Looking for the inside scoop on the year’s hottest holiday toys?
Toy Insider Editorial Director Jackie Breyer stopped by Fox 40 Sacramento to show off some of the year’s most in-demand toys and gifts. 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.
( PJ MASKS SUPER MOON ADVENTURE HQ ROCKET JUST PLAY)
The brave PJ Masks heroes are blasting off on an awesome adventure to the moon!
This rocket features a special design inspired by the show, as well as exciting lights and sounds.
Push the button to release the ramp and watch Gekko launch out on his space rover.
The cockpit can fit up to three PJ Masks figures inside for even more imaginative hero play.
When the PJ Masks are ready for take-off, kids can fold up the legs and ramp and use the built-in handle to fly the HQ Rocket around.
Available: Amazon, Kmart, Target, Walmart
( H ATCHIBABIES SPIN MASTER)
Use your love and care to help your HatchiBaby Ponette hatch and they’ll come to life! Will you hatch a boy or a girl? Check the secret message to find out!
With big color-changing eyes, beaks that move and real rocking motions, Ponette HatchiBabies are the sweetest new characters from Hatchtopia!
Once hatched, there are even more surprises to discover: Reach into the egg to peel-and-reveal four hidden accessories: a rattle, hairbrush, bottle and cuddle buddy! You’ll even find a high chair and birth certificate!
Care for your HatchiBaby using these accessories and they’ll respond in adorable ways! Shhh, it’s a secret: Different species may come with different accessories!
Feed, burp, tickle and snuggle your HatchiBaby and they’ll respond—just like a real baby!
Teach your baby to talk and play EGGciting games such as “find my toes” and bouncy baby.” The more you play, the more response you’ll unlock! Will you learn your baby’s secret trick?
2 AA batteries are included
Available: Amazon, Target, Walmart
CUTETITOS (BASIC FUN)
Kids can discover all that’s inside of a Cutetito burrito by unrolling to reveal their new soft pet and everything about it!
Cutetitos come in 12 possible collectible styles including a variety of puppitos, catitos, slothitos, pigitos, bunnitos, bearitos and monkitos!
Each Cutetito has a personality “Hot Spot” that you discover when you unwrap it—it could be mild, medium, hot or super spicy.
The pet collector card will tell you everything you need to know about your Cutetito, including their “Hot Spot”, birthday, species, name, and favorite quotito.
Packaged in a mystery bag, Cutetitos are 7.5-inch stuffed animals wrapped in a soft, plush burrito blanket that includes a pet collector card.
NICKELODEON SPARKLIN’ UNICORN SLIME ( CRA-Z-ART)
This kit includes everything kids need to make sparkly, technicolored slime, including glitter, activator, glue, and more.
It allows you to make different kinds of trendy unicorn slime, including a combination of purple, pink and blue slime with cool, sparkling glitter!
It Includes all the ingredients and tools you need, and it’s fun, safe, and easy to make.
Available: Target, Walmart
( HEXBUG ROBOTIC SOCCER HEXBUG)
Remote controlled soccer bots that can pick up a soccer ball and score goal using a high-tech cam mechanism.
Customizable jersey tops—you pick the country!
Arena and two goal posts included.
Four-channel remote control allows for fun multi-user play.
MSRP: $29.99 (singles) $49.99 (dual pack) $69.99 (arena)
Available: Target, Amazon, hexbug.com
( CRAYOLA CRAYON MELTER CRAYOLA)
This new art tool enables kids and DIYers to melt crayons and use wax to create in different ways.
In less than a minute, kids can create designs with liquefied crayons on a variety of unique surfaces like wood, glass, and canvas.
Kids just break up the crayons, place them in the melter, and draw to create new masterpieces.
The sleek, compact design is safe, easy to use and has a low-heat tip for worry-free creativity.
Available: Amazon, Target, Walmart, crayola.com