Hot Holiday Toys on Fox & Friends

What’s going to be the hottest toy this holiday season? Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht stopped by Fox & Friends to show off the toys we expect to be hot sellers this holiday season. 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.


PJ MASKS RIVAL RACERS TRACK PLAYSET (JUST PLAY)

  • This play set is based on Entertainment One’s hit TV series PJ Masks, airing on Disney Jr. 
  • Favorite nighttime heroes Catboy, Owlette, and Gekko kick the action into high gear with the new PJ Masks Rival Racers Track Playset.
  • Kids can play out the adventures seen in the show as they zoom through the raceway to save the Museum from Night Ninja.
  • Kids can launch the vehicles into action using one of two built-in mega launchers. Zoom through the loop and around the curves, but watch out for Luna Girl when she pops-up on the track.
  • Playset includes Catboy figure, Cat-Car vehicle, and Night Ninja Bus.
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP: $39.99
  • Available: Amazon, Target, Toys “R” Us, Walmart, Kmart

HATCHIMALS SURPRISE (SPIN MASTER)

  • New Hatchimals are arriving from Hatchtopia and they can’t hatch without kids’ help.
  • Experience a whole new hatching experience! Kids can tap and rub the egg to help their Hatchimals hatch in just a few minutes. Then, watch the creature pop up and out of the egg! What’s the big surprise? There are twins inside!
  • Choose from Giravens or Peacats, and discover if you have identical or fraternal twins.
  • Age: 5+
  • MSRP: $69.99
  • Available: Mass retailers

NINTENDO SWITCH (NINTENDO)

  • Nintendo Switch, the new home video game system from Nintendo, provides single and multiplayer thrills at home or on the go.
  • For the first time ever, the mobility of a handheld is now added to the power of a home-gaming system, with unprecedented new play styles brought to life by the two new Joy-Con controllers.
  • At home the system rests in the Nintendo Switch dock, which lets users play with family and friends on a TV in the comfort of their living room.
  • By simply lifting Nintendo Switch from the dock at any time, the system instantly transitions to handheld mode.
  • The portability of Nintendo Switch is enhanced by its 6.2-inch screen, which displays bright, high-definition gameplay at the park, on an airplane, in a car, or at a friend’s apartment.
  • Ages: 9+
  • MSRP: $299.99
  • Available: Amazon, Target, Toys “R” Us, Walmart

DIGILOOM (WOWWEE)

  • When Tech meets DIY, the result is instant fashion and endless creativity.
  • Digiloom is a unique app-controlled weaving machine that lets kids turn fashion bands into custom bracelets, anklets, headbands, bookmarks and more.
  • Using the Digiloom App, drag and drop letters, emojis and icons to create unique fashion statements.
  • Next, weave the creations with the help of the Digiloom Machine.
  • Ages: 8+
  • MSRP: $49.99
  • Available: MICHAEL’S Exclusive in 2017

MECCANO M.A.X. (SPIN MASTER)

  • Meccano M.A.X. is the most advanced Meccano robot to date.
  • M.A.X. combines Artificial intelligence (AI) learning and customizable programming to create a one-of-a-kind personal companion. Infrared (IR) Navigation and customizable apps bring M.A.X. to life with almost limitless potential for personalization and interactivity.
  • M.A.X. also includes a built-in gaming platform for added fun.
  • No two M.A.X.’s will be the same.
  • Ages: 10+
  • MSRP: $149.99
  • Canadian MSRP: $189.99
  • Available: Amazon, Target, Toys R Us, Walmart (Fall 2017)

 


SOFT’N SLO SQUISHIES (ORB)

  • Super squeezable and collectible, Soft’n Slo Squishies are based on the latest trend from Japan as a slow-rising and soft collectible.
  • They come in a variety of shapes and sizes, and produce a fun transformation that’s different every time.
  • If kids are lucky they may even find the secret limited-edition Soft’n Slo Squishies with a special holographic seal.
  • Soft’n Slo Squishies Sweet Shop features favorite high-end bakery products, including slices of cake, cinnamon buns, ice cream cones, and super squishy s’mores.
  • Ages: 8+
  • MSRP: $5.99-$14.99
  • Canadian MSRP:$7.99-$21.99
  • Available:  Amazon, Target, Toys “R” Us, Walmart

FINGERLINGS (WOWWEE)

  • Fingerlings baby monkeys come to life with endless ways of play and realistic sounds to let kids know how they are feeling. Kids can wrap them on their finger to have a new friend at their fingertips.
  • These silly critters make happy monkey sounds, and have blinking eyes, heads that turn, hands that grip, and a curly hanging tail.
  • Kids can swing them, pet them, kiss them, and even rock them to sleep.
  • There are six different Fingerlings to play, share, and collect.
  • Ages: 5+
  • MSRP: $14.99
  • Available:  Amazon, Target, Toys “R” Us, Walmart

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