenes.
  • Two-in-one double-sided Picture Panels have colorful play scenes on one side and puzzles on the other.
  • Available in Animal or Vehicle sets (sold separately).
  • Age: 3+
  • MSRP: $19.99
  • Available: Specialty toy stores in the U.S. and Canada


  • Perform death-defying tricks on the Nitro Circus Giganta Ramp! Pull the rip cord and send your extreme stuntman character down a harrowing incline. Alter their fate at a moment’s notice by moving the adjustable launch ramp to see if they will wipeout or execute a perfect landing.  Will they undergo a deadly wipeout or execute a perfect landing? The fate of your stuntman is in your hands. Watch augmented reality elements come to life in real-time, this interactive playset is compatible with the Nitro Circus App.!
  • Watch augmented reality elements come to life in real-time, using the Nitro Circus App.
  • Includes adjustable launch ramp, augmented reality chips, Moto Maddy, Hairy Jerry, shopping cart, and toilet.
  • Age: 8+
  • MSRP: $49.99
  • Available: Amazon, Hexbug.com, Target, Toys R Us


  • Get ready to race with the Race Vision 220 FPV Pro! Nikko Air has teamed up with DRL (Drone Racing League) to deliver the ultimate drone racing experience leveraging elite drone racing technology, developed by drone racers, designed for future pilots.
  • You can’t fly true FPV using a cell phone or on Wi-Fi without disruptions. Race Vision 220 uses 5.8 GHz analog frequency allowing the pilot to see real-time video transmission without delay or interruptions. It includes a full color LCD screen and FPV goggles that provide and immersive flight experience from the cockpit of the drone.
  • Designed for pilots of all skill levels with 3 variable flight modes, multiple speed settings, and 16 one touch stunts, this racing drone is sure to take you from beginner to pro in no time.
  • Ages: 10+
  • MSRP: $169.99
  • Available: Amazon, Target