Looking for the hottest of the hot holiday toys? Toy Insider Senior Editor Marissa DiBartolo stopped by Fox Business Channel to talk about which toys will fly off retailers’ shelves this holiday season. 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.


hatchimalsHatchimals (Spin Master)

  • Hatchimals are magical creatures that live inside of eggs. Who’s inside? It’s a surprise!
  • Each egg contains one of two interactive Hatchimals. Kids must and care for their egg as its eyes will light up as it makes cute sounds, telling you how it’s feeling!
  • Once kids have played with it enough, they’ll see rainbow eyes, meaning it’s time to hatch! But, Hatchimals can’t hatch on their own. Kids’ touch encourages them to peck their way out of the egg—it’s a once-in-a-lifetime experience!
  • Now, kids get to raise their furry Hatchimal through 3 stages, from baby to toddler, to kid. Hatchimals sing “Hatchy Birthday” each time it enters a new stage!
  • Kids will teach them how to walk, dance, play games and more! It will even repeat what they say in its own voice.
  • Ages: 4+
  • MSRP:$59.99-$69.99
  • Available: Amazon, Toys “R” Us, Walmart, with retail exclusive characters

disney-frozen_northern_lights_elsa2_jakksDisney Frozen Northern Lights Elsa (Jakks Pacific)

  • Elsa needs kids to help bring back the Northern Lights and restore her powers!
  • Children can wave their hand over the snowflake and create beautiful colors, lights, and sounds with Elsa.
  • When kids keep their hand over the snowflake and hold it there, they can watch as the beautiful Northern Lights are restored and sparkle on Elsa’s dress!
  • The doll says 40 phrases and sings “Let It Go”
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP: $39.99
  • Available: Target, Toys “R” Us, Walmart

mario_quadcopterNintendo MarioKart 8 Quadcopter (Carrera of America)

  • Mario has his own quadrocopter with anti-gravity mode!
  • Based on MarioKart 8, it features a six-axle gyro system for flight stability, a protective cage for the rotors, and 2.4 GHz technology for up to seven minutes of flight.
  • It has beginner and advanced modes, and a rechargeable battery.
  • Ages: 8+
  • MSRP: $99.00
  • Available: Amazon, Toys “R” Us

Speak OutSpeak Out Game (Hasbro)

  • Get ready to be doubled over with laughter with this ridiculous mouthpiece challenge game!
  • The Speak Out game brings friends and family together for laugh-out-loud fun as players try to say different phrases while wearing a mouthpiece that won’t let them shut their mouth.
  • The laughter continues as players try to decipher what in the world their teammate is trying to say, and must correctly guess the phrase in order to earn the card.
  • The team with the most cards at the end of the game wins.
  • Ages: 16+
  • MSRP: $19.99

LEGO_ClassicMediumLEGO Creative Bricks Set (LEGO)

  • Build up a storm with this big box of classic LEGO bricks in
  • With lots of different windows and doors, along with other special pieces to inspire you, you can really run with your imagination.
  • Features 18 tires and 18 wheel rims
  • Includes a wide range of LEGO bricks in 35 different colors
  • LEGO Classic is designed to inspire open-ended creativity with the LEGO brick
  • Special pieces encourage imaginative building play
  • Comes in a useful plastic storage box
  • Green baseplate measures over 3″ (8cm) long and 6″ (16cm) wide.
  • Ages: 4+
  • MSRP: $34.99
  • Available: Toys “R” Us, Walmart, Target

lego-star-wars-resistance-x-fighter-copyLEGO Star Wars Resistance X-Wing Fighter (LEGO)

  • Kids can fly minifigure Poe on a rescue mission in the Resistance X-Wing Fighter to protect Lor San Tekka’s home from the attacking First Order Flametrooper!
  • This detailed X-Wing Fighter features movable parts such as opening wings and cockpit, four spring-loaded shooters, retractable landing gear, removable engine and a detachable BB-8.
  • The set also comes with a building section with a container, toppling tower, and fire elements to attach to the building and Flametrooper’s weapon to create a make-believe blaze.
  • This set includes three minifigures and a BB-8 Astromech Droid.
  • Ages: 8+
  • $79.99
  • Available: Walmart, Target, Toys “R” Us