Looking for the hottest toys? Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht stopped by The Morning Show on Canada’s Global News to show off the most in-demand toys of the holiday season. For more on the products featured in this segment, check out the notes below, and for a full rundown of the best toys of the year, check out our complete holiday toy guide.

llp_snuggleslayingLittle Live Pets Snuggles My Dream Puppy (Moose Toys)

  • Snuggles, My Dream Puppy joins Little Live Pets and moves and feels just like a real puppy.
  • Kids can hold him in his arms and give him a hug. They won’t be able to resist his big brown expressive eyes. They can feed him with his bottle and he’ll fall asleep in their arms, dreaming about them!
  • Snuggles even comes with an adoption certificate for kids to fill in make him their own! He is the no mess pup who loves to be loved!
  • With a pat of the head or a rub of the tummy, Snuggles will close his eyes and make adorable puppy sounds. Kids can even watch him breathe. Snuggles moves, feels and responds just like a real puppy!
  • Ages: 5+
  • MSRP: $79.99
  • Available: Toys “R” Us, Walmart

baby-so-real_wicked-cool-toys2Cabbage Patch Kids Baby So Real (Wicked Cool Toys)

  • Cabbage Patch Kids Baby So Real allows you to enjoy the most magical and interactive experiences in the history of the baby doll category. These lifelike babies combine traditional play pattersn with groundbreaking technology.
  • The sweet sounds and random reactions are designed to surprise and delight.
  • With your touch, Baby So Real comes to life with beautifully animated LCD eyes that open, close, and look around.
  • Loaded with realistic features that encourage interactive nurturing play, Baby So Real has sensors for peek-a-boo and tickle play, feeding from a special bottle, burping, diaper changing, and rocking to sleep.
  • If your baby should develop a fever, you can calm those red cheeks by administrating TLC from a magical sppon.
  • Just like the original Cabbage Patch Kids, Baby So Real is soft and cuddly with removeable slothes.
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP: $99.99
  • Available: Amazon

未标题-1Hamsters in a House: Ultimate Hamster House (Zuru)

  • Hamsters in a House creates hamster-sized worlds where fun, fuzzy, mini Hamsters buzz, scot, scurry, and zoom.
  • Kids can customize the hamsters’ worlds for endless role-play fun.
  • They can collect all nine adorable hamsters and all the different hamster houses.
  • The Hamster House features all the luxuries for the hamster world, where hamsters can sleep, slide, exercise, and more with 16 interactive sounds to go with it.
  • When kids place hamsters on hot spots throughout the house, fun phrases are activated.
  • Ages: 4+
  • MSRP: $39.99
  • Available at: Toys “R” Us, Walmart, Red Apple

box-balls_fat-brain-toysBox & Balls (Fat Brain Toys)

  • It’s a rolling, bouncing, banking, stacking, and nesting game!
  • With dozens of palying options, this classic-looking set of 8 wooden nesting boxes and eight bouncy balls is awesome at home or away.
  • Set yourself seemingly impossible challenges with the boxes; everything is more gun with bouncy balls!
  • Ages: 5+
  • MSRP: $46.95
  • Available: fatbraintoys.com, specialty stores

worry-eaters-2016-family_the-haywire-groupWorry Eaters (Haywire Group)

  • Haywire Group’s latest batch of Worry Eaters, including Wanda, Pomm, Frula, and Biff, is quirky and fun.
  • Each Worry Eater is the perfect confidant for any child who struggles with anxiety and the ability to voice what’s on his or her mind.
  • With the Worry Eater by their side, kids take a sigh of relief as they share their deepest thoughts with their stuffed animal friend.
  • Kids can write or draw on a slip of paper, toss it in the Worry Eater’s Mouth, zip it shut, and instantly feel a weight lift off of their shoulders.
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP: $24.99 (small) and $33.99 (large)

Available: Amazon, haywiregroup.com, The Apple Store, Tik Tak Toc

barbie-convertible-rc_toy-stateBarbie Convertible R/C (Toy State)

  •  Take Barbie on the road-trip of her dreams with this realistic steering wheel controller. This simple function R/C convertible fits any Barbie and a friend to go for a cruise.
  • Age: 3+
  • MSRP: $34.99
  • Amazon/Kmart/Burlington
  • Canada: TJX


TWISTER GameTwister Game (Hasbro)

  • Add a twist of fun into any party or family night with the game that ties you up in knots!
  • This TWISTER game is the classic game with 2 more moves.
  • Give the spinner a whirl and see what’s next as you try to keep your hands and feet on the mat!
  • Includes 1 TWISTER mat, 1 spinner and instructions.
  • MSRP: $24.99
  • Ages: 5+
  • Available: Walmart, Amazon

star-wars-remote-control-speeder-bike-spin-master-copyStar Wars Remote Control Speeder Bike (Spin Master)

  • Zig zag through the forests of Endore at top speed with the iconic Star Wars Speeder Bike from Air Hogs!
  • The Speeder Bike is a fully functional remote control vehicle featuring lights and authentic Star Wars sound effects that put you right back in the movie.
  • Recreate your favorite scenes as you speed past Ewoks, Storm Troopers and Jedi on Endore!
  • Bring home the adventures of Star Wars with the Star Wars Speeder Bike from Air Hogs!
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP: $199.99
  • Available: Amazon, Sears Toys ‘R” Us